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WSJ: AirPods delayed due to performance and connectivity issues

The AirPods were originally said to be released in October, but Apple later issued a statement saying that it needed “a little more time” before they were ready for customers, and has yet to issue any official statement since. To this day, the reasoning behind the delay remains unclear, though a person familiar with the development of the AirPods told…

Apple reportedly in talks of bringing movie rentals to iTunes shortly after their release in theaters

Cinephiles all over the world have reason to celebrate. Recently, there are rumors circulating online that Apple is currently in talks with Hollywood studios. The report comes from Bloomberg, who believes that the Cupertino, California-based company is keen on inking a deal with Hollywood studios. According to the report, Apple is hoping they could…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12.2 beta 6 to developers

Today Apple has seeded its sixth beta of macOS 10.12.2 to developers. We’re unsure what’s new in the beta but we’ll keep you updated if we find more information. The update is currently available for both developers and public beta testers. It’s not recommended to install this beta unless you’re an actual developer as there’s no reverting back without…

Apple Maps now shows ChargePoint EV stations with the ability to initiate charging and complete payment

ChargePoint, the world’s largest EV charging network, has confirmed today that it has built integration into the Apple Maps Appin iOS 10. For EV owners, this means you’ll be able to see ChargePoint’s charging stations within Apple Maps, in addition to getting more information on the station, and being able to initiate the charge and complete the…

Report: Long-term commitment needed to follow through on Trump’s tax plan to see long-term benefits

Multiple analysts from Moody’s Investors Service are now weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal for a one-time tax holiday for U.S. companies such as Apple in order to bring back overseas cash. In the report via MarketWatch, Moody’s suggests that a one-time short term tax cut will have some impact, but companies will need a deeper tax…

TSMC looking to develop new plants for 5nm and 3nm chips as it looks beyond the iPhone 8’s 10nm chips

TSMC is the sole manufacturer for the A10 chip found in the iPhone 7, and it looks like they’ll be back with the A11 chip in the iPhone 8, but the company isn’t stopping there. Nikkei Asian Review is now reporting that TSMC is planning to build a new plant to develop 5nm and 3nm chips to help win future business from Apple. The A11 chip for the…

Super Mario Run demo available in Apple Stores today, featured on Jimmy Fallon ahead of launch on December 15

With just a week left after the game comes out on iPhone and iPad, Super Mario Run was demoed on the Jimmy Fallon Show last night. It was also announced that the game will be available in Apple Stores all across the world beginning today to let users play the game on store devices. Super Mario Run is the first mobile game to feature the iconic Mario…

Apple Single Sign-On feature now supports Disney and ABC

Yesterday, Apple introduced Single Sign-On, a new feature that was announced back in WWDC. During its launch, it highlighted the apps and cable companies the new feature supported. Earlier today, it’s being reported that Apple has added support for two more apps other than the ones it had already announced. Starting today, you can now automatically…

macOS 10.12.2 fixes an issue causing Time Machine backups and large data transfers to crash the new MacBook Pro

Along with a slew of other issues new MacBook Pro customers are having, macOS 10.12.2 will fix an issue where large data transfers or Time Machine Backups would crash the machine. Whether it was via an external hard drive or SSD, it would cause the machine to crash when connected via Thunderbolt 3 port. The news comes in form of a response a MacRumors…