Month: October 2018

Apple restarts developer beta cycle with iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.1.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.2

Apple has recommenced its beta testing cycle following yesterday’s release, with new versions of iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.1.1, and macOS 10.14.2 available for testing by developers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple releases Shortcuts 2.1 with new Weather & Clock features, more

Alongside software updates to iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and HomePod today, Apple has released Shortcuts 2.1. The update includes improvements to iCloud sharing, new measurement conversions, Weather integration, and more…. Read more »

Lowest prices anywhere: Apple’s 15″ MacBook Pro on sale for $1,799; upgraded model $750 off

In anticipation of Apple’s Oct. 30 event, Apple authorized reseller B&H is serving up exclusive savings on Mid 2017 15-inch MacBook Pros. Pick up a factory sealed 15-inch MacBook Pro… Read more »

Snapchat adds CallKit integration, bringing calls to the stock Phone app on iOS

Snapchat’s app for iOS has been updated today to make it much easier to make calls through the app. Today’s update adds CallKit integration, meaning Snapchat calling now integrates with… Read more »

Apple’s Chinese retail growth stalled by fraud & competition, forcing repositioning

Apple’s retail expansion in China is reportedly being stymied by a number of factors, putting it well short of ambitious goals the company had earlier this decade. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

B&H Shop and Save Early event delivers up to $900 off MacBooks, Apple accessories, more

B&H has launched its ‘Shop and Save Early’ event that’s packed with deals across just about every category. Today we’re focusing on the wide-range of Apple products, which includes rare… Read more »

Crime blotter: Find my iPhone locates stolen police cruiser, murder of Apple India exec, more

As California Apple Store thefts have stopped following the recent arrests, new Apple thefts are reported elsewhere in the country. Plus, the uproar over an Apple India executive’s murder continues…. Read more »

Exclusive: Icon found in iOS shows new iPad Pro with no home button, rounded corners, more

We’ve seen a similar icon before, back on the fifth beta of iOS 12. That icon showed an iPad with no home button, rounded corners and no notch, but it… Read more »

Apple to reportedly unveil iPad Pro, MacBook Air replacement, Mac mini at Oct. 30 event

Apple’s updated iPad Pros, set to premiere Oct. 30, will include custom Apple-designed graphics hardware — a first in any iPad, a report claimed on Friday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Samsung working on cheaper option for ‘Galaxy S10,’ just like Apple’s iPhone XR

Samsung is reportedly working on three different versions of its upcoming "Galaxy S10" flagship phone, including a low-cost one that more people can afford very similar to the approach that… Read more »