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Report: Apple Stores are having problems with iPhone and Apple Watch pickups worldwide

According to MacRumors readers and social media users around the world, Apple Stores have been having technical issues with completing in-store pickup orders for customers. People with reservations for iPhone and Apple Watch devices have been told to cancel their reservations and buy instead from the store’s walk-in stock, according to the report. The issue seems to […]

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iPhone XS manual references unreleased AirPower wireless charging accessory

Soon after Apple unveiled the new iPhones and Apple Watch last week, we discovered that Apple removed almost all AirPower mentions from its website. Later, reports from two Apple insiders revealed that Apple has been experiencing various issues with AirPower manufacturing, which explains why the universal wireless charging accessory is still not available at Apple. […]

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Apple quietly disclosed it now tracks and scores your calls and email habits

Apple has been advocating for unbreakable encryption and total user privacy for years, even if that put it at odds with governments around the world. That’s not just because it gave it an edge on the competition, forcing rivals to also somewhat embrace encryption and better privacy features, but also because Apple seems to genuinely […]

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New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

Much like the iPhone XS, Apple’s latest iOS update is more concerned with performance improvements than it is with new features or functionality. If you visit Apple’s landing page for iOS 12, you’ll see that performance is the first thing that the company highlights: 70% faster swipe to Camera, 50% faster keyboard display, and 2x […]

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New tests prove that updating to iOS 12 really does speed up your old iPhone or iPad

Much like the iPhone XS, Apple’s latest iOS update is more concerned with performance improvements than it is with new features or functionality. If you visit Apple’s landing page for iOS 12, you’ll see that performance is the first thing that the company highlights: 70% faster swipe to Camera, 50% faster keyboard display, and 2x […]

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[Update: Leaves beta, available for all] Apple Music is privately testing Android Auto integration in v2.6.0 beta

It may not be the most loved music service on Android, but Apple Music is certainly an appealing choice, especially for those who live in countries where YouTube Music (né Google Play Music) and Spotify aren’t available. When I reviewed it back in 2015, I loved a lot of its features, but I eventually had […]

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Apple Watch Series 4 review roundup: There’s no other smartwatch like it

The brand new Apple Watch nearly stole the show at Apple’s iPhone event last week. The fourth-gen smartwatch looks much sleeker than its predecessors, as Apple managed to increase the display and slightly reduce the thickness. But Apple Watch Series 4, which launches in stores later this week, doesn’t only bring a major design makeover. […]

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The iPhone XS and XS Max just destroyed the iPhone X – and every Android phone – in benchmarks

The first iPhone XS and XS Max reviews are out, which means the first official benchmarks are also available, comparing the 7nm A12 Bionic chip to the best chips powering the hottest Android phones in town. Until now, we only saw leaked Geekbench scores for the A12 Bionic, which revealed the iPhone XS, XS Max, […]

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Top Apple insider: iPhone XS interest is weaker than expected as Apple Watch S4 demand soars

Not even a week removed from Apple’s special event, Ming-Chi Kuo is already out with a new investor note (via MacRumors) detailing how pre-orders for Apple’s newly unveiled devices are stacking up. Staring out with the iPhone, Kuo relays that demand for the iPhone XS has been somewhat lackluster thus far. Hardly a major point […]

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