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Archos announces iOS-compatible smart watches, health trackers & connected home devices

12/30/2013, 02:39:56 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Electronics maker Archos on Monday preannounced a slew of new products it plans to show off at the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, including "Connected Home" and "Connected Self" accessories compatible with Apple's iPhone and iPad.

New website informs users on app data usage prior to purchase

12/27/2013, 03:45:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A first-of-its-kind website and corresponding service was rolled out on Thursday by CTIA - The Wireless Association with an intent to inform mobile device users about app data use and their impact on wireless data plans.

Apple kicks off '12 Days of Gifts' with Justin Timberlake single

12/26/2013, 12:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As planned, Apple on Thursday kicked off its "12 Days of Gifts" promotion in the U.S. and other participating countries with a download of four songs from Justin Timberlake's performance at this year's iTunes Festival.

Samsung hires Apple Store designer for its own retail efforts

12/17/2013, 03:53:22 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Samsung is said to be planning its own Apple-like retail push across the U.S., as the company recently hired an ex-Apple senior store designer, according to a new report.

Apple redirects iAd sales team to iTunes Radio, eyes self-serve for in-app ads

12/16/2013, 05:37:10 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple has reportedly shifted its iAd sales team's focus toward bringing in advertisers for the nascent iTunes Radio service, with plans to move the company's advertising business to a new real-time bidding system.

Apple begins using iBeacons at all its 254 US retail stores

12/06/2013, 08:19:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple on Friday will launch its iBeacon wireless short-range technology at all 254 retail stores the company owns across the U.S., helping customers to shop for new items, or pick up an order they've already placed.

Apple's Topsy purchase opens doors for social media, internal analytics tools

12/05/2013, 05:48:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's acquisition of tweet analytics firm Topsy is suggested to have all kinds of potential applications for the company, but in particular indicates both its closer embrace of social networking and its need for tools to glean meaningful value from the increasing mountains of data available to it.

Google moves toward Chrome as Oracle threatens to establish Android's Java infringement

12/04/2013, 01:57:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Oracle's Java infringement case against Google's Android is reportedly nearing a reversal of last year's original finding that defended Android. Meanwhile, Google is focusing new attention on Chrome web apps rather than a continuation of Android's original "embrace and extend" Java strategy.

Startup pushes Newsstand publication samples to iOS devices through Apple's iBeacons

12/04/2013, 08:39:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Publishers can now promote their magazine apps for iOS by making them available to view for free at specific locations, thanks to a new use for Apple's wireless iBeacon technology created by a digital publishing startup company.

Honda introduces new iPhone-driven in-dash touchscreen

12/03/2013, 02:33:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Japanese automaker Honda on Tuesday announced that the 2014 Civic and 2015 Fit will gain access to the company's new Display Audio system, a 7-inch built-in touchscreen with functionality partially powered by Apple's iPhone.

Topsy purchase gives Apple access to Twitter data Google doesn't have

12/03/2013, 08:45:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While the exact purpose behind Apple's newly announced acquisition of social media data firm Topsy remains unknown, the acquired company is one of a handful of firms with access to exclusive data from Twitter the likes of which Google does not have.

Microsoft's project 'Threshold' to further converge PC, phone & Xbox platforms

12/02/2013, 01:54:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Microsoft plans to continue to blur the lines between its traditional Windows PC platform, its Windows Phone mobile platform, and its Xbox One game console operating system with a forthcoming update codenamed "Threshold," according to a new report.

Review: Friends of Hue Bloom Lamp and LightStrips

11/30/2013, 12:22:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Philips has expanded its wireless light product line with the Friends of Hue series, the first offerings being a lights strip and accent lamp that, like the original Hue bulbs, can be controlled remotely, change color and are expensive.

Review: Philips Hue Personal Wireless Lighting Starter Pack

11/28/2013, 03:22:53 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Philips's Hue Light Bulb combines energy-efficiency, wide-spectrum LED lighting and remote control capabilities via iOS app into a neat little package, but is it worth the high price of entry?

iOS-friendly Good Technology profiled as "BlackBerry-Killer" invading enterprise

11/26/2013, 05:07:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Good Technology is "stealthily stealing BlackBerry's enterprise clients with a simple pitch" that offers companies a secure path to accommodate Bring Your Own Device policies, a movement that has ushered Apple into corporate markets.

Bizarre Microsoft Windows 8.1 ad pleads: "Honestly, it works for work"

11/26/2013, 04:16:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Rather than correcting its Surface billboards with Excel math errors, Microsoft appears to be pleading with the public to take Windows 8.1 seriously in a new ad headlined: "Honestly, it works for work."

iOS productivity showdown: Apple iWork vs. Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Docs

11/23/2013, 04:03:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

One of the first concerns facing businesses -- and many consumers -- when choosing a new mobile platform is how it will enable them to get work done. To answer the question, AppleInsider went hands-on to compare the top three iOS contenders: Apple's iWork, Microsoft's Office 365, and Google Docs.

Nine Inch Nails rocker Trent Reznor pulls out iPhone 5s on stage to FaceTime with dying friend

11/21/2013, 03:48:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

During a show in Las Vegas last weekend, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor paid tribute to a friend battling terminal cancer by pulling out his iPhone 5s to initiate a FaceTime call with him on stage during his show.

Macy's begins pilot test of Apple's iBeacon in flagship New York, San Francisco stores

11/20/2013, 01:24:57 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

One of America's oldest retailers is among the first to deploy Apple's iBeacons as Macy's has begun a pilot program with the state-of-the-art Bluetooth-based microlocation system.

U.S. carriers block Samsung's kill switch alternative to Apple's iOS 7 Activation Lock

11/19/2013, 04:21:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Samsung's plans to include a third party "kill switch" app on some of its premium smartphones to match Apple's iPhone Activation Lock theft deterrent system has been thwarted by phone carriers and fragmentation.

Camera360 iPhone app update adds control for Sony's QX wireless lenses

11/13/2013, 12:13:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The popular "Camera360 Ultimate" application for iPhone was updated this week to add support for controlling Sony's newly released QX10 and QX100 Cyber-shot wireless camera lens accessories.

Apple Maps took around 80 percent of Google Maps' iOS traffic in one year

11/11/2013, 01:56:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

One year after the release of Apple's own iOS 6 mapping service, user data continues to show a precipitous decline in Google Maps among iOS users.

Samsung tempers expectations for a 64-bit Android answer to Apple's A7

11/07/2013, 05:31:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Samsung sought to assuage its investors' concerns about increasingly intense competition with Apple and the cooling market for premium Android smartphones, outlining a specs race that described a future with 64-bit Exynos chips, super high resolution mobile displays and a new focus on software.

Apple Store app now supports international Passbook gift cards after update

11/06/2013, 12:57:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Wednesday issued an update to its Apple Store app, which along with the usual bug fixes and performance tweaks, brings support for digital gift cards that can be redeemed via the iOS Passbook app.

BlackBerry scraps takeover strategy, ousts CEO Thorsten Heins

11/04/2013, 10:01:30 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Canadian device maker BlackBerry has taken itself off the market and will instead receive a $1 billion capital injection from a small group of investors, including former prospective buyer Fairfax Capital.