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Apple Music Festival to kick off in London on September 18

Today Apple has announced its annual Apple Music Festival in London will be taking place next month at The Roundhouse. The event will feature seven nights of free concerts, but will be limited to UK residents. The live streams will also be available to Apple Music subscribers. This year’s lineup hasn’t been revealed yet, but will more than likely be…

Nikkei: Three iPhone models, premium curved OLED iPhone in 2017

Nikkei reports that Apple will have three models of iPhone come next year. No, that’s not a 4, 4.7-inch, and 5.5-inch model. Rather, two models of the 5.5-inch iPhone. Specifically, the premium 5.5-inch model may be larger and resemble the Galaxy S7 edge with a curved OLED display. Ironically, the report says Samsung will be the main supplier for…

Apple Store changes: New and renamed positions

Alongside its renamed Apple Stores, the company will have some staffing changes as well. According to multiple sources, the new positions will be introduced in February of 2017, while several others will be renamed. Here are the new positions: Pro, a new top-level sales position Creative Pro, a mid-level position providing training &…

Apple may have been talking to Lyft about potential acquisition

Apple previously invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing. It also appears that they’ve also been talking to Lyft, regarding an acquisition (via the New York Times). The report says that Apple, along with a handful of other companies have been looking at a possible acquisition of Lyft. Just to name a few: General Motors,…

Would You Spend $249 on a Levitating Apple Watch Charger?

There’s a new Kickstarter project for a levitating Apple Watch charger currently making the rounds online. But if you’re curious to know about its price, the charger will be sold at $249. If you think that’s a lot of money for a charger, you can pledge as a backer on the Kickstarter campaign so you can get one for as low as $159. Since the…

Apple seeds iOS 10 beta 7 to developers, sixth public beta

Apple has seeded iOS 10 beta 7 to its developers today, less than a week since the sixth beta. iOS 10 beta 7 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. Apple has now released the sixth public beta of iOS 10 as well. Some notable features include a redesigned lock screen, Control Center, and a Siri SDK. It is highly unrecommended to…

New OS X malware could fool the average, non-technical user

While most who read this blog won’t be deceived by this, a new malware discovered by Malwarebytes directs users to a scam website download illegitimate software that could potential infect their Macs. Via 9to5Mac, lead researcher at Malwarebytes Thomas Reed says he found malware on a scam page hosted on the official Advanced Mac Cleaner…

Failed Apple Pay dispute with Australian banks, ruling set for October

Australian banks have been denied permission to act as a monopolistic cartel in the country, Reuters reports. Banks in the country have been resisting the adoption of Apple Pay, saying that it insures hefty fees and no user control. Apple says Australian banks are creating an anti-competitive environment by not allowing payment services such as Apple…

Report: No cellular on Apple Watch 2, focusing on GPS for fitness

Bloomberg reports that the Apple Watch 2 will not include cellular connectivity. Instead, the new Watch will include built-in GPS instead to improve new fitness features of the Watch. For example, in watchOS 3 and iOS 10, the Activity app will now map your run using the iPhone’s GPS. Though, that doesn’t throw the cellular idea out the window. The…