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2017

Surviving Thanksgiving: Feed the family with recipes you found on your iPad

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving can be a busy time, especially for those hosting family and friends, and making sure there's enough food for everyone is arguably the toughest task of of all. AppleInsider offers up some suggestions for how you can prepare for the long day of cooking by looking up recipes on your iPhone or iPad, or failing that, to acquire good food by other means.

Text of FCC 'Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom' released, eradicates net neutrality rules

Wednesday November 22, 2017

As promised, the U.S. Federal Communcations Commission has released the full text of the "Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom" which completely removes restrictions on throttling or prioritizing content, and explicitly allows paid prioritization of content.

How to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

Wednesday November 22, 2017

One of the traditions of Thanksgiving is to watch Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, which features a variety of floats and giant balloons floating through New York for the entertainment of everyone watching from the street. The 91st parade features 26 floats and 45 balloons, with new additions including Olaf from Frozen, characters from PAW Patrol, and Dr. Seuss' The Grinch.

Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Apple is reportedly planning to ship a second-generation iPhone SE in the first of half of next year, assembled by Wistron at facilities in Bangalore, India.

Jony Ive to speak on future of design at Smithsonian in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive will be making an appearance in Washington D.C. and is helming a talk titled "The Future of Design" with Steve Jobs biography author Rick Tetzeli.

Apple research paper details LiDAR-based 3D object recognition for autonomous vehicle navigation

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Apple researchers are pushing forward with efforts to bring autonomous vehicle systems to public roads, and last week published an academic paper outlining a method of detecting objects in 3D point clouds using trainable neural networks. While still in its early stages, the technology could mature to improve accuracy in LiDAR navigation solutions.

2018 iPhone models to boast enhanced LTE transmission, support 4x4 MIMO

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Apple's next-generation iPhone lineup, due for debut in 2018, will build on LTE antenna technology introduced with iPhone X to support ultra-fast transmissions speeds designated by 4x4 MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) standards.

Apple reportedly acquires Canadian AR headset startup Vrvana for $30M

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Amid rumors claiming Apple is working on a branded augmented reality headset, a report on Tuesday claims the tech giant has bolstered its AR hardware team with the purchase Canadian startup Vrvana.

Uber paid $100,000 to cover up 2016 breach exposing data of 57 million customers and drivers

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Uber on Tuesday became the latest tech firm to acknowledge a major hack of its systems that spilled data from 50 million customers and some 7 million drivers, a breach the company paid $100,000 to keep quiet.

Lowest prices anywhere: Apple's 2017 13" MacBook Pro for $1,099 or 13" Touch Bar for $1,599 with no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

Tuesday November 21, 2017

The lowest prices of the year are here on Apple devices with less than 24 hours left to take advantage of the exclusive discounts. Pick up a 13" MacBook Pro for as low as $1,099 with coupon, or opt for a Touch Bar model for just $1,599 ($200 off). Very limited quantities are available and these offers may end at any time, so don't delay.

Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct allegations

Tuesday November 21, 2017

John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Disney Animation Studios and close friend of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, is taking a six-month leave of absence after allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female co-workers.

Latest Apple Park drone footage depicts massive atrium doors, landscaping progress

Tuesday November 21, 2017

The latest drone footage of Apple Park shows what appears to be complete landscaping with a full pond inside the circular headquarters, and has the closest shots of the large atrium doors yet seen.

Redesigned YouTube app returns to Amazon's Echo Show

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Amazon has brought a YouTube app back to the display-equipped Echo Show, apparently resolving a conflict with Google over terms of service.

Video: With Apple's HomePod delayed until 2018, will customers wait?

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Apple recently announced that its highly anticipated premium HomePod speaker won't launch in December as was originally planned. AppleInsider brings you up to speed with everything you need to know about the HomePod's delay until 2018.

Sega releases 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV to celebrate 25th anniversary

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Sega has added another classic title to its Sega Forever free-to-play game collection, by making the iPhone and iPad port of 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' available to download on iOS and tvOS, on the 25th anniversary of the original game's release on the Genesis game console.

Google's upcoming 'Fuchsia' OS to support Apple's Swift language

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Google's nebulous "Fuchsia" operating system -- still in development -- will apparently support apps written in Apple's open-source Swift programming language.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reveals Net Neutrality repeal plan, vote on Dec. 14

Tuesday November 21, 2017

As predicted, the Federal Communications Commission has submitted its plan to return power to internet service providers over the terms of what content will be served to users, and to repeal previous net neutrality protections applied to customers and businesses.

Apple, other companies pull Skype from Chinese app stores at request of government

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Microsoft, Apple, and others have been forced by the Chinese government to withdraw the Skype app from app stores in the country -- and at present there is no timetable for its return to availability.

Apple allegedly 'dithered' over HomePod development, canceled & restarted project

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Apple's HomePod project actually predates the Amazon Echo, but was reportedly canceled and restarted multiple times, and has undergone radical design changes.

Apple's billion-dollar video investment seen leading to Netflix competitor

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Not content with just Apple Music subscriptions, a new prediction says Apple could be gearing up for an "all in one Apple video and music offering," offering original content for a monthly fee within the next two to three years.