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2016

Code reaffirms Apple's plan to allow users to hide default iOS apps

Wednesday April 06, 2016

Changes to iTunes metadata suggest that Apple will soon make it easier to hide first-party apps on the iOS homescreen, solving a long-standing complaint of iPhone and iPad owners.

Tim Cook added to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights board of directors

Wednesday April 06, 2016

Apple's chief executive has taken another public step in his philanthropic journey, joining the board of directors of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.

Facebook doubles down on live streaming with new features for groups, events, and interactivity

Wednesday April 06, 2016

It seems as if the revolution will be streamed, as social networking behemoth Facebook has chosen to drastically expand its live streaming features to make streams more interactive, easier to share, and more discoverable.

Apple won't sacrifice profit margins to make iPhone SE affordable in India

Wednesday April 06, 2016

When it launches in India on April 8, the iPhone SE will still command a 36 percent price premium there versus the U.S. -- likely keeping the device out of reach of most Indians, a report noted on Wednesday.

Apple's new 4" iPhone SE continues to see stock-outs, shipping delays

Wednesday April 06, 2016

Though it didn't have the hype of a new next-generation iPhone launch, the revamped 4-inch iPhone SE continues to see demand outstrip Apple's available supply, with most stores completely out of stock and new orders advertised not to ship for a few weeks.

Apple's iPhone loses ground in 'urban China' for first time since 2014 - report

Wednesday April 06, 2016

Apple's smartphone marketshare in "urban China" dropped 3.2 percentage points year-over-year during the spring quarter of 2016 -- marking the company's first such decline in the region since August 2014, according to research data published on Wednesday.

FBI lawyer refuses to say whether data extracted from San Bernardino iPhone is 'useful'

Tuesday April 05, 2016

After engaging Apple in a high-profile court battle to unlock a terror suspect's iPhone, the FBI remains mum as to whether or not data gleaned from the device is "useful" to investigators.

Apple ceases code signing for iOS 9.2.1 after successful iOS 9.3.1 release

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Following the rollout of Apple's latest iOS 9.3.1 point release, the company on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 9.2.1, meaning users can no longer downgrade to the older operating system version.

Apple fixes iOS exploit that granted access to iPhone 6s Contacts & Photos

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Apple allayed customer concerns over a recently discovered iOS bug on Tuesday, noting an exploit that leveraged Siri and 3D Touch to gain unauthorized access to a user's Contacts and Photos has been fixed. However, the apparent server-side Siri update now requires a passcode or Touch ID authentication to search Twitter.

Roundup: The best cases you can buy for Apple's iPhone SE right now

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Looking for a new case to safeguard your brand new iPhone SE? AppleInsider has rounded up a list of accessories to keep your 4-inch Apple handset shiny and ding-free.

Bernie Sanders bemoans Apple's overseas supply chain, tax avoidance strategy

Tuesday April 05, 2016

In a recent interview, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Bernie Sanders took issue with Apple's reliance on Chinese manufacturing partners, a position voiced earlier in the campaign cycle by Republican demagogue Donald Trump.

Popular messaging app WhatsApp boosts security with complete end-to-end encryption

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Facebook on Tuesday announced that WhatsApp, its popular mobile messaging service, is now using end-to-end encryption for all communications, not just one-on-one text exchanges and VoIP calls.

Apple opens official Apple News feed on Twitter to promote stories

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Apple on Tuesday inaugurated @applenews, a Twitter feed dedicated to promoting "top stories and great reads" from the Apple News app for iOS.

Starz arrives on iOS, Apple TV as standalone service with $8.99 price tag

Tuesday April 05, 2016

No longer will fans of "Ash vs. Evil Dead" be forced to keep a cable subscription or pony up to purchase full seasons, as premium content network Starz has become the latest company to join the on-demand content fray.

France says Apple owes 48.5 million euros for unfair iPhone contracts with carriers

Tuesday April 05, 2016

France's competition, consumer, and fraud agency -- the DGCCRF -- has reportedly launched a court case against Apple seeking 48.5 million euros ($55.3 million), saying the company is maintaining unfair carrier contracts that grant it too much control.

Apple celebrates 40 years of business with ad-inspired music playlist

Tuesday April 05, 2016

Apple continued its 40th anniversary celebration Tuesday with the release of a new Apple Music playlist that collates songs featured in and inspired by the company's colorful advertising history.

Last Call: Apple's 13" MacBook Air for $869, 11" MacBook Air for $749, and 21" iMac HD for $949

Tuesday April 05, 2016

For the next 6 days only, readers can grab the lowest prices we've seen all year on Apple's current 11-inch MacBook Air (Early 2015), 13-inch MacBook Air (Early 2015), and a well-equipped 21.5-inch iMac (Late 2013). All include free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY.

Twitter wins rights to stream NFL's slate of Thursday Night Football games

Tuesday April 05, 2016

In a major push into the content business, Twitter has won the rights to the National Football League's Thursday Night Football, and will stream 10 games online for free starting next season.

Former Apple execs Fred Anderson, Avie Tevanian raise NeXT-themed venture capital fund

Tuesday April 05, 2016

A pair of Steve Jobs lieutenants -- former Apple CFO Fred Anderson and software chief Avie Tevanian -- have reportedly banded together in a new venture capital fund dubbed NextEquity.

Pinky torture: Why the iPhone SE is a one-handed wonder, and the iPhone 6s is not

Tuesday April 05, 2016

I can't really say I've ever been hyper aware of the pinky on my right hand. That is, until Apple decided to start making larger phones, and the smallest digit on the end of my hand began to suffer.