Apple finds issue w/ logic board in some 2018 MacBook Airs, offers free repair

Apple has confirmed in an internal document to repair staff that it’s identified an issue with the main logic board in what it says is a “very small number” of MacBook Air models. Apple Stores and authorized repair staff have been informed to replace the main logic board in affected machines at no cost to […]

Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and only a third of them properly disclosed that fact in privacy policies … more… The post Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression […]

Jury finds Apple guilty of infringing on Qualcomm patents in latest lawsuit worth $31M

Apple’s latest legal fight with Qualcomm started last week and a jury verdict today spells disappointing news for Apple. The jury for the suit voted that Apple infringed on all three of the patents that Qualcomm based the case on as it seeks $ 31 million in damages. more… The post Jury finds Apple guilty […]

Apple’s iPhone scores 92% loyalty rate ahead of ‘iPhone 8’ launch, study finds

A new study published by investment bank Morgan Stanley shows 92 percent of iPhone users who are "somewhat or extremely likely" to upgrade within 12 months intend to buy Apple, a good indicator that this year’s iPhone revamp has the makings of a so-called "super cycle." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Russia finds Apple guilty of iPhone price-fixing, potentially facing fines

Last August, Russia opened an investigation into Apple over alleged price-fixing related to the iPhone. At the time, Apple denied any involvement and said that “retailers set their own prices” for the products. Now, Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, however, has found Apple guilty of price-fixing in the country… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Tim Cook finds himself receiving Twitter snark over motion-blurred Super Bowl photo

Apple CEO Tim Cook found himself on the receiving end of a lot of ‘Shot on iPhone’ snark when he tweeted a blurry photo at the end of the Super Bowl 50 game. The photo appears to be motion-blurred due to the slow shutter speed in the low light. As The Verge noted, the tweet attracted a lot of replies […]

Following Apple Music inquiry, European Union conclusion finds collusion unproven

The European Union’s inquiry into whether Apple had colluded with music labels to suppress competition from streaming music services like Spotify has concluded that no evidence exists to support such claims. The investigation involved the questioning of executives from several of Apple’s partner labels to determine whether App Store limitations might “lock out” competitors. The […]