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2017

Nativ ships touchscreen-based Vita music player with built-in Apple Music support

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Electronics maker Nativ on Wednesday launched the Vita, a high-end, touchscreen-based music player and server which has the rare feature of integrated Apple Music support.

Largan confirms it will ship facial recognition 3D sensors this year, in time for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Though the company stopped short of saying who the components are for, Apple supplier Largan has affirmed that it will ship 3D sensors capable of scanning a user's face and unique iris, capabilities rumored to be a part of the anticipated "iPhone 8."

Inside iOS 11: HomeKit gains multi-person geofencing, conditional triggers

Wednesday June 14, 2017

With iOS 11, currently in a developer beta, Apple is enabling more complexity in the triggers for HomeKit scenes and events, making them adaptable to a wider variety of circumstances.

10.5" iPad Pro teardown finds Apple's 120Hz ProMotion display requires four connecting cables

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Pushing the pixels of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro Retina display at a blazing 120Hz refresh rate requires more bandwidth, which led Apple to double the number of connecting cables for the new iPad's LCD screen, a teardown of the device has discovered.

E3 2017: 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends' card game for iPad to expand, iPhone version arrives this summer

Wednesday June 14, 2017

Bethesda this week announced an expansion -- with over 150 new cards -- for its iPad digital card game, "The Elder Scrolls: Legends," as well as an iPhone version of the game coming in July.

Watch: 2017 12" MacBook with Intel Kaby Lake vs. 2015 version

Tuesday June 13, 2017

As part of last week's MacBook refresh, Apple released an upgraded version of the 12-inch MacBook with Retina display, incorporating Intel's latest Kaby Lake processors, faster SSDs and minor aesthetic improvements. AppleInsider pits the new version against its 2015 predecessor in this video.

Review: Apple's new 12" MacBook boasts incremental speed improvements

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Apple last week refreshed its MacBook lineup with processor upgrades and minor aesthetic tweaks, with the 12-inch MacBook benefiting from new Intel silicon and faster SSDs. Are the changes enough to prompt existing owners to upgrade? Find out in AppleInsider's video review.

First look: Apple launches iPad Pro in new 10.5" form factor with vibrant 120Hz screen

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Just over a week after Apple took the wraps off of its new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, the new premium touchscreen tablet is now available and finding its way into the hands of consumers. AppleInsider offers a first look at Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro.

Apple posts second 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story' trailer ahead of June 25 release

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Apple on Tuesday posted to Twitter a teaser trailer for the upcoming Sean "Diddy" Combs documentary "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story," which is due to hit Apple Music as an exclusive release on June 25.

Apple updates iWork apps for Mac & iOS with new shape libraries, other enhancements

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Apple on Tuesday updated both the Mac and iOS editions of its iWork suite, primarily adding 500 new shapes that can be inserted into any Pages, Numbers, or Keynote document.

Uber's CEO takes temporary leave amid attempts to reset corporate culture

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Tuesday informed workers that he'll be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the ridesharing company, which is struggling to remake itself in light of complaints about a broken internal culture.

Boston Children's Hospital Caremap iPhone app utilizes CareKit to track, share pediatric data

Tuesday June 13, 2017

A new app from the Boston Children's Hospital produced in conjunction with Duke University uses Apple's CareKit, and promises to simplify the medical data collation and distribution for parents with children with special medical needs.

First look: Belkin's Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock short on ports, but provides full charging power

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Belkin has refreshed its line of Thunderbolt docks for the MacBook Pro's Thunderbolt 3, and AppleInsider takes a quick look at the most recent version.

Apple deploys third developer betas of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, tvOS 10.2.2 [u]

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Apple on Tuesday issued third betas of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, and tvOS 10.2.2 to the developer community, running those betas in parallel with the new versions of the company's operating systems revealed at WWDC.

Google hires away Apple's Manu Gulati to work on chips for new Pixel models

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Google has reportedly recruited Manu Gulati -- formerly a key Apple chip designer -- to become its lead system-on-chip architect, working on components for future Pixel smartphones.

E3 2017: Minecraft will allow iOS gamers to play with Windows 10, Android users

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Mojang will be releasing an update to its popular building and exploration game Minecraft this summer that will introduce increased cross-platform play, allowing owners of the iOS version to play with Windows, Android, VR, and console versions, as well as a number of other changes to the popular title.

High Sierra leaves Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 behind, 2016 edition needs updating

Tuesday June 13, 2017

A support document published by Microsoft, and some AppleInsider testing, shows that while the newer versions of the office productivity suite will mostly work with High Sierra now, the current version does not -- and older versions are getting left behind.

Apple issues new $1B bond to finance 'green' energy projects

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Apple on Tuesday issued its second-ever "green" bond sale, valued at $1 billion, intended to fund the company's renewable energy builds as well as other environmental efforts, like improved energy efficiency.

E3 2017: Ubisoft's 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' will bring free-to-play PvP to Apple's iOS

Tuesday June 13, 2017

The wacky world of South Park is coming to the iPhone later this year with "Phone Destroyer," a free-to-play title where characters from the hit long running TV show square off against each other in a neighborhood showdown.

Eero upgrades mesh wireless networking solution for better range, easier setup

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Mesh networking solution company Eero has updated its eponymous hardware to version two, and has added an extending Beacon and a subscription service to its lineup of products.