Apple is under scrutiny yet again for the concessions it makes in China. A new report from the New York Times today focuses broadly on Apple’s relationship with the Chinese government, citing internal documents from the company and interviews with 17 current and former Apple employees.
Some of the most notable details in the report cover Apple complying with local regulations in the country related to storing Chinese user data on local servers. Apple has refuted some of the claims made in the report.
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May 17 is known for being the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia — and since 2016, Apple has been celebrating this date with some special campaigns. As part of the tradition, the company today announced two new Apple Watch Pride bands, as well as a new watch face that matches those bands.
Thanks to the watchOS 7.5 RC released earlier today for developers, we can finally get a better look at the 2021 Pride watch face.
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Oculus is close to releasing a new update for its Quest headsets and one of the most interesting new features is Live Overlay casting. Previously, capturing a mixed reality view required lots of hardware, but now the new version of the mixed reality casting can be used with just an iPhone XS or later.
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The personal version of Microsoft Teams is now available for friends and family members. This feature was teased nearly a year ago and it launched today for everyone.
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iOS 14.6's release candidate hints at a pair of new truly wireless earbuds coming from Beats, reportedly called the Beats Studio Buds.
Apple has officially started to present its case in the ongoing legal battle with Epic Games over the App Store. Things have kicked off with Apple Fellow and App Store boss Phil Schiller’s testimony, with Tim Cook and Craig Federighi expected to testify later this week and into early next week.
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A new video shows off the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro attached to the original Magic Keyboard, and it all looks to work just fine.
With the release of iOS 14.6 RC today for developers, Apple is preparing to release Apple Music Lossless. At the same time, 9to5Mac found something that hasn’t been announced by the company until now: a new Beats Studio earbuds.
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