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Man passes away after attempting to charge his iPhone while in the bath

A British man was electrocuted after attempting to charge his iPhone while he was using it in the bath, reports the Daily Mail. The investigator for the case says that he will be writing a letter to Apple about the case. The man, Richard Bull, ran an extension cord from a plug socket outside his bathroom, and placed the charger on his chest while using…

Pre-orders for iPhone 7 to begin on March 24 in Indonesia

Indonesian carrier Smartfren has today announced that it will begin accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 7 beginning Friday, March 24. While pricing has yet to be announced, customers can sign up on the carrier’s website for more information. In-store sales from select authorized resellers will begin on Friday, March 31. While the iPhone 7 has been…

Apple patent: Earbuds with biometric features and noise cancellation

It seems like most people who own AirPods (myself included) are overwhelmingly happy with them. The sound quality might be subpar but all of the innovative convenience features make up for it and justify the price. However, Apple has today been granted three patents from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that could take AirPods on to the next…

Analyst sheds more light about Apple’s underpricing strategy on Apple Watch and AirPods

Recently, Above Avalon’s Neil Cybart wrote an article entitled “The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing”. In the article, the analyst talked about Apple’s underpricing strategy as a way of encouraging more people to explore their options with Apple’s products. This is what the company has done with its newly lowered prices on both the Apple Watch and…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 to developers

Apple today has seeded its seventh beta of macOS 10.12.4 beta to developers. This comes a few days after the last macOS 10.12.4 beta. The new beta includes native Night Shift support on macOS, among other things. Night Shift can be found under System Preferences > Displays > Night Shift. macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 is now available for download via…

Apple seeds iOS 10.3 beta 7 to developers

Apple today has seeded its seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers. iOS 10.3 includes new features such as support for Apple’s new file system (APFS) with other bug fixes and stability improvements. iOS 10.3 beta 7 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently available for developers only, with a public beta coming…

Apple set to open three new stores on the same day

Apple is inviting its avid customers to be part of the opening of its new retail store locations this month. The company announced that its Brickell City Centre shopping mall branch in Miami is gearing up for its opening on March 25th at 10:00 am local time. Despite having three other stores existing in Miami, this is the first to be located in the…