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Apple joins tech heavyweights, wireless carriers in smartphone anti-theft initiative

04/15/2014, 06:20:51 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A group of smartphone industry giants, including Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, signed on to a voluntary program spearheaded by the U.S. wireless industry that looks to incorporate anti-theft technology into handsets by July 2015.

Apple buys hydroelectric green energy project near Oregon data center

04/12/2014, 03:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple is expanding its use of clean energy to power its iCloud data centers, with the company's Prineville, Ore., facility now flanked by a small hydroelectric project acquired by the iPhone maker.

Greenpeace flies blimp over Silicon Valley to praise Apple, others for 'building a greener Internet'

04/03/2014, 04:11:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

While Greenpeace and Apple have had their clashes in the past, the environmental advocacy group took to the skies to instead praise Apple this week, championing the iPhone maker, along with Facebook and Google, for "building a greener Internet."

Apple settles patent infringement suit with Sony, Philips-backed Intertrust Technologies

04/03/2014, 02:47:50 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement with Intertrust Technologies, a holding company owned jointly by consumer electronics giants Sony and Philips, putting an end to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against the iPhone maker by Intertrust one year ago.

Apple datacenters the most environmentally friendly in tech, says Greenpeace

04/02/2014, 11:42:58 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple is "the most innovative and most aggressive" company in Silicon Valley when it comes to identifying ways to feed its power-hungry datacenters with renewable energy, according to a new report from environmental watchdog Greenpeace.

Apple updates iWork for iOS, OS X and iCloud with enhanced usability, graphics tweaks

04/01/2014, 05:31:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Tuesday released a series of updates to the iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, including new iOS and OS X app versions, as the company continues to refine its web-based productivity suite.

Samsung shifts strategy in second Apple trial, now claims all patents are worth very little

03/31/2014, 02:48:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's second patent infringement trial against Samsung begins today, outlining a battle that the two sides are waging in very different ways. Apple will be expanding upon its legal strategy outlined in the first trial, while Samsung is starting over with an entirely new tactic aimed at devaluating Apple's inventions so it can continue using them for virtually nothing.

Why did Microsoft port Office to Apple's iOS iPad before Android?

03/29/2014, 07:34:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Earlier this month, Gartner reported worldwide tablet sales for 2013 that depicted Apple's iPad as slipping into obscurity with just 36 percent market share left. Why would Microsoft target Apple's minority tablet platform with its new mobile Office apps over Google's Android, which supposedly owns a 61.9 percent marketshare?

Apple's new privacy counsel hire hints at unannounced health program

03/24/2014, 07:07:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A new Apple hire discovered on Monday may offer insight into the company's rumored push into health monitoring, which could integrate data from the much-rumored "iWatch" with the company's iCloud service.

Apple restores iTunes contacts & calendars syncing in new OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, iTunes 11.1.6 betas

03/20/2014, 06:49:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Thursday seeded the latest betas of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6 to developers for testing, with the new software marking a return of contacts and calendar data syncing in iTunes.

Apple's 8GB iPhone 5c offers just 3.7GB less storage than Samsung's "16GB" flagship Galaxy S4

03/19/2014, 03:09:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's lower cost 8GB iPhone 5c scales down its entry cost by dropping 8GB, but ends up with only 3.7GB less available room for apps, pics and other user data as Samsung's 16GB Galaxy S4, thanks to more efficient storage use and the lack of third party bundles and offers.

Steve Jobs believed HDTVs were a 'terrible business,' saw Apple TV set as unlikely, new book reveals

03/16/2014, 04:52:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Before his death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs reportedly said in a meeting with his top 100 employees that he didn't believe the company would ever release a television set, due to low margins and infrequent user upgrades.

Google Drive slashes paid storage prices, turning up the heat on rival Dropbox

03/13/2014, 02:43:15 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Google on Thursday announced drastic price reductions for its paid Drive subscriptions, with 100 gigabytes of cloud storage now costing just $1.99 a month, and 1 terabyte of data available for $9.99 per month, significantly undercutting the prices of rival Dropbox.

Questionable screenshots from China claim to show TextEdit, Preview, Healthbook apps in iOS 8

03/13/2014, 12:53:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Chinese microblogging site Weibo lit up Thursday after images purporting to show Apple's next-generation iOS 8 with new mobile versions of OS X's TextEdit and Preview apps -- as well as the rumored new "Healthbook" application -- surfaced alongside fresh claims of a new 5.7-inch iPhone.

Samsung sponsor LeBron James tweets out the failure of his Note phablet

03/12/2014, 06:34:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Samsung suffered a new kind of endorsement failure when its spokesman for the Galaxy Note phablet line tweeted out his frustration after the device deleted all his content and rebooted.

Apple releases iOS 7.1 with CarPlay support, Siri and Touch ID improvements

03/10/2014, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the most significant update to its mobile platform in six months, featuring tweaks to the user interface introduced in iOS 7, fixes for lingering bugs, and new features such as support for the new CarPlay infotainment center.

Instapaper adds AirPlay support, Readdle redesigns Documents for iOS

02/27/2014, 01:19:02 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Users of popular save-for-later app Instapaper can now stream saved videos directly to their television with Apple's AirPlay, while all-in-one document management app Documents has been redesigned with a flat, iOS 7-inspired user interface.

Apple details Touch ID and Secure Enclave tech in new security white paper

02/26/2014, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

An iOS security white paper published by Apple on Wednesday offers a deeper understanding of the company's Touch ID fingerprint sensing system and the so-called "Secure Enclave" found in the A7 SoC, both of which were introduced with the iPhone 5s.

Apple expands Apple ID two-step verification to more countries

02/21/2014, 12:21:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Thursday rolled out its two-step authentication system, including verification via SMS, for Apple ID users in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain.

Apple to build second 'tactical datacenter' at Maiden, NC facility

02/20/2014, 06:02:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Permit filings discovered on Wednesday reveal Apple is preparing to expand its existing 500,000-square-foot datacenter in Maiden, N.C. with a new, smaller "tactical datacenter" complete with office space, meeting area and breakroom.