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2017

Apple confirms overhauled Century City store coming to Los Angeles later in 2017

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Apple has validated recent rumors by announcing an updated store for Los Angeles's Westfield Century City mall, located on Santa Monica Boulevard.

Google Home Mini offers affordable voice assistant, music streaming for $49

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Google on Wednesday unveiled a smaller, more affordable version of its Home speaker and assistant, dubbed the Google Home Mini, set to launch in stores on Oct. 19 for $49.

Netflix's free 'Stranger Things: The Game' offers retro-themed hype for upcoming season 2

Wednesday October 04, 2017

With a retro art design harkening back to the heyday of console gaming, the new and free "Stranger Things: The Game" leans heavily on nostalgia, just like the blockbuster series on which it is based.

Sonos debuts One smartspeaker with Amazon Alexa, AirPlay 2 & Google Assistant coming later

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Sonos on Wednesday launched the $199 Sonos One, a smartspeaker with Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, as well as support for Apple AirPlay 2 and Google Assistant coming in 2018.

Apple used Samsung to push for South Korean legal action, Qualcomm court filings claim

Wednesday October 04, 2017

An unnamed Apple executive -- possibly Chief Executive Tim Cook -- allegedly asked Samsung to pressure South Korean antitrust regulators into intensifying their investigation into Qualcomm, with the ultimate goal of reducing royalty payments, according to Qualcomm court filings unearthed on Wednesday.

Sonos announces support for Apple's AirPlay 2 wireless standard coming in 2018

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Speaker maker Sonos on Wednesday announced that it will create an open platform, not only giving any music services access to its hardware, but also integrating with Apple's forthcoming AirPlay 2 wireless standard.

European Commission takes Ireland to court for failing to collect taxes from Apple

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Confirming an earlier report, the European Commission on Wednesday said it will bring Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to collect at least $15 billion in back taxes from Apple, which were originally due Jan. 3.

Adobe debuts Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2018 with focus on computer vision

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Adobe on Wednesday issued the latest versions of its consumer level photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements 2018 and Premiere Elements 2018, with a slew of fresh features, many of which are powered by all-new content intelligence capabilities.

Apple is exclusive retailer of 'Parker,' world's first AR teddy bear

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Children's toy startup Seedling on Tuesday launched Parker the Bear, an Apple store exclusive plush teddy bear that comes to life through iOS augmented reality effects.

Apple testing Google DoubleClick ad serving in News app, report says

Tuesday October 03, 2017

A report this week claims Apple is allowing select publishers to insert ads from Google's DoubleClick For Publishers into News app pages, an unexpected strategy shift that could lead to better monetization options for the iOS content aggregator.

Apple execs reap more than $19M each in vested stock bonus

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Apple's executive team, including head of retail Angela Ahrendts and SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, on Sunday saw batches of performance based restricted stock unit awards vest, netting each common shares worth more than $19 million.

Yahoo says all 3B accounts impacted by 2013 data breach

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Yahoo in a statement on Tuesday said further investigation into a massive 2013 data breach suggests all 3 billion its user accounts were impacted from the incident, tripling the internet firm's initial estimates.

Apple employees begin testing Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.1 beta

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Apple employees are reportedly testing Apple Pay Cash, the company's take on peer-to-peer payments, as part of an internal evaluation of the service ahead of an anticipated release later this fall.

LIFX intros Beam accent lighting compatible with Apple's HomeKit

Tuesday October 03, 2017

LIFX on Tuesday announced the Beam Kit, a new HomeKit-ready lighting package that adds multicolored accents to walls.

Ikea adds color changing bulb to Tradfri home automation line, HomeKit support still coming

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Ikea has made a color-changing light bulb in its Tradfri line more commonly available, potentially giving home automation-minded users a less expensive way to go beyond simple illumination.

Apple Maps vehicles to start touring Scotland & Wales later this month

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Apple Maps vehicles will begin collecting street-level data in Scotland and Wales for the first time later in October, according to an updated schedule.

Microsoft partners including Samsung, Dell, Lenovo to launch slew of Windows VR headsets in coming weeks

Tuesday October 03, 2017

In its push into the virtual and augmented reality market, which the company has branded as "mixed reality," Microsoft is leveraging its army of hardware partners, many of whom are releasing new virtual reality headsets over the next few weeks.

Winner of the iPhone 8 giveaway announced [Pat Y.]

Tuesday October 03, 2017

AppleInsider would like to congratulate Pat Y., winner of our latest giveaway. Pat will receive an unlocked 64GB iPhone 8 in Space Gray and a Presidio Ultra case courtesy of Speck.

Laurene Powell Jobs buys 20% stake in company that owns Washington Wizards & Capitals

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Billionaire philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, who is still a significant stakeholder in both Apple and Disney, will enter into the professional sports business, taking a 20 percent share of the company that owns Washington D.C.'s Wizards basketball team and Capitals hockey team.

Walmart accidentally leaks Google Home Mini ahead of Oct. 4 announcement

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Thought it pulled a product page within a matter of minutes, Walmart on Tuesday briefly offered preorders for the Home Mini, a new smartspeaker expected to be officially revealed in a Wednesday Google announcement.