AirPods Max teardown makes Sony and Bose headphones look ‘like toys’

AirPods Max teardown makes Sony and Bose headphones look ‘like toys’

iFixit’s long in the making AirPods Max teardown is finally complete, giving an exhaustive look at the internals of Apple’s debut over-ear headphones and an idea of how easy they are to repair.

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Apple is again extending TV Plus trials to July

Apple is again extending TV Plus trials to July

According to 9to5Mac, Apple will be extending its free year-long trials of its TV Plus service to customers until July 2021. The trials were originally included with the purchase of any Apple device (e.g., an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV) and were initially set to last until November 1st, 2020.

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Apple’s first major racial equity investments include a Detroit developer center and HBCU tech hub

Apple’s first major racial equity investments include a Detroit developer center and HBCU tech hub

Apple is announcing the next big investments to come out of its $100 million commitment to racial equity and justice today: the launch of an Apple Developer Academy in Detroit; founding support for an Atlanta tech hub for historically Black colleges and universities; and new grants, scholarships, an

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Apple Card’s new web portal lets you pay your balance on a PC

Apple Card’s new web portal lets you pay your balance on a PC

You’ll no longer have to be entirely dependent on the Wallet app for your Apple Card transactions. The tech giant has launched a web portal for its credit card, giving you a way to pay your balance online even if you don’t have or have lost access to your phone.

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AirPods Max review: Expensive headphones with untapped potential

AirPods Max review: Expensive headphones with untapped potential

The AirPods Max weren’t exactly a well-kept secret. Rumors that Apple was working on a set of high-end over-ear headphones have been making the rounds since 2018. In fact, we pretty much knew what they would look like and how they would be built.

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iOS 14.3 RC now available, here are the new features – 9to5Mac

iOS 14.3 RC now available, here are the new features – 9to5Mac

The Release Candidate version of iOS 14.3 is now available to developers and public beta users. In addition to many of the changes we’ve already reported, iOS 14.3 RC includes changes to the TV app, the Health app, and more. With today’s release of iOS 14.

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Apple officially announces AirPods Max for $549, order from today

Apple officially announces AirPods Max for $549, order from today

Apple’s long-rumored over-ear headphones are officially here. AirPods Max feature an over-ear design, deep integration with the rest of Apple’s ecosystem, the H1 chip, and more. They are available to order today for $549, though the order page is not yet live on Apple’s website.

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Here are the 5 best MacOS Big Sur features, and how to use them

Here are the 5 best MacOS Big Sur features, and how to use them

Apple’s latest Mac operating system, MacOS Big Sur, is now available for download. The new OS, also called MacOS 11, is full of new and redesigned features that make for a better user experience, including updates to Safari, Messages and Maps. 

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Here are the 5 best MacOS Big Sur features, and how to use them

Here are the 5 best MacOS Big Sur features, and how to use them

Apple’s latest Mac operating system, MacOS Big Sur, is now available for download. The new OS, also called MacOS 11, is full of new and redesigned features that make for a better user experience, including updates to Safari, Messages and Maps. 

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Apple HomeKit’s adaptive lighting starts rolling out for Philips Hue bulbs

Apple HomeKit’s adaptive lighting starts rolling out for Philips Hue bulbs

Philips Hue bulbs can now adjust their lighting automatically throughout the day when used with HomeKit thanks to an update which adds support for Apple’s new Adaptive Lighting feature.

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Apple Unveils Its M1 ARM-Based Chip and the First Macs to Support It

Apple Unveils Its M1 ARM-Based Chip and the First Macs to Support It

Apple just wrapped up its “One More Thing” hardware livestream, where it announced new versions of the MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the Mac mini each with its newly announced, promising M1…

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The Apple Watch Series 6: first impressions of a very good smartwatch

The Apple Watch Series 6: first impressions of a very good smartwatch

I’ve had just under 24 hours with the new Apple Watch Series 6, which is just enough time to gather a handful of impressions. My main impression is this: it’s an iterative update over the Series 5, for sure. The upgrades are real, but they’re also subtle.

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What coronavirus? Apple becomes a $2 trillion company

What coronavirus? Apple becomes a $2 trillion company

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Just two years ago, Wall Street investors pushed Apple to a trillion-dollar market capitalization, making it the most valuable tech company in the world.

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Apple will now give customers an entire year to buy extended warranty for products

Apple will now give customers an entire year to buy extended warranty for products

Apple is yet again making changes to the window of time customers have to buy its AppleCare+ extended warranty for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other products.

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Apple gets a patent for taking group selfies while you’re socially distant

Apple gets a patent for taking group selfies while you’re socially distant
It’s generally unsafe to take group selfies during a pandemic, but Apple might have a way to make that work in the future. The iPhone maker has received a patent (via Patently Apple and The Verge) for creating a “synthetic group selfie.
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Apple granted patent for software that would let you take socially distant group selfies

Apple granted patent for software that would let you take socially distant group selfies
Apple has just been granted a patent for software that would generate “synthetic group selfies,” which as Protocol points out, could be a way to take group selfies for social media even if you’re trying to stay socially distant from your friends.
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Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs

Apple Card may offer monthly installment plans for iPads and Macs
The Apple Card already has perks if you’re buying from Apple itself, but the company is apparently willing to further sweeten those incentives. Bloomberg sources say Apple is planning a Card feature that will let you buy “many” products (not just the iPhone) in monthly, interest-free payments.
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