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Thursday, December 09, 2021

Apple AR headset will use Face ID tech for hand gesture tracking, says Kuo

Apple AR headset will use Face ID tech for hand gesture tracking, says Kuo

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo now claims that the forthcoming Apple AR headset will track hand movements, which will allow for the device to interpret gestures.

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Wednesday, December 08, 2021

TipsHow to not fall for gift card scams

How to not fall for gift card scams

Gift card scams are on the rise, with Apple gift cards amongst the top fraud targets. Here's how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

Three more 'Apple Car' engineers leave for aviation startups

Three more 'Apple Car' engineers leave for aviation startups

Following the departure of a senior director of engineering, three more "Apple Car" engineers have left to pursue similar positions at air taxi-focused startups.

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Four Apple TV+ originals named as 2021 AFI award honorees

Four Apple TV+ originals named as 2021 AFI award honorees

Apple TV+ films "The Tragedy of Macbeth" and "CODA," and series "Ted Lasso" and "Schmigadoon!" have been selected as recipients of AFI Awards for 2021.

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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 AirPods are back on sale for $99, with delivery before Christmas

Apple AirPods are back on sale for $99, with delivery before Christmas

Amazon has just issued a $60 discount on Apple AirPods (2nd Generation), matching Black Friday pricing. AirPods Pro are also on sale, with both options arriving before Christmas.

Apple debuts new Open Source website, will release projects on GitHub

Apple debuts new Open Source website, will release projects on GitHub

Apple has launched a new website focused on its open-source projects and collaborations — including Swift and WebKit — and says it plans to release its projects on GitHub.

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Epic vs. Apple App Store changes will wait until after the appeal

Epic vs. Apple App Store changes will wait until after the appeal

Apple has succeeded in its bid to temporarily stay a court order forcing it to make changes to App Store payment guidelines following the landmark Epic vs. Apple ruling.

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Apple has renewed sci-fi original drama 'Invasion' for a second season

Apple has renewed sci-fi original drama 'Invasion' for a second season

Apple TV+ has renewed its sci-fi drama series "Invasion" for a second season ahead of the conclusion of the show's first season.

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ExclusiveHoliday deals: Up to $300 off 2021 MacBook Pro; $150 off Apple's latest MacBook Air, Mac mini

Holiday deals: Up to $300 off 2021 MacBook Pro; $150 off Apple's latest MacBook Air, Mac mini

Time is running out to secure the season's best prices on the latest Apple hardware. Save up to $300 on 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro models, plus grab a 14-inch MacBook Pro for just $1,799 ($200 off). Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini are all discounted too, with bonus savings on AppleCare.

Developers now have new App Store page optimization & customization features

Developers now have new App Store page optimization & customization features

Apple has announced two new App Store product page features aimed at helping developers create more effective app listings.

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Apple Stores may soon offer AppleCare+ up to a year after purchase

Apple Stores may soon offer AppleCare+ up to a year after purchase

If a buyer needs their iPhone or Mac repaired within a year of buying it, they can now get AppleCare+ — but only to cover the cost of any later repairs.

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Support for hotel keys in Apple Wallet being added by Hyatt starting Wednesday

Support for hotel keys in Apple Wallet being added by Hyatt starting Wednesday

Hyatt will be the first organization to add full Apple Wallet integration for NFC hotel keys, starting with six properties in the US.

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Holiday Apple deals on Amazon: Save on AirPods, MacBooks, Apple Watch, MagSafe accessories, more

Holiday Apple deals on Amazon: Save on AirPods, MacBooks, Apple Watch, MagSafe accessories, more

Holiday deals are hitting a fever pitch at Amazon, with current Apple hardware, including AirPods and MacBooks, on sale for up to $250 off. Many items are in stock for delivery before Christmas.

Apple's privacy rules can't stop wireless carriers from tracking users

Apple's privacy rules can't stop wireless carriers from tracking users

It's not possible to prevent your carrier tracking you, not if you want your iPhone to work. But you may be able to limit what the company does with that data.

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Best deals Dec. 8: $299 iPad Pro Magic Keyboard in white, $999 M1 MacBook Pro, more!

Best deals Dec. 8: $299 iPad Pro Magic Keyboard in white, $999 M1 MacBook Pro, more!

Wednesday's best deals include big Netgear router discounts, 35% off a Samsung 4K monitor, $140 off a Sabrent 2TB M.2 SSD, and $58 Sony XM3 true wireless earbuds.

FeatureThe best notes apps for iPhone and iPad

The best notes apps for iPhone and iPad

Whether you need to jot down a phone number, figure out your shopping list, or capture crucial meeting details, a notes or note-taking app can keep you on track.

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Apple reportedly allowing 'looser' adherence to ad privacy rules & requirements

Apple reportedly allowing 'looser' adherence to ad privacy rules & requirements

Certain big tech app developers are claiming that they are still able to derive "user-level" details, leading to a report that claims that Apple must not be enforcing App Tracking Transparency fully.

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Satechi launches new Thunderbolt 4 dock, two USB-C hubs

Satechi launches new Thunderbolt 4 dock, two USB-C hubs

Satechi's lastest Mac accessories include an all-new Thunderbolt 4 dock as well as the new USB-C Multimedia Adapter M1, plus a USB-C Multiport MX Adapter.

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TipsHow to free up iPhone storage without deleting your apps or photographs

How to free up iPhone storage without deleting your apps or photographs

If you're running low on iPhone storage, you don't have to permanently delete your precious images or app data. Here's how to squeeze more space to use within iOS.

How to recover deleted files on Mac with 4DDiG Mac Data Recovery Software

How to recover deleted files on Mac with 4DDiG Mac Data Recovery Software

If you've ever wiped an important file by accident and need to get it back quickly, here's how to recover deleted Mac files using 4DDiG Mac Data Recovery Software.

Apple Self Service Repair preps underway with iPhone service history in iOS 15.2

Apple Self Service Repair preps underway with iPhone service history in iOS 15.2

Apple has launched a new iPhone parts and service history record in the latest iOS 15 update, which seems intended to address accountability and resale concerns over its coming Self Service Repair program.

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Time Machine backups causing issues for some Apple Silicon Mac users

Time Machine backups causing issues for some Apple Silicon Mac users

An unknown number of macOS Monterey users are reporting that Apple's Time Machine is failing on its initial backup of a drive and it's not clear why.

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Apple crafting 'new application paradigm' for AR and VR experiences

Apple crafting 'new application paradigm' for AR and VR experiences

Apple is recruiting software engineers for what it describes as helping to create "next-generation interactive computing platforms," using Apple AR and VR.

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Apple planning 2022 iPhone SE upgrade, followed by larger screen in 2023

Apple planning 2022 iPhone SE upgrade, followed by larger screen in 2023

Ming-Chi Kuo reports that following a small update to the iPhone SE in 2022, Apple will launch a larger-screen model in 2023.

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Three new Apple Watch models coming in 2022, says Ming-Chi Kuo

Three new Apple Watch models coming in 2022, says Ming-Chi Kuo

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that alongside the annual "Apple Watch Series 8" increment in the fall, Apple will also release a revised Apple Watch SE, and a special ruggedized sports edition.

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More powerful AirPods Pro 2 predicted to arrive in the end of 2022

More powerful AirPods Pro 2 predicted to arrive in the end of 2022

Refining a previous prediction, Ming-Chi Kuo is now saying that a new model of AirPods Pro is expected to arrive in late 2022.

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Apple AR headset to weigh just less than a pound, lighter second version follows

Apple AR headset to weigh just less than a pound, lighter second version follows

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has continued his reports on the forthcoming Apple AR headset, with details of its expected weight — and that of a followup device that is already in the works.

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Charge all your Apple Gear with VogDUO's 100W GaN Charger

Charge all your Apple Gear with VogDUO's 100W GaN Charger

VogDUO has introduced a pair of powerful GaN chargers with multiple outputs, thoughtful designs, and elegant leather touches that pair well with your Apple gear.

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Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Global app purchases up 20% over last year, App Store still beats out Google Play

Global app purchases up 20% over last year, App Store still beats out Google Play

Apple's App Store continues to earn nearly twice as much as Google Play, as discovered by a new report published on Tuesday.

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New report sheds light on Apple's supply chain issues, highlights pre-pandemic problems

New report sheds light on Apple's supply chain issues, highlights pre-pandemic problems

Apple continues to fall short of production goals rolling into the holiday season, citing supply chain restrictions and power regulations in China — but problems likely began well before the pandemic.

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VideoCompared: 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro vs Dell XPS 17

Compared: 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro vs Dell XPS 17

As Apple introduces its updated designs of MacBook Pro to the world, some other notebook producers are arguably moving in Apple-like ways. Here's how the latest 16-inch MacBook Pro compares to the Dell XPS 17.

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Chris O'Dowd added to upcoming Apple TV+ comedy series 'Big Door Prize'

Chris O'Dowd added to upcoming Apple TV+ comedy series 'Big Door Prize'

Apple TV+ begins filling out its cast for its upcoming comedy series "Big Door Prize," adding Chris O'Dowd to the list of performers.

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ExclusiveThis 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro is $150 off and in stock right now (plus save $80 on AppleCare)

This 2021 16-inch MacBook Pro is $150 off and in stock right now (plus save $80 on AppleCare)

Apple's brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro with 1TB of storage is discounted exclusively for AppleInsider readers. Best of all, it's in stock and ready to ship for Christmas (and AppleCare is on sale too).

Coupon alert: Get 20% off top brands like Anker, Bose, Spigen, and more on eBay

Coupon alert: Get 20% off top brands like Anker, Bose, Spigen, and more on eBay

Last-minute holiday shopping is made easy as eBay customers can get 20% off when buying from select brands like Anker, Spigen, Jabra, and others thanks to a limited-time coupon code.

FeatureNew MacBook Air, Mac mini, iMac, and more: What to expect from Apple in early 2022

New MacBook Air, Mac mini, iMac, and more: What to expect from Apple in early 2022

With 2021 coming to a close, all eyes turn to early 2022 for Apple's next product releases. Here's what you can expect to see from Apple after the holidays.

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Iodyne Pro Data workgroup storage enclosure packs 8 Thunderbolt ports, speeds up to 5 GB/s

Iodyne Pro Data workgroup storage enclosure packs 8 Thunderbolt ports, speeds up to 5 GB/s

Computer accessory company Iodyne has launched its first flagship product, an eight Thunderbolt port multi-SSD workgroup storage enclosure aimed at professional workflows and teams.

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Compared: Apple Music Voice Plan versus Individual Plan versus Family Plan

Compared: Apple Music Voice Plan versus Individual Plan versus Family Plan

With the imminent debut of the Apple Music Voice Plan, there are now three different Apple Music subscription tiers. Here are the differences between them.

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Apple TV+ renews true crime series 'Truth Be Told' for a third season

Apple TV+ renews true crime series 'Truth Be Told' for a third season

Apple TV+ has renewed its award-winning drama series "Truth Be Told," which stars Octavia Spencer, for a third season.

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