Apple News

iPhone X is the best-selling smartphone in 2018 so far

While rumors of the next generation of iPhones continue to proliferate, it was Apple’s current lineup, including the $1,000 iPhone X, that captured most of the attention this week. On Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple earned nearly $150 billion in revenue and $34 billion in earnings for the first half of the company’s fiscal year. People have really ...

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rugged 100W USB-C Cable From Nomad

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a rugged, high-quality USB-C cable designed for Apple’s latest Macs that use USB-C and other USB-C accessories like the Nintendo Switch or Android smartphones. Priced at $39.95, Nomad’s USB-C cable supports full 100W power transfer and 10Gb/s USB 3.1 data transfer speeds, making ...

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How to Remove Third-Party Accounts Like Facebook From Your Mac

With the release of iOS 11, Apple nixed its built-in integration with Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo, a feature that allowed iPhone and iPad users to store their third-party account information and access it within apps that needed to use those services. Apple has yet to remove the equivalent feature from macOS, although this is likely to change in a ...

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Nokia to sell off failed health division to Withings co-founder

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 06:26 am PT (09:26 am ET) Finland’s Nokia is abandoning its foray into health hardware and services, selling off that unit to Eric Carreel —one of the founders of Withings, which was acquired just two years ago to form the core of the division. The decision follows a “review of strategic options” ...

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Apple VR Headset: UK Release Date, Features and Patent Rumours

VR and mobile seem to go hand-in-hand in 2018, with the likes of Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s DayDream now available for Android users – but what about those us with iPhones? Sure, there are third-party mobile viewers that provide a basic VR experience, but it’s nothing compared to what Samsung and Google offer for Android users. If Apple can ...

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For Apple’s iPhone X, is it time for ‘full panic mode’?

The iPhone boom times may be officially over. And Apple may have the iPhone X to thank for that. This fiscal year was supposed to be a blowout for Apple. The company redesigned its popular iPhone for the first time in three years and touted the iPhone X as “the future” of mobile. Analysts declared it would drive a “supercycle” that ...

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Bear Notes 1.5 Gains Archive Feature, Custom Tag Icons, New Export Options, and More

Popular plain text note-taking app Bear reached version 1.5 on Monday, bringing a handful of user-requested features to the platform on iOS and Mac. First up, it’s now possible for users to give all their created tags custom icons, which can be selected from a library of 169 “TagCons”. When a tag is selected on iPhone and iPad, Bear will ...

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Fake U.S. Marshal steals an iPhone, Thailand ‘iPhone killers,’ and more from the Apple crime blotter

A change in sentence for Thailand’s “iPad killers,” a court decision about Facebook logins, iPhone theft by ice cream vendors and more in this roundup of Apple-related crime reports The latest in an occasional AppleInsider feature: This week in Apple crime iPhone thief accused of impersonating U.S. Marshal A man in Florida accused of stealing an iPhone X from a ...

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iPhone X old news? What that means for new 2018 iPhones

Apple will share its second quarter earnings — that’s January through March 2018 — on May 1, but tough times for the iPhone X are already predicted. What will become of the iPhone X? Sarah Tew/CNET Late 2017 was supposed to be the iPhone “supercycle,” with Apple enjoying bumper sales from its latest iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus alongside the dramatically redesigned iPhone ...

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Sprint and T-Mobile could reach merger deal by next week, report says

  By AppleInsider Staff Thursday, April 26, 2018, 09:13 pm PT (12:13 am ET) After multiple unsuccessful attempts, U.S. cellular carriers Sprint and T-Mobile are reportedly on the verge of a merger deal that would redraw the wireless landscape and pose a serious threat to Verizon and AT&T’s long-standing duopoly. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters reports negotiations between ...

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Apple’s iTunes App Now Available Through Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store

iTunes, Apple’s software for downloading, purchasing, and managing content on iOS devices and playing Apple content on Macs and PCs, is now available for download through Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store. Microsoft first announced plans to bring the iTunes app to the Windows 10 Store in May 2017, and said at the time that the app would be available by the ...

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Apple will stop selling its AirPort routers when supplies run out

Apple’s getting out of the router game. On Thursday, the company said it’s discontinuing its AirPort line of base stations. Customers will be able to buy them in Apple Stores, online and through authorized resellers, until supplies run out. Apple also will continue to support the older routers for service and parts for five years. The company last updated its ...

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