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Friday, November 16, 2018

ReviewiPad Pro 12.9-inch review: Putting Apple's 'pro' claim to the test

iPad Pro 12.9-inch review: Putting Apple's 'pro' claim to the test

Is the iPad Pro really a pro device? Apple seems to think so, but that is the question we set out to answer while looking at the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro by putting Apple's biggest and priciest tablet yet into the center of our professional workflow.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini

Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini

Apple has always expected you to bring your own keyboard, monitor and mouse to the Mac mini. Yet, today there are issues to consider before you even start narrowing down your choice from the many, many dozens of possibilities. And, given as much as we type daily, we have opinions on the matter.

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Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

Apple has confirmed plans to conduct more on-foot data collection for Apple Maps, going beyond the first efforts in San Francisco.

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Apple's current 12" MacBook w/ 512GB SSD is on sale for $1,298 ($300 off) while supplies last

Apple's current 12

Amazon is knocking $300 off Apple's current 12-inch MacBook with a 1.3GHz processor, 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD, bringing the price down to a record low $1,298 with extremely limited inventory left in stock.

Apple's sales deal with Amazon will benefit consumers, but harm small business

Apple's sales deal with Amazon will benefit consumers, but harm small business

A partnership between the two companies will soon make new Apple products easier to find on Amazon, but at the expense of small businesses that until now depended on Amazon to reach customers.

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EditorialPoor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters creating misleading iPhone supply chain panic

Poor news curation at Bloomberg, CNBC, Reuters creating misleading iPhone supply chain panic

Several prominent news sources are again blowing a cloud of speculative rumor-mongering that claims Apple's iPhone sales are — perhaps! — in desperate straits. Revised revenue reports from just five firms—out of Apple's 200 primary suppliers—are at the core of these reports, so take a look at how flimsy these conclusions are.

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Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug

Apple's iCloud for Windows users can't get the latest Windows 10 update because of nasty bug

Microsoft is actively preventing users of Apple's iCloud for Windows tool from updating Windows 10 to the latest build, with a new warning for version 1809 of the Microsoft operating system advising the iCloud software is not currently supported.

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ExclusiveEarly Black Friday deals: 2018 13" MacBook Pros on sale from $1,649; 15" starting at $2,099 (up to $350 off)

Early Black Friday deals: 2018 13

The lowest prices of the year are back as Black Friday nears, with discounts of up to $350 off Apple's current 2018 MacBook Pro. Plus, take advantage of no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, and 0% financing for 12 months.

Apple's iPhone order 'cuts' causing supplier turmoil, despite forecast warnings

Apple's iPhone order 'cuts' causing supplier turmoil, despite forecast warnings

Apple's suppliers are said to be struggling from allegedly weaker demand for new iPhones, a report claims, with Apple accused of having trouble determining interest in the market, despite demonstrating the opposite in its quarterly results forecast.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tim Cook expects 'inevitable' privacy legislation, values user privacy as an Apple core value

Tim Cook expects 'inevitable' privacy legislation, values user privacy as an Apple core value

An interview previously recorded with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple Park aired on Sunday night, with the executive telling Axios' Ina Fried and Mike Allen that he sees privacy regulation of tech as an inevitability.

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Apple News committed to different political views while avoiding 'filter bubble' & fake news

Apple News committed to different political views while avoiding 'filter bubble' & fake news

At Apple News, Apple is trying to represent different political views without stumbling into some of the pitfalls of modern journalism, the service's editor-in-chief explained to Australian newspaper.

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These pre-Black Friday deals deliver the lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPads & Apple Watches

These pre-Black Friday deals deliver the lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPads & Apple Watches

New markdowns are in effect now on Apple's current hardware with prices starting at just $879. These triple digit discounts offer shoppers the lowest prices available, complete with free expedited shipping to get you up and running in a matter of days.

Review: Mophie's Powerstation USB-C 3XL is the perfect companion for the latest Apple gear

Review: Mophie's Powerstation USB-C 3XL is the perfect companion for the latest Apple gear

Mophie's latest battery pack is the Powerstation USB-C 3XL which has timed its release perfectly with that of the latest MacBook Air and iPad Pro. With a massive capacity and versatile outputs, this battery can easily power all your gear.

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TipsHow to find the iPhone status bar icons that Apple moved because of the notch

How to find the iPhone status bar icons that Apple moved because of the notch

The notch is fine but we've lost where we used to look for information on screen because of it. Most of that can be found in new places if you know where to look yet it's far less convenient than it was.

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DJI is knocking up to 34% off drones during its Black Friday Sale

DJI is knocking up to 34% off drones during its Black Friday Sale

DJI's Black Friday deals are live now with instant discounts of up to $140 off. Save on everything from the Mavic Air to DJI Goggles RE with no tax collected in any state.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week delivers the lowest prices on HDTVs, Echo devices, Cloud Cams & more

Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week delivers the lowest prices on HDTVs, Echo devices, Cloud Cams & more

The e-commerce giant has kicked off its Black Friday Deals week, and as you may have guessed, Amazon's own hardware is front and center with some of the lowest prices ever. Here are the deals you can grab right now.

VideoHere are the five biggest iPad Pro problems, because no device is perfect

Here are the five biggest iPad Pro problems, because no device is perfect

The 2018 iPad Pro is undoubtedly the best iPad ever made. It's chock full of cutting edge features like desktop-grade performance, a completely revamped design, a modernized display, Face ID biometric authentication and support for the brand new Apple Pencil, but no device is perfect.

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TipsHow to use an iPad or iPad Pro as a monitor for your Mac

How to use an iPad or iPad Pro as a monitor for your Mac

You're going to need an actual monitor for the very first time you use your Mac mini, but after that you can a few different app combos to use your iPad and even iPhone as a temporary or permanent display. AppleInsider shows you how.

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Walmart forecast to usurp Apple as No. 3 online retailer in U.S., Amazon widens overwhelming lead

Walmart forecast to usurp Apple as No. 3 online retailer in U.S., Amazon widens overwhelming lead

Big-box retailer Walmart is predicted to overtake Apple as America's third-largest online retailer by the end of 2018, a result of a wider slowdown in smartphone and consumer electronic sales, according to a report Friday.

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Verizon rolls out 'My Numbers' feature for five lines on a single device, announces RCS support in early 2019

Verizon rolls out 'My Numbers' feature for five lines on a single device, announces RCS support in early 2019

Verizon on Friday launched My Numbers, a new service that allows customers to manage up to five lines — four of them virtual phone numbers — on a single smartphone via a standalone app. The largest wireless carrier in the U.S. by subscribers separately announced plans to roll out support for RCS texting in early 2019.

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Last remaining AirPort Wi-Fi accessories no longer on sale from Apple

Last remaining AirPort Wi-Fi accessories no longer on sale from Apple

Apple has stopped selling the last two products in its AirPort networking line, the AirPort Extreme and the Time Capsule, marking the end of an era.

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Save $100 to $150 instantly on Apple's 2018 MacBook Air

Save $100 to $150 instantly on Apple's 2018 MacBook Air

On sale now! Shoppers can save $100 to $150 instantly on Apple's Late 2018 13-inch MacBook Air with prices starting at just $1,099. These are the lowest online prices we've seen on the newly released hardware, with free expedited shipping and no tax in many states.

EditorialApple should keep Lightning for now, but USB-A has to die

Apple should keep Lightning for now, but USB-A has to die

USB-C is slowly, but surely, replacing all the cables in our lives and is trying to be the ubiquitous solution to power all our gadgets. The one holdback before the format can accomplish this task, is insistence on maintaining the USB-A connector, and our old friend, Apple's Lightning cable. One of them has to go, and it isn't Lightning.

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Adobe Lightroom CC adds support for 2018 iPads and iPhones, new Apple Pencil gestures

Adobe Lightroom CC adds support for 2018 iPads and iPhones, new Apple Pencil gestures

Adobe has issued an update for Lightroom CC that makes the photograph editing app work properly with Apple's latest iPhone releases, while the iPad version of the app supports the new iPad Pro range and the updated Apple Pencil.

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Three new Apple Watch Sport Loop and Sport Band color options available from Nike

Three new Apple Watch Sport Loop and Sport Band color options available from Nike

Nike has launched new Sports Bands and Sports Loops for the Apple Watch in its online store, with the additional color variants for the Nike+ branded straps adding three more options for fitness-oriented users to equip to their wearable devices.

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EditorialYouTuber unsurprisingly discovers that if you try to bend an iPad Pro, it will actually break

YouTuber unsurprisingly discovers that if you try to bend an iPad Pro, it will actually break

This just in: if you cut, scrape, burn, flex, and smash your iPad Pro there is a chance that it might break. This isn't what AppleInsider usually means by breaking news, but evidently, one YouTuber does.

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TipsHow to work with, edit, and share HEIC images without data loss

How to work with, edit, and share HEIC images without data loss

The image format used by iPhones has a lot of advantages but more than a year since its adoption, it's still not fully supported. AppleInsider examines the problems you can face editing HEIC images and what you can do about it.

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FeatureiPad USB-C, AAPL price, Apple poaching from Qualcomm and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

iPad USB-C, AAPL price, Apple poaching from Qualcomm and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger, Victor, and William mark the 200th episode talking stocks, iPad USB-C, Qualcomm engineers, Neil stops by, and we even give away some software.

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ExclusiveHere's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

Here's where to get the lowest prices on Apple's 2018 MacBook Pro

Apple authorized reseller Adorama has issued steep markdowns on Apple's brand-new 2018 MacBook Pro with combined instant and coupon savings totaling up to $350 off with no tax outside NY and NJ. These deals, which offer shoppers the lowest prices anywhere, are available only at AppleInsider.

Apple Pay adoption in Switzerland may have been hampered by colluding banks

Apple Pay adoption in Switzerland may have been hampered by colluding banks

Authorities in Switzerland have opened a probe into allegations major financial bodies in the country colluded to support the national mobile payment system TWINT in favor of rival systems Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, by actively boycotting the competing services.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Qualcomm might be using political campaign-style attack tactics against Apple

Qualcomm might be using political campaign-style attack tactics against Apple

Definers Public Affairs, the firm Facebook hired to go on the offensive against critics after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, might be leading an attack campaign targeting Apple at the behest of Qualcomm, new evidence suggests.

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US iPhones and iPads might soon access EU's Galileo satellite navigation system thanks to FCC order

US iPhones and iPads might soon access EU's Galileo satellite navigation system thanks to FCC order

Apple iPhone and iPad owners in the U.S. might soon see improvements to GPS accuracy and reliability, as the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a request to grant consumer devices access to Europe's Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System.

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Apple earns A+ rating from toxic chemical watchdog

Apple earns A+ rating from toxic chemical watchdog

Mind the Store ranks retailers by their use of toxic chemicals in consumer products and how they are — or are not — working to reduce them.

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Apple shares photos shot on iPhone XR

Apple shares photos shot on iPhone XR

Following the release of iPhone XR last month, Apple on Thursday shared a collection of photos showing off the handset's image capture capabilities, from Smart HDR to Portrait selfies.

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Apple taps Oscar-winning studio behind 'Moonlight' to make feature films

Apple taps Oscar-winning studio behind 'Moonlight' to make feature films

Apple has made an agreement with independent studio A24 to produce films for the iPhone producer, movies which may be offered to consumers as part of Apple's long-rumored video streaming service that could launch in 2019.

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TipsHow to automate some frequent tasks to make your Mac work harder for you without spending another dime

How to automate some frequent tasks to make your Mac work harder for you without spending another dime

Before you even bother with Apple's powerful Automator and AppleScript tools, your Mac is capable of saving you time and speeding up your work every day.

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FeatureUSB-C cable shopping for an iPad or Thunderbolt 3 Mac is still a nightmare for consumers

USB-C cable shopping for an iPad or Thunderbolt 3 Mac is still a nightmare for consumers

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but in the two years we've been using it there remains a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down again, makes some specific cable recommendations, and talks about why we think it isn't the last time we're going to have this conversation.

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Final Cut Pro X adds third-party extensions alongside video noise reduction and batch sharing features

Final Cut Pro X adds third-party extensions alongside video noise reduction and batch sharing features

Apple has added more functionality for to Final Cut Pro X for video editors to take advantage of, including workflow extensions for third-party apps and services and a number of other highly-requested features.

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Second watchOS 5.1.2 & third macOS 10.14.2, iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.11 developer betas available

Second watchOS 5.1.2 & third macOS 10.14.2, iOS 12.1.1, tvOS 12.11 developer betas available

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a new batch of developer betas, with participants in Apple's testing program now able to shake down the third developer betas of macOS 10.14.2, iOS 12.1.1. and tvOS 12.1.1, as well as the second developer beta for watchOS 5.1.2.

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