In this week’s top stories: We go hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service, more iPhone 8 reports arrive alongside news of an upcoming iPad refresh, we show you how to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for a battery replacement, and much more.
The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac
We kick things off with Apple’s latest releases of iOS 10 for developers as iOS 10.2 beta 5 arrives late this week. More iPhone 8 reports claim to have details for what Apple has in store for the device including wireless charging and a prototype curved screen model. And a separate report claims Apple is working on a new micro-bezel 10.9-inch iPad with approximately the same footprint as the 9.7-inch model.
Ben gives you his latest MacBook Pro Diary entries. Zac goes hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV streaming service in our top video. And we show you how to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for Apple’s battery replacement program.
These and the rest of this week’s top stories below:
iPhone | iPad |
- How to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for Apple’s battery replacement program
- Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta 4 for developer iPhones and iPads
- KGI: iPhone 8 to eclipse sales record set by iPhone 6, wireless charging
- Google’s Pixel turning its nose up at screengrabs from rival iPhone 7 Plus
- Apple releases iOS 10.2 beta 5 for developer iPhones and iPads
- Report: New micro-bezel 10.9-inch iPad to have same footprint as current 9.7-inchers, but thicker
- Apple prototyping hi-res curved-screen model as possible top-tier iPhone 8 – WSJ
- Review: Bragi’s ‘The Headphone’, cord-free earbuds worth considering before AirPods
- Some MacBook Pro, MacBook Air & Mac mini models will become obsolete next month
- MacBook Pro Diary: Real-life use reveals a few minor niggles, but I absolutely love it
- MacBook Pro Diary: Temporary dongle hell as I migrate from my old machine …
- New MacBook Pros default to non-native Retina resolution, here’s how to change it
- What do you love & hate most about the 2016 MacBook Pro? [Poll]
- AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming service: launching Nov. 30 from $35/month + free Apple TV
- Plex Media Player goes free for all users, as Plex for Kodi is officially announced
- Google brings gorgeous photo screensaver to Mac with multi-monitor support
- How to upgrade your holiday lights with HomeKit for Siri control and automation
- Fantastical 2 for macOS updated with support for new MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar
- Apple’s new stunning flagship waterfront retail store in Chicago begins to take shape [Gallery]
- Apple now accepting Apple Watch on trade-in site, but currently free recycling only
This week’s top videos |
- Hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming TV service [Video]
- Hands-on: Monowear stainless steel, leather, nylon, and ceramic Apple Watch bands [Video]
- Crowdfunding campaign aims to create perfect battery-pack for MacBook Video]
- Hands-on: Creating a custom Touch Bar button using BetterTouchTool [Video]
Happy Hour Podcast 096|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss Fitbit potentially buying Pebble, Apple’s Thanksgiving Day 5K fiasco, unwanted iCloud Calendar spam, Apple’s Black Friday promo, AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service, and much more.