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Magzet aims to bring MagSafe-like functionality to 3.5mm audio jacks

03/24/2015, 10:03 am

Anyone who has ever had their headphones yanked off their head after getting the cord caught on a doorknob or dealt with a loose plug from from too many insertion cycles will appreciate the idea behind Magzet, a new adapter that adds MagSafe-like functionality to the audio jack.

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Highly anticipated 'Becoming Steve Jobs' biography now available

03/24/2015, 07:03 am

The hotly anticipated biography "Becoming Steve Jobs" debuted on Tuesday to set the record straight on Apple's cofounder and upon launch rocketed to the No. 1 spot on Amazon's Rich & Famous Biographies list.

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Apple location sharing patent could bring path tracking to Find My Friends

03/24/2015, 05:03 am

Apple's current Find My Friends app lets iPhone and iPad users spot acquaintances on a map, but an invention detailed on Tuesday takes things to a whole new level with path tracking and route following.

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Italian prosecutors complete probe into Apple over $964M in unpaid taxes, could pave way for trial

03/23/2015, 09:03 pm

Apple could potentially face trial in Italy after prosecutors there recently finished a probe into claims that the company's crafty accounting led to more than 879 million euros ($964 million) in unpaid corporate taxes.

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Apple's mystery vans are so popular, people are making fake ones

03/23/2015, 01:03 pm

While Apple's radar- and camera-equipped minivans are being spotted with increasing frequency around the U.S., a new sighting this week in Germany served up an interesting twist: a Dodge Caravan that looks like one of Apple's vehicles, except it's a fake.

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Apple opens up for new Steve Jobs biography to shape co-founder's public image

03/23/2015, 09:03 am

Apple executives like CEO Tim Cook were willing to participate in interviews for the new biography Becoming Steve Jobs because of the main author's connections to Jobs, and because the company wants to influence its co-founder's public image, according to an official spokesman.

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Google News buries news of Google's FTC investigation under Daniel Lyons fluff [updated with response]

03/22/2015, 11:03 pm

After the embarrassing leak of a U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigation that described how Google shifted around its search results to harm competition, Google News has shifted its search results to harm journalism, promoting instead a fluff piece glorifying Google, written by Daniel Lyons [updated with response from Lyons].

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple's ambitious TV plans, Campus 2 by drone, AAPL joins DJIA, more

03/22/2015, 04:03 pm

Last week began with AppleInsider taking a fresh aerial tour of Apple's Campus 2, and later saw important news emerging on the company's TV plans, including harbingers of a streaming service and a redesigned Apple TV set-top. We also reviewied the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch, and took a look at the cars owned by Apple's executives.

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Apple Inc Campus 2 Spaceship Ring tops out cafeteria segment (video)

03/21/2015, 05:03 am

The grand, expansive dining area portal of the center "Spaceship" Ring in Apple's Campus 2 mega-project has reached its ceiling, with a steel structure now only barely visible over the construction barrier from the street, but clearly discernible from the air.

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Steve Jobs told Disney's Bob Iger about cancer recurrence 30 minutes before Pixar deal

03/20/2015, 08:03 pm

An upcoming book reveals Steve Jobs informed Disney boss Bob Iger in 2006 that his cancer had returned, a secret Iger kept for three years until the information went public.

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Jony Ive feared Jobs would fire him on returning to Apple, book excerpt says

03/20/2015, 06:03 pm

In a book excerpt published on Friday, lead Apple designer Jony Ive says he was worried he would be fired when Steve Jobs returned to serve as the company's CEO in 1997.

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AppleInsider podcast recaps exclusive Project Titan details, first look at Force Touch trackpad, more

03/20/2015, 10:03 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available to download and subscribe in iTunes or SoundCloud, with detailed analysis of this week's news. Editors Neil Hughes and Mikey Campbell review their 'Project Titan' Apple Car report, we give a first look and thoughts on the new MacBook Force Touch trackpad, Nintendo commits to make mobile games, online Apple TV service coming this fall, and more.

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Amazon given green light for U.S. drone tests, inches toward 'Prime Air' delivery

03/19/2015, 06:03 pm

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday granted Amazon permission to conduct experimental unmanned aircraft operations in U.S. airspace, marking a significant step forward in the company's plans to roll out a drone delivery service.

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Fast, luxurious & sensible: What the personal vehicles of Apple execs could mean for an Apple Car

03/19/2015, 12:03 pm

With rumors of an Apple Car comes speculation about its potential design, and AppleInsider took a look at the personal vehicles drive by some of Apple's top executives to see how that might influence the company's thinking.

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B&H Photo's Manhattan superstore opens prestigious Apple-authorized mini-store

03/18/2015, 03:03 pm

This week, B&H Photo Video's Midtown Manhattan superstore became the first of its kind to have an Apple-sanctioned store-within-a-store, showcasing the electronics maker's full lineup of Macs, iPads, Beats and accessories in Apple's familiar retail style.

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CEO Tim Cook talks Apple Watch, Apple corporate culture in new interview

03/18/2015, 10:03 am

In an interview published Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed a slew of topics ranging from Apple corporate culture, to the prospects for the Apple Watch, to whether the company's all-encompassing product ecosystem is still manageable.

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Piper Jaffray: Apple has augmented reality R&D team, could inject AR devices with much needed style

03/18/2015, 04:03 am

Apple is supposedly making a long play for augmented reality systems that one analyst believes will potentially pivot on the company's current push into fashion, an initiative set to bear fruit with Apple Watch in April.

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Apple leases two large Cupertino office buildings across from Campus 2

03/17/2015, 08:03 pm

Recently discovered public documents show Apple has leased two buildings at Main Street Cupertino, an upcoming mixed use development currently under construction across from Apple's Campus 2 headquarters.

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New movie set photos show Michael Fassbender as NeXT-era Steve Jobs

03/17/2015, 04:03 pm

Production continues on Sony's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, and newly leaked set photos reveal some of what director Danny Boyle is currently filming at the San Francisco Opera House.

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Upcoming Steve Jobs biography exposes Apple co-founder's final years, succession plans

03/17/2015, 12:03 pm

A new excerpt from the upcoming biography Becoming Steve Jobs illustrates some of the lesser-known aspects of the Apple co-founder's life, including succession plans, his decline, and his involvement with Campus 2, the new Apple headquarters under construction in Cupertino.

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