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Apple now offers do-it-yourself parts to repair your iPhone, but it is more expensive than official repairs.

TOPICS: Apple, Battery, Camera, parts, right to repair, screen, Self Service Repair Store, tools

Apple has delivered on its promise and announced the launch of the Self Service Repair Store, an initiative that allows iPhone users to access components and manuals to repair their own devices without relying on technical support. So far so good. Apple seems to be getting closer to the “right to repair” movement, but once […]

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Start Up, a video clip with 45 years of “Apple sounds”.

TOPICS: Apple, Apple sounds, sounds, Start Up, videoclip

In this fantastic, very careful and meticulous video clip produced by Apple, 45 years of “Apple sounds” so characteristic and familiar that anyone who uses a Mac and other Apple devices will recognize them with some part of their brain because they will have them practically internalized. The song is titled OS, signed by A.G. […]

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Apple triples advertising revenues leaving rivals “blind”

TOPICS: advertising, Apple, data collection, Facebook, Google, Search Ads, targeted advertising

Apple has won many battles lately: the last one, the litigation against Epic Games for the control and conditions of the App Store on iPhones. Less well known is the story of its advertising platform – yes, Apple has its own ‘Google Ads’ – which is growing dramatically in recent months. Revenues from Apple’s Search […]

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Ten million fewer iPhone 13s and delays for buyers due to chip shortage

TOPICS: Apple, Broadcom, chips, chips shortage, iPhone 13, Texas Instruments

Apple was expected to produce 90 million of its new iPhone 13 in the last three months of 2021, but the company is already warning its partners that the figure will be reduced by 10 million because of the problems that Texas Instruments and Broadcom are having in supplying their components. This is revealed in […]

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Apple’s virtual/augmented reality glasses need help: you won’t be able to use them without an iPhone, says The Information

TOPICS: Apple, augmented reality, glasses, Headset, virtual reality, wireless

For Tim Cook, augmented reality is critical to Apple’s future. The company’s efforts in this area are evident, and we’ve been hearing rumours about Apple’s hypothetical virtual and augmented reality glasses for years. New information coming from The Information now reveals that the first iteration of these glasses won’t be standalone: it will need an […]

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The iPhone 13 would support satellite communication for calls and data when there is no coverage

TOPICS: Apple, Globalstar, iPhone 13, Qualcomm X60, satellites, Starlink

The iPhone 13 would support satellite communication to make calls and send messages when there is no cellular coverage, according to a report from Ming-Chi Kuo. The analyst has a very good reputation for previewing Apple news, thanks to his sources on Asian production lines. The iPhone 13 would connect to low-orbiting satellites offering calling […]

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Everyone against Apple’s private photo scanning system

TOPICS: Apple, EFF, Encryption, iCloud Photos, iMessage, Privacy

Just a few days ago Apple announced that it will soon deploy a new strategy to prevent the spread of child pornography by implementing a scanning mechanism in iCloud Photos accounts. It will use information provided by the US National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which will provide cryptographic hashes of known images so […]

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According to the Financial Times, Apple is working on its own search engine

TOPICS: Apple, Applebot, engineers, Google, iOS 14, search, search engine

One of the new features of iOS 14 was based on its own search tool, which went beyond the terminal itself to show web results. Something that may seem a totally logical step when looking at other alternatives, but which in turn may be an important clue that Apple may be preparing its own search […]

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US Congress accuses Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google of monopolistic practices

TOPICS: Amazon, Apple, Epic Games, Facebook, Google, Monopoly, Spotify, U.S. Congress

A 16-month investigation by a U.S. Congressional committee now yields its results in relation to the functioning and operation of the country’s major technologies. In a document published this Tuesday, Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google are accused of following monopolistic practices and of dynamiting competition in the sector. During the time of the investigation, more […]

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Changing the iPhone screen: all the options

TOPICS: Apple, AppleCare, authorized providers, insurance, IPhone, iPhone screen, repair, screen, warranty

The screen is one of the most fragile components of our smartphone, and it can easily crack or break in the event of a fall or accidental impact. You can be in one of these three situations: you have signed up for the AppleCare+ service, which includes screen breakage that you have taken out insurance […]

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