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2017

Apple Park drone footage may be ending, with security forces seeking to cease flights

Thursday July 13, 2017

The latest drone footage from Apple park shows the march of progress towards completion, but it is not clear how many more videos there will be of the campus. with Apple reportedly cracking down on drone pilots in the area.

Apple has been working on rumored 'iPhone 8' facial recognition solution for at least 3 years

Thursday July 13, 2017

An Apple patent application published Thursday details a method of unlocking a mobile device using facial image and depth data gleaned from specialized sensors and cameras, lending credence to rumors that the company is developing facial recognition systems to augment, or replace, Touch ID fingerprint scanning.

Lowest Prices Ever: 2016 15" Touch Bar MacBook Pro for $1,999 ($400 off) with no tax in 48 states, plus up to $900 off upgraded models

Thursday July 13, 2017

While supplies last, AppleInsider readers can snap up a 2016 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray for $1,999 with no tax collected outside NY and NJ. Or save $500 to $900 on upgraded models (the lowest prices we've ever seen) with our exclusive coupon. Quantities are limited and many configurations are expected to sell out.

Uniloc continues legal assault against Apple with two new patent suits

Wednesday July 12, 2017

So-called "patent troll" Uniloc added to its quickly growing list of patent infringement lawsuits against Apple on Wednesday, filing two separate actions targeting AirPlay and Continuity features.

Apple's 'iPhone 8' to feature rear-facing 3D laser for AR and faster autofocus, report says

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Apple is reportedly working to implement a specialized rear-facing laser system in its upcoming "iPhone 8" that will facilitate augmented reality applications, like those produced with ARKit, as well as faster and more accurate autofocus capabilities.

Apple rival Huawei debuts KFC-branded Android phone in China

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Apple's main competition in China -- Huawei -- has taken the unusual step of releasing a Kentucky Fried Chicken edition of the Enjoy 7 Plus to mark the 30th anniversary of the restaurant chain arriving in the country.

Apple Mac sales slip in Q2 despite new hardware launches

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Despite the debut of a slew of new Mac products in June, Apple's PC sales dipped in the second quarter of 2017, though greater losses from competitors helped buoy the tech giant's overall market share, according to estimates from market research firm Gartner.

New Microsoft artificial intelligence app for iPhone describes world for visually impaired

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Microsoft on Wednesday released Seeing AI, an iPhone app that attempts to analyze its surroundings and describe them audibly for people with impaired vision.

Bank of America predicts 3-4 week 'iPhone 8' delay, but still a record breaking 2018 for Apple

Wednesday July 12, 2017

After a supply chain visit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the latest firm to predict a launch up to a month later than usual for the as-yet unannounced "iPhone 8" and an accompanying drop in sales through the end of the calendar year -- but still a blockbuster 2018 ahead for Apple.

iPhone-connected accessories rank among top Amazon Prime Day sellers

Wednesday July 12, 2017

A few iPhone- and iPad-compatible accessories were among the bestsellers on Prime Day, Amazon's one-day sales event held on July 11 -- though one of Amazon's own products topped global charts.

macOS High Sierra public beta testers get second build from Apple

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Shortly after the release of iOS 11 public beta 2, Mac users also received a second pre-release build of macOS High Sierra, available for public testing ahead of its arrival this fall.

Apple issues second public beta of iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Registered members of Apple's public beta testing program now have a second pre-release build of iOS 11 available to download, arriving two days after the third developer beta was released.

How to reset and get into a locked iPhone or iPad

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Picture this -- you've got a family member who changes the password on a device that you've given them, and promptly forgets it. Or, maybe, a child has locked a device with a passcode that didn't have one before, and either denies it or just doesn't remember the code. What do you do?

Apple's 2017 Back to School promo offers wireless Beats with Macs & iPad Pros

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Apple on Wednesday launched its annual Back to School promotions for the U.S and Canada, offering qualified shoppers wireless Beats headphones if they buy a Mac or an iPad Pro. Alternatively, Apple-authorized resellers are offering their own great deals on new Mac purchases for students and non-students alike.

HomeKit marketing enhanced with interactive demo installation at 46 Apple retail stores

Wednesday July 12, 2017

In a number of its retail locations, Apple has unveiled an interactive display with video walls demonstrating to the user what happens in a simulated living space when assorted HomeKit peripherals are activated.

Amazon, Google, Microsoft & Spotify among companies pushing Day of Action for net neutrality

Wednesday July 12, 2017

A group of 40 technology companies on Wednesday launched a "Day of Action," designed to encourage feedback to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in support of net neutrality regulations -- which are opposed by Trump-appointed chairman Ajit Pai, as well as internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon.

PayPal added as iPhone payment source internationally for App Store, Apple Music

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Apple is adding PayPal as an option to fund Apple services accounts in Canada, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the UK, including purchases from the iTunes Music Store, subscriptions to Apple Music, and buys from the App Stores.

Apple opens first China data center to comply with country's cybersecurity rules

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Apple on Wednesday announced the activation of its first data center in China, which is being operated in cooperation with a local internet firm to ensure compliance with the country's strict cybersecurity laws.

Apple's 'iPhone 8' might ship with wireless charging, front-facing 3D camera disabled due to software issues

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Apple engineers and designers working on the company's forthcoming "iPhone 8" are facing a software issues that, if not rectified, could see a number of major features disabled when the handset launches.

Watch: All the new features and fixes introduced with iOS 11 beta 3

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Apple on Monday issued a third beta version of its upcoming iOS 11 operating system to developers for testing. In this video, AppleInsider takes a closer look at a few new features and bug fixes that rolled out with the release, including a simplified Notification Center, more intuitive App Switcher on iPad, Safari enhancements and more.