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2018

Apple promotes sneaker discounts for GOAT shoppers using Apple Pay

Friday January 12, 2018

Apple is circulating an email promoting a sale at GOAT, a sneaker trading service, where people can get up to 30 percent off purchases from the "Get Fit" collection if they use Apple Pay.

Exploring the less-traveled iPhone and iPad gadgets at CES 2018

Friday January 12, 2018

CES is known for being the venue for major tech industry announcements, but alongside the usual array of docks, accessories, and televisions at the Las Vegas trade show are more unusual devices that offer something a bit different. AppleInsider spent time with a few of the off-beat products on display.

Apple met with suppliers during CES to talk AR glasses - report

Friday January 12, 2018

During this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, representatives from Apple allegedly met with suppliers that make components used in augmented reality glasses.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director kept script safe from leaking with 'air-gapped' MacBook Air

Friday January 12, 2018

Rian Johnson, the writer and director of "Star Wars: the Last Jedi," has explained how he protected the screenplay for the latest film in the blockbuster franchise from being leaked online: by using a MacBook Air that had been kept from accessing the Internet.

AppleInsider Podcast interviews Deirdre Leid from Pioneer, and talks CES

Friday January 12, 2018

On this week's AppleInsider Podcast, Victor interviews Deirdre Leid of Pioneer about using Lightning for headphones and the advantages it brings, and catches up with Mike about the weird and wonderful things from CES 2018.

Apple's Mac sales in the holiday quarter solid, beats expanding overall PC market expansion

Friday January 12, 2018

Apple's Mac shipments grew 7.3 percent year-on-year during the December quarter, pushing marketshare from 7.7 percent to 8.2 percent -- outpacing the PC industry as a whole.

Samsung faces increased competition from LG Display, Sharp for future iPhone OLED panel orders

Friday January 12, 2018

Samsung may soon face increased competition from its display production rivals, with a report claiming LG Display and other manufacturers are stepping up their OLED panel efforts to try and secure future orders from Apple to supply screen components for future iPhones.

Apple features subscription apps offering free trials in new App Store section

Thursday January 11, 2018

Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the company's wider push toward subscription pricing.

Apple claims VoIP-Pal secretly lobbied judges, USPTO officials in patent case

Thursday January 11, 2018

Apple is looking to reverse a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling upholding the validity of certain patents owned by VoIP-Pal, alleging the VoIP technologies firm secretly lobbied officials presiding over the case without Apple's knowledge.

Rejigged iOS Security Guide details Apple Pay Cash, other iOS 11 improvements

Thursday January 11, 2018

Apple on Thursday unveiled a revised edition of its mobile security white paper, adding details on iOS 11.1 and 11.2 for information security professionals and intellectually curious users.

Microsoft, Signal add end-to-end encryption to Skype

Thursday January 11, 2018

Skype users will soon be able to message without fear of prying eyes as secure communications firm Signal has partnered with Microsoft to add new encryption capabilities to the service.

Latest Deals: 2017 iMacs from $1,199; 15" MacBook Pros as low as $2,199; $150 off 13" MBP; plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

Thursday January 11, 2018

Just in, Apple authorized reseller Adorama is slashing prices on Mid 2017 Macs with discounts ranging from $100 to $200 off popular models. Pick up an iMac for as low as $1,199 or opt for a 15" MacBook Pro for $2,199 with free expedited shipping. Apple's 13" Air is also $100 off -- all with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, as well as 0% financing OAC.

Intel CEO issues 'security-first pledge' following Meltdown, Spectre exploits

Thursday January 11, 2018

In an open letter released on Thursday, Intel chief Brian Krzanich outlined the company's response to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities while reassuring customers that his company views security as "an ongoing priority."

Video: First look at the next-generation SimpliSafe security system with incoming HomeKit integration

Thursday January 11, 2018

AppleInsider was given a first look at SimpliSafe's refreshed home security system, guided by founder and CEO Chad Laurans, as well as its outdoor security camera and video doorbell arriving later this year.

Scosche intros new iPhone-compatible MagicMount Charge & Elite lines

Thursday January 11, 2018

Accessory maker Scosche announced a series of car mounts this week, including the MagicMount Pro Charge line, supporting Qi wireless charging on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

Apple's Health app provides key evidence in German rape & murder case

Thursday January 11, 2018

The iPhone's Health app is playing a vital role in a German trial, in which the suspect is accused of raping and murdering a 19-year-old female student in Freiburg.

Apple makes fifth iOS 11.2.5 developer's beta available for testing

Thursday January 11, 2018

Just days after the last release, Apple has made a new build of the iOS 11.2.5 beta available for developer testing.

Intel faces more class action suits over share price hits caused by Spectre and Meltdown flaws

Thursday January 11, 2018

Intel's legal woes surrounding the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in its processors are increasing, with more legal firms filing class action suits against the chip company, this time on the behalf of its shareholders over the revelation of the flaws and the effect on the value of the company's shares.

FBI forensic expert calls Apple 'evil genius' for strengthening iPhone encryption

Thursday January 11, 2018

FBI officials continue their attack on Apple's iPhone encryption, with the latest remarks against the company's moves coming from a senior forensics examiner -- and only one day after similar remarks were made by the FBI director.

Apple running low on iPhone 6 Plus batteries, postponing some swaps until March

Thursday January 11, 2018

People wanting to swap out the battery on an iPhone 6 Plus may in some cases have to wait until March or later, owing to a shortage of replacement units.