Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Record Low Prices: Apple's iMac 4K falls $200 to $1,299, iMac 5K to $1,599, 15" MacBook Pro to $1699 ahead of Black Friday
Ahead of Black Friday, Apple authorized reseller B&H on Wednesday introduced the lowest pricing we've ever seen on Apple's new iMac 4Ks ($200 off) 5Ks ($200-$270 off) and 15" MacBook Pros ($300-$350 off). Each includes free shipping and no tax in 49 states.
ExclusiveExclusive Deal: Free 32GB Apple TV with all 2015 MacBook Pros plus up to $230 in additional discounts per model with no tax in 48 states
One-upping our offer from last year, this Black Friday AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's top authorized resellers to knock $30-$111 off all 2015 13" MacBook Pros and $71-$230 off all 2015 15" MacBook Pros, then throw in a brand new 4th-generation 32GB Apple TV — on top of those discounts — for free. Plus free shipping and no tax in 48 states.
MacMall's Black Friday Sale knocks up to $250 off MacBook Pros, $201 off iMac 4K & 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, 50-60% off jump drives, Apple TV bundles
MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its 2015 Black Friday sale with up to $250 off MacBook Pros, up to $201 of new iMac 4Ks and 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, $40 of iPad Air 2, 50% off Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives and more.
Apple on Wednesday uploaeded its annual Christmas TV ad to YouTube, which this year stars singers Stevie Wonder and Andra Daye.
Apple Accessory Deals: 32GB 4th Gen Apple TV for $120, 64GB for $160; SuperDrive for $59, $30-$99 off AirPorts and Time Capsules, $20 off Magic accessories
For the next two weeks, readers can take advantage of an Apple Accessory Mail-in-Rebate sale that knocks $30-$40 off new Apple TVs, $15 off old Apple TVs, $29-$99 off Base Stations and Time Capsules, $20-$29 off Magic Accessories, keyboards and Super Drives. In each case, these deliver the lowest prices anywhere.
China's Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology — better known as JCET — has won orders to assemble system-in-package (SiP) modules for Apple in 2016, sources said on Wednesday.
As part of its latest "Un-carrier" promotion, T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will pay an extra $200 per line for every Sprint customer who switches to its service, with no trade-in required.
Apple has allegedly reached a tentative agreement with China UnionPay, which could see Apple Pay come to China via UnionPay's 5 million or more NFC-equipped point-of-sale terminals.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Months after rumors claimed Apple was behind the mysterious acquisition of real-time motion capture technology firm Faceshift, the Cupertino, Calif., company confirmed the purchase on Tuesday, but declined to offer details on the matter.
Apple's annual iPhone refresh cycle, and a resurgence in iPad, helped iOS regain marketshare in the enterprise over the quarter ending in September, according to fresh statistics from Good Powered by BlackBerry.
Vine on Tuesday released a long-awaited extension of their popular app for Apple Watch, and added a new feature to its iOS app designed to make it easier to surface new content quickly.
While smartphone-based person-to-person payment services are convenient, they aren't necessarily a secure or guaranteed way to receive money. If you're doing business with an unknown person, such as selling an item on Craigslist, you should just stick to cash. Here's why.
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft on Tuesday updated key iOS apps with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, simultaneously adding a number of other features. [Updated with Google Drive info]
Deals: all 12" MacBooks at lowest prices ever; 10% off Certified iPhones; all iPad Pros in stock at discount
Grab a Space Grey 12" MacBook (1.2GHz/8GB/512GB) for $1,399 ($200 off) with no tax outside NY, or the lowest prices ever on all other 12" models. Plus an additional 10% off all Certified Used iPhones from Gazelle and discounted iPad Pros with no tax in 41 states.
B&H slashes 2015 MacBook Pros by $200-$350 , iMac 4Ks and 5Ks by $150-$200, 13" MacBook Airs by $100-$450, iPad Air 2 by $30-$70, iPad mini 4 by $30
Delivering the lowest prices ever on numerous models, B&H's holiday sale knocks $300 off 15" MacBook Pros (2015), $200-$300 off 13" MacBook Pros (2015), $170-$200 off 12" MacBooks, $100-$170 off 11" & 13" MacBook Airs (2015), up to $30 off iPad mini 4 and up to $70 off iPad Air 2.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Disney on Tuesday launched a new online streaming service known as DisneyLife, currently available only in the U.K., but with plans for global expansion.
The 2017 Mirage hatchback will be Mitsubishi's first U.S. car with support for Apple's CarPlay standard, according to an announcement from the Japanese automaker.
Pebble has introduced a new beta feature for its Pebble Time smartwatches called Text Reply, allowing iPhone owners to send voice or preset replies in reaction to text messages.
A teardown of Apple's Smart Keyboard accessory, published on Tuesday, shows some of the advanced technology underneath including conductive fabric, and a key design borrowed from the 12-inch Retina MacBook.
Apple's newly launched high-end iPad Pro is expected to make a big splash for the company, with one analyst forecasting the 12.9-inch tablet to be a $2.4 billion revenue opportunity in its first three months alone.
Digital photography specialist DxO on Tuesday announced upcoming availability of the first major app update for its iPhone-connected DxO One camera, promising to augment the accessory with advanced photo functions, an Apple Watch companion app and more.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Rumors of Apple's entry into the Chinese mobile payments market gained momentum on Monday, as sources reportedly told Dow Jones and other outlets current plans hold for an Apple Pay launch by February 2016.
Taking its Apple TV advertising campaign beyond the small screen and into the real world, Apple is in the process of plastering U.S. billboards with faux broadcast television test patterns rendered in colors borrowed from the company's original rainbow logo.
Germany's Axel Springer — which owns newspapers like Bild and Die Welt — is pursuing legal action against the developers of Blockr, an ad blocker for iOS 9, reports said on Monday.
T-Mobile got into the holiday spirit this week by giving existing mobile subscribers three months of unlimited LTE data, the first perk the carrier's a month-long "Un-Carrier Unwrapped" promotion.
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A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration task force has issued a set of recommendations for registering unmanned drones, looking to manage the increasingly popular technology.
In its bid to take on the Apple Watch, HP has forged partnerships with established traditional watchmakers Titan and Movado, for forthcoming devices that will be compatible with Apple's iPhone.
ExclusiveKiller Deal: Free Apple Magic Mouse 2 and 25-100% off AppleCare on all 2015 13" & 15" MacBooks Pros and 13" MacBook Airs
AI's holiday exclusives continue: For the next 10 days, grab a Free Apple Magic Mouse 2 and free AppleCare on key 15" MacBook Pros, a free Magic Mouse 2 and 50% off AppleCare on key 13" MacBook Pros, and a free Magic Mouse and 25-50% off all other 13" and 15" MacBook models. Plus free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states.
Sprint on Monday opened up its own orders for the iPad Pro, offering shoppers alternatives for buying the tablet including contract and installment plans.
Microsoft on Monday released updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, adding shortcuts for detected data, as well as making it easier to get back to a call in progress.
Deals: iMac 4K for $1,349 ($150 off), 2015 iMac 5Ks from $1,629 ($170-$200 off), 2014 iMac 5Ks from $1,579 ($420-$500 off)
All flavors of Apple's most popular iMacs are now at the lowest prices of the year, thanks to weekend price cuts that knocked $100-$120 off 21" iMac HDs, $150 off 21" iMac 4Ks, $170-$200 of new 27" iMac 5Ks, and $420 to $500 off last year's models.
Collaboration between Dropbox and Adobe has resulted in updates for both the official Dropbox and Acrobat Reader apps, making it easier for users to access and edit their PDFs in the cloud.
Square on Monday officially launched a new mobile card reader compatible with Apple Pay, something that could potentially boost the latter platform's support outside of major retail chains.
In a special promotion, MasterCard is briefly letting people ride the Transport for London network for free on Mondays so long as they use Apple Pay.
Apple will open its 27th Apple Store in China later this week, as an outlet is scheduled to open on Nov. 28 at Chaoyang Joy City mall in Beijing, the capital city's fifth location.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
DJI has begun shipping its anticipated 4K stabilized camera dubbed Osmo, featuring a three-axis stabilizer and dedicated iPhone clamp, allowing for super-smooth high-resolution footage in a compact and convenient package. AppleInsider offers an exclusive first look at the new device.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
An operations security manual developed to advise journalists and political activists on how to protect their identities is now being distributed by supporters of Islamic State terrorists. One of its recommendations is to use Apple's securely encrypted iMessage service.
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