macOS Sierra beta points to future Macs equipped with 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 — Upcoming Macs may support USB 3.1 Gen 2, enabling peripheral speeds up to a maximum 10 gigabits per second, code discovered in macOS Sierra suggests. The technologies could simplify connecting devices like 4K monitors, and speed up backups and file transfers on some external drives.
Only Apple Music subscribers will get to watch Apple’s live music fest this year — Maybe it’s a good time for Elton John and Britney Spears fans to activate that three-month free trial.
New Assets Generator Plus for OS X lets you create icon asset catalogues — Accesources Pty has introduced Assets Generator Plus 1.0, an icon generation tool developed exclusively for the Mac. It allows developers to create icon asset catalogues for iOS, OS X or Android apps.
What you need to know about the US Defending Apple’s European taxes — Apple has an interesting, and powerful, ally in an ongoing feud with the European Commission (EC). The US Treasury Department published a white paper Wednesday that condemed EC investigations into Apple and other US companies’ tax practices.
Apple’s iTunes ranks fourth in JD Power satisfaction survey for paid streaming video — JD Power on Thursday published a new customer satisfaction survey for paid video streaming services, ranking Apple’s iTunes below three major competitors.