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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Apple tech is being used to track the speed of U.S. reopening

Apple tech is being used to track the speed of U.S. reopening

Apple technologies and data are being used to track the reopening of the U.S. economy amid the global coronavirus health crisis.

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Apple launches Back to School in Mexico, Europe, Asia and the Middle East

Apple launches Back to School in Mexico, Europe, Asia and the Middle East

Apple on Wednesday launched its yearly Back to School promotion in Europe, Mexico, and some countries in Asia and the Middle East.

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Apple Stores now offer personal 'Shop with a Specialist' appointments

Apple Stores now offer personal 'Shop with a Specialist' appointments

Apple is now allowing customers to book one-on-one appointments with Specialists at its Apple retail locations.

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OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 enclosure and dock now available to order

OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 enclosure and dock now available to order

After being announced earlier this year at CES 2020, OWC's new ThunderBay Flex 8 Thunderbolt 3 storage enclosure and dock is now available to order.

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ExclusiveCoupon: up to $200 off every 2020 13" MacBook Pro, plus $60 off AppleCare, 5% back

Coupon: up to $200 off every 2020 13

Apple's 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro is $75 to $200 off, and every single configuration is eligible for the exclusive coupon discount. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Adorama Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach up to $440 off.

Apple releases new clip giving an inside look at 'Greyhound'

Apple releases new clip giving an inside look at 'Greyhound'

A new three-and-a-half-minute clip gives viewers an intimate look at "Greyhound" before it's released to Apple TV+.

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VideoCompared: Razer Blade Stealth 13 versus Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro

Compared: Razer Blade Stealth 13 versus Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro

Razer is known for making premium notebooks intended for gaming on the move, but which can also be used as a creative workstation. We compare Razer's Blade Stealth 13 against Apple's 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro to determine which is the better compact powerhouse.

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New 'Behind the Mac' ad spot features Grammy winner James Blake

New 'Behind the Mac' ad spot features Grammy winner James Blake

The latest Apple "Behind the Mac" ad spot features Grammy award-winning artist James Blake at work in his L.A. home studio.

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B&H drops 12.9-inch iPad Pro with LTE to $699 for students and teachers

B&H drops 12.9-inch iPad Pro with LTE to $699 for students and teachers

In what is an incredible deal, B&H is knocking $450 off Apple's 3rd Gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro with LTE capability, bringing the price down to a record low $699 for students and teachers.

Deutsche Bank hikes AAPL to $400 despite investor 'uneasiness'

Deutsche Bank hikes AAPL to $400 despite investor 'uneasiness'

Deutsche Bank has raised its Apple share price target to $400, citing a forecast of continued upside for investors despite "uneasiness" about the stock's sustained rise.

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Apple to bring Mini LED screens to iPad Pro in early 2021

Apple to bring Mini LED screens to iPad Pro in early 2021

New supply chain reports concur that a Mini LED iPad Pro is coming in the first quarter of 2021, but also say that Apple will then look for suppliers to bring the technology to its MacBook Pro range.

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Intel details Thunderbolt 4 spec, but 'Apple silicon' support is unclear

Intel details Thunderbolt 4 spec, but 'Apple silicon' support is unclear

Intel on Wednesday announced new details about its upcoming Thunderbolt 4 standard, though compatibility with Apple silicon Macs remains to be seen.

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Deals: quad-core MacBook Air $999, $169 Apple Watch, high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro $2,480

Deals: quad-core MacBook Air $999, $169 Apple Watch, high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro $2,480

Deals on Apple hardware continue to pour in, with the 2020 MacBook Air with a quad-core Intel 10th Gen Core i5 processor dropping to $999. The popular Apple Watch promo for $169 is in stock at Amazon, while an 8-core 16-inch MacBook Pro is $320 off with coupon.

Apple expands its Independent Repair Provider Program to 32 countries

Apple expands its Independent Repair Provider Program to 32 countries

Apple announced on Wednesday morning that over 700 new US locations are available to provide repair services, and now businesses in 32 countries can apply for the program.

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Apple Music app bug reportedly causing sporadic battery drain

Apple Music app bug reportedly causing sporadic battery drain

Some users of the Apple Music app in iOS 13.5.1 are reporting that their iPhone batteries are being significantly and rapidly drained, even when not playing music.

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Apple Stores in Australia to re-close amid coronavirus resurgence

Apple Stores in Australia to re-close amid coronavirus resurgence

Apple this week will re-close at least four Apple Store locations in Victoria, Australia, due to a resurgence of coronavirus in the region.

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Mac Catalyst apps to gain Apple Pay support this fall

Mac Catalyst apps to gain Apple Pay support this fall

Apple is preparing to roll out Apple Pay support for Catalyst apps with the release of iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur later this year, a move that will allow developers to easily deploy streamlined in-app payment experiences across both operating systems.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Samsung expected to unveil 'Galaxy Fold 2,' Note 20 at virtual Galaxy Unpacked on Aug. 5

Samsung expected to unveil 'Galaxy Fold 2,' Note 20 at virtual Galaxy Unpacked on Aug. 5

Samsung on Tuesday invited press to a virtual Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for Aug. 5, where the company is expected to unveil new hardware like a second-generation Galaxy Fold and updated Note 20 phablet.

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Every new feature and change in iOS 14 beta 2

Every new feature and change in iOS 14 beta 2

Apple's second beta version of iOS 14, released on Tuesday to developers, is packed full of small UI refinements and other notable features. This video covers them all.

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Apple Pay in iOS 14 might support QR code payments

Apple Pay in iOS 14 might support QR code payments

Newly discovered graphical assets in the second iOS 14 beta version released Tuesday suggest Apple is working on a new Wallet feature that allows users to conduct Apple Pay transactions with QR codes.

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Anker debuts HomeKit Secure Video-compatible eufyCam 2 Pro

Anker debuts HomeKit Secure Video-compatible eufyCam 2 Pro

Anker on Tuesday announced the eufyCam 2 Pro, a new security camera compatible with HomeKit and HomeKit Secure Video.

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Apple releases second developer betas for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14, macOS Big Sur

Apple releases second developer betas for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14, macOS Big Sur

Apple has moved on to its second round of developer betas for its milestone operating system releases, with new builds of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 now out for download.

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Revealed: Here's what Apple's new 'iPhone 12' lineup looks like

Revealed: Here's what Apple's new 'iPhone 12' lineup looks like

As the launch of the "iPhone 12" inches closer, AppleInsider got its hands on dummy units of Apple's upcoming phones which finally reveal how these new devices will look and feel.

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Tom Hanks now says 'Greyhound' film was 'rescued at sea' by Apple TV+

Tom Hanks now says 'Greyhound' film was 'rescued at sea' by Apple TV+

Following an interview critical of the service on Monday, Tom Hanks has clarified some of his feelings about the release of "Greyhound" on Apple TV+.

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'iPhone 12' packaging render points to lack of EarPods, AC adapter

'iPhone 12' packaging render points to lack of EarPods, AC adapter

A render of what is claimed to be the box insert for the "iPhone 12" shows a notable lack of space for a charger or EarPods.

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Apple silicon Mac documentation suggests third-party GPU support in danger

Apple silicon Mac documentation suggests third-party GPU support in danger

Some Apple support documentation seems to suggest that Mac shift to Apple silicon will drop support for non-Apple GPUs.

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ExclusiveDeal alert: Save $2,400 on this 10-core iMac Pro

Deal alert: Save $2,400 on this 10-core iMac Pro

Apple's 27-inch iMac Pro is on sale and this premium model with a 10-core processor, 128GB of RAM, 4TB SSD and AMD Radeon Pro Vega 56 graphics is now $2,400 off exclusively for AppleInsider readers.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns $91.3 billion worth of Apple stock

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns $91.3 billion worth of Apple stock

Apple shares now comprise 43% of Warren Buffett's portfolio with Berkshire Hathaway owning $91.3 billion worth of AAPL, according to the holding company's latest shareholder letter.

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Samsung Smart TVs now feature Apple Music time-synced lyrics

Samsung Smart TVs now feature Apple Music time-synced lyrics

Samsung Smart TVs produced from 2018 and onward now feature the option to view time-synced lyrics when listening to Apple Music.

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Ultrasonic pings could make it easier for future iPhones to communicate locally

Ultrasonic pings could make it easier for future iPhones to communicate locally

Apple is researching the use of ultrasonic ranging to determine how far away iPhones are from each other before opening up lines of communication.

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Logitech launches Mac versions of MX Keys, K380 keyboards & MX Master 3 mouse

Logitech launches Mac versions of MX Keys, K380 keyboards & MX Master 3 mouse

Logitech has unveiled a number of Mac-oriented peripherals, with the MX Master 3 for Mac and MX Keys for Max accompanied by the K380 for Mac Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard.

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Apple's foldable iPhone could have a way to see your notifications when shut

Apple's foldable iPhone could have a way to see your notifications when shut

A foldable iPhone could provide visual notifications of messages and calls while closed up, with the display allowing for part of the screen to remain visible despite being folded shut.

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'AirPods 3' to adopt SiP technology similar to AirPods Pro, Kuo says

'AirPods 3' to adopt SiP technology similar to AirPods Pro, Kuo says

Apple's next-generation in-ear AirPods product will move to a more complex system-in-package chip solution, replacing surface mount technology used in current versions of the device, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Monday, July 06, 2020

Apple evaluating Hong Kong security law imposed by China

Apple evaluating Hong Kong security law imposed by China

Apple is "assessing" the implications of China's newly invoked "National Security Law," an edict designed to crack down on political crimes and, according to critics, permanently stifle unrest in Hong Kong.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in US House antitrust investigation on July 27

Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in US House antitrust investigation on July 27

Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to appear in front of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on July 27, where he will testify as part of a probe into big tech business dealings.

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Lawsuit targets Apple iMessage, FaceTime flaw related to phone number recycling

Lawsuit targets Apple iMessage, FaceTime flaw related to phone number recycling

A class action complaint filed Monday takes aim at Apple and T-Mobile for a long-running iMessage and FaceTime flaw that tied Apple services to a specific cellular number, leaving users open to inadvertent and continuous access to private data when a number was recycled.

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Ireland launches COVID-19 contact tracing app based on Apple-Google API

Ireland launches COVID-19 contact tracing app based on Apple-Google API

Ireland has launched a long-awaited COVID-19 contact tracing app after retooling the software to integrate elements of the Apple-Google Exposure Notification API.

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Apple Music's 'Africa Rising' program highlights emerging African artists

Apple Music's 'Africa Rising' program highlights emerging African artists

Apple Music this week launched a new artist discovery initiative and accompanying playlist that will highlight artists and musicians from Africa.

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Apple TV+ inks multi-year deal with Maurice Sendak Foundation

Apple TV+ inks multi-year deal with Maurice Sendak Foundation

Apple TV+ has inked a new multi-year overall deal with the nonprofit Maurice Sendak Foundation for its premium streaming service.

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