Google Pulls Fortnite From Play Store, But Game Remains Available Through Other Android Sources

Just hours after Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store, Google has also pulled the Fortnite app from its Google Play Store. Epic made the same in-app changes in the Google version of the app that it made in the App Store version, allowing players to bypass Google’s in-app purchase system. Subverting the Play Store […]

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Apple Launching Discounted $9.99 Per Month CBS All Access and Showtime Bundle for Apple TV+ Subscribers

Apple is planning to launch an Apple TV Channels bundle that features CBS All Access and Showtime at a discounted price, reports Bloomberg. The bundle, which aims to spur usage of ‌Apple TV‌+ and the ‌Apple TV‌ Channels feature, will be priced at $9.99 per month. It is set to roll out as early as […]

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Suspects Can Be Forced to Provide Smartphone Passcodes, Rules New Jersey Supreme Court

Compelling a suspect to unlock a smartphone doesn’t violate Fifth Amendment rights, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled today (via NorthJersey.com), adding a new argument to the ongoing debate on whether those arrested can be forced to unlock their devices with biometrics or passcodes. Courts around the United States have been split on the issue, with […]

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Apple Adds New ‘Benefits’ Section to Jobs Site

Apple-Acquired Dark Sky Officially Shuts Down Android App Apple in March purchased weather app Dark Sky, and at that time, Dark Sky’s developers said that the app’s Android version would be discontinued on July 1, 2020. However, instead of shuttering the app on that date, the app’s developers announced that the discontinuation would be delayed […]

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Apple Releases New Version of 30W USB-C Power Adapter, But Changes Unclear

Apple-Acquired Dark Sky Officially Shuts Down Android App Apple in March purchased weather app Dark Sky, and at that time, Dark Sky’s developers said that the app’s Android version would be discontinued on July 1, 2020. However, instead of shuttering the app on that date, the app’s developers announced that the discontinuation would be delayed […]

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Apple Shares Requirements for Default Third-Party Browser and Email Apps With Developers

Apple in iOS 14 plans to allow users to set a third-party app as the default email or browser app on an iPhone or iPad, replacing the current Apple-made default apps Safari and Mail. Apple hasn’t provided many details on the new feature to users, but as noted by MacStories‘ Federico Vittici, Apple has shared […]

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Apple Picks Up Werner Herzog Documentary ‘Fireball’ for Apple TV+

Werner Herzog’s newest documentary, “Fireball,” is set to premiere on Apple TV+ after Apple acquired the rights to the film, Apple announced today. “Fireball” explores the cultural and physical influence that meteors, comets, and deep impacts have had on Earth in regard to mythology, religion, and human imagination. Following their Academy Award-nominated work on “Encounters […]

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Apple Donates Proceeds From John Lewis Documentary to Museums Honoring His Legacy

Apple is donating proceeds that it receives from the “John Lewis: Good Trouble” documentary to museums that honor his legacy, Apple announced today. Funds from the documentary, which was released on July 3, will be provided to the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture […]

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Apple Targeted in Multi-State Consumer Protection Investigation

Several states have undertaken an investigation that is seeking to determine whether Apple deceived customers, according to documents discovered by the Tech Transparency Project and shared by Axios. Details on the investigation are sparse, and it’s not clear what Apple is under investigation for. The documentation suggests that the Texas attorney general could sue Apple […]

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Rumored ‘iPhone 12’ Braided Lightning Cable Could Come in Black or White

According to leaks, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 models could ship with a new Lightning to USB-C cable that includes a braided fabric design, and today serial leaker L0vetodream has shared more images of the purported new design, which appears to come in black or white colors. The photos depict a USB-C to Lightning cable that […]

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Apple Pledges More Than $400 Million Towards Affordable Housing Initiatives in California This Year

Leaker: ‘iPhone 12 Pro’ to Come With 6GB of RAM Later this year, Apple is expected to release four OLED iPhones in three display sizes, including 5.4, 6.7, and two 6.1-inch models. Rumors suggest the 6.7-inch iPhone and one 6.1-inch model will be higher-end devices, and now leaker @L0vetodream has corroborated previous rumors about the […]

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Arm-Intel-PowerPC Universal Binaries are Possible

Casual MacRumors visitors may not realize that we have a very active PowerPC forum where users discuss issues related to PowerPC Macs that have not been produced since 2006. Threads range from hardware upgrades, software options, to nostalgia: Photo by AphoticD Apple’s recently announced transition to Apple Silicon (Arm) based Macs raised some interesting questions […]

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Apple Updates iWork Apps for Mac for iBooks Author Transition, YouTube and Vimeo Embeds

Apple today updated its iWork apps for the Mac to version 10.1, introducing new features for Pages, Keynote, and Numbers. The Pages app now supports importing books from iBooks Author, which Apple discontinued and removed from the App Store on July 1. The update app also allows videos from YouTube and Vimeo to be played […]

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Fujifilm Releases Webcam Software for macOS

Fujifilm has released its software for Mac that enables its X-series mirrorless cameras to be used as high-quality webcams. The Fujifilm X Webcam tool was initially released for Windows PCs in May. Fujifilm later said it would offer a Mac version in mid-July due to the “overwhelming response” of its customers when it released the […]

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Apple’s Independent iPhone Repair Program Adds More U.S. Locations and Expands to Canada and Europe

Apple today announced that over 140 more repair businesses are now participating in its Independent Repair Provider Program in the United States. The program, launched in August 2019, is also being expanded to Canada and Europe. The program allows independent repair shops like uBreakiFix to offer certified out-of-warranty service for iPhones, such as display and […]

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Apple Survey Asks iPhone Users What They Do With Old Power Adapters

Amid multiple reports that Apple will no longer include a power adapter in its iPhone boxes starting with the iPhone 12 later this year, it appears Apple is surveying recent ‌iPhone‌ buyers to ask about what they’ve done with the power adapters that came with their previous iPhones. Screenshot via Twitter user @bedabb_ Apple’s surveys […]

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Hands-On With Caviar’s Modified ‘CyberPhone’ iPhone Designed to Look Like a Tesla Cybertruck

Caviar, a company known for creating outlandish and lavish iPhone casing modifications, has been working on an ‌iPhone‌ design that’s modeled after Tesla’s Cybertruck. We have a prototype of the CyberPhone on hand, and checked it out in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The CyberPhone Caviar has […]

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WWDC20 Rumor Report Card: Leaked iOS 14 Features, Arm-Based Macs, and More

Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2020 in 13 Minutes Today’s digital WWDC keynote event was jam packed with announcements, with Apple debuting iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, watchOS 7, tvOS 14, and, most notably, its work on custom-designed chips that will be used in Macs in the future. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube […]

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Face ID and Touch ID Logins Coming to Websites With Safari Web Authentication API

Apple allows Touch ID and Face ID to be used in lieu of a password to access sensitive apps like those for banking or password management, and in the future, Face ID and ‌Touch ID‌ will also be able to be used for authentication purposes when logging into a website. Apple outlines the feature in […]

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