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2015

Fashion industry gets its revenge as Donna Karan hires away Apple creative director

Wednesday April 29, 2015

After years of poaching top fashion industry executives, Apple has found itself on the losing end as Donna Karan has reportedly hired Hector Muelas -- who served as creative director of worldwide marketing communications at Apple -- to fill a similar role at the fashion conglomerate.

iOS 8 adoption cracks 80% mark in latest App Store data

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Adoption of iOS 8 among iPhone, iPad, and iPod owners is up to 81 percent of active devices, Apple said on Wednesday in the latest update of its App Store distribution data, measuring traffic from April 27.

Samsung reclaims lead over Apple in global smartphone shipments during March quarter

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Despite strong iPhone sales, Samsung was able to top Apple in terms of smartphone shipments during the March quarter and reclaim market leadership, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.

Review: Apple Watch is beautiful, but rough around the edges

Wednesday April 29, 2015

After months of anticipation, the Apple Watch is here. But as pre-release hype wanes and units trickle out to early adopters, it's now a question of whether the Apple Watch delivers on its promise of being the company's "most personal device ever."

Tweets coming to Apple's Spotlight search, Twitter CEO says

Wednesday April 29, 2015

The already-cosy relationship between Apple and Twitter appears to be growing tighter, as the companies are now engaged in an effort to bring Twitter content to Apple's Spotlight search engine.

Pixelmator 3.3.2 adds support for Apple's new Force Touch trackpad, gains improved repair tool

Wednesday April 29, 2015

Popular photo editing tool Pixelmator was updated on Wednesday to add pressure-sensitive support for Apple's new Force Touch trackpad found on the latest MacBooks, as well as an advanced repair tool said to be five times better than its predecessor.

Apple iPad software issue grounds 'several dozen' American Airlines flights [u]

Tuesday April 28, 2015

At least one American Airlines flight was grounded before takeoff on Tuesday due to a software bug that disabled pilots' iPad-powered electronic flight bags, potentially affecting the carrier's entire fleet of 737 aircraft.

'Test model' iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

Tuesday April 28, 2015

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars' worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a "test model iPad from Apple."

Consortium behind Apple Pay competitor CurrentC replaces CEO

Tuesday April 28, 2015

The Merchant Customer Exchange, better known by its acronym MCX, announced on Tuesday that it has named payments expert Brian V. Mooney as interim CEO, replacing former chief executive Dekkers Davidson.

UberEATS now delivering food to New Yorkers in 10 minutes

Tuesday April 28, 2015

After seeing initial success in Los Angeles and Barcelona, Uber on Tuesday launched its UberEATS service in New York and Chicago, promising customers direct delivery of fresh food in ten minutes or less.

Developers may not receive special Apple Watch orders early as promised

Tuesday April 28, 2015

A number of developers selected to receive a special batch of Apple Watch units promised to ship on Tuesday are still seeing their orders as "processing," suggesting Apple is falling behind on "developer special" orders.

Apple's App Store review delays temporarily ground DJI's new Phantom 3 drone [u]

Tuesday April 28, 2015

An apparently lengthy and stringent Apple App Store review process has held up the release of an app required to connect iOS devices to DJI's Phantom 3 drone camera, leading to frustration among owners of the new device.

App Store Review Guidelines updated to bar Apple Watch apps that only tell time

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Apple made a small but important update to the official App Store Review Guidelines on Tuesday, banning developers from creating Apple Watch apps meant mostly to tell the time.

Apple posts interview with Christy Turlington Burns on iTunes

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Apple this week shared a recorded interview with model and activist Christy Turlington Burns, hosted by Apple Fitness and Health director Jay Blahnik at the Regent Street Apple Store in London.

Patriot unveils USB-C flash drive for Apple's MacBook

Tuesday April 28, 2015

New MacBook owners who need removable storage but don't want to carry around a USB adapter now have a new native USB-C option in California-based Patriot Memory's just-announced convertible flash drive.

Apple wins patent on Kinect-like depth mapping technology for 3D gesture interfaces

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Apple has been awarded a patent for a depth-mapping technology for a Kinect-like 3D gesture interface, adding to the intellectual property inherited from its acquisition of Israeli firm PrimeSense in 2013.

Deals: 12" MacBooks with free early-adopter survival kit; 128GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + 4G LTE for $499; $1,249 13" MacBook Pro bundle & coupons

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Joining our exclusive $144 discounts on 12" MacBooks with AppleCare is a new offer that throws in a free Apple USB-C to USB Adapter, LG Super Drive & 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub. Separately, Apple's 128GB iPad Air (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE) in Silver/White is available until Friday for $499 (tax-free in 49 states) while coupons on all the company's MacBook Pros offer discounts of up to $300 on current models.

Estimates raised on Wall Street as Apple impresses investors again with another record quarter

Tuesday April 28, 2015

The iPhone continues to drive growth at Apple, once again propelling the company to a record quarter that has left analysts on Wall Street confident the company's stock will continue to go higher.

Foxconn's Terry Guo says he lobbied Apple to choose TSMC over Samsung for 'A9'

Tuesday April 28, 2015

According to one of Apple's closest partners, the company's choice to award production contracts for its forthcoming "A9" chip to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. -- rather than single-sourcing parts from Samsung -- was the result of a concerted lobbying effort from fellow Taiwanese firms.

Apple Watch wrist detection failing with some tattoos, users complain

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Wrist detection on the Apple Watch may not work properly for some people with lower-arm tattoos, as they appear to fool the device's sensors, some early adopters of the device have said.