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2019

Power outage may have ruined 15 exabytes of WD and Toshiba flash storage

Monday July 01, 2019

The cost of flash memory could rise and impact the cost of production for the Mac Pro and other hardware in the future, as memory producer Western Digital and Toshiba revealed a mid-June power outage temporarily lowered its production capacity, destroying 15 exabytes of storage.

Latest Mac malware in the wild evades security software, researchers

Monday July 01, 2019

Newly uncovered Mac malware is not only in the wild, but trying to avoid detection by security researchers, according to one such firm.

Apple clarifies which PCI-e GPU cards are suitable for which eGPU enclosures

Monday July 01, 2019

Updated support documents from Apple add new specific recommendations for eGPU enclosures and graphics cards, plus some new notes on usage.

Alleged 3D renders of Apple's 2019 iPhone hit the internet

Monday July 01, 2019

Alleged leaked CAD renders of the new 2019 iPhone have appeared on the internet, showing details that line up with prior rumors about the devices expected to launch in September

Live radio station streams accessible on HomePod ahead of iOS 13 launch

Monday July 01, 2019

Live radio streams, a feature set to arrive with iOS 13 as well as the HomePod this fall, is seemingly already available to use for a small number stations in Germany under iOS 12, seemingly indicating the feature is practically ready for launch.

Jony Ive's departure follows years of dissatisfaction and absenteeism

Monday July 01, 2019

Apple's chief design officer Jony Ive reportedly disliked how the company focused on operations more than design and would regularly fail to attend his own design meetings.

The worst Apple designs by Jony Ive, according to the AppleInsider staff

Sunday June 30, 2019

While he's often lauded, not everything Apple has cranked out under Jony Ive's design lead has been spectacular. We've been on the Apple beat nearly as long as Ive has, and we have some thoughts on the flops from Ive's design studio.

Apple conducting free but limited logic board swaps for 2018 MacBook Airs

Sunday June 30, 2019

A "very small" number of 2018 MacBook Air owners are eligible for free repairs to fix a problem with their logic board, AppleInsider can confirm via an internal document.

Today only: Save up to $500 on iMacs, iPad Pros, Apple TV

Sunday June 30, 2019

B&H Photo is ending June on a high note with instant cash rebates on Apple products. From $500 off iPad Pros and iMacs, to $30 off HomePods and $15 off Apple's iPod touch, these price drops on current and closeout hardware end today.

Compared: Facebook Libra and Calibra vs Apple Pay

Sunday June 30, 2019

Last week, Facebook announced Calibra, a subsidiary of the social network that will introduce a digital wallet for Libra, a new blockchain currency for use by anyone who can use Messenger and WhatsApp, even those without access to fundamental financial services. AppleInsider compares what Facebook's offering will provide with Apple Pay and its plethora of payment options.

Hands on: Amazon's compact Echo Show 5 smart display

Sunday June 30, 2019

Not to be outdone, Amazon recently launched its answer to the Lenovo Smart Clock, the Echo Show 5 -- coming in much cheaper than other Alexa-equipped smart displays.

Japan imposes new trade restrictions on Apple's Korean suppliers

Sunday June 30, 2019

Beginning July 4 Japan is imposing new restrictions affecting South Korean tech companies, including key Apple suppliers Samsung and LG, in retaliation for a Korean court ruling finding Nippon Steel must pay for forced Korean labor during World War II.

Editorial: No Bill Gates, Windows was not iPhone's 'natural' nemesis

Sunday June 30, 2019

Microsoft's former chief executive Bill Gates mused this week that it would have been the "natural thing" for Microsoft to have been the "standard non-Apple phone platform." But he's wrong, and here's why.

Reagle's HomeKit-enabled Smart Door Lock ships in July

Sunday June 30, 2019

A promised HomeKit accessory, the Reagle Smart Door Lock, is confirmed as launching in early July, expanding the limited number of HomeKit-ready smartlocks on the market.

July 4th savings start early at OWC

Saturday June 29, 2019

Fourth of July deals have launched early at Other World Computing, with Macs as low as $289 and discounts of up to 53% off. From Thunderbolt 3 docks to HomePods and MacBook Pros, Apple hardware and accessories are slashed just in time for Independence Day.

Apple's best designs by Jony Ive, according to the AppleInsider staff

Saturday June 29, 2019

On Thursday, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive announced his intent to leave the company after nearly 30 years on the job, many of which were spent at the side of tech visionary Steve Jobs. In wake of that bombshell, AppleInsider takes a look back at our favorite Ive designs.

Apple's latest 'Shot on iPhone' piece takes viewers to the Gay Rodeo

Saturday June 29, 2019

Apple on Saturday premiered a new commissioned film for its "Shot on iPhone" ad campaign, "Call Me Cowboy."

Apple TV+ focusing on quality over quantity, says Eddy Cue

Saturday June 29, 2019

Apple TV+, launching this fall, will emphasize a small but high-quality lineup, said Apple's software and services VP Eddy Cue in a recent interview.

OpenID Foundation says 'Sign in with Apple' has critical gaps, urges changes

Saturday June 29, 2019

The OpenID Foundation this week issued an open letter to Apple's Software Engineering chief, Craig Federighi, arguing that the upcoming "Sign in with Apple" standard bears a lot of similarity to OpenID Connect -- but not enough for privacy, security, and development purposes.

Hands on: Use the Adonit Photogrip Qi for a new way to shoot iPhone photos

Saturday June 29, 2019

Apple makes one of the best smartphone cameras available on the market. Adonit wants to take your iPhone photography to the next level with their PhotoGrip Qi.