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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Apple drops to fourth in worldwide smartphone marketshare, report says

Apple drops to fourth in worldwide smartphone marketshare, report says

Newly released estimates from research firm IDC put Apple in fourth place among the world's top smartphone vendors after the tech giant reported a year-over-year decline in iPhone revenue on Thursday.

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Apple says iPhone, Mac, iPad and Apple Watch supply constrained

Apple says iPhone, Mac, iPad and Apple Watch supply constrained

Apple is seeing supply constraints across its product lineup, a potential indicator of high demand for new iPhone 12 models and other devices.

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Developers can now be notified when a user changes their subscription status

Developers can now be notified when a user changes their subscription status

Apple has changed its App Store subscription notification system to offer developers more granularity and control when a user changes their subscription status.

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Contactless payments here to stay thanks to COVID-19, Cook says

Contactless payments here to stay thanks to COVID-19, Cook says

Apple CEO Tim Cook on an earnings call Thursday said the coronavirus gave Apple Pay and other contactless solutions a boost, adding that the pandemic fundamentally changes consumers' approach to payments.

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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's Cook expects work from home, remote learning trends to continue

Apple's Cook expects work from home, remote learning trends to continue

CEO Tim Cook says that Apple has seen growth in sales to remote students and home workers, and believes that trend is going to continue

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Apple's services now have 585M paid subscribers, on-track to hit 600M by end of 2020

Apple's services now have 585M paid subscribers, on-track to hit 600M by end of 2020

Apple's number of paid subscriptions for its various Services hit a new high of 585 million, and the company expects to hit 600 million by the end of the year.

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Tim Cook reveals "a few more exciting things" coming from Apple soon

Tim Cook reveals

Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that the company is to bring out more products or services during the rest of 2020 than it has so far announced.

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Cook 'optimistic' about iPhone 12 after 'tremendously positive' reviews

Cook 'optimistic' about iPhone 12 after 'tremendously positive' reviews

During Apple's fourth quarter earnings call, CEO Tim Cook remarked that the iPhone 12 was doing well, and the company is "very optimistic" about the next few weeks.

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Apple's earnings in China drop nearly 30% in Q4

Apple's earnings in China drop nearly 30% in Q4

Apple has revealed it achieved $7.9 billion in sales in China, down considerably from last year's $11.1 billion. However, Tim Cook says that was better than Apple's expectation.

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Apple Mac, Services hit new all-time highs during September quarter

Apple Mac, Services hit new all-time highs during September quarter

Apple's Mac and Services segments reached all-time record highs during the company's fourth fiscal quarter of 2020, smashing previous records in both sectors.

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Apple One bundles launching October 30, Fitness+ 'this quarter'

Apple One bundles launching October 30, Fitness+ 'this quarter'

Apple will launch the Apple One subscription bundle on October 30, with Fitness+ launching later in the quarter, according to Apple's CFO Luca Maestri.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2020 and annual earnings report

Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2020 and annual earnings report

Apple has published its fourth fiscal quarter of 2020 results, breaking all of the company's fourth fiscal quarter records. Here are some notes of interest from the report, including remarks from Apple CEO Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri surrounding the particulars of the report.

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iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro launching in South Korea, India and 12 other countries

iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro launching in South Korea, India and 12 other countries

The new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are now available in a dozen more countries, such as India and South Korea, as of Oct. 30.

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Apple's $64.7B Q4 beats Street estimate, but China sales flag

Apple's $64.7B Q4 beats Street estimate, but China sales flag

Apple's revenue in the fourth and final quarter of the fiscal year 2020 reached $64.7 billion, the iPhone maker revealed on Thursday, with the quarter also resulting in Apple's highest annual revenue figure.

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Netflix raises monthly price of standard plan to $13.99, premium to $17.99

Netflix raises monthly price of standard plan to $13.99, premium to $17.99

Netflix on Thursday raised the price of its standard and premium plans to $13.99 and $17.99, representing a hike of $1 and $2, respectively.

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What to expect from Apple's Q4 2020 earnings report

What to expect from Apple's Q4 2020 earnings report

Apple will announce the results of its fourth fiscal quarter, covering the period between June and September 2020, on Oct. 29. Here's what to expect.

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macOS 11.0.1 beta files hint at three unreleased Macs

macOS 11.0.1 beta files hint at three unreleased Macs

Three distinct Mac models are hinted at in placeholder files in the macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 beta, which suggests a possible 2020 release for those models.

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FeatureThe real story behind MagSafe, USB-C PD, and why you need a 20W AC charger

The real story behind MagSafe, USB-C PD, and why you need a 20W AC charger

If you want to charge your iPhone 12 using MagSafe, Apple recommends using certain 20W AC adapters — and they don't need to come from Apple, despite what you may have heard. We explain what the requirements are, and why an older 18W adapter just won't cut it.

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Deals: iPad Air 4 discount returns, prices slashed on Apple Watch SE, Beats, AirPods Pro in Early Black Friday Sale

Deals: iPad Air 4 discount returns, prices slashed on Apple Watch SE, Beats, AirPods Pro in Early Black Friday Sale

Proving to be a popular deal after initially selling out, Amazon has reissued its $40 discount on the brand-new iPad Air, this time on the tablet in the stylish green finish. Early Black Friday deals on Beats and the new Apple Watch SE offer savings of up to 44% off, plus last call for $199 AirPods Pro.

Lower air quality in China may be the effect of an iPhone 12 production increase

Lower air quality in China may be the effect of an iPhone 12 production increase

Analysts tracking the air quality in China believe that a recent drop may point to a surge in industrial activity related to iPhone 12 production.

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Claris Connect adds new third-party app integrations, workflow tools

Claris Connect adds new third-party app integrations, workflow tools

Apple subsidiary Claris has updated its Connect platform to "double-down" on remote work, introducing new third-party app integrations and other capabilities.

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ExclusiveFlash deal: Apple's high-end 2020 13" MacBook Pro (1TB SSD) drops to $1,799, plus $60 off AppleCare

Flash deal: Apple's high-end 2020 13

Avoid extended wait times at Apple and save $200 on the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.0GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, 16GB of RAM and spacious 1TB SSD.

ExxonMobil rolls out tap-to-pay App Clip feature at gas pumps

ExxonMobil rolls out tap-to-pay App Clip feature at gas pumps

ExxonMobil has added another way to pay at the pump with new App Clips, allowing users to pay for gasoline through the rewards app with Apple Pay.

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Germany's antitrust authority examining Apple and Amazon deal

Germany's antitrust authority examining Apple and Amazon deal

Amazon's "brandgating" practice of excluding other resellers when a manufacturer like Apple sells their devices on the service s being investigated by Germany's Federal Cartel Office.

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Spotify reports $118 million loss despite adding more users, paid subscribers

Spotify reports $118 million loss despite adding more users, paid subscribers

Spotify bled about $118 million in profit in the third quarter of 2020, despite its active monthly user count increasing 29% during the period.

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New OWC portable USB-C SSD is tiny, rugged, and fast

New OWC portable USB-C SSD is tiny, rugged, and fast

Mac upgrade specialist OWC today announced the Envoy Pro, a tiny and portable USB-C SSD that starts at $99.

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Final day: AirPods Pro price slashed, now $199

Final day: AirPods Pro price slashed, now $199

B&H Photo has issued a price drop on Apple AirPods Pro, knocking the popular earbuds down to $199.99 ahead of Black Friday, with inventory in stock and ready to ship with free expedited delivery. Offer ends today.

VideoHow to master the camera app on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

How to master the camera app on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

The Camera app on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro has been updated to take advantage of Apple's newest features such as night mode portraits and Dolby Vision HDR recording. Here's how to best take advantage of what the Camera app has to offer.

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Bang & Olufsen Beolit 20 speaker can charge your iPhone wirelessly

Bang & Olufsen Beolit 20 speaker can charge your iPhone wirelessly

Bang & Olufsen has refreshed its iconic Beolit speaker with Qi charging, an improved grille, and even more intuitive touch controls.

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'Apple Glass' may help users see better in low light using radar and LiDAR

'Apple Glass' may help users see better in low light using radar and LiDAR

With a combination of radar, and the LiDAR now present in the iPad Pro and iPhone 12 Pro, "Apple Glass" could sense the environment around the wearer when the light is too low for them to see clearly.

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Future AirPods may detect gestures, and feature a rotary volume control

Future AirPods may detect gestures, and feature a rotary volume control

Apple is investigating how to make AirPods respond to gestures, have more touch sensitive areas, and even feature physical buttons or scroll wheels.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Apple temporarily closes Philadelphia store amid protests

Apple temporarily closes Philadelphia store amid protests

Apple has temporarily closed Apple Walnut Street in Philadelphia as protests over the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. continue.

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Apple might soon offer 1TB iPhone storage option

Apple might soon offer 1TB iPhone storage option

Apple might soon offer iPhone buyers a 1TB storage option after years of slowly growing allotments to the current 512GB maximum, according to leaker Jon Prosser.

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Apple accessibility experts to speak at Sight Tech Global event in December

Apple accessibility experts to speak at Sight Tech Global event in December

Apple's Sarah Herrlinger, senior director of Global Accessibility Policy & Initiatives, and Jeffrey Bigham, research lead of AI/ML accessibility, will take part in a discussion that seeks to shed light on the impact artificial intelligence has on accessibility.

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Apple invites select developers to Apple silicon Mac labs ahead of launch

Apple invites select developers to Apple silicon Mac labs ahead of launch

Apple has invited developers taking part in the Universal App Quick Start Program to a round of one-on-one labs, with the initiative designed to prepare apps for upcoming Apple silicon Macs.

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Early iPhone 12 mini hands-on video surfaces

Early iPhone 12 mini hands-on video surfaces

An early hands-on look at the upcoming iPhone 12 mini has surfaced on YouTube, offering a real-life size comparison with the iPhone 12.

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Amazon says users don't own content bought on Prime Video

Amazon says users don't own content bought on Prime Video

When you purchase a TV show or movie on Amazon Prime Video, you don't actually own it. At least, that's Amazon's argument in an effort to dismiss a lawsuit on Monday.

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Apple renews sports comedy 'Ted Lasso' for third season

Apple renews sports comedy 'Ted Lasso' for third season

Apple TV+ sports comedy "Ted Lasso" gains a third season ahead of its second season start of production.

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