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Topic: General

Don't wait for Apple - how to get news on your Mac now

08/07/2018, 11:08 am

The Apple News app is coming to macOS Mojave but you can do better right now with tools that are already available. AppleInsider shows you how to bring the headlines to your desktop.

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Safari still leads in mobile browser share, but Facebook's browser is on the rise

08/06/2018, 04:08 pm

A new study shows Safari and Chrome are still dominant on mobile devices, but Facebook is coming on strong to try to claim the mobile crown.

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How to set up Backblaze to back up your Mac, and why you should do it now

08/06/2018, 04:08 pm

You know those backup drives will fail someday -- but online backup services won't. Every minute of every day, your work can be preserved offsite -- and AppleInsider will show you how to start.

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Android 9.0 'Pie' ships on Google Pixel with slow release throughout fall

08/06/2018, 03:08 pm

Google has formally released Android 9, the latest iteration of the mobile operating system, with the company's Pixel line among the first smartphones to be able to install the new software, with Google also revealing the Android version's name: Pie.

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Apple at head of massive mid-Atlantic solar power initiative

08/06/2018, 12:08 pm

Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re have announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia to provide power for company operations in in the eastern United States.

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Microsoft joins Apple and other retailers in supporting Disney's 'Movies Anywhere'

08/06/2018, 09:08 am

Microsoft has become the latest movie storefront to join Disney's Movies Anywhere, allowing for video content bought from online storefronts like iTunes and Amazon to be watched via Microsoft Movies & TV apps for the Xbox One game console and Windows desktops.

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TSMC recovers 80 percent of virus-hit production line, warns of production delays

08/06/2018, 09:08 am

Apple chip supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is close to returning its production lines back to normal, after a targeted computer virus took down several of its factories on Friday, with the firm aiming to recover all of its production lines by the end of Monday.

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Exploit Apple Mail's hidden power-user features on the Mac with these five tips

08/03/2018, 12:08 pm

You might use it every day but the email app we all take for granted has hidden depths. AppleInsider lifts the lid on our favorite five techniques for making Mail work harder on your Mac.

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Hands on: Pixelmator Pro 1.1.2 on the Mac is superb even if it still isn't Photoshop

08/03/2018, 10:08 am

Newly updated image editor is gorgeous and capable of just about everything you need. AppleInsider gives up on it ever entirely replacing Adobe's tool -- for now -- but still wishes it would fix some small issues.

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Podcast discusses Apple's money, where it comes from, where it goes and more

08/03/2018, 08:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Mike talk about Apple's earnings call and how the firm may or may not be the world's first trillion-dollar company. Mike also finds a way to manage our expectations about the forthcoming Mac Pro and then breaks William's heart over the future of keyboards.

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Multiple leaks highlight yellow S Pen, 1TB storage capacity in upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9

08/03/2018, 07:08 am

Multiple leaks for Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 have recently surfaced, claiming the iPhone competitor will offer up to 1 terabyte of capacity using internal storage and microSD cards, with all of the leaks notably being sourced from Samsung's own marketing channels.

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Apple's Cook calls $1 trillion value 'milestone,' says result of corporate values

08/02/2018, 10:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday commented on the company's $1 trillion market capitalization, saying that while it is a milestone, there are more important measures of success.

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Apple continues exploring ways to make foldable displays for future iPhones and iPads

08/02/2018, 02:08 pm

Apple is continuing to look into the possibility of creating an iPhone or iPad with flexible displays, including one concept where the entire display panel and the screen could be folded in multiple different ways depending on the user's wishes, without shattering or breaking.

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The best Thunderbolt 3 eGPU cases for Mac and Windows users

08/02/2018, 12:08 pm

We've been talking about external GPUs for a while, even before Apple decided to launch official support for the technology. As a result, we've used them all, and have a few we'd like to recommend if you're getting into the technology for the first time.

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Apple says it has paid $10.4B of $15.1B in back taxes to Ireland

08/02/2018, 11:08 am

Apple has so far made two payments of 4.5 billion euros (about $5.2 billion) into an escrow account for the 13 billion euros ($15.1 billion) in back taxes the European Commission has ordered it to pay Ireland, according to new regulatory filings.

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Apple considers alternative MacBook keyboards with touch interfaces, improved dust protection

08/02/2018, 09:08 am

Apple is continuing to work on ways to revolutionize the keyboard used in its MacBook ranges, including a virtual keyboard that can change depending on what the user requires at that moment, and a method to make a keyboard practically impervious to dust and debris.

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Newton launched August 2, 1993 setting the stage for what would become the iPad and iPhone

08/02/2018, 07:08 am

Apple's Newton handheld computer was both the company's biggest failure and its greatest peek into the future. AppleInsider reminisces about what it was, what it meant, and where it went wrong.

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Apple ordered to pay WiLAN $145M for infringing two patents

08/01/2018, 11:08 pm

After a decade of unsuccessful lawsuits against Apple, non-practicing entity WiLAN was handed a rare win on Wednesday when a federal jury ordered the tech giant to pay $141.1 million for infringement of two owned properties.

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Apple warns tariffs, protectionism could impact fiscal performance

08/01/2018, 10:08 pm

Apple in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday warned political uncertainty surrounding a brewing trade war with China could negatively affect the company's bottom line.

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Apple to end App Store Affiliate Program in October

08/01/2018, 07:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a major change to its iTunes Affiliate Program that will see commissions for iOS and Mac apps and in-app content removed from the initiative starting in October.

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