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It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and take a look at the topics worth your attention right now.
Apple is looking for two new specialists that would work on improving the battery life and ensuring the batteries inside of Apple’s devices are safe. According to two new job listings found on Apple’s official website, the company seeks to hire a Battery Algorithm Analysis Engineer and System Power and Control Architect. Looks like the problems with the new MacBook Pro battery and recent complaints about iPhones powering off while on 30% of charge are among the reasons for these new hires.
Apple’s new Campus 2 is nearly completed. Construction workers are starting to work on the interior of the new headquarters, moreover, the groundwork is in progress. Below you can watch a beautiful time-lapse showing how much work has been done to the Campus 2 over the last six months.
The drone video has been shared by Matthew Roberts on YouTube.
Apple has released two new Apple Watch Series 2 commercials called “Go Surf” and “Go Ride”. Both are focused on active people who use their smartwatches to track physical activity.
A well-known iOS developer Luca Todesco has announced that he may soon release a jailbreak of iOS 10.1.1 and the iPhone 7. This doesn’t mean that we’ll see a fully working tool for jailbreak anytime soon, but the hacker encouraged users to stay on iOS 10.1.1 and wait with the update to iOS 10.2. At least, now.
Looks like Apple has quietly resolved the problem causing poor battery life on the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units. More and more users are starting to see these improvements on macOS Sierra 10.12.2.
New 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar may lack ports, have poor battery life or suffer from graphics issues. However, for the enthusiasts who use the machines for fun, these problems seem to be not important. Several weeks after launching DOOM on the Touch Bar, another developer, Henry Frank, has successfully launched Pac-Man on the OLED panel of the new MacBook. What’s even more interesting is that the game is playable!
Last week, an application called Touch Bar Piano was released. This app turns the Touch Bar into a piano. Who knows, maybe this is tiny OLED panel is indeed a huge improvement.
Below you can watch a short video showing the old-timer running on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar.
Apple has released iOS 10.2 to users worldwide. The update contains a wide number of security, stability, and performance improvements along with the dedicated TV app and about a hundred of new emojis.
According to the latest report found on Windows Blog, a record number of MacBook users have switched to Microsoft Surface devices over the last couple of months. The company believes that the main reasons for this are the “innovation of Surface” and people’s disappointment of the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units.
Apple is losing its status of the best company to work for. In the annual “Best Places to Work” ranking the tech giant slipped to the 36th place. In 2015, Apple was on 25th place and the year before – on the 22nd. The ranking is based on the poll conducted among the employees by a research firm Glassdoor.
Apple has just released one more iOS 10.2 beta to developers. This is the seventh pre-release version of the firmware that contains a number of bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements. It’s unknown why Apple has released so many minor updates to iOS 10.2, but most likely the company is trying to ensure all known issues are fixed.
Apple has shared some tips for those who like taking photos using the camera on the iPhone 7 Plus. These tips deal mostly with the new Portrait mode introduced in iOS 10 earlier this year.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Samsung is planning to ditch the headphone jack in the upcoming Galaxy S8. The company reportedly plans to make the device thinner, include a larger battery and add stereo speakers. The latter will be produced together with Harman, a manufacturer Samsung acquired earlier this year.
Apple is interested in the development of systems for autonomous vehicles and it hopes that all vendors within this industry will support the guidelines and practices as well as get same rights. The company has recently written a letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) asking for equal rights and confirmed its interest in “machine learning and automation”.
It is Sunday today, so it’s high time we talked about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start right away.