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  • Facebook on Wednesday announced its fiscal 2021 second quarter results with $29 billion in revenue, representing a 56% year-over-year growth. With faster growth than Apple and Microsoft during the same period, it seems that Facebook hasn’t been affected by the privacy changes introduced with iOS 14.5 — at least for now. more… The post Facebook’s Q2 2021 revenue grows 56% despite iOS privacy changes appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As part of its Today at Apple sessions, Apple has been offering content to help users get the most out of the iPhone camera. This time, the company has shared on its YouTube channel a new video showing how you can take and edit great photos in Night Mode using the iPhone and the iOS Photos app. more… The post New ‘Today at Apple’ video shows how to take and edit great photos in Night Mode with iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Jeremy Butcher from Apple to talk about all things Apple device management, including declarative device management, Erase All Content and Settings on macOS, and much more. Sponsored by Mosyle: Managing Apple devices at work shouldn’t be difficult. Mosyle makes it easy. more… The post Apple @ Work Podcast: The past, present, and future of Apple device management with Jeremy Butcher from Apple appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’ve seen Steve Jobs’ 1973 job application go for sale multiple times over the last few years, most recently this past March for over $200,000. Now the autographed memorabilia is up for auction again but this time with a twist. There’s an NFT version for sale at the same time as the physical document to see which one nets more. Update 7/28: The auction face-off has ended with the original document selling for a new record of $343,000, about 12 times more than the NFT version. more… The post Steve Jobs’ signed application auction starts with orig. document vs NFT twist [U: Orig. fetches $343k] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Satechi launched its Aluminum Stand and Hub for iPad Pro/Air last month with a foldable design that brings 6 ports, integrated USB-C cable connector, and features like 4K output at 60Hz and 60W power. We’ve been testing out this handy iPad accessory that also works with MacBooks for a few weeks, read on for our full review. more… The post Review: Satechi’s Aluminum Stand and Hub offers portability and expanded I/O for iPad Pro/Air users appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple on Wednesday announced a new partnership with TAFE Queensland, one of Australia’s most popular training providers and the largest in the state of Queensland. Together, Apple and TAFE will offer development classes using the Swift programming language. more… The post Apple partners with Australian educators to provide Swift development classes appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • It’s still early, but once you need to replace your AirTag battery, you’ll need to avoid bitter coating batteries, according to Apple’s support page. more… The post PSA: AirTag might not work with bitter coating replacement batteries appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is officially reinstating its mask requirement at most of its retail stores in the United States. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple has sent a memo to retail employees informing them that masks will be required for shoppers and employees beginning tomorrow, July 29, regardless of vaccination status. more… The post Apple reinstates mask requirement at most retail stores in the U.S. appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Since last year, Google has been continually updating its iPhone and iPad apps with homescreen widgets. Google Maps is now the latest with version 5.74 seeing a pair of useful iOS widgets. more… The post Google Maps for iOS adds search and ‘Know before you go’ widgets appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Rumors have long suggested that Apple is working on a new MacBook Pro refresh with Apple Silicon on the inside, a new design, and much more. As rumors gain steam about a release later this year, many would-be MacBook Pro buyers are debating whether to buy now or wait. Here’s what we recommend. more… The post When is Apple releasing a new MacBook Pro, and should you buy now or wait? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The popular iPad video editor LumaFusion just got a major update with version 3.0. Keep reading to find everything new with the app, including video stabilization, external drive editing, and more. more… The post LumaFusion brings video stabilization, external drive editing, more with version 3.0 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following the breaking news that Google will require employees returning to its offices in October to get the COVID vaccine, Tim Cook has shared that the company is continuing to “monitor things daily” before deciding if that’s “the right answer or not.” more… The post Tim Cook says Apple considering whether requiring employee vaccinations is ‘the right answer’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Just one day after seeding the fourth macOS Monterey beta to developers, the latest build is now available for public beta testers. Apple at first said Universal Control was enabled in the release notes but then removed it. However, Apple has turned on Live Text support for Intel Macs in the new Monterey beta. more… The post Apple releases new macOS Monterey build for public beta testers with Live Text for Intel Macs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One day after releasing it to developers, Apple today is releasing the latest iOS 15 beta for public beta testers. Apple refers to this as iOS 15 public beta 4 and it includes a handful of notable changes, such as Safari design changes, new Podcasts widgets, and more.  more… The post Apple releases new iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 public betas with latest Safari changes and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Twitter is launching another feature to boost its platform with Twitter Shopping. Starting today, this pilot of the Shop Module is available for people in the US that use the platform in English on iOS devices. more… The post Twitter Shopping is a pilot project launching in the US, here’s how it’s going to work appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After an accidental deep dive into Git branching strategies and a discussion about app-wide data models, John and Rambo talk about the recent news that Netflix is getting into gaming, and what that could mean both content-wise and technically. Sponsored by Pillow: Pillow is an all-in-one sleep tracking solution to help you get a better night’s sleep. Download it from the App Store today. Download MP3 more… The post Stacktrace Podcast 146: “Another straw on the back of the antitrust camel” appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’ve made it halfway through the workweek, and all of today’s best deals have arrived headlined by this one-day Apple Watch sale from $170. That’s alongside being able to save as much as $174 on Anker eufyCam HomeKit systems and a rare discount on DJI’s OM 4 gimbal at $129. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Deals: Apple Watch deals from $170, Anker HomeKit cams $174 off, DJI OM 4 $129, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • TSMC 2nm production is likely to begin sometime in 2023, after the company got the green light for its most advanced chipmaking process yet. The news comes just one day after Intel said it believed it could catch, and overtake, TSMC’s chipmaking capabilities within four years… more… The post TSMC 2nm chip plans announced, a day after Intel said it could catch up appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Starting today, Snapchat for iOS is rolling out a new feature that builds on its popular Snap Map location-sharing platform. The company says the new “My Places” feature will allow users to explore and save their favorite businesses and locations in the Snapchat application. more… The post Snapchat for iOS expanding popular Snap Map location-sharing feature with ‘Places’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • How TikTok’s algorithm works is probably the company’s most closely guarded secret. But the WSJ thinks it was able to work it out using a bunch of bot accounts – and the results were both fascinating and disturbing. A former Google engineer who worked on YouTube’s algorithm says that it takes essentially the same approach, but in a less extreme form … more… The post How TikTok’s algorithm works: A fascinating and disturbing analysis appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • WhatsApp has been working on a lot of different features over these past few months. Now, in an interview with TechRadar, a company spokesperson talked about new features the app will soon add, including the coveted multi-device support. more… The post WhatsApp teases multi-device support and other upcoming features in new interview appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Enjoy the podcast?: Shop Apple at Amazon to support 9to5Mac Daily! more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: July 28, 2021 – iOS 15 beta 4, AAPL earnings appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Sofa for iOS is a beautiful and powerful app to organize all the media and other things that you want to check out with rich artwork, widgets, and a great UI for not only keeping things tidy but also keeping track of what you’re consuming. Now Sofa is out with its big 3.0 update that comes with advanced features like sticky notes, more powerful stats/filters, The Shelf to prioritize content across different lists, more. more… The post Sofa media organizer for iOS gets major update w/ ‘The Shelf,’ sticky notes, advanced stats, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Mamma mia! Nintendo announced today that it’s killing another mobile game. Dr. Mario World, which launched two years ago, will be discontinued on November 1, 2021, at 6 a.m. (UTC). more… The post Dr. Mario World game for iOS set to be discontinued in November appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Spotify profitability is still not a priority for the company, claims the streaming music service, as it announced another loss-making quarter. The company lost €20M ($24M) in the second quarter of the year, and also failed to hit its own growth targets, but there was some good news in the mix … more… The post Spotify profitability not a priority, says company, announcing mixed results appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Yesterday saw record AAPL Q3 earnings, dramatically beating analyst expectations, and Jason Snell has once again turned all the key numbers into beautifully easy-to-digest color charts. Heading up the charts (above) is a breakdown of where that $81B revenue came from, with almost exactly half of it from iPhone … more… The post Here are the AAPL Q3 earnings in colorful chart form from Six Colors appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The 2020 iPad Air is a compelling tablet and will be the top pick for a lot of users. However, while it matches and even surpasses the 2020 11-inch iPad Pro in a variety of aspects, the latter still holds the upper hand when it comes to certain use cases. And now the 2021 iPad Pro with M1 chip outperforms both. Let’s break down the similarities and differences to help you decide if you should buy the iPad Air or the 11-inch iPad Pro. more… The post Should you buy the iPad Air or the 11-inch iPad Pro? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Alongside new betas for macOS, watchOS, etc., Apple today released the latest developer betas for the iPhone and iPad in iOS and iPadOS 15 beta 4. The fourth developer beta includes quite a few new Safari tweaks, full support for Apple’s recently launched MagSafe Battery Pack, and several additional changes. Watch our hands-on iOS 15 beta 4 changes and features video for the latest details, and be sure to subscribe to 9to5mac on YouTube for more videos like this. more… The post Hands-on: iOS 15 beta 4 changes and features – more Safari tweaks [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • ‘For All Mankind’ has captivated audiences for two seasons with a look at what may have happened if the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union had continued. Now, it appears that Apple TV+ has seemingly green lit For All Mankind season 4, in addition to the third season which is filming now. more… The post Apple TV+ seemingly signs off on fourth ‘For All Mankind’ season during S3 production appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple announced at WWDC 2021 that iOS 15 will add support for ID cards in the Wallet app, but details are unknown as this feature is not available in the beta version of iOS 15. However, 9to5Mac has learned that the company is implementing a new security verification system with selfies to ensure that only the owner of an ID card can add it to the iPhone. more… The post iOS 15: Apple implementing security verification with selfies to validate ID cards in the Wallet app appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 1Password has been a fan favorite for Mac and iOS users for over a decade. I’ve personally been using it since some of the earliest OS X versions. Today, the company announced it had raised $100 million in new funding based on a $2 billion dollar valuation. more… The post 1Password raises $100 million in funding based on a $2 billion valuation to continue enterprise expansion appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • We’re giving away Apple’s latest MacBook Pro to celebrate the launch of the new Chargeasap 25,000 mAh Flash Pro Plus portable charger. Head below to enter and get a special preorder deal on the new Flash Pro Plus charger. more… The post 9to5Rewards: Win an M1 MacBook Pro from Chargeasap [Giveaway] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • During Apple’s Q3 2021 earnings reports, CEO Tim Cook spoke briefly about the number of customers who have switched to iPhone and also about those who have recently upgraded to new devices. According to Cook, Q3 2021 represented the best quarter when it comes to upgraders, while the number of switchers was also “really strong.” more… The post Tim Cook says Apple had strong growth of iPhone switchers and upgraders in Q3 2021 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple just reported a monster earnings release for the third fiscal quarter of 2021, with $81.43 billion in revenue, up 36 percent year over year, and profit of $21.74 billion. Looking ahead to Q4 2021, however, Apple cautioned that supply constraints are likely to impact the iPhone and iPad in particular… more… The post Apple warns supply constraints will impact iPhone and iPad this fall appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple (AAPL) has officially reported its earnings for fiscal Q3 2021, covering the months of April, May, and June. For the quarter, Apple reported $81.43 billion in revenue, up 36 percent year over year, and profit of $21.74 billion. It reported earnings-per-share of $1.30. This compares to the revenue of $59.7 billion and profit of $11.25 billion the company posted for the same quarter last year. more… The post Apple (AAPL) reports record Q3 2021 earnings: $81.4 billion revenue, up 36% YOY appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • OldOS developer Zane Kleinberg is back with an all-new app, this time for the Mac. Zane has re-created Safari from Mac OS X Snow Leopard for Big Sur and Monterey. The new app looks identical to the original and is free to download from Zane’s Github page. If you really hate the new design in macOS Monterey, this is the app for you! more… The post Developer re-creates Safari’s Snow Leopard design with new browser for macOS Big Sur appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Amazon Alexa app for iOS just received a highly anticipated feature with its latest update. Starting now, you can add the “Ask Alexa” widget in your home screen to talk to the personal assistant with only one click. more… The post Amazon Alexa app adds ‘Ask Alexa’ widget for your iPhone home screen appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Throughout 2021 so far, Anker has expanded its stable of MagSafe-compatible chargers for iPhone 12 devices with quite a few different models. While most of them have been pretty squarely aimed at providing more budget-friendly alternatives to Apple’s official model, its latest looks to deliver an all-new form factor. Arriving as the very first in-car offering from the brand, the new Anker PowerWave Magnetic Car Charging Mount arrives with MagSafe support in tow. Head below for all of the details. more… The post Anker expands PowerWave lineup with its very first MagSafe charger car mount appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Japanese blog MacOtakara published a roundup of features that could be coming to the iPad Air 5, iPad mini 6, and even the base-model iPad 9th generation. According to a Chinese supplier, the next iPad Air is likely to be based on the third-generation 11-inch iPad Pro, which means that more than the 10.9-inch display, this iPad could feature a dual-lens camera system with a wide-angle camera and an ultra-wide-angle camera. more… The post Rumor: Chinese supplier details iPad Air 5, iPad mini 6, and iPad 9 features appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s newest Safari design in iOS 15 has been controversial, to say the least. It’s a complete overhaul of one of the iPhone’s most popular apps that follows entirely different design philosophies. Countless folks, including myself, have tried to come up with ways to “fix” the new design and make it more familiar and comfortable to use. This is my latest try. What I wanted to do was to follow the same principles and aim for the same goal. A mobile browser that’s easy to use in one hand and one that makes switching between sites on the fly a breeze. more… The post Concept: Rethinking Safari in iOS 15 with the same core design principles and goals appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has set a pair of Apple Watch Activity Challenges for next month in China and Russia. On August 14 in Russia, Apple Watch users can celebrate Physical Culture Day with their Apple Watch, while users in China can celebrate National Fitness Day on August 8. more… The post Apple Watch Activity Challenges scheduled for next month in Russia and China appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today has released iOS 15 beta 4 and iPadOS 15 beta 4 to developers. The updates continue to make changes to the controversial Safari redesign, a new widget option for Podcasts on the iPadOS home screen, and more. Head below as we roundup all of the changes in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 beta 4. more… The post What’s new in iOS 15 beta 4? Safari changes, Focus tweaks, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The new Safari design has faced a lot of criticism since it was introduced during the WWDC21 keynote. Now, beta 4 of iPadOS 15 shows that the iPad is following the same path as macOS Monterey did with beta 3. more… The post iPadOS 15 beta 4 overhauls Safari with Monterey-style design, new option in Settings appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the sharp new features with macOS Monterey and iOS 15 is the ability for the Photos app to automatically recognize and let you interact with text in images. However, that was originally going to be limited to M1 Macs. Now with the fourth beta, macOS Monterey enables Live Text for Intel Macs. more… The post Apple brings Live Text to Intel Macs with macOS Monterey beta 4 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple today sent out an email to developers letting them know that a handful of Siri intents are no longer supported. If customers invoke these commands via Siri for a supporting app in iOS 15 or later, Siri will simply reply that the request cannot be handled. Affected Siri domains include ride booking, configuration of vehicles via Siri over CarPlay, and third-party Photo Search. Many of these SiriKit intents were introduced when third-party Siri support was first added to the system back in iOS 10. Apple didn’t provide a reason for their abrupt removal. more… The post Some Siri commands for third-party apps will stop working with iOS 15 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • While some Apple products are repaired directly in Apple Stores, Apple contracts many of its Mac repairs to third-party providers, including CSAT Solutions based in Houston, Texas. A new report today from Insider today sheds light on what workers describe as a “sweatshop”-like conditions inside the Houston facility, with 13-hour days, broken air conditioning, and unrealistic expectations. more… The post Report details ‘sweatshop’ working conditions inside the facility where many Macs are repaired appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Google is developing a new iOS app called “Switch to Android,” which should be able to copy the most important data from your iPhone and bring over your apps. more… The post Google developing ‘Switch to Android’ app for iOS to copy data and apps from your iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is releasing watchOS 8 beta 4 to all developers. After one month and a half since it was first previewed during the WWDC21 keynote, Apple is now seeding another build for the upcoming Apple Watch operating system. more… The post Apple seeds watchOS 8 beta 4 to developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iOS 15 beta fun continues today. Apple is releasing the iOS 15 beta 4 and iPadOS 15 beta 4 to developers. This comes two weeks after the release of beta 3, which brought notable changes to the controversial Safari redesign and more. more… The post Apple releases iOS 15 beta 4 and iPadOS 15 beta 4 to developers appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A week after seeding beta 3, Apple has released macOS Monterey beta 4 to developers today. Last time around we saw a major change to Safari’s default design moving away from the unified search/tab bar. With beta 4, Apple says the exciting Universal Control feature has been enabled and Live Text comes to Intel Macs. Update 11:30 am PT: Apple has now pulled the mention of Universal Control being live in beta 4. more… The post Apple releases macOS Monterey beta 4 to developers with Live Text for Intel Macs appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After introducing the Replies function last fall, Discord is now launching a new Threads feature to keep the conversation more organized in big channels. more… The post Discord launches long-awaited Threads feature on iOS and Mac appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • All of today’s best deals have arrived with a notable price cut on Apple’s new White Magic keyboard starting at $209. That’s alongside the official MagSafe Charger for $30 and these OtterBox MagSafe wallets from $37. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Tuesday’s best deals: Apple white Magic Keyboard from $209, MagSafe Charger $30, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple doesn’t report any sort of subscriber data for Apple TV+, though the company did yesterday confirm that the premiere of Ted Lasso season 2 set a new viewership record. Now, Axios has some additional data on the numbers behind the debut of Ted Lasso season 2. more… The post Ted Lasso season 2 debuts as second most in-demand streaming original – report appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An analyst has suggested that antitrust issues are the single biggest threat to AAPL, and that company execs should outline plans to address the matter during today’s earnings call. We’re expecting to hear good news today, the Wall Street consensus anticipating revenue of $72.93 billion for the quarter, which would be dramatically up on the same quarter last year … more… The post Antitrust issues the single biggest threat to AAPL; execs should address today appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch has introduced a host of health benefits over the last six years including monitoring heart health/ECG readings, fall detection, blood oxygen, exercise tracking, and has become more widely used in health studies. However, researchers from Harvard and the University of Michigan have now shared concerns about relying on Apple Watch for studies with the wearable’s algorithms creating “black boxes.” more… The post Researchers say Apple Watch data could be unreliable for health studies due to ‘black boxes’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Early rumors about the iPhone 14 suggest that Apple plans to lose the notch next year, with in-screen Touch ID or Face ID two possible ways to achieve this. A patent granted today describes how both forms of biometric authentication could be embedded into the display. It would even be possible to embed the front-facing camera into the screen, though this is likely to be a later development… more… The post Apple wins patent for in-screen Touch ID and Face ID appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook published today two articles about how to create a safer experience for young people on Instagram as well as how the company verifies whether someone is the appropriate age required to be on its platforms. more… The post Facebook confirms it’s still planning a version of Instagram for children under 13, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Enjoy the podcast?: Shop Apple at Amazon to support 9to5Mac Daily! more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: July 27, 2021 – iOS 14.7.1 release, Ted Lasso season two appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Hundreds of thousands of police officers are unofficially using apps for face recognition, and gaining access to a wide range of databases, from credit checks to medical records, according to a new report today. The report says that companies aiming to sell these apps to police departments are first offering them to individual cops, hoping that this will then create the demand for official purchases. This approach means there is no oversight to ensure civil rights are protected … more… The post Cops unofficially using apps for face recognition and accessing medical records appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Starting today, Australians can add digital health insurance cards to the Apple Wallet with the Health Industry Claims and Payments Service app. “Instead of swiping a plastic card, iPhone or Apple Watch users can now claim by tapping their device on the HICAPS Terminal. Currently eligible members of Bupa, Medibank, nib and GU health are able to tap and claim. “ more… The post Apple Wallet now supports health insurance cards in Australia appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Qualcomm said earlier this month that it thinks it can beat Apple Silicon, and now Intel has made the same claim – thanks to a combination of new technology and rebranding. Intel said that it expects to take the lead by 2025 … more… The post Like Qualcomm, Intel now thinks it can beat Apple Silicon appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple yesterday released iOS 14.7.1, with a reference to an iOS security fix for a vulnerability that may have been actively exploited … more… The post Speculation that yesterday’s iOS security fix was for NSO exploit appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Zens has launched a new multi-device MagSafe charger today with a minimalist design. The 4-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charger offers a floating iPhone 12 mount with full 15W MagSafe charging, an integrated Apple Watch charger, and more. more… The post Zens unveils new MagSafe 4-in-1 wireless charger for iPhone 12, Apple Watch, and AirPods appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Whether you’ve just gotten an Apple Watch or have had one for a while and just haven’t tracked your steps closely before, it’s easy to do. Follow along for how to see steps on Apple Watch including distance, flights climbed, along with daily, monthly, and yearly trends. We’ll also look at how to make custom watch complications to track steps right on Apple Watch faces. more… The post How to see steps with Apple Watch including custom watch face complications appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has introduced a new redesigned version of Safari with macOS Monterey, which is expected to become officially available later this year. And while the company has already brought the new features to the Safari Technology Preview, Apple is now inviting macOS Big Sur and Catalina users to try Safari 15 beta before the official release this fall. more… The post Apple inviting macOS Big Sur and Catalina users to try out the new Safari 15 beta appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iOS 14.7.1 was released earlier today, and it’s important that everyone with eligible iPhones and iPads update due to the update’s contents. As noted in our initial post, iOS 14.7.1 includes an important security fix and is recommended for all users. The update also includes something that will be of particular interest to Apple Watch users paired to Touch ID-enabled iPhones. Watch our hands-on video as we take a look at the latest iOS 14.7.1 changes and features. more… The post Hands-on with iOS 14.7.1 changes and features [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Tesla today reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2021, as detailed by our colleagues over at Electrek. During the accompanying earnings call this afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a pair of jabs at Apple, criticizing the company over its App Store policy as well as its use of cobalt in iPhone and Mac batteries. more… The post Elon Musk criticizes Apple over ‘walled garden’ App Store, use of cobalt in batteries appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Google’s Data Transfer Tool, the standard tool for copying files from one Android to another or from iOS to Android, is preparing to offer a way to copy your WhatsApp chats from your iPhone. more… The post Android’s ‘Data Restore Tool’ readies transferring WhatsApp chats from iOS appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following the iOS 14.7.1 release earlier today, Apple has just stopped signing iOS 14.6. That means users who have updated their devices to iOS 14.7 or iOS 14.7.1 can no longer downgrade to iOS 14.6. more… The post Apple stops signing iOS 14.6, blocking downgrades from iOS 14.7 and iOS 14.7.1 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook is getting ready to take the next step with its Oculus virtual-reality headset platform. In an unexpected move, the company has been working to integrate Oculus VR workouts with Apple Health — the app built into iOS that manages all the health data of iPhone and Apple Watch users. more… The post Bloomberg: Facebook working to integrate Oculus VR workouts with Apple Health appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Twitter announced earlier this year a new “Super Follow” platform that will allow creators to offer exclusive content on Twitter only to those who pay a monthly subscription. Once this becomes available, users will be able to view only Super Follow tweets through a new dedicated tab. more… The post Twitter to implement new tab dedicated to ‘Super Follow’ tweets appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As usual, Apple is not releasing hard numbers on how well Apple TV+ is doing. However, the company told Deadline that the premiere of Ted Lasso season two yielded new highs for viewership. Apple TV+ set records for viewership on a single day and viewership across the weekend. The company says 6x more people watched on season two premiere weekend than when the first season launched last year. more… The post Ted Lasso season two premiere sets new viewership record for Apple TV+ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Tokyo Olympics officially kicked off on Friday, July 23, with broadcasts happening on NBC, CNBC, Peacock, and the USA network. Read along for how to watch the Olympics on iPhone, Apple TV, Mac, and the web. more… The post Here’s how to watch the Olympics on iPhone, Apple TV, Mac, web appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following a new landing page on its website earlier this spring called “Why Mac,” Apple has launched a similar webpage making the case for why Macs are the best choice for businesses. From lower costs in the long run, the new M1 chip, long battery life, security, IT flexibility, and a reported 336% ROI, here’s Apple’s pitch for businesses of all sizes. more… The post These are the 11 reasons businesses should choose Macs, according to Apple appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new iPad mini 6 coming as soon as later this year is set to have a handful of major changes, including an all-new design, a new chip inside, and more. Now, Ross Young at Display Supply Chain Consultants reports that the new iPad mini will feature an 8.3-inch display, up from the current 7.9-inch display. more… The post Report: Redesigned iPad mini 6 to feature larger 8.3-inch display appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Music and Kanye West teamed up last week to offer an exclusive livestream of the listening event for West’s upcoming album Donda. The event was streamed exclusively on Apple Music from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, and it is said to have broken the record for an Apple Music livestream. more… The post Kanye West breaks Apple Music streaming record with ‘Donda’ listening party livestream appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Shortly after launching macOS 11.5 last week with Podcasts app improvements and a lot of security fixes, Apple has made macOS 11.5.1 available today with additional “important security updates.” more… The post Apple releases macOS 11.5.1 with ‘important security updates’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is releasing iOS 14.7.1 to the public today, exactly one week after the release of iOS 14.7. This comes after some users found that their iPhone did not automatically unlock their Apple Watch after updating to iOS 14.7.1 last week, which today’s update fixes. Apple is also releasing iPadOS 14.7.1 today. more… The post Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 with fix for Apple Watch unlock bug, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has shared a new short video demonstrating several easy ways to get creative with iPhone 12 to achieve cinematic shots. The latest Shot on iPhone campaign video highlights the use of the ultra-wide lens, slo-mo, and objects you probably have around your house to replicate cinematic shots that usually require more hardware. more… The post Apple highlights iPhone 12 film techniques to get forced perspective, DIY crane shot, more [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s not quite done with Intel just yet. According to leaker Yukki_AnS, the next Mac Pro will feature Intel Ice Lake Xeon W-3300 workstation CPUs. This is not the first time we’ve heard that Apple will still launch another Mac with an Intel chip… more… The post Leaker corroborates Intel Ice Lake Xeon W-3300 CPUs on next-gen Mac Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is highlighting the artistic side of pet photography in a new Shot on iPhone campaign and free virtual Today at Apple session. Developed in collaboration with photographer Jason Nocito, the campaign features Portrait Lighting on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max. more… The post Pet portraits light up latest Shot on iPhone campaign and Today at Apple session appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new week is now under way, and with it has come a batch of enticing new deals headlined by the second-best price of the year on Apple Pencil 2 at $104. That’s alongside up to $589 in savings on iPhone 11/Pro/Max models and the latest batch of Anker iPhone accessories from $9. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Deals: Apple Pencil 2 falls $104, iPhone 11/Pro/Max $589 off, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Photos sent to a friend or family member in WhatsApp could soon have better quality, according to the latest WhatsApp beta release for iOS. As it stands today, if you send pictures with the app, they lose quality. Find all the details below. more… The post WhatsApp for iOS testing support for higher image upload quality appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of tomorrow’s AAPL Q3 2021 earnings report, analysts are expecting good news. The Wall Street consensus is that the Cupertino company will report fiscal Q3/calendar Q2 revenue of $72.93B – up from 59.69B in the same quarter last year. They expect earnings per share to reflect both this dramatic revenue growth and continued stock buybacks that effectively increase the value of each remaining share … more… The post Analysts predicting big things for AAPL Q3 2021 earnings – and stock price appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iCloud is seeing downtime for eight services this morning including iCloud Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Drive, Photos, Find My, and more. more… The post iCloud has another case of the Mondays: Mail, Calendar, Photos, more facing downtime [U: Fixed] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Spotify is adding a new way to find the latest releases of podcasts and music to its iOS app. The company announced today that Spotify for iOS now offers a “What’s New” feed that will immediately gather “all the new releases from the artists and shows you follow on Spotify.” more… The post Spotify adds dedicated ‘What’s New’ feed for tracking new music and podcast releases appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • An Australian antitrust hearing has witnessed an Apple Pay versus Google Pay security tussle, as the iPhone maker defends its decision to use a proprietary system instead of an open standard. Apple says it limits use of the NFC chip for payment purposes to Apple Pay for security reasons, but Google disagrees, stating its own use of an open banking standard for Google Pay is no less secure … more… The post Apple Pay versus Google Pay battle over security in Australian antitrust hearing appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Enjoy the podcast?: Shop Apple at Amazon to support 9to5Mac Daily! more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: July 26, 2021 – iPhone 13 rumors, Apple external display report appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • For those waiting for the replacement of the 27-inch iMac, it may take longer, according to leaker DylanDkt. He says the next high-end iMac will be released in 2022 due to a combination of supply delays and Apple’s plans for marketing the machine. more… The post Rumor: High-end Apple Silicon iMac likely not coming until 2022 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has sat down with the folks at Lamborghini to talk about innovation and the future as part of company’s “Timeless Innovation” series focused on the Lamborghini Countach. In the interview, Schiller talks about his work at Apple over the years, what the future holds, and much more. more… The post Phil Schiller talks electric cars, the iPod, and more during interview with Lamborghini [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s plans to require most workers to return to the office for three days a week may not reflect the new reality, suggest academics. They say that the trend of people wanting to continue with full-time remote working arrangements may now be irreversible … more… The post Apple’s return-to-office plans may not reflect new reality, say academics appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new analyst report says that we can expect to see the first-ever titanium iPhone body next year, the high-end material planned for at least one of the Pro models. JP Morgan Chase says the iPhone 14 Pro will be made from a titanium alloy, while other models will have a stainless steel or aluminum chassis … more… The post Titanium iPhone body expected for next year’s Pro models – JP Morgan Chase appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update: Although communication on this subject is still lacking, users are reporting that their grandfathered subscriptions are once again renewing correctly. So, this may have been a weird glitch after all. Original story below. With seemingly no warning, Apple TV+ users are noticing that their grandfathered $9.99/mo Paramount+ and Showtime bundle subscriptions are now expiring. Apple launched the 50% discounted bundle to much fanfare last year, before CBS All Access was rebranded as Paramount+. The bundle was discontinued for new subscribers in February ahead of the Paramount+ launch, but existing subscribers were able to continue taking advantage of the deal. Seemingly, no more. more… The post The Paramount+ and Showtime bundle offer for Apple TV+ subscribers is inexplicably expiring [update: fixed?] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Chargeasap Flash Pro Plus is one of the most unique portable charging solutions I’ve come across in a while. It’s also one of the best solutions you can get for charging all of your mobile Apple devices on the go. There are many unique features that this charger has to offer. more… The post Hands-on: Chargeasap Flash Pro Plus all-in-one portable charger appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s mobile web browser is the main lightning rod of this year’s iOS 15 beta period and it remains to be seen whether it will actually launch in the fall. Chrome for Android tried a similar Safari on iOS 15 redesign years ago, and a designer on that project provided some interesting insight into why Google abandoned it. more… The post Ex-Googler explains why Chrome abandoned a redesign similar to iOS 15 Safari years ago appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In this week’s top stories: Apple releases iOS 14.7, Apple’s plans for a new iPad mini and external display, the Pegasus spyware affecting the iPhone, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories and more. more… The post This week’s top stories: iOS 14.7 release, iPad mini and Apple external display reports, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In his Power On newsletter this Sunday, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman believes Apple will bring Face ID to the Mac within a ‘couple of years.” Gurman notes that even the iPhone SE and non-Pro iPads could receive Face ID. The only reason Apple isn’t doing so right now is to cut costs while still offering security. more… The post Gurman: Face ID coming to Macs, all iPhones and iPads within a ‘couple of years’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Last week, it was reported that Apple would be delaying its return to mandatory in-person work by at least one month due to rising COVID-19 cases. As expected, this is also likely to have an impact on Apple’s plans for the iPhone 13 unveiling this fall, and Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman now reports that the iPhone 13 event is likely to be virtual rather than in-person… more… The post Gurman: iPhone 13 event likely to be virtual as Apple delays return to in-person work appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • I am always on the hunt for new macOS utilities that do one or two things that make my Apple experience even better. I recently found a new app that has been a fun way to see what’s playing in Apple Music or Spotify. It’s called Sleeve, and it’s a great app that does one thing well. more… The post ‘Sleeve’ brings an Apple Music or Spotify now playing widget to your Mac’s desktop appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Rogers is another app that now supports Apple Business Chat, Apple’s service launched in 2018 that is slowly getting more business adopters. more… The post Rogers now supports Apple Business Chat with iMessage appeared first on 9to5Mac.