If you're an iPhone owner in the UK and your bank has yet to climb aboard the Apple Pay train — or you don't have a compatible credit or debit card — you now have a new prepaid option thanks to the UK launch of Wirecard's Boon mobile payment app with Apple Pay.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The Indian government has reportedly denied Apple's application to import and sell refurbished iPhones, in a step that may hinder the company's ability to gain traction in the cost-sensitive local smartphone market.
A new supply chain rumor claims that Apple has increased orders for its new low-end iPhone SE, and plans to build more than 5 million units this quarter alone, as the company continues to struggle to keep up with demand for the 4-inch handset.
Despite a plethora of rumors and alleged design leaks suggesting Apple's next iPhone won't include a legacy headphone jack, a new part from China claimed to be for the "iPhone 7" depicts space for a 3.5-millimeter input.
A years-old Apple patent filing might yield clues as to the company's future plans for Apple Pencil, as the document includes never before seen features like interchangeable multifunction nibs with built-in sensors.
James Park, chief executive at Fitbit, in an interview published Monday described how his company was able to withstand what many viewed as direct competition from Apple in 2015, saying the Cupertino tech giant took a wrong turn with Apple Watch.
Monday, May 02, 2016
In the aftermath of Apple's disappointing earnings report that brought news of a slowdown in worldwide iPhone sales, the company's stock price dropped for the eighth consecutive day on Monday, a losing streak not seen since 1998.
In an exclusive one-on-one interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said concerns that the company's best days are behind it are overblown, citing optimism in China and areas of huge growth potential like India.
In a rare TV appearance, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take part in an interview on Monday night's episode of Mad Money with Jim Cramer on CNBC, scheduled for 6 p.m. Eastern.
As of Monday afternoon, WhatsApp Messenger will be blocked in Brazil for 72 hours over a dispute about access to encrypted data, according to reports.
New data from Net Applications shows that Apple's installed base of Mac users now account for 9.2 percent of the conventional PCs used online, as Microsoft's Windows platform falls to a new low among online users.
More details continue to emerge on luxury fashion brand Coach's plans to release a lineup of leather bands for the Apple Watch, set to come in nine different styles when they launch later this year.
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Monday, May 02, 2016
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute on Monday took the wraps off its 'Manus x Machina' exhibit — the focal point of this year's Met Gala — and Apple design chief Jony Ive was on hand for the introduction.
People in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro can now access public transit directions through Apple Maps, an addition presumably geared towards the 2016 Summer Olympics, which start on August 5.
Apple was able to squeeze out an extra hour of battery life and modest performance gains from its second-generation 12-inch MacBook, but is that enough to warrant an upgrade from the 2015 model? Find out in AppleInsider's head-to-head video.
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Hulu — currently an on-demand platform — could soon join the ranks of internet-based live TV providers, increasing the challenge for Apple's rumored entry into the same arena.
Infamous NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again weighed in on the Apple-FBI battle, this time saying that the bureau should disclose the vulnerability used to crack the San Bernardino iPhone in the interest of national cybersecurity.
Through a Los Angeles court, the FBI recently obtained a warrant forcing a woman to unlock an iPhone equipped with Apple's Touch ID fingerprint technology, according to a report.
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Apple on Sunday released a new TV commercial, making use of the upcoming Mother's Day holiday to further its "Shot on iPhone" marketing campaign.
Apple's fiscal Q2 earnings were the company's "worst ever" of the last decade in terms of year-over-year growth, but not in terms of actual commercial activity during the first three months of 2016. Take a closer look at Apple and three other firms: Samsung, Facebook and Amazon.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Intel is ending production of its mobile Atom processors as the reality sets in of a mobile world where virtually all the profits are inhaled by devices sold by Apple and powered by the iPhone-maker's own custom Ax series Application Processors.
MagSafe has long been a defining feature of Apple's market leading notebooks. Thanks to the Smart Connector charging capabilities first introduced by the new Logi Base dock for iPad Pro, Apple's iDevices now have their own convenient MagSafe equivalent.
This week on AI: Apple's no-good terrible quarter, a death in Cupertino, 'Apple Watch 2' rumors & more
In many ways the last week of April was a negative one for Apple, with disappointing financial results, a death on campus, and word of more labor abuses at a key supplier. Rumors did emerge, however, about plans for the "iPhone 7" and a second-generation Apple Watch.
Friday, April 29, 2016
As part of ongoing website redesign efforts, Apple on Friday launched a revamped Support Pages mini-site with a cleaner layout, easy to access topics links and responsive web assets supporting desktop and mobile browsing.
A contentious debate is brewing in Cupertino. Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller on Friday took to Twitter to inform tech plebes that Apple devices should never be pluralized, a stance in diametric opposition to beliefs held by CEO Tim Cook.
Apple forensics experts will attempt to extract data from an iPhone 6 used by missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos, who was presumed lost at sea some nine months ago, a lawyer representing the Stephanos family said Friday.
Months after the hiring was announced, Apple on Friday officially instituted Tor Myhren as the company's new VP of Marketing Communications, replacing Hiroki Asai, a now-retired 18-year veteran with the company.
Apple has quickly moved to overhaul the equipment installed at the San Jose, Calif., chip fab it acquired from Maxim Integrated Products in December, indicating that the purchase was a strategic priority for the company in its relentless drive to out-innovate its competitors.
New leather Apple Watch bands made by luxury fashion brand Coach could arrive as soon as Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June, a new report has revealed.
Fiat Chrysler on Friday issued a free software update to owners of some 2013-, 2014-, and 2015-model vehicles, giving them access to Apple's Siri Eyes Free, which enables voice commands to an iPhone by tapping a button on the steering wheel.
Apple's iPad Pro is already surpassing the Microsoft Surface in the so-called "detachable" tablet market, though that market is still relatively small, according to a new research report.
Although Drake's new album Views From the 6 is launching today as an Apple Music exclusive, that exclusivity period is just one week long, according to the rapper.
The U.S. Supreme Court has authorized a rule change that — barring intervention by Congress — will allow judges to issue search warrants for computers in any jurisdiction, instead of just the ones their courts oversee directly.
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
A report on Thursday claims the U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation spent less than $1 million on an exploit used to access an iPhone tied to last year's San Bernardino terror attack, far below a previously estimated sum of more than $1.3 million.
An Apple employee found dead at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Wednesday has reportedly been identified as a 25-year-old software engineer.
Apple in an update to its Apple Maps product on Thursday rolled out new coverage areas for Flyover and traffic services, while activating Spotlight Suggestions in three countries.
- Apple buybacks to resume on Friday, gobbling up stock priced near the lowest of 2016
- iMovie for Mac updates with quicker project launch, better range selection
- Apple Music for Android gets music video support, family membership option
- Vudu and Telegram iOS apps update with new 3D Touch options, more
- Porsche to bring Apple's CarPlay to 718 Cayman series
- Citing concerns in China, activist investor Carl Icahn no longer owns shares of Apple
- Alphabet, Fiat Chrysler working toward self-driving car tie-up - report
- Apple Watch shipped 2.2M units in March quarter, but lost marketshare, estimates claim
- Apple-supported US Email Privacy Act passes unanimous House vote, with compromises
- No ducking way: Apple may soon let your friends know when autocorrect makes a mistake
- Volkswagen says it's not in talks with Apple or Google about new 'digital mobility' businesses
- Second-gen August Smart Lock with Apple HomeKit support now shipping
- Apple CareKit platform goes live with four health apps
- Philips releases Hue 'Gen 2' app with Routines, Rooms & other improvements
- Indian government approves Apple bid to open stores free of 30% sourcing policy