Hartley Charlton

Hartley is an Editor at MacRumors.

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User Adds Car to HomeKit for In-App Controls and Automations, Showing Future Potential

Thursday April 15, 2021 6:17 am PDT by
Blogger Siobhán Ellis has successfully integrated their electric car into their Apple HomeKit setup, adding in-app toggles for door locking, climate control, and more. The setup, which is outlined in detail on the blog Practical ‌HomeKit‌, allows multiple elements of a Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicle to be monitored, controlled, and automated using the Home app. Using a HomeBridge plugin for ...
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New Amazon Echo Buds Take on AirPods Pro With Improved Design and Better Noise Cancellation

Wednesday April 14, 2021 8:51 am PDT by
Amazon has today introduced its second-generation Echo Buds with a 21 percent smaller design and enhanced active noise cancellation. The second-generation Echo Buds introduce a white color option, and it is difficult to see past the clear design cues that Amazon has taken from the AirPods Pro's charging case, which looks almost exactly the same with an elongated design, a single centered...
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iPhone 13 Pro Rumored to Be Thicker and Feature Larger Rear Camera System

Wednesday April 14, 2021 7:07 am PDT by
Tech blog 91Mobiles has obtained 3D renders of what it claims will be the iPhone 13 Pro, revealing a largely familiar design with a few notable changes, including a smaller notch and a significantly larger rear camera system. Following renders of the standard ‌iPhone 13‌ model from MySmartPrice yesterday, which showed a new diagonal rear camera layout, these renders of the 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 13‌...
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Apple Launches Study into Whether Apple Watch Can Detect COVID-19

Wednesday April 14, 2021 4:51 am PDT by
Apple is launching a study into whether the Apple Watch can be used to detect respiratory illnesses such as coronavirus or flu, in partnership with the University of Washington and the Seattle Flu Study. Apple initially announced the study at its Time Flies event in September last year, it but has only recently launched, as spotted by Apple Insider.The goal of the study is to see if the...
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Spotify Announces the 'Car Thing' as its First Hardware Device

Tuesday April 13, 2021 7:03 am PDT by
Spotify has today announced its first hardware device, the "Car Thing," which is an in-car dash-mounted music and podcast player (via TechCrunch). Spotify is looking to provide a product for customers who want a "more seamless" and personalized in-car listening experience, especially in the large number of cars that do not support modern in-car infotainment systems. The Car Thing is aimed ...
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Adobe Premiere Rush Now Fully Supports M1 Macs

Tuesday April 13, 2021 6:00 am PDT by
Adobe has today released a major update for Premiere Rush, adding full support for the M1 chip, alongside a range of small updates to Premiere Rush and Premiere Pro. Premiere Rush is Adobe's video editing app designed for easy creativity on the go. The update to Premiere Rush brings enhanced speed and optimization on desktops using the ‌M1‌ chip, such as the MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook...
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Apple Car May Initially Be Made in Small Numbers by LG Magna e-Powertrain

Tuesday April 13, 2021 5:40 am PDT by
Apple is "very near" to signing an agreement with LG and Magna to build its long-rumored electric vehicle, according to The Korea Times. LG Electronics has publicly undertaken a joint venture with the Canada-based automotive supplier Magna International, in a collaboration preliminarily titled "LG Magna e-Powertrain." LG Magna e-Powertrain is currently valued at $1 billion and will...
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German Regulators Seek to Stop WhatsApp Sharing Data With Facebook

Tuesday April 13, 2021 4:49 am PDT by
Regulators in Germany are seeking to bar Facebook from collecting user data from its subsidiary, WhatsApp (via Bloomberg). The Hamburg regulator is looking to achieve an "immediately enforceable order" against Facebook by May 15, due to concerns that WhatsApp's privacy policy changes could lead to the unlawful use of user data for marketing and advertising purposes. Data Commissioner...
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Apple Made Sudden Security Changes to its Chips in Fall 2020

Monday April 12, 2021 8:15 am PDT by
Apple made unusual mid-production hardware changes to the A12, A13, and S5 processors in its devices in the fall of 2020 to update the Secure Storage Component, according to Apple Support documents. According to an Apple Support page, spotted by Twitter user Andrew Pantyukhin, Apple changed the Secure Enclave in a number of products in the fall of 2020:Note: A12, A13, S4, and S5 products...
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MagSafe Finally Returning to MacBook Air

Monday April 12, 2021 3:20 am PDT by
Apple's MagSafe charging connector is expected to make a long-awaited return to the MacBook Air in the near future, according to reliable reports. A January report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman claims that Apple's next-generation ‌MacBook Air‌ will feature the return of ‌MagSafe‌ charging. ‌MagSafe‌‌ first debuted in January 2006 when Apple launched the first-ever MacBook Pro and was present on...
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Apple Music TV Expands to the UK and Canada

Friday April 9, 2021 8:07 am PDT by
Following its launch in October last year, Apple Music TV has today expanded to the UK and Canada (via 9to5Mac). ‌Apple Music‌ TV offers a constant live stream of currently popular music videos, live shows, and events that run for 24 hours every day. Every Friday, ‌Apple Music‌ TV debuts new videos and there are appearances from ‌‌Apple Music‌‌ 1 radio hosts with interviews and more. The...
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Two-Thirds of iPhone Users Expected to Block Ad Tracking

Friday April 9, 2021 7:19 am PDT by
As many as 68 percent of iPhone users are expected to deny advertisers permission to track them thanks to Apple's App Tracking Transparency feature, in what is beginning to look like a significant blow to the advertising industry (via AdWeek). With the launch of iOS 14.5, apps will have to receive explicit user permission before accessing an ‌iPhone‌'s advertising identifier or IDFA, which is...
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Apple's Changing the iPhone 13 Camera Bump

Friday April 9, 2021 3:21 am PDT by
The upcoming iPhone 13's rear camera bump is set to be thinner and protrude less from the device, according to recent rumors. A recent YouTube video from EverythingApplePro, used to share Max Weinbach's leaks, said that the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup will feature a flatter camera bump. Weinbach explained that the ‌iPhone 13‌'s camera module will not be completely flat, but each lens will protrude...
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iOS 14.5 Will Fix iPhone 11 Battery Drain Bug

Thursday April 8, 2021 3:19 am PDT by
Apple will resolve a long-standing battery drain bug on iPhone 11 models in the company's substantial upcoming iOS 14.5 update. Some ‌iPhone 11‌, ‌iPhone 11‌ Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max users have experienced a bug causing their batteries to drain unexpectedly, and in some cases, reducing the peak performance of their devices. Apple has now said that the inaccurate battery health reporting on...
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iPhone 12 Holds Its Value Over 20% Better Than Samsung Galaxy S21 Range

Wednesday April 7, 2021 9:47 am PDT by
Apple's iPhone 12 lineup holds its value over 20 percent better than the Samsung Galaxy S21 range, according to data gathered by SellCell. Despite having been on sale for considerably less time than the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup, with orders arriving from late January this year, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series is failing to hold its value as well as its main competitor. By measuring each handset's...
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Mark Zuckerberg's Details Leaked in Facebook Data Breach

Wednesday April 7, 2021 7:08 am PDT by
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's own personal information was among the details of 533 million Facebook users that leaked in a data breach, it has emerged. Facebook has now confirmed that the leaked data was obtained not by a hack, but by scraping the platform prior to September 2019. The company now says that an exploit was found in its contact importer, but the "specific issue that allowed...
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Apple Attempts to Block 'Nearly Identical' Logo From Trademarking

Wednesday April 7, 2021 5:26 am PDT by
Apple is opposing the trademarking of a bottled water business's logo since it argues that it can be easily mistaken for its own (via Law Street). Apple filed a notice of opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against Georgette LLC's logo, asserting that its brand will be damaged if the applicant's logo is registered because of dilution and the likelihood of consumer confusion, ...
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iPhone 13 to Come in Matte Black

Wednesday April 7, 2021 3:13 am PDT by
Apple will offer a new matte black color option with the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup, according to leaker Max Weinbach. A recent YouTube video from EverythingApplePro, used to share Weinbach's leaks, said that the ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max will feature a new matte black color option. The color is said to be a "redesigned graphite" but is in reality a "borderline black" color....
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Bonus Episode of 'Mythic Quest' Coming Ahead of Season 2 Premiere

Tuesday April 6, 2021 8:25 am PDT by
A bonus episode of the Apple Original Series "Mythic Quest" will arrive on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 16, ahead of the show's second season (via Deadline). "Everlight" will be a standalone half-hour episode of the video game studio comedy, following the one-off special "Mythic Quest: Quarantine," which came out in May 2020 and was shot on iPhones. The bonus episode will follow the Mythic...
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Apple Launches True Crime Podcast and Apple TV+ Series 'The Line'

Tuesday April 6, 2021 7:04 am PDT by
Apple has today announced the launch of a new true crime podcast and Apple TV+ show titled "The Line" (via Variety). The Line encompasses two independent non-fiction series about the same subject, including a six-part non-fiction podcast and a four-part limited documentary series on ‌Apple TV+‌. The multi-media series is set to expose "previously untold aspects" about the story of former...