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Apple's Chinese Problems; Thousands of Games Without Updates

Smoczy, 02 July 2020, 15:59

Apple had to suspend updates for thousands of games from the App Store in China due to the lack of proper license from the Chinese government. What does this mean for iPhone developers?

Apple Embarrasses Google and Samsung - Old iPhones Get Updates

Smoczy, 23 June 2020, 13:05

Apple has announced that it will upgrade its iOS system to version 14 for 16 device models. Updates will be available for smartphones even from 2015 - e.g. iPhone 6S.

Mac Without Intel? Apple is Working on Its Own Processor

Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2020, 11:14

According to reports from Bloomberg, Apple is working on its own desktop CPU. It seems that after fifteen years, the company may soon end its cooperation with Intel.

Epic Games Store Wants to Enter the Mobile Market

Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2020, 10:00

Epic Games Store will be available on mobile platforms. Android will get its version in first, but Tim Sweeney would like EGS to be available on iOS as well. It's worth noting that he plans something more than just a game library management app - we're talking about a store that could be an alternative to Google Play or App Store.

Apple Warns Thieves: „You're Being Tracked”

Bart Swiatek, 03 June 2020, 10:47

A picture of Apple's anti-theft system in action was posted on Twitter. It blocks the illegally acquired smartphone and tracks its location. The would-be user is also informed that the authorities will be notified about the theft.

iPhone 12 Without EarPods? Analyst on Lack of Earphones

Smoczy, 21 May 2020, 17:58

There has been some speculation on the equipment of the new iPhone. It is possible that Apple's new product will be sold without EarPods.

Apple Plans to Launch a Cheaper iPad

Kuszu, 15 May 2020, 12:32

Budget iPads may be sent to stores later this year. At least that's what a reliable industry analyst says. Apple is planning to launch two such devices.

iPhone Dominates Mobile Market, Good Q1 for Apple

Kuszu, 11 May 2020, 15:47

Apple's newest flagship bests its competitors in terms of sales in Q1 2020. iPhone 11 outclassed Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy A51, among others.

MacBook Air 2020 Screen Works Better on Windows

Smoczy, 11 May 2020, 13:17

The new MacBook Air can give your screen a much stronger backlight when using Windows. What is the difference between the two systems?

Major Security Gap Detected in iOS

Smoczy, 23 April 2020, 13:25

One of Apple's system apps enables third party to attack a selected device, virtually without user intervention. The company announced work on a patch.

iPhone SE 2020 - More Powerful Than Flagships for Half the Price

Laty, 16 April 2020, 15:10

The new, cheaper and more efficient iPhone SE 2020 will compete with many smartphone models in the market, and thanks to its powerful chipset, it will receive support from Apple for many years.

Small and Cheap iPhone 9 May Launch in April

Laty, 01 April 2020, 16:55

A „cheap” iPhone from Apple may come to the market soon. One of the largest American retail chains has received a case for a new model. Preparations for the reveal are likely underway.

Apple May be Working on VR Goggles

Laty, 30 March 2020, 11:17

There is a chance that Apple will soon create its own VR set. Leaked images reveal a controller being part of HTC Vive, which could mean cooperation between the two companies.

Elon Musk Mocks iPhone's Autocorrect, Asks Apple to Fix it

Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 13:01

Elon Musk decided to take a jab at iPhone's autocorrection system on Twitter, asking Apple to fix it. This is the second time recently when the billionaire refers to the poor state of Apple's software.

Gabe Newell Comments on Competition From Epic Game Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:50

Gabe „Gaben” Newell commented on Steam's competition with Epic Games Store. He said that competition in the digital stores is necessary and beneficial for all, but criticized Apple's style approach and its „faceless bureaucrats” managing App Store.

Serious Bug in Apple Smartphones Inflates Phone Bills

Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2020, 15:01

An error has been found in Apple smartphones using iOS 13.x that causes devices to download data from the Internet on their own, using their mobile connection and potentially inflating their phone bills.

Apple Will Pay up to $500 Million for Slowing Down Old iPhones

Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 14:28

Apple has reached a settlement in the trial concerning the slowing down of old iPhones - the devices from series 6 and 7. The company will spend between 310 and 500 million dollars on compensation for customers - only in USA.

No Apple Phones for Movie Criminals and Villains

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 February 2020, 15:04

Apple does not allow movie villains to use its devices in movies and TV shows. The information was provided by director Rian Johnson, thus confirming the long-running rumors.

Ryzen in MacBooks? Rumors of Collaboration Between Apple and AMD

Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2020, 13:14

Mentions in the source code of the latest beta version of the MacOS suggest that new computers from Apple may use AMD components. This applies to both graphics cards and CPUs.

Apple Punished for Slowing Down Older Phones - Again

Julia Dragovic, 09 February 2020, 23:26

France has imposed a fine of €25 million on Apple for deceptive marketing practices. This is the result of the iOS update scandal, which began in 2017 and resulted in lawsuits in France, Italy, the USA and Israel.

Coronavirus Causes Problems for Apple and Samsung

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2020, 14:14

It appears that the coronavirus, which the Chinese authorities are currently trying to deal with, may have a negative impact on the electronic equipment market. The media reports about factory being closed, and global corporations are preparing for complications and limiting or suspending travels to the country.

The EU Wants a Universal Charger for all Smartphones; Apple Protests

Konrad Serafinski, 16 January 2020, 12:39

The topic of developing a common charging port for all mobile devices returns. The European Union will hold a vote, after which we will find out whether Europe will soon be united by a single charger. As you can guess, not everyone is supporting the idea, namely Apple, among others.

Apple Presents Best Apps and Games of 2019

Laty, 04 December 2019, 23:26

Apple published a list of the best apps and games available on the App Store in 2019. Let's see which apps are worthy of attention according to Apple.

iPhone Sales Dropping, but Apple has Reasons to be Satisfied

Konrad Serafinski, 31 October 2019, 14:43

Apple boasted its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2019. The company recorded a record-breaking revenue despite the fact that iPhone sales continue to drop. Services and iPads are on the rise.

Apple AirPods Pro - High Price and Flood of Memes

Konrad Serafinski, 29 October 2019, 12:47

Apple introduced AirPods Pro. The product met with a mixed reception among potential buyers - mainly due to its price and appearance. As you can easily guess, the net is now swarming with memes.

Apple Removes HKMap.live App After Pressure From Chinese Authorities

Adrian Werner, 10 October 2019, 14:07

Apple succumbed to pressure from the Communist Party of China and removed the HKmap.live app from the App Store. The app is used by Hong Kong protesters to track police activity.

iPhone 11 Pro Max Bests Huawei and Samsung in Battery Life Benchmark

Barth Faryna, 25 September 2019, 15:11

With the new iPhone 11 series, Apple has focused on two issues: the battery and the camera. The tests show that the manufacturer has done its homework on at least one of them.

New iOS 13 on iPhones Warns You Not to Use Facebook

Barth Faryna, 17 September 2019, 13:32

The iOS 13 system, which is due to be launched this week, offers many new measures to protect users' privacy. One of them is to notify people when applications try to secretly spy without their consent. People who downloaded early versions of the software are warned about Facebook.

Apple Apologizes to Customers for Eavesdropping on Siri

Julia Dragovic, 29 August 2019, 23:25

Apple apologizes for having outsourced the listening of user conversations recorded by Siri and promises to improve. Now the company will do it by itself. And only if we want it to.

Mac Book Recommends Microsoft Surface - Corporate Level Trolling

Barth Faryna, 02 August 2019, 16:01

Microsoft has reached the heights of creativity and in its latest advertisement decided to troll Apple in a very sophisticated way. Mac Book itself recommends Microsoft Surface laptops.

iPhone 6 Explodes in the Hands of an 11-year-old Girl

Paul Wozniak, 15 July 2019, 12:55

Apple is trying to figure out what could have caused the iPhone 6 to explode in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. So far, the cause of the malfunction is unknown.

Apple's in Trouble? Demand for iPhone Smartphones Drops

Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2019, 14:17

Wedbush analysts have prepared a report stating that Apple will ship 180 million iPhones to stores by the end of this fiscal year (September 2019). That's 37.7 million less than last year.

Minecraft Earth Shown at Apple's WWDC19 Conference

Bart Swiatek, 04 June 2019, 13:25

Developers at Mojang used Apple WWDC19 as the opportunity to present Minecraft Earth, a Minecraft spin-off that uses augmented reality technology.

WWDC 2019 - Apple Shows iOS 13, Catalina MacOS and Other Novelties

Conrad Hazi, 04 June 2019, 13:04

During a presentation at the WWDC 2019 conference, Apple announced numerous novelties, which should soon appear on the devices of this manufacturer. Among the revealed items we will find iOS 13, Catalina macOS and new Mac Pro with a monitor, the stand for which costs around $ 1000.

$1,000 Stand for Apple Monitor Causes Outrage

ElMundo, 04 June 2019, 12:44

At yesterday's WWDC 2019 conference, Apple unveiled its new 6K Pro Display XDR monitor. An interesting fact is that the stand for the device is sold separately and costs as much as... the new iPhone XS.

Clicker Heroes Removed From App Store by Chinese Claims

Agnes Adamus, 24 May 2019, 14:21

The popular mobile game Clicker Heroes has been removed by Apple from App Store. The reason for this is that Shenzhen Lingyou Technology Co. has acquired rights to the Clicker Heroes brand in China.

Apple May be Sued for Monopolistic Practices

Conrad Hazi, 14 May 2019, 18:02

The U.S. Supreme Court found that iPhone users accusing Apple of monopolistic practices that resulted in excessive prices for apps on the App Store were right. This decision may also affect other major sales platforms in the future.

Smartphone Sales Drop, but There are More Mobile Players in the USA

Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2019, 11:21

Smartphone sales in the US fell by 18% over the year. Apple remains the leader in the US market. Despite the shrinking market of mobile devices, the number of people playing on mobile phones is constantly growing.

Smartphones' Sales Falling – iPhone in Decline

ElMundo, 02 May 2019, 12:31

The Canalys analyst published smartphone market statistics for the first quarter of 2019. The industry as a whole is struggling with shrinking mobile sales, with Apple losing the most.

Apple Wil Invest Millions in Apple Arcade

Conrad Hazi, 15 April 2019, 22:06

Apple intends to invest as much as $500 million in its gaming service. Apple Arcade is to work similarly to Xbox Game Pass and offer numerous exclusive titles available for a monthly subscription to iPhone, iPad and Apple TV owners.

Blood and Truth - New Trailer and Release Date

Adrian Werner, 25 March 2019, 23:49

During the State of Play event, Sony showed a new trailer of the action game Blood & Truth. Sony also announced the release date.

Apple Arcade: New Video Game Subscription Service

ElMundo, 25 March 2019, 23:09

During today's conference, Apple revealed the Apple Arcade service, enabling us to access over 100 exclusive titles for iOS and MacOS for a monthly fee.

Apple Develops a Premium Subscription for Mobile Games?

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 March 2019, 22:55

Bloomberg agency shared a piece of interesting information about the Apple company. According to the agency's sources, the American company plans to reveal a paid video game subscription service akin to Xbox Game Pass.

Apple VOD - Competition For Netflix and HBO GO?

Konrad Serafinski, 12 March 2019, 16:55

Is Apple planning to reveal VOD this month? The company has sent invitations to a spring conference, which is to take place on March 25.

Smartphone sales dropping; China takes the lead

ElMundo, 31 January 2019, 15:59

Canalys published a report showing the condition of smartphone industry in Q4 2018.

New costumes in Marvel's Spider-Man, rumors of Assassin's Creed 3 on Switch, and other news

Milosz Szubert, 29 January 2019, 22:05

Today we are writing about a new update to Marvel's Spider-Man, Apple's plans to create an EA Access style service. Welcome to the news from the world.