All Apple-Related News

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

Jun 14
iOS 11.4.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch has a new security feature called USB Restricted Mode designed to keep hackers out of your iOS device. Here’s how to find the setting and, if you need to, change it. (more...)
Jun 14
The cast for Apple’s “Are You Sleeping?” TV series starring Octavia Spencer is complete. Variety reports Lizzy Caplan, Aaron Paul, Ron Cephas Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Beach, Tracie Thoms, and Haneefah Wood round out the powerh (more...)
Jun 14
Valve Software is having another go at bringing the Steam Link game-streaming app to iOS and tvOS following Apple's public refusal to list the app in the App Store. (more...)
Jun 14
Apple is capitalizing on the popularity of the Fifa World Cup tournament to teach iPhone X owners how to use advanced features of the smartphone's camera. (more...)
Jun 14
Apple this morning shared five new iPhone X photography tutorial videos on its website and YouTube channel, with each taking a football (soccer in the U.S.) theme to celebrate the first day of the World Cup.Each short video walks users through a series of (more...)
Jun 14
Apple is reportedly in talks with an Israeli retail property group to bring its company-owned brick-and-mortar stores to the country, the latest in an effort to open consumer hubs in the world's major metropolitan centers. (more...)
Jun 14
Shoppers looking for a last minute Father's Day gift can snap up Apple's current 13" MacBook Pro at up to $230 off with prices starting at $1,099. Time is also running out to grab a closeout 15" MacBook Pro at up to $1,300 off with no tax (more...)
Jun 14
Twitter today announced several changes to the desktop and mobile Twitter experience to make relevant breaking news, events, and stories easier to discover.Going forward, the Explore section of Twitter will be organized using topic tags so users can more (more...)
Jun 13
Tim Cook sat down for an interview with David Rubenstein, Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, for Bloomberg. It’s a different kind of interview for Tim Cook, and you can see it in his different demeanor. Part of it is Mr. Rubenstein—he’s an excellent (more...)
Jun 13
Last week, Apple hosted its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, where over 5,000 developers descended upon the McEnery Convention Center for five days of coding labs and sessions, one-on-one consultations with Apple engineers, get-together (more...)
Jun 13
If you’ve been wondering what all the fuss was about augmented reality, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet have an AR Demo for you to see. They also take time out from ranting about being the product to talk frankly about the benefits of surveillance capitali (more...)
Jun 13
Apple has confirmed that it is closing a technological loophole that allows law enforcement officials to hack into iPhones through USB-based hardware solutions like the GrayKey box, reports The New York Times.Apple said it was planning an iPhone software (more...)
Jun 13
Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that iOS 12's incarnation of "USB Restricted Mode" was deliberately built to thwart not just criminals, but searches by spies and police. (more...)
Jun 13
The Macverse is bursting at the seams waiting for new Macs. A Mac specific event seems called for. Here’s what John would like to see. (more...)
Jun 13
The iOS 12 update introduces a comprehensive set of built-in features designed to help you focus, limit distraction, monitor your iOS device usage, and get a better understanding on how you're using your time throughout the day.These new features are hous (more...)
Jun 13
Just a day after a U.S. District Judge approved the upcoming merger between AT&T and Time Warner, Comcast has submitted a bid for 21st Century Fox's TV and film assets, reports CNBC.Comcast has presented Fox with an all-cash offer at $35 per share (more...)
Jun 13
In his Rants & Raves column this week and next, Dr. Mac offers his take on the most significant things announced at WWDC last week and what he thinks of them. (more...)
Jun 13
Federico Viticci wrote another killer piece at MacStories about iOS 12 automation with Shortcuts. It’s an informative article wherein he explains the difference between “Shortcuts the app and Shortcuts the feature.” The app replaces Workflow, but Sh (more...)
Jun 13
Writing for Quartz, Mike Murphy presents the argument that Apple’s new design language has “killed fun.” He says that the company has become less colorful and more monochromatic:When founder Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he infused a sense o (more...)
Jun 13
The rumor mill is buzzing about the next version of the Apple Watch. These Apple Watch Series 4 rumors discuss improved GPS and more. (more...)
Jun 13
"Are You Sleeping," a drama series that will star Octavia Spencer, has picked up several new cast members, including Aaron Paul, known for "Breaking Bad," reports Variety.In addition to Spencer and Paul, "Are You Sleeping" will star Lizzy Caplan (Masters (more...)
Jun 13
Ken Segall, at The Observatory, takes retrospective look at Ron Johnson’s tenure as CEO of JCPenney. Recall Ron Johnson was Apple’s SVP of Retail Operations at Apple from roughly 2000 to 2011 and is believed to have been a major force in the success o (more...)
Jun 13
With a new software version comes new App Store guidelines, and there are new rules that Apple didn’t publicly announced. (more...)
Jun 13
When Apple revealed macOS Mojave at WWDC 2018 last week, the company briefly teased a new ability that allows Mac users to quickly add watermarks to multiple pages within a PDF file, or a batch of images, using the new operating system's (more...)
Jun 13
Samsung is demanding a retrial and rejects the US$539 million verdict. (more...)
Jun 13
Join John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton as they celebrate their 13th Mac Geek Gab anniversary by answering your questions, sharing Cool Stuff Found, solving problems and… you know… doing what they do for you! Press play, download, and celebrate! And also (more...)
Jun 13
The new version is aimed at customers who don’t have an Office 365 subscription. (more...)
Jun 13
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about how Apple could blend the Mac mini and Mac Pro into the same design, plus Kelly and John share their favorite AltConf and WWDC 2018 interviews. (more...)
Jun 13
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. (more...)
Jun 13
We have a deal on a Charby Sense Charging Cable. This cable was successfully funded through Indiegogo, and will cut off charging when your iPhone (Android charging cables available, too) is fully charged. It also supports Fast Charging, which iPhone 8, i (more...)
Jun 13
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 4.3.2 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the first watchOS 4.3.2 beta and two weeks after releasing watchOS 4.3.1, a minor bug fix update that addressed a startup issue.Once the proper c (more...)
Jun 13
Apple has made available the second beta of watchOS 4.3.2 to developers for testing, two days after the company released the second betas for iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS 10.13.6. (more...)
Jun 13
Apple has placed a straight-to-series order for a drama series about Hilde Lysiak, a child journalist who publishes a newspaper called the Orange Street News in her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.According to Variety, the series will follow a young (more...)
Jun 13
Apple is in a very strange position with the Mac and iOS in regards to gaming. One platform is enormous and making a ton of money for Apple and some developers, and the other is nearly dead. AppleInsider talks about the two, and what, if (more...)
Jun 13
The Ring Alarm DIY home security system is available for pre-order now and ships at the beginning of July. (more...)
Jun 13
Media hub company Plex this week revealed a new way for its customers to navigate Plex's Live TV service, through a more traditional grid-based user interface. Launching first in Plex's web browser, the new grid view organizes live TV programs by channels (more...)
Jun 13
People who own or plan to buy an LTE-equipped Apple Watch Series 3 now have the option of two of the bigger regional U.S. carriers, and aren't just stuck with the so-called big four anymore. (more...)
Jun 13
Unlike Apple TV, Apple’s streaming television and movie businesses isn’t a hobby. Apple’s latest hire, Kelly Costello, helps drive that point home. Variety reports she’s serving as business affairs executive reporting directly to Apple’s head of (more...)
Jun 13
When the Apple Watch Series 3 launched last fall, United States customers were able to add the cellular model onto a plan offered by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Over the last few days, supported carriers have expanded to include regional companie (more...)
Jun 13
Apple CEO Tim Cook praised co-founder Steve Jobs in a recent interview for Bloomberg, including his vision for how the iPhone producer should be operated and Cook's interactions with him, as well as covering the company's views on subject (more...)
Jun 13
A new analyst report sees Apple switching to higher powered charging for its next generation of iPhones, with new component suppliers possibly coming aboard. (more...)
Jun 13
San Jose – Jeff Gamet chats with Ron from SkyTripping at AltConf and WWDC 2018 about using our iPhones to help overcome stress and anxiety. (more...)
Jun 13
Bloomberg Television today published a full-length interview between Apple CEO Tim Cook and David Rubenstein, one of three billionaire founders of private equity firm Carlyle Group, following a brief preview last month. The conversation took place at Cook (more...)
Jun 13
Ring, the Amazon-owned company known for its camera-equipped doorbells, today announced that its new Ring Alarm security system is now available for pre-order and will begin shipping out on July 3.First announced in the fall of 2017, the Ring Alarm is mar (more...)
Jun 13
The Finder’s “Merge” command—useful for combining the contents of folders that have the same name—is a handy way to clean up the files on your Mac. However, it’s got some important caveats, which we’ll explain in today’s Quick Tip! (more...)
Jun 13
Intel has confirmed it intends to create its own discrete graphics processing chips by 2020, a move that opens up the possibility of Apple using discrete Intel GPUs across its laptop and desktop Mac lines. (more...)
Jun 13
Apple recently hired Kelly Costello, formerly of Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment studio, to head up business affairs for its fledgling Worldwide Video initiative. (more...)
Jun 12
Siri users can ask for scores, schedules, standings, and team rosters in 35 countries now, in the run-up to the World Cup. (more...)
Jun 12
A court granted AT&T the right to acquire Time Warner, which makes sense because the Trump Administration’s blocking of that deal was political, rather than a true issue of antitrust. But when combined with the death of Net Neutrality, which ended Monda (more...)
Jun 12
Ms. Eskridge joins Apple with the title Creative Executive reporting to Matt Cherniss, Head of Development for Worldwide Video. (more...)
Jun 12
The Cable Orbi, the latest in Netgear's Orbi line, attempts to kill three birds with one stone: cable internet, Wi-Fi, and mesh access. (more...)
Jun 12
Check out this amazing demo video from developer Harley Turan. He posted it to Twitter on Friday, just a few days after Apple’s WWDC keynote. In it, he attached live data to a real-world object using ARKit 2 and iOS 12, and then moves them around. It’ (more...)
Jun 12
Check out Scribit on Kickstarter. It’s a device that will create art on your wall—from drawings to your recent Twitter messages to crowdsourced designs. Better yet, it will erase that art, too, turning your wall into giant reusable canvas. It can draw (more...)
Jun 12
AT&T on Tuesday received the green light to move forward with an $85 billion deal to buy media giant Time Warner, bringing an end to a contentious antitrust lawsuit leveled by the U.S. Justice Department last year. (more...)
Jun 12
For several years now, Chinese supercomputers have been the fastest in the world. The list of the fastest supercomputers, at Top500.org, had been showing the U.S. falling behind. Recently the Oak RIdge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee announced tha (more...)
Jun 12
A largely unnoticed change in the revised App Store Guidelines Apple issued during WWDC was a ban on developers building their own databases with collected contact info, and/or sharing them without further permission. (more...)
Jun 12
A planned merger between AT&T and Time Warner can move forward, a U.S. District Court Judge ruled this afternoon, reports CNBC.AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner has been on hold since November, when the United States Justice Department (more...)
Jun 12
After Apple unveiled Animoji when the iPhone X debuted last September, Samsung introduced its own version, the more human-like and customizable AR Emoji.Not to be outdone, Apple in iOS 12 introduced Memoji, a new version of Animoji that can be customized (more...)
Jun 12
The assumptions we’ve been making about the market positions for the Mac mini and the future Mac Pro may be all wrong.. Or so John now thinks. (more...)
Jun 12
We have a deal today on The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle, a collection of training courses for Adobe Creative Cloud. It includes courses for Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash & Animate, After Effects, and Introduction to Animation (more...)
Jun 12
Yes, even the iPhone X can crash or hang sometimes. AppleInsider shows you how to quickly and easily force a restart on your iPhone X when your device no longer responds. (more...)
Jun 12
The Quick Actions of macOS Mojave show promise, but there's more that can be done with them than what Apple demonstrated during the WWDC keynote. AppleInsider explains how to get started producing custom workflows that can save you time. (more...)
Jun 12
Apple last week updated its App Store Review Guidelines for developers after unveiling iOS 12, introducing rules for remote mirroring apps, banning cryptocurrency mining, and introducing clear rules to allow developers to provide free trials for paid apps (more...)
Jun 12
It gives you a bit more information on issues, and it checks the status of each mail server you’re using. (more...)
Jun 12
Andrew found a website that gives outage stats and a way to report if you’ve been experiencing an outage. (more...)
Jun 12
Instagram today announced that it is expanding its shopping feature beyond the news feed to Instagram Stories.When viewing Instagram Stories from brands, stickers with a shopping bag icon can be tapped and will provide more details about the product along (more...)
Jun 12
Apple's Support app for iOS devices, which is designed to allow you to get help with your Apple products, today expanded to more than 20 new countries and regions, making the app more widely available around the world.Several new languages have been added (more...)
Jun 12
On Tuesday the Apple Support app for iPhones and iPads became accessible in over 20 more regions, picking up nine new languages along the way. (more...)
Jun 12
Andrew is excited by the new update and I hope that the Apple Book Store can grow to be as big (or bigger) than the Kindle book store. (more...)
Jun 12
Some were disappointed that Apple failed to introduce hardware at last week's WWDC, but keeping the focus on software was consistent with how the company has always done things, and also with Steve Jobs' vision. (more...)
Jun 12
Microsoft on Tuesday issued a new preview of the next Office for Mac, intended only for commercial clients in its volume purchase program. (more...)
Jun 12
With Apple's decision to embrace USB-C on all of its modern Macs, the company has created a need for USB-C docks so that we can continue to use all of our non-USB C peripherals as we wait for the rest of the tech industry to catch up.Kingston's Nucleum US (more...)
Jun 12
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new Office 2019 for Mac Preview, which is available starting today for its commercial customers.Office 2019 for Mac, which includes new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote, is the next perpet (more...)
Jun 12
The U.S. may not be in the World Cup, but Apple is jumping in with a variety of features added to help users watch and enjoy Earth's biggest sporting event. (more...)
Jun 12
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the possibility of USB-C coming to the iPhone, plus they share their thoughts on Carpool Karaoke season 2. (more...)
Jun 12
Apple will make it easy for owners of the HTC Vive Pro to use their virtual reality headset with their Mac, with the company advising it has worked directly with HTC and Valve to add support for the peripheral to macOS Mojave. (more...)
Jun 12
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4.1 update to its public beta testing group, one week after releasing the first public beta and one day after seeding the beta to developers.Beta testers who are members of Apple's beta testing prog (more...)
Jun 12
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.4.1 update to its public beta testing group, two weeks after seeding the first tvOS 11.4.1 public beta and a day after seeding the second beta to developers.The tvOS 11.4.1 public beta can be obtai (more...)
Jun 12
Apple today released the second beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 update to public beta testers, two weeks after releasing the first public beta and a day after releasing the second beta for developers.Beta testers who have signed up for Apple (more...)
Jun 12
Apple's personal assistant Siri has been updated with support for sports ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, Apple announced today.Sports support for Siri in the nine new countries expand (more...)
Jun 12
Shoppers looking for a last minute Father's Day gift can snap up Apple's newest 2018 iPad with Apple Pencil support for just $299. Apple authorized resellers are also knocking up to $230 off current 13" MacBook Pros -- and time is running (more...)
Jun 12
Apple is considering new ways to improve the water resistance of the iPhone and other products by making a "liquid-tight" seal when a connector is plugged into a port, preventing anything from entering the outer casing and causing corrosi (more...)
Jun 12
Apple shines a spotlight on the new and redesigned Books app for iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave. (more...)
Jun 12
Hackers have had an "easy way" to get certain malware past signature checks in third-party security tools since Apple's OS X Leopard operating system in 2007, according to a detailed new report today by Ars Technica. Researchers discovered that hackers co (more...)
Jun 12
DigiTimes has a report claiming the iPhone is switching to USB-C. It’s either wrong, or a misinterpretation of Apple’s plans. (more...)
Jun 12
If you have a 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys and the SSD or logic board fails, Apple has a bigger repair in store for you. (more...)
Jun 12
Apple today shared an in-depth preview of the all-new Books app for iPhone and iPad coming in iOS 12 later this year.As shown on stage at WWDC 2018 last week, the Books app has been completely redesigned with the following tabs:Reading Now displays all of (more...)
Jun 12
San Jose – Jeff Gamet sits down with Amanda Southworth at AltConf and WWDC 2018 to talk about how her personal experiences led her to create apps to help people suffering from depression, an app to help keep the LGBTQ community safe, and her nonprofit o (more...)
Jun 12
Wi-Fi router startup Plume today announced an upgraded version of its mesh networking devices and a new subscription model for its customers. Plume first began selling its "Plume Pod" routers in late 2016, and today revealed a new tri-band router called t (more...)
Jun 12
HomeKit didn't get any huge mentions during WWDC last week, but it did pick up one major new features: support for remote controls that aren't Apple's Siri Remote. (more...)
Jun 12
Apple has identified a limited hardware issue affecting the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro models with function keys, according to an internal memo distributed to Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers late last week.Namely, when either the MacBo (more...)
Jun 12
Maybe you can get away with a single Wi-Fi basestation, if you have modest needs, but with the arrival of 4K media streaming, home network bandwidth demands are growing quickly. AppleInsider shares a few tips on how to build out your netw (more...)
Jun 12
OK, so Siri isn’t always great at answering follow-up questions. (And if you talk to Apple’s voice assistant a lot, you’ve probably used colorful language at it because of that very thing.) But fortunately, it does parse follow-up requests well for (more...)
Jun 12
Apple could replace the Lightning port in its 2019 iPhone and iPad releases, a supply chain report claims, suggesting Apple is likely to give up on using its proprietary connection in its flagship products. (more...)
Jun 12
Continuing market research finds that iPhones continue to pack a list of the top-10 smartphones sold globally, even eight months after the release of the iPhone X. (more...)
Jun 12
Verizon Wireless was awarded the title of the fastest nationwide mobile network in PCMag's annual mobile network comparison, the results of which were released this morning.For its test, PCMag analysts drove within and between 30 cities in the United Stat (more...)
Jun 12
Apple's persistent quest for better performance, longer battery life, and slimmer form factors appears to be driving its research into advanced chip packaging technologies. So-called "2.5D" and "3D" packaging methods stand to offer significant gains in al (more...)
Jun 12
In its ongoing efforts to recover from the Cambridge Analytica scandal this spring, Facebook has detailed its collaboration with a design lab focused entirely on privacy and located in Dublin, Ireland. News of the lab comes from Facebook's responses to qu (more...)
Jun 12
Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes has published a report today claiming that 2019 iPhones will come with USB-C support, but the vague wording makes it hard to decipher what they are referring to exactly.Cage Chao and Jessie Shen, citing sources wit (more...)
Jun 12
Apple could replace the Lightning port in its 2019 iPhone and iPad releases, a supply chain report claims, suggesting Apple is likely to give up on using its proprietary connection in its flagship products. (more...)
Jun 12
Continuing market research finds that iPhones continue to pack a list of the top-10 smartphones sold globally, even eight months after the release of the iPhone X. (more...)
Jun 12
Nomad's popular Battery Cable, which integrates a battery pack into a Lightning-enabled charging cable, has received a significant upgrade, with the second-generation version enhanced by a more robust exterior, higher capacity battery and (more...)
Jun 12
Nomad today announced the launch of an updated Battery Cable, which comes equipped with a slim 2,800 mAh battery to add a bit of extra juice to Apple's iPhones and iPads.The Battery Cable looks like a standard braided Nomad Lightning cable for the iPhone, (more...)
Jun 11
Apple re-seeded watchOS 5 Developer Beta 1 on Monday, 5 days after it was the new Apple Watch operating system was pulled. (more...)
Jun 11
We have a deal on the DxO ONE, a full blown, attachable, digital camera for iPhone and iPad. It uses your iOS device for its display, and it runs from an app, but all the optics are in the DxO ONE. It includes a fast f/1.8-f11 aspherical lens and extra (more...)
Jun 11
Apple is teasing a new episode of Carpool Karaoke on June 15th, and the trailer’s out. It features Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, and Jeremy Renner, and it looks pretty funny. The three are starring in a new comedy called TAG, which debuts the same day as this ep (more...)
Jun 11
Dr. John C. Barentine is an astronomer, historian, author and science communicator. He is currently the Director of Conservation for the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) in Tucson, Arizona. He earned his master’s degree in physics at Colorado St (more...)
Jun 11
Here’s the unique part: your passwords aren’t available on other devices unless you’re in physical range. (more...)
Jun 11
Facebook today announced the launch of a dedicated "Memories" section on its social network, which the company says is designed to be a single place on Facebook to reflect on "the moments you've shared with family and friends."Memories, which is an expand (more...)
Jun 11
FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s dream of an internet unshackled from net neutrality regulations is coming true because as of now the Open Internet Order is no longer in effect, opening the door for internet service providers to control access to online content (more...)
Jun 11
Apple highlights standout iPhone and iPad apps each year at its anual Worldwide Developer Conference, and this year was no different. Some Apple Design Award winners were Bandimal, Alto’s Odyssey, iTranslate Converse, and Agenda. You can check out all o (more...)
Jun 11
At the same time, the retailer is marking down the same models by up to US$150. (more...)
Jun 11
Last month, a jury ruled that Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for violating Apple design patents as part of a legal battle that has spanned years, but the jury's ruling apparently won't be the end of the dispute between the two companies.Samsung l (more...)
Jun 11
Measure is a simple ARKit application allowing you to measure objects in the real world using the camera on your iOS device. (more...)
Jun 11
Apple has issued a revised beta of watchOS 5 to registered developers, addressing glitches that forced the company to pull the initial June 6 seed. (more...)
Jun 11
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet talk about the end of net neutrality protection in the United States. (more...)
Jun 11
There are no new known features in this release cycle, as Apple has turned to development of tvOS 12. (more...)
Jun 11
Apple has shipped the second developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 for testing, with the new batch arriving roughly two weeks after the first betas were released, and following after betas for future mi (more...)
Jun 11
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.4.1 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the first tvOS 11.4.1 beta and two weeks after releasing tvOS 11.4, an update that introduced support for AirPlay 2.Designed f (more...)
Jun 11
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeing the first 10.13.6 beta.The new macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 beta can be downloaded through the Software Update mecha (more...)
Jun 11
Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4.1 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the first beta and a little over two weeks after releasing iOS 11.4, an update that introduced AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud.Registered developer (more...)
Jun 11
No new features have been announced or uncovered in this release cycle. (more...)
Jun 11
iOS 11.4.1 is little more than a bug fix release, and no new features are known to be in this release cycle. (more...)
Jun 11
Apple this morning seeded an updated beta of an upcoming watchOS 5 update, one week after releasing the first beta after the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote. watchOS 5 is the newest version of the software that runs on the Apple Watch.To inst (more...)
Jun 11
The legal battle between Apple and one of its cellular modem suppliers, Qualcomm, is set to really get going soon by way of three critical hearings in the U.S., Germany, and China. Here's what you need to know about the case, and how it c (more...)
Jun 11
Shoppers looking for a last minute Father's Day gift can snap up Apple's newest 2018 iPad with Apple Pencil support for just $299. Apple authorized resellers are also knocking up to $230 off current 13" MacBook Pros -- and time is running (more...)
Jun 11
The first round of smartphone design patent litigation between the tech giants isn't over yet -- Samsung has moved to toss the most recent verdict. (more...)
Jun 11
Apple this morning shared a trailer for what appears to be the inaugural episode of the second season of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series," which kicks off on Friday, June 15 with an episode starring Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, and Jon Hamm singing songs like Bo (more...)
Jun 11
It's time for a WWDC giveaway, and this week we're giving away two pairs of premium custom AirPods from BlackPods. Check out all the ways to enter today. (more...)
Jun 11
Snapchat today announced a new feature called "Clear Chats," which lets you delete any message you've sent to another person on Snapchat, whether in individual or group chat. This encompasses text chats, stickers, audio and voice notes, and any photo and (more...)
Jun 11
Best Buy today has Apple's HomePod on sale for $299.99 in both White and Space Gray, representing $50 in savings for the smart home speaker. While it's been possible to get HomePod for even cheaper thanks to offers like eBay's occasional 20 percen (more...)
Jun 11
Good news, iOS developers. iMazing 2.6.1 is out and it includes support for iOS 12 beta. That means you can back up the data and apps on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch test devices and restore to an earlier state if something goes wrong. It also means (more...)
Jun 11
San Jose – Jeff Gamet talks with App Camp for Girls co-founder Grey Osten about his experience in the developer community as a woman and now as a man at AltConf and WWDC 2018. (more...)
Jun 11
Net neutrality regulations officially expired in the United States earlier this morning, making today the first day of a post-net neutrality internet (via The New York Times). The expiration of the laws comes six months after the Federal Communications Co (more...)
Jun 11
New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores. (more...)
Jun 11
If you use the third-party messenger service WhatsApp, then you should know how to temporarily share your location with the folks you chat with! Whether you’re meeting someone at an airport or just for coffee, this can provide a simple way to find other (more...)
Jun 11
Mac and Linux video game publisher Feral Interactive today announced that it will begin supporting external GPUs, beginning with the recently-launched Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration. Apple first launched support for external graphics process (more...)
Jun 11
Apple's process of modernizing its chain of over 500 retail stores continues in several major cities around the world.Over the weekend, Apple celebrated the grand opening of its relocated Beverly Center store in Los Angeles. Apple's original store in the (more...)
Jun 11
Two of Apple's most prominent stores will temporarily shut down later in July for makeovers, to bring them up to date with the company's 2018 retail aesthetics. (more...)
Jun 11
WWDC may be over, but the deals are still going strong. Snap up the lowest prices on Apple hardware, from the 32GB Apple TV 4K for just $149 to high-end Radeon 560 15" MacBook Pros from $2,449. Apple's loaded 27" iMac 5K is also $300 off (more...)
Jun 11
During its E3 conference last night, Bethesda Game Studios revealed that a new game in the Elder Scrolls series is coming to iOS and Android devices this fall, called The Elder Scrolls: Blades [Direct Link] (via TouchArcade). Bethesda describes Blades as (more...)
Jun 11
Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Update: More faucets to test. Moved CryptoMiningGame to the Confirmed list. – Bryan] (more...)
Jun 11
Game developer Bethesda, during their packed E3 keynote this week, announced that the next installment of the massive Elder Scrolls franchise will be coming to mobile platforms including iOS later this fall. (more...)
Jun 10
By acting as a pair of safety sensors, a speaker, a HomeKit device, an Alexa smart assistant, and soon an AirPlay 2 speaker, First Alert's Onelink Safe & Sound wants to be a welcome addition to any home. AppleInsider checks it out. (more...)
Jun 10
Apple made some big speed improvement claims regarding iOS 12 on older devices, like as some apps launching twice as fast, and CPU ramp-speed increasing across not just older devices, but also newer ones as well. AppleInsider puts the cla (more...)
Jun 10
AppleInsider rounds up iPhone theft stories from Italy to the Philippines, the Apple Store habits of grifter Anna Delvey, and more from the world of Apple-related crime. (more...)
Jun 9
Apple is set to introduce a slew of new features to Mac when its next-generation macOS Mojave operating system sees release later this year. One of our favorite user interface tweaks is Stacks, a brand new way to organize files on your de (more...)
Jun 9
Apple's forthcoming update to the Mac is full of new features to explore. We've taken a deep dive on macOS Mojave, the successor to macOS High Sierra, to find over 90 changes and new features for users. (more...)
Jun 9
PayPal on eBay this weekend is offering $100 App Store and iTunes gift cards for $85, marking the latest 15 percent discount on the cards and a good chance for those who have been waiting on a deal to get free iTunes credit. While the sale lasts, (more...)
Jun 9
The Echo Spot is Amazon's second smartspeaker with a built-in screen and occupies a unique space in the Echo ecosystem, especially for people with an assortment of smarthome accessories. (more...)
Jun 9
WWDC may be over, but the deals are still going strong. Snap up the lowest prices on Apple hardware, from the 32GB Apple TV 4K for just $149 to high-end Radeon 560 15" MacBook Pros from $2,449. Apple's loaded 27" iMac 5K is also $300 off (more...)
Jun 9
There may not have been new hardware, but WWDC 2018 kicked off the week with plenty to talk about in the software realm -- including word that developers will soon be able to easily bring iPhone and iPad apps to the Mac. (more...)
Jun 9
Bryan Chaffin explains how Bitcoin faucets work and which faucets you can trust to pay. [Update: More faucets to test. Moved CryptoMiningGame to the Confirmed list. – Bryan] (more...)
Jun 9
According to a fresh rumor, Apple is planning to do away with movable switch controls on Apple Watch devices and will in a future release integrate solid-state buttons that rely on Taptic Engine technology to simulate clicks. The buttons (more...)
Jun 8
According to a fresh rumor, Apple is planning to do away with movable switch controls on Apple Watch devices and will in a future release integrate solid-state buttons that rely on Taptic Engine technology to simulate clicks. The buttons (more...)
Jun 8
A future version of the Apple Watch will be updated with solid state buttons that don't physically click but instead use a Taptic Engine to provide haptic feedback to users, reports Fast Company.Apple will continue to use a two button configuration with a (more...)
Jun 8
There are certain levels of infrastructure, expertise and consumer acceptance that are required to be a major player in the TV industry. Apple is now properly putting those pieces into place. (more...)
Jun 8
Apple announced macOS Mojave at WWDC on Monday, including some pretty big new features and changes. After using the developer beta over the last few days, here's AppleInsider's top five features Apple included in its next milestone releas (more...)
Jun 8
At its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, Apple noted a milestone of 40 years of work in bringing computers to education. The modern tools it provides for education now include device management with Apple School Manager and collab (more...)
Jun 8
Elon Musk’s Hyper loop company has proposed using a 19th century technology called a zoetrope to make its high-speed tunnels appear to be transparent. It’s a clever idea, and here’s how the Hyperloop zoetrope would work. (more...)
Jun 8
We have a deal on the Merry Go Round Wireless Charger, a Qi charger with 6 built-in USB charging ports, too. That makes it a one-stop charging hub for your Apple devices, and you can throw in a couple of Android devices, too, if that’s your jam. It come (more...)
Jun 8
Apple and Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone with third-party apps ten years ago on June 8, 2008 setting the table for the explosive growth of Apple in the following decade. (more...)
Jun 8
For this week's Friday giveaway, we've teamed up with Speck for something special. We're giving away a brand new 32GB sixth-generation iPad paired with one of Speck's iPad cases, the Balance Folio Clear.Priced at $44.95, Speck's Balance Folio Clear is (more...)
Jun 8
As we've followed DirecTV Now's ongoing offer to get an Apple TV 4K at no extra cost when paying for three months of the live streaming TV service for $105, it's been somewhat unclear how long the deal would last. According to our affiliate, today's t (more...)
Jun 8
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet for the final day of Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference to talk about the Sonos and AirPlay 2, the Sonos Beam, and Live Listen for AirPods in iOS 12. (more...)
Jun 8
Time is running out to save up to $500 on several popular 2017 15-inch MacBook Pros with upgraded specs, as well as iMac Pros and 27-inch iMac 5Ks. Snap up the savings, available only at AppleInsider. (more...)
Jun 8
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, with the (more...)
Jun 8
There will be a new section called Coming Soon, album launch dates will be displayed, and artist profiles will get a new design. (more...)
Jun 8
Apple has started to roll out small changes to Apple Music to give users information about upcoming music releases, including a new 'Coming Soon' section and details of when to expect new albums from artists will be released in the future (more...)
Jun 8
Apple's week-long Worldwide Developer Conference offers deep insight into new tech in a series of Sessions; direct access to Apple's engineers in a series of Labs and the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other developers wor (more...)
Jun 8
Senior vice president of Apple Retail, Angela Ahrendts, today tweeted out an announcement for a new "Today at Apple" session focused on app prototyping for aspiring developers. News of the session arrives as Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (more...)
Jun 8
Developers create these links by using the rebranded App Store Connect (formerly iTunes Connect Platform). (more...)
Jun 8
Snapchat is expanding the use of its Bitmoji characters -- specifically "Friendmojis" -- for iOS users in the coming days. With the update, iPhone and iPad users will be able to send personalized Friendmojis, or Bitmoji stickers that include both you and (more...)
Jun 8
Apple officially killed off its AirPort product line, yet AirPort Express is showing up as a streaming speaker option in AirPlay 2 in the iOS 12 developer beta. (more...)
Jun 8
Apple appears to be rolling out a series of updates for Apple Music today, including a small but useful new section called "Coming Soon," which allows subscribers to check out new albums about to be released over the next few weeks. On iOS and macOS, the (more...)
Jun 8
iPhone, iPad, and Mac app developers asked Apple for a free trial option on the App Store for years, and they finally got what they asked for—sort of. Now Apple says developers can offer in-app free trials for all paid apps and not just subscriptions. M (more...)
Jun 8
My thanks to eero for coming on board to sponsor our WWDC 2018 coverage here at TMO this year. It’s not just WWDC coverage that eero values, it’s Wi-Fi coverage. Imagine having your whole home blanketed in fast, reliable Wi-Fi that just works. Now ima (more...)
Jun 8
watchOS 5 is Apple's latest major release for Apple Watch, and it just launched as a developer beta. In this update are a number of new features that aim to make the Apple Watch experience better, as well as making it more independent of (more...)
Jun 8
WWDC is winding down for another year, and once again, there was no new hardware. But, Apple's focus on software at WWDC is neither new, nor unexpected -- and doesn't mean that Apple has abandoned anybody. (more...)
Jun 8
San Jose – Jeff Gamet talks with Don McAllister from ScreenCasts Online about online training, Apple’s WWDC announcements, and more. (more...)
Jun 8
If you’re using Time Machine to back up to multiple drives, then sometimes you might need to force a backup to one disk or another (instead of relying on the software’s built-in schedule). In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll tell you how to do that! (more...)
Jun 8
Yahoo today announced that its Yahoo Messenger service will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018, encompassing the closure of apps for iOS and Android and any web browser clients (via TechCrunch). The service will function normally until then, and a (more...)
Jun 8
Apple has allegedly warned its supply chain partners to expect orders for components used to produce iPhones in this fall's refresh to drop by around 20 percent, a report claims, with the overall suggestion that Apple is becoming less amb (more...)
Jun 8
This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss ScreenTime, what developers think of App Store 'trials', and Victor interviews Richard Moss, who wrote the book on the History of Mac Gaming -- literally. (more...)
Jun 8
AT&T has confirmed today is the last day to snap up a free 32GB Apple TV 4K valued at $179 with three months of prepaid DirecTV Now service. With plans as low as $35 per month, you can get the Apple TV 4K and three months of streaming con (more...)
Jun 8
Apple recently asked its iPhone suppliers to build "around 20 percent fewer" components for the line of iPhones debuting in the second half of 2018, according to four sources speaking to Nikkei. The move is Apple's attempt to take a "cautious approach" to (more...)
Jun 8
Apple's iOS 12 operating system, unveiled earlier this week, is already the target of a $200,000 legal overture alleging the design of the tech giant's new Shortcuts app icon was cribbed from the logo of tech startup Shift. (more...)