There was some mixed information about the RAM in the new 2019 iPhone models, which has led to confusion over the course of the last week. Benchmarks of the new iPhones have continually listed 4GB of RAM in all iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max devices, but a rumor sourced from a certification database suggested there was 6GB RAM in the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max. That led to…

Apple’s new 2019 iPhone lineup uses modems from Intel rather than Qualcomm, PCMag confirmed today thanks to the devices’ field test screens. We already expected Apple to use Intel modems in the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro because Apple’s renewed relationship with Qualcomm came too late in the year for it to swap over to Qualcomm modems, so PCMag‘s news isn’t a huge surprise, but it’s useful to have confirmation. PCMag says…

A U.S. District Judge in San Jose today certified a class action lawsuit that accuses Apple of using “inferior” refurbished products as replacements for its AppleCare and AppleCare+ protection plans despite promising consumers new or equivalent to new replacements. [PDF] The class action lawsuit was first filed against Apple in July 2016 by customers in California who were unhappy that their iPhones and iPads were replaced by refurbished devices under Apple’s AppleCare…

Likely-accurate battery and RAM specifications for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max have surfaced in filings submitted to Chinese regulatory agency TENAA and uncovered by MacRumors. Apple has filed many products with TENAA over the years, as legally required, and the listings have proven reliable on multiple occasions. Last year, for example, accurate battery capacities and RAM in the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR…

Apple provided iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max review units to members of the media following its September 10 event, and today, those reviews were published, giving us some insight into the new devices. Apple this afternoon highlighted several of the reviews, focusing on the positives of the iPhones, including the upgraded camera tech and the improved battery life. Apple shared key passages from sites that include TechCrunch, The Verge,…

Apple has signed a deal for an adaptation of “The Mosquito Coast” set to star Justin Theroux, reports Variety. “The Mosquito Coast” is based on the 1981 novel of the same name by Paul Theroux, Justin Theroux’s uncle. Image via Variety The novel is told from the viewpoint of 14-year-old main character Charlie Fox and focuses on his father, Allie, who is an inventor. Allie becomes critical of American consumerism and culture,…

Apple has begun shipping out iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and Apple Watch Series 5 orders ahead of Friday’s launch date, ensuring customers will receive their devices on time. Apple hasn’t updated its own order system and many orders will say “Preparing to Ship” until later in the week, but customers in the United States who are receiving their devices via UPS can use the UPS My Choice…

The non-profit Wi-Fi Alliance today announced the release of the Wi-Fi 6 certification program, noting that devices with the Wi-Fi 6 Certified logo will meet the “highest standards for security and interoperability.” Wi-Fi 6, aka 802.11ax, delivers faster speeds, greater network capacity, improved power efficiency, lower latency, and connectivity improvements in areas with several Wi-Fi devices. Wi-Fi 6 devices also must support WPA3, the latest version of the Wi-Fi security protocol with…

Apple this morning started rolling out access to Apple Arcade, giving a handful of people early access to the $4.99 per month service. Apple Arcade isn’t launching with the more than 100 titles Apple has said are in development, but there are over 50 games to download across a wide range of categories. All of the games are listed below. Assemble With Care (usTwo) Shantae and the Seven Sirens (WayForward Technologies) Grindstone…

Apple’s biggest product unveiling of the year is now in our rear-view mirror, with the company taking the wraps off of new iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad models while also prepping for the launch of its new Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ services. Pre-orders for all of the new devices are now underway, and we’re looking forward to next Thursday’s release of iOS 13 and watchOS 6, followed the next day by…