All Apple-Related News

Complete list of news headlines and links from Apple news sources from around the world.

Jul 12
Apple will discontinue its physical Photo Books printing service later this year, as spotted by 9to5Mac. Using Photo Books, macOS users can choose from pictures taken on an iPhone or iPad, synced to the Mac Photos app, and build books, cards, calendars, a (more...)
Jul 12
Wyze just addressed one of the biggest requests from Wyze Cam users: Alexa voice control support. Firmware updates are available for the Wyze Cam v2 and Wyze Cam Pan that add Alexa support, along with a few bug fixes. The cameras are great for monitoring (more...)
Jul 12
If you’re in the market for Apple’s 2015 MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 2 and MagSafe 2 you better act fast because it’s been discontinued. (more...)
Jul 12
Sprint today announced an update to its lineup of unlimited cellular plans, with four tiers that offer unlimited data, talk, and text, HD streaming, global roaming, and more.At the top, Unlimited Plus offers unlimited data, talk, and text nationwide with (more...)
Jul 12
Apple has confirmed that its new 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models feature support for hands-free "Hey Siri."From its website, emphasis ours:Featured on the 13- and 15‑inch models with Touch Bar, the Apple T2 chip includes a Secure Enclave coproces (more...)
Jul 12
Apple on Thursday began alerting Photos users on the Mac that it will stop taking orders for its Photo Print Products service after Sept. 30 this year. (more...)
Jul 12
Along with new Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, Apple unveiled a new Blackmagic eGPU that’s available only through its own stores. (more...)
Jul 12
The just announced new MacBook Pro models are getting a little bling because Apple also released new leather sleeves for its 13-inch and 15-inch laptops. (more...)
Jul 12
Following the release of the 2018 MacBook Pro refresh, Apple has quietly, finally, stopped selling the 2015 MacBook Pro as new on Apple.com after a three-year run. (more...)
Jul 12
Apple today launched its annual Back to School promotion in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and unlike the multi-week delay in past years, the 2018 edition has also gone live simultaneously in many European and Asian countries. Participating countr (more...)
Jul 12
Apple today launched its annual Back to School promotion in the United States, Canada, and select other countries.For a limited time, qualifying higher-education students, parents purchasing on behalf of higher-education students, and faculty and staff at (more...)
Jul 12
Apple released updated 13-inch and 15-inch Touch Bar MacBook Pro models with up to 32 GB RAM, a redesigned keyboard, new processors, and more. (more...)
Jul 12
The 15-inch MacBook Pro configured to the hilt is a very expensive machine, but it isn't even Apple's most expensive laptop in history. (more...)
Jul 12
Alongside the release of 2018 MacBook Pro models today, Apple has stopped selling the sole 2015 MacBook Pro that remained available for purchase on its online store, marking the end of an era for the notebook.Until now, Apple continued to sell one 15-inch (more...)
Jul 12
Alongside the release of new MacBook Pro models this morning, Apple has debuted a new Leather Sleeve accessory that fits the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3. Apple says the accessory is made of high-quality European leather with a soft (more...)
Jul 12
Accompanying the refreshed MacBook Pros launched on Thursday, Apple is now also preparing an external GPU developed in cooperation with Blackmagic, which sports an AMD Radeon Pro 580 GPU with 8 gigabytes of memory. (more...)
Jul 12
Apple.com today gained a new and exclusive external GPU aimed at the MacBook Pro, called the Blackmagic eGPU. According to TechCrunch, the unit's appearance exclusively on Apple's website comes in the wake of a partnership between the two companies as App (more...)
Jul 12
Not content with new MacBook Pros and an external GPU, Apple on Thursday also launched new Leather Sleeves, sized for 13- and 15-inch Pros. (more...)
Jul 12
Another non-practicing entity has filed suit against Apple and is taking issue with the company's use of network calls to enhance Siri's responses to users. (more...)
Jul 12
Apple is working on ways to improve features like Find My AirPods for users to recover misplaced peripherals, including a concept using a microphone array to detect sounds played by the lost item in order to work out which direction they (more...)
Jul 12
Apple's MacBook Pro refresh features up to six-core processors, a 32GB of RAM option, a True Tone display on some models, and a new quieter third-generation keyboard. (more...)
Jul 12
Apple today announced the release of 2018 MacBook Pro models, featuring up to six-core eighth-generation Intel Core processors and up to 32GB of RAM.The refresh includes a long-awaited quad-core 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.15-Inch MacBook Pro Highl (more...)
Jul 12
This week's Apple Pay promo offers concertgoers and sports fans the chance to get $10 off a purchase of $100 or more from StubHub. To get the discount, browse tickets in the StubHub iOS app, use Apple Pay to checkout before August 1, and enter the (more...)
Jul 12
The Apple Watch Series 4 expected this fall will feature a new design and a display that's 15 percent larger, according to the latest reports from respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Additional details have yet to emerge, but the Series 4 could mark the (more...)
Jul 12
Google has added support for Morse code typing to its Gboard app for iOS, providing an accessible method of digital communication for people with disabilities.The customizable feature replaces the letters of the keyboard with large dot and dash keys to en (more...)
Jul 12
It turns out that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a track record of being devastatingly wrong on Net Neutrality, as explained by TechCrunch‘s Devin Coldewey:DC Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated for the position of Supreme (more...)
Jul 12
Apple deals are heating up this week with instant savings on closeout hardware. Save up to $1,300 on loaded Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pros with at least 1TB of storage (prices are as low as $2,349). Gazelle is also knocking an additional (more...)
Jul 11
Uber laid off 100 “safety drivers” in Pittsburgh amidst a rejiggering of its aggressive autonomous vehicle testing program. From Quartz:The company held a meeting earlier today (July 11) to inform about 100 autonomous vehicle operators—people who mo (more...)
Jul 11
Lots have been written, both seriously and in jest, about whether our AIs spy on us. But why not just ask Siri? Will she lie? This light-hearted experiment has been tried, in the provided link, and the nature of the responses is interesting. Some day, Sir (more...)
Jul 11
We have a deal on the VogDUO Car Charger Go. This device has two USB-C ports for charging USB-C devices in your car. It plugs into your car’s cigarette lighter, and it’s $21.99 through us. (more...)
Jul 11
How does he do it? Ming-Chi Kuo (TF International Securities) has posted a virtual Christmas list of Apple’s next products. John comments on the list. (more...)
Jul 11
Last month Dr. Mac borrowed an iMac Pro from Apple and performed some tests. His first observation out of the box was that the Space Gray finish on all components—the iMac itself, the keyboard, and the mouse, was stunning. That was when he began callin (more...)
Jul 11
Apple deals are heating up this week with instant savings on closeout hardware. Save 50% on the 64GB 4th generation Apple TV, or pick up a loaded Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with at least 1TB of storage for as low as $2,349. Gazelle is (more...)
Jul 11
The Department of Defense is looking for special AI to help with classification. The DOD issued a request for information (ROI) from the tech industry, looking for help.Defense IT officials are seeking software that “must be able to make real-time decis (more...)
Jul 11
Should Siri be more gender neutral? That’s what Laura Sydell writes about for NPR. Siri, Alexa, and Cortana started out as female. (more...)
Jul 11
ecurity researcher Patrick Wardle wrote a blog post figuring out what could’ve happened. (more...)
Jul 11
Human evolution is the result of more than one ancestral population. In a new commentary paper, it suggests Homo sapiens emerged from a single ancestral population and a single geographic region in Africa. But other experts think differently.While ‘Mito (more...)
Jul 11
Apple hired former Google AI chief back in April, John Giannandrea. Now he has been given the reins over Siri only three months after getting hired. (more...)
Jul 11
Algorithms need a conscience in the public sector, according to author Virginia Eubanks. She has a book called Automating Inequality, and she argues that the poor are a testing ground for new technology that increases inequality.To some extent, we’re us (more...)
Jul 11
AirPlay 2, Apple's latest evolution of their wireless streaming protocol, was recently released, bringing with it an array of new features and changes. This had many wondering, will original AirPlay devices stream to AirPlay 2 speakers? (more...)
Jul 11
One of the more controversial changes in iOS 12 has to do with the way images from your photo library are shared in the Messages app. AppleInsider walks you through the easy, though perhaps a bit more convoluted than it has to be, method (more...)
Jul 11
Moving past "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke," Apple is believed to be spending $1 billion or more on its first high-budget TV shows, which could hit screens as soon as March 2019. Here are the ones we know about so far, and a ro (more...)
Jul 11
Apple's upcoming morning show drama, which is set to star Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, will be directed by Mimi Leder, reports Variety.Mimi Leder has directed TV shows that include "The Leftovers," "Shameless," and "ER," along with movies that (more...)
Jul 11
Apple released a minor update for macOS Mojave 10.14 Developer Beta 3. The most obvious change is the build number, going from 18A32g to 18A32h. (more...)
Jul 11
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the impact Apple’s mass 1Password license purchase will have on AgileBits, plus they debate if the iPad can be a Mac replacement for most people. (more...)
Jul 11
Amplifi, a subsidiary brand of Ubiquiti, sells Wi-Fi mesh routing systems that target the same market Apple's AirPort routers were focused on: easy-to-manage networks with high performance and industrial design pleasant enough to put in t (more...)
Jul 11
AirPlay 2, Apple's latest evolution of their wireless streaming protocol, was recently released, bringing with it an array of new features and changes. This had many wondering, will original AirPlay devices stream to AirPlay 2 speakers? (more...)
Jul 11
The new documentary about the Apple veterans who created a smartphone-like device in the early 1990s at spinoff General Magic has a new preview clip, and you can see it here first. (more...)
Jul 11
SMTM Technology filed a lawsuit against Apple accusing the iPhone maker of infringing on its patent with iOS 11’s Do Not Disturb While Driving feature. (more...)
Jul 11
The Procreate app for iOS was today updated to version 4.1, introducing several major new features that will enhance the drawing and art creation experience on the iPad.A new Metal 2-powered Liquify feature lets artists push, pull, expand, pinch, and twir (more...)
Jul 11
Apple is working on updates across its entire product line for the second half of 2018, according to a new investor's note shared this morning by reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with refreshes expected for iPhone, iPad, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, iMac, a (more...)
Jul 11
Nearly the entire Apple product line including the iPhone, iPad Pro, first new Mac mini in nearly four years, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, second-generation AirPods, and "Series 4" Apple Watch appear to be on the cusp of release, if Ming-C (more...)
Jul 11
Sonos just added AirPlay 2 support to its speakers, making them the first third-party offering that can take advantage of Apple’s streaming audio platform. (more...)
Jul 11
Jason Momoa, well known for his role as Khal in Game of Thrones, has been signed for the lead in Apple’s original TV series See. The show is a futuristic “world building drama” written by Steve Knight and directed by Francis Lawrence. Variety says M (more...)
Jul 11
Sonos on Wednesday launched its promised support for AirPlay 2, initially available through a handful of the company's speakers. (more...)
Jul 11
Sonos today announced that its One, Beam, Playbase, and second-generation Play:5 speakers now support AirPlay 2, as promised.This marks the first time Sonos speakers have supported AirPlay in general, enabling users to easily stream audio from iTunes on M (more...)
Jul 11
Pinterest today announced the launch of a new social collaboration tool, called the "activity feed" for group boards. This section of the app will let members weigh in with a quick like or comment, @ mention another user, or start a new thread, and includ (more...)
Jul 11
Astropad today introduced new updates for both its Astropad Studio and Astropad Standard apps, bringing support for the Luna Display adapter, which is also now available for pre-order.Introduced as a Kickstarter project last year, the Luna Display is desi (more...)
Jul 11
Developers received a slight update to the third beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave today, following the original beta three last week, and Monday's public release of macOS 10.13.6. (more...)
Jul 11
Affinity Designer made a name for itself as a premier vector art app on the Mac, and now it’s available for the iPad. The app is a full-featured as the Mac version, but with an interface designed just for touch. Designer supports Apple Pencil, includes (more...)
Jul 11
Tucked away within the latest iOS 11.4.1 update, Apple included a new security feature that has been making headlines -- USB Restricted Mode. AppleInsider walks you through the new feature, how it works, and discusses if it really is tha (more...)
Jul 11
One week after Apple seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers, Apple last night released a revised update for the software, fixing an issue where Feedback Assistant would unexpectedly quit for some users.Apple appears to alre (more...)
Jul 11
Apple has become the subject of a new lawsuit from a patent troll, with SMTM Technology claiming Apple's Do Not Disturb While Driving feature for iOS 11 infringes on a similar patent concerning driving-detection and automated responses bo (more...)
Jul 11
If you’ve got notes synced through several different accounts (such as through both iCloud and Google), then you might want to organize everything and move it all into one account instead. In today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to (more...)
Jul 11
While well-known Apple partner Foxconn will probably be assembling the bulk of this fall's iPhones, some of them will be built by one of its smaller partners, Wistron, a report claimed on Wednesday. (more...)
Jul 11
App developer Serif today launched Affinity Designer for iPad [Direct Link], a precise vector graphic design tool that aims to help users create marketing materials, websites, icons, user interface designs, concept art, and more, all without needing to be (more...)
Jul 11
Grab 'em while they last! Apple authorized reseller Adorama is knocking up to $1,300 off Late 2015 iMacs exclusively for AI readers. Inventory is extremely limited on the closeout configs with 0% financing and no tax collected outside NY (more...)
Jul 11
Austria will finally get access to Apple Pay in "coming months," according to sources for one of the country's leading newspapers. (more...)
Jul 11
A new report says that Apple, despite not being an official sponsor, was "the winner of the World Cup," thanks to many players wearing AirPods and Beats headphones. It's getting to be a familiar feeling for Apple. (more...)
Jul 11
Apple has come under fire from Japan's Fair Trade Commission for agreements it made with the country's carriers, concluding the company may have breached antitrust rules by forcing mobile networks to subsidize the cost of the iPhone to co (more...)
Jul 11
Apple Pay will launch in Austria in the "coming months," according to well-known Austrian newspaper Der Standard. The report cites two unnamed sources and says Bank Austria could be one of the participating issuers.Apple Pay first debuted in the United St (more...)
Jul 11
In macOS Mojave, Apple has introduced a range of new Finder Quick Actions that make it easier for you to perform quick edits to files without having to open the apps associated with them.To view available Quick Actions, you need to enable the Preview pane (more...)
Jul 11
Apple quietly fixed a bug in iOS 11 that caused devices set to the China region to crash when the word "Taiwan" was entered in a text field or the Taiwan emoji was used, according to a security researcher (via Axios). Digita Security's Patrick Wardle outl (more...)
Jul 11
Japan's antitrust watchdog on Wednesday said Apple may have breached antitrust regulations by forcing three major domestic network carriers to sell its iPhones cheaply and charge higher monthly fees (via Reuters).The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said that (more...)
Jul 11
A blog post on Tuesday illustrates the sometimes inadvertent ill effects of modifying or adding code to a major operating system for no other purpose than to placate a certain market's government. Apple did just that when it removed the T (more...)
Jul 11
Xiaolang Zhang admitted to the FBI that he had downloaded data from Apple’s networks to his wife’s computer before leaving Apple. (more...)
Jul 11
Siri is getting more proactive in iOS 12. When Apple's next-gen operating system launches this fall, it will get a slew of fresh Siri integrations that include smart notification management via Siri Suggestions for Do Not Disturb. (more...)
Jul 11
Grab 'em while they last! Apple authorized reseller Adorama is knocking up to $1,300 off Late 2015 iMacs exclusively for AI readers, with prices starting at just $949. Inventory is extremely limited on the closeout configs with 0% financi (more...)
Jul 10
It’s come a long way with the introduction of iPhone OS 2 built into iPhone 3G. (more...)
Jul 10
The best images from space, and some from the ground, and some from the ISS can be both spectacular and inspiring. Here are some great ones that dazzle. Thanks to digg,com for collecting them. (Falcon 9 time-lapse shot via SpaceX.) (more...)
Jul 10
Nvidia and MIT have partnered to create a photo AI that can automatically remove noise from images. The system is called Noise2Noise AI and it was trained using 50,000 photos.In their paper, the researchers show that their AI can successfully remove enoug (more...)
Jul 10
Last Thursday, Digital Music News reported that Apple Music beats Spotify in terms of subscribers. And there might be a reason why. (more...)
Jul 10
A new feature that Apple is adding to AirPods is called Live Listen. It lets people hear conversations in noisy settings. It will come to future AirPods coming later this year, although it won’t be a replacement for hearing aids.Nick Dawson—the founde (more...)
Jul 10
BGR‘s editor-in-chief claims that Apple will acquire AgileBits and 1Password, a speculation that the company has shot down. (more...)
Jul 10
Jason Momoa, best known for his work on "Game of Thrones," has landed the lead role in Apple's upcoming original series "See," according to a report on Tuesday. (more...)
Jul 10
Dr. Mac has three web apps he recommends that you can try for free. (more...)
Jul 10
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is an insanely small, fast, external SSD. At 44 grams, USB-C, some degree of water resistance, and up to 2 TB storage, it’s a spectacular product in tests so far. (more...)
Jul 10
Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new Siri feature that eliminates the need to say "Hey Siri" or push the Digital Crown to activate the personal assistant.Instead, you can raise your wrist and speak right to Siri, with the Apple Watch able to detect you (more...)
Jul 10
Although Silicon Valley has changed the world through its proliferation of tech companies, it has also created a bunch of problems, says Antonio Martínez from Wired. He says that Silicon Valley has created a modern caste system.But it is the vision of th (more...)
Jul 10
"Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa, who played Khal Drogo in the well-known HBO series, has been cast in the lead role in Apple's upcoming futuristic drama series "See," reports Variety."See" has been described as an epic world-building drama set in the f (more...)
Jul 10
Former hardware engineer, who worked on autonomous cars at Apple, arrested at airport, attempting to board a flight for China with company secrets. (more...)
Jul 10
In July of 1997, five months after Apple bought NeXT and bought him back into the fold, Steve Jobs became Apple's de facto interim CEO, kicking off the most successful comeback by an executive in the history of American business. (more...)
Jul 10
Apple is still examining the possibility of creating a mobile device with a large screen that can be compacted into a smaller size, using a flexible section in the middle of the device to allow the screen to bend enough for it to fold wit (more...)
Jul 10
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation this week charged former Apple employee Xiaolang Zhang with theft of trade secrets, according to documents filed with the Northern District Court of California.Zhang was hired at Apple in December of 2015 (more...)
Jul 10
At Austin's SXSW festival in March, Apple announced the takeover of Texture, one of the preeminent magazine subscription services. It's hardly the only digital magazine service available though, so here's how some of the current options o (more...)
Jul 10
The release not coincidentally coincides with the App Store’s 10th anniversary, and as a big part of the App Store’s early success, TRISM II got a tweet from Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller Tuesday. (more...)
Jul 10
We have a deal on the world’s smallest camera drone, the SKEYE Nano 2 Camera Drone. It features adjustable gyro sensitivity and a 6-axis flight control system designed to be easy for even novices to fly, and it’s controllable from your smartphone. (more...)
Jul 10
Apple's watchOS 5 update includes a new automatic workout detection feature, which is designed to make sure you never miss out on getting credit for one of your workouts.Automatic workout detection is a setting that's enabled by default once you upgrade t (more...)
Jul 10
eBay today launched its latest sitewide coupon code, this one focusing on items in the tech category, which is a good chance for those looking to save a little money on Apple products and accessories. The code is lower than previous sales at 10 percent of (more...)
Jul 10
Apple today updated its Apple Leadership page to include John Giannandrea, who now serves as Apple's Chief of Machine Learning and AI Strategy.Apple hired Giannandrea back in April, stealing him away from Google where he ran the search and artificial inte (more...)
Jul 10
To improve the technologies at the core of Apple's future, the company has merged the Siri and Machine Learning teams into one entity, under the control of recent hire John Giannandrea. (more...)
Jul 10
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about Tim Berners-Lee’s push to make a new world wide web, plus look at a report saying there’s an easy workaround to iOS 11.4.1’s USB Restricted Mode. (more...)
Jul 10
Trism, developed by Steve Demeter, was one of the first games in the App Store when it launched 10 years ago. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the App Store, a new version of Trism, Trism 2, is available for download today.The original version of (more...)
Jul 10
Microsoft is at it again with yet another Surface hardware release. But, as with the rest of the Surface line, it doesn't look like the Surface Go will make much of an impact in the markets it seems to be aiming for. (more...)
Jul 10
Apple might discontinue the iPhone SE in the third quarter of 2018, at least according to BlueFin Research analysts John Donovan and Steve Mullane.If accurate, the prediction suggests Apple will stop selling the iPhone SE in September, when it is widely e (more...)
Jul 10
Following a demo at CES in January, the VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO smart skylight system has now launched on the iOS App Store [Direct Link] with HomeKit support. The app pairs with the new VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO climate control and monitoring system to (more...)
Jul 10
Apple plans to deploy 1Password internally to all of its corporate and retail employees around the world over the next few months, according to BGR's editor-in-chief Jonathan Geller, who cites an unnamed source.The report claims Apple plans to offer a fre (more...)
Jul 10
Netflix isn’t holding back on its original content and could spend US$13 billion this year on its shows and movies. To put that in perspective, Apple is moving aggressively with its $1 billion investment in original content and still well above more tra (more...)
Jul 10
Over a year and a half later, Apple's AirPods are still considered by many to be the best wireless earphones ever made. AppleInsider takes a second look at the popular earbuds and discusses a few tantalizing rumors about what Apple has in (more...)
Jul 10
iOS 11.4.1’s USB Restricted Mode blocks anyone from using the Lightning port to hack into your iPhone or iPad, but a security researcher says it’s stunningly easy to work around. (more...)
Jul 10
When someone tips me off to a new iPhone and iPad game that’s really cool I suddenly have a serious time management problem. That’s exactly what happened with Scalek, a puzzle game that’s easy to learn yet challenging enough to keep you playing with (more...)
Jul 10
Apple is reportedly planning to deploy AgileBits' 1Password software across its entire workforce, claimed a report on Tuesday, but the same report alleging that the developer was going to be acquired by Apple was outright refuted. (more...)
Jul 10
Snapchat today announced that all users can now discover and unlock thousands of user-generated Lenses built by the app's global creator community with "Lens Explorer." This marks the first time that Community Lenses will be discoverable alongside the mai (more...)
Jul 10
Apple plans to deploy 1Password internally to all of its more than 100,000 employees around the world over the next few months, and may even be in acquisition talks with 1Password's parent company AgileBits to eventually acquire the popular password manag (more...)
Jul 10
Today only, save 10% on top of already reduced prices on tech orders of $50 or more. With a high max discount of $100 off, now is the time to snap up the lowest prices available on Apple's HomePod, the popular Apple TV 4K, iPhones and mor (more...)
Jul 10
Netflix has announced a new feature launching for Android smartphones and tablets today, and coming to iOS devices later this year, called "Smart Downloads." With this turned on, the Netflix app will automatically delete the downloaded episode of a show t (more...)
Jul 10
Once you enable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, you have to have one of your trusted devices to be able to recover the others, right? Yep. Totally. You’ll be lost without them! We kid, we kid. You can actually still log in to Find My [Devic (more...)
Jul 10
Need to access the desktop version of a website instead of the mobile-friendly version from your iPhone? AppleInsider shares two quick tricks to order your iOS devices to show the full version of sites in Safari, regardless of the screen (more...)
Jul 10
Mozilla's Firefox Text Pilot program allows users to test out experimental features and provide feedback that goes toward improving the service, and today the company is expanding the program to include two mobile apps. The first is an iOS app called Fire (more...)
Jul 10
Along with macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, Apple released iTunes 12.8 with AirPlay 2 support. (more...)
Jul 10
Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 on Monday, adding support for AirPlay 2. The update lets you play music through paired HomePods as well as multiple AirPlay 2-capable devices via iTunes. (more...)
Jul 10
Live streaming television service Philo today launched on the fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, after first launching on iPhone, Roku, smart TVs, desktop and web browsers, and more last November.With the Apple TV app, subscribers c (more...)
Jul 10
LG Display beat out rivals in the AMOLED smartwatch panel market last year, driven largely by its orders for the Apple Watch, according to new research estimates. (more...)
Jul 10
The reported addition of the Japan-based Nichia as an exclusive supplier to Apple has seemingly revealed how the LCD model in this fall's iPhone refresh will have a similar edge-to-edge display as the two OLED models, also expected to lau (more...)
Jul 10
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Apple's iOS App Store, Sensor Tower has shared a list of the apps and games that have spent the most time in the #1 spot of the store's various charts. Looking at the period of time from July 1, 2010 to July 5, 20 (more...)
Jul 10
The first iPhone saw release in 2007 with a fairly barebones selection of apps, none of which were made by outside developers. That changed when Apple opened the gates to developers a year later with iPhone OS 2.0, invigorating a sector a (more...)
Jul 10
Security researchers claim to have discovered a loophole that prevents an iPhone or iPad from activating USB Restricted Mode, Apple's latest anti-hacking feature in iOS 12 beta and iOS 11.4.1, which was released on Monday.USB Restricted Mode is designed t (more...)
Jul 10
Microsoft yesterday unveiled the 10-inch Surface Go, the company's smallest and lightest tablet computer to date. Priced at $399, the device is aimed at the same $500-and-under market as Apple's 9.7-inch iPad, which starts at $329. Looks-wise, (more...)
Jul 10
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the App Store for iOS devices, which launched on July 10, 2008, just a day before the iPhone 3G came out. The iPhone 3G was the device Apple used to debut the App Store, with the new functionality built into the iPhone (more...)
Jul 10
Apple may adopt LED backlighting chips for the LCD panels in its forthcoming 6.1-inch iPhone that enable it to reduce screen bezel size and bring LCD panels closer to bezel-free OLED screens.DigiTimes reports that Japan-based Nichia will become the exclus (more...)
Jul 10
Security researchers claim to have discovered a loophole that bypasses USB Restricted Mode, Apple's latest anti-hacking feature in iOS 12 beta and iOS 11.4.1, which was released on Monday.USB Restricted Mode is designed to make iPhones and iPads immune to (more...)
Jul 10
Microsoft yesterday unveiled the 10-inch Surface Go, the company's smallest and lightest tablet computer to date. Priced at $399, the device is aimed at the same $500-and-under market as Apple's 9.7-inch iPad, which starts at $329. Looks-wise, (more...)
Jul 10
Security researchers claim to have discovered a loophole that bypasses USB Restricted Mode, Apple's latest anti-hacking feature in iOS 12 beta and iOS 11.4.1, which was released on Monday.USB Restricted Mode is designed to make iPhones and iPads immune to (more...)
Jul 10
Microsoft is angling for a bigger piece of the tablet market with Surface Go, the smallest -- and cheapest -- of the company's two-in-ones to pack the usual assortment of hybrid internals into a sleek reference design. (more...)
Jul 10
The giveaway includes in-app purchases, too, and someone are already showing up free, a day early. (more...)
Jul 10
In addition to being searchable, you can download the transcripts, and will be a boon to developers looking for specific information. (more...)
Jul 10
Just hours after Apple debuted USB Restricted Mode in its latest iOS 11.4.1 firmware, security researchers have discovered an easy to implement workaround that prevents the feature from working as intended. (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today announced that transcripts are now available for all of the WWDC 2018 videos, which can be found both in the WWDC app and on Apple's developer website.Transcripts are searchable and downloadable, so you can quickly locate specific content with (more...)
Jul 9
An iPhone 8 Plus, in the U.S., with 256 GB of storage goes for US$949. But the that’s the lowest price you’ll pay. Here’s an interesting chart that show how much it’ll cost in many other countries, in equivalent U.S. dollar.s. For example, those (more...)
Jul 9
Dr. Robert Carter is a Ph.D. Psychologist at Texas A&M, a long-time Apple enthusiast, and the co-host of the Tech Doctor podcast. He’s very well versed in assistive technologies, having been blind since birth. Robert tells an amazing story about he’s (more...)
Jul 9
Disney today announced a major expansion of its "Dream Big Princess" photography campaign that first launched in 2017, which will see 21 talented young women provided with the tools to create inspiring digital short stories.Disney has selected aspiring fi (more...)
Jul 9
When Apple debuted the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X last September, the company also announced partnerships with both Belkin and Mophie on a pair of wireless chargers. Just under a year later, much has changed. The market has become increasingl (more...)
Jul 9
Apple last week introduced a beta version of the Siri Shortcuts app that's designed to let iOS 12 users create Workflow-style shortcuts and assign Siri commands to them, allowing a range of actions to be executed with voice-based requests.While the app is (more...)
Jul 9
Displaying the two companies' close ties, Apple will play a crucial role in a Disney PR campaign intended to rehabilitate the latter's role models for young girls. (more...)
Jul 9
Apple completed an update of its four major platforms -- iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS -- on Monday with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, delivering AirPlay 2 and various performance improvements to the Mac operating system. (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today released macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, the sixth update to the macOS High Sierra operating system available on Apple's Mac lineup. macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 comes more than a month after the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, which introduced (more...)
Jul 9
U.S. lawmakers have sent a request to the chief executives of Apple and Alphabet about how the personal data of their customers is handled on iPhones and Android smartphones, seemingly in an expansion of the government's privacy investiga (more...)
Jul 9
With iOS 11.4.1, Apple has quietly turned on USB Restricted Mode, a feature designed to make it harder for hackers -- as well as spy and law enforcement agencies -- to gain physical access to iPhones and iPads. (more...)
Jul 9
US$19,000 worth of iPhones were recently stolen from a New York Apple Store. The hooded thieves were recorded on CCTV. (more...)
Jul 9
Don’t look now, but if you’re furious that an iPad is a computer (What’s a computer?) you might not like the new iPad ads that Apple released. (more...)
Jul 9
A paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that owning an iPhone is a sign of wealth. The iPhone study was done by economists Marianne Bertrand and Emir Kamenica. (more...)
Jul 9
Leif Johnson writes how the App Store changed his life.All the recent talk about the App Store’s 10th anniversary makes me wonder if I’d have finished it if I had access to the same apps I now enjoy on my iPhone and my iPad. That sometimes makes the f (more...)
Jul 9
Actress Rosey Blair and her husband were on a plane recently, and they live tweeted a “love story” between passengers sitting in front of them. It was rife with photos and details to her followers, and many saw it as an invasion of privacy where the p (more...)
Jul 9
Writing for Macworld, Dan Moren wants Apple products to be colorful again. Apple products like the iPhone and IPad come in metallic colors like silver, gray, and gold, but they aren’t as colorful as the products of old with the six colors of the old App (more...)
Jul 9
The House Energy and Commerce Committee this morning sent letters to Apple and Google parent company Alphabet to ask 16 multi-part questions about how the companies handle customer data, according to a press release.The letter to Apple [PDF] cites recent (more...)
Jul 9
Last week, Amazon announced that its annual Prime Day sale event will be held one week from today, on July 16. Ahead of the event, Amazon has begun Prime Day countdown discounts, which today includes a collection of solid deals on Anker power banks, charg (more...)
Jul 9
If you're going back to school this fall, and you need a new computer, you've got many choices when it comes to what to put on your desk. If you've chosen a Mac, AppleInsider looks at which model is right for you. (more...)
Jul 9
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at the Timehop data breach, plus they share their thoughts on the state of government surveillance with facial recognition. (more...)
Jul 9
Apple’s patch notes specify only that it, “includes general improvements for stability and bug fixes.” (more...)
Jul 9
As was the case for iOS 11.4.1 and tvOS 11.4.1, the watchOS update is a maintenance release. (more...)
Jul 9
The maintenance release fixes two known bugs, in addition to a variety of security-related issues. (more...)
Jul 9
We have a deal on the ATECH 18,000mAh Power Bank with Smart Charge, a portable battery with a really large capacity. It includes smart charging features, too, that detect how much power your device needs and can take, and supplying it. It’s $39.99 thro (more...)
Jul 9
Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today released tvOS 11.4.1, a minor update to the tvOS operating system designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models. tvOS 11.4.1 comes more than a month after the release of tvOS 11.4, an update that introduced support for AirPlay 2 (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today released watchOS 4.3.2, a small update to the watchOS 4 operating system that runs on the Apple Watch. watchOS 4.3.2 comes more than one month after the release of watchOS 4.3.1, a minor update.watchOS 4.3.2 can be downloaded through the dedic (more...)
Jul 9
Alongside the release of iOS 11.4.1, the latest update to the iOS operating system, Apple has also released new 11.4.1 software that's designed for the HomePod.The new HomePod software will be installed automatically on the HomePod after you update to iOS (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today released iOS 11.4.1, the fifteenth update to the iOS 11 operating system that was first introduced in September 2017. iOS 11.4.1 comes more than a month after the release of iOS 11.4, a major update that introduced support for Messages in iClo (more...)
Jul 9
Analysts suggest the HomePod could capture ten percent of the smart speaker market by 2022, slowly catching up with its rivals as the sector itself grows exponentially. (more...)
Jul 9
With Apple’s Shortcuts app now available for iOS 12 developer beta testers, the big question is, “What sort of automated actions can you create?” You can get started by checking out the Sharecuts website where you’ll find Shortcuts for uploading A (more...)
Jul 9
Steve Jobs was an interesting and fascinating man, and his interviews reflect that. If you’re interested in checking out his insights going back to 1980—well before the internet and smartphones—check out the All About Steve Jobs website. Their colle (more...)
Jul 9
China is running headstrong in to surveillance with facial recognition and is already using the technology to identify and arrest criminal suspects. Right now the country is experimenting with facial recognition glasses police can wear to look for potenti (more...)
Jul 9
Kicking off the week, Apple authorized resellers are discounting current Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pros with instant and coupon savings. Prime Day deals are also heating up with a 2018 50-inch 4K TV on sale for just $289 today only (while (more...)
Jul 9
While the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were only released nearly four months ago, rumors have already surfaced about the Galaxy S10 lineup.Galaxy S9Korean website The Bell today reported that Samsung plans to release a trio of new Galaxy S smartphones next ye (more...)
Jul 9
On June 19, former AT&T executive and new chief executive of Warner Media John Stankey spoke to a group of HBO employees about changes coming to the premium cable company in the near future. The discussion was held in the wake of AT&T's acquisition of Tim (more...)
Jul 9
Timehop has been hacked and the company says personal data for 21 million users, including cellphone numbers, was taken. (more...)
Jul 9
Scorpion, the fifth album from musician Drake, has become the first album to achieve 1 billion streams globally in a single week, a feat that aided the artist in reaching the top of the Billboard 200 album chart in the same week as the ch (more...)
Jul 9
Apple is highlighting Face ID on the iPhone X in a new ad where a quiz show contestant has to remember his bank account password. The pressure is on because time is about to run out and he can’t remember. The ad is called “Memory,” and it’s both a (more...)
Jul 9
Apple on Monday debuted four new video ads for the 9.7-inch iPad, looking to brand the tablet as a solution to common problems. (more...)
Jul 9
Tips and questions answered about iCloud Family Storage, Permissions, Converting video types, AirPods, FileMaker, and much more. Download, press play, and enjoy! (more...)
Jul 9
Apple today shared four new 15-second ads highlighting the portability of its lower-cost 9.7-inch iPad for education and travel.The ads, titled Travel Simply, Organized Notes, Paperless Paperwork, and All Your Stuff, depict the iPad as a space-saving repl (more...)
Jul 9
The company behind social media app Timehop has revealed its servers suffered a data breach in which the personal details of around 21 million users was stolen.The company, whose service integrates with users' social media accounts to display photos and m (more...)
Jul 9
Owning an iPhone or an iPad is a strong indicator that someone has a high income, according to a study from the National Bureau of Economic Research, with both of Apple's mobile devices found to be one of the most common wealth status sym (more...)
Jul 9
In previous versions of macOS, the Quick Look feature lets you view photos and files without having to open them in an app. In macOS Mojave, Apple has also introduced some convenient new editing tools to Quick Look, allowing you to perform actions specifi (more...)
Jul 8
Apple has published a new commercial to its YouTube channel, with a video highlighting the usefulness of Face ID on the iPhone X to help its users stop worrying about forgetting passwords for online services. (more...)
Jul 8
Apple this afternoon uploaded a new iPhone X ad entitled "Memory" to its YouTube channel, which is designed to promote Face ID and its ability to replace a password to log into apps and websites.In the humorous spot, there's a gameshow-style setup in an a (more...)
Jul 8
In this latest Apple crime roundup, iPhones get stolen in a variety of ways, the girlfriend of a mob boss asks for her phone back from the police, and an Apple Store gets hit for a pile of accessories. (more...)
Jul 7
With the 2016 MacBook Pro came polarization of the user base. It wasn't just over USB-C, but also Apple's new Touch Bar as well. (more...)
Jul 7
New apps and updates to existing releases arrive in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, but there's just too many to keep track on all of them. AppleInsider has compiled a list of some of the iOS and macOS app updat (more...)
Jul 7
Some of the most popular stories this week covered the next MacBook Pro, iOS 12 changes, and which streaming TV service is the best. (more...)
Jul 6
Shortcuts is a hotly anticipated iOS 12 app that lets users create powerful macros built on the lattice of Workflow, the automation app Apple acquired not long ago. With an invite-only beta now live, AppleInsider takes a look at how the a (more...)
Jul 6
It couldn’t happen to a nicer, serial intellectual property thief, but Samsung’s smartphone sales growth is slowing. This, from Reuters:South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated on Friday earnings grew at the slowest pace in more t (more...)
Jul 6
An international team of hundreds of scientists is finishing construction of the LSST telescope, or Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. It will search for asteroids that are on a collision course with Earth. Despite our best technology it’s difficult to de (more...)
Jul 6
In the northern hemisphere, at least. Yes, the Earth is farthest from the Sun, in its slightly elliptical orbit, in the northern hemisphere summer. And so it’s natural to ask why summer gets so warm. That’s a classic astronomy 101 question, and it’s (more...)
Jul 6
They’re part of Apple’s ongoing World Cup tributes, but they’re local stories about small, local teams; they’re also gorgeous, being shot on iPhone. (more...)
Jul 6
In our highly mobile, iPhone life, Apple Maps is crucial. So why isn’t it supremely dominant amongst iOS users? (more...)
Jul 6
One of the new features in iOS 12 is an augmented reality app called Measure, which Apple has designed to make it easier for you to measure various real-world objects using 3D spatial detection techniques. Open up the Measure app. Follow the on-screen i (more...)
Jul 6
A personal account of a job interview held at Apple Park appears to paint a picture of the new headquarters' inner workings, from staff docents to iPad-powered coffee dispensers, in intriguing detail. (more...)
Jul 6
There’s a reason why you can’t stop reading Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. The apps have interfaces designed to be addictive, according to Silicon Valley insiders talking with the BBC. Aza Raskin, a former Jawbone and Mozilla employee and (more...)
Jul 6
Arizona-based speech recognition technology company AVRS, short for Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc., has filed a lawsuit against Apple this week, accusing the iPhone maker of infringing on one of its patents with its virtual assistant Siri, accor (more...)
Jul 6
Arriving the day after the second iOS 12 public beta, Apple made the second macOS 10.14 Mojave public beta available to download for testing on Friday, with beta participants able to update the first beta installed on their Mac to the new (more...)
Jul 6
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with V-Moda to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of Crossfade 2 Wireless headphones.Priced starting at $330, the Crossfade Wireless headphones fit over the ear with memory foam ear cushions for com (more...)
Jul 6
Tap is a hand-worn, futuristic replacement for a keyboard, mouse, and game controller that connects to iPhones and iPads, Macs, and PCs, and other devices using Bluetooth.Tap fits over your fingers and can be used on any surface, meaning you can do away w (more...)
Jul 6
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to its public beta testing group, one week after seeding the first macOS Mojave public beta. Today's second public beta is the same as the third developer beta, released earlier this we (more...)
Jul 6
Weekend deals have arrived, with bonus discounts in effect for AI readers on iPad Pros and MacBook Pros. Save up to $70 on 10.5-inch iPad Pro models and up to $250 on 13-inch MacBook Pro configs with our exclusive coupon. Amazon Prime Day (more...)
Jul 6
Apple designed Mojave’s Dark Mode to have dynamic grays. But what if you want true black on macOS Mojave? (more...)
Jul 6
We have a deal on an interesting device called the LizaCam Hidden Camera/Bluetooth Speaker. As the name suggests, it’s a Bluetooth speaker, but it has a Wi-Fi video camera hidden inside it for monitoring your home. It includes an always-on mode and a m (more...)
Jul 6
When the iPhone is unlocked, only a slide to answer button is shown. Here’s how to decline a call in that situation. (more...)
Jul 6
Continuity Camera is a new feature debuting in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave that allows users to easily insert photos and scans into documents on their Mac from their iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider shows you how to use the image-capturing functi (more...)
Jul 6
Kelly Guimont joins Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple not using Intel for iPhone 5G modem chips and the negative impact Twitter’s API changes are having on third-party app developers. (more...)
Jul 6
As expected, high-end wireless speaker maker Sonos has filed for an initial public offering on the Nasdaq, hoping to raise as much as $100 million as it tries to fend off new rivals such as Apple's HomePod, and Echo speakers by Amazon. (more...)
Jul 6
Apple Music has more paying subscribers in the United States than Spotify, according to data from a major music distributor. (more...)
Jul 6
The disgraced Theranos founder modeled herself after Steve Jobs, in everything from speaking style to wardrobe. But, as an acclaimed new book about the debacle shows, Jobs-like vision couldn't mask a product that didn't work. (more...)
Jul 6
ColorWare this week released custom-painted AirPods with a classic Macintosh design, including a beige finish with faux vents and a six-color rainbow pairing button reminiscent of Apple's logo between 1977 and 1998.The limited edition AirPods Retro, as th (more...)
Jul 6
Microsoft is reportedly developing iOS and/or Android clients for Movies & TV, a native Windows equivalent of Apple's iTunes Store. (more...)
Jul 6
Apple’s iPhone 8 was the top selling smartphone in May 2018, according to Counterpoint Research. Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Plus came in second, followed by iPhone X. (more...)
Jul 6
Along with iOS 12 Public Beta 2, Apple released tvOS 12 Public Beta 2 just in time for the weekend. The update is compatible with the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K. (more...)
Jul 6
Apple Music has pulled ahead of Spotify in the U.S. market, a major music distributor claims, with Apple's streaming service said to have overtaken its main rival in terms of the number of paid subscribers from the United States. (more...)
Jul 6
Newton Mail today announced a new feature for its iOS mail app called "Recap," aimed at resurfacing conversations that are awaiting your reply or that need to be followed up. Recap covers not only basic text response prompts, but emails that include upcom (more...)
Jul 6
This week on the AppleInsider PodcastVictor and Andrew talk about 5G, Intel losing Apple's modem business, and the prospect of humans reading your email. (more...)
Jul 6
It’s my pleasure to welcome MacX DVD Ripper Pro as this week’s sponsor. Let’s face it, ripping DVDs is not a fun task, but it is one that we all need to do as we migrate our video libraries to more portable formats. This means you want a DVD ripper (more...)
Jul 6
You’ve set alarms on your iPhone before. You’ve probably even snoozed an alarm or two in your time. But did you know that you can disable your ability to snooze an alarm? If you’d like to be strict with your sleepy self, come learn how! (more...)
Jul 6
The first beta for iOS 12’s Shortcuts app is available, but only for developers, because it’s buggy and feature-limited. (more...)
Jul 6
Apple released iOS 12 Developer Beta 3 for the iPhone and iPad earlier this week, and now iOS 12 Public Beta is available. iOS 12 Public Beta 2 looks to be the same as Developer Beta 3. (more...)
Jul 6
In macOS Mojave, Apple has extended its Continuity features so that now you can use your iPhone or iPad's camera to take a photo or scan a document, and it will be immediately available on your Mac.Continuity Camera works in several native Mac apps, inclu (more...)
Jul 6
Apple Music has now surpassed Spotify's subscriber count in the United States, according to a confidential source who spoke to Digital Music News.The anonymous source, said to be a major U.S.-based distributor, is said to have shared a report with the web (more...)
Jul 6
Microsoft may be working to bring its Windows-based Movies & TV app to iOS devices, according to Windows Central.The app lets users browse and play movies and TV shows purchased from Microsoft's Store, but it's only available on Windows 10, Xbox, and Wind (more...)
Jul 6
Apple on Thursday published a trio of "Shot on iPhone" short films that take an intimate look at the beautiful game, which for many transcends boundaries to act as a force of identity, meditation and inspiration. (more...)
Jul 6
A disgruntled employee at NSO Group, an organization that creates tools to exploit iPhones and other mobile devices, allegedly stole the firm's infamous "Pegasus" code and tried to sell it to unauthorized buyers for upwards of $50 million (more...)
Jul 6
Continuing on with its World Cup-themed content, Apple this evening uploaded three new soccer-related videos in its popular "Shot on iPhone" series to its YouTube channel, showcasing iPhone-captured content from Australia, Japan, and Berlengas Island, off (more...)