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2015

British firm builds experimental iPhone 6 with hydrogen fuel cell

Monday August 24, 2015

A British company called Intelligent Energy has reportedly built a working version of an iPhone 6 that integrates both a rechargeable battery and a hydrogen fuel cell without altering the dimensions of the device.

Apple CEO Tim Cook could face SEC scrutiny for violating fair disclosure regulation

Monday August 24, 2015

A private Monday morning email from Tim Cook to CNBC analyst Jim Cramer --in which Cook revealed material information about his company's growth in China --could land the Apple chief in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Apple suppliers Sharp, Foxconn in talks for LCD partnership - report

Monday August 24, 2015

Japanese supplier Sharp is negotiating with Hon Hai Precision Industry -- better known as Foxconn -- on a deal that would see the former spin off its display panel business to create a new joint venture, according to a Monday report.

Deals: $100 off 12" MacBooks, Free Apple TVs with 13" MacBook Airs, early-2015 13" MacBook Pro for $1,099

Monday August 24, 2015

To kick off the week, Apple resellers initiated limited time, $80-$100 discounts on 12" MacBook Airs. Meanwhile, AI has teamed up with Adorama to give away free Apple TVs and instant discounts of $119-$245 on all 13" MacBook Airs with Apple Care. Plus $200 off the new 13" MacBook Pro and Apple's high-end mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro with two Free Accessories for $1,929.00

Tim Cook refutes China worries, calls Apple's growth 'strong' in rare mid-quarter update

Monday August 24, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday issued a rare mid-quarter update on the company's performance, saying Apple is continuing to experience "strong growth" in China as he tried to assuage fears about the impact of the Asian nation's economic slowdown.

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks ConnectED education program on Good Morning America

Monday August 24, 2015

Apple chief Tim Cook made a brief appearance on ABC's Good Morning America on Monday, discussing the company's participation in the White House's ConnectED educational program.

Swatch CEO calls Apple Watch an 'interesting toy,' voices privacy concerns

Monday August 24, 2015

Nick Hayek, chief executive of Swiss watch behemoth Swatch, called the Apple Watch an 'interesting toy' and expressed concern over the privacy of health and fitness data collected by modern smartwatches as his company gears up to launch its own wearable later this year.

Tools for digital nomads: OneAdaptr Twist Plus and Nimbus USB LED lamp reviews

Sunday August 23, 2015

As an increasing number of knowledge workers turn to lives of perpetual travel, companies have begun to respond to the shifting market with new products designed specifically for them. AppleInsider took a look at two of these: OneAdaptr's Twist Plus and Nimbus's USB LED lamp.

This week on AppleInsider: 'iPhone 6s' dates, Apple Music numbers, Apple down under & more

Saturday August 22, 2015

With the summer coming to a close, news also seemed to pick up this week -- encompassing some large legal and financial developments for Apple, and all but spelling out plans to launch new iPhones next month.

Apple announces repair program for blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Friday August 21, 2015

Consumers who have experienced image quality problems with their iPhone 6 Plus's iSight camera may be eligible for a free repair, as Apple on Friday acknowledged a problem with a "small percentage" of units and will replace the affected component free of charge.

Apple can't outrun China worries, stock drops into bear territory

Friday August 21, 2015

Apple shares fell by nearly 6 percent during Friday trading, sending the stock into bear territory for the first time in years as investors fret over the impact of China's apparent economic slowdown.

Apple job opening points to deeper Apple Music integration with Siri

Friday August 21, 2015

An Apple job opening posted on Friday suggests that the company is looking to expand links between Siri and Apple Music, presumably in the form of new voice commands.

Apple hires senior Tesla engineer as 'Project Titan' evidence mounts

Friday August 21, 2015

The alleged hiring war between Apple and Tesla continues behind the scenes, with one of the electric carmaker's top engineers switching sides and joining Apple, presumably to bolster its rumored automotive project.

Apple's Dr. Dre apologizes for past abuse of women, says he's a changed man

Friday August 21, 2015

Newfound attention to crimes committed by Dr. Dre 25 years ago have led both the entrepreneur and Apple to issue statements, in which the Beats cofounder said he is sorry for committing violence against women when he was younger.

French carriers informed that 'iPhone 6s' preorders will start on Sept. 11 - report

Friday August 21, 2015

French wireless carriers are hearing that preorders for next-generation iPhones will open on Sept. 11, two days after a rumored press event, according to claims made on Friday.

Rumor: Apple working on 'smart bands' for Apple Watch to add new health tracking functions

Friday August 21, 2015

A new rumor claims that Apple will add capabilities to the Apple Watch, and sell upgrades without the need to buy an entirely new watch, in the form of "smart bands" that could launch as early as 2016.

Microsoft confirms elimination of Nokia's Salo phone unit, up to 2,300 jobs

Friday August 21, 2015

Microsoft on Friday announced the closure of Nokia's former cellphone development unit in Salo, Finland, along with plans to cut up to 2,300 jobs in the country, part of a broader plan to refocus the company and make it more profitable.

Daimler CEO leaves door open to 'different types' of partnerships with Apple, Google

Friday August 21, 2015

Daimler is open to "different types" of cooperation with Apple and Google, with the understanding their technology could be essential to future cars, Daimler's CEO said in a magazine interview published on Friday.

AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Car' testing, games on Apple TV, Force Touch and more

Friday August 21, 2015

Get all caught up on the latest "Apple Car," Apple TV, and "iPhone 6s" rumors on this week's all-new AppleInsider podcast. Mikey also shares his experiences with the HomeKit-connected iHome smart plug, Neil gives his impressions of a unique new tethered drone, and Shane extolls the potential of Force Touch input.

Samsung offers iPhone users free 30-day test drive of new Galaxy handsets

Friday August 21, 2015

Samsung on Thursday announced a new initiative designed to steal away users of Apple's iPhone, offering current owners of the device a virtually free 30-day "test drive" with one of its latest Galaxy handsets.