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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

VideoShould you upgrade to iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS?

Should you upgrade to iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS?

You might want an iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS, and there are very strong reasons to upgrade, but the 2018 iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are still great phones. AppleInsider looks at the specific use-cases where you may want to upgrade.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

ExclusiveLowest prices: High-end MacBook Air for $1,299; 512GB 12.9-inch iPad Pro now $649

Lowest prices: High-end MacBook Air for $1,299; 512GB 12.9-inch iPad Pro now $649

B&H Photo has slashed prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Air and 2nd Generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Save $300 to $500 on the high-end devices, which are equipped with additional storage over standard models. Plus take advantage of special financing offers or save on tax.

Apple sued for storing iCloud data on third-party servers

Apple sued for storing iCloud data on third-party servers

A class-action lawsuit lodged with a California court on Monday accuses Apple of false advertising, claiming the company banked on its name by telling consumers iCloud data is "stored by Apple" when, in fact, the information is in some cases siloed on servers run by Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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Losing your iPhone makes paying off Apple Card a hassle

Losing your iPhone makes paying off Apple Card a hassle

Apple Card, like any service that lives solely on iPhone, becomes a major inconvenience when a device is lost or stolen, with users in some cases forced to contact customer service to perform essential tasks like paying off their balance.

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WordPress owner Automattic to purchase Tumblr from Verizon

WordPress owner Automattic to purchase Tumblr from Verizon

Automattic, parent company of popular online publishing platform WordPress, has agreed to purchase microblogging service Tumblr from current owner Verizon for an undisclosed sum, it was reported on Monday.

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Aggressive markdowns issued on Apple's 2019 MacBook Pro, iPad, iMac

Aggressive markdowns issued on Apple's 2019 MacBook Pro, iPad, iMac

While Apple's new iPhone 11 is making headlines as of late, folks shopping for a Mac or iPad can pick up some of the year's best prices on popular configurations. Save on everything from the brand-new 10.2-inch iPad (7th generation) to 2019 MacBook Pros, with savings of up to $550 off.

Courant Catch:2 integrates 5 Qi coils for better wireless charging

Courant Catch:2 integrates 5 Qi coils for better wireless charging

Courant on Monday released a new dual-device wireless charger that bakes in five Qi charging coils for a better wireless charging experience. AppleInsider goes hands-on to see how it performs.

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TipsHow to see and import your Aperture photos in macOS Catalina

How to see and import your Aperture photos in macOS Catalina

You won't be able to launch Aperture after macOS Catalina arrives, so you need to take steps now. If you don't, though, we've still got you covered with how to rescue those images after upgrading.

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VideoReview: Symfonisk AirPlay 2 speaker review - HomePod meets lamp

Review: Symfonisk AirPlay 2 speaker review - HomePod meets lamp

The Symfonisk lamp is what comes out the other end when Ikea mixes its design and function with Sonos's audio capabilities and experience. It's a smart Wi-Fi connected speaker that is hidden within a modern-looking lamp.

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Zagg Folio for iPad mini 5 adds long-lasting notebook-style keyboard

Zagg Folio for iPad mini 5 adds long-lasting notebook-style keyboard

Accessory producer Zagg has launched a new case for the fifth-generation iPad mini, with the Zagg Folio providing protection as well as a lightweight keyboard turning Apple's compact tablet into a very small but highly capable notebook.

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TipsHow to keep your MacBook Pro battery healthy for years

How to keep your MacBook Pro battery healthy for years

The battery in your new MacBook Pro or MacBook Air has a finite life, but with a few steps you can maximize how long it is before you have to replace them — and how many hours of use you get each day.

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Apple teases 'The Morning Show' arriving this fall on Apple TV+

Apple teases 'The Morning Show' arriving this fall on Apple TV+

Apple has started to tease 'The Morning Show,' a drama starring Jeniffer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell for its upcoming AppleTV+ service starting this fall, hinting at the behind-the-scenes tensions of a fictional television show.

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Apple loses ground to Samsung in European smartphone market

Apple loses ground to Samsung in European smartphone market

Apple shipped 1.3 million fewer iPhones to Europe in the second quarter, analysis of the smartphone market has revealed, a fall of 17% year-on-year, meanwhile Android-based rivals Xiaomi and Samsung are seeing considerable shipment growth over the same period.

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TP-Link cancels HomeKit plan for Kasa smart plug mini

TP-Link cancels HomeKit plan for Kasa smart plug mini

Following previous pledges to support HomeKit in its Kasa range, TP-Link has now revealed that its popular accessory will not be updated to work with Apple's system.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

ReviewReview: The BenQ EL2870U monitor is an inexpensive gateway into 4K & desktop HDR

Review: The BenQ EL2870U monitor is an inexpensive gateway into 4K & desktop HDR

Thunderbolt displays are great and incredibly flexible, but are generally overkill for users just looking for 4K. Ostensibly aimed at gamers, the BenQ EL2870U 4K display is an affordable 4K display with good video connectivity options.

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TipsHere's how Apple Card Daily Cash works

Here's how Apple Card Daily Cash works

We now know exactly when you'll get your Daily Cash — and it is not daily. And, here's what happens if you ever return an item that got you a cash reward.

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VideoApple Watch vs Fitbit Versa: which fitness tracker watch is right for you?

Apple Watch vs Fitbit Versa: which fitness tracker watch is right for you?

We're taking a look at the Apple Watch vs Fitbit ecosystem to see how the Apple Watch Series 4 compares to the top of the line Fitbit Versa to answer the question: which smart watch and fitness tracker is right for you?

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ICYMI — Naim AirPlay 2 speakers, Satechi USB-C, & more

ICYMI — Naim AirPlay 2 speakers, Satechi USB-C, & more

Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out, including new arrives in Apple Stores, Sonos/IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers and LIFX HomeKit bulbs.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Apple's iOS Contacts app claimed to be vulnerable to SQLite hack

Apple's iOS Contacts app claimed to be vulnerable to SQLite hack

Researchers at security conference Def Con 2019 demonstrated a method of exploiting regular database searches to produce malicious results, and used Apple's standard iOS Contacts app to prove it.

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High-end 2019 Apple iPhone lineup may shift to 'Pro' branding

High-end 2019 Apple iPhone lineup may shift to 'Pro' branding

A leaker with a brief but proven history is predicting that Apple will move the "Pro" name to at least one model of the 2019 iPhone lineup.

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Friday, August 09, 2019

Rumor: iPad Pro with triple-lens camera, iPad with dual-lens shooter to launch in October

Rumor: iPad Pro with triple-lens camera, iPad with dual-lens shooter to launch in October

An unconfirmed rumor out of China this week claims Apple plans to debut new iPad Pro and iPad variants in October, both of which will move from single-lens rear cameras to multi-sensor arrays.

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VideoAdding an ultra wide angle lens to the iPhone XS with Moment

Adding an ultra wide angle lens to the iPhone XS with Moment

Last week we added a 2x zoom to the iPhone XR using Moment. Today we're taking a look at another lens from Moment, an ultra wide angle version that works for both the iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

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Apple has multiple options to lower potential import tariff impact

Apple has multiple options to lower potential import tariff impact

Apple will take multiple steps to mitigate the incoming 10% tariff on Chinese imports to the United States, Morgan Stanley believes, with the iPhone producer using non-Chinese assembly and supply lines for US-bound smartphones as a workaround that has been 16 months in the making.

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Apple researcher Andrew Trister leaves for Gates Foundation

Apple researcher Andrew Trister leaves for Gates Foundation

Dr. Andrew Trister, a prominent Apple Health researcher, has left Apple to take on a the role of deputy director of health innovation at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Sony debuts CarPlay-compatible infotainment unit with 8.95-inch screen

Sony debuts CarPlay-compatible infotainment unit with 8.95-inch screen

Sony has launched a range new in-car entertainment systems, headed up by the XAV-AX8000 sporting a giant 8.95-inch display and compatibility with Apple's CarPlay, along with other more compact models that include Siri Eyes Free support.

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Goldman Sachs may accept 'subprime' Apple Card applications

Goldman Sachs may accept 'subprime' Apple Card applications

Apple Card is apparently being offered to more than just people with great credit scores, with Goldman Sachs allegedly approving applicants for the co-branded credit card with poor credit scores, in what could be a move to acquire as many customers as quickly as possible.

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FeatureShooting movies on an iPhone, Apple TV+ & Apple Health questions on the AppleInsider Podcast

Shooting movies on an iPhone, Apple TV+ & Apple Health questions on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, questions about Apple Health, plus Neill Barham of Filmic Pro talks about the app that Steven Soderbergh used to shoot the movie "Unsane."

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Here are the best Apple Watch deals for August 2019

Here are the best Apple Watch deals for August 2019

Summer may be winding down, but these Apple Watch deals are heating up as we make our way through August. Here's where to grab the lowest prices on Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 3 devices, with prices starting at just $199.

Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

Apple has asked the Federal U.S. Court of Appeals to hold another hearing for its case against VirnetX, insisting last week's failed attempt to get an en banc hearing should have been allowed due to the same court invalidating some of VirnetX's patent claims just minutes beforehand.

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Apple updates USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter with HDMI 2.0 support

Apple updates USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter with HDMI 2.0 support

Apple this week started sales of an updated version of its USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter, delivering HDMI 2.0 support for 60Hz refresh rates at high resolutions, HDR output and more.

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Thursday, August 08, 2019

Facebook dangles big money to lure news outlets into new service

Facebook dangles big money to lure news outlets into new service

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly offering major publications millions of dollars to secure content for a news section it aims to debut later this year, a move that could put pressure on subscription services like Apple News+.

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Apple to sell new Mophie multi-device wireless chargers [u]

Apple to sell new Mophie multi-device wireless chargers [u]

Apple appears set to start sales of two new multi-device Qi wireless chargers from Mophie in its retail and online stores.

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Apple adds more drivers to autonomous car project

Apple adds more drivers to autonomous car project

Apple is expanding efforts to forward its self-driving car project, and according to government documents has added 33 drivers to test its fleet of 69 autonomous vehicles over the past three months.

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Back to school Apple deals heat up at B&H Photo

Back to school Apple deals heat up at B&H Photo

As college students head to campus and high schoolers prepare for the fall semester, Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is slashing prices on Apple products, including fresh price drops on iMacs, MacBook Pros and Mac mini devices. All with free expedited shipping and special financing incentives.

Tim Cook invites Coast Guard Admiral Karl Shultz to Apple Park

Tim Cook invites Coast Guard Admiral Karl Shultz to Apple Park

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz at Apple Park on Thursday, where the two discussed a range of topics including similarities in their seemingly disparate jobs.

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Face ID attention detection security defeated with glasses and tape

Face ID attention detection security defeated with glasses and tape

Security researchers were able to bypass Face ID's "liveness" detection on the iPhone and iPad Pro with everyday items, defeating what is considered the industry's most advanced biometric security system using little more than a pair of glasses with tape affixed to the lenses.

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Apple's expanded bug bounty program covers all operating systems, payouts up to $1M, special iPhones, more

Apple's expanded bug bounty program covers all operating systems, payouts up to $1M, special iPhones, more

Apple is opening its bug bounty program to cover all of its operating systems, with the company expanding and improving the scheme to pay researchers for finding bugs in macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, and iCloud, along with the current payouts for iOS issues. Also new are special iPhones that will help select researchers surface vulnerabilities.

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VideoReview: Symfonisk AirPlay 2 Bookshelf Speaker — Ikea Price, Sonos Sound

Review: Symfonisk AirPlay 2 Bookshelf Speaker — Ikea Price, Sonos Sound

Ikea teamed with Sonos, and the pairing has produced the $99 Symfonisk Bookshelf Wi-Fi speaker with AirPlay 2. How does it compare to pricier speaker alternatives.

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Global notebook shipments up with Apple showing biggest growth

Global notebook shipments up with Apple showing biggest growth

Apple's MacBooks have seen a considerable growth in global shipments in the second quarter over the same period in 2018, with TrendForce figures indicating the product line shipped 19.8% more units year-on-year, the highest among the other top notebook vendors.

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