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The Watch Series 8 is now rumoured to receive a redesigned chassis, as well as a flat display. (Image source: Jon Prosser & Ian Zelbo)

Apple Watch Series 8: New render images emerge in what could also be the Apple Watch Extreme Edition

A typically well-informed leaker has shared renders of this year's Apple Watch refreshes. Billed as the Watch Series 8 and the Watch Extreme Edition, the pair are expected to arrive with flat chassis and flat displays, both signif...
Alex Alderson, 19 May 2022 10:45
Apple's popular wireless headphones, the AirPods Pro, are now part of a lawsuit filed in California (Image: Ignacio R)

Apple's AirPods Pro have allegedly ruptured a boy's eardrum

The unsuspecting twelve-year-old boy supposedly suffered permanent hearing damage when an extremely loud warning notification was played through his AirPods Pro, which is why Apple is now being sued for damages in California.
Enrico Frahn, 18 May 2022 00:46
The Apple Watch Series 8 could receive a flat display, among other display changes. (Image source: Jon Prosser & Ian Zelbo)

Apple Watch Series 8 to launch with a flat display in major design change

Reputedly, Apple has developed flat display glass for a future Watch Series device. According to reports, the intended smartwatch could be the Watch Series 8, which is destined for a September release.
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 22:35
Apple has released several OS updates, including iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5. (Image source: Apple)

Apple releases iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5, watchOS 8.6, macOS 12.4 and more

Apple has introduced a raft of OS updates spanning the Apple Watch to the HomePod. Also in line for an OS update is iOS, along with iPadOS and macOS. All new updates, such as macOS 12.4, can be installed now and are rolling out wo...
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 21:07
Electronic paper displays could be used for the secondary displays on Apple's foldable devices. (Image Source: Hexus)

Apple allegedly testing electronic paper displays (EPD) for upcoming foldable devices

Ming-Chi Kuo's latest report suggests that Apple is looking to set its upcoming foldable devices apart from other brands by utilizing electronic paper displays. These solutions will be used for the cover / secondary displays due t...
Bogdan Solca, 17 May 2022 14:06
The iPhone 14 series is rumoured to arrive in under four months. (Image source: @ld_vova)

Leaker shares details about Apple September hardware event with iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch Extreme Edition and Apple M2 showcase

According to reports, Apple has settled on a date for this year's September hardware launch event. Supposedly, Apple could have more than just its annual iPhone refresh planned, such as the Apple Watch Extreme Edition. Even Apple ...
Alex Alderson, 17 May 2022 13:58
The iPhone 14 Pro Max and its dual punch hole cameras up close. (Image source: Unbox Therapy)

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max: Hands-on video with dummy unit highlights design changes from the iPhone 13 Pro Max

Apple will introduce several design changes with the iPhone 14 Pro Max, its replacement for the iPhone 13 Pro Max. While the iPhone 14 Pro Max is reputed to feature thinner display bezels than its predecessor, this year's Pro Max ...
Alex Alderson, 16 May 2022 19:25
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A first-gen Canoo vehicle render. (Source: Canoo)

Rumor | Apple looks to acquire the start-up Canoo to bolster its e-vehicle division

Apple is a major electronics OEM also now linked to the launch of its very first Car in the next few years. Now, the Cupertino giant is said to further those ambitions through a buyout of Canoo, a start-up in the same space. It ma...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 15 May 2022 19:28
The unofficial iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max renderings look like the real deal. (Image source: @atuos_user - edited)

Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max pop in purple in incredibly life-like fan-made concept renderings

Life-like fan-made renderings of the Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have emerged on social media with both devices stylishly clad in purple. Most of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max details and specs were recentl...
Daniel R Deakin, 15 May 2022 11:30
iPhones could have this feature one day. (Source: Patently Apple)

Rumor | Apple's first round of USB type-C iPhone prototypes enters testing

The world's first iPhone with a USB type-C port made by Apple is now said to exist, and is currently being assessed by the Cupertino giant. The Cupertino giant is now also reportedly considering the production of a new adapter tha...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 14 May 2022 18:35
The AURA Strap 2 is available in two sizes. (Image source: AURA)

Apple Watch: Add body fat, muscle and water level-tracking functionality with the AURA Strap 2

The AURA Strap 2 enables body composition analysis on the Apple Watch Series 3 through Series 7. Available in two sizes, the AURA Strap 2 has a six-month battery life, is waterproof and should be more comfortable to wear than its ...
Alex Alderson, 13 May 2022 18:39
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The iPod Touch: fun at full speed, but not for much longer. (Source: Apple)

Apple announces an end of life for the iPod Touch

The iPod Touch is the latest version of Apple's non-cellular, music-playback-focused mobile devices. Now, in the fifteenth year following its original launch, the Cupertino giant has finally discontinued its Home Button-enabled me...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 May 2022 16:49
The iPhone 15 could be the first of its kind to use a USB Type-C port (image via own)

2023-bound iPhone 15 could finally ditch the lightning port for USB-C

Renowned industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that Apple plans to replace the lightning port with USB-C, but not until 2023. The iPhone 15 will be the first of its kind to employs the tech and offer faster charging and data tran...
Anil Ganti, 11 May 2022 13:22
iPhone 14 Pro renders. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

iPhone 14 Pro Max: Specs leak with an iPhone 14 Pro-esque accompanying price bump

Following similar reports with the iPhone 14 Max and iPhone 14 Pro, details of the range-topping iPhone 14 Pro Max have now leaked. A 48 MP debuts on the flagship as well, but it appears buyers will also have to pony up an extra U...
Ricci Rox, 11 May 2022 10:32
The double punch hole could be with us for a few years. (Image source: MacRumors)

Analyst outlines Apple iPhone display roadmap until 2026 as increased iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max display sizes also detailed

After years of just notches, Apple is now expected to release iPhones with dual punch holes, under-panel Face ID hardware and all under-panel cameras between this year and 2026. Also, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are no...
Alex Alderson, 10 May 2022 19:00
Apple fans are crossing their fingers for a slimmer charging case and lossless audio support. (Image source: Unsplash)

AirPods Pro 2: 3 rumored features that will bring music to your ears

This fall will mark three years since the AirPods Pro launched back in late 2019. While early adopters of the premium wireless headphones are surely suffering from the downsides of aging batteries, a second-gen model of AirPods Pr...
Brahm Shank, 10 May 2022 10:18
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The AirPods Max debuted in five colours, including Sky Blue. (Image source: Ervo Rocks)

Apple to refresh the AirPods Pro this autumn alongside the AirPods Pro 2

According to reports, Apple is looking to bring new versions of the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max to market this summer. Reputedly, next-generation AirPods Pro will also come in new colourways, potentially building on the five that ...
Alex Alderson, 09 May 2022 16:19
Has iPhone 13 supply hit another snag? (Source: Apple)

Rumor | Apple suspends BOE as an iPhone 13 display supplier over a part-design dispute

Apple currently engages a number of companies to supply it with the screens for new units of its iPhone 13 flagship series of mobile devices, BOE included. However, the Chinese display specialist has reportedly been obliged to hit...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 08 May 2022 19:31
The iPhone 14 Pro looks set to be more expensive than the iPhone 13 Pro. (Image Source: Trusted Reviews)

iPhone 14 Pro: Leak reveals complete specs and increased pricing of Apple's smaller Pro model

A new leak has now provided insight into Apple's upcoming flagship smartphone, the iPhone 14 Pro. While the phone will get the new 48 MP camera, it appears buyers will bear the cost of that, with a price bump versus last year's mo...
Ricci Rox, 08 May 2022 09:25
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The unofficial renderings of the 2022 Apple iPad Pro show the display notch front and center. (Image source: @ld_vova - edited)

Rumored Apple iPad Pro design changes for 2022 brought to life in sleek unofficial concept renderings

New fan-made concept renderings of the expected 2022 Apple iPad Pro have been shared on social media, showing the rumored design changes that could occur with the latest edition of the premium tablet series. Along with some design...
Daniel R Deakin, 07 May 2022 21:13
AltStore now includes three new repos, or sources. (Image via AltStore on Twitter)

AltStore update brings new sources, new emulators, and virtual machines to iOS with no jailbreak required

The latest update to AltStore, the alternative app store for iOS, brings a bevy of new changes, including new trusted sources, just-in-time compilation, and bug fixes. The update is a boon for retro gamers who want an easy way to ...
Sam Medley, 06 May 2022 19:39
In contrast to its advertisements, the iOS 9 update has significantly slowed down the Apple iPhone 4S in some instances (Image: Auguras Pipiras)

Apple agrees to pay iPhone 4S owners $15 for sluggish performance after iOS 9 update

Former or current owners of an iPhone 4S who live in two certain US states on the East Coast may be eligible to receive a US$15 settlement payment from Apple if they declare that their smartphone noticeably slowed down after the s...
Enrico Frahn, 05 May 2022 23:39
The iPhone 14 Max could have a 90 Hz display and 6 GB of RAM. (Image source: 3TAN)

Apple iPhone 14 Max: Specifications surface for $899 smartphone with a 90 Hz OLED display and 6 GB of RAM

Apple may finally be bringing high refresh rate displays to its cheaper iPhones. According to a report, the upcoming iPhone 14 Max will feature a 90 Hz panel, plus 6 GB of RAM, both upgrades from the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini.
Alex Alderson, 05 May 2022 16:25
The Studio Display can now be connected with a longer Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable  (image: Apple)

Apple prices its longest Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable option at a premium

Apple ships a short Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable together with its new Studio Display that is often not nearly enough for the ambitious workstation setups that the 5K monitor beckons for. It will, however, now sell you a much longer, 1...
Daniel Zlatev, 05 May 2022 13:23
Price rises may be felt in the Eurozone as of the iPhone 14 series. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

Apple iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max could be considerably more expensive in Europe than in the US

With the US dollar currently strong against many other leading currencies, analysts expect Apple to raise iPhone prices outside its home market this year, starting with the iPhone 14 series. Significant Euro depreciation against t...
Alex Alderson, 04 May 2022 19:16
Tesla CEO and soon-to-be Twitter owner Elon Musk suggests that a lower 3% fee on Apple's App Store would be more appropriate (Image: James Yarema)

"Literally 10 times higher than it should be": Elon Musk slams Apple's 30% App Store commission

As Elon Musk continues to work on his blockbuster US$44 billion acquisition of Twitter, the tech visionary has once again utilized the influential social network to heavily criticize Apple's large cut on App Store purchases by cal...
Enrico Frahn, 04 May 2022 01:47
The Apple Watch. (Source: Apple)

Rumor | Apple Watch series 8 units with a body-temperature sensor upgrade are just an algorithm away

Body temperature measurement, tracking or both are among the most hotly-discussed potential features for next-gen smartwatches. However, according to a respected security analyst, OEMs are having perhaps more trouble perfecting it...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 02 May 2022 19:02
The Apple Watch SE was launched in 2020 as a cheaper alternative to the Apple Watch Series 6. (Image source: Apple)

Apple Watch SE 2022 with always-on display and SoC upgrade on the cards as alleged price and specs leak

The supposed specs and price tag for the Apple Watch SE 2022 have been leaked. This year’s variant of the Apple Watch SE is shaping up to be a decent and more-affordable alternative to the upcoming Apple Watch Series 8. A price in...
Daniel R Deakin, 01 May 2022 22:02
The new Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 laptop was clearly faster than the older Apple MacBook Pro 13. (Image source: Dell/Apple - edited)

Dell XPS 13 Plus with i7-1280P thrashes Apple MacBook Pro 13 with M1 in unfair comparison of premium 13-inch laptops

A video review of the new Dell XPS 13 Plus laptop has revealed how much more performance can be expected over the previous-generation XPS 13 and the Apple MacBook Pro 13 from 2020. Pitting the Intel Core i7-1280P against the M1 So...
Daniel R Deakin, 30 Apr 2022 21:57
Apple debuts Self Service Repair. (Source: Apple)

Apple's new Self Service Repair program comes in for criticism already

Apple has only just announced its new initiative to facilitate iPhone users who want or need to fix their own devices, touting it as a new, right-to-repair-friendly way to increase access to this option. However, as some detractor...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 30 Apr 2022 20:00
The 27-inch iMac can be converted into a 5K external monitor without any drilling or soldering. (Image source: Luke Miani)

Apple's 27-inch iMac converted into a cheaper Apple Studio Display with a 5K resolution and a built-in webcam

There are hardly any alternatives to the Apple Studio Display that combine a 5K resolution with a built-in webcam. However, Luke Miani has repurposed an old 27-inch iMac as an external monitor, creating a cheaper version of the St...
Alex Alderson, 29 Apr 2022 21:36
Some owners of a new Mac Studio have an issue with high-pitched fan noise (Image: Apple)

Apple Mac Studio users complain about annoying high-frequency fan noise

The Mac Studio configuration with the Apple M1 Max SoC in particular seems to be plagued by an irritating high-pitched noise, which may be caused by the cooling fan that is built into Apple's latest desktop computer.
Enrico Frahn, 28 Apr 2022 23:59
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro will be the smallest flagship iPhones that Apple releases this year. (Image source: Weibo)

Apple iPhone 14 series front panels leak showing display differences between the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max and the notch-less iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

Suspected front panels of this year's iPhone 14 series have appeared online. The leak focuses on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max's pill-shaped punch-hole display, which is likely to raise eyebrows. Apple has made other cha...
Alex Alderson, 28 Apr 2022 23:58
Apple tax or true quality? You be the judge. (Image source: Apple)

Apple's US$129 Thunderbolt Pro Cable: 4 reasons why it's so expensive

Apple had tech enthusiasts turning their heads when it released the new Thunderbolt 4 Pro Cable alongside the Mac Studio and Studio Display earlier this year. At a hard-to-swallow US$129 for the 1.8-meter version, and an even heft...
Brahm Shank, 28 Apr 2022 18:25
Apple has made it easier for DIY enthusiasts to repair their own iPhones (image via Unsplash)

Apple's Self Service Repair program makes home iPhone repairs a whole lot easier

Apple has announced its new Self Service Repair program that lets the end users fix their own smartphones. Replacement parts, tools and repair manuals are all available via Apple's website. The program will be expanded to Europe l...
Anil Ganti, 27 Apr 2022 19:22
The next iMac could feature the Apple M3, not the M2. (Image source: N.Tho.Duc - edited)

Apple analyst delivers expectations for next-generation iMac and iMac Pro

Reportedly, Apple is not planning to update its iMac line for a while yet. Instead, a next-generation 24-inch model will not launch for at least 18 months, albeit with an Apple M3 chipset. Meanwhile, the iMac Pro is said to be a w...
Alex Alderson, 25 Apr 2022 17:04
The iPhone 13 Pro. (Source: Apple)

Apple cuts orders for the iPhone SE 5G, while the 13 Pro and Pro Max find "unexpected" favor in 2022

According to a South Korean industry blog, Apple has greatly increased its orders for new iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max units. Demand for these higher-end models has escalated, whereas that for the SE 2022, freshly released as the OEM...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 25 Apr 2022 15:28
Could iPhones start to cut into this device's market? (Source: Garmin)

Rumor | The iPhone 14 series will be the first of the line to use the Apple satellite network

Apple is reportedly working on a satellite network of its very own; furthermore, the Cupertino giant might have it ready in time for its latest mobile devices to launch able to connect with it out of the box. Then again, the combi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 24 Apr 2022 17:26
Apple M2 SoC production gets a helping hand from Samsung Electro-Mechanics. (Image Source: Apple)

Samsung reportedly developing high-value FC-BGA substrate for Apple M2 silicon, company investing billions in Korea and Vietnam anticipating supply shortage in 2027

Apple seems to be on track to making M2 silicon available for this year's Mac lineup. According to industry sources, Apple has once again enlisted Samsung Electro-Mechanics for supply of FC-BGA substrates. Samsung is reportedly in...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, 24 Apr 2022 16:05
Intel Alder-Lake & efficiency: Intel's newest CPUs might cut down the battery life

Intel Alder-Lake & efficiency: Intel's newest CPUs might cut down the battery life

Intel Alder-Lake will soon arrive in many laptops models. The focus of the new platform is the performance of the new CPUs - but the efficiency is worrying. New spec sheets with battery life numbers from Lenovo indicate that lapto...
Benjamin Herzig, 24 Apr 2022 12:17
Is this really Apple's next Power Adapter? (Source: WHYLAB via Weibo)

Rumor | Apple's next iPhone charger will come with wattage and port-count upgrades

A well-known leaker claims to have come across new first-party iPhone accessories prior to its launch on the market. The new optional purchases do look more or less like genuine Apple-brand products in their appearance and packagi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 23 Apr 2022 18:18
It's widely expected that iOS 16 will bring some major software changes to Apple's supported iPhones. (Image source: Apple - edited)

Apple iOS 16 features detailed in leak roundup as iPhone 6s and iPhone SE 1 face likely end of software support

Apple is expected to reveal full details of iOS 16 at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, which is scheduled from June 6 to 10. Ahead of that, a leaker has rounded up all the relevant feature rumors about iOS 16 and has ...
Daniel R Deakin, 23 Apr 2022 18:17
New iPhones might have a fresh source of OLED. (Source: Apple)

Rumor | The iPhone 14 will launch with a screen from BOE

The vanilla iPhone 14 is slated to be among the smallest and most basic of its upcoming flagship line-up. Nevertheless, it is also thought to do so with an OLED display; however, according to a new report, this panel will be sourc...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 21 Apr 2022 22:15
The M2 Mac mini is expected to be slimmer than the M1 variant and with greater connectivity options. (Image source: John Prosser & Ian Zelbo (concept)/Apple - edited)

Apple M2 Mac mini now hotly tipped to be joining the M2 MacBook Air at WWDC 2022

An updated model of the popular Apple Mac mini has been tipped to be the mysterious Mac device that is most likely to join the MacBook Air in a reveal at Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which takes place i...
Daniel R Deakin, 21 Apr 2022 19:48
Future iPhones may have improved selfie cameras. (Source: Apple)

The iPhone 14 series is tipped to come with improved front-facing portrait and auto-focus features

The respected securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has just posted a new prediction as to how the "iPhone 14 series" might improve in terms of selfie cameras compared to the existing 13 series. This new rumor does not so much discuss a...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 Apr 2022 17:08
iPhone 15 might move the front camera system on the upper bezel, while iPhone 16 will likely be the first model to feature under-display cameras. (Image Source: PetaPixel)

2024 iPhones likely to get full-view screens with under-display camera and Face ID

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo thinks we will not see iPhone under-display cameras sooner than 2024, as Apple is still working to improve low-light image quality through AI algorithms and more powerful image processors. The 2023 iPhone 15 m...
Bogdan Solca, 20 Apr 2022 16:38
Some of the latest TCL European TV models will support Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. (Image source: TCL)

TCL's latest Android TVs will be the first in Europe to support Apple AirPlay and HomeKit

Several of the new European TV models from TCL will be compatible with Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. This will make them the first Google TVs in the region with these features. As with other devices, AirPlay will enable you to cast...
Polly Allcock, 20 Apr 2022 13:17
The iPhone 14 series will consist of four models, with a new Max model replacing the mini. (Image source: Howard Bouchevereau)

Apple iPhone 14 series dummy units emerge with no iPhone 14 mini to be seen

Dummy units of the entire iPhone 14 series have leaked online. The units show what the back of the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will look like, plus the new 'Max' model. There is no iPhone 14 mini to be seen, eit...
Alex Alderson, 19 Apr 2022 16:18
The Lightning connector could be getting a fast upgrade for the Apple iPhone 14 Pro smartphones. (Image source: Apple/CrodieUX - edited)

Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max allegedly coming with upgraded Lightning connector capable of USB 3.0 speeds

It has been alleged that the Apple iPhone 14 Pro (and by extension the iPhone 14 Pro Max) will come with a Lightning connector that will be able to support USB 3.0 speeds. There had been older rumors that the iPhone 14 Pro models ...
Daniel R Deakin, 19 Apr 2022 01:30
The Pad 5 is on its way to India. (Source: Xiaomi)

The Xiaomi Pad 5 is coming to India

Xiaomi has announced that it is bringing "the next big thing" to India soon. It will come in the form of the Pad 5, one of its latest flagship Android tablets. Its new launch date suggests it will debut alongside its corresponding...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 18 Apr 2022 17:59


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