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2019

iPhone-connected clothing that could monitor your health is being researched by Apple

Thursday January 10, 2019

Should Apple's invention come to pass, your clothing might keep tabs on your health and be the communications bridge between all of the Apple devices that you carry on your person.

India gets long-awaited turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps

Thursday January 10, 2019

Long a staple in places like the U.S. and Canada, turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps have finally come to the world's second-biggest country, India.

Trying out Mophie's Juice Pack Access wireless battery case for iPhone

Thursday January 10, 2019

Mophie has revamped their Juice Pack line with the new Juice Pack Access. This is the first Juice Pack that completely avoids the bottom of the iPhone, leaving the Lightning port free. At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, AppleInsider checked it out.

The best of ShowStoppers at CES 2019

Thursday January 10, 2019

The annual ShowStoppers at CES 2019 event is a showcase of some of the most exciting and soon to be influential products the tech industry has to offer. AppleInsider presents our favorite exhibits from the press gathering.

Hands on with Nanoleaf's hexagon HomeKit smart light panels

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Nanoleaf's next smart lightning solution is similar to the others -- a series of interconnected light panels that respond to touches, change color, and mount via adhesive -- but are now in the shape of hexagons.

AT&T plans to roll out nationwide mobile 5G by early 2020, CEO responds to '5G E' blowback

Wednesday January 09, 2019

As U.S. wireless carriers hurtle headlong toward a 5G future, AT&T on Wednesday revealed plans to blanket the nation with access to the super speedy protocol in early 2020 using its lower band spectrum technology.

Apple Watch Series 4 ECG spots AFib in owner, leading to life-saving procedure

Wednesday January 09, 2019

A man from Nashua, N.H. says he is alive because Apple's latest Watch model detected atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat.

New Alpine CarPlay receivers include unit with 9-inch floating touchscreen

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Alpine is launching two new CarPlay-compatible receivers in March, led by the iLX-F259, which features a rare 9-inch capacitive touchscreen.

Hands on with the Netatmo HomeKit smart doorbell cam

Wednesday January 09, 2019

With an unveiling at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show, Netatmo is angling to be the first HomeKit doorbell camera. AppleInsider took some time to try it out.

Cambridge Analytica owners fined $27,000 for refusing US data request

Wednesday January 09, 2019

The firm best known for harvesting political data ignored a legal order to provide personal information when asked by a US academic. This contravenes UK data protection laws and saw them fined a total of $27,000.

AMD unveils Radeon 7 graphics card likely to appear in future pro Macs

Wednesday January 09, 2019

AMD on Wednesday announced its next flagship graphics card, the Radeon 7, which it touted as the world's first 7-nanometer gaming GPU.

Volkswagen poaches Alexander Hitzinger from Apple's "Project Titan" team for self-driving vehicle role

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Volkswagen has poached an Apple executive for its commercial vehicles division, with the hiring of Alexander Hitzinger also working on the manufacturer's self-driving vehicle efforts after a stint on Apple's "Project Titan" car program.

When Apple introduced the iPhone on Jan 9, 2007, it was the ultimate 'computer for the rest of us'

Wednesday January 09, 2019

On January 9, 2007, in the shadow of the CES, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone. You know that it was an extraordinary and flawless demo from the outside, but what you don't remember is everything else that was launched -- nor how part of the keynote did go wrong.

Worries about Apple Watch EKG false positives are inflammatory nonsense

Wednesday January 09, 2019

A new video claims that the Apple Watch Series 4's EKG feature might waste doctors' time and "in absolute worst case scenario" might conceivably lead to harm. AppleInsider gives in to the clickbait so you don't have to, and shows just how contorted and contrived the whole idea is.

Apple thanks Korean police for seizing $900,000 of counterfeit accessories

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Apple will be thanking the Korean police for seizing and preventing the sale of counterfeit accessories for its products worth 1 billion won ($892,000), by presenting a plaque to investigators who apprehended local criminals behind the trade.

Hands on with LaCie's new USB-C mobile drives designed with the Mac in mind

Wednesday January 09, 2019

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Seagate's boutique brand LaCie has introduced several new mobile drives, all connecting over USB-C, and all designed with Mac in mind.

HomeKit coming to new smartlocks by August & Yale

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Assa Abloy's August and Yale divisions this week announced two new smartlocks with Apple HomeKit support, the EMPowered Smart Lock and the Yale Assure Lever Lock.

AT&T lying to customers by showing '5G E' on devices, under fire from other carriers

Wednesday January 09, 2019

AT&T has been criticized by rival carriers Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile for attempting to mislead customers by marketing some smartphones as using "5G Evolution" technology and displaying a "5G E" connectivity logo on the screen, despite the devices involved being incapable of connecting to a 5G network.

Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock first to allow for three USB-C connections in one dock

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Corsair has taken the wraps off of the new Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock, intended to cover most or all of the connections a Mac owner might want, and for the first time provide three USB-C downstream ports in one dock.

Apple recruits strong Facebook critic to keep up privacy standards

Wednesday January 09, 2019

Apple has reportedly hired Sandy Parakilas, an outspoken critic of privacy practices at Facebook, to serve as a product manager on its privacy team.