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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

VideoMacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro: which one is right for you?

MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro: which one is right for you?

Apple has more choices than ever before in its portable lineup, with a fair amount of overlap between the models, especially at the $1200 price point. AppleInsider has them all, and has suggestions for which model is right for you.

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Apple reportedly acquires AI startup Silk Labs

Apple reportedly acquires AI startup Silk Labs

Apple is broadening its reach into artificial intelligence with the acquisition of Silk Labs, a startup focused on the development of on-device AI technology, according to a report Tuesday.

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Cook talks coming out, autonomous cars and more in CNN interview

Cook talks coming out, autonomous cars and more in CNN interview

CNN this week shared what appears to be the remainder of its October interview between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Christiane Amanpour, with the executive touching on a myriad of topics ranging from coming out as gay to autonomous vehicles.

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Apple in talks to transfer US veterans' medical records to iPhone

Apple in talks to transfer US veterans' medical records to iPhone

Apple is reportedly in discussions with the Department of Veterans Affairs to partner on a program that would grant millions of military veterans access to their medical records directly on iPhone.

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Lowest price ever: Apple's loaded 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro is $500 off for 29 hours only

Lowest price ever: Apple's loaded 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro is $500 off for 29 hours only

For 29 hours only, Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo is slashing the price of Apple's loaded 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro with 32GB RAM, 2TB of SSD storage and top-of-the-line graphics, making this rock bottom price the lowest available. Shop now as this deal ends soon.

Data advocacy group wants Apple and others to give away mapping data in UK

Data advocacy group wants Apple and others to give away mapping data in UK

Data advocacy group Open Data Institute (ODI) has filed a report with the UK government suggesting large companies like Apple, Google and Uber should be compelled to share their collective mapping data to help smaller companies innovate.

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First Vega-equipped MacBook Pro benchmarks show expected surges in performance

First Vega-equipped MacBook Pro benchmarks show expected surges in performance

Early benchmarks have appeared for Apple's new 15-inch MacBook Pro configurations with Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics cards, suggesting the top-tier machines may be worth it for people who need peak performance.

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ExclusiveHere's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro [u]

Here's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro [u]

Apple authorized reseller Adorama has just issued steeper markdowns on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro in time for Black Friday, with combined instant and coupon savings totaling up to $550 off with no tax outside NY and NJ. These deals, which offer shoppers some of the lowest prices ever, are available only at AppleInsider.

Apple's 2018 'Share Your Gifts' holiday ad goes for animated charm, selling creativity

Apple's 2018 'Share Your Gifts' holiday ad goes for animated charm, selling creativity

Apple on Tuesday released its annual holiday ad, designed more to manufacture an emotional attachment with the Apple brand than sell any specific product.

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ReviewReview: Zyxel MultyX is a decent Airport Extreme replacement for the home, with a big configuration problem

Review: Zyxel MultyX is a decent Airport Extreme replacement for the home, with a big configuration problem

Now that the AirPort is completely gone, there's an opening for easy to configure and reliable networking hardware. Zyxel's Multy X system is fast, with excellent hardware — but not without some rough edges.

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FeatureHoliday gift guide 2018: Here are the best gift ideas for Mac owners

Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the best gift ideas for Mac owners

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and like every year, there are thousands of choices for the Mac user in your life. AppleInsider discusses some we like very much, and that may just bring a smile to the recipient's face.

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Jony Ive discusses 'fragile' ideas leading to design of iPhone, App Store

Jony Ive discusses 'fragile' ideas leading to design of iPhone, App Store

Ideas are extremely fragile but come from a desire to explore, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive told the Cambridge Union Society on Monday, in a lecture after receiving the Stephen Hawking Fellowship from the Society for being one of the "most influential individuals in modern technology."

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FeatureHere are some of the best mouse and trackpad choices for your new Mac mini

Here are some of the best mouse and trackpad choices for your new Mac mini

This is surely the easiest part of buying a Mac: picking the mouse to go with it. Except there are also trackpads — and you won't believe the number of choices you've got. AppleInsider talks about what we've used and like, and how to narrow down your options to find the right mouse or trackpad for you.

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Apple Watch could protect users from sunburn by monitoring UV light intake

Apple Watch could protect users from sunburn by monitoring UV light intake

The Apple Watch could help prevent sunburn, premature skin aging, and even skin cancer, with Apple considering the potential for its wearable device to warn users when they have been out in the sun and exposed to UV light for too long.

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Apple axed Tumblr from App Store because of failed child pornography filters

Apple axed Tumblr from App Store because of failed child pornography filters

Tumblr's sudden disappearance from the iOS App Store on Friday — still unresolved — was because material slipped through the blogging network's child pornography filters, according to the company.

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Goldman Sachs sees Apple stock stagnant for a year, slashes estimate

Goldman Sachs sees Apple stock stagnant for a year, slashes estimate

After only restarting coverage on Apple stock in early 2018, Goldman Sachs has cut its stock price forecast dramatically, because of perceived lack of demand for the iPhone XR, and lack of enthusiasm for Apple products in China.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Apple sued over FaceTime, auto-expiring voice Messages technology

Apple sued over FaceTime, auto-expiring voice Messages technology

Stalwart patent troll Uniloc filed a pair of lawsuits over the weekend claiming technology used in flagship Apple communications products, namely FaceTime and iMessage, infringe on property initially developed by HP and Philips.

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Lowest prices ever: $500-$550 off 2018 15" MacBook Pros; $200-$300 off 2018 13" MacBook Pros

Lowest prices ever: $500-$550 off 2018 15

Adorama has just launched record breaking discounts on Apple's latest Mid 2018 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, with combined instant and coupon savings totaling up to $550 off with no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. These deals are available exclusively to AI readers, with the discounts available now (no need to wait for Black Friday).

Amazon is now selling Apple's 2018 iPad Pro, plus up to $380 off 2017 models

Amazon is now selling Apple's 2018 iPad Pro, plus up to $380 off 2017 models

Amazon is beginning to sell a wider range of new Apple products, with more items joining as weeks go by. The latest additions include Apple's 2018 iPad Pro, as well as refurbished 2017 iPad Pros with discounts of up to $380 off.

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New iPad Pro ad hammers home Apple's ongoing laptop replacement theme

New iPad Pro ad hammers home Apple's ongoing laptop replacement theme

Apple on Monday released a new ad on YouTube, "5 Reasons iPad Pro can be your next computer," once again trying to sell people on the idea that the tablet can replace a laptop workflow.

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ReviewReview: Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods is surprisingly good

Review: Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods is surprisingly good

Nomad has built on their history of crafting stylish accessories from premium materials with their new Rugged Case for AirPods, and we've been using it on-the-go for a while, now.

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FeatureHoliday gift guide 2018: Here are the best gift ideas for iPhone & iPad owners

Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the best gift ideas for iPhone & iPad owners

Looking for the best gift for the iPhone or iPad owner on your shopping list? We're rounding up a list of the top gift ideas that we recommend and like very much, from hardware to accessories, with options for every budget.

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Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology

Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology

The Department of Commerce is examining the possibility of controlling the export of emerging technologies to other nations, with the list of proposed tech including areas of interest to Apple, including processor technology, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and natural language processing.

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Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini

Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini

Apple has always expected you to bring your own keyboard, monitor and mouse to the Mac mini. Yet, today there are issues to consider before you even start narrowing down your choice from the many, many dozens of possibilities. And, given as much as we type daily, we have opinions on the matter.

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Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

Apple has confirmed plans to conduct more on-foot data collection for Apple Maps, going beyond the first efforts in San Francisco.

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Apple's sales deal with Amazon will benefit consumers, but harm small business

Apple's sales deal with Amazon will benefit consumers, but harm small business

A partnership between the two companies will soon make new Apple products easier to find on Amazon, but at the expense of small businesses that until now depended on Amazon to reach customers.

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EditorialPoor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters creating misleading iPhone supply chain panic

Poor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters creating misleading iPhone supply chain panic

Several prominent news sources are again blowing a cloud of speculative rumor-mongering that claims Apple's iPhone sales are — perhaps! — in desperate straits. Revised revenue reports from just five firms—out of Apple's 200 primary suppliers—are at the core of these reports, so take a look at how flimsy these conclusions are.

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Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug

Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug

Microsoft is actively preventing users of Apple's iCloud for Windows tool from updating Windows 10 to the latest build, with a new warning for version 1809 of the Microsoft operating system advising the iCloud software is not currently supported.

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Apple's iPhone order 'cuts' causing supplier turmoil, despite forecast warnings

Apple's iPhone order 'cuts' causing supplier turmoil, despite forecast warnings

Apple's suppliers are said to be struggling from allegedly weaker demand for new iPhones, a report claims, with Apple accused of having trouble determining interest in the market, despite demonstrating the opposite in its quarterly results forecast.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tim Cook expects 'inevitable' privacy legislation, values user privacy as an Apple core value

Tim Cook expects 'inevitable' privacy legislation, values user privacy as an Apple core value

An interview previously recorded with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple Park aired on Sunday night, with the executive telling Axios' Ina Fried and Mike Allen that he sees privacy regulation of tech as an inevitability.

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Apple News committed to different political views while avoiding 'filter bubble' & fake news

Apple News committed to different political views while avoiding 'filter bubble' & fake news

At Apple News, Apple is trying to represent different political views without stumbling into some of the pitfalls of modern journalism, the service's editor-in-chief explained to Australian newspaper.

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These pre-Black Friday deals deliver the lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPads & Apple Watches

These pre-Black Friday deals deliver the lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPads & Apple Watches

New markdowns are in effect now on Apple's current hardware with prices starting at just $879. These triple digit discounts offer shoppers the lowest prices available, complete with free expedited shipping to get you up and running in a matter of days.

Review: Mophie's Powerstation USB-C 3XL is the perfect companion for the latest Apple gear

Review: Mophie's Powerstation USB-C 3XL is the perfect companion for the latest Apple gear

Mophie's latest battery pack is the Powerstation USB-C 3XL which has timed its release perfectly with that of the latest MacBook Air and iPad Pro. With a massive capacity and versatile outputs, this battery can easily power all your gear.

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Apple's current 12" MacBook w/ 512GB SSD is on sale for $1,298 ($300 off) while supplies last

Apple's current 12

Amazon is knocking $300 off Apple's current 12-inch MacBook with a 1.3GHz processor, 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD, bringing the price down to a record low $1,298 with extremely limited inventory left in stock.

TipsHow to find the iPhone status bar icons that Apple moved because of the notch

How to find the iPhone status bar icons that Apple moved because of the notch

The notch is fine but we've lost where we used to look for information on screen because of it. Most of that can be found in new places if you know where to look yet it's far less convenient than it was.

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DJI is knocking up to 34% off drones during its Black Friday Sale

DJI is knocking up to 34% off drones during its Black Friday Sale

DJI's Black Friday deals are live now with instant discounts of up to $140 off. Save on everything from the Mavic Air to DJI Goggles RE with no tax collected in any state.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week delivers the lowest prices on HDTVs, Echo devices, Cloud Cams & more

Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week delivers the lowest prices on HDTVs, Echo devices, Cloud Cams & more

The e-commerce giant has kicked off its Black Friday Deals week, and as you may have guessed, Amazon's own hardware is front and center with some of the lowest prices ever. Here are the deals you can grab right now.

VideoHere are the five biggest iPad Pro problems, because no device is perfect

Here are the five biggest iPad Pro problems, because no device is perfect

The 2018 iPad Pro is undoubtedly the best iPad ever made. It's chock full of cutting edge features like desktop-grade performance, a completely revamped design, a modernized display, Face ID biometric authentication and support for the brand new Apple Pencil, but no device is perfect.

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TipsHow to use an iPad or iPad Pro as a monitor for your Mac

How to use an iPad or iPad Pro as a monitor for your Mac

You're going to need an actual monitor for the very first time you use your Mac mini, but after that you can a few different app combos to use your iPad and even iPhone as a temporary or permanent display. AppleInsider shows you how.

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Friday, November 16, 2018