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Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Apple's Cook addresses App Store monopoly, Apple TV+ launch, iPhone 11 in interview

Apple's Cook addresses App Store monopoly, Apple TV+ launch, iPhone 11 in interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his annual European press tour this week with a visit to Berlin, where he met app developers, visited local Apple stores and discussed a range of pressing topics in an interview with a local journalist.

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TipsHow to use Apple's new Reminders app in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina

How to use Apple's new Reminders app in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina

Apple has rewritten its basic Reminders app for iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and for macOS Catalina when it releases. No longer quite so simple, it could be all the To Do app you need, but it does suffer from being a first version.

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FeatureThese are the best USB-C Lightning cables released so far

These are the best USB-C Lightning cables released so far

The floodgates have opened and countless USB-C to Lightning cables have spilled out on the market. We've collected and tested a bunch of cables and combined our favorites into this running list, updated on October 1 with a new release from Spigen.

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VideoReview: The 10.2-inch iPad is more of the same, and that's not a bad thing

Review: The 10.2-inch iPad is more of the same, and that's not a bad thing

Almost a footnote to the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, Apple announced the new seventh generation 10.2-inch iPad for 2019 at its "By innovation only" event. The new iPad isn't revelatory, and is an enlargement of an iteration that Apple delivered in 2018 with the education-focused sixth-generation iPad.

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ExclusiveHoliday deals: Save $150 to $438 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Holiday deals: Save $150 to $438 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Extended by popular demand! Apple authorized resellers have extended record-breaking discounts on Apple's brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro for the holidays, delivering cash savings of up to $438 off every model, including loaded Core i9 systems, via instant rebates and exclusive coupons. Find out how to save hundreds of dollars and grab the lowest prices on the ultimate Apple gift for family and friends.

Apple Stores open registration for The Big Draw Festival sessions

Apple Stores open registration for The Big Draw Festival sessions

Apple is encouraging people to get in touch with their artistic side, by holding free art sessions at Apple Stores throughout October, in celebration of The Big Draw Festival.

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Apple Card PDF statements not itemized for some, fix coming soon

Apple Card PDF statements not itemized for some, fix coming soon

If you've checked your September Apple Card statement, you may have noticed itemized transactions missing.

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Apple refining OLED screen penetration tech for removal of iPhone notch

Apple refining OLED screen penetration tech for removal of iPhone notch

The infamous notch at the top of the current generation of iPhones could be eliminated in a future version, with Apple looking into including openings in the display itself that cameras, speakers, and other sensors could be positioned behind, providing them with access to the outside world while minimizing their appearance.

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Updated Pixelmator Photo 1.1 brings iPadOS features plus batch editing

Updated Pixelmator Photo 1.1 brings iPadOS features plus batch editing

The new version of image editor Pixelmator Photo for the iPad adopts iPadOS 13's new Files management, plus batch editing powered by machine learning.

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Carbon fiber inserts could create ultra-thin MacBook display

Carbon fiber inserts could create ultra-thin MacBook display

The MacBook Pro could take advantage of carbon fiber to strengthen the display in the future, using the inserts to minimize damage to the screen from flexing the notebook's top section, without adding any significant weight to the portable device, while also making it extremely thin.

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EditorialEditorial: Apple faces entirely new challenges with Apple TV+

Editorial: Apple faces entirely new challenges with Apple TV+

One month from its November 1 launch, there are many reasons to believe Apple TV+ will succeed — but also several reasons for skepticism.

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Monday, September 30, 2019

ExclusiveDeals: $350 off 512GB 15-inch MacBook Pro; $150 off iPad mini 4

Deals: $350 off 512GB 15-inch MacBook Pro; $150 off iPad mini 4

Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama is offering AI readers exclusive coupon savings on Apple's upgraded 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro, along with remaining 128GB iPad mini 4 tablets equipped with Wi-Fi + Cellular functionality.

Apple supplier TSMC counter-sues GlobalFoundries as patent fight intensifies

Apple supplier TSMC counter-sues GlobalFoundries as patent fight intensifies

Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. in a series of patent lawsuits lodged on Monday claims segment competitor GlobalFoundries infringes on owned patents, with the filings representing the latest volley in what has become a tit-for-tat legal battle.

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Apple to reveal Q3 2019 earnings on Oct. 30

Apple to reveal Q3 2019 earnings on Oct. 30

Apple is scheduled to announce quarterly earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2019 on Oct. 30, with CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri expected to once again join analysts on a conference call after markets close.

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US denies Apple tariff relief on remaining five Mac Pro parts

US denies Apple tariff relief on remaining five Mac Pro parts

After the U.S. Trade Representative's office granted in part Apple's request for tariff exemptions on Chinese-made Mac Pro parts earlier in September, a move that helped inform a decision to assemble the computer domestically, the government body on Monday denied identical appeals on five remaining components.

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VideoCamera quality comparison: iPhone 11 versus iPhone XR

Camera quality comparison: iPhone 11 versus iPhone XR

Apple's iPhone 11 is the 2019 replacement for the immensely popular 2018 iPhone XR. AppleInsider pits both phones against each another to test what may be the most important consumer feature — the camera quality.

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Apple News+ subscription launches in UK and Australia

Apple News+ subscription launches in UK and Australia

Apple News+, Apple's paid subscription offering content from magazines and publications has gone live in two more countries, with users in the United Kingdom and Australia now able to sign up and read from over 150 outlets via their iPhone or iPad.

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Apple accused of trademark abuse in new 'Memoji' lawsuit

Apple accused of trademark abuse in new 'Memoji' lawsuit

Apple's legal troubles relating to the 'Memoji' trademark have worsened, with Social Technologies filing a second lawsuit accusing Apple of improper use of the term that it owns, including allegations Apple claimed to be the owner of the Memoji trademark in June.

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ExclusiveWhy Apple Arcade will push mobile gaming in the right direction

Why Apple Arcade will push mobile gaming in the right direction

Apple Arcade is now in the hands of millions, and is changing the way mobile games are developed and distributed. AppleInsider spoke with game developers to discuss what this means for both mobile game makers, as well as those who play mobile games.

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Tenth developer beta of macOS Catalina now available [u]

Tenth developer beta of macOS Catalina now available [u]

Alongside iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS update releases on Monday, Apple has made available the tenth beta of macOS Catalina.

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Apple releases iOS 13.1.2, iPadOS 13.1.2, watchOS 6.0.1 updates

Apple releases iOS 13.1.2, iPadOS 13.1.2, watchOS 6.0.1 updates

Apple has updated iOS 13 for the third time in a week, and has rolled out iOS 13.1.2 to the iPhone and iPod touch, in addition to iPadOS 13.1.2.

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Tim Cook confirms Apple Card will launch in more countries

Tim Cook confirms Apple Card will launch in more countries

Apple Card, the iPhone maker's branded credit card, will eventually see an international audience according to CEO Tim Cook, advising to a newspaper 'Apple Card should come to Germany.'

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TipsHow to use multiple windows in iPadOS

How to use multiple windows in iPadOS

It's one of the most wanted, most useful new features in iPadOS, but how you actually use the ability to have multiple windows in the same app is far, far from obvious.

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Tim Cook visits Bavarian Design Center, Algoriddim in Germany trip

Tim Cook visits Bavarian Design Center, Algoriddim in Germany trip

Apple CEO Tim Cook has embarked on a trip to Germany, taking the time to meet with music mixing app developers Algoriddim along with Apple employees at one of the company's design centers in the country, as well as posing with a beer stein to celebrate Oktoberfest.

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Analysts raise forecasts on strong iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro sales

Analysts raise forecasts on strong iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro sales

Apple's launches of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro range are doing better than analysts initially predicted, but investor excitement in the 2020 5G-equipped iPhone apparently continues to be far higher than the 2019 range.

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How Apple became a major player in health research

How Apple became a major player in health research

Jeff Williams, Kevin Lynch, and Sumbul Desai executives talk about the Apple Watch's role in health, from humble beginnings as a step tracker to the important parts Apple may play in the future health research.

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Apple updating New York City map with greater detail, Look Around [u]

Apple updating New York City map with greater detail, Look Around [u]

Apple has begun the roll-out of its updated maps for New York City, which include more transit information, better landmark detail, and also Look Around.

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Apple expected to release iPad Pro, MacBook Pro with Mini LED displays

Apple expected to release iPad Pro, MacBook Pro with Mini LED displays

Doubling down on an earlier prediction, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple will produce new iPad Pro and MacBook Pro models featuring high-quality Mini LED displays in late 2020 or early 2021.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

'Checkm8' used to jailbreak iPhone X running iOS 13.1.1

'Checkm8' used to jailbreak iPhone X running iOS 13.1.1

The security researcher who developed the "Checkm8" exploit has continued working, and has demonstrated an iPhone X booting in verbose mode with the aid of the exploit that was revealed on Friday.

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ReviewReview: 'Mario Kart Tour' on the iPhone and iPad falls short on nearly every front

Review: 'Mario Kart Tour' on the iPhone and iPad falls short on nearly every front

Mario Kart Tour has raced onto the App Store, and it is an example of what not to do when converting a beloved franchise to mobile.

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ReviewReview: Ubio Labs Shadow Series Power Bank is as portable as it is beautiful

Review: Ubio Labs Shadow Series Power Bank is as portable as it is beautiful

If you're looking for a power bank that combines the convenience of quick charge capabilities with a sleek design that looks good on your desk, you may want to check out the new line of power banks from Ubio's Shadow Series.

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Minecraft Earth set to enter early access in October

Minecraft Earth set to enter early access in October

Those looking to try out "Minecraft Earth" shouldn't have to wait much longer, as the highly anticipated augmented reality game is set to roll out its early access program in October.

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FeatureApple Crime blotter: 34 iPhones stolen from UPS, $100K in product lifted from Palo Alto, more

Apple Crime blotter: 34 iPhones stolen from UPS, $100K in product lifted from Palo Alto, more

A six-figure Apple Store robbery in Palo Alto, a search for a stolen iPhone leads to hundreds of marijuana plants, and the first iPhone 11 thefts.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

FeatureThe 'Checkm8' exploit isn't a big deal to iPhone or iPad users, and here's why

The 'Checkm8' exploit isn't a big deal to iPhone or iPad users, and here's why

On Friday morning, news — and bad headlines — started circulating about an exploit ranging from the iPhone X all the way back to the iPhone 4s. But, despite the typical mass-media responses to the news, the exploit will have effectively zero impact on the consumer. Here's why.

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Apple encourages suppliers to move to green energy with new investment projects

Apple encourages suppliers to move to green energy with new investment projects

Apple has made the move to using 100% renewable energy, but now hopes that it can convince its suppliers to do the same.

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VideoHands on with the ceramic Apple Watch Edition Series 5

Hands on with the ceramic Apple Watch Edition Series 5

Ceramic has returned as a case material in the Apple Watch Series 5. AppleInsider checks out the new model, and sees what has changed since we last saw the material two years ago.

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Apple shares photos of Mexico City flagship retail store Apple Antara

Apple shares photos of Mexico City flagship retail store Apple Antara

Apple Antara has opened in Mexico City, welcoming thousands of customers in the Polanco district.

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Three Apple original films to hit theaters this fall ahead of Apple TV+ debut

Three Apple original films to hit theaters this fall ahead of Apple TV+ debut

Theatrical release dates for Apple original films "The Banker," "Hala" and "The Elephant Queen" have been set ahead of their respective debuts on subscription video service Apple TV+, the first of which will hit cinemas in October.

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Pixelmator introduces discounted upgrade program for Pixelmator Pro

Pixelmator introduces discounted upgrade program for Pixelmator Pro

Users of the original Pixelmator on macOS can now purchase the more advanced Pixelmator Pro for a discount of up to 50% off the full retail price.

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