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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Apple debuts 'The Morning Show' recap ahead of Friday season two premiere

Apple debuts 'The Morning Show' recap ahead of Friday season two premiere

Apple helps fans catch up on Apple TV+ hit "The Morning Show" with a new two-minute season one recap video.

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Compared: 2021 entry-level iPad 9 versus 2020 iPad 8

Compared: 2021 entry-level iPad 9 versus 2020 iPad 8

Apple has released a new 10.2-inch iPad model with a few updates to its camera, display, performance, and storage capacities. Here's what you should know about whether it's enough to upgrade.

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iPad mini slightly slower than iPhone 13 despite same A15 processor

iPad mini slightly slower than iPhone 13 despite same A15 processor

Early benchmarks reveal the A15 in the iPad mini is downclocked slightly versus the iPhone 13.

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Claris & EonXI partner to increase diversity in tech

Claris & EonXI partner to increase diversity in tech

Apple spin-off Claris is launching a new entrepreneur training program in partnership with venture capital fund EonXI to improve diversity in technology.

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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 just now feeling global chip shortage, while rivals suffer

Apple just now feeling global chip shortage, while rivals suffer

New research claims that while Apple is beginning to feel the impact of the global chip shortage, it is faring better than rivals, and will see substantial market gains as a result of pre-planning.

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Apple's brand-new iPad 9th Gen is discounted to $299 at Walmart right now

Apple's brand-new iPad 9th Gen is discounted to $299 at Walmart right now

In what is the steepest preorder discount we've seen, Walmart has Apple's new 2021 iPad (9th Generation) marked down to $299.

Best Deals Sept. 16 - $212 GoPro Hero7 Bundle, 50-inch HDR television for $499, and more!

Best Deals Sept. 16 - $212 GoPro Hero7 Bundle, 50-inch HDR television for $499, and more!

Thursday's best deals include a GoPro Hero7 Bundle for $212, Red Dead Redemption 2 for $20, 80% off a Cooler Master CPU Cooler, and more!

iPhone held dominant share of premium smartphone sales in Q2 2021

iPhone held dominant share of premium smartphone sales in Q2 2021

Apple was able to avoid chip shortages plaguing other smartphone OEMs, allowing for the iPhone to grow by 74% in the premium segment.

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FeatureOriginal iPad mini versus iPad mini 6 - how far we've come

Original iPad mini versus iPad mini 6 - how far we've come

Over nine years, Apple has released six versions of the iPad mini, and taken it from a cut-down iPad in both price and features, to a premium device.

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GoPro Hero 10 action cam unveiled with 5.3K video, 23MP stills

GoPro Hero 10 action cam unveiled with 5.3K video, 23MP stills

On Thursday, GoPro took the wraps off its latest flagship camera, the GoPro Hero 10 Black, with standout features including 5.3K video capture at 60 FPS, a second-gen custom processor, and higher resolution still photos.

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Apple & big tech use 'loopholes' to escape merger regulations, says FTC

Apple & big tech use 'loopholes' to escape merger regulations, says FTC

Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan says that Big Tech firms, including Apple, had exploited "loopholes" to make hundreds of acquisition deals without informing antitrust regulators.

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Apple Store app trying to get you the iPad you want with 'similar options' prompt

Apple Store app trying to get you the iPad you want with 'similar options' prompt

If an Apple item is backordered, or on preorder, the online Apple Store now prompts buyers with a list of "similar options" that can be delivered sooner.

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Pro Res Video not arriving on iPhone 13 Pro at launch

Pro Res Video not arriving on iPhone 13 Pro at launch

Apple's end-to-end ProRes video workflow will not be available at the launch of the iPhone 13 Pro, but is now officially listed as coming soon.

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Apple TV+ held secret talks with 'Dark Knight' director Christopher Nolan

Apple TV+ held secret talks with 'Dark Knight' director Christopher Nolan

"Tenet" and "Memento" director Christopher Nolan met secretly with Apple TV+ and others, before accepting Universal's bid for his next project.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A15 benchmarks reveal nearly 21% CPU performance gain over A14

A15 benchmarks reveal nearly 21% CPU performance gain over A14

More data from Apple's unreleased iPhone 13 lineup has made its way to the Geekbench Browser, offering a sneak peek at the performance users can expect from the next-generation handset and, by extension, the new iPad mini.

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Patent licensing firm targets Apple's 3G cellular technology in new lawsuit

Patent licensing firm targets Apple's 3G cellular technology in new lawsuit

Non-practicing entity TOT Power Control, the licensing arm of Top Optimized Technologies, this week filed suit against Apple for infringing a pair of wireless communications technology patents covering baseband modem power output and its relation to call quality.

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Samsung's 90Hz OLED panels could be bound for MacBook Pro

Samsung's 90Hz OLED panels could be bound for MacBook Pro

Apple display supplier Samsung Display on Wednesday announced a start to mass production of 90Hz laptop OLED panels, a major advancement that could find its way into Apple's MacBook Pro range.

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US company tied to iPhone hacking tool deployed by UAE in 2016

US company tied to iPhone hacking tool deployed by UAE in 2016

In 2016, an iPhone exploit was purchased and deployed by the United Arab Emirates in a surveillance campaign targeting dissidents, activists, foreign leaders and other persons of interest. A new report claims an American company developed and sold the hack.

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'Tiny Wings+' set to debut on Apple Arcade soon

'Tiny Wings+' set to debut on Apple Arcade soon

App Store classic "Tiny Wings" is making its way to Apple Arcade, exposing a new generation of gamers to the easy to pick up, difficult to master game.

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iPhone 13 Pro GPU benchmarks show 55% improvement over iPhone 12 Pro

iPhone 13 Pro GPU benchmarks show 55% improvement over iPhone 12 Pro

Though Apple's iPhone 13 models are not due to arrive in customer hands until Sept. 24, benchmark scores from the smartphone have surfaced and show the Apple's A15 Bionic processor includes massive GPU improvements over iPhone 12 Pro's A14 chip.

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Report suggests Apple's A15 Bionic lacks significant CPU upgrades due to chip team brain drain

Report suggests Apple's A15 Bionic lacks significant CPU upgrades due to chip team brain drain

Apple failed to detail the relative performance gains achieved by its new A15 Bionic SoC during Tuesday's iPhone 13 reveal, a rarity for a major hardware launch. One report believes the omission was not an oversight as Apple has little to tout.

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Apple hit with lawsuit claiming M1 MacBook screens are 'defective'

Apple hit with lawsuit claiming M1 MacBook screens are 'defective'

Apple has been hit with a class action lawsuit claiming that M1 MacBook models ship with a concealed defect causing their screens to become easily cracked.

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VideoHands on with all the new watch faces coming to Apple Watch with watchOS 8

Hands on with all the new watch faces coming to Apple Watch with watchOS 8

With the launch of watchOS 8 next week, Apple Watch will yet again gain multiple new watch faces. We go hands-on with the new face options and discuss exclusive options coming to Apple Watch Series 7.

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Taiwanese group says Apple harms consumers by not including charger with iPhone

Taiwanese group says Apple harms consumers by not including charger with iPhone

A consumer group in Taiwan has called for an investigation into Apple's decision to exclude chargers from iPhone boxes, dubbing the practice a de facto price increase.

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Moment expands accessory range to iPhone 13, AirPods, Apple Watch

Moment expands accessory range to iPhone 13, AirPods, Apple Watch

Moment has expanded its accessory offerings beyond just iPhone cases with a full lineup including Apple Watch straps, AirPods cases, and new case styles for iPhone 13.

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'Ted Lasso' wins the three biggest Television Critics Association awards

'Ted Lasso' wins the three biggest Television Critics Association awards

Apple TV+ series "Ted Lasso" has won three out of the five awards it was nominated for in the 37th annual Television Critics Association awards.

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Compared: Apple Watch SE versus Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch Series 7

Compared: Apple Watch SE versus Apple Watch Series 6 versus Apple Watch Series 7

Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch Series 7, but are its new features enough to tempt current Apple Watch SE or Apple Watch Series 6 owners? Here's what you should know.

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With AirPods 3 missing, Marshall releases new true wireless earbuds

With AirPods 3 missing, Marshall releases new true wireless earbuds

While Apple didn't announce any new AirPods at its September iPhone 13 release event, rock-inspired brand Marshall is out with two new sets of true wireless earbuds.

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Extended: $199 Babbel lifetime subscription is back, save $300

Extended: $199 Babbel lifetime subscription is back, save $300

Extended for one more week! For a limited time only, save $300 on a lifetime Babbel subscription, with access to 14 languages (updates included). The 60% discount drives the price down to $199.

Canon announces $6000 EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera

Canon announces $6000 EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera

Canon's new EOS R3 is its most powerful full-frame mirrorless camera yet, designed specifically with wildlife and sports photographers in mind.

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Apple refutes FlickType developer's account of App Store issues

Apple refutes FlickType developer's account of App Store issues

Apple has told AppleInsider how it denies FlickType developer Kosta Eleftheriou's claims in a lawsuit, over the App Store handling of his accessibility keyboard app for Apple Watch.

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FeatureEverything released at Apple's iPhone 13 release event - and what we thought

Everything released at Apple's iPhone 13 release event - and what we thought

There was a lot to process during Apple's "California Streaming" event on Tuesday. So here's everything you need to know about what was released — and what we think were the best and worst releases of the day.

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Best Apple Deals on Amazon: $849 MacBook Air, $1,149 MacBook Pro, $499 iPad Air

Best Apple Deals on Amazon: $849 MacBook Air, $1,149 MacBook Pro, $499 iPad Air

Amazon is throwing an epic Apple Sale after Tuesday's event, with cash discounts on the latest M1 MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iPad Air.

FeatureCompared: iPad mini 6 versus iPad mini 5

Compared: iPad mini 6 versus iPad mini 5

The revised iPad mini is practically an entirely new device, but along with improvements across the board, it comes with a much higher price.

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RAM in iPhone 13 unchanged from iPhone 12 models

RAM in iPhone 13 unchanged from iPhone 12 models

Data mined from Apple's Xcode confirms that the iPhone 13 lineup has the same amount of RAM as the corresponding iPhone 12 models.

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VideoThese are the iPhone 13 rumors that got it wrong

These are the iPhone 13 rumors that got it wrong

With the iPhone 13 having been made official, we got our first look at what new features were included. Conversely, we also saw what highly rumored features didn't make see the light of day.

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Best Deals Sept. 15 - 20% off eBay tech, new low on Apple's MagSafe charger, more!

Best Deals Sept. 15 - 20% off eBay tech, new low on Apple's MagSafe charger, more!

Wednesday's best deals include a 20% off select tech on eBay, a historical low on Apple's MagSafe charger on Amazon, sale monitors, and more!

iPhone 13 focuses on features consumers care most about, analyst says

iPhone 13 focuses on features consumers care most about, analyst says

Investment Bank Morgan Stanley is reiterating its forecast of strong, continued iPhone growth in 2022, citing the iPhone 13's delivery of features consumers care most about.

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