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2016

How to skip the airport's US Customs line with your iPhone

Thursday July 07, 2016

An iPhone app authorized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection allows users to submit entry information over the internet after landing, allowing them to skip the line at the airport and potentially re-enter the country much faster than usual.

The 'iPhone 7' effect: Android makers reportedly slow down chip orders ahead of Apple's launch

Thursday July 07, 2016

With the next-generation iPhone expected to launch in just a few months, a new supply chain report claims that Android device makers are trimming their chip orders, apparently hoping to avoid direct competition with Apple's latest model.

Apple rival Samsung posts high Q2 profits on rebounding phone division

Thursday July 07, 2016

Korea's Samsung on Thursday reported its highest quarterly profits in two years -- likely based on smartphones, despite intense competition from Apple and Chinese firms like Huawei.

Apple Pay launches in Switzerland with Visa and Mastercard support

Thursday July 07, 2016

As promised in June, Apple on Thursday introduced its in-house payments solution Apple Pay to customers in Switzerland, offering initial support for both Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

Longbow Research inaugurates Apple stock coverage with 'buy' rating

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Investment firm Longbow Research initiated Apple stock coverage this week, assigning a 12-month target price of $125 and forecasting a rosy outlook for the Cupertino tech giant on expected strong iPhone user growth.

Apple's second iOS 10 beta includes unencrypted 32-bit bootloader, RAM Disk, more

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple turned heads in June when it released a preview version of iOS 10 containing an unencrypted kernel cache, a significant shift in software security policy meant to streamline system performance, and analysis shows the company is building on those efforts with the second beta release.

Walmart Pay now available at all Walmart locations in US

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Walmart on Wednesday announced it recently completed the nationwide rollout of in-house mobile payments service Walmart Pay, a system promised to one day support third-party digital wallets like Apple Pay.

Apple's Tim Cook & Eddy Cue return to annual Sun Valley retreat

Wednesday July 06, 2016

For the fifth time in a row, Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly attending the annual Sun Valley retreat in Idaho, which plays host to rich elites from the corporate and political worlds.

Verizon confirms plans including price hikes, more data & added perks

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Verizon on Wednesday officially announced its rumored new cellphone plans, launching July 7, which are costlier but in some cases include perks previously found only at other carriers, like rollover data.

Apple issues fifth betas of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 & tvOS 9.2.2 to developers, public testers

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Just a week after the fourth betas arrived, Apple has provided both developers and public testers with fifth pre-release betas of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, forthcoming maintenance and security updates.

Apple joins wide array of tech companies in fight to kill EU's 'Cookie Law'

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple and a cadre of other tech companies are fighting the European Union's so-called "Cookie Law," lobbying the organization for more refined laws that aim to strike a balance between user privacy and data collected by providers.

Apple's iPhone dips to fifth place in Chinese smartphone market

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple continued losing ground in the Chinese smartphone market in May, seeing its share drop to fifth place amid tough local competition, according to research data published on Wednesday.

New Mac malware can remotely access FaceTime camera, but macOS Gatekeeper users are protected

Wednesday July 06, 2016

A new piece of Mac-targeting malware is in the wild, potentially allowing hackers to remotely execute code and even control the FaceTime camera on a user's computer, but Apple's own Gatekeeper security prevents the unsigned app from being installed.

New CAD renderings support rumored features of Apple's 'iPhone 7' and '7 Plus'

Wednesday July 06, 2016

If authentic, leaked CAD renderings of Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus" appear to support claims that the device will ditch the headphone jack, sport tweaked antenna designs, and feature a dual-camera system for the larger 5.5-inch model.

iPhone 6s resale values remain strong ahead of Apple's expected 'iPhone 7' launch

Wednesday July 06, 2016

With Apple expected to launch its next-generation iPhone in just a matter of months, a new analysis of the secondary iPhone 6s market has found that the flagship handset sells used for 78 percent of its new price, outperforming the iPhone 6 at the same period.

Pokemon Go rolls out to iOS App Store, available in select US locations

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Nintendo and Niantic Labs on Tuesday surprised with a limited rollout of anticipated augmented reality game Pok駑on Go, making the title available for download in Australia, New Zealand and certain U.S. markets.

Winners of the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller giveaway announced [Scott C. and Nathan H.]

Tuesday July 05, 2016

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of last week's giveaway, Scott C. and Nathan H., both of whom will receive a 16-zone Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller valued at $249.

Nintendo might build hardware controllers for iPhone and iPad

Tuesday July 05, 2016

After launching its first iOS app, Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is looking to further diversify beyond consoles and first-party handhelds with a potential move into mobile hardware, specifically a controller add-on for smartphones and tablets.

Google renews bid to sanction Oracle for leaking search deals with Apple

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Google is once again seeking sanctions against a lawyer for Oracle accused of violating a court protective order by revealing Google's massive annual payments to Apple for iPhone search bar privileges.

Apple will double 'iPhone 7' minimum storage to 32GB - report

Tuesday July 05, 2016

After years of public outcry that 16 gigabytes of storage simply isn't enough, Apple's next-generation iPhone will reportedly ship with a minimum of 32 gigabytes of capacity for the entry-level model.