Latest Apple News is loading
There is no inherent reason why someone should not use Apple products. The choice of technology and devices often depends on personal preferences, specific needs, and compatibility with other devices or software. That being said, there are a few common reasons why some individuals may choose not to use Apple products: (more…)
First announced as a feature on iOS 17, Apple has added in-line predictive text to typing on macOS Sonoma as well. Here's how it works, and how to stop it, too.This is one of the new features of macOS Sonoma that it is going to take time to see very often, and perhaps also time to get used to. At present only a few of even Apple's own apps support inline predictive text, but it is a system-wide feature so ultimately it will be everywhere.At time of writing, you can see it in TextEdit, Apple Mail, and Apple Notes. In each of them, though, it works the same way. And as it is intended to be system-wide, there a single…
Seven tech giants, including Apple, Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft, have said they meet the European Union’s new criteria for “gatekeepers,” which means they will be subject to stricter regulations. Reuters: Samsung and TikTok owner ByteDance also unexpectedly said they would meet the criteria, although TikTok disputed whether it should be included on the list. Booking.com said it expected to fall into the gatekeeper category next year. Under the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) which came into force in November, companies with more than 45 million monthly active users and a 75-billion-euro ($82 billion) market capitalisation are considered gatekeepers providing a core platform service. Companies labelled as such will be required to make their messaging apps interoperate with rivals…
Early in the Apple Vision Pro development cycle, the company toyed with bespoke VR controllers for the headset, but ultimately decided that eye and finger tracking with cameras was the way to go.Apple Vision ProAt some point in early development, Apple reportedly company considered a device like a smart ring to control the Apple Vision Pro. According to the latest newsletter from Mark Gurman, the company also reportedly tested third-party VR controllers from HTC at least. Read more...
More than two years after Apple announced plans to invest over $1 billion in North Carolina with over half of that investment going towards a new engineering and research center in the Research Triangle area of Raleigh and Durham, the company has finally filed development plans for the first phase with local authorities. Assemblage of seven properties in Research Triangle Park owned by Apple As shared by the Triangle Business Journal, the 41-acre initial phase at Research Triangle Park will include six buildings and a parking garage totaling 700,000 square feet of office space, 190,000 square feet of accessory space, and almost 3,000 parking spaces. Among the structures in the first phase are three office buildings with the largest coming…
Last August, Apple was among a group of nearly 80 companies filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of affirmative action programs being challenged at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. The court on Thursday specifically ruled against race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions programs. U.S. Supreme Court Yahoo Finance: Those programs “violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the 6-3 majority ruling in both cases, Students for Fair Admissions v. President and Fellows of Harvard, and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina. Dozens of major corporations across various industries took interest in the case, including Apple, Google, General Motors, General Dynamics, Dell, and Starbucks.…
X

A whimsical homage to the days in black and white, celebrating the magic of Mac OS. Dress up your blog with retro, chunky-grade pixellated graphics to evoke some serious computer nostalgia. Supports a custom menu, custom header image, custom background, two footer widget areas, and a full-width page template. I updated Stuart Brown's 2011 masterpiece to meet the needs of the times, made it responsive , got dark mode, custom search widget and more.You can download it from tigaman.com, where you can also find more useful code snippets and plugins to get even more out of wordpress.