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Filipe Espósito

@filipeesposito

Filipe Espósito is a Brazilian tech Journalist who started covering Apple news on iHelp BR with some exclusive scoops, including the reveal of the new Apple Watch Series 5 models in titanium and ceramic. He joined 9to5Mac to share even more tech news with the world.

Filipe currently uses an iPhone 13 Pro Max, Apple Watch Series 7, iPad mini 6, M1 MacBook Air, and AirPods Max — or AirPods 3 sometimes.

September 23

Earlier this month, Apple quietly introduced some changes to the AppleCare+ plan, which extends the warranty on Apple products and also adds coverage for accidental damage. While previously AppleCare+ offered service for two accidental damages per year, Apple now says that repairs are “unlimited.”

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There’s a whole market of iPhone and iPad apps that integrate with Apple Music for different purposes, and Marvis Pro has become one of the most popular. Following the release of iOS 16 this month, Marvis Pro has been updated with some cool features, including “Metadata Builder” and a quality badge for the Now Playing screen.

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September 22

Most of the Apple products announced at the company’s special event earlier this month are already available in stores. However, the official launch of the Apple Watch Ultra and AirPods Pro 2 has been delayed by a week, as both are set to hit stores on Friday, September 23. Now customers are finally getting their hands on these products.

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Jamf, the popular Apple device management platform for schools and businesses, announced Thursday that it is now working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to make Amazon EC2 Mac instances even more secure thanks to a new layer of protection.

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Apple on Thursday released iOS 16.0.2 for all iPhone users. The update comes with important bug fixes, not only for iPhone 14 owners, but also other models as well. For instance, today’s update fixes an issue that could cause the iPhone 14 Pro’s camera to shake unexpectedly in some apps, while also resolving the persistent copy and paste prompt across the system.

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September 21

iOS 16 has been available for over a week now, and the update introduces multiple new features for iPhone users, including the redesigned lock screen. But, while some users are having fun with the update, others have been complaining about battery life getting worse with iOS 16. Now we want to know how your iPhone battery life is doing after installing the update.

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Apple Watch Series 8 and the second generation Apple Watch SE hit stores last Friday. However, when it comes to the Apple Watch Ultra, the launch is set for September 23. Still, a lucky buyer had his new Apple Watch Ultra delivered before its official launch.

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September 20

One of the new features introduced with iOS 16 was a new battery indicator with the percentage right on the status bar, which was a first for iPhone X and later. However, after multiple complaints, Apple seems to have listened to users and has once again changed how this new indicator works. Now we want to know which is your preferred solution.

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The AirPlay 2 protocol allows users to group multiple HomePods or other supported speakers together for multi-room audio. However, it seems that Apple has been working on a new way to take the AirPlay 2 speaker grouping feature even further with iOS 16.1 beta.

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Apple on Tuesday released iOS 16.1 beta 2 to developers. The update, which is expected to be released to the public in October, comes with some interesting changes and new features. Read on as we detail what’s new with iOS 16.1 beta 2.

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Apple Watch Ultra was announced at Apple’s September special event along with Apple Watch Series 8. However, while Series 8 has already hit stores, Apple Watch Ultra will be available starting this Friday, September 23. Ahead of its launch, two Apple apps exclusive to Apple Watch Ultra have now appeared in the App Store: “Siren” and “Depth.”

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Belfius brings Apple Pay support to Bancontact cardholders in Belgium

Earlier this year, 9to5Mac revealed that Apple had been working with the Bancontact network to make its cards compatible with Apple Pay. We later confirmed the news by Belfius Bank, which has now officially launched Apple Pay support for Bancontact cardholders in Belgium.

September 19

Apple announced on Monday that it will soon raise App Store prices in multiple countries, including Japan, South Korea, and many others in Europe. The price increases will take effect on both App Store apps and in-app purchases starting in October.

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iOS 15.6.1 was released to iPhone and iPad users a month ago, and the update came with important security fixes. However, with the official release of iOS 16 last week, Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.6.1 – but there’s still a way to downgrade from iOS 16 to iOS 15.

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At this point, we already know a lot about the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. When it comes to performance, the new devices are a bit faster than their predecessors thanks to the A16 Bionic chip. But what about 5G? Based on comparison tests conducted by SpeedSmart, the new iPhone 14 Pro models can also achieve higher 5G speeds than iPhone 13 Pro.

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September 16

iPhone 14 is finally here. After the announcement on September 7, Apple’s new line of smartphones arrived in stores this Friday, September 16. Of course, several people around the world have already gotten their hands on the new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro. Now we want to know which model you chose.

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New report details why Ted Lasso season 3 hasn’t been released yet

The comedy show Ted Lasso has become one of the most popular and important on Apple TV+. With multiple awards and a growing audience, Apple has been working on the third (and possibly final) season of Ted Lasso. But according to a new report, there are a few things that have put production of Ted Lasso season three on hold.

One of the key features of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max is certainly Dynamic Island – a new interactive area at the top of the screen that replaces the iPhone’s notch. Dynamic Island works with multiple iOS APIs by default. However, some developers are taking advantage of the new feature in a different and more fun way.

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iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro are now officially available in stores, and both devices come with hardware upgrades and new features. And if you haven’t bought the new iPhones yet, this might be the perfect time to trade in your old iPhone for one of the new models. Our official trade-in partner Decluttr can help you with the best trade-in values, plus a 10% cash bonus with code 9TO5MAC.

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September 15

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro were announced at Apple’s special event on September 7, with pre-orders beginning on September 9. And now, with the first iPhone 14 orders shipped earlier today, some lucky customers are already getting their hands on the new iPhone models.

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