AppleInsider Review: Alpine's iLX-107 is the first, and best, aftermarket wireless CarPlay receiver 2017-08-20T21:08:40.000000000-04:00 Alpine's newly released iLX-107 is the first infotainment system to boast wireless CarPlay compatibility, allowing users to listen to tunes, navigate, interact with Siri and more without a Lightning cable. AppleInsider went hands-on with the receiver and came away greatly impressed. First look: Adata SE730H portable USB-C SSD a good solution for external OS installs, Time Machine 2017-08-20T01:59:33.000000000-04:00 While small SSDs aren't new, ones with USB-C compatibility are. AppleInsider examines the forthcoming Data SE730H USB-C portable SSD. Apple uses hidden webpage to recruit cloud infrastructure engineer 2017-08-19T22:58:06.000000000-04:00 A hidden, now-defunct page on Apple's website was apparently being used by the company to recruit an engineer for work on a "critical infrastructure component." How to shoot the Aug. 21 solar eclipse on an iPhone 2017-08-19T00:48:50.000000000-04:00 On August 21, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will trace a coast-to-coast path across the U.S. Here's some tips on how to capture it with your iPhone. This week on AI: Apple Watch 'Series 3,' Apple's $1B Hollywood war chest, Charlottesville fallout & more 2017-08-19T00:14:57.000000000-04:00 Some of the most interesting news of the week revolved around this fall's Apple Watch "Series 3," which may get LTE, but not a new look. Apple also appears to have big Hollywood plans -- if not quite as big as HBO or Netflix. Functional Apple I computer to hit online auction block in September 2017-08-18T23:44:11.000000000-04:00 A fully operational Apple I computer built by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 1976 is going up for auction through Charitybuzz next month, with all proceeds earmarked for charity. Apple's Siri latest target in string of natural language patent lawsuits 2017-08-18T19:49:31.000000000-04:00 One-man company Word to Info on Friday expanded a string of patent lawsuits over natural language processing technology -- active cases involve Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Nuance -- to include Apple, taking specific aim at the tech titan's Siri virtual assistant. Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in 'iPhone 8' 2017-08-18T18:37:12.000000000-04:00 Accessory maker Nodus believes Apple will abandon Touch ID fingerprint technology when it releases "iPhone 8," information the case maker gathered from supply chain sources as it worked on designs for the forthcoming handset. Android O, Google's response to Apple's iOS 11, will be revealed next Monday amid solar eclipse 2017-08-18T14:26:55.000000000-04:00 Google will showcase and possibly launch the next version of Android, "Android O," on August 21 -- setting the stage for competition with Apple's iOS 11, which should come to iPhones and iPads as soon as next month. Hands on: ScreenFlow 7 update turns the screen recording app into a video suite 2017-08-18T14:01:47.000000000-04:00 Extensive editing, titling and annotation features recently added to ScreenFlow 7 make it a serious production tool.