Universal Control, one of the main new features that Apple highlighted for macOS Monterey back in June, has yet to be implemented even in the tenth beta and it is still unclear if it will be available when the software launches. Though not yet implemented, Universal Control settings can be force enabled with a feature flag, and it is clear that Apple is working on it behind the scenes. In the latest…

Ongoing chip shortages faced by the tech industry are affecting production of the iPhone 13 models, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Apple is expected to cut 2021 ‌iPhone 13‌ production by as many as 10 million units because of the shortages. In the final three months of the year, Apple was planning to produce 90 million ‌iPhone 13‌ models, but Apple’s manufacturing partners have been informed that the totals will…

Apple today announced it will be holding a virtual event on Monday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, and rumors widely suggest that redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will be unveiled with a faster version of the M1 chip. After the event was announced, a few readers asked us when to expect orders to begin for the new MacBook Pro models, should they be announced. While nothing is for…

With the MacBook-centric Apple event now set for Monday, October 18, leakers are beginning to share a few new details that we haven’t previously heard about the machines. According to Dylandkt, the base 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will feature 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage space, which is in line with the current high-end 13 and 16-inch MacBook Pro options. As he has said previously, the new MacBook Pro models…

Alongside of its events, Apple uses an #AppleEvent “hashflag” on Twitter, and after today’s announcement, the hashtag has been updated with new artwork reflecting the “Unleashed” event. The updated hashflag features a light blue to darker blue transition, which is in line with the artwork for the event invite. Apple uses hashflags to increase event visibility and build hype on social media networks. Apple has been using custom Twitter hashflags since late…

Apple today released iOS 15.0.2, the second update to the iOS 15 operating system that was released in September. iOS 15.0.2 comes a week and a half after the launch of iOS 15.0.1, a bug fix update. The iOS 15.0.2 update can be downloaded for free and the software is available on all eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software…

Apple today released watchOS 8.0.1, a minor update to the watchOS 8 operating system that was first released in September. watchOS 8.0.1 comes three weeks after the launch of watchOS 8. ‌‌watchOS ‌8 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General > Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs…

In iOS 15, Apple added separation alerts to the Find My app, which let you know when you leave an AirTag or other Apple device behind. Thanks to an October 2021 firmware update, AirPods Pro now also support separation alerts. This article explains more about how they work and how you can set them up. Called “Notify When Left Behind,” the ‌‌Find My‌‌ separation alerts in ‌iOS 15‌ let you know every…

Apple Watch Series 7 customers are starting to see their orders ship ahead of launch day on Friday, 15 October. Some customers who obtained a launch day delivery of the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ started to see their order switch to “Preparing to Ship” over the weekend and now orders are starting to ship. New Apple devices are typically marked as shipped as the release date approaches, even if the item itself…

The first full week of October was a busy one for Apple news, including the launch of pre-orders for the Apple Watch Series 7, the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, and speculation about another Apple event later in the month. Apple also continued to roll out new features during the iOS 15.1 beta cycle and pushed some new features to several AirPods models, while we shared 50 of our favorite tips…