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New Low-Cost MacBook to Run on Older Processors Due to Intel Delays

Apple’s rumored lower-cost MacBook device could use an older Intel chip than initially forecasted, according to a new report. Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News reported that the entry-level MacBook device would run on Intel’s eight-generation Kaby Lake Refresh processors, which were first released back in 2017. EDN cites repeated delays of Intel’s Cannon Lake chips as the reason for using the Kaby Lake series. ... Read More »

5 Ways to Spot an ‘Apple’ Phishing Email So You Don’t Get Scammed

By most accounts, phishing attacks are not only becoming increasingly common — they’re also getting much more sophisticated. But while anyone can be targeted by a phishing account, not everyone has to be a victim of the scam. Keeping a few things in mind when you receive an unsolicited communication can go a long way in keeping you — and your ... Read More »

Dual-SIM 6.1″ LCD iPhone Might Be Exclusive to China (Here’s Why)

Apple may release at least one iPhone with dual-SIM functionality this year. But a new report suggests it could be a China exclusive. A source within Foxconn told Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News that a variant of this year’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with dual-SIM dual standby would be a “unique model for China.” In other words, there’s a good chance that a dual-SIM iPhone is coming ... Read More »

iPhone shipments could be delayed after Apple chip supplier is hit by a virus

The chipmaker for Apple has warned shipments of the new iPhones could be delayed after its production line was hit by a computer virus. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which also produces the chips for other Apple devices, was forced to close down several of its factories over the weekend in order to recover from the virus outbreak that infected 80pc ... Read More »

Here’s What’s New in iOS 12 Developer Beta 6

Apple on Monday released the sixth beta version of its upcoming iOS 12 operating system update. And while the new beta doesn’t change a lot, there are still some notable additions. It’s only been a week since Apple rolled out iOS 12 beta 5. We’re also rapidly approaching the general release of iOS 12 itself, so these latter beta versions are likely ... Read More »

How to Easily Convert Video Files to Other Formats on a Mac for Free

Although a range of video formats are supported by macOS, there are certain popular formats that cannot be played by Mac’s default video player software, QuickTime Player. For instance, it cannot play videos of MKV format and in such cases, users have to turn to third-party softwares, such as VLC, to play unsupported videos. Moreover, you might want to transfer a ... Read More »

Apple releases third tvOS 11.4 beta for developers

Apple has released the third tvOS 11.4 developer beta for testing on Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K. tvOS 11.4 turns Apple TV into an AirPlay 2 speaker which supports multi-room AirPlay from iOS. The latest developer beta of tvOS follows the official release of tvOS 11.3 to all customers last month. The new version added support for frame ... Read More »

macOS 10.13.5 beta 3 now available for developers

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Apple announces new $100 billion share buy-back program, increases dividend by 16%

As part of its earnings report, Apple has announced an extension of its capital return program. Apple will buy $100 billion worth of its own stock. It will also increase the dividend by 16%. With the new tax legislation in place, Apple has said that it aims to hold zero net cash. It currently holds about $270 billion in cash. It ... Read More »

Live blog: Apple’s fiscal year Q2 2018 earnings call

Just a few minutes ago, Apple announced its second quarter earning results for 2018. The numbers included $61.1 billion in revenue on sales of 52.2 million iPhones, 9.1 million iPads, and 4.07 million Macs. As is tradition, the earnings release is being followed by a conference call with Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri. For the full earnings ... Read More »

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