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2019

13 hidden iOS 13 features you didn't know about

Sunday June 16, 2019

The first beta of iOS 13 has been out for nearly two weeks so lets take a look at some hidden features you might've not known about.

Review: Lenovo's Google-equipped Smart Clock is a solid choice when bedtime means bedtime

Sunday June 16, 2019

You'll have to go elsewhere if you want all the features of a Google Nest Hub or Echo Show, but for smartspeaker buyers who just want a cheap wake-up and bedtime option, the Lenovo Smart Clock doesn't disappoint.

ICYMI: iOS SCUBA diving HUD, Hot Wheels Smart Track, Quad 4K dock & more

Saturday June 15, 2019

During the week we don't always have time to cover everything, so here are a few releases this week that went under the radar including a new iOS compatible dive computer, a futuristic Hot Wheel set, and more.

Review: iPod touch is exactly what it needs to be in 2019

Saturday June 15, 2019

Apple finally updated the iPod touch for 2019, bringing with it a modest bump in specs. While it may not be what some were looking for, the 2019 iPod touch is exactly what it needed to be.

Cellebrite says it can pull data from any iOS device ever made

Saturday June 15, 2019

Israeli mobile device forensics company Cellebrite proclaimed on Friday that it can break into any iOS device, including those running iOS 12.3.

Apple's iOS soft keyboard target of new patent lawsuit

Friday June 14, 2019

Apple's vaunted iOS keyboard, a piece of user interface technology that helped usher in the smartphone revolution, is in infringement of a nearly 20-year-old patent covering similar input solutions, according to a new lawsuit.

Apple restricts online Apple Store access to newer versions of Safari and macOS

Friday June 14, 2019

In a move presumably designed to protect customers from potential online threats, Apple recently changed access requirements of its online store to restrict compatibility to more current versions of macOS and Safari.

Logitech's Circle 2 wired camera to support HomeKit Secure Video later this year

Friday June 14, 2019

Logitech on Friday announced support for Apple's HomeKit Secure Video, a set of tools designed to protect and store data from streaming video cameras, will be rolled out to wired versions of its popular Circle 2 camera later this year.

Review: UAG Apple Watch bands offer much needed variety in a crowded market

Friday June 14, 2019

Urban Armor Gear's new lineup of Apple Watch bands are a breath of fresh air, adding much-needed differentiation in a crowded market of third-party bands. We take a look at the new leather strap, NATO strap, and Active strap.

Former Apple event venue Flint Center is closing

Friday June 14, 2019

The Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino is to be permanently closed, the college's board of trustees has voted, with the center that has previously played host to a number of important Apple events potentially being turned into student housing.

How to use Tags in macOS Mojave and Catalina

Friday June 14, 2019

Apple seems to have decided that tags for the Mac didn't need changes, with no improvements coming in macOS Catalina. Yet, when you know how to use what we've already got, tags can become a superb way to organize your files.

Apple updates enterprise certificate rules to curb abusive apps

Friday June 14, 2019

Apple has changed its rules governing the use of enterprise certificates by developers, giving it the ability to review apps under the scheme at any time and without warning, in order to prevent abuse of the program to circumvent the App Store's rules.

DualShock 4 makes Fortnite on iPhone even better with iOS 13

Friday June 14, 2019

One of the most exciting changes for gamers with Apple's latest crop of updates is official support for both PlayStation and Xbox controllers. We spent a few minutes -- or hours -- gaming with our Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 controller to see how much of a difference it made when playing Fortnite among other titles.

High-end users on 'Why I'm buying the new Mac Pro'

Friday June 14, 2019

Apple aimed the new Mac Pro at the most demanding of all high-end users, so we went to users like that and asked what they thought. Video editors, medical experts and the Department of Defense are all considering this new Mac closely.

Strength-training fitness device Activ5 arrives in Apple Store

Friday June 14, 2019

Activbody's Activ5, a portable fitness device designed to aid in strength training, is now available directly from Apple.com and select Apple Stores.

Apple Watch Series 4 with LTE goes on sale in Austria via A1

Friday June 14, 2019

Apple has brought the LTE-equipped Apple Watch to a new market, with A1 becoming the first carrier in the European territory to offer the Apple Watch Series 4 to its subscribers along with a data plan specific to the wearable device.

Folding phone misery continues for Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X

Friday June 14, 2019

Consumers wanting to own their own foldable smartphone have a while longer to wait, after AT&T cancelled all pre-orders for the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Fold, while Huawei has advised it will be holding back the launch of its own flexible screen launch to perform more testing before releasing the Mate X.

Mac Pro, ARKit, Sign on with Apple and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday June 14, 2019

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is back, rejecting Victor's reality and replacing it with his own more British one, via ARKit 3. He also talks about how there is nothing wrong with the Mac Pro yet some people think there is, and there is room for another new Mac.

O2 becomes third UK carrier to sell Apple Watch LTE contracts

Friday June 14, 2019

O2 has become the latest carrier in the United Kingdom to offer the LTE-equipped version of the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4 to its customers, making it the third to offer contracts for Apple's wearable device.

Apple reportedly requires Comcast and Charter to sell iPad, Apple TV as part of iPhone deal

Thursday June 13, 2019

In a bid to gain access to Apple's popular iPhone, mobile industry newcomers Charter and Comcast reportedly agreed to somewhat onerous terms that require the cable giants to also sell iPad and Apple TV, some of which are offered with carrier subsidies.