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2017

Deals: 2016 13" MacBook Pro for $1,349; $70 off 128GB 9.7" iPad Pros; $150 off 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pro

Monday March 06, 2017

While supplies last, B&H is knocking $150 off Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with function keys in Space Gray. Or pick up a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,649 after coupon. Apple's 128GB 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi Only) is also $629.

Fitbit intros iPhone-connected Alta HR, plans sleep tracking updates for current wearables

Monday March 06, 2017

Fitbit on Monday revealed the Alta HR, an upgrade of its more fashion-oriented fitness tracker, plus plans to update the software on two of its other devices with better sleep tracking.

Logitech sees growth opportunity, seeks to build more HomeKit, Google Now devices

Monday March 06, 2017

Long-time accessory maker is looking to widen its involvement into the home automation and "internet of things" marketplaces, rather than throwing in as a development partner solely with Apple, Amazon, or Google.

Amazon begins selling iPhone 6 with 32GB storage in India

Monday March 06, 2017

A version of the iPhone 6 that includes 32 gigabytes of storage has resurfaced in another country, with Amazon exclusively selling the smartphone in India from Monday, following similar sales in China and Taiwan offering the device with the new storage capacity.

Samsung & Interflex boost circuit board output for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

Monday March 06, 2017

Two firms, Interflex and Samsung Electro-Mechanics, are reportedly boosting their spending on production of flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs) specifically for Apple's upcoming iPhones, including the "iPhone 8," which should be the first iPhone with an OLED screen.

Battery tech suitable for future iPhone promises 3x the power density, full charge in minutes

Monday March 06, 2017

A new battery technology has been developed by a team led by the original creator of lithium-ion battery, promising safer batteries that can hold three times as much power -- and charge in minutes, rather than hours.

Editorial: The future of Apple's Macintosh

Sunday March 05, 2017

Thinking about the future of Apple's Macintosh becomes more realistic when grounded in facts. It's no accident that several Mac models have not been updated in many months, but it's also true that Apple faces real constraints in dramatically expanding its Mac sales. Here's a look at what's involved, and what's possible for the future of Apple's graphical mouse-based computing platform.

New Apple Park drone footage shows advancing landscaping, near-final solar array completion

Sunday March 05, 2017

The latest drone footage of Apple Park shot in early March shows significant landscaping progress in only a few days, and emphasizes the enormity of the campus in comparison to the surrounding neighborhood.

Japanese report backs view Apple's 'iPhone 8' will use 5.8-inch OLED display

Sunday March 05, 2017

This year's top-of-the-line iPhone -- typically nicknamed the "iPhone 8" -- will sport a 5.8-inch OLED screen, Japan's Nikkei said on Sunday as it switched course and backed up similar rumors.

Fantastical 2.8.3 adds more Apple Watch options, retains ease-of-use

Sunday March 05, 2017

Small improvements to the latest version of the long-running Fantastical aim to keep the app best in class -- AppleInsider checks to see if the modifications add up to anything.

Second Apple Retail store in Cologne, Germany opening in Schildergasse on March 25

Saturday March 04, 2017

An update to the Apple Germany webpage revealed that the previously rumored second Cologne Apple store will open in Schildergasse on March 25.

Audeze's Lightning-connected iSine 10 planar magnetic headphones are the best in-ear set we've ever heard

Saturday March 04, 2017

Almost everything about Audeze's iSine 10 headphones is audacious: the technology, the ambition, the appearance, and the sound itself. On paper they shouldn't work, but in practice they are some of the best sounding compact in-ear headphones money can buy.

This week on AI: To USB-C or not to USB-C, Apple's Hollywood recruiting, massive Amazon outage & more

Saturday March 04, 2017

Rumors this week suggested that Apple's new iPhones will use some form of USB-C technology, and that the company is looking to recruit Hollywood film and TV producers for ends unknown. Legal battles, a huge Amazon outage and more contributed to an eventful few days.

First look: Nintendo's iPad-like Switch hybrid game console launches, with iOS support on the way

Friday March 03, 2017

Taking a cue from the touchscreen tablet market kickstarted by Apple's iPad, Nintendo on Friday launched a hybrid home and portable game console. It's set to feature integration with an official Nintendo app for iOS, though it is not yet available at launch.

Apple's latest iPad Pro ads focus on notetaking, decluttering desks

Friday March 03, 2017

Apple on Friday released yet another two videos in its ongoing ad campaign for the iPad Pro, using Twitter posts as a springboard to sell different features of the tablet.

Google Keep for iPhone and Mac disappoints, imposes profound limitations on users

Friday March 03, 2017

Even with Google's powerful search, the company's Keep service is too lightweight for serious use, but AppleInsider squeezes the most out of it that we can.

Apple Music ads aired during BRIT Awards shared on YouTube

Friday March 03, 2017

Apple has shared a pair of commercial spots that aired during the United Kingdom's BRIT Awards last month, with the two ads promoting Apple Music to viewers as a venue to listen to the nominated and winning musical acts featured during the show.

Apple execs looking to recruit TV & movie producers for 'transformative' change - report

Friday March 03, 2017

Senior Apple executives have been talking to big-name Hollywood TV and film producers in the past two weeks in a bid to recruit them, a new report claims, as part of what could be a more ambitious video strategy.

Google's second-gen Pixel due in 2017, will tackle Apple iPhone in 'premium' segment

Friday March 03, 2017

Riding off the success of its first self-designed phone, the Pixel, Google is at work on a second-generation model that will continue to challenge Apple's iPhone in the "premium" smartphone market, the company's hardware chief revealed on Friday.

Taiwan Mobile opens preorders for limited release of gold iPhone 6 with 32GB storage

Friday March 03, 2017

Taiwan Mobile has started to accept pre-orders for a limited-edition release of the iPhone 6, with the Taiwanese carrier offering the gold version to customers on March 10 with 32 gigabytes of storage, a capacity that Apple hasn't offered in western markets.