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2019

Three episodes of 'The Morning Show' coming to Apple TV+ on Nov. 1

Monday October 28, 2019

Following the world premiere of Apple TV+ exclusive "The Morning Show" in New York City on Monday, Apple announced the series' first three episodes will be available to stream when the service debuts this week.

Spotify says subscriber growth now doubles Apple Music

Monday October 28, 2019

Streaming music giant Spotify reported positive earnings for the third quarter of 2019 on Monday, with the company stressing increased subscriber growth which supposedly doubles that of Apple Music on a monthly basis.

TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle legal dispute, sign cross-licensing deal

Monday October 28, 2019

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and competitor GlobalFoundries on Monday inked an agreement to cross-license certain patents related to semiconductor technology, resolving a two-month-old multi-jurisdictional legal dispute that threatened the businesses of customers like TSMC partner Apple.

Apple's iOS 13.2 release bricks HomePod for some users [u]

Monday October 28, 2019

HomePod owners beware. Apple's release of iOS 13.2 on Monday delivers long-awaited features to the company's smart speaker, but the software is rendering some units useless.

AirPods versus AirPods Pro -- Apple's wireless earbuds compared

Monday October 28, 2019

Apple's just-launched AirPods Pro are certain to be a desirable audio accessory this holiday season, but how different is it from the existing second-generation AirPods? AppleInsider runs the numbers on both sets of wireless earphones.

Apple Music, Beats 1, Radio down for some users globally [Fixed]

Monday October 28, 2019

An outage on Monday afternoon is seeing a "small percentage" of users unable to access Apple Music, play the Beats 1 stream, or listen to radio stations on impacted devices.

iOS 12.4.3 now available for some devices that can't upgrade to iOS 13

Monday October 28, 2019

Apple has released an update of iOS for some older iPhone and iPad models that cannot be updated to iOS 13.2, with the legacy hardware now able to update to iOS 12.4.3.

Retroactive brings Aperture, iPhoto, iTunes back in macOS Catalina

Monday October 28, 2019

Aperture and iPhoto don't work in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and iTunes has been completely replaced. But, there is a solution with the Retroactive app.

Apple's Tile-like tracking device named 'AirTag' in iOS 13.2

Monday October 28, 2019

Code within the new iOS 13.2 release includes the name 'AirTag' for Apple's rumored tracking devices, which are expected to be locatable through the Find My app.

References in iOS 13.2 further point to Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11, Pro

Monday October 28, 2019

After an initial identification in iOS 13.1, Apple's iOS 13.2 points to updated official battery cases coming soon for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Apple Watch Series 5 -- Review, one month later

Monday October 28, 2019

It's been a month since Apple Watch Series 5 hit our wrists. So w're going to revisit our initial review after more than 30 days of daily use to see how the main features hold up -- including that always-on display, the integrated compass, and -- most crucially -- battery life.

Apple Month-end Blowout Sale: 12.9-inch iPad Pro $649; new MacBook Pro price cuts; $1399 iMac 5K

Monday October 28, 2019

Month-end Apple deals are in effect this last week in October, with 2018 iPad Pros starting at $649 and fresh coupon savings on current 15-inch MacBook Pros. Apple's upgraded $1,399 iMac 5K has also returned with limited supply available at the reduced price.

Apple releases 13.2 update for HomePods with music handoff, user identification [u]

Monday October 28, 2019

The HomePod 13.2 update included with iOS 13.2 adds the ability for HomePod to recognize different voices, play high-quality ambient soundtracks, and handoff music, podcasts or calls from iPhone.

Apple rolls out tvOS 13.2 for Apple TV with Siri recording opt-in

Monday October 28, 2019

After a weeks-long beta process, Apple has released its tvOS 13.2 update for Apple TV with support for Siri recording opt-in and the AirPods Pro, ahead of the Apple TV+ debut.

Apple releases iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad

Monday October 28, 2019

Apple has shipped iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad, an update it is shipping now to enable support for the AirPods Pro, as well as adding new emoji and the option to opt in to the Siri request accuracy review program.

Apple debuts $249 AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation

Monday October 28, 2019

After weeks of speculation, Apple has announced AirPods Pro, featuring Active Noise Cancellation and improved sound.

Editorial: Apple isn't revamping its HomeKit team, but maybe it should

Monday October 28, 2019

Bloomberg believes that Apple is hiring people to overhaul how the company's HomeKit devices work with third-party products. The report is based on disprovable information, yet it is true that Apple both should and could do much more with the technology.

What to expect from Apple's Q4 2019 earnings report on October 30

Monday October 28, 2019

Apple's September-quarter financial results will be announced by the company on Wednesday, with both the fiscal performance and the initial sales of the iPhone 11 expected to be the main topics of conversation by industry commentators. Here's what analysts observing the company expect Apple will reveal during the conference call and the all-important filing.

Tim Cook honored for LGBTQ advocacy at 15th GLSEN Respect Awards

Monday October 28, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared there is "so much more" everyone can do to help prevent bullying and harassment of LGBTQ teenagers and young people at the 15th annual GLSEN Respect Awards on Friday, where the chief executive was honored for being an advocate.

Review: 'For All Mankind' is Apple TV+'s most captivating new series

Monday October 28, 2019

"For All Mankind," Apple's 1970's alt-history space program drama, is enthralling, and based on our viewing of the entire launch catalog of programming, it is the best new series to be included with the Apple TV+ launch.