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June 11, 2024

Apple Launches ‘Apple Intelligence’ AI Features at WWDC2024: Create Your Own Emojis and Send SMS via Satellite

Apple introduced new software and features at their annual WWDC event. The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC2024), Apple’s biggest event of the year, commenced on Monday, June 10, at 10:30 PM in Cupertino, California, and will run until June 14. This year’s event spotlighted artificial intelligence. Keynote Highlights by Tim Cook Apple CEO Tim Cook opened

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April 22, 2024

Apple set to integrate AI directly into iOS 18

Apple is set to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) directly into iOS 18, with processing reportedly occurring on the iPhone itself, independent of cloud services. This approach enhances security and privacy, contrasting with cloud-dependent solutions. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman in his “Power On” newsletter, Apple‘s AI features will operate entirely on the device, potentially functioning

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February 19, 2024

EU Imposes Record 500 Million Euro Fine on Apple: A Landmark Ruling Against App Store Anti-Competitive Practices

The European Commission is preparing a fine of 500 million euros to Apple for anti-competitive practices in the music streaming market through the App Store. This historic decision, the European Union’s first fine against the company, is the culmination of an investigation launched in 2019 following a complaint from Spotify. The investigation focused on the

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February 13, 2024

Apple Vigorously Opposes Oregon Bill on Right to Repair

News from the United States reports Apple’s strong resistance to a bill introduced in Oregon seeking to prohibit the practice of pairing parts. According to Tarah Wheeler, a cybersecurity expert involved in the discussions surrounding the proposed state law on the right to repair, Apple is determined to retain complete control over the repair process

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January 8, 2024

Apple Initiates Compensation Payouts in Resolution to Batterygate Controversy

In 2020, Apple opted to settle a U.S. class action lawsuit alleging that the company intentionally throttled the performance of certain iPhones. The tech giant agreed to a settlement amounting to nearly 500 million dollars. Recent reports indicate that Apple has commenced compensation disbursements to affected users. Resolution to Batterygate Controversy Following the controversy dubbed

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December 12, 2023

Apple releases iOS 17.2: Explore the Latest Features

Apple rolled out the highly anticipated iOS 17.2 yesterday, accompanied by the corresponding update for iPads, known as iPadOS 17.2. This marks the second major update for the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 operating systems, originally launched in September. As with any iOS update, users can access iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 by navigating to

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November 20, 2023

Apple’s Game-Changing Move: Bringing RCS to iPhones in 2024 for Enhanced Cross-Platform Messaging

iMessage provides a seamless experience but complications arise when messaging an Android user. As initially reported by 9to5Mac, this situation is expected to improve next year when Apple introduces RCS support for iPhones. You’ve likely encountered discussions about the Blue vs. Green bubble debate. Unfortunately, being a “green bubble” can carry a certain stigma, with

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November 14, 2023

Apple plans to introduce a new OLED iPad Pro in 2024

According to sources, Apple is set to introduce a new OLED iPad Pro in 2024. The company is planning to release a 10.9-inch iPad Air and a new 12.9-inch version of the iPad Air next year. While the 12.9-inch version won’t incorporate the mini-LED display present in the Pro model, it will feature an oxide

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November 1, 2023

Apple’s Latest M3 Processors Revolutionize Mac Performance

Apple’s latest announcement not only unveiled new MacBooks and the return of the iMac but also introduced a trio of groundbreaking M3 processors that power these devices. These third-generation Apple silicon chips, namely the M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max, elevate the capabilities of the latest Macs with more CPU cores, a new GPU with

September 28, 2023

Apple’s Evolution of Notes App: From iOS 16 to iOS 17

In the year 2022, Apple introduced several improvements through iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, which included features like the capability to create quick notes on your iPhone and secure notes using either a passcode or biometric authentication. Then, in 2023, the Notes app received additional enhancements with the release of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17.

June 22, 2023

Apple releases iOS 16.5.1 and iPadOS 16.5.1

Apple Unveils iOS 16.5.1 and iPadOS 16.5.1, Focusing on Bug Fixes and Enhanced Security Apple has recently released the latest versions of their iPhone and iPad operating systems, known as iOS 16.5.1 and iPadOS 16.5.1, respectively. These updates primarily concentrate on resolving minor bugs from previous iterations and strengthening security measures. With this stable release,

May 20, 2023

Apple bans employees from using ChatGPT

In a world where artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining more and more space, company policies are adapting to this new reality. Apple recently sparked a lot of discussion among its employees and the tech industry at large by announcing that generative AI cannot be used for work. This decision had a direct impact on the

April 14, 2023

Apple’s M2 Mac Mini: An Upgraded Budget Desktop with Impressive Performance

Apple has launched an updated version of its Mac Mini, featuring the company’s latest M2 processor, at a $100 discount from its previous M1 version. While the M2 Mini has slower onboard storage, its processing performance is superior to its predecessor. This makes it one of the most powerful general-purpose desktops and midrange workstations available.

April 11, 2023

Apple rolls out iOS 15.7.5 with crucial security update

People who are using iOS 15 are aware that Apple launched iOS 15.7.4 last week. However, it appears that there were some issues with this update, as the company has now introduced the latest iOS 15.7.5. This update, as well as iPadOS 15.7.5, aims to resolve two vulnerabilities that “may have been actively exploited.” The

April 6, 2023

Apple will cut FaceTime, Siri and iMessage access to older iPhones

According to what is being revealed on the social network Twitter, Apple will prevent devices with iOS 11.2.6, macOS 10.13.3, watchOS 4.2.3 and tvOS 11.2.6, or earlier versions, from using its main services. For brand customers, therefore, the time has come to buy a new iPhone, Mac or another Apple Watch if the device is

March 24, 2023

iOS 17: What We Know So Far and What Users Are Hoping For

Apple is set to release its biggest software update for iPhone users, iOS 17, in a few months. The update is expected to be announced at Apple’s annual developers conference, WWDC, which is usually held in the first week of June. Apple will release a beta version of the update to developers immediately after the

March 11, 2023

Apple Music Launches Free Classical Music Streaming for Subscribers

Apple Music Classical is a new application produced by Apple that, as its name implies, is dedicated to classical music enthusiasts. The subject of discussions among enthusiasts for months, especially due to the continuous postponements of its launch, it represents the result of the acquisition of Primephonic, a classical music streaming service that the Cupertino

February 17, 2023

Apple releases new beta versions of its operating systems including iOS 16.4

After some time without releasing any new beta version of any of its operating systems, Apple today started testing iOS 16.4, iPadOS 16.4, macOS Ventura 13.3, watchOS 9.4 and tvOS 16.4. Release Candidates (RCs) for macOS Big Sur 11.7.5 and macOS Monterey 12.6.4 have also been made available. It is worth noting that the latest

February 14, 2023

Apple launches new tvOS 16.3.2

Apple yesterday started the process of making available tvOS 16.3.2, which as you can tell by the version number, is just a small update to the operating system that was originally released last September. This new version, being released a week after tvOS 16.3.1 was released, is now available for Apple TV 4K and ‌Apple

February 1, 2023

New MacBook Pros to be launched in March 2023

According to the sources, Apple has no intention of releasing a new Mac before the end of this year, contradicting the many rumors that have surfaced in recent weeks. While Apple originally intended to release new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros earlier this fall, the company now plans to announce them in Q1 2023. This

January 27, 2023

Apple scraps Plans for In-House Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Chip Production

Not long ago we revealed here that Apple was preparing a new chip that would have included Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. That chip would allow the company to stop being tied to Broadcom, the company that supplies the Wi-Fi chip and Bluetooth chip for the iPhone. However, as is being revealed, the company will have given