iOS 17.5 Potentially References New Apple Pencil and ‘Squeeze’ Gesture

The first beta of iOS 17.5 potentially references a new fourth-generation Apple Pencil, amid rumors that the accessory will be updated soon. The beta includes a hidden code reference to a “V4” version of the Apple Pencil, according to MacRumors contributor Steve Moser: NumberOfApplePencilV1ConnectionsCountNumberOfApplePencilV2ConnectionsCountNumberOfApplePencilV3ConnectionsCountNumberOfApplePencilV4ConnectionsCount A new Apple Pencil is rumored to launch alongside updated iPad … Read more

VLC Media Player Potentially Coming to Apple Vision Pro

VideoLAN is working on bringing its popular open source VLC media player to Apple Vision Pro, according to tech newsletter Lowpass. The non-profit organization said it was currently developing a version for Apple’s spatial computing headset. “We already have a version of VLC running on the Vision Pro,” VideoLAN president Jean-Baptiste Kempf told Lowpass writer … Read more

MicroLED Apple Watch Ultra Project Potentially Loses Another Supplier

The rumored microLED Apple Watch Ultra project may have lost another key supplier, according to Display Supply Chain Consultants CEO Ross Young. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday, manufacturing equipment company Kulicke & Soffa said that one of its “strategic customers” has canceled a project related to the “advanced … Read more