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2016

Lowest Prices Ever: Apple's 13" MacBook Airs from $849 and 11" MacBook Airs from $749

Friday April 15, 2016

The deepest discounts we've seen on current-generation 2015 MacBook Airs -- including many rarely-discounted built-to-order (BTO) configurations -- have just gone live. Shoppers can grab a 11" MacBook Air starting at $749 or a 13" MacBook Air from $849 until April 21st.

LG marketing depicts new MacBook-like Gram laptop running Apple's Final Cut & Logic [u]

Friday April 15, 2016

Marketing images for LG's new 15.6-inch Gram laptop depict the computer as running Apple's Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X on OS X -- even though the machine is based on Windows 10. [Updated]

Tesla recruits prominent Apple Store leader to run its LA County showrooms

Friday April 15, 2016

The store leader of Apple's Third Street Promenade store in Santa Monica, Calif. is leaving to assume a more significant role at Tesla, taking charge of a host of showrooms in Los Angeles County, according to a tip received by AppleInsider.

AppleInsider podcast imagines 'Apple Car,' talks FBI and emotion, and 'iPhone 7' rumors

Friday April 15, 2016

This week on the Appleinsider podcast, Mikey and Victor discuss Mikey's appearance on a Motor Trend roundtable, speculating on the "Apple Car." Plus, the very latest in the FBI's posturing, and fresh "iPhone 7" rumors.

Apple's iTunes Movies, iBooks Store go dark in China 6 months after launch

Friday April 15, 2016

Chinese consumers looking to buy a movie or e-book through Apple's iTunes services found themselves out of luck on Friday, as both stores went offline without explanation.

Apple Campus 2 reception building, food stations, more shown off in new renderings

Thursday April 14, 2016

A set of never before seen architectural renderings of Apple's massive Campus 2 project made their way to the Web on Thursday, showing off ancillary buildings like a reception center, food shacks and more.

Apple reportedly taps Samsung to supply 5.5" OLED iPhone panels in 2017

Thursday April 14, 2016

Riding on the back of rumors that Apple plans to make the switch to OLED display technology, a report on Thursday claims Samsung has won a three-year contract to supply the iPhone maker with 5.5-inch panels starting in 2017.

Apple's website hints 'OS X' to be rebranded as 'MacOS'

Thursday April 14, 2016

Adding to the evidence that Apple is intending to change the name of OS X, the company on Thursday posted an updated webpage referring to the software as "MacOS" instead.

Apple investigating major App Store search changes, mulling paid results, report says

Thursday April 14, 2016

A report Thursday claims Apple has a "secret team" working on major user-facing changes to App Store search results, including the possibility of charging developers to promote content.

Apple to deprecate QuickTime for Windows after discovery of two flaws

Thursday April 14, 2016

Software security firm Trend Micro on Thursday announced the discovery of two new flaws in QuickTime for Windows, adding that Apple has plans to deprecate support for the software.

Apple to again square off against FBI in Congress over encryption

Thursday April 14, 2016

Apple's top lawyer is scheduled to appear before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee next week, presumably to offer testimony on the pitfalls of granting law enforcement privileged access to encrypted devices.

Apple Car: It's about the experience

Thursday April 14, 2016

As part of its highly speculative look at "Apple Car," Motor Trend invited AppleInsider to take part in a roundtable discussion to critique a collaborative concept design worked up in partnership with the ArtCenter College of Design.

Microsoft sues DOJ for right to tell customers about data searches

Thursday April 14, 2016

On Thursday Microsoft opened a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice, arguing that the government can't prevent it from telling customers when federal agencies have searched through their data -- or at least, not as frequently.

Killer Mac Clearance: $999 MacBook Pros, $400-$900 off iMac HDs & iMac 5Ks, $1299 off Mac Pros

Thursday April 14, 2016

One Apple authorized reseller is blowing out their inventory of remaining 2013 and 2014 MacBooks, iMacs and Mac Pros, with the deepest discounts we've ever seen. There are only a few of each model, including $999 13" MacBook Pros, $1,499 15" MacBook Pros, $899 CTO MacBook Airs and $799 iMacs.

UK soccer star Raheem Sterling close to signing six-figure Apple endorsement deal

Thursday April 14, 2016

A winger with U.K. soccer club Manchester City, Raheem Sterling, is nearing a lucrative deal to endorse Apple devices, a report said on Thursday.

FBI requests warrant to unlock iPhone 5c connected to California murder investigation

Thursday April 14, 2016

Rather than seeking Apple's assistance, the FBI plans to work with its own San Diego Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory to obtain data from a seized iPhone 5c involved in a murder investigation, if it is awarded a warrant to do so.

Apple's 'Apps for Earth' promo directs select app revenues to World Wildlife Fund

Thursday April 14, 2016

Apple on Thursday launched "Apps for Earth," an App Store promotion which will direct all of the proceeds from a small collection of apps and in-app transactions to the World Wildlife Fund during the month of April.

Ticket reseller Rukkus adds 360-degree seat views, Google Cardboard VR support to iPhone app

Thursday April 14, 2016

Ticket marketplace Rukkus is stepping into the virtual reality field with a new update to its iOS app, allowing users to sample the view from their seats in an arena in a more immersive way before they complete their purchase.

Leaked iPhone app suggests Samsung preparing iOS support for Gear S2 smart watch

Thursday April 14, 2016

An unfinished app for managing Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch has quietly appeared online, which may hint that Samsung is nearly ready to deliver on its promised iOS support.

Apple adds muscle in Washington with hire of White House insider

Thursday April 14, 2016

Apple has put a new face on its efforts to lobby the federal government, bringing in Cynthia Hogan -- a Washington cognoscente with close ties to the White House -- to lead its office in the District.