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2017

Deals: $300 off 2015 15" MacBook Pro; 2017 21" iMac for $1,049 ($50 off); $200 off 2016 13" Touch Bars; 128GB 9.7" iPad for $399

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Closeout deals are in full swing this week with Apple authorized resellers taking $300 off the Mid 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro with M370X graphics. Apple's newest 21-inch iMac is also $50 off, and 13-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar are $200 off instantly. Plus, pick up a new 128GB 9.7-inch iPad for $399 ($30 off) -- all with no tax collected on orders outside NY and NJ.

Review: Logitech Slim Combo Smart Connector keyboard for Apple's 10.5" iPad Pro

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Logitech's Slim Combo keyboard for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a welcome addition to Apple's limited Smart Connector accessory lineup, and a good option for someone who wants to use their tablet as a traditional laptop replacement. The design is largely a mixed bag, however, that will appeal to some and turn away others.

Pandora's CEO & other execs leave ahead of $480M Sirius XM investment [u]

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Three major executives -- including founding CEO Tim Westergren -- are officially leaving Pandora, one of Apple's biggest rivals in the streaming music space. [Updated with Australia and New Zealand pull-out]

Judge shortage in Ireland delays ruling on Athenry Apple data center location controversy

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Once thought to reach a conclusion on June 23, the appeal hearing opposing Apple's Athenry, Ireland efforts has been delayed because of a lack of judges able to hear the case.

Apple's Tim Cook says Indian operations to use all-green energy within 6 months

Tuesday June 27, 2017

More details have emerged from Sunday's encounter between Apple CEO Tim Cook and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during which Cook reportedly revealed he expects Apple's Indian operations to run entirely off renewable energy by the end of 2017.

'Sega Forever' free-to-play classic games for iPhone are off to a good start, but aren't perfect

Tuesday June 27, 2017

Sega has released four classic games into their ad-supported free-to-play Sega Forever initiative, including Kid Chameleon, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star II, and Comix Zone. AppleInsider gave the retro titles a spin, and found room for improvement.

NBC adds single sign-on support for Apple's iPhone & iPad

Tuesday June 27, 2017

NBC has updated its iPhone and iPad app with support for Apple's single sign-on standard, allowing quicker access to the network's shows wherever provider credentials are valid.

Latest questionable 'iPhone 8' delay claim lays blame on limited OLED screen availability

Tuesday June 27, 2017

The latest supply chain reports out of China suggest that it is not the Touch ID, or layered motherboard design that may cause later than expected shipments of the forthcoming "iPhone 8," but instead, Samsung is having production issues with the OLED screen for the device that it pioneered.

EU hammers Google with record $2.7 billion antitrust fine for illegal search manipulation

Tuesday June 27, 2017

The European Commission has wrapped up its antitrust investigation against Google, and has decreed that it must pay $2.72 billion to settle charges related to it favoring its own products over rivals in search results.

Apple patent tracks sleep, adjusts alarms based on device input

Tuesday June 27, 2017

A patent granted to Apple on Tuesday details the use of devices like iPhone and Apple Watch -- and potentially Beddit -- in adjusting morning alarms based on monitored sleep patterns, shedding light on the company's research into sleep science.

First look: Nvidia GeForce Now brings premium gaming to Mac

Monday June 26, 2017

AppleInsider goes hands on with the latest beta version of Nvidia GeForce Now, a cloud gaming service that promises to deliver high-end gaming experiences to Mac.

Apple buys German eye tracking firm SensoMotoric Instruments

Monday June 26, 2017

Apple has entered into an agreement to purchase German company SensoMotoric Instruments -- a company noted for hardware and software for eye tracking sensors, useful for augmented reality.

Apple goes live with first tvOS 11 public beta, macOS High Sierra 'coming soon'

Monday June 26, 2017

In tandem with Monday's iOS 11 release, Apple today also launched the first public beta of tvOS 11 for the Apple TV, while teasing the forthcoming beta of macOS High Sierra.

Apple releases first iOS 11 public beta to testers

Monday June 26, 2017

Apple on Monday released the first public beta of iOS 11, offering iPhone and iPad with extra test devices the opportunity to sample the upcoming operating system prior to its debut this fall.

Apple's Cook promises security insurance discount at Cisco event

Monday June 26, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook made a surprise appearance at a Cisco event in Las Vegas on Monday, revealing plans to help businesses with discounts on cyber-security insurance if they use products from both companies. Following the event, Cisco announced another outcome of its Apple partnership, the Cisco Security Connector app for iPhone and iPad.

Vimeo kills plans for subscription video service meant to rival Netflix, Hulu & others

Monday June 26, 2017

Vimeo -- typically seen as a YouTube competitor -- has officially cancelled plans to enter into the world of Netflix-style subscription video.

Inside iOS 11: One-handed keyboard assists large phones, absent on iPad

Monday June 26, 2017

Starting this fall with the release of iOS 11, iPhone users will have the option of invoking a special one-handed keyboard, making it especially easy to type with larger screens.

Apple to partner with rental car company Hertz on small fleet of self-driving vehicles - report

Monday June 26, 2017

Apple's in-house self-driving vehicle technology will reportedly hit the road in a limited partnership with rental car provider Hertz, giving Apple the ability to put its technology to the test and expand its presence on the streets in a highly public way.

Facebook to take on Apple Music & others with TV shows later this summer

Monday June 26, 2017

Facebook is reportedly planning to launch high-budget scripted TV shows by late summer, directly competing against services like Amazon Video, Netflix, and Apple Music.

Apple rolls out fourth revision of watchOS 3.2.3 beta, minor iOS 11 and tvOS 11 beta update

Monday June 26, 2017

A week after macOS Sierra's move to beta 4 launching the set, Apple has made the latest watchOS 3.2.3 beta available for developer testing alongside a pair of very minor developer's updates for iOS 11 and tvOS 11.