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2020

Apple was world's No. 1 smartphone vendor in Q4, report says

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Led by demand for the hugely popular iPhone 11, Apple's share of the global smartphone market topped all competitors in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to statistics released on Wednesday.

Apple ordered to pay $838M for infringing Caltech Wi-Fi patents

Wednesday January 29, 2020

A federal jury on Wednesday found Apple and Broadcom in infringement of patents owned by California Institute of Technology, awarding the university $1.1 billion to be paid by the two tech companies.

Apple signs exclusive deal with former Starz and HBO programming exec

Wednesday January 29, 2020

As it builds out a slate of original content, Apple recently inked an exclusive producer deal with Carmi Zlotnik, a former head of programming at Starz and HBO responsible for supervising production of hits like "Band of Brothers," "The Sopranos," "American Gods," "Outlander" and more.

Two more Apple Stores closed in China due to coronavirus concerns

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Apple this week temporarily shuttered two stores in China as the new coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc with businesses in the region.

Apple predicted to release small wireless charging mat in first half of 2020

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Apple is predicted to release its own branded wireless charging mat in the first half of 2020, according to noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, though the product may not be the AirPower stand-in users are hoping for.

Check out the 117 new emoji coming to Apple platforms later this year

Wednesday January 29, 2020

The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday announced 117 new emoji that will be added to platforms like Apple's iOS and macOS later this year.

Apple TV+ team boosted by hiring of Netflix platform engineer

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Apple is continuing to add more employees to its roster for the Apple TV+ project, with the latest hire Ruslan Meshenberg, an engineer who worked on Netflix's streaming platform.

Review: VocoLinc's Smart Power Strip is an easy but fickle way to upgrade 'dumb' devices

Wednesday January 29, 2020

If you've got a couple devices you're looking to make smarter, the Vocolinc smart power strip features three HomeKit-enabled smart outlets, three convenient USB outlets, and boasts an attractive price point to boot.

Piper Sandler joins post-earnings chorus, hikes AAPL to $343

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Focusing less on Tuesday's blockbuster earnings, and more on the potential for the 5G "iPhone 12," Piper Sandler has also increased its Apple stock price target.

HomePod lands in India 23 months after launch

Wednesday January 29, 2020

The HomePod is now available to purchase in India for the first time, with the regional launch of Apple's smart speaker also offering the audio device at the equivalent of $280 after sales tax, and potentially even lower at some retailers.

Ming-Chi Kuo sees five potential risks to Apple because of coronavirus

Wednesday January 29, 2020

While Ming-Chi Kuo still has a positive view on Apple and the iPhone supply chain, he views the Corona virus as a significant threat to the company, and has detailed specifically what he feels will be of the most impact.

Examining Apple's record-setting $91.8B holiday quarter by the numbers

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Apple's biggest holiday quarter revenue ever is also a record-setter in a number of respects, with growth across nearly every one of Apple's market segments. AppleInsider drills down into the numbers, and puts them in perspective, to show just how well the iPhone maker did in the last quarter.

Rosenblatt throws in the towel on AAPL coverage

Wednesday January 29, 2020

The most bearish Apple analyst on the Street is parting ways with Rosenblatt Securities, and as a result the firm said it will be ceasing its coverage of the iPhone maker.

Cowen drives AAPL target to $370 on iPhone's return to growth

Wednesday January 29, 2020

Recapping Apple's $91.8 billion quarter, Cowen is seeing continued strength and earnings power from the company going forward, and has increased its target price for Apple stock yet again.

J.P. Morgan joins bulls, hikes Apple stock target price to $350

Wednesday January 29, 2020

The morning after Apple's record-breaking holiday quarter results were published, J.P. Morgan analysts are reconsidering the value of the company's business with a dramatic increase in Apple stock target price.

Last call for these MacBook Pro deals: Save up to $1,900 on Apple 13-inch and 15-inch laptops

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo has clearance MacBook Pro inventory on hand right now and that means exclusive savings for AppleInsider readers. Save up to $1,900 -- the lowest prices of the year -- on high-end 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks. All with free expedited shipping and special financing incentives.

Foxconn says coronavirus will not impact manufacturing, Apple has alternatives ready

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn on Tuesday said provisions have been made to meet production obligations in China as the region faces a deadly coronavirus outbreak, a situation the iPhone maker is closely monitoring.

Google developing all-in-one messaging app for businesses

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Google has seeded select employees with an unreleased app that combines the functionality of Gmail, Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat and other services in what appears to be a play at competitors like Slack.

Apple reportedly starting online sales in India in Q3 2020

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Following years of speculation, sources familiar with the matter say that Apple's first-party online store in India will open in late 2020, perhaps as soon as July.

iPhone 11 was Apple's best-selling iPhone during lucrative holiday quarter

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Apple's wildly popular iPhone 11 helped drive record revenue growth in the first fiscal quarter of 2020, with the handset sitting at the top of company sales charts every week during the important December quarter.