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5.4-Inch iPhone 12 Model Size Compared to Original iPhone SE and iPhone 7

iPhone 12 dummy models based on leaked schematics have been starting to circulate online and in online marketplaces. Not happy with the circulating size comparisons between the rumored 5.4" iPhone 12 and the original iPhone SE models, MacRumors forum user iZac took matters into his own hands and purchased his own 5.4" dummy model to provide more detailed size comparisons between the original iPhone SE and iPhone 7 and the rumored 5.4" iPhone

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Top Stories: iPhone 12 Rumors, Apple‘s A12Z-Based Mac mini, Leaked iMac, and More!

With WWDC now behind us, our attention this week largely turned back to rumors, led by increasing claims that Apple controversially won‘t be including a power adapter in the box with the iPhone 12. We also saw a few other iPhone 12 rumors, signs of an upcoming iMac update, and some more information on timing of updates for Apple‘s smaller iPads. The other big topic this week was Apple‘s Developer Transition Kit, a Mac mini

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iOS 14 Roundup

At WWDC this year, Apple announced all the details about the upcoming iOS 14 update. Read our full roundup for a comprehensive look at what‘s coming to your iPhone and iPad this fall.

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LinkedIn Says iOS App Reading Clipboard With Every Keystroke is a Bug, Fix Coming

iOS 14 introduces a feature that alerts users when apps access their clipboards, and tons of apps have been caught clipboard snooping. LinkedIn is one of the iOS apps that has been reading user clipboards, and iPhone owners have complained that the app copies the contents of the clipboard with every keystroke. LinkedIn is copying the contents of my clipboard every keystroke. IOS 14 allows users to see each paste notification. I‘m on

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Deals: B&H Photo Discounts 2020 13-Inch MacBook Pro by 200, Starting at 1,599 for 512GB

B&H Photo today introduced new discounts on Apple‘s 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro, starting with the 512GB model (16GB RAM, 10th gen processor) at 1,599.00, down from 1,799.00. This sale price is only available in the Silver color option. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with B&H Photo. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. For the 1TB 13-inch MacBook Pro (

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Trio Wireless Charging Pad From Satechi

For this week‘s giveaway, we‘ve teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Trio Wireless Charging Pad that can wirelessly charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once. Priced at 119, the Trio Wireless Charging Pad has a simple rectangular design that looks clean and organized on a desk, counter, or table top. There‘s a slight wedge look to the charger, along with three LEDs that serve as

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Apple Survey Asks iPhone Users What They Do With Old Power Adapters

Amid multiple reports that Apple will no longer include a power adapter in its iPhone boxes starting with the iPhone 12 later this year, it appears Apple is surveying recent iPhone buyers to ask about what they‘ve done with the power adapters that came with their previous iPhones. Screenshot via Twitter user @bedabb_ Apple‘s surveys typically cover numerous aspects of its products, but Brazilian Twitter user @Gunstaxl recently not

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EU Advertisers Criticize New App Tracking Privacy Controls in iOS 14

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 consent under European privacy rules. Apps will

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Kuo: Largan to Ship ‘High-End‘ Camera Lenses for ‘iPhone 12‘ From Mid-July

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 from mid-July, although Apple has received the same components slightly earlier in the last couple of years. Production has reportedly been delayed by four to s

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Apple Maps Transit Directions Go Live in Iceland

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 information in a handful of cities, but over the

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

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 reportedly been delayed by four to six weeks in th

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

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 angled design reminiscent of Tesla‘s

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BMW Updates Connected App With Car Keys Support

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 Keys support, a BMW Digital Key for the iPhone can be

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Apple Launches Website for Paying Apple Card Bills Online

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 statements can be viewed and downloaded

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

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

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Influential Wristwatch Website Hodinkee Becomes an Authorized Apple Watch Retailer

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 Apple Watch accessories. The store is only selling

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

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 deepl

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

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 supplier Foxconn. While several companies such as A

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

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 for the mini-LED devices. The two PCB

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

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 to go live. Currently WhatsApp users must

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

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 will no longer be able to us

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iCloud Website Down for Some Users

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 up and running.Tag: i

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

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 highlighted on the Apple Card website, as 9to5Mac po

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Testify in U.S. Tech Antitrust Probe in July

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to testify in an upcoming antitrust hearing with the U.S. House judiciary antitrust subcommittee, chairman David Cicilline said today in an interview with Kara Swisher. According to Cicilline, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet (Google) CEO Sundar Pichai, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will all appear at the antitrust hearing set to take place in late July. The antitrust subcommittee has embarke

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