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2016

Brean Capital believes iPhone sales will fall to 216M this year, return to growth in 2017

Monday April 04, 2016

Though the firm remains bullish on Apple, Brean Capital believes Apple will see total iPhone sales for 2016 drop by 16 million units, amidst a slowing smartphone market.

Sheer amount of data involved delaying EU ruling on Apple's Irish tax deals, Commissioner says

Monday April 04, 2016

There's no way of telling when the European Commission will conclude its investigation into Apple's Irish tax deals, simply because the huge amount of data involved, the Commission's competition head said on Monday.

Apple's new iPhone SE lags siblings in sales as 9.7" iPad Pro performs well, analytics data says

Monday April 04, 2016

The newest, littlest iPhone hasn't captured the imagination of smartphone buyers just yet, new launch data indicates, while the 9.7-inch iPad Pro has seen steady adoption following last week's debut.

9.7" iPad Pro teardown finds 12.9" model's tech crammed into smaller, less repairable package

Monday April 04, 2016

In order to compress technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro into a 9.7-inch form factor, Apple had to make some significant internal design changes, a teardown of Apple's new flagship tablet reveals.

Like Bo, now Apple's Siri knows baseball

Monday April 04, 2016

Apple's new tie-up with Major League Baseball seems to have brought more than dugout cred for the iPad -- the company's virtual assistant, Siri, now has access to a trove of modern-day and historic baseball statistics.

Indian smartphone sellers fear iPhone 'snob value' as Apple plans to sell used handsets

Monday April 04, 2016

Apple's application to sell used iPhones in India is reportedly being fought by executives with leading vendors and manufacturers, who are worried that it could jeopardize local industry by opening the door to used imports as a whole.

Apple's iPhone shipments 'likely' to fall below 200M in 2016, insider says

Monday April 04, 2016

With lower-than-expected demand for the iPhone 6s, a soft iPhone SE launch, and dual-camera designs from competitors expected to beat the 'iPhone 7 Plus' to market, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes iPhone shipments could fall below 200 million units this year.

Review: Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro is professional-grade, powerful & pricey

Sunday April 03, 2016

After being neglected in 2015, Apple's 9.7-inch iPad has received a much-needed professional makeover, gaining key features from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and even outperforming it in a few ways. It's a substantial upgrade, and one we find absolutely worthy of the "Pro" moniker, though the $599 starting price may deter some buyers.

Apple profiles iPad apps for World Autism Acceptance Day

Saturday April 02, 2016

At the release of its new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, Apple presented a video of Dillan, a young man who is both autistic and non-verbal, who was able to begin expressively communicating via apps on his iPad. Today, the App Store is featuring more of Dillan's story and a range of apps developed for autistic people.

Review: Apple's 4" iPhone SE is better than we deserve

Saturday April 02, 2016

With a decidedly classic design just like the iPhone 5 series, the new iPhone SE has been completely revamped inside in a huge way. For fans of smaller phones, the iPhone SE is just what you've been waiting for -- a capable, modern smartphone in a compact, ultraportable, proven chassis.

This week on AI: DOJ drops court order, Apple ships iPhone SE & 9.7" iPad Pro, iOS 9.3.1 fixes critical Web link bug

Saturday April 02, 2016

Apple's confrontation with the U.S. government over encryption took a major twist, thanks to the Justice Department officially withdrawing its court order. Later in the week, Apple shipped the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and fixed a critical bug via iOS 9.3.1.

Apple celebrates 40th anniversary with Beer Bash DJ'd by Zane Lowe

Friday April 01, 2016

Apple turned 40 years old on Friday, and to celebrate the company held a traditional Beer Bash in front of its Cupertino, Calif., campus shortly after the workday ended, with Beats 1 providing tunes for a crowd of more than 6,000 people.

Cellebrite again rumored to have accessed San Bernardino iPhone 5c for FBI

Friday April 01, 2016

Citing inside sources, reports this week claim Israeli data forensics firm Cellebrite provided the FBI with technology to extract information from an iPhone 5c linked to San Bernardino terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook.

Apple files amicus brief supporting EPA's Clean Power Plan

Friday April 01, 2016

Four of the biggest tech companies on the planet -- Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon --all officially pledged their support for the Environmental Protection Agency's embattled Clean Power Plan on Friday, calling for carbon emissions from power plants to be reduced.

Tesla unveils more affordable Model 3, gives glimpse at Apple's future auto competition

Friday April 01, 2016

Tesla on Thursday night unveiled the long-awaited Model 3, its first electric car to be priced for the general public instead of rich sports and luxury car buyers.

Apple turning comparatively low profit on iPhone SE despite cheaper parts, analyst says

Friday April 01, 2016

In spite of recyling many parts from other iPhones, Apple's profit margin on the iPhone SE is relatively low next to the high-end iPhone 6s, a new analyst estimate suggests.

Taylor Swift turns to promoting Apple Music's curated playlists in new video ad

Friday April 01, 2016

Once having threatened to boycott the service, pop singer Taylor Swift on Friday appeared in a video ad for Apple Music, showcasing the service's curated playlists.

Apple flies original Mac team's pirate flag for company's 40th anniversary

Friday April 01, 2016

Marking the 40th anniversary of the company's founding, Apple on Friday flew a pirate flag over its Cupertino headquarters, in a tribute to the first-generation Macintosh team headed by company co-founder Steve Jobs.

AppleInsider podcast talks iPhone SE launch, stackable Smart Connectors, OLED iPhones & more

Friday April 01, 2016

This week on the Appleinsider podcast, Mikey and Victor talk about the FBI cracking the iPhone on their own, what's inside Apple's new 4-inch iPhone SE, what form a 2017 iPhone might take, and much more.

New teardown reveals iPhone SE contains display identical to iPhone 5s, larger battery

Thursday March 31, 2016

Following Chipworks' teardown of Apple's new iPhone SE, iFixit on Thursday posted a comprehensive dismantling that shows the next-gen 4-inch iPhone's display is identical to its iPhone 5s predecessor, among other interesting finds.