Stories by Nehal Malik

2021 WWDC Leak: What’s Coming Next Week from Apple Says Gurman

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), slated to take place virtually between June 7-11 this year, has historically been a more software-focused event. Despite the speculated announcement of redesigned 14" and 16" MacBook Pros during the keynote this year, the event is expected to largely focus on software announcements. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman has rounded up all...

Apple Employees Still Want to Work Remotely, Says Pushback Letter

Earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent out a memo announcing a new policy that will require all Apple employees to return to the office on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays starting in September. Employees have now banded together to lobby for remote/location-flexible work policies in an internal letter addressed to Cook and the rest...

iFixit M1 iPad Pro Teardown Shows Off the MiniLED Display [VIDEO]

[caption id="attachment_354490" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: iFixit on YouTube[/caption] While the recently launched 12.9" iPad Pro comes with Apple's M1 chip that puts it on par with the 2020 MacBook Pro, 2020 MacBook Air, and 2021 iMac (at least in terms of raw computing power), that is just the tip of the iceberg. The 2021 iPad...

Apple CarPlay was Supported by Over 80% of New Cars Last Year

CNBC says Apple's documented success with CarPlay would pave the way for and instill market confidence in an automotive software or even vehicle offering from the Cupertino, California, based tech giant. Apple introduced CarPlay back in 2014 as a way for users to integrate their iPhones into car dashboards, basically turning the onboard infotainment system...

Apple Reportedly Starts iPhone 13 Display Production, Report Says

Samsung Display and LG Display have both started production on the OLED display panels for Apple's next iPhone, which will be presumably be called the iPhone 13 and is slated to launch later this year — reports The Elec. According to people close to the matter, Samsung Display started production mid-May, and LG Display has followed...

Apple Confirms Jony Ive Helped Design the M1 iMac

Sir Jony Ive hasn't been an Apple employee since 2019 when he parted ways with the iPhone maker to start his own design company. However, MacRumors reports that Apple's former Chief Design Officer was involved in designing the new M1-equipped 2021 iMac that was unveiled at the 'Spring Loaded' event last month. During his time...

TekSavvy Says Justin Trudeau ‘Must Fire’ CRTC Chair Ian Scott

In a massive blow to competition among Canadian telcos that invited unprecedented backlash from consumer groups, the CRTC ruled to reverse wholesale internet rates it lowered in 2019 back to the higher 2016 figures earlier this week. According to a blog post from TekSavvy, the Chatham, Ontario, based regional telecommunications operator is now demanding that the...

Apple Podcasts Subscriptions Delayed to June

In a missive to content creators on the Apple Podcasts platform, Apple said that Podcasts Subscriptions, announced at the 'Spring Loaded' event and originally slated to launch this month, would now launch sometime in June — reports MacRumors. The feature has been delayed in order to make sure the "best experience" is provided, to both creators...

Apple Now Sells Sony’s PlayStation DualSense Wireless Controller

[caption id="attachment_353844" align="aligncenter" width="1115"] Image: Apple[/caption] Now that both the iPhone and iPad support the PlayStation 5 DualSense wireless controller, Apple has made it available on the Apple Store. At the time of writing, the controller is in stock and selling for $89.95 CAD, which is in line with other Canadian retailers. If you had...

PopSockets iPhone 12 MagSafe Versions Put to the Test

Popular attachable phone accessory maker PopSockets has released its new line of PopGrips for the iPhone 12 family that's designed to work with Apple's MagSafe technology. News of PopSockets working on a solution that leverages the iPhone 12's MagSafe capabilities broke shortly after the newest iPhone launched, and the line of accessories was formally unveiled at...