Sonos likely planning new satellite speaker for Playbar to add surround sound, voice control

A new FCC filling from Sonos suggests the company is developing a new satellite speaker to work in conjunction with its existing Playbar soundbar. The filing was first discovered by Variety, who explains that the satellite speaker could bring true surround sound as well as voice control – like Alexa support – to the Playbar. more… The […]

Florida stores: Apple Altamonte closing for renovations January 13th, Aventura and Dadeland expansions planned

Across Florida, Apple will replace or work on remodeling at least four of its retail stores during 2019. As the company rapidly pursues store modernization goals across the United States and internationally, a cascade of renovations both large and small is expected going forward. Today’s announcement of a temporary closure of Apple Altamonte marks the […]

Year-in-Review: What was your favorite Apple product released in 2018? [Poll]

A few days ago, we recapped everything Apple announced over the course of 2018. While there were some products we were hoping for that ultimately didn’t come to fruition, 2018 was still a busy (and expensive) year for Apple fans. What was your favorite hardware release of 2018? more… The post Year-in-Review: What was your […]

Samsung knocks Apple’s notch, record iPhone earnings, Huawei on the rise – Apple’s July 2018 in review

It’s only on reflection that you find July contained a lot of news about Siri but we didn’t need long-term testing to come to some conclusions about Microsoft’s Apple-killing new Surface — or to back away from taking photos on a Samsung. Taking a look at Apple’s July 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Final hours for these Apple deals: $999 2018 MacBook Airs, $699 2018 Mac mini, $599 iPad Pros, $900 off MacBook Pros

Extended by popular demand, B&H Photo’s Mega Deal Zone is now valid through Saturday night. Pick up a 2018 MacBook Air for just $ 999 or a 2017 model for $ 799, both $ 200 off. Apple’s new 2018 Mac mini is also on sale for $ 699, while iPad Pros are $ 250 to […]

9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s 2018 MacBook Air from Setapp [Giveaway]

We’ve teamed up with the subscription service for Mac apps Setapp to give away Apple’s brand new 2018 MacBook Air to one lucky 9to5Mac reader! Get a free trial of Setapp’s collection of 130+ Mac apps and head below for full details on how to enter our MacBook Air giveaway! more… The post 9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s 2018 MacBook Air […]

Apple reportedly offered feedback on NPR’s ‘RAD’ podcast analytics system

According to a report on Thursday, Apple employees had a hand in the development of National Public Radio’s recently launched Remote Audio Data system (RAD), an analytics platform that enables content creators to gauge listener statistics. Importantly, RAD provides engagement information on money-making advertisements. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

‘AirPods for Christmas’: Apple’s truly-wireless earbuds became a hilarious social media meme

Apple’s truly wireless earbuds AirPods seemingly won Christmas this holiday season, in more ways than one. Worldwide, customers were faced with stock shortages in the run-up to the holidays with AirPods demand so strong. They are believed to be one of, if not number one, item on people’s gifting wish lists. Despite first launching in […]

MacBook Pro keyboards, Nikon cameras, and iMac Pro service – the stories that we liked the most in 2018

Every venue in the history of publication has pieces that they like a lot — but never got as much traction as they thought it would. To celebrate the end of the year, AppleInsider staff got together to discuss not what you guys clicked on the most, but the editorial and feature pieces that we […]

48 Hour Mega Deal Zone: $599 iPad Pros; $699 2018 Mac mini; MacBook Airs from $799; up to $900 off MacBook Pros

For 48 hours only, B&H is slashing hundreds of dollars off Apple hardware during its Mega DealZone event. Grab a 2017 MacBook Air for just $ 799 or save $ 200 on 2018 models. MacBook Pros are also up to $ 900 off, while iPad Pros are $ 250 to $ 350 off. New Mac […]

These are the 10 best iOS apps to buy with that iTunes gift card you just unwrapped

Every year, iTunes gift cards are one of the most common gifts, especially if you’re a techie and people never really know what to get you. Even though the payment model of iOS apps has changed dramatically over recent years, you can still put those iTunes and App Store gift cards to good use – whether […]