In a surprising turn of events, Sony is reportedly no longer attached to the upcoming Steve Jobs movie penned by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the tech guru.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
After Apple's Maps app launched to negative reviews in 2012, the company has actively taken steps to enhance the fledgling navigation service, the latest effort being the addition of listings data from at least ten new companies.
During a closed-door meeting in October, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told Apple its recently implemented iMessage encryption technology will one day result in a dead child, according to a report published Wednesday.
Following bankruptcy court filings that seek to postpone Apple's settlement agreement with GT Advanced, a report on Wednesday reveals inside details on why the ambitious sapphire production project went south.
Creditors backing GT Advanced Technologies have successfully pushed back an approval date for the company's settlement with Apple, saying an investigation will determine whether the sapphire maker was given short shrift in the agreement.
Walmart to start Black Friday sales a week early with special offers on Apple's iPad Air 2, iPhone 6
With many "free" applications carrying hidden costs in the form of in-app purchases, Apple has stopped labeling free-to-download iOS apps as "Free" on the App Store, instead requiring users to tap a button that reads "Get" in order to install the software.
Though it will remain a paid subscription service, Apple's Beats Music will reportedly come preinstalled on every iPhone after an update to iOS next spring, according to a new report.
The Human Rights Campaign this week published its annual Corporate Equality Index rankings rating American workplaces on LGBT equality, and Apple once again earned a score of 100 percent, achieving a perfect ranking for the 13th straight year.
Apple's continuously evolving iAds network is expected to soon begin offering automated, "programmatic" advertising for the first time, offering a feature that has become popular on rival networks.
Users tied into the Fitbit ecosystem and frustrated by its lack of compatibility with Apple's Health app in iOS 8 can turn to a new app called Sync Solver, which automatically exports Fitbit data like steps, weight and sleep into the Health app.
Apple on Wednesday redesigned its online store and sent out emails to customers spotlighting gift ideas, with just over a week to go before Black Friday kicks off the 2014 holiday shopping season.
Adobe announces Lightroom 5.7 with new Aperture and iPhoto importer tool, Black Friday subscription pricing
Adobe late Tuesday released an update to its Lightroom image processing and management software that includes a new tool for importing photos from Apple's iPhoto or Aperture, both of which will be discontinued in favor of a unified OS X Photos app in 2015.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Adding background to Apple's vow to keep as many jobs as possible at its Mesa, Ariz., sapphire plant leased to GT Advanced, a new report says the facility will be repurposed, suggesting some current employees may be able to continue work at the location.
Google on Tuesday released Chrome 39, the first stable version of its Web browser to offer 64-bit support for Apple's OS X operating system.
It's Back: For a limited time, AppleInsider has re-teamed with one of Apple's Authorized Resellers to again offer an instant $50 savings on roughly 4 dozen different configurations of Apple's new iMac with Retina 5K display, each of which also comes with a free 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan (and no tax in 48 states).
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
For its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus follow-up expected to debut in 2015, Apple may introduce a handset with dual lenses in what one well-connected Apple pundit calls the "biggest camera jump ever."
A jury on Monday found Apple in infringement of pager technology developed for the SkyTel network in the '90s, ordering the company to pay out $23.6 million in damages.
Apple's new WatchKit software development kit shed some new light on the upcoming wearable's technical makeup, including the physical resolution of the Retina displays as well as the device's support for iOS user interface technologies like Dynamic Type.
Apple on Tuesday announced the availability of WatchKit, allowing developers to begin creating custom third-party applications, Glances and actionable notifications for the upcoming Apple Watch, before the wrist-worn accessory hits the market in early 2015.
Apple this week was awarded ownership of a patent that describes future electronics with transparent displays, allowing users to view real-world events simultaneously with on-screen generated images.
In one of its first major product releases as a Microsoft subsidiary, former handset heavyweight Nokia on Tuesday unveiled a new 7.9-inch Android tablet that appears to take a number of cues from Apple's rival iPad mini.
As shares of Apple repeatedly reach new all-time highs, major investors believe the trend could continue, propelling the iPhone maker to a massive market capitalization level of $1 trillion as soon as next year.
While most of the buzz surrounding Apple Pay is focused on its use in person at retail, the most popular application this holiday season may be in securely authorizing online purchases, a new study shows.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple an invention covering a mouse peripheral with built-in chromatic sensor, a device designed to deal with tracking issues inherent in conventional designs while acting as a handheld scanner.
Monday, November 17, 2014
In a segment that aired Monday night on local Los Angeles, Calif., news station KTLA, Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue went on a "shopping spree" to show off Apple Pay at a number of retailers, including the Apple Store.
Apple partner supplier Sony on Monday announced an upcoming 21-megapixel CMOS sensor with onboard plane phase detection autofocus signal processing, 4K video output and still image HDR, all features that could trickle down to a future iPhone model.
A Beijing government agency on Monday announced the arrest of three suspects thought to be behind the so-called "WireLurker" trojan targeting Mac and iOS devices, saying websites hosting the malware have been shut down.
Spurred on by increased competition in the wireless space, U.S. No. 2 carrier AT&T is rolling out a limited-time promotion that nets customers 15GB of data for $100 per month, or the current going rate for 10GB of data.
- Apple Store now selling ecobee3 smart thermostat, stokes 'smarthome' competition
- NYC plans to replace phone booths with pylons providing free gigabit Wi-Fi
- Snapchat partners with Square to debut Snapcash money transfers
- Apple's OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update improves Wi-Fi reliability, fixes Mail bugs, more
- Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 with performance improvements for iPad 2 & iPhone 4s, plus bug fixes
- Apple's MacBook Air continues to bear the brunt of Microsoft's Surface ad budget
- Rumor: Apple taps rival Samsung to build majority of A-series chips starting next year
- Alibaba agreement could give Apple Pay easier path past Chinese regulators
- RBC raises Apple price target to $120, predicts Apple Watch will earn $10B in first-year revenue
- Apple now accepting China UnionPay as payment option for Chinese App Store users
- Review: Microsoft's health tracking, iOS-compatible Band
- After losing Apple's iPad business, Intel has bled $7 billion while heavily subsidizing cheap x86 Atom Android tablets
- Review: Pioneer's AppRadio 4 with built-in support for Apple CarPlay
- Inside the net neutrality dispute, and why it's important to Apple users
- Deals: Final days to get the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros with exclusive coupons
- Apple Inc. A8X iPad chip causing big problems for Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung and Nvidia
- Retailers report strong customer interest in Apple Pay after first weeks of service
- Apple, Inc. shares reach new peak above $114 after paying investors $2.9 billion in dividends
- Trade groups representing Apple, Google, others lobby Senate to limit NSA spying
- Apple releases Xcode 6.1.1 golden master with fixes for Swift, Xcode Server
- Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo grocery stores to begin accepting Apple Pay - report
- iPhone 6 outselling iPhone 6 Plus by 3-to-1 margin in US - report
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