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Apple Music to release Frank Ocean’s new album on August 5

Here’s another reason why Apple’s music streaming service proves to be a better choice than its competition. Earlier today, The New York Times reported that the much-awaited album from Frank Ocean will be making an exclusive premier on Apple Music. According to the source, the new album will launch this Friday, August 5th. In addition to the exclusive…

Apple posts new iPad Pro ‘What’s a Computer?’ ad

Today Apple has published a new advertisement surrounding the iPad Pro to its YouTube channel. The ad focuses on everything an iPad Pro can do to replace a computer. The 30 second clip features the iPad Pro alongside the Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard. The accessories are being demonstrated doing various tasks while using iPad-specific features…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12 beta 4 to developers

Along with other betas going out today, Apple has seeded its fourth beta of macOS 10.12 to developers. MacOS 10.12 Sierra packs some relatively major features such as Auto Unlock via Apple Watch, Apple Pay via iPhone, and Siri finally makes it debut on the Mac. The update is currently now available for both developers and public beta testers.  It’s…

Apple seeds tvOS 10 beta 4 to developers

Alongside various other betas, today Apple seeds its fourth tvOS 10 beta to developers. TvOS 10 brings some notable changes to the platform such as single sign-on and a dark mode. It’s highly not recommended to run this beta as it may cause problems with your Apple TV down the road. However, to proceed: head to Apple’s Developer portal and download…

Apple seeds watchOS 3 beta 4 to developers

Alongside various other betas, Apple is chugging along now releasing watchOS 3 beta 4 to developers. Some notable feature enhancements in watchOS 3 include instant apps, a dock and overall speed improvements. 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 and…

Apple seeds iOS 10 beta 4 to developers

As expected, Apple has seeded iOS 10 beta 4 to its developers today, exactly two weeks since the third beta. iOS 10 beta 4 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. Apple has yet to release a new public beta. Some notable features include a redesigned lock screen, Control Center, and a Siri SDK. It is highly unrecommended to run…

Apple Store Genius tells amusing customer stories

A lot of us dream of working at the Apple Store. However, an interview done by Thrillist tells us how crazy it could become working behind Apple’s Genius Bar. The stuff that would pop up on people’s computers when we would do a data migration… when the photos imported into iPhoto, it would flash each photo on the screen as it was importing. So. Many….

Didi Chuxing buys UberChina after Apple invested $1B

The number one ride-hailing service in China Didi Chuxing has just bought Uber’s operations within the country, Bloomberg reports. The buyout will give investors (which includes Apple) a 20% shareholding in Didi. Didi will buy Uber’s brand, business and data in the country, the Chinese company said in a statement. Didi will also invest $1B in Uber,…

My thoughts on jailbreaking in 2016

I feel like jailbreaking has become one of those things where the public goes, “Jailbreaking? That makes your phone insecure. Why would anyone want to do that?” And while this post won’t necessarily be about it, it does have some negative connotations. As someone who used to be on top of the jailbreak scene, in fact it’s how I got into the…

Potential Lighting EarPods shown off in video

A new video posted to YouTube is now showing what appears to be Lightning-enabled EarPods. More importantly, they could potentially be the ones that ship with Apple’s iPhone 7. The video shows the Lightning-enabled EarPods hooked up to an iPhone 6s. Aside from Lightning instead of 3.5mm audio, they seem to function identically to the current EarPods…