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Topic: Current Hardware

Hands on: Razer Arctech iPhone Gaming Case aims to chill your iPhone

09/14/2019, 01:09 pm

A couple of weeks ago, Razer invited AppleInsider to check out their new accessory for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, with the Arctech Gaming Case said to help keep the Apple smartphone from overheating during lengthy 'Fortnite' scrapes.

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Confusion reigns over iPhone 11 Pro RAM, benchmarking tests

09/12/2019, 08:09 am

A new iPhone 11 Pro GeekBench benchmark highlights the speed of the new device, but claims it has 4 gigabytes of RAM, while other sources indicate that it may have 6 gigabytes.

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Galaxy Note 10+ vs iPhone XS Max - the benchmarks

09/06/2019, 12:09 pm

Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy Note 10+ is on our test bench, so we put it against Apple's current flagship, the iPhone XS Max to see which phone takes the crown in our benchmarking showdown.

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Should you get a wired or wireless controller for Apple Arcade?

09/04/2019, 02:09 pm

With Apple Arcade coming soon, we're checking out two controllers to see whether you should pick up the wireless SteelSeries Nimbus controller or if you should opt for the RotorRiot wired controller.

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Apple opening up repair parts and tools to more third-party repair shops

08/29/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has announced a new repair program, offering more independent repair businesses of all sizes the same genuine parts, tools, training, repair manuals, and diagnostics as its Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers.

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Hands on: Satechi's new 72W charger can charge your MacBook on the go

08/27/2019, 02:08 pm

Are you looking to charge on the go? Satechi's 72W USB-C PD car charger can charge your iPad Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iPhone all from the safety of your car.

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Virgin Australia bans all MacBook, MacBook Pro models from checked bags

08/27/2019, 08:08 am

Virgin Australia has updated its list of items banned from checked luggage on its flights to include MacBooks, with all models no longer permitted in the hold by the airline following the company's global recall of some MacBook Pro varieties over battery concerns.

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'iPhone 11' camera & new 'A13' chip element will provide far better photography

08/22/2019, 07:08 am

A new "iPhone 11" rumor roundup has been posted mostly repeating what has been said before -- but Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is predicting big improvements from the triple lens camera for photographers and videographers.

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Intel 10th-gen 'Comet Lake' processors ideal for future MacBook Air refresh

08/21/2019, 11:08 am

Intel has added more processors to its 10th-generation offering, with four U-series and four Y-series processors codenamed 'Comet Lake' aimed at notebooks and portable devices, boasting models with six cores and very low thermal design points that could be used in a future MacBook Air update.

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Apple sued over 2016 leg injury caused by alleged MacBook battery issue

08/20/2019, 03:08 pm

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple accusing it of selling a faulty MacBook and charger, one which allegedly overheated and caused permanent burn marks to her leg in 2016, with the filing occurring on the third anniversary of the supposed incident.

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FAA prohibits recalled MacBook Pros on flights due to fire risk

08/13/2019, 07:08 pm

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently notified major airlines of Apple's recall of certain MacBook Pro models, effectively banning the impacted laptops from passenger and cargo planes as they pose a potential fire hazard.

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Global notebook shipments up with Apple showing biggest growth

08/08/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple's MacBooks have seen a considerable growth in global shipments in the second quarter over the same period in 2018, with TrendForce figures indicating the product line shipped 19.8% more units year-on-year, the highest among the other top notebook vendors.

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Apple business solutions: Luxer One parcel lockers

08/05/2019, 02:08 pm

In this new series we're going to take a look at companies that have integrated Apple products into their companies in interesting or useful ways. First up -- the Luxer One parcel lockers, which are a solution to the problem of secure package delivery in dense residential areas.

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Apple predicted to absorb iPhone, iPad, Mac cost increases from tariffs

08/04/2019, 07:08 pm

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that any tariffs implemented by the US won't impact Apple's pricing because of supply chain moves implemented by Apple CEO Tim Cook, and because of that pre-planning, there won't be any impact to Apple's shipments.

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Review: Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is expensive with mediocre performance

08/03/2019, 03:08 pm

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a hybrid 2-in-1 laptop that can be used as a tablet or a full blown laptop. But, given the performance, is it worth the money?

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Latest 'Behind the Mac' videos tells college students to 'Test the Impossible'

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

Apple's latest "Behind the Mac" ad, "Test the Impossible," is another effort at manufacturing a lifestyle image, in this instance targeted at college students.

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Intel intros 'Ice Lake' 10th-generation Core processors, possibly for MacBook rebirth

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

Intel on Thursday unveiled its first batch of 10th-generation Core processors, dubbed "Ice Lake," offering a glimpse at the options Apple will have in future MacBooks.

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President Trump threatens 10% tariff on $325B of electronics starting Sept. 1

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

In the latest chapter of the ongoing trade war, President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10% tariff on electronics from China, including most of Apple's product line, in retaliation for moves by the Chinese government.

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macOS 10.14.6 Supplemental Update fixes glitches with sleeping Macs

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple on Thursday issued an unusual "Supplemental Update" for macOS 10.14.6, meant to address problems some Mac owners were having waking their systems from sleep mode.

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Apple's AirDrop & Wi-Fi password sharing features can potentially expose critical ID data

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

Wireless features like AirDrop and Wi-Fi password sharing on iPhones, Macs, and other Apple devices can expose exploitable data, according to a recent report -- but there are two easy solutions.

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