Following Apple’s deal with Qualcomm, Intel says it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business

Just hours after Apple’s settlement with Qualcomm, Intel has announced that it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business. In a press release, the company says that it will instead focus on 5G network infrastructure. more… The post Following Apple’s deal with Qualcomm, Intel says it is exiting the 5G smartphone modem business appeared first […]

Jony Ive talks AirPods design history with GQ following second-gen debut this week

Fashion-focused GQ snagged an interview with Apple’s legendary designer Jony Ive to celebrate the launch of Apple’s second-gen AirPods this week. The piece starts off tackling one major issue head-on: AirPods looked a little ridiculous to everyone before they became a cultural lightning bolt. more… The post Jony Ive talks AirPods design history with GQ […]

Apple stops signing iOS 12.1.3 following last month’s release of iOS 12.1.4

Apple today has stopped signing iOS 12.1.3, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade from iOS 12.1.4. iOS 12.1.4 was released last month to resolve the FaceTime eavesdropping bug. more… The post Apple stops signing iOS 12.1.3 following last month’s release of iOS 12.1.4 appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

USGA lets amateur golfer Lucy Li off with a warning following her role in Apple Watch video

Earlier this year, the United States Golf Association opened an investigation into amateur golfer Lucy Li over her involvement in an Apple Watch “Close Your Rings” video. According to a new report from Golf Digest today, however, the USGA has concluded its investigation into the 16-year-old golfer. more… The post USGA lets amateur golfer Lucy […]

Huawei demotes responsible employees & slashes their pay following latest ‘Twitter for iPhone’ blunder

Earlier this week, Huawei rang in 2019 by wishing everyone a Happy New Year using Twitter for iPhone. Reuters now reports, however, that Huawei is taking things to a new level by demoting the employees responsible for the blunder and slashing their pay. more… The post Huawei demotes responsible employees & slashes their pay following […]

Tim Cook says ‘hate is a cancer’ & promises $2M donation in company email following Charlottesville tragedy

Following the company’s decision to block Apple Pay on websites promoting white supremacy and hate groups, Apple CEO Tim Cook this evening sent a mass email to all Apple employees to discuss the tragedy in Charlottesville that occurred over the weekend. In the email, obtained by 9to5Mac, Cook expressed his dissonance with President Trump, while he […]