According to Fast Company, Apple is burning the midnight oil to have its in-house-built models ready and running by 2022. The article says that this is “a very aggressive timeline given all the development, testing, and certification work involved.”
Gear4 has released several new and/or updated cases for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. I’ve had a chance to test out the $44.99 Holborn.
You can save time when working on your Mac by using keyboard shortcuts. To use a keyboard shortcut, hold down one or more modifier keys while pressing the last key of the shortcut.
The Mac saw year-over-year sales increase 1.5% from quarter three of 2018 to quarter three of 2019, according to Canalys. The research group says Apple now has 7.6% of the worldwide market for desktops and laptops (tablets such as the iPad aren’t included in the estimates).
Alfonso Cuarón — writer and director of such films as Roma and Gravity — has signed an overall deal with Apple. Under the terms of the multiple-year pact, he’ll create and develop new television projects exclusively for the upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Amazon announced today that the new Amazon Music app is available for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD units that are running tvOS 12.0 or later. Download the Amazon Music app from the Apple TV App Store and you’ll get access to stream millions of songs, thousands of playlists, and a wide variety of stations. Amazon also has global playlists available, including Pop Culture (songs from the current pop music world) and Rap Rotation (hip-hop).
If you’re one of the many Apple fans who has updated to the iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro, you already know what an excellent new smartphone it is. Have you protected your new phone yet? We have three new cases from iPM that not only look great, but add protection and functionality to your phone. The best thing? Since your wallet is probably empty from buying the new phone, all of these cases are on sale for $12.99.
Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190310706) for “electronic finger devices with charging and storage systems.” Apparently, such gadgets could be used with the rumored “Apple Glasses,” an augmented reality, head-mounted display that Apple is almost certainly working on. The finger devices could also be used with Macs, iPads, iPhones, Apple Watches, and AirPods.
Let the Apple Car rumors roll on. Apple has filed for a patent (number 20190313063) for a “method and system for providing at least one image captured by a scene camera of a vehicle.”
UAG’s $59.95 Monarch for the new iPhones — available in crimson, black, and “carbon fiber” — is an ultra protective case. It boasts five layers of protection that include an armor frame (feels like plastic), leather, a polycarbonate shear plate, allow metal hardware, and impact resistant rubber.
Folks who use Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop may have run into a few minor bugs after upgrading to Catalina, but most have fairly simple workarounds, notes AppleInsider.
As noted by AppleInsider, Apple has issued a second release of watchOS 5.3.2. It’s for the Apple Watch Series 4 and enables owners of iPhones that can’t upgrade to iOS 13 or later to continue using the smartwatch with their older smartphone.
Tired of small waterproof Bluetooth speakers that work even when dunked in water, but deliver sound that doesn’t thrill you? Today’s deal is going to make you happy! The xFyro ORION Wireless Waterproof Speaker ($34.99) not only features full IP67 waterproofing and the ability to float, but provides excellent sound.
OWC has rolled out the OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dock, which offers dual-drive RAID data storage up to 28TB combined with an integrated 7-port dock.
Tap, the wearable keyboard and mouse makers, has released an all-new Tap Strap 2 which introduces the AirMouse feature, enabling users to control devices such as iPads and smart TVs using hand gestures with its plug ’n play AirMouse functionality.
In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts that Apple will release updated iPad Pros and new MacBooks (yep, MacBooks, not MacBook Airs) in the first half of 2020, along with an “iPhone SE 2” and the long-anticipated Apple Glasses.
As any long-time Apple World Today patron knows, I’m a big fan of WaterField Designs’ products. The company’s new Executive Leather iPhone Sleeve — available in six custom-fitted sizes for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max (“naked” or within an Apple case) is as gorgeous as the rest of the company’s products, but doesn’t fit my needs. At least without an additional purchase.
I really like most of the games in Apple Arcade, Apple’s gaming streaming service that allows you to play games on — and across — Macs, iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, and Apple TVs. And I really like that you can pair a PlayStation DUALSHOCK 4 or Xbox Wireless Controller for gameplay. Here’s how to connect of the controllers to your Apple TV:
Apple is apparently getting the rights to A Christmas Carol, a live action musical based on the Charles Dickens’ classic that will star Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell, reports Variety. It will arrive later this year on Apple TV+, although it could get a limited theatrical release first.
Addigy, a provider of cloud-based Apple Device Management software, has announced general availability of its enhanced platform with support for macOS 10.15 Catalina. It enables full utilization of Catalina’s new features, including support for 64-bit systems and advanced privacy controls, according to Addigy CEO Jason Dettbarn.