US spares some Apple products from latest round of Chinese tariffs [updated]

The Trump Administration has decided to exclude a category of high-tech products from its latest round of tariffs on Chinese made products, which includes Apple Watch.

The Trump Administration has decided to exclude a category of high-tech products from its latest round of tariffs on Chinese made products. The move comes just days after Apple contacted the U.S. government expressing its concerns about the possible levies, according to Bloomberg.... Read the rest of this post here


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First iPhone Xs real-world images use Smart HDR, Portrait mode

The first real-world images taken with the recently introduced iPhone Xs have been released. The images were taken in Washington, D.C. and Zanzibar.

The first real-world images taken with the recently introduced iPhone Xs have been released. At one end of the world, travel photographer Austin Mann took photos around Zanzibar. Closer to Apple’s home, former White House photographer Pete Souza released images showing outdoor scenes around Washington, D.C.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple’s Shortcuts app available on App Store

The iOS 12 Shortcuts app is now available on the App Store. The universal app replaces the automation app Workflow, which Apple purchased in 2017. 

Siri Shortcuts app

The free iOS 12 Shortcuts app is now available on the App Store. The universal app replaces the automation app Workflow, which Apple purchased in 2017. ... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple releases new HomePod software update

On Monday, Apple pushed out a new HomePod software update. It arrives within the iOS 12 release and includes lots of new features.

On Monday, Apple pushed out a new HomePod software update. It arrives within the iOS 12 release for iPhone and iPad. ... Read the rest of this post here


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How to use all the new watchOS 5 features on Apple Watch

In this article, learn how to install the update and take advantage of the watchOS 5 features, including Walkie-Talkie, activity competitions, and more.

watchOS 5 features

In this article, you’ll learn how to install the update and take advantage of the watchOS 5 features, including Walkie-Talkie, activity competitions, and more.

First announced in June, watchOS 5 brings significant new features to the table, including Walkie-Talkie, Activity Competitions, Podcasts, among others. There is also an expanded Siri watch face and four new watch faces.
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Apple brings tvOS 12 to Apple TV

Apple has released the tvOS 12 update for Apple TV. The release is mostly minor, although it does offer one important new feature, Dolby Atmos support.

It’s official. Apple has released the tvOS 12 update for Apple TV. The release is mostly minor, although it does offer one important new feature for film aficionados, the introduction of Dolby Atmos support.

The new update, with a build number of 16J364, includes:

Dolby Atmos

Along with support for Dolby Atmos, Apple promises to add the most extensive collection of Dolby Atmos-supported movies beginning this fall.

Once tvOS 12 has been installed, you can set up Dolby Atmos on your Apple TV by going into the Settings app under Video & Audio.

Other new features

TvOS 12 also introduces new aerial screensavers in partnership with the International Space Station. Additionally, existing screensavers now include location information to let you know where each has been captured.

You can download and install tvOS 12 by visiting the Settings app on your device.

1) On Apple TV 4K or Apple TV (4th generation), go to Settings > System > Software Updates and select Update Software.

2)  Select Download and Install. Wait for your Apple TV to download the update. Don’t disconnect or unplug your Apple TV until the upgrade completes.

3) Wait for the update to install.

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Apple releases watchOS 5 for Apple Watch

Apple has released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch. The update, first announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, is available over-the-air.

watchOS 5

On Monday, Apple released watchOS 5 for Apple Watch. The update, first announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, is available over-the-air.... Read the rest of this post here


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Apple releases iOS 12 to the public

Apple has released iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad. The update went through 12 developer betas and one gold master version before arriving for the public. 

iOS 12

Apple has officially released iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad. The update, which was announced in June, went through 12 developer betas and one gold master version before arriving for the public. ... Read the rest of this post here


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Best screen protectors for the iPhone Xs Max

There are already iPhone Xs Max screen protectors on the market. Here’s a list of the best ones you can buy. Check back for updates to this list.

With the most expensive iPhone Xs Max going for $1,449, it’s certainly wise to get a case for your new device. You might also want to consider buying a screen protector too. There are already iPhone Xs Max screen protectors on the market. Here’s a list of the best ones you can buy. Check back for updates to this list.... Read the rest of this post here


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Why Apple isn’t releasing the iPhone Xr until October

Have you wondered why the iPhone Xr won’t be arriving in stores until Oct. 26? Although Apple isn’t giving the reason (and probably won’t), others have.

Have you wondered why the iPhone Xr won’t be arriving in stores until Oct. 26? Although Apple isn’t giving the reason (and probably won’t), others have. It seems the device’s new Liquid Retina LCD display could be to blame, according to The Verge.... Read the rest of this post here


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