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Sunday, June 25, 2017

ReviewReview: Linksys Velop mesh networking kit delivers strong Wi-Fi despite setup quirks

Review: Linksys Velop mesh networking kit delivers strong Wi-Fi despite setup quirks

Continuing AppleInsider's quest to find the perfect mesh networking hardware, this week we take a closer look at Linksys' entry, a three-tower setup named Velop.

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

New Apple Park drone footage shows more landscaping, lights on in Steve Jobs Theater

New Apple Park drone footage shows more landscaping, lights on in Steve Jobs Theater

A newly-published video shows that while construction and landscaping work is at an advanced stage at Apple Park, it remains underway, particularly at some satellite buildings including the Steve Jobs Theater.

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ReviewReview: 2017 MacBook Pro fulfills the promise of the line's redesign

Review: 2017 MacBook Pro fulfills the promise of the line's redesign

At the WWDC, Apple took the opportunity to toss the new Kaby Lake i7 processor into the the redesigned 2016 MacBook Pro chassis. If you liked the 2016 but didn't jump, you'll be even happier with the 2017.

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This week on AI: 12.9" iPad Pro & 5K iMac reviewed, Cook meets with Trump, 'iPhone 8' rumors & more

This week on AI: 12.9

As Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a tech summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, the rest of the company was preparing upgraded betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11. More rumors meanwhile emerged about the iMac Pro and the "iPhone 8," and AppleInsider got a chance to put Apple's new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and 27-inch 5K iMac through their paces.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Apple hires head of Stanford's digital health initiative

Apple hires head of Stanford's digital health initiative

Apple is moving forward with efforts to build out its health products team with the recent hire of a top Stanford doctor who headed up the university's own digital health initiative.

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Google pledges to stop scanning emails in Gmail for personalized ads

Google pledges to stop scanning emails in Gmail for personalized ads

Advertising giant Google announced on Friday that later this year it will no longer scan user emails for personalized ads in its free Gmail service, stamping out a policy that has long rankled privacy advocates.

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Proposed Italian consumer protection law unlikely to have any effect on Apple's iPhone sales

Proposed Italian consumer protection law unlikely to have any effect on Apple's iPhone sales

Hyperbolic Italian press reports notwithstanding, a controversial law proposed in Italy granting the users to use open-source software intended to grant rights to users will have little to no effect on Apple, according to AppleInsider sources.

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YouTube TV comes to 10 more US markets like Atlanta, Houston & Miami

YouTube TV comes to 10 more US markets like Atlanta, Houston & Miami

YouTube TV — Google's recently-launched live streaming service — will soon expand to 10 more U.S. urban markets, the company announced this week.

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Deals: $200-$345 off 2016 12" MacBooks; 2017 27" iMac 5K for $1,699 ($100 off); $70 off 2017 13" MacBook Air

Deals: $200-$345 off 2016 12

Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on new and closeout hardware heading into the last weekend in June. Save $200 to $345 on 2016 12" MacBooks with no tax outside NY and NJ. Or snap up a 2017 27" iMac at $100 off. Apple's 2017 13" Air with 256GB of storage is also $1,129 ($70 off).

Tesla in talks for own music service, skipping likes of Apple Music & Spotify - report

Tesla in talks for own music service, skipping likes of Apple Music & Spotify - report

Tesla is allegedly in talks with major record labels, hoping to offer its own streaming music service for owners of vehicles like the Model 3 and Model S — apparently skipping default integration of options like Apple Music, Pandora, or Spotify.

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Apple UK offers iTunes charity cover of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' for Grenfell victims

Apple UK offers iTunes charity cover of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' for Grenfell victims

Apple's U.K. website is promoting a new charity single on iTunes, proceeds from which will go to help support people impacted by the Grenfell Tower fire in London, which is believed to have killed some 79 people and left many homeless or destitute.

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Foxconn CEO insists that his investment group still has '50% chance' of landing Toshiba deal

Foxconn CEO insists that his investment group still has '50% chance' of landing Toshiba deal

Refuting speculation that the deal to buy Toshiba's memory division is effectively done. Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou declared on Friday that he expects that his company still has a '"50 percent chance" of winning.

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FeatureAppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's new iMacs & iPad Pros, Apple Watch & health, Amazon

AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's new iMacs & iPad Pros, Apple Watch & health, Amazon

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor review the latest Apple hardware, discuss Apple Watch and what it could mean to be at the center of health, and also where Amazon could go based on buying Whole Foods.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

VideoWatch: Every change, bug fix and new feature in Apple's second iOS 11 beta

Watch: Every change, bug fix and new feature in Apple's second iOS 11 beta

Apple this week released the second beta version of its upcoming iOS 11 operating system to developers for testing with a litany of bug fixes, UI changes and new features. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the modifications in this hands-on video.

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ExclusiveKiller Deals: Save $250 to $640 instantly on Apple's 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pros w/ Apple Care, plus no tax in 48 states

Killer Deals: Save $250 to $640 instantly on Apple's 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pros w/ Apple Care, plus no tax in 48 states

New, lower prices! First come, first served: AppleInsider readers can use exclusive coupons this week to instantly save between $250 and $640 on every closeout Late 2016 MacBook Pro bundled with AppleCare, including all 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models and all 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models. Plus sales tax isn't collected in 48 states.

High Sierra firmware suggests Secure Enclave, Intel 'Purley' chips coming to iMac Pro

High Sierra firmware suggests Secure Enclave, Intel 'Purley' chips coming to iMac Pro

A report on Thursday suggests Apple's forthcoming iMac Pro all-in-one will run Intel's server-class "Purley" Xeon platform, as well as a Secure Enclave Processor similar in function to the ARM-based chip embedded in the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

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Satellite footage condenses two years of Apple Park construction into 18-second clip

Satellite footage condenses two years of Apple Park construction into 18-second clip

Satellite imaging provider Planet Labs this week uploaded a time-lapse showing off construction progress of Apple Park's main "spaceship" structure, chronicling nearly two years of work in 18 seconds.

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Sling TV updates iPhone & iPad app with Cloud DVR support

Sling TV updates iPhone & iPad app with Cloud DVR support

By way of an app update, Sling TV viewers can now take advantage of the service's Cloud DVR feature on Apple's iPhone and iPad, saving shows for later regardless of whether they're on-demand programs.

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Roof of Chicago's North Michigan Ave. Apple Store resembles MacBook Air lid

Roof of Chicago's North Michigan Ave. Apple Store resembles MacBook Air lid

With construction on the new Chicago outlet winding down, construction workers briefly put an Apple logo on the top center of the building, making it resemble an enormous MacBook Air, at least temporarily.

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New job openings hint at Apple Park Visitor Center getting ready for the public

New job openings hint at Apple Park Visitor Center getting ready for the public

A pair of job listings posted on Apple's website this week suggest that Apple Park may finally be nearing a long-awaited public opening.

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Feral's 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III' lands on the Mac App Store

Feral's 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III' lands on the Mac App Store

Feral Interactive has brought 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III' for macOS to the Mac App Store, with the futuristic real-time strategy game arriving on Apple's digital marketplace two weeks after it was made available to purchase from other online stores.

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Exclusive2016 Closeout Coupon Deals: 13" MacBook Pro for $1,249 ($250 off); 13" Touch Bar for $1,549 ($250 off); 15" MacBook Pro $2,039 ($360 off)

2016 Closeout Coupon Deals: 13

Readers this week can take advantage of the lowest prices available on Late 2016 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with our exclusive coupon. Prices start at just $1,249 with free shipping and no tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

Apple rolls out fourth developer beta releases of iOS 10.3.3, tvOS 10.2.2 [u]

Apple rolls out fourth developer beta releases of iOS 10.3.3, tvOS 10.2.2 [u]

Apple on Thursday issued fourth beta releases of of iOS 10.3.3 and tvOS 10.2.2 to the developer community, just a day after running the gamut of betas for the operating systems announced at WWDC.

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Apple Pay loyalty cards coming to more restaurants such as Quiznos & MOD Pizza

Apple Pay loyalty cards coming to more restaurants such as Quiznos & MOD Pizza

Thanks to behind-the-scenes work, a number of major U.S. restaurant chains like Quiznos, Smashburger, and MOD Pizza will start offering Apple Pay-connected loyalty cards "later this year," according to an announcement.

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Apple was both best friend & worst enemy of FireWire in tumultuous deployment history

Apple was both best friend & worst enemy of FireWire in tumultuous deployment history

A standout tech of Jobs's new Apple after his return to the company was FireWire — but Apple's moves both before and after his return acted as both salvations and damnation of the high-speed protocol.

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Apple supplier Foxconn planning $10B US investment, eyeing six states for display plant

Apple supplier Foxconn planning $10B US investment, eyeing six states for display plant

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, is reportedly planning to invest $10 billion or more across several U.S. states, although the company is still deciding on which ones — including where to put a $7 billion display plant.

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ReviewReview: Apple's 2017 27" 5K iMac impresses with truly powerful desktop-class graphics

Review: Apple's 2017 27

Apple has radically overhauled its iMac lineup for 2017, giving its 27 inch Retina 5K models dedicated graphics driven by AMD Radeon Pro 570, 575, and 580 GPUs; a brighter display with enhanced P3 wide color; more powerful Intel Kaby Lake CPUs; upgradable RAM sockets and modern, ultrafast USB C and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.

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Apple donating some proceeds from Apple Watch Pride band to LGBTQ groups

Apple donating some proceeds from Apple Watch Pride band to LGBTQ groups

Some of the money generated from the "Pride Edition" nylon band for the Apple Watch is going towards LBGTQ advocacy groups in the U.S. and abroad, Apple quietly announced this week.

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Apple facing uphill battle in India from Samsung mindshare, factory expansion

Apple facing uphill battle in India from Samsung mindshare, factory expansion

Other than just battling the Indian government for concessions and dealing with the shaky financial situation of the populace, Apple is also fighting a large and aggressive Samsung presence in the country for the minds of the consumers.

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Wearables market may top 125M units in 2017, helped by Apple Watch

Wearables market may top 125M units in 2017, helped by Apple Watch

The global wearables market is likely to hit 125.5 million devices this year, according to new research data, with the Apple Watch's share getting a small boost from an unusually strong region — the Middle East and Africa.

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Outgoing Apple iPhone GPU designer Imagination seeks sale of entire company to parties unknown

Outgoing Apple iPhone GPU designer Imagination seeks sale of entire company to parties unknown

Just over two months after Apple told it that it would no longer be using Imagination Technologies GPU offerings, the company is seeking to sell itself off, either in chunks or as a larger whole.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Apple explains how to customize and share Photos Memories in new tutorials

Apple explains how to customize and share Photos Memories in new tutorials

Expanding its "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" tutorial series, Apple on Wednesday posted a pair of videos explaining how to customize and share Memories clips generated by the Photos app in iOS 10.

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First Taiwan Apple store to open on July 1

First Taiwan Apple store to open on July 1

Apple on Wednesday officially announced a grand opening date for its first retail outlet in Taiwan, noting the Apple Taipei 101 outlet will open its doors to customers on Sat., July 1.

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Apple cleaning hundreds of thousands of titles from App Store in Review Guidelines crackdown

Apple cleaning hundreds of thousands of titles from App Store in Review Guidelines crackdown

As part of an extensive housecleaning operation, Apple has over the past year removed hundreds of thousands of clones, 32-bit titles, spamware and other software from the App Store ahead of this fall's iOS 11 launch.

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Apple hunting after lower royalties for Apple Music & iTunes content

Apple hunting after lower royalties for Apple Music & iTunes content

Apple is reportedly in negotiations to reduce the royalties it pays for content on Apple Music and the iTunes Store — specifically, trying to bring amounts closer to what rival Spotify pays.

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Apple releases second betas of iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 to developers

Apple releases second betas of iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 to developers

Sixteen days after making the first releases available, Apple on Wednesday released second versions of its upcoming operating system refresh set to arrive this fall, with developers now able to access iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 and and Xcode 9.

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Apple News publishers get access to reader demographics, third-party ads

Apple News publishers get access to reader demographics, third-party ads

Apple on Wednesday announced a collection of Apple News changes that directly impact publishers, including quick access to reader demographics and more advertising options, particularly support for third-party ads.

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New Siri icon location could hint at touchscreen home button in Apple's 'iPhone 8'

New Siri icon location could hint at touchscreen home button in Apple's 'iPhone 8'

In the course of testing iOS 11, a new graphic for Siri has been spotted — and it renders in exactly the same spot where a home button would be on an edge-to-edge iPhone without a customary home button in the bezel.

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Diabetes monitor exec details Apple Watch connectivity, refutes claims of other hardware partnership

Diabetes monitor exec details Apple Watch connectivity, refutes claims of other hardware partnership

Apple's introduction of CoreBluetooth support in watchOS 4 heralded easier glucose control possibilities for diabetics and is a "game changer" according to Dexcom CEO Kevin Sayer, but an Apple partnership with the lead monitor vendor does not appear to be in the cards.

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