Russia to Legalize Cryptocurrency as Payment Method ‘Sooner or Later’, Minister says

Russia will sooner or later legalize cryptocurrencies as a means of payment, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Wednesday, May 18, implying that the government and central bank may possibly be moving closer to settling their differences. Just before Russia dispatched tens of thousands of its troops into Ukraine on February 24, the … Read more →

Netflix has been giving Early Access to Upcoming Movies, TV Series for Subscriber Feedback

Streaming giant Netflix has been giving early access to their original content, ahead of its public release for about a year now, to select members who “represent a range of perspectives”. According to Variety, some select customers are being given access to original movies and TV shows ahead of its release, and this practice has … Read more →

Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights Accessibility at Gallaudet University Commencement Ceremony

During a commencement speech at the country’s leading university for deaf people, Tim Cook reiterated his company’s commitment to the environment, privacy and accessibility. On Friday, May 13, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered his commencement address at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C., known as the only university in the world where deaf and hard-of-hearing students … Read more →

Saudi Aramco unseats Apple as World’s Most Valuable Company

Oil giant Saudi Aramco surpassed Apple to become the world’s most valuable company on Wednesday, May 11. Aramco’s market valuation settled at around $2.43 trillion on Wednesday. More than 5% of Apple shares fell on the same day, bringing the cap to $2.37 trillion. Energy prices and stocks continue to rise as investors sell off … Read more →

Rare First Batch Apple 1 Computer up for Auction at $250,000

This rare first batch Apple-1 is still working, and it comes with Steve Jobs’ handwritten serial number plus Steve Wozniak’s signature on the operation manual pamphlet. The Apple 1 (also spelled Apple I or Apple-1) was the very first Apple product created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak when the Apple Computer Company was established. … Read more →

Mayo Clinic Researchers use AI and Apple Watch ECG to help detect Weak Heart Pump

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have created an artificial intelligence algorithm that can analyze single-lead ECG readings taken by the Apple Watch to help patients detect whether they could possibly have a weak heart pump, according to research data that was presented at the Heart Rhythm Society conference on Sunday, May 1. Left ventricular dysfunction, … Read more →

Apple Watch Activity Challenge for Earth Day 2022 set on April 22

Apple announced on Tuesday the latest Apple Watch Activity Challenge, which aims to celebrate Earth Day 2022. Scheduled on Friday, April 22, Apple Watch owners can participate on the event by completing any workout for at least 30 minutes, as reported by MacRumors. Participants can record their workout in the Apple Fitness app or in … Read more →

Apple announces Winning Photos from ‘Shot on iPhone’ Macro Challenge

Apple on Wednesday unveiled a total of ten winning photos from the Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge which the company first announced in January of this year. People can submit unedited macro photos shot on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max straight from the camera, but the company said they can also … Read more →

Angry Birds Classic returns to the Apple App Store

Angry Birds is definitely one of the most popular mobile games of all time, with several different versions introduced since it was first released back in 2009. Rovio Entertainment, the creator of the game, is now bringing the original Angry Birds game back to the Apple App Store with a whole new engine and guess … Read more →

Apple announces all-online WWDC 2022 from June 6 to 10

Apple announced Tuesday, April 5 that they will host their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in an online-only format scheduled from June 6 to 10 this year, and the said event is free for all developers to attend. For the third year in a row, the WWDC will take place online as a response to … Read more →

Friday Night Baseball kicks off April 8 on Apple TV+

The very first live sports content from Apple kicks off today with the debut of “Friday Night Baseball”. Apple signed a deal with Major League Baseball a month ago, in which they will be airing “Friday Night Baseball” for the 2022 season, a weekly doubleheader with live pre- and postgame shows that will be made … Read more →