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2014

Apple details $3.5 billion European bond, interest accrual starts Nov. 10

Monday November 10, 2014

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday published Apple's official european debt filing, which looks to take advantage of low European interest rates to raise $3.5 billion, or 2.8 billion euros.

Apple hires five employees from defunct mapping app Pin Drop in possible UK build out

Monday November 10, 2014

In what appears to be a build out of its UK operations, Apple recently hired five employees of defunct mapping app Pin Drop, who could be part of the first team to take residence at a rumored R&D office in Cambridge.

WireLurker, Masque Attack malware only a threat for users who disable Apple's iOS, OS X security

Monday November 10, 2014

Despite headlines fretting of a "new era in OS X and iOS malware," Apple's security systems for iOS and OS X are working as intended to protect users from exposure to the ubiquitous malware affecting open platforms including Android and Windows. Here's the realistic, non-sensationalized facts about how safe Apple's users actually are and how users can remain protected from threats that arise.

'Masque' attack for iOS could let hackers replace legitimate apps with malicious copies

Monday November 10, 2014

A recently-discovered vulnerability in Apple's mobile operating system could allow attackers to trick users into replacing legitimate apps that have access to a variety of personal information --such as banking apps --with hacked versions that relay that information to malicious actors.

Pegatron reportedly eyed for iPhone 6 Plus production to help Apple meet demand

Monday November 10, 2014

Apple is said to be looking to expand its supply chain and possibly have partner Pegatron built iPhone 6 Plus units, as the company continues to struggle to keep up with overwhelming demand for its latest smartphones.

iPhone 6 already driving iOS enterprise share gains for Apple

Monday November 10, 2014

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reports that Apple's iPhone 6 launch helped the company win back mobile device enterprise share from Android, boosting iOS to 69 percent of all device activations as firms' deployment of custom mobile apps continues to grow exponentially.

President Obama pushes FCC to classify Internet as public utility, protect net neutrality

Monday November 10, 2014

In a move likely to see support from Internet-based content providers such as Apple, Netflix, and others, President Barack Obama on Monday publicly called on the Federal Communications Commission to take the strongest measures possible in protecting net neutrality.

Apple begins stocking Nova iOS-connected Bluetooth camera flash in retail stores

Monday November 10, 2014

Apple has expanded the selection of mobile photography accessories in its retail outlets with the Nova, a wireless, off-camera flash that can be used to enhance low-light shooting and synchronizes with iOS devices using Bluetooth technology.

Apple Rewards card from Barclaycard updated with 3X points on Apple Store purchases, Chip & PIN security

Monday November 10, 2014

A new "Apple Rewards" Visa card launched this month by Barclaycard with a number of changes, most notably a revised rewards system that pays out Apple Store gift cards, as well as the addition of Chip & PIN security.

Review: Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

Monday November 10, 2014

After years of waiting, Mac faithful can finally purchase an ultra high-resolution display made by Apple that not only mates quality with a competitive price tag, but comes with a capable built-in computer to boot.

Fitbit products remain on the shelves at Apple Stores, for now

Monday November 10, 2014

Though Apple removed Fitbit hardware from its online store last week, the company's popular lineup of activity tracking devices remain on the shelves at Apple's retail stores.

Apple launches Web tool to delist cell phone numbers from iMessages

Sunday November 09, 2014

Apple on Sunday launched a new website that will allow users to deregister their cell phone number from its iMessage service, fixing an issue that would result in messages sent from iOS devices being "hijacked" if the recipient stopped using an iPhone.

Roundup: The best Notification Center widgets for Apple's OS X Yosemite

Sunday November 09, 2014

Apple's newly released OS X Yosemite allows third-party apps to include interactive Notification Center widgets, and AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best and most useful widgets you can install on your Mac right now.

Killer Deal: Free AppleCare with all iMac 5Ks & Mac Pros plus $50-$275 instant discounts, tax savings

Saturday November 08, 2014

As Black Friday inches closer, AI continues to teamed up with Apple's Authorized Resellers to help readers avoid the inevitable frenzy by securing their deals ahead of time. In addition to $50 off and free AppleCare with each new iMac 5K, readers looking for Mac Pros this weekend can also take advantage of exclusive bundles that pair free AppleCare with discounts of up to $250 (plus no sales tax collected in 48 states).

Review: Equil Smartpen 2, a Bluetooth-connected ink pen with real-time syncing

Saturday November 08, 2014

Smartpens have long been seen as the ultimate savior of cultures struggling to make the digital transition. AppleInsider took a look at the Equil Smartpen 2, one of the leading competitors, offering compatibility with both iOS and OS X.

Apple integrates Genius Bar reservations to online support options

Friday November 07, 2014

Apple on Friday updated its Support website to incorporate an option to schedule Genius Bar reservations for certain hardware and software issues, further filling in gaps between AppleCare's many arms.

Apple to reportedly open new corporate office and R&D center in Cambridge, UK

Friday November 07, 2014

It was reported earlier this week that Apple is planning to open a new office in the city of Cambridge, UK, an intellectual hotspot which already plays host to bases of operation for a number of large tech companies.

Many Apple Stores to open at 8AM on Black Friday, discounts available online

Friday November 07, 2014

For the upcoming Black Friday shopping bonanza, many brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are slated to welcome the holiday crush at 8 a.m. and will again offer the same discounts and deals to online customers.

Unannounced Beats Solo2 Wireless headphone revealed by FCC, features Bluetooth LE

Friday November 07, 2014

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday published testing results for the as-yet-unannounced Beats Solo2 Wireless headphone, a Bluetooth-enabled version of the Apple-owned company's mid-tier Solo2.

Inside Apple's secret confidentiality agreements: Code names, security requirements, fines & more

Friday November 07, 2014

Apple's legendary efforts to keep upcoming products a secret are widely known, but the terms of the agreements that bind suppliers and workers were revealed in part on Friday, thanks to newly unsealed court filings.