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India may offer subsidized loans to win Apple manufacturing bids

India wants to woo Apple suppliers into opening factories in the country. To that end, it may offer attractive subsidized loans to make it more appealing. The proposals by the Ministry of Electronics

Disney+ racks up nearly $100 million in user spending in first 60 days

Aside from saying that Apple TV+ pulled in “millions of users” in its first week, Apple hasn’t shared any stats about how Apple’s streaming service is doing. Disney+, on the other hand, seems to be

New Logitech ergonomic keyboard offers pillowy-soft comfort

Logitech’s new ergonomic keyboard is designed to bring comfort to the heaviest of computer users. With cushy-yet-precise keys and a pillow-soft wrist rest, the just-announced Ergo K860 Ergonomic Split

Little America currently holds 100% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes

Apple TV+’s upcoming series Little America is pretty darn great. At least, if reviews aggregator Rotten Tomatoes is to be believed. With the initial critic reviews in, Little America‘s current rating

Trump calls for Apple to ‘step up’ and unseal iPhones used by ‘killers, drug dealers’

President Donald Trump called on Tuesday for Apple to “step up to the plate” and “help our great country” by unlocking the iPhones used by a Saudi aviation student that killed three people at a

Lepow portable display is a perfect companion for your MacBook [Review]

MacBooks are wonderfully portable but a laptop display can be cramped for getting serious work done. The Lepow 15.6-Inch USB-C Portable Monitor is so slim and light it can easily go with you and

Apple inks multi-year content deal with Little America co-creator

Lee Eisenberg, the co-creator behind Apple’s upcoming TV series, Little America, has inked a multi-year to create content for Apple TV+. Apple already ordered a second season of Little America ahead

Handy adaptor charges iPhone, camera gear on power tool battery

There is an entire tech economy around battery life. There are the batteries themselves, chargers both corded and wireless and emergency sources of power that plug into gadgets about to die. Finally,

How to get replacement AirPods Pro tips from Apple

Apple will sell you replacement tips for your AirPods Pro — but you won’t find them in the store. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

The wait for rack mount Mac Pro is over

Apple today began taking orders for the alternative Mac Pro version designed to be installed in server rooms; previously it was only taking pre-orders. Units purchased today ship next week. The

This is how easy it is to add RAM to the 2019 Mac Pro

The hardest part of adding RAM to a new Mac Pro is unplugging all your peripherals first. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Second developer betas of iOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1 finally appear

After a long delay stretched back to before the holiday season, Apple today released iOS 13.3.1 developer beta 2, along with the equivalent pre-release version of iPadOS. These are a bug-fix updates,

Instagram DMs are coming to the web

Chatting with your friends on Instagram is coming soon to a desktop computer near you. Instagram revealed today that it is testing a new feature that allows users to access their Instagram DMs through

Doqo iPad Pro keyboard with trackpad also offers 7-port hub

Doqo is an upcoming USB-C keyboard for the iPad Pro with a MacBook-sized trackpad, a 7-in-1 hub, and a built-in battery. It’s one of several clip-on keyboards that promise to give Apple’s professional

Apple could be a $2 trillion company by end of 2021

Apple could be a $2 trillion business by the end of 2021, bullish Apple analyst Dan Ives of Wedbush claims. If so, this would be a massive leap from Apple’s current market cap of $1.38 trillion. And

TikTok was the top iOS app worldwide in Q4 2019

TikTok was the most popular iOS app worldwide in Q4 2019, as measured by total number of downloads. In both the App Store and Google Play, TikTok downloads hit an all-time high of almost 220 million

Charge your Apple Watch with a compact key fob [Deals]

The point of an Apple Watch is to keep things simple and compact. So it doesn’t make sense to carry a bunch of charging gear around, too. That makes this keychain-ready wireless charger the ideal

Apple TV+ comedy Mythic Quest coming to PAX South gaming expo

Apple Original comedy series Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet is coming to Apple TV+ on February 7. But before then, Mythic Quest is stopping off at the PAX South gaming expo in Texas, possibly for an

What Apple TV+ needs to be a big player in 2020

Apple TV+ is great. I think it’s done a whole lot right in the sub-3 months since it launched. But, right now, Apple TV+ is what Apple was to Microsoft in the 1990s. Sure, the quality is there, but

Mac shipments fall in 2019 despite impressive growth for PCs

A big MacBook Pro refresh and a long-awaited Mac Pro overhaul couldn’t prevent Apple computer shipments from suffering another decline in 2019, according to new data. Both IDC and Gartner say Mac