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How to Access Secret Advanced Settings on Apple TV tvOS

The Apple TV has a Settings app complete with a myriad of options that are more than sufficient for most users to customize and tinker with their device, but did you know there is a hidden Advanced Settings section in tvOS as well? This is a little known feature that seems to contain options that … Read More

Take a video tour of Apple’s secret design studio

Very few outsiders have been inside Apple’s Industrial Design Studio, the amazingly creative product lab behind the company’s blockbuster hardware. That may change this weekend, when 60 Minutes broadcasts a tour of the design lab. Apple’s lead designer, Jony Ive, gave journalist Charlie Rose a peek at the facility earlier this year — and his […]

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Cult of Mac Magazine: Inside Apple’s secret design studio, best Mac games of 2015, and more

Happy holidays, everyone! No matter what you celebrate (or don’t), we’ve got a ton of great stuff in the latest issue of Cult of Mac Magazine, right here for you. There’s a sneak peek inside Apple’s secret design studio to start you off, plus the best games for your Mac from 2015, a deep dive […]

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60 Minutes will go inside Jony Ive’s ‘secret design studio’ this Sunday

60 Minutes viewers will get an early Christmas present this Sunday, as presenter Charlie Rose gets a rare peak inside Jony Ive’s design studio, while also receiving a tour of “Apple’s store of the future” from retail guru Angela Ahrendts. .@CharlieRose gets a first look at Apple’s store of the future, Sunday on @60Minutes pic.twitter.com/BdjygqqIdc — […]

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Secret Apple factory developing new microLED displays

Apple is allegedly using its secretive new lab facilities in Taiwan to develop microLED displays which are thinner and more energy-efficient than the displays currently used in the company’s products, a new report states. Unlike traditional LCD displays, microLED displays don’t require backlighting, while also offering an increased color range and higher resolution graphics. Unfortunately, the […]

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Apple is operating a secret lab to develop new iPhone screens

Apple has opened a secret production lab in northern Taiwan, developing screens for future iOS devices, a new report claims. The company has reportedly hired talent from display makers AU Optronics and Qualcomm — the latter company having previously operated the building. By running its own display manufacturing facility, Apple hopes to reduce its reliance on third […]

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The secret messaging app getting 1 million downloads a day

Harvard classmates Lei Guo and Oliver Hayen created what could have been just another messaging app. They knew they had something unique, as every app development team claims, so they put it in the hands of 2,000 people and hit launch. Within 30 days, their app SOMA Messenger had 10 million users and has been […]

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Pro Tip: The secret meaning of Apple Watch notifications shapes

If you’ve not paying really close attention to your Apple Watch notifications, you might have missed out on a really subtle and clever design decision the company built into them. It turns out that Apple uses two different shapes for its watch Apple Watch notification badges. And here’s why. I usually just buzz through my […]

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China’s secret shops can upgrade your 16GB iPhone to 128GB

China’s legendary black markets have goods and services for every need, from organs to counterfeit designer handbags. For cashed-strapped Apple fans in this communist country, there’s also a thriving market around iPhone upgrades. For as little as $ 100 U.S. dollars, the 16GB iPhone can get upgraded to 126GB. That’s a big deal to Chinese consumers, […]

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5 secret remote tricks to supercharge your Apple TV

Your Apple TV remote is an amazing little device that lets you manage your big TV exerience. There are quite a few little settings you may have missed, though, when you started up your new Apple TV. You can adjust and tweak your way through the Apple TV settings to make the most of your […]

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