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2017

Apple Pay person-to-person transfers will be free with debit card, incur 3% fee with credit card

Thursday June 08, 2017

This fall's launch of iOS 11 will include secure person-to-person money transfers authorized by Apple Pay, but if you use it with a credit card instead of debit, the service comes with a caveat: an industry-standard 3 percent fee.

Inside watchOS 4: Use NFC to pair the Apple Watch with an iPhone

Thursday June 08, 2017

One of the most obvious things to add to the Apple Watch is a new way to pair it to an iPhone. Starting with iOS 11 and WatchOS 4, Apple has added the ability to pair the devices through Near Field Communication.

Hands-on: GoPro's 360-degree 5.2K Fusion VR camera

Thursday June 08, 2017

GoPro on Thursday gave AppleInsider a closer look at the company's upcoming Fusion camera, a 5.2K resolution 360-degree camera that will bring immersive virtual reality recording to the masses.

GarageBand for Mac update adds Touch Bar support, more virtual drummers

Thursday June 08, 2017

Apple on Monday released an update for GarageBand on Mac, adding Touch Bar support to the music creation software, with other additions including a design refresh to make the audio tool easier to use, three new drummers, and more drum loops to be added to a user's composition.

Inside macOS 10.13 High Sierra: APFS benefits end users with space, speed

Thursday June 08, 2017

Apple's next-generation APFS has made its way to macOS High Sierra after an official debut on iOS 10.3, and with it comes essentially instant file copies, better efficiency for greater overall speed, and fine-tuning of read and write operations boosting system performance.

B&H is now shipping Apple's new 2017 13" MacBook Pros and 21" and 27" iMacs with no tax in 48 states [u]

Thursday June 08, 2017

Fresh on the heels of Apple's WWDC hardware announcements, B&H Photo is now shipping several Mid 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro and iMac configurations with free expedited delivery and no tax outside NY and NJ. Updated availability on June 9.

Teardown, testing discover Apple made 2017 iMacs easier for users to upgrade

Thursday June 08, 2017

Apple is making its recently-released iMacs more easily upgradeable, with retailer OWC confirming the base specification 27-inch 5K iMac can be fitted with up to 64GB of RAM, while an iFixit teardown reveals both the memory and the processor used in the 21.5-inch 4K iMac can be removed and replaced.

See how Apple Pay person-to-person payments will work in iOS 11

Thursday June 08, 2017

With iOS 11 coming this fall, Apple Pay will allow you to send money directly to friends, family and others through the Messages app. See how it will work in AppleInsider's latest video.

Inside iOS 11: App Store renovation for iPhone, iPad clearly Apple Music inspired

Thursday June 08, 2017

Other than speed enhancements and new multitasking features, some of the changes to iOS 11 are cosmetic -- one of those surface changes is the appearance of the App Store to make it more look like Apple Music's design language.

Apple opens up HomeKit development with software authentication & looser licensing

Wednesday June 07, 2017

In a Wednesday session during the company's ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Apple announced a pair of changes to HomeKit meant to encourage faster adoption of the smarthome platform.

Apple's latest 'Shot on iPhone' ad taps Carl Sagan & nature imagery to sell video features

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Apple on Wednesday premiered its latest "Shot on iPhone" commercial, "Earth," this time focused around the iPhone's video capabilities.

China arrests 22 suspects for selling Apple user data on black market

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Police in the coastal Chinese province of Zhejiang have arrested 22 Apple distributors, accusing them of reselling iPhone user data to anyone willing to pay.

Apple-branded sneakers from early '90s to auction off for over $15,000

Wednesday June 07, 2017

On June 11, a pair of official Apple-branded sneakers from the early 1990s will be sold at auction, with a starting bid of $15,000.

Amazon willing to allow Apple's Siri on Echo speakers, executive says

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Amazon is open to supporting third-party voice assistants like Apple's Siri or Google Assistant on its Echo speakers, the company's senior VP of devices said on Wednesday.

Apple may use Micro LED in wearables 'as soon as 2018'

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Apple may adopt Micro LED displays for wearables like the Apple Watch as soon as next year, according to a report.

iOS 11 for iPhone: See some of Apple's best new features in action

Wednesday June 07, 2017

This year's Worldwide Developers Conference was jam-packed with announcements, but for many, the biggest news is the next-generation version of Apple's most popular platform, iOS 11. AppleInsider dives in and offers you a closer look at what's new in iOS 11 in this video.

ARKit processor limitations cuts compatibility to iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and newer

Wednesday June 07, 2017

A line has been drawn through the iOS 11-compatible devices in ARKit, with only hardware with the A9 or A10 family processors able to use the augmented reality software.

Apple announces WWDC17 Apple Design Award recipients, and we talked to them about their apps

Wednesday June 07, 2017

This years' Apple Design Awards recipients spanned the globe, ranging from novel games designed by a single developer to larger productions developed across a staff of full time coders and artists.

PSA: Don't install iOS 11 beta on your main iPhone unless you hate yourself

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Every year, Apple debuts a new version of iOS in beta form. Every year, you get excited and want to test it before it's ready for public consumption. Every year, you will regret doing so.

Inside iOS 11: Apple's Control Center grows modular, gets customizable

Wednesday June 07, 2017

For the second year in a row, the iOS Control Center is about to get a major overhaul, with the latest revisions coming in iOS 11 even bigger than last time -- including the ability to add or remove shortcuts.