Steve Moser

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

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Apple Vision Pro to Support Screen Mirroring via AirPlay and Other Tidbits

Thursday October 5, 2023 10:05 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming Vision Pro headset will support screen mirroring via AirPlay or FaceTime, according to code found in the beta 4 release of visionOS 1.0. Code in beta 4 includes the following strings: Select a device to mirror content to from your Apple Vision Pro Only one activity is available when mirroring or sharing your view through ‌AirPlay‌ or ‌FaceTime‌. This suggests that users...
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iPhone 15 Pro Supports Recording ProRes Video Directly to External Storage

Wednesday September 13, 2023 11:33 am PDT by
Apple's iOS 17 Release Candidate build that was released yesterday includes code that reveals the new requirements for recording ProRes video with an iPhone 15 Pro directly to external storage. During yesterday's event, Apple said that the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ could record up to ProRes 4K at 60 fps to external storage thanks to the new USB-C port. The code reveals that ProRes 2.8K at 60 fps is also ...
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iPhone 15 Pro Action Button Options Potentially Revealed in iOS 17 Code: Flashlight, Shortcuts, Voice Memos, and More

Wednesday July 26, 2023 8:20 am PDT by
Apple released the fourth beta of iOS 17 to developers yesterday, and among the changes in the latest beta are some new code snippets that potentially hint at functionality for the rumored Action button on the upcoming iPhone 15 Pro and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max. The Action button, which could be similar to the Apple Watch Ultra's Action button but with more phone-focused options, is expected to be...
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Apple Savings Account Lists Longer 5 Day Fund Transfer Time in iOS 17

Wednesday July 5, 2023 6:54 pm PDT by
Apple in the iOS 17 beta has changed the text that provides details on the Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfer time for Apple Savings account holders. In ‌iOS 17‌ beta 2, it now reads "Funds are typically available for withdrawal by the 5th business day" when a transfer is made. Prior to the beta, it said that transfers "typically take 1-3 business days to complete." The 1-3 day wording...
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Apple Vision Pro to Feature 'Travel Mode' for Better In-Flight Experience

Thursday June 22, 2023 9:10 am PDT by
Apple has an intriguing hidden feature for its Apple Vision Pro spatial computer in the first developer beta of visionOS. The feature, termed "Travel Mode," is specifically aimed at enhancing the user experience while on board an airplane. Given that the cabin of an airplane with its enclosed space and unique environmental factors can be challenging for VR devices, Travel Mode seems to be...
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WeWork Developing Office Key Support for Apple Wallet

Thursday April 14, 2022 12:06 pm PDT by
WeWork appears to be working on Apple Wallet support for the WeWork Access Card based on image assets and hidden code that MacRumors discovered in the WeWork app code. An image sourced from the WeWork app displaying the upcoming functionality The code that we located reads "add to wallet button tapped," suggesting that a future version of the WeWork app is going to integrate with Apple Wallet ...
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Sports Scores and Favorite Team Selection Likely Coming to Apple News App

Monday January 31, 2022 11:34 am PST by
Apple is planning to expand the sports content available in its Apple News app, based on code MacRumors found in the first beta of iOS 15.4. To offer a more tailored news experience, users will be able to select their preferred sports leagues and their favorite teams, with Apple then providing the appropriate news. Code suggests that it's possible the feature will sync with the team...
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Twitter for iOS Beta Lays Groundwork for Bitcoin Tips

Tuesday August 31, 2021 1:07 pm PDT by
Twitter's latest beta update introduces support for providing content creators with Bitcoin tips using the "Tip Jar" feature that Twitter introduced earlier this year. Bitcoin isn't yet available to select as a tip option for beta users, but code in the beta suggests that Twitter is in the process of rolling it out. When the Tip Jar was first introduced, Twitter allowed users to add...
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macOS 12 Monterey Beta 5 Reveals Updated iWork Icons

Thursday August 12, 2021 12:00 pm PDT by
Apple is working on updated icons for the macOS versions of its iWork apps, according to images discovered by MacRumors. The new icons are included in the framework of macOS 12 Monterey beta 5 that handles the display of collaboration links in apps such as iMessage. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote icons found in macOS Monterey The images of the new macOS iWork icons for Pages, Numbers, and...
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Apple Pay Support for Coinbase Card Appears to Be Getting Closer

Wednesday April 28, 2021 12:24 pm PDT by
Popular cryptocurrency platform Coinbase appears to be working to make its Visa Debit Card, Coinbase Card, compatible with Apple Pay for purchases in stores, in apps, and online. MacRumors has discovered evidence of upcoming ‌Apple Pay‌ support for Coinbase Card in the Coinbase app code in the form of a recently added image asset called "CardGoogleApplePay." The company's Coinbase Card for...
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iOS 13.2 Beta Includes Icon Depicting New AirPods Design

Wednesday October 2, 2019 11:32 am 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 7:50 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,...
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Apple's Rumored Tile Competitor May Offer ARKit and Leashing Capabilities

Wednesday August 28, 2019 1:16 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 1:52 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,...