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Apple seeds iOS 10.2 beta 5 to developers

In a bizarre turn of events, Apple is now seeding its fifth beta of iOS 10.2 to developers. This is a mere five days since the last beta. iOS 10.2 beta 5 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently only available for developers. We expect a public beta coming soon. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on…

Early 2011 13-inch MacBook Pro added to obsolete products list

Earlier this week Apple added select 2009 to 2011 model Macs to its vintage and obsolete products list, starting December 31. In that list, the company listed the 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros from early 2011. Today, the iPhone maker has added the 13-inch MacBook Pro from early 2011 to the list. The MacBook is listed as “vintage” in California and…

How to check if your iPhone 6s battery is eligible for a new battery

About two weeks after launching the iPhone 6s battery repair program, Apple has released a tool that allows users to check if their iPhone 6s is affected by the program. The page lets users enter a serial number to determine whether an iPhone 6s is eligible for a free battery replacement. As we stated in the original post, a small number of iPhone…

Apple updates Boot Camp drivers to fix major audio bug causing blown out speakers on new MacBook Pros

Apple has updated its Boot Camp drives to fix a major issue related to audio that was causing new MacBook Pros to possibly blow out their speakers on the new MacBook Pros running Windows 10. As the new MacBook Pros came out, there were multiple reports of users noticing a crackling or distorted sound coming from either the left, right, or both speakers…

Apple Pay now officially launched in Spain with support for Banco Santander

And just like it was reported yesterday, Apple Pay has officially launched in Spain and is available through Banco Santander via debit or credit cards. This is in addition to cards issued by Amex, Carrefour, and Ticket Restaurant. While Apple only lists 27 retail partners on its website, the country has excellent support for contactless payments….

Apple Watch now able for trade-in through Apple, with a caveat

Today Apple has updated its website where customers are able to recycle their old device, which now includes the Apple Watch. But unlike the iPhone, iPad, or Mac, customers will only be able to recycle their device but won’t be able to get a gift card or any credit in exchange. When the original Apple Watch launched, customers had concerns regarding…