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Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 to the public

With the official iOS 10 release (iOS 10.0.1) being out for a little over a week, Apple has now released iOS 10.0.2 to the public. According to Apple, this release fixes the Lightning audio issue that would prevent audio playback controls after five minutes of inactivity. Apple also notes that it fixes an issue with iCloud Photo Library force quitting…

Apple device with Bluetooth and NFC goes through FCC

With the launch of the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 behind us, a mysterious Apple wireless device has passed through the FCC and it doesn’t appear to match any existing Apple product (via Consomac). The device’s model number is A1844 and includes both a Bluetooth and NFC radio. In terms of power, it draws between 100mA and 700mA and between 5.5V…

Bloomberg: Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor now being prototyped

The first tidbits about Apple’s alleged Amazon Echo competitor were around the time of WWDC back in May. Then, the reports began to dwindle and we haven’t heard much sense. Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the product is now in early prototyping stages and is being tested outside of Apple’s labs. The report says work on the product began over two…

Apple Watch Series 2 Hermès video ad shared ahead release

Earlier, 9to5Mac spotted a very colorful 30-second video clip. The overall theme of the ad are the hands of a model, as they pick out fruit, spool yarn, contort into shadow puppets, hold birds, and even just doing nothing except to show the paint. And as it turns out, the ad is really for the Apple Watch Series 2 Hermès model. initially, the ad was set to…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.0.1 beta 1 to developers

Alongside various other betas, today Apple seeds its first tvOS 10.0.1 beta to developers. We’re not sure what’s new in tvOS 10.0.1 but we’ll keep the post updated if any notable changes are found. It’s highly not recommended to run this beta as it may cause problems with your Apple TV down the road. However, to proceed: head to Apple’s Developer…

Apple seeds its first macOS 10.12.1 beta to developers

Today Apple has seeded its first beta of macOS 10.12.1 to developers. Just like all of the other betas coming out today, 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 only developers.  It’s not recommended to install this beta unless you’re an actual developer as…

Apple seeds its first watchOS 3.1 beta to developers

Alongside various other betas, Apple is chugging along now releasing watchOS 3.1 beta 1 to developers. We’re unsure at the moment what’s new in the beta but we’ll update this post with new information when available. If you’re a developer and want to get it yourself, you can get it from the Developer Portal. If you’re already on the beta, go ahead…

Apple seeds first iOS 10.1 beta to developers

A little over a week since iOS 10 was released to the public, Apple is now seeding its first major update to iOS 10, iOS 10.1, to developers. iOS 10.1 beta 1 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently strictly available to developers and we’re not sure if a public beta will be available. It is highly…

Apple reportedly looking to acquire supercar manufacturer McLaren

The Financial Times reports that Apple is looking to acquire McLaren, known for its supercars, to help aid in its own long-rumored Apple Car. Apparently, Apple has been considering the acquisition for a few months now. Apple may be interested in McLaren’s expertise and talent regarding car materials and “on board computer systems.” The report says an…

Apple Watch continues to be number one smartwatch despite sales slump

The Apple Watch continues to be the number one smartwatch in the world, even while the growth has begun to slow, reports Kantar via 9to5Mac. The data is based off of sales numbers from July so it pre-dates the launch of Apple Watch Series 2. Apple continues to dominate this segment with a 33.5% share, although that lead shrank slightly in the last three…