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2018

Apple again bolsters video ambitions with 'Little America' anthology about immigrants and their stories

Thursday February 08, 2018

Apple has signed another deal for video content, this time, an anthology series focusing on immigrants in the United States.

iOS 11 News app adds curated reporting of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Thursday February 08, 2018

Apple has added a new feature within iOS 11 News to supply human-curated updates on the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The special coverage, in collaboration with NBC, is designed to not overwhelm iOS users' existing News feeds while at the same time providing timely, accurate and high-quality reporting for everyone interested in the Olympic events.

Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza added to 'Pokemon Go,' Aspyr discounts 'Civ VI' for iPad to half price

Thursday February 08, 2018

Niantic is teasing the upcoming addition of a new legendary Pokemon that players of 'Pokemon Go' will soon be able to collect with their iPhones, meanwhile Aspyr has discounted 'Civilization VI' for the iPad to half its regular price, bringing the strategy game down to $29.99 for a limited time.

How to download old versions of apps from the App Store on an older iPhone or iPad that can't run iOS 11

Thursday February 08, 2018

Apple hasn't totally left old iPad owners behind. In addition to still signing the last iOS releases for those devices, you can still download software for them -- assuming you know where to look.

Nintendo's 'Mario Kart Tour' for iOS will be 'free-to-start'

Thursday February 08, 2018

The next big mobile collaboration between Nintendo and DeNA -- "Mario Kart Tour" -- will be "free-to-start," according to DeNA's CEO, Isao Moriyasu.

Deals: Loaded 13" Touch Bar for $2,199 ($300 off); high-end 15" MacBook Pro for $1,999; Apple iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case $49

Thursday February 08, 2018

Top deals are in effect now just in time for Valentine's Day. Pick up a 2017 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar packed with upgrades for $2,199, a discount of $300. Closeout 15" MacBook Pros are also $800 off, while 2017 models start at $2,199 ($200 off). Apple's iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case is also 50% off today only with no tax in 48 states.

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee suspected of evading $7.5M in taxes by South Korean police

Thursday February 08, 2018

Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, has been identified by police as a suspect in a tax evasion case, after authorities discovered evidence that 8.2 billion won ($7.5 million) in taxes was avoided by concealing funds in bank accounts opened under the names of other company executives.

Reporters Without Borders urges journalists to move or close Chinese iCloud accounts

Thursday February 08, 2018

Watchdog organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is recommending that journalists operating out of China either close or migrate their iCloud accounts by the end of the month, as Apple is on the verge of transferring local control to a company tied to the Chinese government.

Apple diversifying supply of Face ID camera providers for 2018 iPhone line

Thursday February 08, 2018

Reports from the supply chain suggest that Apple is widening its supplier lists for the 2018 iPhone lineup, with the new report also saying that LG Innotek will be the main vendor instead of Sharp.

Apple HomePod shipping estimates slip in US after first reviews go live

Thursday February 08, 2018

Apple's online store is showing constrained HomePod supply in the U.S. after early reviews of the device went live on Tuesday, with orders placed today estimated for delivery by Feb. 12 at the earliest.

Source code for iOS 9's 'iBoot' component reportedly leaks online

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Source code for what is claimed to be the iBoot component of Apple's iOS, software that handles secure booting of the operating system, was published on GitHub by an unknown party on Wednesday, a development that could lead to the discovery and exploitation of currently unknown vulnerabilities.

Rumor: Apple to launch AirPower and AirPods wireless charging case in March

Wednesday February 07, 2018

A very thin rumor on Wednesday claims Apple will start shipping the AirPower wireless charging mat and AirPods wireless charging case in late March, both hotly anticipated items unveiled during the company's iPhone event in September.

Get $15 off a 1-800-Flowers order when using Apple Pay

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Apple continued its semi-weekly Apple Pay promotional campaign on Wednesday with a new offer that grants users a $15 discount on select 1-800-Flowers orders, just in time for Valentine's Day.

How to install fonts on a Mac and make them available to all users

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Whether you're working on a personal project, trying to open a document from a coworker, or creating marketing materials for your business, you may find yourself in need of installing a new font on your Mac. How to do so may not be clear, so AppleInsider is here to walk you through the process.

Superheroes, supervillains among 157 new emoji coming to iOS later this year

Wednesday February 07, 2018

The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday revealed a finalized list of 157 emoji due to arrive as part of Unicode 11 standard, offering iOS users a glimpse at the new characters they will likely have access to later this year.

MacUpdate served up Mac cryptominer to unsuspecting users in Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper downloads on Feb. 1

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Download aggregator MacUpdate briefly linked to three malicious applications masquerading as legitimate downloads for Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper, that not only install the apps, but also deposit a cryptocurrency miner on downloader's systems.

Apple loses 'Amazing Stories' showrunner over creative differences

Wednesday February 07, 2018

TV veteran Bryan Fuller has left his role as showrunner and executive producer for Apple's "Amazing Stories" reboot, reportedly over a split in the creative approaches the two sides wanted.

Apple to host 'Introduction to ARKit' session at Game Developers Conference

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Developers hoping to incorporate augmented reality into iOS games and apps will be able to get some assistance from Apple itself during the upcoming Game Developers Conference, as part of the 'Introduction to Apple's ARKit' session presented by the iPhone and iPad producer.

HomePod doesn't have manual EQ options, will auto-adjust based on analytics says Apple's Eddy Cue

Wednesday February 07, 2018

People buying a HomePod will have to rely on the speaker's own automatic EQ adjustments, as there are no manual controls, Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services said at today's Pollstar Live conference for the concert industry.

Nest absorbed into Google to better battle HomeKit, Alexa for home automation supremacy

Wednesday February 07, 2018

Google is merging the Nest and the native Google Home hardware team to "supercharge" the goal of conquering the smarthome market.