TL;DR news on Apple at December 19, 2022

New Keys and State IDs Come to Apple Wallet Apple Wallet adds support for additional types of keys, making it possible to access everyday places with just a tap. Availability Developer betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15 are available to Apple Developer Program members at developer.apple.com starting today. Apple has made building manufacturing facilities in the United States a condition for potential battery suppliers, said two of the sources. "My understanding is that Apple is talking about building advanced battery production factories here, here in the U.S.," Jared Bernstein, a senior White House economic adviser, told Reuters. In recent weeks, the Fortnite video game maker argued in court that Apple is abusing its power as an alleged monopolist to extract unfair rents from app developers. Apple's camera lens suppliers are gearing up to deliver initial batches of "iPhone 13" components in June, with mass production to follow, Kuo said. So he stacked bricks, one atop another, with names like iMessage, Apple Photos, AirDrop, Apple Fitness+ and so on, until they formed a high perimeter. Back in March 2020, it emerged that Apple made a key acquisition of a weather app startup, Dark Sky, easily one of the best weather apps on iOS and Android before Apple shut it down. There are rumors that Apple is working on new HomePod products to accompany the HomePod mini, including a HomePod with a display and a camera and a version that combines an Apple TV with a HomePod. Photo illustration: Alex Kuzoian for The Wall Street Journal By Dan Gallagher June 4, 2021 7:00 am ET As Apple Inc. The Apple Wallet vaccination card can be shown to businesses, venues, restaurants, and more that are requiring vaccines for entry. Faculty members who are teaching as part of the NevadaFIT program will also receive iPads and training from Apple education experts, he said. Apple has not yet commented, but CEO Tim Cook has in the past said that he favors this type of consistent global approach to tax reform. For more on what to expect, make sure to check out our dedicated MacBook Pro rumor guide, which contains all the details we know about Apple's new machines so far. According to Dylandkt, "Apple's planned name for the MacBook Pro chips" is the "M1X."The M1X is an extension .. Weekend price drops at B&H offer shoppers cash savings of up to $300 off MacBook Pros, iPads, Apple Watches, desktop Macs and more. Popular options include $50 off AirPods Pro, along with $70 off plus a free Avoda TPU bumper valued at $19.95 with this Apple Watch Series 6. The new Apple TV with the redesigned Siri remote is on sale now, with exclusive promo code savings knocking $12 to $14 off the 2021 HD and 4K models. Shots fired near a Pittsburgh Apple Store, Find My iPhone solves Akon's car theft, and several iPhones were seized from a Capitol riot defendant. Annie Weisman, a veteran of such shows as Desperate Housewives,The Path, and Almost Family, created Physical viaher recent production deal with Apple. Robotics team leader Dave Scott has left the "Apple Car" project, marking the third major departure from the project since the start of 2021. I was greeted with a message I'd never seen before: "iCloud encountered an error while trying to connect to the server." I have a second Apple iCloud I.D. Still fuming, I remembered Apple's unanswered reply on the Better Business Bureau Web site. I still had a warm good feeling about Apple Support, knowing that somewhere, David, Phyllis and Justice probably really would like to be able to get an answer from engineering, just as I did. Another observation I'll offer is that when Apple systems experience failures, it appears that systems staff are not prepared with engineered solutions to ameliorate the matter for customers. Last year, Apple announced its purchase of the classical music streaming service Primephonic, which offered advanced search and browse features specially optimized for classical music. If you have a 2017 Apple TV 4K, there's generally no reason to upgrade at this time unless one of the included features is particularly appealing to you. At a time when everybody was staying at home, streaming entertainment kept many of us sane and we applauded Apple's move. Apple is the biggest tech company in the world and sold more than 300m devices in 2020, from iPhones and watches to iPads and Macs, in a business worth hundreds of billions of dollars.