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2018

Killer 24 Hour Deals: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro w/ 1TB SSD and Radeon 460 for $2,299 ($1,200 off); $10-$15 off iTunes gift cards

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Today (Jan. 31st) only, while supplies last, shoppers can save $1,200 on Apple's Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with an upgraded 2.9GHz processor, 1TB of SSD storage and Radeon 460 graphics, the absolute lowest price we've ever seen. Plus, expedited shipping is free, and there's no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Apple iTunes gift cards are also $10 to $15 off with Google Pay.

Apple responding to US government inquiries over iPhone throttling

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Apple late Tuesday confirmed it received, and is currently responding to, questions from U.S. government agencies concerning the handling of iPhone battery issues through a software update that throttled the performance of some handsets.

President Trump mentions Apple's pending US investment in State of the Union address

Tuesday January 30, 2018

President Donald Trump gave a tip of the cap to Apple during the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, pointing to the California tech giant's plans to infuse some $350 billion into the U.S. economy over the next five years.

CNN blames Apple for bombarding users with repeated Apple News push notification [u]

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Earlier today, a number of iPhone owners were inundated by a series of repeated Apple News push notifications alerting users to CNN's follow-up on Hawaii's false ballistic missile alarm. The news organization has since issued a statement blaming Apple for the mishap.

Microsoft updates Office for iPhone & iPad with real-time collaboration, drag & drop

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Microsoft on Tuesday released major updates to the iOS versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, adding features like real-time collaboration, and drag-and-drop support on iPads with iOS 11 or later.

Deals: $250-$300 off 13" MacBook Pros; iMacs as low as $799 with no tax in 48 states

Tuesday January 30, 2018

New coupon discounts have gone into effect this week on MacBook Pros and iMacs. Save $250 to $300 on Mid 2017 13" MacBook Pros with upgrades -- or pick up a closeout 21.5-inch iMac for just $799 with coupon, the lowest price available. Shipping is free and there's no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

Microsoft adds support for Files, Drag and Drop to OneDrive for iOS, teases Edge browser for iPad

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Microsoft is continuing to make its apps more useful to iPhone and iPad users, with updates to the OneDrive app adding support for the Files app and iOS 11 features, while reports indicate the company is preparing to expand its Edge browser from iPhone to iPad in the near future.

Director Steven Soderbergh calls shooting on Apple's iPhone a 'gamechanger,' wants to use it for all future movies

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh shot his latest feature film, "Unsane," entirely on Apple's iPhone. The outcome was so positive, he called it "one of the most liberating experiences that I've ever had as a filmmaker."

US DOJ, SEC investigating how Apple handled throttling of aging iPhone batteries

Tuesday January 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are reportedly starting to look into if Apple violated securities laws, regarding how it informed consumers about the iOS update that implemented the throttling of chemically depleted batteries in iOS 10.2.1.

Hands on: $249 CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus is a great port expander for new MacBook Pro owners

Tuesday January 30, 2018

CalDigit's third Thunderbolt 3 dock is on AppleInsider's test rig, and has some connectivity improvements including a discrete 10Gbit/sec USB-C port boosting it above the company's previous offerings.

Apple's Eddy Cue to speak at Austin's SXSW 2018 in March

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has joined the roster of featured speakers for this year's South-by-Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.

'iOS 12' features put on hold said to include multiplayer AR games, automatic sorting of photos

Tuesday January 30, 2018

A second report sheds more light on the features not expected to make the cut for this year's "iOS 12" update, as a redesigned home screen app grid, multiplayer support for augmented reality, and new algorithmic sorting of photos are now reportedly likely to wait until "iOS 13."

Google closes $1.1B HTC deal, setting up collision course with Apple's iPhone

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Google has officially cemented its $1.1 billion deal for HTC's engineering and design teams, putting the company in a position to more directly challenge Apple in the smartphone market.

WSJ jumps on iPhone X production cut story, adds new fictions

Tuesday January 30, 2018

One day after Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei issued its annual iPhone component panic story, the Wall Street Journal published its own hand-wringing coverage of the state of iPhone X, just two days before Apple is set to deliver financial results for the holiday quarter. Beyond simply floating the same rumored cuts, the new report tacks on an additional false claim that has already been publicly rebutted by Apple's executives.

Caldigit launches $249 Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus dock with 10Gbps USB-C, 85W charging, cuts older TS3 dock to $199

Tuesday January 30, 2018

CalDigit has introduced two new products to its range of docks, with the Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus offering extensive connectivity options via a total of 15 ports, while last year's Thunderbolt Station 3 is now being offered at the lower price of $199.

Apple supplier Murata casts doubt on claims of lowered iPhone X production

Tuesday January 30, 2018

A report suggesting that Apple is cutting iPhone X production in half for the March quarter is off the mark, according to an executive at one of the company's Japanese suppliers.

Amazon, big finance spearhead healthcare effort without 'profit-making incentives'

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase have announced plans to develop a program to pare down health care costs initially for their own employees, but with a suggestion that it could expand the effort to the rest of Americans in the future.

Kantar calls iPhone X pricing 'vindicated' as Apple sees marketshare grow across Europe, China, Australia & Japan

Tuesday January 30, 2018

As hand wringing over the $999-and-up pricing of the iPhone X continues, analysts at Kantar Worldpanel see the premium-priced handset as a wise move for Apple, after tracking marketshare gains for iOS in a number of key markets across the globe.

Apple delays refresh of home screen in 'iOS 12' to focus on performance & reliability - report

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Apple apparently had big plans on tap for this year's major iOS update, but is said to have delayed some of the tentpole features, including a new home screen and in-car features, until 2019, allowing it to instead focus on squashing bugs and improving performance.

Apple Pay accepted at 1 out of 2 U.S. stores, says Apple VP Jennifer Bailey

Tuesday January 30, 2018

Speaking at NRF 2018 Retail's Big Show in New York earlier this month, Apple Pay VP Jennifer Bailey presented a speech detailing how iPhone changed the retail landscape, and outlined the tech company's ongoing efforts in the mobile payment marketplace.