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After missing October debut, Apple's AirPods remain on track to launch this year, sources say

11/01/2016, 03:10:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple's AirPods will ship before the end of this year, AppleInsider's sources have confirmed, dismissing a bogus supply chain report that surfaced early Tuesday.

Survey suggests iPhone 7 more popular than Apple's 6s, not as big as 6

11/01/2016, 02:36:35 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's newly released iPhone 7 lineup is poised to outperform its predecessor, the iPhone 6s, a new survey suggests. But outdoing the blockbuster performance of the iPhone 6 series remains a tall order.

Apple's iPhone leads in JD Power satisfaction survey of US carrier customers

10/20/2016, 11:27:11 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In terms of customer satisfaction Apple is the most popular smartphone brand among U.S. carrier subscribers, according to two new J.D. Power studies, though that position isn't absolute.

Researchers expect 74 million iPhone sales in Q4 2016 on strength of new releases

10/18/2016, 02:15:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

New analyst research suggests that the iPhone 7 family of phones is selling better than that of the iPhone 6s, but numbers and financial impact for the third quarter are being kept low by early stock limitations on the sought-after iPhone 7 Plus.

Supply chain suggests Apple to see better-than-expected holiday season, analyst says

10/05/2016, 11:44:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A positive earnings pre-announcement from Apple supplier Dialog Semiconductor on Wednesday leads RBC Capital Markets analyst Amit Daryanani to believe iPhone sales are set to outperform Wall Street expectations in the December quarter.

Apple store polling shows slightly improved iPhone 7 stock levels in US

10/03/2016, 11:20:25 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Continued stock level monitoring by analysts show that stock levels of the iPhone 7 family are improving even under heavy demand -- which could be a good sign for Apple's financial results.

Investor survey suggests massive demand for AirPods, growth potential for Apple Watch

09/29/2016, 02:39:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

In a survey performed by Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, 12 percent of consumers have intentions to purchase Apple's wireless AirPods, possibly leading to billions in sales for Apple.

Apple Music tops customer satisfaction in new JD Power study

09/28/2016, 02:07:35 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In terms of customer satisfaction, at least, Apple Music is the top-rated streaming music service, J.D. Power said in its first Streaming Music Satisfaction Study, published on Wednesday.

Honeywell intros Lyric T5 thermostat ready for Apple's HomeKit

09/27/2016, 12:15:44 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Honeywell has announced the Lyric T5, a new Wi-Fi-connected smart thermostat with support for Apple's HomeKit platform.

Review: Apple Watch Series 2 is a great improvement, but watchOS 3 steals the show

09/24/2016, 01:10:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Equipped with a noticeably faster dual-core S2 processor, its own standalone GPS radio, and now with a waterproof design, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a worthwhile and fantastic upgrade from the first-generation model. It's also a great jumping on point for new buyers. But the biggest changes come with a software overhaul in watchOS 3, meaning early adopters will probably be happy with their existing Apple Watch for another year.

Wide iPhone 7 availability expected at Apple retail by Oct. 8, international freight logjam to blame

09/23/2016, 10:44:06 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple retail store managers have been informed that all models, colors, and configurations of the iPhone 7 will be available for walk-in customers on Oct. 8 after an international freight logjam holding up arrival of the devices by container ship was partially cleared up.

Launch iPhone 7 purchasers predominantly upgraders, looking for 128 GB

09/19/2016, 12:55:46 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

An analyst's examination of iPhone 7 buyers at launch sees more customers looking at 128GB models versus 256GB, with the vast majority of early buyers upgraders from older iPhones rather than switchers from Android.

Target, Best Buy hamstrung by Apple Watch, iPhone 7 stock issues

09/16/2016, 11:02:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Brick and mortar retailers Target and Best Buy have apparently not been given enough inventory to fulfill all pre-orders, and are emailing customers informing them that Apple Watch Series 2 orders won't be shipped by the promised date.

AppleInsider podcast talks iOS 10, iPhone 7 stock at launch, and headphones

09/16/2016, 08:08:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil Hughes tells Victor Marks about the latest iOS, iPhone 7 supply shortage, headphones (Bluetooth and otherwise), and more.

Apple polling MacBook Pro owners on use of headphone jack, other ports

09/14/2016, 11:16:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple on Wednesday sent out surveys to a sampling of MacBook Pro customers asking whether they use the laptop's headphone jack, a question that suggests the company is looking to remove the legacy component as it did with iPhone 7.

Apple's iTunes ranks fourth in JD Power satisfaction survey for paid streaming video

08/25/2016, 02:35:49 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

J.D. Power on Thursday published a new customer satisfaction survey for paid video streaming services, ranking Apple's iTunes below three major competitors.

Survey: One in five may be poised to make jump to 'iPhone 7'

07/20/2016, 11:06:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

If it comes to pass, a potential 20.7 percent shift to Apple's "iPhone 7" would roughly match the migration to the iPhone 6 after six months of release, according to a new online poll.

Unexpected success of iPhone SE predicted to drop Apple's average selling price to $637

07/19/2016, 03:59:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey has suggested 16 percent of U.S. iPhone sales in the June quarter were of the low-end iPhone SE -- a number that investment firm UBS believes will push down the average selling price of the iPhone more than expected.

Smartwatch users rank Apple Watch best in class in new JD Power survey

07/12/2016, 01:29:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Wearable device customer satisfaction rankings released by J.D. Power on Tuesday place the Apple Watch at the top of the heap, edging second-place finisher Samsung as the best smartwatch on the market today.

Two-thirds of US iPhone owners have a 2+ year old device, are prime for upgrades

07/11/2016, 11:57:46 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

If the typical two-year upgrade cycle holds steady, Apple could be in line for a major "iPhone 7" product cycle, with a majority of existing iPhone users due for a new handset, according to a new survey.

This week on AI: 'iPhone 7' holds back, 2017 Apple Watch plans, Thunderbolt Display gone & more

06/25/2016, 04:20:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

With WWDC wrapped up for another year, attention turned back to future product rumors -- and for once, the iPhone 7 didn't dominate the discussion.

Apple polls customers for feedback on streaming video & Apple TV

06/23/2016, 01:18:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple is hunting for feedback on streaming video, presumably to help decide on a future direction for the Apple TV and/or video in general, AppleInsider learned on Thursday.

Politico uses Apple's Wallet to distribute breaking 'Brexit' news

06/16/2016, 08:39:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Political publication Politico is testing out a highly unorthodox news delivery method that leverages Wallet passes to keep readers up to date on the latest poll results and news from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. And it seems to be working.

Apple employees raise Tim Cook to 8th place in Glassdoor CEO rankings

06/08/2016, 02:26:39 PM, Posted By David Silverberg

An anonymous poll of employees at Apple has given Chief Executive Tim Cook a 96 percent approval rating, ranking him No. 8 among U.S. companies surveyed for Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards.

Sight unseen, consumers are more excited about Apple's 'iPhone 7' than they were for iPhone 6s

05/04/2016, 04:12:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of prospective smartphone owners signals customers are more excited to see what Apple has in store for this year's "iPhone 7" than they were last year's iPhone 6s unveiling, though early interest for the 2016 upgrade is still behind hype for the iPhone 6 two years ago.

Twitter for Mac catches up with iOS & Web via Moments, polls & more

05/04/2016, 03:48:08 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Twitter released an important update to its official Mac client on Wednesday, finally bringing the software's features closer to par with iOS and the Web.

Samsung sees 10% profit growth on better-than-expected sales of flagship Galaxy S7

04/07/2016, 11:25:28 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

On the heels of the launch of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung Electronics issued preliminary guidance on Thursday saying it expects profits to grow more than 10 percent for the first quarter of 2016, exceeding market expectations.

Take a stand against the Obama/FBI anti-encryption charm offensive

03/14/2016, 06:17:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

It has been frustrating to watch as the horrific San Bernardino terrorist killing spree has been used as a cover by the FBI to achieve the anti-encryption goals they've been working towards for years. Much of that frustration stems from the fact that the American media has so poorly reported the facts in this case.

Three weeks after calling for Apple boycott, Donald Trump is tweeting from his iPhone again

03/11/2016, 12:59:23 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Apple products didn't last long --his official Twitter account has been posting regularly from an iPhone, just three weeks after he vowed to stop.

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple v. the FBI, steps to encrypt your iPhone & files

03/11/2016, 08:39:30 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Shane and Victor look at the latest new developments in the FBI's conflict with Apple, and its impact within US politics. They also touch on the history of encryption and steps you can take to encrypt your own iPhone and files.

Apple, FBI battle a wedge issue for American voters, poll shows

03/09/2016, 10:22:34 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The ongoing philosophical debate between Silicon Valley -- with Apple at the forefront -- and the federal government over encryption has split the American electorate in two distinct but equal camps, a new survey shows.

Apple Pay dominates merchant mindshare for contactless payments, survey finds

03/02/2016, 09:31:12 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new poll of merchant processing partners has found that Apple Pay is by far the most desired tap-to-pay method, easily exceeding demand for rival services like Android Pay, PayPal and Samsung Pay.

New poll says public sides with Apple over FBI in resisting iPhone unlock order

02/24/2016, 10:16:48 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Public support for Apple's refusal to unlock an iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook appears to be leaning in the company's favor, according to poll results published on Wednesday.

Bill Gates sides with FBI on Apple encryption fight, says scope is limited to one iPhone

02/23/2016, 12:00:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Microsoft founder Bill Gates said he disagrees with Apple's decision to not provide the FBI with a software workaround that breaks iOS, and instead sides with a narrow reading of the government's request for assistance that supposedly precludes wider dissemination of the as-yet-uncreated expoit.

Mark Zuckerberg voices support for Apple in encryption row, but FBI is winning public mindshare

02/22/2016, 05:26:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg added his name to the list of tech leaders rallying behind Apple in its encryption debate with the Justice Department, but a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center suggests the FBI is winning over public sentiment.

Dominant Apple remains atop Fortune's 'most admired' list for 9th straight year

02/19/2016, 12:26:13 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

For nearly a decade, Apple has been ranked as the "World's Most Admired Company" by business magazine Fortune, as the iPhone maker again took top honors for the new 2016 list.

Apple's Notes for Mac to support Evernote file imports in OS X 10.11.4

02/08/2016, 08:04:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple's Notes app, included as part of the upcoming OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan software update, has been confirmed to support Evernote .enex file format imports in what could be a move to convert users to the iCloud native format.

Ireland's Sinn Fein party says it will pursue Apple if company owes back taxes

01/21/2016, 10:01:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Ireland's left-leaning Sinn Fein party could hold Apple accountable for taxes owed following a still-ongoing European Commission investigation, according to a party finance spokesman.

Donald Trump promises to make Apple manufacture in US instead of China

01/18/2016, 04:57:28 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In a campaign speech at Virginia's fundamentalist Liberty University on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tangentially promised that he would force Apple to manufacture its hardware in the US instead of looking to overseas labor.

AI readers choose Airmail, Outlook and Nylas N1 as top email apps

01/13/2016, 08:43:00 AM, Posted By Nate Hanson

We polled our AppleInsider audience to vote for their favorite email application for the Mac. The winner is Airmail, with Outlook coming in as a close second.

Poll: What is your favorite email app for OS X?

12/31/2015, 01:31:00 PM, Posted By Nate Hanson

AppleInsider is looking for the best email application for OS X. Vote for your favorite email app and we'll tell you the winner next week.

Apple TV, Apple Watch hottest holiday gifts for AppleInsider readers

12/28/2015, 07:52:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

The results of AppleInsider's holiday survey are in, and the hottest Apple gifts for the 2015 holiday season, as selected by you the reader, were Apple TV, Apple Watch and Apple accessories.

Poll: What Apple goodies did you receive this holiday season? [Update: Poll fixed]

12/26/2015, 10:31:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

AppleInsider wants to know what Apple products you received during the 2015 gift giving season, whether it be an iPhone and Apple Watch combo, a powerful iPad Pro or an iPod shuffle. Answer below and we'll reveal this year's hottest Apple gifts next week.

Apple Music racked up more than 54.5M monthly users in 2015, study says

12/21/2015, 09:12:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

According to a year end report from consumer research firm Nielsen, Apple Music was one of the most popular smartphone apps of 2015, and with more than 54.5 million monthly users ranked among offerings from Facebook and Google.

Poll: What is your favorite iOS news app?

12/11/2015, 02:50:30 PM, Posted By Nate Hanson

AppleInsider is trying to find the best news app for iOS. Vote for your favorite app and we'll tell you the winner next week.

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple in education, OTT Apple TV service plans, Smart Battery Case, more

12/11/2015, 08:02:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This week's AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's battle with Google over the education market, a rumored suspension of negotiations toward an over-the-top TV service and the next-generation Apple Watch, among other topics.

Analyst projects 21M Apple Watch shipments in first year, $8.4B in revenue

12/10/2015, 08:09:36 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Speaking at the first ever Glance conference, noted Apple analyst Horace Dediu said he expects Apple Watch shipments to reach 21 million units in its first full year of sales, a tally estimated to bring in some $8.4 billion in revenue.

62 percent of current owners planning to gift Apple Watch to others, poll says

12/08/2015, 03:56:48 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A sizable 62 percent of adult Americans who already own an Apple Watch are planning to give the device as a gift, according to the results of an Reuters/Ipsos poll published on Tuesday.

As 'iPhone 6c' rumors heat up, 20% of US consumers say they prefer 4-inch smartphones

12/04/2015, 11:38:34 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of U.S. smartphone users has revealed that 20 percent of consumers prefer a smaller handset in the 4-inch range, potentially signaling the market size for a refreshed entry-level iPhone from Apple.

AppleInsider podcast talks 2016 iPhone & MacBook rumors, Apple Watch gripes, open source Swift, more

12/04/2015, 08:13:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A flurry of hardware rumors was at the core of this week's AppleInsider podcast, which discussed Apple's potential axing of iPhone's 3.5mm headphone jack, an oft-speculated return to the 4-inch smartphone format and hearsay about a 15-inch MacBook Air.