Code discovered within the macOS Sierra beta suggests the operating system will include support for second-generation USB 3.1 transfer speeds of up 10Gb/s, hinting at hardware upgrades that will be included in future Macs set to be released later this year. Found in a localizable text string in macOS Sierra by 9to5Mac, the code points ...continue reading macOS Sierra Code Confirms Thunderbolt 3 and 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Transfer Speeds in Future Macs

Apple is about to unveil the most significant overhaul of its MacBook Pro lineup in over four years, according to people familiar with the matter (via Bloomberg). Today's claim appears in the second report from the news outlet this week professing insider information on Apple's upcoming product plans. Consistent with previous rumors, the article says ...continue reading MacBook Pro Lineup Set For 'Most Significant Overhaul in Over 4 Years'

August 8, 2016, 12:32 PM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons It’s been awhile since Apple’s MacBook Pros had sizable makeovers, but that could change this year. Apple AAPL will soon offer all-new MacBook Pros that will come both with a Touch ID sensor for fingerprint security support, as well as an organic light-emitted ...continue reading Apple's MacBook Pros Could Get Two Major Upgrades – Fortune

The days of the standalone Touch ID home button might be gone in Apple’s next iPhone. Apple AAPL is planning to build a new home button into the next iPhone, believed to be known as the iPhone 7. It is expected to be fully pressure-sensitive and respond to user inputs with a vibration, Bloomberg is ...continue reading Apple's iPhone 7 Could Come With a Much Different Home Button – Fortune

Back in May, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the next-generation MacBook Pro will include an OLED "touch bar" above the keyboard and Touch ID support, with a subsequent part leak of the machine's chassis supporting the idea of this touch bar replacing the current row of function keys. Leaked MacBook Pro top case showing ...continue reading Next-Generation MacBook Pro's Touch ID Feature Likely Built Into the Power Button

Enlarge Image The Apple Watch went on sale in April 2015. James Martin/CNET There could be new Apple Watch hardware around the corner, if a well-connected industry analyst is proved correct. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who last year correctly predicted Apple would launch the iPhone SE, says there are two new Apple Watches coming ...continue reading Apple Watch 2 with GPS and better processor coming this year, report says – CNET

As a longtime Apple TV owner—and someone who has lost its tiny remote on more occasions than I’d like to admit—I’ve also used the Apple TV remote app on iOS for a long time and often been frustrated by some of its underwhelming features. Luckily, there’s something much better now available. Apple AAPL launched the ...continue reading Why You Need to Download the New Apple TV Remote App – Fortune

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 10 to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the third beta and almost two months after first unveiling the new operating system at its 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference. The iOS 10 beta 4 update is available as an over-the-air download to those who installed the ...continue reading Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers

Apple today announced that it recently sold its one-billionth iPhone, marking a major milestone for the company. CEO Tim Cook shared the news with employees at a staff meeting this morning, as noted in a news story published by Apple. In a statement, Cook called the iPhone one of the most successful, world-changing products in ...continue reading Apple Has Sold 1 Billion iPhones

Apple's iPhone 7 may not include a physical home button, instead adopting a touch-sensitive "3D Touch" home button, reports Mac Otakara [Google Translate]. Such a home button would be flush with the body of the iPhone and would not actually depress when a finger is placed on it. Instead, when a user presses on the ...continue reading iPhone 7 May Include Flush '3D Touch' Home Button