Apple News

Apple strips Facebook & Twitter integration from macOS Mojave

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 07:12 am PT (10:12 am ET) Continuing a policy that began with iOS 11, Apple has apparently stripped out integration of third-party accounts in macOS Mojave beyond email and calendar services. Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and Vimeo are no longer options in the first developer beta of Mojave, AppleInsider can verify. Saving login ...

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tvOS 12 Release Date & New Features

tvOS is the operating system that runs on the fourth-gen and later models of the Apple TV. It’s the Apple TV’s equivalent of iOS on the iPhone or macOS on the Mac; it manages the apps you can install on the device and offers various features of its own. Each version of tvOS is numbered to match the version of ...

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iOS 11.4: What you need to know about Messages in iCloud

Announced last June, Apple’s Messages iCloud feature was delayed with the release of iOS 11 in the fall of 2017. The feature — which promises to keep all of your messages and shared images synced across all of your Apple devices — made another appearance once iOS 11.3 was released in beta, only to get removed yet again.  With iOS ...

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How to Delete or Deactivate Your Apple ID Account and Data

Apple has launched a new Data and Privacy website that enables users to request a copy of all of the data associated with their Apple ID accounts that the company maintains on its servers. The page also provides options to delete or deactivate an Apple ID by following the step-by-step instructions outlined below. While any customer anywhere can delete an ...

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts nominated for Ralph Lauren board of directors

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 07:37 am PT (10:37 am ET) Fashion brand Ralph Lauren has announced plans to nominate Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s retail head, for a non-executive position on its board of directors. Ahrendts will be up for election at Ralph Lauren’s annual shareholders meeting, currently expected in August. Top-level executives —including Lauren himself — are ...

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Apple television launch rumours: iTV release news

It’s been rumoured for years that Apple has been planning to launch a television – and indeed a report in 2015 confirmed that the company had a team working on this some years ago. But it appears that the idea has since been put on hold. Or has it? A blurry photo has popped up on Chinese social media and ...

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LG G7 ThinQ specs versus Galaxy S9, Pixel 2, iPhone 8 Plus

We’ve now lived with the pre-production LG G7 ThinQ for five days (that’s pronounced thin-kyoo, not “think,” by the way). We know a little more about how it compares to phones like the Samsung Galaxy S9,  Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus. The LG G7 is up-to-date on the most crucial specs, like two rear cameras, the newest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, Android ...

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20 years ago, the iMac changed the world

Sunday is the birthday for the first major consumer product of the second Steve Jobs era, one which changed the trajectory of Apple forever. On May 6, 1998 —20 years ago Sunday —Steve Jobs unveiled the first iMac. The introduction took place at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, ahead of the product’s release that August. The release came the week before ...

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iPhone X is the best-selling smartphone in 2018 so far

While rumors of the next generation of iPhones continue to proliferate, it was Apple’s current lineup, including the $1,000 iPhone X, that captured most of the attention this week. On Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple earned nearly $150 billion in revenue and $34 billion in earnings for the first half of the company’s fiscal year. People have really ...

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rugged 100W USB-C Cable From Nomad

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a rugged, high-quality USB-C cable designed for Apple’s latest Macs that use USB-C and other USB-C accessories like the Nintendo Switch or Android smartphones. Priced at $39.95, Nomad’s USB-C cable supports full 100W power transfer and 10Gb/s USB 3.1 data transfer speeds, making ...

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How to Remove Third-Party Accounts Like Facebook From Your Mac

With the release of iOS 11, Apple nixed its built-in integration with Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo, a feature that allowed iPhone and iPad users to store their third-party account information and access it within apps that needed to use those services. Apple has yet to remove the equivalent feature from macOS, although this is likely to change in a ...

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Nokia to sell off failed health division to Withings co-founder

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 06:26 am PT (09:26 am ET) Finland’s Nokia is abandoning its foray into health hardware and services, selling off that unit to Eric Carreel —one of the founders of Withings, which was acquired just two years ago to form the core of the division. The decision follows a “review of strategic options” ...

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