by Juli Clover
Apple today shared a trailer for “Earth At Night In Color,” an upcoming docuseries narrated by Tom Hiddleston, known for his role as Loki in the Marvel universe movies.
“Earth At Night In Color” uses next-generation cameras and technology to film animals at nighttime, revealing “new insights and never before seen behaviors.” The series is set to launch on Friday, December 4. Episodes for the show were filmed across six continents, ranging from the Arctic Circle to the African grasslands.
Apple has picked up several documentaries in recent months, and “Earth At Night In Color” joins Werner Herzog’s “Fireball,” which launched last weekend, plus “Becoming You” and “Tiny World.”
“Tiny World,” narrated by Paul Rudd, looks at the world through the eye’s of the world’s smallest creatures using innovative camera technology, while “Becoming You” follows children across the world from birth to five years old to examine the ways that children learn to think, speak, and move.
A large number of late 2013 and mid 2014 13-inch MacBook Pro owners are reporting that the macOS Big Sur update is bricking their machines. A MacRumors forum thread contains a significant number of users reporting the issue, and similar problems are being reported across Reddit and the Apple Support Communities, suggesting the problem is widespread.
Users are reporting that during the…
Sunday November 15, 2020 2:30 pm PST by Frank McShan
The first native benchmarks of Apple’s M1 chip appeared on the Geekbench site last week showing impressive native performance. Today, new benchmarks have begun showing up for the M1 chip emulating x86 under Rosetta 2.
Single Core Mac benchmarks The new Rosetta 2 Geekbench results uploaded show that the M1 chip running on a MacBook Air with 8GB of RAM has single-core and multi-core scores of …
Saturday November 14, 2020 5:07 pm PST by Frank McShan
Apple is planning to introduce a “Christmas surprise” next month, according to reliable leaker L0vetodream.
In a usual enigmatic tweet, L0vetodream says that Apple’s “surprise” will be “good for winter.” It remains to be seen at the current time as to what the tweet may be referring to. You’ll get a Christmas surprise from Apple（PS：Winter exclusive、good for winter）— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodream) N …
Friday November 13, 2020 12:55 pm PST by Juli Clover
Since the release of the new iPhone 12 models, many new iPhone owners have been running into problems with the Messages app. There are complaints from users who aren’t seeing SMS messages from friends, are missing text messages in group chats, and who aren’t getting notifications when text messages are incoming.
It’s not clear if this is a problem that’s related specifically to the iPhone 12 …
Saturday November 14, 2020 7:50 pm PST by Frank McShan
Apple TV+ subscribers who have paid for an annual or monthly plan have begun receiving emails from Apple letting them know that they’ll be credited $4.99 for each month subscribed through January 2021. The amount varies based on Apple TV+ pricing in other countries, including $5.99 per month in Canada and $7.99 per month in Australia.
The credit will be applied to a subscriber’s Apple ID and …
Friday November 13, 2020 11:25 am PST by Juli Clover
It’s Friday, November 13, which is the official launch date for the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. iPhone orders are arriving to customers, and Apple has begun selling the new devices in retail stores.
Image via MacRumors reader Azing We’ve seen multiple reviews of the two new iPhones from media sites, but now regular customers have the smallest and largest iPhones in hand and are…
Apple’s M1 processor often surpasses the graphics performance of desktop GPUs, including the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and AMD Radeon RX 560, according to a new benchmark submission spotted by Tom’s Hardware.
According to Apple, the M1’s octa-core GPU can simultaneously handle close to 25,000 threads and deliver up to 2.6 TFLOPS of throughput. This is the same TFLOPS achieved by the…
Saturday November 14, 2020 9:00 am PST by Tim Hardwick
A significant number of new iPhone 12 mini owners are reporting Lock Screen sensitivity issues since receiving their phones. The MacRumors forum has a post running several pages describing the issue, and the thread has been shared on Reddit, where more users are reporting similar problems.
Specifically, the problem manifests for most users when swiping up from the bottom of the Lock Screen…
Wednesday November 11, 2020 4:43 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apple introduced the first MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini with M1 Apple Silicon chips yesterday, and as of today, the first benchmark of the new chip appears to be showing up on the Geekbench site.
The M1 chip, which belongs to a MacBook Air with 8GB RAM, features a single-core score of 1687 and a multi-core score of 7433. According to the benchmark, the M1 has a 3.2GHz base…
Friday November 13, 2020 2:53 pm PST by Juli Clover
Happy iPhone launch day part deux! Today is the official release day for the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini, which join the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 that were released last month. We picked up the new iPhone 12 mini and Pro Max for an unboxing, hands-on, and quick video comparison.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. At 5.4-inches, the iPhone 12 mini is the…