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WSJ: Apple Piloted Running Its Own Subscription Based Primary Healthcare Service With 'Apple Doctors'

In 2016, Apple considered an "audacious" plan to launch its own healthcare service, based on a subscription, with "Apple doctors" at clinics for customers, according to The Wall Street Journal. The project, which has since stalled due to internal concerns, was to offer customers an all-encompassing healthcare service that would integrate data collected from the iPhone and Apple Watch. On the project's heels, an internal team studied how data collected from the Apple Watch could improve health...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Williams, Tim Cook, Rumors, Wall Street Journal, Stanford University, Jeff Williams, Desai, Wall Street Journal Employees, Apple Park, Sumbul Desai

Apple to Reduce Apple TV+ Free Trial to Three Months From July 1

For a while now, Apple has been running a promotion that offers a free one-year trial of Apple TV+ with any iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch. That promotion ends on June 30, and Apple has today updated its website to show that from July 1 the included free trial shrinks to three months with eligible device purchases. Apple has frequently offered promotions or credit for users to stay subscribed to the still relatively new service. Launched in 2019, ‌Apple TV+‌ continues to grow into a more m...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Netflix, Rumors, Ted Lasso

Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 12.5.4 Security Fix for Older iPhones and iPads

Apple today released new iOS and iPadOS 12.5.4 updates, with the new software aimed at older devices that are unable to run the iOS 14 update that's available on modern devices. The iOS and iPadOS 12.5.4 updates can be downloaded for free and the software is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update. According to Apple's release notes, iOS 12.5.4 introduces important security updates and is recom...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors

Apple Asks Developers Whether They Would Attend In-Person WWDC Following Two Years of Digital Format

As part of its annual survey given to developers at the end of WWDC, Apple is asking community members whether, following two years of the conference behind held in a digital format, they would be open to attending an in-person conference. Image Credit: Axel Boberg Due to the global health crisis, Apple has held its typically in-person Worldwide Developers Conference in an all-digital format for the past two years. The digital format, which includes a pre-recorded keynote from Apple Park an...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Bloomberg, Rumors, Mark Gurman, WWDC Apple, Apple Park, Digital Format, Axel Boberg

Apple Working on Redesigned iCloud Mail for Web

Apple has begun testing a major redesign to the iCloud Mail experience on the web, bringing its webmail service more in line with recent design changes made in macOS Big Sur. The new design, currently in beta, reported first by 9to5mac, features a cleaner overall design and feel than the current public experience of ‌iCloud‌ Mail for the web. The current, soon-to-be previous version features thin typography, lighter colors, and design elements from iOS 7. Additionally, the new design allows u...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Monterey

Trump Administration Subpoenaed Apple for Data on Two House Intelligence Committee Democrats

When investigating leaks of classified information during the early days of the Trump Administration, the United States Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for metadata from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, reports The New York Times. Apple was also required to provide data from their aides and family members, with the DoJ requesting the records of at least a dozen people tied to the committee in 2017 and early 2018, including a minor. One of the Dem...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Biden, House Intelligence Committee, Justice Department, Adam Schiff, New York Times Apple, The New York Times This

President Biden Signs Executive Order Revoking Trump-Era Ban on TikTok and WeChat

U.S. President Joe Biden has withdrawn a series of executive orders from his predecessor Donald Trump banning Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat in the United States. Trump signed several executive orders banning apps tied to China during his time in office. In the most high profile order, Trump ban any U.S. transactions"ordered a ban of the short-form video app TikTok, which is owned by Chinese firm Bytedance, in 2020. However, Trump's bans were never enforced after several court orders blocked...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, White House, China, US, Joe Biden, United States, Rumors, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Commerce Department, U S Department of Commerce

Fastly CDN Server Issue Brings Down Swathes of Websites

Vast swathes of the web are currently offline, including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch,, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, the BBC, and the Financial Times sites. The outage is down to a glitch in CDN provider Fastly's servers. Fastly has confirmed it's investigating an outage on its status website. Having nothing to do with Fastly, none of Apple's services are currently impacted. and the MacRumors forums continue to operate a...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Hulu, Financial Times, New York Times the BBC, Fastly, HBO Max Quora PayPal Vimeo Shopify CNN

Fastly CDN Server Issue Brings Down Swathes of Websites [Update: Solved]

Vast swathes of the web are currently offline, including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch,, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, BBC News, Bloomberg, and Financial Times sites. The outage is down to a glitch in content delivery network provider Fastly's servers. Fastly has confirmed it's investigating an outage on its status website. Having nothing to do with Fastly, none of Apple's services are currently impacted. and the MacRumors...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Hulu, Financial Times, Fastly, HBO Max Quora PayPal Vimeo Shopify CNN, New York Times BBC News Bloomberg

Apple Adds New Outfits, Glasses, Headwear and Accessibility Options to Memoji in iOS 15

With the iOS and iPadOS 15 updates, Apple is adding new customization options to the Memoji that can be used in Messages, FaceTime, and more. There are more than 40 new outfit choices to choose from, and three new outfit colors to pick. Apple has introduced an option to select a different color for the right eye and the left eye for those with heterochromia, and there are three new glasses options. Apple has added new multicolored headwear options so people can represent their favorite sport...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Facetime, Memoji

iOS 15 Includes Built-In Password Authenticator With Autofill, Replacing Google Authenticator and Authy

There are a slew of new features in iOS 15, so many in fact that Apple did not have time to cover all of them during today's keynote event. One of these new features is a built-in authenticator that will let iOS devices be used to generate verification codes for additional sign-in security. Right now, app-based two-factor authentication is handled by third-party apps like Authy and Google Authenticator, but now Apple is building this functionality right into iOS so you won't need a separate ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Authy

Apple Announces Range of New Home Features for HomePod Mini, Apple TV, and Apple Watch

Apple today announced a range of new smart home features for HomePod mini, Apple TV, and Apple Watch, as well as third-party Siri integration on accessories for the first time. HomePod now supports commands for ‌Apple TV‌. SharePlay now works with ‌Apple TV‌, and tvOS now features a Shared With You row. There is a new For All of You row in the TV app to recommend shows and movies suitable for all users on the device. HomeKit accessory makers can now integrate ‌Siri‌ voice control for the fir...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Siri, Rumors, Apple Watch, HomePod, Siri zwnj

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Could Feature Flashbacks With a Younger Indy During World War II

Indiana Jones 5 is currently filming in the U.K., and the first set pics found their way online over the weekend. While it’s always important to remember that out-of-context set pics don’t represent the final film, these early images do give us a hint of what to expect in the James Mangold-directed sequel. For one thing, it looks like Indy will be dealing with Nazis again – and remember: he hates those guys. For another, we might be getting a digitally de-aged Harrison Ford in a flashback scene...
Tags: Movies, Nazis, Indiana, Ford, Sequels, Rumors, Harrison-Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, Jones, Indy, John Henry Butterworth, James Mangold, North Yorkshire Moors, Indiana-Jones-5, Phoebe Waller

Big Ford Raptor News Confirmed?

Lost in all the Maverick talk there is some Ford Raptor news. Could it be that the Maverick is getting a Raptor trim? Nah, brah. At least, not officially as of yet. Instead, the Raptor returns with … the same amount of power as it had before. That’s it. That’s the tweet. Motor1 is reporting, […] The post Big Ford Raptor News Confirmed? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Rumors, News Blog, Raptor, Ford Raptor, Rumor Mill, Production Rumors

Custom Built 21.5-inch iMac with Intel Core i9 Outperforms 24-inch M1 iMac in Tests

Despite its impressive performance, the new 24-inch iMac powered by the M1 Apple silicon chip, a new project shows that upgrading a previous-generation 21.5-inch ‌‌iMac‌‌ with an Intel Core i9 processor can deliver similar or even better performance. The new 24-inch ‌iMac‌ is up to 56% faster than the previous generation 21.5-inch ‌iMac‌ with an Intel processor, which it is replacing. The current highest-end 21.5-inch ‌iMac‌ available features an Intel Core i5 processor, but the desktop compute...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Intel, Rosetta, Rumors, Geekbench, Intel Core, Custom Built, Miani, Apple YouTuber Luke Miani

Apple Employees Asked to Return to Offices for Three Days a Week Starting in September

Apple corporate employees will be returning to the office for three days a week starting in early September, Apple CEO Tim Cook told workers today in a memo that was seen by The Verge. "For all that we've been able to achieve while many of us have been separated, the truth is that there has been something essential missing from this past year: each other," Cook said in the memo. "Video conference calling has narrowed the distance between us, to be sure, but there are things it simply cannot r...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Cook, Mac, Tim Cook, Rumors, Tim Cook zwnj

Apple's Global Security Chief Cleared of Bribery Charges Following Accusation of Scheme to Trade iPads for Gun Permits

Apple's global security chief, Thomas Moyer, has been cleared by a California judge of bribery charges following accusations that the security chief participated in a scheme to donate 200 iPads worth $75,000 to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office in exchange for concealed gun permits, Reuters reports. According to the charges brought forward in November, Moyer agreed to donate 200 iPads to the Sheriff's office in exchange for concealed gun permits for Apple's security team at a 2019 meeti...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, California, Rumors, Reuters, Sheriff s Office, Santa Clara County, Moyer, Santa Clara County Sheriff s Office, Rick Sung, Thomas Moyer, Eric S Geffon, Superior Court of Santa Clara County

Apple Explains Why You Should Buy a Mac

Apple today added a new "Why Mac" explainer page to its main website, which, as the name suggests, pitches reasons why customers should choose to buy a Mac. The Mac is "easy to learn," powerful, and equipped with tons of apps and free software updates.Easy to learn. Astoundingly powerful. And designed to let you work, play, and create in ways you never imagined. It's the computer that comes packed with apps that are ready to go right out of the box. Free, regular software updates ke...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Macbook Air Macbook Pro

PopSockets MagSafe-Compatible PopGrips and PopWallets Now Available for Purchase

PopSockets' line of MagSafe-compatible accessories is available for purchase as of today, with the PopGrip for MagSafe, PopWallet+ for MagSafe, and the PopGrip Slide Stretch all available for purchase. I was able to spend some time with the accessories ahead of their launch, with a quick overview of each one available below. PopGrip for MagSafe The PopGrip for MagSafe, priced at $30, is the accessory that most closely resembles a traditional PopSocket PopGrip. Standard PopGrips attach to ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Popsockets, Black Opal Nebula and Gold Lutz Marble

Pok Pok Playroom is a Beautiful New Kids App From Makers of Alto's Adventure

Snowman, the developer of award-winning iPhone game Alto's Adventure, today announced the launch of a new educational kids app named Pok Pok Playroom, which is essentially a digital toybox aimed at children ages two to six. Available on the iPad and iPhone, Pok Pok Playroom offers a collection of on-screen toys that Snowman's new spin-off studio Pok Pok handcrafted to spark imagination, creativity, and learning through open-ended play.Kids 2-6 years-old are encouraged to use their imagination...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Pok Pok, Pok Pok Playroom

Review: Belkin's $39 Magnetic Wireless Charger is Limited to 7.5W, But Comes With 20W Power Adapter

Since Apple launched the MagSafe-enabled iPhone 12 models, accessory makers have been coming up with various magnetic charging options that are designed to replace the standard Qi-based chargers available for iPhones. Belkin recently launched the Boost Charge Magnetic Portable Wireless Charger Pad, which is one of its more affordable charging options at $29. The Magnetic Charger Pad is not MagSafe and can't charge at 15W. Like other chargers of this type, it is limited to 7.5W charging speeds...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Amazon, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Belkin, Apple Belkin

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Developing Nintendo Switch-Style Gaming Console

Apple is working on a Nintendo Switch-style handheld games console, according to a sketchy new rumor coming from Asia. According to a post on a Korean forum, shared by Twitter user @FrontTron, Apple is developing a portable hybrid games console, comparable to the Nintendo Switch. While the sourcing of the rumor is suspect, it has gained some visibility in larger news outlets over the past day or two, so we figured it was at least worth acknowledging. The device will apparently feature an ent...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Steve Jobs, Bloomberg, Nintendo, Rumors, Ubisoft, Gpu, Mark Gurman, Assassin, Nintendo Switch, Creed Far Cry and Watch Dogs

Apple Stops Signing iOS 14.5 Following Bug Fix iOS 14.5.1 Release

Following the release of iOS 14.5.1 last week, Apple has stopped signing iOS 14.5, the previously available version of iOS 14 that was released in late April. With iOS 14.5 no longer being signed, it is not possible to downgrade to iOS 14.5 if you've already installed iOS 14.5.1. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems up to date. iOS 14.5 was a major update introducing a whol...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors

Apple Hires New Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Communications

Apple has hired Stella Low as its new vice president of worldwide corporate communications, reports BuzzFeed News. Low was the former communications chief at Cisco, and will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The role that Low is taking on at Apple has been empty for the last two years after PR chief Steve Dowling departed the company. Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has been handling the PR team since Dowling left, so Low's hiring will free up more of his time. In a statement, Apple said tha...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Cisco, Tim Cook, Rumors, Dell, App Store, Low, Stella, Phil Schiller, Unisys, Dowling, Steve Dowling

Seasons 2 & 3 of Mushoku Tensei Rumored to Be in Production

Highly praised isekai Mushoku Tensei Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu allegedly already has its second and third season in production according to a leak, something that would hardly instill shock in anime fanatics considering the significant popularity of the isekai concept. The information leaked through Chinese social media service Weibo and explained the second and third […]
Tags: China, Fantasy, Leak, Rumors, Anime, Weibo, Continuations, Isekai, Mushoku Tensei, Studio Bind, Mushoku Tensei Isekai Ittara Honki dasu

Brave Browser for iOS Gains New Playlist Feature for Queueing Video and Audio Content

The Brave Browser available on iPhone and iPad today gained a new Playlist feature that's designed to save audio and video content in an easy-access queue. Users can keep a list of videos, songs, podcasts, and more, and then access it from the Brave browser at any time by tapping on the Brave Playlist option from the menu in the app. Adding any media to the Playlist is as simple as tapping on the "Add to Brave Playlist" option or long pressing on a video or audio file. Other features include...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Twitch YouTube Vimeo Soundcloud

Fortnite Rumors Suggest Upcoming Naruto & Metroid Skins

Wildly popular battle royale title Fortnite might soon release some unexpected new skins as a leaked presentation has suggested legendary ninja Naruto and space bounty hunter Samus Aran will grace the game, which certainly might have detractors losing further faith in humanity. The court case between Apple and Epic Games that recently took place apparently […]
Tags: Apple, Games, Marketing, FPS, Leak, Rumors, Anime, Epic Games, Naruto, Battle Royale, Metroid, Samus Aran, Fortnite, Metroid Skins

Tile CEO: 'We Welcome Competition From Apple, But We Think It Needs to Be Fair'

Just after Apple announced its AirTags, Tile CEO CJ Prober relayed his concerns about competing with Apple in the tracking space, and said that Tile would ask Congress to investigate Apple's business practices specific to Find My and item trackers. Prober this week did an interview with Bloomberg, where he further expanded on Tile's complaints about Apple and why he feels that Tile is disadvantaged on Apple's platform. Prober said that while Tile "welcomes competition," he doesn't feel that A...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Congress, Bloomberg, Rumors, Fortune, Prober, CJ Prober, AirTag, Prober Apple

Apple Stops Signing iOS 14.4.2 After Releasing iOS 14.5.1 With Fix for Actively Exploited Security Issues

Following today's release of iOS 14.5.1 and last week's release of iOS 14.5, Apple has stopped signing iOS 14.4.2, the previously available version of iOS 14 released on March 26. With iOS 14.4.2 no longer being signed, it is not possible to downgrade to iOS 14.4.2 from iOS 14.5 or iOS 14.5.1 if you've already updated your iPhone or iPad. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors

Apple Pay Promo Offers Mother's Day Discounts From 1-800-Flowers, J.Crew, Zazzle and More

Apple today sent out an emails informing Apple Pay users about a Mother's Day promotion that offers discounts from several stores when using ‌Apple Pay‌ to make a purchase. The following discounts are available: 1-800-Flowers - $15 off when spending $39.99 or more with code APPLEPAY. J.Crew - $25 off $150 or more with code APPLEPAY. Uncommon Goods - 15 percent off selected items with code APPLEPAY. Zazzle - 30% off with code APPLEPAYJAZZ. Mother's Day takes place on Sunday, M...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Zazzle