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  • A new lawsuit alleges that Apple Music pirated recordings by some of the biggest names in the golden oldies category. These include Billie Holliday, Charlie Parker, Dean Martin, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles. It’s not the first time such a claim has been made: Apple was previously accused of ‘massive music piracy‘ in a 148-page lawsuit back in May … more… The post Apple Music pirated recordings by many big-name artists, claims lawsuit appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After you read my re-review of the Apple Watch Series 3 at its new Fitbit-killing price, dig in to the just released early reviews of the brand new Apple Watch Series 5. This year’s hardware builds on the success of Apple Watch Series 4, touting a new always-on display and built-in compass. Here’s what the reviewers are saying: more… The post Apple Watch Series 5 review roundup: Always-on display worth the upgrade, battery life lives up to claim appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 is here with an always-on display and newly added compass, but Apple’s $200 entry level model is worth a serious look for buyers on a budget. Apple Watch Series 3 matches the new Fitbit Versa 2 in price while offering much deeper iPhone integration. more… The post Review: Apple Watch Series 3 is the new $200 Fitbit killer appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple showed up new features coming to CarPlay back at WWDC in June including the ability to control Pandora and Waze with Siri. We’re still awaiting the big iOS 13 update from Waze, but Pandora has just released the new version of its music player for iPhone. more… The post Pandora Music now works with Dark Mode, Siri on iPhone, HomePod, and CarPlay appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The podcasting industry is booming with heavy investment from large players like Google, Apple, and Spotify. NPR and a public radio consortium last year acquired Pocket Casts to offer its own experience and already released a major update in March with version 7.0. Today, Pocket Casts is going free and adding a “Plus” subscription. more… The post Pocket Casts goes free with existing features included, adds ‘Plus’ subscription appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As we already know, the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max get improved battery life that offers users more screen time for things like navigation and video playback. Despite that, Apple didn’t say anything technical about battery sizes. Today, new documents from Chinese regulatory agency TENAA reveal the exact specifications of the new iPhone batteries. more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro have up to 3,969 mAh battery capacity and 4GB of RAM appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A judge today has certified a federal class-action lawsuit against Apple over certain AppleCare+ replacement practices. This means the case against Apple can move forward as the plaintiffs seek compensation for affected consumers. more… The post Judge says class-action suit against Apple over refurb AppleCare+ replacements can continue appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ahead of the iPhone 11 Pro release on Friday, filmmaker Andy To went to Tokyo to put the new triple-lens camera setup to the test. The result is a beautiful, cinematic 4K look at the city. more… The post Filmmaker puts iPhone 11 Pro to the test with cinematic 4K journey through Tokyo [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple reached a surprising settlement with Qualcomm earlier this year, but the deal wasn’t reached early enough to affect the iPhone 11. PCMag reports today that the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both feature LTE modems from Intel rather than Qualcomm.  more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro confirmed to feature LTE modems from Intel appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 isn’t slated to become available until Friday, but a pair of users have seemingly gotten their hands on the device ahead of time. Two new videos posted to YouTube today offer a closer look at the Apple Watch Series 5 in aluminum ahead of Friday’s release. more… The post Early hands-on videos unbox Apple Watch Series 5 with always-on display, Compass, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews hit the web this morning, with reviewers offering their thoughts after one week with Apple’s newest devices. Now, Apple has shared a new breakdown of its favorite iPhone 11 reviews. more… The post iPhone 11 reviews: Apple highlights high praise for new camera and more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook’s interest in AR smart glasses was telegraphed by Mark Zuckerberg at the company’s 2016 developer conference. A new report today reveals some details about Facebook’s “Orion” project and a possible time frame. more… The post Report: Facebook targeting 2023-25 for ‘Orion’ smart glasses that replace phones appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple spent a good portion of its iPhone 11 event keynote highlighting the camera improvements arriving with this year’s releases. Now, Sebastiaan de With, co-founder of the popular iOS camera app, Halide, has broken down how the camera hardware details compare between the iPhone 11/Pro and the iPhone XS. more… The post Makers of Halide take a deep dive on the iPhone 11 camera upgrades appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-17-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 17, 2019 – iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s 2019 MacBook Pro is up to $399 off in today’s best deals along with markdowns on PNY storage from $6 and more. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Tuesday deals: 2019 MacBook Pro $400 off, PNY storage from $6, and Twelve South’s $40 MacBook Stand appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After launching two multi-device wireless chargers last month and a single wireless pad, Mophie is rounding out its wireless charger collection with a convertible stand/pad option that will be available at Apple Stores. more… The post [Update: New Ultrasuede 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad too] Mophie launches convertible stand to pad wireless charger for iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • As if Disney+ weren’t enough, there will be another Apple TV+ competitor from next April, in the form of NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service, Peacock … more… The post Latest Apple TV+ competitor will be Peacock, with 15,000 hours of NBC shows appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The newest Philips Hue product is slated for release soon and will allow users to sync up their smart lights and TV for a rich gaming and viewing experience. The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box connects between your set-top boxes, game consoles, etc. and your TV to offer smart light effects that match what’s happening on screen. more… The post Philips Hue unveils new HDMI TV box that lets smart lights color match what you watch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Snapchat 3D features similar to those announced for the new Spectacles 3 are now available on the iPhone X or above. We’re excited to introduce a 3D Camera Mode to Snapchat — adding a new layer of expression and interactivity to Snaps. Snapchatters can use the new 3D Camera Mode to create Snaps that change in perspective and appearance based on how you move your phone when you view them — bringing your world and experience to life in a way that’s one step closer to the real thing … more… The post Snapchat 3D selfie feature available exclusively on the iPhone X and up appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With Batman Day at the end of the week, Apple is already celebrating with a huge sale focused on superheroes and of course, the Dark Knight. You’ll find deals from just $5 below, all of which will become a permanent addition to your library. There’s also this week’s $1 HD rental, as well. Hit the jump for all of our top picks and more. more… The post Apple launches superhero movie sale from $10, more from $5, plus $1 rental of the week appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 1Password is out today with an update that brings new security controls to business users. The Advanced Protection features allow IT admins to enforce 2FA, restrict access to specific IP-addresses, view and manage sign-in attempts, and more. more… The post 1Password Advanced Protection arrives for enterprise users with robust security controls appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • New York Uber drivers are being locked out of the app at times of low demand, in order to comply with new regulations in the city… more… The post New York Uber drivers are being locked out of app at times of low demand appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A couple of reports last month suggested that a 2019 iPad Pro would this year offer the same triple-camera arrangement as the iPhone 11 Pro. We’ve so far seen only a rather fuzzy photo mockup of what such a device might look like, but there’s now a physical dummy model… more… The post 2019 iPad Pro dummy shows same triple-camera module as iPhone 11 Pro appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 Pro has garnered most of the attention, featuring its three-camera system, and you can see general thoughts specific to that model in our roundup. However, the iPhone 11 is the phone that almost all the technology reviewers say is the one you should buy. The iPhone 11 packs in most of the iPhone 11 Pro’s improvements, at a price that is the cheapest we’ve seen for a new iPhone for more than three years… more… The post iPhone 11 review roundup: impressive Night Mode, ultra-wide camera is a useful addition, great price appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The two-day Irish tax appeal is underway, with both Apple and Ireland appealing against a ruling that the Cupertino company must pay €13B ($14.3B) in underpaid tax over more than two decades. Apple isn’t pulling any punches, its lawyer arguing that the ruling ‘defies reality and common sense’ … more… The post Apple comes out fighting in Irish tax appeal, says €13B ruling defies reality appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Two years ago Apple unveiled ambitious plans to invest several billion dollars in advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States, starting with a $200 million investment in Corning in Kentucky. Now Apple is cranking its investment in the precision glass maker way up through its Advanced Manufacturing Fund. more… The post Apple cranks up Corning investment with another $250M, helping fund American jobs and next-gen iPhone glass development appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews are out. The top line appears to be that Apple is meeting its promises, with industry-leading cameras and a notable jump in battery life. Read on for some choice summaries from all the publications who got review units today … more… The post iPhone 11 Pro review roundup: massive jump in camera quality, battery life claims deliver appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The official Twitter app has been updated to support iOS 13’s new Dark Mode. Twitter has had a dark theme for a while, but it had to be toggled manually as iOS had no concept of theme. The app now integrates with iOS 13 changes so that you can set it to match the current system appearance. more… The post Twitter now supports iOS 13 Dark Mode, here’s how to enable it appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is looking to ramp up its investment in India, according to a new report today. The Times of India reports that Apple will invest $1 billion in India through its “partners” as it looks to expand manufacturing beyond China. more… The post Report: Apple and suppliers investing $1 billion in India to ramp up manufacturing appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • According to a report from Variety today, Apple has ordered a new original TV series based on the novel “The Mosquito Coast.” The new show will star Justin Theroux, the report says. more… The post Apple orders TV series starring Justin Theroux based on novel ‘The Mosquito Coast’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Yesterday evening, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that iPhone 11 demand was better than expected during the first 72 hours of pre-orders, particularly in China. Now, other analysts are corroborating Kuo’s claims as we inch closer to the iPhone 11 launch on Friday. more… The post More analysts and retailers report strong iPhone 11 demand, particularly in China appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A little piece of Apple retail history is coming to an end in the service of progress. On September 28 at 10:00 a.m., Apple Fukuoka will move to an expansive new storefront within walking distance of the existing store. When the original location closes, it will take with it the last of a store feature Apple called The Studio. more… The post Last Apple Store with ‘The Studio’ relocating September 28 in Fukuoka, Japan appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for iOS, the gold-standard professional to-do list manager with apps for the web, Mac, and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-16-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 16, 2019 – Apple Watch titanium details, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Today Apple’s highly-anticipated Apple Arcade video game streaming service launched in limited fashion to iOS 13.1 beta testers ahead of Thursday’s launch. At this stage of the rollout, only 53 games are available on the service, with more surely to come soon. Apple says that eventually, over 100 games will be available on Apple Arcade. One of the key features of Apple Arcade is its ability to play games offline while on the go. But will your iOS device have enough storage to hold every Apple Arcade available for offline playback? The answer might surprise you. more… The post Apple Arcade: a brief look at device storage requirements appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Early reviews of Apple Arcade started surfacing this morning, and now some iOS 13 users have been granted early access to the service. Apple Arcade is officially set to launch on Thursday, September 19th. more… The post Apple Arcade gaming service now available for some ahead of Thursday launch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Update: A possible iPhone 11 Pro Max unboxing gallery has surfaced, showing the device alongside the 18W USB-C charger and the new black packaging, first detailed on Apple.com. New iPhones won’t hit stores until Friday, however, so this could just be a dummy unit depicting the real thing After going up for pre-order on Friday, the first iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro orders are now shipping from Apple. The first orders are scheduled to arrive as early as this Friday, September 20th. more… The post First iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro orders now shipping prior to Friday appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple last week introduced an all-new 10.2-inch iPad, and case makers are jumping at the opportunity. Brydge today announced that it is releasing a new wireless keyboard case for the 10.2-inch iPad. more… The post Brydge unveils MacBook-style keyboard case for Apple’s new 10.2-inch iPad appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 is the first version to include a built-in digital compass, but Apple hasn’t managed to change the laws of physics when it comes to how magnets work. For that reason, Apple suggests using certain bands over others if compass reliability is important to you. more… The post Apple Watch Series 5 compass will work best with certain bands appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • For the first time this year, Apple is offering all of its latest iPhones SIM-free and unlocked right away. Pre-orders are also open on Apple’s Amazon storefront but notably, those variants aren’t unlocked. But you can still pick up unlocked cellular Apple Watch Series 5 and 10.2-inch iPad models from Amazon as well as Apple’s latest accessories. more… The post Amazon selling carrier-locked iPhone 11 models, cellular Apple Watches unaffected appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Arcade will officially launch later this week, when iOS 13 is released to the public on September 19th. Ahead of that, the early hands-on and reviews of Apple Arcade are in – and they’re overwhelmingly positive. more… The post Apple Arcade review roundup: A ‘really fun’ and ‘surprisingly excellent’ experience for $5/month appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Monday’s best deals include the latest AirPods on sale from $134 alongside the first discount on Apple Watch Series 5 at $50 off (or more). Apple is also starting the week with a fresh TV show sale including complete series from $20. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Monday deals: Latest AirPods from $134, Apple Watch Series 5 up to $58 off, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Facebook announced today at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam some new features regarding its video capabilities. Publishers now have more tools to use with Facebook’s Watch Party and Creator Studio, such as detailed analytics, scheduled posts, and more. more… The post Facebook announces new video tools and scheduled posts on Instagram appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has so far been rather cagey about the iPhone 11’s U1 chip, which is capable of extremely accurate positioning data. The company didn’t mention the chip at all during the keynote, and its marketing materials say only that it will put the nearest people at the top of your AirDrop contacts. In particular, Apple’s upcoming Tile-like tracker wasn’t mentioned, which was surprising, as it was likely the feature that led to the By innovation only tagline for the event. But locating Apple Tags isn’t the only thing the U1 chip could potentially do… more… The post The iPhone 11’s U1 chip will do more than locate Apple Tags… appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today, a few days ahead of availability of the iPhone 11, which supports the new, faster standard… more… The post Wi-Fi 6 officially launches today, ahead of iPhone 11 availability on Friday appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s appeal against the €13 billion ($14.3 billion) Irish tax ruling is due to begin tomorrow, and chief financial officer Luca Maestri is reported to be heading the team. Apple is reportedly taking five other execs to help the company make its case in a court case scheduled to last just two days… more… The post Apple CFO Luca Maestri heading tomorrow’s appeal against €13B Irish tax ruling appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • While rival smartphones may tease Apple over launching a non 5G iPhone as its flagship this year, the reality is that there is so little coverage as yet that it’s almost irrelevant. Waiting a year also enables Apple to benefit from two upcoming developments in 5G chips… more… The post 5G iPhone in 2020 enables Apple to wait for next-gen tech, with two benefits appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has won a Creative Arts Emmy ahead of the November 1 launch of Apple TV+. The company picked up the award for Carpool Karaoke in the same category it won last year … more… The post Apple wins Creative Arts Emmy ahead of Apple TV+ launch; NASA, too appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • At its event last week, Apple previewed a new version of Filmic Pro running on the iPhone 11 Pro. It was a compelling demo, with the app able to record from multiple cameras simultaneously, like recording the front and back camera together, or filming using the new ultra-wide and standard wide cameras for additional coverage. However, the good news is that simultaneous multi-cam sessions are not only available on the iPhone 11. The feature is also supported by the iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and the 2018 iPad Pro… more… The post Multiple camera simultaneous recording coming to iPhone XS and iPhone XR, not just iPhone 11 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Ready to order a new iPhone 11 or iPhone 11 Pro but can’t remember how much storage you’re using on your current iPhone? Follow along for how to quickly check how much storage you need for your new iPhone. more… The post How to check how much storage you need for your new iPhone appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report late on Sunday that said he believes iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro order demand is ahead of expectations, following the launch of preorders on Friday. Basing his predictions largely off of Apple’s online shipping estimates, Kuo points out strong demand for the new colors: the midnight green iPhone 11 Pro, and the green and purple iPhone 11 models. He also warns that production problems of the glass for the midnight green phone means availability of that model is currently constrained. more… The post Kuo: iPhone 11 demand better than expectations, stronger interest for new color options appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After reviewing a number of quality of life techniques recently, today we are taking a closer look at how to Remove Silence in Logic Pro X. Anyone who records audio will know good and well how tedious it can be to edit the undesirable noise out of a recording. While we have looked at some manual options in the past for precision edits, Logic’s Remove Silence feature can get the job done in just a couple clicks or less. more… The post Logic Pros: How to automatically remove unwanted noise from audio recordings appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 9to5Mac is brought to you by JustAnswer: Connect 1-on-1 with an Apple support Expert to get step-by-step assistance via phone or online chat, 24/7. Try it now.  In the days of biometric authentication with Face ID and Touch ID, it can be easy to forget the passcode you set for your iPhone or iPad. Thankfully, it is possible to gain access to an iPhone or iPad if you forget your passcode, though you’ll likely need your Apple ID password. more… The post What to do if you forget your iPhone or iPad passcode appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 isn’t even shipping yet, and the deals are already starting to roll in. Amazon is now taking $50 off various GPS + Cellular models. A few listings have extra savings with an on-page coupon and GPS-only configurations are $15 off in some instances. This is the first discount we’ve tracked to date and a rather unprecedented move by Amazon. Ships September 20th. The latest from Apple delivers a new always-on Retina display, 30% larger screen than Series 3, and a swimproof design. Improved features like heart rate tracking, ECG, and a new compass are a few of the other notable upgrades here. Of course, you’ll still get fitness tracking and the usual suite of notifications. Prefer Apple Watch Series 4? Those models are currently on sale by up to $100 off. And be sure to use your savings from today’s markdowns towards a new Watch band like this leather model. more… The post Apple Watch Series 5 pre-orders $50 off (or more) at Amazon appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Last week, we broke down all of the differences between the iPhone XR and iPhone 11 – explaining that for many people, the iPhone XR is still an excellent choice. What about the iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro? Read on as we detail all of the differences. more… The post iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro comparison: Which should you buy? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple last week confirmed that Apple TV+ will launch to the public in over 100 countries on November 1st. Following that announcement, the first Apple TV+ original TV show has premiered this weekend at the Tribeca TV Festival. more… The post First Apple TV+ original premieres at Tribeca TV Festival ahead of November 1 launch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • In this week’s top stories: Apple officially announces the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, as well as the Apple Watch Series 5. We also learn more about Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… The post This week’s top stories: iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro are official, Apple Watch Series 5 details, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • One of the tentpole features of iPadOS 13 was a desktop version of Safari. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been saying that Mobile Safari on the iPad was a significant weakness. Even when the iPad had the power of a laptop, it was still running a web browser that was limited. For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing Desktop Safari on the iPad to see if it’s genuinely a desktop browser. Is the iPad finally ready to be on the same level as the Mac? Does iPadOS 13 make it easier to go iPad only? Let’s dive in on a review of Desktop Safari on iPadOS 13. more… The post Comment: How “desktop-class” is Safari in iPadOS 13? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple @ Work is brought to you by Spike, the world’s first conversational email app that helps professionals and teams spend less time on email, and more on getting things done. One of the common things I hear about Mobile Device Management solutions from my technology-focused friends is they hate when their company IT departments “suck” their devices into the management system the organization chooses. For those that love to tinker, set up, and manage their own devices, having them “managed” may seem like big brother is watching. Thankfully, Apple has clear APIs for how their devices interact with MDMs, so end users can rest assured their IT department doesn’t have access to everything on their devices. If you’re wondering if your IT department can read your iMessages, you’ve come to the right place. more… The post Apple @ Work: What can your IT department look at on your managed Apple devices? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • September has been a remarkably busy month for Apple Store updates and expansions, and the sequence continues today with two more store openings in Louisville, Kentucky and The Woodlands, Texas. Both Apple Oxmoor and Apple The Woodlands left their classic locations for new storefronts that more than double the size of each store. more… The post New Apple Stores open in Louisville and The Woodlands: green walls, mirrored facade, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Totallee is now shipping its thin cases for all the new iPhones including the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Totallee has been making high-quality, ultra thin iPhone cases since 2013. All of its cases are incredibly thin, branding free (!!!) and designed to offer everyday protection without adding bulk. Totallee’s new cases are available in 7 different colors and 3 different styles: matte, transparent and leather. Head below for a look at the whole collection. more… The post Totallee launches super thin cases for iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Unlike past years, the Apple Watch Series 5 went up for pre-order immediately following Apple’s September event on Tuesday. The Series 5 is available in new materials including ceramic and titanium, and we want to know: have you pre-ordered the Apple Watch Series 5? more… The post Poll: Have you pre-ordered the Apple Watch Series 5 yet? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Sling TV has finally added support for streaming live and on-demand content through Safari. Previously, playing Sling content on the web was limited to Chrome and Edge, as well as apps on iOS and Apple TV. more… The post Sling TV officially adds support for streaming in Safari for macOS appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro officially went up for pre-order yesterday ahead of their September 20th launch day. Over the last 24 hours, supply of certain iPhone models has started to dwindle, but plenty of options still remain for day one delivery. more… The post iPhone 11 still available for launch day delivery as iPhone 11 Pro starts to slip appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • To celebrate the launch of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and Apple Watch Series 5, Apple is preparing a whirlwind of retail updates. In addition to Apple Fifth Avenue’s grand reopening in Manhattan, multiple Apple Stores across the world will reopen or move to greatly expanded spaces on September 20. more… The post Apple Stores reopening on iPhone 11 launch day: Bridgewater, Mall of America, Highland Village, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Want to pick up the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max but want to make sure it will work with certain LTE bands and specific carriers? Follow along for how to check what LTE bands are used in the various models of the iPhone 11 lineup. more… The post How to check what LTE bands the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro have appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Even though Disney’s CEO Bob Iger previously suggested that the impending launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ wouldn’t mean he’d have to leave Apple’s board of directors, we’ve learned today that he has resigned that position. more… The post Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors ahead of Apple TV+ and Disney+ launches appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Defense by X-Doria, a leading case manufacturer based out of Santa Monica, is introducing Defense: A four case collection engineered to protect the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The Defense line of cases has been tested to exceed military drop test standards of up to 10 feet onto concrete and are further backed by a lifetime warranty. And for a limited time, 9to5Mac readers 20% off the new collection: 9to5 readers can get 20% off Defense cases to celebrate the launch of iPhone 11 with code: 9TO5MAC20 Head below for a look at the full collection: more… The post Get 20% off Defense cases for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max for a limited time appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • MoviePass has given customers and investors a wild ride over the last year and a half. And that’s thanks to its unpredictable business strategy and execution rather than the entertainment it was supposed to be offering with its movie subscription service. Now, as reported by CNBC, MoviePass is almost certainly kicking the bucket tomorrow, September 14th. However, it’s still looking for a new life… more… The post MoviePass closing shop after months of making service worse, but still seeking funding appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After opening up preorders for its latest iPhones today, Apple has shared two new ads that highlight the durability and new camera features of the iPhone 11 Pro in a lighthearted way. Take a look at the fun “It’s tough out there” and “Triple-camera system” ads below. more… The post Apple shares whimsical ads highlighting iPhone 11 Pro camera features and durability appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro feature a variety of upgrades but the biggest changes are with the phones’ new camera systems. Just as preorders have gone live for the new iPhones, Samsung has released an ad trying to tempt iPhone users to pick up the Galaxy Note 10 by highlighting a camera feature the new iPhones don’t have. more… The post Samsung Galaxy ad uses missing iPhone 11 camera feature as bait to switch appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s new 10.2-inch iPad is already being discounted at Amazon, while Apple Watch Series 4 is now $100 off. Plus, it’s iPhone 11 pre-order day and we have all the best deals right here for you. Hit the jump for all that and jump in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Apple’s 10.2-inch iPad is already on sale, plus Apple Watch Series 4 now $100 off and iPhone 11 deals appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Watch Series 5 debuted this week with an all-new titanium case that touts a “superb strength-to-weight ratio.” Apple says the new premium material in the titanium watch is lighter than stainless steel models, but how much of a difference should you expect? more… The post Apple Watch Series 5: How much lighter is titanium versus stainless steel? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for the Web, the new browser-based companion app to the professional to-do list manager for Mac and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-13-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 13, 2019 – iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro pre-orders appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Congress has asked Apple along with Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet for emails and other communications between executives as it continues its antitrust investigation into the major tech companies. In Apple’s case, Congress wants to look over Tim Cook and other leaders’ emails and more as evidence relating to the company removing third-party Screen Time apps, its App Store algorithm, and potential efforts to Sherlock apps. more… The post Congress wants Tim Cook’s emails for investigation over App Store monopoly concerns appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple Card partner bank Goldman Sachs expects a significant AAPL hit over a predicted misunderstanding by investors and analysts. It says the downside for the stock is likely to hit 26% thanks to the way it thinks the market will react to an accounting decision made by the Cupertino company… more… The post Apple Card partner Goldman Sachs expects 26% AAPL hit over misunderstanding appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Today is iPhone 11 day, with all three varieties of the iconic smartphone having just gone on sale. One of the less exciting parts of getting a new phone is deciding what case to choose to protect it. To help with your decision on cases, we’ve gathered all 17 of Apple’s official iPhone 11 era cases to demonstrate how they actually look. Watch our hands-on video commentary as we unbox and go hands-on with every new Apple-made iPhone 11 case. We’ll take a look at every color and every style of case that Apple offers for this year’s iPhones. more… The post iPhone 11 Pro Max: hands on with every official Apple case [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • It’s long been speculated that it would be possible to take over a smartphone via a so-called simjacker exploit, which gains remote control of the SIM card. Security researchers have now discovered that governments have been actively using a simjacker attack for at least two years… more… The post Simjacker flaw allows attacker to track your location via secret text message appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are now available to order on Apple.com and at most carrier partners. Whilst stocks last, the first preorders are due to deliver on September 20. The 6.1-inch iPhone 11 starts at $699, 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro for $999, and 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max for $1099. Each model comes with 64 GB as the base storage option, with 256 GB and 512 GB capacities upgrade options available. more… The post iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro now available to order, starting at $699 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple is set to reveal several major new and expanded retail stores before the end of the month. In addition to Apple Fifth Avenue’s reopening in New York City on September 20, Apple’s second store in Mexico, Apple Antara, will open on September 27 at 5 p.m. local time. more… The post Apple’s second store in Mexico opening in Polanco district on September 27 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Google has agreed to pay almost €1B ($1.1B) to settle a French tax dispute. The amount comprises €465M in underpaid taxes, and a fine of €500M. Google said in a statement that it ‘agreed’ to pay the tax … more… The post Google pays $1.1B to settle French tax dispute; Apple and others may be next appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following Apple’s Keynote event on Tuesday, it’s now time to lock-in your pre-orders for the latest devices. So you’re probably wondering where the best iPhone 11 deals are? This year, there is a host of carriers and retailers offering discounts in the form of cashback, gift cards, and monthly discounts. So no matter which iPhone 11, Pro, or Max you’re choosing this time around, there’s likely an incentive out there somewhere. Head below for all of the best iPhone 11 deals. more… The post Best iPhone 11 pre-order deals: Free device with new line, up to $300 gift card, more appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • With Apple Arcade launching later this month, a lot of general public attention has been drawn to the service, which will be available for $4.99 per month with a one-month free trial. However, there has been some confusion about what being exclusive to Apple Arcade actually means … more… The post Apple Arcade exclusive means not on Android, consoles are fair game appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Adobe is adding a new feature to its Premiere Pro desktop video editing app to make creating content for multiple formats easier. Called Auto Reframe, the tool is powered by Adobe Sensei and will launch later this year. more… The post Adobe adds Auto Reframe to Premiere Pro for quick vertical video appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The Apple Store is down ahead of iPhone 11 preorders later in the day. In fact, the store message even reminds people of the new time for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro order window: 5 a.m. Pacific Time, or about six hours from now. When the store is back up, the iPhone 11 will be available to buy, starting at $699 for 64 GB. The iPhone 11 Pro will be priced at $999 and the iPhone 11 Pro Max will be priced at $1,099, with a 64 GB base model SKU and storage upgrade options for 256 GB and 512 GB. more… The post Apple Store is down ahead of iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro preorders appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro goes on pre-order tomorrow, are you getting one? If not, then this post is for you. My personal favorite feature of Apple’s latest smartphone is the ultra-wide-angle lens. However, if you’re like me and not pre-ordering the Apple’s latest-and-greatest tomorrow, here’s how to add the iPhone 11 Pro’s wide-angle look to your current smartphone for far less than Apple charges. more… The post How to take iPhone 11 Pro wide-angle pictures for less appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro will go up for pre-order tomorrow morning after first being unveiled on Tuesday at Steve Jobs Theater. With new cameras and colors highlighting the changes, what do you plan on ordering? more… The post Poll: iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro pre-orders start tomorrow, what are you buying? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • 9to5Mac’s iPhone PreOrder Hub is brought to you by X-Doria. 9to5 readers can get 20% off X-Doria’s signature Defense lineup to help celebrate the launch of iPhone 11 with code: 9TO5MAC20 If you are hyped about Apple’s latest devices and plan on picking one up tomorrow morning, 9to5Mac’s PreOrder Hub is a step by step guide to help you get your hands on the newest iPhones. After you’ve determined which iPhone 11 model you would like to get, the goal is having the quickest checkout experience possible. With loyal Apple users ordering simultaneously tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. PDT (Sept. 13), a couple of minutes can make a huge difference in terms of when you receive your device especially when you are queuing with millions of others. Head below for 9to5’s pre-order checklist and tips to prepare: more… The post Preorder Hub: How to order iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max (+ 20% off Defense cases) appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Spotify has attempted to curb abuse of its family plan in the past, and faced backlash for doing so. Now, Spotify is renewing its efforts to prevent abuse of its family plan by requiring that users occasionally provide access to their location data. more… The post Spotify now requiring users to share location data to prevent abuse of family plan appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • A new report from The Information takes a look at some of the changes that Apple’s leadership has undergone over the last few years, the company’s employee growth, and how that’s spread the executive team thinner than ever. Notably, a former Apple executive believes that the current leadership structure “doesn’t look particularly effective.” more… The post Report: Former Apple exec says company’s leaders are spread too thin, structure doesn’t look ‘effective’ appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has introduced a new “billing grace period” feature that it hopes will improve the customer experience for subscriptions in the App Store. Announced on the Apple Developer website, the feature aims to help users affected by unsuccessful auto-renewals of subscriptions. more… The post Apple introduces new Billing Grace Period feature for failed App Store subscription renewals appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple this week officially introduced the iPhone 11 as the successor to the iPhone XR. With the iPhone XR sticking around in the lineup at a lower price point, however, many buyers will likely struggle to pick between the two. Read on as we break down the iPhone XR vs iPhone 11 battle. more… The post iPhone XR vs iPhone 11 comparison: Which should you buy? appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • This week, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 5. It’s the perhaps the most modest year-over-year upgrade for the Apple Watch yet, adding little more than an always-on display. But that’s the thing: Apple doesn’t need to make major strides with its smartwatch offering — they’re far enough ahead that it doesn’t matter. And they could leverage that lead to destroy Wear OS if they wanted to… more… The post Comment: Apple could kill Wear OS with a pull of the Apple Watch lever appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • If you’re planning on ordering the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max tomorrow, the last thing you want to do is cover up the shiny new design with a bulky case. Fortunately, Totallee just announced its brand new clear cases to offer protection with a durable TPU that is almost invisible. Like all of the company’s cases, the new clear cases continue to be branding free, super-thin and flexible, and perhaps the best part, much more affordable than many of the alternatives including Apple’s own clear case. Head below for a full look at the new collection more… The post Totallee’s new Clear Case protects and shows off iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • The iPhone 11 lineup brings a lot of camera enhancements and one of the exciting features is the new Night mode to offer big improvements to low light shots. Now, what may be the first real-world Night Mode image shot on the iPhone 11 Pro Max is out in the wild and the results are impressive. more… The post iPhone 11 Night mode camera tested in first real-world images appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple has shared an update today on some of its new developer guidelines. The changes come to recent kids’ app rules and the new ‘Sign in with Apple’ feature. more… The post ‘Sign in with Apple’ developer guidelines updated with exemptions, kids’ app rules deadline extended appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by OmniFocus: Try OmniFocus for the Web, the new browser-based companion app to the professional to-do list manager for Mac and iOS. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Daily-09-12-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Daily: September 12, 2019 – Apple TV+ and the new U1 chip in iPhone 11 appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Following Tuesday’s Keynote address, Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 are now being heavily discounted along with deals on Watch bands and more. Plus the latest Retina 5K iMacs are up to $350 off. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more… The post Apple Watch deals abound following Tuesday’s event, plus Apple’s latest iMacs $350 off appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • Apple’s September 10th event for iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 has wrapped up, and Benjamin and Zac have completed their annual marathon episode breaking down every announcement from the keynote. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Monowear:  Get 15% off the company’s premium Apple Watch accessories w/ code 9to5MAC15. Sponsored by Capterra: Visit Capterra.com/HappyHour today and join the millions of people who use Capterra each month. Sponsored by ExpressVPN: Take back your Internet privacy today and get 3 months free with a 1-year package at ExpressVPN.com/HappyHour. Sponsored by TextExpander: Visit textexpander.com/podcast and select 9to5Mac Happy Hour to save 20% off your first year! https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/09/9to5Mac-Happy-Hour-09-12-2019.mp3 more… The post 9to5Mac Happy Hour 242: iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 event extravaganza appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After announcing three products including its first portable speaker with Bluetooth last week, the Sonos Move, the new Sonos One SL speaker and Sonos Port that offer AirPlay 2 are now shipping to customers with free 2-day shipping. Read on for all the details of these latest offerings. more… The post $179 Sonos One SL speaker and $399 Sonos Port, both with AirPlay 2 now shipping appeared first on 9to5Mac.
  • After a system-wide Dark Mode has been available in macOS for almost a year now, Slack is starting to roll out its own dark mode today for its desktop apps including macOS. The update comes after Slack for iOS gained a dark theme earlier this spring. more… The post Slack builds its own dark mode for Mac, here’s how to use it appeared first on 9to5Mac.