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For Apple's revamped photo experience to work, iCloud changes are needed

02/14/2015, 02:27:00 AM, Posted By Stephen Robles

The impending release of Photos for OS X and the new iCloud Photo Library make Apple's commitment to the cloud more important than ever before. But the company's current iCloud storage options are confusing to the average user and remain a significant hurdle it must find a way to address.

Tim Cook talks Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and IBM partnership at Goldman Sachs conference

02/10/2015, 06:20:12 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple CEO Tim Cook was among the guests of honor at Tuesday's annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, where he discussed a range of topics including the Apple Watch's role in life, Apple Pay's growth, and the symbiotic partnership with enterprise giant IBM.

Apple's new Swift programming language takes flight with Getty Images, American Airlines, LinkedIn, and Duolingo

02/07/2015, 02:55:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's new Swift programming language has only been available for a few months, but iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo are reporting favorable impressions--ranging from increased productivity to fewer bugs in their shipping apps--as interest in the new language rapidly accelerates.

Apple Inc's thermonuclear assault on Samsung vaporizes Android's remaining profit pillar

01/29/2015, 07:41:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

After years of failing to do much more than embarrass Samsung Electronics in legal battles over patent infringement, Apple has rapidly obliterated Samsung's mobile division profitability, rendering it as barrenly unprofitable as every other Android or Windows licensee with razor thin margins in the phone, PC and tablet market.

Roundup: The best ways to stave off cabin fever with your iPhone or iPad

01/27/2015, 09:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

We all know what it's like to be stuck indoors thanks to inclement weather. Fortunately, the bevy of electronic devices that most of us now carry are capable of providing nearly endless entertainment if stocked properly (and the power holds out). AppleInsider took a look at some of the best games and apps for passing the time.

After eating AMD & Nvidia's mobile lunch, Apple Inc could next devour their desktop GPU business

01/26/2015, 05:28:24 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel's x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, MacGPUs are among a series of potentially more valuable opportunities available to Apple's silicon design team, and could conceivably replicate Apple's history of beating AMD and Nvidia in mobile graphics processors--and Intel in mobile CPUs.

I Bet My Life: Microsoft HoloLens perfectly targets its core competency

01/24/2015, 12:39:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Microsoft's ability to leverage the tech media's credulity is weakening, as is evident from the emerging skepticism of its ability to deliver upon its latest product demonstration: HoloLens.

How AMD and Nvidia lost the mobile GPU chip business to Apple -- with help from Samsung and Google

01/23/2015, 04:51:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Between 2006 and 2013, AMD & Nvidia fumbled the ball in mobile chips, losing their positions as the world's leading GPU suppliers by failing to competitively address the vast mobile market, enabling Apple to incrementally develop what are now the most powerful mainstream Application Processor GPUs to ship in vast volumes. Here's how it happened, the lessons learned and how Apple could make it happen again.

Five barriers that might hold Apple back from moving Intel Macs to custom ARM chips

01/16/2015, 08:24:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Shortly after Apple introduced its first custom A4 Application Processor in 2010 to power the original iPad, rumors began to suggest the company could eventually migrate its Macs from Intel x86 processors to ARM chip designs of its own. However, there's a series of significant hurdles the company would need to jump first.

TapSense admits its Apple Watch "ad platform" may not fly at all

01/06/2015, 02:44:33 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

One day after TapSense unveiled its new ad platform aimed at Apple Watch, the firm has clarified that it will not be able to integrate with Apple Pay, won't be able to inject ads into watch faces, and that under Apple's development guidelines it potentially won't be allowed to push ads to the watch at all.

New Apple Store displays show off art created with Apple products

01/02/2015, 01:07:23 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The intersection of technology and liberal arts has taken on a new approach at Apple's retail stores, where some locations are now doubling as public galleries to showcase art created with Apple hardware and software.

Organize your holiday iPhone pictures into a photo book with these apps

12/31/2014, 08:26:00 AM, Posted By Stephen Robles

As families come together during the holidays, many will be taking photos with their iPhone, iPad and other devices. Use these apps to make lasting photo books everyone can enjoy.

Editorial: the world revolved around Apple, Inc in 2014

12/30/2014, 05:08:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In 2014, the world's journalists, investors and software developers all collectively discovered they'd been disastrously wrong about Apple in 2013. And with good reason.

How to listen to your favorite podcasts over the holidays

12/25/2014, 04:29:00 AM, Posted By Stephen Robles

Holiday season is coming to a close and those days off will be a great time to catch up on your favorite podcasts. Here are some of the best podcast apps available for Apple's iOS.

Leading Android fansite recommends Apple Inc iPad Air 2 as best tablet in holiday gift guide

12/08/2014, 04:37:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Android Police named Apple's iPad Air 2 as its top tablet pick among "Android devices" for the 2014 holiday season, calling it "reliable, predictable, and very fast."

Claim that Google Chromebooks "overtook" Apple in U.S. education is false

12/07/2014, 03:24:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Last week's Financial Times headline claiming that Google had overtaken Apple in U.S. education--based on data from IDC--was not just technically inaccurate but wildly misleading and served to obscure far more meaningful trends occurring in the PC market, particularly in education as well as the broader emerging segment of new computing form factors.

Opinion: Touch ID improves iPad security at cost of Smart Cover unlock convenience

12/06/2014, 08:50:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The auto-unlock feature of the iPad Smart Cover was once touted as a unique and convenient way of interacting with Apple's tablet, but it has now been hampered by the addition of Touch ID to the latest iPad models.

Review: Moga Rebel iOS gaming controller for Apple's iPhone & iPad

11/30/2014, 09:14:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Moga's new full-size Rebel Bluetooth gaming controller is the best iOS-compatible controller we've tested yet, successfully helping to bridge the gap between powerful home game consoles and mobile devices like both the iPhone and iPad.

Review: Pioneer's AppRadio 4 with built-in support for Apple CarPlay

11/15/2014, 02:28:00 PM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

Pioneer was the first to market with third-party CarPlay-compatible systems, and AppleInsider has put its new AppRadio 4 model to the test, to see how it -- and Apple's new vehicle-based infotainment system -- measure up.

iPhone 6 already driving iOS enterprise share gains for Apple

11/10/2014, 01:31:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reports that Apple's iPhone 6 launch helped the company win back mobile device enterprise share from Android, boosting iOS to 69 percent of all device activations as firms' deployment of custom mobile apps continues to grow exponentially.