Today marks the tenth anniversary of the late Steve Jobs unveiling the MacBook Air, the world’s thinnest notebook at the time.
After introducing the AirPort Time Capsule and sharing some iPhone and Apple TV news, Jobs walked over to his podium, grabbed a manilla envelope, and pulled out the sleek MacBook Air. The crowd at Macworld erupted with applause as Jobs held the ultra-light notebook in the palm of his hand.
The thinness came at a cost. The base model ran $1,799 for a 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of RAM, and an 80GB hard drive. A maxed out version was also available for $3,098, around $300 more than the base Mac Pro at the time, [...]
Apple has quickly corrected a mistake that allowed iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users to downgrade to older software versions on early Thursday.
The situation began on late Wednesday when Apple suddenly stopped signing all iOS versions for select devices, including the iPhone 4s and some very old iPad and iPod touch models, according to the website IPSW.me.
Next, it appears that when Apple went to flip the switch back on, it accidentally began signing several older software versions between iOS 6 and iOS 11.1.2 for any compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models.
Not entirely sure why the signing window has opened for iOS 6–10 [...]
If you show an interest in Apple or technology in general, chances are good that you received at least one iTunes gift card today from a friend or family member today.
Given the card can be used to purchase apps, games, music, movies, TV shows, books, and more, it can be difficult to decide what to buy with your newly acquired funds.
We’re here to help with a roundup of ongoing iTunes and App Store sales as well as some other hand-picked recommendations.Holiday Movies on Sale
In addition to an iTunes sale on select 4K HDR movie bundles, Apple has also discounted a handful of popular holiday movies.
– Bad Santa 2 – $2.99, [...]
As it has done in previous holiday seasons, Google today began tracking Santa’s journey on the web, mobile web for iOS, as well as on Android mobile and Android TV. With the tool, you can easily track Santa’s trip as he delivers presents around the world in real time, including an estimated arrival time for your specific area. This marks Google’s thirteenth year of tracking Santa’s journey.
To start tracking, open a web browsing app on your iPhone or iPad (Safari and Chrome support the mobile optimized tracker), and then visit the official website for Google Santa Tracker. On both mobile and desktop, the site will show you a live map of Santa’s [...]