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2019

Tim Cook to deliver Stanford commencement address in June

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook will address graduates of Stanford University at the school's 2019 commencement ceremony on June 16, according to a press release on Thursday.

Apple's macOS adds official support for AMD Radeon RX 560 eGPUs

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple in an update to a support document on Thursday announced initial macOS external graphics card compatibility with AMD's Radeon RX 560, as accomplished through Sonnet's Radeon RX 560 eGFX Breakaway Puck.

Compared: Samsung's Galaxy S10 range vs. Apple's iPhone XS and iPhone XR

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple's biggest smartphone rival, Samsung, has just announced its latest flagship devices, and even long-time iPhone users have to admit there are a few features that look really impressive. AppleInsider pits the Samsung launches against the iPhone XS to see how the rivals compare.

Intel officials believe that ARM Macs could come as soon as 2020

Thursday February 21, 2019

While a possible shift to an A-series processor in a Mac has been rumored for some time, a new report claims that Intel is certain that it is coming, and soon.

Verizon says 5G coming to 30 US cities by end of 2019

Thursday February 21, 2019

Verizon on Thursday said it's working on deploying 5G to some extent in 30 U.S. cities by the end of 2019, another hint that the technology won't appear in iPhones until 2020.

Untangling monitor resolution and size -- how to pick the best display for home and office use

Thursday February 21, 2019

If you're just diving into external monitors, the vast array of options and resolution spread before you can be enough to make you give up and buy an iMac just so that your monitor choice is made for you. AppleInsider talks about the three biggest and most important factors for a daily-use monitor for general use -- screen size, resolution, and scaling.

Apple 'Project Titan' vehicle could turn out to be an electric van

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple's long-rumored "Project Titan" vehicle may not necessarily be for a "car," with a German magazine suggesting that, while still in the prototype stage, the eventual product may in fact end up being an electric-powered van.

Former Apple exec accused of insider trading goes free on $500K bond

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple's former senior director of corporate law, Gene Levoff, has been temporarily released on a $500,000 bail bond while he awaits trial for insider trading.

HP expands Apple device-as-a-service program to 20 more countries

Thursday February 21, 2019

HP is expanding its "Device as a Service" program in a number of ways, with the support service that covers Apple devices in enterprise environments being made available in more countries in Europe while at the same time being enhanced to help predict when users will have issues with their hardware.

Apple & Alipay launch interest-free $30 per month iPhone deal in China

Thursday February 21, 2019

In a sign of how eager it is to revive Chinese iPhone sales, Apple has made a pact with Alipay to let shoppers borrow money interest-free for Apple purchases and pay it back in 24 monthly installments.

Transcend rolls out new USB-C-equipped portable SSDs with Gen 2 speeds

Thursday February 21, 2019

Transcend on Thursday launched a trio of Mac-compatible portable SSDs with USB-C, supporting Gen 2 and UASP for speeds up to 520 megabytes per second.

Apple's 'modular' Mac Pro design may mean units that connect like Lego bricks

Thursday February 21, 2019

A new report claims that the Mac Pro refresh will rely on a custom data connector, and mission-specific modules that can be stacked to provide what users need -- but also that it may not ship to customers until 2020.

Apple's holiday quarter hit market share hard, but still second-largest smartphone producer

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple saw the biggest decline in smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 out of all major device vendors, according to Gartner's analysis of the global smartphone market, with the iPhone's reduced sales also causing Apple's market share to diminish compared to the same period in 2017.

Goldman Sachs & Apple credit card with added iPhone features about to enter testing

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple and Goldman Sachs are continuing to work on a project that could result in a jointly-produced credit card, one that offers extra functions in the Wallet app that may help users manage their spending and their accounts more effectively, without requiring a separate card-specific app.

Apple has doled out $120 billion to app developers worldwide in 11 years

Thursday February 21, 2019

In the 11 years since Apple first opened the App Store, developers worldwide have received over $120 billion, with European developers collecting just over $25 billion of that.

24 hrs only: Top-of-the-line MacBook Air on sale for $999 ($550 off), Apple Certified Refurbished iPad Pros $449

Thursday February 21, 2019

Apple's loaded Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Air has just received a $550 instant discount during B&H Photo's 24-hour DealZone event. Priced at $999 for the Core i7 model with 512GB of storage, this is the absolute lowest price we've seen on the top-of-the-line configuration. Apple Certified Refurbished 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros (2017) are also up to $240 off while supplies last.

Apple falls from first to 17th place on Fast Company's 'Most Innovative' list

Wednesday February 20, 2019

A year after taking the top spot on business magazine Fast Company's list of the "World's 50 Most Innovative Companies" in the world, Apple has fallen to 17th place behind both established corporations and fresh startups.

Apple wiped all but one third-party SDK from Shazam for iOS in last update

Wednesday February 20, 2019

It appears Apple is clearing house in its Shazam media identification app, as the company in a February update removed 10 third-party SDKs from the title, leaving Microsoft's HockeyApp as the last outside integration left standing.

Apple's safety report for 'Project Titan' testing comes in at just 7 pages

Wednesday February 20, 2019

Apple on Wednesday released a voluntary safety report for its self-driving car project, significant mainly for how little the company is willing to share.

Review: Canon EOS R is a fantastic full-frame mirrorless camera that feels two years behind

Wednesday February 20, 2019

AppleInsider has spent the last month testing out Canon's first full-frame mirrorless EOS R shooter to see how it stacks up in an ever-growing mirrorless market.