Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to weave artificial intelligence deeply into our lives, and he’s ready for a cashless society. The iPhone and Mac maker’s planned research center in Japan will play a role in those plans, and the country could be at the forefront of plans to push Apple Pay as the standard for a no-cash world.
With the introduction of the iPhone 7, Apple did away with the classic click-mechanism home button in favor of a “solid-state” pressure sensitive one that uses haptic feedback to mimic traditional button presses.
A federal jury on Friday found Apple’s FaceTime product in infringement of patents owned by non-practicing entity VirnetX, a decision that will cost Apple more than $302 million in damages.
During yesterday’s MacBook event, Apple co-signed two new LG displays, and it worked together with the Korean company to make sure that the displays meet the needs of Apple customers and worth well with Macs.
Apple today announced the all-new MacBook Pro, confirming that the new computer will come in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes, in both Silver and Space Gray color options. The MacBooks are thinner and lighter than their previous generations, come with a Trackpad that’s larger than the ones on the previous MacBooks, and have a redesigned keyboard for better typing.
Apple used its “hello again” event to introduce new MacBook Pro models Thursday. Smaller, thinner, and featuring four Thunderbolt 3 ports, the signature feature is a “Touch Bar,” a Multi-Touch, Retina Display strip above the keyboard that offers users context-aware controls, keys, and other user-interface features.
Apple held a press event Thursday morning in Cupertino, California. Center stage was the new MacBook Pro, which now has a touchscreen strip at the top of the keyboard. Neat! But that’s not all. Here are all the big announcements.
If you haven’t upgraded to macOS Sierra yet, get ready for Apple to push it to your Mac automatically. That doesn’t, however, mean Apple is forcing you to upgrade because the automatically downloaded update isn’t auto-installing.