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2014

Apple announces 6.1mm-thin iPad Air 2 with Touch ID, anti-reflective coating, new gold color option

Thursday October 16, 2014

Apple's next-generation tablet became official on Thursday with the introduction of the iPad Air 2, featuring a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, new anti-reflective screen coating, and the speedy new A8X chip

OS X Yosemite & new iWork available for free on the Mac App Store today

Thursday October 16, 2014

Apple's free next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, will hit the Mac App Store today, packing in an all-new design, Continuity and Handoff with iOS 8. In addition, a redesigned iWork suite is also set to launch as a free download.

Apple says WatchKit SDK will let developers begin writing Watch apps in November

Thursday October 16, 2014

In preparation of the upcoming Apple Watch launch, Apple on Thursday announced a new software developers kit called WatchKit for creating apps tailored for the company's highly anticipated wearable device.

Apple says iPhone 6 owners can start using ApplePay with release of iOS 8.1 on Monday, Oct. 20

Thursday October 16, 2014

The NFC-based e-wallet functionality hidden inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be unlocked starting next Monday, Oct. 20, when the service is set to launch in the U.S.

Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus off to best start in iPhone history

Thursday October 16, 2014

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are off to a record start, having sold more units in the first month than any other iPhones in Apple's history.

Two ways to get a $20 cash trade-in bonus on your old iPads (including iPad 2)

Thursday October 16, 2014

Ahead of Apple's iPad media event on Thursday afternoon, AppleInsider has teamed up with the industry's two leading electronics trade-in & buyback services to offer readers an exclusive $20 cash bonus on the sale of their old iPad when they lock in a price quote today. The services are currently paying up to $405 for old iPads before the bonus.

CBS All Access offers on-demand & live streaming content for $5.99 per month

Thursday October 16, 2014

CBS, the largest broadcast network in the U.S., announced on Thursday that it has joined in the "over-the-top" trend by offering a subscription service that will give viewers access to current and legacy content, as well as live streaming of local CBS stations in 14 major markets.

iPhone 6 Plus accounts for one-quarter of new iPhone sales, expected to boost Apple's margins

Thursday October 16, 2014

A pair of new surveys released this week both affirm that the new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has achieved about 25 percent of Apple's total iPhone sales, a trend that market watchers think will be a boon for the company's bottom line.

Live from Apple's 'It's been way too long iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 & Retina iMac event

Thursday October 16, 2014

Join us as we join Apple in Cupertino this Thursday, October 16th, for the anticipated launch of the iPad 2, iPad mini 3 with Retina display, Mac OS X "Yosemite" & ApplePay

'Apple Events' channel for Apple TV goes live ahead of iPad event

Thursday October 16, 2014

In preparation of its special media event on Thursday, Apple has activated the "Apple Events" Apple TV channel that will carry a live stream of today's proceedings, expected to include the debut of new hardware and software.

Reddit buys unofficial iOS client Alien Blue, offers 'Pro' features free for limited time

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Popular iOS reddit client app Alien Blue was acquired by reddit itself for an undisclosed sum on Wednesday, with the software now positioned as the online community's official reader.

Beats' Jimmy Iovine on NFL headphone ban: 'I can't believe I'm this lucky'

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Beats cofounder and current Apple executive Jimmy Iovine responded to the National Football League's decision to ban Beats by Dre headphones from interviews, suggesting the pressure from Bose is resulting in cheap publicity.

Skype, YouTube and Facebook iOS apps updated with iPhone 6 & 6 Plus support

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Third-party developers continue to work on apps tailored specifically for the new screen sizes offered by Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the latest being Skype, YouTube and Facebook, all of which rolled out updates Retina HD display support on Wednesday.

Judge in GT Advanced bankruptcy case skeptical about need for secrecy

Wednesday October 15, 2014

At a hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Henry Boroff said he sees little in the way of sensitive trade secrets that would preclude the court from making the terms of Apple's deal with sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies public.

AT&T stops selling Beats Music subscriptions to wireless customers

Wednesday October 15, 2014

AT&T customers looking to sign up for Beats Music as part of their monthly cellular plan are, as of Wednesday, seemingly out of luck, as the wireless provider is no longer offering subscriptions for Apple's streaming service.

Adreno-powered Nexus 6, Galaxy Note 4 deliver poor graphics performance vs. iPhone 6 Plus

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Despite using one of the fastest Qualcomm mobile Application Processors now available, Google's new Nexus 6 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 fall flat in running GPU intensive apps and games--particularly in comparison to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

Apple alerts developers to upcoming iTunes Connect downtime

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Apple on Wednesday sent out emails to developers, notifying them of an upcoming iTunes Connect maintenance update scheduled for next week.

Oscar winner Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Sony's high-profile biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will have plenty of award winning pedigree behind it, as Oscar winning actor Christian Bale will reportedly play the lead on the project, which also features an Academy Award winning director and screenwriter.

September Apple Watch, iPhone 6 event cost Apple more than $1M - report

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Apple accrued more than $1 million in fees for construction, rental, and security related to the Sept. 9 event at which it unveiled the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch, according to paperwork revealed on Wednesday.

Apple's own iBook reveals iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3, both with Touch ID

Wednesday October 15, 2014

With less than 24 hours to go before Apple is set to present its latest products, preview images for the company's iOS 8.1 user guide in the iBookstore reveal the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, both featuring a Touch ID fingerprint sensing home button.