In this week’s top stories: What to expect at Apple’s Oct. 27 ‘Hello Again’ Mac event, the latest iOS 10 betas, Jeff gives iOS users 10 handy Safari tips, and much more.
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We kick things off with Apple’s upcoming ‘Hello Again’ Mac event scheduled for October 27. We give you the rundown on what to expect including the much anticipated all-new MacBook Pros and possible refreshes for the MacBook Air and iMacs.
IBM shares some interesting stats on how it’s cutting costs w/ largest enterprise Mac deployment: 100,000 by the end of the year. And one report confirms our earlier scoop that Apple is looking to Sonder for its dynamic e-ink keyboard tech for upcoming Macs.
We also got a couple iOS 10 beta releases this week alongside iOS 10.0.3 bringing cellular connectivity fixes for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. And Jeff shows you 10 handy Safari tips and five apps to check out this weekend in our top videos.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
- What to expect at Apple’s Mac event: All-new MacBook Pros, refreshed Airs & iMacs, more
- New MacBook Pros coming this month w/ USB-C & no MagSafe, 11-inch Air to be discontinued
- Apple’s expected Mac event on October 27 is official: ‘hello again’
- IBM cutting costs w/ largest enterprise Mac deployment, 100,000 by end of year
- Comment: IBM’s Apple deployment stats should be a lesson to enterprise companies everywhere
- Apple to launch new Mac laptops with E-Ink dynamic keyboards in 2018
- Trademark filing suggests MacBook Pro OLED touch panel will be called the Magic Toolbar
- Final Cut Pro X trial page download link alludes to impending 10.3 update ahead of Mac event [Update]
- Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 4 with Portrait camera for iPhone 7 Plus
- Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 5 for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, & macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5
- Apple releases iOS 10.0.3 for iPhone 7 & 7 Plus with cellular connectivity fixes
- Developer finds one-handed iPhone keyboard in iOS, activated by edge swipes
- iPhone 7 Plus weekend camera action: Portrait mode outdoors and underwater 4K
- Report: iPhone 7 models w/ Qualcomm modem feature better cellular performance versus Intel
- Review: Griffin’s iTrip Clip adapter gives your old 3.5mm headphones Bluetooth, just in time for iPhone 7
Apple Watch |
- Apple Watch Series 2 post-review tidbits: watchOS 3.1 battery life, GPS navigation, water resistance & more
- References to ‘Apple Watch Victory’ model spotted on Apple’s website
- More than 90% of ‘genuine’ Apple chargers & cables sold on Amazon are fake, says Apple
- The special features that enable Apple to remove security tethers from demo devices
- Here’s what you can buy at Apple’s special campus store in Cupertino [Gallery]
- Comment: Something is wrong when an Apple fan steps outside the Apple ecosystem
- WSJ: Apple has approached Time Warner in recent months, closely monitoring AT&T’s acquisition talks
This week’s top videos |
- 10 handy Safari tips that every iOS user should know [Video]
- Friday 5: Fantastical’s awesome calendar widget, an iOS 10-ready clipboard manager, and more [Video]
- Apple’s retail chief: 95 stores to get redesign by end of year, free Swift courses, Teacher Tuesdays, more
- New star-studded Beats ad touts ‘life without strings,’ teases upcoming BeatsX & Powerbeats3
Happy Hour Podcast 090|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss new Macs planned for Apple’s upcoming Oct. 27 event, last minute expectations, the latest on Apple Car, and much more.