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Friday, March 06, 2020

Apple opens repair program for 2019 iPad Air models suffering from blank screen issue

Apple opens repair program for 2019 iPad Air models suffering from blank screen issue

Apple on Friday launched a repair service program for third-generation iPad Air models suffering from a so-called "blank screen issue" that can in some cases leave the tablet's display permanently disabled.

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SXSW 2020 canceled after Austin declares local emergency

SXSW 2020 canceled after Austin declares local emergency

City officials in Austin, Texas, on Friday issued an order that effectively cancels the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival over concerns that the mass gathering could help spread the novel coronavirus.

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Brazilian courts take Apple's side in iPhone slowdown lawsuits, buck international consensus

Brazilian courts take Apple's side in iPhone slowdown lawsuits, buck international consensus

Apple is under fire globally for implementing an iPhone power management feature that throttled performance on devices with degraded batteries, but courts in Brazil appear to be taking the tech giant's side on the matter.

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FeatureFrom cancellations to delays, how COVID-19 is shaking up the tech industry

From cancellations to delays, how COVID-19 is shaking up the tech industry

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has rattled industries across the world. But it's the tech sector, so heavily dependent on a global supply chain and customer demand, that has seen some of the most significant shake-ups.

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B&H's April Apple sale knocks up to $300 off 16" MacBook Pros, 2020 iPad Pros, AirPods, Apple Watches, more

B&H's April Apple sale knocks up to $300 off 16

New deals added: B&H's latest Apple sale has just launched, and the April event now includes discounts on brand-new 2020 iPad Pros and MacBook Airs. Plus, save hundreds of dollars on 16-inch MacBook Pros, and pick up AirPods for as low as $129.

Apple proposes Cupertino employees work from home during coronavirus outbreak

Apple proposes Cupertino employees work from home during coronavirus outbreak

Employees at Apple's California campuses are told to work from home as an "extra precaution" during the ongoing outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

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ExclusiveThese Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1600 off

These Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1600 off

Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is slashing the price of its top selling Apple Mac Pro desktop computers by up to $1,600 exclusively for AppleInsider readers. These special Apple deals are available for a limited time only, delivering the lowest prices on record for the powerful machines.

Apple teases 'Home Before Dark' with new trailer on YouTube

Apple teases 'Home Before Dark' with new trailer on YouTube

The trailer for the new Apple TV+ show 'Home Before Dark' follows a nine-year-old investigative journalist as she digs into her father's past, and is inspired by a true story.

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FeatureApple Buyer's Guide - which MacBook Pro or MacBook Air should you buy in March 2020?

Apple Buyer's Guide - which MacBook Pro or MacBook Air should you buy in March 2020?

They're Apple's most popular Macs, but the MacBook range has seen upheaval, and it doesn't look as if that's going to stop any time soon. Even as new machines are rumored, here's how to pick the best MacBook Pro or MacBook Air for you in our March Apple Buyer's Guide.

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Best Apple AirPods Pro deal is back

Best Apple AirPods Pro deal is back

Apple AirPods Pro are on sale at Amazon, with units in stock and ready to ship. But you'll want to grab this AirPods deal now, as chances are inventory will run out soon.

New Intel chip flaw threatens encryption, but Macs are safe

New Intel chip flaw threatens encryption, but Macs are safe

A chip-level flaw in Intel-made silicon could render many of the chipmaker's security features useless, though recent Macs are safe.

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iPhone build numbers still greater than 2019, despite coronavirus

iPhone build numbers still greater than 2019, despite coronavirus

Timothy Arcuri from UBS is seeing some short-term struggles for Apple and the iPhone between production problems and temporary demand decreases, but sees restoration of iPhone production and sales in 2020.

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VideoGalaxy Buds+ versus AirPods Pro & Powerbeats Pro

Galaxy Buds+ versus AirPods Pro & Powerbeats Pro

Samsung updated its true wireless earbuds, unveiling the Galaxy Buds+. We compare the new headphones to Apple's own AirPods Pro and Powerbeats Pro to see how they stack up.

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ReviewApple TV+ Review: 'Amazing Stories' gets off to a middling start

Apple TV+ Review: 'Amazing Stories' gets off to a middling start

About a year after headlining the event that debuted the Apple TV+ service, "Amazing Stories," executive produced but not directed by Steven Spielberg, is rolling out one episode at a time with a very slow start.

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FeatureDoubts over WWDC and hopes for a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro on the AppleInsider podcast

Doubts over WWDC and hopes for a 14.1-inch MacBook Pro on the AppleInsider podcast

Apple has yet to confirm when WWDC will be, yet with so many other technology events being cancelled, there has to be doubt that it will happen at all — or at least in the form we usually see.

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Sonos ends 'Recycle Mode' for legacy products after consumer backlash

Sonos ends 'Recycle Mode' for legacy products after consumer backlash

Sonos' Trade Up program will continue to offer discounts to customers with older wireless speakers from the company, but won't require customers to brick their products to participate.

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Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' in Italy over coronavirus concerns

Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' in Italy over coronavirus concerns

Apple is taking action in Italy to help contain the coronavirus, and this week canceled all "Today at Apple" sessions across the country until March 19.

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Thursday, March 05, 2020

WWDC in jeopardy as Santa Clara issues new coronavirus guidance for tech giants

WWDC in jeopardy as Santa Clara issues new coronavirus guidance for tech giants

The County of Santa Clara on Thursday issued guidance in the wake of newly discovered COVID-19 cases, urging employers in the region, including tech giants Apple and Google, to postpone or cancel mass gatherings.

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Apple fails to invalidate Caltech patent tied to $1.1B lawsuit

Apple fails to invalidate Caltech patent tied to $1.1B lawsuit

Apple's bid to invalidate a California Institute of Technology patent that lies at the heart of a $1.1 billion patent infringement verdict was quashed on Thursday, leaving the tech giant on the hook for $838 million.

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Apple reportedly rejecting coronavirus apps not developed by recognized institutions

Apple reportedly rejecting coronavirus apps not developed by recognized institutions

In what appears to be a bid to halt the spread of misinformation, Apple is restricting distribution of apps related to COVID-19 to recognized health agencies and institutions, a report said Thursday.

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TipsHow to find lost AirPods and AirPods Pro

How to find lost AirPods and AirPods Pro

You're going to forget them somewhere, some time, here's how to hopefully get them back whether you've dropped them behind the couch, or left them at work.

Apple & big tech urged to fight online child sexual abuse with more vigor

Apple & big tech urged to fight online child sexual abuse with more vigor

Attorney General William Barr has urged Apple and other tech giants to fight child sexual-abuse material circulation in a set of voluntary principles, but despite eliminating any mention of encryption, the general sentiment that tech companies should introduce backdoors is still present.

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Bay Area nonprofit launches Apple-supported affordable housing fund

Bay Area nonprofit launches Apple-supported affordable housing fund

Bay Area nonprofit Housing Trust Silicon Valley is launching a new affordable housing initiative funded by a $150 million grant from Apple.

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FeatureMac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, or Mac Pro - which desktop Mac to buy in March 2020

Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, or Mac Pro - which desktop Mac to buy in March 2020

Apple used to keep its lineup of desktop Macs simple, but now it blurs the lines between models — and it's always just about to bring out new versions. Here's how to decide what's best for you, and when to buy it.

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Apple continues to struggle to establish a supply chain in India

Apple continues to struggle to establish a supply chain in India

In the midst of ongoing attempts to diversify its supply chain, a new report outlines some of the trouble Apple is running into, while establishing a manufacturing foothold in India.

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Prolific anime director profiled in new 'Behind the Mac' video

Prolific anime director profiled in new 'Behind the Mac' video

Apple has continued its 'Behind the Mac' campaign in Japan by sticking with its current focus on animation, publishing a new video featuring Japanese animator, film-maker, and director of anime film 'Your Name' Makoto Shinkai.

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'AirPods Pro Lite' production to start in late Q1, Early Q2

'AirPods Pro Lite' production to start in late Q1, Early Q2

A low-cost version of the AirPods Pro will allegedly enter production very soon, as assembly partners of Apple are apparently preparing to commence manufacturing of the "AirPods Pro Lite" towards the end of the first quarter or at the start of the second quarter.

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Supply chain gearing up for mini LED iPad, MacBooks, monitors

Supply chain gearing up for mini LED iPad, MacBooks, monitors

Apple will debut new MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and new displays with mini LED displays by the end of 2020, according to a new supply chain report.

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Foxconn endures biggest revenue drop in 7 years because of coronavirus

Foxconn endures biggest revenue drop in 7 years because of coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has made an impact on Foxconn's finances with the iPhone assembly partner enduring its biggest year-on-year drop in revenue for a month in a seven-year period due to the virus affecting its production pipeline.

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Future iPad keyboards could connect to the touchscreen instead of the Smart Connector

Future iPad keyboards could connect to the touchscreen instead of the Smart Connector

External keyboards for the iPad and iPad Pro may not need to connect over Bluetooth or use the Smart Connector, with Apple considering the possibility of using the capacitive touchscreen as a means to read button presses from the attached hardware.

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Logic board shipments for 'iPhone SE 2' deferred to second quarter

Logic board shipments for 'iPhone SE 2' deferred to second quarter

Apple has deferred shipments of printed circuit boards from a supplier into the second quarter, a report claims, a delay caused by the coronavirus outbreak that could cause further problems for the launch of the long-rumored 'iPhone SE 2.'

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Future HomePods could feature touch-sensitive fabric for more controls

Future HomePods could feature touch-sensitive fabric for more controls

Instead of the HomePod solely being controllable by taps on the top touch area, Apple is working on touch-sensitive fabric to allow users to control the speaker anywhere.

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Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Apple nixes plans to premiere Apple TV+ content at SXSW 2020 due to virus

Apple nixes plans to premiere Apple TV+ content at SXSW 2020 due to virus

Apple will not attend the SXSW 2020 festival in March due to ongoing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, leaving three Apple TV+ originals without an official premiere venue.

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Corellium exploits iOS jailbreak to install Android on iPhone

Corellium exploits iOS jailbreak to install Android on iPhone

Cybersecurity startup Corellium, which is being sued by Apple over alleged copyright infringement, on Wednesday revealed Project Sandcastle, a beta product that leverages the checkra1n jailbreak to launch a version of Android on older iPhone models.

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Apple Maps could soon integrate curated travel recommendations

Apple Maps could soon integrate curated travel recommendations

A recently posted — and quickly deleted — job listing discovered on Wednesday suggests Apple is working to deliver travel recommendations and other editorial content to Maps, a feature that could rival similar integrations seen in leading mapping services.

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ExclusiveRecord low price: Apple 16" MacBook Pro (8-core, 32GB, 2TB, 5500M 8GB) on sale for $3,579

Record low price: Apple 16

Apple's premium 16-inch MacBook Pro with a slew of upgrades has just dropped to the lowest price ever, with the loaded Core i9, 32GB, 2TB, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB model now $320 off.

Apple warns retail employees of iPhone parts and replacement device shortages due to coronavirus

Apple warns retail employees of iPhone parts and replacement device shortages due to coronavirus

Apple is reportedly warning retail employees and technical support staff that replacement iPhones are in short supply, one of the first consumer-facing signs that COVID-19 is impacting the company's supply chain.

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VideoCamera comparison: iPhone 11 Pro versus Galaxy S20 Ultra — Does zoom matter?

Camera comparison: iPhone 11 Pro versus Galaxy S20 Ultra — Does zoom matter?

Samsung's new Galaxy S20 Ultra makes some big claims about its new impressive camera system including a mind-blowing number of megapixels and incredible zoom. So how does that play out against Apple's months-old iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max in the real world? We pitted them against one another to find out.

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Apple updates App Store guidelines, sets iOS 13 SDK requirement

Apple updates App Store guidelines, sets iOS 13 SDK requirement

Apple on Wednesday made a number of changes to its App Store Review guidelines and is requiring all apps submitted use the iOS 13 SDK on April 30.

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