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2016

ASE taps into Apple supply chain with iPhone 7 fingerprint sensor, Apple Watch S2 chip orders

Tuesday September 20, 2016

Apple's fall of 2016 product lineup has proven to be a major boon for supplier Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, as the Taiwan-based company is reportedly providing key silicon for both the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2.

Apple opens trade-up program to iPhone SE, 6s & 6s Plus with $315 maximum

Tuesday September 20, 2016

Prospective iPhone 7 buyers looking to make money off their old iPhones can now turn in an iPhone SE, 6s, or 6s Plus as a part of Apple's trade-up program, though the store credit given may still be significantly lower than what's offered by some third parties.

South Korean analysts expect 100 million iPhone 7 orders fulfilled by end of 2016

Tuesday September 20, 2016

A series of analysts from South Korea see only upsides for iPhone 7 component suppliers as a result of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall, with one expecting to see over 100 million sales of Apple's new phone before the end of 2016.

Apple patents Apple Watch Series 2 water expulsion tech, smart straps

Tuesday September 20, 2016

Apple on Tuesday was granted a pair of patents relating to current and potential future Apple Watch hardware applications, one of which details the unique liquid expulsion via speaker feature debuted with Apple Watch Series 2.

Professor proves NAND mirroring attack thwarts iPhone 5c security protocols

Monday September 19, 2016

A Cambridge computer scientist used $100 of hardware to clone an iPhone 5c's NAND memory chip in a successful attempt at bypassing the handset's encryption lock, seemingly proving correct theories lobbed in the aftermath of Apple's encryption fight with the FBI.

Apple working on fix for iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods remote control issue

Monday September 19, 2016

Apple on Monday acknowledged consumer complaints that a glitch in the gratis iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods causes the attached multifunction remote control to intermittently stop functioning, saying a fix is in the works.

Apple joins RE 100 renewable energy initiative, outlines new clean energy pledges

Monday September 19, 2016

As part of continued eco-friendly efforts, Apple on Monday said it is now part of the RE100, a global initiative of leading companies committed to boosting demand and delivery of 100 percent renewable energy.

Apple's iOS 10 on one-third of compatible devices after 6 days, report says

Monday September 19, 2016

After only six days of availability, Apple's latest mobile operating system iteration, iOS 10, is already on one-third of Apple devices tracked by analytics firm Mixpanel.

iDevices Smart Home Essentials Kit bundles tech support, HomeKit hardware

Monday September 19, 2016

iDevices has grown its HomeKit-compatible home automation line with a kit comprising three light bulb adapters, seven electrical plugs, and added concierge service for priority support access.

Nikon takes aim at GoPro with new KeyMission line of iPhone-connected action cameras

Monday September 19, 2016

Nikon announced its first three action cameras on Monday ahead of this week's Photokina expo in Germany, looking to claim share of a field largely dominated by GoPro.

Apple's first weekend of iPhone 7 sales roughly in line with earlier iPhones, data suggests

Monday September 19, 2016

The first weekend of iPhone 7 sales seems to have been on track with past iPhone launches, despite Apple's decision not to announce official numbers, according to early analytics data.

GoPro unveils $799 Karma flying camera drone, plus handheld & mountable stabilizing grip

Monday September 19, 2016

Karma, the long awaited first flying camera from GoPro, was unveiled on Monday with a starting price tag of $799, including a handheld stabilized grip for capturing shots on the ground. Also announced were waterproof and cloud-connected Hero5 and Session cameras, simplified video editing software for Apple's iOS, and a keychain-sized, Lightning-connected microSD card reader.

Launch iPhone 7 purchasers predominantly upgraders, looking for 128 GB

Monday September 19, 2016

An analyst's examination of iPhone 7 buyers at launch sees more customers looking at 128GB models versus 256GB, with the vast majority of early buyers upgraders from older iPhones rather than switchers from Android.

Apple looking into glitch causing iPhone 7 to lose service after turning off Airplane Mode

Monday September 19, 2016

Apple is reportedly investigating a problem affecting the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that causes the devices to lose cellular access after a person turns off Airplane Mode.

Deals: 20% off 13" MacBook Pro; 15% off $50 iTunes gift card; iOS 10 dev bundle for $35

Monday September 19, 2016

Shoppers this week can pick up a 13" MacBook Pro for $1,029.99 on eBay while supplies last. Or scoop up a $50 iTunes gift card for $42.50. The Complete iOS 9 & 10 Development Bundle is also 94% off.

No need for 4K display on Apple's iPhone 7 because of screen quality, expert claims

Monday September 19, 2016

Apple's Wide Color display on the iPhone 7 is the iPhone's best yet, with a record high contrast ratio and record low reflectance according to a recent third party analysis, and the quality of the screen may cast doubt on rumors of a shift to OLED displays.

Samsung Note 7 battery fire woes triggered by rush to beat Apple's iPhone 7 - report

Monday September 19, 2016

The battery fires and eventual recall of the Galaxy Note 7 can all be traced to Samsung executives wanting to rush the phone, based on rumors Apple's iPhone 7 wouldn't have any major improvements, according to a report.

Inside iOS 10: See everything that's new in Messages

Monday September 19, 2016

Now that iOS 10 is out in the hands of iPhone and iPad users around the world, AppleInsider offers a deeper look at the major feature additions Apple implemented in Messages, including emoji replacement, text bubble animations, rich links and the iMessage App Store.

James Corden joins Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine and Bozoma Saint John in new Apple Music ad

Monday September 19, 2016

Late night talk show host James Corden on Sunday became the latest celebrity to feature in an Apple Music ad, with the "Carpool Karaoke" creator joining Apple executives Eddy Cue, Jimmy Iovine and Bozoma Saint John for a humorous TV spot that aired during ABC's presentation of the Emmy Awards.

Too soon? Apple's new iPhone 7 ruffles feathers with Lightning audio, Home button changes

Sunday September 18, 2016

Hands on, real world use of Apple's latest iPhone 7 models provides overwhelming evidence that the company has a clear vision for the future and is marching toward it without much regard for the opinions of its detractors. This "courage of conviction" backs a series of rather radical and somewhat controversial iPhone 7 changes for Apple--already well known for breaking with the past.