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This week on AI: Apple's HomePod reviewed, 'iOS 12' plans, iPhone AR & more

02/17/2018, 12:03:15 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

At long last AppleInsider finally had a chance to review the HomePod, Apple's first entry into the smartspeaker universe. Other points of interest during the week included plans for "iOS 12," and more hints that future iPhones will have rear-facing 3D sensors.

Hands On: Ulysses 12.3 for Mac and iOS aims to be where you do all your writing

02/11/2018, 12:26:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele and William Gallagher

The more technically-minded you are, and the less dependent on paper, the more you'll love Ulysses, the comprehensive writing tool for both Mac and iOS.

How to trigger Siri on your iPhone instead of HomePod

02/09/2018, 08:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With HomePod, accessing Apple's Siri technology is more convenient than ever. But users might want trigger the virtual assistant on an iPhone rather than a speaker that blasts answers to anyone within earshot. Here's how to do it.

Hands On: Self publish the next great novel with Vellum 2.1.2 from your Mac

02/04/2018, 10:23:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele and William Gallagher

The latest version of the eBook creator application Vellum does just about everything to streamline book creation for iBooks, Kindle and paperback, other than write the text itself.

Apple At Work teams with CDW to help enterprise deploy Macs, iOS in employee choice initiative

02/01/2018, 07:01:11 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is expanding its efforts to make it easier for the enterprise to more efficiently buy or lease iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, Apple TV and other products in a new initiative it is initially rolling out with CDW.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2018 conference call

02/01/2018, 05:14:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Revenue reached new heights in Apple's holiday 2017 quarter, but unit sales of the iPhone fell year over year, reflecting the premium-priced lineup of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Following the publications of its first fiscal quarter 2018 results, the company held a conference call with media and analysts, and notes of interest follow.

Microsoft adds support for Files, Drag and Drop to OneDrive for iOS, teases Edge browser for iPad

01/30/2018, 02:59:11 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Microsoft is continuing to make its apps more useful to iPhone and iPad users, with updates to the OneDrive app adding support for the Files app and iOS 11 features, while reports indicate the company is preparing to expand its Edge browser from iPhone to iPad in the near future.

Apple's 8 years of iPad: a revolution in iOS computing

01/27/2018, 04:49:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Eight years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced iPad, positioned as a new device category between the highly-mobile iPhone and conventional Macs. Some critics were disappointed that it wasn't a Mac in tablet form; others were upset it wasn't a telephone, that it wasn't smaller, that wasn't larger--or that it effectively was a larger iPod touch. All critics have since agreed that iPad is a disastrous, disappointing problem Apple should feel bad about despite it being the most popular, most profitable, most influential new form factor in personal electronics since iPhone itself.

Video: Hands on with the Elgato Eve Button & Aqua Smart Devices and Apple's HomeKit

01/09/2018, 02:15:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider was given a hands on demonstration of how the new Elgato Eve Button, Degree, and Aqua work with HomeKit.

Apple 2017 year in review: The realities of AR and VR plus Apple's ARKit

12/30/2017, 02:15:00 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

At the start of 2017, it was thought that Apple was falling behind other companies in developing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) related technologies in its products. By the end of the year, Apple has taken small steps towards establishing itself in the VR industry, but it has made great strides in the field of AR, with ARKit being the main driver for its progress.

Get these essential apps for your new iPhone or iPad

12/25/2017, 12:51:56 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

If you're lucky enough to be given a new iPhone this holiday season, or used gift money towards buying the devices, the first thing on your mind is deciding what apps to download. To help you decide, AppleInsider has put together a list of essential apps that you really should consider using on your brand new hardware.

Hands On: New Pixelmator Pro 1.0.5 brings Machine Learning to image editing

12/24/2017, 09:31:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele and William Gallagher

The new Pixelmator Pro is best described as what you would get if Apple had designed its own image editing suite.

Holiday Weekend Deals: iMacs from $949 ($400-$650 off); MacBook Pros as low as $1,149 (up to $1,000 off); $299 iPads; plus 0% financing

12/22/2017, 12:35:00 PM, Posted By Christine McKee

As we head into the final stretch of the holiday season, Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on iMacs, MacBook Pros, iPads and accessories by up to $1,000, as well as tacking on special offers, such as free Office 365 or no interest financing for 6 to 12 months. With MacBook Pros starting at $1,149 and LG's 5K monitor $100 off exclusively for AI readers, now is the time to pick up a new device before the savings expire.

Last chance! Lowest Price Anywhere: LG's 27" UltraFine 5K display for MacBook Pro now $1,199 w/ 3-year warranty and no tax in 48 states

12/21/2017, 02:03:00 PM, Posted By Christine McKee

New price drop exclusively for AI readers! This week, save $150 on LG's 27" 5K Monitor (27MD5KB-B) for 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pros with free expedited shipping and no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. This UltraFine display features Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and comes with a 3-year warranty for added peace of mind.

Review: 'Bridge Constructor Portal' for iOS brings new ideas to the building puzzle genre

12/19/2017, 07:02:00 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

"Bridge Constructor Portal" brings the construction gameplay of "Bridge Constructor" to the "Portal" franchise, resulting in an enjoyable puzzle game that fans of both games will enjoy playing through.

Final days! Save up to $1,000 on Macs, drones, digital cameras and headphones with no tax in 48 states

12/18/2017, 11:48:00 AM, Posted By Christine McKee

Holiday savings are in effect now! B&H is discounting Apple products and an assortment of third-party accessories, including LG's 5K display, Bose headphones, DJI drones, digital cameras and more with savings of up to $1,000 off. The cash discounts are in addition to free shipping and no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

Review: Brydge Bluetooth keyboard for iPad Pro

12/03/2017, 05:01:33 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The Brydge keyboard for Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a good way to make your beloved tablet look and feel closer to a MacBook, but a few curious design choices, like lack of support for Apple's Smart Connector, makes it less than perfect.

Apple's HomePod isn't about Siri, but rather the future of home audio

12/02/2017, 03:12:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Introduced this summer at WWDC17, Apple's HomePod was immediately positioned next to Amazon Echo and Google Home by bloggers as a "smart speaker" serving primarily as a way to chat with a voice assistant. But that's not how Apple introduced it.

Apple's next NeXT: how buying Beats launched a sneak attack on the future of sound

11/30/2017, 05:43:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

When Apple announced it was acquiring Beats in 2014, lots of critics scoffed and some even suggested the purchase was evidence that Tim Cook was just grasping at straws, with a good measure of racist-tinged denigration of the value of the LA-based music firm on the side. Why was the most valuable, competent and profitable tech company on earth prepared to spend $3 billion--by far the most it had ever paid in an acquisition--to get Beats?

Surviving Thanksgiving: Feed the family with recipes you found on your iPad

11/22/2017, 02:23:50 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Thanksgiving can be a busy time, especially for those hosting family and friends, and making sure there's enough food for everyone is arguably the toughest task of of all. AppleInsider offers up some suggestions for how you can prepare for the long day of cooking by looking up recipes on your iPhone or iPad, or failing that, to acquire good food by other means.