Apple hires pro-Trump lobbyist to help battle potential tariffs on iPhone and more

Apple is leaning on a close ally of Donald Trump to help it avoid tariffs on iPhone parts and other products. A lobbying registration form first discovered by CNBC indicates that Apple has hired Jeffery Miller to lobby on its behalf in Washington. more… The post Apple hires pro-Trump lobbyist to help battle potential tariffs […]

9to5Mac Daily: November 07, 2019 – Apple details iPhone privacy in iOS 13

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Infinity Cable: Get the new Infinity Cable with interchangeable magnetic tips for USB-C, micro-USB […]

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 […]

Still using an iPhone 5? iOS 10.3.4 is required to keep your phone working

You may remember that, back in July, Apple released rare bug-fix updates for older versions of its operating system: iOS 10.3.4 and iOS 9.3.6. This was necessary to help keep older iPhones and iPads maintain accurate location functionality as the GPS network goes through a time rollover transition. However, the problem is even more serious […]

20% of US iPhone buyers bought iPhone 11 in Q3; two money-saving tactics used

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners says its data suggests that around 20% of US iPhone buyers in Q3 opted to buy one of the three iPhone 11 models despite availability being limited to the final week in the quarter. The market intelligence firm says more budget-conscious consumers had two different approaches to balancing features against price… […]

Dark Mode in iOS 13 significantly helps iPhone battery life, robotic test shows [Video]

Dark Mode is one of the tentpole features of iOS 13 this year, and is rolling out quickly to third-party apps and websites. A new test from PhoneBuff this weekend aims to discover just how much better Dark Mode is for battery life than Light Mode. more… The post Dark Mode in iOS 13 significantly […]

Hands-on: Totallee’s iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max cases + Giveaway [Video]

Below we go hands-on with totallee’s lineup of popular super-thin cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Thanks to totallee, 9to5Mac readers can use code HAPPYHOUR to get 25% off the new collection for a limited time (and enter our iPhone giveaway below). Check out our hands-on video with the new cases: […]