Support for HomePod in iTunes 12.7.3 includes menu options designed specifically to control the device.
A bitter complaint about the Apple retail store notwithstanding, there’s no better place to experience Apple, its products and service.
Security Update 2018-001 Sierra and Security Update 2018-001 El Capitan also include the same general security fixes includes in macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.
The general release notes specify only “bug fixes and improvements,” while the security patch notes detail 12 different security holes plugged in the update.
The company launched WeChat mini apps, a catalog of more than 580,000 apps that run directly inside the WeChat messaging app, bypassing Apple’s App Store and Google Play entirely.
Apple announced Monday that it will support the Malala Fund as the girl’s education charity’s first Laureate partner.
Apple picked quarterback Tom Brady to promote Beats by Dre headphones. A new spot for the brand features a grim and gritty locker room shot of the Deflategate quarterback wearing a pair of Beats by Dre. In a voiceover, Mr. Brady says: “Doubt me. Distract me. Give me noise. ‘Cause all I hear is, ‘It’s payback time.'” A tagline of “Above the noise” then appears, followed by the Beats logo. The spot was posted to YouTube this weekend, and already has more than 2.2 million views.
Apple has a new spot out called Selfies on iPhone X. The commercial features a series selfies with a soundtrack of the late Muhammad Ali declaring that he is the greatest. He was so great, in fact, his one fault was in recognizing just how great he was. Watch the commercial (with sound on), and he’ll tell you all about it.
There are some fundamental issues related to education in an environment immersed in social media. What can Apple do better?
Apple has hired away somewhere between one third and half of the employees of an enterprise consulting startup called Silicon Valley Data Science
The Fortune annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies is out, and Apple is in the top spot again.
Pop Culture artist Andy Warhol’s Apple logo painting is up for auction and is expected to bring in somewhere between US$20,000 and $30,000. Woodshed Art Auctions is conducting the auction with live bidding starting at 5:30 PM eastern time on February 1st. For you art aficionados considering making a bid, the piece is 8×8-inches in a 16.5×16.5-inch frame, float mounted with archive corners, no adhesives, and in good condition. Early online bids are currently at $6,500, so now you know what you have to out bid.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look back on the MacBook Air’s influence on other Apple products, plus they take Tim Cook to task for his recent iPhone battery throttling comments.
At Wednesday’s closing price of $179.10, each employee would receive (roughly) 14 shares of restricted stock units that would then vest over time.
Apple made some major announcements about taxes, investments, and the company’s five year plan for contributions to the U.S. economy, and Bryan and Jeff take a deep dive into what it all means. They also examine their own potential for hypocrisy in criticizing Apple’s smarthome strategy. The cap the show with a listener comment about the Mac App Store security bug.
The MacBook Air, introduced by Steve Jobs at Macworld San Francisco in January, 2008, was limited in capability and outrageously expensive. We loved it.
In a long press release, the company said increased investment, existing plans, and a one-time tax would add up to a $350 billion contribution to the nation’s economy.
With the dust still settling on its new spaceship campus in Cupertino, Apple announced plans to build another facility.
The money is owed on roughly $245 billion in overseas profits being repatriated under the recent tax overhaul bill signed into law by President Trump.