Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated August 24th

2016

Lyft attempted sale to Apple, Didi Chuxing, Uber, GM, others

Friday August 19, 2016

Lyft, the second-largest ride-hailing firm in the U.S., in recent months made overtures to sell itself to tech companies, automotive manufacturers and competitors, but failed to hook a buyer.

Apple-1 'celebration' auction bids hit $270K

Friday August 19, 2016

A motherboard that appears to be one of the first ever produced for the Apple-1 is up for auction on CharityBuzz, and has been valued at nearly $1 million.

Apple opens Red Cross donations towards Louisiana flood relief

Friday August 19, 2016

Apple on Friday launched donations to the American Red Cross via iTunes and the App Store, spurred by the flooding in Louisiana which has forced thousands of victims out of their homes and caused widespread property damage.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 glass screen more easily damaged than any iPhone

Friday August 19, 2016

Reviewers and YouTube examiners are discovering that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Gorilla Glass 5 screen is susceptible to screen scratches. However, the Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning disagrees with the test results, and has fired back.

International Photography Hall of Fame adds Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

Friday August 19, 2016

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum -- based in St. Louis, Missouri -- on Friday announced the posthumous induction of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, citing the iPhone's contributions to the photo world.

Pandora planning to take on Apple Music with on-demand streaming as soon as Sept. - report

Friday August 19, 2016

Long a radio-only service, Pandora is preparing to delve into the world of on-demand streaming as soon as September, a report said on Friday.

Apple issues 7th developer & 6th public betas of iOS 10 as final launch approaches

Friday August 19, 2016

With iOS 10 expected to launch in just a matter of weeks, registered developers were provided with a seventh pre-release beta of the upcoming platform update on Friday, and public testers received their sixth release.

Apple prepares imminent reopenings of stores in Kansas City & Glasgow

Friday August 19, 2016

On top of an outlet in Annapolis, Md., two more Apple stores are scheduled to reopen by the end of the month -- namely ones in Kansas City, Mo. and Glasgow, Scotland.

Apple teaming with AT&T, FCC, Google in 'strike force' to battle robocalls

Friday August 19, 2016

After a call by U.S. Federal Communications Commission's commissioner, Apple and 32 other companies are banding together to make an industry-wide organized resistance against the expanding "robocall" scourge.

New York Times to shut down app-based NYT Now news service

Friday August 19, 2016

The New York Times has announced it will officially pull NYT Now -- a cheaper, slimmed-down, app-based alternative to its core news services -- from app stores on the week of Aug. 29, blaming its downfall on weak demand.

Apple reportedly squeezing 'iPhone 7' parts suppliers for better pricing

Friday August 19, 2016

New supply chain reports suggest that Apple is putting pressure on Taiwan-based part suppliers to lower prices for "iPhone 7" components, despite reportedly ordering lower quantities.

AppleInsider podcast talks iPad upgrade cycle, watchOS 3 simplicity, 'iPhone 7' rumors

Friday August 19, 2016

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk iPad upgrade cycles, compare simplicity of iPods and Apple Watch, and catch you up on all the latest 'iPhone 7' news.

Frank Ocean releases visual album 'Endless' on Apple Music

Friday August 19, 2016

Some four years after his last full studio release, R&B singer Frank Ocean on Thursday debuted a new visual album called "Endless" exclusively on Apple Music.

Australian banks denied interim approval to negotiate over Apple Pay

Thursday August 18, 2016

An Australian antitrust regulator on Friday temporarily denied a request from the country's three largest banks to collectively negotiate with Apple over the installation of third-party digital wallet software on iPhones.

Relocated Annapolis Apple store to open on Saturday, Montgomery Mall shop closed until fall

Thursday August 18, 2016

Although two of Apple's Maryland retail locations are currently out of commission, one of them will reopen this Saturday, Aug. 20, according to the company's website.

Research data suggests Apple iPhone marketshare dropping beyond seasonal averages

Thursday August 18, 2016

Research data released on Thursday further reinforces the belief that Apple's smartphone marketshare is eroding not just in international markets, but in the U.S. as well.

Apple Watch with built-in cellular data unlikely to arrive this year - report

Thursday August 18, 2016

Though Apple apparently wants to place a cellular radio in a future Apple Watch model, technical limitations may prevent the capability from appearing in this year's expected update, a new report claims.

'Store' no more in rebranding of Apple retail outlets

Thursday August 18, 2016

Although the public might continue to use the old phrasing, officially Apple has dropped the term "Store" from its worldwide retail locations, visitors to the company's website have noticed.

Uber to begin real-world use of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh this month

Thursday August 18, 2016

Marking a small but significant step towards bringing self-driving technology to the public, Uber will later this month begin offering some Pittsburgh customers rides in specially-modified Volvo XC90s, a report revealed on Thursday.

Deals: 13" MacBook Air (1.6GHz, 4GB, 256GB) for $849; $750 off 27" iMac 5K; $150 off 128GB iPhone 6s Plus; 15" MacBook Pro for $1,600

Thursday August 18, 2016

Shoppers this week can save $350 on a 2015 13" MacBook Air with 256GB of storage. Or pick up an Early 2014 27" iMac for $1,649.99 ($750 off). Smartphone users can also snap up a 128GB iPhone 6s Plus for $799.99 or save $399 on a 15" MacBook Pro on eBay.