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2016

Samsung races to match Apple's iPhone 7 with new glossy black Galaxy S7

Wednesday November 23, 2016

As it did with gold and rose gold handsets before, Samsung is said to be preparing to launch a glossy black version of the Galaxy S7, mimicking the Jet Black color available for Apple's iPhone 7.

2017 4.7" LCD 'iPhone 7s' predicted to become Apple's new mid-range affordable handset

Wednesday November 23, 2016

With Apple expected to launch three new iPhone models next year, a new report suggests the company could slash prices on the 4.7- and 5.5-inch models with legacy LCD technology, allowing them to appeal to a new segment of consumers.

President-elect Trump considers potential Apple manufacturing in US a 'real achievement'

Wednesday November 23, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's full transcript of his interview with the New York Times has been published, and some details about his conversation with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook involving U.S. manufacturing have emerged.

All 2017 iPhones expected to feature wireless charging and glass casing

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Recent rumors indicate Apple will employ a substantially glass chassis for its next-generation iPhone lineup, with most pundits chalking up the material change to aesthetics. New information from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, however, suggests Apple is turning to a glass sandwich design to better facilitate wireless charging.

US regulators ask smartphone makers to implement function-limited 'driver mode'

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Federal auto safety regulators looking to cut down on smartphone-related accidents and fatalities are asking device manufacturers like Apple and Samsung to develop and include a so-called "driver mode" in their products, a function-limited operating configuration akin to existing airplane mode settings.

Apple grabs record 91% share of global smartphone profits in Q3, analyst says

Tuesday November 22, 2016

According to the latest estimates from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone sales gobbled up 91 percent of worldwide smartphone profits during the third quarter of 2016, setting a new record.

Apple partners with Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to offer in-car Apple Music experience

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Apple is venturing further into the automotive industry in a deal with Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, which on Tuesday said it will offer Apple Music to passengers as part of a new in-car experience.

T-Mobile offers 'free' iPhone 7 with Black Friday trade-in promotion

Tuesday November 22, 2016

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile on Tuesday announced a series of Black Friday-related promotions, most notably letting people get a "free" 32-gigabyte iPhone 7 or 7 Plus with a qualifying trade-in.

President-elect Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook phoned him after victory

Tuesday November 22, 2016

In an interview on Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump noted that Apple CEO Tim Cook had called him, but no mention was made about the topics of the conversation the pair may have had, following Trump's contentious remarks on the campaign trail.

The best iOS apps to shop for Black Friday deals

Tuesday November 22, 2016

The deal-grabbing frenzy known as Black Friday is just a few days away, and shoppers looking to nab the best deals on Apple products and accessories can get ahead of the game with a number of apps that help organize ads and track the best deals.

How to customize the MacBook Pro Touch Bar in compatible apps

Tuesday November 22, 2016

If you're a purchaser of the new MacBook Pro, you're probably eager to customize the Touch Bar. AppleInsider shows you how.

Fry's claims Apple's BeatsX earbuds due on Dec. 5

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Contrasting with another recent online listing, electronics retailer Fry's is now saying that Apple's BeatsX earbuds will ship on Dec. 5.

Circulating five-second video causes Apple iPhones to freeze

Tuesday November 22, 2016

iPhone owners are cautioned to be careful about tapping unsolicited links as a new five-second MP4 video, currently being shared online, is causing devices to freeze not long after it's played.

Deals: 13" MacBook Pros with Touch Bar now shipping at B&H, Amazon and MacMall

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Shoppers looking to get a Late 2016 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar as soon as possible can avoid Apple's 4-5 week wait and order one today from an online reseller and save on tax or secure 12-month no interest financing.

Pundits believe Apple's Jony Ive no longer involved in iPhone, Mac product design [u]

Tuesday November 22, 2016

According to numerous reports said to be out of Apple headquarters, the company's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive hasn't contributing much to Apple's consumer goods design as of late, and has been more interested in architecture and similar projects for the last few years.

Apple to open third Parisian store on Dec. 3

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Apple will open a new Parisian store on Dec. 3, the company has announced, marking its third in the heart of the city.

DirecTV joins list of providers with single sign-on support in iOS 10.2 & tvOS 10.1 betas

Tuesday November 22, 2016

A fifth TV provider, AT&T's DirecTV, has quietly appeared as an option for people trying single sign-on support in the iOS 10.2 or tvOS 10.1 betas.

Buyers' guide: Choosing the perfect MacBook model from Apple's numerous new offerings

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Apple has three distinct lines of laptop computers -- MacBook Air, MacBook, and MacBook Pro -- but the lines between them can be pretty hazy. If you're in the market for yourself, or somebody you know, AppleInsider can help if you know the answers to a few, basic questions.

Apple patents foldable iPhone with flexible display that can clip onto clothing

Tuesday November 22, 2016

An Apple patent published Tuesday reveals the company has for years been actively investigating a hinged iPhone format, with designs calling for a flexible metal-backed OLED display capable of being folded in half.

Apple to hold one-day Black Friday sales event after skipping 2015

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Apple late Monday night posted a webpage teasing an upcoming one-day shopping event set for Black Friday, suggesting the company is reinstating its seasonal sale.