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2019

Second report backs Czech Apple Pay launch on Feb. 19

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Apple Pay will launch in the Czech Republic at 6 a.m. local time on Feb. 19, a local report said on Wednesday.

Amazon's eero buy is the clearest sign yet that Apple should revive the AirPort

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Amazon's purchase of eero for its Wi-Fi router technology has put the corporation in the position of ultimately being able to see all our web traffic, should they see fit to do so. Apple should plant a flag in the ground for user privacy and return to manufacturing, designing, and securing Wi-Fi networking gear.

'Fire Emblem Heroes' passes $500M, crushes Nintendo's other smartphone games

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Nintendo's most successful smartphone game to date is "Fire Emblem Heroes," reaping over $500 million and brushing away all of the company's other properties like "Super Mario Run" and "Animal Crossing."

Hands on: Plugable USB-C NVMe drive enclosure brings cost-effective speed to external storage

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Announced on Wednesday, Plugable's new NVMe SSD enclosure is tool-free, and utilizes the full speed of USB 3.1 type C generation 2.

Apple's Tim Cook will 'take a look' at controversial Saudi app used to track women

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised his company will "take a look" at Absher, a Saudi government app with a feature letting men control the travel of their wives and daughters.

Humanity is killing itself with fat, and we're going to show you how the Apple Watch can save you

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Apple's attempts to make its users more aware of their health over the years has introduced many new products and services, all with the goal of getting users in shape, but considering the sedentary way many people live their lives, especially those who work from home, maybe the heavy-handed push to get fitter is warranted.

Poor customer service is tarnishing Apple's image in India

Wednesday February 13, 2019

A report on Tuesday illustrates Apple's struggle to offer high quality after-sales service to customers in India, a product for which the company is known globally but is unable to provide due to strict retail laws in the country.

Apple Watch 'clear market leader' in quickly growing smartwatch market, report says

Wednesday February 13, 2019

The U.S. smartwatch market expanded drastically during 2018, according to a new report from NDP that crowns Apple the undisputed market leader.

Apple kicks off series of health-related events in Apple Stores for Heart Month

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Apple continues its commitment to health and the American Heart Month with a series of new health-focused events at select Apple Stores, including a special session in San Francisco that featured Apple VP Sumbul Desai.

Apple's self-driving cars disengage from autonomous mode about once per mile, highest rate in California

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Fresh statistics from California's Department of Motor Vehicles reveals Apple's self-driving car testbed as the worst performing system on the road in terms of disengagements, or instances when the vehicle is forced to exit autonomous mode and return control to a human pilot.

Apple rumored to launch subscription News at March 25 event, 'AirPods 2' and new iPad mini not expected

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Apple is planning to hold a March 25 press event at the Steve Jobs Theater, located at Apple Park in Cupertino, a report claimed on Tuesday.

Review: Picaso Labs iPad Pro leather sleeve is more protective alternative to Apple's

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Picaso Labs has released a new sleeve for the latest iPad Pro models, and we wrapped it around our 12.9-inch 3rd generation iPad Pro for the past couple weeks to test it out.

Publishers balk at Apple's news subscription proposal over revenue split, access to subscriber data

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Publishers are objecting to plans by Apple to offer a subscription news service, according to a report, with the revenue distribution between Apple and the publishers themselves seemingly the sticking point preventing the rumored service from taking off.

Mac desktop shootout -- $3500 iMac 5K versus $1700 Mac mini

Tuesday February 12, 2019

The first computer that comes to mind for an Apple desktop for best performance for less than $3500 is the iMac 5K with lots of upgrades, but the Mac mini gives it a run for its money. AppleInsider details two high-end options for the iMac 5K and Mac mini, and compares them head-to-head.

Apple may have been paid $9.5B by Google in 2018 to stay default Safari search option

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Google may have paid Apple close to $9.5 billion in 2018 to remain the default search engine in Safari, Goldman Sachs analysts said in an investor memo this week.

Hands on with Alpine's new, and giant, F309 CarPlay receiver

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Alpine has recently introduced updates to its line of aftermarket CarPlay receivers. Following our return from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider got a chance to check the Alpine F309.

Apple Watch heart rate alerts leads woman to supraventricular tachycardia diagnosis

Tuesday February 12, 2019

A home nurse in Fayetteville, N.C. was reportedly put on a path to discovering supraventricular tachycardia by her Apple Watch.

Porn and gambling apps abuse Apple's Enterprise Certificates process to avoid App Store rules

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Major tech companies like Facebook and Google are not the only ones taking advantage of Apple's Enterprise Certificate program, as a report has discovered apps dedicated to pornography and gambling are using the system to bypass Apple's App Store content guidelines.

Last call: Up to $380 off 12.9" iPad Pros plus free JBL E55BT wireless headphones ($150 value)

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Final day! While supplies last, B&H Photo is knocking hundreds off 2017 12.9-inch iPad Pros and throwing in a free pair of JBL E55BT Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones valued at $149.95 exclusively for AI readers. Add free expedited shipping and a free screen protector to the mix, and these deals offer shoppers an additional $170 in freebies on top of instant rebates of up to $380 off.

US Senator demands Apple & Google pull app used by Saudis to oppress women

Tuesday February 12, 2019

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has issued a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, calling on the pair to pull an app used to track the movements of Saudi women.