Apple Giveback: trade-in scheme.
Wired's take on yesterday's announcements. Includes the end of iTunes, which should be popular in these parts.
"Includes the end of iTunes", only for Apple users.
Will the new Apple Music app work on Windows?
Apparently not. Outside of the Mac ecosystem, it’s still an iTunes world after all. “Windows users will see no changes in their experience,” an Apple rep confirmed
More about iTunes here: https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/what-apples-itunes-shutdown-means-for-music-fans/
"Apple has determined that, in a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units, the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and product eligibility is determined by the product serial number.
Customer safety is always Apple's top priority, and we have voluntarily decided to replace affected batteries, free of charge."
Bug bounty increased.
Ever wondered what the next product would be?
(Not having a number is really important.)
I wouldn't do any software updates on iOS devices until the reported vulnerability in 12.4 is sorted. Should only be a few days.
Special Event live.
macOS 10.5 "Catalina" starting to appear.
Further moves away from iTunes and some interesting convergence with iPads.
not to mention an infuriating crippling of notes sync when one has allowed iphones and pads to update to latest, but stopped desktop from updating because some apps are not ready - without any warning, so I have 600 notes gone "missing" (to be found in icloud).
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