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75 billion downloads later, Apple celebrates the App Store's sixth anniversary

07/10/2014, 01:55:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Six years after Steve Jobs relented and agreed to allow third-party developers native access to the iPhone, the App Store has grown into a cultural phenomenon that connects people, drives innovation, and supports more than a million families around the world.

Apple says working toward 'net zero energy' and green products in Environmental Responsibility Report

07/09/2014, 09:20:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple on Wednesday published an Environmental Responsibility Report covering fiscal 2014, outlining steps the company has taken to reduce impact on climate change, use green materials in its products and conserve resources.

Developer adoption of OS X Yosemite beta nearly 4x that of Mavericks

07/09/2014, 07:46:44 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Fresh data gathered by ad network Chitika shows Macs running Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta accounted for 0.2 percent of all OS X-based ad impressions in North America one month after release, nearly four times that of its predecessor OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

Apple Maps launch on the web in new Find my iPhone beta, displacing Google

07/08/2014, 11:34:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple's in-house mapping service has made the jump to the web some two years after its debut at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, supplanting Google Maps in the newest preview of the web-based Find my iPhone application.

Apple activates Wi-Fi calling for T-Mobile iPhones with latest iOS 8 beta

07/07/2014, 06:34:15 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Among the new settings options and user interface tweaks in Monday's iOS 8 beta release, Apple has switched on Wi-Fi calling for T-Mobile handsets, granting developers with access to the software a chance to test out the feature.

Inside iOS App Extensions: Apple opens up social Share Sheets to third parties

07/07/2014, 05:05:00 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 feature enables new and existing web services to extend iOS and OS X to support social sharing of documents, websites, photos and other media.

Review: Parrot Asteroid Smart in-dash head unit with navigation and app support

07/05/2014, 02:18:00 PM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

Google launched the Open Automotive Alliance in January to put Android in your dashboard to control your phone, just like Apple announced CarPlay as a system to control your iOS device. Parrot's Asteroid Smart doesn't participate in either of these programs, but goes their own way instead.

Inside iOS App Extensions: the Cloud Kit-savvy Photos future of Apple's iPhoto & Aperture

07/03/2014, 03:55:00 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 will change photo editing on both platforms, where the new Photos app will replace today's iPhoto and Aperture.

Microsoft rumored to debut platform-agnostic 'smart wristband' in Q4 with focus on fitness

07/02/2014, 08:48:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to a rumor, Microsoft's expected foray into the burgeoning wearables market will be an activity-minded wristband-style device that works with all major mobile platforms including Windows Phone, Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Apple's Cook says iOS 8 voice messaging a key feature, prompts speculation of inclusion in 'iWatch'

07/02/2014, 05:23:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Citing a meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, an analyst released a report on Wednesday predicting iOS 8's new voice messaging feature could trickle down to a long-rumored "iWatch" wearable device, noting the gesture-based messaging technique is ideal for small-screened devices.

Apple 'overhauling' the backend for its Maps service, hints at 'big plans' to come

07/01/2014, 11:36:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The tools that provide access to Apple's Maps service are being rewritten in a major way, with the company now recruiting software engineers to help with a major rewrite of the Maps application programming interface, AppleInsider has discovered.

Apple reportedly putting together team of speech recognition experts for neural network-powered Siri

07/01/2014, 02:54:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A report on Monday claims Apple is putting together a team of A-list speech recognition researchers, including high-ranking employees from Nuance, to create an in-house Siri engine based on neural networking.

Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 with fixes for iBeacon, Mail, and accessory connectivity

06/30/2014, 01:08:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple on Monday pushed an over-the-air update to its iOS mobile operating system, bringing fixes that enhance iBeacon connectivity and stability while correcting problems with Mail attachment data protection and data transfer to third-party accessories.

Rumor: New backlight component will enable Apple to maker thinner, lighter 'iPhone 6'

06/30/2014, 12:24:21 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple's anticipated next-generation iPhone may use only one brightness enhancement film for its display, a change that could enable the company to reduce the size of the LCD component in the handset and create the thinnest and lightest iPhone to date.

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" uses advanced imaging tech to imagine an apocalyptic future--with an iPad cameo

06/28/2014, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

In what is certain to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the year, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" portrays two parallel societies grappling with fears, violence, betrayal and cross-cultural empathy, with a particularly poignant scene portraying a battered iPad (albeit running iOS 6).

Adobe 'committed to helping' Aperture customers migrate to Lightroom after Apple announcement

06/27/2014, 03:28:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Following Friday's announcement that Apple would discontinue both iPhoto and Aperture in favor of OS X Yosemite's new Photos app, software giant Adobe chimed in to tout its "rich roadmap" for Lightroom -- Aperture's main competitor -- and to reiterate the company's commitment to Apple-based photographers.

Apple's hire of former Atlas Wearables software engineer hints at deep 'iWatch' activity tracking capabilities

06/26/2014, 06:13:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

With 'iWatch' rumors in full swing thanks to Google's recent push into the market, a report on Thursday points to the recent Apple hire of Alex Hsieh, former lead engineer at sports training-oriented fitness device startup Atlas Wearables.

Apple Inc., ARM & Qualcomm aggressively poaching IBM's chip designers

06/26/2014, 05:28:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

As IBM secretly mulls plans to sell off its increasing outdated processor chip fabs in New York and Vermont, a new wave of mobile chip developers--led by Apple, ARM and Qualcomm--are hiring away many of the top chip designers of the once leading firm.

Apple Stores selling prepaid T-Mobile iPhones, carrier starts iOS device sales at Costco

06/26/2014, 03:59:10 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Consumers looking to make the jump to T-Mobile with a new iPhone or iPad now have two new places to turn, as the scrappy carrier announced Thursday that Apple retail stores have begun selling iPhones with prepaid T-Mobile service, plus Costco has picked up a limited range of T-Mobile iPhones and iPads.

Rumor: Apple to limit 128GB 'iPhone 6' option to 5.5-inch model

06/26/2014, 03:44:10 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a rumor out of China, Apple may release a 128GB version of its next-generation iPhone, but restrict the option to a higher-end 5.5-inch model in a bid to differentiate the "phablet" device from the company's stable of smartphones.

Google's Sundar Pichai targets the enterprise with Android L, featuring Samsung Knox

06/25/2014, 05:20:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Google's head of Android development Sundar Pichai made brief remarks at Google IO to address the enterprise, a market that so far has largely ignored Android while enthusiastically adopting Apple's iOS mobile platform. Notably, his solution involved a "contribution" of Knox security by Samsung, Android's largest licensee.

Supreme Court side with networks, rules that Aereo flouts copyright

06/25/2014, 11:01:23 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Streaming video startup Aereo -- which sells "antenna subscriptions" that allow consumers to stream over-the-air television content to any Mac, iOS device or PC via their Internet connection -- is likely to shut down following a Supreme Court ruling that the company's business model violated federal copyright laws.

Survey finds 14% of watch-wearers interested in hypothetical $350 Apple 'iWatch'

06/24/2014, 08:19:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Investment firm Piper Jaffray published the results of a new fashion-focused survey on Tuesday, in which respondents were asked about a rumored Apple "iWatch," with interest in such a device found to vary wildly based on price.

Google's Nest to open smart home platform, share data with developers including Google

06/24/2014, 02:54:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Nest Labs, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat and Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector, announced on Tuesday that it will be opening its smart home platform to third-party developers and partners, which includes parent company Google.

Leak shows 8.9" Nexus tablet from HTC, Google's latest stab at Apple's iPad

06/23/2014, 12:08:41 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With Google's I/O conference set to kick off this Wednesday and showcase the company's next direction for its Android mobile platform, a new leak now shows an 8.9-inch HTC tablet that is expected to be the next premium Nexus tablet pitted against Apple's iPad lineup.