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Apple using lower parts quotes, new suppliers to keep up high profit margins - report

Tuesday July 05, 2016

A variety of Apple suppliers -- including some stalwarts -- are reportedly being hit by lower price quotes from the company, which is likewise said to be searching for new suppliers to maintain high profit margins on its products.

Apple will promote enrollment in national organ donor registry via iOS 10 Health app

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Starting with the launch of iOS 10 this fall, Apple will encourage users to become organ, eye and tissue donors by including an enrollment form in the iPhone's native Health app.

Apple sued by Chinese media regulator over streaming of 1994 propaganda film

Monday July 04, 2016

A subsidiary of China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) is suing Apple and streaming service Youku Tudou for causing "huge economic losses" through infringement of exclusive online distribution rights to a war film first aired in 1994.

Second hacker pleads guilty to role in celebrity iCloud, Gmail phishing scheme

Monday July 04, 2016

A Chicago man implicated in a phishing scheme targeting more than 300 iCloud and Google Gmail users, including the personal accounts of numerous Hollywood celebrities, faces up to five years in federal prison after signing a plea deal last week.

Giveaway: Win an Apple accessory bundle from Grovemade

Monday July 04, 2016

Grovemade is partnering with AppleInsider to give readers a chance to win a bundle of handcrafted accessories consisting of a Laptop Stand, Monitor Stand, Keyboard Tray, Mouse Pad and iPhone Folio valued at $585.

Get the most out of America's largest July 4 fireworks shows with your iPhone

Monday July 04, 2016

Some of the biggest Independence Day fireworks displays in the U.S. also sync with special iPhone apps, enhancing the spectacle with sounds and visuals on your smartphone to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here's how you can take advantage of these free apps, as well as some camera enhancement apps that will allow you to take better fireworks photos.

Samsung not separating OLED business [updated]

Monday July 04, 2016

Samsung Display, the largest OLED manufacturer in the world and a key display supplier for Apple's entire range of products, was rumored to spin off its OLED business as a separate entity from its money-losing LCD operations. But the company later issued a statement denying the report [updated]

Review: Audeze Sine delivers planar magnetic magic to the masses

Sunday July 03, 2016

Audeze is one of only a handful of manufacturers to produce headphones with planar magnetic drivers, a technology promising higher fidelity sound and less distortion than traditional -- and cheaper -- dynamic cans. AppleInsider was able to take an extended look at the company's latest on-ear offering, Sine.

Actually, there is something new about Apple's upcoming iPhone 7

Sunday July 03, 2016

Despite a flurry of incessant news reports maintaining that Apple is poised to bore its customers to death with a completely snooze-worthy iPhone 7 this fall, there's actually excessive evidence providing reason to believe that the portended death of iPhone 7 has been greatly exaggerated--for reasons that should be obvious.

Deals: 128GB iPad Air 2 for $549; up to $410 off 12" MacBooks with AppleCare; 40% off iPad keyboards

Sunday July 03, 2016

While supplies last, AppleInsider readers can exclusively snap up a 128GB iPad Air 2 in Space Gray for $549 ($150 off). Need a keyboard? Select iPad keyboards are 40% off with free shipping. Or opt for a 2015 12-inch MacBook and AppleCare bundle with exclusive coupon savings of $160-$410 off MSRP.

Review: Garmin's Fenix 3 HR is an iOS-connected smartwatch for fitness fanatics

Saturday July 02, 2016

Garmin's highest-end smartwatch in some ways sets a gold standard for fitness trackers, but for the layman, it can be simultaneously overwhelming and lacking in creature comforts.

This week on AI: No 3.5mm jack on 'iPhone 7,' Tidal takeover talks, Apple vs. Spotify & more

Saturday July 02, 2016

"iPhone 7" rumors resurfaced with a vengeance this week -- but there were also interesting developments in the music streaming world, particularly with claims that Apple is interested in buying one its rivals, Tidal.

Apple releases animated emoji sticker packs for iOS 10 Messages

Saturday July 02, 2016

As promised, Apple on Friday released the first official animated sticker packs for use with iOS 10 Messages, making the GIF-like graphics available to developers through iTunes.

Apple Maps to gain Japan transit data in iOS 10

Friday July 01, 2016

Apple in a recent update to its Japanese website confirmed local transit data will arrive in Maps when iOS 10 launches this fall, further expanding the feature's reach into Asia.

Major weakness in Google's key storage breaks open Android's Full Disk Encryption

Friday July 01, 2016

Higher end Android phones using premium Qualcomm chips have been seeking to court the attention of enterprise users, but new research shows that Android encryption is easy to defeat because the devices store their disk encryption keys in software, unlike Apple's iOS.

Apple Pay promotion offers discounts, rewards on select in-app purchases

Friday July 01, 2016

As part of a recently launched iOS App Store promotion, select third-party retailers like Hotel Tonight, Uber, Grubhub and Ticketmaster are discounting in-app purchases processed through Apple Pay.

Apple counsel attacks Spotify complaints as 'rumors and half-truths'

Friday July 01, 2016

Spotify is "resorting to rumors and half-truths" in order to ask for an exemption from App Store rules, according to a letter to the company by Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell.

Deals: $100-$300 off 13" MacBook Airs; 16GB Unlocked iPhone 6 for $350; $150 off 13" MacBook Pro

Friday July 01, 2016

Apple authorized reseller B&H is kicking off the 4th of July weekend by slashing prices on 13-inch MacBook Airs with models starting at $829 with free expedited shipping. Or save $150 on a 13-inch MacBook Pro with no tax outside of NY. Plus, snap up an unlocked 16GB iPhone 6 (refurbished) on eBay before they sell out.

Sources split on alleged acquisition talks between Apple and Tidal

Friday July 01, 2016

Two newer claims differ on whether Apple is in talks about possibly acquiring Tidal, one of its rivals in the streaming music space.

Video: See how widgets in iOS 10 offer quick access to app data

Friday July 01, 2016

A new Widgets feature will be included in iOS 10 when the operating system launches this fall, making it easier for users to quickly access snippets of app data from both lock and home screens. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the upcoming feature poised to fundamentally change the way users interact with iPhone.