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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

TipsHow to send images from the Messages app on the iPhone in iOS 12

How to send images from the Messages app on the iPhone in iOS 12

One of the more controversial changes in iOS 12 has to do with the way images from your photo library are shared in the Messages app. AppleInsider walks you through the easy, though perhaps a bit more convoluted than it has to be, method of sharing your images.

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FeatureHere are all of the future TV shows that Apple has signed deals for

Here are all of the future TV shows that Apple has signed deals for

Moving past "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke," Apple is believed to be spending $1 billion or more on its first high-budget TV shows, which could hit screens as soon as March 2019. Here are the ones we know about so far, and a rolling series of updates including the addition of a new director for one of Apple's shows on July 11.

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Reminder: AirPlay devices can stream to AirPlay 2 speakers like the HomePod

Reminder: AirPlay devices can stream to AirPlay 2 speakers like the HomePod

AirPlay 2, Apple's latest evolution of their wireless streaming protocol, was recently released, bringing with it an array of new features and changes. This had many wondering, will original AirPlay devices stream to AirPlay 2 speakers?

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ReviewReview: AmpliFi Mesh Wi-Fi System and AmpliFi Teleport Kit

Review: AmpliFi Mesh Wi-Fi System and AmpliFi Teleport Kit

Amplifi, a subsidiary brand of Ubiquiti, sells Wi-Fi mesh routing systems that target the same market Apple's AirPort routers were focused on: easy-to-manage networks with high performance and industrial design pleasant enough to put in the home.

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ExclusiveExclusive: New trailer for the documentary film about Apple's 'General Magic' spin-off

Exclusive: New trailer for the documentary film about Apple's 'General Magic' spin-off

The new documentary about the Apple veterans who created a smartphone-like device in the early 1990s at spinoff General Magic has a new preview clip, and you can see it here first.

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Face ID iPad, MacBook, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, 11-inch iPad Pro in Apple's 2018 product lineup

Face ID iPad, MacBook, Mac mini, MacBook Pro, 11-inch iPad Pro in Apple's 2018 product lineup

Nearly the entire Apple product line including the iPhone, iPad Pro, first new Mac mini in nearly four years, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iMac, second-generation AirPods, and "Series 4" Apple Watch appear to be on the cusp of release, if Ming-Chi Kuo's latest predictions are accurate.

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Apple issues minor update to third beta of macOS Mojave for developers

Apple issues minor update to third beta of macOS Mojave for developers

Developers received a slight update to the third beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave today, following the original beta three last week, and Monday's public release of macOS 10.13.6.

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How to save up to $535 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

How to save up to $535 on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

With Apple's newest 2018 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros hitting store shelves, now is the time to secure your place in line for the configuration you want and take advantage of free expedited shipping with no sales tax in most states (saving many shoppers up to $535). Select models are also eligible for 0% financing for 12 months as well.

Sonos first third party to deliver promised AirPlay 2 support

Sonos first third party to deliver promised AirPlay 2 support

Sonos on Wednesday launched its promised support for AirPlay 2, initially available through a handful of the company's speakers.

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Apple sued by patent troll over 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' tech

Apple sued by patent troll over 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' tech

Apple has become the subject of a new lawsuit from a patent troll, with SMTM Technology claiming Apple's Do Not Disturb While Driving feature for iOS 11 infringes on a similar patent concerning driving-detection and automated responses bought by the company.

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VideoHow to use Apple's latest 'USB Restricted Mode' security feature included in iOS 11.4.1

How to use Apple's latest 'USB Restricted Mode' security feature included in iOS 11.4.1

Tucked away within the latest iOS 11.4.1 update, Apple included a new security feature that has been making headlines — USB Restricted Mode. AppleInsider walks you through the new feature, how it works, and discusses if it really is that secure.

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Austria may get Apple Pay in 'coming months'

Austria may get Apple Pay in 'coming months'

Austria will finally get access to Apple Pay in "coming months," according to sources for one of the country's leading newspapers.

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Wistron may be making small number of Apple's 2018 iPhones

Wistron may be making small number of Apple's 2018 iPhones

While well-known Apple partner Foxconn will probably be assembling the bulk of this fall's iPhones, some of them will be built by one of its smaller partners, Wistron, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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FeatureApple gets free product placement at the World Cup — and everywhere else, too

Apple gets free product placement at the World Cup — and everywhere else, too

A new report says that Apple, despite not being an official sponsor, was "the winner of the World Cup," thanks to many players wearing AirPods and Beats headphones. It's getting to be a familiar feeling for Apple.

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Apple escapes punishment from Japanese regulator over iPhone carrier agreements

Apple escapes punishment from Japanese regulator over iPhone carrier agreements

Apple has come under fire from Japan's Fair Trade Commission for agreements it made with the country's carriers, concluding the company may have breached antitrust rules by forcing mobile networks to subsidize the cost of the iPhone to consumers, causing firms to charge higher monthly fees.

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Now-fixed Apple code crashed iOS devices when users typed 'Taiwan'

Now-fixed Apple code crashed iOS devices when users typed 'Taiwan'

A blog post on Tuesday illustrates the sometimes inadvertent ill effects of modifying or adding code to a major operating system for no other purpose than to placate a certain market's government. Apple did just that when it removed the Taiwan flag emoji from circulation in China.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

FeatureTake control of notifications in iOS 12 with Do Not Disturb Siri Suggestions

Take control of notifications in iOS 12 with Do Not Disturb Siri Suggestions

Siri is getting more proactive in iOS 12. When Apple's next-gen operating system launches this fall, it will get a slew of fresh Siri integrations that include smart notification management via Siri Suggestions for Do Not Disturb.

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Jason Momoa takes lead role in Apple's 'See' original series, report says

Jason Momoa takes lead role in Apple's 'See' original series, report says

Jason Momoa, best known for his work on "Game of Thrones," has landed the lead role in Apple's upcoming original series "See," according to a report on Tuesday.

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Former Apple employee charged with stealing autonomous car trade secrets

Former Apple employee charged with stealing autonomous car trade secrets

Former hardware engineer, who worked on autonomous cars at Apple, arrested at airport, attempting to board a flight for China with company secrets.

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Take advantage of bonus coupon savings on iPad Pros and MacBook Pros, plus Amazon Prime Day deals going on now

Take advantage of bonus coupon savings on iPad Pros and MacBook Pros, plus Amazon Prime Day deals going on now

Weekend deals have arrived, with bonus discounts in effect for AI readers on iPad Pros and MacBook Pros. Save up to $70 on 10.5-inch iPad Pro models and up to $350 on current MacBook Pro configs with our exclusive coupon. Amazon Prime Day deals have also started early with discounts on hardware and accessories going on now.

Apple still considering foldable iPhones with flexible displays

Apple still considering foldable iPhones with flexible displays

Apple is still examining the possibility of creating a mobile device with a large screen that can be compacted into a smaller size, using a flexible section in the middle of the device to allow the screen to bend enough for it to fold without breaking.

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FeatureGil Amelio resigned at Apple CEO 21 years ago, paving the way for Steve Jobs' ascension as CEO

Gil Amelio resigned at Apple CEO 21 years ago, paving the way for Steve Jobs' ascension as CEO

In July of 1997, five months after Apple bought NeXT and bought him back into the fold, Steve Jobs became Apple's de facto interim CEO, kicking off the most successful comeback by an executive in the history of American business.

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FeatureComparing the five major digital magazine subscription services

Comparing the five major digital magazine subscription services

At Austin's SXSW festival in March, Apple announced the takeover of Texture, one of the preeminent magazine subscription services. It's hardly the only digital magazine service available though, so here's how some of the current options of Kindle Unlimited, Texture, Zinio, Magzter, and Readly stack up.

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Apple's Siri, Machine Learning teams now under control of new hire John Giannandrea [u]

Apple's Siri, Machine Learning teams now under control of new hire John Giannandrea [u]

To improve the technologies at the core of Apple's future, the company has merged the Siri and Machine Learning teams into one entity, under the control of recent hire John Giannandrea.

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EditorialMicrosoft's new Surface Go is still not an iPad killer

Microsoft's new Surface Go is still not an iPad killer

Microsoft is at it again with yet another Surface hardware release. But, as with the rest of the Surface line, it doesn't look like the Surface Go will make much of an impact in the markets it seems to be aiming for.

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Apple looking to deploy 1Password company-wide, company buy-out denied [u]

Apple looking to deploy 1Password company-wide, company buy-out denied [u]

Apple is reportedly planning to deploy AgileBits' 1Password software across its entire workforce, claimed a report on Tuesday, but the same report alleging that the developer was going to be acquired by Apple was outright refuted.

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VideoLong term review: Apple's AirPods are still the best wireless headphones around

Long term review: Apple's AirPods are still the best wireless headphones around

Over a year and a half later, Apple's AirPods are still considered by many to be the best wireless earphones ever made. AppleInsider takes a second look at the popular earbuds and discusses a few tantalizing rumors about what Apple has in store for its AirPods product line.

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TipsHow to quickly request the desktop version of a website on your iPhone

How to quickly request the desktop version of a website on your iPhone

Need to access the desktop version of a website instead of the mobile-friendly version from your iPhone? AppleInsider shares two quick tricks to order your iOS devices to show the full version of sites in Safari, regardless of the screen size.

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LG rides Apple Watch to peak of OLED sales for smartwatches

LG rides Apple Watch to peak of OLED sales for smartwatches

LG Display beat out rivals in the AMOLED smartwatch panel market last year, driven largely by its orders for the Apple Watch, according to new research estimates.

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Here's how Apple could have an edge-to-edge LCD screen in the iPhone

Here's how Apple could have an edge-to-edge LCD screen in the iPhone

The reported addition of the Japan-based Nichia as an exclusive supplier to Apple has seemingly revealed how the LCD model in this fall's iPhone refresh will have a similar edge-to-edge display as the two OLED models, also expected to launch this year.

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FeatureThe revolution Steve Jobs resisted: Apple's App Store marks 10 years of third-party innovation

The revolution Steve Jobs resisted: Apple's App Store marks 10 years of third-party innovation

The first iPhone saw release in 2007 with a fairly barebones selection of apps, none of which were made by outside developers. That changed when Apple opened the gates to developers a year later with iPhone OS 2.0, invigorating a sector and forever changing what it meant to be an "Apple developer."

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Microsoft's low-cost Surface Go takes aim at Apple's entry-level iPad

Microsoft's low-cost Surface Go takes aim at Apple's entry-level iPad

Microsoft is angling for a bigger piece of the tablet market with Surface Go, the smallest — and cheapest — of the company's two-in-ones to pack the usual assortment of hybrid internals into a sleek reference design.

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Monday, July 09, 2018

Researchers find loophole that extends USB Restricted Mode's hour-long timer

Researchers find loophole that extends USB Restricted Mode's hour-long timer

Just hours after Apple debuted USB Restricted Mode in its latest iOS 11.4.1 firmware, security researchers discovered an easy to implement workaround that prevents the feature from working as intended.

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Apple to supply iPhones, training for Disney '#DreamBigPrincess' videos shot by women

Apple to supply iPhones, training for Disney '#DreamBigPrincess' videos shot by women

Displaying the two companies' close ties, Apple will play a crucial role in a Disney PR campaign intended to rehabilitate the latter's role models for young girls.

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ReviewReview: Belkin's trio of new wireless chargers target iPhone users

Review: Belkin's trio of new wireless chargers target iPhone users

When Apple debuted the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X last September, the company also announced partnerships with both Belkin and Mophie on a pair of wireless chargers. Just under a year later, much has changed. The market has become increasingly saturated with countless wireless products from competitors, but Belkin is looking to set itself apart from the crowd with its latest offerings.

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Apple brings AirPlay 2 to Mac with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Apple brings AirPlay 2 to Mac with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Apple completed an update of its four major platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — on Monday with the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, delivering AirPlay 2 and various performance improvements to the Mac operating system.

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US lawmakers query Apple, Alphabet CEOs over smartphone personal data policies

US lawmakers query Apple, Alphabet CEOs over smartphone personal data policies

U.S. lawmakers have sent a request to the chief executives of Apple and Alphabet about how the personal data of their customers is handled on iPhones and Android smartphones, seemingly in an expansion of the government's privacy investigation following Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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Apple's iOS 11.4.1 update makes USB Restricted Mode active

Apple's iOS 11.4.1 update makes USB Restricted Mode active

With iOS 11.4.1, Apple has quietly turned on USB Restricted Mode, a feature designed to make it harder for hackers — as well as spy and law enforcement agencies — to gain physical access to iPhones and iPads.

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2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: Which Apple iMac is best for education?

2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: Which Apple iMac is best for education?

If you're going back to school this fall, and you need a new computer, you've got many choices when it comes to what to put on your desk. If you've chosen a Mac, AppleInsider looks at which model is right for you.

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