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2016

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.

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.

CBS head says talks for Apple streaming TV have stopped for time being

Thursday February 11, 2016

CBS is no longer in talks with Apple regarding the latter's frequently-rumored streaming TV service, the network's CEO admitted in a recent interview.

Newly-revealed date glitch may render some iOS devices unusable

Thursday February 11, 2016

Though people have to go out of their way to trigger it, a time-related glitch discovered in iOS 8 and 9 will let users potentially "brick" many Apple devices, rendering them non-functional.

Apple working on systems for 'high-end cars' at California 'auto testing center'

Thursday February 11, 2016

A year and a half ago, Apple received approval to build an "auto testing center" in the town of Sunnyvale, Calif., and the city manager even highlighted the project in a biweekly blog, though no one seemed to notice at the time.

Third OS X 10.11.4 beta fixes bug with shortened Twitter links in Safari

Thursday February 11, 2016

The third OS X 10.11.4 beta solves issues Safari would encounter trying to load shortened Twitter links, according to a developer in contact with Apple.

Late-night 'motor noises' emanate from Apple's mysterious car testing center

Thursday February 11, 2016

Apple's top-secret Sunnyvale, Calif., automotive testing facility has been the source of loud "motor noises" late at night that irked at least one nearby neighbor, AppleInsider has discovered.

Apple Maps vans operating around the clock in run-up to 'iOS 10' debut

Thursday February 11, 2016

With Apple widely expected to announce improvements for its in-house mapping effort alongside "iOS 10" this summer, the company's fleet of sensor-laden vans continues to ply the streets -- even at night.

FBI complains it can't break encryption on phone used by San Bernardino terrorists

Thursday February 11, 2016

FBI technicians have been trying and failing to break the encryption of a phone used by the couple who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. in December, according to FBI Director James Comey.

Apple invention uses Apple Watch to auto adjust iPhone alert volume

Thursday February 11, 2016

Apple is looking to turn Apple Watch into an automated iPhone command and control module, as a patent application published Thursday details a method by which the wearable monitors, compares and adjusts handset audio output on the fly.

TSMC reportedly sole supplier of next-gen 'iPhone 7' A-series chip

Wednesday February 10, 2016

A report claims Apple will rely solely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to produce the next-generation system-on-chip design destined to power this year's iPhone hardware refresh, beating out longtime Apple partner Samsung.

Apple Music and Sonos launch collaborative ad campaign touting benefits of music

Wednesday February 10, 2016

In conjunction with Apple Music's introduction to the Sonos connected speaker platform, the two companies teamed up to create a comprehensive ad campaign highlighting the scientific benefits of listening to music out loud.

Surprise Funny or Die spoof "The Art of the Deal" recommends viewers watch it on Apple TV

Wednesday February 10, 2016

A mockumentary secretly produced by Funny or Die, staring Johnny Depp as US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump, has grabbed widespread media attention, making it particularly notable that, "for the best viewing experience," the comedy site recommends viewers "get the Funny or Die app for Apple TV."

Standalone HBO Now subscriptions at 800,000, says network's CEO

Wednesday February 10, 2016

Despite launching almost a year ago with a publicity boost by Apple, HBO Now currently has just 800,000 subscribers, the head of the premium network revealed on Wednesday.

iPhone controlled 40% of US smartphone market in 2015, data shows

Wednesday February 10, 2016

Apple secured 40 percent of the U.S. smartphone market in 2015, though close competitor Samsung managed to gain ground, according to a research report published on Wednesday.

Apple supplies third betas of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 to public testers

Wednesday February 10, 2016

Members of Apple's public beta program now have access to the third preview builds of both iOS 9.3 for iPhone and iPad, as well as OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 for Mac.