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2015

AT&T exec sees end of phone subsidies on horizon

Tuesday June 02, 2015

President and CEO of AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions Ralph de la Vega said Tuesday that phone subsidies will soon vanish as customers move away from two-year commitments in favor of new financing plans.

Apple's Cook speaks out against public, private data harvesting policies

Tuesday June 02, 2015

At the Electronic Privacy Information Center's Champions of Freedom event on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered an impassioned speech about public and private sector data collection, emphasizing consumers need data privacy, strong security and the right to encryption.

Senate passes USA Freedom Act, restores some NSA surveillance powers

Tuesday June 02, 2015

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed the U.S.A. Freedom Act, a bill which restores certain surveillance powers to the National Security Agency while curtailing some of its greater excesses.

Sprint adds Monthly Rolling Data to prepaid plans, exclusive to Best Buy

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Sprint on Tuesday joined the roster of U.S. carriers offering rollover data for prepaid cellular plans, but with some key restrictions, according to an official announcement.

Rumor: Samsung to take on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5-inch 'Galaxy S6 Plus'

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Samsung is rumored to be just weeks away from introducing a larger version of its flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, featuring a 5.5-inch display that would match Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, and may even use the same "Plus" moniker.

New 'Batteriser' could help your Magic Mouse & Trackpad batteries run 8x longer

Tuesday June 02, 2015

A small, steel-and-silicon sleeve designed to slip over standard alkaline batteries promises to let those disposable cells run up to eight times longer, saving consumers money and frustration.

6Wunderkinder promises new features, multi-platform support after Microsoft takeover

Tuesday June 02, 2015

In the wake of its buyout by Microsoft, Wunderlist developer 6Wunderkinder on Tuesday promised to continue adding new features, maintain multi-platform support, and keep its workforce in Germany.

Intel announces quad-core mobile Broadwell chips, but Apple likely to stay away

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Chip giant Intel on Tuesday finally unveiled new quad-core mobile processors based on its Broadwell architecture --six months after the first Broadwell chips rolled out-- but it may be too late to snag Apple's recently updated MacBook Pro.

How to create an unobtrusive, low-light 'movie theatre face' for the Apple Watch

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Apple hasn't given Watch owners an easy way to avoid accidentally blinding their movie theatre rowmates with a high-resolution jellyfish, but a quick modification to one of the default Watch faces can help avoid any ill will.

National Geographic Channel content added to Apple TV days before refreshed hardware is expected

Tuesday June 02, 2015

With less than a week to go before the WWDC keynote, where a new Apple TV is expected to be unveiled, the existing platform has gained access to the National Geographic Channel's next-day content.

iCloud, iTunes again hit with global outages impacting important services [u]

Tuesday June 02, 2015

A Tuesday iCloud outage is preventing some people from accessing services like calendars or mail, or even logging into iCloud in the first place, according to numerous complaints on Twitter and received by AppleInsider.

New products reaffirm Apple TV's central role in HomeKit ecosystem

Tuesday June 02, 2015

With the first round of HomeKit-enabled devices beginning to arrive, Apple's plans for its new home automation framework have become clearer, including the important role that the Apple TV will play for HomeKit users.

Apple Pay picks up 12 new banks, surpasses 300 institutions in total

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Apple on Tuesday added another 12 U.S. banks to its official list of issuers with cards supporting Apple Pay, putting the total over 300 for the first time.

Liquidmetal concept could enable Apple to manufacture devices layer by layer

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Making use of its ties with Liquidmetal Technologies, Apple on Tuesday won a U.S. patent on a way of manufacturing products layer-by-layer using bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys, also known as bulk metalic glasses.

First wave of HomeKit devices from Insteon, Lutron, others drop ahead of WWDC

Tuesday June 02, 2015

Just under one year after HomeKit was announced and less than a week before Apple's midsummer developers conference, the first devices certified for compatibility with the iPhone maker's new home automation framework have begun to hit shelves from companies like Insteon, Lutron, and iHome.

Thunderbolt 3 spec announced with support for USB-C connector, transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps

Tuesday June 02, 2015

The next generation of the high-speed Thunderbolt specification was announced on Tuesday, ditching the legacy Mini DisplayPort connector for the new smaller, reversible USB-C standard, and offering transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps with high-end cables.

Apple earphone invention detects multiple users, switches audio profiles to match

Tuesday June 02, 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's invention for an earphone cable capable of detecting when its being shared between multiple users, allowing each to hear a monophonic audio track or completely different songs.

Deals: 15" MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M) for $2,099.99, GoPro HERO4 Silver for $329, 15" MacBook Pro for $1,749.00, Unlocked 64GB iPad mini 2 WiFi+4G for $330

Tuesday June 02, 2015

A number of limited time Apple deals have cropped up this week, including Apple's mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M) for $2,099.99 ($400 off), GoPro HERO4 Silver for $329 ($70 off), mid-2014 15" MacBook Pros for $1,749.00 ($250 off), and unlocked 64GB iPad mini 2 WiFi+4G for $330 ($399 off).

Apple announces WWDC 2015 keynote live stream for Apple TV

Monday June 01, 2015

As expected, Apple on Monday updated its Events channel on Apple TV, announcing users of the set-top streamer will have access to a live stream of the upcoming WWDC 2015 keynote presentation.

Apple adds user videos to 'Shot on iPhone 6' ad campaign

Monday June 01, 2015

As part of its ongoing iPhone 6 ad campaign, Apple on Monday moved beyond still photographs and added to its online "Shot on iPhone 6" gallery a handful of short films shot by users.