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2018

Foxconn mulls Vietnam move for iPhone production to avoid effects of U.S. tariffs

Tuesday December 04, 2018

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is reportedly considering the possibility of setting up a new facility in Vietnam, a move that could potentially prevent the iPhone from being hit by tariffs created by the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China.

Best of 2018: Apple reveals most popular apps, games, movies and more

Tuesday December 04, 2018

As it does every year, Apple on Tuesday released a list of the year's "best" digital content up for offer on its various digital storefronts, from the iOS App Store to Apple Books.

Lowest price ever: 2017 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (16GB RAM) on sale for $1,599 for 2 more hours

Tuesday December 04, 2018

For one day only, Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo is knocking $400 off Apple's upgraded Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Now $1,599 after the cash discount, the 3.1GHz configuration features 16GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD in the popular Space Gray color. This deal also includes free expedited shipping for fast delivery.

IDC: Apple Watch Series 4 accounted for less than 20 percent of Apple Watch sales in Q3

Monday December 03, 2018

Apple Watch Series 3 is still a major player in Apple's smartwatch lineup, as the legacy device outperformed its newer Series 4 siblings to drive a bulk of Apple's wearables sales for the third quarter of 2018.

Tim Cook says 'no place' for hate groups on Apple platforms

Monday December 03, 2018

In accepting the Anti-Defamation League's first-ever "Courage Against Hate" award on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a firm statement in support of the organization and against far-right groups.

Apple offers 10 percent discount online to veterans & active duty US military

Monday December 03, 2018

Apple has extended the online Apple Store dedicated to those in the armed forces, with the Veterans and Military Purchase Program offering more discounts to present and past soldiers and sailors.

Review: Harman Kardon's Google-powered Citation 100 sounds great in an unremarkable way

Monday December 03, 2018

The Citation 100 is a high-quality smartspeaker, and possibly an easy choice for people already bought into Harman Kardon, but otherwise there's not much reason to choose it over speakers from the likes of Apple, Google, or Sonos.

How to pick the best printer for your new Mac mini

Monday December 03, 2018

You've added a keyboard, mouse and display to the machine, now it's time for a printer too. AppleInsider explains what you need to know and what you need to decide before you spend your money.

Seriously, Apple's flagship Macs are now less expensive than ever before

Monday December 03, 2018

Apple has always made you pay a lot for its newest and best Macs, and, believe it or not, the 2018 lineup isn't even close to the most expensive Apple has ever been. AppleInsider takes a look back at Apple's Mac pricing over the last three decades.

Apple Music to reveal some 2019 Grammy nominees early

Monday December 03, 2018

Music fans will be able to find out some of the nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards early through Apple Music, with an announcement for a select number of categories to be made via the music streaming service on Friday.

First Alert rolls out second-gen, HomeKit-compatible Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Monday December 03, 2018

First Alert on Monday launched a second generation of the Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm, compatible with Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa.

Holiday gift ideas: Find the best deals & lowest prices on MacBooks, iPads, iMacs and Apple Watches

Monday December 03, 2018

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? AppleInsider has rounded up the best deals on everything from Apple Watches to iMac Pros, with cash discounts of up to $1,400 off. Many of these deals end today, so don't delay.

Apple details Siri's machine learning upgrades for better listening on HomePod

Monday December 03, 2018

Apple on Monday updated its Machine Learning Journal with a post by the company's Siri speech and audio software engineering teams, explaining how the company uses machine learning to help the HomePod hear people under tougher circumstances than iPhones and iPads.

Verizon aims for 5G Samsung smartphone launch in first half of 2019

Monday December 03, 2018

Smartphone users in the United States will be able to use Verizon's 5G wireless network in the first half 2019 starting with Samsung devices, the carrier has announced, a move that means the main rival to Apple in the market will have a headstart on the iPhone in offering the high-speed connection to consumers.

Review: Nanoleaf Canvas pulls double-duty as a functional HomeKit wall light & a piece of art

Monday December 03, 2018

Announced on Tuesday, Canvas is the latest lightning solution from Nanoleaf, a followup to their popular triangular Light Panels in a more traditional square design. AppleInsider tests the new addition out, to see if the new LED tiles should warrant a place in your home.

Steve Jobs' handwritten Apple I specifications sheet could fetch $60,000 at auction

Monday December 03, 2018

A sheet of paper featuring the handwriting of Steve Jobs is headed to auction, with the document consisting of a specification sheet for the Apple I expected to fetch up to $60,000 when it goes on sale on Wednesday.

Apple Music poised to get native Android tablet interface

Monday December 03, 2018

A native tablet interface and other significant UI changes for Apple Music on Android are now in beta, as Apple works to keep the client up to par with the iOS version.

Why Apple is now focusing on users, not units in Fiscal 2019

Monday December 03, 2018

Across the last 20 years, Apple has shifted from selling Macs in a world dominated by Windows PCs to being a dominant global brand that services a vast installed base that's more valuable, influential, and lucrative than Windows was at its peak. Apple wants its investors to understand that, and is now challenging the media narrative that suggests it running an unsustainable race against various manufacturers churning out ever-increasing volumes of hardware units.

Apple's royalty payments showdown with Qualcomm set for April 15

Monday December 03, 2018

A date has been set for a courtroom battle between Apple and Qualcomm in San Diego in April, one set to resolve some of the ongoing patents and royalties lawsuits between the two companies around the world, but while the possibility of a settlement has been raised in a recent Qualcomm interview, Apple's legal team insist this not to be the case at all.

Apple unlikely to release first 5G iPhone until 2020 or later

Monday December 03, 2018

While some rivals appear set to launch hardware with support for nascent 5G wireless technology in 2019 at some point, Apple looks like it's going to wait another year before making an iPhone that can use them -- like it did twice before.