RCS is still half-baked, and Apple has no reason to adopt it

RCS is still half-baked, and Apple has no reason to adopt it

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. A few days ago Google posted a video about how RCS can bridge the messaging gap between iOS and Android. But, Apple doesn’t need RCS, or … Read more

Daily deals June 23: $570 for M1 Mac mini, 24% off 2 bay NAS, 21% off Dell 27-inch 4K monitor, more

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Thursday’s best deals include $250 off a Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card, $110 for TP-Link Mesh WiFi 3-pack, 33% off a HyperX SoloCast USB microphone, … Read more

Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16

The iPad will no longer be able to be used as a home hub following the launch of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and the HomePod 16 software this fall, Apple confirmed today. As discovered in ‌iOS 16‌ code by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser, Apple says that the ‌iPad‌ will no longer be supported … Read more

Teardown Reveals Components Inside Apple’s New 35W Dual USB-C Compact Power Adapter

Alongside the new M2 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models, Apple unveiled and launched a pair of 35W Dual USB-C Port Power Adapters, which are unique among Apple’s power adapter offerings because they feature two USB-C ports instead of one. ChargerLAB, known for taking apart Apple devices and accessories, today shared a teardown of the … Read more

Apple getting serious about MacBook Pro with integrated graphics tablet and iPhone charger

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. One patent doesn’t prove Apple is making a device, but a whole series of them suggests we really could see a MacBook Pro you can wirelessly … Read more

Crime Blotter: Cargo handlers at airport arrested for $21,000 Apple theft

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. In the latest Apple Crime Blotter, on January 6, defendant is accused of wiping iCloud data an ATM thief accused of rigging an iPhone, and a … Read more

Flashback: how the Apple M1 evolved out of Apple’s iPad chipsets

The first custom Apple chipset, the Apple A4, launched in 2010 with the original iPad and was also featured in the iPhone 4 a few months later. The A4 was manufactured by Samsung and used an enhanced Cortex-A8 CPU core dubbed “Hummingbird”. Hummingbird was co-developed by Samsung and Intrinsity and was announced in 2009 as … Read more

Apple Store in Maryland Makes History by Voting to Unionize

Apple Store employees in Maryland have made history by voting to officially unionize, becoming the first Apple retail location to do so in the US after efforts by Apple to calm down unionization efforts. As reported by CNBC, employees at the ‌Apple Store‌ in Towson, Maryland voted 65 for and 33 against a call to … Read more

Apple Shares Charging Details for New Dual USB-C Power Adapters

Following yesterday’s launch of orders for the two new 35-watt dual USB-C power adapters introduced at WWDC, Apple has posted a new support document outlining how power is split when devices are connected to both ports. Under most scenarios, the 35 total watts will be split evenly between the two connected devices, with the exception … Read more