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Stop panicking about Apple's rumored switch from Intel to its own chips in the Mac

04/04/2018, 09:58:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A lot has been made about Apple's possible shift to the A-series processor in the Mac starting in 2020 -- but this isn't the first time that Apple has convinced a generation to change hardware architectures.

Apple's iOS App Store users spent $11.5 billion in Q4, 95% more than Google Play

01/26/2018, 10:12:11 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Google's Android store is pushing record numbers of app downloads to its users, with growth largely coming from developing countries. Android's ecosystem remains far less profitable than Apple's iOS App Store, however, which again grabbed the lion's share of customer spend on mobile apps despite handling fewer than half as many downloads.

Why you want a macOS home server, and how to get one going

10/14/2017, 03:58:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Sure, you can get a network attached storage device, or rely on somebody's cloud -- but, I've run a Mac-based home server for a very long time. Why have I kept one running, and why should you start one? Read on.

Data suggests tens of millions of iPhone users ready to fuel 2017 'supercycle'

04/21/2017, 12:21:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Lending credence to speculation of a coming iPhone "supercycle," market research firm comScore on Thursday released data showing tens of millions of users who own legacy iPhones are primed to upgrade.

macOS 10.12.4 Recovery mode now able to install latest compatible version

03/30/2017, 11:45:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

As of macOS 10.12.4, released on Monday, a new keystroke combination at launch will allow Macs to netboot, and download the latest OS compatible with a computer when performing a recovery, potentially saving time and bandwidth.

Editorial: An ad-free, premium social network... from Apple

03/19/2017, 01:02:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has several elements of a social network already, with evidence pointing to plans for expansion. Here's why the company needs a strong social strategy, and how a social network from Apple could uniquely address the issues of online harassment, fake news, surveillance advertising, clickbait and viral plagiarism.

Editorial: Why Apple ignores so much pundit innovation advice

02/13/2017, 02:19:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Pundits are confounded by how Apple seems to ignore all their great ideas, but the company's strategy appears to be working out rather well on its own. Here's a look at why Apple has done so well while disregarding three major themes of Toxic Innovation Advice, pertaining to acquisition targets, obvious feature requests and commodity hardware.

Too soon? Apple's new iPhone 7 ruffles feathers with Lightning audio, Home button changes

09/18/2016, 07:22:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Hands on, real world use of Apple's latest iPhone 7 models provides overwhelming evidence that the company has a clear vision for the future and is marching toward it without much regard for the opinions of its detractors. This "courage of conviction" backs a series of rather radical and somewhat controversial iPhone 7 changes for Apple--already well known for breaking with the past.

How Apple Inc. managed to upstage the tech industry at CES for fifteen years

01/15/2015, 05:30:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Within three years of Steve Jobs' return to Apple in 1996, he transformed the then-struggling company into an innovation machine capable of consistently stealing attention from the rest of the industry. This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas suffered at least its fifteenth year of being upstaged by Apple.

Apple Watch predicted to account for 36% of company's revenue growth in 2015

01/05/2015, 08:42:10 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The Apple Watch is expected to be a significant part of Apple's growth story in calendar year 2015, according to research firm Evercore, which advised investors to buy in to AAPL stock ahead of the wearable device's imminent launch.

Apple's blockbuster winter quarter boosted by cheap oil, dinged by strong dollar

12/13/2014, 08:32:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's final quarter of 2014 is expected to set dramatic new records in iPhone sales and overall profits, but external issues out of the company's control will also play a part, ranging from cheaper oil to declining foreign currencies.

Apple Watch, AirDrop, iBeacon & Continuity coax advanced features from Bluetooth & WiFi

09/15/2014, 04:37:08 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over the past few years, Apple has released a series of OS technologies that connect devices using Bluetooth, WiFi or a combination of the two wireless technologies. Here's how the new Apple Watch--as well as AirDrop, iBeacon and the new Continuity features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite--work to deliver simple, efficient and fast wireless connectivity, in marked contrast to Google's rival efforts for Android.

Rumor: Undisclosed security breach cause of Apple's new Gatekeeper app signing policy

08/18/2014, 10:43:23 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A report on Monday suggests Apple's recently modified OS X app signing policy is the result of an undisclosed Developer Portal security breach that leaked keys for multiple services, including Gatekeeper.

Editorial: Why Apple, Inc. isn't worried about iPad's IDC tablet "market share"

08/04/2014, 03:30:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In the face of dubious market research portraying Apple's iPad (and perhaps the entire tablet market) as troubled and teetering on the brink of collapse, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook expressed a sincere lack of concern while addressing analysts, alluding to long term strategies for outliving tablet rivals focused on volume shipments and short term market share gains.

Kanye West says Samsung-Jay Z collaboration drove Apple to buy Beats for cultural credibility

06/17/2014, 05:41:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a surprise appearance at the Cannes Lions festival, rapper Kanye West said a collaboration between fellow performer Jay Z and Samsung last year played into Apple's decision to buy Beats and acqui-hire cofounders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.

Apple, Inc's WWDC is all about the D: Developers

06/01/2014, 12:10:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is the longest running developer confab in existence, dating back to 1986. With a lineage like that, it shouldn't be hard to recall that the week-long event is focused squarely on the company's development platforms.

Apple's failure to pay for favorable media coverage flies in the face of Samsung's payola

02/23/2014, 02:06:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Slanted media reports targeting Apple appear to be directly connected to the company's failure to pay for more favorable coverage in the model of Samsung. It doesn't appear to be affecting Apple's sales or profits, however.

Blockbuster iPhone 5s & iPad Air propelled Apple to 80M+ holiday iDevice sales - report

01/14/2014, 12:33:20 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Total iOS device sales may have reached 80 million units in the just-concluded December quarter, driven by particularly strong demand for the new iPhone 5s and iPad Air, sales surveys conducted by Canaccord Genuity suggest.

Apple Stores now account for 11% of U.S cellphone sales, 25% of iPhone sales

11/25/2013, 05:38:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a recent survey conducted by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the Apple Store now holds an 11 percent share of the U.S. retail phone market and also accounts for roughly one quarter of all iPhone sales.

Apple announces thinner 13" Retina MacBook Pro with Intel Iris graphics, 9 hours of battery life

10/22/2013, 01:30:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display has been updated with a thinner, lighter design featuring Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors and a new lower starting price of $1,299.