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2019

Apple Black Friday deals: 2019 iPads $249; AirPods drop to $134; MacBooks from $699; Apple Watch 5 sale [u]

Monday November 25, 2019

Apple Black Friday pricing is here, with Amazon issuing an $80 drop on the new 10.2-inch iPad, now a record low $249. 2019 AirPods are also on sale starting at $134, while MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops are up to $300 off while supplies last. Apple Watch 5 styles are also marked down leading up to Thanksgiving.

Apple unveils its Black Friday gift card offers

Monday November 25, 2019

From November 29 to December 2, Apple is to offer store gift cards of up to $200 for people buying as yet unspecified Apple products.

Review: Kano Star Wars the Force Coding Kit makes coding fun for kids

Sunday November 24, 2019

This Star Wars coding kit helps even the littlest Jedi master the force by learning to code. Kids will make and play with over 100 characters, ships, planets, sound, and more as they learn about coding syntax.

How to back up your Apple Watch

Sunday November 24, 2019

The more independent Apple makes the Apple Watch, with apps and more storage for music or podcasts, the more you need to think about backing up your data.

Amazon Deal of the Day: MacBook Air on sale for record low $679

Sunday November 24, 2019

In what is the the lowest price we've seen to date, Amazon is knocking $320 off Apple's 2017 13-inch MacBook Air today only, bringing the price down to a record low $679 while supplies last.

Killer deal: Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with 512GB SSD for $1,499 ($500 off)

Sunday November 24, 2019

Apple deals continue to roll in, with the latest pre-Black Friday markdown knocking $500 off Apple's upgraded Mid 2018 13-inch MacBook Pro. Now just $1,499 for the 512GB model, supplies are limited at this special price and the offer may sell out at any time.

How to get an old macOS installer from Apple

Saturday November 23, 2019

Your collection of old macOS installer disk images is now worthless, and Apple has changed where it hides downloadable copies. Yet there are still good reasons to get old OSes, and here's how to do it.

Review: Tiger & Rose wireless earbuds are super comfortable and super stylish

Saturday November 23, 2019

We got to check out some truly one-of-a-kind wireless earbuds that feature all-day battery life to see if they're a must add to our collection.

Best Black Friday deals: Save $150 to $300 on every 16-inch MacBook Pro

Friday November 22, 2019

Apple Black Friday deals start now, with exclusive savings on every single 16-inch MacBook Pro configuration. From standard models starting at $2,199 to tricked out Core i9 MacBook Pro specs with AMD Radeon 5500M 8GB graphics, these MacBook Pro deals deliver the lowest prices anywhere. Shop today as these Black Friday deals are valid for a limited time only.

Apple delays 'The Banker' theatrical and streaming release on inaccuracy, sexual abuse claims

Friday November 22, 2019

Apple has elected to delay the release of its original movie "The Banker," originally slated to debut in theaters on Dec. 6, as filmmakers investigate allegations of historical inaccuracy and sexual misconduct.

Tim Cook talks data privacy and DACA in interview

Friday November 22, 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to hammer home Apple's corporate values in an interview aired Friday, calling data privacy one of this century's top issues and vowing to fight for immigrant protections until his "toes point up."

Over 1.2B profiles found in unsecured server shows severity of data collection by tech firms

Friday November 22, 2019

The discovery of an unprotected data store containing 1.2 billion records of personal information gleaned from data brokerage services offers a glimpse into not only the kind of resources scammers and hackers can acquire about a large number of potential targets, but also the amount of data online services share or sell with other entities.

Review: Hue Smart Plug is another capable HomeKit-enabled outlet

Friday November 22, 2019

The Hue Smart Plug is an expansion of the Hue lineup from smart bulbs into controlling lamps, one that brings the HomeKit-compatible range closer to becoming a whole smart home solution.

Apple wins partial reprieve over VirnetX $503 million patent case

Friday November 22, 2019

A US appeals court has upheld two rulings that Apple infringed VirnetX patents, but reversed the decision on two others. The nearly decade-long legal case must now go back a Texas judge who will consider further hearings.

Apple adds subscription renewal failures to server notifications from App Store Connect

Friday November 22, 2019

Apple has made the server-to-server notifications feature of App Store Connect more useful for developers, with it now providing alerts for when a customer's subscription fails to renew, as well as when it is resolved.

AT&T to roll out true 5G to consumers in 'weeks'

Friday November 22, 2019

It's still chiefly a lower-speed version of the technology, but genuine 5G is shortly to reach 'tens of millions' of AT&T customers across the US. True full speed 5G for businesses is also expanding.

Review: Polk Command Bar is basically the Amazon Echo soundbar

Friday November 22, 2019

Polk's Command Bar is the embodiment of Amazon Alexa in front of your TV. With useful features such as a compartment for a Fire TV stick paired with good sound, the Command Bar is a solid option for Alexa users.

Russia to ban iPhones and all devices not pre-loaded with local apps

Friday November 22, 2019

New legislation will require all smartphones, computers and even smart televisions to have Russian-made software included from July 2020. Supporters say it promotes local technology, but detractors believe that a fear of surveillance apps will make manufacturers pull out of Russia.

Apple criticized for users' unwanted sexual behavior in 'random chat apps'

Friday November 22, 2019

The Washington Post has investigated complaints of inappropriate behavior surfacing in App Store reviews on what it says are six social apps, including some aimed at minors.

Apple TV+ Servant, Morning Show haters, and the Mac Pro factory on the AppleInsider Podcast

Friday November 22, 2019

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William discuss Apple TV+'s forthcoming show "Servant" by M. Night Shyamalan, whether critics are Apple haters for hating on the morning show, and Apple's expansion in Austin.