Sprint calls AT&T’s ‘5G E’ branding ‘fake 5G’ in letter to consumers, promises own 5G network in 2019

Sprint in an open letter to consumers derides AT&T for its "5G Evolution" advertising push, saying accompanying "5G E" connectivity branding — soon to land on iPhone with iOS 12.2 — is a gambit designed to mislead consumers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

AirPods with wearable battery strap currently being crowdfunded, promises four full charges

Though the rumors of AirPods 2 continue to ramp up, new accessories for the wireless buds continue to pop-up, including this creative battery strap designed to give the buds four full charges, Air.Wear. more… The post AirPods with wearable battery strap currently being crowdfunded, promises four full charges appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

MoviePass promises ticket refunds after widespread Friday night outage

Popular subscription movie service MoviePass suffered a widespread outage at perhaps the worst possible time for users. On Friday evening, MoviePass subscribers took to Twitter to complain they couldn’t check into a movie, thus rendering the app and the accompanying Mastercard useless… more… 9to5Mac

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 […]

Apple’s Tim Cook condemns Trump decision to back out of Paris climate accord, promises corporate efforts will continue

Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an internal email to employees on Thursday saying that while a personal appeal to President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement failed, corporate environmental efforts will continue. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Angela Ahrendts Promises Details on Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Situation Next Week

As we noted earlier this week, Apple has yet to launch its annual “Back to School” promotion that in recent years has launched in early July and offered educational customers free $50-$100 Apple Store or iTunes/App Store gift cards with the purchase of a Mac or iOS device, in addition to the usual educational discount […]

Apple Luring TV Content Partners With Promises of Data Sharing

Apple is having more luck getting content partners to participate in its upcoming streaming service by promising to share data with them, reports the New York Post. News of Apple’s most recent streaming television plans surfaced yesterday, after The Wall Street Journal reported the company was in talks with programmers like CBS, Disney, and Fox […]