Month: April 2019

NSA reportedly tells White House phone-surveillance program no longer worthwhile

The National Security Agency (NSA) has reportedly told the White House that it no longer sees its phone-surveillance program as worth the effort it requires. It follows a report last… Read more »

Intel lays off dozens from autonomous vehicle program, acquires LiDAR startup

In a claimed effort to streamline operations, Intel recently shaved "several dozen" people from its roster of employees working on autonomous vehicles at the company’s Silicon Valley Innovation Center in… Read more »

President Trump met privately with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, reportedly complained about follower count

After reporting strong Q1 earnings this morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this afternoon met with President Trump at the White House. The goal of the meeting was to talk about… Read more »

Review: Arlo Ultra is a 4K HomeKit-ready smart home camera with endless features

Arlo Ultra is the most capable smart home camera yet, with a laundry list of features including forthcoming HomeKit compatibility to back up the hefty price tag. AppleInsider tests it… Read more »

This week’s best iTunes movie deals include James Bond, bundles from $16, $1 HD rental, more

This week’s best iTunes deals are highlighted by James Bond films, new releases and bundles. Of course, you’ll also find the $ 1 HD rental of the week as well. Head below… Read more »

New York City teen sues Apple for $1B after being falsely linked to a string of Apple store thefts

In a lawsuit filed in New York today, 18-year-old Ousmane Bah is suing Apple for a whopping $ 1 billion. Bah alleges that he was falsely arrested for a series… Read more »

Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and… Read more »

Amazon issues even steeper markdowns on Apple’s 11-inch iPad Pro, delivering record low prices

The Apple authorized reseller has dropped 2018 iPad Pro prices by an additional $ 25 to $ 50, with popular 11-inch iPad Pro models starting at an all-time low of… Read more »

Best Buy’s 1-day sale offers deals on iPad Pro, MacBook Pro under $1,000, iMacs and iTunes gift cards

Best Buy has a particularly notable 1-day sale on Apple products, including markdowns on MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, iMacs and iTunes gift cards. Free shipping is available on orders over… Read more »

Vector graphics app Vectornator gets redesign + new features after going free, Mac app soon

After making its pro version free for all last year, popular vector graphics app Vectornator this week launched one of its biggest updates yet and it remains entirely free for… Read more »

‘iPhone XI’ and ‘iPhone XI Max’ case manufacturing dummies pop up on Chinese social media

A pair of images of an "iPhone XI" dummy for manufacturing purposes purports to show accurate dimensions of the 2019 iPhone lineup, including a square camera extrusion. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren’t any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them — and… Read more »