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Apple's Global Security Chief Indicted in Scheme to Trade iPads for Gun Permits, but Apple Says It's Found No Wrongdoing

Earlier this week, Apple's Chief Security Offier Thomas Moyer and others were charged in an expanding investigation involving the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office over exchanging bribes for concealed gun permits, reported the Morgan Hill Times. According to the investigation, Santa Clara County Undersheriff Rick Sung held back four concealed carry weapons permits for Apple's security team unless the company agreed to donate 200 iPads worth $75,000 to the Sheriff's Office. Rather than repor...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Facebook, Mac, Ars Technica, Rumors, Sheriff s Office, Santa Clara County, Moyer, Santa Clara County Sheriff s Office, Ed Swanson, Rick Sung, Thomas Moyer, Morgan Hill Times


I Welcome the Rumored Demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note

Thanks to phones like the Galaxy S20 Ultra, a new segment of devices with flexible screens, and lite versions of the Note 10 and Note 20, Samsung’s flagship phone portfolio has sort of ballooned out of control over the last couple of years. So in an effort to streamline its offering, a new rumor is claiming that…Read more...
Tags: Android, Science, Samsung, Smartphones, Rumors, Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy Note, Consumer Tech, Galaxy Note, The Rumor Mill, End Of The Line For The Galaxy Note


Capcom Leak Reveals Resident Evil 4 Remake & Street Fighter VI Possibly on the Way

The ransomware attack carried out on Capcom has led to several projects and games the company is potentially planning to push out in the future being leaked, including several entries for the Resident Evil franchise and possibly the sixth mainline Street Fighter title. Capcom was targeted by a hacker group earlier in November, leading to […]
Tags: Business, Games, Leak, Rumors, Anime, Street Fighter, Remakes, Capcom, Resident Evil


Boosie Badazz Did Have Surgery on His Leg After Being Shot, But It Was NOT Amputated

While Boosie Badazz did go under the knife after getting shot in the leg, contrary to reports, surgeons did NOT remove his foot (or his leg), and he’s already home from the hospital recovering. TMZ reports: Our sources say Boosie had a procedure to remove bullet fragments, and he had some screws put in to make sure his foot properly heals. Boosie has diabetes, which led to speculation about potential amputation, but we’re told the only medical decisions in relation to his diabetes had to do with...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Rumors, Jazz, Dallas, Boosie Badazz, Rumor Control, Boosie


Apple Releases Revised Version of iOS 14.2 for iPhone 12 Owners

Apple appears to have released a revised version of iOS 14.2 that's available to those who have an iPhone 12 device and who have not previously installed the iOS 14.2 update. It's not clear why Apple has released a new version of iOS 14.2, but it may include minor bug fixes, perhaps for installation issues. The updated software has a build number of 18B111, while the original release has a build number of 18B92. The update will show up under General > Software Updates for new ‌iPhone 12‌ own...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Control Center Music Recognition


RTRO Camera for iOS Gains New Real-Time Instant Film Feature

Moment, the company behind the Moment photo editing app and Moment lenses for iPhone, today announced an Instant Film update for its RTRO app, which is designed to capture vintage photo and video clips. The new Instant Film feature is designed to work like a real instant film camera, generating a unique film-like effect that can be seen in real time when capturing photos. Moment says that Instant Film uses a new Analog Effects Engine that allows for generative photo effects, with each photo ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, RTRO Camera


Apple Card, Apple Pay, Maps and Messages Experiencing Outages [Updated]

Apple is having trouble with a number of services at this time, and along with problems that are preventing people from installing macOS Big Sur and slowing down third-party apps, Apple Card, Apple Pay, Maps, and iMessage are experiencing issues. According to Apple's System Status page, Apple Card and Apple Pay are seeing a complete outage. Users are not able to complete Apple Pay transactions, and some users may be unable to apply for or manage an Apple Card on Apple.com. Maps traffic and r...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Apple Card, Apple Card Apple


Apple Pulls iOS 14.3, watchOS 7.2, and tvOS 14.3 Updates Amid Slew of Server Issues

Shortly after seeding the first betas of iOS 14.3, iPad 14.3, watchOS 7.2, and tvOS 14.3, Apple has pulled all of the updates from the Developer Center and they're no longer available for download. It's not clear if the new software releases were mistakenly seeded out or pulled due to the numerous issues that Apple's servers are experiencing. Right now, users are not able to download macOS Big Sur and are seeing the following message when attempting an install: "An error occurred while instal...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Developer Center


Popular iOS Camera App Darkroom Expands to Macs With Universal App Support

Popular camera app Darkroom was today updated to introduce Universal App support, which means that the newest version of Darkroom works on iPhones, iPads, and Macs. It is compatible with Apple's upcoming M1 Macs and Intel Macs that are running macOS Big Sur. On the Mac, Darkroom offers up editing tools that have been optimized for a Mac experience and designed with the ‌macOS Big Sur‌ aesthetic. There's a translucent sidebar and native window toolbars, and interactions have been optimized for...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Intel Macs, Mac Darkroom


AirBuddy App for Easily Connecting AirPods to Macs Gets Redesign and New Features

App developer Guilherme Rambo last year released AirBuddy, an app that's designed to bring iOS-like AirPods integration to the Mac, and today, Rambo is releasing an updated version of the app, AirBuddy 2. Compared to the original version of AirBuddy, the updated app features a redesigned user interface, reliability improvements, and several new features like historical usage data and custom connection modes. AirBuddy 2 is meant to make connecting ‌AirPods‌ and Beats headphones to a Mac as ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Guilherme Rambo


Apple Selling New Solo Loop and Sport Bands in Kumquat, Northern Blue and Plum

Apple today added new Solo Loop and Sport Apple Watch bands to its online store, expanding the number of colors available for the two band options. Both the Solo Loop and the Sport Band now come in an orange shade called Kumquat, a lighter blue that Apple is calling Northern Blue, and a deeper purple red called Plum. Plum and Kumquat match iPhone 12 Silicone cases available in the same shades. Apple last introduced new band colors in September with the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6 and ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Leonard, Sport Apple Watch, Northern Blue, Kumquat Northern Blue


Heart Analyzer App Gains Blood Oxygen Complication for Apple Watch Series 6

Heart Analyzer today reached version 8.3, bringing some notable improvements to the popular heart health app including new complications and customizations. Top of the list for Apple Watch Series 6 owners will be the new Blood Oxygen Saturation complication, which lets you track the SPO2 metric over the past week with a glance of your watch face. There's also a new complication that shows the chart for today and yesterday's heart rate, and a new toggle in workouts that lets you view heart ra...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors


Review: iBoy is a Must-Have Desk Toy for iPod Fans

Designer Philip Lee, known for his line of Classicbot toys modeled after Apple products, earlier this year came out with his latest figurine, the iBoy. The palm-sized iBoy is an homage to Apple's iPod Classic, first released in 2001. Design wise, the iBoy is a cross between an iPod and a robot, and it makes for a fun desktop toy or shelf decoration. iBoy's body looks similar to a classic iPod, with a fake screen that houses a robot face and a functional click wheel with buttons that can be...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Philip Lee, Classicbot


Sony Japan Allegedly “Sidelined” for PlayStation 5 Launch

Sony Japan seems to be getting pushed farther away as they have supposedly been “sidelined” when it comes to promotional planning for the PlayStation 5, not at all an unforeseeable decision considering the rampant censorship and mistreatment of Japanese games and those with an anime style aesthetic. It was said that the PS4’s miserable performance […]
Tags: Business, Games, Politics, Sony, Rumors, Anime, Sony Japan, PS5, Sony Japan Allegedly


Report: Land Rover Considering More Oomph for Defender

The rumor mill is always, always churning. Some stuff turns out to be true, some not, but some reports catch my eye more than others. Dropping eight cylinders of fury into the two-door version of the Land Rover Defender 90 is something that gets me to perk up. Even if it’s an unconfirmed rumor as […] The post Report: Land Rover Considering More Oomph for Defender appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Rumors, Land Rover, New Cars, Land Rover Defender, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Rumor Mill, Shoulda Had A V8, Land Rover Defender 90, V8s


Subaru BRZ Launch Date Revealed

We’ve already reported that a new Subaru BRZ is on the way. Now we have a date for the unveil. It’s two weeks from today, on Nov. 18, according to this forum report. We have a good idea what’s new — vents aft of the front wheels and new taillamps — and the rest will […] The post Subaru BRZ Launch Date Revealed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Rumors, Toyota, New Cars, Subaru, Subaru BRZ, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Brz, 2022 Subaru BRZ


Here's Everything We Expect to See at Apple's Mac Event Next Week

After much speculation, Apple finally announced its third keynote event this fall: Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Nov. 10. Previous events focused on the Apple Watch, iPad, and iPhone, so this one is all about the Mac—or at least that’s what everyone’s betting on. And while we’re still short on concrete details, a…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Macbook, Rumors, MacBook Air, Laptops, ARM, iMac, Consumer Tech, Mark, Macbooks, macOS, The Big Apple Arm Transition Begins


Apple Ordered to Pay VirnetX Another $502.8 Million for Patent Infringement

A jury today ruled that Apple owes VirnetX $502.8 million for patent infringement in an ongoing legal battle that has spanned 10 years. The dispute started in 2010, when VirnetX accused Apple's FaceTime feature of infringing on VirnetX patents. According to Bloomberg, the jury in the case was asked to determine how much Apple owes VirnetX in royalties for VPN on Demand, an iPhone feature that lets people access virtual private networks. VirnetX wanted Apple to pay $700 million, while Apple a...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Bloomberg, Rumors, Vpn, Facetime


'A New iOS Update is Now Available' Popping Up Repeatedly in iOS 14 Beta

Many users running iOS 14 beta are reporting that they are seeing a dialog box pop up repeatedly asking them to update from the latest ‌iOS 14‌ beta. Threads in our , Reddit, and Twitter are reporting the issue. The dialog has been appearing for a few days now, but as of tonight has started appearing more frequently, every time an iPhone is unlocked. There's been further in our iOS 14.2 Beta 4 thread. Getting the notification to update my iOS every time I unlock my ‌iPhone‌. This issue ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Eu, Reddit, Rumors, Beta


'A New iOS Update is Now Available' Popping Up Repeatedly in iOS 14 Beta [Update]

Many users running iOS 14 beta are reporting that they are seeing a dialog box pop up repeatedly asking them to update from the latest ‌iOS 14‌ beta. Threads in our , Reddit, and Twitter are reporting the issue. The dialog has been appearing for a few days now, but as of tonight has started appearing more frequently, every time an iPhone is unlocked. There's been further in our iOS 14.2 Beta 4 thread. Getting the notification to update my iOS every time I unlock my ‌iPhone‌. This issue ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Eu, Reddit, Rumors, Beta


Apple's Services Revenue Hits New All-Time High of $14.5 Billion in Q4 2020

Apple's services category, which includes iTunes, the App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+ and more, continues to see major growth each quarter. According to today's earnings report covering the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020 (third calendar quarter), Apple's services segment brought in $14.5 billion, up from $12.5 billion in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2019. Over the course of the last fiscal year, services earned $53.8 billion, u...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Apple Music, Apple Fitness


Apple's Wearables, Home and Accessories Category Sets All-Time Revenue Record of $7.9 Billion

Apple's Wearables, Home, and Accessories category, which was previously known as the "Other" category, brought in record revenue in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2020, hitting $7.9 billion, up 21 percent from $6.5 billion in the year-ago quarter. Apple CFO Luca Maestri said that Apple hit September quarter records in every geographic segment in these categories. Apple's wearables category alone, which includes Apple Watch, AirPods, AirPods Pro, and Beats headphones, is now the size of a Fortun...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Singapore, Rumors, Luca Maestri, Lumi Health


Apple Sees All-Time High Mac Revenue of $9 Billion in Q4 2020

With many people continuing to learn and work from home, Apple's Mac sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 hit a new all-time revenue record, hugely outpacing sales in the fourth quarter of 2019. Apple's Mac category brought in $9 billion, up from $7 billion in the year-ago quarter, marking growth of 29 percent. Apple says that sales were up despite supply constraints that the company was facing during the quarter. Mac sales saw double digit growth in each geographic segment, with all-time r...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Europe, Japan, Mac, Americas, Asia Pacific, Rumors, Apple Silicon


Insta360 Launches New ONE X2 360-Degree Camera

Insta360, known for its line of cameras that are able to capture 360-degree photos and videos, today announced the launch of the next-generation Insta360 ONE X2, a followup to the Insta360 ONE X. The Insta360 ONE X2 features the same familiar rectangular shape with 360-degree lens, but there are several additions, including a small preview screen that lets you see what the camera sees while also offering touch gestures. The ONE X2 captures 5.7K 360-degree video, there's a larger 1630mAh ba...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, InstaPano


Report: Apple 'Stepping Up Efforts' to Develop Alternative to Google Search

Apple is "stepping up efforts" to develop its own search technology as U.S. antitrust authorities target a lucrative deal between Apple and Google that keeps Google's search engine the default option on Apple devices, according to a new paywalled Financial Times report. In iOS 14, Apple shows its own web search results and links directly to websites when users type queries from the home screen. The changes were noticed back in August, but the report claims they add to "growing evidence" that ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Mac, Siri, New York Times, Rumors, Silicon Valley, Justice Department, Financial Times, John Giannandrea, Siri zwnj, Applebot Apple


Subaru Forester Expands Engine Options — in Japan

Subaru is adding a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder to the Forester. Great news if you were verklempt over the discontinuation of the 250-horsepower turbo-four after 2019. And if you live in Japan. This mill is part of the new engine family called CB18 and makes 175 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. That’s a few ponies […] The post Subaru Forester Expands Engine Options — in Japan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Autos, Rumors, Subaru, Subaru Forester, Forester, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Japanese market


New Backbone One Controller Brings a Console-Like Gaming Experience to iPhone

Apple's iPhone and iPad have supported gaming controllers for quite some time now, and there are several on the market, but the new Backbone One controller is being praised as one of the best new controllers to use with Apple's iPhones for mobile gaming. The Backbone One connects to the sides of the ‌iPhone‌ and offers a standard controller layout with clickable thumb sticks, d-pad, analog triggers, action buttons, and more. It's designed to fit all of Apple's iPhones and works with any ‌iPhone...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors


Crash Bandicoot Coming to iPhone and iPad in Spring 2021

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! is coming to iPhone and iPad in the spring of 2021. The endless runner title is being developed by King, makers of the massively popular Candy Crush. PlayStation-era fans of the franchise can look forward to classic Crash Bandicoot gameplay and iconic characters, locations, and bosses on the smartphones. Players will be able to craft gadgets and weapons, earn rewards, go running with friends in multiplayer mode, and more. Crash Bandicoot is back, but this time he's...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Engadget, Wumpa Island, Neo Cortex


Apple TV Remote App Inspired Steve Jobs to Make Original Siri Remote

Last week Apple removed the Apple TV Remote app from the App Store, given that the app's functionality has been baked into the Control Center on iPhone and iPad since iOS 11. Following the Remote app's discontinuation, a former Apple engineer took to Twitter to share some interesting details about the app's original development. Alan Cannistraro writes that he began writing the app in 2006 before he even saw the first ‌iPhone‌ user interface, and instead used his own UI elements to begin wit...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Steve Jobs, Rumors, App Store, Steve, Alexa, Siri Remote, Alan Cannistraro, Cannistraro, Denon Marantz Sharp


Apple Lobbies for Tax Breaks for Manufacturing More Chips in United States

Apple is seeking tax breaks from the U.S. government for domestic chip production, which suggests Apple may be aiming to move more iPhone manufacturing to the United States. According to Bloomberg, second and third-quarter lobbying disclosure reports indicate that Apple lobbied officials from the Treasury Department, Congress, and the White House on tax issues that included "tax credits for domestic semiconductor production." Apple designs many of its own chips, including the A-series chips ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Texas, Mac, White House, China, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, United States, Arizona, Rumors, Cupertino, TSMC, Austin Texas