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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

VideoShould you upgrade to iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS?

Should you upgrade to iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS?

You might want an iPhone 11 Pro if you have an iPhone XS, and there are very strong reasons to upgrade, but the 2018 iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are still great phones. AppleInsider looks at the specific use-cases where you may want to upgrade.

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Apple's iPhone 11 Pro batteries up to 25% larger than 2018 models, government filings show

Apple's iPhone 11 Pro batteries up to 25% larger than 2018 models, government filings show

Filings with the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) reveal a handful of specifications relating to Apple's iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max models, including significantly more capacious batteries on the top models.

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Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro rely on Intel LTE modems

Apple's iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro rely on Intel LTE modems

A report on Tuesday reconfirms expectations that Apple is relying on Intel as its sole LTE modem supplier for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models, with 2019 marking the last year iPhone will use Intel's baseband technology before moving to Qualcomm's latest platform.

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Judge certifies class in lawsuit over refurbished AppleCare replacements

Judge certifies class in lawsuit over refurbished AppleCare replacements

A California judge on Tuesday certified a class of consumers accusing Apple of furnishing refurbished replacement products to AppleCare and AppleCare+ customers, a strategy that allegedly contradicts the company's advertised policies.

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Apple touts rave iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro reviews

Apple touts rave iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro reviews

Continuing what has become an annual tradition, Apple on Tuesday collected and republished choice excerpts from early iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro reviews in a bid to drum up interest ahead of a public launch on Friday.

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Aggressive markdowns issued on Apple's 2019 MacBook Pro, iPad, iMac

Aggressive markdowns issued on Apple's 2019 MacBook Pro, iPad, iMac

While Apple's new iPhone 11 is making headlines as of late, folks shopping for a Mac or iPad can pick up some of the year's best prices on popular configurations. Save on everything from the brand-new 10.2-inch iPad (7th generation) to 2019 MacBook Pros, with savings of up to $550 off.

Apple TV 4K on sale at B&H with free 1-year Apple TV Plus trial

Apple TV 4K on sale at B&H with free 1-year Apple TV Plus trial

B&H is exclusively offering AppleInsider readers a cash discount on 32GB and 64GB Apple TV 4K devices, with free expedited shipping to your door and a free 1-year trial of Apple TV Plus starting Nov. 1.

EditorialEditorial: It's time Apple allowed third-party Apple Watch faces

Editorial: It's time Apple allowed third-party Apple Watch faces

We're now six versions into the software for Apple Watch, and we're getting an App Store right on our wrist. It's time for us to get third-party faces too.

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Here's what you need to know about lossless Amazon Music Unlimited HD

Here's what you need to know about lossless Amazon Music Unlimited HD

Amazon has introduced a new lossless audio streaming service titled "Amazon Music Unlimited HD" for those who want to experience their music at a higher quality.

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NBC 'Peacock' streaming service expected in 2020 with 15,000 hours of content

NBC 'Peacock' streaming service expected in 2020 with 15,000 hours of content

NBCUniversal has revealed more details about its upcoming competitor to Apple TV+, including the initial launch content lineup for the service when it goes live in 2020, as well as officially naming the video streaming offering after its logo - 'Peacock.'

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Apple proposes car hinges with force feedback, user-unlockable delivery trucks

Apple proposes car hinges with force feedback, user-unlockable delivery trucks

Apple's potential future car could have force feedback systems added to the door hinges to prevent them from being opened too far, while the suggestion of lockable storage in a vehicle opens the door to automated and secured delivery trucks unlocked by iPhones.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will coordinate your lights with the television

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will coordinate your lights with the television

If you're looking for a fun, new way to experience your media, check out the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box and take your home theater experience to the next level.

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Apple car could be recharged by a vehicle-seeking robot in your garage

Apple car could be recharged by a vehicle-seeking robot in your garage

Apple's future car from 'Project Titan' could be accompanied by an accessory for the home to help recharge the electric vehicle, consisting of a small robot capable of hooking the car up to an electrical point below the vehicle to acquire more power.

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iPad Pro 'final design mockup' shown with iPhone 11 Pro triple camera bump

iPad Pro 'final design mockup' shown with iPhone 11 Pro triple camera bump

The first physical leak of a new iPad Pro model has allegedly surfaced, with the back of a mock-up tablet shown with a square triple-lens camera bump in the corner, supposedly showing Apple is bringing the iPhone 11 Pro cameras to its top-of-the-line tablets.

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Apple grants Corning another $250 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple grants Corning another $250 million from Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Apple announced that it has awarded Corning an additional $250 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund, bringing the total to $450 million.

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Exclusive2019 MacBook Pro promo code knocks up to $400 off (final prices for most)

2019 MacBook Pro promo code knocks up to $400 off (final prices for most)

Shoppers looking for the lowest prices on Apple's new MacBook Pros can save up to $400 instantly at Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama with our exclusive promo code. These special deals deliver the greatest savings on Apple's Mid 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro, with bonus perks, such as free shipping and no interest financing for 12 months.

Apple argues that $14.4B EU tax order 'defies reality'

Apple argues that $14.4B EU tax order 'defies reality'

Apple has begun its appeal against the European Union's ruling that required it to pay Ireland $14.4 billion in back taxes, saying the EU order was flawed.

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24-Hour Deal: LG 34-inch UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 Monitor $649

24-Hour Deal: LG 34-inch UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 Monitor $649

For 24 hours only, B&H Photo is slashing the price of the LG 34-inch UltraWide Thunderbolt 3 display (34BL850-W) to just $649 with free expedited shipping and no interest financing options.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Apple suppliers said to invest $1B in India to meet worldwide production needs

Apple suppliers said to invest $1B in India to meet worldwide production needs

Apple is reportedly on the verge of investing some $1 billion in India manufacturing assets through partners like Taiwan-based Foxconn, resurrecting rumors that the tech giant is looking to expand production capabilities beyond China.

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Apple called 'modern tape pirate' in copyright lawsuit

Apple called 'modern tape pirate' in copyright lawsuit

Apple and two music distribution companies with which it contracts were labeled as "modern tape pirates" in a copyright infringement lawsuit last week, with the plaintiff claiming iTunes currently sells at least 98 recordings without a proper license.

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FeatureAll the TV shows Apple has in the works for Apple TV+

All the TV shows Apple has in the works for Apple TV+

Apple announced Apple TV+ at a special event in March, introducing the world to a slate of upcoming original shows that will made available later this year. AppleInsider has been keeping track of everything the company is said to be producing, updated with news of Justin Theroux project "The Mosquito Coast."

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iPhone giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone 11 Pro Max with Speck cases

iPhone giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone 11 Pro Max with Speck cases

AppleInsider readers this week can enter to win a 256GB unlocked iPhone 11 Pro Max, along with three Presidio protective cases, courtesy of Speck. This special iPhone giveaway is valued at over $1,365.

Early iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro benchmarks reveal 4GB of RAM across all models

Early iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro benchmarks reveal 4GB of RAM across all models

A cache of benchmark results from what appear to be early iPhone 11 and 11 Pro review units made their way online this week, revealing Apple will for the first time offer identical A-series chip configurations across both mid- and high-tier models.

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FeatureHere are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018 & 2019

Here are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018 & 2019

With a few setbacks, Apple is almost continuously expanding and updating its global retail chain, now over 500 locations. Here's the company's evolution in 2018 and 2019 so far, updated on Sept. 16 to with information about Apple's retail outlets in Fukuoka, Japan, and China.

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Amazon, B&H are knocking up to $50 off Apple Watch 5 pre-orders right now

Amazon, B&H are knocking up to $50 off Apple Watch 5 pre-orders right now

Apple Watch Series 5 models haven't hit store shelves yet, but deals on the latest smart watches are already in effect at Amazon and B&H Photo, with savings of up to $50 when you pre-order today.

VideoHands on with Apple Arcade in iOS 13

Hands on with Apple Arcade in iOS 13

Apple Arcade launches on September 19 for everybody on iOS 13. AppleInsider goes hands on today with the activation process, game installation, and looks at several launch titles.

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Apple features four games coming to Apple Arcade that some iOS 13 testers can play now

Apple features four games coming to Apple Arcade that some iOS 13 testers can play now

Apple has given us a sneak peek at what new games will be available with its new play-all-you-want service Apple Arcade, and has opened up the service early for some iOS 13 beta testers.

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Brydge 10.2 brings aluminum keyboard to seventh-gen iPad

Brydge 10.2 brings aluminum keyboard to seventh-gen iPad

Accessory producer Brydge has issued a new version of its keyboard accessory for the seventh-generation iPad, with the Brydge 10.2 Keyboard introduced as a larger peripheral made for the slightly longer and wider Apple tablet.

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VideoShould you upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 5?

Should you upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 5?

Apple has unveiled a new model of Apple Watch, with the Series 5 introducing extra battery life and an always-on display to the wearable device, but are the changes enough to warrant an upgrade for existing owners of the Apple Watch Series 4? AppleInsider mulls it over.

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FeatureApple's future healthcare market moves will rely heavily on AI analysis

Apple's future healthcare market moves will rely heavily on AI analysis

Apple's moves in the healthcare market could involve the tracking of user data for further analysis by artificial intelligence and billing model based on cost-savings, with analysts pointing out areas of the consumer health industry Apple could easily advance by building upon its already-released technology and services.

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Mophie announces new adjustable wireless charging stand

Mophie announces new adjustable wireless charging stand

Mophie has released a new adjustable wireless charging stand, allowing you to charge your iPhone in portrait, landscape, or flat "charging pad" mode.

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FeatureWhat Apple is holding back for iOS 13.1

What Apple is holding back for iOS 13.1

Apple has promised features and improvements for the iPhone and iPad that will not be included in iOS 13 when it releases this week — but most are coming in the next update, iOS 13.1. Here's what we have to wait for, and when we'll get it.

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Apple's 'Carpool Karaoke' wins Creative Arts Emmy for the second year

Apple's 'Carpool Karaoke' wins Creative Arts Emmy for the second year

Apple has secured another Emmy award for Apple Music's 'Carpool Karaoke: the Series,' with the iPhone maker continuing to win accolades from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ahead of the launch of its subscription video service, Apple TV+.

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New iOS 13 'Find My' app helps Redditor recover iPad lost at airport

New iOS 13 'Find My' app helps Redditor recover iPad lost at airport

Thanks to #iOS13 beta testers and how the new "Find My" feature works in conjunction with Bluetooth, a Reddit user was able to locate a misplaced iPad a day after a flight.

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Apple's appeal against $14.4B EU & Ireland tax payment is this week

Apple's appeal against $14.4B EU & Ireland tax payment is this week

Apple is due to head to the European Union General Court over its tax affairs this week, with the iPhone maker set to commence arguments on Tuesday to reverse a ruling by the European Commission that caused it to pay Ireland 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in back taxes.

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An Apple Music playlist lists most of the music used in its ads since 2008

An Apple Music playlist lists most of the music used in its ads since 2008

Apple has always loved its music, and its adverts have given a boost to many new artists. You can hear most — but not all — on a curated playlist on Apple Music.

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ExclusiveApple TV+ 'Dickinson' not shying away from sex in NYC premiere

Apple TV+ 'Dickinson' not shying away from sex in NYC premiere

Stars Hailee Steinfeld and Jane Krakowski alongside creator Alena Smith introduced the new Apple TV+ series "Dickinson," in New York City on Saturday night, and AppleInsider was there.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Kuo: iPhone 11 & Pro having strong launch, Apple will sell 75M iPhones in 2019

Kuo: iPhone 11 & Pro having strong launch, Apple will sell 75M iPhones in 2019

Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo is looking at sell-out times to glean what he can from the first 72 hours of iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro sales, and likes what he sees both in the US and China.

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TipsHow to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

How to make more use of Notification Center in macOS

There is a whole extra facet to your Mac that gives you fast information and quick access to tools, but most of us simply forget that it's there. Here's how to use it and how to get more out of Notification Center.

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