This week the AppleInsider podcast explores this week's earnings call, the decline of iPhone sales, Apple and Tim Cook's interest in virtual reality, it's relation with an 'iPhone 7' dual camera, and trouble in Apple's car skunkworks. We also talk about iOS 9.3 beta, Apple Pencil woes and the trouble with keyboards for iPad in iOS.
As announced earlier this month, Apple on Friday discontinued free access to ad-supported iTunes Radio channels, folding the content into Apple Music as part of a broader push to grow adoption of its subscription service.
A one-sided report on Thursday claims Apple's secretive, rigid culture, compounded by a failure to introduce ground-breaking products, is shifting sentiment in Silicon Valley, supposedly prompting developers and engineers to look elsewhere when applying for jobs.
Apple is reportedly working on an advanced wireless iPhone and iPad charging technology capable of bridging longer distances than currently available hardware, with a potential launch targeted as early as next year.
Plans are in motion to open a third Apple Store outlet in Turkey, which according to a Thursday report will be located in the upscale Emaar Square shopping mall currently under construction in Istanbul's Asian Side.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are reportedly working to bring Apple Pay compatibility to their respective ATM machines, meaning iPhone and Apple Watch owners might soon be able to complete transactions using provisioned debit cards.
Weighing takeover bids from both Taiwan's Foxconn and Innovation Network Corp. -- a fund backed by the Japanese government -- Sharp management is currently leaning in the second direction, a report said on Thursday.
Apple on Thursday confirmed the takeover of LearnSprout, a startup company specializing in educational analytics, particularly for tracking student performance.
T-Mobile on Thursday announced the addition of four new partners to its Binge On program for subscribers, including Amazon Video, Fox News, Univision Now, and the WWE Network.
Oracle will soon wind down support for the Java browser plugin, reflecting an evolution in Internet standards and ever-mounting concerns about Web security.
Apple has reportedly begun mass production of its new 4-inch handset, with the device slated for release this spring in a bid to kickstart sales in important emerging markets.
The second beta of iOS 9.3 allows iPad Pro owners to update the firmware on some accessories by way of the Smart Connector, AppleInsider can confirm.
The first two beta releases of iOS 9.3 have severely limited the navigation capabilities of the Apple Pencil on iPad Pro. Whether this was an intentional readjustment of the accessory's functionality to make it less stylus-like, or simply a bug in pre-release software, remains to be seen.
Apple on Thursday issued a recall for two-pronged AC wall plug adapters designed for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea over a potential risk for electric shock.
Apple's next 9.7-inch iPad -- commonly referred to as the "iPad Air 3" -- could sport features like a 4K display and 4 gigabytes of RAM while simultaneously offering better battery life, supply chain sources claimed on Thursday.
Manufacturers shipped nearly 1.5 billion smartphones to the world's 7.4 billion inhabitants in 2015 as consumers opted to replace older devices with newer LTE-equipped models or those with larger displays.
Apple Stores saw employee retention rates of 81 percent coming out of 2015, the highest ever recorded according to retail chief Angela Ahrendts, who attributes the statistic to a feeling of connectedness unique to Apple.
Twitter is on the verge of hiring Natalie Kerris -- once a major communications executive with Apple -- to take charge of its own communications unit, according to a report.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday name dropped Apple Pay in a discussion about his company's willingness to partner with payments providers as a route to ad monetization, calling the fledgling service a segment innovator.
Apple on Wednesday announced two new App Store price tiers for iOS developers selling wares in Canada and New Zealand, enabling lower digital content costs for consumers and flexibility for app makers.