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Review: How to Travel with Apple’s New AirTags

Apple AirTags, which became available this week from Apple as well as a limited number of retailers, may very well be one of the most useful travel accessories to come to market in recent years.
Simply place the AirTag on or in your wallet, bag, keychain, or another object you wish to track and the Find My app will locate the item when required.
Priced at $29 per tag or $99 for …

Apple Profit Soars in First Quarter on Consumer Optimism

Apple Profit Soars in First Quarter on Consumer Optimism

Apple, the world’s most valuablepublicly traded company,announced financial results for the first quarter of 2021.
The Cupertino-based company reported a profit of $23.6 billion in the first three months of the year on revenue of $89.6 billion.
The positive results reflect the “optimism consumers seem to feel about better days ahead for all of us,” said the company’s CEO, Tim Cook.
The company said there had been “strong double-digit growth” in each of …

Delta to Deploy Apple iPhone 12s to 19,000 Flight Attendants

Delta to Deploy Apple iPhone 12s to 19,000 Flight Attendants

Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that it plans to equip its flight attendants with the new Apple iPhone 12.
The action, the carrier said, is “a step towards the future of a more connected and human onboard experience.”
The new iPhones will be connected to the AT&T mobile network, which offers nationwide 5G service.
In a statement, AT&T said that, with this move, “Delta will help lead the commercial airline industry into the …

With the Release of iOS 14.5, Apple Allows Masked Users to Unlock Their Phones and Gives Siri a Variety of Voice Options

With Apple’s launch of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 on Monday, the Cupertino-based company brought multiple exciting new features to the iPhone and iPad lineup.
Here’s a look at some of what was introduced.
The highly anticipated update of Apple’s mobile operating systems allows a masked iPhone user to unlock his phone using an Apple Watch, and addresses multiple bugs including a mysterious green tint some users saw on iPhone 12 displays.
The …

Coronavirus News Update – April 24: U.S. Lifts Pause on J&J Vaccine But Adds Safety Warning

Coronavirus News Update – April 24: U.S. Lifts Pause on J&J Vaccine But Adds Safety Warning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said that the use of the Johnson & Johnson Jannsen one-shot coronavirus vaccine could resume as soon as Saturday after the two lifted their recommended pause on its use. The FDA said however, that the vaccine’s label will now carry an update to warn of the possibility of blood clots.  The move came on the heels …

Apple is 45 Years Old Today

Apple, known until 2007 as Apple Computer, was founded 45 years ago today on April 1, 1976.
The company had three cofounders, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, although Wayne sold his 10% share back to the company just 12 days after the company opened its doors.  Apple Computer, Inc. was incorporated in January 1977, to develop and sell Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer.
With a production line in Jobs’ garage, …

Apple to Make Airport Coronavirus Guidelines Available in Maps App

Apple to Make Airport Coronavirus Guidelines Available in Maps App

Apple announced an update to its Maps app that adds current Covid-19 guidelines for airports across the globe.
The update, available to iPhone, iPad, and Mac users, provides an overview of a specific airport’s coronavirus-related requirements for arriving and departing travelers, such as mask mandates and information about quarantines for arriving passengers.
The airport data is being made available by the Airports Council International, a non-profit organization representing the world’s airports.
“The recovery …