Canadians who purchased an Apple Watch Series 4 in Canada may soon get the device’s electrocardiogram (ECG) app and irregular rhythm notifications, as both features have been approved by Health Canada, according to iPhoneInCanada.
Apple says it’s determined that a small percentage of the keyboards in certain MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models may exhibit one or more of the following behaviors:
Well, I didn’t see this coming. Apple just announced an update of the MacBook Pro with faster 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors, bringing eight cores to MacBook Pro for the first time. There are reports that is also includes an updated keyboard made of a new material.
tado°, which specializes in intelligent home climate management, has launched the Smart AC Control V3+. With HomeKit-compatible hardware and a new app, it connects air conditioners and heat pumps to the home’s Wi-Fi replacing the infrared remote control.
VIZIO, Inc. has announced the availability of its 2019 4K HDR smart TV collection with Quantum Color (the company’s next-generation quantum dot technology), Active Full Array backlighting, and support for Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.
Since Apple News+ — which brings together over 300 magazines, newspapers and online publications into a personalized experience within the Apple News app — launched in March, publishers have been using the platform to showcase innovative live covers, special issues and customized feature stories for subscribers, according to Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.
Even as the “Apple Car” rumors continue to pick up steam, Apple has been granted a patent (number 10,293,718) for a “motion control seating system” for a vehicle. It’s designed to combat motion sickness.
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Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. AppleInsider reports that Capital Partners analyst Craig Irwin says Apple is building large drive rooms in California to continue testing its prototype vehicles. He also claims that Apple tried to buy Tesla.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has named Apple its 2019 Creative Marketer of the Year, AdAge reports.
Scosche’s new MFI-certified USB-C to Lightning Power Delivery cables are very useful for connecting and syncing Apple Lightning devices with USB-C enabled devices. My favorite is the $19.99, four-foot TPE USB-C to Lightning cable dubbed Strikeline.
Smart speaker market share data from Canalys shows China reached 10.6 million units by growing nearly 500% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, overacting the U.S. as the top smart speaker market. And the report puts Apple and the HomePod into the “Other” category for sales.
Another day, another lawsuit. As noted by AppleInsider, Data Scape Limited is suing Apple for violating a data sync patent by way of iCloud, iTunes, and the various devices that use these services.
According to a Tidbits report, Apple is selling an “apparently new” 23.7-inch LG UltraFine Display at its retail stores — or at least some of them.
Transcend has released a new portable SSD, the ESD350C, that’s compatible with macOS, Windows and Android devices. Featuring a USB Type-C port and supporting the USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface, the drive can be used with devices equipped with USB Type-C or USB Type-A ports.
Adonit’s Pro 4 is described as a passive, non-Bluetooth stylus with a precision disc for “note takers, mobile gamers and artists” so they can sketch, write and navigate on any touch screen surface. It’s targeted to, among others, iPhone (XS Max, XS, XR, X, 8, 8 Plus) users.
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Apple, Dell,. and two other U.S. tech companies are set to give up their preferred shares in Japanese chip maker Toshiba Memory Holdings Corp. for more than $4 billion under a refinancing plan, reports The Wall Street Journal, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the plan.”
Apple is considering an “intelligent list reading” feature for Siri, its personal digital assistant, as evidenced by a new patent filing (number 20190147880).
The slow death of traditional TV has long been predicted after the surge in digital rivals, but research from Ovum — as noted by RapidTV News — suggests that such services can fine tune to survive the onslaught.