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Deck staining robot, Ikea Matter hub, & Eve Outdoor Cam on HomeKit Insider

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. On this week’s episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, your hosts discuss the new Ikea Matter smart hub, go hands on with the Eve Outdoor Cam, and discuss...

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Memorial Day deals: $100 off 11-inch iPad Pro, $206 resin 3D printer, $179 lifetime Rosetta Stone access, 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. Alongside an $80 MagSafe Battery Pack and Rosetta Stone offers, Monday’s best deals include $140 refurbished AirPods Pro, a $52 Ring Video Doorbell, $117 WD 1TB My Passport...

Revamped iOS 16 iMessage reportedly getting new 'social network-like functionality'

Revamped iOS 16 iMessage reportedly getting new ‘social network-like functionality’

Apple’s upcoming iOS 16 will reportedly get a revamped iMessage service and app that will offer new social network-like features, although it isn’t clear what those features will actually be. Writing in the weekly Power On newsletter, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said that he would expect Apple to give iMessage some attention when iOS 16 is announced during next week’s WWDC22...

Chinese smartphone demand down by a third, but Apple will fare best

Chinese smartphone demand down by a third, but Apple will fare best

The latest official data shows that Chinese smartphone demand is down by around one-third, year-on-year. Coupled to existing supply constraints, many are expecting troubled times ahead for most smartphone makers, given that China is responsible for around a fifth of all smartphone sales. However, while the iPhone is likely to be hit alongside other smartphones, Apple is expected to do...

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How to use iCloud Folder Sharing and replace Dropbox

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. It still won’t suit everyone, but iCloud Folder Sharing has improved, and it can now be a solid replacement for Dropbox — in the right circumstances. It’s not...

RealityOS trademark timing a legal requirement, not a WWDC hint

RealityOS trademark timing a legal requirement, not a WWDC hint

The discovery that a RealityOS trademark is scheduled to be filed around the world on June 8 has led to widespread speculation that the Apple’s AR/VR headset is set to be announced at WWDC. Parker Ortolani, who made the discovery, said that this would perfectly match Apple’s historical behavior … Background Apple is widely believed to be working on two...