It’s hard to pass judgment on iPhone’s new “theatre mode” because, well, it doesn’t exist out in the real world just yet. But according to a new report, that might be changing sooner rather than later, as Apple’s latest update is said to include this mysterious function. What is it, exactly? What does it do? Is this good news or bad news? Is the sanctity of the theatrical experience facing a new, insidious threat? Whatever it is, we’ll probably find out on January 10, when the iOS 10.3 beta rolls out to iPhone users.
As the rumored roll-out of the latest iPhone looms next month, investors seem bullish on Apple.
The tech giant’s market value now exceeds $623 billion, breaking the record set by Microsoft during the halcyon days of the late 1990s dotcom bubble.
Microsoft received much Twitter flak after a small PR account for Xbox encouraged followers to remember recently deceased musician Amy Winehouse by purchasing her last album on the company’s entertainment marketplace, Zune. After about an hour of retweets with comments like “classy,” “crass much...