After India threatened to ban iPhones, Apple approved country’s ‘DND’ spam-filtering app

India’s telecom regulator, TRAI, earlier this year threatened to ban iPhones in the country if Apple didn’t approve a government-developed Do Not Disturb app by January of 2019. more… The post After India threatened to ban iPhones, Apple approved country’s ‘DND’ spam-filtering app appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple releases new iPhone XS case and Apple Watch sport band colors, still no iPhone XR cases

Apple today has quietly released a new collection of colors for its iPhone XS silicone cases and Apple Watch sport bands. The new colors include Hibiscus, Mellow Yellow, and Pacific Green. Further, Apple has also started selling the new Nike Sport Loop colors that originally launched through Nike earlier this month. more… The post Apple […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad Pro $330 off, 12-inch MacBook (Refurb) $479 off, Powerbeats3 $90, more

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Study shows Apple Watch health insurance deals yield substantial increase in exercise

Over the last year, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of health insurance providers offering Apple Watch-based incentives to clients. One of those providers is Vitality Insurance, which recently conducted a study on how much offering tangible rewards can motivate people to increase their level of exercise. more… The post Study shows Apple Watch […]

Class action suit alleges iMac & MacBook lack dust filters, causing display & performance problems

Apple is facing a new class action lawsuit claiming that it sells select iMac and MacBook models without needed dust filters. In turn, this causes issues such as display imprecations, slowing performance, and more, the lawsuit alleges. The class action suit comes from a notable foe of Apple’s… more… The post Class action suit alleges […]

Future version of Animoji might add voice, sound effects based on user expressions

Apple’s Animoji may provide more ways to interact with the face-tracking animated characters, by playing appropriate sound effects for each avatar triggered when users either make specific expressions or say certain words during a recording session. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Review: 34-inch LG 5K2K UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 Display – was it worth the wait? [Video]

With near perfect timing in relation to Apple’s big MacBook Air and Mac mini refresh, the LG UltraWide 34WK95U display landed in the office last week. Should you consider this highly anticipated end-of-year hardware release? Watch our LG 5K UltraWide review for the details. more… The post Review: 34-inch LG 5K2K UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 Display – was […]

Apple patent describes simple system to make iPhone buttons feel clicky though a case

If you keep your iPhone in a case, as most people do, you’ll know that volume and power buttons can lose their nice definitive clicking sensation, and instead feel rather squishy. That’s a problem Apple thinks it can solve … more… The post Apple patent describes simple system to make iPhone buttons feel clicky though […]

Cyber Monday deals: 12″ MacBooks $799; 13″ MacBook Pros w/ TB from $1,199; 15″ MacBook Pros from $1,499

Amazon-owned Woot has just launched Cyber Monday discounts on Apple’s current 12-inch MacBooks, as well as 2017 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros. Save up to $ 900 on refurbished models with prices starting at just $ 799.99. These flash deals often sell out early, so don’t delay. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

US Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday in Apple antitrust suit alleging App Store monopoly

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments as part of an antitrust lawsuit against Apple over its App Store and app commission policies. As reported by Reuters, the issue stems from Apple’s 30 percent cut of App Store sales. Apple has previously asked the US Supreme Court to throw out this antitrust […]