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2017

Rumor: Supposed 'iPhone 8' box label shows up online, seemingly confirms branding

Friday September 08, 2017

A highly suspicious photo found circulating on Chinese microblogging site Weibo this week purportedly shows a box label for an unreleased "iPhone 8" model, suggesting the name will be used for at least one Apple smartphone expected to debut next week.

Apple contributes $5M to 'Hand in Hand' hurricane relief effort, to open donations this weekend

Friday September 08, 2017

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief on Friday announced a $5 million donation from Apple, which will be put toward ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, as well as programs benefitting what is expected to be massive damage from the incoming Irma.

Apple's foreign suits against Qualcomm can continue while US case ongoing, judge rules

Friday September 08, 2017

Apple's 11 international lawsuits against Qualcomm -- in places like China, Japan, and the UK -- can go on while an original U.S. case is underway, a U.S. federal judge ruled this week.

Apple updates WWDC app for iOS, Apple TV with support for Handoff

Friday September 08, 2017

Three months after the Worldwide Developers Conference concluded, Apple is still updating the official WWDC app, making it easier for developers to access videos and content to help create apps for upcoming platforms like iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra.

Diabetes monitoring company Dexcom partners with Fitbit, but Apple Watch users not abandoned

Friday September 08, 2017

After praising the Apple Watch earlier in the year, glucose monitoring software company Dexcom has forged a partnership with Fitbit to integrate the technology into the Ionic smartwatch -- but the monitoring featured in the Fitbit device may appear on the Apple Watch with watchOS 4.

Bearish analyst pushes new & unlikely reason for OLED 'iPhone 8' delay, suggests October launch

Friday September 08, 2017

An analyst who is notoriously bearish on Apple stock is pushing a new claim that that metal casing issues in the fabrication process of the "iPhone 8" are causing a problem, and claims it could be the source of a possible delay in shipping the OLED device.

Spotify drops Web streaming for users of Apple's Safari browser

Friday September 08, 2017

Streaming music service Spotify has apparently dropped access to its Web Player for users of Apple's Safari, despite it continuing to work on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera.

Microsoft launches My Workspace Office 365 toolbar for Apple's macOS

Friday September 08, 2017

Microsoft this week debuted a new tool for Office 365 users on the Mac, bringing quick access to apps, files and information to the macOS menu bar.

Up to 143M US consumers exposed in Equifax hack, could impact iPhone buyers

Friday September 08, 2017

U.S. credit scoring agency Equifax has admitted that hackers gained access to the data of 143 million Americans earlier this year, something that could be particularly relevant to people in Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program.

Fox studio head hints deal for early rentals on Apple's iTunes still 6-12 months out

Friday September 08, 2017

A deal between movie studios and companies like Apple and Comcast to provide early-access movie rentals should be complete within the next 6 to 12 months, the studio head of 20th Century Fox said at a Los Angeles media conference.

AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' & OLED supply, speaks with iZotope about Spire Studio

Friday September 08, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about next week's announcement of the 'iPhone 8', Apple Watch, OLED technology, and Victor interviews iZotope's Product Manager, Colin Thurmond, about their new Spire Studio recording hardware.

HomePod hardware purportedly pops up in China and California ahead of December launch

Friday September 08, 2017

Though Apple is not due to open HomePod orders until December, versions of the hotly anticipated Siri-equipped speaker appear to be in testing by employees in the U.S., while one Instagram user seems to have snagged a unit in China.

Suspected Apple VCSEL supplier reports shipment delay, unlikely to impact 'iPhone 8' availability

Thursday September 07, 2017

Finisar, a manufacturer of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSEL) thought to be supplying hardware to Apple, on Thursday said it was forced to push shipments out to October due to a problem with current production units, though the delay is not predicted to impact "iPhone 8."

Time uses iPhone to shoot magazine covers for 'Firsts' documentary series

Thursday September 07, 2017

Time Magazine selected iPhone as its photography tool of choice for the upcoming "Firsts: Women Who Are Changing The World," a multi-platform documentary magazine series and companion book featuring influential women.

Disney to keep Marvel & Star Wars movies exclusive to its streaming service

Thursday September 07, 2017

After late 2019, Disney's upcoming streaming service will be the only place the public can stream Marvel and "Star Wars" titles, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at a Los Angeles media conference on Thursday.

Photo of Steve Jobs Theater construction show leather seats with integrated power outlets

Thursday September 07, 2017

A photo taken during construction of Apple's Steve Jobs Theater reveals the comfy leather seats media and employees will be enjoying in less than a week, when company executives are expected to take the stage to unveil a host of new products.

Another report says OLED 'iPhone 8' to ship after standard 'iPhone 7s' models

Thursday September 07, 2017

Another report has surfaced suggesting Apple will stagger the launch of new iPhone models expected to debut at a special event next week, lending credence to speculation that a hotly anticipated "iPhone 8" with OLED screen will ship later than an iPhone 7 revamp.

Imminent arrival of HDR iTunes Store content reaffirmed in new code findings

Thursday September 07, 2017

Expectations of high dynamic range (HDR) support in the iTunes Store -- and on a fifth-generation Apple TV -- were reinforced on Thursday with the discovery of yet more code referring to the technology.

Apple crushes Samsung in China as iPhone attracts twice the loyalty in upgrades over domestic brands

Thursday September 07, 2017

Young smartphone buyers in China are preferring to buy low-priced domestic brands over phones from Samsung, but the loyalty rate in buying another Oppo or Vivo phone is half that of buyers getting another iPhone-- which remains the largest installed smartphone base in China.

ElevationDock 4 is first Apple MFi-certified Lightning dock that works one-handed

Thursday September 07, 2017

Five years after its highly successful Kickstarter campaign launched the first ElevationDock, Elevation Labs is back with a new model featuring an integrated Lightning plug, braided cable, and one-handed use that ensures it will stay in place when an iPhone -- with or without a case -- is removed.