The iPhone XR is set to launch on Friday, October 26, and ahead of its release date, we were able to get our hands on a review unit from Apple. We spent the day with the iPhone XR in New York City, checking out its feature set and doing a quick comparison with the higher-priced iPhone XS for all of our readers who are thinking of picking up Apple’s most affordable flagship…

Apple today updated its Events app for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV in preparation for the October 30th event that’s expected to see the debut of new iPad Pro models and several new Macs. The updated Events app can be downloaded from the tvOS App Store, and it features artwork from the media invites that were sent out last week. Apple’s Events app, along with the Events section of Apple’s website,…

Apple has effectively disabled the GrayKey iPhone unlocking device used by law enforcement agencies to crack the passcodes on iPhones, reports Forbes. Multiple anonymous sources have told Forbes that the GrayKey box is unable to obtain the passcodes of any iPhone or iPad running iOS 12 or later. GrayKey iPhone cracking box, via MalwareBytes. On these devices, law enforcement agencies are limited to a partial extraction that provides unencrypted files and metadata…

For its upcoming October 30th event, Apple sent out unique media invites this year, with a different Apple logo on each and every one. The artwork for the Apple logos varies from the abstract to the classic, with Apple tapping multiple artists for the design. As it turns out, there were more than 350 one-of-a-kind Apple logos created for the event invites, which we’re sharing in high resolution today. A MacRumors reader…

Popular farming simulation and RPG Stardew Valley expanded to mobile devices today, and can now be downloaded from the iOS App Store on an iPhone or iPad. If you’re unfamiliar with Stardew Valley, it’s an incredibly in-depth simulation game where players are tasked with taking over a small, failing farm, working to bring it back to prosperity by planting and tending crops, raising animals, and crafting goods to sell. Similar to games…

Reviews for the iPhone XR went live this morning ahead of Friday’s launch, and in a press release in the Apple Newsroom, Apple has highlighted reviews from several members of the media who were able to spend some time with the new iPhones. Apple shared key passages from sites that include Digital Trends, Daring Fireball, Tom’s Guide, Mashable, Engadget, The Verge, TechCrunch, CNN, Best Products, Techradar, and more. Mashable, for example, called…

17 years ago today, then Apple CEO Steve Jobs stood on stage at the Apple Town Hall in Cupertino, California and showed off the very first iPod, a palm-sized device that held an entire music library and helped bring Apple back to profitability. As Jobs introduced the first iPod, he called it a quantum leap forward in technology and outlined its three major breakthrough features: ultra-portability, Apple’s legendary ease of use, and…

Apple’s rumored television service that is in the works to showcase its original TV shows will be available in more than 100 countries, according to a new report from The Information citing details obtained from three inside sources. Apple is said to be planning to launch the service in the United States in the first half of 2019, with a global expansion to follow later in the year. According to The Information,…

In the United States and several other countries, the iPhone XR is no longer available for launch day delivery from Apple’s online store. All colors and capacities from all carriers are listing a delivery date of one to two weeks, with new orders made today set to arrive from November 5 to November 12. In store pickup for the iPhone XR is also no longer available for orders placed today via Apple’s…

Following the release of iOS 12.0.1 on October 8, Apple has stopped signing iOS 12, the previous version of iOS that was available to consumers. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners who have upgraded to iOS 12 .0.1 will no longer be able to downgrade to the release version of iOS 12 . iOS 12 .0.1 introduced fixes for a Lightning charging issue and Wi-Fi problems, improving performance over iOS 12 ….