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2018

Supply chain chatter suggests Apple considering two OLED, two LCD iPhone models for fall 2018

Friday January 26, 2018

A new report from the Chinese supply chain suggests that Apple is continuing to evaluate multiple sizes for the fall 2018 releases, with the latest claim saying that the the company is evaluating a 5.7-inch and 6-inch LCD device, plus both a 6-inch and 6.4-inch OLED iPhone.

Apple gains permits to move employees into five sections of Apple Park's 'Spaceship'

Friday January 26, 2018

Parts of Apple's 'spaceship' building at the Apple Park campus are now usable by employees, after the iPhone producer received temporary occupancy permits from the City of Cupertino, and it is expected permits to use the rest of the massive structure will be granted later this quarter.

Apple's iOS App Store users spent $11.5 billion in Q4, 95% more than Google Play

Friday January 26, 2018

Google's Android store is pushing record numbers of app downloads to its users, with growth largely coming from developing countries. Android's ecosystem remains far less profitable than Apple's iOS App Store, however, which again grabbed the lion's share of customer spend on mobile apps despite handling fewer than half as many downloads.

'iPhone SE 2' production rumored to begin soon, ship in May or June

Friday January 26, 2018

A supply chain report has seemingly validated previous rumors that Apple is working on a successor to the iPhone SE, with the device going into production in the second quarter, and shipping in May or June of 2018.

HomePod preorders begin via Apple, smart speaker arrives Feb. 9

Friday January 26, 2018

Apple on Friday morning began accepting preorders for HomePod, the company's entrance into the smart speaker space with audiophile-focused premium sound. The $349 accessory will ship to users in two weeks, on Feb. 9.

AppleInsider podcast interviews Matt Hines of iZotope, talks about HomePod, DJI drones

Friday January 26, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Neil talk about HomeKit, HomePod, and drones. In addition, Matt Hines of iZotope joins to talk about audio digital signal processing.

Apple to start sales of cellular Apple Watch Series 3 models in Hong Kong, Singapore next month

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple is moving forward with its global Apple Watch rollout and will in February launch cellular versions of the latest Apple Watch Series 3 in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Apple's watchOS 4.3 revives ability to browse an iPhone's music library from Apple Watch

Thursday January 25, 2018

With Apple's watchOS 4.3 beta, released to developers earlier on Thursday, users can once again peruse their iPhone's music catalog from a connected Apple Watch, a feature curiously removed from watchOS last year.

How to buy HomePod using Apple's financing options

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple's HomePod is shaping up to be a hot commodity for early adopters, but the premium speaker is priced well above competing products from Amazon and Google. If you want to score one on launch day, but lack the cheddar, you might want to consider Apple's financing options.

Apple issues first tvOS 11.3 beta to public testers

Thursday January 25, 2018

Following the release of the first tvOS 11.3 beta to developers on Wednesday, Apple a day later issued a similar beta build of the streaming device operating system to public beta program members for testing.

Clips update brings new poster and label for Chinese New Year, bug fixes

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple updated its Clips video creation app on Thursday, adding new assets to celebrate the Chinese New Year, as well as bug fixes and stability improvements.

Get 50 Dunkin' Donuts Perks Points for using Apple Pay

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple continued a semi-weekly Apple Pay promotional campaign on Thursday with a new offer from Dunkin' Donuts that presents users with reward points for using the mobile payments system.

How and when to preorder HomePod: The official Apple Store app is your best bet on Friday

Thursday January 25, 2018

It's a mystery how high demand for Apple's HomePod will be, and it's also unknown how many units the company will produce for launch. Because of those unknowns, you'd better be ready come Friday -- and early.

First beta of iOS 11.3 now available to public beta program participants

Thursday January 25, 2018

A day after the release of the developer's beta, Apple has made available the first public beta of iOS 11.3.

Apple highlights project to teach film production skills using MacBook Pro, Final Cut Pro X

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple has highlighted a filmmaking workshop in a special report for the Apple Newsroom, revealing how it assisted the project with iPads, MacBook Pros, and support from its retail store to help students create three low-budget short films over the course of a month.

'La La Land' writer and director Damien Chazelle tied to new Apple-funded show

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple is continuing its push for unique video content with a new deal signed with "La La Land" writer and director Damien Chazelle.

'Modern' iPad Pro with Face ID teased in Apple's iOS 11.3 code

Thursday January 25, 2018

Digging within the first beta of iOS 11.3 has discovered evidence that a new iPad with Face ID and thinner bezels could be in the works, supporting rumors that such as device is on tap for launch later this year.

First watchOS 4.3 beta made available for developer testing

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple on Thursday issued a developer's beta for watchOS 4.3, adding to the slew of Wednesday's test releases, though what exactly is in the update remains a mystery.

Logic Pro X 10.4 update brings over 2000 new features and bug fixes to Apple's audio composition app

Thursday January 25, 2018

Apple has issued another update for Logic Pro X, adding a Smart Tempo feature to combine content regardless of original tempo, as well as a host of new Plug-Ins, more content including drummers and loops, and assorted bug fixes.

Apple now has 27 self-driving Lexus cars on the road in California

Thursday January 25, 2018

The state of California has now permitted Apple to have 27 self-driving cars on its public roads, as the company expands its homegrown automated driving technology, internally known as "Project Titan."