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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.

Consumer Reports survey finds Apple most reliable laptop brand

12/02/2015, 07:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Results of a Consumer Reports survey released on Wednesday show Apple's MacBook Air and MacBook Pro to be the most reliable laptops on the market, with average failure rates markedly outperforming comparable Windows machines.

AI readers pick: The best note taking app for iOS is Apple Notes

12/02/2015, 02:46:10 PM, Posted By Nate Hanson

We polled AppleInsider readers to find the best note taking app available for iOS. Your choice was the one already built into every iPhone and iPad, Notes, with readers saying the improvements made in iOS 9 are enough to make the default option also the best option.

Study: Dissatisfied Apple Watch owners cite lack of features, but half will buy next-gen model

11/30/2015, 10:20:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A recent study conducted by smartwatch market research firm Wristly found an overall lack of performance the common thread between unsatisfied Apple Watch owners, though roughly half of respondents said they would consider buying a second-generation model.

Poll: What is your favorite iOS note taking app?

11/23/2015, 04:54:00 PM, Posted By Nate Hanson

AppleInsider is searching for the best note taking app for iOS and we need your help. Vote for your favorite app and we'll tell you the winner next week.

Study: Apple Pay has more Gen X users than Millennials, but adoption slowing

10/27/2015, 12:03:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A study from Phoenix Marketing International says Apple Pay is still picking up users one year after launch, and recently saw a bump in usage rates from Gen X card holders, but overall growth is quickly reaching a plateau.

iPhone 6s supplies tracking far better than 2014 iPhone 6 launch, store stock indicates

10/09/2015, 10:09:41 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple is currently doing far better at keeping supplies of the iPhone 6s available than it did with the iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s, according to research conducted by investment firm Piper Jaffray.

Study: Apple Watch holds 97% satisfaction rating, used mostly for fitness & timekeeping

09/08/2015, 06:03:38 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The Apple Watch has a 97 percent satisfaction rating among owners, although the most popular uses are simply fitness tracking and telling the time, according to survey data published on Tuesday.

For consumers, Apple's CarPlay takes backseat to practical in-car technology

08/25/2015, 07:57:44 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A study published on Tuesday shows consumers are largely indifferent to high profile automotive infotainment initiatives from Apple and Google, instead exhibiting considerably more interest in practical car technology like blind spot detection and lumbar seat adjustment.

Parents on a budget turning to certified used iPhones & iPads this back-to-school season

08/18/2015, 10:31:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Price-conscious parents looking to equip their kids with smartphones or tablets for the new school year are embracing Gazelle's new certified pre-used iPhone and iPad stores as an alternative to paying full price for a brand new device, the company says.

Greek capital controls put squeeze on iCloud, iTunes, App Store subscriptions

07/01/2015, 06:53:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a move to preemptively thwart a cash exodus as its economy implodes, Greece earlier this week enacted capital control restrictions to titrate the outflow of money, limiting international credit card payments to Web services like Apple's App Store and iTunes.

Benchmarks detail processor throttling in iOS 9 beta Low Power mode

06/25/2015, 09:25:15 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A benchmark test performed on an iPhone 6 Plus running Apple's latest iOS 9 beta puts numbers to the upcoming operating system's Low Power mode, which throttles down processor performance to preserve battery life.

Apple Watch band stock improves: Milanese Loop, Sport, Leather Loop, Classic Buckle, & Link Bracelet ship within a week

06/01/2015, 12:44:43 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple Watch bands continue to trickle into the company's retail stores, while shipping times through Apple's online store also continue to improve, as supply for the accessories gradually catches up with consumer demand.

Apple tops Consumer Reports satisfaction survey for computer technical support

05/29/2015, 10:05:42 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple once again ranked highest this year on an annual Consumer Reports satisfaction survey for computer support services, the magazine has revealed in its July issue.

Fitbit leads in fitness tracker popularity, but Apple Watch poised to gain ground

05/22/2015, 11:52:07 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Fitbit devices remain both the most used and most wanted fitness trackers, but Apple is in a position to make gains with the Apple Watch, especially as a huge number of consumers plan to buy a wearable device in the near future, according to a U.S. consumer survey published on Friday.

Apple Watch preorders cause spike in Apple phone, chat support wait times

04/27/2015, 08:40:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As can be expected from a major product launch, Apple Watch preorders and first weekend sales caused a spike in wait times for customers trying to reach Apple's service centers.

15M Americans say they'll buy an Apple Watch, Reuters poll finds

04/15/2015, 03:43:24 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple could sell as many as 15 million Apple Watches this year, new survey data suggests, as some 6 percent of U.S. adults --mostly men --say they plan to purchase one of the new wrist-worn devices.

Nearly all Apple Watch retail try-ons are resulting in preorders, Cowen says

04/13/2015, 09:50:33 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Customers who schedule an appointment to try on the Apple Watch are extremely likely to walk away with a preorder for the device, according to a new informal poll of retail employees conducted by an analyst.

Apple's new Apple Pay acceptance decal kits raise customer awareness at participating merchants

03/23/2015, 05:28:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple recently activated a program allowing merchants to order Apple Pay decal kits to dress up shop windows and registers, which raises customer awareness of where Apple's payment service is accepted.

Seeing Android switchers fueling iPhone growth, Cowen & Co. raises Apple price target to $135

03/23/2015, 09:13:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

After conducting a new survey showing that iPhone growth is being driven by new owners of the platform, investment firm Cowen and Company raised its price target for Apple on Monday to $135.

Apple's iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Beats headphones take top honors in consumer survey

02/17/2015, 07:10:23 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's flagship products led the pack in the 2015 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index from brand research consultancy Brand Keys, with the iPhone, iPad, MacBook and Beats headphones all considered leaders in their respective categories.

Twitter blames issues with Apple's iOS 8 for loss of 4M new users [u]

02/05/2015, 07:17:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Character-limited social network Twitter on Thursday announced a lower-than-expected number of monthly active users for its just-completed fourth quarter, a figure that the company blamed in part on problems in Apple's rollout of iOS 8.

Earnings preview: Wall Street awaits record shattering $67B quarter from Apple

01/27/2015, 11:43:37 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With just a few hours to go before Apple reports the results of its first fiscal quarter of 2015, Wall Street is hyped for what it expects will be a blockbuster, all-time record for the iPhone maker.

The road ahead: 3 ways Apple could push Maps forward with iOS 9 in 2015

01/18/2015, 06:28:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Just under three years after Apple evicted Google Maps from iOS, Cupertino's own mapping and navigation offering still has some critical weaknesses. AppleInsider looks ahead at what the next 12 months could have in store for Apple Maps.

Apple employees love CEO Tim Cook, rate company highly on outlook, culture & values

01/16/2015, 01:03:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of tech workers places the highest optimism at Apple, where employees believe their company will continue to have a bright future ahead of it under the leadership of Tim Cook.

Fitness tracker users are older & richer, early smartwatch adopters mostly young men, survey finds

01/06/2015, 10:48:45 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With a glut of fitness trackers and smartwatches being introduced this week at CES ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch, a new survey finds that current wearable devices attract very different types of users based on their primary functionality.

Enterprise tablet adoption slowing, but Apple's iOS still dominates corporate world

01/06/2015, 08:55:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Though fewer corporations have indicated they are planning to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple's iOS is still the leading platform for corporations embracing the post-PC era, far ahead of smartphones and tablets running Android or Windows.

Overwhelming iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand continues to result in tighter supply for Apple than 2013

12/15/2014, 08:05:09 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Consumer demand for Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continues to outstrip supply heading into the end of the December quarter, according to the latest research from store polls conducted by Piper Jaffray.

UBS survey finds 10% of consumers want a smartwatch, expects 24M Apple Watch sales in fiscal 2015

12/01/2014, 10:11:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey from UBS suggests that the Apple Watch could get off to a strong start, leading the investment firm to predict sales of 24 million units and gross profit of $3.4 billion from the wearable device in its first few months alone.

UBS ups Apple price target to $125 after survey indicates strong share for iPhone 6 Plus

11/11/2014, 12:01:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The results of a recent global survey of prospective smartphone buyers conducted by UBS forecast a favorable share of iPhone 6 Plus sales and strong demand in China, prompting the investment firm to raise its price target.

iPhone 6 Plus accounts for one-quarter of new iPhone sales, expected to boost Apple's margins

10/16/2014, 09:39:12 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A pair of new surveys released this week both affirm that the new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has achieved about 25 percent of Apple's total iPhone sales, a trend that market watchers think will be a boon for the company's bottom line.

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeding supply, iPhone 5s selling well as Apple dominates smartphone sales

10/13/2014, 11:46:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

New data shows the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major U.S. carriers over the last month, giving Apple complete dominance of its home market.

Apple outlines Apple Pay, NFC operation in comprehensive patent filing

10/09/2014, 05:24:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

For a major mobile payment platform on the verge of launch, not much is known about the nuts and bolts behind Apple Pay. A new patent application discovered on Thursday, however, offers a detailed look at how NFC, secure enclaves and software come together to make safe transactions a reality.

Tim Cook unlocks the doors at Apple's Palo Alto store to kick off iPhone 6 sales

09/19/2014, 01:04:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As he has done in years past, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was on-hand at his local Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday to help kick off sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as take pictures and joke around with fans [updated with more pics].

ESPN updates SportsCenter for iOS with new football features, Secret adds interactive questions

08/28/2014, 02:09:26 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Sports fans now have new ways to keep up with scores and stats on the go following the latest update to ESPN's SportsCenter app, while users of anonymous sharing app Secret can now create impromptu polls and insert images from Flickr.

Secret app to restrict photo uploads, block posts with real names in update

08/22/2014, 06:18:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts.

Inside iOS App Extensions: Apple, Inc's new Widgets & Keyboards similar to Android's, but secure

07/04/2014, 03:17:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At WWDC, Apple unveiled a new App Extension architecture for both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. Here's how the new extensions enable a new type of widgets in Notification Center for both platforms, along with enabling third party Custom Keyboards for iOS.

Apple could sway 35% of Android & Windows Phone buyers with bigger iPhone, survey finds

06/24/2014, 01:02:30 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Already on track to capture nearly half of the smartphone market in 2014, Apple could dramatically expand the iPhone's customer base at Android's expense by adding a new model with a larger display, according to a survey released Tuesday by the investment arm of the Royal Bank of Canada.

Survey finds 14% of watch-wearers interested in hypothetical $350 Apple 'iWatch'

06/24/2014, 08:19:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Investment firm Piper Jaffray published the results of a new fashion-focused survey on Tuesday, in which respondents were asked about a rumored Apple "iWatch," with interest in such a device found to vary wildly based on price.

T-Mobile's 'Music Freedom' lets users stream music for free from services like iTunes Radio

06/18/2014, 10:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In an announcement during the "Un-Carrier 5.0" press conference on Wednesday, T-Mobile skipped the wait and went straight to "Un-Carrier 6.0," a program that lets customers stream music from top Internet radio services without having the data used count against their allotted monthly plans.

One-third of US smartphone consumers plan to buy an iPhone in the next 3 months

05/21/2014, 08:30:05 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's current iPhone lineup is showing strong staying power, with more than a third of prospective U.S. smartphone customers saying they plan to buy either an iPhone 5s or an iPhone 5c in the next three months, despite the fact that new models are expected to launch around September.

Consumer interest in Apple's 'iPhone 6' at record levels, as new sketches show rumored big-screen design

04/10/2014, 08:31:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

With leaks and alleged information about Apple's next-generation iPhone picking up steam, a new report shows that consumer interest for the so-called "iPhone 6" expected to debut later this year is already at record levels.

45% of businesses offer Macs to employees, 77% find Apple more reliable - survey

03/25/2014, 02:07:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of IT decision makers in the enterprise found that almost half of businesses now offer their workers Macs, while the vast majority feel Apple's Mac platform is more reliable than PCs running Microsoft's Windows.

Apple's iPhone is most-desired smartphone in emerging markets, passing Samsung

03/14/2014, 10:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While many customers in emerging markets may not be able to afford an iPhone, they'd still prefer it over competing devices running Google's Android, including handsets from Apple rival Samsung, a recent survey reveals.

Report: iPhone 5s to soon account for 1 in 5 iPhones, 5c growth stagnant

03/07/2014, 08:08:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apple's iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about 6 percent.