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2017

Boston Children's Hospital's Dock Health app reduces doctor paperwork, exclusive to Apple iPhone & iPad

Monday October 02, 2017

A new iPhone and iPad app deployed at the Boston Children's Hospital aims to cut back on the pile of physical paper generated by healthcare as part of doing business -- and increase the amount of time that physicians and other caregivers can spend taking care of patients.

Roku unveils $70 Streaming Stick+ with 4K & HDR, faster Express & Express+ models

Monday October 02, 2017

Roku on Monday announced a new lineup of video streaming devices and software, led the by Streaming Stick+, an upgraded version of its portable player with support for 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR).

Federal judge rules FBI not obligated to reveal details about San Bernardino iPhone 5c penetration tool

Monday October 02, 2017

More than a year after the original filing, a judge has ruled that the FBI is not required to disclose any information on how it entered the iPhone 5c gathered as potential evidence in the San Bernardino shooting incident.

Apple posts ARM-compatible source code for XNU kernels in iOS & macOS

Monday October 02, 2017

Apple has silently released ARM-ready source code for the XNU kernels found in iOS and macOS, marking a first for iOS, and possibly showing off some of the groundwork for Macs with ARM-based processors.

Samsung manufacturing arms poised to make $4 billion more from iPhone X than Galaxy S8

Monday October 02, 2017

If estimates and supplier predictions are correct, Samsung is poised to reap $14.3 billion in parts delivery alone from just the iPhone X through 2019, with the Galaxy S8 gathering only $10.1 billion.

Video: iPhone 8 Plus A11 Bionic versus iPhone 7 Plus A10 Fusion performance test

Sunday October 01, 2017

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come loaded with Apple's new A11 Bionic processor. AppleInsider takes a look at everything it brings to the table, and how it compares to the A10 Fusion from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Hands On: OmniGraffle gains drag and drop for iOS 11 on iPad and iPhone

Sunday October 01, 2017

A refresh of the long-time Mac drawing app from the Omni Group now pulls in images and text from other apps.

New Apple video ad shows the effects of Portrait Lighting mode in the iPhone 8 Plus

Saturday September 30, 2017

Apple is promoting the photographic capabilities of the iPhone 8 Plus in a new advertisement released on Saturday morning, with the ad highlighting the new Portrait Lighting mode included with the iPhone by showing the effects users can produce using the feature.

GoPro turns to HEVC compression for Hero 6 Black, same codec used by Apple in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Saturday September 30, 2017

Briefly mentioned during Thursday's GoPro launch event, the new Hero 6 Black with GP1 chip compresses ultra high-resolution video into manageable chunks of data using High Efficiency Video Coding, the same standard adopted by Apple in its latest operating systems.

Apple reportedly 'looking into' pair of iPhone 8 Plus with split screen from swollen battery

Saturday September 30, 2017

After reports circulated on social media about two iPhone 8 Plus exhibiting a swollen battery out of the millions shipped, Apple is reportedly looking into the situation surrounding the accounts and the phones themselves -- as it nearly always does.

Video: iPhone 8 Plus versus iPhone 7 Plus speaker comparison - electronic, rock, and bassy music

Saturday September 30, 2017

With a new iPhone comes new speaker hardware -- AppleInsider takes a listen to the iPhone 8 Plus, and compares it to the 2016 iPhone 7 Plus.

This week on AI: iPhone 8, Apple TV 4K & Apple Watch Series 3 reviewed, 2018 iPhone rumors & more

Saturday September 30, 2017

With the iPhone 8, Apple TV 4K, and Apple Watch Series 3 finally out in the wild, AppleInsider decided to give them a thorough review. The week also saw the release of macOS High Sierra, and rumors about next year's iPhones, as well as why the iPhone X might be in short supply.

Sphero launches iPhone-controlled & programmable Sphero Mini

Friday September 29, 2017

Robot maker Sphero on Friday released the Mini, a smaller version of its signature robot that can be controlled via a Bluetooth-connected iPhone or iPad.

Hands-on: GoPro Hero 6 Black

Friday September 29, 2017

GoPro released its latest action camera product, the Hero 6 Black, on Thursday with a number of incremental upgrades over the year-old Hero 5 Black, most of which are powered by the firm's first in-house designed GP1 chip. AppleInsider was at the launch event in San Francisco to go hands-on with the device.

Samsung still waiting on App Store approval to make Gear Fit2 Pro iPhone-compatible

Friday September 29, 2017

Although the Gear Fit2 Pro went on sale Sept. 15, Samsung is still waiting for Apple to publish a companion iOS app before the fitness tracker can gain promised iPhone compatibility.

Apple pairs with artists on song & decorations to promote Chicago's Michigan Ave. store

Friday September 29, 2017

In advance of an Oct. 20 opening, Apple has commissioned a song and matching artwork to promote the new store coming to Chicago's Michigan Avenue.

Google Drive for iOS updated to make stored documents accessible in Files app

Friday September 29, 2017

Google has updated its Google Drive app for iOS to fully integrate the cloud storage service with the Files app introduced in iOS 11, with the latest version of Google's app making it possible to access and manage documents and photos stored on Google's servers.

APFS in High Sierra causing problems for Unity Engine, Cities: Skylines, Civilization V, more

Friday September 29, 2017

Game development engine producers Unity has strongly recommended to its users to avoid the upgrade to macOS 10.13 for the moment, as despite the firm fixing a number of issues that plagued developers using the tool with High Sierra's beta releases, there are still some faults that need to be rectified to make the game engine stable on Apple's latest operating system -- and APFS is inducing problems in other game titles as well.

Apple reportedly snaps up French computer vision specialists Regaind

Friday September 29, 2017

Apple has allegedly purchased early-phase startup Regaind, a company in the midst of developing a new algorithm for analyzing the content and quality of photos.

iPhone X report shows device with less environmental impact than any other Apple product

Friday September 29, 2017

Apple has rolled out an iPhone X-specific environmental impact, with the page suggesting that the high-end OLED device is more recyclable with less impact on the environment than any of the company's devices that have come before.