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Apple has big ambitions in expanding vital sign monitoring, continuing hiring spree

Media lit up on Tuesday afternoon following a speculative report that Apple was starting work on a new chip to facilitate user health data …

Apple Watch

CNBC: Apple developing chips for processing health data on new fitness sensors

<i>CNBC</i> has published a new report that highlights recent job listings from Apple and what they could mean for future products. Specifically, the report cites three job listings from this summer that relate to sensor processors and fitness sensors, which <i>CNBC</i> believes could hint at a future chip …

Apple Watch

Apple held secret meeting with developers in 2017 to push app subscriptions

In a meeting in a New York loft last year, Apple told around 30 developers that they ought to embrace subscription models.According to a report this …

Apps

I tried Apple's screen time tool. The results were not heartening.

I unlock my iPhone. I stare blankly at the grayed-out Twitter icon on my Home Screen, but I open it anyway. “You’ve reached your limit on Twitter,” a …

Social Media

We Tore Down a $100, Counterfeit iPhone X

We disassembled the phone and asked security researchers to probe it to find out what it is. Verdict: It's wild.<p>“I found an iPhone X for $100,” Motherboard reporter Sarah Emerson messaged me while she was on a reporting trip in Shenzhen, China earlier this year. “You want one?”<p>The answer, …

Mobile Technology

Apple macOS vulnerability paves the way for system compromise with a single click

Tampering with two lines of code unveiled a serious bug which could lead to full system compromise.<p>A security researcher uncovered a zero-day in …

Information Security

Hacking a Brand New Mac Remotely, Right Out of the Box

Apple's supply chain is one of the most closely monitored and analyzed in the world, both because of the control the company exerts and keen interest …

Information Security

Exclusive excerpt from upcoming book by ex-Apple engineer explores first iPhone software keyboard design process

Ken Kocienda worked at Apple from 2001 through 2016. On September 4, Kocienda is releasing a new book ‘Creative Selection’ (preorder: Amazon, iBooks), that details Apple’s design process from the inside, retelling his own anecdotes of working on the iPhone and iPad, demoing to Steve Jobs and …

Phil Schiller

Apple Files Patent for a MacBook with Virtual Keyboard and Invisible Trackpad

Did you know, that the home buttons on the iPhone 7/Plus, and iPhone 8/Plus aren't real buttons? It's a flat surface with pressure and fingerprint …

IPhone 7

Prime, Apple Prime: What's Next for Apple and What Does Video Have to Do With It?

Nearly a year after Apple announced the hiring of Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amberg, then the co-presidents of Sony TV, Apple’s video ambitions …

Apple Music

Apple Becomes First U.S. Company to Hit $1 Trillion Value

Apple Inc. became the first U.S.-based company with a market value of $1 trillion, four decades after it was co-founded by Steve Jobs in a Silicon …

Tim Cook

Read Tim Cook's Email To Employees About Apple's $1 Trillion Milestone

In 1997, Apple was, according to Steve Jobs, about 90 days from going broke. But today, 21 years later, the phone and computer company made history …

Tim Cook

Inside Apple’s 20-Year March to $1 Trillion From the Brink of Bankruptcy

SAN FRANCISCO — In 1997, Apple was on the ropes. The Silicon Valley pioneer was being decimated by Microsoft and its many partners in the personal-computer market. It had just cut a third of its work force, and it was about 90 days from going broke, Apple’s late co-founder, Steve Jobs, later …

Bankruptcy

Sharecuts is creating a community for sharing Siri Shortcuts

With the upcoming release of iOS 12, Apple is introducing a new app called Shortcuts that will allow users to build custom voice commands for Siri that can be used to kick off a variety of actions in apps. While some apps will directly prompt users to add a Shortcut to Siri, the new Shortcuts app …

Apps

Bluetooth 5.0 explained: A glimpse into the future of wireless Apple products

One of Apple’s most controversial moves in recent years was the removal of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. However, nearly two years later now, Apple has continuously worked on improving its plan for a wireless future with features such as wireless charging on the iPhone 8/X, AirPlay 2, and the …

Tech Trends

MacBook Pro 2018 hands-on: Quieter keyboard, 'Hey Siri' and True Tone

Apple unveiled some refreshed MacBook Pros this week, and I promised we'd be getting a unit to review ASAP. Sure enough, look what arrived in the mail today: a shiny, new 13-inch Mac. As you can see, the exterior design is the same as the previous-gen MacBook Pro's, from the unibody aluminum …

MacBook Pro

Useful iOS 12 Features You Might Not Know About

iOS 12 introduces several significant new features like Memoji, Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time for keeping track of the time you're spending on your iOS devices, Group FaceTime with up to 32 people, new parental controls, ARKit 2.0, and more.<p>Along with all of the major additions, there are dozens of …

Apple files for 2018 iPhone lineup in Eurasian database ahead of fall release, two additional iPad models

The Eurasian database continues to be a good indicator of Apple’s forthcoming product releases. Some of the model identifiers unearthed earlier this month were unveiled yesterday as the new MacBook Pro laptops. Consomac today noticed that Apple has now registered a fleet of new iPhones running iOS …

Apple

Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with six-core processors, 32GB of RAM

Apple's MacBook Pro refresh features up to six-core processors, a 32GB or RAM option, a True Tone display on some models, and a new quieter …

All the Ways iOS 12 Will Make Your iPhone More Secure

The annual iOS refresh is on the way—Apple has previewed it, beta testers have installed it, and the rest of us should get iOS 12 when iPhones arrive …

iOS

Apple Launches Beta Version of New Siri Shortcuts App for iOS 12

Apple today introduced a beta version of the Siri Shortcuts app that's been designed for iOS 12, which developers can request access to through the Developer Center.<p>The Shortcuts beta is being handled through TestFlight, with a "Request" option for access available after logging in to the Developer …

AirPods could revolutionize what it means to be hard of hearing

AirPods “just work.”<p>They’re one of Apple’s newer products that have an innovative design, are functional, and have the potential to change the way we communicate. In the near term, they could revolutionize how people with hearing loss interact with the world.<p>Last month, it was reported that Apple …

iOS

Apple’s Most Strategic Investment So Far This Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere has been a lot of speculation lately that Apple is getting ready to create some media bundle that would be under …

How to add individual time limits in Screen Time

If you’re using the newly available public beta or have been on the developer betas for iOS 12, you might be enjoying/terrified of Screen Time’s new …

Apple could bundle streaming video with a subscription to magazines, music, and iCloud storage

The evidence mounts<p>Apple is already rumored to be planning a news and magazine subscription service for next year, and the company is reportedly considering bundling it with the video content it’s been acquiring at a rapid pace. A new report in <i>The Information</i> echoes an earlier story from <i>The Wall</i> …

Apple Is Building a Media Platform Like Never Before

Have you ever watched the construction of a new building while knowing nothing about what the finished product would be? You track its progress a piece at a time, clueless about the end goal until finally there comes a point when, in a single moment, suddenly it all makes sense.<p>Apple's media …

Smart TV

Cops Are Confident iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple’s New Security Feature

“Grayshift has gone to great lengths to future proof their technology and stated that they have already defeated this security feature in the beta build.”<p><b>This is part of an ongoing Motherboard series on the proliferation of phone cracking technology, the people behind it, and who is buying it.</b> …

Apple just released the first iOS 12 beta to everyone

This is your opportunity to get a glimpse of the future of iOS. Apple just released the first public beta of iOS 12, the next major version of the operating system for iPhone and iPad. Unlike developer betas, everyone can download it without a $99 developer account. But don’t forget, it’s a …

iOS 12 Beta: Our Favorite Tidbits and Hidden Features (So Far)

Apple released the first public beta of iOS 12 today, allowing non-developer testers to check out the new features and improvements in the next major version of iOS, set to be released sometime in the fall. While it's always good practice to avoid installing a beta OS on your primary devices, the …