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Apple loses $2 trillion market capitalization for the first time in 2021

03/08/2021, 04:03 pm

Apple's market capitalization closed below the $2 trillion threshold on Monday, after shares dropped more than 4% in intraday trading.


Apple launching curated 'Kids & Family' recommended podcasts

03/08/2021, 08:03 am

Apple is partnering with nonprofit parents' digital guide Common Sense Media, to showcase podcasts that are appropriately family-friendly.


Apple 'AirTags' and iPad Pro event now rumored for March 23

03/08/2021, 06:03 am

A new leak claims that Apple's "AirTags" event will be held on March 23, one week later than previous reports speculated.


Apple TV+ earns three Saturn Award nominations

03/05/2021, 08:03 am

"For All Mankind," "Servant," and "Amazing Stories" are nominated for Saturn Awards, the first time Apple TV+ has been eligible for the science fiction ceremony.


Apple Watch far outsold all other smartwatches in Q4 2020

03/05/2021, 06:03 am

New research shows that 40% of smartwatches sold in the fourth quarter of 2020 were Apple Watches, with the Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Series 6 selling an estimated 12.9 million between them.


Apple brings back 'AirTags' anti-stalking feature in latest iOS 14.5 beta

03/04/2021, 12:03 pm

Previously seen in an iOS beta in November 2020, "Item Safety Features" are an anti-stalking protection for "AirTags" which has returned in the latest iOS 14.5 for developers.


EU winding down Apple Music antitrust investigation, charges expected

03/04/2021, 12:03 pm

The European Commission is expected to shortly announce that Apple will face antitrust charges after investigating Spotify's accusation that Apple unfairly puts Apple Music competitors at a disadvantage.


Future Apple gloves could use ultrasonics to re-implement Force Touch

03/04/2021, 11:03 am

Rather than reintroducing the previous Force Touch where a surface detects pressure, Apple is investigating how wearables such as gloves can turn regular surfaces into touch-sensitive ones, perhaps for Apple AR.


Apple researching how to integrate a display into fabric, like the HomePod covering

03/04/2021, 09:03 am

Apple is researching how to make the fabric covering of a HomePod, or HomePod mini, also include a way to provide information to the user.


New 'Apple for Kids' portal walks parents through iPhone and Mac setup & support

03/04/2021, 08:03 am

Apple has introduced a new "Apple for Kids" webpage which includes education for parents on how to use Family Setup, what to do when a child forgets their passcode, and more.


Billie Eilish film 'global smash' hit for Apple TV+

03/04/2021, 07:03 am

Industry sources claim that the recent Billie Eilish documentary is the biggest hit Apple TV+ has yet had with young adult audiences around the world.


UK launching investigation of Apple App Store after anti-competition complaints

03/04/2021, 07:03 am

The UK's anti-competition authority is opening up an investigation of continued allegations that Apple uses its App Store to restrict competition, and set "unfair terms" for developers.


Scott Forstall told Pandora to jailbreak early iPhones to get a head start on development

03/04/2021, 06:03 am

Ahead of the official App Store SDK, Scott Forstall told Pandora to use jailbroken iPhones to develop their music app.


Arizona bill that could force Apple App Store to allow third-party payments one step closer to law

03/03/2021, 02:03 pm

Arizona lawmakers have narrowly advanced a bill that could force Apple and Google App Stores -- but not video game console sellers -- to allow third-party payment systems on their app stores.


Google Chrome to emulate Apple's Safari ad-tracking privacy ethos

03/03/2021, 10:03 am

Future versions of Google Chrome will stop supporting ad-tracking cookies, and instead, the company will implement privacy features in the browser similar to Apple's iOS 14 plans.


Australia approves Apple Watch ECG function

03/03/2021, 06:03 am

Australian health regulators have officially approved the use of the ECG function in Apple Watch, meaning users in the region may soon see the feature enabled.


Nicole Kidman and Alison Brie to star in 'Roar' on Apple TV+

03/02/2021, 12:03 pm

Apple TV+ has announced a new "darkly comic" anthology series based on Cecelia Ahern's book "Roar," and starring Nicole Kidman, Alison Brie, and Cynthia Erivo.


Apple's iPhone 12 Pro range to grow smartphone sales 50% worldwide

03/02/2021, 06:03 am

Demand for the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max is predicted to mean overall global sales of smartphones will be 50% greater in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the same time in 2020.


iPhone not migrating to USB-C or getting Touch ID on power button any time soon

03/01/2021, 11:03 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that market and financial benefits will mean Apple skips USB-C for iPhones, and will also not move Touch ID to the power button at any time in the near future.


How Apple's walled garden iPhone security can help hackers evade scrutiny

03/01/2021, 08:03 am

Apple has a secure mobile ecosystem because of choices in hardware and software that it has made, but the same systems and policies that keep most hackers out could be dramatically helping those few who can beat it.