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Developer Delves Into Reasons Why Apple‘s M1 Chip is So Fast

Apple‘s M1 chip is the fastest chip that Apple has ever released in a Mac based on single-core CPU benchmark scores, and it beats out many high-end Intel Macs when it comes to multi-core performance. Developer Erik Engheim recently shared a deep dive into the M1 chip, exploring the reasons why Apple‘s new processor is so much faster than the Intel chips that it replaces. First and foremost, the M1 isn‘t a simple CPU. As App

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Functional Apple-1 With Original Box Signed by Steve Wozniak Goes to Auction

There are a limited number of original Apple-1 computers left in the world, and every so often, one comes up for auction. Available starting December 10, a new Apple-1 auction will see RR Auction selling a functional Apple-1 computer with an original box that‘s been signed by Steve Wozniak. Apple-1 machines were the first computers produced by Apple and sold by Steve Jobs out of his parents‘ garage back in 1976. Priced at 666.66,

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Apple Cyber Monday 2020: Discounts on iPads, Macs, AirPods, and More [Updated]

Today is Cyber Monday, a shopping event that sees many of the same deals from Black Friday bleed over into a new week, along with a few brand new offers on everything from Apple products to related accessories. In this post we‘ll highlight the best online discounts that you can find on Apple devices today. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small

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Apple One Marked as Expired for Some Customers and Other Billing Issues Emerge as 30-Day Trial Ends

Today marks one month since the launch of Apple One, which allows customers to subscribe to multiple Apple services in a single bundle, and it appears there are some billing-related issues as the free trial period begins to elapse. Apple One includes a 30-day free trial for any services that customers did not already subscribe to individually, and that trial period ends today for those who signed up for Apple One on its first day of availabi

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Apple Cyber Monday 2020: Save on Mac Software, Apple Accessories, and More

Earlier today we shared the best deals you can find on Apple Products for Cyber Monday 2020, and now we‘re highlighting the best discounts from popular companies like Incase, Nomad, Tile, Woot, Sonos, Mophie, and many more. You can save on software as well today, thanks to our exclusive promo code at StackSocial, as well as a discount on Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. Whe

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Apple Moving Forward With Plans for ‘Folded‘ Periscope Cameras to Significantly Increase iPhone‘s Optical Zoom

Apple is advancing its plans to significantly enhance the iPhone‘s optical zoom range using periscope lens technology, according to ETNews. Citing industry sources familiar with the development of iPhone cameras, ETNews report says Apple is currently seeking an appropriate "folded" periscope camera solution for the iPhone and has already initiated discussions with suppliers. Apple has filed patents related to periscope lens systems s

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Apple Cyber Monday 2020: Discounts on iPads, Macs, AirPods, and More

Today is Cyber Monday, a shopping event that sees many of the same deals from Black Friday bleed over into a new week, along with a few brand new offers on everything from Apple products to related accessories. In this post we‘ll highlight the best online discounts that you can find on Apple devices today. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small

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Apple Preparing to Open Second Retail Store in South Korea

Apple is preparing to open a new retail store in Yeouido, South Korea. The store will be Apple‘s second retail location in the country. Apple Yeouido will be located in the IFC Mall, which is in Seoul‘s financial district by the Han River. Apple has shared wallpapers and an animation on its website to announce the opening of Apple Yeouido. Apple‘s first retail store in South Korea, Apple Garosugil, opened in 2018 in Se

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Spotify Tests Instagram-Style Stories in Mobile App

Spotify has started publicly testing an Instagram-style stories feature in its mobile app on iOS and Android, reports Engadget. The video clips appear on some albums and playlists, such as Spotify‘s Christmas Hits playlist, which includes short messages from artists like Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, and Pentatonix, in which they relate their favorite festive songs. The stories can be accessed via an icon in the upper left of a pl

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Italy Fines Apple 12 Million for Misleading iPhone Water Resistance Claims

Apple has been slapped with a 10 million euro (12 million) fine by Italy‘s antitrust watchdog for unfair commercial practices related to its iPhone marketing in the country. Specifically, Apple is being charged for misleading claims in promotional messages about how deep and how long iPhones can be submerged in water without being damaged. In marketing materials related to iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Ma

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Mini-LED M1 MacBook Pro and Mini-LED iPad Pro Models Coming First Half of 2021

Apple is widely reported to be embracing mini-LED display backlighting technology for some products next year, and a new report today by DigiTimes has named several of Apple‘s partners in the supply chain that are expected to benefit from the switch. According to the report, Apple is set to launch its first mini-LED iPad Pro in the first quarter of 2021 and mass produce mini-LED MacBook Pro models in the second quarter, and a number of

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