The new Mac mini is a great machine, but a $499 model could serve a larger audience

While the 2018 Mac mini is remarkably powerful and remarkably good value for what it does, you can’t call it inexpensive. Now that it’s been launched, however, there is an argument for Apple to do something to make it more affordable for education and for the now seemingly-abandoned switcher market.
Source: macinsider

Amazon deal brings new iPhones and iPads to store in time for holidays

Amazon will be expanding the selection of Apple products sold in its online store in the coming weeks, following an agreement with Apple to allow the online retailer to sell Apple’s newest iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch models.
Source: macinsider

Early Black Friday deals: 2018 13" MacBook Pros on sale from $1,649; 15" starting at $2,099 ($300 off)

The lowest prices of the year are back as Black Friday nears, with discounts of up to $300 off Apple’s current 2018 MacBook Pro. Plus, take advantage of no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, and 0% financing for 12 months.
Source: macinsider

Overeager Chinese music fans spark iTunes and Billboard chart manipulation fears

Music from Chinese-Canadian artist Kris Wu sold on iTunes will not count towards its ranking in charts compiled by Billboard and Nielsen, after allegations the sales were made by users in China rather than within the United States.
Source: macinsider

Review: The iPhone XR isn't a $1,000 flagship, but isn't any less of a premium experience

The cheapest option in Apple’s 2018 iPhone collection, the iPhone XR isn’t expected to live up to the standards set by the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max. While it does have some different components in order to bring the overall cost of the device down, the iPhone XR certainly isn’t any less of an iPhone than the other two models.
Source: macinsider

Future Apple headphones could detect how they are worn with a microphone array

Apple is continuing to come up with ways to solve the problem of wearing headphones the wrong way around, by coming up with a detection method to determine how the audio accessory is being worn and switching channels, just by listening to the user’s voice.
Source: macinsider

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