Category: Apple News

An iOS-only video workflow: Surprises, challenges, and hopes for the future

Last week I attended CES in Las Vegas to help bring you 9to5Mac’s coverage of the latest tech products and Apple accessories going into 2019. While hands-on videos are one of the most effective ways to share the news, they can also be the most challenging to create amidst the chaos that is the show floor. This […]

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YouTube’s new swipe gestures to navigate through video history, rolling out to iOS this week

As more YouTube viewers hit mobile devices, the platform is testing new features to improve the experience on smartphones and tablets. This week, YouTube is launching a new set of swipe gestures for its mobile app to better navigate video history. With these new swipe gestures, YouTube users can easily navigate through their video history. This includes […]

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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit

Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source. Now, things are being taken a step further as FoundationDB has announced it is open sourcing Foundation DB Record Layer, which powers CloudKit. This is the first public confirmation from Apple that CloudKit is powered by FoundationDB. […]

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Last chance: Get Hyper’s new USB-C Hub for iPad Pro up to 40% off

Today is your last chance to get the new HyperDrive USB-C Hub for iPad Pro at its limited time preorder price through Kickstarter. Check out our early hands-on look with the new product in the video below. Get HyperDrive USB-C Hub for iPad Pro on Kickstarter now for 30-40% off (Reg. $99) Shipping this month, the new USB-C Hub […]

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Twitter previews new beta program with algorithmically sorted responses, thread-based timeline, more

In an effort to make the Twitter app more appealing, the company will begin rolling out a beta program to a select group of users in the coming weeks that will be testing new and upcoming features for the platform.   The goal of the new beta program is to help Twitter gauge whether or not it […]

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Report: Apple developing new iPod touch, 2019 iPhones could switch to USB-C

According to a new report from supply chain blog Macotakara, Apple could be in the process of developing a revised iPod touch. Further, the report says the 2019 iPhone might make the jump to USB-C, just like the 2018 iPad Pros. The report is rather vague, with Macotakara citing supply chain sources. Details on what changes […]

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Apple says Qualcomm refused to sell modems for iPhone XS and XR, citing legal battle

As Apple and Qualcomm’s FTC trial continues today, we’re learning more details about the quarrels between the two companies. As reported by CNET, one of the more interesting tidbits from Apple’s COO Jeff Williams was that the company wanted to put Qualcomm’s 4G chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, but Qualcomm refused to sell […]

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New Low-Cost MacBook to Run on Older Processors Due to Intel Delays

Apple’s rumored lower-cost MacBook device could use an older Intel chip than initially forecasted, according to a new report. Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News reported that the entry-level MacBook device would run on Intel’s eight-generation Kaby Lake Refresh processors, which were first released back in 2017. EDN cites repeated delays of Intel’s Cannon Lake chips as the reason for […]

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iPhone shipments could be delayed after Apple chip supplier is hit by a virus

The chipmaker for Apple has warned shipments of the new iPhones could be delayed after its production line was hit by a computer virus. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which also produces the chips for other Apple devices, was forced to close down several of its factories over the weekend in order to recover from […]

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Dual-SIM 6.1″ LCD iPhone Might Be Exclusive to China (Here’s Why)

Apple may release at least one iPhone with dual-SIM functionality this year. But a new report suggests it could be a China exclusive. A source within Foxconn told Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News that a variant of this year’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with dual-SIM dual standby would be a “unique model for China.” In other words, there’s a good chance that […]

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