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Latest rumor says no Space Gray iPhone 7, only ‘Deep Blue’

According to Japanese blog Macotakara, the iPhone 7 will be coming a new ‘Deep Blue’ color. The blog also says that Apple will be ditching Space Gray altogether… The most logical explanation is that Apple will make the blue so dark that it would look similar to the Space Gray color. Thus, making it an evolution of the color, rather than ditching it…

Concept: MacBook with OLED touch bar and USB-C ports

A 9to5Mac reader created a concept of what could possibly be the next-generation MacBook. The concept combines the Siri potential, and what the touch bar could be useful for. Up until now, many were lead to believe that the touch bar would allow developers to re-maap the existing buttons. However, this concept brings it to a whole new level.. The full…

iMessage for Android could be coming at WWDC

iMessage could possibly be coming to Android at WWDC, according to a report from MacDailyNews citing sources “familiar with the company’s thinking.” Apple will announce that iMessage encrypted text messaging is coming to Android users at WWDC next Monday at WWDC 2016, according to a source familiar with the company’s thinking. Apple is increasingly…

Man dressed like Apple Store employee steals 19 iPhones

A man dressed like an Apple Store employee managed to steal 19 iPhones straight from the store in SoHo. According to police, the man “dressed similarly” to how typical Apple Store employees do — blue T-shirt with an Apple logo on it. The thief walked right into the store’s repair room at roughly 5:30PM on June 1. He grabbed 19 iPhones (worth…

First look at failed car prototype Steve Jobs asked to see in 2010

In the Spring of 2010, Steve Jobs asked to see a prototype car the company had been working on (via the Guardian). The prototype, “V-Vehicle”, was an attempt at creating a low-cost, gas-powered vehicle where cheap materials was the goal. Working with designers Tom Matano and Anke Bodack, Bryan Thompson had developed a car body made of polypropylene and…

New App Store subscriptions and ads coming this fall

Apple’s WWDC isn’t scheduled for Monday, however, Apple exec Phil Schiller is spilling the beans for App Store changes that’ll be coming later this year. In an interview with The Verge, Schiller mentions a controversial update coming to the App Store, ads in search results. Apple is also going to start showing search ads for apps in its iOS App Store…

Supply chain suggests new MacBook Airs this month, minor upgrades

According to a ‘reliable Chinese supplier’, Apple is planning to update the MacBook Air line this month, with this particular model going on sale in August (via Macotakara). While the site has a reasonably positive track record, this report makes no sense. Firstly, there’s been multiple sources that’ve noted that WWDC will be strictly software…

MCX ends CurrentC beta test, future plans postponed

On June 28th, The Merchant Consortium Exchange, or MCX, will be postponing all future releases of CurrentC and will be ending its beta testing stages (via The Consumerist). After the 28th, all accounts will be shut down and no transactions will be made. “We will be concluding our beta test and postponing further releases of CurrentC on June 28,…

Apple Pay expands reach in more US banks and credit unions

Apple Pay continues to expand its reach in the United States by expanding over to 30 new banks and credit unions. Before these establishments were added on the list, there has already been a massive number of banks and credit unions that support Apple’s mobile payment service. Just last week, Apple Pay arrived in Canada’s BMO, TD and Scotiabank; which…