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 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 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 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

Industry Roundtable: Social Media

How do you help your company or clients monitor social media? How does your strategy change depending on the platform? Has social media impacted crisis communication? Law firm Hodgson Russ and the Albany Business Review hosted a discussion to answer these questions and more. Cindy Applebaum, market president and publisher of the Albany Business Review, moderated … Read more

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

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