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2019

Lowest price ever: Apple's top-of-the-line 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,999 ($900 off)

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Exclusively for AI readers, B&H Photo is knocking $900 off Apple's high-end Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. This loaded model features the line's best 3.5GHz processor, 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage. Priced at $1,999, this is the lowest price anywhere for the top-of-the-line system.

Apple features Apple Pay Cash with new YouTube ads

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Apple on Wednesday released a trio of videos to its YouTube channel, hoping to hook more people on the idea of using Apple Pay Cash.

Hulu drops cost of ad-based tier, but hikes Live TV option to $44.99

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Hulu on Wednesday announced significant changes to its pricing schemes, making it cheaper to get in the door of the streaming service, but more expensive for access to Live TV.

Review: Apple's iPhone Smart Battery Case finally grows up

Wednesday January 23, 2019

After taking a year off -- much to the chagrin of iPhone X owners -- Apple recently released a new version of its Smart Battery Case. This time, it comes with new features, a refined design, and is available for the first the first time in a larger size.

How to play music from your Apple Watch on speakers and wireless headphones

Wednesday January 23, 2019

You have to stream music from the Apple Watch to something in order to hear it at all, but Apple makes your choices confusing with mislabeled options and screens that do different things depending on you get to them. Here's how to listen to non-Apple Music choices like Spotify and play them through speakers.

Egypt calls for more direct presence from Apple amid pressure on iPhone prices

Wednesday January 23, 2019

The Egyptian government has been talking with Apple about the prospect of implementing a more direct corporate presence, according to Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

YouTube TV goes nationwide in time for Super Bowl, but some markets missing channels

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Live streaming service YouTube TV is now officially available across the U.S., though some small gaps remain and other regions may lack access to one or more of the four major broadcasters.

Qualcomm doesn't wield enough power to harm competition, says trial witness

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Testifying during the ongoing antitrust trial pitting the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against Qualcomm, an expert witness claimed that despite the FTC's allegations, the company doesn't have enough clout to harm the mobile chip industry.

Tim Cook spotted eating with Brazil's Bolsonaro, Microsoft's Nadella & others at Davos

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Attending this week's World Economic Forum gathering in Davos, Switzerland, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down for dinner with a high-profile collection of fellow guests, including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and the newly-elected far-right President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.

Apple promotes photography with 'Shot on iPhone' contest, but is ripping off photographers

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Huge numbers of professional photographers use Apple gear, but even when they don't, why would they let Apple or any company use their images for free? Apple's new ad campaign will rob the very creatives Apple claims to champion.

Apple's second-generation AirPods with health tracking features coming first half 2019

Wednesday January 23, 2019

The second generation of Apple's AirPods will arrive in the first half of 2019, according to supply chain sources, with the wearable devices expected to include health tracking functionality that will make them more attractive in the overall wearables market.

Apple's current 12-inch MacBook is on sale for $829 today only

Wednesday January 23, 2019

Woot is knocking $470 off Apple's current Mid 2017 12-inch MacBook in your choice of Silver, Space Gray, Gold or Rose Gold. Now $829.99, these systems are refurbished by Apple, but come with a 90-day Woot warranty. Since Woot is owned by Amazon, Prime members can also snag free shipping on the ultraportable laptops.

Australia's largest bank rolls out support for Apple Pay

Tuesday January 22, 2019

After an unsuccessful attempt to boycott Apple Pay in hopes of spurring its own mobile payments solution, Australia's largest bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, on Wednesday initiated integration with Apple's product.

Pixelmator Pro gets new layer tools, clipping masks, more in 'Prism' update

Tuesday January 22, 2019

In the third major update to Pixelmator Pro, the popular image editor gains several new features and enhancements including organizational improvements, clipping masks, and new controls.

Apple's Tim Cook meets with power brokers at Davos, says education efforts 'for the people'

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Davos, Switzerland this week for the annual World Economic Forum, where corporate and political leaders gather to discuss their plans for the future.

Apple says the iPhone is a valuable readiness aid in a world impacted by climate change

Tuesday January 22, 2019

To a degree, Apple could actually benefit from the impacts of climate change with the iPhone a crucial part of a customer's readiness for a crisis, the company said in an unusual statement made public on Tuesday.

Coach updates Apple Watch band lineup with three new colors and a new style

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Coach has updated its Apple Watch strap lineup with new colors of their existing styles including a refresh to the popular Tea Rose Applique variant.

Apple's 'Shot on iPhone Challenge' offers chance for user's photos to be featured in ads

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Apple has asked iPhone owners to submit their best photographs to the Shot on iPhone Challenge, with images selected by the company able to be featured on billboards, Apple retail outlets and online.

Apple releases iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Apple has completed its latest round of beta testing, issuing final release updates of iOS 12.1.3, macOS 10.14.3, watchOS 5.1.3, and tvOS 12.1.2 for use by the general public.

MacBook Pro 'stage lighting' problem caused by tearing of thin cable integrated into display

Tuesday January 22, 2019

Repair advocate iFixit suggests that all of Apple's Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pros may be vulnerable to fatigue failure of a thin flex-cable connecting the motherboard to the display.