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2017

Latest estimates place holiday Apple Watch sales at 6M with $2.6B in revenue

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Apple may have sold as many as 6 million Apple Watches during the December quarter, generating as much as $2.6 billion in revenue -- and giving the company of almost 80 percent of smartwatch revenues during the period, new research suggests.

Apple Music's Jimmy Iovine talks joining Apple, intersection of tech and music

Tuesday February 07, 2017

A new interview with Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine discusses what led the executive to join the Apple Music project and the challenging times ahead for both streaming services, and the recording industry.

How to force close Apple Watch apps in watchOS 3

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Just like with any other platform, sometimes Apple Watch apps will freeze or have bugs. Thankfully, watchOS 3 includes a quick way to force-quit an app from your wrist, allowing it to start fresh.

Apple releases second developer beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4, second iOS 10.3 public beta

Tuesday February 07, 2017

After developer beta releases for iOS, watchOS, and tvOS on Monday, Apple has released a second beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta for developers alongside a second beta release of iOS 10.3.

Shielding on updated LG UltraFine 5K Thunderbolt 3 displays fixes RF interference, crashes

Tuesday February 07, 2017

The shielding applied to LG's UltraFine 5K display is effective in eliminating the radio frequency interference problem induced by Wi-Fi routers, as well as other high-power transmitters like cellular towers "blocking" the same frequency, according to AppleInsider examinations.

References to possible 2017 MacBook Pro with Intel Kaby Lake CPUs found in macOS Sierra beta code

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Examination of the beta code for macOS Sierra 10.12.4 has revealed a trio of Kaby Lake processors referenced, which has pointed to specific processor substitutions for a possible MacBook Pro refresh using Intel's new processor line.

YouTube debuts iPhone livestreams for people with over 10,000 subscribers

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Google's YouTube on Tuesday launched live streaming via its iPhone and iPad app, bringing the feature out of beta as it attempts to compete with similar streaming options available from Facebook and Twitter.

iPhone camera maker Sony introduces new optics capable of 1000fps full HD slow motion video

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Sony, a supplier of camera modules used by Apple, has unveiled a new image sensor for smartphones that has its own onboard DRAM, allowing it to capture HD video at far higher frame rates than current generation smartphones are capable of filming.

Apple's Tim Cook extends European tour to Germany, third French store & more

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Apparently embarking on a broader European expedition, Apple CEO Tim Cook made his way to Germany on Tuesday, after having also visited a third retail store in France.

Apple's W1-equipped wireless BeatsX headphones ship Feb. 10

Tuesday February 07, 2017

After popping up in assorted stock trackers on Monday, the BeatsX W1-equipped headphones will be available for purchase in the U.S. on Feb. 10, with a pair of new colors arriving at some point in the future.

Despite claims to the contrary, Apple's 'iPhone 8' remains likely to launch in September

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Two supply chain reports, one from an analyst and one from a purported parts supplier, make different clams about the manufacturing start date of Apple's feature-laden anniversary "iPhone 8." But there has been no serious indication thus far that Apple will stray from its typical annual September launch window.

TLS vulnerability in popular iOS apps allows user data to be intercepted in man-in-the-middle attack

Tuesday February 07, 2017

A number of popular apps are vulnerable to a 'man-in-the-middle'attack due to poorly implemented TLS protection, an examination of apps in the iOS App Store has revealed, with a security researcher claiming it is possible to read data sent back to the app developer's servers for 76 apps.

Apple's Campus 2 repeatedly delayed by emphasis on perfecting small details, profile says

Tuesday February 07, 2017

A Tuesday profile of Apple's upcoming Campus 2 headquarters -- said to be lining up for a spring opening -- suggests that much of the reason for the project's delay was Apple managers' insistence on refining small, normally inconsequential details.

Truphone offers data plans for Apple SIM-equipped iPads to 40 countries

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Truphone customers in Spain now have the option to sign up for a roaming data plan in 40 countries, including the U.S, Australia, France, Germany, and the U.K. - with the ability for customers in other countries to sign on coming soon.

Apple granted patent for 'dual mode' headphone that doubles as a speaker

Tuesday February 07, 2017

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent covering a next-generation headphone design that automatically transforms into a stereo loudspeaker on the fly, potentially laying down a blueprint for future EarPods, AirPods or Beats models.

Last call! Lowest Price Ever: Apple's 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro for $1,299 with no tax in 48 states

Tuesday February 07, 2017

Ends today! AppleInsider readers can save $200 on Apple's latest 13-inch MacBook Pro with free expedited shipping and no sales tax outside NY and NJ. This deal matches the lowest price we've seen to date.

Apple shares new 'One Night' ad as part of 'Shot on iPhone 7' campaign

Monday February 06, 2017

Apple on Monday aired the latest of its iPhone 7 commercials, once again putting the handset's imaging capabilities front and center with a collection of videos and photos from around the world, all captured on a single night.

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses rumored Paris retail store, EU tax ruling, AI, AR in interview

Monday February 06, 2017

As part of his tour through France, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday sat down to discuss a few hot topics including the company's EU tax bill, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and a Parisian retail store rumored to take root along the storied Avenue des Champs-ノlys馥s.

Apple formalizes 8-pin 'Ultra Accessory Connector' for switching headphones from Lightning to 3.5mm, USB-C

Monday February 06, 2017

Apple has issued a developer preview for a connector, dubbed the Ultra Accessory Connector, intended to ease connectivity and adapter problems associated with "Made for i"-certified headphones, allowing them to be switched out for USB-C or legacy 3.5-millimeter audio cables.

UK's BT publicly supports Google, fears Apple dominance, in EU Android antitrust case

Monday February 06, 2017

Google has received some support in's ongoing Android antitrust case with the European Commission from British Telecom, with the U.K. communications giant allegedly getting involved to help prevent Apple from becoming too dominant in the smartphone market.