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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Deals: First material discounts hit Apple Watch Series 6, SE at Amazon

Deals: First material discounts hit Apple Watch Series 6, SE at Amazon

Announced only one week ago, the brand-new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE are already on sale at Amazon, with double-digit discounts on several styles.

Apple Store online launches in India

Apple Store online launches in India

As planned, Apple on Wednesday opened the virtual doors to its Apple Store online in India, marking a retail first for the tech titan.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Latest Apple Pay promo nets free drink at Jimmy John's

Latest Apple Pay promo nets free drink at Jimmy John's

Apple on Tuesday publicized a new Apple Pay promotion that allows users to earn a free drink at fast food chain Jimmy John's.

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Apple halts iOS 13.7 signing following release of iOS 14

Apple halts iOS 13.7 signing following release of iOS 14

Apple on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 13.7, the last iteration of iOS 13 to be issued prior to last week's debut of iOS 14.

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

Deals: up to $200 off every 2020 13

AppleInsider readers this week can save $75 to $200 on every 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro at Adorama with exclusive coupon discounts. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach upward of $440 off the latest systems bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

Developers can now build and run Swift code on Windows

Developers can now build and run Swift code on Windows

Apple's Swift programming language officially landed on Windows this week, with Swift toolchain images now available for download from the open source project.

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Microsoft contributes to Java port for Apple silicon Macs

Microsoft contributes to Java port for Apple silicon Macs

Microsoft, along with a number of other major developers, are working to port Java to ARM-based Mac and Windows machines, including upcoming Apple silicon Macs.

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Pinterest sees surge as iOS 14 users seek out home screen inspiration

Pinterest sees surge as iOS 14 users seek out home screen inspiration

Pinterest has seen a surge in usage as users seek out design ideas and inspiration for iOS 14 Home Screen customization options.

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Pennsylvania launches COVID Alert PA app based on Apple-Google tech, Hawaii next

Pennsylvania launches COVID Alert PA app based on Apple-Google tech, Hawaii next

The state of Pennsylvania has launched its coronavirus exposure notification app, dubbed COVID Alert PA and based on Apple and Google technology.

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TipsThe best resources and tips for customizing your iOS 14 Home Screen

The best resources and tips for customizing your iOS 14 Home Screen

Whether you want to create your own icons or are looking to find some ready-made ones, we've got some tips and tricks to help you customize your iOS 14 Home Screen.

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Bing mobile app database left open to hackers, millions of user data sets compromised

Bing mobile app database left open to hackers, millions of user data sets compromised

Bing mobile app users on every platform including iOS and iPadOS are at risk after terabytes of user information have been stolen from an open server.

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Belkin rolls out HomeKit support to Linksys Velop Tri-Band mesh routers

Belkin rolls out HomeKit support to Linksys Velop Tri-Band mesh routers

Belkin has finally started to roll out a firmware update for its line of Linksys Velop Tri-Band mesh routers that enables support for HomeKit, allowing users to closely manage which devices can communicate with the wider Internet.

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Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote for iOS 14, iPadOS 14

Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote for iOS 14, iPadOS 14

Apple has updated its suite of iWork apps to include new features introduced in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, as well as other enhancements in both iOS and macOS.

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Apple orders 'High Desert' comedy starring Patricia Arquette for Apple TV+

Apple orders 'High Desert' comedy starring Patricia Arquette for Apple TV+

Apple today announced that the comedy "High Desert," starring Patricia Arquette, will be coming to Apple TV+ soon.

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1Password partners with Privacy.com on secure virtual credit card numbers

1Password partners with Privacy.com on secure virtual credit card numbers

1Password on Tuesday announced a new feature that integrations with Privacy.com's virtual credit cards, offering users more privacy and security as they shop online.

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Apple seeds eighth macOS Big Sur developer beta for testing

Apple seeds eighth macOS Big Sur developer beta for testing

On Tuesday, Apple seeded the eighth beta version of macOS Big Sur to registered developers.

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Apple 'iPhone 12' event rumored for Oct. 13 as Eddy Cue promotes Services to UK carrier staff

Apple 'iPhone 12' event rumored for Oct. 13 as Eddy Cue promotes Services to UK carrier staff

Apple may be preparing to hold its next special event for the "iPhone 12" on October 13, meanwhile Eddy Cue has appeared in an internal presentation for a UK carrier about the next iPhone, and its rumored 5G capabilities.

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VideoCompared: Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch Nike

Compared: Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch Nike

The Apple Watch Series 6 and the new Apple Watch Nike edition are identical in terms of performance, but feature a few key differences in band, case, and aesthetic options. Here's what you should know.

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TipsHow to use Apple Watch without Force Touch in watchOS 7

How to use Apple Watch without Force Touch in watchOS 7

Apple has completely removed Force Touch from watchOS 7, and with it has taken a handy way to do so much. Here's what you now have to do instead.

App Store, Apple Music & other services hit by three-hour outage

App Store, Apple Music & other services hit by three-hour outage

Apple's online services experienced multiple outages on Tuesday, with problems cropping up in Apple's digital storefronts, Apple TV services, Apple Business Manager, and Apple School Manager.

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KEF LS50 high-end speaker range promises low distortion, AirPlay 2 support

KEF LS50 high-end speaker range promises low distortion, AirPlay 2 support

KEF has released a pair of high-end speakers in its LS50 Collection that are the first to use "Metamaterial Absorption Technology," with one model including support for AirPlay 2.

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DOJ could launch omnibus Google antitrust lawsuit as soon as Sept. 28

DOJ could launch omnibus Google antitrust lawsuit as soon as Sept. 28

The U.S. Justice Department reportedly plans to brief states on Wednesday regarding an antitrust lawsuit against Google, which may be kicked off very soon.

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Microsoft's refreshes Outlook for Mac with new design, improved mail view

Microsoft's refreshes Outlook for Mac with new design, improved mail view

Microsoft has announced it will be bringing out the new Outlook for Mac in October, with macOS users set to receive an updated experience and a major redesign of the communications tool.

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Today only: Apple's 16" MacBook Pro drops to as low as $1,875

Today only: Apple's 16

Shoppers can save up to $605 on Apple's current 16-inch MacBook Pro, with daily deals on both the standard model and upgraded configs.

Corsair's new TBT100 Thunderbolt 3 Dock is perfect for dual-screen Mac setups

Corsair's new TBT100 Thunderbolt 3 Dock is perfect for dual-screen Mac setups

Corsair has announced the availability of its new TBT100 Thunderbolt 3 dock, perfect for expanding your workstation while powering your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro.

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Girl flags massive iOS ad scam campaign targeting kids

Girl flags massive iOS ad scam campaign targeting kids

A tip from a child helped security researchers discover an aggressive scam and adware campaign on both iOS and Android that was being promoted on TikTok and Instagram.

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How to set up Sound Recognition alerts in iOS 14 and why you want to

How to set up Sound Recognition alerts in iOS 14 and why you want to

The addition of Sound Recognition to iOS 14 now allows iPhone users to be alerted to noises they may not be able to hear. Here's how to get the extra notifications for situations you may otherwise miss.

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TipsHow to use the new Control Center features in iOS 14

How to use the new Control Center features in iOS 14

Apple has added some new features to the Control Center in iOS 14, and also sped up how you can customize it all to suit you.

Apple ranks number one in consumer satisfaction in personal computing

Apple ranks number one in consumer satisfaction in personal computing

Apple's customers continue to be satisfied with the iPad and Mac lineup, according to data collected by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

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FeatureHere's where Apple Stores have reopened and closed again around the world

Here's where Apple Stores have reopened and closed again around the world

Apple's retail operations continue to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Here's where Apple Stores have opened, as well as where they are closed, updated on September 22 with 30 stores opening across eight states on September 23.

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Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron to invest $1 billion in Vietnamese plant

Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron to invest $1 billion in Vietnamese plant

Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron hopes to invest money in Vietnam in three phases that target computing, communication, and consumer electronics production facilities by 2027.

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Future iPhone could take better underwater photos with automatic optical analysis

Future iPhone could take better underwater photos with automatic optical analysis

A future iPhone may be able to take clearer photographs underwater, with Apple looking into ways to process and adjust an image when it detects the camera sensor is submerged.

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Apple plans to make 'Apple Glass' comfortable for extended immersive experiences

Apple plans to make 'Apple Glass' comfortable for extended immersive experiences

Apple AR devices such as "Apple Glass," may feature cooling to keep the wearer comfortable, and minutely adjust AR/VR environments to make them seem natural.

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Lowest price ever: Apple Watch 5 hits $299 at Amazon ($130 off)

Lowest price ever: Apple Watch 5 hits $299 at Amazon ($130 off)

Ringing in as the lowest price ever, Amazon has knocked $130 off the Apple Watch Series 5, bringing the GPS model down to $299.99.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'big companies deserve scrutiny'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'big companies deserve scrutiny'

Apple CEO Tim Cook participated in an interview as part of The Atlantic Festival on Monday, where he discussed a range of topics from climate change to remote work and the company's antitrust troubles.

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Entire Apple Watch Series 6 package must be returned if Solo Loop, Braided Solo Loop don't fit

Entire Apple Watch Series 6 package must be returned if Solo Loop, Braided Solo Loop don't fit

New Apple Watch Series 6 owners who find that their Solo Loop or Braided Solo Loop fails to provide a proper fit are required to return the whole product — Apple Watch and band — to Apple for replacement.

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Users can now select Gmail as their default email client in iOS 14

Users can now select Gmail as their default email client in iOS 14

Google on Monday announced that its Gmail service can officially be set as the default mail client in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14.

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5G iPhone launch unlikely to be 'massive event,' AT&T executive says

5G iPhone launch unlikely to be 'massive event,' AT&T executive says

AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh said that the impending launch of 5G-equipped "iPhone 12" models may not end up being a "massive event," and that industry watchers should soften expectations.

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Apple's iOS 14, iPadOS 14 hits 26% adoption five days after launch

Apple's iOS 14, iPadOS 14 hits 26% adoption five days after launch

Apple's new iOS 14 update have been adopted by an estimated 26.81% of active iPhone, iPad, and iPod users just five days after it launched, according to Mixpanel data.

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