William Gallagher, AppleInsider

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Recent articles by William:

Goldman Sachs denies claims of Apple Card gender bias

Following accusations that married couples are seeing different credit ratings in their Apple Card applications, bank Goldman Sachs has issued a statement saying all scores are individually calculated. → Read More

How Steve Jobs saved Apple with the online Apple Store

Alongside the return of Steve Jobs and advent of the iMac and iPod, Apple's first online store officially opened for business on November 10, 1997 and went on to play a crucial role in the company's survival and resurgence. → Read More

Apple looking to make Watch bands with wireless antennas

Future Apple Watches could have bands that act as wireless antennas to augment or replace ones within the the case. A new patent covers making flexible antennas that can be hidden within bands. → Read More

Microsoft giving Outlook for Mac better performance with a complete revamp

Microsoft unveils a redesign of its Mac version of Microsoft Outlook including dropping the famous tool ribbon, adding faster syncing, and improving overall performance. → Read More

Apple said to partner with Valve to make AR headset

A report claims that Apple is working with game distributor Valve for the development of an Augmented Reality head-mounted display, which may be released in the second half of 2020. → Read More

Apple again investigating 'wrap around' display for iPhone

Another patent filing has revealed that Apple is continuing its efforts to make foldable iPhones, this time specifically looking to make use of the sides and back of devices. → Read More

How can Apple already renew Apple TV+ shows, before they've aired?

It sounds nonsensical, but there are key, practical reasons why renewing a television or streaming series before it's even been aired is necessary. AppleInsider delves into the reasons. → Read More

macOS Catalina 10.15.1 is now available with opt-in Siri review, support for AirPods Pro

An update to macOS Catalina has just been released, in time to support the use of Apple's new AirPods Pro with Macs. → Read More

Editorial: Apple isn't revamping its HomeKit team, but maybe it should

Bloomberg believes that Apple is hiring people to overhaul how the company's HomeKit devices work with third-party products. The report is based on disprovable information, yet it is true that Apple both should and could do much more with the technology. → Read More

Apple's $399 'iPhone SE 2' pegged for March 2020 release

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the so-called "iPhone SE 2" will begin mass production in January, ahead of a launch at the end of March 2020. → Read More

Editorial: Despite claims to the contrary, the App Store isn't loaded with malware

A report is being circulated as proof that the App Store has been infected by malware apps that could steal your data one day. Only, AppleInsider has been examining the research for some time, and it is baseless exaggeration, riddled with inaccuracies. → Read More

Apple working on ways to securely present government ID from an iPhone or Apple Car

New research from Apple details methods that iPhone or Apple Car owners could securely store their identity credentials and securely share them with governmental agencies when required. → Read More

Apple's 2020 iPhones rumored to have smaller notch, wider 5G antennas

Apple is reportedly testing different methods to create a smaller Face ID notch for the 2020 iPhones, and is looking at a wider antenna to support 5G. → Read More

Tim Cook talks sustainability in Ceres keynote speech

Apple CEO Tim Cook told a New York City audience that Apple sees climate change as an opportunity to "develop new and valuable competencies." → Read More

Ronald D Moore talks about bringing 'For All Mankind' to Apple TV+

'Battlestar Galactica' creator Ron Moore has planned out seven seasons for 'For All Mankind,' and revealed why he chose to rewrite NASA history for it. → Read More

Editorial: Samsung hasn't copied Apple TV+ yet, but it's only a matter of time

It's not true that Samsung copies absolutely everything Apple ever does. Apart from Apple TV+, though, we're struggling to find another exception -- and there are reasons to think TV won't be safe for long, either. → Read More

Apple said to launch noise-cancelling 'AirPods Pro' in October

A report claims that Apple is set to introduce its third iteration of the wireless headphones as 'AirPods Pro,' which will be noise-cancelling and released at the end of October. → Read More

Extend your Mac display to another Mac with Luna Display 4.0

You can now extend or mirror your main Mac's screen onto a second Mac as easily as you can with Sidecar and an iPad with Luna Display 4.0. → Read More

Adobe refutes reports that Photoshop for iPad is 'rudimentary'

Photoshop for iPad is still expected before the end of this year, but beta testers are complaining that it is lacking. Adobe says the beta doesn't include many features that will be in the shipping version, and that the company plans to continuously develop the app. → Read More

Hollywood producers talk about Apple's TV+ plans & 'The Morning Show' problems

Sources in Hollywood say that 'The Morning Show' was always going to be Apple TV+'s centerpiece but reveal its troubled history -- and comment on Apple's limited library, its television inexperience, plus its interference with shows. → Read More