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2016

Verizon offers 'free' iPhone 7 with trade-in as part of Black Friday deals

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Looking to match T-Mobile, Verizon on Wednesday announced its own Black Friday deals, including a nearly identical trade-in offer letting people get a "free" iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.

Hermes to launch new exclusive Apple Watch band on Nov. 24

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Hermes will be launching a new Apple Watch band on Nov. 24, available only from the fashion brand's boutiques, a report said on Wednesday.

Apple, TSMC reportedly ramping up 10nm chip mass production for use in future iPhones

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Reports from China suggest that the major chip fabricators are all readying mass production of 10nm process processors, including Apple's manufacturing partner TSMC for multiple companies.

Man recovers working iPhone 4 from bottom of Pennsylvania lake

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Thanks to an unusual set of circumstances, a Pennsylvania man is reportedly having a lost iPhone 4 returned to him in working condition, despite losing it at the bottom of a lake in March 2015.

Apple Deals: Save $169 to $369 on 27-inch iMac 5Ks & 21.5-inch iMac 4Ks with AppleCare

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Our exclusive Cyber Week deals keep rolling in: This week, save $169 to $369 on current-generation 27-inch iMac 5Ks (Late 2015) paired with AppleCare extended protection plans, or take $169 to $219 off 21.5-inch iMac 4Ks paired with AppleCare. Alteratively, pick up an iMac 5K by itself for $1,624 or an iMac 4K for $1,460 -- all with free shipping and no sales tax outside NY and NJ.

Twitter plans crackdown on developers & organizations exploiting data for surveillance

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Over the next several months, Twitter will embark on a crackdown on developers building surveillance tools to track protesters and activists, the company said this week in announcement.

Samsung races to match Apple's iPhone 7 with new glossy black Galaxy S7

Wednesday November 23, 2016

As it did with gold and rose gold handsets before, Samsung is said to be preparing to launch a glossy black version of the Galaxy S7, mimicking the Jet Black color available for Apple's iPhone 7.

2017 4.7" LCD 'iPhone 7s' predicted to become Apple's new mid-range affordable handset

Wednesday November 23, 2016

With Apple expected to launch three new iPhone models next year, a new report suggests the company could slash prices on the 4.7- and 5.5-inch models with legacy LCD technology, allowing them to appeal to a new segment of consumers.

President-elect Trump considers potential Apple manufacturing in US a 'real achievement'

Wednesday November 23, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's full transcript of his interview with the New York Times has been published, and some details about his conversation with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook involving U.S. manufacturing have emerged.

All 2017 iPhones expected to feature wireless charging and glass casing

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Recent rumors indicate Apple will employ a substantially glass chassis for its next-generation iPhone lineup, with most pundits chalking up the material change to aesthetics. New information from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, however, suggests Apple is turning to a glass sandwich design to better facilitate wireless charging.

US regulators ask smartphone makers to implement function-limited 'driver mode'

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Federal auto safety regulators looking to cut down on smartphone-related accidents and fatalities are asking device manufacturers like Apple and Samsung to develop and include a so-called "driver mode" in their products, a function-limited operating configuration akin to existing airplane mode settings.

Apple grabs record 91% share of global smartphone profits in Q3, analyst says

Tuesday November 22, 2016

According to the latest estimates from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone sales gobbled up 91 percent of worldwide smartphone profits during the third quarter of 2016, setting a new record.

Apple partners with Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to offer in-car Apple Music experience

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Apple is venturing further into the automotive industry in a deal with Indian ride-hailing firm Ola, which on Tuesday said it will offer Apple Music to passengers as part of a new in-car experience.

T-Mobile offers 'free' iPhone 7 with Black Friday trade-in promotion

Tuesday November 22, 2016

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile on Tuesday announced a series of Black Friday-related promotions, most notably letting people get a "free" 32-gigabyte iPhone 7 or 7 Plus with a qualifying trade-in.

President-elect Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook phoned him after victory

Tuesday November 22, 2016

In an interview on Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump noted that Apple CEO Tim Cook had called him, but no mention was made about the topics of the conversation the pair may have had, following Trump's contentious remarks on the campaign trail.

The best iOS apps to shop for Black Friday deals

Tuesday November 22, 2016

The deal-grabbing frenzy known as Black Friday is just a few days away, and shoppers looking to nab the best deals on Apple products and accessories can get ahead of the game with a number of apps that help organize ads and track the best deals.

How to customize the MacBook Pro Touch Bar in compatible apps

Tuesday November 22, 2016

If you're a purchaser of the new MacBook Pro, you're probably eager to customize the Touch Bar. AppleInsider shows you how.

Fry's claims Apple's BeatsX earbuds due on Dec. 5

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Contrasting with another recent online listing, electronics retailer Fry's is now saying that Apple's BeatsX earbuds will ship on Dec. 5.

Circulating five-second video causes Apple iPhones to freeze

Tuesday November 22, 2016

iPhone owners are cautioned to be careful about tapping unsolicited links as a new five-second MP4 video, currently being shared online, is causing devices to freeze not long after it's played.

Deals: 13" MacBook Pros with Touch Bar now shipping at B&H, Amazon and MacMall

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Shoppers looking to get a Late 2016 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar as soon as possible can avoid Apple's 4-5 week wait and order one today from an online reseller and save on tax or secure 12-month no interest financing.