Apple has hired Liz Schimel, formerly of Condé Nast, to help build Apple News. The Information (via AppleInsider) reported (subscription required) that her new title at Apple is Head of News Business, according to her LinkedIn Profile. She’s a media veteran, and her most recent title was President of Condé Nast’s China business. I personally used to worry that Apple News would be yet another project launched and then forgotten by Apple, but the company is clearly intent on growing the service. I read tons of articles on Apple News every day on iPad and iPhone, and I expect to use it in macOS Mojave when that OS ships later this year. TMO has also seen an increase in traffic on Apple News, and that probably coincides with overall growth in the platform. All of which makes Apple investing in more resources and people to build and promote Apple News make sense.
Amazon was briefly the second company—after Apple—to be valued at US$1 trillion. Bryan Chaffin is joined by Jim Tanous to discuss what makes the two companies, and their valuations, different. They also examine the recent 5 Eyes statement attacking encryption, and then remind everyone to take advantage of Apple’s iPhone batter replacement program while they can.
Certain models of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s had issues with the battery. Apple started a battery replacement program last year ending soon.
If you’ve got shared albums within iCloud Photo Sharing, then you may have wished you could take back a comment or two on someone else’s image. In today’s Quick Tip, we’re going over just how you can save yourself some embarrassment!
If I type that I want to make a “peanut butter and Kelly sandwich” the software should know that I meant jelly.
They did so recently by telling the tech industry things like, “end-to-end encryption should be rare” and “privacy is not absolute.”
A teen accidentally cause a flight to be grounded after she AirDropped a fake crime scene photo to passengers.
The replacement program affects specific models produced between September 2017 and March 2018, and includes free repair and logic board replacement.
Last year, Apple introduced the iPhone X which starts at US$999. This caused quite a ruckus, but customers made it Apple’s top selling iPhone. This trend isn’t going to change.
The company set up a special webpage just for the event, and even included a handy-dandy link for adding it to your Calendar.