Apple has publicly acknowledged that the butterfly switch keyboards in some MacBook and MacBook Pro computers have given consumers some trouble, and it has launched a new repair service program that promises to fix problems with those keyboards for free, regardless of whether the consumer purchased AppleCare.
Apple announced today that it signed a multi-year content partnership with actress, philanthropist, and talk-show host Oprah Winfrey. The partnership is the latest in a series of moves Apple has made to bolster its original programming efforts. Winfrey’s content will be released as part of Apple’s lineup, but it’s still unclear when and where Apple will debut the bulk of its planned original content.
“The iPhone 6 was 3.3 times more likely to bend than the iPhone 5s” and “the iPhone 6 Plus was 7.2 times more likely to bend than the iPhone 5s,” the document states. Judge Koh wrote that “one of the major concerns Apple Identified prior to launching the iPhones was that they were ‘likely to bend more easily when compared to previous generations.'”
Apple would really, really like its employees to keep their mouths shut. At least, that’s the clear takeaway from an internal Apple memo suggesting grave consequences for anyone who leaks company information to the press.
The FBI did not have the technical capability to access an iPhone used by one of the terrorists behind the San Bernardino shooting, a Justice Department watchdog has found.
A report by the department’s Office of Inspector General sheds new light on the FBI’s efforts to gain access to the terrorist’s phone.