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What Apple’s patents say about the company’s VR and AR ambitions

What Apple’s patents say about the company’s VR and AR ambitions

While patents are only marginally more reliable than tea leaves, there's still a lot to be learned from them about where Apple is putting its time, money, and attention these days.

03/01/2021

Can Apple handle the great responsibility that is the App Store?

Can Apple handle the great responsibility that is the App Store?

The App Store has been a runaway success, but in hitting that high, it's opened itself up to vulnerabilities including scams and other suspect behavior.

02/15/2021

How Apple flips the switch and keeps bringing in new customers

How Apple flips the switch and keeps bringing in new customers

Apple says 50 percent of iPad and Mac customers are new to the product. How does the company draw them in?

02/01/2021

Will 2021 be the year Apple’s U1 chip goes wide?

Will 2021 be the year Apple’s U1 chip goes wide?

Apple has been building its ultra wideband technology into devices for a couple years now, but it still doesn't do much...yet.

01/18/2021

Apple gets ready for a new reality

Apple gets ready for a new reality

Reports of the company's AR ambitions suggest that it may soon take the next step to making them a reality.

01/11/2021

Three Apple battles to watch in 2021

Three Apple battles to watch in 2021

It's not all smooth sailing for Apple in 2021: a handful of battles are hovering just over the horizon for the Cupertino-based company.

01/04/2021

What to expect from Apple in 2021

What to expect from Apple in 2021

2020 was a year like no other. So now that we're rounding the corner into 2021, what might be up Apple's sleeves for the year ahead?

12/28/2020

Apple’s most significant moves of 2020

Apple’s most significant moves of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, Dan Moren takes a look back at the biggest decisions Apple made this year.

12/21/2020

How Apple sweats the security details—and sometimes gets it wrong

How Apple sweats the security details—and sometimes gets it wrong

Privacy and security have been selling points for Apple, and the company walks the walk—even if it sometimes misses the mark.

12/14/2020

Apple’s App Store priorities for the year ahead

Apple’s App Store priorities for the year ahead

Apple has a lot to look forward to in 2021, but the App Store may get more attention than usual.

12/07/2020

Imagining the possibilities with Apple silicon

Imagining the possibilities with Apple silicon

Now that the M1 Macs are out in the wild, Dan Moren turns to what other features these could enable on Apple's computers.

11/23/2020

Meet the new Mac, same as the old Mac

Meet the new Mac, same as the old Mac

With a new operating system and a new processor architecture at its heart, it might seem like the Mac is changing. But it’s the same Mac you’ve always known.

11/16/2020

Apple silicon Macs: A tale of two transition paths

Apple silicon Macs: A tale of two transition paths

On the eve of Apple’s announcement of Macs powered by its own processors, Dan Moren envisions two different transition paths Apple might take.

11/09/2020

What opportunities are there for Apple during the pandemic?

What opportunities are there for Apple during the pandemic?

Tim Cook talked up Apple’s ability to innovate during a pandemic, so what else might the company come up with to help ease our quarantined lives?

11/02/2020

HomePod mini: What it means to Apple’s smart speaker lineup

HomePod mini: What it means to Apple’s smart speaker lineup

Of Apple's announcements this week, Dan Moren finds the HomePod mini one of the most intriguing. Does it make Apple a better competitor against Google and Amazon?

10/19/2020

What to expect at Apple’s October 13 event

What to expect at Apple’s October 13 event

Apple's holding its second event of the autumn, and Dan Moren has some thoughts about what announcements we’re likely to see.

10/12/2020

How Apple can power up automation on its platforms

How Apple can power up automation on its platforms

Automation has gotten more and more powerful on Apple's platforms, but it’s still got a ways to go.

10/05/2020

Three ways Apple could improve its core Services experience

Three ways Apple could improve its core Services experience

Apple’s Services have become more and more popular, but the underlying systems have some weaknesses that could really improve life for users.

09/28/2020

What to expect at Apple’s ‘Time Flies’ event

What to expect at Apple’s ‘Time Flies’ event

The first Apple event of the fall probably won’t be the last.

09/14/2020

Does the Apple TV have a future?

Does the Apple TV have a future?

Apple's set-top box is stuck in between two worlds, so does it have a future in this one?

09/07/2020

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