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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Apple expanding use of magnets in wearable bands, case covers

Apple expanding use of magnets in wearable bands, case covers

Apple's interest in magnets is not confined to MagSafe. Instead, we're likely to see more magnetic clasps in the Apple Watch, or in cases for any Apple devices.

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Apple gets retrial over 'tainted' $506 million PanOptis defeat

Apple gets retrial over 'tainted' $506 million PanOptis defeat

A federal judge says there is "serious doubt" about the verdict that saw PanOptis awarded $506 million against Apple, and is allowing a retrial over iPhone 4G LTE patent infringements.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Colors in Apple's spring event invitation hint at 'a lot of things,' leaker says

Colors in Apple's spring event invitation hint at 'a lot of things,' leaker says

While Apple has largely stopped the practice of dropping hints in its press event invitations, a leaker claims the colors on display in this week's "Spring Loaded" invite could hint at future products.

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Apple donating $1 for every Apple Pay transaction in celebration of Earth Day

Apple donating $1 for every Apple Pay transaction in celebration of Earth Day

Apple on Wednesday announced plans to celebrate Earth Day with an Apple Pay donation program benefitting longtime environmental initiative partner Conservation International.

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ExclusiveDeals: save up to $200 on 2020 13" MacBook Pros, plus $60 off AppleCare

Deals: save up to $200 on 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 notebooks bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

Apple witness says company would need to modify software, hardware to support third-party app stores

Apple witness says company would need to modify software, hardware to support third-party app stores

A witness in the Apple v. Epic Games case says that the Cupertino tech giant would need to redesign its software and hardware to allow alternative app stores, though some are doubtful about the claim.

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Customers claim Apple partner Phobio is stiffing them on trade-in values

Customers claim Apple partner Phobio is stiffing them on trade-in values

Apple trade-in partner Phobio is allegedly giving lower-than-expected trade-in values to customers because of device defects that apparently only they can see.

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TipsHow to add and remove devices from Apple's Find My

How to add and remove devices from Apple's Find My

Now that we can add certain third-party accessories to Find My, that service for locating misplaced devices is going to prove ever more useful. Here's how to set it up, add devices — and remove them, too.

Discord spokesperson blames Apple for NSFW content removal

Discord spokesperson blames Apple for NSFW content removal

A new Discord policy removes NSFW servers from the iPhone and iPad apps in order to comply with an unidentified Apple policy.

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Apple TV+, Skydance Animation announce animated short film 'Blush'

Apple TV+, Skydance Animation announce animated short film 'Blush'

Apple TV+ has announced "Blush," its first animated short film produced in partnership with Skydance Animation.

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TipsHow to update your medical ID in Health

How to update your medical ID in Health

It's been seven years since Apple introduced the Medical ID on your iPhone, and you still haven't set it up. Here's how you do it — and why you should.

Amazon's new Echo Buds take on AirPods Pro with improved sound, ANC

Amazon's new Echo Buds take on AirPods Pro with improved sound, ANC

Amazon's second-generation Echo Buds are 20% smaller, with improved audio and active noise cancellation in an effort to compete with AirPods Pro.

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Mac, Services to drive earnings growth amid slowing iPhone sales, analyst says

Mac, Services to drive earnings growth amid slowing iPhone sales, analyst says

JP Morgan believes investors are primed for softer AAPL earnings results in Q1 2021, but believes that Mac and Services could still drive upside.

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Deals: save up to $300 on Master & Dynamic headphones, speakers with this coupon

Deals: save up to $300 on Master & Dynamic headphones, speakers with this coupon

Master & Dynamic's Friends & Family sale is live, taking 25% off most of the premium audio brand's top products.

Parallels Desktop 16.5 released with native Apple Silicon support

Parallels Desktop 16.5 released with native Apple Silicon support

Parallels has released version 16.5 of its virtualization software with full native support for Apple's M1 chip.

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Firm that unlocked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone for FBI is revealed

Firm that unlocked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone for FBI is revealed

Even Apple could not find out which firm the FBI used to unlock one of the San Bernardino shooters' iPhones — but a new report claims to know the secret company that did the work.

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UK shopper orders apples, gets a free iPhone

UK shopper orders apples, gets a free iPhone

Selected stores in the UK's Tesco supermarket chain are a giving random shoppers "surprise" substitutions, such as an iPhone SE in place of apples.

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New leak again shows smaller notch for 'iPhone 13'

New leak again shows smaller notch for 'iPhone 13'

A new image purporting to be "film samples" for the "iPhone 13," shows a Face ID notch that's noticeably smaller in width.

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Respiratory study launches to discover how Apple Watch can predict COVID

Respiratory study launches to discover how Apple Watch can predict COVID

Researchers at the University of Washington have partnered with Apple to study how Apple Watch may be used to predict illnesses such as coronavirus, or flu.

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Apple wants 'cavalier' $800 million coronavirus app suit dismissed

Apple wants 'cavalier' $800 million coronavirus app suit dismissed

Apple has filed for dismissal of an $800 million suit brought by a developer claiming the App Store rejected a coronavirus app solely to keep its contact tracing monopoly.

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Apple to banish iPhone's TrueDepth 'notch' with sub-display Face ID in 2023, Kuo says

Apple to banish iPhone's TrueDepth 'notch' with sub-display Face ID in 2023, Kuo says

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple is planning to introduce a Face ID system that sits beneath iPhone's display, potentially nixing the bemoaned TrueDepth "notch" for a truly full-screen experience.

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Kuo: 48MP camera with 8K support coming to iPhone in 2022, 'mini' model axed

Kuo: 48MP camera with 8K support coming to iPhone in 2022, 'mini' model axed

Apple is planning a major camera upgrade for iPhone in 2022, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, with that year's flagship handsets expected to sport a massive 48-megapixel lenser.

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ExclusiveExclusive Deals: $100 off M1 MacBook Air laptops w/ 16GB RAM

Exclusive Deals: $100 off M1 MacBook Air laptops w/ 16GB RAM

For a limited time only, Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is slashing prices on Apple's M1 MacBook Air with 16GB of memory exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Units are in stock and ready to ship.

Sony pumps $200M into Epic ahead of legal fight with Apple

Sony pumps $200M into Epic ahead of legal fight with Apple

Epic Games on Tuesday announced the completion of a $1 billion funding round as it tangles with Apple over App Store rules and regulations.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Supposed 'iPhone 13 Pro' renders smaller notch, thicker chassis

Supposed 'iPhone 13 Pro' renders smaller notch, thicker chassis

A report on Tuesday claims to have inside information on Apple's expected 2021 iPhone flagship refresh, claiming the forthcoming handset line will boast a smaller TrueDepth "notch" and a slightly thicker chassis than iPhone 12 Pro.

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Samsung rumored to unveil new Galaxy Book laptops at upcoming event

Samsung rumored to unveil new Galaxy Book laptops at upcoming event

Samsung on Tuesday announced its third Unpacked special event for 2021, where the company is rumored to launch a line of Galaxy branded laptops.

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VanMoof's early Find My integration started with a forum post

VanMoof's early Find My integration started with a forum post

Dutch electric bicycle maker VanMoof was among three companies to gain early support for Apple's newly expanded Find My object location network last week, a project that started nearly a year ago with a forum post.

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Twitter 'hashflag' for upcoming April 20 Apple event goes live

Twitter 'hashflag' for upcoming April 20 Apple event goes live

The so-called Twitter "hashflag," a custom icon appearing next to the #AppleEvent hashtag, for Apple's April 20 announcement event is now live after the company announced the virtual gathering on Tuesday.

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Apple calls for SEC to mandate public emissions disclosures

Apple calls for SEC to mandate public emissions disclosures

Apple is calling for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to start requiring companies to disclose emissions information.

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Six cast members join bilingual Apple TV+ comedy 'Acapulco'

Six cast members join bilingual Apple TV+ comedy 'Acapulco'

Apple TV+ is rounding out an ensemble cast for its upcoming bilingual comedy series "Acapulco," with six new actors joining the production.

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Editorial'Loaded' expectations: There are no secrets or hidden messages in Apple's event invitations

'Loaded' expectations: There are no secrets or hidden messages in Apple's event invitations

Apple has officially announced a new product event, which has led some overzealous fans to once again break out their magnifying glasses and tinfoil hats, desperately searching for clues hidden in the event invitation that simply aren't there — and never have been.

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Render tool Redshift lands on macOS with native Apple Silicon support

Render tool Redshift lands on macOS with native Apple Silicon support

Maxon has launched a version of its Redshift render software for macOS, enabling 3D artists to use the application on Macs equipped with Apple Silicon.

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FeatureOmniPlan 4 highlights complexity of Apple's 'universal purchase' feature

OmniPlan 4 highlights complexity of Apple's 'universal purchase' feature

A major update to the project management app OmniPlan includes the ability for buyers to pay once and get both Mac and iOS editions. Making that easy for users, though, turns out to be highly complex.

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Mophie releases four rugged battery packs with jumper cables

Mophie releases four rugged battery packs with jumper cables

On Tuesday, Mophie launched a series of new rugged battery packs that all feature vehicle jumper cables as well as a number of other unique features including a flashlight or air compressor.

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FeatureComparison: Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 versus M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

Comparison: Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 versus M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro

On Tuesday, Microsoft launched its Surface Laptop 4 range, but the improvements don't seem to be enough to counter Apple's M1-based MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro.

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Apple announces 'Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson' music docu-series

Apple announces 'Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson' music docu-series

Apple has announced "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson," a new docu-series exploring groundbreaking technology in music slated to debut on Apple TV+ in the summer.

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Ultra rare HomePod mini deal drives price down to $89

Ultra rare HomePod mini deal drives price down to $89

Apple Premier Partner Expercom has issued a terrific Tuesday deal on Apple's HomePod mini, knocking $10 off the compact smart speaker with units expected to deliver in 3-7 business days.

Apple releases eighth beta builds of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5

Apple releases eighth beta builds of iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5

Apple is now on its eighth generation of developer betas, with a fresh round of builds for iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 now available for testing.

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Apple issues eighth developer beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3

Apple issues eighth developer beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3

Apple has issued an eighth developer beta for macOS Big Sur 11.3, with it likely to be the last build ahead of its public release.

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