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HSBC UK says Apple Pay support coming within 2 weeks

07/15/2015, 09:07 am

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation's surprising absence from Apple Pay's UK launch earlier this week will not last much longer, the bank has confirmed, with final testing under way and availability said to come within two weeks.


Chevron rolls out first gas pumps with Apple Pay support

07/14/2015, 05:07 pm

More than six months after promising to support Apple Pay touchless payments at gas pumps, Chevron rolled out the service at a station across the street from its headquarters in San Ramon, Calif.


Follow NASA's historic mission to Pluto with the New Horizons app on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

07/14/2015, 03:07 pm

NASA's New Horizons space probe is set to begin transmitting the first ever high-resolution images of Pluto back to earth later today, and you can follow the exciting progress on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch with the official New Horizons app.


HSBC bows out of Apple Pay launch as Barclays vows future support

07/14/2015, 05:07 am

It seems Apple Pay's UK debut didn't go off without a hitch on Tuesday, as HSBC customers are not able to use service despite the bank's status as an official launch partner. In a related development, Barclays did an about face and announced upcoming support for Apple's contactless payment solution.


Stringent Apple HomeKit certification cause of slow market acceptance, report claims

07/13/2015, 08:07 pm

According to a report on Monday, the slow pace at which devices compatible with Apple's HomeKit are trickling in can be attributed to last-minute security changes, including a modified hardware certification process and tweaks to the networking ecosystem.


Apple Pay launches in UK with 250K stores, 8 banks participating

07/13/2015, 07:07 pm

Nine months after its release in the U.S., Apple Pay will be available to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch users in the UK on Tuesday, local time, with support from more than 250,000 retail locations and eight major banks.


How to restore your iPhone from an iCloud backup

07/12/2015, 02:07 pm

Since the introduction of iOS 5 in 2011, Apple has provided a simple, yet powerful way to restore your iPhone from a previous iCloud backup via either iTunes on a Mac or directly on the device itself. AppleInsider takes you through the process step-by-step.


Big pharma exploring Apple ResearchKit integration in for-profit efforts

07/09/2015, 07:07 pm

Two pharmaceutical titans, GlaxoSmithKline and Purdue Pharma, are looking for ways to implement Apple's open-source ResearchKit framework into clinical testing and research and development operations, a report said Thursday.


Apple to remove Recovery Key from iOS 9, OS X 10.11 two-factor authentication process

07/08/2015, 08:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed that the removal of a pesky Recovery Key security mechanism will be one of the changes coming to its two-factor authentication solution when iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan are released this fall.


Latest iOS 9 beta includes separate Photos folders for selfies, screenshots

07/08/2015, 05:07 pm

With its latest iOS 9 beta, Apple introduced separate Photos folders for selfies and screenshots, a small but useful addition that could go a long way in cleaning up users' libraries.


Apple Music helps iOS 8.4 exceed 40% adoption in first week

07/08/2015, 04:07 pm

Apple now notes that as of June 22, 84 percent of its mobile users are now using iOS 8. Analytics firm Mixpanel further details that 40 percent of the installed base has already upgraded to iOS 8.4, and states that rapid adoption is being driven by interest in the new Apple Music.


First look: Apple's News app debuts in latest iOS 9 beta

07/08/2015, 03:07 pm

The newest pre-release version of Apple's next-generation mobile operating system brought the first public release of the company's News app, an app and cloud service unveiled at WWDC and designed to act as an aggregator for news and commentary.


Inside iOS 9: iPad home screen folders now display 16 apps per page

07/08/2015, 03:07 pm

In another move intended to take advantage of greater screen real estate on the iPad, folders iniOS 9 are now a larger four-by-four design, accommodating 16 apps per page.


Apple issues third betas of iOS 9, Watch OS 2 & OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers

07/08/2015, 01:07 pm

Testing of Apple's next-generation software platforms continues to move along, as developers on Wednesday were provided with the third beta releases of iOS 9, WatchOS 2 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan, ahead of their anticipated release this fall.


Apple fixes VoiceOver bugs in update to iWork suite for iOS

07/08/2015, 05:07 am

Apple in a rare overnight update on Tuesday issued what appears to be critical fixes to accessibility features in all three iOS iWork apps, returning full VoiceOver navigation and editing functionality to Pages, Numbers and Keynote.


Apple to hike international App Store prices, add new low-cost tiers in certain countries

07/08/2015, 12:07 am

In an email sent to developers on Tuesday, Apple announced upcoming App Store pricing adjustments slated to affect Mexico, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey, including new low-price tiers in select emerging markets.


Apple stops signing iOS 8.3 just one week after 8.4 release

07/07/2015, 04:07 pm

On Tuesday, Apple quietly stopped signing the code for iOS 8.3, preventing people from downgrading to the release from iOS 8.4 using iTunes.


Apple Stores to start sales of first HomeKit-enabled thermostat on Tuesday

07/07/2015, 12:07 am

Apple online and brick-and-mortar stores on Tuesday will start selling ecobee3, the first Internet-connected thermostat compatible with Apple's iOS-based HomeKit framework.


Apple looks to reinstate Home Sharing with iOS 9, Eddy Cue says

07/06/2015, 07:07 pm

Following revelations that Apple disabled the popular music Home Sharing feature with its latest iOS 8.4 update, SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Monday said the company is working to restore services for iOS 9.


Amazon brings Cloud Drive media, document access to iPhone & iPad

07/06/2015, 01:07 pm

Amazon on Monday released an official iOS client for Cloud Drive, allowing people to access content from the file storage service on their iPhone or iPad.