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EU Advertisers Criticize New App Tracking Privacy Controls in iOS 14

12:46
A Google-backed group of European digital advertising associations has criticized Apple for requiring apps in iOS 14 to seek additional permission from users before tracking them across other apps and websites, reports Reuters . Sixteen marketing associations, some of which are backed by Facebook and Alphabet's Google, faulted Apple for not adhering to an ad-industry system for seeking user con...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Go Live in Iceland

12:10
Apple appears to have updated its Maps coverage to add transit directions in Iceland, with a focus on bus routes in and around the capital, Reykjavik. Apple Maps users in the region can now select public transportation routes when getting directions between two locations. Transit directions were first added to ‌Apple Maps‌ in 2015 with the launch of iOS 9. Maps initially only offered transit in...

Kuo: 'iPhone 12' to Feature 'High-End' Camera Lens Supplied by Largan

11:00
Apple's upcoming " iPhone 12 " will feature "high-end" lens arrays in the rear camera to improve image quality, according to respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo . In a new research note seen by MacRumors, Kuo says Largan will supply the premium camera lenses to Apple for the phones, although Apple has received the same components slightly earlier in the last couple of years. Production has reportedl...

Hands-On With Caviar's Modified 'CyberPhone' iPhone Designed to Look Like a Tesla Cybertruck

22:48
Caviar , a company known for creating outlandish and lavish iPhone casing modifications, has been working on an ‌iPhone‌ design that's modeled after Tesla's Cybertruck . We have a prototype of the CyberPhone on hand, and checked it out in our latest YouTube video. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The CyberPhone Caviar has designed is created from titanium and has an a...

BMW Updates Connected App With Car Keys Support

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Apple at WWDC announced Car Keys, a new feature designed to allow digital car keys to be added to the Wallet app on the iPhone , allowing iPhones and Apple Watch models to be used in lieu of a physical car key. Apple at the time said the feature would come to both iOS 13 and iOS 14 , and the first Car Keys partner, BMW, today added support for the feature to its BMW Connected app . With Car Key...

Apple Launches Website for Paying Apple Card Bills Online

18:59
Apple today launched a website that's designed to allow Apple Card holders to check their balances, view statements, and make ‌Apple Card‌ payments online. The card.apple.com website lets ‌Apple Card‌ holders sign in with their Apple IDs. The website features a payments section that shows card balance front and center, along with the next scheduled payment date, and total card limits. Monthly s...

Deals: Amazon and B&H Photo Discount 2020 MacBook Air Models by $100, Starting at $899 for 256GB

18:20
Amazon and B&H Photo are discounting Apple's 2020 MacBook Air, providing $100 off both the 256GB and 512GB models. All colors are being discounted across both retailers, although some models do have lengthier shipping estimates. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Prices start at $899.00 for the 256GB MacBook Air, down from $999.00. On Amazon , you'll find t...

Influential Wristwatch Website Hodinkee Becomes an Authorized Apple Watch Retailer

17:41
New York City-based watch retailer Hodinkee today announced that it is now an authorized retailer for the Apple Watch . The company has been known as an influential watch review site and recently launched an e-commerce platform, the Hodinkee Shop, where high-end mechanical watches can be purchased. From today, the Hodinkee Shop also includes Apple Watch Series 5 models along with a variety of ‌...

Deals: Nomad's Outlet Sale Has Up to 70% Off Wireless Chargers, Lightning and USB-C Cables, iPhone Cases, and More

2.July
Nomad kicked off an outlet sale today, clearing out previous generation versions of its most popular accessories. This includes discounts on accessories like AirPods cases, wireless chargers, Lightning and USB-C cables, iPhone cases, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Nomad. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. All products in this sale are deeply discounted, by up to 70 percent off , and they are ...

Apple 'Battling' to Free Up iPhone Shipments as India Holds Up Imports From China

2.July
Apple is "battling to free stuck shipments" at the Indian port of Chennai after the country ramped up scrutiny of imports from China following rising tensions between the two nations. Reuters reports that customs officers at the Southern Indian port have held back more than 150 shipments of smartphones and electronic parts from China, which has disrupted operations at plants owned by Apple supp...

Apple Bolsters Supply Chain for Future Mini-LED iPad Pro and MacBook Pro Models

2.July
Apple is rumored to be releasing a mini LED-backlit iPad Pro and a new mini-LED MacBook Pro series over the next 18 months, and the devices have just picked up two new suppliers, according to industry sources. DigiTimes today reports that two former Apple suppliers, Taiwan's Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect, have entered the supply chain to make the flexible printed circuit boards ...

WhatsApp Rolling Out QR Codes for Contacts, Dark Mode for Mac App, and More

2.July
WhatsApp has announced it is rolling out a number of new features across its app, web, and desktop variants, including a QR code scanning for contacts and a new Dark mode theme that extends to computers. WhatsApp has been extensively testing the use of QR codes on mobile to let users add contacts to the messaging app instead of typing in digits one by one, and it sounds like it's almost ready t...

Apple-Acquired Dark Sky Delays Shutting Down Android App Until August 1

2.July
Apple in March purchased weather app Dark Sky , and at that time, Dark Sky's developers said that the Dark Sky for Android app would be discontinued on July 1, 2020. Now that it's July, Dark Sky's developers today announced that the discontinuation of the Android app will be delayed, and it will be available until August 1, 2020. The Android app will be shuttered on August 1, and Android users ...

iCloud Website Down for Some Users

2.July
Apple's iCloud.com website is down for some users, according to a report on Apple's System Status page . The issue began at 3:25 p.m. Pacific Time, and is ongoing. Affected users who visit iCloud.com run into a message that says the iCloud website can't be found. "‌iCloud‌ can't find that page," it reads. Apple is working on fixing the issue, though it is not clear when the website will be back...

Apple Card Promo Offers New Users $50 in Daily Cash for First Apple Service Purchase

2.July
Apple is offering new Apple Card holders a $50 Daily Cash bonus when they use the card for an Apple service, which includes renting a movie in the Apple TV app, subscribing to Apple Arcade or Apple Music , or making an App Store purchase. Apple says that the $50 will be provided as a Daily Cash transfer to the new Apple Card after a qualifying purchase has been made. The promotion is being high...
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