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2016

Explosions prompt FAA to warn airline passengers against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in flight [u]

Friday September 09, 2016

With just a week to go before Apple's jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus hits the market, its chief competitor --Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 --continues to deal with the fallout from faulty batteries, including a safety warning issued by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

Tim Cook email response tells sender to 'stay tuned' for Mac refresh

Friday September 09, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook has allegedly returned an email from a concerned consumer, and suggests that there are imminent changes in the pipeline.

Apple's Wide Color screen on the iPhone 7 will lead to more faithful color reproduction

Friday September 09, 2016

Apple has implemented many different changes to graphics presentation over the years, but none may be more dramatic and have a more lasting impact than the ongoing shift from older technologies to the new Wide Color standard as found in the iPhone 7 family.

Deals: Up to $200 off first-gen Apple Watches; iPhone 7 pre-order offers; 13" MacBook Air (1.6GHz, 8GB, 128GB) for $790

Friday September 09, 2016

Deals on Apple products are heating up after this week's keynote. Snap up a first-gen Apple Watch at $150-$200 off. Or trade in an iPhone 6/6s/Plus and get a 32GB iPhone 7 for free (or get the 256GB iPhone 7 for the price of the 128GB model at Sprint). An 8GB 13" MacBook Air is also $210 off on eBay.

AT&T & Verizon join in on 'free' iPhone 7 deals offering up to $650 in credit [u]

Friday September 09, 2016

Not content to let Sprint and T-Mobile steal their thunder, U.S. carriers AT&T and Verizon have launched their own promotions in which customers can potentially get a free iPhone 7 after trading in an older device. [Updated with second AT&T option]

Apple Upgrade Program participants complain of no stock, scheduling problems

Friday September 09, 2016

The iPhone Upgrade program is intended to give people the ability to get Apple's new phone every year, shortly after release. Problems with the pre-order process overnight are leading people to question why they signed up for the program.

Apple to reopen in-store iPhone 7 reservations on Sept. 17

Friday September 09, 2016

In the U.S., Apple has temporarily called a halt to in-store shopping reservations for the iPhone 7 -- but those will reopen at 8 a.m. on Sept. 17, potentially giving people who missed launch-day preorders another shot at getting a device within the next two weeks.

How Apple achieves the high-gloss 'jet black' color on the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

Friday September 09, 2016

Apple made something of a fuss about the iPhone 7's new "jet black" color during this week's press event in San Francisco, going into depth about the nine-step process needed to achieve that look. Here's how it's accomplished.

Trade-in time: Sell your first-gen Apple Watch to BuyBackWorld and grab a $10 bonus

Friday September 09, 2016

AppleInsider readers looking to offset the cost of an Apple Watch Series 2 by selling their first-generation Apple Watch can use an exclusive coupon code this week to add an additional $10 to BuyBackWorld's industry-leading cash payouts of up to $175. Plus, an extended price lock lets you hang onto your watch until Halloween.

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple event, iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2

Friday September 09, 2016

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger tells Victor Marks about Apple's big keynote, and details hands-on impressions with Apple Watch Series 2, iPhone 7, AirPods and more.

iPhone SE beats out iPhone 7 in LTE internet time, iPhone 7 Plus battery life king

Friday September 09, 2016

Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller may claim that the battery in the iPhone 7 Plus is the best yet, but the same does not hold true for the iPhone 7. According to Apple's own testing the smaller iPhone SE beats out the iPhone 7 by an hour when accessing the internet on LTE.

Apple's iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 now available for preorder [u]

Friday September 09, 2016

As scheduled, Apple's iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2 went up for preorder early Friday in nearly 30 territories around the world, including key markets in North America, Europe and Asia.

Apple's online storefront down ahead of iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2 preorders

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple's online storefront and dedicated Apple Store app went down at around 5:50 p.m. Pacific on Thursday as the company makes preparations for a rush of iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 preorders.

Macy's to host Apple store-within-a-store in New York, sell Apple Watch this holiday

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple has agreed to open a store-within-a-store concept at Macy's Herald Square flagship location in New York, with the deal also granting the department store chain access to Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 in time for the holiday shopping season.

Apple to meet with augmented reality contact lens firm EPGL, discuss possible iOS support

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple's iOS might be first to support an augmented reality contact lens system currently in development at EP Global Communications, as the two companies are scheduled to meet next week to discuss potential platform integrations.

Sprint & T-Mobile offer free iPhone 7 with trade-in, Sprint knocks $100 off 256GB model

Thursday September 08, 2016

Looking to lure subscribers, Sprint and T-Mobile each announced special iPhone 7 promotions on Thursday, in both cases including a free 32-gigabyte model after a sufficient trade-in.

iPhone 7 Plus has 3GB RAM, is fastest iOS device ever according to benchmark

Thursday September 08, 2016

Possible benchmarks for the iPhone 7 Plus have materialized, potentially confirming rumors about the device shipping with 3GB of application RAM, as well as dramatically improved performance over the iPhone 6s Plus.

Watch: Hands-on with Apple's AirPods wireless headphones

Thursday September 08, 2016

The future will be wireless. At least, that's what Apple's hoping to be the case, after the company not only ditched the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, but also unveiled a new pair of completely wireless earbuds called AirPods. AppleInsider offers a closer look with this hands-on video.

Belkin announces simultaneous Lightning headphone and charging adapter for iPhone 7

Thursday September 08, 2016

The elimination of the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack on the iPhone 7 has caused some users to question how they will charge their handset while listening to music on wired headphones. Accessory maker Belkin has the answer --for $40 extra.

Apple seeds iOS 10 & macOS Sierra GMs to public beta testers

Thursday September 08, 2016

Following up on Wednesday's developer releases, Apple on Thursday issued matching gold masters (GMs) of iOS 10 and macOS 10 Sierra to people in its public beta testing program.