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2018

Exploit Apple Mail's hidden power-user features on the Mac with these five tips

Friday August 03, 2018

You might use it every day but the email app we all take for granted has hidden depths. AppleInsider lifts the lid on our favorite five techniques for making Mail work harder on your Mac.

What's new with Apple CarPlay in iOS 12

Friday August 03, 2018

This year, CarPlay didn't get the major overhaul we were hoping for, but there are still a few improvements that go a long way to improving the overall experience. Let's hit the road to see what's new with CarPlay in iOS 12.

Hands on: Pixelmator Pro 1.1.2 on the Mac is superb even if it still isn't Photoshop

Friday August 03, 2018

Newly updated image editor is gorgeous and capable of just about everything you need. AppleInsider gives up on it ever entirely replacing Adobe's tool -- for now -- but still wishes it would fix some small issues.

Apple's iPhone estimated third on units, number one in revenue in China

Friday August 03, 2018

The iPhone is doing quite well in China, having led the local smartphone market in revenue -- though not units -- during the first half of 2018, according to one research firm.

Podcast discusses Apple's money, where it comes from, where it goes and more

Friday August 03, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Mike talk about Apple's earnings call and how the firm may or may not be the world's first trillion-dollar company. Mike also finds a way to manage our expectations about the forthcoming Mac Pro and then breaks William's heart over the future of keyboards.

Multiple leaks highlight yellow S Pen, 1TB storage capacity in upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Friday August 03, 2018

Multiple leaks for Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 have recently surfaced, claiming the iPhone competitor will offer up to 1 terabyte of capacity using internal storage and microSD cards, with all of the leaks notably being sourced from Samsung's own marketing channels.

Apple's Cook calls $1 trillion value 'milestone,' says result of corporate values

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday commented on the company's $1 trillion market capitalization, saying that while it is a milestone, there are more important measures of success.

Apple unlikely to include Lightning-to-headphone jack converter with 2018 iPhones, analyst says

Thursday August 02, 2018

Analyst report on Cirrus' quarterly earnings indicates Apple won't be bundling the converter with this year's new iPhone models.

Apple closes enrollment to Apple Heart Study

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple is no longer accepting new applicants to participate in the Apple Heart Study, a medical research program that aggregates heart rate data gathered from Apple Watch devices to determine whether the wearable can identify irregular heart rhythms.

Apple widens lead with iPad in contracting worldwide tablet market

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple and Huawei were the only tablet manufacturers reporting sales growth in the most recent quarter.

Review: Sennheiser's Ambeo Smart Headset offers binaural recording at a price

Thursday August 02, 2018

The Ambeo Smart Headset isn't necessarily a must-have, but still sounds great and can be a relatively cheap way to get into binaural recording.

Apple continues exploring ways to make foldable displays for future iPhones and iPads

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple is continuing to look into the possibility of creating an iPhone or iPad with flexible displays, including one concept where the entire display panel and the screen could be folded in multiple different ways depending on the user's wishes, without shattering or breaking.

Apple's removal of the HomeKit doorbell category is no cause for alarm

Thursday August 02, 2018

As we reported two weeks ago, doorbells were deleted from the upcoming and current HomeKit product page, leaving many in limbo on the actual status of the category. But, there are options, and no cause for concern about the ecosystem.

The best Thunderbolt 3 eGPU cases for Mac and Windows users

Thursday August 02, 2018

We've been talking about external GPUs for a while, even before Apple decided to launch official support for the technology. As a result, we've used them all, and have a few we'd like to recommend if you're getting into the technology for the first time.

Apple hits $1 trillion market cap, the first US company ever to hit milestone [u]

Thursday August 02, 2018

The day after its stock hit the $200 mark, Apple became the first $1 trillion U.S. company in history, beating Amazon to earn the first 12-figure company valuation in the history of business.

Apple says it has paid $10.4B of $15.1B in back taxes to Ireland

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple has so far made two payments of 4.5 billion euros (about $5.2 billion) into an escrow account for the 13 billion euros ($15.1 billion) in back taxes the European Commission has ordered it to pay Ireland, according to new regulatory filings.

Comparing the 13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro vs. MateBook Pro

Thursday August 02, 2018

Some reviewers are saying Huawei's MateBook X Pro is the closest you can get to a MacBook Pro without buying in to Apple's ecosystem -- and with a starting price of only $1,200, it might actually be a viable alternative to the new 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is priced at a hefty $1,799. The MacBook Pro is, however, the best all-around 13-inch laptop we've seen so far, so let's put the two side-by-side and see if the MateBook X Pro lives up to the hype.

Apple's market capitalization is not $1 trillion - yet

Thursday August 02, 2018

Despite some erroneous reports on Thursday morning universally based on outdated data about the number of outstanding shares, Apple's valuation has not yet reached $1 trillion, but it is on its way.

Apple's HomePod seizes 'small but meaningful' portion of US smart speaker market

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple's HomePod is edging its way into the U.S. smartspeaker market, but has plenty of ground to cover if it wants to catch up with industry leaders Amazon and Google.

Apple considers alternative MacBook keyboards with touch interfaces, improved dust protection

Thursday August 02, 2018

Apple is continuing to work on ways to revolutionize the keyboard used in its MacBook ranges, including a virtual keyboard that can change depending on what the user requires at that moment, and a method to make a keyboard practically impervious to dust and debris.