This stylish, funny game about gentrification just won Apple’s iPhone game of the year award (AAPL)

Ben Esposito “Donut County” was just awarded the distinction of iPhone game of the year by Apple itself. The game, which costs $ 5, casts you as the pilot of a hole in the ground, with a mission to swallow up anything and everything. The game is silly, and fun to play, but it has […]

Here are the 3 missing features that keep Apple’s new iPad Pro from really replacing a laptop (AAPL)

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Apple’s latest iPads still aren’t a good substitute for a old-fashioned laptop, no matter how much the company keeps promoting them as the next stage in computers. Unveiled at the company’s press event in New York on Tuesday, the company’s newest iPad Pro tablets have super-fast new processors, large and beautiful displays, […]

Liveblog: All the news from Apple’s “more in the making” Brooklyn event

Enlarge / One of several styled Apple logos associated with the October 30 event. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog Liveblog. At 10am EDT (7am PDT, 2pm GMT) on Tuesday, October 30, Apple will host another live event to announce new products. We’re expecting new iPad Pro models and maybe new Macs—but you never […]

Apples fires back at Australian encryption bill

In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country’s proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation raises cybersecurity concerns and give the state power to abuse users’ privacy. Apple stated, “We encourage the government to stand by their stated intention not to weaken encryption or […]

Reigns: Game of Thrones uses Apple’s face recognition to determine trust or deceipt

In the upcoming Reigns: Game of Thrones for iOS, you have to know who to trust. Should you ally yourself with Tyrion Lannister or Daenerys Targaryen? If you happen to have one of the new Apple iPhone X devices — the X, the XS, or the XS Max — you may have a better chance. The face-tracking […]

A dead mall near Apple’s Silicon Valley headquarters is transforming into a $4 billion development

Eric Risberg/AP City officials approved the construction of a $ 4 billion development project just blocks away from Apple Park, the company’s new headquarters. The project was stalled for years due to concerns about congestion, traffic, and declining home values. The approval could set a precedent for future affordable housing proposals, including a $ 29 million initiative in […]