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2017

Apple hardware lead Johny Srouji to speak at Carnegie Mellon on Sept. 18

Friday September 15, 2017

Johny Srouji -- Apple's senior VP of Hardware Technologies -- will give a speech at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon on Monday, Sept. 18, the university's Computer Science school has announced.

Video: Should you preorder Apple's iPhone 8, or wait for iPhone X?

Friday September 15, 2017

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available for preorder ahead of next Friday's launch. But with the iPhone X so close behind, prospective buyers may have a hard time choosing between the two. AppleInsider offers some insight to help you make your big buying decision.

Apple's new App Store rules say devs must provide alternative to Face ID for kids under 13

Friday September 15, 2017

Updated App Store Review Guidelines published this week include a variety of changes, most notably dictating that apps wanting to make use of Face ID on the iPhone X must offer an "alternate authentication method" for children under 13.

A11 Bionic processor in iPhone 8, iPhone X contains first Apple-designed GPU, new secure element

Friday September 15, 2017

Apple has brought design and development of the A11 Bionic processor even more in-house with the eradication of outside solutions, allowing the company to speed up and further integrate the new chip's various processes more than it ever has before.

Apple isn't expected to catch up to iPhone X demand before first half of 2018

Friday September 15, 2017

Apple is poised to be able to ship about 40 million iPhone X units before the end of 2017, which won't be nearly enough to meet consumer demand for the redesigned handset with edge-to-edge OLED display, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

How to free up space on your iPhone in iOS 11 without deleting apps or photos

Friday September 15, 2017

As default capacities have grown on the iPhone over the last year, the immediate pinch of space has been eased somewhat for new iPhone users -- but, over time the digital cruft accumulates and stacks up. Here's how to use the iCloud Photo Library to shunt your valuable pictures to the cloud without deleting any forever, and how to prune down lightly used apps automatically.

Apple's iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus - what are the differences?

Friday September 15, 2017

With Apple's preorders now open, some people may still be on the fence about whether to get a regular iPhone 8, or spring for an iPhone 8 Plus -- here's what separates the two models.

AppleInsider podcast shares impressions on iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, more

Friday September 15, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Neil discuss some of the changes in iPhone 8 and X. Dan comes back to talk about his impressions having held them in Apple's hands-on area after the event.

Apple iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K preorders go live [u]

Friday September 15, 2017

Right on schedule, Apple's iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K all went up for preorder on Friday at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the company's dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and online storefront.

Deals: Pre-order the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K and iPhone 8 cases with no tax in 48 states

Friday September 15, 2017

Apple authorized resellers are now taking pre-orders for the brand-new line of Series 3 watches, iPhone 8 cases and Apple TV 4K devices with free shipping and no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

Apple starts rolling out 4K HDR iTunes content ahead of Apple TV 4K launch

Thursday September 14, 2017

As promised, Apple on Thursday began rolling out 4K HDR movies on its iTunes Store, content that customers will be able to stream using the company's new Apple TV 4K set-top box come next week.

Apple seeks Siri engineer with psychology background to build out deep human-computer interactions

Thursday September 14, 2017

A recent post to Apple's corporate job listing website suggests the company is looking to build out deeper, more meaningful human-computer interactions for Siri, features that delve far beyond the virtual assistant's current capabilities.

Video: A sneak peak at iOS 11 Augmented Reality at the Apple Park Visitor Center

Thursday September 14, 2017

At WWDC17, Apple introduced ARKit, iOS 11's new dev tools for Augmented Reality. It demonstrated interactive 3D games spilling off a table on stage and offered a hands-on look at a simple app that placed virtual objects on a table its iPads could recognize as a 3D plane. This week, it unveiled a practical new real-world app for exploring the Apple Park project.

Apple's online store offline ahead of iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K preorders

Thursday September 14, 2017

As it does every year, Apple on Thursday took its online storefront offline at around 5:50 p.m. Pacific in preparation of an onslaught of expected traffic, as preorders for iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K open tomorrow morning.

Apple's Steve Jobs Theater boasts no support pillars, power routed through spacers between window panes

Thursday September 14, 2017

Accounts from the release event from Apple Park not only wax poetic about the Steve Jobs Theater, but about the main headquarters as well.

Ad industry complains Apple Safari update is 'unilateral and heavy-handed' against tracking

Thursday September 14, 2017

Six ad industry organizations have crafted an open letter complaining about changes coming to Apple's Safari browser, claiming that a new feature -- "Intelligent Tracking Prevention" -- will hurt both them and the public.

Starbucks Powermat charging pads getting software upgrade for iPhone 8, iPhone X

Thursday September 14, 2017

As it stands, the Powermat charging plates at Starbucks are incompatible with the Qi standard that the iPhone X and iPhone 8 use -- but a software fix by the vendor will remedy that at the coffee vendor's locations, and other retail establishments.

Gripping buttons on both sides of iPhone X disables Face ID, recognition works with most sunglasses

Thursday September 14, 2017

Apple software chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Face ID unlock on the new iPhone X will come with a hidden security feature, allowing users to press buttons on both sides of the phone to temporarily disable the facial recognition capabilities.

Apple's iPhone 8 & 8 Plus use smaller batteries, maintain battery life

Thursday September 14, 2017

Apple has actually shrunk the batteries in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus versus their predecessors while maintaining the same longevity, filings with the Chinese government show.

Apple Watch Series 3 cellular Apple Music streaming coming in October at the earliest

Thursday September 14, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 owners opting for LTE may be sold on Apple Music streaming straight to the device -- but the feature won't arrive until a software patch arrives "soon."