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2018

New builds of iOS 12.1 beta released to support iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Friday September 21, 2018

Apple has issued new builds of iOS 12.1 beta to support the latest iPhone XS and XS Max that includes the delayed Group FaceTime feature.

iPhone XS Max in greater demand than past Plus versions, says small-scale survey

Friday September 21, 2018

A survey performed by long-time Apple analyst Gene Munster Stores Friday saw shorter customer queues at Apple retail stores, but higher demand for the highest-end model.

Streaming services like Apple Music dominate music industry revenue

Friday September 21, 2018

Apple Music and other paid subscriptions are now the biggest source of revenue in a growing music industry, with streaming alone encompassing 75 percent of money earned, far beyond any other contributor.

Apple Watch Series 4 'Better You' ad zeroes in on fitness

Friday September 21, 2018

To mark the launch of the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple on Friday uploaded a new ad to its Canadian YouTube channel, "Better You."

Hands on: Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max are gorgeous, and a boon for photographers

Friday September 21, 2018

Apple turned up the iPhone X to 11 with the iPhone XS and XS Max. AppleInsider goes hands on with the iPhone X successor, as well as the largest-screened iPhone ever, to provide our first impressions and thoughts on Apples latest handset.

As Apple's HomePod reaches multi-million unit sales, is a cheaper version necessary to compete?

Friday September 21, 2018

A new report took Apple to task for updating HomePod software rather than introducing a cheaper version to compete with Amazon and Google at the bottom of the smart speaker market. However, it also revealed that Apple new product surpassed sales of 3 million devices half way through 2018, with sales accelerating from its first quarter of availability.

Hands on: 44mm Space Gray Apple Watch Series 4

Friday September 21, 2018

The Apple Watch Series 4 is finally available to everybody. AppleInsider goes hands on to provide our first impressions and thoughts on Apples latest wearable.

Audible brings local audiobook playback to Apple Watch alongside watchOS 5

Friday September 21, 2018

Audible's mobile app was updated this week to support watchOS 5, and in the process gained the ability to listen to complete audiobooks without a nearby iPhone.

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone XS launch

Friday September 21, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook made an appearance at an Apple Store in Palo Alto, California, helping to open the store and welcoming the first people from the queue into the store to pick up their iPhone XS order.

If your iPhone XS or Apple Watch pickup is delayed, you may just need to hold on until the afternoon

Friday September 21, 2018

The Apple Store is advising some of its customers electing to pick up their iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max orders in-store that they are unable to do so first thing on Friday, due to "last minute logistical issues" that likely involves a delay or a shortfall of devices making it in time to the outlets. But, the delay may be for less than a day in most cases.

iPhone XS, XS Max have new power chip designed by Apple, extra antenna band

Friday September 21, 2018

A second teardown of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max has confirmed the minimal internal changes made by Apple over its predecessor, the iPhone X, but adds that there is an antenna change that may help the device achieve faster connection speeds over cellular networks.

iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 celebrated by Apple with photos, 3D minisite

Friday September 21, 2018

Amping publicity for the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4, Apple took to the Web on Friday with photos of launch events in several cities, as well as a unique mobile site featuring 3D models of the iPhone XS and XS Max.

watchOS 5, a short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday September 21, 2018

The AppleInsider Podcast discusses Watch OS 5, Google Maps on CarPlay, the short film shot on iPhone XS Max, and John Hancock requiring Apple Watch (or similar) for all life insurance policies.

Huawei trolls Apple by handing out power banks to customers waiting in line for an iPhone XS

Friday September 21, 2018

Customers waiting in line to buy the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max became the subject of a marketing campaign from competitor Huawei, after representatives from the company handed out branded power banks to people camping outside of one Apple Store in Singapore.

Potential UPS website error shows iPhone XS delivery dates pushed to Monday

Thursday September 20, 2018

This isn't the news you want to see if you ordered your iPhone XS at 12:01 AM PST and expected to have it arrive Friday. A number of new iPhone shipments processed through UPS are showing delivery dates pushed back to Monday, though the carrier in some cases is claiming the estimate is an error.

User guide suggests Apple expected AirPower to ship with iPhone XS

Thursday September 20, 2018

The physical user guide that ships with all iPhone XS devices includes prominent mention of Apple's extremely delayed AirPower, suggesting the company's plans to launch the wireless charger this month changed at the last minute.

First iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple Watch Series 4 sales commence in Australia & New Zealand

Thursday September 20, 2018

The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are finally available to buy at retail, with stores in Australia and New Zealand among the first outlets to put Apple's latest smartphones on sale for eager customers.

Eager customers line up for iPhone XS, Apple Watch Series 4 as first shipments arrive

Thursday September 20, 2018

It's Friday in some parts of the world and that means Apple's iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 are about to go on sale at the company's retail stores. As in years past, customers started queuing up overnight to be among the first to get their hands on the hot new devices, while others have taken receipt of their early orders.

NSO malware accessed executive's iPhone within minutes

Thursday September 20, 2018

While the Pegasus software accessed the man's iPhone while he was in the company's offices, the attack was not wide, and the entrepreneur had volunteered his phone.

How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac

Thursday September 20, 2018

If you've deleted a critical file from iCloud, if you know where to look, you can save your bacon. Only, Apple makes it hard to find on Macs -- and impossible on iOS. AppleInsider lost some files for you.