The Gen-X Edition Sunday, February 23, 2020

Apple 'AirPods X Generation' For $399 Pops Up On Target Inventory Scanners, by Wesley Hilliard , AppleInsider

Target employees have been sharing images of UPC scanners and computer systems indicating a yet unannounced Apple product called "Apple AirPods (X Generation)" coming soon with a price tag of $399.

Target Inventory System Also Includes Placeholder Listings For New Apple TV, iPod Touch, And Apple Watch Bands, by Benjamin Mayo, 9to5Mac

We aren’t entirely sure what to make of this just yet but Target employees are noticing some interesting listings popping up on their inventory system, seemingly tipping the hat on soon-to-be-announced Apple hardware.

In addition to the ‘AirPods X generation’, 9to5Mac received images showing that there are also dummy entries for ‘Apple TV Gen X’ and ‘Apple Watch Series X’ bands. There’s also listings for ‘Apple iPod Touch X Generation’.

Apple Support Document Details HomeKit Router Features, Complicated Setup Process, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Apple announced HomeKit support for routers at WWDC last year, but since then, many of the more specific details have remained a mystery. A new support document recently published by Apple, however, offers new information on how HomeKit routers will work, the setup process, and more.


Apple Maps Expands 3D Street View Feature To Boston, Philadelphia, And Washington, D.C., by Joe Rossignol, MacRumors

As noted in the MacRumors forums, the new Look Around feature in Apple Maps recently went live in three more cities in the United States, including Boston, Philadelphia, and the Washington, D.C. area.

Apple’s Latest Shot On iPhone Video Highlights The iPhone 11 Pro’s Ultra Wide Lens, by Chance Miller, 9to5Mac

Apple continues to showcase the iPhone 11 Pro camera through its Shot on iPhone series of videos. In a new video today, Apple showcases the Ultra Wide camera capabilities of the device.


Students Create App For Hearing Impaired Classmates, by KFTA

The students said they were tired of seeing their classmates sitting out at the playground and not being able to communicate with the other kids during recess. That’s when they decided to use coding to make this app. ​

All of the American sign language students have an interpreter with them throughout the day.​With the app, which would be downloaded on their iPad, they can be with their classmates on their own.​ The app has the letters of the alphabet and commonly asked questions.​

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Following that one episode of Little America that was not made available on Apple TV+ here in Singapore, the entire series Visible: Out on Television is also not available.

I wonder if I can get a partial refund from Apple of my... well... free subscription.


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