The United States Justice Department is targeting a lucrative deal between Apple and Google as part of one of the U.S. government’s largest antitrust cases, reports The New York Times. On Tuesday, the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, claiming the Mountain View-based company used anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and advertising markets to maintain an unlawful monopoly. In 2017, Apple updated an agreement to keep Google’s search…

Some iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro users in the UK have reported that their new devices are recieving an error message in the “NHS COVID-19” contact-tracing app, rendering it unusable (via BBC News). ‘Unfortunately, You Can’t Run This App’ Similar errors and issues have been reported in other regions contact tracing apps that also use Apple’s Exposure Notification API. The error appears to occur when apps are transferred from an older…

Apple today shared a new video on its YouTube channel that features footage shot on the iPhone 12 Pro. Apple says the two-minute video pushes the ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌’s new Dolby Vision and low-light capabilities to the limit as an attempt to “capture darkness itself.” The video is also accompanied by a behind the scenes look at how it was made. Watch other Shot on iPhone videos here. Related Roundup: iPhone 12…

After live streaming a teardown of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro earlier this week, iFixit today provided a more in-depth teardown that goes through all of the components in the new devices, revealing several similarities between the two. Early testing conducted by iFixit shows that the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro displays are interchangeable and can be swapped without issue, though the max brightness level of the two vary slightly….

Alongside the HomePod mini, Apple introduced a new Intercom feature that’s designed to let Apple device owners communicate with one another throughout the home, sending messages to specific rooms, areas, or people. Intercom works with the HomePod, ‌HomePod mini‌, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and even CarPlay, so you can dictate a voice message on any of your devices that you can have delivered to a single person in the family or…

iPhone 12 Pro models feature a new LiDAR Scanner for enhanced augmented reality experiences, but the sensor also enables another unique feature: the ability to measure a person’s height instantly using the Measure app. You can even measure the seated height of a person in a chair, according to Apple. When the Measure app detects a person in the viewfinder, it automatically measures their height from the ground to the top of…

Apple’s biggest product launch of the year is finally here, with the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro getting into customers’ hands for the first time, along with a bonus debut for the colorful fourth-generation iPad Air. This week’s top stories were all about those launches, including the new MagSafe Charger that Apple hopes will bring a new level of convenience and speed to wireless charging. Read on below for the highlights of…

If you keep your iPhone in a leather case while charging with Apple’s new MagSafe Charger, the case might show circular imprints from contact with the accessory, according to a new Apple support document published today. Apple’s leather cases for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are not available until November 6, but a MacRumors reader has already shared a photo of a circular imprint on Apple’s silicone case, so it…