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AT&T is Down: iPhones in 'SOS' Mode Due to Network Outage

Thursday February 22, 2024 8:40 am PST by
AT&T is experiencing a major outage across the U.S. today, with tens of thousands of customers reporting issues with the network on the website Downdetector. There are also complaints across Reddit, X, and other social media websites. iPhone users and others with AT&T service are generally unable to make phone calls or send text messages due to the outage, which has persisted for many hours...
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Apple Launching Next-Generation CarPlay This Year With These New Features

Wednesday February 21, 2024 2:03 pm PST by
Apple recently updated its website to confirm that the first vehicle models with next-generation CarPlay support will debut "in 2024." This wording is shown on Apple's regional websites for the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and many other countries. The iOS 17.4 beta includes code-level references to eight new CarPlay apps:Auto Settings: This app will let you manage paired iPhones...
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iPhone 16 Pro Rumored to Have These 10 New Features

Tuesday February 20, 2024 10:12 am PST by
While the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max are still around seven months away from launching, there are already many rumors about the devices. Below, we have recapped new features and changes expected so far. These are some of the key changes rumored for the iPhone 16 Pro models as of February 2024:Larger displays: The iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will be equipped with larger...
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iOS 17.4 Will Add These New Features to Your iPhone

Monday February 19, 2024 6:52 am PST by
Apple last month confirmed that iOS 17.4 will be released in March, and the update includes several new features and changes for the iPhone. Key new features in iOS 17.4 include major App Store changes in the EU and Apple Podcasts transcripts. The update also adds new emoji and includes preparations for the launch of next-generation CarPlay later this year. More details about the new...
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New Macs and iPads Coming Soon: What to Expect

Saturday February 17, 2024 3:00 am PST by
Following the launch of Apple's Vision Pro headset, attention has shifted towards what is next on the company's agenda this year. As usual, March should be eventful for Apple, as it is expected to release new MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and iPad Air models during the month. In a recent press release, Apple also confirmed that iOS 17.4 will be released in March. Below, we recap what to expect...
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iOS 17.3 Added New Feature That Every iPhone User Should Know About

Friday February 16, 2024 6:28 am PST by
Apple's recent iOS 17.3 software update includes an important new feature that all iPhone users should know about: Stolen Device Protection. The Wall Street Journal last year reported about thieves spying on an iPhone user's passcode before stealing the device, often in public places like bars. With knowledge of the passcode, the thief can then change the victim's Apple ID password, turn off ...
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Did You Have an iPhone 7? You Could Receive Up to $349 From Apple

Wednesday February 14, 2024 3:00 am PST by
Apple last year agreed to pay $35 million to settle a U.S. class action lawsuit alleging that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were prone to audio issues due to a defective chip in the devices, and it has now started notifying eligible customers by email. You may be eligible for a payment from Apple if you are a U.S. resident who owned an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus between September 16, 2016...
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Apple Investigating Screen-Related Issue Affecting Some Apple Watches

Tuesday February 13, 2024 8:03 am PST by
In an internal memo shared with Apple Authorized Service Providers last week, Apple said it is "aware of" and "investigating" a touch-related issue affecting some Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 displays. "Some customers may report their Apple Watch Series 9 or Apple Watch Ultra 2 is experiencing false touches on their display," the memo says. The issue may cause the screen...
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Apple Said iPhone Driver's Licenses Will Expand to These 8 U.S. States

Monday February 12, 2024 7:51 am PST by
In 2021, Apple introduced 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. Unfortunately, states have been slow to adopt the feature since it was first announced in September 2021, with IDs in the Wallet app only available ...
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iOS 17.4 Will Add These 5 New Features to Your iPhone

Saturday February 10, 2024 7:05 am PST by
Apple last month confirmed that iOS 17.4 will be released in March, and the update includes several new features and changes for the iPhone. Key new features in iOS 17.4 include major App Store changes in the EU, Apple Podcasts transcripts, SharePlay for the HomePod, and new emoji. The update also includes preparations for the launch of next-generation CarPlay later this year. More...
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Sketchy Rumor Says iOS 18 Will Have visionOS-Inspired Design Changes

Friday February 9, 2024 8:32 am PST by
iOS 18 and iPadOS 18 will feature visionOS-inspired design elements, according to a rumor shared this week by Israeli website The Verifier. For example, the report claims that the Apple TV app on iPadOS 18 will feature the same translucent navigation bar that was introduced in the tvOS 17.2 version of the app last year. The design of this menu draws similarities to visionOS, the operating...
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iOS 17.4 Will Solve This Awkward Problem With Video Calls

Friday February 9, 2024 6:54 am PST by
With the iOS 17, iPadOS 17, and macOS Sonoma updates last year, Apple introduced gesture-based reactions in video calling apps like FaceTime, Zoom, and Google Meet, allowing you to fill the screen with 3D effects. For example, you can hold two thumbs up to show fireworks on the screen, or make two peace signs with your hands to show confetti. Unfortunately, many users are unaware that this...
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Sketchy Rumor Says Next iPhone SE Will Feature Dynamic Island Instead of Notch

Thursday February 8, 2024 8:27 am PST by
While most reports so far have agreed that the next iPhone SE will have a similar design as the standard iPhone 14 model, which has a notch for Face ID, a sketchy rumor now says that the device will instead feature the Dynamic Island. iPhone SE with Dynamic Island mockup by @upintheozone This latest claim comes from the leaker @MajinBuOfficial on X, formerly known as Twitter. In addition to...
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iOS 18 Potentially 'Biggest' Update in iPhone's History

Tuesday February 6, 2024 12:32 pm PST by
iOS 18 has the potential to be the "biggest" software update in the iPhone's history, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. "I'm told that the new operating system is seen within the company as one of the biggest iOS updates — if not the biggest — in the company's history," wrote Gurman, in the Q&A section of his Power On newsletter last week. Gurman said he plans to share more details...
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Honda Offering Wireless Apple CarPlay Upgrade for 2018-2022 Accords

Monday February 5, 2024 1:22 pm PST by
Honda recently announced that owners of 2018-2022 Accord models in the U.S. are now eligible for a wireless Apple CarPlay upgrade option for a fee. The update can be completed at any Honda dealership in the U.S. for a suggested price of $112, plus a labor fee, according to the announcement. Eligible customers can book a service appointment on their local Honda dealership's website....
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Next-Generation Apple CarPlay Will Feature These 8 New Apps

Friday February 2, 2024 9:36 am PST by
Apple recently updated its website to confirm that the first U.S. vehicle models with next-generation CarPlay support will debut in 2024. The first beta of iOS 17.4 references eight new CarPlay apps:Auto Settings: This app will let you manage paired iPhones and adjust vehicle settings. Car Camera: This app will display the vehicle's rear-view camera feed. Charge: For electric vehicles,...
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Apple Vision Pro Reviewers Say Persona Feature is 'Deeply Weird'

Wednesday January 31, 2024 7:06 am PST by
The first full-length reviews of Apple's new Vision Pro headset were published this week, and one feature in particular has received some criticism. Image Credit: Brian Tong Since the Vision Pro covers your face during video calls, Apple allows you to create a digital version of yourself called a Persona. Apple says a Persona is an "authentic spatial representation" of a person that shows...
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iOS 18 Might Be 'Biggest' Software Update in iPhone's History

Wednesday January 31, 2024 6:39 am PST by
Apple has big plans for iOS 18 later this year, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the Q&A section of his Power On newsletter this week, Gurman said iOS 18 has the potential to be the "biggest" software update in the iPhone's history. "I'm told that the new operating system is seen within the company as one of the biggest iOS updates — if not the biggest — in the company's...
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Apple Vision Pro Reviews and Unboxing Videos Shared Ahead of Launch

Tuesday January 30, 2024 6:06 am PST by
The first reviews and unboxing videos for the Apple Vision Pro were shared today ahead of the mixed reality headset's launch in the U.S. on Friday. We have rounded up some of the videos below from well-known YouTube creators and reporters, including Marques Brownlee, Joanna Stern, and others. Videos Reviews The Verge's Nilay Patel:There are a lot of ideas in the Vision...
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Apple Finally Allows Apps Like Xbox Cloud Gaming on App Store

Monday January 29, 2024 2:12 pm PST by
Apple recently announced that it now allows streaming game apps on the App Store worldwide. This will pave the way for services like Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce NOW to be available as standalone iPhone and iPad apps, whereas they were previously only accessible via the web on these devices. These cloud gaming apps will allow iPhone and iPad users to stream games from servers, with...