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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Jordan:

Apple's new MacBook Air and Pro models are eligible for free keyboard repairs

Following a refresh for the latest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models today, Apple has informed repair staff that the two new MacBook models are eligible for its Keyboard Service program offering free repairs on keyboards in certain MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models. The two new models added today include the MacBook Air … → Read More

9to5Rewards: Last chance to win the new iPad mini! [Giveaway]

This is your last week to enter our giveaway for Apple’s latest 2019 iPad mini thanks to our sponsor ZUGU Case– makers of Amazon’s highest rate iPad case and the new Muse case for iPads. Check out the new Muse Case for iPad mini 4/5 on Amazon now (or iPad Pro) Head below to enter the … → Read More

Apple finds issue w/ logic board in some 2018 MacBook Airs, offers free repair

Apple has confirmed in an internal document to repair staff that it’s identified an issue with the main logic board in what it says is a “very small number” of MacBook Air models. Apple Stores and authorized repair staff have been informed to replace the main logic board in affected machines at no cost to … → Read More

Apple celebrates Toronto Raptors NBA Championship win with emoji homepage takeover

Following a win for the Toronto Raptors last night in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Championship, Apple is joining in on the celebration with a tribute via its Canadian website. Users visiting (the tribute only appears on the local Canadian version of its site) this morning are greeted with a short animation of … → Read More

Apple releases Logic Pro X 10.4.5 w/ increased performance for new Mac Pro & more

Apple today released an updated version of Logic Pro X with optimizations for the upcoming new Mac Pro. The updated version of Logic Pro includes support for up to 5x the number of real-time plug-ins when using the new Mac Pro compared the previous generation machine. 
Apple first announced that it would have a new … → Read More

Apple Watch Grant Program launching this fall

Apple plans to launch a new “Apple Watch Limited Grant” program later this year for researchers using its ResearchKit and CareKit platforms. → Read More

Multi-cam support in iOS 13 allows simultaneous capture

In iOS 13, Apple is introducing multi-cam support for apps to simultaneously capture photos, video, audio, metadata and depth. → Read More

PencilKit brings low latency Apple Pencil drawing & annotation

Apple introduced PencilKit at WWDC 2019 this week for much easier implementation of Apple Pencil experiences in third-party apps. → Read More

iOS 13 includes new Accessibility features for motion sensitivity and color blindness

This week during Apple’s WWDC sessions for developers the company showed off some new features for accessibility coming to iOS 13. These include new settings to improve app interactions for users with various motion sensitivity and color-blindness disabilities. The new features will be available in Apple’s own apps starting with iOS 13 and in third-party … → Read More

65+ iOS 13 features that Apple didn't show off at WWDC

Today at its WWDC keynote presentation, Apple officially announced iOS 13 arriving later this year for iPhone users. The company demoed a few of the notable new features including Dark Mode, a new swipe-based gesture keyboard, as well as new features for Siri, Photos and AirPods. It also, however, quickly flashed a slide on stage … → Read More

Apple Watch replacement constraint means some Series 3 repairs will get Series 4 upgrade

Apple appears to be running low on inventory for Apple Watch Series 3 repairs as the company informed store staff today that it will substitute some Series 3 repairs with the newer Apple Watch Seri… → Read More


The Wall Street Journal published a piece last night that profiled influential app developer Loren Brichter of Atebits and Tweetie fame. The 28-year-old developer is the man behind several apps that were first to implement or help popularize well-known gestures and UI features that have since become design standards for many popular apps and developers. Perhaps the best example is… → Read More

Apple launches vintage repair pilot program to fix aging iPhones, MacBooks and more

Apple is introducing a new “Repair Vintage Apple Products Pilot” program that will extend the period of time customers can receive repairs for older devices, according to sources famili… → Read More

Apple releases Logic Pro X 10.4.2 and MainStage 3.4 with new features and plug-ins

Apple today released Logic Pro X 10.4.2 alongside MainStage 3.4 on the Mac App Store with a number of new features and enhancements. Head below to see what’s new. → Read More

Apple introduces new data recovery process for Macs with T2 chip

Apple has recently documented a new data recovery process internally for Macs that utilize its T2 chip introduced with the iMac Pro and the 2018 MacBook Pro. The new process for repair staff is being introduced due to the T2 chip’s advanced security features including hardware encryption for SSD storage that isn’t compatible with Apple’s … → Read More

How to: Change your Artist Image with Apple Music for Artists beta

One of the long requested features for Apple Music by artists has been the ability to quickly and easily change bio/profile photos – the main artist image that shows up when someone searches … → Read More


According to a report from BFM.TV (via, France’s Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) has launched a case before a court in Paris claiming Apple owes 48.5 million euros. The complaint points to clauses in contracts Apple has with mobile operators in the country that the DGCCRF, a governing body under the Ministry of Finance, claims are… → Read More

9to5Rewards: Win these customized dark blue ‘9to5Mac Edition’ AirPods from Colorware

This week for 9to5Rewards, we’re giving away a pair of customized “9to5Mac Edition” AirPods from ColorWare, the Minnesota-based company that specializes in custom painted products &… → Read More

Apple releases 2018 MacBook Pro update to fix CPU throttling/thermal management bug

Apple is today pushing out an update for its brand new MacBook Pros released earlier this month to address a bug that resulted in performance issues related to the machines’ thermal managemen… → Read More

Video goes hands-on with ‘iPhone X Plus’ 6.5-inch & ‘iPhone 9’ 6.1-inch dummy units & cases

The video and photos below are the latest claiming to show dummy models of a 6.1-inch “iPhone 9” and a 6.5-inch “iPhone X Plus” rumoured to be the next iPhone models Apple unveils this fall. The vi… → Read More