Apple Pro Display XDR alternative from Asus matches many specs, but 4K not 6K

It’s unlikely that too many pros with the budget to invest in the upcoming Mac Pro will be looking for an Apple Pro Display XDR alternative, but for any that are, Asus thinks it has an interesting option. The Asus ProArt PA32UCG specs put it into close competition with Apple’s professional monitor, not matching the […]

PSA: Many users reporting issues signing into Google accounts through Mail on macOS 10.14.4

Apple yesterday released macOS 10.14.4 to the public with features such as automatic Dark Mode in Safari, Apple News+, and more. On the other hand, the update also seems to include one frustrating bug related to authenticating Gmail accounts through Apple Mail. more… The post PSA: Many users reporting issues signing into Google accounts through […]

iTunes & App Store experiencing widespread downtime for many users [U]

Update: App Store, iTunes, and Apple Music are back online for most users. Apple’s iOS App Store and iTunes Store are suffering from widespread downtime this evening. The service is down for multiple members of the 9to5Mac staff, while Twitter is full of complaints from affected users. Apple has yet to acknowledge the issue. more… The […]

Apple says ‘intermittent issues’ with many cloud services, inc Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes Store, App Store

Apple’s system status page is displaying problems with a significant number of cloud services. At the time of writing, it is showing ‘intermittent issues’ for ‘some users’ for the following services: App Store Apple Music Apple TV iTunes in the Cloud iTunes Store iTunes U Mac App Store Volume Purchase Program … more… 9to5Mac

Mega iOS/Mac Holiday App Sale Roundup: GO Trilogy, Oceanhorn, Duet Display, Bastion, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Rush + many more

From 9to5Toys: As usual at this time of year, just about every major app developer starts putting its best apps/games on sale for the holidays. We are just days away from the price lock on the App Store, and we are already seeing a massive list of top-tier titles go on sale. This year’s list certainly leans […]

KGI says ‘iPhone 7’ won’t have ‘many attractive selling points,’ predicts competitors to outperform Apple

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities continues to have a bearish outlook on iPhone sales through the end of 2016, telling investors on Sunday that he believes Apple will be the only top-five smartphone vendor to see shipments decline this year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

App Store and iTunes Experiencing Issues for Many Users Worldwide

Apple has updated its System Status page to reflect that many users may be unable to access, purchase, or update apps on the App Store on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Multiple other iCloud services are or were also experiencing downtime, including the iTunes Store, iBooks Store, iCloud Drive, and iWork for iCloud. The issues began […]

The Best Black Friday Games/Apps Deals: 2Do, MacID, Pixelmator, Infinity Blade, Kingdom Rush, Parallels, many more

This year’s Black Friday games and apps deals are now in full swing. We have rounded up all the best console bundles, games/amiibo and packed our daily roundups full of some of the best deals of the year. Along with the new Free App of the Week, Apple has now launched a 50% off holiday […]

Tim Cook: iPad Pro Will Replace Notebooks and Desktops for ‘Many, Many People’

Ahead of the launch of the iPad Pro, Apple executives have been doing a series of interviews to drum up excitement and interest in the device. Earlier today, The Independent published an interview with Tim Cook where he shared his thoughts on the Apple Pencil and the iPad Pro’s target market. This afternoon, The Telegraph […]

Many Apple Music Listeners Seeing 503 iCloud Connection Errors

Apple Music appears to be experiencing some issues today, with some users reporting continual 503 errors for the last several hours. When attempting to play an Apple Music song via iTunes, an error message that says “The shared library ‘Cloud Music Library’ is not responding.” More annoying than debilitating, the error can be dismissed and […]

Apple Watch launch retail stock to be limited for many models, reservations favored

If you want to buy the Apple Watch model of your choice at an Apple Store at launch, you should consider pre-ordering online or through an Apple Store reservation, sources have told 9to5Mac. Due in part to the number of different models, Apple Watch inventory at many Apple Stores in the United States will be heavily constrained at […]