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2018

Apple Support app comes to over 20 new regions, picks up more languages

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

Apple gears up for World Cup with Siri, News, App Store refinements

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

Stand-alone Microsoft Office 2019 for Mac preview arrives for enterprise customers

Tuesday June 12, 2018

Microsoft on Tuesday issued a new preview of the next Office for Mac, intended only for commercial clients in its volume purchase program.

WWDC was all about software, just like it was when Steve Jobs ran the show

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

macOS Mojave will include 'Plug & Play' support for HTC Vive Pro headset

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

Apple's work towards waterproof iPhones continues with new sealing technology

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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 corrosion to any internal component.

Apple iOS 12, macOS Mojave Books app redesign biggest ever, with enhanced discovery

Tuesday June 12, 2018

Apple shines a spotlight on the new and redesigned Books app for iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave.

HomeKit support for third-party remote controls coming in iOS 12 and tvOS 12

Tuesday June 12, 2018

HomeKit didn't get any huge mentions during WWDC last week, but it did pick up one major new feature: support for remote controls that aren't Apple's Siri Remote.

How to set up your home network for many Apple TVs, Macs, iPhones, and iPads

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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 network, and points out some problems to avoid along the way.

Apple continues to dominate best-selling smartphones rankings despite recent S9 launch

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup may mark the end of the Lightning connector

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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.

Nomad's upgraded Battery Cable simplifies on-the-go iPhone charging

Tuesday June 12, 2018

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 other changes.

Hands on with the new ARKit Measure app in iOS 12

Monday June 11, 2018

Measure is a simple ARKit application allowing you to measure objects in the real world using the camera on your iOS device.

Apple's watchOS 5 beta returns following buggy initial release

Monday June 11, 2018

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.

Apple ships second developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, macOS 10.13.6, and tvOS 11.4.1

Monday June 11, 2018

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 milestone releases were provided to developers at WWDC 2018

Father's Day Deals: 2018 iPad for $299; lowest prices anywhere on 13" MacBook Pros; up to $1,300 off 15" models

Monday June 11, 2018

Father's Day weekend deals are in effect now with $299 2018 iPads returning for a limited time. Shoppers can also snap up Apple's current 13" MacBook Pro at up to $230 off with prices starting at $1,099. Time is running out to save up to $1,300 on closeout 15" MacBook Pros, while current models are up to $400 off as well. All with no tax collected in most states.

What you need to know about Apple's and Qualcomm legal fight over cell phone modems

Monday June 11, 2018

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 could potentially impact Apple -- and you.

Apple versus Samsung smartphone patent trial not over, $533M jury ruling contested

Monday June 11, 2018

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.

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on the iPhone and iPad

Monday June 11, 2018

New developer guidelines released during WWDC set new rules for cryptocurrency apps distributed through both the iOS and Mac App Stores.

Apple closing Beijing & London stores for renovations, second Macau shop nears opening

Monday June 11, 2018

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.