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Monday, February 24, 2020

Warren Buffet says he's finally using an Apple iPhone

Warren Buffet says he's finally using an Apple iPhone

The 89-year-old billionaire Warren Buffet says that he has switched to the latest iPhone after years of using a $20 flip phone, despite years of investing in Apple and describing it as the best business in the world.

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FeatureRemembering Steve Jobs on what would be his 65th birthday

Remembering Steve Jobs on what would be his 65th birthday

How the circumstances of Steve Jobs's birth, and his decisions over education, would shape both his entire life — and the entire world through the creation of Apple and the Macintosh.

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802.11ay Wi-Fi rumored for 'iPhone 12,' wireless charging for 'AirTag'

802.11ay Wi-Fi rumored for 'iPhone 12,' wireless charging for 'AirTag'

The "iPhone 12" could have extremely fast wireless networking with support for 802.11ay networking potentially allowing it to connect at gigabit speeds with home appliances and other hardware, and the long-rumored "AirTag" tracking device may use wireless charging.

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Wedbush seeing temporary coronavirus challenges, keeping $400 AAPL price target

Wedbush seeing temporary coronavirus challenges, keeping $400 AAPL price target

While the coronavirus is having impacts on the supply chain, Wedbush is holding fast on its $400 Apple stock target price and sees Apple's iPhone growth story continuing later in 2020.

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Late 2020 iPad Pro predicted to have Mini LED display

Late 2020 iPad Pro predicted to have Mini LED display

Apple is allegedly going to implement a Mini LED-based display in a iPad Pro in late 2020, with a report claiming a new vendor is imminently entering the product's supply chain.

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

TipsHow to clean AirPods and the AirPods Charging Case

How to clean AirPods and the AirPods Charging Case

The cases get scuffed in your pocket or bag, and then there's the matter of ear wax. Whatever the cause, those gorgeous AirPods of yours — and their charging cases — soon get dirty. Here's what to do about it.

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'Find my' app helps bust sex trafficker & more in the Apple crime blotter

'Find my' app helps bust sex trafficker & more in the Apple crime blotter

Two huge Apple Store thefts in Milwaukee, Apple's "Find My" app leads to a sex trafficker, thousands of iPhone screens taken, and a stolen iPad found among other eclectic items — all this week in the Apple Crime Blotter.

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ExclusiveDeals: Save $150 to $450 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Deals: Save $150 to $450 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Extended by popular demand! Apple authorized resellers have extended record-breaking discounts on Apple's brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro, delivering cash savings of up to $450 off every model, including loaded Core i9 systems, via instant rebates and exclusive coupons. Find out how to save hundreds of dollars and grab the lowest prices on the ultimate Apple laptop.

Santander, intel contractor L3Harris Technologies drawn into Apple vs Corellium battle [u]

Santander, intel contractor L3Harris Technologies drawn into Apple vs Corellium battle [u]

A new development in the Apple versus Corellium legal battle has drawn two high-value private companies — L3Harris Technologies and Santander Bank — into the fight for using the iPhone virtualization software in question.

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Latest 'Shot on iPhone' video uses iPhone 11 Pro to highlight Nevada's Valley of Fire

Latest 'Shot on iPhone' video uses iPhone 11 Pro to highlight Nevada's Valley of Fire

Apple's newest video, "A Journey into the Valley of Fire," shows off iPhone 11 Pro's 4K video and Ultra Wide camera in an awe-inspiring Nevada state park.

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New Apple TV, iPod Touch appear in Target inventory systems

New Apple TV, iPod Touch appear in Target inventory systems

Listings for new Apple Watch bands, a new Apple TV set top box, and an updated iPod Touch are appearing in Target inventory scanners.

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Apple 'AirPods X Generation' for $399 pops up on Target inventory scanners

Apple 'AirPods X Generation' for $399 pops up on Target inventory scanners

Target employees have been sharing images of UPC scanners and computer systems indicating a yet unannounced Apple product called "Apple AirPods (X Generation)" coming soon with a price tag of $399.

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EditorialA8, A8X: How Apple's custom silicon hit Samsung with a one-two punch

A8, A8X: How Apple's custom silicon hit Samsung with a one-two punch

The year 2014— when Apple debuted its A8 chip— might seem like the distant past. Yet it marked a turning point in Apple's struggles with Samsung and created a much larger new playing field for iOS carved from former Android users. Here's why that matters.

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TipsHow to turn your Mac startup chime back on

How to turn your Mac startup chime back on

The discovery of a simple Terminal command will allow users to bring back the iconic Mac startup sound.

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Friday, February 21, 2020

ReviewReview: Twelve South Curve SE is a minimalist Mac stand

Review: Twelve South Curve SE is a minimalist Mac stand

Twelve South's newest pedestal for MacBook may look similar to the company's previous Curve stand. It does, however, boast a new sleek white appearance that is a rarity among MacBook stands.

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Apple Maps' Look Around feature works in three more U.S. cities

Apple Maps' Look Around feature works in three more U.S. cities

Apple has rolled out its "Look Around" feature of Apple Maps into three more cities in the United States, giving users the ability to see Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. at street level on their iPhone or iPad.

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FCC ordered to take public feedback on net neutrality repeal

FCC ordered to take public feedback on net neutrality repeal

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for comments from the public about its repeal of net neutrality, but only because it is legally required to do so in the wake of a lawsuit from Mozilla fighting the order - a lawsuit the FCC won.

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FeatureiPad for Work, Apple's Coronavirus issues, and Apple TV+ on AppleInsider Podcast

iPad for Work, Apple's Coronavirus issues, and Apple TV+ on AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, hosts Stephen Robles and Mike Wuerthele discuss the lack of an iPad app from Instagram, the productivity of the iPad for certain tasks, coronavirus affecting Apple's manufacturing schedule, the "Amazing Stories" trailer and Apple TV+ thoughts, and more.

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'AirPods Pro Lite' allegedly very close to production

'AirPods Pro Lite' allegedly very close to production

Apple's rumored 'AirPods Pro Lite' may have gained a new member of its supply chain, with a Taiwan firm reportedly on the cusp of providing components for the audio accessories.

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ExclusiveThese Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1000 off

These Mac Pro configurations are hottest among Pros, and B&H's deals deliver up to $1000 off

Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is slashing the price of its top selling Apple Mac Pro desktop computers by up to $1,000 exclusively for AppleInsider readers. These special Apple deals are available for a limited time only, delivering the lowest prices on record for the powerful machines.

Samsung installs former finance minister Bahk Jae-wan as board chairman

Samsung installs former finance minister Bahk Jae-wan as board chairman

Samsung Electronics has named its new board chairman, former South Korean finance minister Bahk Jae-wan, an appointment aiming to increase transparency and independence following the jailing of his predecessor.

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Apple researching all-glass iPhone with wraparound touchscreen

Apple researching all-glass iPhone with wraparound touchscreen

New Apple research describes an all-glass iPhone which can display information, icons, and images on any surface — with the entire device touch sensitive.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G preorders are live with iPhone trade-in bonuses

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G preorders are live with iPhone trade-in bonuses

Apple iPhone users looking to make the switch to 5G can now pre-order Samsung Galaxy S20 devices with aggressive iPhone trade-in values and even free gift offers.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Best Apple AirPods deals for 2020 [u]

Best Apple AirPods deals for 2020 [u]

Apple AirPods offer hands-free convenience with Siri support, as well as seamless integration with iPhones, Apple Watches, iPads and Macs thanks to Apple's H1 chip. We've rounded up the best AirPods deals going on right now, delivering instant cash savings and free shipping.

Apple granted restraining order against man who twice trespassed on Tim Cook's property

Apple granted restraining order against man who twice trespassed on Tim Cook's property

Recently unearthed court documents reveal Apple filed for, and received, a temporary restraining order against an "aggressive" stalker who harassed and threatened the safety of CEO Tim Cook and other executives.

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T-Mobile and Sprint revise merger terms, seek to close deal by April

T-Mobile and Sprint revise merger terms, seek to close deal by April

T-Mobile and Sprint continue to work toward a merger after gaining regulatory approval and defeating a federal antitrust challenge, and on Thursday announced an agreement on a revised deal that could see ratification as soon as April 1.

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Functional Apple-1, Steve Jobs-signed PowerBook to hit auction block in March

Functional Apple-1, Steve Jobs-signed PowerBook to hit auction block in March

A bevy of rare Apple computer hardware and Steve Jobs memorabilia is scheduled to hit the block at Boston auction house RR Auction next month, with highlights including a fully functional Apple-1, a PowerBook 190cs signed by late cofounder Steve Jobs and more.

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Rumor: 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro rates 10nm Intel Ice Lake processor

Rumor: 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro rates 10nm Intel Ice Lake processor

Supposedly leaked benchmark data posted online last week suggests Apple plans to integrate Intel's 10th generation Core processors, dubbed "Ice Lake," in variants of a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro line.

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ReviewReview: The WT2 Plus translation earbuds allow you to converse with almost anyone with ease

Review: The WT2 Plus translation earbuds allow you to converse with almost anyone with ease

Now you can converse with nearly anyone thanks to the fast and easy translation abilities of the WT2 Plus translation wireless earbuds — with some caveats.

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TipsHow to factory reset a MacBook Pro, and when to do it

How to factory reset a MacBook Pro, and when to do it

When you're preparing a MacBook Pro to sell, these are the steps you need to take to put the machine ready for a new user — and making sure all your personal and account details are removed.

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Apple releases second public betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4

Apple releases second public betas of iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4

Surfacing just one day after the latest developer betas for iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4, Apple has provided the second public beta counterparts, which are now available to download.

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Apple supplier SK Hynix orders 800 staff to stay home over coronavirus fears

Apple supplier SK Hynix orders 800 staff to stay home over coronavirus fears

Apple RAM supplier SK Hynix has told 800 of its employees to stay at home and not to come to work, after it was found one of its trainees had come into contact with a person infected with the coronavirus.

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Apple TV+ 'Shantaram' production halts over a lack of scripts [u]

Apple TV+ 'Shantaram' production halts over a lack of scripts [u]

Production on the Apple TV+ show "Shantaram" has ground to a halt due to a writing issue, with not all of the ten episodes completely written and showrunner Eric Warren Singer departing the project, resulting in a possible delay of several months.

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Microsoft readying iOS expansion of enterprise Threat Protection platform

Microsoft readying iOS expansion of enterprise Threat Protection platform

Microsoft is extending its Threat Protection platform to cover mobile platforms, with it preparing to offer an update to its enterprise-grade security solution for iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets.

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Samsung botches 'Find My Mobile' test, sends users '1' notification worldwide

Samsung botches 'Find My Mobile' test, sends users '1' notification worldwide

A large number of Samsung smartphone owners around the world discovered a mysterious message on their devices overnight, a notification that the company admits was part of an internal test gone wrong.

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ISPs cite First Amendment as reason why they can sell customer data

ISPs cite First Amendment as reason why they can sell customer data

Internet service providers are fighting attempts to require customers opt in to having their location and other sensitive data sold to third parties, under the claim such laws violates the free speech rights of the companies involved.

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ExclusiveKiller deal: Apple's latest 13" MacBook Pro (2.4GHz, 8GB, 256GB) drops to $1,449

Killer deal: Apple's latest 13

Better than Black Friday pricing is here for a limited time, with Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Pro (Mid 2019) with a quad-core processor, 256GB of storage and four Thunderbolt 3 ports now $350 off.

Apple considering allowing third-party apps to replace defaults on iOS, HomePod

Apple considering allowing third-party apps to replace defaults on iOS, HomePod

The HomePod may be opened up to third-party music services, and Apple may also allow iOS users to permanently swap the default email and browser apps for alternatives.

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Apple Stores, Foxconn 'cautiously' trying to return to normal in China

Apple Stores, Foxconn 'cautiously' trying to return to normal in China

At the same time that Apple takes tentative steps to reopen all of its retail stores in China, the company's main iPhone assembler Foxconn has announced that it will be "cautiously" resuming production in its main iPhone manufacturing plants.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020