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2018

Dutch Apple store evacuates after likely iPad battery incident

Sunday August 19, 2018

Apple's Amsterdam store was briefly evacuated on Sunday afternoon following what appears to the overheating of an iPad battery.

New markdowns: Save up to $1,600 on Macs, including $100-$150 off 2018 MacBook Pros & 2017 13" Touch Bar for $1,399

Sunday August 19, 2018

The massive markdowns continue at B&H with instant discounts of up to $1,600 off Apple hardware. Pick up a 2017 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,399, a discount of $400 off MSRP and the lowest price ever. Or save $100 to $150 on all 2018 models, plus $399 Mac minis and much more. All with no tax collected in most states.

Review: Sonicare DiamondClean Smart uses your iPhone and Bluetooth to perfect the electric toothbrush

Sunday August 19, 2018

Philips Sonicare has taken an oft-parodied feature -- Bluetooth -- and baked it into their popular electric toothbrush. To our surprise, it actually added a wealth of features and greatly improved an already fantastic product.

Crime blotter: actress Sean Young accused of Mac theft, California Apple Store thefts multiply, more [u]

Sunday August 19, 2018

Authorities in California are hoping to finally catch the thieves who they say are responsible for this summer's series of Apple Store robberies throughout California. That and more in this week's Apple crime blotter.

A year with Apple's 5K iMac: Still the best Mac for your money

Saturday August 18, 2018

It's been over a year since Apple refreshed its iMac lineup with updated hardware and added Thunderbolt 3. After long-term daily use of the computer in that period, now is probably a good time to reflect on the iMac, and how we feel about the machine a year after release.

App Roundup: HQ Trivia on Apple TV, RapidWeaver 8, Yousician, Aspyr discounts, more!

Saturday August 18, 2018

The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions, software updates, and other changes that took place across the last week.

This week on AI: Apple Car in 2023 or later, more MacBook updates, Apple Pencils & iPhones

Saturday August 18, 2018

Highlights of the week included new rumors about the "Apple Car," Apple Pencil support on the iPhone, more incoming MacBook refreshes, and changes in the latest iOS 12 betas.

US DOJ wants Facebook to help wiretap Messenger, report says

Friday August 17, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly pushing Facebook to disable or otherwise break end-to-end encryption in its Messenger text and voice messaging service as part of a criminal investigation into the MS-13 gang.

How to get more speed and features out of Safari on Mac and iOS

Friday August 17, 2018

Maybe it's just because it comes free on your Mac and iOS devices, but somehow it never seems fashionable to like Safari. Yet this is a remarkably capable app and it has hidden depths. AppleInsider delves into using Safari.

RIP Time Travel - A seldom-used Apple Watch feature set to disappear with watchOS 5

Friday August 17, 2018

One of Apple Watch's under-used features -- Time Travel -- will be going away when watchOS 5 lands this fall. This is AppleInsider's in memoriam of another Apple Watch experimental feature.

Group FaceTime is only the latest of many Apple technologies to be delayed

Friday August 17, 2018

Just as Group FaceTime 12 will now ship late, Apple has a long history of both hardware and software missing its announced dates.

Hands on: Can the Wyrex Qi charger beat out Apple's AirPower?

Friday August 17, 2018

Since AirPower still hasn't seen the light of day, other companies are flooding to market hoping to overtake Apple's charger in design and ability. Is the newly launched Wyrex charger up to the task?

Sony deal brings 23 more Prince albums to Apple Music

Friday August 17, 2018

An avalanche of Prince albums is hitting Apple Music this week, thanks to a June agreement between Sony's Legacy Recordings and the estate of the late pop and funk musician.

Beats 1 Zane Lowe talks about the changing role of the music influencer

Friday August 17, 2018

A new interview looks at Beats 1 tastemaker Zane Lowe, and his unique role in today's rapidly changing music ecosystem.

Google may be prepping self-designed smart display for Christmas

Friday August 17, 2018

Potentially creating an even bigger gap with Apple in the smartspeaker market, Google is looking to ship its own smart display in time for the holiday shopping season, a report claimed on Friday.

Brainstorm ideas with these three mind mapping apps on iOS and macOS

Friday August 17, 2018

Write down every idea, and every unfinished notion you have into these Mac and iOS mind mapping tools -- and use them to make plans. AppleInsider jots down a few thoughts.

Podcast discusses Project Titan, ARM MacBook, 90GB of data stolen from Apple, and more

Friday August 17, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk through the latest news about Project Titan rumors, ARM Macbook rumors, and the strange case of the teenager who took 90GB of data from Apple.

New $1,200 MacBook, refreshed iPad Pro models could be announced during Apple's September event

Friday August 17, 2018

Apple will launch a refreshed entry-level MacBook next month, according to a report, with an updated model claimed will be revealed during the company's September event alongside new iPhones and other product announcements.

Apple says no customer information involved in hack by Australian teen

Friday August 17, 2018

Apple on Friday commented on recent revelations that an Australian teen gained unauthorized access to its corporate computer network, saying the hack did not compromise customer data despite reports claiming the boy accessed customer accounts.

Google confirms it tracks users even when 'Location History' setting is disabled

Thursday August 16, 2018

Google updated help center documentation Thursday to clarify its location data collection policies, changes made in light of recent revelations that the firm's apps and website continue to harvest user information even when a global "Location History" setting is disabled.