All Apple-Related News

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

Jul 31
Apple reported a record June quarter on Tuesday, with record revenues of $53.3 billion, up 17% year over year, and record earnings per share of $2.34, up 40% year over year. [Update: This article was updated with more information.] (more...)
Jul 31
Rumors have suggested Apple's upcoming 6.5-inch OLED iPhone, which can be thought of as an "iPhone X Plus" device, will feature a screen resolution of 2688 x 1242 with somewhere around 450 pixels per inch. Comparatively, the current 5.8-inch iPhone X feat (more...)
Jul 31
Apple today announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2018, which corresponds to the second calendar quarter of the year. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $53.3 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.5 billion, or $2 (more...)
Jul 31
Apple's revenue for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2018 hit $53.3 billion, the company revealed on Tuesday, with it and the earnings-per-share of $2.34 growing year-on-year, and iPhone sales of 41.3 million units. (more...)
Jul 31
The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone expected this fall should support landscape orientation in select native apps, implying that Apple does indeed intend to treat it as a "Plus" version of a 5.8-inch counterpart. (more...)
Jul 31
A design project called Refresh takes a look at Safari on iOS. It’s a Safari concept that redesigns it based on tab management, saving and recalling, context sensitivity, and better organization. Managing a lot of open tabs that span across different t (more...)
Jul 31
MoviePass ran out of money over the weekend, is now blocking first-run movies, and we’re watching the company melt down in real time. (more...)
Jul 31
Mojave is Apple’s latest version of macOS and is expected to ship this fall. (more...)
Jul 31
Apple is set to report its earnings results for the third quarter of its 2018 fiscal year at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time today.The quarter began April 1, 2018 and ran through June 30, 2018, according to Apple's fiscal year accounting calendar.Apple provided th (more...)
Jul 31
I’m always fascinated by a computer’s approach to human problems and experiences, because it usually ends up being something completely alien to us. Evolving Floor Plans is an experimental research project that I came across the other day. Using genet (more...)
Jul 31
We have a deal on the Sinji Smart WiFi Camera. This device captures 1280p video, with app-controlled access including app-controlled zoom. It can also save recordings to your SD card. Check out the deal listing for even more features. The Sinji Smart Wi (more...)
Jul 31
Version 1.3 of KeepSolid Sign brings the productivity app to Apple Watch. You’ll get immediate notifications about a document status, the very moment your clients or partners sign it, or when a new document is sent to you, and constant access to all you (more...)
Jul 31
Andrew Orr came up with an idea to improve the HomePod experience. It involves using NFC to enable multi-user support. (more...)
Jul 31
Apple says that the US$70 million it spent on public benefits in Cupertino should allow the company to be exempt from the tax. (more...)
Jul 31
Neato on Tuesday rolled out a big update for big homes with its Botvac D7 Connected robotic vacuum, adding the ability to map and clean multiple floor plans for homes with more than one level, as well as smart automatic recharging capabil (more...)
Jul 31
Smartphone shipments in China are continuing to drop year-over-year. Not only is Apple holding on to estimated sales volume in the country, but the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus are both on the list of top five smartphones sold in the countr (more...)
Jul 31
Of the top 50 companies in the S&P 500, 78% are directly connected via one or more board members. (more...)
Jul 31
The latest iA Writer won't distract you, won't interrupt, and won't do anything to get in the way of the words you type -- and that can be good and bad simultaneously, depending on your style and what you need. AppleInsider grabs a stress (more...)
Jul 31
Apple released iOS 12 Developer Beta 5 for the iPhone and iPad on Monday, and now iOS 12 Public Beta 4 is available. (more...)
Jul 31
Dave Hamilton and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple Pay’s projected dominance in contactless payments, plus Andrew explains why he’d like to see NFC in Apple’s HomePod. (more...)
Jul 31
Apple is continuing to shake down its upcoming operating system updates ahead of their expected release this fall, by providing participants of its public beta program with a fourth build of both iOS 12, macOS 10.14 and tvOS 12 to test ou (more...)
Jul 31
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming tvOS 12 update to its public beta testing group, giving non-developers a chance to try out the new software ahead of its fall public release. Today's fourth beta comes two weeks after Apple released the th (more...)
Jul 31
Apple today seeded the fourth public beta of iOS 12 to public beta testers, giving non-developers a chance to test the software ahead of its upcoming fall release. The fourth iOS 12 public beta, which comes two weeks after the third public beta, correspon (more...)
Jul 31
Apple today seeded the fourth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to its public beta testing group, two weeks seeding the third macOS Mojave public beta. Today's fourth public beta is the same as the fifth developer beta released earlier this week.Bet (more...)
Jul 31
You have to buy what you can afford -- but make sure you're only paying for what matters to you. AppleInsider did the math, and has some recommendations for every price point. (more...)
Jul 31
Freelancer site Upwork published a listing of the top twenty fastest growing skills of the more than 5,000 it tracks. The list cited Apple's iOS development framework UIKit and its Xcode development tools, both of which took center stage (more...)
Jul 31
Twelve South today revealed its latest Apple accessory called the "AirSnap," which is a case made for AirPods and aimed at making the wireless headphones easier to keep handy thanks to an attached metal clip.AirSnap is made from full-grain leather and hel (more...)
Jul 31
Logitech is expanding its foothold in the audio market again by purchasing microphone and audio gear maker Blue in a US$117 million deal. (more...)
Jul 31
On Monday, Apple provided the fifth beta of macOS Mojave to developers -- although what changed was not immediately noticeable. After some digging, there is a fair amount added nearly two months since initial tests began. (more...)
Jul 31
Upwork, the largest global freelancing website, today shared a list of the top 20 fastest growing skills in the U.S. freelance job market, providing a closer look at trends in the industry.Apple's design framework for iOS and tvOS apps, UIKit, and its dev (more...)
Jul 31
Chinese state media outlets have been trashing Apple for failing to cut down on Messages content related to pornography and gambling. (more...)
Jul 31
Mazda on Tuesday said that starting in September, people with a 2018 Mazda6 sedan will be able to get a free dealer-installed upgrade to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto -- as long as they paid for one of the right trims. (more...)
Jul 31
Today is your last chance to snap up the lowest prices anywhere on a variety of Apple devices, including AirPods, MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs and more. Sprint is also running a promotion for new and existing users offering the iPhone 8 for (more...)
Jul 31
Apple's AirPods are seeing a rare and notable discount today at two retailers, with the wireless earphone accessory marked down to $144.99 at both Amazon and Adorama. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link an (more...)
Jul 31
Apple has outlined which of its products are eligible for sales tax holidays in a handful of U.S. states over the coming days.The sales tax holidays run from August 3 to August 5 in Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina, and Virginia, and from August 1 to (more...)
Jul 31
iOS 12 developer beta 5 confirms HomePod will get iPhone speaker phone support for making and answering calls this fall. (more...)
Jul 31
Apple’s third fiscal quarter earnings conference call is set to start after the market closes this afternoon, July 31st. (more...)
Jul 31
With the quarterly earnings scheduled for this evening, most of the analysts on the Apple beat see another quarter of significant growth year-over-year for the company, for the reasons that you may expect. And, those same analysts are loo (more...)
Jul 31
One day after MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe announced that subscribers will not be allowed to see select major movies like "Christopher Robin" and "The Meg," the company today announced a price hike for subscribers to its standard plan. The price of this $ (more...)
Jul 31
Ken Segall, who was creative director at Chiat/Day and worked on "Think Different" and other notable Apple campaigns, questions the company's branding and advertising, and is accusing the present creative team of giving Tim Cook "vanilla" (more...)
Jul 31
Accessory maker Logitech this week announced the takeover of Blue, best known for its microphones that have become a staple of recording, particularly in the streaming and podcast industries. (more...)
Jul 31
Device management firm Fleetsmith on Monday announced Fleetsmith Intelligence, a new monitoring and enrollment platform for Apple devices at large organizations. (more...)
Jul 31
Mazda today detailed long-awaited availability of its first vehicle with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in the United States.Starting in September, existing owners of the 2018 Mazda6, excluding the Sport base model, will be able to book an appointment wit (more...)
Jul 31
With the quarterly earnings scheduled for this evening, most of the analysts on the Apple beat see another quarter of significant growth year-over-year for the company, for the reasons that you may expect. And, those same analysts are loo (more...)
Jul 31
The official Apple Store app for iOS devices has recently undergone changes in design and function, but Apple still occasionally uses it to host time-limited offers to download select paid apps for free. From today, users who scroll down the Discover tab (more...)
Jul 31
Mobile leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer this morning shared a hands-on video featuring alleged dummy units of the upcoming 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, just two days after rival leaker Ben Geskin posted images of two similar-looking dummy uni (more...)
Jul 31
Logitech has announced its acquisition of Blue, the California-based maker of studio-quality microphones, in a $117 million cash deal. Blue, creator of the popular Yeti and Snowball microphone lines, will join Logitech's portfolio of other brands, whi (more...)
Jul 31
Apple lauded its contributions to Cupertino, Calif., in a letter sent to the municipality's city council on Monday, noting contributions of tens of millions of dollars which go toward public works projects that benefit its hometown. The a (more...)
Jul 31
Popular Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp this afternoon announced that the WhatsApp apps for iOS and Android devices now support group calling for voice and video.WhatsApp users can make group calls with up to four people total by starting a one-on-o (more...)
Jul 30
Every time your two favorite geeks get together, something interesting happens: everyone learns at least five (5!) new things. This week’s topics include two very specific features of APFS (a pro and a con), noise-canceling headphones for travel, a solu (more...)
Jul 30
Business is not going smoothly for movie subscription service MoviePass, which is supposed to allow customers to watch one movie in theaters per a day for a $9.95 per month subscription pass.Amid funding issues and a deep drop in stock prices, MoviePa (more...)
Jul 30
Google Maps was today updated with a new "Match" feature that's designed to offer up personalized restaurant recommendations based on a user's customized tastes.The Match option allows users to tap on a food or drink spot to see if they're likely to enjoy (more...)
Jul 30
New payment systems abound. Artificial Intelligence mania continues. AIs interrogating other AIs and probing their minds. AIs doing cancer diagnosis. And mostly right but sometimes wrong. Facial recognition bites back. Can we keep up?  It’s all in Part (more...)
Jul 30
Adding to a growing stable of virtual reality experts, Apple recently hired developer Sterling Crispin, whose app "Cyber Paint" was among the first to take advantage of burgeoning mobile VR headset technology. (more...)
Jul 30
Check out this video from OpenAI of a robot hand learning how to manipulate a block. This an incredibly difficult task, and the level of difficulty is one of the many reasons Apple needs humans assembling iPhones. OpenAI used machine learning and virtual (more...)
Jul 30
Kelly Guimont is a Contributing Editor for The Mac Observer and Social Media Manager for Smile Software. She first appeared here in December, 2015 to tell her career story and has returned several times for interesting technical discussions. In this speci (more...)
Jul 30
Apple released iOS 12 Developer Beta 5 on Monday for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touchl, part of Apple’s ongoing efforts to refine iOS 12. (more...)
Jul 30
Apple recently hired Sterling Crispin, a new virtual reality hire who developed a painting app for mobile VR headsets, reports Variety.Called "Cyber Paint," Crispin's app is designed to allow VR headset wearers to create 2D and 360-degree pictures. Cyber (more...)
Jul 30
Eighteen months after it launched, AppleInsider re-examines the Setapp subscription service to see if the model works for users -- and what apps have joined it. (more...)
Jul 30
MIT has developed a smart mask that can alter your mind. It can make you horny or anxious by listening to your own breathing via feedback mechanisms. The device, called Masque, was created by artist and recent graduate of MIT Media Lab Xin Liu. In Ms. Liu (more...)
Jul 30
Earlier on Monday, Apple released the fifth beta of iOS 12 to developers. AppleInsider has been digging through this most recent release and we have assembled a long list of everything that has changed this time around. (more...)
Jul 30
Sprint today announced a new promotion for customers adding a new line of service over the next few days, this time focusing on the iPhone 8. Under the new offer, new and existing customers who add a new line can get the 64GB iPhone 8 for $8 per month (more...)
Jul 30
u/beyondthetech recently posted in the Apple subreddit about ways to improve the Phone app. I think it’s an interesting list, and it could improve the iPhone experience.I certainly believe that these changes are not too difficult to implement, and I’v (more...)
Jul 30
Cyber warfare has three aspects: physical, informational, and cognitive. So writes Richard Forno for The Conversation. It seems to me that cognition would be a subset of informational warfare, instead of being a separate dimension. Cyber tools can be us (more...)
Jul 30
The government gave AT&T free rights to the 20MHz broadband spectrum, as well as US$6.5 billion for the network rollout. (more...)
Jul 30
Contactless payment system users, such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, are on track to hit 450 million by 2020, and Apple is going to account for half of them around the world. That’s according to a new report from Juniper Research. (more...)
Jul 30
The iPad -- and to a lesser extent, the iPhone -- can be very useful at school, but you may want a few accessories to maximize the experience. We're rounding up a list of the best accessories for your iOS device to make returning to sch (more...)
Jul 30
It costs US$3.99/month and blocks advertising. But is it safe to use? (more...)
Jul 30
Federal air marshals collect information under a secret domestic surveillance program. (more...)
Jul 30
We have a deal on a 10-foot long, cloth covered MFi-Certified Lightning cable. The cloth is designed to be tangle-resistant, making charging from across the room that much easier. This very long Lightning cable is $14.99 through our deal. (more...)
Jul 30
Bryan Chaffin and the Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about Bryan’s vision for whole home listening for voice assistants and why an iPhone in our pocket doesn’t count. (more...)
Jul 30
Apple has rolled out its fifth set of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with new test releases of iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave now available to download. (more...)
Jul 30
Apple today seeded the fifth beta of a new tvOS 12 operating system to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after releasing the fourth beta and more than a month after introducing the new software at the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference.Designed (more...)
Jul 30
Dropbox today announced that it is increasing the amount of storage space available to many of its paid subscribers for no additional charge.Starting today, Dropbox Professional accounts get 2TB of storage space, while Business Standard teams have access (more...)
Jul 30
Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after releasing the fourth beta and more than a month after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.macOS Mojave int (more...)
Jul 30
Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming iOS 12 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and more than a month after introducing the new software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.Registered developer (more...)
Jul 30
Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update to developers, two weeks after releasing the fourth beta and more than a month after introducing the software at the Worldwide Developers Conference.To install the beta, you'll need the pro (more...)
Jul 30
Apple has been working with schools and colleges around the world to provide Swift curriculum to students under its "Everyone Can Code" initiative, learning Apple's App Development with Swift curriculum.To allow colleges and employers to confirm those ski (more...)
Jul 30
New, steeper discounts have arrived on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro, and these deals are available only at AppleInsider. Save $75 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and $100 on every 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with no ta (more...)
Jul 30
In two years from now as many as 225 million people may be using Apple Pay on mobile devices, according to research estimates published on Monday. (more...)
Jul 30
Apple Music has scored yet another exclusive documentary, this time chronicling the creation of Kesha's 2017 album "Rainbow," the service announced today on Twitter."Rainbow" was Kesha's third major album, following "Warrior" in 2012 and "Animal" in 2010. (more...)
Jul 30
Apple could use 8th-generation Kaby Lake processors in mid-range MacBook or MacBook Air models later this year, a Taiwanese report claims, with Apple thought to be using the more established processors from last year instead of newer vari (more...)
Jul 30
Walmart is reportedly working on a new video streaming service separate from Vudu, with special help from Mark Greenberg, a key veteran of the TV industry. (more...)
Jul 30
There’s an original Mac on display at Microsoft’s headquarters commemorating the fact that Microsoft Office was released first for Apple’s computer platform, and not the PC. That’s pretty cool because the company could’ve easily chosen to not re (more...)
Jul 30
Flash is dead and any remaining support for the former king of online multimedia officially ends in 2020, so Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is urging U.S. government agencies to drop the platform. In a letter to the National Institute of Standards and Technolog (more...)
Jul 30
Prolific device leaker Ben Geskin posted what he says are photos of this fall’s 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus, and the 6.1-inch iPhone on his Twitter account over the weekend. (more...)
Jul 30
Certiport announces launch of App Development with Swift, in order to help students validate their Swift programming skills for the job market. (more...)
Jul 30
A questionable image leak supposedly showing what a refreshed iPad Pro could potentially look like depicts an odd addition to the rear of the tablet, but at the same time also uses a design aesthetic that Apple is unlikely to resurrect in (more...)
Jul 30
Apple is widely expected to launch a new mid-range notebook later this year, likely with a 13-inch Retina display and a starting price below $1,000. It's unclear if it will be branded as a MacBook, MacBook Air, or otherwise, but it'll be a new lower-c (more...)
Jul 30
Juniper Research today published new data outlining predictions for mobile payments processing over the next five years, placing Apple Pay at the forefront in the market ahead of rivals like Samsung and Google. The study looked at Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, (more...)
Jul 30
Terry Gilliam’s Time Bandits movie from 1980 just joined Apple’s original content line up as a new television series. (more...)
Jul 30
If you're a power-hungry iOS user who's all-in on Apple's mobile ecosystem, the new Mophie Powerstation Plus XL may very well prove itself to be a must-have accessory, as its integrated Lightning male plug and female recharging port make (more...)
Jul 30
Ahead of earnings, GBH Insights' Daniel Ives sees 42 million iPhones sold, and no big surprises -- but predicts the real story is what Apple forecasts for 2019 demand. (more...)
Jul 30
Smart thermostat company Ecobee has become the focus of a new profile shared online today by CNET, and alongside that article the company has revealed a new money saving feature for select Ecobee users called "Peak Relief." This feature was created to hel (more...)
Jul 30
The stand-off between Apple and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) may be ending, after Apple reportedly advised the regulator the company a method is on the way in iOS 12 to add a Do Not Disturb app on the country's iPhones (more...)
Jul 29
New, steeper discounts have arrived on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro, and these deals are available only at AppleInsider. Save $75 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and $100 on every 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with no ta (more...)
Jul 29
Though Apple may be making its next "budget" iPhone a 6.1-inch LCD model, one tradeoff will be the lack of a dual-lens camera, the latest leak suggests. (more...)
Jul 29
Serial mobile leaker Benjamin Geskin today shared images depicting what he claims are dummy units of Apple's upcoming 6.5-inch "iPhone X Plus" and mid-tier 6.1-inch LCD iPhone.Images of iPhone dummy units have become something of an annual tradition in th (more...)
Jul 29
The i9 MacBook Pro is a feat of engineering and design that Apple has carried forward for the last three models, but choices made at the inception of the line are echoing forward to today, cutting back a very little bit on what the comput (more...)
Jul 29
It's a distinctive part of your Mac but the Dock is big and it doesn't do a lot. Now, uBar wants to replace it with a tool that saves space and adds functionality. AppleInsider tries it out. (more...)
Jul 28
Autodesk has published a support document announcing that it is stopping development of its Alias and VRED vertical market packages, and that older versions will not work on Mojave due to Apple's OpenGL deprecation. (more...)
Jul 28
Looking at the outside of the computer, it is very easy to think that the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Core i7 processor is unchanged from last year's model. However, there are a surprising amount of improvements beyond just a new and pow (more...)
Jul 28
The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions and software updates that took place this week for iOS and macOS apps. (more...)
Jul 28
The new MacBook Pro models continued to dominate headlines this week, particularly after Apple issued a patch to fix thermal problems. (more...)
Jul 28
Apple's upcoming iPad Pro models will feature slightly smaller bodies, a relocated Smart Connector, and no headphone jack, according to information shared by Japanese site Mac Otakara.Citing supply chain sources, Mac Otakara says the new 10.5-inch iPad Pr (more...)
Jul 28
Apple's anticipated iPad Pro refresh will see both the 10.5- and 12.9-inch models shrink in some dimensions, but also lose their headphone jacks, a report claimed on Friday. (more...)
Jul 28
Search ads allow developers to promote their apps within the App Store, with ads that appear at the top of the page when users do searches. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple Music has a new short out called Asahd vs.Khaled: The Negotiation. It’s to promote a new release from DJ Khaled (the parent in the short) called No Brainer, which is now streaming on Apple Music. The song is the newest single from DJ Khaled’s M (more...)
Jul 27
Check out this great account from former NeXT employee Chris MacAskill. He talks about how a phone call he made behind then-NeXT CEO Steve Jobs’s back (as you do) to Intel CEO Andy Grove probably played a role in Apple eventually buying NeXT. It’s a (more...)
Jul 27
Why have a bare-naked door when you can cover it with this depiction of the corridor from the Enterprise in Star Trek: The Next Generation. It’s available from ThinkGeek for $25.  I think I want one. (more...)
Jul 27
We have a deal on a pair of Model 3 Hi-Res Convertible Wireless Earphones. These devices support Bluetooth 4.1 for wireless listening, can convert to a headphone jack for wired listening. They can be charged via USB port, and their $69.99 through our dea (more...)
Jul 27
Apple’s values, strengths and ecosystem advantages make it, more and more, the compelling, indeed, only choice for our tech life. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple in iOS 12 introduced a long-awaited Group FaceTime feature that's designed to let you chat with up to 32 people at one time, using a unique tiled interface that's new to FaceTime.Group FaceTime is relatively easy to use, but it may not be immediatel (more...)
Jul 27
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 27
Elevation Lab, known for its popular line of wired dock options for the iPhone, recently came out with its first wireless charging dock, the NightPad.The NightPad, which is a 7.5W charger, looks like a lot of other wireless chargers on the market, but the (more...)
Jul 27
The White House is working on a proposal for an American GDPR. Over the past month, the Commerce Department has met with representatives of over 80 companies, trade associations, and consumer groups.The government’s goal is to release an initial set of (more...)
Jul 27
Japan has had record amounts of rain recently, with widespread flooding, burst riverbanks, landslides, and collapsed buildings. (more...)
Jul 27
Orlando Bloom, from the "Lord of the Rings" movies, stopped a London production two different times due a theater-goer using their iPad -- but one witness claimed the iPad was off and merely being used as a fan. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple is close to securing a deal for the rights to turn 1980s fantasy movie "Time Bandits" into a TV series, reports Deadline.Directed by Terry Gilliam, "Time Bandits" featured the story of an imaginative 11-year-old boy, Kevin, who gets sucked into a fa (more...)
Jul 27
We gladly buy technology used against us. That’s what FastCompany‘s Henry Cowles-Aeon writes about. Because of certain political events happening under the current administration, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 have surged.Snowden was right. Re-rea (more...)
Jul 27
I discovered an Instagram account last night called @insta_repeat. The account posts collages of photos from all of the cookie cutter “adventure photographers” on Instagram. Don’t get me wrong. I follow some of these photographers and they are reall (more...)
Jul 27
In the wrong hands, many technologies can be dangerous. But some technology makes it easy to be dangerous. (more...)
Jul 27
Samsung's display unit earlier this week announced a new "unbreakable" OLED panel designed for smartphones, and a new video Samsung Display shared on YouTube demonstrates the durability of the display.In the video, the unbreakable OLED panel is subjected (more...)
Jul 27
Mac users have an even longer wait for new iMacs and MacBook Pro models using 'Cannon Lake' chips, after Intel confirmed the 10-nanometer processors aiming for high-end computers won't arrive any sooner than the 2019 holiday shopping peri (more...)
Jul 27
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to go under the hood with iPhone cellular data management along with uninterrupted power supplies, or UPS, for our computers. (more...)
Jul 27
Submitting handwriting feedback in Apple Notes presumably helps improve the algorithms or machine learning that recognizes handwriting. (more...)
Jul 27
Sparkle wants to make it easy for anyone to build a website yet also be comprehensive enough for professionals. AppleInsider builds a site. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple today shared a video on its Apple Music YouTube channel promoting DJ Khaled's newest single that's available today on Apple Music. Starring Khaled and his son Asahd, the humorous ad features Asahd conversing as an adult (voiced by Kevin Hart) and ca (more...)
Jul 27
Apple may be making money faster than the government can print it, but institutional investors think Amazon will be the first company to hit a trillion dollar market cap. That’s what a poll conducted by CNBC at the Delivering Alpha Conference. CNBC said (more...)
Jul 27
New, steeper discounts have arrived on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro, and these deals are available only at AppleInsider. Save $75 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and $100 on every 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with no ta (more...)
Jul 27
One week after Comcast officially bowed out of the bidding war for 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets by ceding to Disney, shareholders of both Fox and Disney have today approved Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition offer for Fox (via The Wall Stre (more...)
Jul 27
The true realization of Apple's ultra-thin, ultra-powerful professional-grade notebook has finally arrived, elevated to greatness by the maturation of USB-C, the fixing of a flawed keyboard, and the polish of an increasingly versatile mac (more...)
Jul 27
Apple released Apple Store 5.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday with a redesigned interface that supports voice-based product searches. (more...)
Jul 27
Hold on to your sorting hat because LEGO just announced one of its largest kits ever: Hogwarts Castle from the Harry Potter series. The kit includes a whopping 6,020 pieces with four mini figures and 27 microfigures. The castle is amazingly detailed with (more...)
Jul 27
Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is slated as one of the guest speakers at WIRED’s 25th anniversary celebration in October. (more...)
Jul 27
While macOS allows users to see the majority of the files their Mac holds, not all files are immediately accessible in Finder, with some kept from view to prevent inadvertent changes or deletion. AppleInsider shows how to gain access to t (more...)
Jul 27
Amazon has begun testing a small but useful new feature across its iOS app and mobile/desktop websites, allowing users to invite friends and family members to collaborate on a shopping list together. Amazon customers have long been asking for such a featu (more...)
Jul 27
Apple is pledging assistance to its Japanese customers affected by heavy rainfall in July, by announcing it will be providing repairs of iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other hardware directly damaged by the natural disaster at no charge. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple has announced that it will repair any Mac, iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, iPod, or Thunderbolt Display directly damaged by heavy rains in Japan in July, free of charge, so long as the product is actually repairable.Affected customers can contact Apple b (more...)
Jul 27
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Mike talk about Macbook Pro thermal performance, tips on the best Mac utiilties you've forgotten about, and answer listener email. Mike also lets loose on an app removed from the App Store (more...)
Jul 27
LinkedIn has introduced a new voice messaging service that's built in to the latest version of its mobile app. Called LinkedIn Messaging, the feature gives users the ability to record and send audio messages up to one minute long. Voice messaging is rolli (more...)
Jul 27
A fellow Californian company, SpeakWare, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating a U.S. voice control patent. (more...)
Jul 27
Apple on Thursday updated the Apple Store app for iPhones and iPads with redesigned search tools, most notably introducing voice support. (more...)
Jul 27
In this episode, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss the current limitations of AI, and what real AI in the future might be like. They also talk about Apple’s T2 kernel panic issue and follow up on Bryan’s dual-HomePod TV experiment. (more...)
Jul 26
Apple's newest flagship Apple Store, Piazza Liberty, opened in Milan, Italy today and to celebrate the occasion, Apple shared some images of the new location.Piazza Liberty is the first Italian Apple Store to feature the updated Apple Store layout with ar (more...)
Jul 26
The Apple Store app for iOS devices was today updated to version 5.1, introducing improvements for the search feature.The new version of the app features a redesigned look for the search section, with both search suggestions and support for voice-based se (more...)
Jul 26
In its upcoming results call, Apple will likely announce 41.6 million in June-quarter iPhone shipments, one analyst claimed on Thursday. (more...)
Jul 26
Many consumers who have made the jump to 4K/UHD TV, or plan to do so, may be considering a companion 4K Blu-ray player. John thinks it’s still too early to consider that. (more...)
Jul 26
Apple's chief design officer, Jonathan Ive, will speak at an October event in San Francisco marking the 25th anniversary of Wired Magazine. (more...)
Jul 26
We have a deal on PixTeller Pro, an online design tool you use in your browser. There are 1.5 million photos in their library, and more than 74,000 existing designs you can customize. You can also choose from more than 100,000 shapes to use in your design (more...)
Jul 26
Make sure you remove all your personal information before you sell or trade your #iPhone in because if you don't, the consequences can be creepy and dangerous as one Ontario teenager discovered. AppleInsider recounts the tale, and shows y (more...)
Jul 26
Koogeek is one of the more interesting HomeKit accessory manufacturers, with an array of relatively low-cost and in some cases unusual products that can help users expand their Apple-focused smart home ecosystems.The company offers HomeKit-compatible smar (more...)
Jul 26
Scooters are apparently a fad again with middle schoolers. Scooter startups are getting VC cash and attention from big companies like Alphabet. The smart scooters are also tracking your kids and selling their data.A new blog post from the organization’s (more...)
Jul 26
I’ve been interested in ReGen villages for a couple years now. It’s a high-tech, eco-friendly village located in the Netherlands. Vertical farms will provide food, food waste is turned into fish food for local aquaculture, houses filter rainwater, and (more...)
Jul 26
Apple design chief Jony Ive will be one of the speakers at WIRED's upcoming 25th anniversary event that's set to take place in San Francisco, California from October 12 to October 15, the magazine announced today.Ive does not often participate in public d (more...)
Jul 26
There’s a project Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia. These Wikipedia editors have dedicated themselves to fighting conspiracy theories online. As companies like YouTube, Google, and Facebook have turned to Wikipedia to fight fake news, sites like Wikipe (more...)
Jul 26
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Tim Cook is perceived as a CEO and leader, plus they share their thoughts on the demise of the Kuri robot. (more...)
Jul 26
The resources have been updated with new assets for watchOS and macOS Mojave. (more...)
Jul 26
The more of a programmer's kind of brain that you have, the more you will get from this app but the sheer range and power of its tools is compelling. AppleInsider dives in. (more...)
Jul 26
Apple has shipped 3.5 million Apple Watch units globally in the last quarter, according to estimates from analytics firm Canalys, with the LTE-equipped model of the Apple Watch Series 3 claimed to be the best-shipping smartwatch in Asia i (more...)
Jul 26
Redditor u/Sometimesexaggerates found out the hard way. (more...)
Jul 26
The 2018 LOVELOUD Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, with doors open at 2 p.m. local time, and music beginning at 3:30 p.m. local time. (more...)
Jul 26
Samsung has extended the ad campaign slamming the iPhone X that it began earlier in July, and has released a trio of new videos that take aim at the iPhone X's notch, storage, and app presentation. (more...)
Jul 26
Best Buy has opened up its new "Black Friday in July" sale with early access for its My Best Buy members, ending later tonight at 11:59 p.m. CT. Afterwards, the deals will expand to all customers shopping on the retailer's website.Note: MacRumors is an af (more...)
Jul 26
A number of iMac Pro and MacBook Pro owners have reported issues with macOS enduring kernel panics, with initial investigations into the problems suggesting something connected to Apple's T2 security chip is to blame -- but actual service (more...)
Jul 26
During the second quarter of 2018, Apple shipped an estimated 3.5 million Apple Watches worldwide, according to new data shared today by analytics firm Canalys.At 3.5 million units shipped, Apple sold 30 percent more watches than it did a year ago during (more...)
Jul 26
Samsung this morning shared three new ads in its "Ingenius" series that's designed to make fun of the Apple Genius Bar while highlighting features that Samsung believes will lure people to its Galaxy S9 devices instead of one of Apple's iPhones.The first (more...)
Jul 26
Mayfield Robotics shut down production of its Kuri robot and is refunding pre-order deposits. (more...)
Jul 26
Maybe one day Apple will give us more than 5GB space without charging heavily but it's not exactly in a hurry to do so. So in the meantime, here are some AppleInsider-approved alternatives for getting more online storage and (maybe) payin (more...)
Jul 26
In an attempt to make it easier to design apps for the Apple Watch and Mac, Apple has updated its Human Interface Guidelines with new templates for the new operating system versions it will release in the fall. (more...)
Jul 26
As highlighted by Digital Trends and VentureBeat, a small number of users have turned to the Apple Support Communities to report incidents of kernel panicking on the new MacBook Pro, possibly linked to Apple's T2 chip. The issue has also been highlighted (more...)
Jul 26
Spotify has 83 million paying subscribers around the world, which is a lot more than Apple Music’s 40 million, yet still isn’t showing a profit. (more...)
Jul 26
Dashlane today announced the release of Dashlane 6, which the company describes as an "all-in-one solution for online risk prevention," beefing up the password manager's suite of features with a collection of online privacy and security additions.The firs (more...)
Jul 26
In today’s Quick Tip, we’ve got instructions for how to find, edit, and delete website passwords under iOS 11…including how you can see what passwords are stored for any particular site. This is handy if your device is autofilling the wrong informat (more...)
Jul 26
Apple's self-driving car technology could potentially change the way it drives based on the reactions of its passengers, using monitoring sensors to analyze the vehicle's occupants and determine an appropriate driving style to suit the si (more...)
Jul 26
iMac Pro owners and now 2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro owners are dealing with an ongoing problem: kernel panics. The Apple-designed T2 processor, which handles encryption along with system verification and Siri commands, is the suspected culprit and the comp (more...)
Jul 26
In its Q2 2018 earnings report shared today -- the second since filing for an IPO -- Spotify revealed that it has grown to 83 million paid subscribers globally and 180 million total monthly active users (including the free tier) as of the end of June 2018 (more...)
Jul 26
A number of iMac Pro and MacBook Pro owners have reported issues with macOS enduring kernel panics, with initial investigations into the problems suggesting something connected to Apple's T2 security chip is to blame -- but actual service (more...)
Jul 26
Apple has come up with one possible solution to the problem of an iPhone running out of battery while the user's on the move, by taking advantage of wireless charging to transfer power from one mobile device with a fuller battery to anoth (more...)
Jul 26
eBay this week announced a new feature coming to its iOS and Android apps, which will give customers the ability to discover more items by dragging and dropping images while they're shopping. This drag-and-drop feature is one of the latest additions to eB (more...)
Jul 26
In iOS 12, Apple has introduced new password-related features that are designed to make it easier for iPhone and iPad users to create strong, secure, and unique passwords for app and website logins. In this guide, we'll show you how to use two of those fe (more...)
Jul 26
New, steeper discounts have arrived on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro, and these deals are available only at AppleInsider. Save $75 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and $100 on every 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with no ta (more...)
Jul 26
Google today updated its Street View app for iOS, finally adding support for the iPhone X's display eight months after the device's launch.Google Street View is designed to allow users to explore different locations and landmarks around the world using th (more...)
Jul 26
Apple's iPhone 8 Plus was the number one selling iPhone in the United States during the second quarter of 2018 according to new data shared today by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X accounted for 54 percent (more...)
Jul 26
A recent article reminds us how powerful the influence of Steve Jobs has been on Tim Cook. It remains today. (more...)
Jul 26
Samsung Display today announced an unbreakable OLED smartphone panel that's been certified by Underwriters Laboratory (UL), an official testing company for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor.The UL test indic (more...)
Jul 25
It's not the most obvious presentation tool, but using an Apple TV with iPad and the right projector means you'll never be tied to the podium again. (more...)
Jul 25
Check out the TIVOO Pixel Art Bluetooth Speaker. It’s a Bluetooth speaker designed to look like a retro TV, complete with a 16×16 LED screen that does lightning effects. It has a built-in 3,000mAh battery, and can play music up to 10 hours.  It’s $ (more...)
Jul 25
Intel will be Apple's exclusive cellular modem supplier for next-generation iPhones, the CFO of Qualcomm indicated on Wednesday. (more...)
Jul 25
I love a good deployant clasp for a watch, but there aren’t many Apple Watch straps that feature them. I’ve been wearing one from Monoware that I like, but I found another line I want to check out, too. It’s the Juuk line from MyAppleWatchBand.com. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple does not have plans to use Qualcomm's LTE chips in its next-generation devices, Qualcomm's CFO said today during Qualcomm's second quarter earnings call.As relayed by CNBC, Qualcomm CFO George Davis told investors Apple will use a competitor's chips (more...)
Jul 25
Following the launch of the App Store in 2008, Apple CEO Steve Jobs sat down for an interview with The Wall Street Journal.In celebration of the recent 10th anniversary of the App Store, The Wall Street Journal today published both the audio and transcrip (more...)
Jul 25
There are hundreds of Qi wireless charging options available on the market, many of which feature the same no-frills plain black circle or square design. You can, for example, find dozens of inexpensive wireless chargers on Amazon at prices as low as $ (more...)
Jul 25
Check out Apple’s new commercial, Unleashed. It’s a fun piece touting the A11 Bionic chip powering iPhone X. It uses a series of augmented reality-like fight scenes to show how immersive games are on an iPhone X. It’s compelling, interesting. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple CEO Tim Cook will speak at the second annual LOVELOUD festival at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City this Saturday. He will then introduce the band Imagine Dragons for a live performance on stage.LOVELOUD was founded in 2017 by Dan Reynolds, the (more...)
Jul 25
In iOS 12, Apple added a new Effects camera in Messages that's similar to the live camera features in Snapchat and Instagram, allowing you to take a photo in the Messages app and then edit it with stickers, filters, text, and more.On devices with a TrueDe (more...)
Jul 25
It's not the most obvious presentation tool, but using an Apple TV with iPad and the right projector means you'll never be tied to the podium again. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple's upcoming futuristic drama series "See" gained a new cast member today, with actress Alfre Woodard signing on to play Paris, an advisor and a priestess, reports Variety.Woodard has starred in movies that include "12 Years a Slave," "Annabelle," and (more...)
Jul 25
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be one of the featured speakers at this Saturday's Loveloud Festival, an AT&T-backed event meant to promote support of LGBTQ youth. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple's latest commercial for the iPhone X concentrates on the premium smartphone's performance and the power of the A11 Bionic processor, by featuring a gamer using martial arts to fend off game characters entering the real world. (more...)
Jul 25
Dr. Mac checks out three groovy gadgets he uses every day — a laptop stand, a speaker that’s also a work of art, and the first lumbar support he’s tried that actually worked. (more...)
Jul 25
I’m glad to see that Nike Training Club is now on the Apple Watch. Although I don’t have my watch anymore, I do use Nike Training Club on my iPhone so that I can do bodyweight workouts at home. It’s a great app and I recommend it.What’s to be expe (more...)
Jul 25
LG screen issues may spell trouble for Apple. The supplier has cut its investment plans out of concern for the global smartphone market. It recently posted a second quarterly loss in a row because of bad display prices.LG said it would trim investment by (more...)
Jul 25
Startup firm Lumen is running an Indiegogo campaign to create a device that analyzes your breath to deduce metabolism information and produce dietary advice. AppleInsider spoke with co-founder Dror Ceder about this CO2 sensor, and got a c (more...)
Jul 25
You'll need a very good reason and it'd be best if you didn't do it on your main Mac. However, installing Mojave on some older Macs can be done -- and fairly easily. AppleInsider explains if you really must know. (more...)
Jul 25
Fed up with social media? Or just Snapchat? No worries, because we’re here to show you how to delete Snapchat accounts. (more...)
Jul 25
Want to send greeting cards from your iPhone? Enter StoryChips, a new, out of the box way to send messages. Now just how does this work? How about just three easy steps. 1. Select a card and stickers from the StoryChips website or a retail shop and (more...)
Jul 25
Kelly Guimont, John Martellaro and Jeff Gamet dive into Apple’s software fix for the MacBook Pro Core i9 throttling problem, plus Kelly may have figured out Apple’s strategy for drawing us in to its own original TV shows. (more...)
Jul 25
Despite getting lighter, thinner and faster, Apple's iPad tablets and MacBook notebooks haven't dabbled into entirely new desktop computing form factors and experimental hardware concepts the way Microsoft has with its Surface business se (more...)
Jul 25
Designer Sam William Smith wants to make the font picker easier to use when you have a lot of fonts installed. (more...)
Jul 25
Andrew interviewed Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing. He shares Andrew’s enthusiasm for Apple Books, and feels that Apple isn’t doing enough to make it the best platform for authors and readers. (more...)
Jul 25
With Apple's quarterly earnings scheduled for July 31, most of the analysts on the Apple beat see another quarter of significant growth year-over-year for the company, for the reasons that you may expect. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple Pay users can save up to 20% this week at popular establishments, including Hotels.com, Fandango, StubHub, Groupon, houzz and more during Apple's Summertime Savings with Apple Pay event. (more...)
Jul 25
Nike has released a version of its Nike Training Club app to the Apple Watch, with the aim of providing users with workouts and feedback on their wrist without needing to stop mid-session to look at the app on their iPhone. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple today shared a fun new iPhone X ad on its YouTube channel, this time touting the capabilities of the A11 Bionic chip built into the device.In the video, a student walks down the street playing popular iOS game Vainglory on his iPhone when the game c (more...)
Jul 25
Loup Ventures conducted its annual test to see how popular voice assistants perform, and Apple’s Siri came in second behind Google Assistant. (more...)
Jul 25
Security researchers have recently discovered infections of macOS malware named "Calisto," one that was seemingly developed in 2016 and may have been a precursor to the "Proton" macOS trojan that started to circulate in 2017. (more...)
Jul 25
If you’d like to change the representative image Photos uses for the people you’ve categorized, then how do you go about it? We’ve got all of the details—including a weird but important caveat—in today’s Quick Tip! (more...)
Jul 25
Reports claim Apple is introducing more iPhone colors this fall, but not everyone is agreeing on what those will be. First, sources said we’d get blue, gold, grey, orange, and red. Now Macotakara sources are saying (english translation) the colors are b (more...)
Jul 25
Facebook today announced the global launch of "Watch Party," a desktop and mobile feature revealed in May that allows Facebook Groups to join in and watch videos on the platform together in real time. The videos themselves can be previously recorded or li (more...)
Jul 25
Apple Maps vehicles equipped with LiDAR sensors have begun collecting street-level data in Montana and North Carolina for the first time this week, raising the total number of U.S. states the fleet has at least partially covered to 45.The vehicles have be (more...)
Jul 25
Apple addressed Core i9 MacBook Pro throttling issues head on with a software update on Tuesday and early tests show the issue really is fixed. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple will reportedly introduce 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.5-inch display iPhone models this fall, but you won’t be able to get all three at launch. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty says the rollout is coming in September, but the 6.1-inch model won (more...)
Jul 25
Whether you use Timing 2 on your Mac to account for you time to clients or just to see where your week goes, Timing is a first-class tool -- and even motivational. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple's digital assistant Siri continues to lag behind the Google Assistant, a group test reports, one which also reveals improvements in properly understanding queries and providing correct responses has generally improved across all dig (more...)
Jul 25
Nike Training Club is now available on the Apple Watch, as part of a free update to the existing iPhone app released today.The personal training tool offers more than 180 free workouts, ranging from strength and endurance to mobility and yoga, with expert (more...)
Jul 25
Apple is letting anyone in the United States with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV watch the pilot episode of Hulu's new series Castle Rock for free through its TV app. The episode is available now for users in the U.S., and it will live in Apple's TV app for (more...)
Jul 25
The longtime Apple supplier has to scale back expansion after yet another bad quarter, even though it may be on tap for OLED screens for the iPhone. (more...)
Jul 25
Apple might delay the launch of its new, low-cost 6.1-inch iPhone by one month and launch the device in October, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty (via Barron's). Huberty cites suspected issues with "LED backlight leakage" leading to the "p (more...)
Jul 25
Five months after performing a test that put the smart speakers of multiple companies in the spotlight to determine how well they performed in various categories, Loup Ventures is back today with an IQ test focused entirely on digital AI assistants. To g (more...)
Jul 25
Supplies for one of the three iPhones expected to be launched in this fall's annual refresh may be constrained, after another analyst writes there could be a one-month later start of mass production for the 6.1-inch LCD model compared to (more...)
Jul 25
Apple supplier LG Display has reported a second quarterly loss and cut its investment plans by $2.7 billion up to 2020, on mounting concerns for the smartphone market (via Reuters). LG shares fell 7 percent after it posted faster-than-expected decline (more...)
Jul 25
Microsoft today launched a much-requested dark mode for its Outlook.com web mail service. The company teased the new mode earlier this month, suggesting it would be reminiscent of last year's Halloween theme for Outlook.The new dark mode actually adopts s (more...)
Jul 25
The first material discount on Apple's brand-new 2018 MacBook Pro has arrived, and it's available exclusively at AppleInsider. Save $50 on every 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar with coupon, p (more...)