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2016

Class-action lawsuit targets Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program

Monday September 12, 2016

Just days before the iPhone 7 is set to launch, customers are hoping to take Apple to task over its iPhone Upgrade Program, with a new class-action lawsuit asserting that some who signed up are "shut out of receiving the latest iPhones."

China Apple dealer de-boxes matte black iPhone 7, reveals Jet Black packaging

Monday September 12, 2016

The first unveiling of the matte black iPhone 7 has reportedly taken place, and was published in conjunction with the Jet Black box for comparison on China social media on Monday

Some US airlines prohibiting use of any Samsung phones in wake of Note 7 recall

Monday September 12, 2016

Fallout from the Galaxy Note 7 recall is escalating, with some airlines disallowing any use of Samsung mobile devices in-flight, following reports of multiple incidences of property damage in the U.S.

How Apple achieved water resistance with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Monday September 12, 2016

At its press event last week, Apple described the iPhone 7 as its first "water-resistant" smartphone. What does that mean, though, and how does the technology work?

Apple A10 Fusion in iPhone 7 family surprises, exceeds pre-release expectations

Monday September 12, 2016

Apple's A10 Fusion processor found in the new iPhone 7 family is a quad-core chip, but not one like Apple's ever used in any device its ever made before.

Apps for iOS 10, including Messages apps, begin arriving on iOS App Store [u]

Monday September 12, 2016

Ahead of this Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, Apple has begun allowing apps designed for the new operating system onto the App Store, including downloads that tap into the new Messages integration feature.

Disaffected Apple Upgrade Program customers can now call support for iPhone 7 order help

Monday September 12, 2016

Apple is allowing participants in the Apple iPhone Upgrade Program to call customer service, with some customers being presented with additional options for preorder, beyond what is available on the website.

Facebook switches on bot-based purchases in Messenger

Monday September 12, 2016

Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.

iPhone 7 & 7 Plus have bigger batteries than iPhone 6s line, specs show

Monday September 12, 2016

The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 features a 1,960 milliamp-hour battery, while the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus includes a 2,900 milliamp-hour supply -- both significant increases over their predecessors, a report noted on Monday.

iPhone 7 Plus vs. iPhone 7 camera: Dual lenses provide major upgrade potential

Monday September 12, 2016

Apple's choice of an all-new dual-sensor camera module on the iPhone 7 Plus steals the show, making it a compelling upsell from the 12-megapixel single lens on the iPhone 7. If you're still torn deciding between which model is for you, here's a comparison of what the iPhone 7 Plus camera offers over the iPhone 7.

Pro photographer tests iPhone 7 Plus cameras at US Open, finds they perform 'exceedingly well'

Monday September 12, 2016

Apple and ESPN equipped photographer Landon Nordeman with an unreleased iPhone 7 Plus for this weekend's U.S. Open tennis tournament, resulting in a series of photos showcasing the new dual-lens system for the phone, set to launch on Friday.

France & Netherlands among EU countries considering pursuing share of Apple taxes

Monday September 12, 2016

In the wake of the European Commission's ruling against tax deals between Apple and Ireland, the finance ministers of several other European countries are reportedly considering a share of the iPhone maker's back taxes.

Deals: Up to $270 off 15" MacBook Pros; 27" iMac 5K (3.3GHz/8GB/2TB/M395) for $1,900; 50% off PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac

Monday September 12, 2016

Shoppers this week can save $150-$270 on 15" MacBook Pros. Or snap up Apple's current 27" iMac 5K at $400 off MSRP. PDF Expert 2.0 for Mac is also $29.99 ($30 off).

Sports Illustrated shares NFL gameday photos promoting dual-lens iPhone 7 Plus

Monday September 12, 2016

Having been given an early promotional unit by Apple, Sports Illustrated on Sunday published a series of photos shot with the iPhone 7 Plus, which includes a second lens for 2x optical zoom.

Apple features 10-movie bundles for $10 in 10th iTunes Movies anniversary sale

Monday September 12, 2016

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of movie sales on the iTunes Movie store, Apple is offering up six 10-movie bundles from five studios for $10 each to U.S. shoppers.

iPhone 7 rumors postmortem: What the Apple rumor mill got right, and what it didn't

Sunday September 11, 2016

For regular AppleInsider readers, last week's Apple event came with no major surprises, as the rumor mill signaled exactly what to expect from the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. Here's a recap of which sources got it right --in some cases well in advance of the product announcements.

Editorial: Apple's AirPods, iPhone 7, Series 2 Watch out... journalists

Saturday September 10, 2016

The September 7 Apple Event raised some troubling questions for many tech journalists and their prewritten narratives. It's almost as if they'd been caught in a huge lie and were now forced to ad-lib a toddler-like series of distractions in a bid to avoid any consequences to their reputations. They're often wrong, here's why.

This week on AI: iPhone 7, AirPods, Apple Watch Series 2 & more emerge from shadows

Saturday September 10, 2016

Finally putting an end to rumors, Apple this week revealed the iPhone 7, a second-generation Apple Watch, and more at a press event in San Francisco, putting the new devices up for preorder on Friday.

Roundup: The best cases you can buy for Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus right now

Friday September 09, 2016

With the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus hitting store shelves, new cases are hitting the market at a rapid rate. AppleInsider has rounded up a list of the best iPhone 7 cases that you can buy right now to keep your device in pristine condition.

Apple fires dozens of Project Titan employees as autonomous car initiative shifts to underlying tech

Friday September 09, 2016

Apple is reportedly rethinking plans to enter the self-driving car business, and in so doing has shut down portions of the widely rumored development project, laying off dozens of employees.