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Apple services had a 'landmark year,' including Apple TV+ and Apple Card

01/08/2020, 07:01 am

In a roundup of 2019 Services activity, Apple has released few actual figures but emphasizes the integration of all of its offerings into its hardware.


Apple privacy exec lauds company initiatives, defends stance on encryption

01/07/2020, 07:01 pm

Jane Horvath, Apple's senior director of global privacy, took part in a privacy-centric panel at CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday, where she lauded the company's initiatives to protect customer data and defended its stance on hardware encryption.


Zagg reportedly developing charging mat inspired by Apple's failed AirPower

01/07/2020, 05:01 pm

Accessory maker Zagg is reportedly planning a new location agnostic wireless charging mat that makes "sweet spots" a thing of the past, technology Apple attempted to bring to market with its cancelled AirPower device.


CES 2020: Best of hardware, peripherals, and Mac accessories

01/07/2020, 02:01 pm

If your Mac needs a bit of a boost, there are ways to add features without resorting to buying a whole new desktop or notebook. AppleInsider lists some of the bigger upgrades for your Mac launched at this year's CES.


Sonos is suing Google for patent infringement, and wants to sue Amazon too

01/07/2020, 01:01 pm

The speaker company Sonos says that Google "blatantly" used technology information disclosed in confidence -- and that if only it could afford to, it would simultaneously sue Amazon for the same reasons.


Samsung's designers copying Apple again in Samsung Pass icons

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

Glance at that Face ID icon as your phone unlocks, and see if you can spot a similarity to what Samsung has revealed as the symbol for its new Samsung Pass.


CES 2020: The best AirPlay speakers, receivers, and accessories

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

Audio accessories are continuing to adopt Apple's AirPlay protocol, and this year's wave of CES 2020 launches are no exception. Here are some of the best new products announced that include AirPlay support.


Rumored 'iPhone SE 2' shown off in new renders and video

01/07/2020, 10:01 am

A previously reliable source has released a series of images and a 360-degree video showing a render of what they believe the "iPhone SE 2" will look like.


FBI again asks Apple to unlock iPhones belonging to suspected shooter

01/07/2020, 09:01 am

The FBI has formally asked Apple to help it unlock two iPhones reportedly belonging to the gunman who killed three people in Pensacola, Florida, in December, but Apple says it has already given all the help it can.


CES 2020: Best of Wi-Fi and Networking

01/07/2020, 09:01 am

Network upgrades in a home can enable better inter-device connections, faster media streaming, and make browsing better for wireless devices. Here are the best Wi-Fi and network hardware launches at CES 2020.


Apple's iPhone XR failing on UK's O2 network - but a fix is coming

01/07/2020, 08:01 am

Apple and O2 have confirmed user reports of being unable to make or receive calls, use text messages, or get a reliable 4G internet connection, exclusively on the iPhone XR.


Intel confirms Thunderbolt 4 on way with four-times USB 3 speed

01/07/2020, 07:01 am

Intel has confirmed Thunderbolt 4 is on the way and will be supported by its processors in an upcoming generation, with the chip producer hinting at the connection's vast throughput capabilities at its annual CES presentation.


Apple's future keyboards may employ colored backlight for user feedback

01/07/2020, 06:01 am

While color backlit keyboards are common, Apple is researching how to use that color dynamically on individual keys to provide feedback to the user.


Bluetooth SIG announces LE Audio with audio sharing, performance improvements, more

01/07/2020, 12:01 am

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) on Monday outlined LE Audio, a new Bluetooth standard that will deliver a host of features like higher audio quality, support for hearing aids and audio sharing when it debuts.


Samsung expected to unveil Galaxy S11 on Feb. 11

01/06/2020, 07:01 pm

Samsung plans to hold its first Galaxy Unpacked event of 2020 on Feb. 11, where the company is expected to unveil a new flagship handset and, potentially, a fresh foldable design similar to the Motorola Razr.


CES 2020: Best of Health and Fitness

01/06/2020, 02:01 pm

A market that is continuing to grow, providers of health and fitness devices have used CES 2020 to introduce more items to help people improve their wellbeing. AppleInsider lists off some of the new electronic devices and services that aim to make people stronger and healthier.


CES 2020: Best of HomeKit

01/06/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple's HomeKit platform is gaining more support from smart home device producers wanting to join the growing ecosystem of inter-connected devices. Here are some of the many HomeKit-enabled devices introduced at CES 2020 with the aim of improving your home life, updated on Wednesday with more releases.


South Korean investors increasingly bet big on Apple

01/06/2020, 01:01 pm

During the last quarter of 2019, investors in South Korea bought almost $60 million of Apple shares. In a region dominated by Samsung, this made Apple the biggest foreign company for investors.


Apple may split its 5G 'iPhone 12' into two launches

01/06/2020, 10:01 am

A financial analyst claims that Apple will divide its 5G launches into one for the slower sub-6GHz "iPhone 12" in September, and one for the faster mmWave models in December or January 2021.


Intel aims beyond 5Ghz for future MacBook Pro H-series processors

01/06/2020, 10:01 am

The next generation of MacBook Pro could be equipped with processors capable of going faster than 5Ghz, after Intel revealed at CES 2020 it was planning to release a 10th-generation mobile processor capable of outpacing its existing 5GHz flagship component.