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2016

Review: Atlas Wristband is an ambitious but flawed strength training tracker

Saturday February 13, 2016

The Atlas Wristband is a noble first effort at something no other fitness tracker does, but there are too many rough edges to recommend it to anyone but a small subset of fitness enthusiasts.

This week on AI: Apple Car secrets, iPhone & iPad launch dates, a Dr. Dre TV show & more

Saturday February 13, 2016

This week more evidence of Apple's car project was uncovered, while rumors hinted at an Apple Music TV show starring Dr. Dre, as well as a launch date for a new 4-inch iPhone and third-generation iPad Air. Separately, Apple seeded several new betas and was hit with two lawsuits.

Bug in Adobe Creative Cloud updater erases root level Mac data

Friday February 12, 2016

Adobe has pulled its most recent Creative Cloud update after the version was found to contain an errant script that automatically deletes locally stored Mac user data without warning.

Apple, Inc set to open new $25 million tech center in Hyderabad, India by June

Friday February 12, 2016

Apple is reportedly opening its first technology development located in India, on 250,000 sq ft of land within the IT corridor of Hyderabad, next to facilities for Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant, reportedly within Tishman Speyer's WaveRock facility.

Apple initiates replacement program for MacBook USB-C charging cables

Friday February 12, 2016

Apple on Friday activated a quality program for USB-C charging cables included with 12-inch MacBook with Retina display models, as well as those sold as standalone accessories, saying a design issue with affected units could cause them to fail.

Apple Music passes 11M subscribers as iCloud hits 782M users

Friday February 12, 2016

During a wide-ranging interview published on Friday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi revealed fresh statistics on the company's various internet services like Apple Music, which now boasts more than 11 million paying subscribers.

Harvard study says Apple's Tim Cook was right: encryption bans, backdoors wouldn't work

Friday February 12, 2016

Efforts by the FBI and certain lawmakers seeking to ban Apple and other U.S. companies from selling products with real encryption will not be effective, note researchers in a study citing 865 encryption products already available in 55 countries--two thirds of which originate outside the U.S.

'iPhone 7' might replace 3.5mm headphone jack with second speaker, analysts say

Friday February 12, 2016

Apple's next-generation iPhone -- expected to abandon a 3.5mm headphone jack -- will probably replace the part with a second speaker, according to a Barclays research memo obtained by AppleInsider.

Rumor: New 4" iPhone, 'iPad Air 3' will go on sale Friday, March 18

Friday February 12, 2016

Just a few days days after Apple announces its anticipated latest product updates, customers could be able to get their hands on the latest iPhone and iPad refreshes, according to a new report.

First Apple Music TV series to star Dr. Dre, will feature 'no shortage of violence and sex'

Friday February 12, 2016

Apple is reportedly set to get into the original content business, competing with the likes of HBO, Netflix, Amazon and others, with a new TV show starring one of its own employees: Dr. Dre.

AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

Friday February 12, 2016

AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables

Friday February 12, 2016

The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple's iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple's 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for now.

Apple captured 21% of smartphone processors, 31% of tablet CPUs in 2015

Friday February 12, 2016

Although the smartphone and tablet processor markets actually declined year-over-year in 2015, Apple managed to capture large shares of both in 2015 simply manufacturing for its own devices, Strategy Analytics said in data released on Friday.

AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Car,' iPhone's future, software betas, iPad Pro keyboards, more

Friday February 12, 2016

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Mikey look at new evidence pointing to work on a so-called "Apple Car," forecast the future of iPhone and Apple Watch, discuss Neil's iPad Pro keyboard comparison and much more.

Lowest Prices Ever: 12" MacBooks for $999 ($300-$350 off all models); $100 off Apple Watches

Thursday February 11, 2016

Apple authorized reseller B&H just slashed $300-$350 off Apple's entire lineup of 12" MacBooks and $100 off all Apple Watches, delivering the lowest prices we've ever seen for these product lines. Plus free shipping and no tax outside NY, while supplies last.

Harman's JBL Legend CP100 CarPlay receiver to launch Feb. 14 for $400

Thursday February 11, 2016

A month after Harman debuted its JBL Legend CP100 aftermarket receiver with CarPlay support, the company on Thursday opened preorders for the $400 device ahead of a Feb. 14 ship date.

Immersion files lawsuit, ITC complaint against Apple's haptic technology

Thursday February 11, 2016

Haptic feedback technology developer Immersion on Thursday announced a two-pronged legal attack against Apple for allegedly infringing on its patents with haptic systems embedded in Apple Watch and iPhone.

Apple slapped with class action suit over Touch ID-related 'Error 53' code

Thursday February 11, 2016

Seattle-based law firm PCVA has decided to move forward with a class action lawsuit related to Apple's hardware repair practices, specifically targeting the "Error 53" code issue that renders iPhone unusable following an unauthorized Touch ID fingerprint sensor install.

TestFlight gets support for iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 betas

Thursday February 11, 2016

Apple on Thursday released a new version of the TestFlight iOS app, adding support for iOS 9.3 and watchOS 2.2, both of which are still in beta form.

Novel Quartz news app launched for Apple Watch ahead of Android phones

Thursday February 11, 2016

An innovative new app launched today by business news site Quartz turns new stories into an interactive streaming text conversation. Also of interest: the new iPhone app was launched for Apple Watch before being released to Android phones at all.