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2016

Codenames for Apple's 'Project Titan' car HQ borrow from Greek mythology: 'Rhea,' 'Athena' & 'Medusa'

Monday April 11, 2016

A series of buildings in Sunnyvale, Calif., are ground zero for Apple's top secret "Project Titan" electric car project, and a new report reveals the codenames of some of the company's facilities in the area, including names like "Pegasus," "Aria," "Rhea" and "Corvinus."

Apple grows to 7.4% of worldwide PC market as Windows continues to cede share to the Mac

Monday April 11, 2016

Apple continued to grow overall Mac marketshare during the March quarter as most leading Windows PC makers suffered significant setbacks, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.

Apple premieres seven new Apple Watch ads with strong fitness & celebrity focus

Monday April 11, 2016

Apple on Monday debuted several new Apple Watch TV ads, highlighting features and apps while also leveraging celebrities to gain some marketing clout.

Microsoft adds contextual edit commands to Office for iPhone, Google makes Now more iPad-friendly

Monday April 11, 2016

Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.

Apple's iPhone SE brings poor Bluetooth call quality for some users

Monday April 11, 2016

Some early adopters of the small but state-of-the-art iPhone SE have reported trouble with the audio quality of phone calls made over Bluetooth headsets and ear pieces, an issue which Apple is said to be investigating internally.

Christy Turlington Burns, Apple's Jay Blahnik to talk Apple Watch & running at Boston Apple Store

Monday April 11, 2016

Model and Apple spokeswoman Christy Turlington Burns will be one of several guests appearing at Boston's Boylston Street Apple Store on Saturday, Apr. 16, there to discuss the Boston Marathon, running in general, and training with the Apple Watch.

Killer Deals: Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro for $1,749, 12.9" 128GB iPad Pro in Gold for $849, Mac mini for $429

Monday April 11, 2016

For the next 6 days only, grab Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro for $1,749 (Mid-2015), 128GB Gold 12.9" WiFi iPad Pro (Late 2015) for $849, and Mac mini (Late 2014) for $429. Plus there's 1 day left for a $749 11" MacBook Air and $869 13" MacBook Pro. All with no tax outside NY.

Apple Music scores another big exclusive with Drake's 'Views From the 6' album

Monday April 11, 2016

The tight relationship between Apple and Drake is set to continue with the release of the hip-hop star's newest album, Views From the 6, which will be an Apple Music exclusive when it drops on April 29.

US shoppers increasingly buying iPhones from carriers instead of Apple

Monday April 11, 2016

A growing number of Americans are choosing to buy their iPhones from carrier outlets and websites, instead of directly from Apple's website and retail stores, recent research data indicates.

BlackBerry kills BB10, will work on mid-range Android phones instead

Monday April 11, 2016

The latest turnaround strategy for formerly-dominant smartphone maker BlackBerry is reportedly centered on mid-range Android devices, as the company will no longer manufacture new phones based on its own BlackBerry 10 operating system.

China's Inspur rumored to be joining Apple server supply chain

Monday April 11, 2016

A Chinese server vendor, Inspur, has allegedly joined Apple's datacenter supply chain, as the iPhone maker continues to work toward bringing more of its cloud services in-house.

Apple Maps public transit data comes to Portland, Oregon

Monday April 11, 2016

New cities with Apple Maps transit data continue to be added on a regular basis, with the town of Portland, Ore., the latest to enter the fold, on the heels of Montreal and Austin.

Apple's Yokohama, Japan R&D facility opening delayed until early 2017

Monday April 11, 2016

Apple's upcoming research and development facility was originally due to be completed this year, but new details posted at the construction site reveal the facility will now be completed by March of 2017.

2016 Apple Watch will be internal 's' upgrade, major design changes to wait until 2017, insider says

Monday April 11, 2016

This year's second-generation Apple Watch will feature improved internal components, but its external design will be largely unchanged from the first-generation model, according to well-connected insider Ming-Chi Kuo.

Siri, Kobe Bryant & Michael B. Jordan feature in latest Apple TV ad

Sunday April 10, 2016

Apple on Sunday posted a new ad for the Apple TV, featuring soon-to-be-retired basketballer Kobe Bryant and actor Michael B. Jordan, best known for roles in movies like Creed and Fruitvale Station.

Roundup: Best iOS apps for creating, managing and sharing GIFs

Sunday April 10, 2016

Introduced in 1987, Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images have evolved from small icons to hugely popular animated clips that are adding humor to everyday digital conversations. AppleInsider has compiled a list of the best keyboards, creators and storage tools to get you GIF-ing.

Review: Elgato's Eve Energy smartplug is easy to use, but highlights HomeKit's flaws

Saturday April 09, 2016

Elgato's Eve Energy smartplug is a perfectly serviceable home automation product, but in some ways it proves that Apple's HomeKit platform still has a ways to go before it becomes mainstream.

This week on AI: FBI demands NYC iPhone unlock, 9.7" iPad Pro review, iPhone 6s security fix & more

Saturday April 09, 2016

The FBI and DoJ's interest in unlocking and decrypting iPhones continued to be a central theme, but Apple meanwhile fixed a security vulnerability in the iPhone 6s, and saw healthy sales of its latest iPhone model: the 4-inch iPhone SE.

Boston judge orders Apple help FBI access iPhone 6, falls short of forcing decryption

Friday April 08, 2016

Recently unsealed court documents show Apple in February was ordered to assist the FBI in accessing an iPhone tied to a Boston court case, but the government has seemingly abandoned its pursuit as the ruling fell short of forcing Apple to bypass its own security.

Leaked Senate encryption bill called 'ludicrous, dangerous' by security experts

Friday April 08, 2016

A proposed U.S. Senate draft bill that would give courts the authority to compel tech company compliance in law enforcement requests to encrypted data leaked online Thursday night, and by Friday security experts and civil rights advocates were dismantling the policy, calling it ill-informed and potentially dangerous.