Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

Jony Ive’s exit from Apple caused by company culture changes and growing frustration

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. Apple’s former design chief Jony Ive left the iPhone maker burnt out and tired in the wake of CEO Tim Cook’s numerous structural changes, an article … Read more

Apple’s Self Repair Program toolkit – Hands on with what’s inside

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. Apple’s 79 pounds iPhone Self Repair Program toolkit is on our test bench. Here’s what’s inside the hefty repair package. Apple’s self-service repair portal has just … Read more

European politicians on the cusp of requiring USB-C in all smartphones

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. European Union officials have voted to support a long-planned proposal to require Apple, and all technology firms, to adopt USB-C as a common charger, and add … Read more

Rumor round-up: What to expect from the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate may earn commissions on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. That “iPhone 14The lineup is expected to be incredibly similar to the iPhone 13, with minor changes like camera performance and a new larger “Max” model. This … Read more

Lego Star Wars makes matching younglings a real strategy

This is where the fun begins.screenshot: Disney / Lucasfilm Ltd. / Kotaku the jedi code says not to “seek adventure and excitement” and use the Force for “knowledge and defense, never attack”, blah blah blah. Somebody should have said it Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga That’s because fans have discovered that you can get … Read more

Apple TV Dock, 80 ports via Thunderbolt & more – the best April Fools’ jokes of 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate may earn commissions on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. April Fool’s Day is inevitable when you’re online. Here are some of the best jokes and inventions related to Apple and technology. Apple generally doesn’t get involved … Read more

The new iPhone 14 Pro renders, the “M2” iPad Pro and Apple TV+ wins Best Picture in the AppleInsider Podcast

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate may earn commissions on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not affect our editorial content. On this week’s AppleInsider Podcast, Apple TV+ Original Movie “CODA” Wins Best Picture Oscar, “iPhone 14 Pro” Rumor Roundup Plus New Renderings, “M2” iPad Pro Could Arrive … Read more