Bryan Chaffin is joined by guest-host John Kheit, who has a bee in his bonnet about Apple’s upgrade pricing for RAM and storage on the new Mac mini and MacBook Air models. They also discuss whether or not Apple actually has a “deep pipeline,” as well features they’d like to see come to iOS in the future.
Evernote has launched a new dark mode for its popular note-taking application. Mac and iOS users can now switch between the standard UI (“Light”) and a new, darker Note UI (“Dark Mode”). The idea is to help users in a variety of circumstances, whether they who work late, suffer from migraines or benefit from a darker screen for other accessibility reasons.
Phones accounted for at least 100 million yuan ($14.36 million) in sales during the record-breaking event.
The iPhone XS and XS Max came with a feature called SmartHDR that increased the dynamic range of photos. It also reduced the local contrast and the phone’s performance in low light. The lowlight issues were fixed by decreasing noise reduction, which, when combined with the lack of contrast created a smoothing effect. This was particularly noticeable in selfies and came to be known as ‘Beautygate’. With iOS 12.1 Apple tried to fix the problem. Did they succeed? A video from AppleInsider takes a look.
Reminders—available both on the Mac and on iOS devices—is one of Apple’s simplest apps, but it’s also one of the most useful. In today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to give us a few of her favorite tricks on using it!
Apple updated the Clips app, adding new scenes, including a scene from The Incredibles 2, as shown in the GIF included in our story.
Reports are surfacing that LG has begun producing 400,000 OLED panels for Apple, most likely for the company’s OLED iPhone XS product line.
Dr. Mac reports that he is an iPhone case addict who is happiest when he’s trying at least a couple of iPhone cases each week.
The updated release still carries the iOS 12.1 moniker, but with a new build number, 16B94.
5G connectivity is coming to the iPhone sometime in 2020, but some overheating issues need to be sorted out first.
Apple has reportedly slashed the number of iPhone XR units it is having manufactured, while boosting iPhone 8.
Apple put out a neat video over the weekend demonstrating how you can edit the Depth Control feature now available on the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. It shows the 4 simple steps needed to apply the effect – choose a portrait, tap edit, slide to adjust the depth, tap done. The functionality works in portrait mode and adjusts the amount of blur in the background of a picture. This Depth Control effect can be applied to photos you have already taken, and iOS 12.1 will also have a real time Depth Control feature.
Pokemon on GO’s integration with Apple Health is live. Players can now have the game track all their movements, not just those that happen when it’s open
The latest details of the Apple Heart Study have been revealed by Apple and Stanford University.
Apple isn’t going to share quarterly unit sales numbers for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac starting with its first fiscal quarter of 2019.
Apple reported $62.9 billion in revenue for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2018 with 46.89 million iPhones sold.
iOS 12.1.1 developer beta 1 for the iPhone and iPad is out with interface improvements for FaceTime calls.
Apparently, helium can affect Apple Watches and iPhones and cause them to malfunction, so discovered Redditor u/harritaco.
Apple has added the iPhone 5 to the Vintage and Obsolete Products list, ending hardware support for the first model with a 4-inch screen.
For today’s Quick Tip, we’re covering something that’s relevant for folks with dexterity problems—how to turn off 3D Touch. It’s also relevant if, you know, you just don’t like your screen having different levels of press available!