Apple Loop: New iPhone 12 Revealed, Apple’s iPhone SE Problem, MacBook Pro’s Magic Update

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the new iPhone 12 design, the iPhone ignoring 5G, Apple’s iPhone SE problem, the final MacBook update, virtual WWDC announcements, developing the iPad cursor, and an X-Ray of the Magic Keyboard. Apple Loop is here to remind … Read more Apple Loop: New iPhone 12 Revealed, Apple’s iPhone SE Problem, MacBook Pro’s Magic Update

New iPhone Exclusive Reveals Apple’s Design Decisions

Apple’s iPhone 12 is quickly taking shape and new renders show a retro-inspired design which looks stunning. But now we know a surprising new iPhone 12 design decision and it might just be the most important of them all. Apple iPhone 12 render based on multiple leaks PhoneArena Building on a remarkable year, Front Page … Read more New iPhone Exclusive Reveals Apple’s Design Decisions

Apple releases support advice for AirPods Pro users with crackling audio and noise cancellation issues

There has been a recent upswell in complaints from AirPods Pro owners that their earphones aren’t quite working as well as they did when they first got them. One such issue making waves on the Apple forums is that users are noticing crackling noises coming from their earbuds. This week, Apple has released a couple … Read more Apple releases support advice for AirPods Pro users with crackling audio and noise cancellation issues

Apple adds macOS feature designed to prolong the lifespan of MacBook batteries

Apple is adding a new Battery Health Management feature to the latest version of macOS Catalina. The arrival of 10.15.5 will bring the new feature, which is designed to increase the overall lifespan of MacBook batteries by reducing the maximum charge in certain instances. Rather than focusing on things like specific app usage, the feature … Read more Apple adds macOS feature designed to prolong the lifespan of MacBook batteries

Apple limits bulk online purchases of iPhones amid coronavirus supply constraints

Apple is limiting bulk purchases of iPhones and other products as it faces supply constraints related to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Apple’s online store began limiting U.S. customers to two units of each iPhone model per person this week. Customers can still buy more than two iPhones in one order, but they would have to be different … Read more Apple limits bulk online purchases of iPhones amid coronavirus supply constraints

Coronavirus won’t affect development of Apple’s next-generation iPads and MacBooks, top analyst says

Research and development for next-generation Apple products using a new display technology called mini LED are unaffected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo predicts that Apple will launch several new products using the Mini LED technology starting later this year with six products hitting the market before the end … Read more Coronavirus won’t affect development of Apple’s next-generation iPads and MacBooks, top analyst says

Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones. It’s part of an effort to get people to realize that the Pixel gets software updates ahead of other Android phones and that some of the features it receives stay exclusive to the Pixel. And yesterday’s “drop” epitomizes so many things … Read more Google cloned Apple’s 3D Touch for the Pixel using just software

Apple is sending care packages to stranded employees in China

Apple hasn’t forgotten its employees in China isolated because of the coronavirus, and is sending them care packages containing food, medical supplies, and an iPad. Care packages include snacks, face masks, and an iPad The care packages contain some snacks, face masks and even a new 10.2-inch iPad. Also enclosed with the items is a letter … Read more Apple is sending care packages to stranded employees in China

Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Good morning and congratulations on making it through another week. I had been planning on writing about some of the issues I had while writing my Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review — specifically my bafflement that Samsung is once again asking reviewers like me to be beta testers. It’s inconceivable that the company didn’t realize there were issues … Read more Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults

Apple is considering letting users set third-party apps as the iPhone and iPad’s default web browsers and email clients, Bloomberg reports. The company is also reportedly working on allowing third-party music services like Spotify to run directly on its HomePod smart speaker, bypassing the need to stream them from an Apple device over AirPlay. Although the plans … Read more Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults