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2017

Apple stockpiling 'massive' supply of camera lens modules ahead of 'iPhone 8'

Friday August 25, 2017

Since July, Apple has reportedly been working to secure a "massive" quantity of camera lens modules for this fall's new iPhones -- something that could be aided by one of its suppliers launching a new factory by the end of September.

Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee given five year sentence for role in South Korean corruption scandal

Friday August 25, 2017

Jay Y. Lee, the head of the Samsung Group, has been sentenced to 5 years in jail by a South Korean court after a six-month trial, convicted for bribery and other charges relating to a national scandal that saw the downfall of former Korean President Park Geun-hye.

Apple's Swift curriculum coming to over 30 community colleges, select high schools

Friday August 25, 2017

Apple on Friday said that over 30 U.S. community college systems will offer its "App Development with Swift" curriculum during the 2017-2018 school year, expanding on the original six the company announced in May.

AppleInsider Podcast talks 'iPhone 8' release date, 4K Apple TV, and interviews the CEO of BackBlaze

Friday August 25, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike talk about "iPhone 8" release dates, and the possibility of a 4K Apple TV. Also, Victor interviews Gleb Budman, CEO of the popular backup service, Backblaze.com.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to make announcement in Austin on Friday [u]

Thursday August 24, 2017

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple removes Iranian apps from App Store, cites U.S. sanctions

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple over the past few weeks has removed a number of popular Iranian apps from various international iOS App Stores, saying the move is in line with U.S. sanctions against the country.

Watch: 2017 12.9" iPad Pro vs. 12" MacBook

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple packed a ton of processing horsepower and cutting edge display technology into its latest iPad Pro series, but is it enough to replace a full-size laptop? AppleInsider takes a closer look in this comparison video.

Nearly complete Apple Park shown off in latest drone footage

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple is making great strides toward completing work on its Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif., with new drone footage showing landscaping and interior decorating nearly finished in many areas of the sprawling grounds.

Apple to launch 4K Apple TV model at September iPhone event

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple at an upcoming special event next month intends to release a refreshed Apple TV model with upgraded internals capable of pumping out 4K video, according to a report on Thursday.

Leaked images allegedly show 'iPhone 7s' display assembly

Thursday August 24, 2017

A set of new photographs is claimed to depict the entire display assembly for the 'iPhone 7s,' with the images appearing to show the front glass, the rear side of the display panel, and the flex cables of the component, revealing relatively few changes will be made to the refreshed iPhone's appearance.

Apple confirms $1.3B Iowa data center, says operations will start in 2020

Thursday August 24, 2017

As anticipated, Apple on Thursday confirmed plans to build a new data center in Waukee, Iowa, which it says will cost $1.3 billion, plus up to $100 million more for a "Public Improvement Fund."

Survey finds 70 percent of iPhone loyal and won't switch, 40 percent want 'iPhone 8'

Thursday August 24, 2017

Approximately 70 percent of iPhone users will not consider purchasing any other smartphone, the results of a recent survey by Fluent reveals, with 40 percent of respondents looking to upgrade to an iPhone planning to choose the upcoming 'iPhone 8.'

New report claims OLED 'iPhone 8' will start at $999, not higher $1200 price point

Thursday August 24, 2017

A new report detailing why people stick with the iPhone has little in the way of new details about the "iPhone 8" -- but claims that the phone will cost $999, according to unspecified sources familiar with the situation.

Apple's Tim Cook to visit Des Moines for announcement of Iowa data center

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly visiting Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday to help announce a new data center in Waukee, which will cost some $1.375 billion and occupy two buildings across 2,000 acres of land.

Apple's self-driving tech said to be aimed at ridehailing as hiring resumes

Thursday August 24, 2017

Apple's long-term goal with its self-driving project is likely the ridesharing/ridehailing market, and the associated team is said to be hiring again despite last year's layoffs and reorganization, according to a report.

Deals: 2017 13" MacBook Pro for $1,158 ($140 off); 21" iMac 4K for $1,199 ($100 off); 12.9" iPad Pro for $769 ($30 off)

Thursday August 24, 2017

Discounts on Mid 2017 Apple devices are rolling in starting with a $140 markdown on the 13" MacBook Pro in Space Gray. Back to school shoppers can also save $100 on the current 21.5" iMac 4K, now $1,199. Apple's Mid 2017 12.9" iPad Pros are also $30 to $70 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.

Google rumored to announce 'Pixel 2' smartphones on October 5, weeks after Apple's iPhone event

Thursday August 24, 2017

Google's second generation of its Pixel smartphones may arrive a few weeks after Apple launches its iPhone, with one prominent leaker claiming the search giant will unveil the mobile device during an event on October 5.

Leak shows alleged logic boards for Apple's 'iPhone 7s'

Thursday August 24, 2017

A new photo purports to show logic boards intended for Apple's "iPhone 7s," a product that has seen far fewer leaks than the company's flagship "iPhone 8."

Disney uses 'Pokemon Go'-like AR in iPhone app to promote upcoming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

Thursday August 24, 2017

Disney is going to promote upcoming movie 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' using augmented reality (AR) on iPhones and iPads, with a promotion that requires users to scan codes to unlock AR experiences with characters from the film using the 'Star Wars' iOS app.

Western Digital debuts My Book Duo with up to 20TB of external storage

Thursday August 24, 2017

Western Digital this week launched the My Book Duo, an external RAID storage system that comes with up to 20 terabytes of storage, and as well as a USB-C port simplifying connections with recent Macs.