APPLE'S annual WWDC developer conference is finally upon us, which means there are some MAJOR announcements incoming. If you're a big Apple fan, you'll want to know all the details – so here's what to expect, including details about a possible new iPhone, MacBook, iPad and more. What is WWDC? Worldwide Developers Conference revealed WWDC stands for Worldwide Developers Conference, and it's hosted by Apple. It takes place each year in California, and sees developers from all around the world attending to hear about Apple's latest news. Apple usually hosts a separate event in September for major hardware launches – like the flagship iPhone for the year. Meanwhile, the late-spring WWDC event primarily focuses on software. That means new features for iOS on your iPhone, MacOS on your Mac, and WatchOS on your Apple Watch. However, Apple does occasionally introduce new products at WWDC too. When is WWDC 2018? Date, start time and more Apple's first WWDC took place in 1988, and … [Read more...] about WWDC 2018 news – will Apple launch a new iPhone, iPad and MacBook alongside iOS 12 TODAY?
Latest news on apple products
By Stephen Silver Sunday, May 13, 2018, 05:31 am PT (08:31 am ET) An NFL linebacker has his iPad with the team playbook stolen, a man accused of breaking into a school to steal iPads gets permission to attend his friend's "stag do," and more from the Apple-centric crime ledger. The latest in an occasional AppleInsider feature, looking at the latest news in Apple-related crime.NFL rookie's team-issued iPad stolen A recently drafted NFL player had his car broken into this week, and among the items stolen was a team-issued iPad that included the team's playbook. The Chicago Tribune reported that Roquan Smith, a linebacker who last month was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, had had numerous valuable items stolen, including sports memorabilia, watches and and four pairs of headphones. The iPad was both password-protected and remotely wiped, and "there was no compromise of Bears (information)," a team spokesperson told the newspaper. Some of the stolen … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears team iPad stolen, MacBook pilfered from airport security and more news in Apple crime
By Debby Wu Bloomberg Tues., April 24, 2018 TAIPEI—Investors hunting for clues to the iPhone X’s reception can take a deeper look at its main manufacturing partners. And the latest doesn’t look good. Apple Inc.’s five largest device assemblers reported a sharp slowdown after peaking at the end of last year, suggesting demand for the high-end device may have faded just a quarter after its release. While Hai Precision Industry Co., Pegatron Corp. and three other key suppliers reported an 8-per-cent rise in their total sales across the March quarter, growth cratered later in the period — a drop that in the past has presaged a downturn for Apple. Read more: Apple HomePod hit by sluggish sales in struggle to compete with Amazon Echo, Google Home Article Continued Below Apple launches red iPhone 8 after being overshadowed by iPhone X The concern is that the iPhone X, while enjoying a customary holiday quarter spike for new-generation … [Read more...] about iPhone manufacturer’s slowing sales suggest bad news for Apple
Video By Andrew O'Hara Friday, April 13, 2018, 04:25 pm PT (07:25 pm ET) The (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus adopt a striking new crimson appearance to help support one of Apple's longest running partnerships. We go hands on and take a closer look at the special edition handset. Apple started pre-orders for the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone on April 10, with units showing up in Apple stores and customer doorsteps today. There are slight differences between this year's (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and last year's (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Obviously, the back material has changed from aluminum to glass on all the latest iPhones, but the bigger news is the black front fascia. The (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 utilized a white front face, which was so widely criticized it even prompted some to create their own black-on-red version. This year's red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have adopted the black front that so many people had yearned for. Checking out the special edition iPhone, it looks pretty … [Read more...] about Hands-on: Apple’s new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8
Apple has come a long way since it was founded in 1976, from the humble beginnings of the Apple I computer to the very latest MacBook Pro with TouchBar. Not to mention it is now the world's most valuable company, with revenue in 2017 totalling $229 billion. Apple hasn't always produced successful products, as you'll soon see, but it can't be disputed that the technology giant innovated many products that we now take for granted today, with several of its older devices providing inspiration for those further down the line.With Apple's latest product, the HomePod, being made available to buy in stores, we thought it high time to take a look back at some of technology giant's more unusual products that you either never knew existed, or have completely forgotten about.1978 - Disk ][We've all seen images of the Apple ][ computer, Apple's very first consumer product, but what you may have forgotten about is the accompanying Disk ][. It was a 5 and a quarter-inch floppy disk drive, … [Read more...] about Apple’s forgotten tech: The Apple products you won’t remember