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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]

02/05/2016, 01:07:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone's Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]

Apple Music update lets Android users save songs to SD cards

02/03/2016, 07:08:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple in an update to the Android version of Apple Music on Wednesday added the ability to save downloaded songs to an SD card, greatly increasing the offline listening library capacities for phones running Google mobile operating system.

After abandoning iAd revenue, Apple Inc can reintroduce an ad-free internet

01/18/2016, 01:37:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's five year effort to radically enhance iOS app advertising with its own ad sales has now been scuttled. That opens the door for an even more radical rethinking of how to monetize apps and Internet services, one that is clearly differentiated from the incessant adware associated with Android, Windows and the open web.

Apple's Eddy Cue among speakers at private CES event for Rupert Murdoch

01/07/2016, 04:49:42 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Eddy Cue, Apple's head of Internet Software and Services, is reportedly among a select group of people attending a private CES event being hosted by News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch.

Review: IK Multimedia Studio Mic is a portable, flexible, essential piece of kit

12/30/2015, 10:29:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

Delivering both Lightning and USB connectivity, and covering all the basic needs for a podcaster or musician, we're impressed by the IK Multimedia Studio microphone. But with a $139 price tag, and the inability to support in-call audio from Apple in iOS, we feel like it's a good product that's let down by iOS for one common podcasting use.

What's next for Apple in 2016: a focus on HomeKit, Apple Pay & Maps ecosystems

12/29/2015, 08:21:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In 2015, Apple dramatically enhanced its ability to make money, and at the same time incrementally dismantled the profit engines of its competitors, leaving them even weaker for their next match in 2016. But Apple has several weaknesses related to the core strength of its existing ecosystems that it needs to address over the coming year if it wants to retain and enhance its brand of excellence that drives sales of its premium, profitable hardware.

Poll: What Apple goodies did you receive this holiday season? [Update: Poll fixed]

12/26/2015, 10:31:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

AppleInsider wants to know what Apple products you received during the 2015 gift giving season, whether it be an iPhone and Apple Watch combo, a powerful iPad Pro or an iPod shuffle. Answer below and we'll reveal this year's hottest Apple gifts next week.

Get started with your new iPhone or iPad with these great family friendly apps

12/25/2015, 01:11:00 PM, Posted By Jason Woods

Whether visiting family, off on vacation or spending some quiet time at home for Christmas, chances are you'll have an iPhone or iPad at your side. AppleInsider offers together a list of critically acclaimed and family-friendly iOS games to make the season bright.

Cook, other Apple execs open up on company's future in extensive '60 Minutes' feature

12/20/2015, 10:59:00 PM, Posted By Blair MacGregor

A "60 Minutes" special that aired Sunday saw interviewer Charlie Rose gain rare access into Apple's Cupertino headquarters, where he discussed a wide range of topics with company execs and snagged behind-the-scenes looks at Jony Ive's design studio, a next-gen Apple Store mockup and the Campus 2 construction site.

The search for Apple's next big thing

12/13/2015, 08:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

For years, Apple's detractors have predicted that the company's industry-leading profits from Macs, iPods, iPhones and iPads would erode away as cheaper products from high volume competitors--and more innovative disruptors--emerged to knock it from its profitable perch, forcing the company to constantly invent new product categories just to stay alive. But that hasn't happened. Instead, Apple keeps increasing its profitability while also expanding into new market segments.

This week on AppleInsider: March event rumors, streaming TV on 'hold,' Smart Battery Case hoopla & more

12/12/2015, 05:22:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Even with the Christmas break rapidly approaching, news actually picked up this week thanks to new releases, a possible Apple Watch event in March, and the company giving up on launching a streaming TV service -- at least for the time being.

Review: Apple Pencil is iPad Pro's must have accessory

12/07/2015, 08:39:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple Pencil is the most talked about accessory to come out of Cupertino in recent memory, and rightfully so. Its classic design, packed with cutting edge technology, makes it an enticing product for digital artists and, more importantly, speaks to the future of Apple's tablet lineup.

IDC offers a rosy forecast for Microsoft Surface, reminiscent of its 2012 Windows Phone outlook

12/02/2015, 06:04:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Four years ago, IDC issued a prediction--disguised as fact--that claimed Windows Phone would eclipse Apple's iPhone by 2015. While laughable in hindsight, IDC now says Microsoft's Surface sales will improve at the expense of iPads, offering an even less plausible explanation for why this could happen.

United Airlines expands Apple program, will equip 6,000+ customer service reps with iPhone 6 Plus

12/02/2015, 11:08:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

United Airlines announced on Wednesday that it will provide more than 6,000 customer service representatives at its U.S.-based hubs with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, citing the handset's ability to provide information to employees in a quick and convenient fashion.

EFF complaint accuses Google of mining data from school children [u]

12/02/2015, 10:47:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a federal complaint against Google this week, accusing the search giant of violating its own promises to not collect personal information from children using its devices and services in the classroom.

Apple's iPad Pro vs. 12-inch MacBook with Retina display: which is best for you?

11/28/2015, 06:09:00 PM, Posted By Blair MacGregor

Since the announcement of the iPad Pro, there's been a great deal of debate about whether a jumbo-sized tablet running iOS can truly replace your laptop. If you're thinking about your next technology purchase and are on the fence between an iPad Pro and a MacBook, AppleInsider is here to help you break down the decision.

First look: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro

11/25/2015, 08:14:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As Apple Pencil stock trickles into brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, the iPad Pro's other first-party accessory, the Smart Keyboard, has become somewhat of a hot commodity. AppleInsider was able to snag a copy of the hard-to-get device to offer this first look.

First look: Apple Pencil paired with iPad Pro is no ordinary stylus

11/19/2015, 06:53:12 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Still a rare find, with asking prices on eBay double --or more --its $99 suggested price, the Apple Pencil is slowly finding its way into the hands of consumers who are early adopters of the jumbo-sized iPad Pro. AppleInsider had the chance to spend an extended period of time with the new stylus, and we offer our initial first look.

Review: SteelSeries Nimbus is the best gaming controller for Apple TV and iPad

11/15/2015, 03:51:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Comfortable, competitively priced and featuring a Lightning port for recharging, the SteelSeries Nimbus is the best iOS-compatible gaming controller we've ever tested, and it's the best option to pair with your new fourth-generation Apple TV. But without a clamp to hold an iPhone, it should be the go-to choice for Apple TV and iPad gamers only.

Solving the mysterious failure of Apple's iPad

11/15/2015, 12:01:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Across Apple's fiscal 2015, annual iPad unit sales fell by an astounding 19 percent while iPad revenues fell 23 percent, a plunge from fiscal 2014 of just over $7 billion. The tech industry pundits love to talk about the failure of Apple's tablet business, but are short on the specifics of what's happening. Here's why.