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Apple SIM now available in more than 140+ countries thanks to GigSky

GigSky today has expanded its network to over 140 countries around the world and is doing so by making use of the Apple SIM now embedded into recent iPad models. This allows customers to purchase international on-device without switching out their typical SIM or getting a local SIM when traveling. The company offers an assortment of short-term plans…

Annual Apple Camp enrollment now open to kids ages 8-12

If you’re looking for something that’ll entertain your kids this summer, Apple’s annual Camp may be up your alley if your kids are between the ages of 8-12. With the camp, you’ll give your kids the chance to learn some pretty cool tech skills that may be useful down the road. Things such as coding, movie-making, and storytelling. Campers can work with…

Old MacBook Pro without Retina display may be going away

Four years after the debut of the MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple may finally be killing the original non-Retina MacBook Pro. For reference, this specific model has not been updated ever since the conception of the model with a Retina display (AppleInsider via TechnoBuffalo). As it stands right now, Apple is clearing the MacBook Pro from its…

Apple must halt iPhone 6 sales after odd Beijing patent ruling

Update: Apple has now put out an official statement regarding the matter. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been stayed pending review by the…

TestFlight now updated to support Apple’s beta operating systems

Following the beta release of iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3, Apple has now updated its TestFlight application to allow developers to begin developing and beta testing applications. Now supporting the new operating systems, developers will be able to take advantage new APIs such as SiriKit and push notifications for the Apple TV. TestFlight now supports…

Apple exec explains why iMessage isn’t on other platforms

In a longer, more in-depth article, Walt Mossberg asked an Apple executive why iMessage isn’t on other platforms such as Android. When I asked a senior Apple executive why iMessage wasn’t being expanded to other platforms, he gave two answers. First, he said, Apple considers its own user base of 1 billion active devices to provide a large enough data…

Early iOS 10 testers discover hidden Dark Mode

Developer Andrew Wilk tweeted images of what looks like the early stages of dark mode on iOS 10 running via the similar in Xcode. However, it is pretty clear that the feature is still in its early development stages and that we probably won’t be seeing it for at least a few more betas. A dark mode for iOS has not been officially announced. However,…

Supposed iPhone 7 image leaks show a touch-sensitive home button

In an image which is claimed to be an iPhone 7, shows that the new iPhone will have a touch-sensitive home button (via mobipicker.com). Aside from the image being super blurry, it shows a new detail in an otherwise similar design from its predecessor. From what we can gather, it appears as though the home button is flat and aligned with the bezel,…