Apple TV+ has been out for less than a week, but Apple has already renewed several of the first TV shows that launched on the service. As noted by Variety, “See,” “For All Mankind,” “Dickinson,” and “The Morning Show” will all get a second season. Of those, “The Morning Show” already had a two-season order and second season episodes are being filmed, but the other renewals are new. Several of Apple’s TV…

Apple today announced a new employee benefit that’s designed to ease the transition back to work for new parents, expanding on the 16 weeks of leave that parents are already provided with an additional four-week grace period. Apple’s head of retail and human resources shared details on the changes with Fast Company. “What we find a lot of times is people are really excited to get back to work,” says O’Brien, Apple’s…

Following the release of iOS 13.2 on October 28, Apple today stopped signing iOS 13.1.3, which means downgrading to this version of iOS is no longer possible. iOS 13.1.3 was a minor update released in mid-October with bug fixes for issues with Phone, Mail, Health, iCloud, and more. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems…

“See” director Francis Lawrence, who also directed the “Hunger Games” movies, recently sat down for an interview with Business Insider where he shared some details on the filming of “See” and the research that went into the show. According to Lawrence, rumors that “See” cost $240 million for two seasons were incorrect. “See” is “an expensive show,” said Lawrence, but that budget “got blown out of proportion.” It’s nowhere near the scale…

Apple today seeded the first public betas of upcoming iOS and iPadOS 13.3 updates to its public beta testing group, one day after seeding the first developer beta and a week after the release of iOS 13.2 with new emoji, Siri privacy controls, Deep Fusion, and more. iOS and ‌‌‌iPadOS‌‌‌ 13.3 can be downloaded over the air after the proper profile has been installed from the public beta testing site. iOS 13.3…

Apple advertising partner Media Arts Lab has let go of approximately 50 employees, reports Bloomberg. Media Arts Lab is owned by TBWAChiatDay and Apple is its only client. Staff cuts were made in multiple divisions, but many of the employees who were let go worked in the strategy division that helped Apple create ads for its newest products. In a statement to Bloomberg, a Media Arts Lab spokesperson said that the firm’s…

Popular Mac accessory company OWC today introduced its latest Thunderbolt 3 docking solution, the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock. OWC’s Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock is targeted at professional users and includes several features not commonly found on other docks such as an eSATA port and CFast and SD card readers. The dock also includes a 10 gigabit Ethernet port, three USB 3.1 ports, a pair of Thunderbolt 3 ports to allow for daisy…

There have been rumors suggesting Apple has an interest in Arm-based Macs for years now, but speculation about an Arm-based Mac has picked up over the course of the last year following rumors about Apple’s work on its own chips designed for the Mac. Right now, Apple is reliant on Intel for the processors used across its Mac lineup, but that is perhaps set to change in the future as Apple works…

Apple today released the first beta of iOS 13.3 to developers, and based on early reports from those who have downloaded the new update, it fixes the frustrating multitasking bug that is impacting many iOS 13.2 users. Last week, we shared details on a number of complaints from iPhone and iPad users running iOS 13.2 that were seeing poor RAM management on their devices. The issue caused apps like YouTube and Safari…

Apple TV+ has the highest 4K streaming quality offered by a streaming service that supports 4K, according to testing conducted by FlatpanelsHD founder Rasmus Larsen. Larsen says that the ‌Apple TV‌+ offers higher quality 4K streaming than most iTunes movies, based on averages of the variable bitrate employed by the service. “See” had the highest bitrate of an ‌Apple TV‌+ show tested, averaging a 29Mb/s video bitrate and a 41Mb/s peak. “The…