Steve Moser

Steve Moser is a contributing writer at MacRumors and an iOS developer.

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iOS 13.2 Beta Includes Icon Depicting New AirPods Design

Wednesday October 2, 2019 12:32 pm PDT by
Apple has been rumored to be working on a third generation of AirPods with active noise control (ANC), also known as noise cancellation, or active noise reduction (ANR). Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested the updated ‌AirPods‌ could launch late this year or early next year with an "all-new design." Today's iOS 13.2 beta release includes an icon showing redesigned ‌AirPods‌ that appear to...

2019 iPhones to Include New 'R1' Sensor Coprocessor Codenamed 'Rose'

Monday September 9, 2019 8:50 am PDT by
Apple is planning to add a new coprocessor, codenamed both "Rose" and "R1," to the A13 series chips in its upcoming iPhones set to debut on Tuesday. It is not clear if Apple will use the internal Rose and R1 codenames for marketing purposes or if it will match the A-series chip numbering scheme and release the first Rose coprocessor as R13. Based on evidence from an internal build of iOS 13,...

Apple's Rumored Tile Competitor May Offer ARKit and Leashing Capabilities

Wednesday August 28, 2019 2:16 pm PDT by
At WWDC 2019, Apple announced Offline Finding, codenamed Blue Avengers, as one of the new features of iOS 13 and macOS Catalina. It allows users to find their devices even when their lost devices are not connected to the internet. A background process called Search Party intermittently broadcasts and receives Bluetooth beacon signals so that every nearby online device running iOS 13 or macOS ...

Apple TV+ May Support Downloads for Offline Viewing, Limit Simultaneous Streams

Tuesday August 20, 2019 2:52 pm PDT by
Amid word that Apple TV+ could launch in November priced at $9.99/month, MacRumors has discovered additional tidbits within recent betas of macOS Catalina that offer further insight into how the service will work. According to code strings found in ‌macOS Catalina‌, Apple will apparently allow videos to be downloaded for offline viewing, but with limitations on the total number of downloads,...