Tag Archives: Apple

Apple begins Mac Pro repair program for graphics issues

9to5Mac has discovered a memo to Apple Store employees, detailing a new repair program addressing some graphics-related issues that Mac Pro (Late 2013) users may be experiencing. Mac Pros manufactured in the first half of 2015 that show one or more of a number of problems have defective graphics cards, and Apple will be replace those graphics cards…

Apple recalls AC wall plug adapters designed for several countries

Apple has announced a recall for AC wall plug adapters designed for several countries worldwide. The adapters shipped from 2003 to 2015 with Mac, some iOS devices, and the World Travel Adapter Kit. The adapters pose a risk of electrical shock if they break. AC wall plug adapters designed for Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina,…

Apple supplier comments strengthen noise cancelling EarPods rumor

As we inch toward an inevitable announcement of Apple’s next flagship iPhone, the rumors continue. Many ‘iPhone 7′ rumors have orbited around the idea of Apple eliminating the 3.5mm headphone jack. One rumor has claimed that ‘iPhone 7′ will ship with a set of Lightning connected EarPods. Another rumor said that those Lightning EarPods will also noise…

California bill could compromise iPhone security

California Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D-9th) introduced Assembly Bill 1681 (AB 1681) on January 20, 2016. The bill would require that any smartphone manufactured on or after January 1, 2017, and sold in California after January 1, 2017, be able to be decrypted and unlocked by its manufacturer or OS provider. While Cooper probably has good intentions…

Apple gets some US sales bans on some Samsung phone features

It looks like Apple has finally managed to get a sales ban on some of Samsung’s phone features that infringe on Apple’s patents. However, this is effectively useless though it’s a small victory for Apple as they continue to fight Samsung in court. Apple’s ban goes over three patents: the controversial ‘slide to unlock’ patent, autocorrect and…

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…