Earlier this week, Apple began requiring that customers taking advantage of educational discounts in the United States verify their status as a teacher, student, or school staff member through UNiDAYS. The requirement was a major change as Apple had never asked customers to go through a verification process in the United States before, and now, just three days after verification was added, Apple has removed it. As of today, discounted iPads, Macs,…

Apple TV+ today shared a humorous new ad called “Everyone but Jon Hamm” that is set to air during NFL playoff games this weekend, according to Adweek. In the ad, actor Jon Hamm sits in a lavish home and scrolls through Apple TV+ while humorously complaining about how Apple’s original TV shows and films feature numerous big-name celebrities, except for himself. Hamm refers to many stars who appear in Apple TV+ originals,…

Today you can get Apple’s 24-inch 7-Core GPU, 256GB iMac for a new record low price of $1,239.92, down from $1,299.00. This model is sold by Expercom on Amazon and it’s available in Silver and Blue. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. This deal beats…

Apple today shared a new Valentine’s Day gift guide with categories including music, health, entertainment, creativity, photography, and video. The gift guide promotes a wide variety of Apple products and accessories for Valentine’s Day, with some of the more affordable options including an Apple Watch band, an iPhone case, an AirTag, AirPods, an Apple Pencil, and a HomePod mini. Many products are available with free engraving for a personalized touch, including the…

A lock screen policy is a basic computer concept, but some individuals might not understand it or how it works. Lock screen policies are critical, though, so it’s helpful for you to know at least a little bit about them. This article will serve as a lock screen policy crash course. What is a Lock Screen Policy? We’ll start with a simple concept breakdown. The lock screen policy on your laptop, desktop,…

To have a successful online presence, you need a great web hosting provider. But with so many providers out there, how do you find the one that’s right for your business? Here are 4 tips to help you find the best web hosting for your needs. 1. Assess Your Needs You can’t just pick a web hosting provider willy-nilly. You need to choose one that has the features and price point you…

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 138 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Experimental Model Element, Media, Web Animation, WebAuthn, SVG, Web API, Service Workers, WebRTC, WebAssembly, and Web Extensions. The current…

Apple today shared a pair of iPhone 13 ads highlighting key features like battery life and the durable Ceramic Shield front display. In the first spot, titled “Doin’ Laps,” a child sets his ‌iPhone 13‌ up on his bike and then cruises around the neighborhood capturing a long video. At the end of his journey, which lasts for five hours, the iPhone is still recording and has not run out of battery….

The watchOS 8.4 release candidate that was seeded to developers and beta testers this morning addresses an ongoing bug that could cause some Apple Watch chargers not to work properly with the Apple Watch. Back in December, we reported on a growing number of charging issues that Apple Watch Series 7 owners were facing. Since watchOS 8.3, there have been a number of complaints about third-party chargers not functioning as expected. For…

Apple today shared a short film called “The Comeback,” which has been released in celebration of Chinese New Year. Created by director Zhang Meng, the video kicks off the Year of the Tiger with the story of a father, a son, and a forgotten village with an “out-of-this-world dream.” The 23 minute film was shot using the latest iPhone (which is the iPhone 13 Pro) like all of the videos in Apple’s…