• 'Severance' and 'Ted Lasso' clean up at the Hollywood Critics awards

    Having received a record number of nominations at the Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards, Apple TV+ took home seven wins, including Best Drama and Best Comedy.Apple TV+ earned a record 53 nominations in the awards, and was presented with 7 wins at the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 4."Apple TV+ today was recognized as the most-winning streaming service by the Hollywood Critics Association Streaming TV Awards," announced Apple, "scoring seven wins including...

  • Spigen Enzo leather case review: Luxury iPhone 13 protection at a price

    The Spigen brand is most oft known for its budget-friendly array of cases. Its new luxurious Enzo iPhone 13 model proves that the case maker has a few more tricks up its sleeve.Spigen Enzo caseThere's a good chance you've heard of Spigen before. It's a widely popular brand of affordable cases that has sold more than 50 million worldwide. There are unique options with built-in wallets, extra grip, and superb protection.

  • Zoom updates macOS app to patch root access exploit

    Zoom has released a patch for its Mac app, fixing a vulnerability in its automatic updating function that could grant macOS root privileges to an attacker.Revealed at the Def Con hacking conference on Friday, Patrick Wardle of Objective-See detailed an unpatched vulnerability in Zoom. After multiple attempts, Zoom released another patch on Saturday to try and kill off the exploit.Despite having followed responsible disclosure protocols, and informing Zoom in December 2021, Wardle found that...

  • Apple plans offering more advertising to users via apps

    Users of iPhone apps such as Maps and Podcasts could potentially see more advertising in the future, with a report claiming it is planning to step up its ad business considerably.Some of Apple's services, such as the App Store, News, and Stocks, serve advertising to users alongside content. While other apps like Maps have so far avoided an advertising push, it is claimed Apple is working on doing just that.In Sunday's "Power On" newsletter for Bloomberg, Mark Gurman claims Apple's advertising...

  • Seagate Expansion 8TB external hard drive review: No frills storage in need of USB-C

    When speed isn't paramount, external USB hard drives are necessary tools for any Mac owner. The Seagate Expansion is a solid choice with 8TB of capacity for backups and file storage.Seagate Expasion with the 24-inch iMacSeagate is well known in the storage space, building not only the internal drives but enclosures as well. Most drives in the Seagate lineup are mass-market consumer devices, while LaCie represents Seagate's professional line.

  • Daily deals August 14: $200 off Mac Studio, $60 off Apple TV 4K, $15 off Magic Trackpad, more

    Sunday's best deals include a 14-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro for $1,795, a 5TB WD Easystore USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $95, an LG 77-inch OLED 4K Smart TV for $1,000 off, and much more.Best deals for August 14Every day, AppleInsider scours online retailers to find offers and discounts on Apple devices, hardware, accessories, smart TVs, and other products. The best discoveries are put into our daily deals post for you to enjoy.

  • Crime blotter: Shots fired near Fifth Avenue 'Cube'

    In the latest Apple Crime Blotter, Fetty Wap jailed for FaceTime call, cops seek a serial iPhone thief, and accused Apple Store thieves are arrested.The Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York The latest in an occasional AppleInsider series, looking at the world of Apple-related crime.

  • AirTag catches airport baggage handler stealing luggage

    Apple's AirTag has helped police arrest a baggage handler who stole luggage from passengers at an airport, as well as the recovery of more than $15,000 in jewelry and other items.via Okaloosa County Sheriff's OfficeOn August 11, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office revealed it had conducted an investigation into suspicious activity at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport. The sheriff's Airport Security Unit were alerted to thefts relating to stolen luggage handled by an employee.

  • Nomad Sport Slim Band review: a better sport Apple Watchband

    The Nomad Sport Slim Band is a lightweight yet durable Apple Watch band that's comfortable and stylish.The Nomad Sport Slim Band is a great Apple Watch band for workouts and casual wearNomad offers a wide variety of Apple Watch bands that are more traditionally designed when compared to Apple's first-party offerings. The Sport Slim Band stands out with a bold, molded design and large pin holes.

  • Daily deals August 13: $269 Apple Watch Series 7, $150 off M2 MacBook Pro, 27-inch 4K display for $210, more

    Saturday's best deals include a free $10 Best Buy gift card when you buy a $100 Apple gift card, $20 off a 1Password family subscription, and much more.Best deals for August 13AppleInsider checks online stores daily to uncover discounts and offers on hardware and other products, including Apple devices, smart TVs, accessories, and other items. The best offers are compiled into our regular list for our readers to use and save money.

  • Telegram app update was held up over iOS-inspired animated emoji

    Apple has approved Telegram's latest update, but only after the developers removed animated emoji based on Apple's designs.On Thursday, CEO Pavel Durov posted that an upcoming app update for Telegram had been stuck in Apple's review process for two weeks with no explanation.As it turns out, Apple had taken issue with the new addition a specific "Telemoji pack."

  • Apple shares first look at 'Lessons in Chemistry'

    The upcoming Apple TV+ series "Lessons in Chemistry" is set to hit the streaming platform in 2023.Image Credit: AppleApple on Friday shared a first look at upcoming drama series "Lessons in Chemistry."