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2016

With Touch ID rumored for Apple's new MacBook Pros, PC makers prep trackpad fingerprint readers

Friday June 03, 2016

Apple is rumored to bring its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the MacBook Pro later this year, but Windows PC makers could potentially beat it to the punch, thanks to new technology from Synaptics that's nearing release.

Official WWDC app gains dark UI, Apple TV support ahead of June 13 keynote kickoff

Friday June 03, 2016

The official WWDC app was updated on Friday with a new dark user interface, universal app support for tvOS, live streaming on iOS and tvOS, and support for multitasking on iOS 9 on iPad.

Anticipating WWDC 2016: What's in store for iCloud and CloudKit

Friday June 03, 2016

Apple is often thought of as a hardware company, but an increasingly important segment of its business now relates to online services. Here's a look at what we're likely to see about the future of iCloud and CloudKit from Apple at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.

Yahoo Sports app comes to Apple TV with live streaming, news & highlights

Friday June 03, 2016

Yahoo on Friday relased a new app for the Apple TV, Yahoo Sports, giving owners of the set-top another centralized option for watching sports videos, including some live streams.

Apple supplier Broadcom forecasts sales surge in preparation for upcoming 'iPhone 7' launch

Friday June 03, 2016

Wireless chip supplier Broadcom is anticipating revenues in the current quarter to rise over 20 percent sequentially as the firm prepares for the launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone models, the company's CEO revealed late on Thursday.

Shah Rukh Khan won't be Apple's Indian brand ambassador, new report claims

Friday June 03, 2016

Despite rumors, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is not poised to become Apple's brand ambassador in India, a regional news agency said on Friday.

Lowest Prices of 2016: $200-$400 off MacBook Pros, $200 off 21-inch iMac 4K and 27-inch iMac 5K

Friday June 03, 2016

The start to the educational buying season is delivering the lowest prices we've seen all year on a wide assortment of custom configured 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros ($200-400 off), as well as the standard iMac 4K configuration ($1,299) and standard iMac 5K configuration ($1,599) -- all of which include free shipping and no sales tax outside NY.

Apple issues $1.04 billion in second round of Australian bonds

Friday June 03, 2016

Apple reportedly sold A$1.425 billion ($1.04 billion U.S.) in Australian bonds on Friday, looking to raise more funding without tapping into its $233 billion U.S. in cash reserves.

AppleInsider podcast talks MacBook Pro rumors & 5K displays, plus a chat with August Home

Friday June 03, 2016

August.com CEO Jason Johnson joins the AppleInsider podcast to talk about HomeKit, door locks, video doorbells, and their recent announcement adding IFTTT integration. In addition, Mikey Campbell and Victor discuss the latest in rumors, including new MacBook Pros, 5K Thunderbolt displays, and 'iPhone 7' refresh cycle.

Apple hires doctor with HealthKit experience away from Stanford Children's Hospital

Thursday June 02, 2016

According to a report published Thursday, Apple recently poached Dr. Rajiv Kumar, a pediatric specialist whose diabetes ResearchKit study made headlines in 2014, away from Stanford Children's Health.

Latest iTunes 12.4.1 update fixes VoiceOver problems, other minor issues

Thursday June 02, 2016

Apple on Thursday released a minor update to its iTunes media management platform to address a variety of small problems and bugs, including compatibility issues with the OS X VoiceOver accessibility feature.

Face palm, pregnant woman among 72 new emoji coming with Unicode 9.0

Thursday June 02, 2016

The Unicode Consortium on Thursday announced and published samples of 72 new emoji characters set for release as part of Unicode 9.0 in June, including what is sure to be a crowd favorite: the cucumber.

1Password Teams launches with introductory pricing after 7-month beta period

Thursday June 02, 2016

After seven months of beta testing, developer Agile Bits on Thursday released 1Password Teams, a subscription-based version of its popular multi-platform password and secure data management app designed to serve work groups.

Samsung unveils Gear IconX wireless earbuds with health tracking functions

Thursday June 02, 2016

As part of continued efforts to break into the health and fitness market, Samsung on Thursday added two new products to its wearable device lineup, including a pair of wireless earbuds capable of monitoring a user's heart rate.

Apple hires luxury car satellite navigation engineer Sinisa Durekovic

Thursday June 02, 2016

The software engineer who led development of satellite navigation systems for a variety of luxury carmakers including Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, has been working for Apple since October.

Apple internet services suffer wide outage, iCloud, App Stores, Apple TV, iTunes, others down [ux2]

Thursday June 02, 2016

Apple's internet services experienced trouble for the second time in as many days on Thursday as customers reported outages affecting the iOS and Mac App Stores, iCloud, iTunes and Apple TV.

Patent office gives Apple upper-hand in Smartflash lawsuit by invalidating two patents

Thursday June 02, 2016

The invalidation of two more Smartflash patents may put Apple in a good position to avoid paying a $532.9 million patent verdict rendered in February 2015, a report claimed on Thursday.

Apple won't release a GPU-equipped Thunderbolt Retina 5K display anytime soon - report

Thursday June 02, 2016

Though speculation and rumors have been mounting that Apple could introduce a new high-resolution Thunderbolt Display with its own discrete graphics card, a new report pours cold water on those hopes, saying such a device will not be seen at this month's Worldwide Developers Conference -- if ever.

Anticipating WWDC 2016: What's in store for Apple TV and tvOS

Thursday June 02, 2016

Apple TV was first introduced ten years ago at the end of 2006, but unlike the blockbuster iPhone it merely remained a "hobby" over the last decade until finally getting some real attention last year with the 4th generation overhaul. Here's a look at what we're likely to see about the future of tvOS from Apple at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.

BMW refocuses 'i' division on self-driving cars as Honda shows off autonomous prototypes

Thursday June 02, 2016

More potential competition for the rumored "Apple Car" emerged on Thursday, as BMW said that it is relaunching its "i" division to concentrate on self-driving vehicles, just a day after Honda revealed its own prototypes in that field.