A new report from
details that the indie film and TV studio A24 has been exploring a potential sale, and Apple is among the companies that have expressed interest. A24 is said to be commanding an acquisition price of between $2.5 billion to $3 billion.
While a lot of MagSafe stands include metal for at least some part of their build, there’s usually a good amount of plastic involved. Native Union’s
MagSafe Rise Dock
takes the path less traveled with a solid metal build and a minimalistic (and portable) design. Read along for our detailed review of the MagSafe Rise Dock, Native Union’s 10-foot MagSafe compatible charger, and more.
A few weeks ago, Apple officially classified the original 12-inch MacBook from 2015 as “vintage.” This comes as Apple drops support for the machine with this fall’s release of macOS Monterey. Fortunately, Apple actually released three other variations of the machine between 2016 and 2018 before officially discontinuing it in 2019. Two years after Apple stopped selling the 12-inch MacBook, I’m still heartbroken that the machine fell victim to consumers’ undying love for the MacBook Air. With Apple Silicon and M1, it’s time to think about bringing it back.
With temporary working from home beginning to turn into a long-term hybrid schedule, the need for a good webcam has presented itself as yet another issue to address for out-of-office work. As some of the worst offenders of that, Apple’s lineup of Macs have long been scrutinized for their less-than-stellar internal webcams. But that’s where Anker’s new PowerConf C300 enters the mix.
In a surprise launch,
Apple debuted its MagSafe Battery Pack
for the iPhone 12 lineup with a clean white design. Let’s dive into all the details on the new accessory like the capacity and how much charge it might offer, charging speed, simultaneous and reverse charging, what’s in the box, and more.
Over the last year, Twitter has rolled out a handful of features designed to give users more control over replies to their tweets. Twitter is now
on these features and rolling out support for changing who can reply to a tweet after it’s posted.
Apple today released the MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 lineup. Although we are still waiting on details and real-world hands-on time, are you planning to buy Apple’s own solution to give extra juice to your phone through the day?
Apple is readying a new service that will allow Apple Pay users to buy products and pay them off in monthly installments, rivalling existing monthly payment plan options from the likes of Affirm and PayPal.
Bloomberg says this feature
is in development and internally named ‘Apple Pay Later’.
However, Apple’s service would be directly integrated with Apple Pay. Apple is said to be partnering with Goldman Sachs on the new scheme. Goldman Sachs already serves as the backing bank behind the Apple Card.
After a long beta cycle, Apple has seeded the macOS 11.5 Release Candidate to developer and public beta testers today. The release comes with bug fixes for the Music app and an update for the Podcasts app.
In addition to the new MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12, Apple has also released two new colors for the
AirTag leather key ring
AirTag leather loop
. Both are now available in California poppy and forest green. The leather key rings are priced at $35 while the the leather loops are priced at $39. You can purchase them now from
Following the announcement of the MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12, Apple is now rolling out the release candidate of iOS 14.7 to developers and public beta testers. Head below for the full release notes.
Apple today released the
MagSafe Battery Pack
accessory for iPhone 12 models. Many months after the iPhone 12 series was unveiled, Apple has quietly released a new first-party MagSafe accessory in the form of a wireless battery pack. (
Unofficial magnetic battery packs
for iPhone 12 have been around for several months from third-party makers.)
The MagSafe battery pack attaches magnetically to the back of the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max offering additional hours of battery life. The pack itself charges with a
, and it can passthrough charge to the attached iPhone at the same time. Apple recommends using a
20-watt USB-C charger
for the fastest charge times.
Apple Arcade hasn’t been an essential service for
, but a recent experience with my son has made the subscription video game service a must-have for my family. I also think my kid thinks I’m a little bit cooler now.
In an email sent to customers today, Backblaze announced that they will be increasing the cost of its unlimited Mac backup plan. While plan prices will jump next month, Backblaze is giving customers a chance to lock in existing prices for up to two years.
Instagram today is launching a new feature called Security Checkup, which will help people keep their accounts secure. In a
, Instagram says Security Checkup will “guide people, whose accounts may have been hacked, through the steps needed to secure them.
Behind every great virtual Apple keynote is an equally impressive collection of modern furniture and tasteful objects from top designers across the globe. Poring through
all six online-only Apple events
, I’ve cataloged more than 100 chairs, sofas, tables, lamps, books, and accessories that fill the sets.
The awards nominations for the 2021 Primetime Emmys have been announced today and
is leading the Comedy categories thanks to heartwarming hit Ted Lasso. The series was placed in the Best Comedy category, and Jason Sudeikis was nominated for best lead actor in a comedy series. The Ted Lasso cast earned three nominations for best supporting actor with recognition for Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein and Nick Mohammed. Hannah Waddingham and Juno Temple were also nominated for best supporting actress in a comedy series.
Ted Lasso’s performance at the Emmys mirrors the success the comedy has seen at other high-profile awards shows including winning a Peabody Award and a Golden Globe for Best Comedy Series.
In a curious turn of events, iOS 14.6 and some earlier versions are preventing the temperature from showing as 69 degrees on iPhone in its default Weather app even if that’s the actual reading. Instead, the temperature is being rounded up or down to 68 or 70.
One of the features Apple touted as being included with iOS 15 is expanded support for Car Keys, allowing you to unlock, lock, and start your car without having to take your iPhone out of your pocket. Ahead of iOS 15 launching to the public this fall, the Car Connectivity Consortium has
the Digital Key Release 3.0 specification and made it available to members.