Posts by Peter Cao

Rumor: Apple to add group FaceTime calls in iOS 11

Apple may finally be adding the highly anticipated group video feature to FaceTime in iOS 11. The report comes from a sketchy source, The Verifier, claims that the feature will be baked right into iOS 11 however doesn’t mention if it will come to other Apple platforms however that’s assumed. The report cites “several people familiar with iOS…

Apple suing Qualcomm for $1 billion following FTC monopoly complaint

CNBC reports that Apple is suing iPhone supplier Qualcomm for roughly $1 billion over patent royalties. Apple is suing Qualcomm for roughly $1 billion, saying Qualcomm has been “charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with.” Apple says that Qualcomm has taken “radical steps,” including “withholding nearly $1 billion in…

Apple officially ends its iPod nano battery replacement program

Apple has officially removed its first-generation iPod nano battery replacement program from its website after being available for nearly five years. Several Apple Authorized Service Providers have confirmed that the program has ended, and that you should contact Apple for more information. Likewise, Apple themselves have also confirmed it has…

Analyst: iPhone 8 to introduce facial recognition with laser sensor

Facial and gesture recognition could be the flagship feature of Apple’s upcoming iPhone, one analyst believes. Cowen’s Timothy Arcuri (via Business Insider) says that the new iPhone will have a new facing front-facing sensor that will allow for such features. Arcuri corroborates with past rumors stating that e’ll see a 5.8-inch model with a…

Apple Music gains CBS Sports Radio streaming for paying subscribers

Apple Music has today added support for CBS Sports Radio stations. This joins the existing CBS Radio News, NBC Sports Radio, and a few others that are available to paying Apple Music subscribers. “The appetite for compelling and hard-to-ignore sports analysis, commentary and fan debate continues to grow across all audio platforms,” said Chris…

Apple Pay adds a dozen new banks and credit unions in several countries

With Apple Pay only launching a bit over 2 years ago now, the amount of growth it’s got is outstanding. Today, the service is adding a dozen new banks and credit unions in the U.S., France, and Australia. Here’s the list: Bank of Central Florida Bankers’ Bank of Kansas BankCherokee Cal Poly Federal Credit Union Citizens Federal Credit…