Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills. Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger...Show More Summary
By far one of the most popular stories this week was that Apple's Siri-based Amazon Echo competitor might not only be alive, but nearly finished. We also caught a glimpse of Apple's self-driving testbed SUVs, and news that the fight between Apple and Qualcomm is stepping up a notch.
Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
AT&T on Friday warned users with grandfathered unlimited tablet data plans that they might see transmission speeds throttled when consuming more than 22 gigabytes of data in a single billing period.
AT&T today sent out emails to customers who continue to have a grandfathered unlimited data plan for the iPad, informing them that its unlimited status is essentially being eliminated on May 24, 2017. Going forward, customers with an...Show More Summary
Apple on Friday alerted authorized repair facilities to an Apple Watch service coverage extension for first-generation devices suffering from battery swelling, a rare issue impacting a small segment of owners.
Apple today informed retail store employees and Apple Authorized Service Providers that it is extending the service coverage for first-generation Apple Watch models experiencing battery problems to three years. In an entry in Apple's...Show More Summary
Apple has extended its service coverage for Apple Watch (1st gen) models experiencing expanded/swollen battery problems to three years, covering customers for service for an additional two years beyond the complimentary 1-year Limited Warranty that it provides with the device. more…
Apple is set to reveal its second quarterly earnings report of 2017 on Tuesday May 2 and based on early estimates from analysts, Tim Cook might not have much to boast about. Wall Street has been in love with Apple stock the last few months, sending it to all-time highs since the last earnings report […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Three men brandishing knives robbed two San Diego Apple stores within the space of an hour on Friday, and the small gang is still on the loose with an unknown amount of merchandise.
A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information. The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, was distributed via email phishing campaigns to users in Europe. Show More Summary
Part creation tool, part social network, the popular Musical.ly app lets users make and share their own music videos using segments of songs. Thanks to a new deal with Apple, the service's users will be able to add songs from the vast Apple Music library to their latest masterpieces. Via: Recode Source: Apple Music (Twitter)
Just weeks after getting its permit to drive self-driving cars on public roads, Apple is already asking the California DMV to change reporting protocol requirements. Apple sent the DMV a letter today arguing for changes to the rulesShow More Summary
Apple currently offers more products than ever before. Whether you’re buying an iPhone, an iPad, a Mac, or even an Apple Watch, there are a bunch of options to consider before you hand over your cash in an Apple store. Having options is always a good thing, but has Apple’s product portfolio become too confusing […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
A set of unverified photos posted online on Friday claim to show manufacturing molds, as well as a schematic diagram for said molds, being prepared for production of Apple's "iPhone 8."
I'll admit it: I'm an unabashed Apple fanboy. I spent far too much on a Macbook Pro with specs that would cost half as much in the Windows world, I love my pair of ridiculous-looking and easily misplaced AirPods and I may or may not have a box full of old Newtons and Mac 512K parts. Show More Summary
Continuing with this week’s flow of supposed iPhone 8 leaks, Benjamin Geskin is back at it again today. The latest images show off the iPhone 8’s mold with the new vertical dual-lens camera system lining up with his previous leaks. more…
This week’s 9to5Rewards partner is Brooklyn, NY-based Status Audio, a company with the mission of making premium, high-quality headphones and studio monitors without the branding and inflated price tag of competitors. The company has...Show More Summary
Apple has offered feedback to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) concerning its proposed new rule changes regarding autonomous vehicle testing on state roads. The formal feedback provided by Apple is relatively short and...Show More Summary
Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld magazine. In the May issue In the...Show More Summary