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2018 iPhone 18W USB-C fast charger may not be sold separately at launch, limited to new iPhone purchases

A report last month suggested that Apple this year will bundle USB-C charge cables with the iPhone for the first time, including a USB-C charging block. Now, Macotakara reports that while the new 18W USB-C fast charger will be available with the new iPhones, it won’t be sold separately at first…<p>The …

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Apple releases third iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released the third iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad. The new version follows iOS 12 developer beta 4 which was released yesterday. The new version includes more Activity app stickers in Messages, more Memoji customization, and more.<p>The latest version also includes cellular data for …

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Corning unveils next-gen super durable Gorilla Glass 6, withstands 15 consecutive 1 meter drops

Corning has announced its latest innovation to be used in future smartphones, Gorilla Glass 6. The newest product has been engineered to better withstand multiple drops and can also survive falls from greater heights than Gorilla Glass 5.<p>Announced in a press release, Corning shared that Gorilla …

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Kuo: Apple planning 11″ iPad Pro, Mac mini update, 1.57″ & 1.78″ Apple Watch, AirPower for fall

Ming-Chi Kuo of TF International Securities has published a new research note for investors that includes new details about what to expect with Apple’s fall hardware lineup. Adding to his previous reports about new iPhones, Kuo has shared new details and specifics about upcoming iPad Pro updates, …

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Here’s everything Apple announced during its WWDC keynote today [Poll]

The opening day of WWDC 2018 has officially come to a close. It was a day chock full of announcements for Apple’s various operating systems, and we’re still learning more as we continue to dig through each of them.<p>It’s easy to get overwhelmed on an Apple event day, so read on as we roundup all of …

How iOS 12 paves the way for an iPad with Face ID & a notch

Apple is expected to introduce a refreshed iPad Pro lineup this year with several notable enhancements, including Face ID and smaller bezels. While that new line isn’t expected until the fall, iOS 12 includes several changes that further hint at the new iPads…<p>Bloomberg first reported in November …

iOS 12 makes closing applications on the iPhone X much easier

For iPhone X users, iOS 12 makes closing applications significantly easier with one minor change. Notably, the iPhone X departed from the classic iPhone app closing process at launch, but now things are back to being consistent…<p>Previously on the iPhone X, closing an app required you to swipe up …

iOS 12 adds multi-user Face ID with support for up to two faces

While not officially mentioned anywhere, iOS 12 will now let more than one user register their face on a single iPhone X. Since Face ID was introduced, it has been limited to one person’s face.<p>Hidden within the Face ID settings, there is now a toggle to Set Up an Alternative Appearance. The …

Apple releases first developer betas of iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS 10.14, and tvOS 12

Apple has made the first developer betas of iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS 10.14, and tvOS 12 available. The updates are available to registered developers now via Apple’s online developer portal.<p>Apple announced iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS 10.14, and tvOS 12 on stage at WWDC earlier this morning. The …

iOS 12 is all about speed and performance

At today’s WWDC, Apple revealed new details about the upcoming iOS 12, with particular focus on how it will improve speed and performance — even on some of Apple’s oldest devices.<p>Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, took to the stage to introduce iOS 12. According …

‘Hey Siri’ is purely optional in watchOS 5

Why do you need to say Siri when you've already got your Apple Watch hovering right in front of your face? Soon, you won't have to. WatchOS 5 will drop the need for you to vocally summon Siri, instead, as soon as your raise your device up, it'll start listening to your requests, questions and …

Apple hits 500 million weekly App Store visitors, $100B in developer payouts

Kicking off the WWDC 2018 keynote today, Tim Cook announced some updates on App Store progress.<p>There are now 20 million Apple developers creating apps. Another big milestone, Apple has now paid out $100B in revenue to developers.<p>We’ve seen several reports of how the App Store redesign that came …

Apple unveils iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially announced iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose. We’ll update our story below with details as they’re announced.<p>Apple says iOS 12 doubles down on performance<br>• iOS 12 will be supported on all iOS 11 devices<br>• Apps launch 40% faster, …

Here are all of the devices that will support iOS 12

On stage at WWDC, Apple officially unveiled iOS 12 with a heavy focus on performance and stability improvements. As for the devices that will get iOS 12, Apple says every device that ran iOS 11 will be able to upgrade to this year’s release…<p>Apple’s Craig Federighi touted that Apple has spent a lot …

Apple unveils new first-party ARKit Measure app that can auto-detect dimensions of objects

Apple kicked off its WWDC keynote starting with iOS 12 and Augmented Reality. Along with further ARKit developments, like USDZ file format, and upcoming native USDZ support in Adobe Creative Cloud, and ARKit 2, it unveiled <i>Measure</i>. Measure is a first-party ARKit-enabled Measuring app shipping with …

Apple introduces ARKit 2.0 with shared experiences, face tracking improvements, more

As part of iOS 12, Apple has introduced ARKit 2.0 with a host of improvements. The latest version brings performance improvements, multiplayer support, and more.<p>In addition to ARKit 2.0, Apple has introduced a new augmented reality file type called Universal Scene Description (USDZ). Adobe …

Apple announces third-party map support for CarPlay, improvements to Stocks, Books, more

As part of iOS 12, Apple has announced changes to some of the core iOS applications. On stage, the company touted improvements to Apple Books, Apple News, Stocks, Voice Memos, and more.<p>Headlining the announcements, Apple announced support for third-party map applications in CarPlay. The company …

Apple unveils new Do Not Disturb at Bedtime, grouped notifications, and Screen Time feature to reduce distractions

Apple has announced a host of new features to make it easier to manage distractions and be more intentional with iPhone use in iOS 12. This also includes new parental controls.<p>To start, iOS 12 will now include a Do Not Disturb at Bedtime feature. This creates a clean and empty notification screen …

iOS 12 includes new Animoji characters, ‘Memoji’ avatar design feature

iOS 12 includes a handful of improvements to Apple’s Animoji feature, including new features and new character options. Furthermore, Apple has introduced a new Bitmoji-like Memoji feature for designing your own avatars…<p>The new character options include a ghost, a koala, a t-rex, and a tiger. The …

Apple unveils macOS 10.14 Mojave with dark mode, Home app, new App Store, more

At its WWDC 2018 keynote, Apple has officially unveiled macOS 10.14 Mojave. The update will be available later this year to Mac users and includes new features, interface tweaks, and more. Head below for all of the details…<p>Tim Cook kicked things off by saying that Apple “loves the Mac” as it puts …

Apple announces tvOS 12 with immersive Dolby Atmos audio, iTunes content upgraded for free, more

Apple has today unveiled the newest Apple TV operating system, tvOS 12 at its WWDC 2018 keynote.<p>Apple just released tvOS 11.4 at the end of last month which brought AirPlay 2 support to Apple TV via connected speakers.<p>During today’s keynote we heard from Tim Cook that Apple’s TV business has grown …

iOS 11.4 beta 3 for iPhone and iPad now available (public beta too)

<i>Update: Public beta now available too.</i><p>Two weeks after the second developer beta, Apple has released iOS 11.4 beta 3 for testing. iOS 11.4 includes unreleased features like AirPlay 2 and Messages on iCloud. There’s also a new wallpaper for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. We’ll dig in to the new version …

Apple announces new $100 billion share buy-back program, increases dividend by 16%

As part of its earnings report, Apple has announced an extension of its capital return program. Apple will buy $100 billion worth of its own stock. It will also increase the dividend by 16%.<p>With the new tax legislation in place, Apple has said that it aims to hold zero net cash. It currently holds …

Apple announces Q2 2018 revenue of $61.1b: 52.2m iPhones, 9.1m iPads, 4.07m Macs

Happy Apple Earnings Day! Apple has just announced its Q2 2018 results with $61.1 billion in revenue and $13.8 billion in profit earned from selling 52.2 million iPhones, 9.1 million iPads, and 4.07 million Macs. Apple had offered revenue guidance between $60 billion and $62 billion.<p>That compares …

T-Mobile and Sprint announce $26B merger, plan powerful nationwide 5G network

T-Mobile and Sprint officially confirmed today that they will be joining forces to become a single carrier, according to a press release from the new combined company. If the deal passes regulatory approval, this means that there will be three major carriers in the United States, compared to the …

Report: Apple working on AR/VR headset capable of pushing 16K resolution without iPhone or Mac

It’s no secret that Apple CEO Tim Cook has been pushing and praising the company’s augmented reality (AR) efforts. With iOS 11 and ARKit, Apple made most of its iPhones and iPads capable of AR experiences. Now, a new report is sharing alleged details for a potential AR/VR headset.<p><i>CNET</i> is reporting …

Get ready for 'unlimited data' of 5G networks in 2019

When it comes to 5G networks, there's something beyond pure speed to get excited about.<p>Next-generation mobile networks will be able to accommodate a lot more people and a lot more data as carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T and manufacturers like Nokia and Ericsson improve the total capacity …

iOS 12 concept proposes grouped notifications, Android-style widgets & fantasy wish list items

A new iOS 12 concept illustrates a mix of ideas – one good, one likely to get mixed views, and a couple of wish list fantasy items thrown in for good measure …<p>The idea I really like is grouped notifications. Instead of a purely sequential stream of notifications, iOS would group them logically by …

Apple previews iOS 11.3 with new Animoji, health record integration, Battery status, and more

Apple today previewed iOS 11.3 with a whole host of new features, including a new set of Animoji, an ARKit update, and the ability to view personal health records directly in the Health app. iOS 11.3 will be available to customers in the spring. A developer beta of iOS 11.3 will be released …

EU fines Qualcomm $1.2 billion for paying Apple to not use rival manufacturers’ LTE chips

As rumored yesterday, the EU announced a 997 million euro fine to be imposed on Qualcomm, approximately $1.2 billion dollars, which makes cellular baseband chips inside most iPhones. The EU says Qualcomm bribed Apple with billions of dollars in rebate payments to make Apple not use chips from …