by Juli Clover
Apple has inked a first look deal with Appian Way Productions, a film and television production company founded by actor Leonardo DiCaprio, reports Deadline.
The multi-year deal will allow Apple the first opportunity to pick up new TV and movie projects produced by Appian Way.
Apple is already working with Appian Way on “Shining Girls,” a metaphysical thriller starring Elisabeth Moss. Apple also owns the rights to “Killers of the Flower Moon,” a Martin Scorsese film that will star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro.
Apple has established similar first look deals with A24, Idris Elba’s Green Door Pictures, Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions, Justin Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment, and more.
Another class-action complaint has been lodged against Apple, which claims that the company was aware of a MacBook Pro design flaw that caused some devices to have backlight display issues (via Apple Insider).
The so-called “flexgate” problem was present in some MacBook Pro models manufactured between 2016 and 2017. The problem appears as dark patches along the bottom of the MacBook Pro’s…
Apple may delay the iPhone 12 Pro launch due to supply chain issues with the 120Hz display, or face cancelling the feature entirely, according to display analyst Ross Young and leaker Jon Prosser.
Young explained via a Tweet that Apple is facing supply chain issues with obtaining 120Hz display driver ICs for the iPhone 12 Pro, even though it can get the correct 120Hz panels. Apple would,…
Friday August 21, 2020 9:30 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple nixed its AirPower wireless charger in May 2019 after it was unable to manufacture the device in a way that would meet Apple’s standards, allegedly due to problems with overheating and reliability.
Leaker Mr-white (@laobaiTD), who has in the past shared leaked component photos and details on Apple’s plans, today tweeted some photos that he claims feature the now-dead AirPower, which…
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Saturday August 22, 2020 8:57 pm PDT by Frank McShan
Apple has reportedly begun testing an expansion of its more detailed Apple Maps app in the United Kingdom and Ireland, according to Justin O’Beirne, who often shares details on updates made in Apple Maps.
Image via Justin O’Beirne Since the Maps revamp in these countries is in testing stages, it is worth pointing out that the changes are not available to all users at the current time….
Topping the news headlines once again this week was the dispute between Apple and Epic Games, which continued to rage with no signs of de-escalation. The conflict hasn’t dampened investors’ enthusiasm for Apple’s stock, however, as Apple this week became the first U.S. company to reach a market capitalization of $2 trillion.
Other news this week include rumors about future iPad Air and iPad…
Twitter user @DongleBookPro has today shared images of a prototype first-generation Mac mini with a built-in dock for an iPod nano.
The images show a first-generation Mac mini with a 30-pin dock connector cutout on the top for an iPod nano. Otherwise, the computer appears to be virtually identical to the version that came to market in 2005. These types of docks were more commonly seen on…
Monday August 24, 2020 2:05 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple today announced the imminent opening of Apple Marina Bay Sands, its third and arguably most distinctive retail store in the country of Singapore.
Image credit: Today Apple Marina Bay Sands has a unique dome-like design unlike any other Apple store. The spherical structure sits on a body of water that was previously occupied by the mega-nightclub Avalon on Singapore’s Marina Bay, home to …
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