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Friday, November 15, 2019

VideoHere's what the 16-inch MacBook Pro keyboard sounds like

Here's what the 16-inch MacBook Pro keyboard sounds like

Apple has released the 16-inch MacBook Pro to the world, after almost a year of rumors. The most obvious changes are how the keyboard feels, and what the machine sounds like in use.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Three episodes of 'The Morning Show' coming to Apple TV+ on Nov. 1

Three episodes of 'The Morning Show' coming to Apple TV+ on Nov. 1

Following the world premiere of Apple TV+ exclusive "The Morning Show" in New York City on Monday, Apple announced the series' first three episodes will be available to stream when the service debuts this week.

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Spotify says subscriber growth now doubles Apple Music

Spotify says subscriber growth now doubles Apple Music

Streaming music giant Spotify reported positive earnings for the third quarter of 2019 on Monday, with the company stressing increased subscriber growth which supposedly doubles that of Apple Music on a monthly basis.

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TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle legal dispute, sign cross-licensing deal

TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle legal dispute, sign cross-licensing deal

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and competitor GlobalFoundries on Monday inked an agreement to cross-license certain patents related to semiconductor technology, resolving a two-month-old multi-jurisdictional legal dispute that threatened the businesses of customers like TSMC partner Apple.

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Apple's iOS 13.2 release bricks HomePod for some users [u]

Apple's iOS 13.2 release bricks HomePod for some users [u]

HomePod owners beware. Apple's release of iOS 13.2 on Monday delivers long-awaited features to the company's smart speaker, but the software is rendering some units useless.

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Price wars heat up on new 16-inch MacBook Pros: here's where to save the most money

Price wars heat up on new 16-inch MacBook Pros: here's where to save the most money

Competition between Apple resellers is heating up and driving down prices for consumers looking to purchase Apple's latest 16-inch MacBook Pro. Here's where to save the most money on the new notebooks.

FeatureAirPods versus AirPods Pro — Apple's wireless earbuds compared

AirPods versus AirPods Pro — Apple's wireless earbuds compared

Apple's just-launched AirPods Pro are certain to be a desirable audio accessory this holiday season, but how different is it from the existing second-generation AirPods? AppleInsider runs the numbers on both sets of wireless earphones.

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Apple Music, Beats 1, Radio down for some users globally [Fixed]

Apple Music, Beats 1, Radio down for some users globally [Fixed]

An outage on Monday afternoon is seeing a "small percentage" of users unable to access Apple Music, play the Beats 1 stream, or listen to radio stations on impacted devices.

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iOS 12.4.3 now available for some devices that can't upgrade to iOS 13

iOS 12.4.3 now available for some devices that can't upgrade to iOS 13

Apple has released an update of iOS for some older iPhone and iPad models that cannot be updated to iOS 13.2, with the legacy hardware now able to update to iOS 12.4.3.

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Retroactive brings Aperture, iPhoto, iTunes back in macOS Catalina

Retroactive brings Aperture, iPhoto, iTunes back in macOS Catalina

Aperture and iPhoto don't work in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and iTunes has been completely replaced. But, there is a solution with the Retroactive app.

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Apple's Tile-like tracking device named 'AirTag' in iOS 13.2

Apple's Tile-like tracking device named 'AirTag' in iOS 13.2

Code within the new iOS 13.2 release includes the name 'AirTag' for Apple's rumored tracking devices, which are expected to be locatable through the Find My app.

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References in iOS 13.2 further point to Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11, Pro

References in iOS 13.2 further point to Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11, Pro

After an initial identification in iOS 13.1, Apple's iOS 13.2 points to updated official battery cases coming soon for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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VideoApple Watch Series 5 — Review, one month later

Apple Watch Series 5 — Review, one month later

It's been a month since Apple Watch Series 5 hit our wrists. So w're going to revisit our initial review after more than 30 days of daily use to see how the main features hold up — including that always-on display, the integrated compass, and — most crucially — battery life.

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Apple Month-end Blowout Sale: 12.9-inch iPad Pro $649; new MacBook Pro price cuts; $1399 iMac 5K

Apple Month-end Blowout Sale: 12.9-inch iPad Pro $649; new MacBook Pro price cuts; $1399 iMac 5K

Month-end Apple deals are in effect this last week in October, with 2018 iPad Pros starting at $649 and fresh coupon savings on current 15-inch MacBook Pros. Apple's upgraded $1,399 iMac 5K has also returned with limited supply available at the reduced price.

Apple releases 13.2 update for HomePods with music handoff, user identification [u]

Apple releases 13.2 update for HomePods with music handoff, user identification [u]

The HomePod 13.2 update included with iOS 13.2 adds the ability for HomePod to recognize different voices, play high-quality ambient soundtracks, and handoff music, podcasts or calls from iPhone.

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Apple rolls out tvOS 13.2 for Apple TV with Siri recording opt-in

Apple rolls out tvOS 13.2 for Apple TV with Siri recording opt-in

After a weeks-long beta process, Apple has released its tvOS 13.2 update for Apple TV with support for Siri recording opt-in and the AirPods Pro, ahead of the Apple TV+ debut.

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Apple releases iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad

Apple releases iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad

Apple has shipped iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad, an update it is shipping now to enable support for the AirPods Pro, as well as adding new emoji and the option to opt in to the Siri request accuracy review program.

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Apple debuts $249 AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation

Apple debuts $249 AirPods Pro with active noise cancellation

After weeks of speculation, Apple has announced AirPods Pro, featuring Active Noise Cancellation and improved sound.

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EditorialEditorial: Apple isn't revamping its HomeKit team, but maybe it should

Editorial: Apple isn't revamping its HomeKit team, but maybe it should

Bloomberg believes that Apple is hiring people to overhaul how the company's HomeKit devices work with third-party products. The report is based on disprovable information, yet it is true that Apple both should and could do much more with the technology.

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Tim Cook honored for LGBTQ advocacy at 15th GLSEN Respect Awards

Tim Cook honored for LGBTQ advocacy at 15th GLSEN Respect Awards

Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared there is "so much more" everyone can do to help prevent bullying and harassment of LGBTQ teenagers and young people at the 15th annual GLSEN Respect Awards on Friday, where the chief executive was honored for being an advocate.

Microsoft Office adds Adobe Creative Cloud integration to Powerpoint and Word

Microsoft Office adds Adobe Creative Cloud integration to Powerpoint and Word

Creative software giant Adobe has announced that their asset management system, Creative Cloud Libraries, will now be easily accessible directly within certain Microsoft Office products.

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Final day: Apple's Core i9 MacBook Pro falls to $2,499 at Amazon, B&H

Final day: Apple's Core i9 MacBook Pro falls to $2,499 at Amazon, B&H

Apple's latest 15-inch MacBook Pro with multiple upgrades is on sale at both Amazon and B&H this weekend, with the 8-core model dropping to $2,499 after a $300 cash discount.

Apple allegedly revealing 'AirPods Pro' to media now, ahead of official launch

Apple allegedly revealing 'AirPods Pro' to media now, ahead of official launch

Apple is allegedly informing members of the media of the 'AirPods Pro' in pre-launch meetings, with the supposed next-generation models to be shown to journalists at local offices over the next week.

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Today at Apple session tying into Apple TV+ 'Snoopy in Space'

Today at Apple session tying into Apple TV+ 'Snoopy in Space'

Marking the launch of animated children's series "Snoopy in Space" on Apple TV+, the Today at Apple initiative has added drawing classes in major Apple Stores.

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2020 iPhone predicted to get iPad Pro-style ProMotion 120Hz display

2020 iPhone predicted to get iPad Pro-style ProMotion 120Hz display

New supply chain rumors appear to corroborate previous reports that Apple will add high-refresh rate ProMotion displays to the 2020 iPhone lineup.

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Apple's $399 'iPhone SE 2' pegged for March 2020 release

Apple's $399 'iPhone SE 2' pegged for March 2020 release

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the so-called "iPhone SE 2" will begin mass production in January, ahead of a launch at the end of March 2020.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

ReviewReview: Noah & Grey wood, steel, & leather wireless chargers

Review: Noah & Grey wood, steel, & leather wireless chargers

A premium smartphone like the iPhone 11 Pro warrants a high-class and durable wireless charger to match. The hand-constructed Noah and Grey wireless charger's wood and steel construction seems to fit the bill quite nicely.

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EditorialEditorial: How Apple beat Samsung in the 2010 global ARM race

Editorial: How Apple beat Samsung in the 2010 global ARM race

Apple hasn't been outpacing Samsung in mobile Application Processor design over the past decade simply due to a first-mover advantage or by just having smarter people designing its silicon. Here's a look at how Apple first snuck past a larger and more entrenched silicon rival to gain its lead in advanced mobile chips, and why it matters to the future of tech.

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ReviewReview: Jabra Elite 85h ANC headphones pack serious smarts

Review: Jabra Elite 85h ANC headphones pack serious smarts

The Jabra Elite 85h ANC headphones are subtly designed and hide some seriously smart features, such as automatically pausing playback when removed, as well as having a dedicated button to call for a digital assistant.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

ReviewReview: ColorWare custom-painted AirPods look stellar, for a price

Review: ColorWare custom-painted AirPods look stellar, for a price

If you are tired of the normal white AirPods, a custom-painted pair of Apple's audio accessories from ColorWave could be a good alternative for people wanting a more personalized set. A matte black pair with a vibrant red case are put through their paces to see how they hold up under use.

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Apple advises iPhone 5 owners to update to iOS 10.3.4 by November 3

Apple advises iPhone 5 owners to update to iOS 10.3.4 by November 3

Apple has started to warn owners of the iPhone 5 to update their devices from their current iOS version to iOS 10.3.4 by November 3 to continue using the App Store and iCloud, or face updating only by performing a backup and restore with a Mac or PC beyond that date.

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ReviewReview: Elago AW3 is a great AirPods case for retro Mac lovers

Review: Elago AW3 is a great AirPods case for retro Mac lovers

If you want to not only protect your AirPods but to also transform them into a quirky 1984 Macintosh, then the Elago AW3 is your new best friend.

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Apple's Craig Federighi offers aspiring programmer advice for the future

Apple's Craig Federighi offers aspiring programmer advice for the future

Apple SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi has offered some advice to an aspiring programmer in an email, with the Apple executive advising to keep studying, become an expert, broaden their horizons, and to follow their heart.

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Photos claim to show 'AirPods Pro' charging case

Photos claim to show 'AirPods Pro' charging case

A pair of images posted online late Friday supposedly offer a closer look at a charging case for an unreleased AirPods product rumored to launch in October.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Donald Trump is not a fan of Face ID on iPhone

Donald Trump is not a fan of Face ID on iPhone

In a tweet addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday, Trump bemoaned the new "swipe" to unlock interface of Face ID, saying the older Touch ID home button was "FAR better."

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Apple urges customers to keep data safe in new 'Privacy on iPhone' ad

Apple urges customers to keep data safe in new 'Privacy on iPhone' ad

Apple on Friday published the latest ad in its "Privacy on iPhone" series, detailing the treasure trove of personal, sensitive data stored on our mobile devices and subtly suggesting iPhone is the only way to keep that information safe.

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Man gets four years in prison for $1.5M Apple Pay fraud

Man gets four years in prison for $1.5M Apple Pay fraud

A U.S. district judge has sentenced a 30-year-old Miami resident to over four years in federal prison for his part in a criminal enterprise that leveraged Apple Pay to make more than $1.5 million in purchases using victims' credit cards.

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Apple's sustainability goals continue to grow, encouraging others to follow its lead

Apple's sustainability goals continue to grow, encouraging others to follow its lead

Apple continues to strive for a 100 percent closed-loop supply chain, encourages others to produce mindfully, and strives to solidify the company as a pinnacle of environmentally-forward thinking.

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Apple plans to 'upgrade' San Francisco International airport

Apple plans to 'upgrade' San Francisco International airport

Apple and United Airlines are reportedly planning to upgrade the latter's airport terminal. The airline revealed the news but said it was being "deliberately vague" about Apple's aims.

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