iOS 13 Will Use AR Magic to Fix the iPhone’s Most Annoying FaceTime Flaw

iOS 13 beta 3 was released to developer iPhones on Tuesday, and with it came some welcome changes to Apple’s next operating system. Most notably, Apple’s new FaceTime Attention Correction feature was revealed, artificially changing where users appear to be looking during a video call. With the new setting enabled, users look like as if […]

Jony Ive’s Departure Means Big Changes Are Coming to Apple

Shockwaves ran through Apple’s universe this week after the company’s iconic design guru, Jony Ive, announced his departure. Ive told the Financial Times on Thursday that he plans to start a new design firm, LoveFrom, after he leaves Apple later this year. He’ll run it alongside longtime Apple industrial designer Marc Newson, who is also […]

5 Ways Apple’s iOS 13 Public Beta Can Improve Your iPhone Privacy Right Now

Apple’s iOS 13 public beta for iPhone has finally released to early adopters everywhere. Even though iOS 12’s sequel doesn’t officially launch until fall, Apple is offering an unfinished version of the software, containing most of the upcoming features. Unlike the previous beta release for app developers, the iOS 13 public beta (despite having a […]

Why Microsoft’s Ban of Rival Slack May Be a Mistake—Data Sheet

Happy Monday. Aaron here, back from vacation, essay writing and curating this week, as Adam goes off on a break. Catching up on all the tech news while I was away, I was sent spiraling down memory lane by Friday’s GeekWire scoop that Microsoft maintains a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology.” Said list is […]

Apple May Move 30% of Its iPhone Production From China. This Analyst Disagrees

Apple is considering moving a substantial portion of its iPhone production from China to avoid any additional import tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration. But one analyst believes any shift in manufacturing would be much smaller. On Wednesday, the Nikkei Asian Review cited unidentified sources who said Apple has asked its top suppliers to evaluate […]

Why Apple Will Keep Most iPhone Production In China Despite Tariff Threat

Earlier this week, Apple’s biggest manufacturing contractor said that it could move iPhone production from China so that Apple could avoid any additional import tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration. The problem is that actually making the move may be too complicated and expensive for Apple. Speaking to investors this week, Young Liu, semiconductor chief […]

Apple Week in Review: Slumping iPhone Sales and a Rising Share Price

Apple may still have issues selling iPhones, but that doesn’t seem to faze investors. The company said during its second-quarter earnings release this week that iPhone sales fell 17% year over year to $31 billion after sluggish demand carried over from 2018. The decline in iPhone sales helped to push Apple’s profit down 16% to […]

Data Sheet–Apple’s Stock Price Rising, But for How Long?

I sympathize with the average investor who isn’t aware of the market’s odd ways on days like Wednesday when it comes to Apple. The once-again nearly trillion-dollar company reported late Tuesday what common sense would suggest was, in Wall Street parlance, a turd of an earnings report. iPhone sales dropped 17%, revenue fell 5%, and […]

Apple Week in Review: iPhones Rumors, Tim Cook on Doing ‘What’s Right’

Apple is working on new iPhones for later this year, but don’t expect them to have dramatically different designs. Reports this week said that Apple’s planned iPhones look nearly identical to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max from last year. This time around, Apple will focus more on the components inside the devices that […]