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Apple updates TestFlight with support for new iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS betas

06/16/2016, 10:06 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TestFlight app testing platform to support software running in the latest beta environments, and rolled out new App Store optimization and analytics tools for developers accessible through iTunes Connect.

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Apple douses rumor of impending iMessage release for Android

06/16/2016, 06:06 pm

Apple recently poured cold water on rumors claiming iMessage would see introduction on Google's Android platform, potentially at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference, saying the messaging service is worth more as an exclusive first-party feature.

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Apple's dual-layer LCD technology promises high-contrast, lifelike HDR images

06/16/2016, 06:06 am

Apple in a patent application published on Thursday details a method of reducing image artifacts in high dynamic range (HDR) dual-layer LCDs, technology that could theoretically boost a typical display's contrast ratio to 1,000,000 to 1.

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Apple to open first Macau Apple Store on June 25

06/16/2016, 12:06 am

Apple on Wednesday announced the first official Apple Store in the Macau Special Administrative Region of China will open on June 25, expanding the company's retail presence in Greater China to 41 stores.

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Apple SVPs Schiller and Federighi discuss Siri, Messages and more in Q&A session

06/15/2016, 02:06 am

Apple executives Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi on Tuesday took part in a casual interview to discuss the many software and services enhancements revealed at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple's Messages target of new Uniloc patent suit

06/14/2016, 06:06 pm

Serial patent lawsuit filer and non-practicing entity Uniloc on Tuesday filed suit against Apple, claiming Messages app and iMessage backend service features infringe on multiple owned voice over IP patents.

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16

06/14/2016, 05:06 pm

Speaking at a lunchtime conference that filled seats in the largest conference room at WWDC, accessibility advocate Haben Girma spoke to attendees about the value of designing products with disabled users in mind.

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Apple to host pop-punk band Good Charlotte at its WWDC16 Bash

06/14/2016, 04:06 pm

Good Charlotte will perform at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference Bash on Thursday, the company has announced to attendees.

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Apple wins patents for transparent AR device, device with wrap-around display

06/14/2016, 04:06 am

Apple on Tuesday won a pair of patents relating to advanced mobile devices including a property covering transparent augmented reality devices and IP detailing a mobile electronic device with flexible wrap-around display.

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AppleInsider podcast dives into Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote

06/14/2016, 12:06 am

In this special episode of the AppleInsider podcast, Dan Dilger joins us live from San Francisco with a hot take on the products, services and initiatives unveiled during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday.

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Apple Design Awards go to Lara Croft Go, dj Pro, others

06/13/2016, 08:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced its annual selection of Design Awards recipients on Monday, handing out honors to the developers behind standout app properties like Lara Croft Go, Frame.io and dj Pro, among many others.

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How to Register for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas

06/13/2016, 07:06 pm

A spectrum of new features are set for introduction when iOS 10 and macOS (nŽe OS X) see public release this fall, but those brave enough to take the leap can test drive the software as part of Apple's Beta Software Program come July.

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Apple posts WWDC 2016 keynote video, iOS 10 ad, Swift developer story online [u]

06/13/2016, 05:06 pm

After wrapping up the onstage portion of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple on Monday published a full video of the keynote event, as well as an iOS 10 ad and Swift coding feature, to its website and YouTube.

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Apple now has over 2M apps in App Store, paid nearly $50B to developers

06/13/2016, 01:06 pm

At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the App Store recently reached a milestone with more than two million apps in circulation, which have generated nearly $50 billion for developers.

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AppleInsider is live at WWDC 2016 - get all the breaking news as it happens

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

Apple is set to announce the next-generation versions of iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and AppleInsider is there live in San Francisco with up-to-the-second news and analysis.

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India asking for commitment on manufacturing before approving Apple Stores

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

The Indian government is aiming to get a firm commitment from Apple on local manufacturing before authorizing the launch of any Apple Stores in the country, a report said on Monday.

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LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community cancels WWDC watch party after Microsoft purchase

06/13/2016, 10:06 am

Just hours before Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote was scheduled to start, LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community canceled its San Francisco-based watch party, following the news that the social networking service was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion.

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Microsoft buys professional social networking service LinkedIn for $26.2B

06/13/2016, 08:06 am

Microsoft on Monday announced it will acquire LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction worth $26.2 billion, bringing more than 433 million members of the social networking site under the Redmond, Wash., company's banner.

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New Apple Campus 2 tour highlights 'breathing' concrete, glass panels, power tech & more

06/11/2016, 07:06 pm

A new tour of Apple's Campus 2 headquarters in Cupertino -- due to start operations in early 2017 -- offers a close-up glimpse of the building's progress, and some of its unique architectural details.

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This week on AI: App Store shakeup, new Apple Watch bands, Apple sells energy & more

06/11/2016, 04:06 am

Newsmakers mostly held their collective breath ahead of next week's WWDC in San Francisco, but Apple surprised developers by announcing some major changes to the App Store, some of which will take effect as soon as Monday.

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