Tag Archives: Apple

Petition asks White House to ‘halt efforts’ in weakening encryption, setting new legal precedent

After Apple was ordered to break into a criminal’s iPhone, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter to explain Apple’s decision to refuse the order. The letter gained traction on social media, and one person started a We The People petition on WhiteHouse.gov, urging The White House to “halt efforts that compel Apple and other device makers to create a…

The TiP Weekly: Interview with Apple SVPs, $300 off 12-inch MacBook, Apple USB-C cable replacement, and more!

Welcome to The TiP Weekly, where we summarize the week’s news and suggest some of our favorite apps, podcasts, albums, and more! Apple Senior Vice Presidents Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi talked with John Gruber on his podcast The Talk Show, discussing many forward-looking ideas. B&H Photo also has a great deal on Apple’s 12-inch MacBook. If you…

CBS CEO implies Apple ‘pressing pause’ on streaming TV service

In an interview with CNN Money’s Brian Stelter, CBS CEO Les Moonves implied that Apple is taking a break from their push to create a streaming service to accompany the 4th generation Apple TV. When asked if 2016 will be the year that Apple launches its streaming service, Moonves said, “You’ll have to ask Apple that. I don’t know that.” This is a typical…

Report: iPhone 7 processors to be made exclusively by TSMC

According to a report from The Electronic Times in South Korea, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC, has won the bid to make all of Apple’s next generation of iPhone processors. Last year, TSMC and Samsung were reported to be racing toward a 10nm manufacturing process for future iPhone processors. TSMC chose to invest heavily in the…

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…