Apple’s iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via Satellite Feature Saves Stranded Man in Alaska

With the launch of iOS 16.1, Apple rolled out a Emergency SOS via Satellite, which is designed to allow iPhone 14 owners to contact emergency services using satellite connectivity when no cellular or WiFi connection is available. The feature was put to the test in Alaska today, when a man became stranded in a rural […]

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TSMC’s Arizona Plant Will Manufacture 4nm Chips Starting in 2024 at Apple’s Request

TSMC’s $12 billion chip plant currently under construction in Arizona will begin producing 4-nanometer chips as soon as it opens in 2024 thanks to urging from Apple and other companies, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. The plant had originally been planned to start with production of 5-nanometer chips, but with Apple and other companies increasingly […]

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Apple’s 2013 and 2014 iMacs Now Obsolete, Apple Watch Series 2 Marked as Vintage

Apple today updated its vintage and obsolete product list to designate several 2013 and 2014 iMac models as obsolete. These Macs were previously on the vintage list, but are now considered obsolete and are no longer eligible for repair. Obsoleted Macs include the late 2013 21.5 and 27-inch iMacs, the mid-2014 21.5-inch ‌iMac‌, and the […]

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Facebook and Spotify CEOs Slam Apple’s App Store

Wednesday November 30, 2022 12:20 pm PST by Juli Clover Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Spotify CEO Daniel Ek today spoke out against Apple’s App Store policies, joining Twitter CEO Elon Musk, who earlier this week said that Apple was making moderation demands and had threatened to withhold Twitter from the ‌App Store‌. At The […]

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Apple’s M2 Max chip runs Geekbench on a MacBook Pro with 96GB of RAM

Apple is testing its upcoming 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with the as-of-yet unreleased M2 Max processor. So far, Apple has released the new-look MacBook Air and the very-old-look 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 processor, and the M2 Pro and M2 Max laptop processors are the logical next in line (with an eventual M2 […]

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Deals: Apple’s 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Magic Keyboard Drops to $249 at Walmart ($100 Off)

Wednesday November 30, 2022 11:17 am PST by Eric Slivka Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro Magic Keyboard has fallen to an all-time low price at Walmart today and is now available for $249.00, down from $349.00. The keyboard is in stock and sold directly from Walmart with free shipping for delivery as soon as tomorrow depending […]

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Judge Approves Apple’s Plan to Pay $50 Million to Settle Butterfly Keyboard Lawsuit

Apple’s plan to pay $50 million to settle a long running class-action lawsuit over the faulty butterfly keyboard today received preliminary approval from a California federal judge (via Law360). The payment will include $13.6 million in attorney fees, up to $2 million in litigation costs, and $1.4 million in settlement administration costs, with the rest […]

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Apple’s Black Friday Event Begins in U.S. With Free Gift Card on Select Purchases

Apple’s annual four-day Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping event has started in the United States and Canada, with customers able to receive a free Apple gift card with the purchase of select products through November 28. The offer is available for select iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, Beats, and accessories. As usual, many […]

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Apple’s Black Friday Event Underway in Some Countries, Begins in U.S. Tomorrow

Apple’s annual four-day Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping event has started in Australia and New Zealand, with customers able to receive a free Apple gift card with the purchase of select products through November 28. The offer is available for select iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, Beats, and accessories. As usual, many of […]

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RealityOS: Everything We Know About the Software Designed for Apple’s Mixed Reality Headset

Apple is developing a mixed reality AR/VR headset that’s set to launch in less than a year, if rumors are to be believed. With new hardware comes new software, and Apple is working on a headset operating system that is set to be called realityOS or rOS. This guide aggregates everything that we know about […]

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UK regulators are investigating Apple’s block on Xbox Game Pass

What you need to know The UK Competition and Markets Authority will investigate how Apple and Google dominate the mobile browser market. The same investigation will also look into Apple restricting cloud gaming through its App Store. Xbox Cloud Gaming and other cloud gaming services are only available on iOS devices through a web browser, […]

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VMWare turns Apple’s latest Macs into Windows 11 PCs with new Fusion 13

What you need to know Arm-based Mac devices can now run the Arm-based version of Windows 11 inside a virtual machine with VMware’s Fusion 13 software. These Mac systems include those with Apple’s M1 and M2 processor families, including the iMac, Mac Studio, Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. VMware’s support for Windows 11 […]

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Deals: Apple’s New iPad Drops to Record Low Price of $399 ($50 Off)

Last week, B&H Photo introduced the first-ever discount on Apple’s 10.9-inch iPad, and today the retailer has expanded this deal slightly with a new color. You can get the Blue and Silver 64GB Wi-Fi iPads for $399.00, down from $449.00. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with B&H Photo. When you click a link and […]

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Deals: New $499 Discounts Hit Apple’s 16-Inch MacBook Pro on Amazon, Starting at $1,999.99

Amazon has a fresh batch of all-time low prices on Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro today, starting at $1,999.99 for the 10-Core M1 Pro/512GB model, down from $2,499.00. You can get this sale in both Silver and Space Gray. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and […]

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Testing Apple’s New Emergency SOS via Satellite Feature

Apple today officially launched the new Emergency SOS via satellite feature that’s available for the iPhone 14 models, so we thought we’d test it out to see just how it works. Emergency SOS via satellite is designed to allow users to connect to emergency services when no cellular or WiFi connection is available, such as […]

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Craig Federighi Admits Apple’s Beta Programs Don’t Provide the Interaction and Influence Many Users Desire

Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, has admitted that the company’s beta testing program, which offers developers and public beta testers access to beta versions of iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS, isn’t effective in giving users the amount of influence and interaction they desire. In an email exchange with MacRumors reader […]

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Deals: Apple’s M1 MacBook Air Drops to Best-Ever Price of $799.99

Apple’s 2020 M1 MacBook Air (256GB) has dropped to $799.99 on Amazon today, down from $999.00, which is a record low price. This sale is available in all three colors of the M1 MacBook Air: Gold, Silver, and Space Gray. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a […]

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Apple’s Work on realityOS ‘Wrapping Up’ as Focus Turns to Suite of AR/VR Apps Ahead of Headset Launch

Apple’s work on the first version of its long-rumored mixed reality headset‘s operating system is concluding, while new hires related to the device are ramping up ahead of launch next year, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. The headset itself is rumored to run “rOS” or “realityOS,” internally codenamed “Oak.” Apple’s work on realityOS has been […]

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Deals: Apple’s iPad Mini 6 on Sale for Best-Ever Price of $399.99 ($99 Off)

You can get the 64GB Wi-Fi iPad mini 6 today on Amazon for $399.99, down from $499.00. This remains the best deal we’ve ever tracked on the iPad mini 6, and it’s available in three colors: Starlight, Space Gray, and Purple. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and […]

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Mass Production of Apple’s Mixed-Reality Headset Said to Begin in March 2023

Apple is moving forward on development of its mixed-reality headset with Pegatron set to be the exclusive partner for final assembly, according to DigiTimes. Based on the headset’s current status in the manufacturing validation process, the report predicts that mass production is likely to begin in March 2023 with an unveiling possibly being held the […]

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