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2018

Android 9.0 'Pie' ships on Google Pixel with slow release throughout fall

Monday August 06, 2018

Google has formally released Android 9, the latest iteration of the mobile operating system, with the company's Pixel line among the first smartphones to be able to install the new software, with Google also revealing the Android version's name: Pie.

Add these Mac accessories to your back-to-school shopping list

Monday August 06, 2018

So you're getting ready to head back to school, perhaps with a new MacBook or MacBook Pro. You may want to add a few accessories to get the most out of your device. AppleInsider has rounded up the best accessories for your Mac to make returning to school even better.

Apple distributes sixth developer betas for iOS 12, macOS 10.14 Mojave, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

Monday August 06, 2018

Apple has issued the sixth betas of its milestone operating systems, with developers able to test new builds of macOS Mojave, iOS 12, tvOS 12, and watchOS 5 just one week after the release of the previous beta batch.

Apple at head of massive mid-Atlantic solar power initiative

Monday August 06, 2018

Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re have announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia to provide power for company operations in in the eastern United States.

August 6, 1997 -- The day Apple and Microsoft made peace

Monday August 06, 2018

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs came together 21 years ago, when Microsoft agreed to invest $150 million in Apple stock. The deal shocked Apple purists, but it helped put Apple on a firm footing for a few reasons -- and made its historic run possible in the second Steve Jobs era.

Microsoft joins Apple and other retailers in supporting Disney's 'Movies Anywhere'

Monday August 06, 2018

Microsoft has become the latest movie storefront to join Disney's Movies Anywhere, allowing for video content bought from online storefronts like iTunes and Amazon to be watched via Microsoft Movies & TV apps for the Xbox One game console and Windows desktops.

Apple's new India chief pursues aggressive strategy to revive cold iPhone sales

Monday August 06, 2018

Despite recent claims to the contrary, the new head of Apple's India operations, ex-Singapore executive Michel Coulomb, is reportedly pursuing an aggressive strategy to save iPhone sales in the country, which have dwindled to just 1 percent of the local phone market.

TSMC recovers 80 percent of virus-hit production line, warns of production delays

Monday August 06, 2018

Apple chip supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is close to returning its production lines back to normal, after a targeted computer virus took down several of its factories on Friday, with the firm aiming to recover all of its production lines by the end of Monday.

Apple drops Alex Jones podcasts from iTunes, Apple Podcasts

Monday August 06, 2018

Following a public backlash against tech platforms that carry notorious conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' content, Apple has dropped five of the six podcasts produced by the personality's Infowars.

Review: Awair and your iPhone help you understand what's in the air you breathe

Sunday August 05, 2018

The air quality within your home can affect many aspects of your health, which is why it is important to understand the quality of what you breathe. Awair aims to do just that while looking striking in the process.

Apple crime blotter: Find my iPhone locates carjacker, iPhone X chase, and more

Sunday August 05, 2018

From coast to coast, law enforcement follows the Find My iPhone signal to recover stolen devices. Plus, a theft spree during a marathon in India, and multiple burglaries from schools as they gear up for the fall return of students.

15-inch 2018 MacBook Pro compared - which upgrades are worth it?

Saturday August 04, 2018

The changes in the 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro prompts comparisons between the models from potential customers. AppleInsider compares the low, mid-range, and high-end options in a series of benchmarks, to see if it's worth paying more for the better-specification models.

Apple chip manufacturer TSMC factories taken down by computer virus

Saturday August 04, 2018

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Apple's chip supplier for the iPhone and iPad, had several factories go offline Friday after being the victim of a targeted computer virus.

App Roundup: Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2, Strava, Obscura 2, Cardhop, more!

Saturday August 04, 2018

Many new apps and updates to existing releases are pushed to the App Store and other digital marketplaces every day, and it's hard to keep track of all of them. AppleInsider has gathered together some of the highlight macOS and iOS software updates and new apps that surfaced in the last week.

This week on AI: AAPL valuation $1 trillion, Apple Watch saves lives, 2018 iPad Pro, more

Saturday August 04, 2018

Apple spanned international headlines by becoming a trillion-dollar company in valuation, and more from the Apple beat.

'iPhone X Plus' design seemingly revealed in iOS 12 beta

Friday August 03, 2018

Further spelunking into Apple's latest iOS 12 beta on Friday reveals what appears to be an iconographic representation of the company's widely rumored "iPhone X Plus" handset, a larger-screened version of the current iPhone X.

Apple once more accepting Red Cross donations, this time for California wild fires

Friday August 03, 2018

As wildfires in California continue to take their toll, Apple has reactivated iTunes donations to help support the American Red Cross relief efforts for those affected.

Hands on: Watch the temperatures of your MacBook Pro with iStat Menus 6

Friday August 03, 2018

When anything's wrong with your Mac, or you think that the machine is too hot, iStat Menus is how you can track down what that is with more sensors and data than you thought possible.

Latest iOS 12 beta hints at rounded displays for Apple's 2018 iPad Pro refresh [u]

Friday August 03, 2018

The next generation of iPad Pros should have rounded corners on their displays, as with the iPhone X, probing of the fifth iOS 12 beta suggests.

Rumored dual-SIM 6.1-inch LCD iPhone potentially exclusive to Chinese market

Friday August 03, 2018

A report out of Taiwan claims that Apple is looking at releasing four models of iPhone in the fall, with a dual-sim model exclusive to China.