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January 6

WWDC 2022 fate unclear as E3 gaming expo set for June goes virtual

News broke this afternoon that the E3 electronics entertainment expo set for June in LA will be nixing its in-person event and going fully virtual. With companies having to make event decisions further out amidst a surge in COVID-19 cases, what are the odds Apple chooses to make WWDC 2022 its third all-virtual conference?

January 9

Gurman: Apple likely to hold virtual event in March or April to announce iPhone SE 3

Apple is reportedly already in the midst of planing its first event of 2022. According to a new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is currently planning to hold an event in March or April to announce a new iPhone SE model with 5G connectivity.

January 2

Gurman: Apple Silicon transition could be completed by WWDC with Mac Pro, iMac Pro, more

When Apple began the transition away from using Intel chips in the Mac in favor of Apple Silicon, it promised that the transition would take two years to complete. Now, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that he expects the Apple Silicon transition to be completed by WWDC 2022 in June.

December 31, 2021

Stacktrace Podcast 168: “The 2021/2022 New Year’s Eve Special”

Join John and Rambo on this special New Year’s Eve episode of Stacktrace, on which they celebrate some of their favorite moments, products, media, and learnings from 2021. Sponsored by ALOGIC: Get 10% off ALOGIC”S new BLAZE Docks & Hubs with code ALOGIC10. Enter the MacBook Pro giveaway.

January 16

Report: Apple’s CarKey feature to expand beyond BMW with new automakers starting this summer

In 2020 at WWDC, Apple announced its CarKey feature. With that, drivers can unlock their cars with the U1 chip on selected iPhones and Apple Watches. Unfortunately, this function had a very slow rollout as only selected BMW models have it. Now, a new report indicates this is about to change.

January 20

iOS 15.3 Release Candidate and more now available for developers

After just two betas for developers and public beta users, Apple is now rolling out the Release Candidate versions of iOS 15.3, iPadOS 15.3, watchOS 8.4, and tvOS 15.3. This suggests that the updates could be released to the public as soon as sometime next week.

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Apple releases first betas of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 to developers

Following the release of iOS 15.3 to the public earlier this week, Apple is now continuing the beta testing process. The company is rolling out the first betas of iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and watchOS 8.5 to developers now. Head below for the full details and build numbers for these releases.

January 13

Apple releases iOS 15.3 beta 2 and more for developers [U: Public betas]

After a short hiatus due to the holidays, Apple is restarting its beta testing process yet again. iOS 15.3 beta 2 is now rolling out to registered developers, just over three weeks after the release of the first beta. Apple is also rolling out new betas of watchOS 8.4, tvOS 15.3, and more. Update: The […]

January 21

Here’s why Apple should provide standalone updates for native iOS apps

Apple constantly highlights that iPhone and iPad devices always receive system updates for a long period of time. While this is true, the company sometimes fails to deliver bug fixes and security improvements as quickly as possible to its users because it needs to update the entire system to fix those things. It’s past time […]

January 26

iOS 15.3 now available to iPhone users, here’s what’s new

Apple’s latest round of software updates is now rolling out to the public. iOS 15.3 is now available to iPhone users with performance improvements, bug fixes, and security enhancements. Furthermore, iPadOS 15.3 is now available to iPad users, while watchOS 8.4 is rolling out for Apple Watch.

January 13

‘Locket’ is a viral new app that lets friends share photos straight to your iPhone Home Screen

First introduced with iOS 14, Home Screen widgets have proven to be one of the most popular features ever added to iPhone. Over a year later, developers continue to find innovative ways to take advantage of this feature. Currently sitting atop the App Store charts is a new app called Locket, which “shows you live […]

January 11

Kuo: Apple AR/VR headset will charge using same 96 W power adapter as MacBook Pro

Ming-Chi Kuo continues his stream of reporting on the supply chain for the upcoming Apple headset device, which is expected to feature a combination of augmented reality and virtual reality features. The user is expected to put on the headset and look at ultra-high-resolution OLED displays, one for each eye, which will show a camera […]

January 4

Schlage unveils smart lock with support for HomeKit and home keys in the Wallet app

As usual, HomeKit announcements are expected to be one of the biggest trends at CES this year. Today, home security company Schlage has announced an all-new Encode Plus Smart WiFi Deadbolt, and the company is going all in on Apple’s ecosystem with support for both HomeKit and home keys in the Apple Wallet application.

January 10

T-Mobile begins blocking iPhone users from enabling iCloud Private Relay in the US [U]

Earlier today, a report indicated that some European carriers were blocking the Private Relay feature introduced by Apple with iOS 15. This feature is designed to give users an additional layer of privacy by ensuring that no one can view the websites that they visit. Now, in addition to some carriers in Europe, it appears […]

December 21, 2021

TSA to begin rolling out support for Apple Wallet IDs in February 2022

At WWDC in June, Apple unveiled its ambitious plans to allow users in participating states to store their IDs in the Wallet application. This feature was initially slated to launch sometime this year, but it ended up being delayed until 2022. Now, the Transportation Security Administration – or TSA – has announced that it plans to begin […]

January 3

Will 2022 actually be the year Apple’s VR/AR headset becomes reality?

It’s been years since Apple entered a new product category with the Apple Watch. This year, we appear to be on the cusp of the next big product reveal again. If analyst reports and rumors pan out, we should see the first product from Apple’s virtual reality/augmented reality vision come to life in 2022.

Apple Silicon Mac Pro may be less upgradable than 2019 model

The latest Bloomberg report says that we could see the upcoming Apple Silicon Mac Pro by WWDC in June. The M1 Max MacBook Pro has already given some indications of just how powerful the new machine is likely to be, making it an eagerly awaited product for high-end video production. However, a new analysis of […]

December 23, 2021

Spotify’s HiFi may be delayed to 2022 as Apple Music users enjoy Lossless for free

We’re coming up on one year since Spotify announced its HiFi offering that was slated to launch sometime in 2021. However, with just about a week remaining, Spotify is close to missing that deadline. Meanwhile, Apple Music listeners have been able to enjoy HiFi Lossless audio at no extra cost since June.

January 16

Apple’s AR/VR headset could be priced above $2,000, feature M1 Pro-like performance

A Friday report indicated that Apple was having trouble with its rumored AR/VR headset due to overheating, camera, and software challenges, which could make the company delay its plans to unveil its Mixed Reality headset this year. Now, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman is back with some more tidbits regarding the product.

December 22, 2021

Here are the 30 states exploring support for Apple’s digital IDs in Wallet feature

One of the most highly anticipated features announced at WWDC this year was support for storing IDs in the Apple Wallet application. Touted by Apple as the last step before you are “fully free of your physical wallet,” the feature was ultimately delayed until 2022. Nonetheless, there are now at least 30 states working towards […]

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