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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,423


Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 15 years. A life long Mac user and Apple expert, his writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and TUAW. When not analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions.

AirPower Release

Apple to release a ‘less ambitious’ AirPower charging mat later this year

August 25th, 2020

Apple is reportedly working on a “less ambitious” version of its ill-fated AirPower charging mat. Originally unveiled at a media event back in 2017, AirPower was designed to charge three devices simultaneously. AirPower was subject to numerous delays and was ultimately canceled by Apple in early 2019. According to reports, the original version of AirPower …

Apple Vs Fortnite

These are the heated emails that killed ‘Fortnite’ on iOS

August 23rd, 2020

Apple today filed its response to Epic Games’ lawsuit over the removal of Fortnite from the App Store. The response includes exhibits that show that Apple executives and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney engaged in tense email exchanges in the weeks leading up to the Fortnite saga. Apple today responded to Epic Games’ lawsuit which …

Coronavirus Update Vaccine

Dr. Fauci warns that Russia’s alleged coronavirus vaccine could do more harm than good

August 20th, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes Russia’s alleged coronavirus vaccine is “bogus.” Fauci notes that the vaccine hasn’t been sufficiently tested and likely isn’t safe. Russia has not made its coronavirus vaccine research and testing results available to medical professionals. In a best-case scenario, Dr. Anthony Fauci believes we may be able to develop an effective coronavirus …

Coronavirus Update Fauci

Dr. Fauci has some bad news for recovered coronavirus patients

August 19th, 2020

Coronavirus patients who do not require hospitalization can still experience a number of long-term health issues. Doctors are already finding that otherwise recovered coronavirus victims tend to experience lingering symptoms such as fatigue, breathing issues, and a host of cardiovascular problems. A recent CDC report found that one-third of coronavirus patients endure symptoms that don’t …

iPod Top Secret

Apple in 2005 helped the Department of Energy build a top secret iPod

August 18th, 2020

Apple in 2005 helped two contractors for the U.S. Department of Energy build a modified iPod capable of housing specialized hardware. An Apple engineer who worked on the project speculates that the government wanted to create an undercover Geiger counter to covertly record radiation levels. In a fascinating story posted to TidBITS this week, former …