Apple has updated the look of its web-based App Store, 9to5Mac first reported. It definitely has the feel of the iOS 11 App Store, which Apple completely redesigned and launched last September. But, unlike iOS 11, there’s no focus on app discovery.
The functionality is about the same as before, but what it comes down to is the clean design that feels simpler — perhaps due to the… Read More... →
As we learned back at the end of December, Apple has been limiting the maximum performance of iPhones as the batteries within get older. The goal, they’ve stated, is to prevent random device shutdowns as time goes on and the battery’s output starts to wane.
But that’s something they ought to have explained it better from Day 1; most users would never expect that swapping a… Read More... →
In the past week, five Apple commuter shuttles carrying employees to and from the company’s Cupertino offices have been attacked, several sources tell us. Windows on the buses were shattered by what employees are suspecting was a gun being fired at the vehicles. All five incidents took place off highway 280 near Woodside, Calif. The first attack took place Friday evening, with an… Read More... →
Apple has landed its first half-hour comedy series, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter out this afternoon. The series, which will be exec produced by and star SNL vet Kristen Wiig, hails from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. This is the third project from Hello Sunshine that Apple has now picked up to aid in its streaming TV ambitions.
Others include a Jennifer… Read More... →
Apple is about to give the US economy a huge boost in the form a $350 billion five year investment. As part of that, it will commit $55 billion this year alone and plans on adding 20,000 new jobs over that timeframe. Following in the footsteps of Amazon, it also plans to add a new campus somewhere in the US this year. There is a lot of news here. Let’s start with the big picture… Read More... →
A few weeks back, Apple added “Give me the news” to Siri’s repertoire of tricks in the the latest beta version of iOS. The feature comes as the company is readying its smart assistant for the imminent arrival of the HomePod, the company’s first smart assistant-driven device.
The feature is now out of beta here in the States and the U.K. Asking Siri for the news will… Read More... →