Joe Rossignol

Joe joined MacRumors in January 2015 and is now a Senior Reporter. Based out of the Toronto, Canada area, he has been writing about Apple since 2008, with a focus on breaking news coverage.

Joe's reporting has been cited by major media outlets, such as Bloomberg, CNBC, and Reuters.

Joe Rossignol's Articles

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Apple Store Customer Claims Uber Driver Stole Their $2,000 Delivery Order and Apple Won't Offer Refund [Updated]

Thursday February 16, 2023 9:47 am PST by
While many Apple Stores in the U.S. offer two-hour delivery of in-stock products for $9, customers should beware of potential theft and subsequent refund difficulties when considering this option, based on online complaints over the years. The latest cautionary tale was shared this week by a Reddit user in California, who claimed that the iPhone 14 Pro Max and Apple Watch Ultra they ordered...
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Apple Reveals How Many iPhones and iPads Are Running iOS 16 and iPadOS 16

Thursday February 16, 2023 9:23 am PST by
Apple today provided iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 adoption statistics for the first time since the software updates were released to the public last year. The data reveals how many iPhones and iPads are running iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, as measured by devices that transacted on the App Store on February 14. iOS 16 is compatible with the iPhone 8 and newer, while iPadOS 16 is compatible with all iPad Pro ...
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T-Mobile Customers Can Get Free MLS Season Pass in Apple TV App

Thursday February 16, 2023 7:38 am PST by
T-Mobile today announced that its customers can receive a free subscription to MLS Season Pass, allowing them to watch live MLS matches through the Apple TV app. The offer can be redeemed starting February 21 via the T-Mobile Tuesdays app on the App Store. MLS Season Pass is regularly priced at $14.99 per month or $99 per season, but Apple TV+ subscribers can sign up for a discounted price...
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iPhone Driver's License Feature Coming to These 9 U.S. States

Wednesday February 15, 2023 5:16 pm PST by
Apple has been slowly rolling out a feature that lets residents of participating U.S. states add their driver's license or ID to the Wallet app on the iPhone and Apple Watch, providing a convenient and contactless way to display proof of identity or age. The feature has only launched in Arizona, Colorado, and Maryland so far, but Apple shared a list of additional U.S. states committed to...
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U.S. Justice Department Ramps Up Apple Investigation Amid Antitrust Concerns

Wednesday February 15, 2023 9:51 am PST by
The U.S. Department of Justice has escalated its antitrust probe into Apple in recent months, according to The Wall Street Journal. Specifically, the report claims additional litigators have been assigned to the case and new requests have been submitted for documents and consultations with companies connected to the investigation. As part of the probe, the report claims the Justice...
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15-Inch MacBook Air Will Reportedly Have M2 Chip

Tuesday February 14, 2023 8:04 pm PST by
Apple's rumored 15-inch MacBook Air will be equipped with the M2 chip, according to Taiwanese supply chain publication DigiTimes. The report claims the laptop will be released in the second quarter of 2023, which runs from April through June. "Industry sources said the 15-inch MacBook Air began mass production after the Lunar New Year and is expected to be released in the second quarter,"...
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iPhone 15 Pro Again Rumored to Feature Ultra-Thin Bezels Like Apple Watch

Tuesday February 14, 2023 7:34 am PST by
The next-generation iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will feature even thinner bezels around the display, similar to the Apple Watch Series 7 and newer, according to an anonymous leaker known as "ShrimpApplePro" on Twitter. In a tweet this week, ShrimpApplePro said additional sources now agree that iPhone 15 Pro models will have thinner bezels following the initial rumor last month. The...
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New MacBook Air Said to Launch Next Quarter Following Rumor of 15-Inch Model

Tuesday February 14, 2023 5:33 am PST by
Apple plans to release a new MacBook Air series in the second quarter of 2023, according to Taiwanese supply chain publication DigiTimes. "The first quarter of 2023 is expected to see Apple's MacBook shipping low, but the second quarter will see the release of a new MacBook Air series, according to industry sources," reads a paywalled preview of a DigiTimes report shared today. The full...
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All-New Apple CarPlay Launching This Year Starting With These 14 Car Brands

Monday February 13, 2023 10:46 am PST by
In June 2022, Apple previewed the next generation of CarPlay, promising deeper integration with vehicle functions like A/C and FM radio, support for multiple displays across the dashboard, personalization options, and more. Apple says the first vehicles with support for the next-generation CarPlay experience will be announced in late 2023, with at least 14 automakers committed so far. Comm...

Apple Shares iPhone 14 Ad With Former NHL Stars P.K. Subban and Joe Thornton

Monday February 13, 2023 9:08 am PST by
Apple recently shared an iPhone 14 ad featuring former NHL stars P.K. Subban and Joe Thornton on its YouTube channel in Canada. In the video, the pair search for Subban's missing tooth on an outdoor ice hockey rink in the middle of the wilderness. Using their iPhones as flashlights, they appear to find Subban's tooth, but it wasn't his tooth after all and they continue their long night of...
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15-Inch MacBook Air Rumored to Launch in April as Display Production Begins

Monday February 13, 2023 6:51 am PST by
Apple's supply chain started production of display panels for a new 15.5-inch MacBook Air this month, according to display industry analyst Ross Young, who has a very good track record with rumors about future Apple products over the past few years. In a tweet shared with his subscribers today, Young said he expects the new MacBook Air to launch in "early April" given that display production ...
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New iMac Not Expected to Launch Until Late 2023 at Earliest

Sunday February 12, 2023 7:15 am PST by
Apple has no plans to launch a new 24-inch iMac until late 2023 at the earliest, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his newsletter today, he reiterated his expectation that Apple will skip updating the iMac with the M2 chip and instead wait to release a model with the M3 chip, which has yet to be announced. "I haven't seen anything to indicate there will be a new iMac until the M3 chip ...
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iOS Updates Coming Later This Year Will Include These 5 New Features

Saturday February 11, 2023 11:08 am PST by
Apple has previously announced several upcoming iOS features that are expected to be added to the iPhone this year. Some of the features could be introduced with iOS 16.4, which should enter beta testing soon, while others will arrive later in the year. Below, we have recapped five new iOS features that are expected to launch in 2023, such as an Apple Pay Later financing option for purchases ...
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What to Expect From Apple This Spring: New Macs and More

Friday February 10, 2023 10:20 am PST by
February has been a relatively quiet month for Apple so far beyond the new HomePod arriving to customers, but things should pick up soon. Apple is rumored to have at least three new product announcements planned for the period of March through June, including a new Mac Pro, a 15-inch MacBook Air, and its long-awaited AR/VR headset. Apple often introduces a new iPhone color or two in the spring...
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Apple's Rumored 27-Inch Display With Mini-LEDs Delayed Yet Again

Friday February 10, 2023 9:25 am PST by
Apple's rumored 27-inch external display with mini-LED backlighting is no longer expected to launch in the first quarter of 2023, according to display industry analyst Ross Young, who has a very good track record with rumors about future Apple products. Young today informed MacRumors that he has not seen any signs of the display entering mass production, suggesting that a launch is not...
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Uber Rolling Out CarPlay Support for Driver App

Thursday February 9, 2023 6:59 pm PST by
Uber is adding CarPlay support to its Driver app, allowing the iPhone app to be accessed from a vehicle's dashboard display, according to TechCrunch. The report says CarPlay integration should be available to all Uber drivers in the U.S. by the end of the month. Image Credit: Uber via TechCrunch As on the iPhone, the CarPlay version of the app allows Uber drivers to view a map with surge...
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Apple Says iCloud Terms Can Be Accepted on Web After Viral Tweet [Updated]

Thursday February 9, 2023 5:10 pm PST by
Apple today shared a new support document explaining how to accept iCloud terms and conditions for an Apple TV without owning an iPhone or iPad. Apple says customers who do not have an iPhone running iOS 16 or later or an iPad running iPadOS 16 or later can accept the new terms and conditions on the website. The support document outlines the steps to take:1. Go to,...
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HomePod Launched Five Years Ago Today, Faced Several Setbacks Along the Way

Thursday February 9, 2023 9:15 am PST by
Apple's original HomePod became available to customers five years ago today. Over the years, the smart speaker faced several setbacks, including a delayed launch, poor reviews of Siri, reports of lackluster sales, and even a temporary discontinuation. Apple first announced the HomePod at WWDC 2017 and planned to release the speaker in December of that year. However, the HomePod was...
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Apple Music Halftime Show: Rihanna Interview, iPhone Wallpaper, and More

Thursday February 9, 2023 7:57 am PST by
Apple Music is the official sponsor of the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show taking place this Sunday at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Rihanna will be the headline singer at the show, and Apple is heavily promoting her upcoming performance. At 9 a.m. Pacific Time, Apple Music Radio's Nadeska Alexis will interview Rihanna. A live stream is available in the Apple Music app. Apple has ...
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Apple Discusses iPhone 14's All-New Internal Design With Increased Repairability

Thursday February 9, 2023 5:19 am PST by
Apple's senior director of iPhone product design Richard Dinh recently spoke with The Sydney Morning Herald's Tim Biggs about the design of the standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, including internal changes that simplify repairs. iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus are equipped with a removable back glass panel for easier repairs, making them the first models that can be opened from both the...