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2018

Google's $5B antitrust fine similar to Apple's e-book, App Store woes

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Apple can tell the folks at Alphabet just how long these cases can drag on, as it has its own experience in such matters.

Apple rolls out third public beta of iOS 12, tvOS 12

Wednesday July 18, 2018

A day after the fourth developer beta, Apple has deployed the third public beta of iOS 12, and tvOS 12 for a wider testing audience.

Got a new iPhone 5s or earlier? Don't try to activate it on Verizon [u]

Wednesday July 18, 2018

U.S. carrier Verizon has announced that it will stop activating any phone that lacks VoLTE, to help advance the company's network to 5G technologies.

External True Tone display feature only works when 2018 MacBook Pro lid is open

Wednesday July 18, 2018

AppleInsider has confirmed that compatible monitors will only use the True Tone feature when the lid is open in the 2018 MacBook Pro.

Save up to $1,400 on Apple hardware during the Amazing Mac Savings blowout event

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on Apple hardware with the lowest prices anywhere on AirPods, MacBook Pros, iMacs and more. Discounts include $400 off 2017 15" MacBook Pros, up to $250 off 13" models, and $250-$500 off iMacs. Snap up the savings while supplies last.

Comparing the 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro Touch Bar versus the MacBook Pro with function keys

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Choosing a new MacBook Pro has gotten a little more complicated since Apple introduced the Touch Bar, as not everyone necessarily needs to have the secondary touch-enabled display. AppleInsider highlights the differences between the two models, so you can decide which one is right for your needs.

Benchmarks for 2018 MacBook Pros show dramatic multi-core performance gains

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Though Apple's 2018 MacBook Pros have shown only modest gains in single-core and graphics performance, early multi-core benchmarks have grown in leaps and bounds versus 2017.

Netflix and HBO's uncertainty may give Apple a content opening

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Netflix had a bad quarter, and HBO is staring down big philosophical production changes under its new ownership. The pair may create the perfect storm that Apple needs for its upcoming content push.

Hands On: Fantastical 2.5 adds scheduling updates and Meetup support to the Mac

Wednesday July 18, 2018

AppleInsider tries out the small but significant improvements in Wednesday's release of Fantastical 2.5, that all aim to keep this macOS calendar app a power user's favorite

Leaked 'Amber Lake' Intel processors could be used in 12-inch MacBook refresh

Wednesday July 18, 2018

A leak for an unannounced Dell notebook and a Romanian report may have revealed some details about Intel's "Amber Lake" processors, a collection of chips that could be strong candidates for use in a future MacBook refresh.

Apple purges 'Doorbell' category from HomeKit accessories page

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Apple has quietly removed the entire "Doorbell" category from its roster of current and future HomeKit accessories, suggesting that once-promised upgrades by August and Ring are at least in purgatory.

Google hit with $5B antitrust fine over Android search restrictions

Wednesday July 18, 2018

The European Commission has fined Google 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) for breaking antitrust rules, claiming the restrictions the tech giant imposes on carriers and smartphone producers using the Android operating system helps the search engine maintain its vast market share.

Chinese iCloud data moved to servers operated by state-owned telco

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Apple's Chinese iCloud partner has struck a deal with China Telecom to migrate all in-country customer data to the state-owned firm's Tianyi Cloud service, a move that seemingly flies in the face of Apple assurances against government snooping.

New Samsung ad attacks iPhone X download speed, ignores performance benchmarks

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Samsung's latest ad attacking the iPhone compares the download speeds of iPhone X to that of the Galaxy S9 while at the same time poking fun at Apple Store employees.

Apple's rumored 18W USB-C adapter might not be sold separately at launch

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Apple is rumored to debut a high-power 18W USB-C compliant power adapter alongside new iPhone models later this year, but supply constraints might restrict the part to in-the-box bundles until 2019.

Test suggests 2018 MacBook Pro can't keep up with Intel Core i9 chip's thermal demands

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Technology-centric YouTuber Dave Lee claims the thermal design of Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro does not provide sufficient cooling for Intel's Core i9 processor, causing the chip to throttle down performance to prevent serious damage.

Apple ceases iOS 11.4 code signing after release of iOS 11.4.1

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Following the release of iOS 11.4.1 earlier in July, Apple on Tuesday stopped signing code for the prior iOS version 11.4 to ensure users are running the latest operating system on their devices.

Apple eats into Android, Samsung marketshare in Q2, study says

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Apple improved its position in the smartphone space during the June quarter, eroding Android's share and equalizing its standing with rival Samsung in the U.S. market, according to new research.

Apple issues third macOS Mojave beta to public beta testers

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Following Apple's release of a fourth macOS Mojave developer beta, the company on Tuesday pushed out a third evaluation version of the upcoming Mac operating system to members of its public beta program.

Everything new in iOS 12 beta 4 for iPhone & iPad

Tuesday July 17, 2018

AppleInsider has spent some time digging into Apple's fourth beta of iOS 12 to uncover all the changes made this time around. A number of updates have been discovered, some more noteable than others.