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2017

AlwaysOnline adds 14 countries to iPad Apple SIM plans, cuts prices

Wednesday April 19, 2017

On Wednesday, AlwaysOnline Wireless -- one of several data carriers serving iPads equipped with an Apple SIM -- announced its expansion to 14 more countries, as well as broad price cuts to attract users.

New Prince song 'Deliverance' arrives on Apple Music & iTunes, full album release in jeopardy

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Apple Music may be about to see the release of a posthumous album from Prince, with the first track now available to Apple Music subscribers -- but a lawsuit filed by the estate against the sound engineer responsible for the album challenges control of the tracks.

Apple's efforts to boost in-house chip development amplifies risks to suppliers

Wednesday April 19, 2017

As Apple continues its market expansion, it appears to be on the cusp of developing its own microprocessors as solutions to cost management and supplier constraints -- and the subsequent fabricator abandonment that occurs as a result has profound repercussions those left behind.

Deals: 13" MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar (512GB) for $1,859 ($140 off); Apple refurb 27" iMac 5K for $1,499 ($800 off); 64GB Apple TV for $169 ($30 off)

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Shoppers looking for the lowest price on a 512GB 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar can save $140 at B&H with no tax outside NY and NJ. Or pick up an Apple refurbished 27" iMac 5K (3.3GHz, 8GB, 2TB, M395) for $1,499 ($800 off new). Apple TVs (64GB) are also $30 off.

Chinese regulators put pressure on Apple over live streaming titles on App Store

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Regulators in Beijing will soon summon Apple and ask it to tighten checks on apps available through the App Store, with a particular focus on live streaming, according to Chinese state media.

LaCie announces 2big Thunderbolt 3 RAID dock, compatible with Apple's MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

Wednesday April 19, 2017

Available this summer in capacities of 12, 16 or 20 terabytes, LaCie's forthcoming 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution features high-speed Thunderbolt 3 connectivity set to take advantage of Apple's latest MacBook Pros.

Another alleged 'iPhone 8' schematic shows Touch ID home button on back of device, vertical camera

Wednesday April 19, 2017

An illustration claiming to show the design of Apple's next-generation flagship "iPhone 8" includes features and measurements consistent with earlier leaks, most notably a circular space centered on the back of the device that could be the home button and Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Apple Music & iCloud users receive unexpected subscription discontinuation alerts

Wednesday April 19, 2017

A number of Apple Music and iCloud users reported sudden problems with their subscriptions on Wednesday, including cancellations, or an inability to change plans.

'iPhone 7s,' 'iPhone 8' chip orders suggest more than 100 million iPhones on tap by end of year

Wednesday April 19, 2017

A new supply chain report from Apple's suppliers suggests that the company is escalating orders compared to previous years, and is readying over 50 million iPhones for sale per quarter during the second half of calendar year 2017.

Tim Cook accepts Newseum 2017 Free Expression Award, says companies should have values

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to accept the institute's 2017 Free Expression Award, for which the tech mogul was honored in the Free Speech category. AppleInsider was there live, and offers highlights from the event.

Comparison: Which 9.7" iPad is right for you?

Tuesday April 18, 2017

In the market for a new 9.7-inch tablet? Having trouble deciding between the all-new 2017 iPad and the older but more powerful iPad Pro? AppleInsider breaks down the pros and cons of each model in this video comparison.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 to feature dual camera array ala iPhone 7 Plus

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Looking to recover from last year's exploding Note 7 fiasco, Samsung is expected to launch its first ever dual camera handset in the Note 8 later this year, according to a report from KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Snapchat for iPhone gains 3D, augmented reality 'World Lenses'

Tuesday April 18, 2017

The iPhone version of Snapchat on Tuesday updated with a feature called World Lenses, making more advanced use of the augmented reality technology Snap has experimented with for over a year.

Google Maps adds Timeline support on Apple's iPhone & iPad

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Google on Tuesday announced another update to the iOS version of Google Maps, bringing support for a Timeline feature previously limited to Web and Android users.

Facebook reveals full Apple Music integration in Messenger, AR initiative at F8 conference

Tuesday April 18, 2017

At Tuesday's keynote speech for Facebook's F8 developer's conference, Facebook announced full Apple Music integration with Messenger is coming soon, plus an assortment of technologies and developer programs intended to boost augmented reality adoption for all users of the social media platform's apps.

Apple's GarageBand, iMovie, Keynote, Numbers, Pages now free for all iOS & macOS users

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Previously only free with purchase of new hardware, Apple's entire suites of iWork and surviving iLife apps on iOS and macOS are now free for all, with no purchase requirement.

Pandora Premium drops invite system, launches wide with iOS & CarPlay support

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Pandora Premium -- Pandora's on-demand music service, challenging Spotify and Apple Music -- moved out of an invite-only phase on Tuesday, launching for the general public including support for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and CarPlay.

Conde Nast uses Apple's iPhone 7 Plus to shoot covers for 'Bon Appetit,' 'Traveler'

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Publisher Conde Nast is continuing to use the powerful camera of the iPhone 7 Plus to its advantage in important areas of its publications, with two magazines using photographs generated by Apple-produced smartphone for their cover shots.

Apple Pay picks up over 25 more card issuers across US & China

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Apple on Tuesday added over 25 more banks and credit unions to its list supporting Apple Pay, spread around both the U.S. and China.

Availability of Apple's 12.9" iPad Pro slips to May as rumored update looms

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Possibly shedding some light on an anticipated refresh, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro stock situation appears to be dwindling, with nearly no stock of popular models in high-volume stores, and an expected refresh date across the board of May 16.