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2016

Redesigned, ultra-thin MacBook Pro with AMD GPU not expected to debut at 'iPhone 7' event Sept. 7

Wednesday August 10, 2016

Although Apple is nearing the completion of a redesigned MacBook Pro, it probably won't make its appearance at an "iPhone 7" event expected on Sept. 7, a report said on Wednesday.

Anticipated MacBook Pro redesign boosting profits for Apple hinge manufacturer

Wednesday August 10, 2016

With a shift to highly precise metal injection molding-fabricated hinges probable in a new, thinner MacBook Pro, manufacturers that can generate the parts are greatly exceeding expectations.

ESPN to launch subscription streaming service following BAMTech purchase

Tuesday August 09, 2016

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a $1 billion deal that buys a 33 percent share of BAMTech, a video streaming company whose technology will be used to launch an ESPN streaming service in the near future.

Apple counters Australian banks' call for iPhone NFC access, cites handset security

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Rebuking overtures from Australia's big-three banks looking to break in on Apple Pay's success, Apple in a letter to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission this week said requests for access to iPhone's digital wallet technology would fundamentally undermine the handset's security safeguards.

Apple Inc. gears up to distribute $3.2 billion in dividends to shareholders

Tuesday August 09, 2016

On August 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company's stock on Monday August 8 in order to qualify. Apple will pay out $3.2 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter.

Reported Samsung Pay flaw lets thieves remotely collect credit card credentials

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Samsung Pay's legacy point-of-sale system compatibility mode may be insecure, as a token theft and remote use vulnerability was demonstrated by a security researcher at the Black Hat conference.

Refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro now on sale through Apple's online store

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple on Tuesday began sales of refurbished 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, offering substantial discounts ahead of an anticipated fall refresh.

Chrome 53 will begin phase-out of Adobe Flash, Google says

Tuesday August 09, 2016

A promised wind-down of Flash support in Chrome will start with Chrome 53, releasing next month, Google announced on Tuesday.

South Korean company said to be working on 'Apple Car' battery tech

Tuesday August 09, 2016

A South Korean company's physical advancement in hollow-cored lithium-ion battery technology is allegedly on tap for the potential future "Apple Car" currently in development under the "Project Titan" aegis.

Apple issues fifth developer betas of iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, macOS Sierra [u]

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Just over a week after providing developers with the fourth beta pre-release builds of its major upcoming platforms, Apple followed up with the fifth developer betas of iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10 and macOS Sierra, as well as a new public beta of iOS 10. [Updated]

Apple fighting to stem fake Bitcoin apps on App Store

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple is reportedly working to counter an influx of counterfeit Bitcoin wallets on the App Store, which in some cases may be robbing users of coins worth thousands of dollars.

Foxconn rumored to be examining glass phone enclosures for 2017 iPhone

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly looking into all-glass enclosures for future mobile devices, reiterating previous rumors slating a new design and enclosure for an iPhone to be released in 2017.

Apple's security measures in iOS detailed at Black Hat conference

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple engineer Ivan Krstić spoke on far more than Apple's new bug bounty program at the Black Hat security conference, and delved into the inner workings of iOS hardware and software security features both in iOS 9 and the forthcoming iOS 10.

Decision on Apple's Irish data center plans expected by end of August

Tuesday August 09, 2016

An Bord Pleanála -- an independent appeals review body -- said it will likely make its decision on Apple's Irish data center by the end of the month, either greenlighting the company's development plans, or potentially causing delays.

Apple & TSMC working on 10nm 'A11' chips for 2017 devices - report

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple and chip manufacturer TSMC are working together on a 10-nanometer "A11" processor design, expected to go into production later in 2017, a report reiterated on Tuesday.

Apple denies price fixing allegations in Russian mobile market

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Apple has categorically denied that it has manipulated the Russian smartphone market, and has declared that resellers in the country instead set their own pricing.

Rumor: Apple working on entirely new, advanced health-tracking hardware for 2017 launch

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple could be planning to unveil a "killer new product" developed within its health laboratories, a new report claims -- though details are vague.

'Stranger Things' poster created using Apple's iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Netflix's 80s sci-fi/horror revival "Stranger Things" has garnered high acclaim since its debut in July, and it turns out Apple, or at least one of its products, played a role in creating the series' all important poster art.

Latest 'Pokemon Go' update brings safety warnings, returns battery saver mode

Monday August 08, 2016

Wildly popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go received a major update on Monday, bringing back a useful battery saver mode and introducing a safety feature that dissuades users from playing while driving.

Apple unveils streamlined iTunes Connect screenshot upload process

Monday August 08, 2016

Making good on a promise from this year's Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple on Monday rolled out a new iTunes Connect feature that streamlines screenshot and app preview uploading for developers marketing software across multiple device types.