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No, an LTE-equipped Apple Watch will not come with a physical SIM card

03/28/2017, 03:45:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Amidst a lull in Apple hardware releases, an industry analyst on Monday issued a research note claiming Apple's next-generation Apple Watch will use a physical SIM card for standalone LTE connectivity. We explain why that is an unlikely scenario.

Apple's iOS 10.3 patches mobile Safari bug used in ransomware campaign

03/27/2017, 10:37:10 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Nefarious actors using a mobile Safari exploit to extort iTunes gift cards from unwitting iOS device users will need to look elsewhere, as Apple patched the web browser flaw as part of Monday's iOS 10.3 update.

Hands-on: Calendars 5, a powerful yet simple iPhone scheduling app

03/24/2017, 01:11:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

All Calendars 5 lacks for the Apple faithful is a Mac version -- AppleInsider schedules some meetings to see if that's an issue or not.

Google's Top News results for 'Great Barrier Reef' directs to fringe political commentary

03/23/2017, 04:27:35 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Google's algorithmic efforts to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful" are again facing a critical failure, calling into question confidence in the search giant's unfinished, buggy artificial intelligence that's currently stomping all over its mission statement.

The tech inside: San Francisco's Electroluxx art & dance party

03/23/2017, 10:02:58 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Electroluxx is a reoccurring, technology-fueled creative art and dance party held at San Francisco's Public Works venue. Here's a look at the tech that goes into coordinating the event, building interactive projection art, visualizations, lighting, a wireless silent disco and Virtual Reality experiences.

How to open a playlist in a new window in iTunes 12.6 on macOS

03/22/2017, 01:25:22 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

With the release of iTunes 12.6, Apple has restored the ability to open a playlist in a new window on macOS --- here's how to do it.

Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

03/20/2017, 03:33:13 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user's files from their Mac to the company's Windows tablet.

Apple's augmented reality team includes vets from Dolby, Oculus & more - report

03/20/2017, 09:12:30 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Although Apple's rumored augmented reality glasses may be a distant prospect, a report said on Monday, Apple is making AR technology a priority and has assembled a high-profile team for the effort.

Four of the best casual photography and filter apps for iPhone

03/19/2017, 02:35:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

If you're a seasoned iPhone pro, or a new user, the vast amount of simple photography apps can be staggering -- AppleInsider picks out four cheap or free ones for you to try.

Hands On: Google Calendar on iOS continues the trend of 'fiddly but powerful'

03/18/2017, 08:15:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Google Calendar could be better designed but it's hard to beat on features. AppleInsider investigates how well Google's calendar integrates with Apple's own.

How to use Google's Motion Stills app to be more creative with Apple's Live Photos

03/17/2017, 03:30:02 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Google this week updated its Motion Stills app -- which stabilizes Apple's Live Photos, and enables quick creation of GIFs and short movies -- with support for exporting back to the Live Photos format. Here's how to do that and use the app in general.

Tips and tricks for using Apple's Powerbeats3 headphones

03/15/2017, 05:18:31 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Though headphones are headphones for the most part, Apple's Powerbeats3 -- equipped with a proprietary W1 wireless chip, and geared towards fitness enthusiasts -- does have some unique features. Here's some tips for making the most of them.

Hands On: Microsoft OneNote is powerful, but needs Office to shine

03/11/2017, 08:24:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The strength and weakness of Microsoft's note taking app, OneNote, is that it works best alongside Word and Outlook. AppleInsider tries it in and out of the walled garden.

How to check an iPhone's Activation Lock status online

03/08/2017, 09:08:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple scrubbed its iCloud Activation Lock status check tool from its website earlier this year, but a newly discovered workaround promises an alternative online resource for buyers in the market for a secondhand iOS device.

How to add and play podcasts using Overcast for the iPhone

03/06/2017, 05:45:18 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple does offer a Podcast app of its own for iOS devices, but for most people, a third-party app is probably where it's at. Here's how to use one of the more popular options, Overcast, on your iPhone.

Editorial: The future of Apple's Macintosh

03/05/2017, 10:22:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Thinking about the future of Apple's Macintosh becomes more realistic when grounded in facts. It's no accident that several Mac models have not been updated in many months, but it's also true that Apple faces real constraints in dramatically expanding its Mac sales. Here's a look at what's involved, and what's possible for the future of Apple's graphical mouse-based computing platform.

Fantastical 2.8.3 adds more Apple Watch options, retains ease-of-use

03/05/2017, 02:56:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Small improvements to the latest version of the long-running Fantastical aim to keep the app best in class -- AppleInsider checks to see if the modifications add up to anything.

Audeze's Lightning-connected iSine 10 planar magnetic headphones are the best in-ear set we've ever heard

03/04/2017, 04:26:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Almost everything about Audeze's iSine 10 headphones is audacious: the technology, the ambition, the appearance, and the sound itself. On paper they shouldn't work, but in practice they are some of the best sounding compact in-ear headphones money can buy.

Human error caused Amazon Web Services outage, Apple iCloud service issues

03/02/2017, 03:24:09 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Tuesday's major Amazon Web Services outage was caused through human error, the retailer has confirmed, with the downtime that impacted a number of online services, including Apple's, traced back to a single wrongly-entered command performed during debugging.

Survivor's guide to taxes: The best tax software for Macs

03/02/2017, 10:33:00 AM, Posted By Christine McKee

Tax Day 2017 falls on Tuesday, April 18 this year, and although taxpayers get a few extra days to file, you'll need the right tools to get the job done. AppleInsider is rounding up the best tax prep software and filing tools to not only meet, but beat the deadline.