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2018

Morgan Stanley cuts Apple stock price target over weak Chinese iPhone demand

Friday December 07, 2018

Analysts from Morgan Stanley are the latest to cut their price target for Apple stock, with longer smartphone replacement cycles in China apparently to blame.

2 hours left: Save 10% on iPhones, AirPods, Apple Watches, iPads & more at eBay

Friday December 07, 2018

Just in, eBay is knocking 10% off already reduced prices across the site for 20 hours only. With a high max discount of $100 off, it's a great time to snap up the lowest prices available on Apple's latest iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, Apple Series 4 and HomePod just in time for the holidays.

iPhone assembler Pegatron may move to Indonesia over tariff fears

Friday December 07, 2018

Apple's iPhone assembly partner Pegatron appears to be making a move to Indonesia to sidestep the US/China trade dispute, despite recent news of a truce.

Qualcomm, Michael Simmons on DJay, Ron Johnson on Steve Jobs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday December 07, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.

Apple acquires A&R startup Platoon with focus on new & emerging artists

Friday December 07, 2018

Apple has reportedly acquired the talent-scouting and development startup Platoon, a firm set up in the UK by Saul Klein and Denzyl Feigelson, with the latter formerly an Apple executive responsible for the popular iTunes Music Festival.

Apple's iPhone XR named best single-lens smartphone by DxOMark

Friday December 07, 2018

The photography software firm's benchmarking arm praises Apple for improvements to flash but criticizes zoom shots and low-light images. For overall quality, the iPhone XR still beats the previous best phone, the Google Pixel 2.

Apple Store app sends rare push notification to promote new iPhone models

Friday December 07, 2018

Apple on Thursday sent out a rare push notification promoting its latest iPhone XR and XS models to iPhone Upgrade Program members, continuing an advertising blitz that began with a limited time trade-in offer last month.

Australia passes contentious encryption bill opposed by Apple, other tech companies

Thursday December 06, 2018

The Australia parliament on Thursday passed a set of new cybersecurity measures that compels technology companies to furnish law enforcement agencies access to encrypted customer messages, a law that Apple and other tech firms railed against during its draft period.

T-Mobile previews eSIM activation app for iPhone ahead of December launch

Thursday December 06, 2018

In preparation of a wide public launch expected before the end of the year, T-Mobile on Thursday previewed eSIM activation app for iPhone that will allow iPhone XS and XR owners to configure a second line on their device without visiting a retail store.

Hands on: Twelve South leather cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

Thursday December 06, 2018

As they do every year, Twelve South refreshed their lineup of cases -- Journal, BookBook, and SurfacePad -- for the latest iPhones. We tested them out on our new iPhone XS Max to see how they hold up.

Apple execs trying to escape family friendly-only brush with recent streaming negotiations

Thursday December 06, 2018

Apple may be reconsidering its policy of "family friendly" content for its rumored video streaming service, after a report claims it is attempting to acquire the rights for an adaptation of a violent drama from Israel starring Richard Gere.

ConnectSense ships HomeKit-ready Smart Outlet 2

Thursday December 06, 2018

ConnectSense on Thursday released the Smart Outlet 2, a HomeKit-compatible accessory that fits on top of a standard North American wall outlet.

Hands on: How to use the ECG app on Apple Watch

Thursday December 06, 2018

Announced during the introduction of the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple's long-promised ECG has finally arrived with the watchOS 5.1.2 update. We tried out the new electrocardiogram after updating our 44mm model.

These are the best holiday gift ideas for budding action photographers and videographers

Thursday December 06, 2018

Whether you have an eye on professional work or just recording your personal adventures, there are a lot of potential Apple-related gifts for shooting action footage -- and we have some suggestions.

Apple shares 'Real Stories' videos of people saved by Apple Watch

Thursday December 06, 2018

The Apple Watch can, and does, save lives. Apple has shared a pair of stories about how it has done so on YouTube.

UBS cuts Apple target over potential smartphone market slowdown, iPhone XR sales

Thursday December 06, 2018

The smartphone market may be in decline, which, coupled with allegedly weak iPhone XR demand and more users looking at older iPhone models, is forcing UBS to cut its estimate for Apple's stock price.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 is over a year behind Apple's A12 Bionic, lacks a premium Android audience

Thursday December 06, 2018

At its Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm outlined its new 855, a chip it hopes will power the next generation of premium Androids. It addresses silicon work Apple has driven in its Application Processors leading up to the latest A12 Bionic, but it's less clear who will be building high-end Androids with Qualcomm's most advanced processor yet, and for how long.

Microsoft rebuilding Edge browser on Chromium, porting to Mac

Thursday December 06, 2018

Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to rebuild its Edge browser, included with Windows 10, to run on Chromium -- and in the process, port it to macOS for the first time.

Apple rolls out watchOS 5.1.2 update, complete with ECG function

Thursday December 06, 2018

Following Thursday's early announcement of its arrival, Apple has released watchOS 5.1.2 to the public, allowing Apple Watch Series 4 users in the United States the ability to use the long-awaited electrocardiogram (ECG) function for the first time.

Google killing Allo messaging service, sending iOS users elsewhere

Thursday December 06, 2018

Allo, once the vanguard platform of Google's plans for messaging, will officially shut down in March 2019.