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2017

Amazon prepping pair of 4K60 Fire TV models for release shortly after Apple TV refresh

Monday September 11, 2017

Amazon appears to be on the cusp of announcing a pair of new streaming devices, with both capable of 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.

Tim Cook says Apple working on 'a lot of stuff' in health, not necessarily profit-driven

Monday September 11, 2017

Apple is secretly working on many things in the health arena, CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published on Monday, but only some of them are expected to translate into revenue-generating businesses.

Cupertino building dept. approved Steve Jobs Theater occupancy after iPhone X event invites were sent

Monday September 11, 2017

Apple invited members of the press to the new Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park on Aug. 31, but the City of Cupertino didn't actually sign off on allowing people into the building until a day later, documents reveal.

Final day! Giveaway: Enter to win a pair of custom painted AirPods from BlackPods (2 pairs are up for grabs)

Monday September 11, 2017

Ends tonight! It's time for another giveaway! BlackPods is partnering with AppleInsider this week to offer readers the chance to win a pair of BlackPods (AirPods finished with a military-grade coating) in Classic or Stealth. Two pairs are up for grabs -- enter today for your chance to win.

Crowdfunded HomeKit smoke detector Birdi marred by late and low-quantity deliveries, silence from company

Monday September 11, 2017

Birdi had a promising start with a successful crowd funding campaign for a HomeKit smoke detector. But, the tale of the company after taking customer's money for a product that appears to have not delivered in any real quantity is clouded in secrecy.

iPhone X supply constraints limit Apple's production to less than 10,000 units per day

Monday September 11, 2017

Mass production of the iPhone X faces significant challenges ahead of launch, particularly for the gold model, with new technology limiting Apple to producing less than 10,000 units per day, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

7th-gen iPod touch with Face ID hinted at in iOS 11 GM code

Monday September 11, 2017

Though largely neglected in recent years, the iPod line could soon get a fresh upgrade to keep it relevant in the era of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, code from the leaked iOS 11 golden master suggests.

'Apple TV 4K' shipping with six-core A10X Fusion chip, 3GB of RAM [u]

Monday September 11, 2017

Apple's new streaming set-top will be called the "Apple TV 4K," and come with a six-core A10X Fusion processor and 3 gigabytes of RAM, according to the latest information gleaned from the iOS 11 GM. [Updated with clarification on cores]

Apple's new wearables advance Tuesday with Apple Watch S3, AirPods 2

Monday September 11, 2017

Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8-- and a premium new iPhone X-- to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the company's new HomePod appliance-- as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters-- focusing on wearables.

Apple's iPhone X & iPhone 8 Plus to come with 3GB of RAM, iPhone 8 with 2GB

Monday September 11, 2017

More information gleaned from this weekend's iOS 11 GM leak point to memory allotments for Apple's upcoming iPhone models, with the top-end OLED-toting iPhone X and 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus to feature 3GB of RAM, while the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 will make do with 2GB.

Review: Google Wifi mesh networking solution easy to set up, configure

Sunday September 10, 2017

Everyone seems to have their own way to fix poor Wi-Fi, from signal boosters to antennas, but mesh systems have risen to the top as one of the better solutions available. Google, being the internet-centric company that it is, entered the fray with a self-branded mesh product last year, and we put it to the test.

Phone X event at Steve Jobs Theater frames the future of Apple, Inc.

Sunday September 10, 2017

Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8 and a premium new iPhone X to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the new HomePod appliance--as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters, focusing on the new lineup of iPhones.

'A11 Fusion' in iPhone X appears to be a six core processor, according to iOS 11 leak [u]

Sunday September 10, 2017

The data trove unearthed by the near-final version of iOS 11 continues to bear fruit, with the latest gleaned data suggesting that the 'A11 Fusion' processor expected to be in the iPhone X has two cores for intensive processing needs, and four high-efficiency cores.

More iOS 11 software examination shows evidence of wireless charging in iPhone

Sunday September 10, 2017

While it is not clear which new iPhone will get wireless charging, further examinations of the leaked "gold master" iOS 11 suggest that wireless charging is imminent -- but no specific details have been gleaned beyond software support.

Apple's biggest introduction on Tuesday: Apple Park

Sunday September 10, 2017

Next Tuesday, Apple is expected to unveil its largest array of new product introductions ever, ranging from iPhone 8-- and a premium new iPhone X-- to a new 4K/HDR Apple TV, new Apple Watch Series 3, revamped AirPods and the company's new HomePod appliance-- as well as its new Apple Park campus. Here's why it all matters-- starting with the location.

Last call! Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro for $2,099 ($700 off) w/ free headphones or Radeon 450 15" for $1,799 + no tax in 48 states

Sunday September 10, 2017

Ends at 1:59 p.m. Eastern today! Exclusively for AI readers, save $700 on Apple's high-end Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 16GB, 512GB, Radeon 455) and score a free pair of JBL headphones valued at $99.95. Or take advantage of a $600 discount on the standard 15" model, now $1,799. Both configs qualify for free expedited shipping with no sales tax outside NY and NJ.

First look: Logitech Craft keyboard with Creative Input dial for macOS

Sunday September 10, 2017

After a week with Logitech's new Craft advanced keyboard, AppleInsider discusses first impressions of the company's new premium -- and most expensive -- keyboard.

Next-gen Apple TV 4K streaming requirements, native resolution revealed

Sunday September 10, 2017

The iOS 11 GM leak continues to yield details about upcoming Apple products, with a Saturday discovery revealing 4K streaming requirements and resolution standards for an as-yet-unreleased Apple TV model.

Rumor: iOS 11 GM leaked by disgruntled employee [u]

Saturday September 09, 2017

This weekend's iOS 11 GM leak revealed -- and confirmed -- a multitude of new features and hardware set to debut this fall, likely spoiling a number of surprises Apple had in store for its special event next week. Taking a step back from the deluge of new information, at least one insider believes the early disclosure was perpetrated by a disgruntled employee.

Further delves into the leaked iOS 11 'gold master' reveal Face ID setup animation

Saturday September 09, 2017

Apple has been suspected of replacing Touch ID on the iPhone X with FaceID -- and looking deeper into the iOS 11 firmware has revealed details on how FaceID setup will likely work.