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Apple now has 7.6% of the global personal computer market

1 week ago
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).
Dennis Sellers

Writer/director Alfonso Cuarón strikes deal with Apple

1 week ago
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.
Dennis Sellers

Amazon Music now available on Apple TV

1 week ago
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).
Steven Sande

Have an iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro? Check out these cases!

1 week ago
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.
Steven Sande

Apple looks into finger-mounted devices with charging, storage systems

1 week ago
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.
Dennis Sellers

UAG’s Monarch cases offer serious protection for new iPhones

1 week ago
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. 
Dennis Sellers

Apple issues second release of watchOS 5.3.2

1 week 1 day ago
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. 
Dennis Sellers

Enjoy Music Everywhere With the ORION Wireless Waterproof Speaker

1 week 1 day ago
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.
Steven Sande

Tap Strap 2 launches with a focus on the iPad

1 week 1 day ago
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. 
Dennis Sellers

No new iPad Pros this year? ‘Apple Glasses’ in early 2020?

1 week 1 day ago
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.
Dennis Sellers

Executive Leather iPhone Sleeve is sumptous, but you’ll need an extra purchase

1 week 1 day ago
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.
Dennis Sellers

How to pair a wireless controller with your Apple TV

1 week 1 day ago
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:
Dennis Sellers

Addigy announces Apple Device Management support for macOS Catalina

1 week 2 days ago
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.
Dennis Sellers
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