Tag Archives: Apple

Morning News: Economic Collapse In Afghanistan, Apple Lawsuit, Polluters

Economic collapse and halting international aid following the Taliban’s takeover have compounded shortages that were already deepening; we examine the unfolding disaster. 

The verdict in a blockbuster case against Apple might look like a win for the tech giant; a closer read reveals new battle lines. And the data that reveal how polluters behave when regulators are not watching.

Morning News Podcast: Remote Worker Issues, Apple Trial, Inflation

A.M. Edition for May 24. WSJ’s Vanessa Fuhrmans on how some bosses still aren’t sure remote workers are as committed as employees at the office. 

The trial of Apple and ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games nears an end. After paying off credit card debt, borrowers wonder what to pay off next. Peter Granitz hosts.

Reviews: Apple’s New iPad Pro, M1 Mac, AirTags & Apple TV 4K (WSJ Video)

Airtags: The size of Mentos or a Lifesaver? A redesigned super-slim iMac? Lost-item trackers called AirTags? An Apple TV remote that doesn’t suck? New iPad Pros with M1 chips? Apple announced a hodgepodge of updates at a spring event. WSJ’s Joanna Stern has the rundown. Photo Illustration: Adele Morgan

Smartphone Tracking: ‘Apple vs Facebook’ (WSJ)

Big Tech Fight Night: Cook vs. Zuck A new privacy feature in Apple’s iOS 14.5 requires apps to request permission to track you. And Facebook isn’t happy about it. WSJ’s Joanna Stern put Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Tim Cook into the ring to explain why this software update has kicked off a tech slugfest. Photo illustration: Preston Jessee for The Wall Street Journal Personal Technology With Joanna Stern Technology is overwhelming and making decisions about what gadget to buy is harder than ever. WSJ personal tech columnist Joanna Stern makes it all a bit easier in her lively and informative videos.

Analysis: ‘How Would Apple Make A Car’ (Video)

As tech companies become a key part of the auto industry, cars are looking more like giant computers on wheels. To understand why a tech giant like Apple might want to make a car, we built one out of iPhone parts. Photo illustration: Alex Kuzoian/WSJ

Analysis: Is Texas Now The New California? (Video)

Tesla’s gigafactory and Apple’s second-largest campus aren’t the only big businesses coming to Texas. From Oracle to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Elon Musk to Joe Rogan, Texas has lured an increasing number of big businesses and billionaires away from California since the pandemic began. While California’s population and job growth both slowed to a trickle, Texas added more residents than any other state in 2020. CNBC talks to those moving and longtime Texans about the reasons behind the trend and what it could mean for the future of the Lone Star State.

Photography: Top Tips For Taking Great Photos On The iPHone Camera (Video)

Apple has quietly given its Camera app a major overhaul — with great tricks hidden in its interface. WSJ’s Kenny Wassus demos the new features, from simultaneous video and photo capture to Burst Mode and the new Pro Raw format.

Photo illustration: Kenny Wassus

Video Timeline: 0:000:44 Introduction 0:451:17 Hidden Camera Levels 1:181:44 Quick Video Capture 1:452:10 Burst Mode 2:112:37 Preserve Creative Control 2:383:06 Reveal Exposure Control 3:073:37 24 FPS Video Recording 3:384:10 Mirror Selfie 4:115:39 Apple Pro Raw

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Commerce: ‘Will Digital Payments Replace Cash?’

Is cash still king? The coronavirus pandemic may cause a drastic decline in cash usage due to the risk of contamination. The unprecedented surge in the demand for contactless payment has also shown outstanding performances for major companies offering cashless payment methods, like Apple, Square and Paypal. Could covid-19 signal the end of cash in the United States and can the U.S. really function without physical currency?

The Future Of Driving: Designing ‘The Apple Car’

Every time Californian tech giant Apple puts out a new product, it makes headlines around the world. That was true of its early home computers – the first to use a recognizably modern user interface – and it was even more true of the iPod, which singlehandedly revolutionized the music industry. Not to mention the very smartphone you’re probably watching this video on.

But the world’s biggest and best-loved technology company isn’t done yet. For several years, now Apple engineers have secretly been eyeing up transportation as the next industry ripe for their unique brand of scorched-earth disruption. So today we’re asking the question – when will we see the Apple Car?

Technology Podcast: Apple-Epic Games Lawsuit, Quantum Computers

This week a judge heard the first arguments in an antitrust case that could reshape the software ecosystem. Who will be the real winners and losers of this digital deathmatchQuantum computers have limited capabilities, but the technology may yet live up to its promise.

And, how understanding the evolutionary history of exercise could help get people moving. Kenneth Cukier hosts.