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The first reviews of Apple’s new MacBook Pro are out — here’s what critics had to say

1/<p>TechCrunch's Brian Heater: "These are in fact extremely powerful machines built around the premise that, in 2018, one shouldn’t have to compromise …

MacBook Pro

Apple's Preparing a Flurry of New Products for 2018

Apple's cooking up a lot of good stuff for this fall, according to one respected analyst.<p>Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with TF Securities, distributed a …

MacBook Air

New Gorilla Glass should turn 2018 iPhone display into a tank

Corning Gorilla Glass 6 focuses on durability. This cover glass for smartphones has been formulated to not just survive higher drops, but more frequent ones.<p>Earlier versions of Gorilla Glass have been used on all previous iPhone models since Steve Jobs chose the company to provide screen covers in …

Gorilla Glass

Here’s how you can download all the 5K wallpaper loaded on the demo iPad Pro models

When Apple started using new photos on the boxes of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, we managed to source the four images before they were included on the units when they were shipped.<p>But there are a bunch more great images pre-loaded on the store demo models, and you can now download them all …<p>A Redditor …

IPad Pro

New iPhone Leak Confirms Apple's Massive Upgrade

Last year’s release of the iPhone X saw Tim Cook and his team upgrade the iPhone’s hardware and software platform with FaceID. Supply chain sources are backing up information that suggests Apple will increase the availability of FaceID and upgrade the entire 2018 portfolio of devices. That’s a …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone X may be running out of time

Apple could be making way for its three new iPhones by discontinuing two of its current iPhones -- and everything we know so far about the next launch event.

IPhone X

The 10 most important iPhone apps of all time

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)<p>It took Apple a year after launching the original iPhone before it opened the App Store--and almost overnight it transformed a user-friendly-but-not-very-useful device into one of the great software platforms in history.<p>The App Store changed the way people get software, …

Apps

Ex-Apple employee arrested for stealing Apple Car secrets

An Apple employee who downloaded blueprints for its self-driving car circuit board and then attempted to flee with them to China has been arrested.<p>Xiaolang Zhang supposedly told Apple of his plans to join a Chinese self-driving car startup, Xiaopeng Motors, shortly before booking his flight. He was …

Autonomous Cars

watchOS 4.3.2 Update Now Available – Provides Bug Fixes, Performance Improvements

- Jul 9, 2018<p>Apple on Monday released watchOS 4.3.2 to the public. The minor update to the watchOS 4 operating system for the Apple Watch brings bug …

Apple Watch

Turn your iPad Pro into an iOS-powered MacBook with this awesome accessory

There used to be an ongoing argument about whether or not Apple’s iPad is a “real computer” that can replace your laptop. At this point, as powerful …

IPad Pro

Apple Report Reveals New iPhone Specs, Prices

Welcome back, Ming-Chi Kuo. The acclaimed ‘best Apple analyst on the planet’ has released a new report divulging a massive amount of information about Apple’s all-new iPhone line-up….<p>Here’s everything you need to know, grouped by section:<p><i>Super Sized Designs</i> – as confirmed in my schematics …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch Series 4 Rumor: New Watch To Sport Bigger Screen, Brilliant Design

When Ming-Chi Kuo left KGI Securities to join TF International Securities, many feared the intensely accurate leaks relating to Apple products might dry up. Not a bit of it.<p>Today, in a note reported by 9to5Mac, he has detailed the what and when of all Apple’s products for the rest of 2018, …

Smartwatches

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

Apps

Apple Watch Series 4: Rumored specs, price, release date

The Apple Watch debuted back in 2015, and in the three years since it's become the top smartwatch on the market. But it's also kept a pretty similar-looking design. Updates have included GPS and full swim-ready water resistance in the Apple Watch Series 2, and onboard cellular connectivity in Apple …

Smartwatches

News: 9 Ways iOS 12 Makes the iPhone X Even Better

While there is a lot to be excited about when it comes to iOS 12 in general, iPhone X users will not just get the same new features and tweaks that …

iOS

Apple Pay arrives in Poland with support from 8 banks

Apple Pay has today arrived in Poland with support from eight local banks.<p>Apple is expected to add Poland’s largest bank, PKO BP, and others to its roster in September.<p>Apple wants every iPhone user to be using Apple Pay, but its rollout in new markets has been slow since the service made its debut …

Whats New In iOS 12 Beta 2 (Video)

Apple released their new iOS 12 beta 2 software yesterday, the software brings a range of new features to Apple’s devices.<p>The video below from …

iOS 12 Beta 2 vs iOS 11.4 Speed Test (Video)

The second beta of iOS 12 has been released and now we have some speed test videos of iOS 12 Beta 2 vs iOS 11.4 .<p>In the videos of iOS 12 Beta 2 vs …

Supply chain report suggests Apple expects 6.5-inch ‘iPhone X Plus’ to be most popular 2018 iPhone model

A report from supply chain sources, via Korean language publication The Bell, suggests that the largest of Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup will be the most popular. Apple is set to announce an ‘iPhone X Plus’, or whatever Apple ends up branding it, with a 6.46-inch OLED screen, packing a ~6.5-inch …

Apple Pay Rolls Out to Poland – Adds Support for 8 Banks

- Jun 19, 2018<p>As expected, Apple on Tuesday rolled out their Apple Pay digital payments solutions to 8 regional banks in Poland. Apple Pay is …

The Next Apple Watch Innovations, Revealed

Apple's next smartwatch will be solid.<p>The <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch has been a hugely successful product category for Apple. According to market …

Best Apple Watch Deals: Save Up to $120 Now

Whether you're looking for a better way to track your workouts or in search of a shiny timepiece for your wrist, the Apple Watch simply outshines the …

Steam Link update for iOS hints at imminent App Store release

Steam Link could finally be about to make its debut on iOS.<p>After Apple updated its App Store guidelines for remote desktop clients, Steam Link for iOS has been updated to prevent players from making purchases on iPhone and iPad. The change almost certainly means that the app is being readied for an …

Best New Wearables for 2018

Want some smart tech for your wrist? These are the best new and innovative wearables you’ll be able to buy this year – from budget-yet-brilliant …

2018 iPhone fast charging upgrade tipped in leaked research note

Apple may be planning to introduce faster charging in its 2018 iPhone models, according to a leaked research note. The company is expected to launch …

SharkMate app aims to predict the risk of sharks for beach swimmers

Around many Australian beaches, visiting sharks can be a danger to swimmers and surfers alike.<p>Debate has been heated about how to manage the issue in …

Apple inches closer to $1tn mark as Wall Street tech panic dissipates

Apple is just a couple of pips away from becoming the first company ever to be valued at $1tn, a symbolic threshold that further shows just how much tech companies have come to dominate the US stock market.<p>On Friday, Apple was valued at over $940bn – “just” $60bn short of a figure no other listed …

Stock Markets

WWDC was all about software, just like it was when Steve Jobs ran the show

Some were disappointed that Apple failed to introduce hardware at last week's WWDC, but keeping the focus on software was consistent with how the …

Shortcuts: A New Vision for Siri and iOS Automation

In my Future of Workflow article from last year (published soon after the news of Apple's acquisition), I outlined some of the probable outcomes for the app. The more optimistic one – the "best timeline", so to speak – envisioned an updated Workflow app as a native iOS automation layer, deeply …

Apps

Plex offers grid view for live TV on the web; coming to Apple TV, Mac, iOS later

While the team behind the popular media player Plex believes that its Discover view plus search are the best ways to see what’s on TV, the company says that many users have been asking for a traditional grid view – and it is now offering this …<p>When we set out to build the best DVR and Live TV …