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2014

Lowest Prices Ever: Apple's mid-2014 2.5Ghz 15-inch MacBook Pro (16GB, 512GB, 750M) for $2199; $300 off iMac 5K with AppleCare; up to $600 off Mac Pro

Wednesday November 26, 2014

B&H Photo is the latest Apple Authorized Reseller to begin rolling out some of its Black Friday sales early this year, including an unbeatable deal on Apple's most professional 15" MacBook Pro that offers rock bottom pricing exclusively for AppleInsider readers, with no tax collected for most. Also $300 off iMac 5K with AppleCare, up to $600 off Mac Pros.

Apple, Inc. Beats promotes Solo2 headphones with new celebrity-packed #SoloSelfie campaign

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Apple subsidiary Beats Electronics has launched a new #SoloSelfie advertising and social media campaign promoting its Solo2 headphones, featuring a wide range of popular celebrities.

Black Friday at MacMall kicks off with up to $300 off Retina MacBook Pros, $200 off Retina iMac, up to $600 off Mac Pros

Wednesday November 26, 2014

MacMall's Black Friday sales are now in effect for Mac hardware, offering up to $300 off MacBook Pros with Retina display, $201 off the new iMac with Retina 5K display, and a $601 discount on the new Mac Pro.

MacMall's Black Friday iPad sale now live: up to $75 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini 3

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Shoppers looking for a discount on Apple's newly released iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with Touch ID can act now to take advantage of MacMall's Black Friday sale, which is available tax-free to most U.S. customers, resulting in even more savings.

Natalie Portman rumored for troubled Steve Jobs biopic

Wednesday November 26, 2014

A second major Hollywood star could soon join the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, according to a Wednesday report, with actress Natalie Portman said to be in discussions with Universal over a role in the film.

Speculators drive up Asian sapphire stocks amid questionable rumors about Apple's 2015 iPhone

Wednesday November 26, 2014

Several Taiwanese sapphire manufacturers have seen their stock price increase sharply in recent days as Chinese media continues to push reports of the material making its way to a next-generation Apple handset.

Best Buy jumpstarts Black Friday sales with early $75 discount on all iPad mini 3 models, up to $200 off iPad mini 2

Wednesday November 26, 2014

U.S. retailer Best Buy on Wednesday flipped the switch early on some of its Black Friday gifts, including at $75 off all iPad mini 3 with Touch ID models, bringing the latest-generation tablet down to a starting price of just $324.99.

Judge rules Apple entitled to potential ongoing royalties from patent-infringing Samsung products

Wednesday November 26, 2014

In an order filed late Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh granted in part Apple's motion requesting ongoing royalties from Samsung, though there is only a slight chance that Apple will find reason to collect.

US DOJ fines StealthGenie for selling Android, iOS spyware, demands source code

Wednesday November 26, 2014

The United States Department of Justice has fined the CEO of spyware vendor StealthGenie $500,000 and demanded the firm turn over the source code for software designed to remotely monitor calls, texts and other activity on Android and jailbroken iOS devices.

Union pushes Apple for better treatment of campus security guards

Tuesday November 25, 2014

An effort to unionize security guards across Silicon Valley has set its sights on Apple, pushing the tech trendsetter to stand up for contract laborers in hopes of catalyzing interest from other companies in the area.

Dropbox for iOS integrates Microsoft Office document editing

Tuesday November 25, 2014

As promised earlier in November, Dropbox on Tuesday activated a new iOS app feature that lets users open and edit Microsoft Office documents through their respective apps, with automatic syncing and saving.

More secrets could come from GT Advanced bankruptcy as Apple divulges details to creditors

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Secret documents being shared by Apple with creditors of former sapphire partner GT Advanced Technologies could become a matter of public record next month, as part of the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.

Android tablets at Best Buy, Target, Amazon, Walmart found to include major security flaws, malware

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Security firm Bluebox Labs tested a dozen Black Friday bargain Android tablets from major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Kmart, Kohl's, Staples, Target and Walmart and reported "shocking" security flaws, malware and active backdoors installed on the new devices.

IDC: Tablet market suffers massive slowdown in 2014, Apple's iPad not immune

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Year-over-year growth in the tablet market is projected to fall by more than 45 percentage points from its 2013 rate, new data released Tuesday suggests, as Apple is expected to book the first full-year shipment decline in the iPad's history.

Google's search deal with Apple expires in early 2015, could bring new default to Safari

Tuesday November 25, 2014

The Safari browser for both iOS and Mac could have a new default search partner as soon as next year, as Apple's current deal with Google is reportedly set to expire in early 2015.

Facebook details upcoming privacy changes with notifications to users on mobile & desktop

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Facebook pushed a rare service notification to users on Tuesday, reminding millions of the social network's members of updates to its terms, data and cookies policies, advertising systems, and new privacy controls.

T-Mobile pledges to FCC it will be more transparent about data speed caps

Tuesday November 25, 2014

U.S. wireless provider and iPhone carrier T-Mobile this week announced it has reached an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission, in which it will be more upfront and honest with customers about its bandwidth speed.

Apple reaches record breaking $700 billion market cap as stock surge continues

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Shares of Apple reached another major financial milestone on Tuesday, crossing the $700 billion market capitalization threshold just after trading began on Wall Street.

Early Black Friday: Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro for $1,699 ($300 off), 27" iMac 5K with AppleCare for $2,299 ($369 off), 13" MacBook Air for $889 ($110 off)

Monday November 24, 2014

Though Black Friday remains 3 days away, multiple Apple Authorized Resellers on Monday began releasing aggressive door busters on current, 2014 MacBooks and iMacs, all of which can be paired with exclusive deals for AI readers offering free accessories, discounted or free AppleCare and significant tax-savings.

Universal Studios takes over Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender to star

Monday November 24, 2014

Following Sony's surprise exit from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's film about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Universal Studios has reportedly picked up the project with actor Michael Fassbender tapped to take on the lead role.