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2017

This week on AI: Apple's 'iPhone 8' features all but confirmed, 2017 4K iMac review & more

Saturday June 17, 2017

Following the intensity of WWDC, the heat of the iron softened to a warm glow this week, with reports all but confirming some of the features of upcoming iPhones -- as well as original video content becoming a key product at Apple.

Watch: 2017 vs. 2016 Apple iPad Pro comparison

Friday June 16, 2017

Apple's newly released iPad Pro models offer a number of changes over their predecessors, but sorting out exactly what has been updated can be difficult. Thankfully, AppleInsider is here to help you make sense of it.

Upcoming Apple Pay shopping event in San Francisco offers discounts for iPhone-based mobile payments

Friday June 16, 2017

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco next weekend to promote the use of Apple Pay in stores and restaurants, with a number of merchants in two popular shopping areas offering exclusive discounts for customers using Apple's mobile payment platform to pay for goods and services.

Hands-on: $499 gesture-controlled DJI Spark drone offers portability, simplicity

Friday June 16, 2017

The first DJI Spark orders are now on their way to customers, and AppleInsider offers a first look at what comes in the box with the diminutive new gesture-controlled flying camera, which aims to make it simpler than ever to fly a drone.

Apple's eGPU developer's kit is promising, but what gets delivered in the future is anybody's guess

Friday June 16, 2017

After hammering on Apple's external GPU developer's kit for a week, AppleInsider discusses the hardware, the technology, and what needs to happen in the future for adoption of the concept by Mac users.

Watch: Apple's 21.5" iMac with Retina 4K display gets dedicated graphics, Kaby Lake

Friday June 16, 2017

All of Apple's 21.5-inch 4K iMac models now have the necessary pixel pushing power of dedicated graphics cards, thanks to the latest refresh. Take a closer look at the updated all-in-one desktop in AppleInsider's video review.

Charity auction offers lunch with Eddy Cue at Apple Park

Friday June 16, 2017

Apple services chief Eddy Cue has followed CEO Tim Cook in offering a lunch date to the winner of a charity auction, with the latest Charitybuzz lot aiming to raise funds for the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation through the sale of a meeting with the executive at the new Apple Park headquarters.

Amazon devours Whole Foods grocery chain for $13.7B, expanding AmazonFresh delivery avenues

Friday June 16, 2017

A blockbuster deal announced Friday morning will see e-commerce giant Amazon buy organic and all-natural food vendor Whole Foods in an all-cash deal -- and other retailers and grocers are seeing massive stock drops because of it.

Apple beefs up unique video content team with pair of Sony programming directors

Friday June 16, 2017

Apple has hired Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, a pair of former Sony Pictures Television executives previously responsible for programming like "Breaking Bad" and "The Goldbergs."

AppleInsider talks 10.5" iPad Pro experience, iOS 11, ARKit, and the wish for a good smart TV

Friday June 16, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk iPad Pro 10.5", which iPad offers the best value, iOS 11, augmented reality, and much more.

Apple AirPort not on latest 'Vault 7' list of gear susceptible to factory firmware hack by CIA

Thursday June 15, 2017

The latest dump of "leaked" documents from WikiLeaks reportedly from the CIA details the "Cherry Blossom" firmware modification program, which allowed intelligence agencies to change firmware in a networking company's factories -- but Apple AirPort hardware appears to be unaffected by the effort.

Lowest Price Ever: 32GB Apple TV for $99 ($50 off) with no tax in 48 states

Thursday June 15, 2017

While supplies last, shoppers can save $50 instantly on Apple's 4th generation 32GB TV, bringing the price down to $99 with free shipping and no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. At under $100, this is the lowest price we've seen to date from an Apple authorized reseller.

2017 4K, 5K iMacs won't support Target Display Mode, despite Thunderbolt 3

Thursday June 15, 2017

Apple has definitively stated that new 2017 iMacs will not support Target Display Mode, a feature that previously allowed some iMac models between 2009 and 2014 to use their built-in display as an external monitor for another Mac connected via Mini Display Port or Thunderbolt.

Report claims Nest open to HomeKit compatibility, new info suggests move not imminent

Thursday June 15, 2017

A new report claims that Google's smart thermostat and smart home hardware vendor Nest is considering a move to support HomeKit -- but few hard details are available and new information suggests that compatibility isn't coming any time soon.

Apple Music rival Spotify tops 140 million free & paid subscribers

Thursday June 15, 2017

Keeping ahead of Apple in on-demand streaming, Spotify on Thursday revealed that it has over 140 million active users worldwide, including both Premium customers and people on its free ad-supported tier.

Review: Apple's 21.5" iMac with Retina 4K display gets solid 2017 architectural refresh

Thursday June 15, 2017

Apple has radically overhauled its iMac lineup for 2017, giving its 21.5 inch Retina 4K models dedicated graphics driven by AMD Radeon Pro 555/560 GPUs; a brighter display with enhanced P3 color; more powerful Intel Kaby Lake CPUs; upgradable RAM sockets; faster SSD drives and modern, ultrafast USB C and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

Apple forecast to sell 41.5M iPhones in solid June quarter

Thursday June 15, 2017

Investors expect iPhone sales will return to growth in the current June quarter, moving up slightly from the same period a year ago, as the world waits for an anticipated "iPhone 8" this fall.

E3 2017: 'Hitman,' 'Ark: Survival Evolved,' 'The Pillars of the Earth' coming soon to Mac

Thursday June 15, 2017

Three games are preparing to launch on Mac this summer, with 'Hitman' arriving on June 20, 'Ark: Survival Evolved' leaving Early Access after two years with a full release on August 8, and the first part of 'The Pillars of the Earth' game adaptation shipping August 15.

IBM opens new 'Garages' to boost development of MobileFirst apps for iOS

Thursday June 15, 2017

IBM on Thursday announced an expansion of its "Garage" concept, introducing yet more physical offices meant to speed up the creation of MobileFirst iOS apps for enterprise clients.

Twitter launches redesigned iOS app with new look, use of Safari's in-app viewer

Thursday June 15, 2017

Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out a new edition of its app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, giving it a new look and interface, as well as making some functional improvements including more convenient use of Safari for viewing links.