Apple will focus on machine learning, AI jobs in new NC campus

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. (Reuters) — Apple on Monday said it will establish a new campus in North Carolina that will house up to 3,000 employees, expand its operations in several other U.S. states and increase its spending targets with U.S. suppliers. Apple said it […]

Apple Arcade Game ‘Super Impossible Road’ Coming To Next-Gen Consoles Later This Year

Super Impossible Road is jumping from Apple Arcade to next-gen consoles this year, adding real-time shadows, reflections, and volumetric lighting in the process. The popular title will be published by Rogue – which raised $2.5 million to bring “weird and wonderful games” to a broader audience. Rogue has a penchant for teaming up with indie […]

Apple spells out how soon its IDFA privacy changes will take effect

Apple said today that the privacy changes with its Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA) in iOS 14 are coming soon with the company’s next beta software release. Apple had previously said the changes — which could make it a lot harder for game and app companies to target specific users with advertising — would come in […]

Apple purges 39,000 game apps from China store to meet year-end licence deadline

(Reuters) — Apple removed 39,000 game apps on its China store Thursday, the biggest removal ever in a single day, as it set year-end as deadline for all game publishers to obtain a licence. The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games by Chinese authorities. Including the 39,000 games, Apple removed more than 46,000 […]

Apple Names Genshin Impact iPhone Game Of The Year For 2020

Apple has officially named Genshin Impact as the best iPhone game of 2020, awarding Mihoyo’s critically-acclaimed RPG the first of what could potentially be several end-of-year accolades. Genshin Impact may have only launched two months ago, but it has taken the world by storm ever since. Despite the fact we reckon Genshin Impact should have […]

Apple Adds LiDAR Scanner to iPhone 12 Pro for "Instant AR"

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address Apple today introduced its latest lineup of smartphones, including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, both of which are equipped […]

Apple brings back MagSafe, sparks interest in magnetic phone charging

One of Apple’s most popular MacBook features, the MagSafe magnetic charging connector, saved countless laptops from hitting the floor before being replaced by smaller USB-C plugs. Now Apple is officially bringing back the MagSafe name for a different set of devices — iPhones — but with a greater focus on convenience than safety, a change […]

Apple unveils $99 HomePod mini with U1 proximity chip

Apple is introduced a smaller version of its HomePod smart speaker today, just the second smart speaker from Apple since the original HomePod debuted in 2017. The HomePod mini will sell for $99 and goes on sale November 16. It comes in space grey and white. The round speaker with a flat bottom closely resembles […]

Epic Games Vs Apple Antitrust Trial Will Begin On May 3

According to court documents filed on October 6, the antitrust trial between Epic Games and Apple is scheduled to begin on May 3, 2021, and will be presided by US District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. It has yet to be determined if the trial will be held virtually or in person, though court documents […]