APPLE NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE IPHONE, IPAD, MAC AND APPS

Is Apple preparing to kill off the MacBook Air? iPhone maker could soon release a new 13-inch laptop to replace the old design, report claims

23/01/18 23:47

23/01/18 19:45

The find was reported by Apple expert Filipe Espósito, based in Londrina, Brazil, who discovered Homepod icons with microphone off symbols in the developer build of iOS 11.2.5.

23/01/18 19:44

Disinterest in China is the main reason the iPhone X (pictured) could be cancelled as reports have revealed interest in the phone has hit record lows, according to Taipei City-based firm KGI Securities.

23/01/18 19:18

The new Apple HomePod will be available in white and space grey on the Apple Store app and on the Apple website from 9th February in the US, UK and Australia.

23/01/18 12:38

The customer asked to inspect the used battery at a second-hand market somewhere in China, but for some reason he puts the device to his mouth.

22/01/18 22:04

Marshall Wace and Coltrane Asset Management have both taken short positions in Welsh firm IQE, which makes technology used in the iPhone X.

22/01/18 14:56

Tim Cook talked at Harlow College in Essex, U.K., for the Friday announcement that 70 institutions across Europe will use Apple's Everyone Can Code.

19/01/18 17:17

Cecilia Mula, who is based in Nashville, Tennessee, took to Twitter earlier this week to recount the hilarious mishap, explaining how she accidentally sent the text composed by Siri.

19/01/18 13:03

Users from across the globe reported that the keyboard in Facebook Messenger's iOS app repeatedly froze, making conversations difficult.

18/01/18 16:22

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about the company's plans to invest $350billion in the U.S. economy in an interview with ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis.

18/01/18 15:18

Tim Cook, CEO of the Cupertino-based firm, says that the slowdown feature was introduced to prevent unexpected shutdowns and not to force users to upgrade, as has been suggested,

17/01/18 20:21

From checking app storage in iOS to the 'Lord of the Rings' movie trick, there are simple ways to free up storage on your iPhone. Read our simple guide of how to check your memory and free up space.

17/01/18 19:32

Khloe Kardashian said she was 'nervous' about telling her boyfriend Tristan Thompson she was pregnant with his child. The star took to her website to reveal how she shared the news.

17/01/18 18:16

Workers at a Chinese factory which produces parts for Apple have to work 10-hour shifts under harsh conditions and are exposed to chemicals without protections, a rights group has claimed.

17/01/18 17:55

The Taipei Times claims Apple supplier Inventec has begun a limited shipment of one million speakers to Apple.

17/01/18 15:52

The hack was discovered by software developer Abraham Masri, based in Chicago, who shared a link, which can be used to crash the app, on social media.

16/01/18 14:05

Alex Nomernoy, from Moscow, hangs off the front of a moving train in this terrifying clip before getting out his phone and choosing a song. The 19-year-old fist-bumps his friend in a second clip.

16/01/18 08:35

Landscaping has transformed the giant building site into a green park with over 9,000 trees, two miles of walking and running paths, plus an orchard, meadow and pond.

16/01/18 01:26

Asymco analyst Horace Dediu predicts people will spend $100m a day on apps by the end of 2018, and Apple's App Store alone will overtake Global Box Office revenues this year.

15/01/18 17:42

Rayleen Tritt, 31, shared her story on Quora. The photographer, based in northern Connecticut, said she was 21 when her father noticed a van parked very close to her car.

15/01/18 13:35

The fight erupted at John's Incredible Pizza Company in Newark's NewPark Mall in California on Saturday night.

15/01/18 11:50

The pre-installed Health app recorded Hussein Khavari performing 'strenuous activity' at the time when Maria Ladenburger, 19, was attacked in Freiburg in October 2016.

13/01/18 13:28

Angela Guzma (pictured) and her mentor, who she names only as Raymond, are the individuals responsible for creating Apple's first emoji set, in 2008. Guzman was an intern at the time.

12/01/18 18:42

News of the delay first emerged from internal documents distributed by the Cupertino based company to Apple Stores and Apple authorised service providers.

12/01/18 11:49

Rob Belt, 24, stopped to post a parcel on his way home to Cherry Willingham, Lincolnshire, on December 18, 2017, when he started feeling dizzy. He managed to ask Siri to call his fiancée.

11/01/18 20:01

Detroit dad Dante received a FaceTime call from his daughter, London, who told him that younger brother Dominic had pooped on the rug.

11/01/18 13:23

The flaw with the Cupertino, California, company's operating system was first highlighted via a bug report on the Open Radar developer community website.

11/01/18 12:29

Omaha-based billionaire Warren Buffett said he's not interested in upgrading to an iPhone. 'When I actually buy it, it's all over, folks. The last person has bought it,' he said.

11/01/18 02:52

Chief of Staff John Kelly's electronics ban goes even further than anticipated, as West Wing staffers will be barred from bringing 'any portable device that emits an electric signal' to work.

11/01/18 00:17

University of West Georgia senior Jaila Gladden, 21, was kidnapped in her own car from a Kroger parking lot in Carrollton in September.

10/01/18 18:49

The chairman of a U.S. Senate committee overseeing business issues asked Apple Inc to answer questions about its disclosure that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries.

10/01/18 17:21

Barclays estimates Apple will swap 54 million batteries, giving up around $10B from the potential loss of the estimated 16M iPhone sales.

09/01/18 20:08

'Planned obsolescence', which means slowing down products to force consumers to buy new ones, is illegal in France, and if found guilty, Apple could be fined five per cent of its annual sales.

09/01/18 18:37

Apple investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction might not be a bad thing for profits.

09/01/18 18:04

Zurich police said the incident occurred as the repair worker was removing the battery, which burned his hand, before it started smoking and forcing an evacuation of the Apple Store.

09/01/18 16:59

Tina Pierre, from Ocoee, Florida, was waiting on a text and claims to have started feeling pain where she placed her phone and noted that it was hot to touch. The teen, 17, was just given a replacement.

09/01/18 11:36

Phill Bland, of Wigan, Greater Manchester, was astonished when his wife Paula's phone began responding to his face.

09/01/18 05:25

The latest updates, 11.2.2 for iOS and 10.13.2 for macOS High Sierra, are available now for iPhones, iPads, and Macs to protect users.

08/01/18 21:11

The gadget will battle Amazon 's Echo and Google's Home for the lucrative smart speaker market, using Apple Music and Siri to do everything from play music to give news and traffic updates.

08/01/18 13:55

Reports claimed a worker died on Saturday at a Foxconn factory in China. The worker apparently jumped from a high-rise building. A colleague claimed the worker had failed to get a referral fee.

08/01/18 11:28

New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System said in an open letter that the company must offer more tools to help children fight addiction (stock image).

06/01/18 14:39

Reading-based Dialog Semiconductor, whose chips are used in some of Intel's processors, dropped as investors started to digest the scale of the revelations.

05/01/18 21:05

Companies are scrambling to fix the serious security issues after it was determined the two hardware bugs discovered could be exploited to allow the memory content of a computer to be leaked.

05/01/18 19:36

Under the new bill, which was signed into law just before Christmas, Apple will be able to bring $252 billion of its overseas cash back to the United States at a tax rate of 15.5 percent.

05/01/18 17:33

Ido Naor, senior security researcher at Moscow based Kaspersky Lab's global research and analysis team, believes patches are still worth installing but that they do not guarantee protection.

04/01/18 22:55

When you enter Bahista Cafe, an iPad scans your face and your name, favourite order and rewards points immediately flash up on another iPad facing the barista.

04/01/18 03:02

After social media users slammed Apple last week for falling ice and snow around its Chicago store, the firm says the issue was the result of a malfunction in the roof warming system.

03/01/18 20:27

Experts say there are three new iPhones on the way - including Apple's biggest ever phone with a gigantic 6.5 inch screen. The Korea Herald says LG Display will begin shipping the screens later this year.

03/01/18 12:57

An internal memo from the Cupertino-based firm revealed customers should receive a battery for $29 (£25) for iPhone 6 phones (pictured) and newer - even if they pass their Genius Bar diagnostic test.

03/01/18 10:30

Experts at Princeton University in New Jersey say the security loophole could be used to access people's passwords, raising concerns that hackers could exploit the flaw.

03/01/18 00:26

A tax amnesty could allow the American tech giant to repatriate its £185billion foreign cash pile, giving it a huge war chest to bankroll takeovers, say Citi analysts.

02/01/18 18:52

Apple, based in Cupertino, California, has crafted a one-handed keyboard mode as part of its latest software update to help those who struggle to type one-handed on its larger devices.

30/12/17 04:03

Apple's new patent was published on December 28. The document describes a system that could supply power to multiple devices, using both wired and wireless connections.

30/12/17 03:15

Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato trademarked the Steve Joibs name in 2012 and since then have faced legal action from Apple for the right to carry on using it - but they now have the backing of the courts.

30/12/17 01:44

Tyler Barney, a high school student in Mt Juliet, said he made the discovery that decreased performance has to do with phones lithium-ion batteries when his iPhone 6s 'became buggy,

29/12/17 21:43

Perilous icicles are hanging from the roof of Apple's new flagship retail store in Chicago after the architects Macbook Air-inspired roof failed to account for gutters to catch snow and ice.

29/12/17 18:02

Today Texas has joined the ever growing list of places Apple is facing legal action over its slowdown of older iPhonee, with three owners claiming Apple misled customers.

29/12/17 13:27

A Queensland law firm is considering a class action lawsuit against Apple Inc, after the company admitted to slowing down old versions of the iPhones.

29/12/17 13:06

The new Apple patent filed with the Alexandria-based US Patent and Trademark Office details a 'hybrid' display which could be used for augmented reality.

28/12/17 23:19

The tech giant said 'We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down', and revealed it is slashing the price of a replacement battery, and will show users exactly how much their battery has degraded.

28/12/17 18:34

South Korea's Communications Commission has asked for an explanation of the issue from Apple, while in France a consumer group has filed filed preliminary, legal complaints in court.

28/12/17 15:20

A bonus of 560,000 shares paid out in September added $89 million (£66 million) to Tim Cook's earnings, Cupertino-based company Apple disclosed in a regulatory filing.

28/12/17 12:22

The move is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's push to give the conservative kingdom a high-tech look. Both companies already sell products in Saudi Arabia via third parties.

28/12/17 12:02

Increasingly iPhone users in China - a country of more than a billion people - are concerned about their iPhone X's security features. Pictured is a son unlocking his mother's iphone using Face ID.

27/12/17 18:23

All the lawsuits - filed in U.S. District Courts in California, New York and Illinois - seek class-action to represent potentially millions of iPhone owners nationwide.

27/12/17 11:43

The reality TV queen, 37, took to Instagram Stories on Tuesday to show off her windfall over the holiday, which included presents from Disney, Adidas, Netflix, Amazon and Apple.

26/12/17 21:18

According to Sinolink analyst Zhang Bin, shipments could be as low as 35 million in first quarter – roughly 10 million less than previously estimated. Apple will also slash sales forecast to 30 million units.

26/12/17 11:35

A hilarious video posted on Monday shows a mom opening a gift to reveal an iPhone X that she assumed was perfume in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

24/12/17 15:24

Bikini-clad Roxy Jacenko, 37, multitasks at Sydney's Bondi Beach on Sunday. The PR queen was joined by husband Oliver Curtis, and their children Pixie, six, and Hunter, three.

22/12/17 14:22

Apple customers from Los Angeles have filed a lawsuit with the US District Court for the Central District of California accusing the firm of interfering with their devices without consent.

21/12/17 16:57

New 3D sensing and AR functions expected to come to the iPhone's rear camera in 2019 will require more power consumption - prompting Apple to find ways to increase battery capacity.

21/12/17 11:40

The scammers are cold-calling victims and impersonating UK government officials, telling them that they owe large amounts of tax which they can only pay off through gift cards.

21/12/17 00:15

Los Angeles Vimeo user and TV director Ben Pluimer recently filmed his friend Mike McCafferty's bird Lucky singing as he ties his shoes.

20/12/17 21:44

Apple says the software update is actually prolonging the life of the phone and stopping them from shutting down as their batteries age and become less effective.

19/12/17 15:53

In benchmark tests, experts from Toronto firm Geekbench found that on certain versions of the Apple operating system, phones with older batteries achieved much lower performance scores.

18/12/17 18:24

There are worldwide shortages of the popular Apple AirPods just one week before Christmas for the second year running.

18/12/17 14:48

Cupertino-based Apple has filed a patent to allow Siri to understand when you're whispering and to respond accordingly, allowing users more privacy.

15/12/17 17:02

The Buddhist monk, 82, announced the new app, which will allow users to watch live video of his teachings, to his 16.6 million Twitter followers yesterday. But it is blocked by China's Apple store.

15/12/17 16:35

Scottish electronics shop Replay It in Musselburgh, East Lothian, fell victim to the two con men (pictured) yesterday as cashier Tasha McDonald, 18, worked behind the till.

15/12/17 02:09

Amazon.com will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday.

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