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2016

Apple's second iOS 10 beta includes unencrypted 32-bit bootloader, RAM Disk, more

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple turned heads in June when it released a preview version of iOS 10 containing an unencrypted kernel cache, a significant shift in software security policy meant to streamline system performance, and analysis shows the company is building on those efforts with the second beta release.

Walmart Pay now available at all Walmart locations in US

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Walmart on Wednesday announced it recently completed the nationwide rollout of in-house mobile payments service Walmart Pay, a system promised to one day support third-party digital wallets like Apple Pay.

Apple's Tim Cook & Eddy Cue return to annual Sun Valley retreat

Wednesday July 06, 2016

For the fifth time in a row, Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly attending the annual Sun Valley retreat in Idaho, which plays host to rich elites from the corporate and political worlds.

Verizon confirms plans including price hikes, more data & added perks

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Verizon on Wednesday officially announced its rumored new cellphone plans, launching July 7, which are costlier but in some cases include perks previously found only at other carriers, like rollover data.

Apple issues fifth betas of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 & tvOS 9.2.2 to developers, public testers

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Just a week after the fourth betas arrived, Apple has provided both developers and public testers with fifth pre-release betas of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, forthcoming maintenance and security updates.

Apple joins wide array of tech companies in fight to kill EU's 'Cookie Law'

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple and a cadre of other tech companies are fighting the European Union's so-called "Cookie Law," lobbying the organization for more refined laws that aim to strike a balance between user privacy and data collected by providers.

Apple's iPhone dips to fifth place in Chinese smartphone market

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Apple continued losing ground in the Chinese smartphone market in May, seeing its share drop to fifth place amid tough local competition, according to research data published on Wednesday.

New Mac malware can remotely access FaceTime camera, but macOS Gatekeeper users are protected

Wednesday July 06, 2016

A new piece of Mac-targeting malware is in the wild, potentially allowing hackers to remotely execute code and even control the FaceTime camera on a user's computer, but Apple's own Gatekeeper security prevents the unsigned app from being installed.

New CAD renderings support rumored features of Apple's 'iPhone 7' and '7 Plus'

Wednesday July 06, 2016

If authentic, leaked CAD renderings of Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus" appear to support claims that the device will ditch the headphone jack, sport tweaked antenna designs, and feature a dual-camera system for the larger 5.5-inch model.

iPhone 6s resale values remain strong ahead of Apple's expected 'iPhone 7' launch

Wednesday July 06, 2016

With Apple expected to launch its next-generation iPhone in just a matter of months, a new analysis of the secondary iPhone 6s market has found that the flagship handset sells used for 78 percent of its new price, outperforming the iPhone 6 at the same period.

Pokemon Go rolls out to iOS App Store, available in select US locations

Wednesday July 06, 2016

Nintendo and Niantic Labs on Tuesday surprised with a limited rollout of anticipated augmented reality game Pokmon Go, making the title available for download in Australia, New Zealand and certain U.S. markets.

Winners of the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller giveaway announced [Scott C. and Nathan H.]

Tuesday July 05, 2016

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of last week's giveaway, Scott C. and Nathan H., both of whom will receive a 16-zone Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller valued at $249.

Nintendo might build hardware controllers for iPhone and iPad

Tuesday July 05, 2016

After launching its first iOS app, Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is looking to further diversify beyond consoles and first-party handhelds with a potential move into mobile hardware, specifically a controller add-on for smartphones and tablets.

Google renews bid to sanction Oracle for leaking search deals with Apple

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Google is once again seeking sanctions against a lawyer for Oracle accused of violating a court protective order by revealing Google's massive annual payments to Apple for iPhone search bar privileges.

Apple will double 'iPhone 7' minimum storage to 32GB - report

Tuesday July 05, 2016

After years of public outcry that 16 gigabytes of storage simply isn't enough, Apple's next-generation iPhone will reportedly ship with a minimum of 32 gigabytes of capacity for the entry-level model.

Apple TV Remote app beta for iPhone gains new game controller mode

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Alongside the upcoming tvOS 10 update for Apple TV, Apple will also release a new Remote app for iPhone that will replicate many of the functions of the Siri Remote. With a new update released Tuesday, the Remote app now also features a game controller mode.

First look: Register as an organ donor with Donate Life America in Apple's iOS 10 Health app

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Apple's newly released second beta of iOS 10 makes it easy for iPhone users to register with Donate Life America as an organ donor. Here's where to find it and how it works.

Verizon to hike prices, but boost data caps & perks to match competition

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Verizon will soon raise the prices on all of its standard plans, but with the tradeoff of higher data caps and various other perks, according to a report.

Apple issues second developer betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Apple on Tuesday pushed out the second pre-release beta builds for iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10, arriving more than three weeks after the platforms were announced at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference.

Apple Q3 likely to disappoint in wake of Brexit, slower iPhone upgrade cycles, analyst says

Tuesday July 05, 2016

Apple's stock price is down over 1 percent in Tuesday trading in the wake of a Citigroup investor memo, calling for the company's sales to slide below Wall Street predictions when it announces third-quarter results on July 26.