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2018

Intel details 'Sunny Cove' processors suitable for 2019 Mac Pro, iMac Pro refresh in 2019

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Intel has revealed some of the innovations it will be putting to use in its upcoming processors, with the introduction of higher-performance Sunny Cove microarchitecture and 3D die stacking for processors potentially making their way into future Mac devices, with arrival more likely in Xeon-equipped iMac Pro and Mac Pro lines first.

Qualcomm argues continued Chinese iPhone sales violate court injunction

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Qualcomm has reportedly presented a Chinese court with video evidence that Apple is still selling iPhones in the country, and insisted that this violates an injunction imposed earlier this week.

Apple developing own iPhone cellular modem, hirings and insiders say

Wednesday December 12, 2018

A new Apple job listing is suggesting that the company is looking to break the shackles of Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone in the future, raising the possibility again that Apple might make its own cellular modem.

Algoriddim's new unified djay for iOS goes free with subscription, adds new hardware support

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Algoriddim's new djay for iOS has moved to a subscription model, and includes beat-matching, A12 Bionic machine learning, plus iPad Pro USB-C support.

Apple planning to 'sit tight' on Chinese iPhone production unless tariffs spike

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Apple and its suppliers will allegedly hold onto the current Chinese-based production model for iPhones even if the U.S. imposes a 10 percent tariff, but may re-examine the situation if that rises to 25 percent, according to one report.

Macquarie slashes Apple stock target price from $222 to $188 over weakness in Services

Wednesday December 12, 2018

The continuing growth of Apple's Services arm won't last forever, warns Macquarie Research, advising investors of the possibility that revenue growth for that aspect of Apple's business could dip in 2019 for a variety of reasons.

Apple may launch premium Apple News subscriptions in spring, but getting weak publisher response

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Apple is reportedly aiming to relaunch Texture as a premium subscription option within Apple News, possibly as soon this spring, but is encountering stiff reactions from publishers.

Hot deal: Apple's HomePod on sale for $249 ($100 off) while supplies last

Wednesday December 12, 2018

After originally selling out, B&H has brought back the incredibly popular $249 deal on Apple's HomePod with free expedited delivery. What's more, B&H will not collect sales tax in many states. Supplies are limited, so grab this deal while you can.

Microsoft Office apps updated with support for latest macOS Mojave features including Dark Mode

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Microsoft on Tuesday pushed out an update to its suite of Office apps for Mac with full support for new operating system-level features baked into Apple's macOS Mojave, including Dark Mode and Continuity Camera.

Verizon app update allows entirely app-based eSIM activation for iPhone XS, XR

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Verizon on Tuesday updated its customer service app, My Verizon, with support for fully app-based eSIM activations on the latest iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.

Review: Shinola Canfield In-Ear Monitor earbuds nail the premium experience

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Shinola has improved its headphone game with a wireless Bluetooth version of the sturdy Canfield In-Ear Monitors. AppleInsider leans back in our comfy chair with our favorite playlist to see how they perform.

Holiday Apple deals: $300-$700 off 2018 15" MacBook Pros; $225 off Vega models; $50 off 11" iPad Pros

Tuesday December 11, 2018

With Christmas only two weeks away, now is the time to finish your holiday shopping while the deals are hot. Save up to $700 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro thanks to record breaking discounts. New 11-inch iPad Pros are also on sale with prices starting at $759.

There is a lot of needless investor panic about the Chinese iPhone 'ban'

Tuesday December 11, 2018

News broke on Monday about a ban on iPhone imports and sales in China -- and as you'd expect, a chorus of analysts freaked out about it immediately. Here's why they're wrong, and that the ruling isn't anything more than a negotiating tool by Qualcomm.

Google's Pichai denies any political bias in search results during lengthy Congressional testimony

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified in front of a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday to address a number of issues, above all deflecting suggestions that the company's search results are biased towards one political party or another.

PSA: Be sure to try your USB-C hub on your iPad Pro before buying a new one

Tuesday December 11, 2018

Instead of spending a pile of cash on a new USB-C hub for your new iPad Pro, give your existing one a try first, as most will work just fine.

First public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, macOS 10.14.3 arrive

Tuesday December 11, 2018

As it traditionally does Apple has opened up the beta testing process, and has made the first public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, and macOS 10.14.3 available to willing testers.

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Tech gifts for the musician in your life

Tuesday December 11, 2018

It's the season for giving, but what do you get for the musician in your life? AppleInsider takes a look at some of the best tech-oriented gifts for budding musicians.

Tips: How to perform 15 different swipes & gestures for navigation on an iPhone

Tuesday December 11, 2018

There are 15 different gestures you can perform on your iPhone or iPad, not even including app-specific ones. AppleInsider maps out the obvious, the obscure, and the forgotten swipes of iOS, and shows you how to use them all.

Amazon Alexa & Google's Assistant are inexcusably terrible at knowing when they're called

Tuesday December 11, 2018

As smart speakers continue to encroach into our lives, the cheaper ones from Google and Amazon need to get better at knowing when we do and don't want them to speak up.

Mojave hints at new & unannounced Vega GPU chips coming to Mac soon

Tuesday December 11, 2018

AMD could be extending its lines of Radeon Pro Vega GPUs that could be used in a future Mac refresh early in 2019, according to identifiers in a recent macOS Mojave update.