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Friday, February 21, 2020

ReviewReview: Twelve South Curve SE is a minimalist Mac stand

Review: Twelve South Curve SE is a minimalist Mac stand

Twelve South's newest pedestal for MacBook may look similar to the company's previous Curve stand. It does, however, boast a new sleek white appearance that is a rarity among MacBook stands.

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Apple Maps' Look Around feature works in three more U.S. cities

Apple Maps' Look Around feature works in three more U.S. cities

Apple has rolled out its "Look Around" feature of Apple Maps into three more cities in the United States, giving users the ability to see Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. at street level on their iPhone or iPad.

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FCC ordered to take public feedback on net neutrality repeal

FCC ordered to take public feedback on net neutrality repeal

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for comments from the public about its repeal of net neutrality, but only because it is legally required to do so in the wake of a lawsuit from Mozilla fighting the order - a lawsuit the FCC won.

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FeatureiPad for Work, Apple's Coronavirus issues, and Apple TV+ on AppleInsider Podcast

iPad for Work, Apple's Coronavirus issues, and Apple TV+ on AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, hosts Stephen Robles and Mike Wuerthele discuss the lack of an iPad app from Instagram, the productivity of the iPad for certain tasks, coronavirus affecting Apple's manufacturing schedule, the "Amazing Stories" trailer and Apple TV+ thoughts, and more.

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'AirPods Pro Lite' allegedly very close to production

'AirPods Pro Lite' allegedly very close to production

Apple's rumored 'AirPods Pro Lite' may have gained a new member of its supply chain, with a Taiwan firm reportedly on the cusp of providing components for the audio accessories.

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Samsung installs former finance minister Bahk Jae-wan as board chairman

Samsung installs former finance minister Bahk Jae-wan as board chairman

Samsung Electronics has named its new board chairman, former South Korean finance minister Bahk Jae-wan, an appointment aiming to increase transparency and independence following the jailing of his predecessor.

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Apple researching all-glass iPhone with wraparound touchscreen

Apple researching all-glass iPhone with wraparound touchscreen

New Apple research describes an all-glass iPhone which can display information, icons, and images on any surface — with the entire device touch sensitive.

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ExclusiveDeals: Save $150 to $450 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Deals: Save $150 to $450 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Extended by popular demand! Apple authorized resellers have extended record-breaking discounts on Apple's brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro, delivering cash savings of up to $450 off every model, including loaded Core i9 systems, via instant rebates and exclusive coupons. Find out how to save hundreds of dollars and grab the lowest prices on the ultimate Apple laptop.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G preorders are live with iPhone trade-in bonuses

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G preorders are live with iPhone trade-in bonuses

Apple iPhone users looking to make the switch to 5G can now pre-order Samsung Galaxy S20 devices with aggressive iPhone trade-in values and even free gift offers.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Apple granted restraining order against man who twice trespassed on Tim Cook's property

Apple granted restraining order against man who twice trespassed on Tim Cook's property

Recently unearthed court documents reveal Apple filed for, and received, a temporary restraining order against an "aggressive" stalker who harassed and threatened the safety of CEO Tim Cook and other executives.

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T-Mobile and Sprint revise merger terms, seek to close deal by April

T-Mobile and Sprint revise merger terms, seek to close deal by April

T-Mobile and Sprint continue to work toward a merger after gaining regulatory approval and defeating a federal antitrust challenge, and on Thursday announced an agreement on a revised deal that could see ratification as soon as April 1.

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Functional Apple-1, Steve Jobs-signed PowerBook to hit auction block in March

Functional Apple-1, Steve Jobs-signed PowerBook to hit auction block in March

A bevy of rare Apple computer hardware and Steve Jobs memorabilia is scheduled to hit the block at Boston auction house RR Auction next month, with highlights including a fully functional Apple-1, a PowerBook 190cs signed by late cofounder Steve Jobs and more.

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Rumor: 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro rates 10nm Intel Ice Lake processor

Rumor: 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro rates 10nm Intel Ice Lake processor

Supposedly leaked benchmark data posted online last week suggests Apple plans to integrate Intel's 10th generation Core processors, dubbed "Ice Lake," in variants of a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro line.

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ReviewReview: The WT2 Plus translation earbuds allow you to converse with almost anyone with ease

Review: The WT2 Plus translation earbuds allow you to converse with almost anyone with ease

Now you can converse with nearly anyone thanks to the fast and easy translation abilities of the WT2 Plus translation wireless earbuds — with some caveats.

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TipsHow to factory reset a MacBook Pro, and when to do it

How to factory reset a MacBook Pro, and when to do it

When you're preparing a MacBook Pro to sell, these are the steps you need to take to put the machine ready for a new user — and making sure all your personal and account details are removed.

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Apple releases second public betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4

Apple releases second public betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4

Surfacing just one day after the latest developer betas for iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4, Apple has provided the second public beta counterparts, which are now available to download.

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Apple supplier SK Hynix orders 800 staff to stay home over coronavirus fears

Apple supplier SK Hynix orders 800 staff to stay home over coronavirus fears

Apple RAM supplier SK Hynix has told 800 of its employees to stay at home and not to come to work, after it was found one of its trainees had come into contact with a person infected with the coronavirus.

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Apple TV+ 'Shantaram' production halts over a lack of scripts [u]

Apple TV+ 'Shantaram' production halts over a lack of scripts [u]

Production on the Apple TV+ show "Shantaram" has ground to a halt due to a writing issue, with not all of the ten episodes completely written and showrunner Eric Warren Singer departing the project, resulting in a possible delay of several months.

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Microsoft readying iOS expansion of enterprise Threat Protection platform

Microsoft readying iOS expansion of enterprise Threat Protection platform

Microsoft is extending its Threat Protection platform to cover mobile platforms, with it preparing to offer an update to its enterprise-grade security solution for iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets.

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Samsung botches 'Find My Mobile' test, sends users '1' notification worldwide

Samsung botches 'Find My Mobile' test, sends users '1' notification worldwide

A large number of Samsung smartphone owners around the world discovered a mysterious message on their devices overnight, a notification that the company admits was part of an internal test gone wrong.

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ISPs cite First Amendment as reason why they can sell customer data

ISPs cite First Amendment as reason why they can sell customer data

Internet service providers are fighting attempts to require customers opt in to having their location and other sensitive data sold to third parties, under the claim such laws violates the free speech rights of the companies involved.

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ExclusiveKiller deal: Apple's latest 13" MacBook Pro (2.4GHz, 8GB, 256GB) drops to $1,449

Killer deal: Apple's latest 13

Better than Black Friday pricing is here for a limited time, with Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2019) with a quad-core processor, 256GB of storage and four Thunderbolt 3 ports now $350 off.

Apple considering allowing third-party apps to replace defaults on iOS, HomePod

Apple considering allowing third-party apps to replace defaults on iOS, HomePod

The HomePod may be opened up to third-party music services, and Apple may also allow iOS users to permanently swap the default email and browser apps for alternatives.

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Apple Stores, Foxconn 'cautiously' trying to return to normal in China

Apple Stores, Foxconn 'cautiously' trying to return to normal in China

At the same time that Apple takes tentative steps to reopen all of its retail stores in China, the company's main iPhone assembler Foxconn has announced that it will be "cautiously" resuming production in its main iPhone manufacturing plants.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Latest Apple iPad (128GB) hits new all-time low price

Latest Apple iPad (128GB) hits new all-time low price

Ringing in as the lowest price seen to date, Apple's 128GB 7th Generation iPad is on sale for $319.99 with coupon.

Live Apple Music lyrics arrives on Mac with second macOS 10.15.4 beta

Live Apple Music lyrics arrives on Mac with second macOS 10.15.4 beta

Following a launch alongside iOS 13 in September, Apple Music's lyrics visualizer debuted on Mac this week with the second beta release of macOS 10.15.4, granting users direct access to real-time, scrolling song lyrics.

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Apple announces upcoming film 'Swan Song' starring Mahershala Ali

Apple announces upcoming film 'Swan Song' starring Mahershala Ali

Apple on Wednesday added to a slowly growing slate of original Apple TV+ content with "Swan Song," a new film starring two-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali.

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ExclusiveDeal alert: Apple's new Mac Pro (3.5GHz, 32GB, 1TB, 580X) on sale for $5,799

Deal alert: Apple's new Mac Pro (3.5GHz, 32GB, 1TB, 580X) on sale for $5,799

Another Mac Pro deal is here, with this particular configuration offering 1TB of SSD storage for less than Apple's MSRP for the 256GB model. Find out how to snap up the exclusive price (and extra storage) today.

VideoHow to pair your AirPods or AirPods Pro with a PlayStation 4

How to pair your AirPods or AirPods Pro with a PlayStation 4

While the PlayStation 4 doesn't support Bluetooth audio, there is a way to use your AirPods, AirPods Pro, or any other Bluetooth headphones with your Playstation 4.

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TikTok 'iPhone SE 2' or 'iPhone 9' video is probably a fake

TikTok 'iPhone SE 2' or 'iPhone 9' video is probably a fake

A viral video that has emerged on social media claims to be of the low cost "iPhone 9" expected soon — but further inspection leaves almost no doubt that it is a fake.

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Apple could tap Luxshare for older iPhone model production in 2021

Apple could tap Luxshare for older iPhone model production in 2021

Apple is giving AirPods and Apple Watch supplier Luxshare Precision more work over the next two years, with analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claiming the supply chain partner will start assembling iPhones for the company, among other supply chain alterations.

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ExclusiveThese Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1000 off

These Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1000 off

Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is slashing the price of its top selling Apple Mac Pro desktop computers by up to $1,000 exclusively for AppleInsider readers. These special Apple deals are available for a limited time only, delivering the lowest prices on record for the powerful machines.

Apple releases second betas for macOS 10.15.4, iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2 [u]

Apple releases second betas for macOS 10.15.4, iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2 [u]

Apple has pushed out a fresh round of developer betas to those enrolled in the company's testing program, with new second betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, and macOS 10.15.4 now available to download.

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New price drop: Apple's 8-core MacBook Pro gets massive $700 discount

New price drop: Apple's 8-core MacBook Pro gets massive $700 discount

Fresh price cuts have just been issued on Apple MacBook Pros, with savings of up to $700 off and prices as low as $1,199. Many of these deals deliver the lowest prices ever, beating Black Friday deals by up to $250.

New Microsoft Office iOS app unifies Excel, PowerPoint, Word

New Microsoft Office iOS app unifies Excel, PowerPoint, Word

The newly updated Microsoft Office app for iOS combines three of Microsoft's most popular apps into one, and puts them in the palm of your hand.

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Arlo adds HomeKit support to Arlo Pro 3 smart home camera system

Arlo adds HomeKit support to Arlo Pro 3 smart home camera system

After releasing the Arlo Pro 3 at the end of 2019, Arlo is bringing HomeKit support to the popular smart home security camera through a free firmware update.

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EU unveils wide-ranging digital strategy with global implications for Apple & other big tech

EU unveils wide-ranging digital strategy with global implications for Apple & other big tech

A newly-published digital strategy marks the start of the European Union's plans to debate and implement regulations that will have lasting effects on users in the EU and big technology companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon.

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IRS suing Facebook for $9B in unpaid taxes

IRS suing Facebook for $9B in unpaid taxes

The Internal Revenue Service has gone to court to sue Facebook, claiming the social media giant owes in excess of $9 billion in taxes by selling its intellectual property to a subsidiary in Ireland — a transaction the IRS believes Facebook severely undervalued.

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Larry Tesler, who showed Steve Jobs around Xerox PARC, dies aged 74

Larry Tesler, who showed Steve Jobs around Xerox PARC, dies aged 74

Computer scientist Larry Tesler was the inventor of copy-and-paste as we know it today, and was also the guide that showed Steve Jobs the Xerox PARC systems that would inspire the Macintosh.

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