Monday is Independence Day in the U.S., and stores and online retailers nationwide are celebrating with deals on a wide variety of products. Of particular note for Apple fans, Amazon has several good deals on Apple products, while third-party accessories are also on sale at various retailers. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small…

Apple today began selling refurbished Mac Studio models for the first time in the United States, Canada, and select European countries, such as Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. In the United States, two refurbished Mac Studio configurations are currently available, including one with the M1 Max chip (10-core CPU and 24-core GPU) for $1,799 (down from $1,999 brand new) and one with the M1 Ultra chip…

The Apple TV+ team is heading to San Diego Comic-Con International for the first time, with Apple planning to host a number of different panels. The cast and creative teams from “Severance,” “For All Mankind,” “Mythic Quest,” “See,” “Invasion,” “Foundation,” and “For All Mankind” will be holding panels. Comic-Con attendees will also be able to participate in a special “Severance” experience with Lumon Industries. In addition to these must-see panels, attendees will…

Apple last week launched the first M2 Mac, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and repair site iFixit picked up the new machine to do a traditional device teardown. Design wise, there’s not a lot for iFixit to say about the ‌M2‌ MacBook Pro because aside from the ‌M2‌ chip, it is identical to the prior-generation MacBook Pro. It features the same chassis, Touch Bar, and display, with updates focused under-the-hood. As expected, iFixit…

Comcast today released its long-awaited Xfinity Stream app on the Apple TV, allowing ‌Apple TV‌ HD and ‌Apple TV‌ 4K owners who subscribe to Xfinity TV to access live TV shows and on-demand content on their set-top boxes. According to Comcast, the app supports more than 250 live TV channels and DVR recordings that can be accessed from any device. There are also thousands of movies and shows that can be streamed…

The redesigned MacBook Air with the all-new M2 Apple silicon chip will be available for customers starting Friday, July 15, MacRumors has learned from a retail source. The new ‌MacBook Air‌ was announced and previewed during WWDC earlier this month, with Apple stating availability will begin in July. The ‌MacBook Air‌ features a redesigned body that is thinner and lighter than the previous model. Thanks to the ‌M2‌ chip, the ‌MacBook Air‌…

With iOS 16, Apple is adding some major updates to the Messages app, introducing features that many people have been wanting for years. This guide highlights everything that’s new with the Messages app in ‌iOS 16‌, iPadOS 16, and also, macOS Ventura as many Messages features are cross-platform. iMessage Editing When you send an iMessage in ‌iOS 16‌, you can edit for up to 15 minutes after it is sent. To edit…

Every watch face on Apple Watch is supposed to include a swipe up interaction to reveal the Control Center and its menu of buttons, and a swipe down interaction to reveal notifications. The only problem is, due to an undisclosed and intermittent bug, sometimes these interactions simply won’t work when you try them. This article runs through some possible solutions. Since updating to watchOS 8.5.1, many Apple Watch users have reported instances…

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 148 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS Container Queries, CSS, Forms, Animations, JavaScript, Rendering, Media, Web API, Security, Loading, WebDriver, and more. The current ‌Safari Technology…

Apple today began selling some additional accessories through its online store, including a 70W charger from Belkin with dual USB-C ports. The charger can be used to charge a MacBook at up to 50W and an iPhone or iPad at up to 20W simultaneously. It is ideal for charging any MacBook Air, but it is also compatible with MacBook Pro models. The charger is built with gallium nitride (GaN) material for a…