As car infotainment systems go, Volvo’s Sensus system is certainly an eye-catcher with its gorgeous 9-inch portrait display dominating the center stack, so I was excited to have an opportunity to go hands-on with Sensus to see how it works and how well it integrates with CarPlay, which is broadly supported in Volvo’s lineup. My test vehicle was a new 2019 S60 T6 AWD R-Design sedan, and the 2019 S60 is the…

In a brief research note highlighting Apple’s suppliers for its popular AirPods wireless earphones, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that new AirPods with a wireless charging case will debut in the first quarter of 2019, with an “all-new design model” following in the first quarter of 2020. The updates are predicted to drive strong sales growth for the product. We attribute AirPods’ dramatic growth (14–16mn, 26–28mn, 50–55mn, 70–80mn and 100–110mn units in…

Former Apple intern Christian Selig has released version 1.4 of Apollo, the popular Reddit client developed with Apple’s iOS design guidelines in mind. The latest update introduces a raft of highly requested features, including quick switching accounts and new subreddit preferences to add to its existing plethora of options. For those who like to access multiple Reddit accounts through the Apollo app, the new quick switching feature can be activated by long-pressing…

In honor of World AIDS Day, which takes place on December 1, Apple has started turning the Apple Store logos at many of its retail locations around the world red. Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some photos of the red logos on Twitter this afternoon. Apple stores around the world are turning red to honor #WorldAIDSDay. Together, we can achieve an AIDS-free generation. pic.twitter.com/rdySNTAWdn — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) November 30, 2018 Apple…

Apple today shared a new video in its long running “Shot on iPhone” ad campaign, this time festuring “decotora,” aka extravagantly decorated trucks that are popular in Japan. The video features a truck driver named Kazuya Sekino who has crated a decotora named “Lady Misaki” that’s outfitted with hundreds of LED lights, perfectly showcasing the low light photographic capabilities of the iPhone XS. Apple has released multiple “Shot on iPhone” videos in…

If you have an iPhone that needs a battery replacement, it’s a good idea to get it fixed soon as Apple’s $29 battery replacement program is set to end on December 31, 2018. Apple is still offering $29 battery replacements for the iPhone SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, and X. All of these devices are eligible for a discounted $29 battery following the processor…

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Pad & Quill to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company’s high-quality carefully crafted iPad cases made from materials like leather, linen, and wood. Pad & Quill has multiple iPad case options available, including several cases for the new 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. The Oxford Leather iPad Pro case, priced starting at $114.95, is made from full grain…

Earlier this month, Financial Times reported that Apple had held talks with U.S. radio company iHeartMedia regarding the possibility of Apple taking a financial stake in the struggling radio company that filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Despite its financial troubles, iHeartMedia remains the largest radio station owner in the country with over 850 AM and FM stations. Financial Times has followed up with a new report today outlining some additional details…

Apple today quietly released new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max silicone cases, as well as Apple Watch Sport Bands, in three new colors: Hibiscus, Mellow Yellow, and Pacific Green. In addition, Apple has begun selling the new Nike Sport Loop and Sport Band options that debuted on nike.com earlier this month in Celestial Teal, Olive Flak, and Smokey Mauve. iPhone Silicone Cases ($39): – Hibiscus: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max –…

When the new Mac mini and MacBook Air debuted in late October, Apple added an online store listing for an upcoming Blackmagic eGPU Pro. At the time it was first introduced, the listing for the new eGPU said that it would be released in late November, but as pointed out by 9to5Mac, the listing now says that the device won’t be coming until December. Priced at $1,199, the Blackmagic eGPU Pro features…