Future iPhones and iPads could move Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor from the device's home button to the display itself, allowing a more seamless and potentially dynamic way for a device to securely authenticate a user.
Popular health tracking service and iOS app MyFitnessPal has been acquired by clothing maker Under Armour for nearly a half-billion dollars, while iOS 8 custom keyboard SwiftKey has added predictive emoji entry, and WhatsApp Messenger has been updated with a new quick camera button.
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Apple's interest in indoor positioning technology could go well beyond just identifying a user's location, by offering estimated wait times at a variety of businesses, allowing iPhone users to adjust their schedules and save time by avoiding high-traffic periods of the day.
While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel's x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, there are a series of more valuable opportunities available to Apple's silicon design team, each of which has the potential to replicate Apple's history of beating Intel in mobile chips and in building mobile GPUs without the help of Nvidia or AMD.
An exclusive report by Reuters noted that 14 of the top 23 hospitals in the U.S. have already rolled out a pilot program using Apple's iOS 8 Health app, or "are in talks to do so."
Typo, makers of a BlackBerry-like keyboard accessory for the iPhone, were ordered Wednesday to pay the Canadian smartphone maker $860,000 plus attorneys' fees and costs after failing to heed a sales injunction handed down last March.
Apple has turned its back on cable companies and is once again courting television programmers in a bid to bring live television content to the Apple TV, a Wednesday report suggests, with talks reportedly in the "early stages."
A malware campaign known in the security industry as "Operation Pawn Storm" has begun to target Apple's iOS devices with a new malicious application that can steal photos, text messages, contacts, and other data from non-jailbroken iPhones, but which cannot be installed without users' consent.
Microsoft has reportedly closed a deal to acquire popular iOS calendar app Sunrise for "at least" $100 million as the software giant continues to invest in rival mobile platforms under CEO Satya Nadella.
The long-awaited film based on the authorized biography of Steve Jobs, penned by Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, will hit theaters this fall, on Oct. 9.
Yet another publication has reported that Apple will once again rely on Samsung for its next generation of A-series processors, returning to a fierce rival rather than expanding its relationship with TSMC.
Apple may be planning to hold a media event in late February to showcase the final version of its upcoming Apple Watch, and also debut a newly redesigned MacBook Air, potentially with a Retina display, according to a new report.
Ongoing price wars in the U.S. mobile industry have led Verizon to shave $10 off the monthly rate of a number of its shared data plans, in line with aggressive strategies taken by AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
The forthcoming Apple Watch is all about customization, as demonstrated by the long list of user-configurable options found in the companion app hidden within Apple's iOS 8.2 beta for iPhone.
For the first time since the end of 2012, Apple's iPhone edged out all devices running Android for shipments in the U.S., becoming not only the top device, but also the top domestic platform for the quarter.
A number of minivans with what appears to be camera equipment and a LiDAR sensor mounted to the roof that have appeared around California in recent weeks could be part of a new Apple project, as at least one of the vehicles is registered to the iPhone maker.
Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney will premier his latest project, a feature entitled "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" that chronicles the late Apple CEO's influence on the modern world's relationship with computers, at the annual South by Southwest film festival next month.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC recently released a bizarre music video starring rapper Don G alongside backup dancers dressed as smartphones, dubbed "Hold the Crown," in which the former waxes lyrical about the relative superiority of HTC's handsets and executive team.
On February 12, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share, but investors will need to buy shares by February 5th (to have settled ownership of the company's stock by the market's close on February 9) in order to qualify.