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Topic: General

Hands On: Highland 2 for macOS wants to be the sole tool for screenwriters

07/23/2018, 12:07 pm

The excellent Final Draft alternative expands into an app where you can write prose, and pitch documents as well as scripts.

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Qualcomm's compact 5G antennas claimed to solve mmWave connectivity challenges

07/23/2018, 11:07 am

Qualcomm has revealed a new family of antenna modules designed to help mobile devices connect to 5G mobile networks, solving potential range and interference issues that may cause problems for the upcoming cellular technology.

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Apple's MacBook screen supplier wants a piece of the OLED iPhone business

07/23/2018, 07:07 am

Apple's MacBook and iPad screen vendor is looking to challenge Samsung's and LG's OLED stranglehold for the iPhone, giving Apple yet another supplier to leverage in price negotiations.

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Series of fraudulent iTunes charges reported in Singapore

07/22/2018, 03:07 pm

Dozens of iTunes users in the Southeast Asian country report that they have lost hundreds of dollars due to charges recorded to their accounts for purchases they did not make.

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The Apple Watch on cocaine, self-driving secrets, and other news from the Apple crime blotter

07/22/2018, 10:07 am

Apple Stores nationwide suffer smash-and-grab thefts, and fallout from the arrest of an Apple employee caught attempting to flee to China with stolen trade secrets in AppleInsider's latest Apple crime roundup.

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'Love Notes to Newton' is documentary about the before-its-time '90s Apple product

07/20/2018, 10:07 pm

"Love Notes to Newton," which premieres this week, looks at the rise and quick fall of Apple's John Sculley-era personal digital assistant, and talks to both the original Newton team plus the small fanbase of enthusiasts that still remain.

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Major renovation coming to first Apple Store at Tysons Corner, Virginia

07/20/2018, 12:07 pm

According to permits filed in Virginia, the Tysons Corner Mall Apple store is looking at a big renovation at some point in the future, including demolition.

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BetterTouchTool is the app the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar needs

07/20/2018, 11:07 am

BetterTouchTool is a venerable app that has always brought countless tools to any Mac with a trackpad. Add it to a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, though, and you could become a fan of that little OLED strip. AppleInsider checks it out.

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Apple retail expands HomeKit demos with Nanoleaf Remote hands-on area

07/20/2018, 10:07 am

Apple is expanding their in-store HomeKit marketing and demonstrations in-store with a new hands-on display featuring the Nanoleaf Remote and the company's colorful LED light panels.

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The best photo print services to use now that Apple's Photo Print Products is ending

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is putting an end to orders through its Photo Print Products service after Sept. 30. If you've been a regular user, here are some alternative digital services for making calendars and photo books.

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Podcast discusses new MacBook Pro keyboard and thermal throttling, Siri, Thunderbolt 3

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew discuss the new MacBook Pro, keyboards, and Mike joins us to talk about Siri, eGPU and the difficulties with ThunderBolt 3, USB-C, and the trouble with sorting cables that all look the same.

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Wemo Mini Smart Plug first HomeKit product to use software authentication

07/19/2018, 04:07 pm

A firmware update to the Wemo Smart Plug makes the product the first of its kind to offer Apple HomeKit software authentication.

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Melbourne Apple Store proposal loses controversial 'pagoda' design

07/19/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple has changed its plans for its first Global Flagship store in Melbourne, Australia, revising the design of its Federation Square retail outlet from the pagoda-inspired structure to a much simpler design, following criticism from the public.

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Top 5 utilities that every new Mac user needs

07/19/2018, 01:07 pm

They're not your everyday workhorse apps like a word processor or spreadsheet, but these extras are what makes it worth having a Mac. AppleInsider picks the utilities that pack the most punch.

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BlackMagic eGPU not just for HDMI and Thunderbolt 3 displays, but also for any USB-C monitor

07/19/2018, 11:07 am

The Blackmagic eGPU isn't just the first one to accelerate the Thunderbolt 3 LG Ultrafine 5K, but will boost any two displays that can connect to the unit with USB-C or HDMI.

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Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox assets for $70B after Comcast drops bid

07/19/2018, 10:07 am

Disney has won the battle for 21st Century Fox, with Comcast surrendering the field to Apple's ally.

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Apple uses art to promote Milan Piazza Liberty store ahead of July 26 opening

07/19/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is celebrating the opening of its Piazza Liberty store in Milan on July 26 with art, using works from a number of artists and a colorful Apple logo on the outside of the store, along with promoting Today At Apple sessions with a creative focus.

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Google's $5B antitrust fine similar to Apple's e-book, App Store woes

07/18/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple can tell the folks at Alphabet just how long these cases can drag on, as it has its own experience in such matters.

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Netflix and HBO's uncertainty may give Apple a content opening

07/18/2018, 10:07 am

Netflix had a bad quarter, and HBO is staring down big philosophical production changes under its new ownership. The pair may create the perfect storm that Apple needs for its upcoming content push.

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Google hit with $5B antitrust fine over Android search restrictions

07/18/2018, 08:07 am

The European Commission has fined Google 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) for breaking antitrust rules, claiming the restrictions the tech giant imposes on carriers and smartphone producers using the Android operating system helps the search engine maintain its vast market share.

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