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Sunday, May 29, 2022

Trademark for 'realityOS' points to VR, AR at WWDC

Trademark for 'realityOS' points to VR, AR at WWDC

A trademark for "realityOS" has been discovered, a filing that could mean WWDC 2022 will see the launch of Apple's VR and AR platform.

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Saturday, May 28, 2022

TipsHow to send balloons, hearts, and other flair in iMessage

How to send balloons, hearts, and other flair in iMessage

Give your text and emoji-based messages a bit of life, by sending special effects to others in the iMessage conversation.

Apple's Tim Cook trails behind Elon Musk in CEO pay for 2021

Apple's Tim Cook trails behind Elon Musk in CEO pay for 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest-paid CEO of all Fortune 500 companies in 2021, trailing behind Tesla's Elon Musk by earning $770 million.

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Daily deals May 28: Discounted refurbished MacBook Pro, $90 off iPad mini, 50% off 55-inch TCL 4K TV, more

Daily deals May 28: Discounted refurbished MacBook Pro, $90 off iPad mini, 50% off 55-inch TCL 4K TV, more

Alongside refurbished MacBook Pro and iPad mini discounts, Saturday's best deals include $100 off a Gaggia espresso machine, $40 off Monoprice home theater speakers, and much more.

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 fails bid to shut down refiled Cydia antitrust lawsuit

Apple fails bid to shut down refiled Cydia antitrust lawsuit

A U.S. judge will allow third-party app store Cydia to present its antitrust case against Apple, after dismissing Apple's claim that the matter is not outside the statute of limitations.

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Senators ask Apple, Google to stop collecting data that could identify abortion seekers

Senators ask Apple, Google to stop collecting data that could identify abortion seekers

After a leaked opinion draft indicated that the Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe V. Wade, U.S. lawmakers have asked Apple and Google to help safeguard data that could be used against those seeking abortions.

Apple workers in Atlanta drop union vote request, citing intimidation tactics

Apple workers in Atlanta drop union vote request, citing intimidation tactics

A labor group organizing Apple retail staff at an Atlanta location has withdrawn their request for an election, alleging that Apple has carried out illegal union-busting tactics.

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Samsung's Memorial Day Sale knocks up to $1,550 off Galaxy smartphones, 2022 TVs, home appliances

Samsung's Memorial Day Sale knocks up to $1,550 off Galaxy smartphones, 2022 TVs, home appliances

Samsung has launched its Memorial Day 2022 Sale, with steep discounts on Galaxy devices, 2022 4K and 8K televisions and smart home appliances.

EditorialIf US lawmakers are good at anything, it's failing at technology

If US lawmakers are good at anything, it's failing at technology

U.S. lawmakers are not just technologically illiterate — they're tech-incompetent. In a world as reliant on tech hardware, software, and services as ours, that's dangerous.

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Best iPad apps for writers in 2022

Best iPad apps for writers in 2022

There are countless superb word processors, text editors, and writing utilities for the iPad — and a lot of garbage, too. Here are your best options whether you're a novelist or a screenwriter.

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Best Buy Memorial Day 2022 Sale: save up to $1,000 with deals in every category

Best Buy Memorial Day 2022 Sale: save up to $1,000 with deals in every category

Best Buy's Memorial Day deals are officially live, with discounts in every category. Save on TVs, Apple HomeKit gear, major appliances, gaming chairs and much more.

TipsHow to set up Legacy Contacts in iOS 15

How to set up Legacy Contacts in iOS 15

You're going to die, someday. Here's how to set up a Legacy Contact in iOS and iPadOS to allow a trusted contact access to your Apple account after you're gone.

Daily deals May 27: $200 off Hisense 75-inch TV, 37% discount on Arris Gigabit modem, $50 off Brydge TB4 dock, more

Daily deals May 27: $200 off Hisense 75-inch TV, 37% discount on Arris Gigabit modem, $50 off Brydge TB4 dock, more

Friday's best deals include a 34-inch ultra wide Thunderbolt monitor for $700, 20% off a Le Creuset cast iron Sauteuse Oven, and much more.

TipsWhat to do if your iPhone is stolen

What to do if your iPhone is stolen

In the event that your iPhone is lost or stolen, there are several things you can do to help protect your data and potentially recover your device. Here's what you should do if you lose your iPhone.

iPhone 14 Pro always-on display, 'Studio Display Pro' in Fall, HomePod rumors on the AppleInsider podcast

iPhone 14 Pro always-on display, 'Studio Display Pro' in Fall, HomePod rumors on the AppleInsider podcast

New iPhone 14 Pro rumors are pointing to updated FaceTime camera and always-on display, 'Studio Display Pro' with miniLED may launch this Fall, and the future of HomePod, all on the new AppleInsider podcast.

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Quanta MacBook factory workers riot over conditions for second time

Quanta MacBook factory workers riot over conditions for second time

Following a previous protest over China coronavirus lockdown conditions, workers at the Quanta MacBook Pro plant in Shanghai have again rioted.

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FeatureHow the iPad is used by AppleInsider staff and why it remains important

How the iPad is used by AppleInsider staff and why it remains important

The iPad is in an odd place in Apple's lineup because it can meet a wide range of casual and professional needs. Here's how the iPad fits into the lives of AppleInsider staff.

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Bizarre bill proposed to prevent Chinese currency 'spying' on US

Bizarre bill proposed to prevent Chinese currency 'spying' on US

Senators who claim that Americans are at risk of somehow buying apps using China's digital yuan currency, have introduced a bill to show they're doing something about it.

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K-Pop band BTS to front special limited series on Apple Music 1

K-Pop band BTS to front special limited series on Apple Music 1

The members of boy band BTS will present a three-part series on Apple Music 1, discussing their rise to K-Pop stardom, in time to support their new album which launches June 10, 2022.

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VideoCompared: New Apple Watch versus Apple Certified Refurbished

Compared: New Apple Watch versus Apple Certified Refurbished

Apple recently started selling officially refurbished models of the Apple Watch Series 7. Here is how they differ from retail versions and whether they are worth the savings.

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ExclusiveApple's MacBook Pro 16-inch is back in stock for $2,299 ($200 off), plus $80 off AppleCare

Apple's MacBook Pro 16-inch is back in stock for $2,299 ($200 off), plus $80 off AppleCare

This exclusive 16-inch MacBook Pro deal not only delivers the cheapest price available, but it's in stock at Apple Reseller Adorama, avoiding Apple's 2-month backorder delay.

Sonnet introduces McFiver PCIe card with 10-gig ethernet, USB-C, SSD slots

Sonnet introduces McFiver PCIe card with 10-gig ethernet, USB-C, SSD slots

The new Sonnet McFiver brings internal SSD storage, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 10Gbps USB-C, and two SSD slots for high-speed storage in a single PCIe card for the Mac Pro or any Mac with an PCI-E enclosure.

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Bluetti's EB3A 268Wh Solar Generator offers portable power ideal for camping

Bluetti's EB3A 268Wh Solar Generator offers portable power ideal for camping

Bluetti is releasing its new EB3A Solar Generator in the United States on June 14, a portable 268Wh power pack that can be recharged via a solar panel or by an outlet.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

iPhone impacted by April smartphone sales downturn in China, data suggests

iPhone impacted by April smartphone sales downturn in China, data suggests

Shipments of Apple's iPhone are seeing a slowdown amid a broader smartphone downturn in China, though its market share in the country remains stronger than previous cycles.

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Apple Developer app updated with new features, bug fixes ahead of WWDC 2022

Apple Developer app updated with new features, bug fixes ahead of WWDC 2022

Apple has updated its official Apple Developer app ahead of the hybrid 2022 Worldwide Developer Conference, which is scheduled to kick off on June 6.

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VideoCompared: AirPods Max versus Sony WH-1000XM5

Compared: AirPods Max versus Sony WH-1000XM5

The Sony WH-100XM5 are a new revision of the popular headphones priced at $400, here's how they compare to Apple's AirPods Max as we go hands on.

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FeatureiCloud Time Machine for Mac & new AirPort routers pop out of rumor mill - but hurdles abound

iCloud Time Machine for Mac & new AirPort routers pop out of rumor mill - but hurdles abound

A questionable rumor appeared on Thursday morning, claiming that Apple is working on iCloud Time Machine and a new range of AirPort routers. Here are reasons why Apple may — or may not — be pursuing the idea.

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Apple says revised antitrust bill will still threaten iOS privacy and security

Apple says revised antitrust bill will still threaten iOS privacy and security

Apple says it remains concerned about a bill that would force it to allow side-loading on iOS — despite a recent round of revisions to the legislation meant to mitigate concerns about its sweeping restrictions.

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'GoodFellas' and Apple TV+ 'Black Bird' star Ray Liotta dies, age 67

'GoodFellas' and Apple TV+ 'Black Bird' star Ray Liotta dies, age 67

Actor Ray Liotta of "Goodfellas" fame and upcoming Apple TV+ drama "Black Bird" died on Thursday in his sleep at 67 years old.

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Microsoft's popular 'Psychonauts 2' is now available on the Mac

Microsoft's popular 'Psychonauts 2' is now available on the Mac

Double Fine Productions has launched its popular platform adventure game "Psychonauts 2" on the Mac, with the title currently available from the App Store for both Intel and Apple Silicon.

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Tim Cook donates $100,000 to his high school's band

Tim Cook donates $100,000 to his high school's band

Apple CEO Tim Cook has donated $100,000 to help fund the purchase of new instruments for the band at the Alabama high school he attended.

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Microsoft Office for Mac lifetime license is still on sale for $49.99 (85% off)

Microsoft Office for Mac lifetime license is still on sale for $49.99 (85% off)

The best Microsoft Office for Mac deal we've seen is still going strong heading into the Memorial Day weekend, with a lifetime Home & Business 2021 license discounted to under $50 while supplies last.

ReviewGoDice review: Make game night more fun with these Bluetooth-enabled dice

GoDice review: Make game night more fun with these Bluetooth-enabled dice

GoCube, the maker of Bluetooth-enabled puzzle cubes, has released its newest product — GoDice. We took a look at these fun new dice to see if they'd be a worthy addition to game night.

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Apple highlights AI tennis app that's aiming to democratize the sport

Apple highlights AI tennis app that's aiming to democratize the sport

Apple has highlighted performance-tracking tennis app SwingVision as an App Store success story, detailing the app's creation and how it seeks to make the sport more accessible.

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Broadcom announces plan to buy VMWare in $61B deal

Broadcom announces plan to buy VMWare in $61B deal

Broadcom is set to purchase VMWare in a cash-and-stock deal valued at around $61 billion, a move that could help the semiconductor company move into the enterprise software space.

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EditorialThe 'metaverse' is a perfect distraction for embattled Facebook & Epic Games

The 'metaverse' is a perfect distraction for embattled Facebook & Epic Games

The word "metaverse" is currently meaningless, and mainly serves as a distraction from the problems of some of the companies spearheading it — including Facebook and Epic Games.

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Daily Deals May 26: Woot-off, 42% off 27-inch gaming monitor, Level Lock for $249, D&D book sale, more

Daily Deals May 26: Woot-off, 42% off 27-inch gaming monitor, Level Lock for $249, D&D book sale, more

Thursday's best deals include $350 off a Samsung 50-inch 4K TV, $180 off a eufy robot vacuum, 30% off Samsung Galaxy Buds 2, and much more.

Tim Sweeney says App Store is a 'disservice to developers,' wants to protect Metaverse

Tim Sweeney says App Store is a 'disservice to developers,' wants to protect Metaverse

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney believes that the Metaverse is already here, and that his company is the one to protect developers and consumers from Apple and Google taking it over.

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