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‘Error 53′ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53′ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…

Apple seeds third developer beta of OS X 10.11.4

Apple’s next update for the Mac, OS X 10.11.4, has entered its third developer beta. This update for OS X El Capitan provides numerous bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements, but it also includes a couple of new features. Matching iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 includes support for secure Notes. Users can password protect individual notes in the Notes…

Apple seeds third developer beta for tvOS 9.2

Apple has released the third developer beta for tvOS 9.2, the next operating system update for the new Apple TV. This comes two weeks after the previous beta. tvOS 9.2 will bring several important improvements and features to the new Apple TV. First, the Apple TV interface will be getting a pair of notable changes. The first is the addition of…

Apple seeds watchOS 2.2 beta 3 to developers

With a plethora of beta updates today, Apple is chugging along now releasing watchOS 2.2 beta 2 to developers. The new update allows users to pair multiple Apple Watch’s to a single iPhone and has some improvements to the maps application. If you’re a developer and want to get it yourself, you can get it from the Developer Portal. If you’re already on…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 3 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the second iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. We assume a public beta for the firmware will soon be available…

Apple Music now available in Taiwan

Today, Apple Music is now available in Taiwan, making the music streaming service available in 113 countries to date. In addition to Apple Music, Taiwanese users will also get the free Beats 1 station if they choose not to opt in for Apple Music. As per usual, users in Taiwan will get the three month free trial. After the trial is over, users will…

The TiP Weekly: It’s all about iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3

Welcome to The TiP Weekly, where we summarize the week’s news and suggest some of our favorite apps, podcasts, albums, and more! This week it’s all about the iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3, which Apple is expected to unveil on March 15. Oh, and we’ve also published our first ever TiP Podcast, find out more below. Top Stories Apple planning on…

Apple begins Mac Pro repair program for graphics issues

9to5Mac has discovered a memo to Apple Store employees, detailing a new repair program addressing some graphics-related issues that Mac Pro (Late 2013) users may be experiencing. Mac Pros manufactured in the first half of 2015 that show one or more of a number of problems have defective graphics cards, and Apple will be replace those graphics cards…

iPhone 5se to come in Rose Gold, not ‘Bright Pink’

Contradicting a report from MacRumors yesterday, Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac says Apple’s upcoming 4-inch iPhone will come in the same colors as the iPhone 6s, which includes Rose Gold. The report says that Apple is planning on brining the fourth color option to all of its iOS devices. This includes a possible refreshed iPad mini, and even the 12-inch…

iPhone 5se could come in Space Gray, Silver and Bright Pink

The upcoming 4-inch iPhone, dubbed ‘iPhone 5se’, is reportedly being unveiled in March. And while many report that the phone will come in the ‘classic’ space gray and silver, Japanese site Mac Otakara  says in addition to the two models Apple will also carry a variation in bright pink. The site compares the color to that of the iPod touch…