• Fast charging the Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter or better

    Fast charging the Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter or better
    The new Apple Watch Series 7 can charge 33% faster than its predecessor but requires users to bring their own 5W USB-C power adapter to utilize it.The Apple Watch Series 7 debuted during the September Apple "California Streaming" Event. The newest Apple Watch saw a few key upgrades, such as a 70% brighter always-on display, a 50% increase in screen size thanks to the curved edges, and shatter-resistant glass.It can also charge up to 33% faster than the Apple Watch Series 6 — from 0 percent
  • Compared: 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.The new AirPods will be very familiar to existing AirPods owners. Unveiled at the "Unleashed" Apple Event on Monday, the new AirPods are the third iteration of Apple's wildly popular wireless earphone range. Arriving two and a half ye
  • Apple 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.Apple Watch Series 7At first glance, trying to spot the differences between Apple Watch Series 7 and previous models is difficult. The body style remains unchanged, contrary to rumors earlier this year, and there are no additional sensors for health tracking.Read more...
  • 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.Credit: AppleThe Cupertino tech giant on Monday took the wraps off a new 14-inch MacBook Pro and 16-inch MacBook Pro powered by a pair of upgraded M1 chips: the M1 Pro and M1 Max. In addition, Apple unveiled a new third-generation AirPods model and a cheaper Apple Music Voice Plan.Read more...
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  • All 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.Once macOS Monterey is officially released on October 25, that will be all of Apple's new operating systems for the year. Except, none of them launched complete, all of them lacked certain promised features.That is partly because iOS 15, iPadOS 15
  • 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!Best Deals, Tuesday, October 19Shopping online for the best discounts and deals can be an annoying and challenging task. So rather than sifting through miles of advertisements, check out this list of sales we've hand-picked just for the AppleInsider audience.Read 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.Credit: Andrew O'Hara, AppleInsiderIn a note to investors seen by AppleInsider, JP Morgan lead analyst Samik Chatterjee writes that investors are likely to be focused on guidance for Apple's busy holiday quarter when the company reports its fiscal earnings later in October. This is despite the fact that he predicts Ap
  • 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.Apple at Target (source: Target)Following an initial installation of Apple specialists within its own retail operations, Target says it is to more than double the number of stores with the service. Called "Apple at Target shop-in-shop experiences," the feature sees areas of Target stores turned over exclusively to Apple.Read more...
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  • Your phone is grosser than you think. Here's how to clean it the right way - CNET

    Your phone is grosser than you think. Here's how to clean it the right way     - CNET
    Heads up, hand sanitizer is not the answer. We'll show you to disinfect your phone without doing damage.
  • 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.New MagSafe Battery Pack savingsApple's compact MagSafe Battery Pack is on sale at Amazon, with a limited-time discount knocking 19% off the iPhone accessory. Having earned a solid four stars out of five in our hands-on MagSafe Battery Pack review, Amazon's $79.95 deal is the first material discount at the ecomm
  • Deals: 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.M1 MacBook Pro savingsThe exclusive discounts are valid on a number of M1 MacBook Pro 13-inch models in Apple's Space Gray finish. Now priced from $1,379 via the cost-saving B&H links below or the B&H links in our Price Guide, these deals deliver the cheapest prices on the upgraded configu
  • 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.As part of the launch of its new 16-inch MacBook Pro with MagSafe support, Apple introduced a new 140W charger for its hardware. A considerable jump from the 67W and 96W chargers included with the new notebooks, the charger has Apple incorporating new technologies in the accessory for the first time.The charger is Apple's first to employ ga
  • NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition now available on Apple Arcade - CNET

    NBA 2K22 Arcade Edition now available on Apple Arcade     - CNET
    Manage, coach or play with your dream basketball team on Apple Arcade today.
  • All 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.Musician A. G. Cook in Apple's "Start Up" videoThe "Start Up" music video began the event with its famous namesake, the start up sound from an original iMac with tray-loading CD. Along the way, it turned into something more like ELO and the opening bars of "Mr Blue Sky," but every moment was made from some soun
  • M1 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 consolesDuring Apple's keynote, the company boasted about the graphical performance of the M1 Pro and M1 Max, with each having considerably more cores than the M1 chip. It was said that the M1 Pro's 16-core GPU is seven-times faster than the integrated graphics on a modern "8-core PC laptop chip," and delivers more perform
  • 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.Missing icons on the Apple Watch Series 7 [via James Thomson/Twitter]Read more...
  • 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.Apple Maps AustraliaApple has most recently been surveying Australia for Apple Maps from February 2021 through June 2021, and now the resulting data is being rolled out to users.Read more...
  • New AirPods 3: How to customize the case for free when you buy online - CNET

    New AirPods 3: How to customize the case for free when you buy online     - CNET
    We'll show you how to monogram Apple's third-generation AirPods, or add your own touch with emojis.
  • 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.Today's halt to code signing arrives just under three weeks after iOS 15.0.1 was issued to patch a number of iOS 15 launch bugs, including a problem that prevented users from unlocking iPhone with Apple Watch.Other bugs, like a "storage full" alert and a reported lock screen bypass, were also remedied with the minor point release. A second update, iOS 15.0.2,
  • 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.Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a note to investors on Tuesday said mass manufacturing of Apple's first AR headset has been pushed out to the end of next year as the company irons out design and device ecosystem details. Kuo previously predicted that the device would launch in the second q
  • 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.After considerable pushback from developers and the public, Apple has restricted Safari's color-matching tab bar to a "Compact" option that was recently eschewed as the web browser's default view.Introduced at WWDC, the color tab bar option dynamically modifies Safari's b
  • 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.The latest version 10.3 of iMovie enables users to edit video captured in Cinematic mode on iPhone 13. Limited to Macs running macOS Monterey, the new capability adds a Cinematic control in the app's inspector, allowing users to modify the intensity of the automatically generated depth of field effect.Users can also add
  • 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.For the first time in five years, Apple's MacBook Pro supports digital video output through an HDMI port, enabling connections to external displays, TVs and other equipment. Previously, such capability required one of Apple's infamous dongles.As spotted by Tapbots developer Paul Haddad, however, the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros rely on HDMI 2.0 a
  • 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.Apple caused a bit of a stir with its decision to slim down MacBook Pro's display bezels to the point where a "notch" is needed to house the machine's front-facing camera, a design language borrowed from iPhone and affordances made for that device's TrueDepth array. As the company
  • Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro is already on sale, save up to $345

    Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro is already on sale, save up to $345
    Apple's MacBook Pro 14-inch was announced mere hours ago, but exclusive deals are already in effect on the robust notebooks with the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. Plus, save on AppleCare.Exclusive 2021 MacBook Pro pricesApple Premier Partner Expercom is hosting the exclusive deals, which knock up to $295 off brand-new MacBook Pro 14-inch models in addition to $50 off AppleCare. To activate the exclusive pricing, shop through this cost-saving link and look for the red sale tag with the discounted
  • Unlock the power of the new MacBook Pro

    The most powerful MacBook Pro ever is here. With the blazing-fast M1 Pro or M1 Max chip your apps can take advantage of groundbreaking performance and amazing battery life. And along with a powerful Neural Engine for supercharged machine learning and upgraded media engines with ProRes support, the new MacBook Pro allows your apps to do things they never could before. Get your apps ready for the new supercharged MacBook Pro today.Build Universal apps with Xcode 13.1. To take advantage of the incr
  • Mac App Store submissions now open for macOS Monterey

    macOS Monterey offers powerful features and technologies that help you deliver elevated user experiences. Take advantage of SwiftUI, new and improved APIs for apps built with Mac Catalyst, an unparalleled suite of advanced GPU debugging tools and new features in Metal, the power of Shortcuts on Mac, the new StoreKit In-App Purchase API, and ShazamKit.Build Universal apps with Xcode 13.1. To take advantage of the incredible performance of Macs with M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max, use Xcode 13.1 to build
  • 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.As noted by The Verge's Tom Warren in a tweet, Apple recently updated its website with new information regarding Apple Music availability, saying the service can be accessed "on many popular streaming devices, smart TVs, and gaming consoles if they support the Apple Music app." Apple has in the past tou
  • 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.iPhone 13 giveawayAppleInsider readers this week can enter for a chance to win a 128GB iPhone 13 in the gorgeous new Starlight color. Valued at $799, this device scored a solid 4.5 out of 5 in our hands-on review.Read more...
  • AirPods 3: What the rumors got right (and wrong) - CNET

    AirPods 3: What the rumors got right (and wrong)     - CNET
    Apple's third-generation AirPods are surprisingly similar to all the rumors in the months leading up to launch.

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