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Apple sends out invitations to its Special Event

The wait is finally over — Apple has sent out invitations to members of the press for its upcoming Special Event. As we have anticipated, it will be held next week, on Tuesday, September 14th, at 10:00AM PDT, three months after WWDC21. We are almost certain that the iPhone 13 lineup and redesigned Apple Watch...

New MagSafe Charger appears in FCC filings ahead of iPhone 13 launch

A new FCC filing from Apple has revealed a new version of the MagSafe Charger, hinting at a possibility of new MagSafe accessories joining the rumored iPhone 13 launch later this month. First spotted by Dave Zatz (via 9to5Mac), FCC approved a new Apple magnetic charger with the model number A2548 on September 06, 2021. For...

Get the M1 MacBook Air for $850 ($150 off), or the M1 Mac Mini for $600 ($100 off)

Apple's latest Mac computers are some of the best desktop and laptops around for general productivity tasks and content creation, thanks to their fast (and battery-efficient) M1 chips. Now you can get either the current-gen MacBook Air or Mac Mini on sale, for $150 and $100 off their usual prices, respectively. The MacBook Air has...

MacBook Pro 16 vs Dell XPS 15: Battle of the powerfully compact laptops

When you're looking for a powerful laptop that can handle things like video editing and content creation, there are a few options that you're likely to come across. The Dell XPS 15 and MacBook Pro 16 inch are both very powerful laptops that can handle this kind of workload just fine. But which one should...

Apple delays plan to scan iPhone photos for child abuse imagery

Early last month, Apple announced a couple of new child safety features for all its software platforms. One of the new features was designed to scan iPhone and iPad photos for Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Some security experts raised concerns about this feature, arguing that governments could potentially use it to access their citizens'...

Apple will now ask iOS 15 users if they want to enable personalized ads in first party apps

Apple has just added a prompt that asks iOS 15 users if they want to enable personalized ads in first-party apps. The company, which often boasts of its privacy-first approach and transparency, has kept that option on by default for users on older versions of iOS in a not-so-transparent manner. The prompt is related to a...

Apple Watch Series 7 models to feature larger screens, new watch faces

Apple is expected to hold a Special Event sometime later this month. Their annual fall event is usually focused on iPhones, Apple Watches, and sometimes iPads. It is speculated that they’ll be releasing the AirPods 3, alongside the new iPhone 13 lineup and Apple Watch Series 7 models. The watches are rumored to feature larger...

How to manually add your vaccination certificate to Apple Wallet for easy access

In the times of COVID19, every little trick that makes navigating the pandemic a tad easier matters a lot. Unlocking our Face ID iPhones through Apple Watch, when masked for example, is a handy addition that Apple has recently added. But now we’ve reached a point where a lot of places, including cinemas and pubs,...

Apple plans to add new health features to future Watch products, including blood pressure tracking

Apple is reportedly working on advanced health features for its smartwatch that will make it possible to measure blood pressure, skin temperature, sleep apnea, and more right from your wrist. According to a new report from Wall Street Journal, the blood pressure feature that Apple is currently discussing would show users how their blood pressure is...

Apple will finally let media apps like Netflix link to their website for account setups

In order to settle an investigation by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), Apple has announced that it will soon let certain apps provide links to external websites for account setups and payments. The company will extend this provision to "reader" apps across multiple genres, like magazines, newspapers, books, and media streaming. Although Apple announced this...

Apple Watch Series 7 will bring a new design, and that could cause a delay

Apple is reportedly facing production delays with the next-gen Apple Watch. According to Nikkie Asia, the company is dealing with quality issues with the Apple Watch Series 7 as it features a new design that has added various complexities. A report from Bloomberg corroborates this claim and further adds that Apple Watch Series 7 manufacturers are also...

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 vs Apple AirPods Pro: Which ANC TWS earbuds should you buy?

Samsung has built an ecosystem around its products similar to what Apple has done over the years. When you buy a Samsung phone, you can also buy the Galaxy Watch 4 along with it to track your workouts and the Galaxy Buds 2 for your audio needs. Similarly, when you buy an iPhone, you can...