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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.

Ad for Apple's redesigned Remote iOS app appears briefly on iTunes Store

10/31/2013, 06:15:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A banner advertisement has been spotted on Apple's Colombian iTunes Store showing what appears to be a redesigned icon for Apple's Remote iOS app, hinting that the popular title may soon see an iOS 7-style refresh.

Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2013 conference call

10/28/2013, 05:05:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple again beat Wall Street expectations when it posted its fourth-quarter results on Monday, thanks to sales of 33.8 million iPhones during the September frame. Following the company's earnings release, Apple executives took part in a conference call to discuss the quarter, and notes of interest follow.

In-depth review: Apple's iPhone 5c running iOS 7

10/28/2013, 08:08:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's iPhone 5c delivers a colorful new option in an improved, mid-level iPhone intended to compete against $99, subsidized Android phones.

Impressions: Working with Microsoft's Surface 2 & Type Cover 2

10/26/2013, 12:56:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

In positioning its Surface tablets against the iPad, Microsoft has attempted to convince consumers that its devices are better built for productivity, while Apple's lineup is simply meant for media consumption. We decided to put Microsoft's claims to the test, and spent a few days using the Surface 2 in a work environment.

$AAPL shares regain highs from early 2013; many Apple analysts' targets now underwater

10/24/2013, 06:02:30 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's stock has returned to highs not seen since the beginning of the year, closing today above the price targets of a number of financial analysts and increasingly challenging the value of vast new buyback plans advocated by celebrity investor Carl Icahn.

Wall Street pleased by high-profit pricing of Apple's new Retina iPad mini, iPad Air

10/23/2013, 10:04:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's pricing strategy with the iPad Air and new iPad mini with Retina display should help the company's gross margins, analysts believe, while free software offered with new iOS and Mac device purchases should help drive upgrades and further tie users into the company's ecosystem.

BlackBerry begins rolling out BBM for Apple's iPhone

10/21/2013, 03:53:13 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Beleaguered device maker BlackBerry on Monday announced that its popular messaging platform --BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM --is now officially available for iOS and Android, five months after it was first revealed.

Apple profiles free iWork, iLife apps with iOS 7-style icons, depicts free Garage Band with IAP [u]

10/20/2013, 08:57:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At the release of iPhone 5c and 5s, Apple announced it would begin throwing in free copies of its Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto and iMovie apps. It now says (in text that has since been removed from its website) it will add a free copy of Garage Band, too, with In App Purchases of instruments and sounds.

New iPad publishing system Prss sets out 'to make print feel stupid'

10/20/2013, 02:17:31 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

As Apple's iPad takes printed publications to the woodshed, startup publishing platform Prss wants to enable a new generation of digital publications that "enrich content and inspire other people's lives, just by doing that."

The mysterious failure of Apple's iPhone 5c

10/19/2013, 03:29:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Less than a month after it first went on sale, Apple's refreshed, moderately enhanced iPhone 5c has been targeted as possibly being a failure in scores of reports across a wide variety of major news outlets, even drawing comparisons to Microsoft's Surface flop. Can the company survive another 48 hours?

Apple reaffirms security, privacy of encrypted iMessages

10/18/2013, 09:22:33 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple on Friday issued a statement affirming the security of their iMessage instant messaging service, rebuking suggestions that the company could, if forced by court order, intercept the encrypted missives.

Apple's multitouch 'Steve Jobs patent' revalidated in full by USPTO

10/17/2013, 06:06:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Some nine months after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a tentative first Office action invalidating an Apple multitouch patent credited in part to cofounder Steve Jobs, the body has reversed its initial determination to confirm all claims as patentable.