Month: July 2017

Deals: $600-$1,100 off Radeon 455 15″ MacBook Pros; upgraded 27″ iMac 5K for $1,399 ($900 off); free $50 prepaid Visa with 2 pairs of AirPods

Back to school deals on Macs are running at a fever pitch this week with high-end 15" MacBook Pros with Radeon 455 graphics now $ 600 to $ 1,100 off… Read more »

HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’

Last week, Apple released the first build of the upcoming HomePod’s firmware, allowing curious developers to unpack the code and learn a few additional details about the smart speaker. Now, developer… Read more »

Hands on: FileMaker Pro 16 adds design and integration features to long-time Mac database app

This year’s upgrade to FileMaker Pro 16 brings small but key improvements to the database app — and AppleInsider gives you a brief overview. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

This week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano & shuffle, iPhone 8 leaks continue, & all-new betas

In this week’s top stories: Apple discontinues the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, new beta releases, and iPhone 8 leaks and speculation continue. Also this week, we received new details about… Read more »

Would you be interested in an updated iPod classic/shuffle/nano with Apple Music support? [Poll]

Earlier this week, Apple officially discontinued the iPod nano and shuffle by removing them from its online store and slowly phasing them out from retail locations. The move was somewhat… Read more »

Apple reveals 4K and HDR plans in iTunes, hinting revamped Apple TV may arrive soon

Users have found that some new releases on the iTunes Store list availability in 4K resolution and high dynamic range, suggesting that support for ultra-high-resolution video formats may soon come… Read more »

Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

A Florida-based digital video company is suing Apple over a Siri feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company, CustomPlay, says that it originally created the Apple TV and Siri… Read more »

White House looks to Apple’s Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai… Read more »

Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple VP of Advertising Platforms Todd Teresi in a keynote Q&A session at the Postback conference in Seattle on Tuesday explained the company’s switch away from iAd in favor of… Read more »