Following over a year of shortages, Apple has fully replenished its supply of top case assemblies with glued-in batteries for Mid 2012 and Early 2013 models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display.
Mid 2012 MacBook Pro and its top case with battery via iFixit A top case is the aluminum enclosure that houses the keyboard, trackpad, and speaker grilles on a MacBook Pro. For the two aforementioned models, the battery is affixed to the underside of the top case with strong adhesive, meaning the entire assembly needs to be swapped out for a simple battery replacement.
Now that inventory of the top cases is widely available again, Apple is „no longer [...]
A survey conducted by research firm Creative Strategies last month has found that the iPhone X has a 97 percent customer satisfaction rate, primarily among early adopters of the smartphone in the United States, as noted by John Gruber.
The total includes 85 percent of respondents who said they are „very satisfied“ with the iPhone X, which Creative Strategies analyst Ben Bajarin said „is amongst the highest“ he has ever seen „in all the customer satisfaction studies we have conducted across a range of technology products.“
12 percent of respondents said they are „satisfied“ with the iPhone X, while three percent were [...]
Apple is on track to outspend Facebook and YouTube on original content for the launch of its TV series and movie platform, which could debut as early as March next year.
Additional details of Apple’s aggressive push into original programming were revealed on Monday in a New York Times article titled Apple Goes to Hollywood. Will Its Story Have a Happy Ending?
According to the report, Apple’s strong brand name and its willingness to write big checks have quickly made it a top draw for show creators and stars. Furthermore, to underline its ambitions in the original content space, the company is said to be building a 128,000-square-foot headquarters for its [...]
Earlier in February, developer Snowman announced that „Alto’s Odyssey“ would be launching on iOS and tvOS Thursday, February 22, but the game has appeared one day early on both App Stores and is available to download right now for $4.99 [Direct Link] (via TouchArcade). Alto’s Odyssey isn’t featured yet on the United States App Store, but a search for it on both iOS and tvOS should surface the correct game.
Originally set to debut in summer 2017, Alto’s Odyssey is the sequel to the original 2015 game „Alto’s Adventure“ and keeps the endless runner gameplay that the original was known for while introducing new features, [...]