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2019

Review: The Satechi 75W Dual USB-C Travel Charger is a step towards the future

Saturday January 19, 2019

Whether you want it to or not, USB-C will take over as the port of choice for consumers, but the lack of chargers that sport more than one USB-C port stands in the way. The Satechi Dual USB-C Travel Charger packs two USB-C ports and two USB-A ports into a single package -- and it may just help adoption.

How to get started with a new HomePod, and get more out of it

Saturday January 19, 2019

Apple's HomePod starts with a simple setup and it ends with you forgetting you didn't always have music surrounding you. In between, though, there are details to consider about that first setup and many options for when you move the HomePod to a new room. AppleInsider takes a dive into the use of Apple's latest speaker.

Apple HomePods are on sale for $239 ($110 off) today only

Saturday January 19, 2019

Amazon owned Woot is kicking off the weekend with an aggressive discount on refurbished HomePods, delivering the lowest price anywhere on the smart speaker. Save $110 with free shipping for Prime members.

Apple to streamline team management in Apple Developer Program and App Store Connect

Friday January 18, 2019

Apple in February will change the way it handles development teams for organizations, unifying individual memberships into a single set of roles across the Apple Developer website and App Store Connect.

Apple highlights iPad Pro's productivity prowess in new ad series

Friday January 18, 2019

Apple on Friday published a new series of iPad Pro advertisements that depart from past commercials by positioning the tablet not as a PC replacement, but as a "new way" of accomplishing various tasks, from taking notes to podcasting.

Apple & Qualcomm relationship broke down over concerns of proprietary code misuse

Friday January 18, 2019

Rather than patent royalties, the ongoing fight between Apple and Qualcomm may have originated over concerns about code, according to leaked emails.

Apple's claim that all iPhones are available at retail enjoined by German court

Friday January 18, 2019

A German court on Friday granted Qualcomm a preliminary injunction against part of an Apple press statement, which claimed that all iPhones would remain available through third parties despite a December ban.

Microsoft suggests shift to iPhone as Windows 10 Mobile end of support date announced

Friday January 18, 2019

Microsoft is recommending users of Windows 10 Mobile devices migrate to other platforms, including iOS, after the software giant confirmed the end of support for the mobile operating system by the end of 2019.

Hands on with the HomeKit compatible ConnectSense V2 smart outlet

Friday January 18, 2019

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show, AppleInsider met up with ConnectSense and got to try out the second version of the company's smart outlet, with HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa compatibility -- without a bridge.

The top seven MacBook Air features that make the 2018 model great

Friday January 18, 2019

The 2018 MacBook Air has been around for a few months, and it has turned out to be a great notebook in its own right. AppleInsider lists some of the important changes Apple added to make it one of the best portable Macs in the company's entire MacBook product family.

How to live with Apple's absurdly over-complicated music features on Apple Watch

Friday January 18, 2019

You can now listen to music and podcasts directly from your Apple Watch but it how Apple forces you to do it is going to make you scratch your head. Even the Apple Watch Series 4 speaker won't play audio, and knowing what music is actually on the Watch and what needs an internet connection can be perplexing. AppleInsider helps you sort it out.

Apple stock threatened by growing backlash against App Store revenue cut

Friday January 18, 2019

Rumblings against Apple's sizable take from App Store revenues could have an impact on the company's stock, given the new focus on Services revenue, an analyst said on Friday.

ING promises Apple Pay coming 'soon' to Spain, could hint at more rollouts

Friday January 18, 2019

Multinational bank ING says it's on the verge of supporting Apple Pay in Spain, which could foreshadow launches in other countries.

Apple & other tech giants cited by Austrian group for failing to meet GDPR

Friday January 18, 2019

An non-profit organization, noyb, has launched a complaint with the Austrian government against Apple, YouTube, and several other major tech companies, saying they've failed to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR.

Apple's management doesn't want Nvidia support in macOS, and that's a bad sign for the Mac Pro

Friday January 18, 2019

Apple just doesn't allow modern Nvidia GPUs on macOS Mojave, and this is a dramatic change from only six months ago. Given that a new Mac Pro is coming that could support Nvidia cards, and there are already eGPUs that should, it's time that Apple did.

Apple assembler Foxconn cuts 50,000 seasonal workers ahead of schedule

Friday January 18, 2019

Apparently impacted by Apple's iPhone demand, some 50,000 seasonal workers have been dismissed from Foxconn since October, a report indicated on Friday.

Google pays Fossil $40M for smartwatch IP to compete with Apple Watch

Friday January 18, 2019

Google's attempts to take on the Apple Watch in the wearable devices market with Wear OS may receive a boost, after the revelation the search giant will be paying watch maker Fossil $40 million to buy the company's smartwatch-related intellectual property.

2019 iPhone rumors, a possible new iPad mini & a call for privacy laws on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday January 18, 2019

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Willian and Victor are back, catching up on overall themes of CES, iPhone rumors, the possibilities of a new iPad Pro, and the carry-over effects of smartphone brands cutting earning expectations.

Major data broker Acxiom backs Tim Cook's call for data privacy regulations

Friday January 18, 2019

Responding to Apple CEO Tim Cook's crusade for strict data privacy regulations in the U.S., Acxiom, a premiere data broker, said it supports a unified set of laws governing data sharing practices while at the same time denying it is part of a so-called "shadow economy."

Rumor: 2019 iPhone to sport 3x telephoto lens, 4,000mAh battery with 15W wireless charging [u: false]

Thursday January 17, 2019

An unconfirmed rumor shared on Chinese microblogging network Sina Weibo earlier this month claims Apple's next iPhone will boast a few key component upgrades like a 3x telephoto lens and massively upgraded 4,000 mAh battery with 15-watt wireless fast charging.