Tim Cook Talks About Health, the Apple Watch, and More at Startup Fest Europe

Apple’s chief executive officer Tim Cook sat down this morning with retired European Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Nellie Kroes, to discuss a range of topics at Startup Fest Europe, a conference aimed at boosting the European Union’s startup scene.

Twitter to Stop Counting Mentions and More in Its 140-Character Limit

In perhaps the biggest change to its service since its inception, Twitter on Tuesday announced a bunch of changes meant to distance itself from the controversial 140-character-per-tweet rule.

Apple Seeds iOS 9.3.3 Beta 1 to Developers

Apple on Monday seeded the first beta of iOS 9.3.3 to developers. Registered iOS developers can grab the new build, which is labeled version 13G12, from the Apple Developer Center, or via an over-the-air update on a compatible device with the latest software.

Apple Reportedly Places Order for 72-78 Million iPhone 7 Units to Suppliers

Peak iPhone? If the latest supply chain report is to be trusted, the Cupertino firm doesn’t envision iPhone sales tapering off anytime soon, at least not this year. Barron’s said Monday, citing a report in the Taiwanese publication Economic Daily Times, that Apple has now asked its contract manufacturers and Asian suppliers to prepare for a much higher-than-expected iPhone 7 production volume in 2016.

Leaked iPhone 7 Plus Components Hint at 256GB Storage Option

French leaker Steven Hemmerstoffer yesterday republished an image of some claimed iPhone 7 Plus components, found on Weibo. The photo appears to show an alleged dual-camera module said to be destined for the handset’s refresh, along with NAND flash chips which suggest that the iPhone 7 could include a new 256-gigabyte model.

Tim Cook keen to sell Indians second-hand iPhones

In an interview with one of the media channels during his India visit, Tim Cook revealed that he is keen on getting the necessary approval so that Apple can start selling pre-owned iPhone in the country. The Indian government had earlier rejected Apple’s application to sell refurbished iPhones in the country.

Downgrade from iOS 9.3.2 Back to iOS 9.3.1 [How-to]

A couple of days ago Apple released iOS 9.3.2 which comes with number of bugs fixes and improvements. In case you've upgraded your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to iOS 9.3.2 accidentally or facing any kind of problems within it, then we are happy to tell you that you can still downgrade from iOS 9.3.2 back to iOS 9.3.1 as Apple is still signing the iOS 9.3.1 firmware file.

Apple Supply Partner Says Glass iPhone Set to Arrive in 2017

Apple is moving forward with plans to change its iPhone casing from metal to glass next year, says Catcher Technology CEO Allen Horng. Catcher is a Taiwanese metal casing maker and a key player in Apple’s current iPhone supply chain.

Apple will Reportedly Let iPhone Owners Use Touch ID to Unlock Mac’s Running OS X 10.12

Apple engineers are designing a remote unlock function that would allow an iPhone to unlock a Mac when in close proximity, reports MacRumors. The feature would use the handset’s Touch ID hardware, and is slated for the upcoming OS X 10.12 update.

Apple Adds New Passcode Requirement for Touch ID

Has your iPhone or iPad been asking you to enter your passcode after you wake up, even though you normally used to unlock it with Touch ID? You’re not alone. As first discovered by MacWorld’s Glenn Fleishman, this is the result of a new Touch ID rule which Apple quietly implemented since iOS 9 was released.

Twelve South BookBook for 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Now Available; 9.7-Inch Option Coming Soon

Twelve South’s BookBook vintage leather case series is now available in iPad Pro sizes, the company announced today. The new BookBook for iPad Pro has a built-in kickstand that tilts the device to the sketcher’s angle for effortless drawing, painting and sketching. Plus, it folds easily into upright mode so that you can present more easily.

Apple Hires Former uBeam Engineers to Beef up Wireless Charging Staff

Jonathan Bolus and Andrew Joyce, engineers who worked on wireless charging and ultrasonic technologies for the startup uBeam, are Apple’s most recent hires. The Cupertino firm has been bolstering its wireless charging team over the past two years.

T-Mobile Adds Spotify, Google Play Music, NBC, and Others to Binge On

T-Mobile is expanding support for its data-free content streaming technology, dubbed Binge On, with the addition of Spotify, NBC, Tidal, Google Play Music, Radio Disney and other services, the wireless carrier said Tuesday.

Intel Reported To Supply Up to 50% of iPhone 7 LTE Modem Chips to Apple

Rumors continue to swirl that Intel had been commissioned to build LTE modem chips for Apple’s upcoming smartphone refresh, a marquee win for the semiconductor giant.

iOS 9.3.2 Causing Some 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Units to Brick Due to ‘Error 56’ Message

It appears that today’s iOS 9.3.2 update is causing problems for some 9.7-inch iPad Pro owners. As noted by MacRumors, a number of users have taken to Twitter and other forums to complain that the firmware bricked their tablets shortly after installing the over-the-air update.

Download iOS 9.3.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple on Monday seeded iOS 9.3.2 to the public. The official release follows 4 developer and public betas, and comes about a month and a half after iOS 9.3.1. Those looking to update can do so by navigating to the Settings app > General > Software Update > Install Now, or you can download it manually from the download links below..

Infinity Blade III Discounted to $0.99. Get it Now

Popular Infinity Blade III game has been discounted from $6.99 to $0.99. Infinity Blade is one of the most popular fighting game with role-playing elements developed by Chair Entertainment and Epic Games.

How to bring the Old Instagram App Icon Back on Your Home Screen

Instagram latest update brought some changes and features to the app, among these changes is the app icon. The new app icon is more colorful than the previous version, there is no doubt about it. Of course, as is the case with just about any change that gets any kind of publicity, not everyone has been happy with the new icon. For the folks out there who can’t stand it, and don’t mind tricking the system a little bit, there’s a way to get the old icon back.

Apple Confirms Reports of iTunes Deleting Some Users' Music Library

Following multiple reports from disgruntled users that a glitch in iTunes is causing the software to inadvertently delete music from their personal library, an Apple spokesperson has acknowledged the issue in a statement issued to The Loop yesterday.

Apple has Invested $1 Billion in Chinese Transportation Service Didi Chuxing

Apple on Thursday announced that it has invested $1 billion in Chinese Uber competitor Didi Chuxing, reports Reuters. Speaking with the outlet, Tim Cook said the venture will help his company “better understand the critical Chinese market.”
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