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costs including details about the family plan, student discount, carrier deals, Apple One bundles, and how to save money on the service.
Apple Fellow Phil Schiller
officially took the stand today
in Apple’s legal battle against Epic Games. The Apple veteran focused heavily on the early days of the App Store, but also provided some interesting tidbits on what it costs to run WWDC, a new developer center coming to Apple Park, and more.
Apple is under scrutiny yet again for the concessions it makes in China. A new report from the
New York Times
today focuses broadly on Apple’s relationship with the Chinese government, citing internal documents from the company and interviews with 17 current and former Apple employees.
Some of the most notable details in the report cover Apple complying with local regulations in the country related to storing Chinese user data on local servers. Apple has refuted some of the claims made in the report.
May 17 is known for being the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia — and since 2016, Apple has been celebrating this date with some special campaigns. As part of the tradition, the company today announced
two new Apple Watch Pride bands
, as well as a new watch face that matches those bands.
Thanks to the
watchOS 7.5 RC
released earlier today for developers, we can finally get a better look at the 2021 Pride watch face.
Oculus is close to releasing a new update for its Quest headsets and one of the most interesting new features is Live Overlay casting. Previously, capturing a mixed reality view required lots of hardware, but now the new version of the mixed reality casting can be used with just an iPhone XS or later.
Apple has officially started to present its case in the ongoing legal battle with Epic Games over the App Store. Things have kicked off with Apple Fellow and App Store boss Phil Schiller’s testimony, with
and Craig Federighi expected to testify later this week and into early next week.
With the release of iOS 14.6 RC today for developers, Apple is preparing to release Apple Music Lossless. At the same time,
found something that hasn’t been announced by the company until now: a new Beats Studio earbuds.
Since Apple announced the new 12.9-inch M1 iPad Pro in April, customers have been wondering whether their current Magic Keyboard would be compatible with the new device. Apple confirmed compatibility in a support document, and a new video offers additional details.
reported earlier today
, a huge Eufy privacy breach allowed users to view the live and recorded camera feeds of strangers. Eufy has now responded to this security breach, bizarrely attributing it to a “bug” that has since been fixed.
One week after
releasing watchOS 7.5 beta 3
, Apple has seeded the release candidate for the build to both developers and public beta testers. The update brings the ECG app to two new countries, Apple Card Family Sharing support, Podcasts subscriptions, and more.
The Release Candidate version of iOS 14.6 is now available to developers. Apple has also published the full release notes for the update, including new details on what’s new iPhone and iPad users. Find the full release notes below.
Apple has just released macOS Big Sur 11.4 RC to developers. This comes ahead of the final release, which is expected sometime later this month or early June. The update brings support for paid subscriptions on Apple Podcasts, compatibility with new AMD GPUs, and more.
As more customers are getting their hands on the Apple AirTag, we are learning more about its capabilities and usages. For example, it turns out that AirTag can be used as an NFC tag for a variety of automation in the Shortcuts app.
Twenty years ago this week, Apple opened its first brick and mortar retail stores to applause, cheering, and seemingly endless lines of smiling faces. What started at two malls in Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California became a tradition spanning two decades, generations of customers, and more than five hundred new stores.
Apple released its
2021 Platform Security guide
back in February with new details on M1 Macs, iOS 14, macOS Big Sur, watchOS 7, and more. Now the
guide has been updated
with specifics on how Touch ID on the new Magic Keyboard works, how iPhone unlock with Apple Watch in iOS 14.5 cryptography works, and more.