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2020

Loaded 16-core Mac Pro (3.2GHz, 192GB, 1TB, 2x Vega II, Afterburner) now $1,600 off at B&H

Friday March 06, 2020

Those on the hunt for the lowest price on a high-end Apple Mac Pro can save a record $1,600 on the 16-core model with 192GB of memory, two AMD Vega II graphics cards and an Afterburner card.

Apple TV+ Review: 'Amazing Stories' gets off to a middling start

Friday March 06, 2020

About a year after headlining the event that debuted the Apple TV+ service, "Amazing Stories," executive produced but not directed by Steven Spielberg, is rolling out one episode at a time with a very slow start.

Doubts over WWDC and hopes for a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro on the AppleInsider podcast

Friday March 06, 2020

Apple has yet to confirm when WWDC will be, yet with so many other technology events being cancelled, there has to be doubt that it will happen at all -- or at least in the form we usually see.

Sonos ends 'Recycle Mode' for legacy products after consumer backlash

Friday March 06, 2020

Sonos' Trade Up program will continue to offer discounts to customers with older wireless speakers from the company, but won't require customers to brick their products to participate.

Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' in Italy over coronavirus concerns

Friday March 06, 2020

Apple is taking action in Italy to help contain the coronavirus, and this week canceled all "Today at Apple" sessions across the country until March 19.

WWDC in jeopardy as Santa Clara issues new coronavirus guidance for tech giants

Thursday March 05, 2020

The County of Santa Clara on Thursday issued guidance in the wake of newly discovered COVID-19 cases, urging employers in the region, including tech giants Apple and Google, to postpone or cancel mass gatherings.

Apple fails to invalidate Caltech patent tied to $1.1B lawsuit

Thursday March 05, 2020

Apple's bid to invalidate a California Institute of Technology patent that lies at the heart of a $1.1 billion patent infringement verdict was quashed on Thursday, leaving the tech giant on the hook for $838 million.

Apple reportedly rejecting coronavirus apps not developed by recognized institutions

Thursday March 05, 2020

In what appears to be a bid to halt the spread of misinformation, Apple is restricting distribution of apps related to COVID-19 to recognized health agencies and institutions, a report said Thursday.

How to find lost AirPods and AirPods Pro

Thursday March 05, 2020

You're going to forget them somewhere, some time, here's how to hopefully get them back whether you've dropped them behind the couch, or left them at work.

Apple & big tech urged to fight online child sexual abuse with more vigor

Thursday March 05, 2020

Attorney General William Barr has urged Apple and other tech giants to fight child sexual-abuse material circulation in a set of voluntary principles, but despite eliminating any mention of encryption, the general sentiment that tech companies should introduce backdoors is still present.

Bay Area nonprofit launches Apple-supported affordable housing fund

Thursday March 05, 2020

Bay Area nonprofit Housing Trust Silicon Valley is launching a new affordable housing initiative funded by a $150 million grant from Apple.

Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, or Mac Pro - which desktop Mac to buy in March 2020

Thursday March 05, 2020

Apple used to keep its lineup of desktop Macs simple, but now it blurs the lines between models -- and it's always just about to bring out new versions. Here's how to decide what's best for you, and when to buy it.

Apple continues to struggle to establish a supply chain in India

Thursday March 05, 2020

In the midst of ongoing attempts to diversify its supply chain, a new report outlines some of the trouble Apple is running into, while establishing a manufacturing foothold in India.

Prolific anime director profiled in new 'Behind the Mac' video

Thursday March 05, 2020

Apple has continued its 'Behind the Mac' campaign in Japan by sticking with its current focus on animation, publishing a new video featuring Japanese animator, film-maker, and director of anime film 'Your Name' Makoto Shinkai.

'AirPods Pro Lite' production to start in late Q1, Early Q2

Thursday March 05, 2020

A low-cost version of the AirPods Pro will allegedly enter production very soon, as assembly partners of Apple are apparently preparing to commence manufacturing of the "AirPods Pro Lite" towards the end of the first quarter or at the start of the second quarter.

Supply chain gearing up for mini LED iPad, MacBooks, monitors

Thursday March 05, 2020

Apple will debut new MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and new displays with mini LED displays by the end of 2020, according to a new supply chain report.

Foxconn endures biggest revenue drop in 7 years because of coronavirus

Thursday March 05, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has made an impact on Foxconn's finances with the iPhone assembly partner enduring its biggest year-on-year drop in revenue for a month in a seven-year period due to the virus affecting its production pipeline.

Future iPad keyboards could connect to the touchscreen instead of the Smart Connector

Thursday March 05, 2020

External keyboards for the iPad and iPad Pro may not need to connect over Bluetooth or use the Smart Connector, with Apple considering the possibility of using the capacitive touchscreen as a means to read button presses from the attached hardware.

Logic board shipments for 'iPhone SE 2' deferred to second quarter

Thursday March 05, 2020

Apple has deferred shipments of printed circuit boards from a supplier into the second quarter, a report claims, a delay caused by the coronavirus outbreak that could cause further problems for the launch of the long-rumored 'iPhone SE 2.'

Future HomePods could feature touch-sensitive fabric for more controls

Thursday March 05, 2020

Instead of the HomePod solely being controllable by taps on the top touch area, Apple is working on touch-sensitive fabric to allow users to control the speaker anywhere.