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Rumor: Apple to bring split-screen multitasking to iPad with iOS 8

05/13/2014, 09:49:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's next-generation mobile operating system may give iPad users the ability to run -- and view -- two applications at the same time, thanks to new multi-app split screen support, according to a new rumor.

United Airlines updates iOS app to support exclusive, free in-flight video content

05/07/2014, 06:07:48 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In an update to its iOS app on Wednesday, United Airlines added an anticipated in-flight entertainment service that harnesses onboard Wi-Fi to stream movies and TV shows to users for free.

Longtime Apple PR chief Katie Cotton to retire

05/07/2014, 12:42:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

After an 18-year tenure at Apple, Katie Cotton, the company's vice president of worldwide corporate communications, will be leaving the Mac maker, it was announced on Wednesday.

Nintendo loses another half-billion dollars as console sales slide

05/07/2014, 09:36:03 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Legendary game maker Nintendo reported the results of its last fiscal year on Wednesday, revealing losses of 46.4 billion yen, or $457 million, for the 12-month period ending in March.

Pharmacy chain Duane Reade to trial Apple's iBeacons in several NYC locations

05/07/2014, 09:01:54 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Consumers in the Big Apple will soon find their pharmacy visits more convenient as popular chain Duane Reade announced plans to bring iBeacon-powered microlocation functionality -- such as coupons or product reviews -- to 10 Manhattan outlets in a new pilot program.

Before Apple's iPhone was too small, it was too "monstrously" big

05/06/2014, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is widely expected to introduce new, larger iPhone 6 models this year, after ignoring the "phablet" market for years. Somewhat ironically, it was Apple that initiated and perpetuated the trend toward larger smartphones phones while its competitors, including Samsung, worked to popularize small devices in order to "exploit" consumer preferences for phones that weren't as "monstrously large" as the iPhone, as revealed in confidential documents from the patent infringement trial.

Apple planning App Store-like health platform for connected medical devices - report

05/05/2014, 10:05:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's decision to enter the "quantified self" race reportedly will not end with a so-called "iWatch," as the company is thought to be considering the creation of a centralized tracking platform for health and fitness devices similar to the iOS App Store.

Hulu to offer free ad-supported viewing on iPhone, iPad this summer

04/30/2014, 03:53:25 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Popular video streaming service Hulu, which currently requires users to subscribe to its "Plus" service to view content on their iPhone or iPad, will begin offering free viewing of select ad-supported programming on mobile devices this summer.

Microsoft Office for iPad updated with support for Apple's AirPrint

04/29/2014, 12:33:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Microsoft's Office for iPad now ties even more tightly into Apple's ecosystem, as the touch-friendly productivity suite has been updated with support for the wireless AirPrint standard, along with a few other new features and assorted bug fixes for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

New York City bars to use Apple's iBeacons for app-driven 'pub crawl' promotion

04/28/2014, 11:18:18 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Companies continue to find new and interesting ways of implementing Apple's iBeacon technology, with one New York City event planning to direct participants on a Lower Manhattan "pub crawl" via location-based notifications sent to their iPhones.

Code discovered in iOS 7.1 offers further evidence Touch ID is coming to Apple's next iPads

04/25/2014, 12:06:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This year's anticipated iPad refresh is rumored to expand implementation of Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor beyond the iPhone, bringing it to the next iPad Air and iPad mini. Now, newly discovered code in the iOS mobile operating system offers further evidence in support of those claims.

Facebook buys 'Moves' fitness tracking app for Apple's iPhone

04/24/2014, 11:34:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Yet another Silicon Valley power entered the "quantified self" race on Thursday when Facebook acquired the developers behind Moves, an iPhone app that allows users to create an "activity diary" by automatically recording walking, cycling, and running.

RunKeeper for iOS adds 'Goal Coach' for personalized guidance and motivation

04/24/2014, 11:00:25 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Popular iPhone fitness application RunKeeper saw a significant update on Thursday with the addition of "Goal Coach," a new free feature that allows users to set achievable but challenging goals as they train.

iPad luring in new users: over 2/3 of Apple's iPad buyers were new to iPad

04/23/2014, 09:17:03 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over two thirds of people registering an iPad in the last six months were new to iPad, while over half of those registering iPhone were new to iPhone, Tim Cook revealed, highlighting the attraction and loyalty effects Apple is observing in its products.

IMDb for iOS adds TV & Amazon Prime listings, Nike+ Move gets internationalized

04/23/2014, 03:25:27 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Two noteworthy new updates hit the App Store on Wednesday as television and movie database IMDb added TV listings and the ability to check titles' Amazon Prime ability, while Nike's Nike+ Move gained a number of localizations and stability improvements.

Beacondo makes it easier to develop new apps that interact with Apple's iBeacons

04/23/2014, 09:16:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Developers looking for a faster way to prototype iBeacon-enabled apps or everyday users who want to experiment with the microlocation technology can now look to Beacondo, a startup working to make iBeacon integration simpler with a new drag-and-drop system.

Mailbox 2.0 brings automated actions, preference syncing via Dropbox

04/21/2014, 09:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Dropbox's popular Gmail and iCloud client Mailbox was updated on Monday with a new automation feature called "Auto-swipe," the ability to sync preferences across multiple devices and routine performance enhancements.

Apple now offering free recycling of all old Apple products in environmental push

04/21/2014, 05:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Continuing its environment-minded announcements on Monday, Apple revealed a new plan to accept all used Apple products for free in an effort to cut down on pollution caused by manufacture and use of the company's devices.

Apple, Inc. and the pursuit of affordable luxury electronics

04/19/2014, 05:42:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In an industry captivated by cheap commodity components, Apple's ability to command healthy profit margins for "magical," premium priced products designed to delight users--rather than just solve basic problems in a cost effective way--has confounded analysts and pundits for the better part of 40 years. It appears Apple will continue to introduce upscale new products in 2014, rather than following the industry into a race to the bottom in pricing.

Beats Music enables in-app subscriptions with latest update in bid for more users

04/18/2014, 08:35:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Beats Music, the streaming radio arm of the Beats empire, updated its iPhone app on Friday with the notable addition of in-app subscriptions, meaning the company is now paying Apple's usual 30 percent commission on new sign-ups.

How Apple dodged the Heartbleed bullet

04/18/2014, 02:29:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In 2011, Apple told its developers that it would be deprecating OS X's Common Data Security Architecture including OpenSSL, describing it as an outdated relic of the late 1990s. Nearly three years later, OpenSSL was hit by a severe flaw that affected a wide swath of vendors and their users, but not Apple.

Samsung deal with Swiss clock maker portrayed as an affront to Apple

04/18/2014, 12:28:53 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Samsung recently inked a deal with Swiss Federal Railways, the same organization that accused Apple of copying one of its iconic clock designs, leading some to speculate that Samsung may have sought the contract solely to make a dig at Apple.

Traffic from Apple's unannounced iOS 8, OS X 10.10 remains steady ahead of WWDC 2014

04/18/2014, 08:28:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Testing of Apple's anticipated next-generation operating systems -- iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 -- continues along at a steady clip, new traffic data shows, ahead of the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, where both products are expected to be unveiled.

Facebook unveils new 'Nearby Friends' geolocation meetup feature

04/17/2014, 02:36:10 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Facebook users will now have an easier time meeting up with friends at social events or planning group activities using the social network's new Nearby Friends feature, an opt-in service that alerts friends when they are close to each other.

RunKeeper's new Breeze app goes beyond workouts to count daily steps via Apple's M7 chip in iPhone 5s

04/17/2014, 11:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

RunKeeper on Thursday launched Breeze, its new step tracking app that harnesses the abilities of the M7 chip found in Apple's iPhone 5s. AppleInsider was given an early hands-on with Breeze, and found it's a great way to track activity from the rest of the day, when you're not out for a run.