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Apple nixes iOS version of popular brightness management tool f.lux

Monday November 16, 2015

Apple has shut down the iOS version of f.lux, reportedly arguing that the brightness management app violated terms of the Developer Program agreement.

Pandora snaps up Rdio technology and employees for $75M

Monday November 16, 2015

Streaming music giant Pandora announced it will spend $75 million to acquire technology, intellectual property and talent from on-demand competitor Rdio, which plans to file for bankruptcy as part of the deal.

Apple now inhaling 94 percent of global smartphone profits, selling just 14.5 percent of total volumes

Monday November 16, 2015

Apple's share of total smartphone industry profits grew to 94 percent during the September quarter, up from 85 percent one year ago.

Waze, WhatsApp & Fantastical 2 join iPhone apps updated with 3D Touch

Monday November 16, 2015

A number of popular iOS apps on Monday added support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, including the GPS app Waze, WhatsApp Messenger, and calendar app Fantastical 2.

B&H & Best Buy offering first discounts ($25-$50) on all Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport models

Monday November 16, 2015

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, the Apple Watch has seen its first-ever discount from authorized resellers, as both B&H Photo Video and Best Buy are offering instant savings on the hot wearable.

UBS sees Apple selling 78.4M iPhones this holiday, growing sales 4% in fiscal 2016

Monday November 16, 2015

Investment firm UBS believes Apple will sell a record 78.4 million iPhones this holiday season, easily topping the company's best-ever quarter from a year ago and continuing to eat away at competitor market share.

Foursquare joins growing ranks of Apple Maps data suppliers

Monday November 16, 2015

Social networking service Foursquare is now an official supplier of business listings for Apple Maps, joining Yelp in giving users ratings and reviews for local businesses.

iPhone 6s owners report losing messages, recent calls when restoring from iCloud

Monday November 16, 2015

Some people picking up a replacement iPhone 6s are finding that their Messages and Recent Calls data is missing after restoring from iCloud, according to numerous complaints.

Free Apple Magic Mouse 2 and 25-100% off AppleCare on all 2015 13" & 15" MacBooks Pros and 13" MacBook Airs

Monday November 16, 2015

AI's holiday exclusives continue: For the next 10 days, grab a Free Apple Magic Mouse 2 and free AppleCare on key 15" MacBook Pros, a free Magic Mouse 2 and 50% off AppleCare on key 13" MacBook Pros, and a free Magic Mouse and 25-50% off all other 13" and 15" MacBook models. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.

Apple predicted to launch A9-powered 4-inch iPhone in mid-2016

Monday November 16, 2015

Yet another report claims that Apple is planning to refresh its 4-inch iPhone model with revamped hardware next year, and with an earlier than usual timeframe.

German government probes Apple's audiobook deal with Amazon

Monday November 16, 2015

Germany's Federal Cartel Office is investigating the details of Apple's deal for purchasing audiobooks from Amazon, given the companies' market leading positions, a report said on Monday.

Foxconn profits rise 11% following Apple's record setting iPhone 6s launch

Monday November 16, 2015

Apple supplier Foxconn reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings on Monday, thanks in part to the debut of the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which have continued to grow sales amid slowdown in the smartphone market.

Canadian Apple Pay launch set for Nov. 17, credit card representatives say

Monday November 16, 2015

Apple Pay's Canadian launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 17, according to customer service representatives with American Express.

Apple will not 'converge' iPad and MacBook lines, says Tim Cook

Monday November 16, 2015

It has long been speculated that Apple's iPad and MacBook would one day come together in a hybrid device, but Apple CEO Tim Cook put those rumors to bed on Sunday, saying converged machines come with inherent compromises.

Apple forges deal to run all Singapore operations on solar power, confirms first local Apple Store

Sunday November 15, 2015

Apple on Sunday announced a deal that will see its Singapore operations fully powered by solar energy, expanding on similar efforts in countries like the U.S. and China, and also confirmed an upcoming local Apple Store that will be the first in Southeast Asia.

Review: SteelSeries Nimbus is the best gaming controller for Apple TV and iPad

Sunday November 15, 2015

Comfortable, competitively priced and featuring a Lightning port for recharging, the SteelSeries Nimbus is the best iOS-compatible gaming controller we've ever tested, and it's the best option to pair with your new fourth-generation Apple TV. But without a clamp to hold an iPhone, it should be the go-to choice for Apple TV and iPad gamers only.

B&H slashes Apple Watches by $50-$100 (plus a free B&H $50 gift card), MacBooks by $200-300, iMacs by $170-$499, iPad Air 2 by $30-$100

Sunday November 15, 2015

Delivering the lowest prices ever on numerous models, B&H's holiday sale knocks $300 off 15" MacBook Pros (2015), $200-$300 off 13" MacBook Pros (2015), $170-$200 off 12" MacBooks, $100-$170 off 11" & 13" MacBook Airs (2015), up to $30 off iPad mini 4 and up to $70 off iPad Air 2.

Solving the mysterious failure of Apple's iPad

Sunday November 15, 2015

Across Apple's fiscal 2015, annual iPad unit sales fell by an astounding 19 percent while iPad revenues fell 23 percent, a plunge from fiscal 2014 of just over $7 billion. The tech industry pundits love to talk about the failure of Apple's tablet business, but are short on the specifics of what's happening. Here's why.

Review: Apple's iPad Pro with A9X CPU and 12.9-inch Retina display

Saturday November 14, 2015

The iPad Pro is Apple's most fully realized example yet of the future of computing, with a workhorse of a processor and a beautiful 12.9-inch Retina display packed inside a svelte, ultraportable design. Current limitations with iOS apps prevent it from being a PC replacement for the most demanding tasks, and at $799 it won't appeal to casual users, but we are confident the iPad Pro will carve out a niche in the high-end market.

First Apple Store 'feature bay' accessory collection focuses on iPhone photography

Friday November 13, 2015

It seems that select Apple Store locations are organizing accessories into collections called "feature bays" to enhance the in-store shopping experience, with the first arrangement advertising iPhone photography products.