The flagship Apple retail store coming to D.C.’s historic Carnegie Library is expected to open in late spring, according to the building’s owner, according to the Washington Business Journal.
It’s been awhile since we’ve had a giveaway here at Apple World Today, and fortunately for all of our readers, this is a good one! Back in August of 2018, we reviewed the AWAIR 2nd Edition, a smart air quality monitor that tracks five factors in the air — temperature, humidity, CO2 level, chemical levels, and fine dust (particulates) — to give you real-time continuous monitoring of the air quality in your home. We’re giving away one AWAIR 2nd Edition ($199 value) to a lucky Apple World Today reader.
Consumers are concerned about the privacy and security of their data, yet want a more personalized experience from brands, according to a new survey of more than 1,000 consumers from SmarterHQ, a multichannel behavioral marketing platform. Their results — which I find surprising — finds Amazon has earned the most trust from today’s consumers by a landslide.
Google's Project Zero team has exposed a "high severity" flaw in macOS' kernel, according to a Neowin report.
The USB Promoter Group has announced the pending release of the USB4 specification, an update to deliver the next generation USB architecture that compliments and builds on the existing USB 3.2 and USB 2.0 architectures.
According to VentureBeat, Apple wants to hire someone to gather public comments and present them — along with recommended fixes — to the company’s execs.
I detest robocalls, and the service provided by my carrier doesn’t seem to stop those calls. That’s why I’m personally taking advantage of today’s deal — a one-year subscription to Call Control Premium for $19.99. It gets great reviews on both the Apple App Store and Google Play (there’s an Android version, too), and it’s used by over 12 million users. We’re even adding another reason for you to get Call Control Premium; when you check out, use the promo code DOWNLOADIT and you’ll take another 25% off the sale price.
f you have a newer Mac with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) it’s nice to have a dock, especially as Apple’s laptops have a dearth of ports. One solution is the Plugable UD-CAM docking station, is a small, powerful USB 3.1 Type-C docking station.
Apple has filed for a patent (number 10,217,290) for “registration between actual mobile device position and environmental model” that involves improved augmented reality features on the iPhone.
Samsung Display has sent samples of a foldable display to Apple, so we could, theoretically, see a foldable iPhone next year — though I’m dubious. According to a translation of a report on South Korea’s ET Times.
Canalys has predicted that the worldwide market for 3D printers, and associated materials and services will be worth $22.4 billion in 2020, so you have to wonder if Apple has any interest in the technology.
On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are this week’s picks.
Hitcase recently introduced the new Ferra leather case for iPhone X/XS/XS Max (US$59.99), and it looks spectacular. The case not only provides style and protection for the latest iPhones, but is also a base for the Hitcase TrueLUX accessory lens line. Today we’re looking at both the Ferra case and the TrueLUX Wide lens.
Following failed licensing talks, Apple has been hit with a suit in the Eastern District of Texas alleging infringement of seven patents previously owned by Samsung, LG and others that have been declared essential to the 4G LTE wireless standard, reports Law360.
Apple held its annual investor's meeting at its Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, Friday morning. None of the AWT gang was there, but here are some bullet points from various sources such as Bloomberg and 9to5Mac:
Apple says more apps offer Siri Shortcuts, joining the thousands that have integrated shortcuts since their introduction with iOS 12.
BeLight Software produces a lot of great software that Mac users love, and one of their best tools for designers, graphical artists, or those who just want to create fancy looking effects is the Art Text design tool. You’d usually spend $29.99 for Art Text, but we have it on sale today for $14.99. We’ll also let you in on a little secret — use promo code DOWNLOADIT while checking out, and you get another 25% off the price.
Take this one with a grain of salt, but the Spanish blog Applesfera says the AirPods 2 will be released on March 29, and the first generation of the wireless earbuds will be discontinued.
According to the latest market share survey from NetMarketShare, the market share for both macOS and iOS was down in February.
Apple has repeatedly said that touchscreens weren’t coming to the Mac. But that isn’t stopping the company from experimenting with such devices in its secret laboratories. The company has filed for a patent (number 20190064877) for a “portable computer unified top case.”