by Juli Clover
When attempting to access Apple Music or Apple TV+, for example, the services refuse to load for some people and pop up a connection warning.
Apple’s System Status page lists App Store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music, Apple TV+, Radio, Apple Books, Find My, Game Center, iCloud Account, iCloud backup, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Contacts, Photos, iCloud Mail, and iWork outages.
We’ll update this article when Apple’s services come back online. Update: Apple has resolved the outages.
Tuesday September 29, 2020 2:31 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Rumors suggest Apple’s iPhone 12 launch event will be held on October 13, with the more affordable 5.4 and 6.1-inch devices set to ship out ahead of the more expensive 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch Pro devices, and this morning hit-and-miss leaker Jon Prosser has further committed to that date by providing alleged details on Apple’s first shipment of finalized iPhone 12 units.
Prosser claims the…
Monday September 28, 2020 2:35 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Shortly after launching iOS 14, Apple introduced an upcoming iOS 14.2 update, which is now available to developers and public beta testers ahead of a public release that could come at some point in October.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The iOS 14.2 update mainly focuses on the Control Center, introducing a new Music Recognition toggle that deepens the Shazam…
Things started to calm down a bit this week following last week’s rush of media event, Apple Watch and iPad launches, and the release of iOS 14 and other operating updates. But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t still a lot of news, from digging deeper into iOS 14 to more iPhone 12 rumors to the uproar over trying to exchange band sizes on the new Apple Watch.
On top of all of that, we heard…
Tuesday September 29, 2020 4:18 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple will launch a 12.9-inch mini LED-backlit iPad Pro in early 2021 and a mini LED-backlit MacBook in the second-half of next year, according to DigiTimes.
The Taiwan-based industry publication claims Epistar will supply the over-10,000 mini LEDs used in each iPad Pro tablet. Meanwhile, Apple is expected to recruit Osram Opto as another supplier of mini LEDs for use in a new “high-end”…
The upcoming iPhone 12 lineup may launch earlier than usual in South Korea, reports The Korea Herald.
South Korean telecoms firms speaking to The Korea Herald have said that the iPhone 12 lineup will launch ahead of its usual schedule. Normally, the release of new iPhones in South Korea comes about one month after launch in the United States. Last year, the iPhone 11 arrived in South Korea …
Saturday September 26, 2020 2:08 pm PDT by Arnold Kim
One of the new features that arrived in iOS 14 is called App Clips. App Clips is described by Apple to be a “small part of your app” that can be available to users at just the right moment.App Clips focus on finishing one task quickly. An ideal App Clip experience allows users to open and complete a task in seconds.
Instead of requiring an App Store download, they can be loaded and run via…
Monday September 28, 2020 1:14 pm PDT by Juli Clover
The ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Epic Games continued on today, with a preliminary injunction hearing taking place this morning. We’re still waiting to hear the judge’s official ruling, but it looks like Epic is not going to be granted an injunction to allow Fortnite back into the App Store as the case unfolds.
Many of the arguments that lawyers for Apple and Epic Games made were…
Tuesday September 29, 2020 3:38 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn is running its massive Zhengzhou factory in China 24 hours a day to produce the new iPhone 12, according to Chinese media reports.
Apple’s main iPhone manufacturer in China is said to be cancelling workers’ holidays and introducing mandatory overtime with additional bonuses for longer-serving staff, according to information garnered from employees,…
Friday September 25, 2020 1:58 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Earlier this week a proven leaker claimed that the iPhone 12 lineup would be named “iPhone 12 mini,” “iPhone 12,” “iPhone 12 Pro,” and “iPhone 12 Pro Max,” and today the same nomenclature has appeared again in a photo depicting alleged stickers from unreleased Silicone iPhone cases originating from Apple’s international distribution center in Ireland.
The photo shows three stickers with the…
Thursday September 24, 2020 10:12 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today released iOS 14.0.1, the first update to the iOS 14 operating system that was released on September 16. Today’s update is a bug fix update addressing issues that weren’t able to be fixed in the initial iOS 14 launch.
The iOS 14.0.1 update is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update.