Native Apple Maps ratings and photos are now being launched in the United States and elsewhere after the features initially debuted in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 back in August 2020.
Samsung is launching three new stores in the US as Galaxy turns 10
Samsung announced Friday that it will be opening three new company-run retail stores in the United States as it gears up to unveil a tenth-anniversary Galaxy lineup on February 20.
No, region-switching trick won’t make Apple’s ECG app magically appear for non-US users
Changing the region to United States in your iPhone's settings won't automagically make Apple's new ECG app appear on Apple Watch Series 4 for non-US customers.
Apple receives FCC’s approval to sell iPhone XR in the US ahead of preorders next month
Apple today received the necessary approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to sell the upcoming iPhone XR in the United States.
Wisconsin’s new Foxconn plant is getting more costly to residents
During a Thursday ceremony in Wisconsin, President Donald Trump will no doubt call this week's groundbreaking of Foxconn's 20 million-square-foot complex that will make LCD panels an example of how his administration is "making America great again." That may be true for the citizens of Wisconsin in the long-run, but right now it has become a far costlier proposition than once imagined, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Apple announces plans for new campus, $350 billion boost to U.S. economy
Apple on Wednesday announced plans to bolster the U.S. economy over the next 5 years through job creation and other new investments. According to the press release, those plans include building a new corporate campus, creating 20,000 new jobs, and devoting some $350 billion in total resources over the next 5 years.
US and France investigating Apple over the iPhone throttling scandal
United States Senator John Thune (R–S.D.), chairman of the Commerce Committee, has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking, among other things, clarification on how his company has decided to throttle performance of iPhones with worn-out batteries in iOS 10.2.1 and later.
Apple is collecting donations for Harvey storm relief
Apple has begun accepting donations for the American Red Cross to help with the Harvey storm relief efforts, allowing its customers to make donations in $5, $10, $25, $50, $100 and $200 increments via a special page on iTunes.
Facebook begins rolling out Trending News section in iPhone app
Facebook has begun rolling out a brand new Trending News section within its iPhone and iPad app for users in the United States, TechCrunch reported on Monday.
Foxconn announces $10 billion LCD factory in Wisconsin
Foxconn Technology Group, the world's top contract manufacturer that counts Apple and other major Silicon Valley giants as its clients, has officially confirmed it would invest $10 billion into a new 20-million-square-foot manufacturing facility in Wisconsin to churn out high-resolution 8K LCD display panels used in smartphones, car dashboards and TVs.
Apple unveils 2017 Back to School deals: free Beats with select iPad Pro & Mac purchases
Apple on Wednesday announced its 2017 Back to School promotion for customers in the United States and Canada. Students, teachers and university staff members will get a free Beats Solo3 wireless headphones when they purchase an eligible Mac with education pricing, including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac and Mac Pro models.
If you opt for a 10.5-inch or 12.9-inch iPad Pro, Apple will treat you to a free BeatsX wireless earphones or you can pay $50 extra to get a Powerbeats3 in-ear headphones or $150 extra for the Solo3 on-ear wireless headphones.
The Solo3 headphones are a great choice because they contain Apple's W1 chip for more reliable connections, better sound quality and longer battery life compared to Solo2.
The 2017 Back to School deals area available to students enrolled in college, parents, teachers and faculty members. Verification is required at checkout.
Apple also recommends Back to School accessories such as AirPods, Apple TV and more.
Plus, students can take advantage of existing Apple Music deal with a monthly subscription available to eligible students half price at just five bucks per month, or sixty bucks per year.
The Back to School promotion for customers in Australia, New Zealand and Japan went live back in January. It offered an Apple Store credit in exchange for a qualified iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook/Air/Pro or iPad Pro purchase made from February 7 to March 16.
TSMC could spend $16+ billion on US chip plant, final decision in the first half of 2018
iPhone and iPad silicon maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) won't make the decision whether or not it would build a foundry fab in the United States until sometime in 2018, Reuters reported Monday. The firm hinted it might start building some of the chips in America.
TSMC, which exclusively churns out Apple-designed mobile processors for latest iPhone and iPads, won't make a definite decision on building a US plant this year because it would lose its "flexibility" if it made the move this year.