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Angela Ahrendts interview addresses Apple retail refurb, town square concept successes

Tuesday October 18, 2016

Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts launched the 2016 Most Powerful Women Summit on Monday, and talked about her path leading to Apple, initial reluctance to take the job, and successes in tailoring the Apple Store experience for customers.

More reports circulate suggesting a late-October MacBook Pro, MacBook Air refresh

Monday October 17, 2016

According to "reliable sources," Apple will announce the MacBook Pro (Late 2016) model in the next few days, shipping it and a new MacBook Air before the end of October.

Apple App Store compensation changes coming to South Africa, New Zealand

Monday October 17, 2016

As a result of currency exchange rate fluctuations and tax law changes, developers in South Africa and New Zealand have received emails from Apple informing them that renumeration for sales will be changing in the next 72 hours.

Apple's Beats 1 head DJ Zane Lowe giving music keynote at 2017 SXSW

Monday October 17, 2016

Next year's SXSW tech and music gathering will include a keynote speech from Apple Beats 1 lead DJ Zane Lowe, among its 700 presentations.

EPGL working on iPhone apps compatible with 'smart' contact lenses for AR

Monday October 17, 2016

Medical supply company EPGL, known for "smart" contact lens technology in development, intends to develop apps compatible with iOS for augmented reality applications -- and there may be more on the horizon, AppleInsider has learned.

AT&T adds iPhone screen repair service for monthly insurance plan subscribers

Monday October 17, 2016

AT&T's Mobile Insurance plans are expanding, with a cracked screen repair service being added to the program for recent iPhones and three Android models -- but at additional cost.

Apple issues fourth public & developer betas of iOS 10.1 with Portrait photos for iPhone 7 Plus

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple on Monday seeded a fourth iOS 10.1 beta to registered developers, as well as the general public -- potentially the final beta before the update is officially released.

Apple sets iPhone 7 launch dates for Egypt, Colombia & several other countries

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple on Monday updated a collection of its international websites with more iPhone 7 launch dates, filling in gaps across multiple continents.

Apple hires Carnegie Mellon AI researcher to work on its own AI tech

Monday October 17, 2016

A well-known AI researcher, Russ Salakhutdinov of Carnegie Melon University, is joining Apple to direct some of the company's own efforts in the field.

Apple employee labor law violation class action suit starts Tuesday in CA

Monday October 17, 2016

A class action suit filed by current and former Apple employees over nine years -- numbering over 20,000 class members -- starts on Tuesday.

Apple working to fix call-directory extensions in upcoming iOS 10.1 update

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple is experiencing problems with call-directory extensions that make use of CallKit, and is expecting to solve them with the release of iOS 10.1, a developer said on Monday.

Apple releases iOS 10.0.3, fixing Verizon LTE issues on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

Monday October 17, 2016

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone received a software update on Monday, with version 10.0.3 exclusive to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, addressing cellular connectivity problems specific to those models.

Apple moves $9B worth of iTunes intellectual property to Ireland

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple continues to expand its operations in Ireland, despite ongoing criticism of its presence there for tax purposes, with the company's international iTunes business now setting up shop in the town of Holyhill.

Apple's Beats debuts celebrity-laden ad promoting new wireless headphones

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple-owned Beats on Monday premiered a new video ad on Twitter, promoting the brand's latest wireless headphones: the BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless.

Giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus case from Casetify

Monday October 17, 2016

Casetify is partnering with AppleInsider this week to give readers the chance to win an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus case in the design of their choosing. Fourteen winners will be announced on Oct. 25.

Ecobee3 Lite cuts smart thermostat's price while keeping Apple HomeKit support

Monday October 17, 2016

Ecobee on Monday launched the Ecobee3 Lite, a new version of its flagship thermostat that's cheaper than the original while retaining most of its core features.

Deals: $10 off unlocked 256GB iPhone 7; 20% off 13" MacBook Pro; $30-$110 off 9.7" iPad Pros; iOS 10 dev bundle for $45

Monday October 17, 2016

Shoppers this week can snap up an unlocked 256GB iPhone 7 in Rose Gold and save $10. Or pick up a 13" MacBook Pro for $1,029.99. Apple's 9.7" iPad Pros are also up to $110 off, while an iOS 10 & Swift 3 Starter Bundle is now $45 (93% off).

'Apple Car' project to choose new direction in late 2017 - report

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple's "Project Titan" has indeed scaled back to focus on self-driving technology -- specifically giving it the opportunity to either partner with existing automaker or return to developing its own car later on, a report said on Monday.

Apple's new Japan R&D center to build 'very different' artificial intelligence tech, Tim Cook says

Monday October 17, 2016

Apple's investments in Siri and artificial intelligence will grow in the coming months, Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed in a new interview, disclosing that his company's Yokohama, Japan, facility will boast "deep engineering" for machine learning.

Tips: To easily stream your media from macOS to iOS locally, use StreamToMe

Sunday October 16, 2016

Apple's Home Sharing is great if you've got just a few files you want to stream from a computer to iOS. For larger libraries, a third party application suite called StreamToMe is a great choice, and easy to set up for even novice users.