Apple today announced the launch of a new SSD service program for the 13-inch MacBook Pro sans Touch Bar after determining that the 128 and 256GB SSDs in a limited number of these machines have an issue that can result in data loss and failure of the drive. Apple says that 13-inch MacBook Pro models with affected drives were sold between June 2017 and June 2018, and Apple will provide service for…

Back before the iPhone X came out, there were rumors suggesting Apple would do away with the Home button by implementing Touch ID under the display of the device, preserving the fingerprint sensor while allowing for an edge-to-edge display. That didn’t end up happening and Apple ultimately replaced Touch ID with Face ID, but since then, other companies have implemented in-display fingerprint recognition technology. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more…

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Understands to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a high-quality iMac stand or shelf made from wood. Understands makes a selection of stands, shelves, and drawers that are designed to accompany the iMac, though there’s potential for these to also work with other computer monitors. Each stand is made entirely from salvaged urban wood, with different options like ash, walnut, and cherry available….

Disney today shared additional details on its planned streaming service, which will be called Disney+. Disney+, which will be home to Disney, Star Wars, and Marvel content, is set to launch in “late 2019,” more than two years after it was first announced in August 2017. Along with the name for the service, Disney today also shared details on additional content that’s coming to Disney+. Disney is creating a second Star Wars…

Tapbots today updated popular iOS Twitter client Tweetbot to version 5.0.5, adding support for Apple’s newly announced iPad Pro models. On the new 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pros, the updated Tweetbot app will no longer display black bars at the top and bottom, as demonstrated in the screenshot below. It’s a much nicer viewing experience on Apple’s newest tablets, with Tweetbot able to take advantage of the full edge-to-edge display. Tweetbot for…

Apple’s newly revamped 2018 MacBook Air with slimmed down bezels, Touch ID, and a thinner body launched yesterday, and we got our hands on one of the updated machines. Check out our latest YouTube video for an unboxing and feature overview of the new notebook, which has been described as the ideal MacBook for most people. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design wise, the MacBook Air looks a…

As noted by 9to5Mac, Haptic Touch can be used to expand notifications on the iPhone XR starting with iOS 12.1.1. To use this feature, simply tap and hold a notification on the lock screen or in Notification Center for a split second. Once you feel haptic feedback from the Taptic Engine, let go and the notification will expand, providing more detailed information and contextual shortcuts, such as a reply field for iMessage…

At its 2018 Developer Conference, Samsung today showed off its new foldable display technology, called Infinity Flex. Samsung is using the Infinity Flex technology for a device that features 7.3-inch flexible display that can be folded in half. While in full screen mode, the device is meant to be used as a tablet, and when folded in half, it functions as a smartphone. Samsung’s Infinity Flex demo begins at about one hour…

Today is the official launch day for the 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, and we got our hands on one of the new larger versions along with a Smart Keyboard Folio and an Apple Pencil 2, the new accessories that go along with the updated tablet. Check out our latest YouTube video for an unboxing and feature overview of the new device, which has been radically overhauled compared to the previous-generation…

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 12.1.1 update to developers, one week after seeding the first beta and a little over a week after the release of iOS 12.1, a major update that brought multiple new features to iOS. Registered developers can download the new iOS 12.1.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center. The iOS…