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Apple won’t boost production of iPhone 14 due to slower demand: report

Apple Inc. is dropping plans to boost production of its latest iPhones this year after lower-than-expected demand, according to a new report. Bloomberg News reported Tuesday night that an expected surge in demand failed to materialize. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said suppliers have been told to pull back from efforts to ramp …

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Apple News sends offensive notification to Fast Company followers in apparent hack [U]

Someone identifying as “Thrax” has managed to successfully send an offensive notification to Apple News users through Fast Company’s account. Evidence of the apparent hack began populating Twitter on Tuesday night as iPhone users posted screenshots confirming the same experience. The offensive notification ended with the message that “Thrax was here”, although it’s currently unclear …

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The Vivo X Fold gets a mid-year refresh to take on the Galaxy Z Fold 4

What you need to know Vivo has launched the new X Fold+, a refreshed version of the X Fold it launched in early 2022. The phone features an identical design to its predecessor, with several upgraded internals. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and has a larger 4,730mAh battery with 80W …

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Apple Laying Groundwork for Apple Music Classical Feature Launching in 2022

Apple appears to be preparing for the upcoming launch of Apple Music Classical, a standalone classical music app that will be available alongside the ‌Apple Music‌ app. Mentions of Apple Classical have appeared in backend code used by Apple, suggesting that we could perhaps be seeing ‌Apple Music‌ Classical debut in the near future. ‌Apple …

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iOS 16.1 to feature ‘Satellite Connection Demo’ for iPhone 14

As you probably know, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro can communicate with emergency services via satellite. Although this feature won’t be available until November, Apple has been getting ready to release it with iOS 16.1 – which will also include a “Satellite Connection Demo” so that users can try out the satellite connection without …

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The Galaxy S23, S23 Plus may look a lot more like the Galaxy S22 Ultra than we expected

What you need to know The first renders of the Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus show a camera module redesign that looks quite similar to the Galaxy S22 Ultra. These renders show three camera modules, which are all individually raised from the body instead of the camera island that’s been used in Galaxy S21 …

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Testing Stage Manager on a 2018 iPad Pro With the New iPadOS 16.1 Beta

With the latest beta of iPadOS 16.1 that was provided to developers today, the Stage Manager feature has expanded to the 2018 and 2020 iPad Pro models. We thought we’d test it out on an older ‌iPad Pro‌ to see how it works, because Apple spent several months telling us that it didn’t offer a …

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Apple Watch Ultra Stands Up to Major Abuse in Latest Durability Test

Inspired by “the most extreme activities,” the Apple Watch Ultra features a rugged design with a titanium case and a flat display with a sapphire crystal cover. Apple says the watch is built to help users “push their boundaries with adventure, endurance, and exploration.” In his latest YouTube video, Sam Kohl assessed the Apple Watch …

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Apple shifts some iPhone 14 production from China to India | iPhone

Apple has begun making iPhone 14s in India, as it moves some production away from China for the first time against a backdrop of Chinese Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns and geopolitical tensions between the US and the country’s communist government. A production line in Chennai has begun operation, assembling the iPhone 14 for the domestic Indian …

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Netflix launches game deals for users of its iOS and Android mobile games • TechCrunch

Netflix announced today it’s introducing a new feature to its games service that will allow its members to create game handles when they’re playing its exclusive titles. TechCrunch had previously reported the feature was in development and had been quietly tested on select titles, including The Breach, Bowling Ballers, Mahjong Solitaire and Heads Up. Now, …

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