Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated October 19th
 

2019

Editorial: Microsoft has learned some lessons from Apple, and that benefits us all

Thursday October 03, 2019

At an event on Wednesday, Microsoft debuted a lot of hardware, some of it surprising, and some of it not. But, instead of embracing the standard, Microsoft is starting to do more with controlling the hardware from top to bottom -- a trick it learned from Apple.

Adobe Announces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2020

Thursday October 03, 2019

Adobe has announced its updated line of beginner-friendly software, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020 and Adobe Premiere Elements 2020.

'iPhone SE 2' not dead, but won't be the same size as the original says Ming-Chi Kuo

Thursday October 03, 2019

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the iPhone SE 2 is imminent and will launch in the spring, much like the original iPhone SE did -- but it may not be exactly what fans are looking for.

Apple researching stretchable fabric activity band for Apple Watch

Thursday October 03, 2019

Apple is continuing to research how it can measure the health of a wearer non-invasively and conveniently, and continues to assess the utility of the Apple Watch band as a location for medical sensors.

Apple removes 'not legal' Hong Kong police monitoring app

Thursday October 03, 2019

Apple has removed the HKmap Live from the App Store over legality concerns, but it is unclear if this was a decision made solely by Apple or one forced by the Chinese government.

Apple has reportedly selected the location of its first retail store in India

Thursday October 03, 2019

According to real estate sources, Apple has picked a 25,000 square foot location for its first retail store in India.

AirPods with biometric sensors need to be accurate - and Apple is working on that

Thursday October 03, 2019

Apple is continuing work on the use of biometric sensors within a future model of AirPods, with the latest being sensors to monitor blood flow volume changes with the use of orientation detection to insure accurate results.

Apple's Swift being taught across Europe in EU Code Week

Thursday October 03, 2019

The European Union's annual Code Week is working with Apple's Swift language and Everyone Can Code initiative to introduce programming to teachers and students of all ages and abilities.

Mario Kart Tour notches estimated 90M downloads in first week of availability

Wednesday October 02, 2019

"Mario Kart Tour" clocked an estimated 90 million downloads in the week following its debut, according to a report released Wednesday, making the racing game Nintendo's fastest moving mobile launch ever.

Micromobility Europe draws attention from rideshare investors, including Apple

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Those piles of often-defective electric scooters that have littered the sidewalks of major cities over the past couple years are commonly seen as a nuisance that needs to be scrubbed from the streets. But to the roughly 700 registered attendees at the Micromobility Conference in Berlin, Germany, the problems associated with these fleets of personal vehicles are solvable, leading to dramatic improvements in sustainability and quality of life. Notably, some of those attendees were from Apple.

Everything new in iOS 13.2 beta 1: Deep Fusion, new AirPods, more

Wednesday October 02, 2019

AppleInsider digs into all the changes found in the first beta of iOS 13.2 which includes new features, returning features, and Apple's highly-touted Deep Fusion photography feature.

Apple, Tim Cook, Deirdre O'Brien jointly file in support of DACA

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Apple has filed a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the preservation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, with CEO Tim Cook and SVP for Retail and People Deirdre O'Brien putting their names on the filing alongside the company for the first time.

Inside Apple's Deep Fusion, the iPhone 11 and Pro's computational photography feature

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Apple is including a computational photography feature called 'Deep Fusion' in the iOS 13.2 beta, which can help produce highly detailed images from the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro cameras. AppleInsider explains how the groundbreaking feature functions.

Icon for new noise cancelling AirPods found in iOS 13.2 beta

Wednesday October 02, 2019

A delve into the first iOS 13.2 beta release has found an icon, suggesting that Apple's noise cancelling AirPods are coming sooner rather than later.

Apple releases first developer beta of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2 with Deep Fusion [u]

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Following the release of iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1, Apple has restarted the testing cycle once again, this time testing out the first developer beta of iOS 13.2, iPadOS 13.2, and tvOS 13.2 alongside a second beta of watchOS 6.1.

Editorial: Apple's removal of 3D Touch is a backwards step for 'Pro' iPhones

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are exceptional new devices, packed full of new features. While there is much to like on the new phones, the absence of 3D Touch is a step backwards.

'Sign in with Apple' better but not perfect, says OpenID Foundation head

Wednesday October 02, 2019

After a critical letter to Apple during the iOS 13 beta process discussing "Sign in with Apple" shortcomings, the OpenID Foundation Chairman is now praising Apple for changes made -- but the group is still seeking more.

Microsoft teases dual-screen Surface Neo notebook, Surface Duo folding phone for 2020

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Microsoft has uncharacteristically revealed a future Surface product that it doesn't plan to ship until 2020, with the Surface Neo consisting of a dual-screen notebook with an extra keyboard and stylus support.

Microsoft takes on AirPods with $249 Surface Earbuds

Wednesday October 02, 2019

Microsoft has launched its own competition to Apple's lauded AirPods, with the introduction of the Surface Earbuds claimed to be productive earwear with 24 hours of battery life and improved microphones.

Microsoft reveals ARM Surface Pro X, Intel Surface Pro 7, AMD Surface Laptop 3

Wednesday October 02, 2019

At Microsoft's media event in New York on Wednesday, the Windows producer expanded its Surface hardware line with new models, including updates to the Surface Laptop line and the Surface Pro, and the debut of the ARM-powered Surface Pro X.