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

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

Apple’s location-tracking Tags might finally launch later this year

After months of rumors and speculation, it looks like Apple will produce tens of millions of its ultra-wideband trackers (tentatively called AirTags or Apple Tags) by the end of the year, possibly by the third quarter, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts (via 9to5Mac). The existence of Apple Tags / AirTags was leaked by numerous outlets last year. Images showed a … Read more

Taika Waititi slams Apple’s MacBook keyboards after winning first Oscar

Speaking with journalists after winning his first Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi had other things on his mind. When asked what he thought writers should be demanding in the next round of discussions with producers, Waititi put Apple’s controversial laptop keyboards on blast. “Apple needs to fix those keyboards,” he said. “They are … Read more

Apple’s ‘CarKey’ might let you unlock your car with your iPhone

Apple released the first beta of iOS 13.4 today, and it apparently has an unannounced feature that might let you unlock, lock, and start your car with your iPhone or Apple Watch, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The iOS 13.4 beta has references to a new “CarKey” API, according to 9to5Mac, which could let you hold your iPhone or … Read more

Apple Loop: Powerful iPhone 12 Revealed, Forget Apple’s AirPods, How The iPad Failed

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new images of the iPhone 12 Pro, a closer look at the iPhone 9, a privacy switch for location in iOS 13, Apple’s competitor to the AirPods Pro, why Steve Jobs’ iPad vision failed, Apple’s strong quarterly … Read more