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2017

Hands on with Airmail 1.5, managing Apple Mail, Gmail, and Exchange on iOS

Sunday January 15, 2017

Users can connect a series of Airmail functions to speed up your work, and weed out important emails from the less-so. AppleInsider shows you how, and when, to use the app.

Apple debuts first AirPods TV commercials, Apple Watch ad focusing on activity

Saturday January 14, 2017

Apple on Saturday shared its first AirPods TV commercials, a series of four spots lumped into the company's "practically magic" iPhone campaign, as well as an Apple Watch Series 2 ad focusing on keeping active.

This week on AI: iPhone's 10th anniversary, Apple AR glasses, 'iPhone 8' and iPad rumors and more

Saturday January 14, 2017

As Apple marked the iPhone's 10th anniversary, rumors emerged on more of the company's plans for 2017 and 2018, including the "iPhone 8," a trio of new iPads, and other possibilities like augmented reality glasses and Netflix-like original video on Apple Music.

Install an inexpensive USB-C PCI-E card in a Mac Pro for full USB 3.1 data transfer speeds

Friday January 13, 2017

An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector -- and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.

Hands On: SuperDuper! 2.9.1 backup tool updated for macOS Sierra

Friday January 13, 2017

AppleInsider continues its ongoing backup tool examination series, and examines long-standing utility SuperDuper! that promises to protect your data with speed and ease of use.

How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

Friday January 13, 2017

Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your favorite apps around by default -- here's how to make it work.

Weekend Deals: 32GB Apple TV for $129; $150 off 2016 13" MacBook Pro; 1TB 27" iMac 5K for $2,199

Friday January 13, 2017

Shoppers this weekend can save $20 on 32GB and 64GB Apple TVs or $150 on Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar thanks to exclusive savings. Or snap up an upgraded 27" iMac 5K (3.2GHz, 32GB, 1TB, M380) at $200 off with free shipping and no tax collected outside NY and NJ.

Android creator Andy Rubin plans AI-equipped smartphone with edge-to-edge display, ceramic back

Friday January 13, 2017

The man behind Google's Android platform, Andy Rubin, is preparing to reveal a company that will field a high-end smartphone with a bezel-free screen, ceramic back, and a heavy focus on AI -- posing yet another challenge to Apple's iPhone, a report said on Friday.

Revenue from Apple's App Store grows 60% to $5.4 billion

Friday January 13, 2017

An end-of-year report into non-gaming app revenues reveals a considerable yearly increase, with streaming media apps including Spotify, Netflix, and Pandora contributing heavily to the higher revenue levels seen by Apple's App Store.

New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Friday January 13, 2017

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner.

US appeals court reopens Apple v. Samsung iPhone design suit in wake of Supreme Court ruling

Friday January 13, 2017

In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design.

WhatsApp backdoor defeats end-to-end encryption, potentially allows Facebook to read messages [u]

Friday January 13, 2017

The security of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service may not be as strong as previously believed, with a reported discovery of a backdoor that potentially allows Facebook see the contents of encrypted messages [updated with statement from WhatsApp].

Trump-proposed corporate tax reform predicted to have minor positive impact on Apple EPS

Friday January 13, 2017

Given current speculation on tax reform in the U.S., analysts predict that with all other factors unchanged Apple will see a negative impact on its cash hoard because of a repatriation tax, and an increase on taxes paid to import manufactured goods from China, but an overall slight uptick on earnings per share as a result of all factors.

Apple's 'iPhone 8' to gain tougher IP68 water and dust resistance - report

Friday January 13, 2017

When it launches later this year, Apple is reportedly planning to make the water and dust resistance of the "iPhone 8" even better than the iPhone 7, upgrading it to an IP68 rating.

Nintendo's new Switch console will allow remote parental controls via Apple's iPhone

Friday January 13, 2017

In announcing its upcoming Switch console this week, Nintendo revealed that parents will have access to extensive controls on how their children play by way of a mobile app available for Apple's iOS.

Snapchat for iPhone adding universal search bar to speed up interactions

Friday January 13, 2017

Image and video sharing app Snapchat is making itself easier and quicker to navigate by username, via a soon-to-arrive update for iOS introducing a universal search bar that gives access to core functions.

Apple Music rival Pandora cuts 7% of US staff despite upturn in subscribers

Friday January 13, 2017

One of Apple's competitors in the music space, Pandora, has announced plans to lay off 7 percent of its U.S. workers -- excluding those at Ticketfly -- despite improvements in its paid subscriber base, and plans to launch on-demand streaming.

AppleInsider podcast talks 10 years of iPhone, CES, and more

Friday January 13, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about 10 years of iPhone, all the HomeKit things introduced at CES, and what's going on with Apple and transportation.

Apple culture of secrecy claimed to cause Swift lead's exit, but Chris Lattner denies report

Friday January 13, 2017

According to colleagues, Swift developer Chris Lattner reportedly left Apple because of a culture of secrecy within the company -- a claim that Lattner denies.

Apple suppliers Foxconn, Sharp, TSMC all weigh building manufacturing plants in USA

Friday January 13, 2017

Three of Apple's key suppliers -- Foxconn and its subsidiary Sharp, as well as chipmaker TSMC --have all expressed interest in taking advantage of business-friendly incentives proposed by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, though no commitments have been made.