Apple's new MacBook Pros and iMac 5Ks are here: Apple Price Guides updated May 28th

2015

Apple invents adaptive eye-tracking 3D display, highly portable cellular hotspot

Thursday May 21, 2015

A pair of Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday describe a display capable of displaying 2D and 3D images at the same time and a portable cellular hotpot with a unique cylindrical design.

Morgan Stanley: Apple Watch demand up 60% in US since March, estimated 36M unit sales in first year

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Countering an analyst report earlier on Wednesday predicting a plateau to Apple Watch demand, investment bank Morgan Stanley says U.S. consumer interest is not just strong, but is increasing, with first-year sales estimated to hit 36 million units.

Apple Watch connects to display pedestal via 'hidden' data port with Lightning connector, photos show

Wednesday May 20, 2015

A set of images posted to the Web on Wednesday purportedly show a partially dismantled Apple Watch in-store display with attached Lightning cable, suggesting the device can be charged and fed data via a hidden data port.

Uber poaches Apple legal counsel to work on privacy issues

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Popular connected transportation service Uber has hired away Apple lawyer Sabrina Ross to work on an internal team focusing on privacy law, according to a report on Wednesday.

How to hand off Mail, Messages and more from Apple Watch to Mac

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Apple Watch relies heavily on iOS Continuity features like Handoff to ease the load, in some cases transferring to iPhone complex tasks that require a keyboard or access to a full-fledged app. Not documented in the Apple Watch user guide, however, is the ability to transfer these same tasks to Mac.

Russia to be among first countries with access to Apple's new streaming music service, report says

Wednesday May 20, 2015

According to a report on Wednesday, Russia will be one of the first countries to host Apple's upcoming on-demand streaming music service rumored to debut at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference next month.

Demolition making way for new Apple Campus 2, Phase 2 buildings, aerial footage shows

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Phase two of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now underway as obsolete buildings have been demolished over the past weeks to make way for new testing workshops and facilities for research and development.

Spotify gains video, moods, and podcasts, Facebook Messenger rolls out video calls globally

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Music service Spotify on Wednesday announced a slate of major changes -- including the addition of videos, podcasts, and mood-based playlists -- while Facebook officially expanded Messenger video calls worldwide.

Pebble struggling to secure new funding in wake of Apple Watch, rumor claims

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Silicon Valley venture capitalists are reportedly turning down requests from smartwatch maker Pebble for funding, leading to speculation that the company may be struggling following the launch of the Apple Watch.

MD Anderson Cancer Center turns to Apple Watch for breast cancer treatment

Wednesday May 20, 2015

The MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is using the Apple Watch to improve the treament regimens of breast cancer patients, citing the advantages of wearables in getting people to change their behavior.

Wanting for real estate, Apple may undertake 'major expansion' in San Jose - report

Wednesday May 20, 2015

With a rapidly-expanding workforce and a shortage of options in the city of Cupertino, Calif., Apple is reportedly considering a "major expansion" of its corporate office and research and development facilities to neighboring San Jose.

Apple Watch shipments likely to remain under 15 million through Sept., insider says

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Faced with production issues from launch, and amidst unknown levels of consumer demand, the Apple Watch is likely to see less than 15 million units shipped through the end of September, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted on Wednesday.

Refurbished iPad Air 2 goes on sale at Apple's online store

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Apple is for the first time offering refurbished iPad Air 2 models through its U.S. online store, potentially saving shoppers up to $140 off the cost of the tablet.

Microsoft inadvertently reveals 'Flow by Outlook' chat app for iPhone

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Microsoft appears to be developing a streamlined chat and email application for iPhones called Flow by Outlook, a leaked download webpage marked "Microsoft Confidential" revealed on Wednesday.

Apple upgrades some 27" non-Retina iMac orders to 5K model following price cut

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Some consumers who ordered Apple's top-end, non-Retina 27-inch iMac in advance of Tuesday's iMac lineup shuffle have seen their orders automatically upgraded to the new, less costly Retina 5K base model.

First look: Mophie's aluminum & leather, cable concealing Apple Watch Dock

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Mophie is one of the biggest accessory makers out of the gate with a docking station for the newly released Apple Watch, and AppleInsider offers an exclusive first-hand look at the soon-to-be-released hardware.

Apple starts advertising Watch as part of connected iOS, Mac ecosystem

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Apple updated its online storefront on Tuesday with fresh imagery and text touting so-called Continuity features that interconnect iOS, Mac and now Apple Watch devices.

Deals: $400 off 2014 15" MacBook Pros & mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros at the lowest prices

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Apple's 2015 MacBook Pro lineup is now complete and AI is proud to offer all 13- and 15-inch Force Touch models at the lowest prices anywhere via exclusive discount coupons. Meanwhile, the 2014 models they replace are now a bargain with fresh price cuts of $200-$400.

Apple to hire up to 500 more workers for Mesa, Ariz. 'global command center'

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Months after Apple announced plans to build a "global command center" on the site of its failed sapphire production facility in Mesa, Ariz., a report on Tuesday says the company is looking to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain the project.

Clothing retailer Express now accepting Apple Pay at all US stores

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Clothing retailer Express on Tuesday began accepting Apple Pay at all of its U.S. outlets, adding yet another feather in the cap of Apple's mobile payment platform.