‘Project Star’ is the first step toward the ‘Apple OS’ and ARM-based Macs

‘Project Star’ is the first step toward the ‘Apple OS’ and ARM-based Macs

According to a report at 9to5Mac — which you should definitely check out — Apple is working on a new project codenamed “Star,” which could be “the first Mac with an ARM processor, or the first iOS notebook…or something completely different.”

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Future iPhones and Apple Watches could have enhanced NFC chips

Future iPhones and Apple Watches could have enhanced NFC chips

Apple is making a “significant change” to the wireless NFC [near-field communication] chip in the iPhone that will allow users to more securely unlock doors enabled with the same technology, according to a report at The Information, which quotes an unnamed “person familiar with the matter.” If true, the tech giant could announce the change as part of iOS 12, which is expected to be previewed at next month’s Worldwide Developer Conference.

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Apple World Today News Update: May 25, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 25, 2018

Friday at last! To end your week, we have stories about Apple retail stores, Apple employees at Display Week in LA, and some possible names for macOS 10.14:

  • The Pier Apple Store in Atlantic City, NJ will be closing soon due to a sharp decline in tourism and visitors to the city

  • A new, larger Apple retail outlet is nearing completion in Seattle's University Village shopping center

  • Some possible names for macOS 10.14 have surfaced in overseas trademark filings, including Sequoia, Mojave, Sonoma and Ventura

  • Apple employees were in evidence everywhere at Display Week in LA this week, checking out the latest display technologies and making presentations

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U-Grip Cup Holder Car Mount, on sale for $12.99

U-Grip Cup Holder Car Mount, on sale for $12.99

Tired of having your car iPhone mount blocking the flow from your air vents? Or how about those suction cup mounts that like to fall off of your windshield or dashboard when it gets hot out? The U-Grip Cup Holder Car Mount fits into one of the cup holders in your car to securely hold your iPhone or tablet, and we have it on sale in the Apple World Today Deals Shop for $12.99 -- 78 percent off the usual price!

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How to delete your account at Apple’s Data and Privacy portal

How to delete your account at Apple’s Data and Privacy portal

Apple offers a Data and Privacy portal (https://privacy.apple.com) that allows users to download all of their personal data stored on the tech giant's servers. You can also permanently delete your account and associated data from all Apple services. For your security, Apple verifies all deletion requests. This process takes up to seven days. Your account will remain active while verification is in progress.

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Apple World Today News Update: May 24, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 24, 2018

Chain saws and wood chippers provide a cheery backdrop to today's Apple World Today News Update Podcast, with stories about expensive iPhone cases, a higher target price for Apple shares, a new camera app, and the case of the disappearing Vevo app...

  • Have $10,436 just laying around? You can blow that on a diamond-encrusted iPhone X from luxury accessory manufacturer Hadoro

  • Morgan Stanley is bumping its stock target price for Apple from $200 to $214 based on future growth from Apple's services

  • Obscura 2 hit the App Store today, bringing with it a lot of new and updated features for the iPhone-toting photographer

  • Vevo won't be updating its apps or website any more, as the music video distributor is going "YouTube-only"

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