Apple confirms it’s working on a fix for ‘1970’ iPhone bug

Apple has acknowledged the existence of a somewhat bizarre bug which bricks any iOS devices that has its date set back to 1970 — and confirms that a fix is on the way. “An upcoming software update will prevent this issue from affecting iOS devices,” Apple notes on one of its support pages. While there’s […]

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Earthquake damage hits Apple’s A-series chipmaker

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) might be on course to take over 100 percent of Apple’s A10 chip orders, but that’s not to say that it’s entirely without problems right now. According to a new report, a recent earthquake which hit one of TSMC’s factories in southern Taiwan caused more damage than initially thought: with […]

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Apple’s Irish HQ evacuated over possible bomb scare

Apple reportedly evacuated 4,000 staff at several of its premises in Cork, Ireland this morning after an online bomb threat. Staff were evacuated from Apple’s facilities in Hollyhill, the nearby Levitt’s Quay, and (possibly) the Model Farm Road site at 10am local time, with a search now being made of all premises. The Army Bomb Disposal unit has been notified […]

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BBC’s iPlayer app is finally available on Apple TV

BBC’s iPlayer app has landed on Apple TV in the U.K., joining the other streaming set top boxes — such as Roku, Google Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire TV — for which it was already available. The app includes a full catalog of programs from the past month, along with live-streaming of BBC TV stations, the ability to […]

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If you’d bought Apple stock instead of an Apple III, you’d be a millionaire

Want a spectacular stat for a Friday? Apple stock has increased 22,250 percent since its IPO almost 35 years ago. And the accompanying depressing thought: If you had taken the money a new Apple computer cost at the time and instead spent it on AAPL stock during its 1980 public offering, you’d be sitting on […]

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Apple pours $13m into overhauling its Elk Grove campus

Apple is spending “at least $13 million” expanding its Elk Grove, Sacramento campus, says a new report — in a move which could translate into thousands of new jobs being created. Apple is reportedly converting a 134,000-square-foot warehouse into a new logistics operation. It has also added 1,450 additional parking spaces, medical and dental facilities, a […]

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Apple Maps now dominates Google Maps on iOS devices

It’s hard to think of too many Apple-related bombs bigger than Apple Maps, the disastrous mapping service introduced in 2012, which resulted in widespread ridicule, at least one major executive leaving the company, and Tim Cook himself recommending that customers use rival services. But just a few years later a new report suggests that Apple Maps […]

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Apple is already making the next Apple TV in small numbers

The new, fourth generation Apple TV is still settling into its home next to our television sets, but already Apple is hard at work on its successor, according to a new report. Apple’s suppliers are said to be putting a limited number of the new Apple TV into limited, small-scale “trial” production, ahead of volume […]

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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free functionality to 5 million of its cars

The Apple Car may be a few years off, but a new deal signed between Ford and Apple is bringing Siri to 5 million more cars. According to a new report, a software update available today means that any Ford owners who bought a Ford car with SYNC functionality after 2011 can take advantage of […]

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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free functionality to 5 million of its cars

The Apple Car may be a few years off, but a new deal signed between Ford and Apple is bringing Siri to 5 million more cars. According to a new report, a software update available today means that any Ford owners who bought a Ford car with SYNC functionality after 2011 can take advantage of […]

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