Jordan Golson

Jordan is a long-time Apple journalist and former MacRumors editor who still occasionally helps out with coverage of live events. He also writes about automotive, so sign up for his cars and transportation technology newsletter at prndlcars.com!

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Apple Podcasts Tops 555,000 Different Active Shows

Tuesday June 5, 2018 3:54 pm PDT by
Apple's Podcasts service now hosts more than 18.5 million episodes across 555,000 different "active" shows, according to a report from TechCrunch. The podcast stats, which appears to have been sent directly to TechCrunch by Apple, include other data as well. Apple's hosted podcasts come in more than 100 languages, from 155 countries. The podcast total is up from 525,000 back in April, and ...
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iOS 12 Allows for Multiple Face ID Users on a Single iPhone X

Tuesday June 5, 2018 8:54 am PDT by
The iOS 12 beta appears to support adding a second face to the Face ID feature, allowing a second person to unlock an iPhone X without entering the passcode. This was discovered and later confirmed by multiple users on Reddit. Ever since the iPhone X was released last September, Apple's Face ID authentication system has been restricted to recognizing a single person's face to unlock the iPhone ...
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Apple to Open Patient Health Records to Third-Party Apps

Monday June 4, 2018 4:10 pm PDT by
Apple will make health record data available to third-party apps on iOS devices, beginning this fall. The data, which will require user permission to access, will be kept private and entirely off of Apple's servers. But it could dramatically expand usefulness of health-focused apps on the platform. Earlier this year, Apple launched a Health Records service to increase the portability of health ...
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Apple's watchOS 5 Adds Automatic Workout Detection, Walkie-Talkie, and More

Monday June 4, 2018 11:15 am PDT by
At WWDC this morning, Apple previewed watchOS 5, the newest version of the Apple Watch operating system. The update adds a number of new fitness and communications features that Apple says will help Watch owners "stay healthy and connected." Auto-workout detection is a major quality of life improvement for those who use their Apple Watch devices for fitness. In watchOS 4 and prior...
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Apple's Record 4Q 2015 Results: $11.1 Billion Profit on $51.5 Billion Revenue

Tuesday October 27, 2015 1:39 pm PDT by
Apple today announced financial results for the third calendar quarter and fourth fiscal quarter of 2015, setting a number of company records. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $51.5 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.1 billion, or $1.96 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $42.1 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter. ...
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Live Coverage of Apple's 'Hey Siri' Event: iPhone 6s, Apple TV, iPad Pro, and More

Wednesday September 9, 2015 8:35 am PDT by
Apple's highly anticipated "Hey Siri" event today will see the introduction of a number of new products including the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, a new Apple TV set-top box, a larger iPad Pro, and more. The event is being held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, with the festivities beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern Time. Apple is providing a live video stream...
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Apple Reports Q3 2015 Earnings of $10.7B on $49.6B Revenue: 47.5M iPhones, 10.9M iPads, 4.8M Macs

Tuesday July 21, 2015 1:34 pm PDT by
Apple today announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter and second calendar quarter of 2015. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $49.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $10.7 billion, or $1.85 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $37.4 billion and net quarterly profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was ...
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Live Coverage of Apple's WWDC 2015 Keynote: iOS 9, OS X 10.11, Apple Music, and More

Monday June 8, 2015 8:37 am PDT by
Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off today at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco, with the event headlined by the traditional keynote address beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern Time. In line with tradition, Apple is expected to provide the first looks at iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, with the company also announcing a fresh push into...
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Apple Reports Record March Quarter Results of $13.6B Profit on $58B Revenue, Boosts Dividend and Buybacks

Monday April 27, 2015 1:35 pm PDT by
Apple today announced financial results for the second fiscal quarter and first calendar quarter of 2015. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $58 billion and net quarterly profit of $13.6 billion, or $2.33 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $45.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $10.2 billion, or $1.66 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was...
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Live Coverage of Apple's March 2015 'Spring Forward' Event

Monday March 9, 2015 8:26 am PDT by
Six months after the Apple Watch's unveiling, Apple's "Spring Forward" media event in San Francisco today will give us final details on the device ahead of its launch next month. We could see a few other announcements as well, but given the tagline and timing of the event, the Apple Watch will undoubtedly be the focus of today's proceedings. The event is being held at the Yerba Buena Center...
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Apple Reports Record Earnings and iPhone Sales: $18B Profit on $74.6B in Revenue for Q1 2015

Tuesday January 27, 2015 12:34 pm PST by
Apple today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2015, which corresponds to the fourth calendar quarter of 2014. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $74.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $18 billion, or $3.06 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $57.6 billion and net quarterly profit of $13.1 billion, or $1.98 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter....
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Twelve South Launches BookBook Wallet Case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Thursday December 11, 2014 3:35 pm PST by
Twelve South has launched its popular BookBook iPhone wallet case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Because the new iPhones are larger than Apple's older smartphones, the company has added several new features to the case, in addition to the credit card and ID slots in the older versions.Now, the iPhone snaps into a soft-touch shell inside the case. The shell can be quickly removed from the...
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Apple Watch Marketing Page Updated With 'Timekeeping', 'New Ways to Connect', 'Health and Fitness' Pages

Wednesday November 26, 2014 2:38 pm PST by
The marketing website for the Apple Watch has been updated (via 9to5Mac) with additional details about how it functions as a watch, new ways that wearers will communicate, as well as more about the watch's health and fitness features.Apple's marketing team has also added new animations to the site, showing how the Apple Watch will move between screens and how some of the apps will work. Much of ...
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'Iconic' Coffee Table Book Updated With More Photos, Special Edition w/Pulsing LED Sleep Light

Wednesday November 26, 2014 10:32 am PST by
Jonathan Zufi's gorgeous coffee table book "Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation", about 30 years of Apple design, has been updated just in time for the holiday shopping season. The new book includes many more photographs, with a particular focus on prototypes. There is also a new cover, and several new special editions."ICONIC: The Classic Edition" is similar to the original $75 ...
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Magpul Updates Its Popular 'Field Case' for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Friday November 21, 2014 10:40 am PST by
Magpul has released updated versions of its popular Field Case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The Field Case is a minimalist shell case made from flexible thermoplastic, similar to the company's popular PMAG rifle magazines.The Magpul Field Case for the iPhone 6 is a semi-rigid cover designed to provide basic protection in the field.Made from a flexible thermoplastic, the Field Case features...
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AT&T Offering $50 Bill Credit for iPhone Upgrades Made Through Apple Online and Retail Stores

Wednesday November 12, 2014 11:55 am PST by
AT&T is now offering a $50 bill credit to customers who purchase a new iPhone from the Apple Online or Apple Retail Stores. Neither company has marketed the deal but an AT&T spokesperson confirmed the existence of the promotion to MacRumors. The purchase and financing of any iPhone model that Apple sells, including the 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus, qualifies the buyer for the credit. The $50 credit...
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Apple Reports Q4 2014 Year-End Results: $8.5 Billion Profit on $42.1 Billion in Revenue [Call Concluded]

Monday October 20, 2014 1:40 pm PDT by
Apple today announced financial results for the third calendar quarter and fourth fiscal quarter of 2014. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $42.1 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $37.5 billion and net quarterly profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.01 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was...
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Live Coverage of Apple's October 2014 iPad and Mac Event

Thursday October 16, 2014 8:19 am PDT by
Just over a month after it introduced the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, Apple is back with another media event where it is expected to show off new iPads, new iMacs including high-resolution Retina displays on some models, and likely a final look at OS X Yosemite before its imminent public launch. Today's event is being held at the Town Hall auditorium on Apple's Cupertino headquarters campus and...
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NFL Players Banned From Wearing Beats Headphones on Camera

Saturday October 4, 2014 8:20 am PDT by
Thanks to a new marketing deal with Bose, NFL players will no longer be allowed to wear Apple's line of Beats headphones around television cameras, according to Re/code. The restriction is in place for TV interviews during training camp, practice sessions and game day, running from before the game or event through 90 minutes after play has ended. Many professional athletes have sponsorship...
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Live Coverage of Apple's September 2014 iPhone and iWatch Event [Event Over]

Tuesday September 9, 2014 8:41 am PDT by
Apple's highly anticipated September media event is being held today at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, the site of the unveiling of the original Macintosh and iMac. The event begins at 10:00 AM Pacific Time / 1:00 PM Eastern Time, and Apple is expected to unveil several new products including the iPhone 6 and an "iWatch" wearable device. Apple will be providing a...