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iFixit matches Apple's $29 battery swap cost, covers pre-iPhone 6 devices

12/29/2017, 09:53:58 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Looking to equal or beat Apple in the aftermath of its iPhone battery apology, iFixit has dropped the price of its do-it-yourself battery swap kits to $29 or less. More significantly this includes kits for the iPhone 4S, 5, 5s, and 5c, which are excluded from Apple's discounted battery replacements.

Criminal lawsuit over iPhone battery slowdowns filed in France, where planned obsolescence is illegal

12/28/2017, 12:27:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Fallout continues to grow following the discovery that Apple slows down older phones with aging batteries to prevent random shutdowns, as a new criminal lawsuit in France aims to hit Apple's pocketbook -- and could even result in jail time.

South Korea probes Apple's decision to slow down iPhones with weak batteries

12/28/2017, 10:34:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The Korea Communications Commission has reportedly asked for an explanation in the wake of Apple's admission that it slows down older iPhones to prolong battery life.

This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple's iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

12/23/2017, 12:07:16 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Even with many people heading home for Christmas, there was still plenty of Apple news on tap -- including rumors of iOS apps coming to the Mac, and the company admitting that it slows down iPhones based on battery performance.

Third iPhone battery lawsuit says Apple used slowdowns to avoid fixing defects

12/22/2017, 06:25:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Taking a different tack, another class action lawsuit -- following Apple's admission that it slows down iPhones with weakened batteries -- charges that the company made the change to avoid the full cost of fixing defects.

Apple hit with lawsuit after admitting to slowing down iPhones with depleted batteries

12/21/2017, 04:18:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A day after Apple acknowledged slowing down iPhones with degraded batteries, a Los Angeles man is pursuing a class action lawsuit in the matter.

Apple responds to reports of worn batteries forcing iPhone CPU slowdowns

12/20/2017, 02:42:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple has confirmed that it temporarily slows down processes on older iPhones with poorly functioning batteries, with a recent update able to "smooth out the instantaneous peaks" when needed to prevent device shutdown.

Apple's project 'Marzipan' will let iOS apps run on the Mac in 2018 - report

12/20/2017, 10:03:50 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As a way to bolster software offerings on Mac, Apple is reportedly planning to blur the lines between its macOS and iOS platforms, allowing iPhone and iPad apps from the hugely successful iOS App Store to run on a Mac.

Apple's Shazam for iPhone & iPad adds offline caching mode

12/19/2017, 03:08:27 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Music recognition service Shazam -- just recently bought out by Apple -- released an update to its iOS app on Tuesday, enabling song caching when a network connection is weak or non-existent.

Cisco debuts Cisco Security Connector app for enterprise iOS deployments

12/14/2017, 08:44:23 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As part of its partnership Apple, Cisco on Thursday released a new security app for iOS, called Cisco Security Connector, designed to give enterprise customers deep insight into, and control over, network activity in large device deployments.

Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.2.5 & tvOS 11.2.5

12/14/2017, 02:52:26 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Thursday issued the first public betas for two of its next planned point releases, iOS 11.2.5 and tvOS 11.2.5.

Apple details indoor maps coverage of 34 airports, multiple malls

12/13/2017, 10:50:32 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple started implementing indoor mapping data with iOS 11, offering users a new navigation aid for major airports and large malls. While rollout has been slow, the company on Wednesday compiled a list of the 43 indoor locations where users can take advantage of the feature.

Apple expands Everyone Can Code program to almost 500,000 Chicago students

12/12/2017, 09:07:18 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday announced plans to get its Swift programming language taught to students across Chicago through an expansion of its Everyone Can Code program, done in partnership with local institutions.

Introductory app subscription pricing coming to App Store

12/11/2017, 08:11:43 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple on Monday announced a new App Store feature that allows developers to offer discounted introductory pricing or limited-time free trials on auto-renewable app subscriptions, a move designed to help subscription-based apps draw in new customers.

Apple acquires song identifying app Shazam for undisclosed sum

12/11/2017, 12:11:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple on Monday confirmed that it has purchased popular service Shazam, an app that listens for and identifies songs. It was rumored that the deal was for about $400 million, but no official sale price was given.

HomeKit flaw in iOS 11.2 allowed remote access to smart devices, temporary fix already in place

12/07/2017, 04:48:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple's software woes continued this week with the publication of a HomeKit flaw that allowed remote access to smart home devices like locks and lights. The company has since issued a temporary patch by disabling remote access to shared users, and plans to permanently plug the hole in a software update next week.

Apple releases iTunes 12.7.2 with minor bug fixes, improvements

12/06/2017, 05:38:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

To go along with Wednesday's release of macOS 10.13.2 High Sierra, Apple pushed out a fresh version of iTunes that comes packed with minor app fixes and improvements.

'Portal' edition of 'Bridge Constructor' arriving on Apple's iOS, macOS Dec. 20

12/06/2017, 11:14:54 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Headup Games, the developer of popular construction-based puzzle game 'Bridge Constructor,' will be using the universe of Valve Software's 'Portal' as the basis for an upcoming release, with 'Bridge Constructor Portal' bringing element from both games together into a title destined for macOS and iOS on Dec. 20.

How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.2

12/05/2017, 08:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday officially launched Apple Pay Cash -- a long-awaited peer-to-peer payments feature in iOS 11.2 that allows users to send and receive money from family and friends through Messages. We show you how to set up and use the new functionality in this video.

After a day of availability to users, Apple Pay Cash now officially online

12/05/2017, 12:31:34 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple has officially launched Apple Pay Cash -- a feature in iOS 11.2 that allows users to send and receive money from family and friends from within Messages.

Apple Maps adds public transit directions for Tampa, Fla.

12/05/2017, 12:02:29 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple has activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for users in Tampa, Fla, granting access to timetables and routes covering local bus, train, and streetcar operations.

Target launches 'Wallet' mobile payments platform, continues to ignore Apple Pay

12/04/2017, 08:03:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Target on Monday introduced Wallet, a new mobile payments platform that allows customers to pay for items at brick-and-mortar Target stores, and reap savings, using the Target app on iOS and Android.

Apple's recent software problems are bad, but shouldn't lead to knee-jerk personnel decisions

12/04/2017, 03:17:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

By any account, Apple had a rough year with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra from a software quality perspective -- but there are lessons to be learned and corrective measures to execute that can only be fully undertaken with the Apple leadership staying in place.

Review: Brydge Bluetooth keyboard for iPad Pro

12/03/2017, 05:01:33 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The Brydge keyboard for Apple's 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a good way to make your beloved tablet look and feel closer to a MacBook, but a few curious design choices, like lack of support for Apple's Smart Connector, makes it less than perfect.

This week on AI: Apple's embarrassing Mac glitch, 'Apple Car' hits the track, Apple TV shortages & more

12/02/2017, 12:46:32 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple's macOS engineers didn't have much of a chance to recover from holiday turkey this week, since they were quickly forced solve an embarrassing security vulnerability. The company was meanwhile said to be working on its first power management chips for iPhones, and planning to test self-driving cars in Arizona.