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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Despite potshots, Intel & Samsung want to make Apple Silicon

Despite potshots, Intel & Samsung want to make Apple Silicon

A new report says that both Intel and Samsung hope to win orders from Apple to manufacture Apple Silicon processors, currently all made by TSMC.

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University of Kentucky recognized as an Apple Distinguished School

University of Kentucky recognized as an Apple Distinguished School

Apple has awarded the University of Kentucky's Smart Campus as an Apple Distinguished School, an innovative center of excellence that provides all students with an iPad.

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Apple rumored to release 27-inch iMac with mini-LED display in early 2022

Apple rumored to release 27-inch iMac with mini-LED display in early 2022

Apple is preparing to launch a 27-inch iMac with mini-LED and ProMotion technology in the early part of 2022, according to analyst Ross Young.

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Facebook to reportedly rebrand with focus on the metaverse

Facebook to reportedly rebrand with focus on the metaverse

Amid intense regulatory scrutiny and growing public distrust over its social media network and associated business practices, Facebook is reportedly planning to change its name as part of a pivot into the "metaverse."

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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 airs trailer for 'Snoopy in Space' season two

Apple airs trailer for 'Snoopy in Space' season two

Apple TV+ on Tuesday premiered the first trailer for season two of Daytime Emmy Award-nominated series "Snoopy in Space," which is set to debut on the service in November.

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Apple Developer app updated delivers picture-in-picture, more

Apple Developer app updated delivers picture-in-picture, more

Apple on Tuesday updated its Apple Developer app with new features including the ability to continue watching session videos in picture-in-picture mode on iOS.

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MacBook Pro's mouse cursor moves behind camera 'notch'

MacBook Pro's mouse cursor moves behind camera 'notch'

An Apple employee on Tuesday explained how mouse cursors interact with the new MacBook Pro's camera "notch," and in doing so answered a nagging question about the laptop's unique design.

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You need a $20 adapter upgrade to fast-charge Apple's base model 14-inch MacBook Pro

You need a $20 adapter upgrade to fast-charge Apple's base model 14-inch MacBook Pro

Apple's new M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro models boast fast-charging capabilities for quick top-ups, but buyers of the base model 14-inch variant will need to spring for a power adapter upgrade to take advantage of the feature.

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ExclusiveCoupon: AirPods 3, AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case eligible for promo code discount

Coupon: AirPods 3, AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case eligible for promo code discount

New AirPods deals are in effect now, with an exclusive coupon discount valid on the 2021 models announced during the October Apple Event.

Apple's new $19 Polishing Cloth is already sold out

Apple's new $19 Polishing Cloth is already sold out

Demand for Apple's new Polishing Cloth — a $19 piece of white fabric — is through the roof, with delivery estimates for orders placed today pushed out to late November.

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Compared: Google Pixel 6 Pro versus Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

Compared: Google Pixel 6 Pro versus Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

Google has launched a new lineup of high-end Pixel devices equipped with chips of its own design. Here's how the highest tier model, the Pixel 6 Pro, stacks up against Apple's iPhone 13 Pro Max.

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Apple TV+ anthology 'Extrapolations' adds Meryl Streep, Matthew Rhys

Apple TV+ anthology 'Extrapolations' adds Meryl Streep, Matthew Rhys

Apple TV+ added several new additions to the cast of "Extrapolations," including big names like Meryl Streep and Matthew Rhys.

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TipsHow to move data to a new MacBook Pro

How to move data to a new MacBook Pro

Apple has a Migration Assistant app to help you move your data to a new MacBook Pro, except it isn't always smooth, isn't always easy — and isn't your only choice.

Google launches Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor processor

Google launches Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor processor

Google has launched its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, complete with its self-designed "Tensor" chip and a 50-megapixel Octa PD Quad Bayer wide camera.

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FeatureM1 Pro, M1 Max, MacBook Pro, and AirPods - Everything at Apple's "Unleashed" event

M1 Pro, M1 Max, MacBook Pro, and AirPods - Everything at Apple's

On Monday, Apple's "Unleashed" event launched two new MacBook Pros, refreshed AirPods, colorful new HomePod minis, and a new way to enjoy Apple Music. Here's what you need to know about the event and what we thought about it.

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'Lego Star Wars: Castaways' coming to Apple Arcade in November

'Lego Star Wars: Castaways' coming to Apple Arcade in November

Apple has announced that a new Lego Star Wars action-adventure title, titled "Castaways," is coming to its Apple Arcade gaming service.

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FeatureCompared: New AirPods vs second-generation AirPods

Compared: New AirPods vs second-generation AirPods

Apple has launched the latest update to the AirPods line, with the third-generation model offering Spatial Audio support alongside design refinements. Here's how the new personal audio accessories fare compared against its predecessor, the second-generation AirPods.

Intel under fire: What Wall Street thinks about Apple's new MacBook Pro

Intel under fire: What Wall Street thinks about Apple's new MacBook Pro

Apple has unveiled new products in its MacBook Pro, AirPods, and Apple Music lineups. Here's what analyst thought about the company's latest offerings.

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FeatureAll the features missing from iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey at launch

All the features missing from iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey at launch

Universal Control and SharePlay are only two of the surprising number of features promised for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey that failed to arrive at launch - or that have still yet to appear. Here's what to you can expect to arrive in the fall.

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VideoApple Watch Series 7 review: Bigger than you think

Apple Watch Series 7 review: Bigger than you think

Despite lacking new health features or performance improvements, the larger display on Apple Watch Series 7 makes it a compelling upgrade and the best smartwatch you can buy.

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Best Deals Oct. 19: $9 off Apple MagSafe Wallet, up to 50% off refurbished tech, and more!

Best Deals Oct. 19: $9 off Apple MagSafe Wallet, up to 50% off refurbished tech, and more!

Tuesday's best deals include $9 off Apple's new MagSafe Wallet, up to 50% off refurbished tech on eBay, Raya and the Last Dragon for $9, and more!

Supply constraints could lead to slightly lower iPhone holiday revenue

Supply constraints could lead to slightly lower iPhone holiday revenue

Apple will likely report a solid revenue beat for its fourth quarter, though supply constraints could lead to first quarter guidance lower that's than usual, according to JP Morgan.

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Target to double stores with Apple 'shop in shop' by Christmas

Target to double stores with Apple 'shop in shop' by Christmas

The Target chain has announced that it is adding Apple "experiences" to 19 more stores, in an expansion following "incredible" response.

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ExclusiveDeals: Save up to $200 on 13-inch MacBook Pros with 16GB RAM

Deals: Save up to $200 on 13-inch MacBook Pros with 16GB RAM

On the heels of the MacBook Pro Apple Event, B&H Photo is discounting M1 13-inch MacBook Pros with 16GB of RAM by $120 to $200, dropping prices down to as low as $1,379 with free expedited shipping.

Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro charger uses GaN to stay small

Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro charger uses GaN to stay small

The 140W charger for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is Apple's first one to use gallium nitride technology to keep it small, and improve power delivery capacity.

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FeatureAll the Apple sounds & hardware used in the 'Start Up' song

All the Apple sounds & hardware used in the 'Start Up' song

Apple began its "Unleashed" event with a music video featuring A.G. Cook, and a host of famous sounds from Apple's history. Here's what was used - and which shot in the video was reversed.

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FeatureM1 Pro and M1 Max GPU performance versus Nvidia and AMD

M1 Pro and M1 Max GPU performance versus Nvidia and AMD

Apple's M1 Pro and M1 Max have GPU speeds competitive with new releases from AMD and Nvidia, with higher-end configurations expected to compete with gaming desktops and modern consoles

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Apple Watch Series 7 no icon issue fixed by Apple

Apple Watch Series 7 no icon issue fixed by Apple

A problem that led to apps having blank icons on the Apple Watch Series 7 has been fixed, with app redownloads bringing the icons back into view once again.

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Apple rolls out improved Apple Maps for Australia

Apple rolls out improved Apple Maps for Australia

Users in Australia are reporting that Apple has updated its Apple Maps service to provide improved navigation and mapping details, though not everyone is impressed.

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Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 13 gets steeper discount on Amazon

Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 13 gets steeper discount on Amazon

Amazon has issued a 19% discount on the Apple MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro, the latest early Black Friday deal in a month that has been packed full of savings.

Apple ceases iOS 15.0.1 code signing ahead of iOS 15.1 release

Apple ceases iOS 15.0.1 code signing ahead of iOS 15.1 release

Apple late Monday stopped signing code for iOS 15.0.1, effectively blocking downgrades to the operating system version released in October.

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Production of Apple's AR headset pushed back to end of 2022, Kuo says

Production of Apple's AR headset pushed back to end of 2022, Kuo says

Apple fans pining for a branded augmented reality headset will have to wait a few months longer than expected, as the company is now predicted to start production of its HMD segment foray in the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Monday, October 18, 2021

Apple updates iMovie for Mac with Cinematic mode support, more

Apple updates iMovie for Mac with Cinematic mode support, more

Apple on Monday issued an update for its iMovie video editing software for Mac with support for footage shot using iPhone 13's Cinematic mode and optimizations for Apple Silicon.

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Safari's color tab bar restricted to 'Compact' view in macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15.1

Safari's color tab bar restricted to 'Compact' view in macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15.1

Apple's macOS Monterey and iPadOS 15 release candidates include another Safari design change that shifts the web browser further away from the software that was presented at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

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New MacBook Pro models limited to HDMI 2.0

New MacBook Pro models limited to HDMI 2.0

Apple's latest MacBook Pro models use an HDMI 2.0 port instead of the speedier HDMI 2.1 protocol, severely limiting throughput to external displays.

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Apps can use full screen area around new MacBook Pro's camera notch

Apps can use full screen area around new MacBook Pro's camera notch

Following the unveiling of its revamped 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models on Monday, Apple released new Human Interface Guidelines detailing how developers can best to utilize the laptops' expanded screen real estate.

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Apple hints at Apple Music app for gaming consoles

Apple hints at Apple Music app for gaming consoles

More evidence of an impending Apple Music debut on Playstation, Xbox and other consoles surfaced on Monday when Apple updated promotional materials to reference compatibility with gaming hardware.

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iPhone 13 Giveaway: Enter to win Apple's new smartphone, plus Speck MagSafe cases

iPhone 13 Giveaway: Enter to win Apple's new smartphone, plus Speck MagSafe cases

In celebration of the October Apple Event, AppleInsider is partnering with Speck to offer readers the chance to win an iPhone 13 and three MagSafe-compatible protective cases.