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Tim Cook visits veterans and doctors at Palo Alto VA hospital, staff using iPads

08/21/2014, 06:54:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday tweeted out a photo and brief message highlighting a recent visit to the Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., saying he was happy to meet with doctors who now use iPads to treat patients.

Apple's extended 'Your Verse' videos goes in-depth with Yaoband, Slow Roll [u]

08/12/2014, 09:52:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday posted to its YouTube channel an extended version of its most recent "Your Verse" iPad ad featuring Chinese electropop group Yaoband, which uses the tablet to gather sounds and perform on stage.

Apple remembers Robin Williams with iTunes tribute page

08/12/2014, 05:02:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Following the untimely death of actor and comedian Robin Williams on Monday, Apple has dedicated a special featured iTunes section to a collection of his best work, ranging from classic comedy routines to movies.

iOS holds 88% share of enterprise apps, iPad 90% of tablets in Good's business activations

08/12/2014, 03:10:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology detailed in its latest quarterly report that companies continue to overwhelmingly prefer Apple's mobile platform over Android or Windows Mobile alternatives. The firm also noted a jump in government adoption of iPads.

Review: Using the DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ camera drone with Apple's iPhone

08/03/2014, 06:55:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As the name suggests, DJI's Phantom 2 Vision+ isn't much different than its predecessor, with the same exceptional flying capabilities as the last model. But the newfound "plus" for this drone is mostly found in its vastly improved camera and gimbal, which offers super-smooth recording capabilities from a bird's eye view.

Apple, Inc's double digit U.S. Mac growth contradicts IDC & Gartner reports of a Mac sales slump

07/26/2014, 11:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple reported "strong double digit growth" in its Mac sales in the U.S., directly contradicting the earlier estimates published by IDC and Gartner that stated Apple's U.S. Mac sales fell year-over-year in the June quarter and calling into question the legitimacy of market estimates that the tech media uncritically presents as factual.

Apple Inc's new Swift language a "huge leap forward for iOS ecosystem," offers "enormous opportunity" with IBM in enterprise

07/22/2014, 07:35:10 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Speaking to analysts, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook called the company's new Swift programming language "a huge leap forward for the iOS ecosystem" and an important contributing factor to the company's new partnership with IBM targeting enterprise app development.

European Commission chides Apple for not improving game in-app purchase policies

07/18/2014, 09:25:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The legislative arm of the European Union has set its sights on Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of not doing enough to protect and inform consumers regarding in-app purchases, particularly in "free-to-play" mobile games.

Review: Automatic Link works with your iPhone to make you a better driver

07/15/2014, 10:36:00 PM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

With its Automatic Link accessory and eponymous iOS app, third-party firm Automatic takes smartphone-to-car integration to the next level, empowering users to save gas, improve driving habits and keep tabs on automobile health with an interactive mobile experience.

National Federation of the Blind says "Apple has done more for accessibility than any other company"

07/12/2014, 01:53:55 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

On Friday, the president of the National Federation of the Blind clarified the group's recent resolution calling on Apple to collaborate with the group's efforts to expand accessibility among third party apps, noting a "good relationship" despite a "provocative and poorly reported article" on the subject released by Reuters.

Apple's secret plans for PrimeSense 3D tech hinted at by new itSeez3D iPad app

07/11/2014, 07:12:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has remained silent on its plans for PrimeSense, the 3D scanning firm it acquired last November. But a new iPad app based on some of the same underlying technology--which allows users to quickly capture three dimensional models for use in CAD and 3D printing via a third party peripheral--indicates that Apple may be planning to integrate the tech into future iPads as a differentiating feature.

Inside iOS App Extensions: Apple, Inc's new Widgets & Keyboards similar to Android's, but secure

07/04/2014, 03:17:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here's how the new extensions enable a new type of widgets in Notification Center for both platforms, along with enabling third party Custom Keyboards for iOS.

Review: iRig Voice microphone and EZ Voice app for iOS

06/19/2014, 12:47:00 PM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

The iRig Voice microphone and accompanying EZ Voice app for iOS are the latest products from IK Multimedia intended for non-professional musicians who want to sing along with their favorite songs. Together they work well, and can make homemade karaoke recording a lot of fun.

Inside Metal: How Apple plans to unlock the secret graphics performance of the A7 chip

06/16/2014, 05:12:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Among the surprises that Apple unveiled at WWDC 2014 is the company's new Metal framework and shader language, aimed at radically enhancing the hardware accelerated graphics potential of the A7 Application Processor powering the company's latest iOS devices.

Amazon Kindle app for iPad & iPhone gains Audible audio book integration

06/10/2014, 10:06:20 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Amazon's official Kindle app for iPad and iPhone has been updated to include integration with audio versions of titles when purchased through the service Audible, as well as cloud syncing with Whispersync for Voice.

Review: IK Multimedia's iRing gesture-based music creation tool

06/08/2014, 08:42:00 PM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

For years, IK Multimedia has been making tools for musicians with popular products like T-Racks and the iRig guitar adapter. Now the firm is dipping its toes into computer vision with a gesture-based music creation tool called iRing.

iOS 8 will bring third-party keyboards, Notification Center widgets, Safari extensions

06/02/2014, 02:38:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

When iOS 8 launches on iPhone and iPad later this year, users will be able to install their own third-party keyboards, custom widgets for Notification Center, and new extensions that will enhance functionality in Safari.

Apple's smart home platform may finally unite legion of isolated devices

05/26/2014, 07:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple is reportedly on the verge of announcing a new iOS-based platform that will integrate with users' "smart home" systems, a move that could finally tie together a sea of individual devices -- and controllers -- to turn the niche "Internet of things" into a mainstream market.

Google's current stance on patents with Android would have prevented Google from ever having existed

05/25/2014, 11:39:54 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Just over 15 years ago, two Stanford University students set out to commercialize PageRank, a brilliant new search engine concept they'd developed to organize the Internet's vast array of information. However, the same intellectual property rights Google now opposes in regard to Android would have prevented Larry Page and Sergey Brin from ever having got their company off the ground back then.

Behind the scenes of Bentley's iPhone-filmed, iPad Air-edited ad

05/17/2014, 07:56:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

When luxury auto marque Bentley released a short documentary highlighting the new Mulsanne sedan earlier this week, it chose to shoot and edit the entire sequence on Apple's iPhone 5s and iPad Air -- with a little help from third-party gear. AppleInsider has the details of what equipment Bentley used to create the visually stunning piece.