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Testing, teardown seemingly confirm 2020 iPad Pro lacks U1 chip

04/02/2020, 06:04 pm

Rumors prior to the launch of the 2020 iPad Pro suggested Apple's latest generation tablets would gain the company's U1 Ultra Wideband chip. That doesn't appear to be the case, according to a teardown by iFixit.


Zoom updates macOS installer to remove malware-like exploits

04/02/2020, 03:04 pm

Video conferencing app Zoom has updated its macOS installer, removing the installation process that was described as "shady" that it had recently been criticized for.


How to work together with colleagues by remotely sharing screens

04/02/2020, 03:04 pm

New screen-sharing software Screen brings remarkably good collaboration tools that will slot into your company's workflow startlingly easily, and let you work with colleagues on their screens or yours as you need.


New Intel 10th-gen H-series chips launched, suitable for 2020 MacBook Pro refresh

04/02/2020, 01:04 pm

Intel has revealed specifics on a new line of 10th-generation Core processors for premium laptops -- although the improvements over what is presently available are actually relatively small.


FCC drafts rules to widen 6GHz use -- here's what that means for you

04/02/2020, 10:04 am

The Federal Communications Commission has drafted rules that would permit unlicensed devices to operate across the 6GHz band, a move that could increase the bandwidth, speed, and efficiency of consumer Wi-Fi and the devices that connect to it.


Apple's anticompetitive behavior has 'gotten worse,' Tile tells congressional panel

04/01/2020, 08:04 pm

Tile, a manufacturer of location tracking hardware and software, on Wednesday told the House Judiciary Committee that Apple continues to participate in anticompetitive behavior despite promising not to do so as part of a resolution reached earlier this year.


Select 2013 and 2014 MacBook Air, Pro models to be declared vintage and obsolete in April

04/01/2020, 06:04 pm

Apple plans to add a few additional MacBook models to its list of "vintage" and "obsolete" machines at the end of April, according to a report on Wednesday.


Apple Card customers can defer their April payments interest-free

04/01/2020, 02:04 pm

In effort to ease any coronavirus-related burden on their customers, Apple and Goldman Sachs are allowing Apple Card cardholders the ability to defer their April payments without penalty.


T-Mobile merger with Sprint finalized, Mike Sievert steps up as CEO

04/01/2020, 10:04 am

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger has completed, and ahead of schedule John Legere has stepped down as CEO with Mike Sievert taking the helm of the combined company.


5G 'iPhone 12' on track for fall launch, says Foxconn

04/01/2020, 09:04 am

Foxconn has told investors that the upcoming "iPhone 12" will be ready for its rumored fall release date in a private call it held with Goldman Sachs.


Apple doubles COVID-19 recovery donation in China to more than $7M

04/01/2020, 07:04 am

Apple has doubled its donation to China's COVID-19 recovery efforts, spending $7 million to aid on-the-ground support for hospitals, public health recovery, and long-term efforts to continue the fight.


Don't upgrade Pages, Numbers, or Keynote for iOS if you rely on WebDAV

04/01/2020, 07:04 am

The latest iOS versions of Apple's iWork suite of apps will no longer upload to WebDAV servers, and instead must be saved locally, to iCloud, or another compatible service.


How to use Slack and get the most out of the refreshed interface on the Mac

04/01/2020, 07:04 am

Slack recently updated its application with a new layout, making it more useful to remote teams and those working from home. AppleInsider explains the changes in the new Slack experience.


Apple was founded 44 years ago, on April 1, 1976

04/01/2020, 06:04 am

The Apple of 1976 should be unrecognizable compared to today's gigantic corporation, and yet key decisions right at the start are still having their effect today.


Apple acquires popular weather app Dark Sky

03/31/2020, 01:03 pm

Dark Sky, a popular weather app for iOS, Android, and the web, has been purchased by Apple.


Tim Cook personally petitioned feds during US-China tariff spat

03/31/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook chose to take a direct and personal approach when facing potential billion-dollar tariffs on parts and finished goods imported from China.


Apple will continue to pay contract Apple Park workers, including janitors and drivers

03/31/2020, 12:03 pm

Janitors and other contracted hourly workers at Apple Park will continue to be paid throughout the coronavirus pandemic, with Apple ensuring that they will get their wages despite contractor announcements that jobs would be suspended.


How to listen to Sirius XM free on your Mac or iPhone

03/31/2020, 11:03 am

SiriusXM is offering free access to its premium streaming service until May 15, giving users the ability to tune in to over 300 channels conveniently from their Mac or iPhone. Here's how to take advantage of the offer.


Logitech launching Streamlabs OBS on macOS

03/31/2020, 11:03 am

Popular online streaming software Streamlabs is finally arriving on macOS in open beta, bringing a plethora of tools to help Mac users engage with their audiences more effectively.


Publix rolling out out contactless Apple Pay at Supermarkets amid COVID-19

03/31/2020, 10:03 am

Publix, a popular grocery store chain in the U.S. south, has begun rolling out contactless payments in several of their locations including support for Apple Pay.