Traffic incident reporting on Apple Maps has now gone live in the United States after first launching in the United States and mainland China in April 2021.
Apple Maps customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia and other countries have now begun reporting seeing a yellow icon on their iPhone or CarPlay while navigating in case there's a fixed speed camera with its flash operational along their route.
Apple's mobile payment service is now more widely available in Europe with support from new banks and financial institutions in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.
Following Apple Pay's recent arrival in European countries Hungary and Luxembourg, as well as its launch on the New York City subway, the mobile payment service is now available to customers in The Netherlands, a 17 million people country, with Dutch bank ING.
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) announced today that it's launching an investigation to determine whether Apple is giving preferential treatment to its own apps on App Store after receiving complaints from Dutch news apps developers.
As of recently, Dutch customers have been able to use the IDEAL payment method for Apple IDs to increase their balance through local banks in order to cover their app, media and subscription purchases with their iTunes credit instead of a credit or debit card.
Lane guidance, a new Apple Maps feature in iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and CarPlay, has expanded to four additional countries following its debut in iOS 11 last fall and subsequent expansion in November 2017 to countries like Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK.
A judge in the Subdistrict Court of Amsterdam has ruled that Apple cannot replace broken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch devices with refurbished or remanufactured units, Dutch outlet Tweakers reported Tuesday. That ruling arrived after a similar decision in December 2016 forced the Cupertino giant to replace a Danish man’s broken iPhone with a new unit rather than a refurbished model that he was entitled to in accordance with local law.
Following its November 2016 debut in The Netherlands and subsequent U.S. launch the following month, Apple's dedicated Support app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has now expanded to more countries.
As first noted by MacRumors, the free of charge software is now available for download in 22 countries and features support for thirteen languages.
A year ago, screenshots and information leaked concerning Apple's dedicated iPhone app designed to consolidate users' support, repair and troubleshooting needs in the palm of their hand. Last evening, a brand new Apple Support app launched on the App Store in The Netherlands ahead of its presumed staggered rollout around the world.
With it, owners of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices can explore their support options, schedule repair appointments, manage AppleCare services and more.
Speaking of lawsuits, a Dutch court has reportedly ruled in favor of a woman who took it upon herself to drag Apple to court over offering to replace her damaged iPhone 6 Plus with a refurbished rather than a brand new handset. This is Apple's standard policy in many markets, including where I live.
Recently, I took my iPhone 6s to a store over a faulty Home button and instead of servicing it they decided to give me a refurbished handset.
A judge in Amsterdam, however, was unimpressed and has ordered that Apple refund the plaintiff the full price she paid for her device.
Personal Pickup, a handy option which makes it easy for customers to order an Apple product online and have it delivered a few hours later to a specific retail store for pickup, is now available in the following major markets within the European Union: France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden, as first reported by German blog Macerkopf.de.