While we love Apple's new Force Touch trackpad, you still need to buy an entire computer to get one. For the moment, that means picking up the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro, a tradeoff that's certainly worth it — unless you need maximum power or extreme portability.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Friday, March 20, 2015
Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo, for an undisclosed amount of time, has knocked $100 off 3 of Apple's brand new, early-2015 MacBook Airs. Including the base 11-inch configuration and two 13-inch configurations, including the 1.6GHz, 4GB, 128GB model, which now starts at $899 and the same model with twice as much SSD hard drive storage for $1,099. These deals are not expected to last long.
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.
Second Apple Watch diary entry from model Christy Turlington Burns touts activity tracking, watch complications
Apple posted and update on model Christy Turlington Burns as she uses Apple Watch to train for the London Marathon, this time throwing a spotlight on the device's prowess as a daily planner and run timer.
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.
Apple has dropped Boot Camp support for installations of Windows 7 on the recently refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, meaning users will have to switch to third-party virtualization software, upgrade to Windows 8 or wait for Microsoft to release Windows 10.
A new photo, published on Friday, shows what is claimed to be a demonstration kit Apple Stores will soon use for customers to try on in-ear headphones, something that might otherwise be uncomfortable or unsanitary.
Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer were all successfully exploited during the second day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver.
More than one quarter of the visitors to U.S. government websites in the last three months have come by way of a Mac or iOS device, according to federal analytics data, underscoring just how much Apple has inserted itself into the lives of average Americans.
In a new television segment aired on Friday, Apple offered an inside look at the previously secret health and fitness testing labs for the Apple Watch, hidden inside of a rather plain looking warehouse.
Apple is planning to take the wraps off of a brand new Apple TV set-top box, featuring Siri integration and support for a native App Store, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this June, according to a new report.
FeatureAppleInsider podcast recaps exclusive Project Titan details, first look at Force Touch trackpad, more
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.
Google on Thursday launched a beta Places API for iOS, which should allow future apps with location sharing to use actual place names, instead of latitude and longitude.
Apple subscription TV plan could help push services to 20% of company's earnings, Morgan Stanley says
Apple's growing services business, including the App Store and Apple Pay, could account for 20 percent of its earnings in the next two years, or perhaps even sooner if the company launches its rumored subscription TV service this fall, one analyst believes.
After a surprise debut earlier in March, Apple's open source ResearchKit framework is being hailed by some as the future of distributed medical research. Dr. Stephen Friend, who worked on the project and now serves as a medical technology advisor at Apple, paints a picture of the tool's early days.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Apple on Thursday officially started accepting programatic, or automated, iAd buys for iTunes Radio and rolled out a new user targeting feature called Customer Match.
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.
Apple on Thursday released a trio of software updates for Mac owners, including a bug and compatibility fix for iPhoto, and twin security updates for OS X 10.10.2, matched to different hardware.
Free LG optical drive, Free Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro headphones, and up to $354 off all mid-2014 BTO MacBook Pros with AppleCare
Adorama and AppleInsider are give away $200 in accessories — a free LG portable CD/DVD drive and free pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro headphones — with the purchase of BTO mid-2014 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro (with fresh price drops on 13" models). Readers can also pair the offer with an AppleCare rebate, which delivers the lowest price anywhere for these models with Apple's extended protection.
iMovie has become the first of Apple's apps to receive support for haptic feedback via the new Force Touch trackpad, providing a glimpse of Apple's plans for the technology.
At today's inauguration of the Baselworld 2015 watch and jewelry expo in Switzerland, watchmaker TAG Heuer announced a partnership with Google and Intel on a new luxury smartwatch, due to launch sometime before the end of 2015.
Revenue from music streaming is now overshadowing CD sales in the US, according to new data published by the Recording Industry Association of America on Thursday, signalling a sea-change in favor of services like Spotify, Pandora, and Beats Music.
FeatureFast, luxurious & sensible: What the personal vehicles of Apple execs could mean for an Apple Car
Sony's new Internet-based streaming TV service Vue is now available on PlayStation consoles in select markets, and will be coming soon to Apple's iPad, as cable cutting options available to consumers continue to grow.
Popular shortcut app Launcher has been allowed back into the iOS App Store with all of its original features, while Pixelmator for iPad has been updated with a large assortment of improvements, including watercolor tools.
The world's most valuable company is now a part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as Apple officially became a part of the index at the start of trading on Thursday.
Third-party accessory maker designed by many on Thursday revealed plans for an Apple Watch housing line that offers protection from water, shock and dust, as well as a separate combination dock for simultaneous charging with iPhone.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Earlier this week, Apple released fresh statistics regarding iOS 8 distribution, showing 77 percent of devices run the latest version of its most recent operating system.
Apple on Wednesday seeded a round of Safari betas to developers for testing, following up on a version for OS X 10.10 Yosemite that contained references to the upcoming Photos app.
Twitter's Vine app got an update on Wednesday that brings background video caching support for offline viewing, while popular photo app Camera+ now sports full iPhone 6 and 6 Plus optimization and a quick access Notification Center widget.
BMW's research and development head said on Wednesday that there are obstacles to collaborating with Apple beyond integrating iPhone support into vehicles, but did not completely rule out the possibility of the two companies building a car together.
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.
With Apple's anticipated subscription television service said to be targeting a price between $30 and $40 per month, one analyst has predicted that the company will come in on the low end of that range, or else risk pricing itself out of the market.
China Unicom and China Telecom will begin selling 4G LTE-capable versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 on March 27, the two wireless carriers announced on Wednesday.
Despite reportedly refusing to engage in discussions to join Apple's rumored web television initiative, cable provider Comcast may have no choice but to eventually capitulate thanks to regulatory concessions the company agreed to in 2011 as part of its takeover of NBCUniversal.
Apple has removed an app called The Whole Pantry from the App Store and the Apple Watch app showcase, following recent controversy surrounding its backer, Australian healthy-living celebrity Belle Gibson.
The PGA Tour's support of Apple Pay will expand with the upcoming Arnold Palmer Invitational event, where fans will be able to purchase both merchandise and concessions with their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
- CEO Tim Cook talks Apple Watch, Apple corporate culture in new interview
- New 'IP Box' tool bypasses 10-try limit for PINs on older iOS versions, automates brute force attacks
- Piper Jaffray: Apple has augmented reality R&D team, could inject AR devices with much needed style
- Killer Deal: Apple's 128GB iPad Air (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE) in Silver/White for $529 shipped (today only)
- Discovery and Viacom reportedly in talks to join Apple's rumored online TV service
- Apple leases two large Cupertino office buildings across from Campus 2
- Credit unions again lead latest round of 39 Apple Pay additions
- Hundreds of iOS apps vulnerable to HTTPS-based FREAK attack
- Facebook Messenger gains app-based person-to-person money transfers
- Latest Safari update brings fixes for WebKit security flaws
- New movie set photos show Michael Fassbender as NeXT-era Steve Jobs
- First look: Apple's Force Touch trackpad on the early 2015 MacBook Pro
- Apple luring TV content owners for streaming service with promise of more open data sharing - report
- Nomad Pod promises to be first portable battery pack for Apple Watch
- Amid rumors of Apple subscription TV service, Sling TV comes to Xbox One, adds new channels
- Upcoming Steve Jobs biography exposes Apple co-founder's final years, succession plans
- Google follows Apple's lead, introduces human app review team for the Play Store
- Apple's secretive industrial design lab shown off in redesigned jobs site
- Apple Watch faces yield issues as Apple taps Foxconn to build, Samsung to provide OLEDs - report
- MacID Touch ID login for Mac free for limited time, Airbnb and Target iPhone apps updated
- Nintendo to bring games and IP to smartphones with DeNA partnership
- Apple Watch band with modern buckle detailed in newly granted patent
- Adobe reveals Document Cloud, Acrobat DC with e-signing, photo PDF conversion, more
- Apple dodges $100M lawsuit over alleged infringement of wireless tech patents
- Apple to launch online TV service with support from major providers this fall, report says
- Apple among big tech companies reportedly in talks to buy Boeing communications satellite
- Apple to accept non-iPhone trade-ins with expanded Reuse and Recycling Program, report says
- Hedge fund managers want to buy more Apple stock but fear risk
- T-Mobile brings Data Stash rollovers to Simple Choice prepaid subscribers
- Marvell ships first SDK support for Apple's iOS 8 HomeKit with its ARM IoT chips powering connected appliances
- Apple issues new OS X 10.10.3 beta, fixing bug that affected latest MacBooks
- Eddy Cue blasts Alex Gibney's 'mean-spirited' Steve Jobs documentary at SXSW
- Apple drops need for Watch app submissions to have screenshots from real hardware
- BlackBerry staggers back into the tablet market with Samsung hardware and IBM software
- Exclusive March aerial tour of Apple Inc's Campus 2 shows 'Spaceship' Ring, tunnel, theater progress, more
- Upcoming Apple Watch shop at Tokyo's Isetan department store could be permanent display
- Who's afraid of the Apple Watch?
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
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