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2015

WWDC 2015 scholarships increased to 350 as Apple works to boost gender, racial diversity

Wednesday April 15, 2015

Apple this year is offering 350 scholarships to WWDC 2015, a substantial increase over last year that will pull in students 13 and older, as well as members and alumni from a number of groups including women, blacks, and Latinos.

Chess grandmaster hid an iPod touch in the bathroom to cheat during tournaments

Wednesday April 15, 2015

Georgian chess champion Gaioz Nigalidze has been accused of using Apple's iOS devices to gain a competitive advantage during tournaments, hiding an iPod touch --which was used to analyze the game being played -- in the bathroom during at least one such event.

Samsung dedicates 200 employees to display team focused solely on Apple products

Wednesday April 15, 2015

A report on Wednesday reveals Samsung recently formed an internal team to make displays expressly for Apple, highlighting the curious position the Korean tech giant currently finds itself as supplier to one of its most bitter rivals.

Teardown of 12" MacBook with Retina display reveals tiny logic board, massive battery [u]

Wednesday April 15, 2015

After it debuted last week to mixed reviews, Apple's all new 12-inch MacBook was dissected by a Chinese owner on Tuesday, who subsequently posted images of the teardown online.

Mophie debuts 'Watch Dock' for Apple Watch with aluminum and leather construction

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Aftermarket accessory maker Mophie on Tuesday announced it, too, will have an Apple Watch dock ready for purchase at the end of April, joining a growing number of manufacturers ready to cash in on early adopters.

Apogee's MetaRecorder field recording app offloads controls to Apple Watch

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Digital audio equipment and software maker Apogee on Tuesday announced the debut of MetaRecorder, an iOS field recording app with advanced features like multi-track support, tagging, file management and even remote control functionality with Apple Watch.

Vendors at 2015 NAB Show brings debut Thunderbolt drives, camera remote accessories, more

Tuesday April 14, 2015

With the National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show under way in Las Vegas, accessory makers have announced a number of new products designed to serve the needs of media professionals wielding Macs and iOS devices.

Rare functional Apple I computer up for auction on eBay, 10% of sale price goes to charity

Tuesday April 14, 2015

A fully functional Apple I computer built in 1976 with add-ons like an original Apple I cassette interface board is currently being auctioned off on eBay, with a portion of the final sale price earmarked for charity.

Apple Watch to make special appearance at 2015 Salone del Mobile in Milan

Tuesday April 14, 2015

On April 17 only, the Apple Watch will make an appearance at this year's Salone del Mobile fair in Milan, an exhibition celebrating design and art.

Apple's iOS 8.3 reportedly causing problems with Bluetooth GPS receivers

Tuesday April 14, 2015

A glitch in iOS 8.3 is preventing some Bluetooth GPS receivers from properly transmitting data to iOS apps, according to flight navigation software maker ForeFlight.

Teen interest in Apple Watch wanes ahead of launch, most want device for style and design

Tuesday April 14, 2015

A fresh survey of U.S. teen consumers shows waning interest in Apple Watch ahead of the wearable's debut later this month, with one analyst predicting the important demographic will take a "wait and see" approach to purchasing.

1Password, Workflow iOS apps update with Apple Watch support

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Both the 1Password and Workflow iOS apps were updated on Tuesday with new Apple Watch extensions, enabling special companion functions when used alongside Apple's upcoming wearable.

Apple buys multi-lens, DSLR-quality camera tech with $20M purchase of LinX Imaging

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Apple on Tuesday confirmed that it has purchased Israel-based camera technology company LinX Imaging, which specializes in "multi-aperture imaging technology" for DSLR-quality images, for a price of about $20 million.

Republican legislators, cellular industry launch attack on FCC net neutrality provisions

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Net neutrality has once again come under fire from a number of groups, including 14 Republican representatives who introduced a bill Tuesday to let Congress review net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission -- and potentially halt them.

Killer Deal: $130 to $209 off all early-2015 MacBook Airs with AppleCare & a free LG Super Drive

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Readers in the market for one of Apple's early-2015 MacBook Airs can take advantage of promotion this week that knocks $130 to $209 off all configurations with AppleCare extended protection and throws in a free LG portable optical drive with no sales tax collected in 48 states.

Apple makes ResearchKit tools for iOS 8 available to medical researchers

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Apple on Tuesday made its open-source ResearchKit tools for developers openly available, paving the way for doctors, scientists and others to gather data more frequently and accurately from participants' iPhones.

iOS-connected wearables, smart home devices take center stage at Hong Kong Spring Electronics Fair

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Apple's ultra-popular mobile devices play a starring role in Asia's largest electronics sourcing show, as a plethora of companies attempt to strike gold with app-enabled accessories like a wearable metronome, a smart cup that monitors your water intake, and a miniature in-home air quality sensor.

Apple bans selfie sticks, monopods from WWDC 2015

Tuesday April 14, 2015

In an update to the rules for Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is banning 2015 attendees from using selfie sticks or any other kind of photo monopod within the bounds of either Moscone West or Yerba Buena Gardens.

iOS 8.4 moves audiobooks to iBooks, adds separate CarPlay audiobook access

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Apple's newly released iOS 8.4 beta relocates audiobooks out of the Music app into iBooks, and it adds a separate launcher for them in CarPlay, AppleInsider has discovered.

Apple to show 'the future of iOS and OS X' at WWDC June 8-12

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, where it historically has unveiled the next-generation versions of iOS and OS X, will kick off on June 8 this year, the company announced on Monday.