Apple today shared a new video in its ongoing “Shot on iPhone” series, this time highlighting a short film that was captured by director Damien Chazelle, known for films like “La La Land” and “Whiplash.”
The nine minute short film was shot with an iPhone 11 Pro and all of the footage was captured in a vertical aspect ratio. Apple also included a behind the scenes look at how the film was shot.
When shooting the video, Chazelle used iPhone features like extended dynamic range, video stabilization, the ultra wide-angle lens, and more.
Apple has shared several prior videos and photographs in the “Shot on iPhone” series, but this marks one of the first vertical videos that Apple has uploaded in the “Shot on iPhone” saga.
Apple Announces New 27-Inch iMac With 10th-Gen Processors, Up to 128GB RAM, 1080p Webcam, True Tone, and More
Apple today announced a new 27-inch iMac with faster 10th-generation Intel Core processor options, next-generation AMD graphics, up to 128GB of RAM, a higher-resolution 1080p front-facing FaceTime camera, a True Tone display with a nano-texture glass option, a T2 chip, higher fidelity speakers, studio-quality microphones, and more.
A breakdown of the new 27-inch iMac’s features and specs:10th…
Apple-Acquired Dark Sky Officially Shuts Down Android App
Saturday August 1, 2020 3:43 pm PDT by Frank McShan
Apple in March purchased weather app Dark Sky, and at that time, Dark Sky’s developers said that the app’s Android version would be discontinued on July 1, 2020. However, instead of shuttering the app on that date, the app’s developers announced that the discontinuation would be delayed for another month.
Now that it’s August, Android users are no longer able to access the app, and…
Apple Explains Why You Might See ‘Not Charging’ When a Mac is Plugged In
Monday August 3, 2020 1:42 pm PDT by Juli Clover
If you have a Mac and have seen a “Not Charging” warning when plugging it in to power, Apple last week released a support document that explains why.
Macs running macOS 10.15.5 or later have a Battery Health Management feature to preserve the life of the battery, and occasionally, the Battery Health Management option will cause the Mac to pause its charging for calibration purposes.Depending …
Unreleased iPod Touch with Mac Pro Glossy Black Finish Shared Online
Twitter user @DongleBookPro has today posted images of what seems to be a first-generation iPod Touch prototype with a 2013 Mac Pro-style glossy black finish.
The Twitter user claims that the iPod Touch prototype pictured has “the same coating as the 2013 Mac Pro.” Had the finish been selected for the final product, it also would have been similar to the metallic glossy black finish that…
Phil Schiller Moving on to Become ‘Apple Fellow,’ Greg Joswiak Taking Over as Marketing SVP
Tuesday August 4, 2020 10:07 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple’s Phil Schiller is moving on to become an “Apple Fellow,” Apple announced today, while Greg Joswiak will take over as Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
Schiller will continue to lead the App Store and Apple Events, but will no longer be in charge of marketing.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he is “thrilled” that Joswiak will be leading the marketing team, and that his…
Microsoft to Stop Supporting Office 2016 for Mac in October
Monday August 3, 2020 12:21 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Microsoft’s Office 2016 for Mac is set to reach its end of support date on October 13, 2020, and after that date, connecting to Office 365 services using the Office 2016 for Mac software will no longer be supported.
Microsoft shared the detail in a support document from July highlighting which versions of Office will be supported for connecting to Office 365 services in the future.Connecting …
8 Third-Party Home Screen Widgets That You Can Try Out Now on iOS 14
Wednesday August 5, 2020 12:56 pm PDT by Joe Rossignol
One of the biggest new features of iOS 14 is Home Screen widgets, which provide information from apps at a glance. The widgets can be pinned to the Home Screen in various spots and sizes, allowing for many different layouts. When the iOS 14 beta was first released in June, widgets were limited to Apple’s own apps like Calendar and Weather, but several third-party developers have begun to test …
Apple Shares Requirements for Default Third-Party Browser and Email Apps With Developers
Monday August 3, 2020 4:28 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple in iOS 14 plans to allow users to set a third-party app as the default email or browser app on an iPhone or iPad, replacing the current Apple-made default apps Safari and Mail.
Apple hasn’t provided many details on the new feature to users, but as noted by MacStories’ Federico Vittici, Apple has shared documentation with developers who want their apps to have the option to be set as a…