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2018

Quanta rumored to be building new 'inexpensive' MacBooks in Dec. quarter

Monday August 13, 2018

Frequent Apple partner Quanta should soon see a surge in orders thanks to "new inexpensive notebooks" from the former, a report claimed on Monday.

Australian parliament will debate bill to weaken encryption by end of 2018

Monday August 13, 2018

Australia's government will debate proposed legislation before the end of this year that could force Apple and other companies to introduce backdoors into their products and services, such as the iPhone or iMessage, under the guise of assisting with national security and law enforcement investigations.

Apple job listing points to 'new products and initiatives' for iCloud

Monday August 13, 2018

Apple is once again at work on serious improvements to iCloud, a recent job listing may suggest.

Apple fighting high property tax assessments in Santa Clara county

Monday August 13, 2018

When it comes to disputing local tax assessments, Apple is one of the toughest companies in Silicon Valley, and the company has repeatedly clashed with Santa Clara County to cut down how much tax it needs to pay.

Ralph Nader once again assails Apple's stock buybacks

Sunday August 12, 2018

The longtime consumer advocate, in a new interview, says Apple could have spent its cash pile on hiring, on pensions, or on stepped-up recycling programs, rather than on stock buybacks.

Review: Apple and Blackmagic's eGPU with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity

Sunday August 12, 2018

AppleInsider takes an in-depth look at Apple and Blackmagic's Thunderbolt-enabled eGPU, testing the MacBook-accelerating hardware with a gamut of tests from 5K gaming to video editing. We show you everything that sets this eGPU apart from the pack.

Save up to $1,600 on Apple hardware with prices starting at just $399

Sunday August 12, 2018

Just in, B&H has issued massive markdowns on Apple hardware with discounts of up to $1,600 off. Pick up a 13" MacBook Pro (non-Touch Bar) with 16GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD for $1,399, a discount of $300 off MSRP. Or save $100 to $150 on all 2018 models, plus $399 Mac minis and much more. All with no tax collected in most states.

Apple Services and the ecosystem of value capture

Saturday August 11, 2018

Apple's remarkable success in iTunes and its App Stores bears striking similarity to another example of a platform developer investing in its own ecosystem: transit Value Capture. App Store Value Capture has changed the game for Apple, and is now fueling a faster rate of revenue growth for the company than all of its hardware segments combined.

Comparing the 2018 15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro with the Dell XPS 15 9570

Saturday August 11, 2018

The 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro is powerful and well designed, but can it keep competitors like the Dell XPS 15 9570 at bay? AppleInsider looks at both to see which is the better overall package.

App Roundup: PGA Championship 2018, The Views News, Instapaper Premium, more!

Saturday August 11, 2018

In the constantly-changing landscape of the App Store and the software marketplace, new apps and updates to existing titles are announced all the time. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app introductions and software updates for iOS and macOS that surfaced in the past week.

This week on AI: What's new in Apple's iOS 12 & macOS Mojave betas, iPhones as passports & more

Saturday August 11, 2018

Apple's latest iOS and macOS betas were the centerpiece of the week, but travel, CarPlay, and the performance of 2018 MacBook Pros were also on your minds.

Trump says will meet Apple CEO Tim Cook for dinner

Friday August 10, 2018

Less than four months after their April White House meeting, President Donald Trump tweeted that he and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to dine together Friday night.

New Siri Shortcuts beta introduces limited HomeKit integration

Friday August 10, 2018

Apple on Friday released a new beta version of its Shortcuts app to developers for testing, and while the update is light on big feature additions, some users who are concurrently running the latest build of iOS 12 beta have reported limited HomeKit integration.

Hands on: Final Draft 10 hangs on as the best tool for screenwriters

Friday August 10, 2018

This specialist word processor has enough quirks to make it irritating, yet it continues to speed up the repetitive parts of screenwriting so much. AppleInsider starts crafting the next, great Netflix series.

Samsung goes after Apple and iPhone X again with two more 'Ingenious' ads

Friday August 10, 2018

Samsung continues its faux Apple store anti-Apple series, this time mocking the iPhone X for its lack of a pen and for its amount of power.

All the changes to Notifications on your iPhone in iOS 12

Friday August 10, 2018

Everyone dreads the chore of dealing with a large influx of Notifications, but we still need them to keep up with what is going on. Fortunately, in iOS 12, Apple made a number of changes to the improve the user experience.

McDonald's in Chicago is the latest Apple Store copycat - but not the first by far

Friday August 10, 2018

McDonald's new flagship store is making a clear effort to mimic the Apple Store. AppleInsider takes a look at the plan, and also a takes a look back at Microsoft, Sony, and others who have "borrowed" elements of the Apple Store aesthetic in retail.

Philips confirms Outdoor Lightstrip, other new Hue lights on the way

Friday August 10, 2018

Phlips has announced a slew of new HomeKit-compatible Hue lights due in 2018, including the previously leaked Outdoor Lightstrip.

Apple's secret Services sauce sells systems

Friday August 10, 2018

Despite making the hardware business look easy, Apple hasn't always been incredibly successful in introducing new devices. But comparing its biggest hits with its worst misses helps to isolate a secret sauce that is driving demand for the company's products globally.

Spotify tests skippable ads for free listeners in Australia

Friday August 10, 2018

In a move that could eventually lure new subscribers away from Apple Music, Spotify is now testing skippable ads for its free ad-based tier.