Apple asks Trump administration for tariff relief on iPhone parts, AirPods, Apple Watch after last denial

Apple has officially asked for more exemptions on tariffs that went into effect in Septemeber as part of the US-China trade war. As reported by Bloomberg, Apple’s latest formal requests seek another round of exemptions, this time for iPhone components, AirPods, Apple Watch, and more from the current 15% duties. more… The post Apple asks […]

Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old woman call emergency services after car accident

With the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG functionality having proven to be incredibly useful for many people, it’s easy to forget about the device’s fall detection feature as well. An 87-year-old woman in Maine is now crediting that feature with helping her after a car accident. more… The post Apple Watch fall detection helps 87-year-old […]

Family credits Apple’s Find My Friends with helping locate daughter after severe car crash

A mother in North Carolina says that Apple’s Find My Friends application helped locate her daughter after she missed her curfew. Find My Friends led Catrina Alexander to her daughter Macy Smith, who had hydroplaned off the road was stranded under her car. more… The post Family credits Apple’s Find My Friends with helping locate […]

New York City teen sues Apple for $1B after being falsely linked to a string of Apple store thefts

In a lawsuit filed in New York today, 18-year-old Ousmane Bah is suing Apple for a whopping $ 1 billion. Bah alleges that he was falsely arrested for a series of thefts from Apple stores due his name being falsely linked to the face of the actual thief. more… The post New York City teen […]

Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon

After making its pro version free for all last year, popular vector graphics app Vectornator this week launched one of its biggest updates yet and it remains entirely free for current and new users. The developers also announced the upcoming release of its first Vectornator for Mac app slated to arrive later this year. You […]

Angela Ahrendts talks future after Apple as Deirdre O’Brien receives stock bonus

Angela Ahrendts on Thursday briefly commented on near-term plans after it was announced that she would depart her role as Apple’s retail chief in April, while Ahrendts’ successor, Deirdre O’Brien, took receipt of a stock bonus potentially worth tens of millions of dollars. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple no longer signing iOS 12.1.1 and iOS 12.1.2 after iOS 12.1.3 release

Apple today has stopped signing iOS 12.1.2 and iOS 12.1.1, which means it is now longer possible to downgrade from iOS 12.1.3. Apple regularly stops signing older versions of iOS to ensures users stay on the most up-to-date builds for security and stability reasons. more… The post Apple no longer signing iOS 12.1.1 and iOS […]

Apple promotes John Giannandrea to SVP of ML and AI Strategy after hiring ex-Google search chief in April 

Apple has promoted recent hire John Giannandrea to its executive team with a new role: senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy. Giannandrea joined Apple earlier this year after leaving his role of search and AI chief at Google. more… The post Apple promotes John Giannandrea to SVP of ML and AI Strategy after hiring ex-Google […]

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