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2017

Boost & Virgin Mobile customers to get Apple's iPhone X on Nov. 10

Friday October 27, 2017

U.S. prepaid carriers Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile -- both connected to Sprint -- have announced that they will officially launch the iPhone X on Nov. 10, a week after Apple, Sprint, and many other parties.

Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

Friday October 27, 2017

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week's third-quarter results, pulling in $27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs -- likely supporting claims that it's paying Apple more to be the default option in Safari search.

iPhone X out-of-warranty repairs eclipse iPhone 8 Plus at $549, screen repairs run $279

Friday October 27, 2017

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone X, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurate with the higher retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S8 with Samsung parts.

Just as it did with iPhone 8, Best Buy tacks $100 extra onto upfront payments for iPhone X [u]

Friday October 27, 2017

Customers in a rush to preorder the iPhone X from Best Buy on Friday morning may be in for a bit of sticker shock when they double-check the final bill, as the retailer tacked on an extra $100 for full-price purchases of the handset [updated with comment from Best Buy].

AppleInsider podcast tells the best way to get an iPhone X, smart door locks, and teaching Siri

Friday October 27, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike talk about new iPhone cameras provided by LG, the top tips for getting an iPhone X, HomeKit and Amazon door locks, and more.

Apple sells out of launch day iPhone X supply in matter of minutes

Friday October 27, 2017

Launch day supply of Apple's iPhone X was exhausted mere minutes after the handset went up for sale early Friday, with rabid demand driving delivery estimates out 4 to 5 weeks for all models, on all carriers.

Apple debuts $149 leather 12-inch MacBook sleeve

Friday October 27, 2017

Apple's iPhone X wasn't the only new item to hit the company's online store on Friday, as a premium leather sleeve designed to snugly fit the 12-inch MacBook also went up for sale.

Apple's iPhone X goes up for preorder online [update: launch units sold out]

Friday October 27, 2017

As scheduled, Apple took iPhone X preorders live on Friday shortly after 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and the Apple.com online storefront.

Apple seeks permission from SEC to exclude proposal tying executive diversity metrics to CEO performance

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple earlier this month asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to authorize the exclusion of a shareholder proposal that would tie the company's diversity efforts to CEO performance, an action that could negatively impact Tim Cook's compensation.

Steel frames rise at next-gen Apple store in Seattle's University Village mall

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple is making steady progress on a next-generation retail outlet in Seattle's University Village mall that, once complete, will stand face-to-face with a Microsoft Store located just feet away.

Apple online store goes down in preparation of iPhone X preorders

Thursday October 26, 2017

As has become tradition, Apple on Thursday took its online store offline as the company prepares for an inevitable crush of iPhone X preorders, scheduled to go live a minute after midnight on Friday, Pacific time.

Apple, other tech companies back LGBT cause in Supreme Court case involving wedding cake baker

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple and a handful of high-profile technology firms this week signed an amicus brief supporting LGBT rights in a Supreme Court case over a baker who declined to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

SAP, Capital One detail work with Jamf in enterprise Mac deployments

Thursday October 26, 2017

As Apple cements itself as the dominant vendor of premium PCs and mobile devices, corporate IT is increasingly welcoming support for Macs as part of their business. Representatives from SAP and Capital One recently discussed what's involved in bringing Mac choice to their organizations.

Spotify planning third reboot of video efforts as Apple prepares to spend $1B

Thursday October 26, 2017

While Apple is busy readying a slate of high-budget TV shows, Spotify is resetting its attempts at original video for the third time in three years -- hoping to finally find some traction beyond on-demand music, according to one report.

How to delete the apps left over after an iTunes 12.7 install to regain storage on macOS or Windows

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple's decision to remove the iOS App Store from iTunes as part of the version 12.7 update controversially took away the ability to download apps to a Mac or PC, but all of the locally-stored apps were kept in place. We show you how to delete these files and free up some storage in the process.

Apple's expanded Century City store in LA to launch alongside iPhone X on Nov. 3

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple has announced that its revamped Century City store -- on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles -- will open Nov. 3, just in time to host people hunting for an iPhone X at retail.

Apple issues fifth macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta to developers, second released in a week

Thursday October 26, 2017

Three days after the last macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta, Apple has issued another one for developers with a very small increment in build numbers.

First look: LIFX Mini smartbulb with Apple HomeKit

Thursday October 26, 2017

LIFX is one of the better-known LED smartbulb brands, but until recently, it was also completely missing from Apple's HomeKit platform. We're currently testing this newfound support with one of the company's latest lights, the Mini.

Apple calls $506M WARF patent ruling 'fraught with error' in start of appeal

Thursday October 26, 2017

Apple is beginning its appeal of a $506 million penalty for violating a patent belonging to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, calling both the original jury verdict and subsequent rulings "fraught with error."

OWC ships Aura Pro X PCIe SSD flash storage upgrades for 2013 and later Macs

Thursday October 26, 2017

Mac upgrade supplier OWC has released its newest SSDs, the Aura Pro X, with the flash-based PCIe storage said to be the fastest the firm has ever produced, claimed to offer up to 2.3 times better performance compared to the stock storage used by Apple.