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Saturday, July 20, 2019

TipsYou need a backup plan before you move to macOS Catalina

You need a backup plan before you move to macOS Catalina

You need a backup plan, and it's prudent to implement one before a major update like macOS Catalina. Here's how and when to choose between Apple's Time Machine and third-party options including online backup services.

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Apple files for Apple Card & Apple Pay Cash trademarks in Canada

Apple files for Apple Card & Apple Pay Cash trademarks in Canada

Apple is looking at bringing the Apple Card and Apple Pay Cash to Canada, expanding beyond the U.S., according to recent trademark filings.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

FeatureHere are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018 & 2019

Here are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018 & 2019

With a few setbacks, Apple is almost continuously expanding and updating its global retail chain, now over 500 locations. Here's the company's evolution in 2018 and 2019 so far, updated on July 20 with a relocating Apple Hillsdale in San Mateo.

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'SiriOS' predicted for 2020 WWDC - here's what it might be

'SiriOS' predicted for 2020 WWDC - here's what it might be

Apple should produce a "SiriOS," a report into voice recognition and digital assistants by Mangrove Capital Partners suggests, but while the firm is certain the "voice community" expects it to be revealed by 2020, there is little detail on what it could be.

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Sales of iPhones down year-on-year despite popularity of iPhone XR in US

Sales of iPhones down year-on-year despite popularity of iPhone XR in US

The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in the United States in the second quarter, according to research from Kantar, but the share of iOS device sales seem to have slipped in both the US and major European markets while Android vendors enjoy growth during the same period.

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ExclusiveSave up to $150 on Apple's new 2019 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro with coupon

Save up to $150 on Apple's new 2019 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro with coupon

Black Friday in July deals are here, with savings of up to $150 off new MacBook Pro 13-inch and 2019 MacBook Air models that were just announced by Apple mere days ago.

TSMC's 5-nanometer process may start with Apple 'A14' in early 2020

TSMC's 5-nanometer process may start with Apple 'A14' in early 2020

Apple could shift the 2020 A-series processor to a 5-nanometer production process, comments from TSMC CFO Lora Ho suggests, with a shift to mass production of the processor architecture node tipped to commence in the first half of 2020, spurred on by 5G smartphone demands.

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TipsHaving problems loading 'Fortnite' on iOS? Here's how to fix it

Having problems loading 'Fortnite' on iOS? Here's how to fix it

If your "Fortnite" installation isn't running after an update, here's what you need to do to get back up and running.

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FeatureHackintosh vs Mac Pro, 2019 iPhone dummy models, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

Hackintosh vs Mac Pro, 2019 iPhone dummy models, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about 2019 dummy iPhones, how cases get made, what's up with the slower SSD in 2019 MacBook Air, and whether you can make a Hackintosh that's faster than a Mac Pro.

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Apple Music 'A-List: Hip Hop' playlist is now 'Rap Life'

Apple Music 'A-List: Hip Hop' playlist is now 'Rap Life'

Apple is making a number of changes to its Hip-Hop sections of Apple Music, with the genre's main playlist being rebranded to "Rap Life" along with the introduction of new weekly and daily Beats 1 content, to appeal more to fans of Rap.

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Israeli spyware claims to beat Apple's iCloud security

Israeli spyware claims to beat Apple's iCloud security

NSO Group, which previously hacked WhatsApp, is advertising that it is able to gather all of an individual's cloud-hosted data from Apple, Google, Microsoft and more, using its Pegasus malware.

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Apple to open office in Vancouver's new 400 West Georgia tower

Apple to open office in Vancouver's new 400 West Georgia tower

Apple has plans to open a massive office facility in one of Vancouver's trendiest high-rise developments, according to those familiar with the matter.

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FeatureHow to pick between InDesign, QuarkXPress and other publishing apps

How to pick between InDesign, QuarkXPress and other publishing apps

Whether you've got to make a simple one-page poster or lay out a complex book, there are apps that are perfect for the job. If you're in the starting phases of figuring out which heavy-hitting desktop publishing application you want, we can help you out.

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Zagg launches Rugged Book Go Keyboard case for iPad mini 5

Zagg launches Rugged Book Go Keyboard case for iPad mini 5

Zagg is releasing an updated version of its Rugged Book Go Keyboard for the new iPad mini 5 that brings protection and productivity to Apple's smallest tablet.

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ReviewReview: IFROGZ's Airtime earbuds are sabotaged by unreliable connections

Review: IFROGZ's Airtime earbuds are sabotaged by unreliable connections

IFROGZ's Airtime wireless earbuds do surprisingly well as a budget AirPods alternative, but flaky connectivity means you should probably turn elsewhere.

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Apple releases third public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, macOS 10.15 [u]

Apple releases third public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, macOS 10.15 [u]

Apple is giving iPhone and iPad owners another set of builds of its milestone operating systems, with the third public beta versions of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13 and macOS 10.15 now available to try out.

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VideoReview: Kanex iAdapt is the best iPad Pro USB-C hub & better with iPadOS

Review: Kanex iAdapt is the best iPad Pro USB-C hub & better with iPadOS

The Kanex iAdapt USB-C hub is designed to be the go-to solution for iPad Pro power users, and will get even better in the fall.

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Apple monitoring South Korean suppliers over Japanese trade war

Apple monitoring South Korean suppliers over Japanese trade war

Trade wars are continuing to prompt Apple to rethink some of its manufacturing and supply chain options, with the iPhone maker said to be examining the situation of an ongoing tiff between South Korea and Japan, one which could lead to Apple using China's BOE for future iPhone display panels.

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Apple iPhone chip maker TSMC predicting strong demand for rest of 2019

Apple iPhone chip maker TSMC predicting strong demand for rest of 2019

Apple A-series chip partner TSMC anticipates a strong second half of 2019 for its finances based on strong demand for its chips, even after the manufacturer beat both its own revenue forecasts and those of analysts for the most recent quarter.

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Raymond James upgrades Apple stock to $250 on 2020 iPhone promise

Raymond James upgrades Apple stock to $250 on 2020 iPhone promise

Apple's use of a 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone could trigger high sales for the smartphone generation, Raymond James suggested while upgrading their rating of Apple shares, but the firm is still concerned the 2019 cycle will be "the weakest in years."

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

'Sky: Children of the Light' finally reaches worldwide audiences [u]

'Sky: Children of the Light' finally reaches worldwide audiences [u]

Once a showcase title for the Apple TV, thatgamecompany's "Sky: Children of the Light" is now finally in wide release, including the U.S., though only for iPhones and iPads. [Updated with Apple TV delay]

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iPhone loyalty rates down to 8-year low, survey claims

iPhone loyalty rates down to 8-year low, survey claims

The loyalty of iPhone owners in the upgrade cycle outside of Apple's iPhone upgrade program has reportedly fallen to its lowest levels since 2011, benefiting Samsung, new survey data suggests.

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Qualcomm may face second EU antitrust fine over price fight with Icera

Qualcomm may face second EU antitrust fine over price fight with Icera

Already coping with a $1.1 billion ruling from 2018, Apple modem supplier Qualcomm is reportedly facing a second fine from the European Commission — this time over its price war with Icera, later absorbed into Nvidia.

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Feature2019 Back to School Buyers' Guide: Choosing the best Apple MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

2019 Back to School Buyers' Guide: Choosing the best Apple MacBook Air or MacBook Pro

We're well into the Back to School season and Apple's made some significant changes to its notebooks which have simplified some decisions — but made others harder.

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Apple debuts 'Snoopy in Space' trailer in time for Apollo 11 anniversary

Apple debuts 'Snoopy in Space' trailer in time for Apollo 11 anniversary

Alongside the Apollo 11 anniversary, Apple has launched the official trailer for "Snoopy in Space," a new Peanuts series coming to Apple TV this fall.

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Newly discovered Bluetooth exploit tracks iOS, macOS devices

Newly discovered Bluetooth exploit tracks iOS, macOS devices

Researchers have identified a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that may expose iOS, macOS, and Microsoft users to device tracking.

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'Carpool Karaoke' gets renewed for third season on Apple TV

'Carpool Karaoke' gets renewed for third season on Apple TV

Fans of the Apple TV series "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" can rejoice — the show has officially been picked up for a third season and will feature stars Snoop Dogg, Kendall Jenner, and the cast of "Stranger Things."

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TipsIs your HomePod making a clicking sound? Here's how to fix it

Is your HomePod making a clicking sound? Here's how to fix it

It sounds like electrical interference, but whatever this clicking or popping sound is, it's extremely irritating. The good news is that you may be able to fix it yourself, but the bad news is that you may have to take it to Apple.

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Apple rolls out fourth iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 developer betas [u]

Apple rolls out fourth iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 developer betas [u]

Apple has made available to developers the fourth beta version of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and tvOS 13.

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FeatureApple Card is almost here, find out all you need to know

Apple Card is almost here, find out all you need to know

We've been waiting for months, and now there could be only weeks to go, maybe even days. Apple Card is nearly with us, and if it's right for you, it's going to change everything.

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Grab the best Apple deals after Prime Day

Grab the best Apple deals after Prime Day

Although Amazon Prime Day is in the rearview mirror, Apple deals are still going strong with savings of up to $2,500 off hardware, as well as up to 60% off top accessories. From the lowest prices ever on 2019 AirPods, to bonus in-cart savings on Apple's latest iPad Pros, these deals offer the same record breaking Prime Day savings for a limited time only.

How Apple has tackled security leaks in iPhone and Mac factories

How Apple has tackled security leaks in iPhone and Mac factories

Six years ago, an employee at Jabil, one of Apple's suppliers, stole thousands of iPhone 5c casings from a factory in China, prior to the product being announced. Since then, Apple has upped its efforts to reduce theft and leaks from the factory floors.

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VideoTested: Thermal throttling in base model mid-2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

Tested: Thermal throttling in base model mid-2019 13-inch MacBook Pro

AppleInsider has the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro on hand, and we wanted to see whether the single fan design on this new MacBook Pro is a problem for the thermal condition and, as such, the processing power — or if its able to take the heat.

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Don't use FaceApp if you want to keep the rights to your photos

Don't use FaceApp if you want to keep the rights to your photos

FaceApp has added new age-based filters to their app, bringing it back into the public eye and back on to users' phones. However, if you want to keep your photos as your own, you probably shouldn't use the app.

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Apple to begin trial production of AirPods in Vietnam

Apple to begin trial production of AirPods in Vietnam

Apple will begin soon trial production of AirPods in Vietnam in an attempt to circumvent tariff fees imposed on Chinese-produced goods by Trump Administration.

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Twitter founder Jack Dorsey gives talk to Apple staff

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey gives talk to Apple staff

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of both Twitter and Square, spoke to selected Apple marketing staff in a private session at Apple Park.

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Apple faces class action lawsuit in Quebec over battery life

Apple faces class action lawsuit in Quebec over battery life

Quebec Superior Court has allowed a lawsuit against Apple on the grounds that batteries in the iPhone and other products are not durable for a reasonable length of time.

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Apple to add Time of Flight 3D feature for 2020 iPhones

Apple to add Time of Flight 3D feature for 2020 iPhones

The iPhones launching in 2020 may feature a Time of Flight sensor, which helps determine distances between objects and the lens.

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Withings announces availability of ECG-taking BPM Core & updated BPM Connect

Withings announces availability of ECG-taking BPM Core & updated BPM Connect

After a preview at CES 2019, Withings now has a release window for the BPM Core — which is capable of taking an ECG and detecting AFib — as well as an updated version of its popular classic Connect blood pressure monitor.

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