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2019

New photos show prototype board used to create original iPhone

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Photos have emerged of one of Apple's original development prototype boards for the 2007 iPhone, effectively detailing the device's exploded internals.

Mac accessory vendor OWC acquires Thunderbolt 3 enclosure maker InXtron

Tuesday March 19, 2019

OWC has confirmed it has acquired InXtron, a case manufacturer formerly known as Macpower Peripherals, a purchase that could enable the Mac hardware retailer to further increase its offerings relating to docks and external enclosures for use with Mac desktops and MacBooks.

iWork app updates coming with improved Apple Pencil support and new iOS features

Tuesday March 19, 2019

An update to Pages, Numbers and Keynote is coming that concentrates on bringing the iOS versions more into line with the macOS ones, as well as bringing along extended Apple Pencil support, and improved collaboration.

New iMac Pro GPU and RAM configuration options boosts maxed out model to $15,699

Tuesday March 19, 2019

In the wake of the iMac update, the iMac Pro now has two more custom configuration options, including up to 256GB of RAM and a new Vega 64X GPU option.

Wide iPhone replacement range between 125M to 180M complicating analyst predictions

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Replacement demand could potentially play a major factor in 2019 iPhone sales, though that depends on how many people buy used models and how long people are willing to hold onto old purchases, Cowen analysts said on Tuesday.

New iMac brings up to twice the speed as previous model, optional Vega graphics

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Updated iMacs have been released with the same overall design as before -- but with faster processor speeds, greater storage options, and improved GPUs available in custom configurations.

MacBook Pro keyboards could get data overlays and adjustable key mechanisms

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Apple is continuing to work on ways to improve the experience of typing on a keyboard, including data overlays either on the key, or by harnessing augmented reality and virtual reality to overlay symbols on a physical keyboard, and a system that could allow users to adjust the resistance when pressing a key to their personal preference.

Apple TV Events app refreshed ahead of the March 25 'its show time' event

Tuesday March 19, 2019

The Apple TV app that live streams the latest Apple events has been updated ahead of the March 25 "its show time" video streaming and news service event, with a new app icon and background to show the event invitation's spotlights effect, and provide some details of when the streaming will happen.

Here's how to save $10 on Apple's new 2019 iPad Air and iPad mini 5 with no tax in 48 states

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Just in, Apple authorized reseller Adorama is knocking $10 off every 2019 iPad mini and iPad Air when you preorder the new devices. Plus, take advantage of no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. This exclusive coupon discount delivers the lowest prices anywhere on the brand-new tablets.

Netflix will not offer programming on Apple TV service

Monday March 18, 2019

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Monday confirmed his company will not sell subscriptions or offer existing content to customers through an Apple branded video streaming service expected for unveiling on March 25.

California reintroduces 'Right to Repair' bill after previous effort failed

Monday March 18, 2019

After a failed attempt in 2018, California lawmakers will again hear arguments for the institution of so-called "right to repair" legislation that would compel electronics makers to provide repair manuals, tools, parts and other related material to consumers and independent repair outlets.

Apple ceases iOS 12.1.3 code signing following iOS 12.1.4 release

Monday March 18, 2019

Apple on Monday stopped signing iOS 12.1.3 code after the release of iOS 12.1.4, a routine process that ensures iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are running the latest version of the operating system.

Quicken Loans Arena fans use Apple Business Chat to buy drinks at their seats

Monday March 18, 2019

Apple Business Chat adoption continues to grow at a slow but steady rate, with Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena and stadium food vendor Aramark the latest to adopt the technology in a system that allows iPhone-toting customers to order drinks from the comfort of their seats.

Apple's 2019 iPad Air, iPad mini support Logitech's Crayon stylus

Monday March 18, 2019

2019 iPad Air and mini models do support the Crayon, Logitech's cheaper alternative to the Apple Pencil, according to Apple.

Benchmark pegs unspecified 2019 iPad at 2.49GHz with 3GB of RAM

Monday March 18, 2019

Hot on the heels of Apple's 2019 iPad Air and Mini announcements, a Geekbench ranking has appeared for one of the tablets -- though it's uncertain which.

Boeing 737 Max pilots didn't have flight simulators, and trained on iPads instead

Monday March 18, 2019

The nature of how pilots are trained has received scrutiny following two crashes of the Boeing 737 Max in a five month period, with a report revealing pilots were given two hours of tuition on an iPad about the aircraft, rather than using the more conventional flight simulators.

Apple Watch forecast to hit 27.5 percent of all smartwatches by 2023

Monday March 18, 2019

The Apple Watch has become so popular as a wearable that it could account for 27.5 percent of all smartwatches of any kind in 2023, research firm IDC argued on Monday.

Old cases won't fit the new iPad mini and iPad Air without compromises

Monday March 18, 2019

There's a few things you should know about the new iPad mini and iPad Air that may make buying a new protective case a better idea instead of using an old one.

iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad Pro: How to choose the best iPad for your needs and budget

Monday March 18, 2019

Apple has introduced new versions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini, plus it's removed one of the iPad Pros. This leaves the lineup ranging from $329 to $999 for the just the base models, but it's also made the buying decision a little more involved. AppleInsider explains how to balance getting the most features for your budget.

Apple deploys sixth developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4

Monday March 18, 2019

Apple is quickening the release schedule for its developer betas, with the sixth beta versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available to download for testing.