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2016

Belkin announces simultaneous Lightning headphone and charging adapter for iPhone 7

Thursday September 08, 2016

The elimination of the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack on the iPhone 7 has caused some users to question how they will charge their handset while listening to music on wired headphones. Accessory maker Belkin has the answer --for $40 extra.

Apple seeds iOS 10 & macOS Sierra GMs to public beta testers

Thursday September 08, 2016

Following up on Wednesday's developer releases, Apple on Thursday issued matching gold masters (GMs) of iOS 10 and macOS 10 Sierra to people in its public beta testing program.

Video: Hands-on with waterproof Apple Watch Series 2 with GPS, white ceramic Edition

Thursday September 08, 2016

The new Apple Watch Series 2 boasts a faster processor, GPS radio, waterproof design, support for swim tracking, and a new high-end white ceramic Edition casing. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the second-generation wearable device.

Taptic API for iPhone, Apple Watch will grant devs access to previously Apple-only feature

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple's implementation of a "solid state" home button expands the Taptic Engine's feedback on the iPhone, and a forthcoming API for developers' use will expand implementation to non-Apple apps.

Apple changes iPhone 6s pricing and storage options, cuts 64GB iPhone SE to $449

Thursday September 08, 2016

In the wake of its iPhone 7 announcement, Apple has made a series of changes to the existing iPhone lineup, looking to make the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and SE more appealing to cost-conscious shoppers.

Apple warns investors it won't announce iPhone 7 opening weekend sales

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple will break tradition and won't announce launch sales of the upcoming iPhone 7, the company announced on Thursday, due to demand for the next-generation handset outstripping supply.

Rapidly-growing Apple Music tops 17 million subscribers

Thursday September 08, 2016

In spite of only launching a little over a year ago, Apple Music has already exceeded 17 million subscribers, Apple announced at its Sept. 7 press event.

3rd-gen Apple TV departs Apple retail, remains at big-box stores

Thursday September 08, 2016

Even though Apple didn't update last year's fourth generation Apple TV at Wednesday's "See You on Sept. 7" event, the three-year-old third generation Apple TV is being pulled from its store shelves -- but other big box retailers aren't doing the same, yet.

How the Apple Watch Series 2's 'swim-proof' technology works

Thursday September 08, 2016

At its press event on Wednesday, Apple made a big deal out of the Apple Watch Series 2 being "swim-proof" -- here's how the technology operates, and what its limitations are.

Stereo sound on iPhone 7 uses standard speaker plus earpiece in landscape mode

Thursday September 08, 2016

Apple's new stereo sound implementation on the iPhone 7 series of phones utilizes the bottom speaker in conjunction with a balanced earphone on the device, instead of a second edge-mounted speaker.

Watch: Hands-on video with Apple's jet black glossy iPhone 7

Thursday September 08, 2016

The highly anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were unveiled in San Francisco this week, and AppleInsider was there for a hands-on look at the new jet black glossy finish and dual-lens cameras. Here's a quick look and rundown of everything you need to know about the new iPhone, coming Sept. 16.

Apple Pay to launch in Japan, New Zealand and Russia this year

Thursday September 08, 2016

Somewhat overshadowed by Wednesday's big iPhone and Apple Watch product announcements, Apple announced its fledgling payments service, Apple Pay, is set to expand into Japan, New Zealand and Russian later this year.

Instagram to take advantage of iPhone 7 Plus cameras, wide color gamut display in app update

Thursday September 08, 2016

Popular photo sharing app Instagram is developing an app update specifically designed to take advantage of Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the latter of which boasts two cameras for wide angle and telephoto photography.

What you need to know about Apple Watch Series 2 before preorders begin on Friday, Sept. 9

Wednesday September 07, 2016

Although iPhone 7 hogged the spotlight at Apple's Sept. 7 special event, the company also announced a hotly anticipated update to its wearables lineup in Apple Watch Series 2. The second-generation device ships next week with GPS capabilities, faster processor, swim-proof housing, a new ceramic edition and more.

Apple defends decision to ditch 3.5mm jack, says AirPods development began years ago

Wednesday September 07, 2016

As expected, Apple did not include a 3.5mm headphone jack in its upcoming iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets, but company executives say the legacy port's demise has been a long time coming.

Everything you need to know before preordering Apple's iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus on Friday, Sept. 9

Wednesday September 07, 2016

In just a few short days, the new iPhone 7 will be available for preorder ahead of its Sept. 16 launch. AppleInsider is here to guide you through your choices to help you decide which model is right for you.

Apple debuts new videos promoting health, 107-second iPhone event recap

Wednesday September 07, 2016

Following Apple's iPhone event on Wednesday, the company released a handful of videos showcasing the keynote and upcoming products, including iPhone 7, Apple Watch and AirPods, as well as five shorts promoting healthy life choices.

AppleCare+ gains $29 iPhone screen swaps, makes $99 fee universal for other repairs

Wednesday September 07, 2016

In tandem with announcing the iPhone 7 on Wednesday, Apple also revised its AppleCare+ plans for iPhones, instituting a $29 screen replacement option but forcing all customers to pay $99 for any other form of accident repair.

Trade-in roundup: iPhone 7 has landed, here's where to get the most cash for your old iPhones

Wednesday September 07, 2016

The best time to sell your old iPhone or iPad is when Apple introduces new models, like it did with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here's a guide to help you net the highest trade-in value for your iPhone from Apple, Gazelle, BuyBack World, NextWorth, Amazon, or one of the many other buyback services.

Jet black iPhone 7 potentially vulnerable to scratching, Apple admits

Wednesday September 07, 2016

People considering the jet black versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus should be careful, as those options are more prone to scuffing and scratching, Apple notes on its website.