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Thursday, January 28, 2021

ExclusiveLowest price: Apple M1 Mac mini (512GB) discounted to $819

Lowest price: Apple M1 Mac mini (512GB) discounted to $819

With a spacious 512GB SSD, Apple's new M1 Mac mini is $80 off for a limited time. Only at AppleInsider.

Apple's anti-tracking privacy feature arrives in next iOS beta, launches in spring

Apple's anti-tracking privacy feature arrives in next iOS beta, launches in spring

Apple commemorated Data Privacy Day with a new report about data tracking practices and by highlighting its efforts to stop them, including a new anti-tracking feature coming in the next iOS beta cycle ahead of a launch this spring.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Apple shipped 90.1M iPhones in Q4 to oust Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor, report says

Apple shipped 90.1M iPhones in Q4 to oust Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor, report says

Apple shipped an estimated 90.1 million iPhones during the last three months of 2020, according to research firm IDC, catapulting the tech giant far ahead of longtime rival Samsung.

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Mark Zuckerberg says 'competitive interests' drive Apple's push for privacy

Mark Zuckerberg says 'competitive interests' drive Apple's push for privacy

During a quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Apple is focused on competitive advantage with iOS 14, not privacy.

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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 saw highest number of iPhone upgrades ever in Q1, led by iPhone 12 Pro models

Apple saw highest number of iPhone upgrades ever in Q1, led by iPhone 12 Pro models

Apple says that more people upgraded their iPhone during the first fiscal period of 2021 than in any previous quarter, with sales leaning toward "Pro" models.

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Apple earnings in China break records — 'more than an iPhone story'

Apple earnings in China break records — 'more than an iPhone story'

Apple reported the highest quarterly revenue from China ever in Q1 2021, adding that its record-breaking $21 million in revenue was not solely because of the iPhone.

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Cook 'excited' about progress of Apple Silicon transition

Cook 'excited' about progress of Apple Silicon transition

Apple CEO Tim Cook says that the company has a "lot more to do," but is excited by how the first Apple Silicon M1 Macs have been received.

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Apple broke record for FaceTime call volume over holidays

Apple broke record for FaceTime call volume over holidays

Apple CEO Tim Cook on an earnings call Wednesday said that the company set a new record for the most FaceTime calls made during the holiday season.

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AirPods Max could experience supply constraints until April

AirPods Max could experience supply constraints until April

Tim Cook on Wednesday said that supply for Apple's popular AirPods Max could continue to suffer constraints through the first quarter of 2020.

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iPad revenue grew 41% in Q1 amid pandemic

iPad revenue grew 41% in Q1 amid pandemic

Apple saw revenue from its iPad line grow 41% in the 2021 holiday quarter, with the tablet bringing in $8.4 billion.

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Apple raked in record $15.8B in services revenue during Q1

Apple raked in record $15.8B in services revenue during Q1

The first fiscal of 2021 marks the first time in nine quarters that Apple's Services segment increased revenue by more than 20 percent.

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There are 1B iPhones in use worldwide, Apple says

There are 1B iPhones in use worldwide, Apple says

Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals an active installed base of 1.65 billion devices, including a new record high for iPhone.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2021 earnings report and conference call

Notes of interest from Apple's Q1 2021 earnings report and conference call

Apple on Wednesday published its first fiscal quarter of 2021 results, reporting quarterly revenue above $100 billion for the first time. Here are some notes of interest from the report and call, including remarks from Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri on the particulars of both.

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Apple debuts new Apple Watch Series 6 ad focusing on ECG features

Apple debuts new Apple Watch Series 6 ad focusing on ECG features

Apple highlights the ease and convenience of its on-wrist ECG feature on the Apple Watch Series 6 in a new television commercial.

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Apple's $111.4B Q1 shatters quarterly record with massive growth across all categories

Apple's $111.4B Q1 shatters quarterly record with massive growth across all categories

Apple earned $111.4 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2021, blasting past the $100 billion barrier for the first time on double-digit growth across all product categories.

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iCloud Keychain coming to Google Chrome on Windows for the first time

iCloud Keychain coming to Google Chrome on Windows for the first time

Apple has updated the iCloud for Windows app with a new feature that will soon let users access their iCloud Keychain passwords in Google Chrome.

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Apple now selling AirPods Max ear cushions separately

Apple now selling AirPods Max ear cushions separately

Apple is now selling standalone AirPods Max ear cushions on its online store with an estimated delivery date within a couple of days.

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iPad production to begin in Vietnam as Apple reduces reliance on China

iPad production to begin in Vietnam as Apple reduces reliance on China

Apple will move a significant portion of its iPad production to Vietnam as part of a continuing effort to diversify its supply chain, a new report claims.

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ExclusiveThis M1 MacBook Air with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD is in stock and $100 off

This M1 MacBook Air with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD is in stock and $100 off

Apple's MacBook Air with the new M1 chip, 16GB of memory and a spacious 512GB SSD is discounted to $1,299 and in stock for delivery to your door just in time for Valentine's Day.

Apple AirPods are still the top product in expanding wireless headphone market

Apple AirPods are still the top product in expanding wireless headphone market

Apple's AirPods continued to dominate the wireless headphone market in 2020, holding a nearly 50% share as the segment saw tremendous growth.

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Apple named world's most valuable brand, beating Amazon and Google

Apple named world's most valuable brand, beating Amazon and Google

Apple has again been named the most valuable brand in the world by Brand Finance, in both its US and global ranking. Its rise is attributed to its diversification into services, including Apple TV+.

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Roundup: best accessories for Apple's M1 MacBook Pro

Roundup: best accessories for Apple's M1 MacBook Pro

We round up the top accessories for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Apple's M1 processor.

Google apps to stop using ad tracker highlighted by iOS 14

Google apps to stop using ad tracker highlighted by iOS 14

Google is moving to Apple's alternative to ad tracking, as the new iOS 14 App Tracking Transparency nears.

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ExclusiveDeals: M1 MacBook Air promo code knocks up to $150 off every model

Deals: M1 MacBook Air promo code knocks up to $150 off every model

January 2021 is home to top M1 MacBook Air deals, with the latest Apple Silicon models now up to $150 off thanks to exclusive coupon savings.

Social media 'adversely affecting' teenage mental health, study says

Social media 'adversely affecting' teenage mental health, study says

A new U.K. study shows that teenagers' mental health is deteriorating, and blames the problem on too much social media and too little exercise.

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Accessory maker Cyrill's 'AirTags' accessory ships in October

Accessory maker Cyrill's 'AirTags' accessory ships in October

While it may seem promising at first, a new listing for an Apple "AirTags" accessory may only be adding to the ongoing confusion surrounding the long-rumored tracking device.

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Apple Watch saves cyclist swept into river

Apple Watch saves cyclist swept into river

A cyclist was able to call for emergency help on his Apple Watch, after he was caught up in flooding along the River Wye in the U.K.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Review: Oura Ring is a good complement to the Apple Watch

Review: Oura Ring is a good complement to the Apple Watch

AppleInsider reviews the Oura Ring, a fashionable wearable that tracks key sleep measurements and can alert you to subtle health or bodily changes.

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Apple doubled iPhone sales in India during Q4

Apple doubled iPhone sales in India during Q4

Statistics from research firms Counterpoint and CyberMedia point to a year-on-year doubling of Apple's iPhone business in India for the fourth quarter of 2020, though the figure sits at a comparatively paltry 1.5 million units.

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Apple to push iOS widgets, App Clips, iPad app ports at virtual developer sessions

Apple to push iOS widgets, App Clips, iPad app ports at virtual developer sessions

Apple on Tuesday invited select developers to take part in a series of informational sessions covering widgets, App Clips and other new iOS 14 features, suggesting the company is looking to boost integration of the capabilities.

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Apple didn't want to leave 'money on the table' with Apple TV app commissions

Apple didn't want to leave 'money on the table' with Apple TV app commissions

Newly revealed email discussions between Apple executives show that Apple TV App Store commissions were carefully planned to ensure the company didn't leave any "money on the table."

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Lawsuit claims Apple Maps infringes on navigation patents

Lawsuit claims Apple Maps infringes on navigation patents

Apple has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that its Apple Maps platform infringes on two patents owned by a Texas-based LLC.

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Apple patches three zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 14.4, other updates

Apple patches three zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 14.4, other updates

Apple's latest iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 updates include fixes for three zero-day security flaws that the company believes may have been exploited in the wild.

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Plex announces retro gaming subscription service Plex Arcade

Plex announces retro gaming subscription service Plex Arcade

Plex has partnered with Atari to bring classic games to its app platform and will allow users to host their own game ROMs via a paid subscription service.

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HomePod mini updated with new Handoff experience in OS version 14.4

HomePod mini updated with new Handoff experience in OS version 14.4

Apple has released a new HomePod and HomePod mini software update with a version number of 14.4 and a new Handoff experience for HomePod mini.

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Apple releases tvOS 14.4 with bug fixes

Apple releases tvOS 14.4 with bug fixes

Apple on Tuesday released tvOS 14.4 to the public with bug fixes but no known user-facing feature updates.

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Apple releases watchOS 7.3 with Unity watch face, wider ECG support

Apple releases watchOS 7.3 with Unity watch face, wider ECG support

Apple has just released watchOS 7.3 to the public with a new Unity watch face and expanded ECG support.

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iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 released with new Find My Items support, improved HomePod mini Handoff

iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 released with new Find My Items support, improved HomePod mini Handoff

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 with better HomePod mini Handoff, third-party Find My device support, and various bug fixes.

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