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2014

Best Buy again slashes Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 prices by $50-$100 in second holiday sale

Sunday December 07, 2014

Best Buy on Sunday kicked off a second leg of extremely aggressive discounts on Apple's latest iPads, offering $50 instant discounts on all iPad Air 2 models and between $50 and $100 off all iPad mini 3 models.

Review: iPhone-connected BACtrack Mobile breathalyzer with HealthKit support

Sunday December 07, 2014

With Bluetooth connectivity and Apple HealthKit integration, the BACtrack Mobile Smartphone Breathalyzer for iPhone brings the "quantified self" trend to a new category: alcohol consumption.

Opinion: Touch ID improves iPad security at cost of Smart Cover unlock convenience

Saturday December 06, 2014

The auto-unlock feature of the iPad Smart Cover was once touted as a unique and convenient way of interacting with Apple's tablet, but it has now been hampered by the addition of Touch ID to the latest iPad models.

Protestors take over Fifth Ave Apple Store in 'die-in' demonstration

Saturday December 06, 2014

A group of protestors condemning the controversial police killings of two African Americans took part in a "die-in" at the iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York City Friday night, crowding the site and bringing retail operations to a grinding halt.

FCC panel issues recommendations on smartphone theft prevention, cites Apple's Activation Lock

Friday December 05, 2014

A U.S. Federal Communications Commission group tasked with developing government, industry and consumer recommendations to mitigate device theft issued a report on Thursday lauding Apple's iOS Activation Lock feature as model deterrent.

Apple to face labor related class-action suit after court denies motion to dismiss

Friday December 05, 2014

A three-judge panel in California's Superior Court recently denied Apple's appeal to throw out a class-action lawsuit lodged by current and former employees who claim the company's treatment of workers violate state labor codes.

Steve Jobs' videotaped testimony aired in iPod iTunes trial as lawyers try to add plaintiff

Friday December 05, 2014

A videotaped deposition from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was viewed in court on Friday as part of the ongoing "iPod iTunes" trial, while lawyers for the class attempted to add a new plaintiff after dropping one earlier in the day.

Apple Maps gets 9 new Flyover locations, Siri adds international movie times

Friday December 05, 2014

Apple on Friday pushed out an update to two first party services, bringing Flyover to nine new locales including Avignon, France, while expanding international movie showtime support for Siri.

Mark Zuckerberg calls Apple CEO Tim Cook's view on ad-supported business 'ridiculous'

Friday December 05, 2014

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg had harsh words for those --including Apple CEO Tim Cook --who have called the social network's ad-supported business model bad for consumers, saying that such comments are "ridiculous."

Plaintiff withdrawn in iPod antitrust lawsuit

Friday December 05, 2014

One of the two named plaintiffs in the long-running class-action lawsuit over Apple's FairPlay DRM was withdrawn on Friday by their attorneys, just one day after the revelation that neither plaintiff may be a member of the class they represent.

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Friday December 05, 2014

In yet another holiday deal that only AppleInsider can deliver, we've teamed up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away a free Apple USB SuperDrive (for using CDs/DVDs) to every customer who purchases a MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, non-Retina iMac, or Mac Pro bundled with AppleCare. These bundles offer the absolute lowest prices anywhere, even before the SuperDrive is thrown in.

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus captures Christmas at the White House

Friday December 05, 2014

The iPhone continues to make inroads into the world of professional photography, with one White House cameraman selecting Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus as his weapon of choice when chronicling the unveiling of this year's Christmas decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Apple partners in India to reportedly expand operations with 500 stores

Friday December 05, 2014

A report on Friday claims Apple has tentatively agreed to a proposed retail expansion in India that will see 500 new reseller storefronts pop up in underserved regions of the country.

Apple flips switch on holiday-themed iTunes Radio stations

Friday December 05, 2014

Apple on Thursday activated a number of curated iTunes Radio stations playing nothing but Christmas tunes for the holidays, including tailored genre-specific track lists ranging from children's sing-alongs to Latin.

iPhone 6 rivals by Samsung, LG, HTC suffering delays in Qualcomm's 64-bit Snapdragon answer to Apple's A8

Thursday December 04, 2014

Qualcomm's upcoming 64-bit Snapdragon chips designed to power new high end Android flagship phones including the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4 and HTC One M9 are reportedly running into new issues that threaten to further delay any real competition to Apple's iPhone 6 juggernaut.

Apple Campus 2 to boast $161M auditorium, $74M fitness facility

Thursday December 04, 2014

Newly unearthed building permits discovered this week reveal a bit more about Apple's plans for its Campus 2 facility, with the company earmarking $161 million for an auditorium and $74 million for an employee gym.

Apple issues second OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta with Wi-Fi fixes

Thursday December 04, 2014

Apple on Thursday pushed out a new beta build of its upcoming OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite maintenance update, asking developers to focus on changes made to Wi-Fi assets.

Antitrust lawsuit against Apple's iPod, iTunes ecosystem may lack plaintiff

Thursday December 04, 2014

In what could prove to be a major development in a class-action lawsuit involving Apple's iPod and iTunes, new court documents filed on Thursday reveal Apple is questioning whether a class even exists.

Apple's Eddy Cue says early success of iPod, iTunes hinged on DRM

Thursday December 04, 2014

Testifying in an antitrust lawsuit on Thursday, Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue said the initial success of iPod and iTunes was reliant on digital rights management due to an onslaught of attempts from hackers to crack the ecosystem.

Square releases Caviar restaurant delivery app, Tomb Raider II comes to iOS

Thursday December 04, 2014

Two interesting new apps hit the App Store recently, as payments company Square unveiled a new app for its Caviar restaurant delivery service, while game studio Square Enix brought another classic game to Apple's portables with Tomb Raider II.