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2018

Apple's WWDC 2018 pass pairs NFC with Face ID & Touch ID for access

Monday June 04, 2018

Instead of relying on QR or barcodes at WWDC 2018 this year, Apple is using NFC with Face ID or Touch ID authentication of the pass in the user's Wallet.

Well-known Apple analyst re-appears, predicts lower 2018 iPhone pricing

Monday June 04, 2018

Ming-Chi Kuo appears to be back on the Apple beat, with new estimates for price ranges across the three phones said to be in the 2018 iPhone lineup.

Final day: Enter to win premium custom AirPods from BlackPods

Monday June 04, 2018

It's time for a WWDC giveaway, and this week we're giving away two pairs of premium custom AirPods from BlackPods. Check out all the ways to enter today.

Join AppleInsider for live coverage and analysis at Apple's WWDC keynote in San Jose

Monday June 04, 2018

We're live! Apple is set to kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern on Monday, where it is expected to unveil iOS 12, macOS 10.14, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and maybe some hardware. AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger is now there live -- join us for exclusive in-depth coverage and analysis straight from the keynote.

Apple Watch user found guilty of distracted driving

Monday June 04, 2018

Arguing than an Apple Watch is no safer "than a cellphone taped to someone's wrist," a Canadian judge determined a woman who looked at it while stopped at traffic light violated Ontario's distracted driving statute.

How to stream Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote on iOS, Mac, Apple TV, or Windows

Monday June 04, 2018

Starting at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern, Apple will be livestreaming its WWDC 2018 keynote in San Jose, where it's expected to reveal the next major updates of macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS, and likely some hardware surprises. Here's how to tune in via Apple devices or a Windows PC.

Apple grabbing control of non-crucial parts for new MacBooks to reduce costs

Monday June 04, 2018

In an effort to drive down overall production costs of its next-generation MacBooks, Apple has reportedly seized control over the procurement of many of the notebook's non-key parts -- such as screws, metallic parts and plastics pieces -- typically sourced by suppliers for the production of more major components.

Apple Music web player discovered ahead of WWDC

Monday June 04, 2018

Apple briefly updated its suite of Apple Music tools, allowing signed-in users to play more than just a sample of a track without using the Music app on iOS or iTunes on Mac and Windows.

Final day: 2018 iPads for $299 or 128GB models on sale for $399 with no tax in most states

Monday June 04, 2018

Apple's latest 32GB 9.7-inch iPad, now with Apple Pencil support, is marked down to just $299 during B&H's WWDC 2018 Sale. Need more storage? Apple's 2018 128GB Wi-Fi iPad is also $30 off for two days only with no tax collected in most states. These deals end today, so don't delay.

Facebook shared user data with Apple, other device manufacturers, report says

Sunday June 03, 2018

Social media giant Facebook admits it had data-sharing partnerships with Apple and many other device manufacturers over a period of years, granting third-party access to users' personal data before the company made apps available on iOS and Android.

Tim Cook spends time with scholarship winners ahead of WWDC

Sunday June 03, 2018

On the evening before WWDC 2018, Tim Cook Tweeted out a short video showing him meeting with some of the student scholarship winners, and the projects they are currently working on.

Benchmarks hint at MacBook Pro with Intel's powerful six-core Core i7-8750H

Sunday June 03, 2018

Apple could use tomorrow's WWDC keynote to raise the performance bar for top-end MacBook Pros, new benchmarks suggest.

Last chance: Loaded 15" MacBook Pros from $2,699; $450 off high-end iMac Pro; $500 off 27" iMac 5K

Sunday June 03, 2018

Time is running out to save up to $500 on several popular 2017 15-inch MacBook Pros with upgraded specs, as well as iMac Pros and 27-inch iMac 5Ks. Snap up the savings, available only at AppleInsider.

Messages in iCloud: Everything you need to know

Saturday June 02, 2018

Messages in iCloud is a great upgrade to Apple's messaging platform, working across both iOS and macOS devices. AppleInsider takes a deep dive on what Messages in iCloud can do, how it works, and where it has limitations.

Apple has new dark mode, Apple News app planned for macOS 10.14 [u]

Saturday June 02, 2018

Apple itself has leaked a first look at macOS 10.14 ahead of WWDC, including a redesigned Xcode, an Apple News app, and new Mac App Store video previews.

App Roundup: Things 3, Plex for iOS, Overflow 3.0, Philips Hue 3.0, more!

Saturday June 02, 2018

New apps and updates to existing software are pushed to the App Store and other online marketplaces every day, and there are simply too many of them to keep track of all of the changes. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main macOS and iOS updates and launches from the last week that you should know about.

This week on AI: Catch up on the week's most popular Apple news

Saturday June 02, 2018

There were two common themes in the stories AppleInsider readers liked this week: June 4's WWDC in San Jose, and the release of iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4, finally introducing AirPlay 2.

Apple approves Telegram update after Russian government demands app shutdown

Friday June 01, 2018

Amidst a contentious battle with the Russian government over demands to pull Telegram from the App Store, Apple on Friday approved an updated version of the messaging app after seemingly blocking such changes for two months.

Apple to debut new ARKit tools at WWDC supporting multi-player augmented reality

Friday June 01, 2018

Apple's ARKit may make a big leap forward at WWDC, with Apple adding the ability to allow multiple iPhones to share the same the same virtual environment while also limiting personal data transmitted to the company's server.

What's new in macOS 10.13.5: Messages in iCloud

Friday June 01, 2018

A few days after the iOS 11.4 update, macOS 10.13.5 has finally been unleashed for the Mac. While primarily focused on bug fixes, there are at least a couple things of note here in Apple's latest update.