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2017

Editorial: The future of Steve Jobs' iPad vision for Post-PC computing, part 2

Monday February 27, 2017

In 2010, Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad as a new product category between the smartphone and notebook. Born into ridicule, there's still a widespread misunderstanding of what iPad actually is, seven years later. Here's a look at why.

Editorial: The future of Steve Jobs' iPad vision for Post-PC computing

Sunday February 26, 2017

In 2010, Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad as a new product category between the smartphone and notebook. It ended up dramatically shifting demand in the PC industry, but sales have since plateaued. Here's what Apple can do, has done and is doing to build iPad into the Post-PC future of computing.

Review: eero Wi-Fi is a solid option for Apple's outgoing AirPort

Sunday February 26, 2017

With the rumor that Apple is discontinuing Airport and Time Machine Wi-Fi products, it leaves some users looking for new solutions. One new option might be Eero, one of the latest entrants in the field.

Last Call! Deals: 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 455) w/ AppleCare for $2,799 ($350 off); 27" iMac 5K $1,299; Mavic Pro Fly More Combo in stock

Sunday February 26, 2017

Shoppers today can exclusively save $350 on Apple's upgraded Late 2016 15" Touch Bar MacBook Pro in Space Gray with Radeon 455 graphics and no tax outside NY and NJ. Apple refurbished 27" iMac 5Ks are also $1,299.99 ($700 off compared to new) through 8 a.m. Pacific.

Review: CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 TS3 Lite dock for MacBook Pro

Saturday February 25, 2017

A bevy of Thunderbolt 3 docks for the 2016 MacBook Pro have arrived, and AppleInsider takes a look at the first one to cross our test bench -- the CalDigit TS3 Lite.

This week on AI: 3D facial recognition for 'iPhone 8,' Apple Park opening in April & more

Saturday February 25, 2017

New iPhones may still be 7 months away, but that didn't stop a host of 'iPhone 8' rumors from emerging this week. Apple meanwhile revealed the name and opening date of its new headquarters, Apple Park, and one rumor teased the possibility of an "iPad Pro 2" and more at a March event.

Apple board member Al Gore sells $29.5M of company stock

Friday February 24, 2017

A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday reveals Apple board member Al Gore this week sold 215,437 shares of AAPL stock worth about $29.5 million.

Apple Inc. valuation now more than $134 billion greater than Alphabet's Google

Friday February 24, 2017

Shares of Apple are collectively worth $713.96 billion as of today's market close, while the market cap of Alphabet Inc (which includes Google) closed today at $579.15 billion, a difference of $134.81 billion. However, Google's search results still point to year-old stories touting Google briefly surpassing Apple in market cap twice last spring.

Third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void warranty, Apple says

Friday February 24, 2017

In an apparent policy shift, Apple recently notified store technicians that third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void the handset's standard warranty as long as the unauthorized fix does not damage the casing or other related components.

Jeep & Porsche reveal new vehicles equipped for Apple's CarPlay

Friday February 24, 2017

Two major automakers, Jeep and Porsche, this week announced early details on new vehicles supporting Apple's CarPlay -- the latter company offering the platform on an unusually large 12.3-inch touchscreen.

How to cancel an App Store subscription using your iPad or iPhone

Friday February 24, 2017

If you've subscribed to a service such as Netflix or Spotify through the App Store, and are now looking to terminate your subscription, it takes just a few simple steps to cancel. AppleInsider shows you how.

Amazon considering office suite to pilfer enterprise customers from Microsoft, Google

Friday February 24, 2017

To combat Microsoft and Google, Amazon appears to be in the early stages of developing its own office suite, utilizing the power and ubiquity of its AWS platform to support it.

Updated Reverb app tries to bring Alexa to the iPhone and Mac

Friday February 24, 2017

While examining Reverb, AppleInsider determines Alexa in name only is no Alexa at all. The new app aims to bring Amazon's personal assistant to the Mac, but in our tests it fell short.

Uber, Yelp, OKCupid among major iOS apps potentially affected by massive 'Cloudbleed' leak

Friday February 24, 2017

Content delivery network Cloudflare has suffered a serious, months-long breach of user data, including content from thousands of websites and iOS apps Uber, Fitbit, Yelp, and OKCupid, according to reports.

Apple's Tim Cook marks Steve Jobs's 62nd birthday on Twitter

Friday February 24, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to mark what would've been the 62nd birthday of his predecessor, company co-founder Steve Jobs.

Apple iPhone supplier TSMC on track to ship 10nm chips in this quarter, 'expand rapidly'

Friday February 24, 2017

Apple's main mobile processor manufacturer, TSMC, is reportedly set to begin commercial shipments of 10-nanometer chips in the next month -- likely supporting claims that the "A11" processors in upcoming iPhones will use the technology.

AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, a rumored iPad event, and which W1 headphones to get

Friday February 24, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the 'iPhone 8', the iPad event coming up, AirPods vs Powerbeats3, and more.

Apple says 'looking into' video of apparent iPhone 7 Plus meltdown

Friday February 24, 2017

Apple is investigating the circumstances behind a widely circulated video showing a partially melted, smoking iPhone 7 Plus, the result of what appears to be a major device malfunction, reports said late Thursday.

Rumor: 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models might not arrive until May

Friday February 24, 2017

A questionable report out of East Asia on Friday claims Apple is taking longer than expected to bring two large format iPads to market -- a 12.9-inch iPad Pro revamp and a new 10.5-inch version -- with both models now said to launch in May at the earliest.

Server firmware security incident in 2016 forced Apple to sever ties with vendor Super Micro [u]

Thursday February 23, 2017

While there appears to be no breach of Apple's security, the company terminated its relationship with hardware vendor SuperMicro because of concerns about firmware update security, and an update that potentially compromised a Siri server bank, plus the App Store's search server development environment. [Updated]