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Microsoft is the Official Laptop sponsor of Super Bowl LIII -- with a tablet

02/01/2019, 10:02 am

Microsoft's latest Super Bowl campaign calls the Surface a laptop, but the company shifts definitions of what it is when it suits them. It's always been very careful to compare its tablets against Apple's laptops whenever possible, for instance, but that's gone now Microsoft has seemingly decided the NFL audience is more likely to buy a laptop.

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Facebook, Google, and Apple in the spotlight for security issues on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/01/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William debate how we're going to reveal all our personal details to Facebook now that Apple has gone and spoiled the fun.

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Apple kills Google's enterprise development certificate because of Screenwise Meter

01/31/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday took action against Google for violating terms of its developer agreement, and has rescinded the search giant's enterprise development certificate like it did when Facebook was caught doing much the same.

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Apple's shutdown of Facebook's internal apps was a light punishment for a repeat offender

01/31/2019, 09:01 am

You can ascribe motives to Apple switching off Facebook's internal apps, but you can't argue that it didn't have the right or even the obligation to do so -- and it may not have gone far enough. We may rarely read the terms and conditions, but Facebook did and broke them anyway, and is now paying the price.

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Qualcomm versus US FTC 'no license, no chips' antitrust trial wraps up

01/30/2019, 07:01 am

The United States Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm have both presented closing arguments over the contentious 'no license no chips' policy -- and the ultimate ruling will alter the trajectory of Apple's legal battle with the chip manufacturer.

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Cook confirms iPhone upgrades are on the decline as users 'hang on' to hardware for longer periods

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

During Apple's quarterly financial results call, CEO Tim Cook reported that iPhone sales are down in part because of existing users who were on subsidized contracts are now finding unbundled prices too expensive.

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Apple to lower iPhone pricing in key markets after sluggish December quarter

01/29/2019, 05:01 pm

Following the release of Apple's earnings report on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed the company is planning price changes for iPhones overseas to goose sales of the device after sluggish sales in China and other regions during the important holiday quarter.

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How to get more from Mojave's updated Dock or learn how to replace it entirely

01/28/2019, 02:01 pm

Now that Apple has updated the Dock in macOS Mojave, it's time to look at it again -- even if you then decide to ditch it in favor of third-party alternatives.

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How to fix font problems on your Mac that can make Safari and Mail unreadable

01/25/2019, 12:01 pm

Suddenly Safari or Mail are showing you rows of question marks instead of readable text and you know it's because you've changed fonts somehow, yet figuring out how to fix it is less than obvious. Fortunately, we have a solution.

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Apple Pay coming to Los Angeles Metro system in late 2019

01/25/2019, 09:01 am

The Los Angeles Metro's existing Transit Access Pass system is being overhauled including the addition of Apple Pay and an iOS app, with the improvements expected to arrive in the fall.

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Music on watchOS 5 is a rare misfire for Apple's designers

01/25/2019, 07:01 am

The Apple Watch is gorgeous, but you're not alone in being confused about how to play music on it. Apple has made it all inconsistent, contradictory and impossible to know at a glance where your music is coming from. AppleInsider has complaints -- and a wish list of solutions.

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Apple launched Macintosh on January 24, 1984 and changed the world -- eventually

01/24/2019, 06:01 am

At launch, the Macintosh was far from a hit, far from being affordable and even far from being completely workable. Yet, the that original model did succeed in forever changing computing not just for fans, but for the entire world.

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How to play music from your Apple Watch on speakers and wireless headphones

01/23/2019, 12:01 pm

You have to stream music from the Apple Watch to something in order to hear it at all, but Apple makes your choices confusing with mislabeled options and screens that do different things depending on you get to them. Here's how to listen to non-Apple Music choices like Spotify and play them through speakers.

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Apple promotes photography with 'Shot on iPhone' contest, but is ripping off photographers

01/23/2019, 09:01 am

Huge numbers of professional photographers use Apple gear, but even when they don't, why would they let Apple or any company use their images for free? Apple's new ad campaign will rob the very creatives Apple claims to champion.

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Foxconn examining shift of iPhone assembly to India

01/22/2019, 08:01 am

Foxconn is examining an expansion into India to both skirt a potential US-imposed tariff, as well as to help Apple comply with Indian requirements to manufacture locally.

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2020 iPhone lineup appears set to use OLED screens across the board

01/22/2019, 07:01 am

A report into the misfortunes of LCD supplier Japan Display claims that the company is in trouble because of slow sales of the iPhone XR and will not recover because Apple is moving to OLED for all its phones in 2019.

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How to choose what music gets stored on your Apple Watch

01/21/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple could make it less of a chore, but in just a few steps you can download playlists and albums directly to your Apple Watch. AppleInsider demonstrates how to keep your favorites on your wrist and leave your iPhone behind.

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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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