Apple has asked Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) to increase production of the A-series chips that are used in the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max due to higher-than-expected demand, reports Bloomberg. ‌iPhone 11‌ and 11 Pro demand has been outperforming Apple’s expectations, and sales have been especially strong in China, a welcome change from the drop in sales that Apple saw with the 2018 iPhone models. Apple’s ‌iPhone 11‌,…

Apple will start mass production on the rumored low-cost iPhone that’s in the works starting in February, reports Bloomberg. The new ‌iPhone‌ could launch as soon as March after production begins. Rumors suggest the new ‌iPhone‌ will be similar in design to an iPhone 8, offering up a 4.7-inch LCD display, thick top and bottom bezels, a Touch ID Home button instead of Face ID, and a single-lens rear camera, but it…

Anker in December debuted a new LED flash accessory that’s unique because it’s the first iPhone flash option that’s Apple certified with Made for ‌iPhone‌ approval. Anker started accepting pre-orders for the flash earlier this month ahead of a launch in late January, and we were able to get our hands on the LED flash to try it out. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $50, the…

Apple is considering creating original podcasts focused on TV shows and movies from its Apple TV+ streaming service, reports Bloomberg. The podcasts would be used to promote ‌Apple TV‌+ content. In the summer of 2019, Apple began asking podcast producers to pitch ideas for podcasts with connections to ‌Apple TV‌+ shows, and has since discussed making podcasts with the producers of some of those TV shows. Apple’s streaming TV service, which launched…

Apple is widely rumored to release four new iPhones in the fall, including one 5.4-inch model, two 6.1-inch models, and one 6.7-inch model, and Japanese blog Mac Otakara has offered a few details surrounding these devices. The information is said to come from sources within Apple’s supply chain in China. The translated report is quite difficult to decipher, but here are some details that are being suggested: 6.7-inch model will have a…

Apple today began selling certified refurbished iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models for the first time since the devices were released in September 2018. At the time of writing, the refurbished models are available in Space Gray, Silver, or Gold with 64GB, 256GB, or 512GB of storage through Apple’s online store in the United States. All of the models are unlocked, aka SIM-free. Refurbished models available: iPhone XS – 64GB: $699,…

Starting in February, Apple is hosting its annual company wide fitness challenge for all of its employees, tasking them with closing all three Apple Watch Activity rings every day of the month. Employees who successfully finish the challenge will be rewarded with a t-shirt that says “2020” in a logo with ‌Apple Watch‌ Activity-style rings, as shared by an Apple employee. The employees who complete the challenge every day will earn a…

It has been a big week for Apple TV+ news, with release dates announced for several upcoming series, a multi-year agreement with actress and producer Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and now a major award win. At the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles tonight, actress Jennifer Aniston won an SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her leading role as morning news anchor Alex…

Apple today shared release dates for several of its upcoming Apple TV+ shows that are set to launch during the spring and summer of 2020, and offered first looks at some of the content. “Amazing Stories,” a sci-fi anthology series executive produced by Steven Spielberg, is set to premiere on Friday, March 6. “Amazing Stories,” which is a reimagining of the original 1980s series, was one of the first shows that Apple…

Apple today shared two new “slofie” videos taken using the slow-motion capture feature of the front-facing camera of the iPhone and iPhone 11 Pro. The two short videos, called “Backflip” and “Whiteout,” feature slow motion selfie videos captured by professional snowboarders. Apple’s iPhones have long had a “slo-mo” slow motion video feature for capturing slow motion content with the rear camera, but with the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, slow motion capabilities…