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2018

Steve Jobs and 'Doom' coder John Carmack's relationship a 'rollercoaster' spanning more than a decade

Tuesday May 15, 2018

The noted game designer, in much-shared Facebook post, remembers the "rollercoaster" of knowing Steve Jobs.

Tim Cook confirms Apple Music's 50 million users, push into TV and movies

Tuesday May 15, 2018

In a wide-ranging interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook divulged Apple Music subscriber numbers, and said that a strong push into television and movies is underway.

Killer Deals: $779 MacBook Air; 13" MacBook Pro for $1,099; 15" MacBook Pro for $1,999; 27" Apple iMac 5K for $1,549, Mac mini for $399

Tuesday May 15, 2018

New offers! Apple authorized resellers have slashed prices on popular Apple computers. From 2017 MacBook Airs for $779 to 13" MacBook Pros for $1,099 (and 15" models for $1,999), these are the most aggressive deals available on current models from an Apple authorized reseller. Closeout discounts of up to $1,300 off are also going on now -- all with no tax collected in most states.

Apple TV offered as set-top cable box alternative in France

Monday May 14, 2018

Vivendi's Canal+ Group on Monday announced plans to offer Apple TV 4K as an alternative to traditional set-top cable television boxes for subscribers in France, marking one of the first deployments of Apple's device from an established pay-TV provider.

Apple grows self-driving test fleet to 55 vehicles as project remains in shadows

Monday May 14, 2018

Apple now has 55 autonomous test vehicles and 83 authorized drivers, California's Department of Motor Vehicles has confirmed, indicating that work on the company's mysterious car platform is accelerating.

Latest iPhone X ad 'studio in your pocket' touts Portrait Lighting

Monday May 14, 2018

The latest in a long series of ads touting Portrait Lighting, the new 30-second spot creates the illusion of an iPhone X making a professional photography studio available.

Video: What's new in iOS 11.4 beta 5: Is this the 'gold master?'

Monday May 14, 2018

Coming one week after beta four, the fifth iteration of iOS 11.4 has been released to developers. With a release expected soon, is this going to be the final beta?

Lisa Jackson wins ELI's 2018 Environmental Achievement Award for work with Apple & EPA

Monday May 14, 2018

A think tank, the Environmental Law Institute, is awarding Apple VP Lisa Jackson its Environmental Achievement Award both for her work at Apple and her long tenure with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she was made administrator under President Barack Obama.

App Store discovery improved after Apple's iOS 11 redesign, study claims

Monday May 14, 2018

The redesigned iOS App Store, launched last September, seems to have finally fulfilled developers' wishes for easier discovery, according to a recent study.

Apple versus Samsung $548M smartphone patent battle returns to court

Monday May 14, 2018

As Apple and Samsung prepare to go head to head in court again, AppleInsider takes a look at the history of this particular long-running patent battle between the tech giants.

Apple releases fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4 & watchOS 4.3.1

Monday May 14, 2018

Apple has released its fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4, macOS 10.13.5, tvOS 11.4, and watchOS 4.3.1, with this third batch of betas seeded since the start of May indicating the operating systems are getting closer to a full release.

Last call: Enter to win a Sonos One smart speaker with a lifetime Plex Pass

Monday May 14, 2018

AppleInsider is partnering with Plex this week to offer readers the chance to win a Sonos One smart speaker bundled with a lifetime Plex Pass. Two prizes will be given away, each valued at $320. Find out how to enter today.

App Store could get flooded with gambling apps, after SCOTUS kills sports wager ban

Monday May 14, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a 1992 law that barred most states from allowing sports wagers. AppleInsider takes a look at what that means for gambling apps in the App Store.

Deals: Free Google Home Mini with $150+ on eBay, plus last call for 15" MacBook Pro bargains

Monday May 14, 2018

Shoppers this week can snap up a free Google Home Mini with a $150 purchase on eBay with coupon. Meanwhile, today is the final day to pick up Apple's loaded Mid 2017 15" MacBook Pro with a 1TB SSD and top-of-the-line Radeon 560 graphics for $2,999. Time is also running out to save $900 on the Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with a 512GB SSD (plus the free Google Home Mini).

'iPhone 8s' could bring back iPhone 5c color options in the fall, says analyst

Monday May 14, 2018

Apple could release brightly-colored versions of the iPhone as part of this year's fall refresh, suggests investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, reviving the color scheme used in the iPhone 5c in an attempt to make an LCD-equipped model more distinct from the versions using an OLED display.

'EasyMesh' standard could simplify Wi-Fi mesh networks, allow interoperability

Monday May 14, 2018

A newly-introduced Wi-Fi standard, EasyMesh, could potentially simplify the growing mesh router market and let people mix and match satellite units from different makers.

iPhone will continue to drive Apple's business, analyst sees 220M sold in both 2018 and 2019

Monday May 14, 2018

While services will continue to grow into a massive entity on its own, longtime analyst Gene Munster says that the iPhone will remain a "stable business for the next few years."

Apple Watch use in Paralympian's training highlighted ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Monday May 14, 2018

The Apple Watch has helped to improve the way U.S. Paralympian Austin Pruitt trains, a report reveals, highlighting Apple's work to make its products and services accessible to all users, ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day occurring on Thursday.

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil converts traditional New Yorker illustrator to all-digital workflow

Monday May 14, 2018

In a new interview, Mark Ulriksen -- an artist best known for his work on New Yorker magazine -- said he recently made the switch from traditional art to using an iPad Pro, and has been bragging about the conveniences of it.

Apple sued over iPhone's alleged role in EgyptAir flight 804 crash

Monday May 14, 2018

The claimants operating theory suggests that an overheating iPhone 6s or tablet caused the crash that killed 66 people in 2016.