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2015

It's time to uninstall Adobe's Flash from your Mac - here's how

Monday July 13, 2015

The recent tidal wave of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player has prompted many security professionals to call for the much-maligned software's demise, and we agree. AppleInsider shows you how to uninstall Flash from your Mac, and what to do if you can't live without it.

Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

Monday July 13, 2015

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

24 Hour Deal: Apple's fully-loaded 13" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) for $1,249 ($500 off)

Monday July 13, 2015

For the next 24 hours, readers can grab Apple's early-2014 top-of-the-line 13" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) model MF068LL/A for just $1,249 with free expedited shipping and no sales tax outside NY -- a $500 savings and the lowest price anywhere by $150.

How to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup

Sunday July 12, 2015

Since the introduction of iOS 5 in 2011, Apple has provided a simple, yet powerful way to restore your iPhone from a previous iCloud backup via either iTunes on a Mac or directly on the device itself. AppleInsider takes you through the process step-by-step.

Deals: $150 off all 12" MacBooks with AppleCare & $300-$400 off all mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros with Apple Care

Sunday July 12, 2015

AppleInsider this week will be launching a number of stellar deals ahead of the back-to-school buying season, the first of which offer $150 off all of Apple's new 12" MacBooks with AppleCare (most in stock and ready to ship) and between $300-$400 off all new 15" MacBook Pros with AppleCare (also in stock).

Apple gives Greek iCloud users 30 days free service in light of financial crisis

Saturday July 11, 2015

To prevent an interruption in services, Apple is offering a free 30-day extension to paying iCloud subscribers in Greece currently unable to pay monthly fees due to capital control measures instituted in the region.

GameBench shows iPhone 6 beats Galaxy S6 in game performance & better looking graphics

Saturday July 11, 2015

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus from last fall beat this year's top Android flagship phones in a series of raw performance benchmarks. However, despite often having a pixel resolution advantage, Android phones also typically deliver worse looking graphics on top of being slower, as revealed by GameBench.

This week on AppleInsider: Thicker iPhones, new iOS and OS X betas, Office for Mac & more

Saturday July 11, 2015

An active news week saw the first public betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, new details about next-generation iPhones, and the release of Office 2016 for Mac.

Apple's App Store policies for streaming music apps under FTC scrutiny, report says

Saturday July 11, 2015

Apple's content and media operations are once again under scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which is studying claims that iOS App Store policy is illegally stifling competition in the music streaming market, a report said Friday.

Apple reportedly creating original music videos for top artists in bid for Apple Music exclusivity

Friday July 10, 2015

A report on Friday claims Apple is producing in-house music videos and other content for chart-topping artists, including Eminem, Pharrell and Drake, the latter of which released such a video on Friday as an Apple Connect exclusive.

Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen coating damage, call on Apple to take action

Friday July 10, 2015

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed "staingate."

Apple rumored to expand San Jose presence with new campus lease

Friday July 10, 2015

A report on Friday claims Apple recently signed the lease on a nearly 300,000-square-foot office and R&D complex in San Jose, Calif., as part of plans to expand into areas surrounding its home base in Cupertino.

Supplemental update for El Capitan beta fixes problems with 32-bit apps

Friday July 10, 2015

Just one day after launching a public beta of the operating system, Apple has released a "Supplemental Update" for OS X El Capitan, fixing a bug that could cause some 32-bit apps to crash.

Apple's new iPhones: Everything we know about the 'iPhone 6s' and '6s Plus'

Friday July 10, 2015

Apple is widely expected to launch two new iPhones this fall, typically referred to as the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" -- but what do we know about them? AppleInsider gives you a rundown of what to anticipate from Apple's next-generation handsets.

MLB partners with MasterCard to accept Apple Pay during All-Star Game, fan events

Friday July 10, 2015

People attending Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Cincinnati will be able to use Apple Pay to buy food and other goods, both during the game and at facilities set up for All-Star Week and the All-Star FanFest, which begins on Friday, according to an official announcement.

Rumor: Apple's next-gen iPod touch will gain 64-bit A-series processor in July 14 launch

Friday July 10, 2015

Apple is expected to launch an updated iPod touch next week, a refresh that is likely to bring new colors and updated internals that reportedly include a move to a more recent 64-bit A-series application processor.

Samsung said to debut Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August in race to beat 'iPhone 6s' publicity

Friday July 10, 2015

Samsung is planning to move up the announcement of its next-generation Galaxy Note phone to mid-August in an attempt to preempt the publicity of Apple's usual September iPhone refresh, a report said on Friday.

Apple chooses unexpected location for massive new Hong Kong retail store

Friday July 10, 2015

Apple's latest retail outpost in Hong Kong --thought to be the company's largest in Asia -- went public this week with the unveiling of a huge, three-dimensional Apple logo in a somewhat unexpected place.

AppleInsider podcast discusses 'iPhone 6s' expectations, iOS gamepads, listener questions & more

Friday July 10, 2015

On this week's latest AppleInsider podcast, we discuss leaked "iPhone 6s" parts, iOS-compatible gaming controllers, and Showtime subscriptions for cable cutters. The team also tackles the new GoPro Session, DJI Phantom 3, and answers your questions.

How to resolve Mail SMTP errors in OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4

Friday July 10, 2015

A change in the way OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 handles security keys has caused a number of users -- specifically those using Gmail -- to see SMTP send failures and even app crashes. Luckily, there's an easy fix for both users and system admins looking for a permanent server-side solution.