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Apple TV Plus Renews Four Series as Glimpses Emerge of First-Week Activity

Headlines

Apple TV Plus has given second season orders to the four scripted series that launched the streaming service last week.

For four weeks after returning from paid leave, new parents at Apple will now have the option of working part-time with full-time pay.

News

Microsoft is bringing a new design and user experience to Outlook for Mac. The updated app will include the same sync technology used in Outlook for Windows, and it will include performance improvements and a new simplified design

The company’s growing roster of digital services increases tension with China’s authoritarian government.  

Apple has a dedicated website at apple.com/privacy that explains how privacy features work. The latest version of the site dives into iOS 13 for iPhone.

Reviews

Previous Apple iPhone generations have always been among the best smartphones for imaging, and the iPhone 11 Pro Max is no different.

Apple TV+ has the highest streaming quality we’ve seen for 4K so far. It’s higher than most iTunes movies. Over the weekend, I took the first batch of measurements.

was certainly happy with my AirPods. But between flying and mowing the lawn, I’ve had to use other headphones to fill in for use cases where AirPods just don’t work well enough. The AirPods Pro are perilously close to becoming the only headphones I use when I’m away from my desk.

Rumors

DigiTimes is reporting this morning that Apple has partnered with U.S. game developer Valve to develop its rumored AR headset, which is expected to launch next year.

Others

MEMS mics respond to light as if it were sound. No one knows precisely why.

Finally

Apple TV+ content is only available through the TV app. And the TV app is pretty bad, mediocre at best…

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