Apple removes same-sex couple from Mother’s Day iPhone ad in France, other countries

First noticed by French news outlet Jeanne Magazine, Apple modified its Mother’s Day iPhone ad in several countries to remove a same-sex couple that appears in the Untied States version of the ad. The couple does not appear in the German, Italian, Turkish, Japanese, or French versions of the ad, while they do appear in the Mexican, Australian, and Canadian versions (via BuzzFeed News). more… Filed under: AAPL Company Tagged:...

Opinion: Siri should be interconnected between devices before an SDK is released

When Siri originally launched on the iPhone a little over four years ago, we postulated that it would be a world-changing event. A personal assistant in our pockets that could handle real-world requests felt like the future. When it launched onto the Apple Watch, it was described as potentially being the quickest and most fun way to interact with the wearable. Then when it came to  the Apple TV, it became the fastest way to disseminate the content you want to watch across multiple apps. more… Filed under: Apple TV, Apple Watch, iOS, Opinion Tagged:...

Leaked images claim to show MacBook Pro with OLED touch bar cutout, four USB-C ports

Apple is reportedly set to introduce a major update to its MacBook Pro lineup sometime during the fourth quarter of this year. The update is said to bring a thinner design and a new OLED touch bar above the keyboard. Now, a set of spy shots claim to show the chassis of the refreshed MacBook Pro and where the reported OLED touch bar will be located. more… Filed under: Mac Tagged: Mac, MacBook Pro, OLED touch...

Next-gen Intel Kaby Lake processors on track to launch this year as Samsung unveils new super-small SSDs

We can usually get a decent idea of what the insides of an upcoming Mac will look like thanks to announcements from part manufacturers. A report last week detailed some of the changes that Apple has planned for its MacBook Pro refresh in the fourth quarter of this year and now Intel and Samsung have both made announcements that could offer a glimpse into what else Apple will introduce… more… Filed under: Mac Tagged: Apple, Intel, Kaby Lake, MacBook,...

Limited availability may mean one of Apple’s most outdated products might see WWDC refresh

It’s been true for way too long now that Apple’s Thunderbolt Display is due for a comprehensive upgrade. Apple’s $999 27-inch display has a dated design and has much lower resolution than the Retina 5K iMac for $800 more. For those reasons and more, it’s been on everyone’s Do Not Buy list for quite some time, but that may be about to change. more… Filed under: Mac Tagged: Thunderbolt...