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iTunes carrier billing expands to Italy, Singapore, and Austria

Apple has today enabled iTunes carrier billing in Austria for Drei customers, Italy for Three customers, and Singapore for M1 Limited customers, expanding its reach. The system is currently available in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method allows customers to…

Apple seeds tvOS 10.2 beta 4 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fourth beta of tvOS 10.2 beta. This comes several about a week after the last beta. tvOS 10.2 beta 4 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. As always, tvOS betas are strictly available for developers only. It is highly unrecommended to run this beta on your daily driver. However, if you find anything…

Apple patent suggests the company is working on a fingerprint sensor built into the display that’s capable of auto-authentication

With the several patents Apple already has regarding an embedded Touch ID sensor in the display, and today Apple has been granted another one. Filed back in 2015, the patent describes a fingerprint sensor that could seamlessly blend into the user experience. Where a fingerprint sensor is integrated into an electronic device or host device, for example,…

WSJ: iPhone 8 to feature USB-C port and curved OLED screen

The Wall Street Journal reports that the next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, will feature a USB-C port over the existing Lighting port found on iOS devices today. The report also restates that the device will feature a large curved OLED display, replacing the current Home button with a function area. The iPhone 8 will reportedly take the high end of…

Apple seeds fourth watchOS 3.2 beta to developers

Apple today has seeded its fourth beta of watchOS 3.2 beta to developers. This comes roughly a week since the last beta. The new beta includes SiriKit support and a “Theater Mode” that prevents the Watch from waking its screen when raising the wrist. watchOS 3.2 beta 4 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is for…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12.4 beta 4 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fourth beta of macOS 10.12.4 beta to developers. This comes about a a week 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 4 is now available for download…

Apple seeds iOS 10.3 beta 4 to developers

Apple today has seeded its fourth 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 4 is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. The beta is currently available for developers only, with a public beta coming…

Apple begins prompting users to enable two-factor authentication in iOS 10.3 via push notification

Apple has started notifying customers regarding two-factor authentication with the latest iOS 10.3 update. It seems like the company is slowly rolling it out as a small subset of users are beginning to see the notification on their devices. If you choose to take action on the notification, you’re sent to a screen within the Settings app that explains…

Apple extends its MacBook Pro anti-reflective coating repair program

If you own a 12-inch MacBook or any MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple will replace the screen if the anti-reflective coating is beginning to wear off, free of charge. Apple will replace Retina displays on eligible models purchased between June 2012 and October 16, 2017, or within three years of the original purchase date, whichever is longer. The…