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Rumor: Apple's 'iWatch' will come in two sizes, three models when it launches this fall

07/15/2014, 09:28:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple is said to be planning to release a wrist-worn device this fall with touchscreen sizes of 1.6 and 1.8 inches, with the larger having an option for sapphire, according to the latest "iWatch" rumor out of the Far East.

Apple rolls out 'iTunes Pass' for Passbook in Japan, lets customers reload funds at any Apple Store

07/15/2014, 04:31:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday unveiled iTunes Pass, a new Passbook-based service that allows customers to refill their iTunes account by purchasing credit in brick-and-mortar Apple Stores.

Killer Deal: Save up to $250 on Apple's new Macs plus get a 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan for free (up to $749 off 2013 MacBook Pros)

07/14/2014, 04:43:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As part of its ongoing effort to deliver the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's Macs and iOS devices, AppleInsider is teaming up with Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama to give away 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plans with the purchase of each Mac from now till Aug. 12th. When combined with instant discounts of up to $250 on the Macs themselves, plus added tax-savings benefits in 48 of 50 states, the average savings from this promotion range from $300 and $800 off MSRP.

Apple shoots down Chinese state media accusations targeting iOS privacy, location tracking

07/12/2014, 06:16:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's website in China has published a detailed response to accusations by the country's state owned media, refuting claims that iOS tracks users' locations in a firm but politely worded statement.

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.

Apple launches developer blog for new Swift programming language

07/11/2014, 03:36:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple's march toward transparency continued on Friday with the launch of the Swift Blog, a new developer-focused blog covering the Swift programming language introduced by the company at WWDC.

Rumors: Apple asked experts about sapphire screens in 2012, iPhone 6's 'A8' to be 2GHz dual-core chip

07/11/2014, 11:54:03 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A pair of suspect rumors regarding Apple's next-generation devices made their way to the internet Friday, as one British academic claimed he had been contacted by the iPhone maker about sapphire displays while Chinese media rebuffed reports that Apple's "A8" SoC will move beyond two processing cores.

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.