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How to get started with a new HomePod, and get more out of it

01/19/2019, 08:01 am

Apple's HomePod starts with a simple setup and it ends with you forgetting you didn't always have music surrounding you. In between, though, there are details to consider about that first setup and many options for when you move the HomePod to a new room. AppleInsider takes a dive into the use of Apple's latest speaker.

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How to live with Apple's absurdly over-complicated music features on Apple Watch

01/18/2019, 11:01 am

You can now listen to music and podcasts directly from your Apple Watch but it how Apple forces you to do it is going to make you scratch your head. Even the Apple Watch Series 4 speaker won't play audio, and knowing what music is actually on the Watch and what needs an internet connection can be perplexing. AppleInsider helps you sort it out.

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How to make new T2-secured Macs boot from external drives

01/15/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple's security processor gets in the way when you're trying to use external drives to boot from. Fix this now because if you wait until you need to restart from one, you'll have problems.

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German court finds Apple iPhone doesn't infringe on Qualcomm patent in second case

01/15/2019, 06:01 am

A Mannheim, Germany judge has tossed one of the myriad cases between Apple and Qualcomm, declaring that the iPhone isn't violating one of Qualcomm's power management patents.

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Apple tried to use Qualcomm modems in the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but was refused

01/14/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams testified on Monday that both the iPhone XR, and iPhone XS family were supposed to have modems from both Qualcomm and Intel, but Qualcomm refused to sell the company chips for the new models.

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Samsung has a long history of mocking Apple before copying it

01/14/2019, 09:01 am

Stop us if you've heard this one. Apple makes some change to its iPhones, Samsung's PR company mocks the very idea -- and finally Samsung copies it. Sometimes the company keeps a low profile, sometimes it shouts about Apple's missteps, but always, always Samsung then goes the same way.

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How to keep your iPhone from repeatedly dropping Wi-Fi network connections

01/11/2019, 12:01 pm

You either never get this problem or you get it so often that it's extremely irritating. If your iPhone keeps switching back to 4G cell when you know you're on a Wi-Fi network, this is what you need to do.

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Truck carrying secured Apple payload crashes in San Jose, killing one

01/11/2019, 09:01 am

A box truck carrying "a very special load" for Apple reportedly crashed on Highway 101 in San Jose on the morning of Jan. 9, injuring one man and killing another, 64-year-old Richard Bartolo.

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How to stop the Mac App Store from saying you have no previous purchases

01/10/2019, 02:01 pm

You know you've bought an app before but your Mac says you haven't. It's not a problem that affects everyone, but if you also happen to use Family Sharing then you are more prone to it. AppleInsider details the different workarounds and solutions that may help you.

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When Apple introduced the iPhone on Jan 9, 2007, it was the ultimate 'computer for the rest of us'

01/09/2019, 01:01 pm

On January 9, 2007, in the shadow of the CES, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone. You know that it was an extraordinary and flawless demo from the outside, but what you don't remember is everything else that was launched -- nor how part of the keynote did go wrong.

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Worries about Apple Watch EKG false positives are inflammatory nonsense

01/09/2019, 11:01 am

A new video claims that the Apple Watch Series 4's EKG feature might waste doctors' time and "in absolute worst case scenario" might conceivably lead to harm. AppleInsider gives in to the clickbait so you don't have to, and shows just how contorted and contrived the whole idea is.

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Tim Cook says Apple's earnings power is 'probably under-appreciated' in CNBC 'Mad Money' interview

01/08/2019, 01:01 pm

In an interview with CNBC airing on Tuesday evening, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that the company has great things coming, and "the ecosystem has never been stronger."

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Adding iTunes to Samsung TV is a great move in Apple's long game that it has been playing for years

01/07/2019, 10:01 am

This will hurt sales of Apple TV 4K but in every other way, but adding iTunes Movies and TV Shows to Samsung television sets fits what Apple has been doing since at least the first days of the iPod. And, it's not over yet -- AppleInsider examines the origins of Apple's plan and just how it's setting the firm up for the future.

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How to extend the battery life of your iPhone XR or iPhone XS to all day and beyond

01/05/2019, 12:01 pm

Whether you've got your first iPhone or you've just upgraded to a new one, AppleInsider shows you 20 ways how to stretch out that battery life, and spend a lot less time near a power plug with that mobile device.

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How to use Safari's saved passwords in other Mac apps

01/04/2019, 01:01 pm

Safari will handily offer you the right password when you want to log into a website but it appears useless if you need the same login for an app. AppleInsider shows you how to use Safari's stored passwords wherever you need.

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Here's how to get started with your new Apple Watch

01/03/2019, 01:01 pm

If you've just a new Apple Watch -- especially if you're upgrading from an older one -- start here. This is what you need to know, what steps you'll go through, and what choices you have to make as you set up a new Apple Watch.

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Bent iPad Pros, an exploded iPhone XS Max, and Apple Music spreads to Alexa -- Apple's December 2018 in review

01/01/2019, 10:01 am

Looking back at the last month of 2018, Apple revealed how its technology was literally saving lives. However, it also had to contend with lawsuits and a new PR misstep with its iPad Pro.

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Apple breaks earnings records, disappoints analysts, and offers festive cheer -- Apple's November 2018 in review

01/01/2019, 07:01 am

Looking back at Apple's November 2018, it looked like investors just weren't getting as into the Christmas spirit as Apple is with its new holiday ads. And maybe Apple is looking for cheer in all the wrong places as Microsoft supplants it as the most valuable company in the world.

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Alleged iCloud spy chips, plus a new iPad Pro, Mac mini & MacBook Air -- Apple's October 2018 in review

12/31/2018, 03:12 pm

October 2018 saw Apple host an iPad Pro, Mac mini, and MacBook Air refresh event -- but Bloomberg dropped an iffy China iCloud spy chip bombshell. Plus, Kanye West elected himself as an unofficial Apple spokesman. All this and more, in Apple's October 2018 in review.

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Apple iPhone XS Max allegedly explodes in Ohio man's pocket

12/31/2018, 10:12 am

The first public account of the battery catastrophically failing in an iPhone XS Max has surfaced, and may result in legal action after Apple refused to replace the device for free when the owner wanted to retain the destroyed device.

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