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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Apple details how to install Mac Pro parts, upgrade RAM and more

Apple details how to install Mac Pro parts, upgrade RAM and more

Following a start to Mac Pro sales, Apple on Tuesday revamped a dedicated support webpage with new informational assets covering a range of Mac Pro-related topics including the upgrade of system memory, installation of PCIe cards and more.

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Apple, Ellen DeGeneres outfit D.C. school with new Macs, every student gets an iPad

Apple, Ellen DeGeneres outfit D.C. school with new Macs, every student gets an iPad

Continuing corporate efforts to support at-risk youth, Apple this week joined forces with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former first lady Michelle Obama to hand out new Macs and iPads to students and teachers at Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

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Only use Apple's special cloth to clean Pro Display XDR

Only use Apple's special cloth to clean Pro Display XDR

Engineered to exacting tolerances using only the best materials and cutting-edge processes, Apple's Pro Display XDR is a special piece of equipment. And to protect the $5,999 nano-texture version, Apple recommends using only the special cloth that comes in the box.

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Cook talks China, antitrust probes, coding in education, more in interview

Cook talks China, antitrust probes, coding in education, more in interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview on Tuesday covered a range of hot-button topics from Apple's reliance on Chinese labor to ongoing antitrust probes in the U.S. and Europe, while hammering home oft-repeated corporate messages like the importance of user privacy.

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Lowest prices: Apple 16" MacBook Pro drops to $2,149; $300 off loaded model w/ 32GB RAM, 5500M 8GB GPU

Lowest prices: Apple 16

In celebration of the 2019 Mac Pro launch, Apple Authorized Reseller B&H is slashing prices on Apple's other new line — the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Pick up the standard model for just $2,149 ($250 off), or snap up a premium config boasting 32GB of memory and the line's most powerful 5500M 8GB graphics for $2,699, the lowest price anywhere.

Senators threaten Apple, Facebook with mandated encryption backdoors

Senators threaten Apple, Facebook with mandated encryption backdoors

Tech companies including Apple and Facebook should provide encrypted user data to members of law enforcement, U.S. Senators said on Tuesday, with the added threat of imposing regulatory measures over the technology if they fail to do so.

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ExclusiveHoliday deals: Save $150 to $438 on every Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro

Holiday deals: Save $150 to $438 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 for the holidays, delivering cash savings of up to $438 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 gift for family and friends.

FeatureFrequently Asked Questions about the Afterburner accelerator for the Mac Pro

Frequently Asked Questions about the Afterburner accelerator for the Mac Pro

As part of the launch of the new Mac Pro, Apple introduced a piece of hardware called Apple Afterburner that could be added to the configuration. AppleInsider explains what the card is, what it can do, and whether it is worth adding to an already powerful desktop.

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Apple's macOS Catalina 10.15.2 update fixes Mail, Photos bugs

Apple's macOS Catalina 10.15.2 update fixes Mail, Photos bugs

Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.2 to the public, bringing with it a selection of smaller updates to the Mac that refines Apple News, Stocks, Photos, Mail, and other apps and features alongside typical performance improvements.

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A maxed-out Mac Pro will cost you $53,000 — without display

A maxed-out Mac Pro will cost you $53,000 — without display

Apple has still to release certain higher-storage and graphics options, but on pre-order day, the maximum specification 2019 Mac Pro you can buy costs $52,748. Without the screen, or the separate stands for that display. But you can get cash back if you buy with Apple Card.

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Pro Display XDR is now available to preorder starting at $4999

Pro Display XDR is now available to preorder starting at $4999

At the same time as making the Mac Pro available, Apple has started accepting orders for the Pro Display XDR, a high-performance 32-inch display designed for use by professionals in creative industries.

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Afterburner card is a $2,000 add-on for the Mac Pro, and wheels are $400

Afterburner card is a $2,000 add-on for the Mac Pro, and wheels are $400

The Afterburner card, an optional add-on for the Mac Pro that helps improve the video-editing experience, is priced at $2,000 when ordered preinstalled in the new modular Mac workstation. And, then, there's the $400 wheels.

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Apple releases iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, tvOS 13.3 updates [u]

Apple releases iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, tvOS 13.3 updates [u]

Apple has released iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 for iPhone and iPad, plus watchOS 6.1.1, and tvOS 13.3 to all users, with an assortment of security fixes.

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Apple's $5,999 modular Mac Pro now available to order

Apple's $5,999 modular Mac Pro now available to order

Apple has put its new Mac Pro up for order, with the redesigned and modular edition of the high-performance workstation available to buy starting from $5,999, with the first units expected to arrive in late December.

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Apple AirPods 2 are on sale and back in stock, but time is running out for Christmas delivery

Apple AirPods 2 are on sale and back in stock, but time is running out for Christmas delivery

Apple AirPods, a hot gift this holiday season, are on sale right now at Amazon, but time is running out for delivery by Christmas. Find out which model is discounted most.

FeatureInside Apple's fantastically fast new Mac Pro

Inside Apple's fantastically fast new Mac Pro

This summer, Apple finally revealed the design and specifications of its new Mac Pro. It's Apple's first significantly updated tower model in a decade, and the first designed from scratch since the imposing aluminum PowerMac G5 originally arrived back in 2003. Here's a look at what the new Mac Pro will deliver for pro users and the strategy behind its radically new redesign.

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Apple Car passengers could use AR and VR headsets without feeling sick

Apple Car passengers could use AR and VR headsets without feeling sick

Passengers of the Apple Car may be able to use AR or VR without worrying about a car's movements causing nausea, while infrared sensors inside the vehicle may be hidden from view by light-reflective panels.

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Apple Card Monthly Installments plan allows users to buy an iPhone straight from the Apple Card

Apple Card Monthly Installments plan allows users to buy an iPhone straight from the Apple Card

After being teased on October, Apple has launched the Apple Card Monthly Installments program so customers can buy an iPhone on an interest-free payment plan.

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B&H cuts MacBook Airs to $899, MacBook Pros to $1,099, Mac mini just $699, plus $300 off iMacs

B&H cuts MacBook Airs to $899, MacBook Pros to $1,099, Mac mini just $699, plus $300 off iMacs

Cyber Monday deals are back at B&H, with prices slashed on 2019 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops, plus up to $300 off Apple's latest iMacs. These deals match Black Friday and Cyber Monday pricing, with both standard and upgraded models available at hefty discounts with free 2-day shipping to boot.

Adobe Lightroom update adds direct import to iOS, iPadOS apps

Adobe Lightroom update adds direct import to iOS, iPadOS apps

Adobe has released updates for both mobile and desktop Lightroom, giving photographers a few new tricks, like the ability to directly import images into the Lightroom app.

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Future Apple Pencil could change shape for the user's comfort

Future Apple Pencil could change shape for the user's comfort

A future version of the Apple Pencil could be customized for comfort, with sections of the stylus expanding or changing shape to suit the user's drawing or writing style for their particular hand.

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EditorialEditorial: The new Mac Pro is overkill for nearly everybody, and it hit Apple's own target

Editorial: The new Mac Pro is overkill for nearly everybody, and it hit Apple's own target

The Mac Pro is expensive, and polarizing, there's no doubt. But it precisely hit what and who Apple was aiming for, and is in no way a sign that Apple has lost its way.

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Tim Cook is touring Apple Stores and meeting users in Japan

Tim Cook is touring Apple Stores and meeting users in Japan

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been in Japan for two days, and has made a series of visits to developers, Apple Stores, educational establishments, and supplier factories.

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Apple suing former iPhone chip designer for breach of contract

Apple suing former iPhone chip designer for breach of contract

Former iPhone processor designer Gerard Williams III, who left to form his own chip development firm Nuvia, is being sued by Apple for breaking employment agreements.

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Monday, December 09, 2019

Apple dominates worldwide wearables market thanks to booming Apple Watch, AirPods demand

Apple dominates worldwide wearables market thanks to booming Apple Watch, AirPods demand

The latest estimates from market research firm IDC puts Apple far ahead in the wearables device — watches, earwear and wristbands — game, with a massive 35% share of the worldwide market.

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Steeper price drops issued on 2019 15-inch MacBook Pros for the holidays

Steeper price drops issued on 2019 15-inch MacBook Pros for the holidays

Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is making room for 16-inch MacBook Pro inventory and that means aggressive discounts on remaining 2018 and 2019 15-inch MacBook Pros. Save up to $1,500 on a variety of configurations, from the standard model for $1,999 to loaded systems with 1TB of storage for $2,199.

Apple concerned former employees accused of stealing 'Apple Car' trade secrets will flee before trial

Apple concerned former employees accused of stealing 'Apple Car' trade secrets will flee before trial

Apple representatives on Monday appeared in federal court to ensure the locations of two former employees accused of stealing trade secrets are continuously monitored, arguing the pair pose flight risks.

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Apple's Safari ad tracking prevention tech 'stunningly effective,' says industry executives

Apple's Safari ad tracking prevention tech 'stunningly effective,' says industry executives

Apple's attempts to shield Safari users on iOS and Mac from privacy-infringing ad tracking technology has been "stunningly effective," according to ad executives, some of whom say features like Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) have severely impacted income.

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Apple returns to CES in 2020 with exec scheduled to speak at privacy roundtable

Apple returns to CES in 2020 with exec scheduled to speak at privacy roundtable

Jane Horvath, Apple's senior director of global privacy, is slated to take part in a privacy-focused roundtable at CES in January, marking the company's first official appearance at the trade show in nearly 30 years.

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VideoAirPods Pro versus Jabra Elite 75t — Which is the best wireless earbud?

AirPods Pro versus Jabra Elite 75t — Which is the best wireless earbud?

Apple's AirPods Pro is an unbridled success — but aren't without competition. Some of Apple's fiercest competition is coming from the new Jabra Elite 75t.

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ExclusiveHigh-end users on 'Why I'm buying the new Mac Pro'

High-end users on 'Why I'm buying the new Mac Pro'

Apple aimed the new Mac Pro at the most demanding of all high-end users, so we talked to users that fit the bill, and asked what they thought. Video editors, medical experts and the Department of Defense are all looking at the machine, with some going for it on the first day of release.

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Apple gets FCC approval for Mac Pro tower, and rack-mount version

Apple gets FCC approval for Mac Pro tower, and rack-mount version

The Federal Communication Commission has given the all-clear for the Mac Pro, with both the tower and rack-mounted version of the Mac workstation clearing regulatory checks for radio frequency emissions.

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Rosenblatt spews specs for six 'iPhone 12' models while reiterating Sell rating on AAPL shares

Rosenblatt spews specs for six 'iPhone 12' models while reiterating Sell rating on AAPL shares

Rosenblatt Securities said Monday it believes Apple is working on as many as six different "iPhone 12" models — including 'Plus' and 'Max' size variants of its 'Pro' series — but nonetheless reiterated its sell rating on the company's shares, predicting impending share losses in China that won't be helped by a so-called 'iPhone SE 2.'

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Apple Green Monday deals are live: Save up to $1,850 on new Macs, Apple Watches, iPads, AirPods & more

Apple Green Monday deals are live: Save up to $1,850 on new Macs, Apple Watches, iPads, AirPods & more

Green Monday starts early, with an abundance of Apple deals. Enjoy the return of Black Friday pricing on many items with cash savings of up to $1,850 off. From 2019 iPads for $249 to $679 Mac mini computers, there are a variety of must-have bargains that are available only while supplies last.

'The Morning Show' earns three Golden Globe nominations for Apple TV+ [u]

'The Morning Show' earns three Golden Globe nominations for Apple TV+ [u]

The Apple TV+ drama series about an early morning TV news show has been nominated for best television drama series and has two nods for best actress. It's the first Apple TV+ show to gain award nominations.

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'iPhone 12' could get bigger battery because of smaller circuitry

'iPhone 12' could get bigger battery because of smaller circuitry

A reduction in the size of an essential battery protection circuit for the iPhone could mean that Apple has room to include bigger batteries in the 2020 "iPhone 12" series.

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Sunday, December 08, 2019

ReviewReview: The BenQ 27-inch DesignVue UHD Thunderbolt 3 is an asset for designers, photographers, and video editors

Review: The BenQ 27-inch DesignVue UHD Thunderbolt 3 is an asset for designers, photographers, and video editors

AppleInsider goes hands on with BenQ's 27-inch DesignVue UHD Thunderbolt 3 Display, an adaptable, ultra-high definition monitor with plenty of features to please even the most fickle designer.

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ExclusiveLowest Prices Ever: Well-equipped 13" MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs from $1,299

Lowest Prices Ever: Well-equipped 13

The lowest prices of the year are here, with discounts on premium 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac computers (all current 2019 models). Each configuration is equipped with upgrades, such as additional RAM, extra storage and/or high-end graphics. Prices start at $1,299 after triple-digit discounts, making these Cyber Week deals the best available on Apple's latest systems.

$73K in Apple products stolen from Target, iPad thief chased by 71-year-old on the Apple Crime Blotter

$73K in Apple products stolen from Target, iPad thief chased by 71-year-old on the Apple Crime Blotter

Investigation opened into Apple Store employee accused of sending nudes to himself, a bagel buffet iPhone theft, and more from the Apple crime blotter.

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Saturday, December 07, 2019