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Apple requires court order after death to obtain Apple ID password

According to a report from CBC News, Apple would not disclose an Apple ID password to a widow after showing her late husband’s death certificate and her will. Instead, Apple is asking Peggy Bush (72), to attain a court order to gain access to the account. Originally, Apple said that her husband’s death certificate would be okay but later changed their…

Apple pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on home page

Just like years past, Apple has updated their home page to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. The page is black and white and takes up the entire home page, with all Apple related marketing removed to celebrate. The quote is carefully picked out and reflects Apple’s values, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for…

How to hide default apps on iOS 9.3 beta 1

For years, iOS users have expressed their desires for the ability to hide some default iOS apps, like Stocks and Tips. Using Apple Configurator 2.2 beta with iOS 9.3 beta 1 (and a developer account), it is now possible to hide individual stock apps from the home screen. Heads up: This process requires the device to be in “Supervised” mode, which can be…

Report: Apple Watch 2 in March is highly unlikely

In December, there was a rumor stating that Apple is working on the second-generation Apple Watch and that it will be unveiled in March. But according to TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino, he believes the Apple Watch 2 won’t be coming so early in the year. Citing several sources familiar with the matter, Panzarino says we’ll see an Apple Watch refresh…

Apple to get rid of ad-supported iTunes Radio stations on January 29, will require an Apple Music subscription

In an email that is currently rolling out to customers, Apple announced that they will be getting rid of the ad-supported iTunes Radio stations on January 29. This means if you want to listen to any iTunes Radio stations you will be required to have an Apple Music subscription. However, Beats 1 will become the “premiere free broadcast.” First launched…

European Commission ruling may force Apple to pay back $8B in taxes

A recent European Commission ruling is making it more than likely making Apple’s tax agreements in Ireland illegal. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple may owe the European Commission up to $8 billion in taxes. Currently, Apple does all of its European taxes in Ireland, where a special agreement with Ireland allows Apple to only pay 2.5% tax…

F.lux developers asking Apple to allow f.lux in the iOS App Store

A couple of days ago Apple pushed the first preview of iOS 9.3, and with iOS 9.3 came a new NightShift feature which is designed to cut down blue light exposure when using iOS devices at night. And the similarity to the popular f.lux app on Mac didn’t go unannounced, however. Lots of users in the community called out Apple for copying f.lux without…

Save the final frontier in Star Trek Timelines

Universes are colliding! Time itself seems to have shattered, and it’s up to you to help contain the broken shards. This is how you’ll be introduced to Star Trek Timelines, a brand new game for iOS and Android. Developed by Disruptor Beam, Star Trek Timelines is described as a Social Strategy RPG. It brings new, exciting storytelling in the Star Trek…

iPhone chip maker TSMC says 2015 earnings were its highest in 29 years

It’s been claimed that this year will be the year the iPhone sales will not increase, however, it’s a different story with iPhone chip maker TSMC. According to a report from Focus Taiwan, 2015 were its highest in its 29-year history. The company posted NT$306.57 billion (US$9.15 billion) in net profit for 2015, a 16.2 percent annual increase. TSMC’s…