All Apple-Related News

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

Jan 21
LONDON – Tesla received permission to start selling the Model 3 in Europe. Bloomberg News reported Monday that the Dutch vehicle authority, RDW, gave the firm the go-ahead. It could start delivering the Long Range Battery version of the vehicle in Feb (more...)
Jan 21
On Friday, VentureBeat’s famed phone-leaker Evan Blass tweeted a picture of the new Samsung Galaxy S10 range.  It featured the Galaxy S10E, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+. The Verge reported on the leaks, saying that the Galaxy S10E is likely to be the c (more...)
Jan 21
Like it did last year, Apple in February will host an internal activity challenge for its employees around the world, tasking them with closing all three Apple Watch Activity rings every day for the month (via WatchGeneration).Image via WatchGenerationTho (more...)
Jan 21
Apple is commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States by using its homepage to highlight the work and life of the civil rights activist. (more...)
Jan 21
Apple has shared a new feature on its Newsroom that highlights the company's charitable and volunteer efforts.Apple says that its internal Giving program has raised more than $365 million for non-profit organizations around the world since its incepti (more...)
Jan 21
I’ve been playing the sh*t out of Pocket Build lately. It’s a fun sandbox game where you can build your own fantasy world. There are castles, different types of people, trees, fences, farms, goblins, rocks, etc., and now a new series called Dragons & (more...)
Jan 21
Apple looks set to release a new “Shot on iPhone XS” film in the near future. 9to5Mac picked up on Chinese reports which indicated that the new clip will be will be released to coincide with Chinese New Year. Those reports suggested that the latest i (more...)
Jan 21
Apple Maps transit directions are expanding to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. This is the biggest combined update so far. (more...)
Jan 21
The unexpected return of the iPhone SE to the U.S. online Apple Store in a clearance sale has ended after only a day of availability, as the company has run out of stock. (more...)
Jan 21
In a bid to beat Google, Apple is continually updating Apple Maps, bringing in new features and expanding coverage. Here's what the company's been adding over the last year, updated on Jan. 21 with the arrival of public transit directions (more...)
Jan 21
Apple is taking advantage of South Korean carriers by collecting money for ads, the country's Fair Trade Commission said during a hearing on the iPhone maker's business practices. (more...)
Jan 21
Michael Calore’s list is a good follow up to my article of apps that put the ‘pro’ in iPad Pro. If you’re an artist, here are five drawing apps to look out for.Whether you’re a casual scribbler or seasoned illustrator, the iPad Pro, paired with (more...)
Jan 21
Apple on Monday released four new translations of the "Everyone Can Create" curriculum on Apple Books, meant to develop music, video, photo, and illustration skills -- specifically using Apple's iPad. (more...)
Jan 21
Apple made an agreement with Ron Howard's Imagine Documentaries, allowing the iPhone maker a "first look" at TV shows and films from the production company, as part of the company's ongoing efforts to build up its roster of original video (more...)
Jan 21
Spotify will soon launch a "don't play this artist" feature in its iOS app, which will allow subscribers to block an entire artist from playing across the app (via The Verge). This means that you won't hear their songs in your library, Spotify playlists, (more...)
Jan 21
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, a federal holiday commemorating the American civil rights movement leader.Apple today has honored the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full-page tribute on its website. A photo of Dr. Kin (more...)
Jan 21
Apple has published a new "Shot on iPhone" video to its YouTube account, showcasing the camera capabilities of the iPhone XS, with the film featuring a teenage athlete on American Samoa who has accepted a full-ride scholarship to a univer (more...)
Jan 21
Over the weekend, serial mobile leaker Evan Blass shared a leaked image of Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S10 lineup, confirming earlier rumors that it will initially consist of three models to compete directly with Apple's latest devices, the iPhone XS, XS (more...)
Jan 21
Apple today announced that its Everyone Can Create curriculum is now available in German, French, Spanish, and Italian on Apple Books. The free creative guides will also be available in Swedish and Dutch this spring.Everyone Can Create is designed to allo (more...)
Jan 21
Google is currently rolling out support for road speed limits and speed traps in its navigation app, Google Maps.When drivers are using the app, the speed limit feature shows the speed limit of the road they are driving on in the lower left of the screen. (more...)
Jan 21
Apple Maps today gained comprehensive transit directions for Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland, in the largest single combined update to its European coverage thus far. The coverage includes train, tram, and bus routes in the capital cities of each coun (more...)
Jan 20
Apple has shared a new "Shot on iPhone" video on its YouTube channel that presents a portrait of Eddie Siaumau, a 17-year-old athlete from American Samoa who has just accepted a full-ride scholarship to a NCAA Division I university.The small island of Ame (more...)
Jan 20
Police are seeking a pair of thieves nabbing Apple gear late at night from WalMarts, 1400 iPads lifted by civil servant, FedEx employees nabbed for grabbing Apple packages, and more in the latest Apple-related crime blotter. (more...)
Jan 20
When an over-the-air iOS update starts downloading on your iPhone or iPad, you can monitor its progress in the Settings app via General -> Software Update. The lack of a cancel option on this screen seems to imply that there's no way to prevent a software (more...)
Jan 20
Apple returned the iPhone SE to its U.S. online store on Saturday, but only as part of a clearance effort to seemingly liquidate the remaining stock of the discontinued handset. (more...)
Jan 19
Four months after being discontinued, the beloved iPhone SE has made a sudden return to Apple's online store this week.Apple is offering the iPhone SE with 32GB of storage for $249 and with 128GB of storage for $299 on its clearance store in the U (more...)
Jan 19
Whether you want it to or not, USB-C will take over as the port of choice for consumers, but the lack of chargers that sport more than one USB-C port stands in the way. The Satechi Dual USB-C Travel Charger packs two USB-C ports and two U (more...)
Jan 19
Apple's HomePod starts with a simple setup and it ends with you forgetting you didn't always have music surrounding you. In between, though, there are details to consider about that first setup and many options for when you move the HomeP (more...)
Jan 19
Amazon owned Woot is kicking off the weekend with an aggressive discount on refurbished HomePods, delivering the lowest price anywhere on the smart speaker. Save $110 with free shipping for Prime members. (more...)
Jan 19
Apple in February will change the way it handles development teams for organizations, unifying individual memberships into a single set of roles across the Apple Developer website and App Store Connect. (more...)
Jan 19
Apple on Friday published a new series of iPad Pro advertisements that depart from past commercials by positioning the tablet not as a PC replacement, but as a "new way" of accomplishing various tasks, from taking notes to podcasting. (more...)
Jan 18
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro chat with host Kelly Guimont about how to spot bad science and ways to help verify that claim you read about. (more...)
Jan 18
USA Today writes: “Remember the Motorola Razr from the early 2000s? Motorola’s super-thin, metallic flip phone that was the “it” phone before the iPhone and Galaxy started a smartphone revolution. Well, if a new report [from the WSJ] is to be b (more...)
Jan 18
Apple doesn't have an official method for individually locking sensitive apps like Photos with a passcode, but luckily there's a workaround that was introduced in iOS 12 with Screen Time.If you really want to make sure one of your apps is inaccessible, yo (more...)
Jan 18
With 4K TV sets now mainstream, 8K TVs shipping in 2019, Apple preparing new displays, 4K/HDR streaming in high gear, the pressure will be on Apple to deliver in all its video technologies. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple today uploaded a new series of iPad Pro videos to its YouTube channel, showing off the different features and capabilities of the new devices.There are five videos, focusing on taking notes, going paperless by scanning documents, hosting a podcast, (more...)
Jan 18
Apple Music is of course an audio-first streaming service, but if you have time to kill, you can kick back and watch documentaries on musicians, producers, and other aspects of the biz. Here's a roundup of some of the titles currently ava (more...)
Jan 18
Take this with a grain of salt because this tweet is all I’ve seen about this. But David Ruddock of AndroidPolice mentioned a Google investigation trying to determine if certain types of fingerprint sensors are secure.Another CES Story: I’ve heard Goo (more...)
Jan 18
Coinstar is planning to sell bitcoin through its machines found in places like grocery stores. It partnered with startup Coinme. (more...)
Jan 18
So you've been using an iPhone for years now and think you have it all figured out? Don't be so sure. We've gathered up 7 tricks obscure enough that even the most seasoned iPhone user is likely to learn something new, so make sure to check out our latest (more...)
Jan 18
Apple and Qualcomm are embroiled in a bitter legal battle over licensing and royalty fees that's lasted for two years now and has led to the breakdown of the relationship between the two companies, but there may have been other factors in the breakup.Leak (more...)
Jan 18
Rather than patent royalties, the ongoing fight between Apple and Qualcomm may have originated over concerns about code, according to leaked emails. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple in January launched Smart Battery Cases designed for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR. The Smart Battery Cases are designed to add additional battery life to Apple's newest iPhones.Priced at $129, the Smart Battery Cases come in either black (more...)
Jan 18
Future's newest album, "THE WIZRD, is now available on Apple Music along with an exclusive documentary. Apple is highlighting the new content on its main Apple.com website."THE WIZRD" includes previously released singles like "Crushed Up" and "Jumpin on a (more...)
Jan 18
A German court on Friday granted Qualcomm a preliminary injunction against part of an Apple press statement, which claimed that all iPhones would remain available through third parties despite a December ban. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple updated Final Cut Pro yesterday to 10.4.5 with improvements to performance and stability. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple in 2017 purchased Beddit, a company that makes a sleep monitoring system designed to track your sleeping habits to help you improve your sleep hygiene.Apple hasn't said much about the purchase, nor what it's doing with the data it collects from the (more...)
Jan 18
Microsoft is recommending users of Windows 10 Mobile devices migrate to other platforms, including iOS, after the software giant confirmed the end of support for the mobile operating system by the end of 2019. (more...)
Jan 18
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Scosche to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's MagicMount Pro Charge wireless chargers.Priced at $69.99, the MagicMount Pro Charge is a versatile, upright wireless charging mount (more...)
Jan 18
A German court on Friday granted Qualcomm a preliminary injunction against part of an Apple press statement, which claimed that all iPhones would remain available through third parties despite a December ban. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple has been ordered to stop using a part of a recent press release that claimed the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 would still be available in Germany through carriers and resellers, reports Bloomberg.Apple released the statement following a preliminary injunct (more...)
Jan 18
With support for the now-discontinued Windows 10 Mobile devices set to end on December 10, 2019, Microsoft is recommending that its current Windowa 10 Mobile customers move to an Android or iOS device instead.Microsoft made the recommendation in a Windows (more...)
Jan 18
At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show, AppleInsider met up with ConnectSense and got to try out the second version of the company's smart outlet, with HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatibility -- without a bridge. (more...)
Jan 18
We have a deal on a bundle of UI design elements for social media, e-commerce, apps, and more. The graphics bundles are from Sketch, and include a social media pack, e-commerce pack, menu builder pack, analytics pack, and a navigation and button pack. You (more...)
Jan 18
AAPL shares are currently trading above the $157 mark on the intraday market, recouping virtually all losses incurred since Apple CEO Tim Cook slashed Apple's revenue guidance by up to $9 billion for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.AAPL (more...)
Jan 18
The 2018 MacBook Air has been around for a few months, and it has turned out to be a great notebook in its own right. AppleInsider lists some of the important changes Apple added to make it one of the best portable Macs in the company's e (more...)
Jan 18
You can now listen to music and podcasts directly from your Apple Watch but it how Apple makes you do it is going to make you scratch your head. Even the Apple Watch Series 4 speaker won't play audio, and knowing what music is actually on (more...)
Jan 18
Recently I wrote a PSA on Wi-Fi and cancer, and a lot of people disagree with me by sending me links to studies and other news that also disagree. That’s fine, but at the same time a lot more effort goes into scientific research than cherry picking Goog (more...)
Jan 18
Plenty of banks already support the service in Spain, like Banca March, Bankia, Grupo Cajamar, Santander, and more. (more...)
Jan 18
The Touch Bar on recent Macs doesn’t seem to get a lot of love, but David Nield writes about macOS Touch Bar apps that do make use of it.We’re only going to limit ourselves to mentioning one Apple app in the list, but dig around, and you’ll find th (more...)
Jan 18
Rumblings against Apple's sizable take from App Store revenues could have an impact on the company's stock, given the new focus on Services revenue, an analyst said on Friday. (more...)
Jan 18
It sounds like some Facebook employees were worried the company was misleading kids who spent their parents’ money on in-app purchases in games. (more...)
Jan 18
Major data broker Acxiom publicly backed Apple CEO Tim Cook’s recent call for data privacy legislation in the U.S. like the EU’s GDPR. (more...)
Jan 18
ING customers in Spain will finally be able to use Apple Pay, over two years after the service launched in the country. (more...)
Jan 18
Multinational bank ING says it's on the verge of supporting Apple Pay in Spain, which could foreshadow launches in other countries. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple supplier Foxconn has let go around 50,000 contract workers at its iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, with the first cuts happening in October 2018. As one source with knowledge of Foxconn's plans told Nikkei, the scale of the cuts is not what stand (more...)
Jan 18
An non-profit organization, noyb, has launched a complaint with the Austrian government against Apple, YouTube, and several other major tech companies, saying they've failed to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regu (more...)
Jan 18
Nomie 3 is a lifelogging tool that lets you track almost anything you can think of. Whether you want to track your water intake, caffeine intake, number books read, how much exercise you do, etc., this app  can do it. Best of all, it’s 100% private. Yo (more...)
Jan 18
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Willian and Victor are back, catching up on overall themes of CES, iPhone rumors, the possibilities of a new iPad Pro, and the carry-over effects of smartphone brands cutting earning expectations. (more...)
Jan 18
Google's attempts to take on the Apple Watch in the wearable devices market with Wear OS may receive a boost, after the revelation the search giant will be paying watch maker Fossil $40 million to buy the company's smartwatch-related inte (more...)
Jan 18
The U.S. Government shutdown has affected a whole host of areas in the public sector. One that might not immediately spring to mind, but is rather important nevertheless, is federal HTTPS certificates. Techcrunch had a look into the issue and compiled a (more...)
Jan 18
Microsoft no longer sees its Cortana digital assistant as a competitor to the more popular Alexa and Google Home. The company’s CEO, Satya Nadella, said that it should be further integrated with its rivals’ platforms instead, The Verge reported. Micr (more...)
Jan 18
Austrian non-profit organization NOYB, the "European Center for Digital Rights," has reportedly filed a complaint against Apple and seven other tech companies for allegedly failing to comply with GDPR in the European Union.NOYB said it tested each company (more...)
Jan 18
Apple just doesn't allow modern Nvidia GPUs on macOS Mojave, and this is a dramatic change from only six months ago. Given that a new Mac Pro is coming that could support Nvidia cards, and there are already eGPUs that should, it's time th (more...)
Jan 18
Apparently impacted by Apple's iPhone demand, some 50,000 seasonal workers have been dismissed from Foxconn since October, a report indicated on Friday. (more...)
Jan 18
Tesla will cut its number of full-time employees by 7%, and end its Customer Referral Program, to try and reduce the cost of the Model 3. (more...)
Jan 18
It is NFL Conference Championship weekend. If you can’t wait until kick-off on Sunday, try Madden NFL Overdrive for iOS. It is a fun, fast-paced game in which you are the coach and quarterback – build your team, call plays, and execute them. There are (more...)
Jan 18
Google and watchmaker Fossil Group today jointly announced a $40 million deal that will see the search giant take ownership of a portion of Fossil's smartwatch technology.Fossil Sport smartwatchThe deal, which is being described as "transactional" and (more...)
Jan 18
Google and watchmaker Fossil Group today jointly announced a $40 million deal that will see the search giant take ownership of a portion of Fossil's smartwatch technology.Fossil Sport smartwatchThe deal, which is being described as "transactional" and (more...)
Jan 18
One of the biggest ad data brokers has come out in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's call for federal privacy legislation to regulate the collection and use of personal data in the United States.In a statement Thursday evening provided to Business Insider, (more...)
Jan 18
Responding to Apple CEO Tim Cook's crusade for strict data privacy regulations in the U.S., Acxiom, a premiere data broker, said it supports a unified set of laws governing data sharing practices while at the same time denying it is part (more...)
Jan 18
An unconfirmed rumor shared on Chinese microblogging network Sina Weibo earlier this month claims Apple's next iPhone will boast a few key component upgrades like a 3x telephoto lens and massively upgraded 4,000 mAh battery with 15-watt w (more...)
Jan 18
Earlier this month, Weibo user C Technology (via Wccftech) shared some alleged details about the upcoming successor to the iPhone XS Max, which may or may not be accurate.The next iPhone XS Max has been pegged as the 2019 iPhone that will feature a triple (more...)
Jan 18
Nidec, a Japanese company that supplies vibratory motor parts for products like Apple's iPhone, is revising down 2019 sales forecasts due to what its chairman characterizes as an "extraordinary" decline in Chinese demand. (more...)
Jan 18
As promised, Apple on Friday kicked off sales of HomePod in China and Hong Kong, bringing the Siri-infused speaker to customers in the region nearly a year after the device launched in 2018. (more...)
Jan 18
We have a deal on the TWIST+ World Adapter Duo for MacBook. With this device, you can turn any outlet into a 4-in-1 powerhouse. You can also charge up to 4 devices via the charger, 2 USB ports, and universal AC outlet. It’s $32 through our deal. (more...)
Jan 18
Apple earlier this week announced that the HomePod would be available in China and Hong Kong on Friday, January 18, and as promised, the smart speaker is now available for purchase in both locations.HomePod is priced at 2,799 yuan in China and HK$2,79 (more...)
Jan 17
Netflix added 8.8 million paid subscribers last quarter, but Wall Street was worried its results did not justify heavy investment in content. (more...)
Jan 17
In this episode, Bob LeVitus tells Bryan Chaffin all about the Cricut. This thing can cut 150 different substances, draw, write, and like I said, even sew. And you can control it from your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. They also discuss Rocket Book, which is part (more...)
Jan 17
The National Hockey League today announced the upcoming launch of a new app designed for the iPad that will provide coaches with more than 60 different real-time individual and team statistics on iPads that will be available on the bench during games.The (more...)
Jan 17
Major Apple suppliers in Asia have been cutting their 2019 sales forecasts and some have cited an "extraordinary" drop in Chinese demand, reports Nikkei.Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), which supplies the A-series chips used in the iPhones an (more...)
Jan 17
While recent reports have suggested Intel will supply Apple with 5G modems for 2020 iPhones, the chipmaker has struggled with its consumer 5G modems, to the extent that Apple has allegedly "been unhappy" with Intel's progress.Despite its apparent displeas (more...)
Jan 17
Walmart is reportedly abandoning plans to launch a Netflix-like streaming video service, which could take one more threat out of the equation for Apple's own upcoming launch. (more...)
Jan 17
Belkin is known for a range of accessories for the iPhone, and when Apple introduced support for Qi-based wireless chargers, Belkin was quick to come out with a range of options.The Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock, which debuted in September, is the newes (more...)
Jan 17
The NHL is aiming to provide coaches more information about how the team is faring during games, by issuing iPads running a new insights app on benches that offer more than 60 different real-time individual and team statistics to team man (more...)
Jan 17
Apple has released a new Smart Battery Case for the latest iPhones. Here are our first impressions of the newly updated accessory. (more...)
Jan 17
Ryan Christoffel writes about key things to think about if you want to adopt an iPad-first workflow.Software limitations aside, the iPad clearly has a lot going for it; the iPad Pro is a more attractive Mac alternative than ever before. But moving to the (more...)
Jan 17
The content won’t appear until 2019, with the majority of the production happening in 2018. The list will be updated continuously, so be sure to bookmark this page. (more...)
Jan 17
Apple has given the go-ahead for a ten-episode season of currently-untitled science fiction series as part of its ongoing original video content effort, a big-budget TV show created and co-written by Simon Kinberg and David Weil. (more...)
Jan 17
Sci-fi lovers rejoice! A 10-episode season of a sci-fi series is coming to the company’s unnamed video platform from David Weil and Simon Kinberg (via Deadline). [Apple TV Guide: All of the Original Video Content] Apple Sci-Fi The series will be created (more...)
Jan 17
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the new collection of breached data and Tim Cook’s Time Magazine article. (more...)
Jan 17
Apple will reduce the number of people it is going to hire following its recent revenue miss and concerns about iPhone sales numbers. (more...)
Jan 17
Apple appears to be one of the companies vying to pick up Bad Robot, the production studio founded by Star Trek, Star Wars, and Lost director J.J. Abrams. (more...)
Jan 17
The PCI-SIG standards body has ratified version 0.9 of the PCIe 5.0 connection specification, which could have implications for future Macs, particularly the upcoming modular Mac Pro. (more...)
Jan 17
Photographers who are irritated about missing the perfect shot because it took too long to access their iPhone's camera could benefit from one potential feature Apple has considered, where the iPhone automatically enters the camera applic (more...)
Jan 17
Apple has inked a deal for a 10 episode season for an as-of-yet untitled science fiction series from Simon Kinberg and David Weil, reports Deadline.Simon Kinberg is known primarily for his work on the "X-Men" series, as well as movies like "Mr. & Mrs. (more...)
Jan 17
If you have been on Facebook or Instagram recently, you will have noticed the “10 Year Challenge”. Users post a profile picture of themselves from 10 years ago and another from now. It is meant to be a harmless meme that laughs at ourselves and late 2 (more...)
Jan 17
If you have the cash and the right living situation, the Botvac D7 Connected is a largely solid robot vacuum with a few catches and eccentricities. (more...)
Jan 17
Whatever it is ultimately named, the successor to the iPhone XR expected later in 2019 will be equipped with a 4-by-4 MIMO antenna for better wireless connections. (more...)
Jan 17
Federal prosecutors in the U.S. are pushing a criminal investigation against Huawei. The Chinese firm is alleged to have stolen trade secrets from U.S. business partners, including T-Mobile U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported. This latest development (more...)
Jan 17
Private tax companies don’t want you to know this, but if your income is below US$66,000 the IRS offers free tax filing software. If your income is above US$66,000 you can still file for free, but you’ll have to do it manually with fillable forms. How (more...)
Jan 17
Popular third-party accessory company Aukey has debuted a new crop of discount codes this week, this time including two sales on useful wall charger accessories. Both of the deals seen below will expire on Monday, January 21, so be sure to check them out (more...)
Jan 17
A Chinese think-tank criticized Apple, Amazon and a number of other firms for the way they reference Taiwan and Hong Kong, Reuters reported. Tawain is considered a wayward-province by China. Hong Kong was returned to China by the British in 1997 and is a (more...)
Jan 17
While recent reports have suggested Intel will supply Apple with 5G modems for 2020 iPhones, the chipmaker has struggled with its consumer 5G modems, to the extent that Apple has allegedly "been unhappy" with Intel's progress.Despite its apparent displeas (more...)
Jan 17
Maybe you knew this or maybe not, but under Facebook ad preferences you’ll see a list of traits and interests the platform associates with you. (more...)
Jan 17
A think tank linked to the Chinese government is criticizing Apple, Amazon, Nike and other foreign companies for using "incorrect labels" in reference to Hong Kong and Taiwan. (more...)
Jan 17
Troy Hunt, creator of the Have I Been Pwned? tool, wrote a blog post about the latest data breach called Collection 1.Let’s start with the raw numbers because that’s the headline, then I’ll drill down into where it’s from and what it’s composed (more...)
Jan 17
The Apple Watch could include more gestures similar to Raise to Speak in the future, after the revelation Apple has explored the possibility of producing more hands-free ways to interact with wearable devices and other hardware. (more...)
Jan 17
It’s not known how many participants will be in the study, or how long the study will run. (more...)
Jan 17
The next-generation iPhone XR will feature a 4x4 MIMO antenna design, according to a Barclays research note obtained by MacRumors.4x4 MIMO, short for multiple-input, multiple-output, has the potential to significantly improve LTE transmission by increasin (more...)
Jan 17
Johnson & Johnson today announced that it has entered into a research study with Apple to investigate whether a new heart health program using a Johnson & Johnson app in combination with the Apple Watch's irregular rhythm notifications and ECG app can acc (more...)
Jan 17
County tax incentives for Apple's second campus in Austin, Tex. could potentially more than double a quoted $16 million estimate, a report revealed this week. (more...)
Jan 17
Since 2015 Above Avalon has published a list of questions for Apple, across hardware, software, services, and “big picture.” Here are the questions for Apple in 2019.January is a great time to embrace the unknown rather than come up with Apple predict (more...)
Jan 17
Google's answer to the iPhone XR appears to be close to launch in the form of a more affordable version of its flagship Pixel 3 smartphone, if a new video leak is accurate.Andro News apparently got hold of a pre-production unit of the upcoming mid-range p (more...)
Jan 17
Two suppliers of touch panels in Taiwan are anticipating a good first half of 2019, with the pair saying that they expect to supply screens for the fifth generation iPad mini and a new 2019 iPad. (more...)
Jan 17
Apple and Johnson & Johnson will launch a study later in 2019 to figure out if the Apple Watch in conjunction with trend monitoring can assist in preventing strokes, in particular, ones induced by atrial fibrillation. (more...)
Jan 17
Tim Cook reiterated his call for greater data privacy protections in Time, arguing that new legislation and consumer tools are needed. (more...)
Jan 17
Apple chip partner TSMC has issued a warning on its financial situation, advising of reduced revenue growth and plans to cut its investments as the company combats the global smartphone market slowdown that has affected many other device (more...)
Jan 17
Apple is said to be launching two new tablets in the first half of this year, including the rumored "iPad mini 5" as well as a likely replacement for its current entry-level iPad.DigiTimes made the claim today in a report highlighting stable shipment expe (more...)
Jan 17
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday introduced the American Data Dissemination Act, legislation that would require the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to submit detailed recommendations for privacy requirements that Congress can impose on tech comp (more...)
Jan 17
The U.S. Congress should implement comprehensive federal privacy legislation to protect and empower customers against "data brokers," Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared, calling for lawmakers to introduce landmark reforms that fundamentally (more...)
Jan 17
If the screen of your iPhone or iPad is too bright for comfort, the usual solution is to go to Settings -> Display & Brightness and drag the Brightness slider to the left, or open Control Center and adjust the corresponding setting from there. However, if (more...)
Jan 17
Samsung is planning to announce its new 2019 flagship smartphones on February 20, but ahead of their debut date, benchmarks of the new S10+ model were shared on Slashleaks.According to the data, Apple's current crop of iPhones, equipped with A12 chips, wi (more...)
Jan 16
Apple plans to reduce the number of new hires for certain divisions after the company missed revenue guidance for the December quarter on weak iPhone sales, according to report Wednesday. (more...)
Jan 16
Apple plans to cut back on hiring for some divisions of the company after disappointing iPhone sales during the holiday season, reports Bloomberg.Apple CEO Tim Cook shared the news with employees at an all-hands meeting earlier this month. According to so (more...)
Jan 16
Tesla launched its first charging system that can be plugged into a standard wall outlet using a common NEMA 14-50 plug. (more...)
Jan 16
Although big rear-shooting camera changes may be in store for 2019 iPhones, other components may not follow suit, a rumor claimed on Wednesday. (more...)
Jan 16
Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature upgraded front-facing and rear cameras, redesigned internal layouts, and Lightning ports, according to new details known leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka OnLeaks) shared with Indian site ComparaRaja.Over the course of the (more...)
Jan 16
Facebook will introduce stricter rules on political advertising to a number of countries holding elections this year. The rules and tools aimed at curbing election interference will go live in India, Nigeria, Ukraine, and the European Union. The rollout w (more...)
Jan 16
While reports today suggested that Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have lower battery capacities than previous versions for iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 models, it turns out the new cases actually have larger capacities than t (more...)
Jan 16
The entire smartphone industry may be under a great deal of strain in 2019, with the biggest impact felt at the higher end as manufacturers like Apple and Samsung are poised to take a big hit, assuming a market analysis by J.P. Morgan is (more...)
Jan 16
Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey will deliver a keynote address at major payments technology conference TRANSACT. (more...)
Jan 16
We have a deal on  PDF Converter OCR 6 for Mac. This software allows you to make PDFs editable and searchable, while retaining the original layout, graphics, and hyperlinks. You can also scan 27 languages, merge multiple documents, and more. You can get (more...)
Jan 16
Mastercard announced a new policy for merchants who keep your card information after you sign up with a free trial. (more...)
Jan 16
The Family Organizer app by Keepsolid offers several features, like a family calendar, shopping list, and family task manager. Fill your family calendar with collective and personal events, invite others, and schedule all sorts of activities. The calenda (more...)
Jan 16
A product description for the iPhone X Smart Case referenced the AirPower Charging Mat. Those references have since been removed. (more...)
Jan 16
Kelly Guimont has Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr on to discuss the state of IBM PC packaging and how to interpret Apple Watch heart rate data. (more...)
Jan 16
Senator Marco Rubio has announced a American Data Dissemination Act, a data privacy bill that aims to shore up existing privacy laws and establish a minimum standard for tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook to obey. (more...)
Jan 16
Mr. Katims as created moves like Parenthood, Roswell, About a Boy and Rise. He was also involved with Friday Night Lights, Boston Public, and The Path. (more...)
Jan 16
Well-known producer, writer, and show creator Jason Katims has departed Universal TV after inking a multi-year deal with Apple, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Under the exclusive deal, which kicks off this summer, Katims will create content for Apple (more...)
Jan 16
Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in the hands of members of the media.Many iPhone X users have been wondering if the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case will work with the older model given t (more...)
Jan 16
Jason Katims, the showrunner behind some of Universal Television's hit shows, will be departing the TV studio this summer in favor of a shift to Apple, where he will help produce new video projects as part of a multi-year deal. (more...)
Jan 16
Apple's original retail head Ron Johnson urged investors to buy the company's stock on Wednesday, calling it a good long-term bet, and arguing that iPhone sales will revive during the next cycle. (more...)
Jan 16
Following shortly behind its rivals, Sprint on Wednesday promised that it would at last end sales of location data to third parties -- something it and other U.S. carriers once promised to do before. (more...)
Jan 16
New markdowns are in effect on Apple's latest hardware, with 256GB 2018 MacBook Airs discounted to $1,299 ($100 off). The 11-inch iPad Pro is also on sale, with prices starting at $729 after $70 to $100 in savings. Those looking for a cur (more...)
Jan 16
The business approach to and pace of modern technological change is showing up as paralysis and depression, especially amongst our youth. Eventually, something has to give. (more...)
Jan 16
Subscribers with U.S. carrier Sprint can now take advantage of Apple Business Chat when they need help with a plan or device. (more...)
Jan 16
Wirecutter's Nick Guy has obtained early access to Apple's new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and he has shared some notable details and photos about the cases on his Twitter account.Most notably, Guy notes the iPhone XS and iPho (more...)
Jan 16
Redditor u/keveridge put together a nice guide on how to use JavaScript when creating Shortcuts. JavaScript lets you perform complex actions that would be hard to do with regular shortcut actions.We make use of the Safari web browser, running within the s (more...)
Jan 16
Apple is in talks with at least three private Medicare plans to subsidize the Apple Watch for at-risk seniors.  (more...)
Jan 16
Sprint today announced that customers can now chat directly with its support representatives using Apple Business Chat.Sprint customers can use Apple Business Chat to message an agent, learn about Sprint plans, and more at any time of the day or night, ac (more...)
Jan 16
Apple's iMac Pro has been on the market for just over a year now, and what initially seemed like an overpriced machine compared to the high-end iMac 5K now looks a lot more reasonable. In this follow up examination after living with the m (more...)
Jan 16
It seems that Adobe is raising the price of its subscription in specific countries, although U.S. users have been spared. Lifehacker compiled a list of 27 Adobe alternatives in response.I haven’t tried out all of these apps myself, nor am I the target a (more...)
Jan 16
The Motorola Razr could be making a comeback as part of a deal between Lenovo and Verizon in the near future, but the iconic flip phone's return could introduce a foldable display as part of its redesign, as well as a hefty price tag of $ (more...)
Jan 16
Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey will be the keynote speaker at TRANSACT, the world's largest payments technology event.Bailey, who leads the Apple Pay team under Apple services chief Eddy Cue, will discuss how Apple is bringing customers and merc (more...)
Jan 16
Apple vice president of internet services Jennifer Bailey will be delivering the keynote address at payments technology forum Transact in April, and is expected to speak about how Apple Pay helps merchants make customer payments as secure (more...)
Jan 16
Apple has reportedly spoken with "at least three" private Medicare plan providers, exploring the possibility of subsidizing the Apple Watch for seniors 65 or older. (more...)
Jan 16
Apple is in talks with at least three private Medicare plans in regards to subsidizing the Apple Watch for people over the age of 65. The news comes from a report today by CNBC, citing sources familiar with Apple's plans.The discussions are centered aroun (more...)
Jan 16
The guidelines are in response to popular challenges that imitate a Netflix movie called Bird Box. (more...)
Jan 16
Warner Bros' Westworld mobile game, which bore a notable resemblance to Bethesda Softworks' Fallout Shelter game for smartphones, has been removed from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. The removal comes seven months after Bethesda sued Warner Bros (more...)
Jan 16
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has rested its case against Qualcomm, with the chip maker saying that innovation is expensive, and its licensing practices are justified based on that alone. (more...)
Jan 16
Supposed Geekbench data for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S10+ would put the phone's performance behind its direct competitor, the iPhone XS Max, and even 2017's iPhone X. (more...)
Jan 16
Potentially keeping hope that the AirPower is still alive, Apple's Malaysian website makes a reference to the charging mat in relation to its new Smart Battery Cases. (more...)
Jan 16
Former Apple software Vice President Scott Forstall has focussed on Broadway productions since leaving Silicon Valley. However, he does occasionally hark back to his time in tech. He did that in an October episode of the Philosophy Talk podcast,  the (more...)
Jan 16
Doing the opposite of most major internet companies, Roku decided for a couple of hours it would allow Alex Jones on its platform.Roku said, “While the vast majority of all streaming on our platform is mainstream entertainment, voices on all sides of an (more...)
Jan 16
As discovered by MacRumors tipster Sri Ram and others on Twitter, Apple has referenced its long-awaited AirPower charging mat in the product description for its new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case in Malaysia.Apple released Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone (more...)
Jan 16
Apple’s growing services business, and its increasing openness to having its software on other people’s hardware, is one of the most fascinating stories in tech at the moment. Tech blogger turned venture capitalist M.G. Siegler has written an excellen (more...)
Jan 16
Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared a story on Twitter of an Apple Watch that alerted its user to atrial fibrillation, potentially saving their life in the process.Elissa Lombardo tweeted Cook with her husband's experience with Apple Watch that occurred just (more...)
Jan 16
Anker is best known for its well-received power banks and mobile charging accessories, but the Chinese company has also been busy building its subsidiary Soundcore brand, under which it offers home audio products like smart Bluetooth speakers and wireless (more...)
Jan 16
The ever-present Help menu in your Mac's menu bar is an easily overlooked aspect of macOS, but it's home to some surprising and extremely handy features that every user can benefit from.Apart from being a useful first port of call for any queries you may (more...)
Jan 16
In a rare interview published last week, Apple's former head of iOS development Scott Forstall discusses a wide range of topics that offer a peek behind the scenes at the company during the genesis of iPod, iPhone, iPad and other landmark (more...)
Jan 16
Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a tweet on Tuesday highlighting yet another Apple Watch Series 4 success story, with the device reportedly detecting atrial fibrillation in its wearer -- and potentially saving a life -- thanks to new ECG funct (more...)
Jan 16
Verizon on Tuesday announced a new promotion that will bundle Apple Music subscriptions to customers of its two most expensive monthly plans, expanding on an existing partnership with Apple that provided six free months of the streaming s (more...)
Jan 15
What is AirPower?AirPower is an Apple-designed charging mat designed to charge Qi-based iPhones, the Apple Watch, and the AirPods, using a specially designed and as-of-yet unreleased wireless compatible AirPods Charging Case.Apple's AirPower is proprietar (more...)
Jan 15
Accessory maker Nomad has taken the wraps off its latest accessories -- a modern leather Apple Watch band and an AirPods case both in a new natural leather finish. (more...)
Jan 15
The first collaboration between Apple and film studio A24 will be "On the Rocks," directed by Sofia Coppola with stars Bill Murray and Rashida Jones. (more...)
Jan 15
Apple today released new Smart Battery Cases designed for its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.Available in black or white, each Smart Battery Case is priced at $129 and is designed to add extra battery life to the iPhone. T (more...)
Jan 15
Apple on Tuesday launched three new Smart Battery Cases to match its latest iPhone lineup, significantly extending the longevity of its handsets. (more...)
Jan 15
Apple's security processor gets in the way when you're trying to use external drives to boot from. Fix this now because if you wait until you need to restart from one, you'll have problems. (more...)
Jan 15
A new set of "iPhone XI" renders emerged on Tuesday, claimed to depict one of the rear camera designs Apple is considering. (more...)
Jan 15
Apple in iOS 12 introduced a new Live Listen feature that's designed to turn the iPhone into a remote microphone for the AirPods.Live Listen has been around for years for MFi-compatible hearing aids, but it's only with the addition of AirPods support that (more...)
Jan 15
Voipo CEO Timothy Dick said the company found no evidence in logs or on its network that a data breach happened. (more...)
Jan 15
Nike launched a line of self-adjusting basketball shoes that you can control with your iPhone. They’re based on the company’s FitAdapt technology.When a player steps into the Nike Adapt BB, a custom motor and gear train senses the tension needed by th (more...)
Jan 15
Beth Skwarecki wrote a helpful article explaining how to understand Apple Watch heart rate data and what all the numbers mean.Some major caveats on everything we’re about to say: first, everybody is different, so if your numbers are higher or lower than (more...)
Jan 15
Host Kelly Guimont chats with John Martellaro and Andrew Orr about young people having digitally induced anxiety and end-of-life planning. (more...)
Jan 15
Check out today’s deal for the Insta360 ONE 4K Action Camera, a 360 degree camera for your iPhone or iPad. It plugs into your Lightning port, though it can also be controlled via Bluetooth for Android, if that’s your thing. It boosts a 24 megapixel ca (more...)
Jan 15
Multiple rumors have suggested at least one of the 2019 iPhone models will feature a triple-lens camera design, but smartphone leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka OnLeaks) believes Apple is still finalizing just what the triple-lens design will look like.Earl (more...)
Jan 15
Apple late last year teamed up with indie entertainment studio A24 to produce a series of films for its upcoming streaming service, and now the first film under that partnership is in the works.According to Variety, Apple and A24's first movie will be dir (more...)
Jan 15
Private search provider DuckDuckGo announced it will use Apple Maps to power location-based searches. (more...)
Jan 15
Court testimony from Apple's Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams has laid out that Qualcomm has repeatedly flexed its monopoly control over the cellular industry in its dealings with Apple, demanding that Apple not only pay to license i (more...)
Jan 15
When Apple released the iPhone XR, it didn't include 3D Touch as a feature due to the technical challenges of implementing an edge-to-edge display, but did introduce an alternative: Haptic Touch. AppleInsider explains how the haptic-based (more...)
Jan 15
Two new Mac-compatible and upgradable eGPU enclosures have been announced, the PowerColor Mini Pro Thunderbolt 3 eGFX Box 240FU, and the VisionTek Thunderbolt 3 Mini eGFX. (more...)
Jan 15
Following up on earlier teases, Nike on Tuesday announced the Adapt BB, a self-lacing basketball sneaker that can be controlled from smartphones, including the iPhone. (more...)
Jan 15
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo today announced that it is using Apple's MapKit JS framework to power the map and address-related searches that its users conduct on both mobile and desktop.MapKit JS allows DuckDuckGo to provide users with improve (more...)
Jan 15
Users of the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo will be seeing local search results with Apple Maps integration, the search engine has confirmed, with the integration of MapKit JS being used both for location-based searches as well as the Maps ta (more...)
Jan 15
Apple must pay VirnetX $440 million after an appeals court upheld an earlier judgement in favor of the patent holding company, reports Reuters.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today denied Apple's appeal of a 2016 verdict that awarded (more...)
Jan 15
Trend Micro announced it has joined with Tesla for a new category at Pwn2Own Vancouver, making a Tesla Model 3 available to the winner. (more...)
Jan 15
Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei insisted his company does not spy on behalf of China. In a rare public appearance, reported by the Wall Street Journal, Mr. Ren said: “I personally would never harm the interest of my customers and me and my company would not a (more...)
Jan 15
Facebook announced that it will invest $300 million in local news organizations and initiatives over the next three years. It will put $20 of million of this towards its Facebook Accelerator program that helps publishers develop membership and subscripti (more...)
Jan 15
Netflix on Tuesday announced higher prices for its Standard and Premium tiers, potentially putting the loyalty of its viewers to the test. (more...)
Jan 15
This week is seeing notable discounts hit Pad & Quill's leather iPhone cases, Apple Watch Series 3 at Best Buy, brand-new 4K films on iTunes, and much more.At Pad & Quill this month, you can save some money on the company's leather iPhone cases. The sale (more...)
Jan 15
Mid-January Apple specials are in effect now with instant and coupon savings of up to $250 off. Save on 2018 MacBook Airs, 11-inch iPad Pros, 2018 MacBook Pros and more, with prices starting at just $769. (more...)
Jan 15
Intel's ongoing search for a new chief executive has taken six months so far and has yet to find the right person for the role, but it is now claimed someone from Apple's ranks is being considered for the position, with hardware lead John (more...)
Jan 15
Intel has been searching for a new CEO since Brian Krzanich resigned nearly seven months ago, and Axios now reports that the chipmaker's list of candidates includes Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies at Apple.Srouji joined Apple (more...)
Jan 15
Netflix announced its largest price rise since it launched its streaming service. All U.S. customers will be hit by the increase. (more...)
Jan 15
All public data made available by the government must be in a format accessible by electronic devices.  (more...)
Jan 15
Verizon subscribers with an iPhone or Android smartphone and a Beyond Unlimited or Above Unlimited data plan will soon have unlimited access to Apple Music at no additional cost, according to documentation obtained by 9to5Mac.The report claims the Apple M (more...)
Jan 15
Following in the footsteps of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, Pandora today launched its own voice assistant available within its iOS and Android apps. When the app is opened, users can turn on "voice mode" and say "Hey Pandora," asking the assistant t (more...)
Jan 15
Following up on earlier teases, Nike on Tuesday announced the Adapt BB, a self-lacing basketball shoe that can be controlled from smartphones, including the iPhone. (more...)
Jan 15
Netflix today announced that it will raise the prices for all of its subscription tiers, the latest price hike since November 2017. Specifically, the cheap "Basic" tier will rise from $8 to $9/month, the popular HD "Standard" tier will rise from & (more...)
Jan 15
Kano, the company known for its range of products designed to teach coding to kids and adults like through innovative coding projects, today announced a new two-year partnership with Disney.Under the terms of the partnership, Kano plans to developed a Sta (more...)
Jan 15
A pair of gloves could potentially be used to control computers and other devices, Apple has suggested, with the incorporation of force-sensing circuitry in clothes offering the opportunity to issue commands by touching other objects in d (more...)
Jan 15
On Tuesday the federal U.S. Court of Appeals denied Apple's appeal of a 2016 jury verdict in favor of VirnetX, which initially granted the patent licensing firm $302.4 million in damages. (more...)
Jan 15
Weed firms are using online influencers to get around rules that prohibit the marketing of cannabis, even in U.S. states where the drug is legal. These influencers tend to be young women, who post on Instagram and YouTube, according to a report in Wired (more...)
Jan 15
Customers of Verizon Unlimited plans will get free, full Apple Music as a perk. This is for the Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans.The bonus Apple Music should be launched in the next couple of days, according to the information that we received. (more...)
Jan 15
Brokerage company TD Ameritrade adds support for Apple Pay and Apple Business Chat. This gives customers immediate access to funds transferred to their account. (more...)
Jan 15
Nike today introduced new iPhone-controlled self-adjusting basketball shoes based on its latest FitAdapt technology.The new Nike Adapt BB shoes feature an advanced power-lacing system with a custom motor that senses the tension needed by the foot and adju (more...)
Jan 15
CES 2019 was a week of wonderful, weird, and sometimes strikingly optimistic news, when it comes to being an Apple aficionado. This was a year that saw a number of normal but unexpected things, like an entire new HomeKit category's debut (more...)
Jan 15
The newest company to adopt Apple Business Chat is Gubagoo, which specializes in setting up 24/7 chat for auto dealerships and manufacturers. (more...)
Jan 15
GoodNotes 5 is a major update to its predecessor GoodNotes 4. It includes many highly requested features, improvements to existing things and some special surprises.What’s new in GoodNotes 5:New folder system: Create unlimited levels of folders and subf (more...)
Jan 15
A judge in Germany ruled that one a patent infringement case brought by Qualcomm against Apple is groundless. (more...)
Jan 15
A German court on Tuesday threw out a new patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm, which the U.S. company claimed was violated by the use of its chips in Apple's iPhones (via Reuters).The regional court in the city of Mannheim dismissed the Qualcomm suit as grou (more...)
Jan 15
A Mannheim, Germany judge has tossed one of the myriad cases between Apple and Qualcomm, declaring that the iPhone isn't violating one of Qualcomm's power management patents. (more...)
Jan 15
Brokerage company TD Ameritrade has found a solution to the problem of allowing customers immediate access to funds transferred to their accounts as simply as possible, one that takes advantage of Apple's mobile payment features, includin (more...)
Jan 15
Later this month, Samsung will launch its new mid-range Galaxy M series. These are the first smartphones to feature the company's Infinity-V display, so-called due to its centered teardrop-shaped notch housing the front-facing camera.Samsung has teased th (more...)
Jan 15
At an all-hands employee meeting in January, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed some 11 million iPhone batteries were replaced as part of a special repair program, a figure up to 11 times what the company would have expected under normal circums (more...)