Two prototype foldable iPhones have passed internal tests for durability, according to Taiwanese website Economic Daily News. Tests of an Apple-designed folding hinge system for two different iPhones were reportedly recently completed at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China. The first foldable iPhone to undergo testing is said to be a dual-screen model, which is […]

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We’re expecting 2021 to be an exciting year for Apple thanks to a renewed focus on the Mac. Apple debuted the first Macs with Apple silicon chip in late 2021, and Apple’s M1 chips turned out to be unexpectedly powerful, leaving us looking forward to what’s next. New iMacs and MacBook Pro models are rumored […]

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Apple on Thursday removed nearly 39,000 apps from its Chinese App Store due to the apps lacking an official license from local regulators, reports Reuters. The report, which cites data from research firm Qimai, says that games affected by the cull included Ubisoft title Assassin’s Creed Identity and NBA 2K20. According to Qimai, only 74 […]

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Long-running used smartphone buyer Gazelle has announced the coming end of its trade-in program, which accepts people’s old iPhones, iPads, and Macs in exchange for cash. The company revealed the news in an email to customers, explaining that it will no longer offer its trade-in option from February 1, 2021. Customers have until January 31 […]

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Amazon has announced it is acquiring Wondery, the podcast startup that reportedly held talks with Apple last month as it shopped for a buyer. In a press release, Amazon said that Wondery had signed an agreement to join Amazon Music, bringing popular podcasts like “Dirty John” and “Dr. Death” into the streaming service’s existing podcast […]

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Earlier this week, we highlighted a couple of third-party accessories that seek to address some of the shortcomings of Apple’s AirPods Max Smart Case, including a new zippered case from WaterField Designs that does a much better job of protecting the headphones while not in use. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. […]

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Back in August, Apple made headlines for its efforts to oppose a trademark application by the creators of the recipe and meal-planning app Prepear, with Apple objecting to the proposed Prepear logo trademark based on claimed similarity to Apple’s own logo. Despite the fact that Prepear’s logo depicts an outline of a pear, Apple claimed […]

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Activist hedge fund Third Point LLC is pushing for a major shakeup at Intel in response to threats from Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, AMD, TSMC, and Samsung (via Reuters). Intel’s in-house manufacturing capabilities have struggled to provide the chips its clients want in recent years, with many of its offerings lagging behind its rivals in terms […]

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A new report by Sensor Tower reveals that 2020 has been a record-setting year for worldwide spending on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, which collectively passed $100 billion in a single year for the first time ever in November. The trend of increased spending continued over Christmas, when consumers around the world […]

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As 2020 comes to an end, many retailers are discounting a wide array of Apple accessories. In this article, we’ve rounded up the best sales you can find online for Apple accessories from companies like Nomad, Speck, Twelve South, Pad & Quill, JBL, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these […]

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