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2018

Lowest prices anywhere: 13" MacBook Pros on sale from $1,099; 15" models as low as $1,699; $450 off Apple's 2017 27" iMac 5K

Friday May 18, 2018

Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices this weekend on popular 2017 MacBook Pros and iMacs. Save up to $450 on current models and up to $1,200 on closeout configs with instant and coupon discounts, along with 0% financing OAC and no sales tax collected in most states.

Review: Philips Hue Wellner lamp with Apple HomeKit

Friday May 18, 2018

If you're into its style, the Philips Hue Wellner lamp can be a decent way to way to expand an existing Hue setup, but it's not much good to people who haven't invested -- or plan to invest -- in the ecosystem.

Commemorate the Royal Wedding with this $4,000 gold iPhone X

Friday May 18, 2018

Goldgenie is marking this weekend's wedding of the UK's Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle by selling a limited-edition iPhone X, one that is encased in 24-karat gold with a commemorative engraving of the couple, priced at just under $4,000.

Developers Union urges Apple to allow free app trials, make it easier to earn a living

Friday May 18, 2018

On Friday a fledgling group calling itself the Developers Union published an open letter to Apple, calling on the company to both expand free app trials and provide developers a livable revenue cut from the App Store.

Tidal looking into possible data breach as it denies inflating Beyonce & Kanye West streams

Friday May 18, 2018

Troubled music service Tidal is hiring a third-party security firm to investigate a possible data breach, amid accusations it inflated streaming figures for albums by Beyonce and Kanye West.

Video: the iPhone X reviewed, six months later

Friday May 18, 2018

From its release right up until this month's earnings announcement, analysts have said Apple will discontinue the iPhone X this year due to low sales. While the iPhone X itself might be replaced by new models and not continue for a second year, like the iPhone 7, there is no denying what Apple's premium smartphone has brought to the table.

Apple makes first payment of $15.3B disputed Irish tax bill to escrow account

Friday May 18, 2018

Apple has started to pay off its $15.3 billion tax bill to Ireland, the country's Finance Minister has confirmed, transferring the first $1.76 billion payment to an escrow account.

This high-tech Dubai apartment building draws inspiration from Apple's iPod & iPad

Friday May 18, 2018

A technologically advanced apartment complex in Dubai, opening later this year, was inspired by the design of Apple's iPod, according to its architect.

How to delete the 'mshelper' malware from macOS

Friday May 18, 2018

If your Mac is running hot and is consuming its battery at a higher rate than expected in recent days, you may be affected by 'mshelper.' AppleInsider explains how to check for the resource-consuming malware, and how to stop it from slowing down macOS.

AppleInsider Podcast talks with artist Author&Punisher, plus Eventide and Teenage Engineering at Moogfest 2018

Friday May 18, 2018

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor goes to Moogfest 2018 and meets one of the artists performing there, Author&Punisher. Also, we talk with effects processor maker Eventide and synthesizer maker Teenage Engineering about their products and how they're taking advantage of iOS.

StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docks offer dual video outputs in a compact package

Friday May 18, 2018

Peripherals vendor StarTech has shipped a pair of Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docking stations that add a wider selection of ports to an iMac or a MacBook, with each including support for a pair of 4K monitors and Gigabit Ethernet connections.

Apple HomePod competitor Sonos lays off 96 employees ahead of expected IPO

Friday May 18, 2018

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos on Thursday revealed plans to cut 96 employees from its workforce in a bid to boost profitability, a move that comes just ahead of an expected initial public offering said to be valued in the billions.

Apple must fight $15.3B EU tax bill without US government help, court says

Thursday May 17, 2018

On Thursday, the European Union Court of Justice blocked U.S. efforts to side with Apple in the appeal of a $15.3 billion tax bill, which the European Commission first ordered Ireland to collect in August 2016.

Apple sold about 600,000 HomePods in the first quarter

Thursday May 17, 2018

Apple may have shipped just 600,000 HomePods during the March quarter, according to an estimate published on Thursday, giving it 6 percent of the fledgling smart speaker market.

How to merge together multiple PDF documents using Preview in macOS

Thursday May 17, 2018

If you need to combine multiple PDF files into a single document, the Preview application in macOS can do the task. AppleInsider explains how to transfer sections between PDF documents to create a single compilation from a variety of sources.

Apple supplier Toshiba gets China's approval to execute $14B memory chip unit sale

Thursday May 17, 2018

Toshiba has received approval from the Chinese government to sell a majority stake of its chip unit, in a move that could affect dealings for the NAND flash memory used in iPhones and other Apple devices.

Hands on: Steam Link lets you play Mac and PC games on iOS and tvOS with a few hiccups

Thursday May 17, 2018

Steam Link, the iOS and tvOS application that lets you play your Mac titles on your other devices, launched on beta on Thursday. We spent the last few days testing it out on a variety of different games, and can tell you what to expect.

Apple issues sixth developer beta of iOS 11.4

Thursday May 17, 2018

Apple has seeded the sixth developer beta for iOS 11.4, a mere three days after the fifth betas of Apple's operating systems were distributed for testing ahead of an upcoming public release.

'Apple Glasses' AR headset could launch in 2021, says Gene Munster

Thursday May 17, 2018

Apple could release a highly rumored augmented reality wearable in 2021, according to a note from Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster discussing product categories the iPhone producer could pursue, with the rumored 'Apple Glasses' predicted to sell over 10 million units in its first year.

Waze for iPhone gets dash display, voice control in Ford vehicles

Thursday May 17, 2018

People using Google's Waze navigation app on the iPhone can now pair it with any Ford vehicle running SYNC 3, giving them not just a mirrored touchscreen interface but access to voice controls.