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Apple previews 'holding hands,' other emoji updates planned for this fall

07/16/2019, 05:07 pm

Using World Emoji Day as the excuse, Apple on Tuesday previewed some of the emoji it will be adding to iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS in supporting Unicode 12.0.

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Tested: Thermal throttling in base model mid-2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

07/15/2019, 03:07 pm

AppleInsider has the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro on hand, and we wanted to see whether the single fan design on this new MacBook Pro is a problem for the thermal condition and, as such, the processing power -- or if its able to take the heat.

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Hands on: Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro has a lot of bang for the buck

07/12/2019, 04:07 pm

A couple of days ago, Apple refreshed the base model 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and killed off the 12-inch MacBook. So let's take a look at what's new, and how the base model MacBook Pro performs.

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RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.

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Apple's Powerbeats Pro available for preorder in many more countries

07/12/2019, 08:07 am

Powerbeats Pro can now be preordered in more countries, including Japan, Spain, Norway, and several others, with an anticipated ship date of late July.

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Apple's Mac sales are up a lot or down slightly in Q2 depending on who you ask

07/11/2019, 07:07 pm

Market research firms IDC and Gartner released widely diverging worldwide PC marketshare estimates for the second quarter of 2019 on Thursday, with one firm finding Mac shipments up nearly 10% while the other saw Apple suffering negative growth.

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Belkin intros tougher Boost Charge cables in USB-C, USB-A & Lightning versions

07/11/2019, 01:07 pm

Foxconn-owned Belkin on Thursday introduced a new line of charging cables known as Boost Charge with DuraTek, including versions for USB-C, USB-A, and Lightning devices.

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Sonnet intros RED Mini-Mag Pro Card Reader with Thunderbolt 3

07/10/2019, 12:07 pm

Accessory maker Sonnet on Wednesday launched the SF3 Series RED Mini-Mag Card Reader, aimed solely at people who shoot video using RED's proprietary storage format.

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Apple's HomePod launches in Japan this summer

07/09/2019, 08:07 pm

Apple is expanding availability of its Siri-enabled HomePod speaker this summer with an upcoming launch in Japan, a region in which the device was expected to land early this year.

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How-to easily pair your AirPods with Nintendo Switch

07/09/2019, 12:07 pm

Get the most out of your AirPods -- and your Nintendo Switch -- by pairing them together for the best gaming experience on the go. AppleInsider walks you through how.

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Apple's Mac refresh includes universal drop in SSD upgrade prices

07/09/2019, 11:07 am

Beyond updating the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, Apple on Tuesday also reduced the cost of SSD upgrades for all Macs, in some cases by as much as half.

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Apple's back to school sale highlights updated MacBook lines

07/09/2019, 10:07 am

Apple's Back to School promotion starts today, bringing with it an updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, a free pair of Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones with eligible purchases, and significant savings.

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Apple quietly pulls 12-inch MacBook from sale

07/09/2019, 09:07 am

Amid changes to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, Apple has removed the 12-inch MacBook from its online store's product lineup, a move that will push consumers towards models from the other two MacBook varieties.

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Apple cuts updated MacBook Air price to $999 for students

07/09/2019, 09:07 am

Apple has just reduced the entry-level cost of the MacBook Air by $100 for all users and a further $100 for students. Plus it's added the True Tone technology to its display, as part of its Back to School promotion.

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MacBook Pro images demonstrates reason for battery recall

07/03/2019, 02:07 pm

Photos have been shared of a designer's Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro that has suffered a catastrophic battery failure, images that illustrate why Apple recently instigated a recall program for some units of that particular model.

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HomePod 'Hey Siri' responses to AirPods ad prompts complaints

07/03/2019, 10:07 am

Apple device owners are complaining about the company's latest AirPods commercial, as a version of the ad spot triggers Siri in HomePods due to the actor saying the verbal prompt 'Hey Siri.'

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Apple conducting free but limited logic board swaps for 2018 MacBook Airs

06/30/2019, 05:06 pm

A "very small" number of 2018 MacBook Air owners are eligible for free repairs to fix a problem with their logic board, AppleInsider can confirm via an internal document.

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Apple's best designs by Jony Ive, according to the AppleInsider staff

06/29/2019, 05:06 pm

On Thursday, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive announced his intent to leave the company after nearly 30 years on the job, many of which were spent at the side of tech visionary Steve Jobs. In wake of that bombshell, AppleInsider takes a look back at our favorite Ive designs.

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Hands on: Use the Adonit Photogrip Qi for a new way to shoot iPhone photos

06/29/2019, 11:06 am

Apple makes one of the best smartphone cameras available on the market. Adonit wants to take your iPhone photography to the next level with their PhotoGrip Qi.

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Editorial: Jony Ive's departure opens up an opportunity for Apple to think differently

06/29/2019, 08:06 am

The news that Jony Ive is leaving his Chief Design Officer position at Apple has fueled predictable handwringing. But while Ive's three decades of work at Apple put him at the top of a short list of "the world's most famous product designers," the company isn't facing a "crisis of design," but rather an opportunity.

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