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2018

Save up to 20% at Hotels.com, Fandango, StubHub, Groupon and more with Apple Pay

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Apple Pay users can save up to 20% this week at popular establishments, including Hotels.com, Fandango, StubHub, Groupon, houzz and more during Apple's Summertime Savings with Apple Pay event.

Infections of macOS trojan 'Calisto' discovered two years after initial release

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Security researchers have recently discovered infections of macOS malware named "Calisto," one that was seemingly developed in 2016 and may have been a precursor to the "Proton" macOS trojan that started to circulate in 2017.

Digital assistant test shows Apple's Siri is improving, lags behind Google Assistant

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Apple's digital assistant Siri continues to lag behind the Google Assistant, a group test reports, one which also reveals improvements in properly understanding queries and providing correct responses has generally improved across all digital assistants.

Hands on: Timing 2 tracks your billable hours and Facebook use on the Mac

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Whether you use Timing 2 on your Mac to account for you time to clients or just to see where your week goes, Timing is a first-class tool -- and even motivational.

Apple supplier LG Display in danger after back-to-back bad quarters

Wednesday July 25, 2018

The longtime Apple supplier has to scale back expansion after yet another bad quarter, even though it may be on tap for OLED screens for the iPhone.

Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may launch one month after OLED models

Wednesday July 25, 2018

Supplies for one of the three iPhones expected to be launched in this fall's annual refresh may be constrained, after another analyst writes there could be a one-month later start of mass production for the 6.1-inch LCD model compared to the other OLED-based versions.

Rumor says 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will offer 'flash yellow' & 'taupe' colors

Tuesday July 24, 2018

This year's expected 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may come in white, black, taupe, gold, "flash yellow," "bright orange," and "electronic [sic] blue" colors, a recent report suggests.

iPhone 8 & 8 Plus help boost Apple to 38.7 percent of US smartphone market

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Although most media attention has been focused on the state-of-the-art iPhone X, it's the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus that have helped push Apple to 38.7 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, according to June-quarter estimates published this week.

Philips at work on HomeKit-ready Hue Outdoor LightStrip

Tuesday July 24, 2018

A quickly deleted page on Philips' Dutch website indicated that the company is working on the "Outdoor LightStrip," taking yet more of its HomeKit-compatible lighting outside.

Tested: Apple's patch fixes the thermal slowdowns in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Apple's patch on Tuesday seems to fix most -- if not all -- of the clock speed excursions that the 15-inch MacBook Pro was experiencing when under load. AppleInsider delves into the situation, runs the numbers in some real-world applications, and talks about what led us to this point.

Hands On: Sennheiser's Lightning-connected, binaural Ambeo Smart Headset

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Sennheiser's Ambeo Smart Headset promises to go beyond most Lightning headphones by offering not just noise cancellation but binaural recording.

How to choose between notepads, text editors, and word processors for your Mac or iPad

Tuesday July 24, 2018

You have a preposterous and daunting range of choices for apps to write in on Macs or iOS. It's great to have the choice and today's tools are superb but AppleInsider shows you how to figure out what's best for you -- and what will just waste your time.

How to view live sports scores on the Siri Watch Face in watchOS 5

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Sports fans can now view live sports scores of favorite teams, right from the Siri watch face on Apple Watch in watchOS 5. AppleInsider dives in to see what it can do, and how it works.

Another blockbuster quarter earnings report ahead for Apple, analyst claims

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley has raised her iPhone sales and revenue forecast for the current quarter, while also predicting strong services growth for the foreseeable future -- and has dramatically increased AAPL's price target as a result.

iPhone could be hit by incoming $500B U.S. tariff threat on Chinese imports

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Apple may not remain unscathed in the ongoing trade war between the United States and China, with new U.S. threats to levy practically all imports from China entering the country likely to include the iPhone.

Apple targets thermal performance issues on 2018 MacBook Pros with software update

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Performance issues affecting Apple's latest 2018 MacBook Pros discovered over the past week have been identified as a software flaw in the system's thermal management software, and Apple is rolling out a macOS patch to deal with the problem.

Round-up: user 'solutions' for thermal throttling of the i9 2018 MacBook Pro

Tuesday July 24, 2018

It has been about a week since it was discovered that the i9 processor in the MacBook Pro can slow down below rated speed to cut back on thermal load. AppleInsider has been examining several proposed solutions by users since we first started talking about the issue, and has some thoughts on the matter.

B&H is giving away free gift cards with Apple's new 2018 MacBook Pro

Tuesday July 24, 2018

End of month discounts are heating up on Apple's brand-new 2018 13" and 15" MacBook Pros, and B&H is getting in on the action by throwing in free gift cards with the purchase of qualifying systems. Snap up a free e-gift card valued at $50 to $100 and take advantage of free expedited shipping and no sales tax in most states on your MacBook Pro purchase.

iPhone headed for record earnings growth for rest of 2018, says analyst

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Based on the continued strength of iPhone sales, Guggenheim Partners has raised its Apple revenue estimates, with services revenues continuing to surge.

Nomad launches iPhone-optimized wireless charger for Tesla Model 3

Tuesday July 24, 2018

A new charging dock by Nomad fits snugly into the internal device charging dock of the Tesla Model 3 and is specifically optimized for iPhones, supporting up to 7.5W of power to two devices simultaneously.