Bernie Sanders criticizes Apple’s $2.5B California housing plan, says company helped create crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had harsh words for Apple after the company announced plans to pledge $ 2.5 billion to fight California’s housing crisis, saying the contribution is an effort to misdirect from the tech giant’s tax encumbrances. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Report: Former Apple exec says company’s leaders are spread too thin, structure doesn’t look ‘effective’

A new report from The Information takes a look at some of the changes that Apple’s leadership has undergone over the last few years, the company’s employee growth, and how that’s spread the executive team thinner than ever. Notably, a former Apple executive believes that the current leadership structure “doesn’t look particularly effective.” more… The post Report: […]

Craig Federighi says scheduled iMessage feature is ‘something we continue to consider,’ lyrics visualizer slated for iOS 13.1 in Music app

iMessage is a rich messenger platform with its own App Store and features like end-to-end encryption. However, advanced features like scheduled iMessages could make it an even more robust service. Recently an Apple user reached out to Craig Federighi about this feature request and got a detailed response about how the company is considering it. […]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to develop and star in Apple TV+ drama, report says

Ahead of the launch of Apple TV+ later this fall, Apple continues to ink new deals for content. Variety reports that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will develop a new drama series for Apple’s upcoming streaming service. more… The post Joseph Gordon-Levitt to develop and star in Apple TV+ drama, report says appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs next week

Earlier this year, LG released its first 2019 TVs that would eventually gain support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2. Now, the TV maker says that updates will soon start to roll out that add support for those features. more… The post LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs […]

Morgan Stanley hikes AAPL to $247, says investors are unnecessarily negative

Apple is an attractive company to invest in ahead of its upcoming earnings report, Morgan Stanley suggests, with low Wall Street estimates for September and negative investor sentiment for the iPhone maker’s current state potentially making decent results for the next quarter seem better. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

11-year-old California girl says her iPhone 6 exploded, Apple investigating

An 11-year-old girl from California claims that her iPhone 6 recently caught fire. Kayla Ramos says that she was holding her iPhone in her hand when she saw sparks and threw the device across the room. more… The post 11-year-old California girl says her iPhone 6 exploded, Apple investigating appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac