Hong Kong Police Foils Attempt to Smuggle $1-Million Worth iPhones, Other Devices

iPhone has often been the target of thieves and scammers. Typically, premium devices like the iPhone are much easier to sell and command a better price in the black market. In the latest news, Police has arrested three people in Hong Kong after they uncovered a large swathe of iPhones, Apple Watches, iPads, and other items. As expected, the items were not declared and the criminals were trying to make a quick buck by smuggling the items from HK to China. According to law enforcement agencies, the haul was valued…

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Gameloft’s Car Racing Game Asphalt 9: Legends Lands On Mac App Store

One of the most-awaited car racing games from Gameloft has finally been released for macOS. The game was originally developed for smartphones and tablets, and it has now been ported for Macs using Apple’s Catalyst framework. Gameloft’s popular mobile car racing game, Asphalt 9: Legends, which made its debut on Android, iOS, iPadOS, and Windows two years ago, has finally made it to Macs. You can now download it in your iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Mini, Mac Pro, or MacBooks via the Mac App Store. Apple had announced the Catalyst…

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This Case Transforms Your iPhone Into a Retro Gaming Machine [Deals Hub]

Retro games are all the rage right now, and now you can play them anytime, anywhere thanks to The CaseBoy™ Gamecase Retro Gaming Case. This case lets you play some of the best classic Nintendo games in the 2020 way — on your iPhone. The CaseBoy™ Gamecase Retro Gaming Case is available now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub for $18.99 for iPhone 11-P, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, iPhone X/Xs, iPhone 11, iPhone 11-R, and iPhone 6/7/8 Plus. The CaseBoy gives you access to 36 classic games on your…

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Tile Is Testifying against Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Today’s Congressional Antitrust Hearing

Apple is said to be working on a portable tracking device — AirTag – similar to the products offered by Tile. And Tile isn’t happy about it since the allegedly upcoming AirTag could take away Tile’s whole business. When Apple offers a product similar to the ones from Tile, people will prefer it, since it is from a bigger brand. And this does hurt Tile in a bad way, which is why Tile has decided to testify against Apple and its anti-competitive behavior in today’s hearing of the House Judiciary…

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Goldman Sachs Takes a Potshot at Apple Cards “Created by Apple, Not a Bank” Line, Says It Is in Charge

Apple Card has been hogging the limelight ever since it was released last year. The company claims that Apple Card is very different from traditional credit cards. Apple has partnered with Goldman Sachs for the Apple Card. At a recent earnings call, Goldman Sachs stressed that it has everything to do with who gets an Apple Card and who doesn’t. It is no secret that Apple Card is being touted as “created by Apple, not a bank.” This seems like a marketing ploy meant to drive away from the downsides…

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Deal: Amazon Has Heavy Discounts on iPad Pro, 16-inch MacBook Pro

Looking to buy a new iPad Pro or the 16-inch MacBook Pro? Amazon has you covered with some great deals on them. The e-commerce giant has heavily discounted Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro lineup as well as the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Apple is expected to announce its new iPad Pro lineup in March this year. However, the 2018 iPad Pro lineup is still plenty good and packs more than enough oomph irrespective of whatever you throw at it. The 11-inch iPad Pro with Wi-Fi connectivity and 256GB storage is available for…

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Facebook ‘Backing Away’ from Selling Ads Inside WhatsApp

Facebook has decided not to sell ads inside WhatsApp. The company has disbanded the team working on this feature in recent months and deleted all their work from WhatsApp’s code. The decision to show ads inside WhatsApp was one of the major reasons for the app’s co-founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton to resign from Facebook in 2016. Facebook had acquired WhatsApp for $16 billion in 2014 and planned to show ads inside the service to monetize the app. While the company still intends to show ads in WhatsApp Status,…

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