Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated February 19th
 

2019

Profiling Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's new head of retail

Thursday February 07, 2019

From outside Apple, new retail chief Deirdre O'Brien appears to have been a low-profile executive. But, she's spent three decades at the center of Apple's operations, personnel and sales.

Popular iOS apps use Glassbox SDK to record user screens without permission [u]

Wednesday February 06, 2019

A number of popular iOS apps paying data analytics services for so-called "session replay" technology have the ability to record and play back user interactions, often without asking permission, according to a new report.

Apple regains spot as most valuable US company as shares rebound

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple on Wednesday reclaimed the crown of most valuable company in the U.S., hitting an $821.59 billion market cap as shares climbed to $174.24 at the end of trading.

Review: Anker Powerline II USB-C Lightning cable is cheaper and more durable than Apple's

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple has finally opened the floodgates on third-party USB-C to Lightning cables, and the first one we tested -- the Anker Powerline II USB-C to Lightning cable -- is not just less expensive than Apple's, but also more durable.

'Find my iPhone' warned murder victim of assailant's location minutes before death

Wednesday February 06, 2019

A murder victim was warned by Find my iPhone that her assailant was nearby only minutes before she was shot to death, but it gave her enough time to save her son.

Examining Angela Ahrendts' five-year tenure as head of Apple Retail

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Angela Ahrendts came to the Apple Stores with a history in fashion retail, and brought a track record of revitalizing failing firms. AppleInsider details how Tim Cook came to hire her and what the state of Apple Retail was when she took over.

Review: Grovemade's wireless charging pad is a gorgeous luxury accessory

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Grovemade has cut no corners when designing their new wireless charging pad for the iPhone, giving those yearning for a premium experience a great option with few rivals.

India backs down under corporate pressure, delays import tax on smartphone touch panels

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Originally set to take effect this month, the Indian government has postponed a tax on touch panel imports that would have impacted smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung.

How to get more from Terminal and use it to control your Mac

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Even without becoming an expert in Apple's Terminal app, you can use simple commands to achieve things your Mac won't let you do in any other way. If you're just getting used to Terminal, AppleInsider has some more tips for you.

Review: The USB-C uni Dock and Hub are great portable and rugged accessories for Mac owners

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Dock and Hub from uniAccessories are rugged USB-C devices to expand the I/O of your recent Mac with removable USB-C cables.

Cook thanks Angela Ahrendts in memo to employees over retail chief's departure

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a note to retail employees about current section chief Angela Ahrendts' departure and replacement Deirdre O'Brien, calling it an "opportunity to reinforce" company values.

Apple goes on legal offensive against USB charging tech patent troll

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple is typically on the receiving end of lawsuits, but the company flipped the script this week and took preemptive legal action against a firm called Fundamental Innovation Systems International, hoping to deter any patent lawsuits related to USB charging.

Apple expands on-foot recon for Apple Maps, debuts overhauled schedule site

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple has revamped its schedule site for Apple Maps ground reconnaissance, simultaneously revealing more on-foot efforts in the U.S. and plans to start the first vehicle work in Andorra.

iPhone 7, iPhone 8 being modified for German market following Qualcomm patent trial win

Wednesday February 06, 2019

In order to continue selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany, following a court's decision to ban the sale of patent-infringing iPhones at retail in the country, Apple is looking into making changes to the hardware of the two models as a workaround to the court order.

Researcher demos new macOS Keychain exploit, holds data from Apple in protest

Wednesday February 06, 2019

A veteran security researcher this week revealed the existence of a new macOS Keychain exploit, while controversially saying he wouldn't share details with Apple because of its bug bounty policies.

Apple's Beats teases graffiti-styled Neymar Jr. edition Studio3 Wireless headphones

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Apple's Beats on Wednesday unveiled a new, luxury-priced style option for its Studio3 Wireless headphones, the Neymar Jr. Custom Edition.

Spotify buys Gimlet and Anchor to combat iTunes' podcast dominance

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Music streaming giant Spotify is making a push into offering podcasts to its users by buying two companies in the field, an attempt to catch up and compete with the dominant Apple iTunes for podcast distribution and listening.

Apple's current 12" MacBook with 512GB SSD is on sale for $999 today only

Wednesday February 06, 2019

While supplies last, Amazon-owned Woot has Mid 2017 12-inch MacBooks marked down to $999.99, a discount of $600 off retail. These systems feature an upgraded 1.3GHz processor and 512GB of storage for enhanced performance. They're also refurbished by Apple, but come with a 90-day Woot warranty.

Apple goes behind the scenes of 'Shot on iPhone' film celebrating Chinese New Year

Tuesday February 05, 2019

Two weeks after releasing director Jia Zhangke's "The Bucket," a short film commemorating Chinese New Year, Apple on Tuesday posted a video that goes behind the scenes of the "Shot on iPhone" production.

Apple ceases iOS 12.1.2 code signing following iOS 12.1.3 release

Tuesday February 05, 2019

As it does with every new iOS release, Apple on Tuesday stopped signing legacy iOS 12.1.2 code in a bid to ensure iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are running the latest version of the operating system.