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2018

Apple exploring possibilities of wrap-around displays, touch-sensitive bezels for future iPhone

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Apple is contemplating going beyond the edge-to-edge OLED on the iPhone X and giving future devices wrap-around displays, and also thinking about adding touch-sensitive controls on an iPhone bezel.

Apple iPhone app ecosystem and Siri make a big difference for the blind

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Siri, and other technologies associated with Apple's iPhone and iPad are radically changing how the blind deal with everyday tasks.

Elgato launches HomeKit compatible Eve Aqua water controller, Eve Flare smart light

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Elgato has opened up orders for the new HomeKit Eve Aqua water controller and Eve Flare smart light.

Alleged 2018 iPhone prototype photos sporting brightly colored back covers are bogus [u]

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Photographs have surfaced allegedly showing prototypes of a new model of iPhone due for release this year with bright colors on the rear are fake, and have been traced back to a forum post.

Pegatron likely to be Apple's manufacturer for future ARM Mac

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Reports from the supply chain suggest that long-time Apple partner Pegatron will be tasked with assembly of any ARM-based Mac product.

A look at Apple's secretive strategies set to unfold at WWDC 2018

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference is often mistaken for a hardware product launch event. However, the main purpose of WWDC is to introduce Apple's latest software enhancements and tools to the third party developers who use them to create apps for Apple's platforms. However, both hardware and software play a role in advancing Apple's future plans--and WWDC serves as the company's unfurling roadmap of strategic direction. Here's a look at what we've already seen and what we can expect next week.

Apple to use OLED in all three 2019 iPhone models, report says

Tuesday May 29, 2018

Apple is expected to completely transition its prized iPhone platform to OLED screens in 2019, with a report on Monday claiming the company plans to launch three handset models sporting the technology next year.

FBI warns public to reboot Wi-Fi routers to counter 'VPNFilter' malware

Monday May 28, 2018

The FBI is recommending power cycling Wi-Fi routers as a step to counter "foreign cyber actors" seeding malware known as "VPNFilter."

Pandora launches $14.99 Premium Family plan to counter Apple Music, Spotify

Monday May 28, 2018

Pandora has launched a Premium Family plan that provides access to the music streaming service for up to six users priced at $15 per month, equalling the version offered by Apple Music.

Apple Watch's heart rate sensors alert man to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation

Monday May 28, 2018

An Apple Watch owner in England was recently rescued by a watchOS alert that his heart rate had suddenly spiked, even though he otherwise felt fine.

Siri used to summon medical assistance after serious motorcycle crash

Monday May 28, 2018

17-year-old used Siri to make an emergency call after a motorcycle crash.

Video: iPhone X vs OnePlus 6 - Benchmarks

Sunday May 27, 2018

Out of the box, we were really impressed with the feel of OnePlus' most expensive device to date. The latest iteration is inexpensively priced compared to the iPhone X, starting at just $529, and comes with a pre-applied screen protector, a case, and a fast charger.

Armed robbery at Boston Apple Store, 69 phones stolen from festival, and more from the Apple crime blotter

Sunday May 27, 2018

In the latest Apple crime roundup, Find My iPhone solves thefts nationwide -- as does a telltale lock screen photo of a smiling couple

Apple's Phil Schiller confirms Steam Link iOS app failed to meet App Store guidelines

Saturday May 26, 2018

Apple's decision to prevent Valve's Steam Link iOS app from appearing in the App Store was due to a variety of issues, including in-app purchases, Apple's Phil Schiller has confirmed.

Starbucks' nationwide bias training will use iPads

Saturday May 26, 2018

"Designated iPads" will be part of May 29 training at more than 8,000 Starbucks locations nationwide.

App Roundup: FL Studio 20 for Mac, Spark 2, Evernote, Procreate Pocket 2, more!

Saturday May 26, 2018

The wide and varied world of software, there are new apps joining the iOS and Mac App Store ranks all the time, while existing releases receive updates to keep them relevant to their users. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main additions and updates for macOS and iOS software that shipped in the last week.

This week on AI: $539M in Apple v. Samsung, Apple's 'Bendgate' secrets, new MacBooks & more

Saturday May 26, 2018

A court ruled that Samsung owes Apple $539 million for violating iPhone patents, but we may not have heard the end of the years-long debacle. Other news of the week included the revelation that Apple was aware of iPhone 6 issues before "Bendgate" erupted.

Rumor: Apple working on new device family under codename 'Star' [u]

Friday May 25, 2018

Apple is rumored to be working on a new device family that, according to a decidedly sparse report, combines technology from the company's iOS and Mac device lineups.

Apple to unlock iPhone's NFC chip capabilities in June, report says

Friday May 25, 2018

Apple at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June is expected to announce a change in NFC policies that will enable a host of new capabilities for devices with embedded chips, for example opening NFC-enabled doors with an iPhone.

Apple issues transparency report for 2H 2017, says it will include App Store takedown requests in 2019

Friday May 25, 2018

Apple on Friday published its transparency report for the second half of 2017, revealing stats on government search requests in the U.S. and abroad. The company also announced plans to account for government requests to pull apps from the App Store.