Apple 

Apple’s Logic Pro X update shows just how powerful the new Mac Pro is

Apple has released an updated version of Logic Pro X, its professional music production software. The software is now souped up to show off the capabilities of the new Mac Pro, with improved responsiveness and a huge increase in the amount of tracks it can support in a project file. This is a significant upgrade for Logic — it’s gone from support for 255 stereo audio tracks, 255 software instrument tracks and 255 aux channels to 1,000 for each, and now also supports 1,000 external MIDI tracks. Other DAWs already have…

Read More
Apple 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, Embarrassing 5G Mistakes, Frustrating MacBook ZombieLoad Fix

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes new iPhone features in the boring design, some colorful options, 5G modem issues, the impact of ZombieLoad on macOS, iOS 12.3 details, App Store legal woes continue, and a look at the Apple Card. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes).…

Read More
Apple 

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, Embarrassing iPhone Battery Problems, Frustration At The Apple Store

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes details of the iPhone XR2 design, new iPhone antenna designs, issues over battery life, Apple taking on Tile, a new Mac Pro for WWDC, and a history of Apple Store issues. Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes). iPhone XR2 Design…

Read More
Apple 

Apple To Reveal Super-Cool New Apple Watch watchOS 6 Features, Report Says

It’s not long now until the keynote that will launch Apple’s World Wide Developers’ Conference – 10AM Pacific, Monday, June 3, as it happens. CEO Tim Cook has already hinted it’s going to be a good one. “This is one you won’t want to miss,” he insisted in the recent financials call. Apple Watch with colorful faces, ready for Spring. APPLE Now, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has indicated that the event will offer new tools and striking extra features in the software announced. Including for the next iteration of operating software for Apple Watch, doubtless…

Read More
Apple 

New iPhone Leak Corroborates Apple’s Ugly Design

Will Apple really make its new iPhone this ugly? Following some corroboration earlier this week, now we almost definitively know that – shockingly – the answer is yes… 2019 iPhone schematics aligned to leaked renders STEVE HEMMERSTOFFER Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka OnLeaks, aka the man who originated UglyiPhoneGate in January is back “seemingly confirming” that Apple’s new flagship iPhone will have the worst design in the range’s history. Hemmerstoffer, whose track record of accurate leaks is one of (if not the) best around, has obtained schematics which almost exactly match those leaked to Macotakara. Aligning the schematics with Hemmerstoffer’s once-controversial renders also…

Read More
Apple 

Apple has made some big changes in recent months – here’s a look at the top new hires and moves you might have missed

For Apple, 2019 is already shaping up to be a year marked by change. Following the company’s announcement in November that it would no longer break out iPhone unit sales in earnings reports, the firm is making several key leadership changes as it prioritizes other emerging product segments like digital services, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, which The Wall Street Journaloutlined in a report on Monday. The changes are likely part of an ongoing effort by Apple to reduce its reliance on the iPhone as it grapples with plummeting smartphone sales. Here’s a look at…

Read More
Apple 

Apple’s New iPhones Have A Nasty Surprise

Speaking to official accessory makers, acclaimed Japanese tech site Macotakara has revealed Apple will ignore recent pledges about valueand once again ship all its new 2019 iPhones (dubbed ‘iPhone 11’) with cost-saving slow 5W chargers. Moreover, upgrading to new iPhones to fast chargers will remain eye-wateringly expensive. The reason for this is a one-two punch of stubborn inactivity. Firstly, Apple will continue to ship not only slow chargers with new iPhones but slow charging USB-A cables as well. This means owners will need to buy both the 18W charger ($30) and one-metre USB-C…

Read More
Apple 

Apple Leak Reveals Shock New iPhone Release

While Apple AAPL -1.88% has a history of leaking new iPhones, but now leaks outside the company’s control have revealed two shock iPhone releases are coming as soon as next month… The (almost infallible) German site WinFuture breaks this news, reporting multiple new iPhone models are being widely reported in the supply chain of German retailers. But it’s not what you think. Apple iPhone XI conceptCONCEPT CREATOR WinFuture explains that Apple is modifying both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 to such an extent that they require specific new model numbers, such as ‘MN482ZD’ and ‘MQ6K2ZD’. But…

Read More
Apple 

Apple highlights iPad Pro’s productivity prowess in new ad series

Published to Apple’s official YouTube channel, the five shorts run just over a minute each and highlight unique iPad Pro capabilities including powerful hardware, integration with Apple Pencil, access to a bevy of iOS apps and more. Like previous “how to” ads from Apple, the iPad Pro spots released today highlight both first- and third-party software. Each commercial was filmed, edited and designed on iPad Pro. The first ad, “A new way to take notes,” shows what users can do with iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Pencil and note taking…

Read More
Apple 

Apple Leak Accidentally Reveals Radical New iPhone

Despite a controversial design change, Apple AAPL -0.98%’s next-generation iPhone has primarily been criticised for a lack of outward innovation. But new information reveals the key is to look inwards…  In a new report obtained by 9to5Mac, financial giant Barclays has been tipping off investors that Apple will make three important changes to the so-called iPhone XI / iPhone 11 which are worth getting excited about. Apple iPhone XI conceptCONCEPT CREATOR Backing up a major leak last week, Barclays states that Apple will introduce a triple camera system on the iPhone XI Max. While the advancement is welcome (especially given…

Read More