@philm wrote: Hello community, I am happy to announce another Testing Update. 1366×768 We updated our Deepin ISO with a newer preview. Some feature-updates: python 3.8 rebuilds by Arch and Manjaro we updated most of our kernels new bauh version new calamares release the usual upstream fixes and haskell rebuilds. If you like following latest Plasma development you may also like to check out our current version of mnjaro-kde-vanilla, which we build…

Apple today started offering an extended three-month free trial period for Apple News+ to first-time subscribers in the United States and Canada, up from a one-month trial previously. According to the App Store, this is a temporary promotion available for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend only. “This weekend only, get a 3 month free trial of Apple News+ and enjoy full access to hundreds of magazines and leading newspapers,” says…

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company’s brand new Type-C Aluminum Stand and Hubs, designed for the latest Mac mini models. Priced at $80, the ‌Mac mini‌ Stand and Hub is designed to be used under the ‌Mac mini‌, adding valuable additional ports that are normally not available on the ‌Mac mini‌. The hub features a USB-C data port,…

Apple today reminded developers that new apps and app updates will not be accepted through App Store Connect from Monday, December 23 through Friday, December 27. Any app releases should be scheduled, submitted, and approved in advance. This brief closure of App Store Connect occurs every holiday season. Other features of App Store Connect will remain available. Tags: App Store, App Store Connect This article, “Apple Reminds Developers That New or Updated…

Apple is considering bundling AirPods with new iPhone models in 2020, according to hit-or-miss Taiwanese publication DigiTimes. The report claims “smartphone vendors including Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi are looking to bundle their new models with TWS earbuds next year,” citing unnamed industry sources. “TWS” or “truly wireless stereo” earphones include the likes of AirPods and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds. We’re pretty skeptical about this report due to the price of AirPods, which start…

Although Thanksgiving festivities are just getting underway across the United States, many Black Friday deals are about to kick off (or already have kicked off) at retailers around the country. The big retail chains are all starting Black Friday early today, including Target, Best Buy, Walmart, and Kohl’s, and many online-only deals are already available. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and…

Amazon is offering an impressive deal on the 2019 MacBook Air, offering the base model for just $799 in the United States. That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen and $300 less than Apple’s regular price of $1,099. The notebook is listed at $899, but if you proceed to checkout and choose no-rush shipping, the price becomes $799. This is the latest MacBook Air model with a True Tone display, released in…

Apple’s four-day Black Friday shopping event is now live in Australia and New Zealand, offering customers free Apple Store gift cards worth up to A$320 or NZ$320 with the purchase of select new Apple products. The gift card amounts are as follows in Australia and New Zealand: $320 for 13-inch MacBook Pro, iMac, or iMac Pro $160 for MacBook Air $160 for iPad Pro $160 for Beats Studio3 Wireless $80 for SIM-free…

Apple today removed Jony Ive from its leadership page on its website, suggesting that he has officially departed the company after nearly three decades. The change was spotted by French blog MacGeneration. Jony Ive portrait by Brian Bowen Smith Ive led Apple’s design team since 1996. Promoted to Chief Design Officer in 2015, he had been responsible for all design at Apple, including the look and feel of Apple products like the…

Apple just released the AirPods Pro in late October, but there are already a bunch of knockoffs and replicas on the market to appeal to those who might not be able to afford the $250 asking price of the ‌AirPods Pro‌. We picked up the $95 i500 Pro TWS Earbuds, a set of ‌AirPods Pro‌ replicas that are remarkably similar in design to Apple’s real ‌AirPods Pro‌ and that even advertise some…