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2018

Woot has 12-inch MacBooks for $799, 15-inch MacBook Pros for $1,749 today only

Friday October 05, 2018

Woot is knocking $400 to $500 off Apple 12-inch MacBooks today only, and $950 off 15-inch MacBook Pros. With prices starting at $799, these are the lowest prices available for the cheap Macs. Since Woot is owned by Amazon, Prime members can also snag free shipping on the discounted laptops.

UK's GCHQ, U.S. officials cast doubt on iCloud server spy chip report

Friday October 05, 2018

A report claiming Apple and almost 30 other companies were targeted by Chinese spies embedding chips in hardware has faced more scrutiny over the last 24 hours, with government officials and security agencies sharing doubts over the story's accuracy.

iCloud server spy chip claims, iPhone XS selfies, more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday October 05, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Neil and Victor discuss Bloomberg's claims of a spy chip implanted in Apple and Amazon's servers, the vociferous rebuttal, .reports of problems installing Mojave, iOS 12 charging difficulties, and more!

Apple running free coding sessions across European stores for EU Code Week

Friday October 05, 2018

On Friday Apple announced plans to offer some 2,000 free coding workshops across its European stores between Oct. 6 and 21, reflecting its participation in EU Code Week.

Samsung profits driven by iPhone XS components, smartphone earnings plummeting

Friday October 05, 2018

Samsung advises it will be reporting record operating profits in its upcoming quarterly results, but while seemingly a return to form for the South Korean giant, its earnings boost is partly due to supplying Apple OLED displays for the iPhone XS range.

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4 out now, limited supplies at retail

Friday October 05, 2018

Apple has shipped the Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4, making the sportswear-branded wearable device available in stores and delivered to those who pre-ordered the timepiece, but initial signs suggest some customers may have to wait before they can buy it, due to there being limited supplies available.

Remembering Steve Jobs, seven years after his death

Friday October 05, 2018

Seven years to the day since his death, Apple's late CEO is still venerated and missed. AppleInsider talks about what the man himself thought about living and dying.

Apple diagnostics software blocks third-party repairs of 2018 MacBook Pro and iMac Pro

Thursday October 04, 2018

In a move that essentially puts the kibosh on third-party repairs, Apple with its latest Macs has instituted a T2 security chip-related feature that disables a host machine unless specialized diagnostics software is used when replacing hardware.

iOS 12 adoption outpacing iOS 11 roughly two weeks after launch

Thursday October 04, 2018

Unofficial analytics data indicates that iPhone and iPad owners are installing iOS 12 faster than they did iOS 11, though usage is still neck-and-neck about two weeks after iOS 12's launch.

Review: Rhino's ROV slider adds epic cinematic motion to your iPhone and DSLR footage

Thursday October 04, 2018

Rhino's ROV mobile slider is an easy way to up your photography game by adding cinematic motion to videos, time lapses, or long exposure shots, and AppleInsider's got one.

Boot Camp users may want to wait to install the latest Windows 10 update

Thursday October 04, 2018

Users of Boot Camp may want to hold off on the October update for Windows 10, as users are reporting instances of file deletions and issues with Intel drivers, both of which are causing problems for some using Microsoft's operating system on their Mac.

Apple might enhance Apple Pencil, touchscreens with ultrasonic technology

Thursday October 04, 2018

Apple is looking into ways to use ultrasonic-based technology to perform touch sensing, including creating new layers for touch screens and potential changes to the Apple Pencil to include ultrasonic transducers for more accurate movement detection.

Some 2018 MacBook Pro owners are running into errors installing macOS Mojave

Thursday October 04, 2018

Some Mac owners trying to upgrade to the latest edition of macOS are encountering errors preventing them from completing the process, according to complaints on Apple's support forums.

Apple bargains: 2018 15" MacBook Pros from $2,099; loaded 2017 models from $1,899; AirPods on sale

Thursday October 04, 2018

October markdowns are in effect now, bringing readers the lowest prices anywhere on 2017 and 2018 MacBook Pros. Prices start at just $1,899 with discounts of up to $900 off. The popular AirPods $137.50 deal is also back by popular demand.

Apple exploring use of ear detection in future over-ear headphones

Thursday October 04, 2018

Apple is examining ways to improve the listening experience when using earphones, including automatically adjusting the audio based on a user's ear shape in over-ear headphones, and even automatically switching channels between the left and right ear cups if the headphones are worn the wrong way around.

Hands on: Civilization VI in its entirety has made its way to the iPhone

Thursday October 04, 2018

Civilization VI is now available not just for the iPad but for the iPhone as well. AppleInsider has spent several hours (for science) testing it out to see how it compares to its iPad and Mac counterparts.

Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2019 with emphasis on automation

Thursday October 04, 2018

Adobe on Thursday released Photoshop Elements 2019 and Premiere Elements 2019, the latest installments of the company's popular consumer-oriented photo and video editing tools.

Police contracted to guard Apple Stores in Sacramento following theft spree

Thursday October 04, 2018

Apple has contracted a number of police departments in Sacramento, California to station officers at some Apple Stores, in a bid to increase security at its retail outlets following a long string of robberies by crews in the state.

Apple tops Interbrand's Best Global Brands list for sixth year running

Thursday October 04, 2018

For the sixth year in a row, Apple is leading an annual brand ranking published by consulting firm Interbrand, although Amazon is nipping at the iPhone producer's heels.

BBC's Charlie Sloth headed to Apple Music, following Zane Lowe's path

Thursday October 04, 2018

Following an exit after a short stint as the head of a high-profile late night show, BBC presenter Charlie Sloth is reportedly headed to Apple Music and Beats 1.