Apple Day – Apple, iPod, iPad, iPhone, iTouch, iMac, iBook

January 31, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on TwelveSouth’s new MagicBridge accessory joins your Apple Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2

TwelveSouth’s new MagicBridge accessory joins your Apple Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2

From 9to5Toys.com: TwelveSouth is introducing the next generation of its MagicWand accessory known as the MagicBridge. The small tray houses both your Apple Magic Keyboard and Trackpad 2 to create a unified control surface for your Mac. Head below for … Continue reading

January 31, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple stops signing iOS 10.2 following release of iOS 10.2.1

Apple stops signing iOS 10.2 following release of iOS 10.2.1

As it generally does following new iOS releases, Apple today stopped signing iOS 10.2. The move comes following the release of iOS 10.2.1 earlier this month, which included bug fixes and security patches. Apple is also currently beta testing iOS … Continue reading

January 31, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on North Carolina requires test takers disable MacBook Pro Touch Bar for bar exam

North Carolina requires test takers disable MacBook Pro Touch Bar for bar exam

Prospective lawyers wanting to attend February’s North Carolina Bar Examination will have to disable the Touch Bar if they’re bringing along Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro, according to an announcement. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 30, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s Ability to Hire Foreign Workers May Be Impacted by Trump Overhaul of Work-Visa Programs

Apple’s Ability to Hire Foreign Workers May Be Impacted by Trump Overhaul of Work-Visa Programs

United States President Donald Trump and his administration have drafted an executive order that intends to overhaul the work-visa programs that various technology companies — including Apple — rely on to hire tens of thousands of employees each year. According … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Tech and Economy With Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Tech and Economy With Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Friday afternoon to discuss topics like technology and economy, reports BuzzFeed. Hatch, who is a member of the Judiciary Committee and leads the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, has … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple Removes Tool to Check if an iPhone or iPad is Activation Locked

Apple Removes Tool to Check if an iPhone or iPad is Activation Locked

Apple has removed its Activation Lock status checker on iCloud.com at some point in the past few days. The tool enabled users to enter the serial number or IMEI of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and find out if … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple CEO Tim Cook on Immigration Executive Order: ‘It is Not a Policy We Support’

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Immigration Executive Order: ‘It is Not a Policy We Support’

Apple CEO Tim Cook today sent an email to employees speaking out against the immigration executive order that United States President Donald Trump signed yesterday afternoon. In the letter, shared with MacRumors by an Apple employee, Cook says Trump’s order … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock status tool from website

Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock status tool from website

For reasons unknown, Apple has taken down the iCloud Activation Lock status page on its website, which used to offer a convenient method of determining whether a used iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch was stolen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 29, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Adobe announces plans to shutter Contribute, Director, and Shockwave starting next month

Adobe announces plans to shutter Contribute, Director, and Shockwave starting next month

Adobe today announced that, in an effort to continue to push people towards Creative Cloud, it is discontinuing Adobe Director and Contribute, as well as Shockwave on Mac. The move, which shouldn’t come as too big of a surprise to most, … Continue reading

January 28, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on This week on AI: New beta builds, Apple sues Qualcomm in China, possible U.S. Foxconn plant and more

This week on AI: New beta builds, Apple sues Qualcomm in China, possible U.S. Foxconn plant and more

Apple released its first betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 this week, promising a slate of new features such as a "Find My AirPods" feature and Night Shift for the Mac. We also got a hint of secret projects … Continue reading

January 28, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple honored with Louis Braille Award for efforts in device accessibility

Apple honored with Louis Braille Award for efforts in device accessibility

The Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday featured Apple as a corporate honoree at the 57th annual Louis Braille Awards, a ceremony that recognizes those who contribute to the blind and visually impaired community. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

January 27, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Review: Fabriq is a $50 AirPlay speaker with a small form-factor [Video]

Review: Fabriq is a $50 AirPlay speaker with a small form-factor [Video]

from 9to5Toys We first featured the Fabriq Wireless Speaker last fall as one of our New Toys of the Day. What particularly struck us about this product was its wide range of connectivity. We aren’t just talking Bluetooth here. It … Continue reading

January 27, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Second hacker who targeted celebrity Apple accounts sentenced to 9 months in prison

Second hacker who targeted celebrity Apple accounts sentenced to 9 months in prison

A Chicago man who pleaded guilty to hacking into the Apple email and cloud storage accounts of multiple celebrities in 2014 was on Thursday sentenced to nine months behind bars. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 27, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Following the release of the Apple Watch Series 2, I wrote about my initial first impressions of the device. Essentially, I explained that the first-generation Apple Watch had never truly won me over. I often went through phases where I … Continue reading

January 26, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Public Beta With New Night Shift Mode

Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Public Beta With New Night Shift Mode

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update to public beta testers for testing purposes, two days after seeding the first 10.12.4 beta to developers and three days after releasing macOS Sierra 10.12.3. Beta testers … Continue reading