If you missed the Apple Event on the 30th don’t worry. Apple has posted the full video to YouTube and the people over at MacRumors has a break down of the event with individual links to their coverage

MacRumors link can be found here and Apple’s YouTube link is here

13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) Battery Replacement Program

Hi Everyone, if you are in the Rochester, MN area and it seems that your MacBook Pro 13″ (non Touch Bar) battery may be expanding check out Apple’s website below to see if you are eligible for this program. It does say that these laptops were manufactured between October 2016 and 2017.

If you feel that yours qualifies give us a call at 507-529-9600 and arrange a time to bring it in for evaluation.

Apple’s battery replacement website can be found here

GrayKey Device used to crack iPhones not effective as what they were

It seems the GrayKey, a device used to ‘crack’ iPhones and used by many Police Departments has not been able to unlock iPhones after they have been upgraded to iOS 12. 9to5Mac even talked with Rochester, MN Police Captain, John Sherwin who they quote as saying ‘That’s a fairly accurate assessment as to what we have experienced’

9to5Mac has more here

New Apple Product Updates Coming on Oct 30th?

We can only hope so! The Eurasian database is showing Apple has registered three new desktop systems. Hopefully the MacMini gets an update it is sorely in need of one. Its thought that the other two desktops are updates to Apple’s current line up. It’s also speculating that the MacBook Air will not be in the line up and be replaced with something new.

9to5Mac has more here

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Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Article is almost impossible to pull off

A couple of days ago Apple CEO Tim Cook asked for Bloomberg to retract the article about implanting chips into Super Micro servers. Another publication is weighing in saying that it is highly unlikely anything got tampered with on any of the Super Micro servers that Apple or Amazon were utilizing.

9to5Mac has more on their article here

Apple puts out iOS update 11.2 on 12.2.17

Normally Apple comes out with their updates during the week but this latest iOS update came out on Saturday. Have you upgraded to it yet? It introduces Apple Pay Cash which doesn’t seem to be active yet and also some bug fixes. I’m guessing the reason that it may have gotten pushed out on Saturday is because of a date bug that would send the devices into a reboot loop.
 
As always remember to back your device up before doing an update
AppleInsider has more here

Apple issues security update for root access

If you have followed any Apple news over the past 24 hours you’ve probably become familiar with the security issue on the latest MacOS HighSierra update that allows people to log in with the root account. Apple has just come out with an update to fix this issue. So if you are running 10.13.1 or above it is HIGHLY recommended that you run the security update.

 

9to5mac has more here