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2015

iPod shipping times slip ahead of Apple's anticipated Tuesday update with new colors

Monday July 13, 2015

Shipping times for some iPod models -- mostly for the iPod touch -- have lengthened at Apple's U.S. online store ahead of an anticipated refresh on Tuesday, during which Apple is expected to add new colors and upgrade the Touch's internals.

With Apple's annual back to school sale playing hooky, Amazon Prime Day could fill the void

Monday July 13, 2015

Apple appears to have mothballed its long-running back to school promotion -- which traditionally paired hardware discounts with iTunes or Apple Store gift cards -- but parents and students will have another option for Apple deals this week in Amazon's first-ever Prime Day.

iTunes 12.2.1 solves problem with iTunes Match tracks converted to Apple Music DRM

Monday July 13, 2015

Apple on Monday released iTunes 12.2.1, fixing a critical problem that would cause tracks matched via iTunes Match to be converted to Apple Music content instead.

Comcast joins fray of online-only live TV services with Stream for iPhone, iPad & Web

Monday July 13, 2015

Cable provider Comcast on Monday announced plans to launch Stream, an online subscription TV service offering a mix of live and on-demand content for $15 per month, accessible from both Apple's iPhone and iPad, as well as the Web.

Apple's iPhone reaps dominant 92% of handset industry's profits

Monday July 13, 2015

Though the iPhone is just 20 percent of the overall smartphone market, Apple's handset accounted for a colossal 92 percent of the industry's operating income during the March quarter, according to new research.

It's time to uninstall Adobe's Flash from your Mac - here's how

Monday July 13, 2015

The recent tidal wave of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player has prompted many security professionals to call for the much-maligned software's demise, and we agree. AppleInsider shows you how to uninstall Flash from your Mac, and what to do if you can't live without it.

Rumor: Apple 'cautious' in placing orders for late 2015 launch of 12.9" 'iPad Pro'

Monday July 13, 2015

Suppliers are expected to begin providing components for a so-called "iPad Pro" in late September, but Apple is said to be taking a conservative approach in placing orders for its anticipated 12.9-inch touchscreen tablet.

24 Hour Deal: Apple's fully-loaded 13" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) for $1,249 ($500 off)

Monday July 13, 2015

For the next 24 hours, readers can grab Apple's early-2014 top-of-the-line 13" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) model MF068LL/A for just $1,249 with free expedited shipping and no sales tax outside NY -- a $500 savings and the lowest price anywhere by $150.

How to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup

Sunday July 12, 2015

Since the introduction of iOS 5 in 2011, Apple has provided a simple, yet powerful way to restore your iPhone from a previous iCloud backup via either iTunes on a Mac or directly on the device itself. AppleInsider takes you through the process step-by-step.

Deals: $150 off all 12" MacBooks with AppleCare & $300-$400 off all mid-2015 15" MacBook Pros with Apple Care

Sunday July 12, 2015

AppleInsider this week will be launching a number of stellar deals ahead of the back-to-school buying season, the first of which offer $150 off all of Apple's new 12" MacBooks with AppleCare (most in stock and ready to ship) and between $300-$400 off all new 15" MacBook Pros with AppleCare (also in stock).

Apple gives Greek iCloud users 30 days free service in light of financial crisis

Saturday July 11, 2015

To prevent an interruption in services, Apple is offering a free 30-day extension to paying iCloud subscribers in Greece currently unable to pay monthly fees due to capital control measures instituted in the region.

GameBench shows iPhone 6 beats Galaxy S6 in game performance & better looking graphics

Saturday July 11, 2015

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus from last fall beat this year's top Android flagship phones in a series of raw performance benchmarks. However, despite often having a pixel resolution advantage, Android phones also typically deliver worse looking graphics on top of being slower, as revealed by GameBench.

This week on AppleInsider: Thicker iPhones, new iOS and OS X betas, Office for Mac & more

Saturday July 11, 2015

An active news week saw the first public betas of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, new details about next-generation iPhones, and the release of Office 2016 for Mac.

Apple's App Store policies for streaming music apps under FTC scrutiny, report says

Saturday July 11, 2015

Apple's content and media operations are once again under scrutiny by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which is studying claims that iOS App Store policy is illegally stifling competition in the music streaming market, a report said Friday.

Apple reportedly creating original music videos for top artists in bid for Apple Music exclusivity

Friday July 10, 2015

A report on Friday claims Apple is producing in-house music videos and other content for chart-topping artists, including Eminem, Pharrell and Drake, the latter of which released such a video on Friday as an Apple Connect exclusive.

Retina MacBook Pro owners plagued by supposed screen coating damage, call on Apple to take action

Friday July 10, 2015

A small cadre of Retina MacBook Pro owners are calling for Apple to replace or repair their laptops after discovering what appears to be irreparable damage to an antireflective screen coating layer, a problem the group has dubbed "staingate."

Apple rumored to expand San Jose presence with new campus lease

Friday July 10, 2015

A report on Friday claims Apple recently signed the lease on a nearly 300,000-square-foot office and R&D complex in San Jose, Calif., as part of plans to expand into areas surrounding its home base in Cupertino.

Supplemental update for El Capitan beta fixes problems with 32-bit apps

Friday July 10, 2015

Just one day after launching a public beta of the operating system, Apple has released a "Supplemental Update" for OS X El Capitan, fixing a bug that could cause some 32-bit apps to crash.

Apple's new iPhones: Everything we know about the 'iPhone 6s' and '6s Plus'

Friday July 10, 2015

Apple is widely expected to launch two new iPhones this fall, typically referred to as the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" -- but what do we know about them? AppleInsider gives you a rundown of what to anticipate from Apple's next-generation handsets.

MLB partners with MasterCard to accept Apple Pay during All-Star Game, fan events

Friday July 10, 2015

People attending Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Cincinnati will be able to use Apple Pay to buy food and other goods, both during the game and at facilities set up for All-Star Week and the All-Star FanFest, which begins on Friday, according to an official announcement.