Apple at its upcoming WWDC 2023 Apple Park event plans to provide some developers and attendees with an opportunity to try out the new AR/VR headset following its announcement, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Apple headset concept by Marcus Kane Apple built a new “structure” at the ‌Apple Park‌ campus that is designed to provide controlled hands-on demos of the headset. The test area is at the basketball courts at ‌Apple Park‌,…

One of Apple’s biggest events of the year is right around the corner, with a jam-packed keynote kicking off WWDC 2023 on Monday. Apple’s long-rumored AR/VR headset is all but certain to finally come to fruition, but it looks like there will be much more than that revealed at the event. In addition to the standard previews of upcoming major operating system updates and the headset, it looks like we’ll be seeing…

CrossOver will gain support for DirectX 12 starting this year to enhance the experience of playing Windows games on macOS, CodeWeavers this week announced. CrossOver allows macOS, Linux, and ChromeOS users to run Windows apps as if they were native by translating Windows APIs into their Mac equivalents. CrossOver currently only supports Microsoft’s DirectX 11. DirectX 12 is the latest collection of graphics rendering APIs available on Windows and Xbox, promising better…

Apple may announce a major change to Siri that would move away from the “Hey ‌Siri‌” trigger phrase currently required to invoke the virtual assistant hands-free at next week’s WWDC keynote, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In a new tweet, Gurman reiterated that the change to the ‌Siri‌ trigger phrase may be among next week’s announcements. In November, Gurman reported that Apple is working on a way for ‌Siri‌ to be able…

The 34th annual Worldwide Developers conference is less than a week away, and it’s going to feature one of the most exciting keynote events that we’ve had in recent years. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple is expected to introduce its first new wearable since the launch of the Apple Watch, plus there are new Macs coming and notable features for iOS 17 and watchOS 10. This guide…

Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset will be available in six colors, according to a sketchy rumor shared by Twitter account @billbil_kun, which accurately leaked a spec sheet for Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra before that device was announced earlier this year. Apple headset concept by designer Marcus Kane In a blog post today on French deals website Dealabs, spotted by iPhoneAddict, the anonymous leaker claimed that Apple’s headset will be available in black, blue,…

Apple has invited some developers to watch the WWDC keynote event at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, but for those who are unable to attend, Apple has highlighted a range of “Beyond WWDC” events that are happening next week. These events are designed for developers who want to meet up for learning, networking, and more. There are WWDC-themed events taking place worldwide, including online. A number of watch parties are happening, for…

Starting with iOS 17, the Wallet app on iPhone may be able to show balances for a wider range of credit cards set up with Apple Pay, according to a report today from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Currently, only the Apple Card’s balance can be viewed in the app. “The Wallet app will get an upgrade as the company pushes deeper into financial services,” wrote Gurman. “That could include the app tying deeper…

“Stray,” an adventure game that lets players take on the role of a cat, will soon be available on the Mac. Introduced in 2022, Stray has previously been limited to Windows machines and PlayStation consoles. In Stray, a stray cat finds himself stuck in a walled city filled with robots and mutant bacteria. The cat must make his way back up to the surface with the help of B-12, his drone companion….

Windows users will want to make sure that they are running the latest version of iTunes, iTunes 12.12.9, in order to gain protection from a recently uncovered security vulnerability. Apple released iTunes 12.12.9 on May 23, and it fixes an issue that could allow malicious apps to gain elevated privileges to install malware on a Windows machine. While the vulnerability was addressed last week, Synopsys, the security company that discovered the problem,…