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Apple seeds watchOS 3.1.1 beta 5 to developers

A little over a week since the last beta, Apple has now released watchOS 3.1.1 beta 5 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 iOS 10.2 beta 6 to developers

A few days since the previous beta, Apple has seeded iOS 10.2 beta 6 to developers. This comes a mere three days after beta 5. iOS 10.2 beta 6 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is now available for developers and public beta testers. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on your daily driver. However, if you…

Apple updates Photos app on iCloud.com with navigation improvements

Today Apple has updated its iCloud Photos web app with some new navigation improvements, MacMagazine noted. The Photos web app lets users access their iCloud Photo Library through the web on a Mac or Windows computer. Launched in a beta state (beta.icloud.com), the new Photos app features a sidebar and thumbnail scrubber like its native counterpart on…

Game developers say customers are abusing Apple’s refund policy

Game developers are saying that they’ve detected significant abuse of Apple’s refund policy on apps, and are being forced to take matters into their own hands because Apple won’t. At least four developers (via The Korea Times) say that the problem is that people are purchasing games and in-app content multiple times, asking Apple for a refund, and then…

Apple seemingly confirms it is working on autonomous technology

Apple themselves have been keeping their car project under wrap for quite some time. However, a new regulatory filing shows it publicly addressing the industry for the first time. In a letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), intercepted by VentureBeat, Apple argues that the government should not restrict the testing of…

You really should stop using a fake charger

By now, you probably already know the dangers of using a counterfeit device. This is further exemplified by a British consumer safety watchdog, who has recently warned shoppers against using adapters and chargers for their electronic devices. According to the group, using counterfeit chargers could potentially place the individual in grave danger since…

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…