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. Looks like Apple is setting up Apple Music Classical in the backend now pic.twitter.com/LoWW6mHQLT — Aaron (@aaronp613) September…

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 satisfactory experience on non M1 iPads. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Stage Manager…

The iPhone 14 Pro Max offers the best smartphone display on the market, according to DisplayMate’s annual Display Technology Shoot-Out. Earning the “DisplayMate Best Smartphone Display Award” with an A+ Display Performance grade, the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max replaces last year’s winner, the iPhone 13 Pro Max. While the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max has essentially the same resolution as the ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, Apple has added a number of notable improvements….

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 Ultra’s durability by subjecting the watch to some major abuse, as part of an unscientific but entertaining…

The popular E3 Gaming Expo is set to be held in person for the first time in three years, with the Entertainment Software Association today announcing the dates. E3 will take place from June 13 to June 16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and the return of one major in-person event suggests that we could also see other in-person 2023 events, including Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. WWDC 2020 and WWDC 2021…

Security researchers discovered 10 “adware” apps on the App Store that were engaging in ad fraud, according to a report from Bleeping Computer. The apps were designed to generate revenue by impersonating legitimate apps and presenting a deluge of ads to iPhone users. Discovered by HUMAN’s Satori Threat Intelligence team, the mobile apps are part of an ad fraud campaign they’re calling “Scylla.” It is the third wave of a fraud operation…

iFixit today shared an Apple Watch Ultra teardown video, providing a closer look at the watch’s internal design and components. While the Apple Watch Ultra has four exposed pentalobe screws on the back case for quick access to the inside of the watch, iFixit said the device remains challenging to repair. For example, after removing the back case, iFixit said a gasket contributing to the Apple Watch Ultra’s water resistance was immediately…

Apple will open its London office space in Battersea Power Station early next year, Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced upon a visit to the all-new campus. Render of the redeveloped Battersea campus Apple first announced plans for the new campus in 2016. It said that 1,400 Apple employees will be moved from eight locations around London to occupy the new UK office space. Following a visit to retail locations in London…

A YouTuber has put Apple’s claims for the durability of the Apple Watch Ultra to the test by putting it up against a drop test, a jar of nails, and repeated hits with a hammer to test the sapphire crystal protecting the display. TechRax, a channel popular for testing the durability of products, first tested the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ by dropping it from around four feet high. The ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ was…

As we approach the end of a busy product release season for Apple with only new iPads and Macs left to be announced over the next month or so, we’re also setting our sights on 2023. Apple is rumored to have several major products in the pipeline for next year, including new Macs, a new HomePod, a VR/AR headset, and so much more. Other than new iPhones and Apple Watches, which are…