Apple will introduce new Macs at an event that’s set to take place on Thursday, October 27, reports Re/code. The event will be held “at or near” Apple’s Cupertino campus instead of in San Francisco, suggesting it will perhaps be at the company’s Town Hall conference center. Re/code does not detail which Macs will receive a refresh at the event, but Apple’s entire Mac lineup, aside from the Retina MacBook, is in…

While full-device skins can be a good solution for iPhone owners looking for scratch protection without using a full case, those with Jet Black models should exercise caution when applying or removing the plastic wrap. A small number of iPhone 7 Plus owners with Jet Black models have noticed the text printed on the back of the device, such as “Designed by Apple in California,” becomes transposed onto the skin upon being…

Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail, was the opening speaker for Fortune’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit, speaking a little about the next-generation Apple retail stores, her vision for Apple’s physical presence and more. Ahrendts started the evening by talking about her background and how Apple CEO Tim Cook recruited her, mentioning that she originally tried to convince Cook she wasn’t right for the job. Ahrendts said that her big…

Apple still plans to announce its new MacBook Pro “in the month” with shipments to begin at the end of October, according to new information shared by Japanese site Mac Otakara. Citing a “reliable Chinese supplier,” the site says that Apple will launch both 13 and 15-inch models, continuing to offer the machine in the same sizes available today. Apple is also expected to launch a new 13-inch MacBook Air, but will…

References to a mysterious “Apple Watch Victory” have shown up on Apple’s website in the United Arab Emirates, hinting at an alternate name the company may have considered for the Apple Watch Nike+. An AppleCare+ support page for the United Arab Emirates, shared by 9to5Mac, mentions AppleCare+ options for the “Apple Watch” and “Apple Watch Victory,” a product that does not exist. On a similar page for Canada, the “Apple Watch” and…

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming iOS 10 update to developers and public beta testers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third iOS 10.1 beta and more than a month after releasing iOS 10 to the public. Registered developers can download the new iOS 10.1 beta from the Apple Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile is installed. Public beta testers can download the update…

With the introduction of the iPhone 7, Apple did away with the classic click-mechanism home button in favor of a “solid-state” pressure sensitive one that uses haptic feedback to mimic traditional button presses. The programming that controls the Taptic Engine-powered feedback is deeply integrated into iOS 10, so much so that it appears Apple’s latest iPhone is able to automatically offer a temporary workaround when its diagnostic software senses that the technology…

Macy’s today opened a new hub dedicated to Apple products at its flagship Herald Square store in Manhattan, becoming the first U.S. department store with a shopping area devoted to the brand, reports The Associated Press. The store-within-a-store concept, similar to those found in Best Buy and Walmart stores, has four light wood tables featuring a wide range of Apple products, including the Apple Watch, iPhones, iPads, iMacs, and MacBooks. “This is…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was today banned from all airplanes and flights in the United States by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. It is now labeled as a “forbidden hazardous material” under the Federal Hazardous Material Regulations. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked…

Since launching nearly one month ago, the iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black has been challenging to find at Apple Stores in the United States — until today, that is. A spot check of iStockNow reveals the popular model is now at least temporarily available at a number of Apple’s retail locations nationwide. Jet Black iPhone 7 Plus stock as of October 14 at 11:45 a.m. Pacific Time Jet Black iPhone 7…