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Saturday, December 07, 2019

TipsHow to fix one AirPod not working

How to fix one AirPod not working

For no reason that you can fathom, either the left or right AirPod Pro isn't working and you're just getting sound in mono out of the other. If the causes aren't clear, though, the solutions are.

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Friday, December 06, 2019

Apple confirms 16-inch MacBook Pro 'popping' sound is software issue

Apple confirms 16-inch MacBook Pro 'popping' sound is software issue

Apple in a document sent to service providers this week confirmed recent reports of "popping" or "clicking" noises emanating from new 16-inch MacBook Pro models, saying the issue stems from a software bug that will be patched in a future macOS update.

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Apple releases macOS 10.15.2 beta 4 to developers

Apple releases macOS 10.15.2 beta 4 to developers

Two weeks after the last release, Apple has made the fourth developer's beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.2 available for testing.

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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.

Unlikely rumor claims 'iPhone SE 2' will be called 'iPhone 9'

Unlikely rumor claims 'iPhone SE 2' will be called 'iPhone 9'

Supply chain reports repeat the information that Apple is preparing a successor to the iPhone SE, but now say that it's going to be called "iPhone 9."

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VideoReview: Nomad Active Strap finally makes leather waterproof

Review: Nomad Active Strap finally makes leather waterproof

Nomad's latest Apple Watch accessory is an updated strap, crafted from all-natural leather, yet remains entirely water-resistant. Let's check it out.

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'Truth be Told,' 'Hala,' now streaming on Apple TV+

'Truth be Told,' 'Hala,' now streaming on Apple TV+

Two new offerings have begun streaming on Apple TV+ today — True-crime mini-series, "Truth Be Told" and coming-of-age tale, "Hala."

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Apple TV+ Dolby Vision HDR streams failing for some viewers

Apple TV+ Dolby Vision HDR streams failing for some viewers

Some users are finding that Dolby Vision HDR Apple TV+ shows streaming to Apple TV 4K set-top boxes aren't playing back correctly, if at all.

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FeatureiPhone 5G rumors, Touch ID, Apple's butterfly keyboard suit on the AppleInsider podcast

iPhone 5G rumors, Touch ID, Apple's butterfly keyboard suit on the AppleInsider podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Qualcomm making iPhone 5G a priority for 2020, and Ming Chi Quo has a prediction about in-display Touch ID. Plus BMW indicates a change in direction and stops charging for CarPlay.

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Weekend sales deliver $100 off Apple Watch 4, $699 MacBook Airs, up to $500 off MacBook Pros, iPad deals

Weekend sales deliver $100 off Apple Watch 4, $699 MacBook Airs, up to $500 off MacBook Pros, iPad deals

Cyber Week has been home to a number of aggressive Apple deals — and now the savings extend into the weekend with 3-day Apple deals on Macs, Apple Watches, AirPods, iPhones and iMacs. Find out where to save the most on your next Apple purchase.

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Apple Watch alerts Florida man of A-fib, a condition he didn't know existed

Apple Watch alerts Florida man of A-fib, a condition he didn't know existed

A 74-year-old man from Lake Worth in Palm Beach County, Fla., credits Apple Watch with saving his life after the device alerted him to an atrial fibrillation event during a trip to Baltimore.

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Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3 & watchOS 6.1.1

Apple releases fourth developer betas of iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3 & watchOS 6.1.1

Apple is now on its fourth round of betas for the current cycle of operating system tests, with new developer betas of iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1 now available to download.

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VideoHands on with 60 of the best iPhone 11 cases

Hands on with 60 of the best iPhone 11 cases

Whether you just picked up a new iPhone 11, received one as a gift, or are gifting one to someone else, the first go-to accessory is a new case. AppleInsider has tracked down and tested over 60 cases to recommend to you..

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Apple's use of Location Services data tied to UWB management & federal guidelines

Apple's use of Location Services data tied to UWB management & federal guidelines

Apple has said that the iPhone 11 family is using location data to regulate Ultra Wideband emissions, but is not collecting the data, and everything is being done on-device.

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Apple updates Clips for iPhone with Memoji, Animoji, new stickers

Apple updates Clips for iPhone with Memoji, Animoji, new stickers

Apple's Clips video capture and sharing application has been updated with new features, with enhancements to take full advantage of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro camera.

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MacBook Pro 'popping' sound bug returns in new 16-inch model

MacBook Pro 'popping' sound bug returns in new 16-inch model

A number of users are reporting a popping or clicking sound from the speakers on the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, similar to a recurring problem that has affected Apple's portable Macs over the last several years.

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Four 5G 'iPhone 12' models in 2020, 'iPhone SE 2 Plus' in 2021 says Ming-Chi Kuo

Four 5G 'iPhone 12' models in 2020, 'iPhone SE 2 Plus' in 2021 says Ming-Chi Kuo

Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will have four 5G iPhone 12 and the "iPhone SE 2" in 2020, and an "iPhone SE 2 Plus" in 2021 — all of which may spark the super cycle that analysts have been expecting to arrive for some time.

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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.

Apple purchases carbon-free aluminum from Quebec-based Elysis

Apple purchases carbon-free aluminum from Quebec-based Elysis

Apple purchases their first batch of carbon-free aluminum, which could greatly lessen the environmental damage caused by manufacturing Apple products.

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Apple attending & presenting at NeurIPS Machine Learning conference

Apple attending & presenting at NeurIPS Machine Learning conference

Apple has announced that it will again be appearing at and sponsoring the NeurIPS conference on Machine Learning, from December 8 to December 14.

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Apple wants you to share data between iPhones by pointing them at each other

Apple wants you to share data between iPhones by pointing them at each other

Rather than the way AirDrop can send to any device nearby, Apple is investigating how to share data between iPhones by pointing one device at another, and then adjusting when one is moved.

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Future Apple Watch may help treat Parkinson's Disease or diagnose tremor symptoms

Future Apple Watch may help treat Parkinson's Disease or diagnose tremor symptoms

Apple is researching the use of new sensors in the Apple Watch to provide continuous monitoring of dyskinesia and tremors which could help clinicians treat Parkinson's Disease better.

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Anti-robocall legislation passes through US House, on track to become law

Anti-robocall legislation passes through US House, on track to become law

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act in a landslide 417-3 vote, setting the stage for ratification by President Trump.

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Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Apple returns to concert streaming with Billie Eilish performance, reportedly inks $25M deal for artist's documentary

Apple returns to concert streaming with Billie Eilish performance, reportedly inks $25M deal for artist's documentary

Apple hosted inaugural Apple Music Awards global artist of the year Billie Eilish for an intimate acoustic performance at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday, an event that was live-streamed on Apple Music. The company also reportedly signed a deal for exclusive rights to a documentary about the pop sensation that should debut next year.

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Qualcomm working to deliver 5G iPhone 'as fast as we can'

Qualcomm working to deliver 5G iPhone 'as fast as we can'

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon on Wednesday said the chipmaker is hard at work on a 5G modem solution for Apple's iPhone, the first major project in a renewed partnership the companies struck in April.

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FeatureThe best Thunderbolt 3 SSD and hard drives for your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, or iMac

The best Thunderbolt 3 SSD and hard drives for your MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, or iMac

Whether you're a creative who is looking to store terabytes of high-res photography or 8K video, or a software collector looking to keep all your favorite tools at hand, we've got recommendations for the perfect Thunderbolt 3 drive for you.

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VideoReview: Linksys Velop Wi-Fi 6 mesh router provides the best speeds for your iPhone 11

Review: Linksys Velop Wi-Fi 6 mesh router provides the best speeds for your iPhone 11

Linksys Velop mesh routers have been a fan-favorite, and now they've been updated with a new version that supports the latest Wi-Fi 6. We check out the new Linksys MX10 Velop AX routers to see if jumping on the Wi-Fi 6 bandwagon makes sense.

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BMW puts the brakes on CarPlay subscription fee in UK

BMW puts the brakes on CarPlay subscription fee in UK

BMW has backed off from its decision to charge a monthly subscription for access to Apple CarPlay in some car infotainment systems in the United Kingdom, though while some will be able to access it for free, others may still have to pay for the option.

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More vendors lining up to supply Mini LED screen in 2020 iPad Pro

More vendors lining up to supply Mini LED screen in 2020 iPad Pro

Another report has emerged claiming Apple is looking towards adding Mini LED to its iPad Pro lineup in 2020, with GIS working alongside Epistar, TSMT, and others said to be prepared to gain component orders and to become part of the model's supply chain.

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iPhone 11 Pro found to collect location data against user settings

iPhone 11 Pro found to collect location data against user settings

A report on Tuesday suggests Apple's iPhone 11 Pro, and potentially iPhone 11 models, continuously collect and transmit location data when user-selectable location services settings are disabled, behavior that could pose a potential security risk.

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Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Sundar Pichai minted CEO of Alphabet as Google co-founders step aside

Sundar Pichai minted CEO of Alphabet as Google co-founders step aside

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was on Tuesday tapped to replace Larry Page as CEO of parent company Alphabet, a final step in what has been a graduated withdrawal of responsibilities for Google's co-founders.

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TipsHow to set up and use HomeKit and AirPlay 2 on Sony Smart TVs

How to set up and use HomeKit and AirPlay 2 on Sony Smart TVs

Just in time for the end of the year, Sony has delivered its long-promised HomeKit and AirPlay 2 update to some of its popular smart TVs. Let's go hands-on to see how to perform the update, set it up, and what you can do with the newfound features.

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Apple TV+ secures Oprah Winfrey film on music industry sexual misconduct

Apple TV+ secures Oprah Winfrey film on music industry sexual misconduct

Apple has secured another in-production documentary presented by Oprah Winfrey for Apple TV+, with the untitled film dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct in the music industry and expected to debut on the streaming service in 2020.

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Apple allegedly discussing Touch ID reinstatement, Mini LED screens with supplier GIS

Apple allegedly discussing Touch ID reinstatement, Mini LED screens with supplier GIS

According to reports from the supply chain, Apple is meeting with long-time supplier GIS about Mini LED technologies, in-screen Touch ID sensing for a future iPhone — or possibly both.

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Cyber Monday leftovers: best Apple Watch, MacBook Pro, AirPods and iPad deals that are still live

Cyber Monday leftovers: best Apple Watch, MacBook Pro, AirPods and iPad deals that are still live

While Cyber Monday is officially in the rearview mirror, many of its best Apple deals are still going strong as retailers extend the special offers for another day. Here's where you can grab the steepest discounts on hardware, software, and accessories, with many of the deals ending tonight.

VideoComparing Apple's 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro versus the 17-inch MacBook Pro

Comparing Apple's 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro versus the 17-inch MacBook Pro

Apple has loudly championed the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, but a decade ago it had a similar machine in the 17-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how the two compare.

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'The Banker' cast and crew defend Apple TV+ film amid abuse allegations

'The Banker' cast and crew defend Apple TV+ film amid abuse allegations

Apple's film 'the Banker' has been defended by its cast and crew as having a 'positive message of empowerment,' in response to a decision to delay the film's release following allegations of sexual abuse from the daughter of the film's subject.

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Apple reveals best apps and games of 2019

Apple reveals best apps and games of 2019

Apple on Tuesday unveiled the top apps of 2019, following its usual annual format of arranging selections by category. In addition to the typical end of year press release, the company also celebrated its picks with developers at a special event in New York.

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Monday, December 02, 2019

First Apple Music Awards go to Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X [u]

First Apple Music Awards go to Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X [u]

Apple on Monday announced the first ever Apple Music Awards, with Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X taking top honors for their respective chart-topping works throughout 2019.

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