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Friday, September 21, 2018

VideoHands on: 44mm Space Gray Apple Watch Series 4

Hands on: 44mm Space Gray Apple Watch Series 4

The Apple Watch Series 4 is finally available to everybody. AppleInsider goes hands on to provide our first impressions and thoughts on Apples latest wearable.

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Hands-OnHands on: Apple's iPhone XS Max is gorgeous, and a boon for photographers

Hands on: Apple's iPhone XS Max is gorgeous, and a boon for photographers

Apple turned up the iPhone X to 11 with the iPhone XS Max. AppleInsider goes hands on with the largest screen found in an iPhone to provide our first impressions and thoughts on Apples latest handset.

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New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Apple has issued new builds of iOS 12.1 beta to support the latest iPhone XS and XS Max that includes the delayed Group FaceTime feature.

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iPhone XS Max in greater demand than past Plus versions, says small-scale survey

iPhone XS Max in greater demand than past Plus versions, says small-scale survey

A survey performed by long-time Apple analyst Gene Munster Stores Friday saw shorter customer queues at Apple retail stores, but higher demand for the highest-end model.

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Streaming services like Apple Music dominate music industry revenue

Streaming services like Apple Music dominate music industry revenue

Apple Music and other paid subscriptions are now the biggest source of revenue in a growing music industry, with streaming alone encompassing 75 percent of money earned, far beyond any other contributor.

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Apple Watch Series 4 'Better You' ad zeroes in on fitness

Apple Watch Series 4 'Better You' ad zeroes in on fitness

To mark the launch of the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple on Friday uploaded a new ad to its Canadian YouTube channel, "Better You."

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ExclusiveHere's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

Here's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

New September discounts added! Apple authorized reseller Adorama has issued even greater markdowns on Apple's brand-new 2018 MacBook Pro with combined instant and coupon savings totaling up to $400 off with no tax outside NY and NJ. These deals, which offer shoppers the lowest prices anywhere, are available only at AppleInsider.

Here are the best iPhone XS and XS Max cases you can buy right now

Here are the best iPhone XS and XS Max cases you can buy right now

With iPhone XS and XS Max orders now shipping, we're rounding up the best cases you can buy right now to protect your new device, keeping it safe from drops, spills and scratches.

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EditorialAs Apple's HomePod reaches multi-million unit sales, is a cheaper version necessary to compete?

As Apple's HomePod reaches multi-million unit sales, is a cheaper version necessary to compete?

A new report took Apple to task for updating HomePod software rather than introducing a cheaper version to compete with Amazon and Google at the bottom of the smart speaker market. However, it also revealed that Apple new product surpassed sales of 3 million devices half way through 2018, with sales accelerating from its first quarter of availability.

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Audible brings local audiobook playback to Apple Watch alongside watchOS 5

Audible brings local audiobook playback to Apple Watch alongside watchOS 5

Audible's mobile app was updated this week to support watchOS 5, and in the process gained the ability to listen to complete audiobooks without a nearby iPhone.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook opens Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone XS launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone XS launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook made an appearance at an Apple Store in Palo Alto, California, helping to open the store and welcoming the first people from the queue into the store to pick up their iPhone XS order.

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If your iPhone XS or Apple Watch pickup is delayed, you may just need to hold on until the afternoon

If your iPhone XS or Apple Watch pickup is delayed, you may just need to hold on until the afternoon

The Apple Store is advising some of its customers electing to pick up their iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max orders in-store that they are unable to do so first thing on Friday, due to "last minute logistical issues" that likely involves a delay or a shortfall of devices making it in time to the outlets. But, the delay may be for less than a day in most cases.

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iPhone XS, XS Max have new power chip designed by Apple, extra antenna band

iPhone XS, XS Max have new power chip designed by Apple, extra antenna band

A second teardown of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max has confirmed the minimal internal changes made by Apple over its predecessor, the iPhone X, but adds that there is an antenna change that may help the device achieve faster connection speeds over cellular networks.

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iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 celebrated by Apple with photos, 3D minisite

iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 celebrated by Apple with photos, 3D minisite

Amping publicity for the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4, Apple took to the Web on Friday with photos of launch events in several cities, as well as a unique mobile site featuring 3D models of the iPhone XS and XS Max.

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FeaturewatchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

watchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

The AppleInsider Podcast discusses Watch OS 5, Google Maps on CarPlay, the short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and John Hancock requiring Apple Watch (or similar) for all life insurance policies.

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Huawei trolls Apple by handing out power banks to customers waiting in line for an iPhone XS

Huawei trolls Apple by handing out power banks to customers waiting in line for an iPhone XS

Customers waiting in line to buy the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max became the subject of a marketing campaign from competitor Huawei, after representatives from the company handed out branded power banks to people camping outside of one Apple Store in Singapore.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Potential UPS website error shows iPhone XS delivery dates pushed to Monday

Potential UPS website error shows iPhone XS delivery dates pushed to Monday

This isn't the news you want to see if you ordered your iPhone XS at 12:01 AM PST and expected to have it arrive Friday. A number of new iPhone shipments processed through UPS are showing delivery dates pushed back to Monday, though the carrier in some cases is claiming the estimate is an error.

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User guide suggests Apple expected AirPower to ship with iPhone XS

User guide suggests Apple expected AirPower to ship with iPhone XS

The physical user guide that ships with all iPhone XS devices includes prominent mention of Apple's extremely delayed AirPower, suggesting the company's plans to launch the wireless charger this month changed at the last minute.

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First iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4 sales commence in Australia & New Zealand

First iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4 sales commence in Australia & New Zealand

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are finally available to buy at retail, with stores in Australia and New Zealand among the first outlets to put Apple's latest smartphones on sale for eager customers.

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Apple Blowout Deals: AirPods for $137; up to $900 off MacBook Pros

Apple Blowout Deals: AirPods for $137; up to $900 off MacBook Pros

The massive markdowns continue at Apple authorized resellers with instant discounts of up to $900 off Apple hardware. Pick up a high-end 2017 15" MacBook Pro for just $1,899. Or save $100 on 13" MacBook Pros with function keys, plus AirPods for $137.50 and more. All with no tax collected in most states.

Eager customers line up for iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 as first shipments arrive

Eager customers line up for iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 as first shipments arrive

It's Friday in some parts of the world and that means Apple's iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 are about to go on sale at the company's retail stores. As in years past, customers started queuing up overnight to be among the first to get their hands on the hot new devices, while others have taken receipt of their early orders.

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FeatureAll of the future TV shows that Apple has in development

All of the future TV shows that Apple has in development

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 programs we know about so far, updated with details on Chris Evans' straight-to-series drama.

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NSO malware accessed executive's iPhone within minutes

NSO malware accessed executive's iPhone within minutes

While the Pegasus software accessed the man's iPhone while he was in the company's offices, the attack was not wide, and the entrepreneur had volunteered his phone.

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ExclusiveNew price drops knock up to $400 off 2018 Apple MacBook Pros, delivering the lowest prices ever

New price drops knock up to $400 off 2018 Apple MacBook Pros, delivering the lowest prices ever

Adorama has issued new, steeper discounts on Apple's Mid 2018 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Shoppers can now save up to $400 on a variety of models thanks to instant rebates and our exclusive coupon. Plus, there's no tax collected outside NY and NJ, with 0% financing for up to 12 months on approved credit.

TipsHow to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac

How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac

If you've deleted a critical file from iCloud, if you know where to look, you can save your bacon. Only, Apple makes it hard to find on Macs — and impossible on iOS. AppleInsider lost some files for you.

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USB-C Philips Brilliance 4K monitor offers docking features including gigabit networking

USB-C Philips Brilliance 4K monitor offers docking features including gigabit networking

Philips has launched a new 32-inch 4K Ultra HD monitor aimed at creative professionals, one that acts as a USB-C docking station for a MacBook or MacBook Pro, as well as display features like HDR support and a mode that reduces blue light.

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VideoApple Watch Series 4: Should you upgrade?

Apple Watch Series 4: Should you upgrade?

Having trouble deciding on if you should get the new Apple Watch Series 4? AppleInsider walks you through all the reasons to, and not to, upgrade.

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Amazon debuts Fire TV Recast OTA DVR, Smart Plug, and other new smart home products

Amazon debuts Fire TV Recast OTA DVR, Smart Plug, and other new smart home products

Along with its new Echo devices, Amazon on Thursday new smart home products, including an Amazon-branded Smart Plug, an Alexa-capable microwave, and more.

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Amazon reveals Echo Link Amp & Sub, updated Echo Dot, Echo Show & Echo Plus

Amazon reveals Echo Link Amp & Sub, updated Echo Dot, Echo Show & Echo Plus

In a Thursday press event Amazon unveiled a slew of new Echo audio gear, most notably stepping into the high-quality space for the first time.

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Apple working on thermal imaging to aid computer vision systems

Apple working on thermal imaging to aid computer vision systems

Apple is working on improving the capabilities of computer vision to make it detect and identify subjects more accurately, such as in situations where both the camera and the subject are in motion, with one method suggesting the use of thermal imaging to help determine what elements in view need to be tracked.

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Apple issues first public betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1

Apple issues first public betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1

Apple has provided public beta versions of iOS 12.1 and tvOS 12.1 for testing, just two days after it released the first developer builds in the new testing cycle, with the iOS beta returning Group FaceTime to public testing.

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GoPro debuts new line of Hero 7 action cameras ahead of holiday season

GoPro debuts new line of Hero 7 action cameras ahead of holiday season

GoPro has taken the wraps off their latest line action cameras — the Hero 7 Black, Silver, and White — with new smooth stabilization, 4K video at 60 FPS at the high-end, and live streaming support.

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iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max carrier deals: Buy one, get one $700 off; $0 per month with eligible trade & more

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max carrier deals: Buy one, get one $700 off; $0 per month with eligible trade & more

Now that preorders have begun for Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max, wireless carriers are offering deals on the new devices. We're rounding up where to get the best discounts, including buy one, get one $700 off promotions.

Sentencing set for Australian teen accused of hacking Apple's servers

Sentencing set for Australian teen accused of hacking Apple's servers

The then-16-year-old, who plead guilty to taking about a terabyte of information from Apple's systems, will be sentenced September 27.

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EditorialWSJ author & research firm that botched iPhone X demand doubling down on iPhone XS

WSJ author & research firm that botched iPhone X demand doubling down on iPhone XS

Apple built and began selling its high-end OLED iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models a month ahead of iPhone XR availability in an effort to sell users more expensive models before facing competition from its own new lower-priced, entry-level LCD phone — at least according to the columnist and the think tank that were totally wrong about iPhone X sales last year.

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VideoWhat to do first when you get your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max

What to do first when you get your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max

The iPhone XS and XS Max will make their way into the hands of excited customers as soon as tomorrow. Before your shiny new device arrives, review these eight simple steps to ensure that you're getting the most out of your investment.

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iPhone XR uses algorithms to simulate depth effects found on iPhone XS & XS Max

iPhone XR uses algorithms to simulate depth effects found on iPhone XS & XS Max

The iPhone XR's Camera app will offer the same sort of bokeh (depth-of-field) post-processing effects as the iPhone XS, but calculate depth "almost entirely" via algorithm when shooting with the rear camera, according to a newly-published interview.

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ExclusiveTrade-in deals: Get a $20 bonus on all trades now that Apple's iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are shipping

Trade-in deals: Get a $20 bonus on all trades now that Apple's iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are shipping

Now that preorders of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max are shipping, we're rounding up where to get the most money for your used iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac with a $20 exclusive bonus on all trades.

Apple debuts Bitcoin glyphs in iOS 12 via Shortcuts app

Apple debuts Bitcoin glyphs in iOS 12 via Shortcuts app

While iOS still offers no Bitcoin emoji and Apple doesn't allow crypto mining in apps, there are now two different Bitcoin glyphs, part of the Siri Shortcuts app.

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