Pokémon GO, Niantic and Nintendo’s popular augmented reality game for mobile devices, is now causing troubles for some players. More specifically, iPhone users have been reporting that the game is mistakenly banning players for no reason.
With the latest round of
HomePod rumors from
comes a particularly big one. Apple is looking to combine the Apple TV and the HomePod into a singular product. They’re also testing ways to incorporate a FaceTime camera into the device for calls in the living room. While our concept imagines what this product might look like, it’s truly a shot in the dark. A product like this might require an entirely new design from Apple rather than some kind of Frankenstein monster made up of different pieces of the HomePod and Apple TV 4K. We tried putting the best of each together to imagine a product that would feel familiar to customers.
The Trump administration was adamant about banning TikTok or
forcing a sale to a US company
last year, but then
multiple deadlines passed
without anything happening before the end of 2020. Now after previously pressing pause on the matter, the Biden administration and TikTok say they will take more time to discuss the situation with a new June 11 deadline on further action.
A handful of rumors have indicated that
this year’s iPhone 13
will use new LTPO display technology to enable ProMotion high-refresh rate. Now, display analyst Ross Young is corroborating this expectation, saying that Apple’s adoption of LTPO will help make it the dominant display technology over the next two years.
After committing to an
investigation into the global chip shortage
, the Biden administration has called the problem a “national security issue.” Later today it is looking to hear feedback directly from affected companies at a White House Summit as it works on short and long-term solutions.
An Apple Support document has revealed that Apple made a very rare change to the production of its A12 and S5 processors last fall. According to the company, Apple upgraded the Secure Enclave in those processors to a second-generation version of the Storage component during the fall of 2020.
As the launch of App Tracking Transparency with iOS 14.5 nears, Apple continues to defend the privacy-preserving feature against backlash. In a new interview with the
, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed App Tracking Transparency, as well as Apple’s ongoing legal battle with Epic Games.
Microsoft has announced today that it is acquiring Nuance Communications, the company that originally
built Siri’s backend
. With the $19.7 billion deal, Microsoft is looking to advance its AI and cloud capabilities in the healthcare industry – what Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella calls “the most urgent application.”
Apple’s marketing for the Pro Display XDR recently went under review by the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK. After looking into several complaints, the authority asked Apple to drop the term “Far beyond HDR,” clarify its P3 wide color range, and also questioned the display’s 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Now Apple has updated its website in the UK.
Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple TV+ costs $4.99 per month. Here’s every Apple original television show and movie available now on Apple TV+, as well as the latest trailers …
Although COVID-19 remains an ongoing concern in many parts of the world, China’s aggressive social distancing and quarantining policies have seen its daily case rates fall below 100 for most of the last year. According to the latest data from the CAICT, the Chinese smartphone market has also now recovered to pre-pandemic levels.