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First Volkswagen models with CarPlay support to arrive at dealerships this week

07/29/2015, 09:07:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

After promising support for Apple's CarPlay infotainment system earlier this year, Volkswagen on Wednesday announced the first compatible 2016 model year cars will hit showroom floors this week.

Yahoo expected to launch messaging app at New York City press event

07/28/2015, 04:03:17 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Yahoo is planning to hold a mid-week press event in New York City, where it will probably announce a new messaging app, according to claims made on Tuesday.

Inside iOS 9: Apple's Maps app gets smarter with automatic directions based on user habits

07/27/2015, 12:25:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A major focus for Apple in building iOS 9 is making it even easier to access the information you need, in part by predicting what you want before you unlock your phone. One way the upcoming operating system does that is by knowing when you get into your car, and predicting where you're probably planning to drive.

Apple Maps vans to begin collecting data in France, Sweden in August

07/27/2015, 09:58:31 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The Apple Maps vans currently on reconnaissance trips to collect street-level data will be coming to France and Sweden for the first time in August, in addition to touring areas in the U.S., England, and Ireland, Apple revealed on Monday.

This week on AppleInsider: Apple's record Q3, 'Apple Car' news, Back to School promo & more

07/25/2015, 05:13:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple once again shattered corporate records in announcing its third quarter financial results, but some of the more interesting news this week percolated under the surface, hinting at long-term plans and trends.

Apple removes Nest Learning Thermostat from online, retail stores in potential HomeKit push

07/23/2015, 07:20:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A pair of reports this week made note of Apple's apparent decision to remove Google's Nest Learning Thermostat from its online and brick-and-mortar stores, leaving only smart home devices compatible with HomeKit available for purchase.

Apple envisions Apple TV remote with fingerprint sensor for custom profiles, child proofing

07/23/2015, 06:20:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A trio of Apple patent filings relating to biometric input devices could reveal plans for a remote control, potentially destined for Apple TV, capable of distinguishing multiple users for association with custom profiles on a second device.

Consumer advocacy group, Sen. Al Franken add to Apple Music antitrust clamor

07/22/2015, 08:14:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Advocacy group Consumer Watchdog leveled antitrust accusations against Apple Music in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice on Wednesday, saying Apple is leveraging access to consumer credit cards and user music preferences to tamp down competition. Senator Al Franken shared similar concerns in a separate letter to the same governmental bodies.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2015 conference call

07/21/2015, 05:07:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Record setting sales of the iPhone pushed Apple to its best June quarter ever, with profit of $10.7 billion. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of inventory follow.

More than 80% of mobile podcast listeners use Apple's iOS devices

07/20/2015, 09:17:55 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Amid a surge in podcasting popularity, new data suggests that Apple continues to dominate the online broadcasting industry it helped create, with more than 8 out of every 10 podcast listeners using the company's iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to tune in.

How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

07/19/2015, 05:49:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple's new iPod touch --which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus --is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple's best iPod and smallest iPad.

New iPod touch vs. iPhone 5s: Apple's latest iPod packs surprising power

07/15/2015, 03:34:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple surprised on Wednesday by including its latest-generation A8 processor in the latest iPod touch -- a decision that makes it a formidable and highly affordable opponent to the company's mid-range iPhone 5s.

Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

07/15/2015, 03:10:59 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year's revamp.

Google unveils platform-independent alternative to Apple's iBeacon, dubbed Eddystone

07/14/2015, 03:43:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Google on Tuesday announced Eddystone, an open-source beacon platform that may provide competition for Apple's iBeacon standard used by some businesses and attractions, including Apple Stores.

Talks with major networks for Apple streaming TV service making rapid progress - report

07/14/2015, 10:32:15 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

After being mired for months, talks with major networks regarding an Apple streaming TV service are finally making major advancements ahead of an anticipated launch this fall, according to a new report.

Samsung said to debut Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August in race to beat 'iPhone 6s' publicity

07/10/2015, 09:50:25 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Samsung is planning to move up the announcement of its next-generation Galaxy Note phone to mid-August in an attempt to preempt the publicity of Apple's usual September iPhone refresh, a report said on Friday.

AppleInsider podcast discusses 'iPhone 6s' expectations, iOS gamepads, listener questions & more

07/10/2015, 08:32:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

On this week's latest AppleInsider podcast, we discuss leaked "iPhone 6s" parts, iOS-compatible gaming controllers, and Showtime subscriptions for cable cutters. The team also tackles the new GoPro Session, DJI Phantom 3, and answers your questions.

Apple to remove Recovery Key from iOS 9, OS X 10.11 two-factor authentication process

07/08/2015, 08:05:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday confirmed that the removal of a pesky Recovery Key security mechanism will be one of the changes coming to its two-factor authentication solution when iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan are released this fall.

Option for high-quality Apple Music streaming over cellular shows up in iOS 9 beta

07/08/2015, 06:47:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

It appears Apple is planning to give on-the-go Apple Music users the option to stream tunes at high bitrates when iOS 9 debuts later this year, as the latest beta released Wednesday includes a toggle switch for high quality audio streaming over cellular networks.

Apple Music helps iOS 8.4 exceed 40% adoption in first week

07/08/2015, 04:45:47 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple now notes that as of June 22, 84 percent of its mobile users are now using iOS 8. Analytics firm Mixpanel further details that 40 percent of the installed base has already upgraded to iOS 8.4, and states that rapid adoption is being driven by interest in the new Apple Music.

Apple touts 'tested to the limit' iPhone & iPad cases in new online store campaign

07/07/2015, 02:31:46 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple on Tuesday updated its virtual retail outlet with a new section that describes the company's approach to testing and approving the third-party cases it stocks for the iPhone and iPad.

Apple's push into automotive spurs race to cash in on car-as-device gold rush

07/06/2015, 09:03:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Rumors of automotive product entries from Apple and Google are prompting carmakers to look beyond traditional toward revenue streams fueled by data, the first being a reported joint overture for Nokia's HERE mapping service worth billions of dollars.

Apple looks to reinstate Home Sharing with iOS 9, Eddy Cue says

07/06/2015, 07:38:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Following revelations that Apple disabled the popular music Home Sharing feature with its latest iOS 8.4 update, SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Monday said the company is working to restore services for iOS 9.

Google's Waze mapping service launches carpooling trial in Israel

07/06/2015, 10:21:32 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As Apple looks to expand its Maps effort with public transit information, Google its taking its Waze service in a different direction, debuting a new ride sharing feature that is being tested in Israel.

Apple Music offers a peek into the future of Apple Inc, and its stark contrast to Google and Microsoft

07/06/2015, 12:24:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Just in its first few days, the launch of Apple Music has demonstrated that Apple can competently execute outside of its core hardware business. That has implications for its future ambitions in TV and automotive, as well as highlighting the vast gulf between it, Google and Microsoft.