Apple has updated its Platform Security Guide, providing more information about how the Unlock with Apple Watch feature in iOS 14.5 and Touch ID on the iMac Magic Keyboard works.Credit: AppleInsiderThe company routinely updates the security guide to incorporate information about new features. The Platform Security Guide contains detailed and in-depth information about Apple's privacy and security mechanisms. Read more...
What you need to know Apple's Mini-LED MacBook Pro machines are said to have been delayed. The new notebooks won't ship until 2023 according to one report. That's bad news for many. Apple is thought to be planning to release new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro notebooks with Mini-LED screens, but they might be arriving later than many of us had hoped. While rumors did have Apple launching the new machines this year, a new report says 2022 is more like it. A new DigiTimes preview of a post that will go live tomorrow suggests that Apple's new notebooks will ship in 2022 rather than 2021. Citing industry sources, the reliably unreliable DigiTimes doesn't explain why the delay is thought to have happened. Maybe we'll
The Apple Watch Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop and Pride Edition Nike Sport Loop launch on May 25 with new watch faces.Apple Watch Pride Edition bands for 2021Apple has released Pride Edition watch bands since 2016, and the 2021 model uses Apple's new Braided Solo Loop design. The new band incorporates more colors to represent additional Pride flags from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum. Black and brown symbolize Black and Latinx communities, in addition to those who have passed away from or are living with HIV/AIDS, while light blue, pink, and white represent transgender and nonbinary individuals. Read more...
I spend a lot of time with my Apple TV, whether I've got YouTube on in the background while I work, or I'm checking out the home release of the latest Marvel movie in 4K Dolby Vision. It's how I know that the 32GB Apple TV 4K will be a great addition to your home theater. It offers full support for 4K, high-frame rate HDR, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos and has enough storage for what most people need out of a streaming box. In addition, you can now use your Apple TV to work out with Apple Fitness +, or watch original programming on Apple TV+. Let's find out what is the best Apple TV to buy. Best overall: Apple
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After a flurry of leaks, rumors, and even a teaser by Apple itself, Apple on Monday announced that Music subscribers will be getting several audio enhancements in June at no additional charge. First and foremost, Apple Music’s entire catalog of more than 75 million will be available to stream in Lossless Audio through ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) to “to preserve every single bit of the original audio file.” Subscribers will be able to select which quality they want to use as well as connection type, since Lossless Audio requires much more bandwidth to stream. The available resolutions are CD quality (16 bit at 44.1 kHz to 24 bit at 48 kHz) and Hi-Resolution Lossless that tops out at 24 bit
Apple is widely rumored to be planning redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with mini-LED displays, but the notebooks may be released later than expected. While multiple sources have indicated that Apple planned to release the new MacBook Pro models in the second half of 2021, including analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Taiwanese supply chain news website DigiTimes today claimed that the launch of MacBooks with mini-LED displays may be postponed until some point in 2022. The full report has yet to be released, but a paywalled preview reads as follows:Mini LED-backlit MacBooks launch may be delayed Launch of Apple's mini LED-backlit MacBook series may be postponed to 2022, according to industry sources.No further details are available at this time, but the full report