Qualcomm on December 10 scored a victory in its ongoing legal battle with Apple after winning an import ban on the iPhone 6s through the iPhone X.
The ban was enacted after a Chinese court said that the older iPhones infringe on two of Qualcomm’s patents related to resizing and reformatting photos for wallpaper and switching between apps.
After the court’s ruling, Apple said that the patented features were software related rather than hardware related, and that it would release a software update for iPhone users in China to remove any infringing functionality.
Apple today pushed an iOS 12.1.2 update that presumably includes the promised OS [...]
Apple today updated its Apple Store app for iOS devices with support for Siri Shortcuts, an iOS 12 feature. Siri Shortcuts for the Apple Store app can be used to create custom voice commands to check product availability or the status of a recent order you’ve placed.
The Siri Shortcuts can be used without needing to open the Apple Store app, allowing users to get vital information in fewer steps.
When checking the „My Orders“ page, there’s an „Add to Siri“ button that lets you check order status. Similarly, when viewing the in-store pickup options for an item, you can use the „Add to Siri“ button to create a custom [...]
Apple today shared its latest Apple Pay promo, which will provide Apple Pay customers who make a purchase through the Panera Bread app or the Panera Bread website with a $2 credit for a future order.
According to Apple, to get the deal, customers will need to use Apple Pay for an online Panera Bread order through the app or website. The Panera Bread app and the website can be used to order Panera Bread food for either delivery or pick-up.
To get the $2 credit for a future order, customers will need to spend $10 or more, exclusive of taxes and delivery fees. The offer is available from November 29 through December 5, and customers must be members of the [...]
Following its October 30 media event, Apple quietly announced in its MacBook Air press release that new AMD Radeon Pro Vega graphics would be coming to the 15-inch MacBook Pro as of November 14, and the new options have just gone live in Apple’s online store.
The high-end 15-inch MacBook Pro can now be custom configured with with Radeon Pro Vega 16 graphics for an additional $250 or Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics for an additional $350.
Configuring a MacBook Pro with the new Vega graphics pushes delivery estimates to November 20 at the earliest, which is a fairly standard timeframe for custom orders.Related Roundup: MacBook Pro Tag: [...]