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How to use iCloud Drive Folder Sharing in iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4

03/25/2020, 07:03 am

Apple has finally launched iCloud Drive Folder Sharing, so it's time to see if it's the Dropbox alternative it promised to be. Here's what you can do with it, and how to do it.


Apple donating 9M face masks to US healthcare facilities amid coronavirus outbreak

03/24/2020, 07:03 pm

Clarifying earlier statements made over the weekend, Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said Apple is donating 9 million N95 face masks to healthcare facilities in the U.S. as medical workers fight to stave off COVID-19.


Apple Card sharing more data with Goldman Sachs, gets more transaction detail

03/24/2020, 02:03 pm

Apple will now share more anonymized data with its financial partner, Goldman Sachs, in hopes of changing how credit is offered to new customers.


Apple Watch measurements central to new blood pressure & walking correlation

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

A new health study, involving measurements using Apple Watch, appears to demonstrate that simply walking more can make a measurable improvement in blood pressure.


India's coronavirus lockdown to affect Apple's iPhone XR production

03/24/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple's major supplier Foxconn makes the iPhone XR in Chennai, which is an area that is now subject to India's COVID-19 lockdown.


Ireland can't use Apple tax money to fund coronavirus measures

03/24/2020, 09:03 am

The Irish government has responded to pressures for it to use Apple's $14.4 billion tax payment to help with COVID-19 support measures, pointing out such a move is legally impossible.


Plugable debuts new USB-C 2.5Gbps Ethernet Adapter

03/24/2020, 09:03 am

Plugable has launched a brand new USB-C Ethernet Adapter, allowing users to upgrade their desktops and laptops with faster wired connection speeds up to 2.5 gigabits per second.


App Store rolls out universal purchase support for Mac apps

03/23/2020, 10:03 pm

Apple on Monday activated a new App Store feature that allows developers to include macOS versions of their apps as a universal purchase alongside iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and tvOS iterations.


iOS 14 code hints BMW could be first to use Apple's 'CarKey' API, report says

03/23/2020, 09:03 pm

Code snippets purportedly discovered in Apple's next-generation iOS operating system suggest BMW will integrate the tech giant's "CarKey" API, an NFC-based keyless entry system that swaps out physical key fobs for an iPhone.


Vintage Apple retail sign goes up for auction at $20,000 starting bid

03/23/2020, 05:03 pm

An original Apple retail sign from the late 1970s is set to go up for auction on March 26 with a starting bid of $20,000.


Foxconn claims it has secured enough workers for seasonal demand

03/23/2020, 01:03 pm

Foxconn has assured investors that it has managed to recruit enough workers at all major Chinese factories before production of the "iPhone 12" is set to begin.


Find My app in iOS 14 may gain missing person alerts and AR views

03/23/2020, 10:03 am

Apple's Find My app may add an augmented reality mode in iOS 14 to help locate misplaced items a code leak suggests, as well as new alerts that will inform users when a person fails to arrive at a destination.


Apple dropping device purchase limit on iPhones, iPads, and more

03/23/2020, 06:03 am

Days after implementing a limit on how many devices could be ordered at any one time, Apple has dropped the policy, starting with iPhones, at least in the US, and certain regions.


Best Buy shifts to curbside store service to fight coronavirus

03/22/2020, 02:03 pm

Best Buy is reducing its store services in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with the major third-party Apple retailer moving to offering curbside service at all of its stores, with customers prevented from entering any of its US stores on a temporary basis.


Apple's Siri can help triage users who ask about new coronavirus

03/22/2020, 12:03 am

Apple this weekend updated its Siri voice assistant with information and assets designed to triage users who believe they are suffering from COVID-19.


US VP Mike Pence says Apple donated 2M face masks to coronavirus fight

03/21/2020, 03:03 pm

Apple is assisting in efforts to fend off the coronavirus pandemic with a donation, US Vice President Mike Pence has revealed, providing approximately 2 million face masks to healthcare employees across the country.


Paramount prepares earlier iTunes release of 'Sonic' movie

03/21/2020, 10:03 am

Paramount Pictures is following other major studios in making new movies available digitally quicker during the coronavirus pandemic, by putting "Sonic the Hedgehog" on sale through iTunes and other services at the end of March.


Apple confirms customers unable to pick up Apple Store repairs until outlets reopen

03/20/2020, 09:03 pm

Apple on Friday confirmed customers who left an iPhone, iPad, Mac or other product at an Apple Store for repair will not be able to claim their device until the locations reopen.


How AppleInsider staff work from home and what gear we need to do it

03/20/2020, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider staff work all around the world, and most of us have home offices. If you're looking for the ideal desk setup, we can show you that there isn't one -- but here are eight favorites that help us get our work done.


How to deposit checks online without leaving your home

03/20/2020, 10:03 am

If you're worried about visiting a bank to cash a check during the ongoing pandemic, we've got a collection of mobile banking tips to help you figure out banking from home.