In this week’s top stories: Reports of new iPads in the works, Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 2 w/ Portrait mode, we discuss expectations for the much anticipated upcoming MacBook Pro refresh, and much more.
We kick things off with the latest iPhone 7 news, including a closer look at how the jet black finish holds up over time without a case, and some final thoughts on the device’s redesigned home button.
Google’s announcement of its new Pixel smartphones makes it into our top stories with the company comparing the device’s camera to iPhone 7 at its event this week. And reports arrive of a new 10-inch iPad Pro, an iPad mini Pro and refreshed 12.9-inch model being planned for next year.
Apple also releases iOS 10.1 beta 2 w/ Portrait mode, and we discuss more on the much rumored upcoming MacBook Pro redesign.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- Here’s how the Jet Black iPhone 7 finish holds up without a case [Gallery]
- I’ve grown to love the new Home button on the iPhone 7
- Which? says iPhone 7 has worst battery-life of all current flagship smartphones
- Comment: Google just couldn’t leave Apple out of its iPhone competitor keynote
- Google unveils Pixel & Pixel X, claims ‘best ever’ mobile camera rated above iPhone 7
- Video tests claim that iPhone 7 sapphire lens cover is less durable than traditional watch sapphire
iOS 10 |
- Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 2 w/ Portrait mode, second tvOS 10.0.1 & watchOS 3.1 betas
- Hands-on: New iOS 10.1 beta 2 features + changes [Video]
- How to use or enable/disable Parked Car alerts from Maps on iOS 10 for iPhone
- How-To: Download all Apple Music on iPhone or iPad locally using iTunes
- Google Maps for iOS updated w/ more detailed location descriptions, iOS 10 support, more
- Apple’s rescheduled earnings call could suggest new Mac announcement around October 27
- Review: A jet black Apple Magic Keyboard & Magic Mouse to match iPhone 7
- Former NSA staffer demonstrates Mac malware that can tap into live webcam and mic feeds
- Comment: Still holding out hope for my dream MacBook
- Apple discontinues third-gen Apple TV, removes it from online store
- Apple terminates developer account for popular developer app Dash
This week’s top videos |
- Love that new Mac smell? Now you can buy a candle that smells like a freshly-opened Apple product
- Comment: I’ve grown to love the new Home button on the iPhone 7 [Video]
- PSA: The Apple Watch Series 1 is just as fast as Series 2 [Video]
- Tim Cook talks Augmented Reality, Steve Jobs, need for encryption at Utah Tech Tour [Video]
Happy Hour Podcast 088|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera, Google’s new Pixel smartphone, and MacBook anticipation.