06/22/2016, 07:06 am
At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important software coding skills.
06/17/2016, 01:06 am
Dubbed a "reactive" plush toy, Octobo is a soft, fuzzy octopus that turns into an interactive storybook controller with a little help from Apple's iPad.
06/15/2016, 04:06 pm
Streaming video service Netflix has updated its iOS app with one of the most requested features for the platform, Picture in Picture mode on the iPad.
06/02/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple on Thursday pushed out a new version of iOS 9.3.2 specifically for its 9.7-inch iPad Pro, aiming to address bugs that "bricked" some units while attempting to update.
05/31/2016, 07:05 pm
Microsoft's pricey Surface Book laptop is frustrating buyers with crashes, "unplanned shutdowns," overheating issues and a "Sleep of Death" issue that regularly causes machines to become completely unresponsive during sleep. Users complain that Microsoft isn't addressing the problem.
05/24/2016, 10:05 pm
AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of our latest giveaway, Carl J. and Tyler D., who scored a handcrafted laptop bag from WaterField Designs in the color of their choosing.
05/24/2016, 05:05 pm
Stylus maker Adonit on Tuesday launched its latest model, the Pixel, advancing its own technology and responding to new competition provided by Apple Pencil.
05/23/2016, 07:05 pm
Google's Chrome OS partners Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Samsung and Lenovo collectively shipped 37 percent more low-priced netbooks than the number of premium laptops Apple sold during the quarter in the U.S., although most of those Chromebook sales were to K-12 schools.
05/23/2016, 02:05 pm
This week, B&H is offering the lowest price we've ever seen for an iMac 5K at $1,499, while also taking $150 off the 38mm Apple Watch (Black Stainless) and throwing in a free stand. On top of that, snag a 16GB iPad Air for $270 -- or save $200 on a 3.1GHz 13" MacBook Pro with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
05/23/2016, 09:05 am
The Maine Department of Education is working with Apple to give some schools the option of trading in classroom-based iPads for new MacBooks at no cost, as teachers have found the tablets "provide no educational function in the classroom."
05/20/2016, 01:05 pm
Following reports of broken updates, Apple has pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for the latest-generation 9.7-inch iPad Pro, promising that a fix is in the works.
05/19/2016, 01:05 pm
Some developers are experiencing trouble registering 9.7-inch iPad Pros with their official Apple developer accounts, according to complaints on the company's forums.
05/17/2016, 01:05 pm
Trying to install Apple's iOS 9.3.2 update is causing some iPad Pros to become unusable, according to media reports and complaints on Apple's support forums.
05/16/2016, 12:05 pm
San Francisco-based WaterField Designs this week is partnering with AppleInsider to offer readers the chance to win a designer Cozmo 2.0 Laptop Bag in their choice of color and size -- or the updated Cargo Bag in one of two colors.
05/15/2016, 12:05 am
Though the Apple Pencil is expertly designed to not roll away on a table, there's still not an ideal place to put it when it's not in use, especially when being used on your lap or while standing. Moxiware's new Apple Pencil Magnet aims to fix that with a simple and affordable accessory, though its aesthetics may not be for everyone.
05/14/2016, 05:05 pm
Over the past quarter, reports from all over have been belaboring the idea that Apple is on the edge of crisis because its iPhone sales--which represent the majority of its business--declined year-over-year and because China--its brightest growth territory--similarly turned in disappointing sales numbers across the board.
05/01/2016, 02:05 pm
Apple's fiscal Q2 earnings were the company's "worst ever" of the last decade in terms of year-over-year growth, but not in terms of actual commercial activity during the first three months of 2016. Take a closer look at Apple and three other firms: Samsung, Facebook and Amazon.
04/30/2016, 05:04 pm
Intel is ending production of its mobile Atom processors as the reality sets in of a mobile world where virtually all the profits are inhaled by devices sold by Apple and powered by the iPhone-maker's own custom Ax series Application Processors.
04/30/2016, 10:04 am
MagSafe has long been a defining feature of Apple's market leading notebooks. Thanks to the Smart Connector charging capabilities first introduced by the new Logi Base dock for iPad Pro, Apple's iDevices now have their own convenient MagSafe equivalent.
04/29/2016, 12:04 pm
Apple's iPad Pro is already surpassing the Microsoft Surface in the so-called "detachable" tablet market, though that market is still relatively small, according to a new research report.