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2017

Tim Cook addresses tax reform, Russian Facebook ads, customer privacy, more in interview

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with NBC News' Lester Holt on Wednesday to talk about issues affecting the modern tech industry landscape, from tax reform to concerns that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election through a wide-reaching social media campaign.

Apple, other tech firms join legal challenge to Trump's DACA plans

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple is among a list of high-power technology companies to file briefs in support of a legal effort to halt President Donald Trump's plan to end protections for undocumented immigrants brought into America as children.

iPhone 7 wi-fi, Safari 'zero-day' exploits leveraged in pwn2own hacker's contest

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple's iPhone 7 security was bypassed by a trio of hackers at the Mobile Pwn2Own event, with a wi-fi exploit, a system service bug, and two Safari bugs used to escalate privileges and run arbitrary code on the device.

Qualcomm profit plummets nearly 90 percent amid Apple legal spat

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Qualcomm posted quarterly earnings on Wednesday, noting a precipitous 89.7 percent decline in profits as the chipmaker faces a huge $778 million fine from Taiwanese regulators and an ongoing legal scrum with Apple.

Tim Cook to appear on NBC News to discuss division and manipulation of people by social media

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, and will discuss the alleged Russian manipulation of the U.S. populace with social media.

iPhone X tech was originally meant to show up in 2018, Apple's Riccio says

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple was originally expecting to ship the technologies in the iPhone X in 2018, hardware engineering head Dan Riccio revealed in an interview published this week.

HomePod will pass Siri queries beyond music playback to linked iPhone or iPad for processing

Wednesday November 01, 2017

A delve into the new HomePod firmware, and developer documentation shows that Apple's forthcoming smart speaker will process full Siri queries on a synchronized iPhone or iPad rather than refusing them, or processing them on-device.

How to use animoji on Apple's iPhone X

Wednesday November 01, 2017

One of the unique features enabled by Apple's TrueDepth camera on the iPhone X is animoji -- animated emoji -- based on your real-life head and mouth movements.

Killer iPad Deals: 32GB 9.7" iPad Pro for $399, 128GB for $499 ($200 off) with no tax in 48 states

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Exclusively for AppleInsider readers, B&H Photo is knocking $200 off 32GB and 128GB 9.7-inch iPad Pros (Wi-Fi Only) with free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY and NJ (the lowest prices available). Plus, save $500 to $700 on 2016 15" MacBook Pros with 15% off AppleCare.

GarageBand 2.3 for iOS adds classic drum sequencer, Taiko drums, iPhone X Super Retina support

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Apple has deployed an update for the iOS version of GarageBand, with the new version taking advantage of the Super Retina display on the iPhone X, as well as adding a new sound library and a "classic" beat sequencer.

Apple issues first public beta of iOS 11.2

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Just a few days after the first beta of iOS 11.2 was issued to registered developers, Apple has now supplied members of its public beta program with the pre-release software for iPhone and iPad.

Polish site pegs Apple's AirPower charging mat at $199

Wednesday November 01, 2017

A Polish online store has posted a listing for Apple's AirPower charging mat, due in 2018, claiming the product will cost 999 zlotys or about $273.99 -- which one news site suggests will translate to about $199 in the U.S.

How to invoke Control Center and Notification Center on iPhone X

Wednesday November 01, 2017

With the iPhone X, Apple has by necessity switched up how to trigger both the Control and Notification Centers in iOS 11. Here's how to launch both.

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE use not ideal for marathon runners, offers 3 hours of streaming music & GPS

Wednesday November 01, 2017

If you want to stream music while tracking an extended outdoor workout, you'll probably want to bring your iPhone in tow with your new Apple Watch Series 3, as the latest watchOS 4.1 update offers just three hours of uptime while streaming music and using GPS.

First look: Apple's official iPhone X leather and silicone cases

Wednesday November 01, 2017

Though Apple is holding back deliveries of the iPhone X until its official launch on Friday, the company has placed no such restrictions on official cases for the highly anticipated handset, as customers have now been receiving Apple's official iPhone X protective cases.

Irish court rejects appeal against Apple data center, clearing legal hurdles

Wednesday November 01, 2017

The Irish High Court has tossed an appeal of a ruling in favor of Apple's Athenry data center, in theory removing the final legal obstacle towards the project's construction.

How to enable and use Reachability on iPhone X

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Though the iPhone X removes the home button in favor of Face ID and a full-face display, users might still require access to Apple's Reachability feature for one-handed use. Despite reports to the contrary, the accessibility option is alive and well in Apple's latest flagship. We show you how to use it.

Woolworths Australia adds rewards card to Apple Wallet app

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Australian grocer Woolworths this month became the first retailer in the country to link its rewards card with Apple Wallet, allowing customers to load and redeem points and discounts via the digital wallet system.

Face ID on iPhone X is just as fast, if not faster, than Touch ID

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Much has been said about Face ID on iPhone X, but prospective customers are wondering how the new face-based recognition system performs against Apple's established Touch ID system. In our tests, Face ID is as fast, or in some cases faster, than its predecessor.

Apple ID holders can now switch from third-party email address logins to Apple email domains

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple ID policy, allowing account holders using third-party email addresses as login credentials to switch to an Apple-provided email address.