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Apple expected to leverage HopStop, Embark acquisitions for transit data in iOS 8 Maps

03/11/2014, 10:13:14 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple's recent mapping-related acquisition spree is expected to bear fruit in the next generation of iOS as the company's mapping team is said to be preparing a new transit direction feature and significant improvements to the maps' underlying data.

Apple's iOS 7.1 brings iPhone 4 speed enhancements, iBeacon improvements

03/11/2014, 12:08:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Along with the addition of headline features like CarPlay, Apple's latest iOS 7.1 update brought a welcome speed boost for the four-year-old iPhone 4, as well as new iBeacon handling that allows apps to search for signals even when closed.

iPhones much more likely to be stolen, less likely to be broken or need replacement

03/06/2014, 07:59:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Figures compiled by device insurance firm ProtectCell indicate that owners of Apple's iPhone suffer fewer broken screens and other device problems requiring replacement, but are far more likely to having their products stolen.

CarPlay development characterized as easy, but Apple planning 'slow and steady' rollout

03/06/2014, 03:10:14 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this week's announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications is said to be a simple process.

Rumor: TSMC now building quad-core 'A8' chips for Apple's next-gen iPhone

03/05/2014, 12:07:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

While rumors of a partnership between Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have lingered for years, yet another report on Wednesday claims once again that the Taiwanese chipmaker is now producing chips for the company -- namely a next-generation "A8" processor for the 2014 iPhone.

Apple's Greg Joswiak appears onstage with Ferrari to introduce new CarPlay-equipped grand tourer

03/04/2014, 09:55:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Ferrari and Apple made their tie-up official Tuesday as iOS marketing chief Greg Joswiak joined Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo on stage at the Geneva Motor Show to introduce CarPlay support in an updated four-seat Ferrari FF grand tourer.

Why Apple, Inc. is keeping the identity of many of its 23 recent acquisitions a secret

03/01/2014, 05:48:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple has acquired at least 23 firms over the last five quarters, but the purpose--and even the identity--of some of them remains a mystery. This is no accident.

Despite whirlwind of rumors, new Apple TV hardware may not be imminent

02/28/2014, 06:35:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

On the heels of numerous rumors and speculation that Apple will soon release a next-generation Apple TV set-top box, one well-connected journalist has voiced his doubts on the claims.

Tim Cook to shareholders: iPhone 5s & 5c outpace predecessors, Apple bought 23 companies in 16 months

02/28/2014, 03:33:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook sat alone onstage as he presided over the company's annual shareholder meeting, fielding questions and detailing various aspects of his company's business. Among the topics he discussed were sales of the latest iPhone models, Apple's pace of acquisitions, and the growth of Apple TV.

Apple preparing software update to enhance functionality of iPhone 5s Touch ID

02/28/2014, 08:36:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is preparing to release a free software update designed to improve the fingerprint recognition experience of Touch ID, potentially fixing a "fade" issue that has been experienced by some iPhone 5s users, AppleInsider has learned.

ABC will live stream Oscars to iOS devices for first time, but with restrictions

02/27/2014, 05:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

ABC on Thursday announced that it will be live streaming the 86th Academy Awards to the Web and mobile devices, including Apple's iOS lineup, but plans to limit access to subscribers of certain pay-TV providers in specific areas of the country.

Apple starts iBeacon product certification under 'Made for iPhone' program

02/25/2014, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In a push for wider iBeacon adoption, Apple on Tuesday released specification requirements under the "Made for iPhone" program for third-party manufacturers looking to build products incorporating the Bluetooth LE-based technology.

WWE Network launches on iPhone, iPad & Apple TV, offering every PPV for $10 per month

02/24/2014, 11:00:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Monday morning brought about the launch of the new streaming network from World Wrestling Entertainment, as well as new applications for both iOS and the Apple TV that allow users to access the content from all of their Apple devices with a $10-per-month subscription.

Microsoft to reportedly cut Windows pricing by 70% as Apple, Google eat PC marketshare

02/21/2014, 10:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As the mobile device market -- led by device from Apple and Google -- continues to devour traditional PC marketshare, Microsoft is reportedly looking cheaper Windows licensing fees in a bid to stop the hemorrhaging.

Facebook to buy messaging app WhatsApp for $16B plus $3B in RSUs

02/19/2014, 05:22:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Facebook on Wednesday announced its intentions to acquire popular messaging app WhatsApp in an initial cash and stock deal worth some $16 billion, not including an additional $3 billion provision for restricted stock units.

Apple-Tesla talks fuel dreams of advanced battery tech, deeper iOS in the Car integration

02/18/2014, 02:26:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With word recently leaking that high ranking officials from Apple and Tesla have met, observers have been whipped up into a frenzy about what the two parties, from two very different industries, could have discussed. But there is one major tech component that is especially crucial to both Tesla and Apple: Batteries.

Google has fooled the media and markets, but hasn't bested Tim Cook's Apple

02/15/2014, 07:27:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Listening to the Google-enraptured tech media's echo chamber of fears, uncertainties and doubts about the world's most profitable and successful company, you'd never realize that there's an incredible bounty of low hanging fruit waiting for Tim Cook's Apple to harvest, and little but mobile scorched earth left behind Google.

Using the Oakley Airwave 1.5 heads-up display with Apple's iPhone

02/15/2014, 10:28:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While Google Glass positions itself as an all-purpose heads-up display, the Recon Instruments Snow2 is a more targeted, mountain-specific sports accessory meant to provide users with data and feedback on the go. AppleInsider recently had the chance to test out the Snow2 integrated with Oakley's Airwave 1.5 goggles when paired with Apple's iPhone.

MetaWatch adds step counter for iPhone 5s users, Taco Bell working on mobile ordering system

02/14/2014, 12:36:53 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

MetaWatch this week updated its iOS application to send basketball scores, as well as steps counted by the iPhone 5s M7 chip, to its wrist-worn accessory. In addition, fast food franchise Taco Bell has revealed it is working on a mobile ordering system that will debut on the iPhone later this year.

Apple, Inc. sold more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows PC partners in December quarter

02/13/2014, 06:01:06 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Seven years after entering the mobile computing market with iPhone, the Cupertino-based company has now reached a peak of building and selling more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows licensees put together.

IDC critical of Apple for not selling profitless, sub $200 iPhones in market share report

02/12/2014, 03:17:13 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Market research firm IDC has reported new figures seeking to explain why Apple, the most profitable smartphone vendor on the planet, is "underperforming the overall market" by not emulating the profitless manufacturing of low end phones by its competitors, most of whom are losing money.

Apple hints at unannounced 'new platforms' in job listing

02/11/2014, 10:20:48 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With the debut new product categories promised by Apple in 2014 will likely come entirely new platforms, and a fresh job listing from the company discloses that such plans are in fact currently in the works.

Cook discusses bigger iPhones, Motorola sale, Android and more in interview

02/07/2014, 09:11:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In a wide-ranging interview with The Wall Street Journal, excerpts of which were published on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed expanding the iPhone business, Google and Android, emerging markets and innovation.

Blockchain CEO calls Apple 'gatekeeper to innovation,' says Bitcoin app removal signals payments push

02/07/2014, 07:18:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The CEO of Blockchain, which had its Bitcoin wallet app removed from the App Store on Thursday, called Apple a "gatekeeper to innovation" and believes the company is cracking down on possible competitors for an unannounced payment system leveraging iTunes account holders.

Sochi 2014: The best ways to follow the Winter Olympics on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

02/07/2014, 02:46:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The world's gaze will be firmly fixed on the sprawling Russian resort town of Sochi for the next 18 days as the city plays host to the 22nd Winter Olympics, and AppleInsider has everything you need to know to follow along at home or on the go.