Category: Apple News

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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5 Ways to Spot an ‘Apple’ Phishing Email So You Don’t Get Scammed

By most accounts, phishing attacks are not only becoming increasingly common — they’re also getting much more sophisticated. But while anyone can be targeted by a phishing account, not everyone has to be a victim of the scam. Keeping a few things in mind when you receive an unsolicited communication can go a long way in […]

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Tim Cook downplays reports of slowing iPhone X demand, calls it a ‘beloved’ product

Leading up to Apple’s earnings announcement today, a slew of reports emerged suggesting that the iPhone X has not been selling as well as Apple had hoped. Tim Cook, however, aimed to negate those reports during the company’s Q2 earnings call today, repeatedly touting the success of the iPhone X… First and foremost, Cook repeatedly touted that the […]

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Tim Cook: Wearables business hits Fortune 300 size, Apple Pay coming to 3 new countries soon

During Apple’s earnings call this afternoon, Tim Cook shared a pair of notable details about Apple’s wearables business, while he also touted that Apple Pay is soon coming to additional countries… First off, Cook touted that Apple’s “Other” category hit nearly $4 billion in revenue during the second quarter of 2018. The category, which includes AirPods, […]

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Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q2 2018 earnings call

Just a few minutes ago, Apple announced its second quarter earning results for 2018. The numbers included $61.1 billion in revenue on sales of 52.2 million iPhones, 9.1 million iPads, and 4.07 million Macs. As is tradition, the earnings release is being followed by a conference call with Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca […]

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Apple announces new $100 billion share buy-back program, increases dividend by 16%

As part of its earnings report, Apple has announced an extension of its capital return program. Apple will buy $100 billion worth of its own stock. It will also increase the dividend by 16%. With the new tax legislation in place, Apple has said that it aims to hold zero net cash. It currently holds about […]

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macOS 10.13.5 beta 3 now available for developers

 

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Apple releases third tvOS 11.4 beta for developers

Apple has released the third tvOS 11.4 developer beta for testing on Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 11.4 turns Apple TV into an AirPlay 2 speaker which supports multi-room AirPlay from iOS. The latest developer beta of tvOS follows the official release of tvOS 11.3 to all customers last month. The new […]

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How to See All of the Personal Data Apple Has Gathered About You

    Unlike other major tech firms, Apple says it doesn’t store a ton of personal data about you. But, unbeknownst to many, you can actually double-check the data it does have. Facebook and Google both have tools that easily let users view their personal data. Apple does not, technically. (Not yet, at least. But more […]

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