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AppleInsider readers are split on the iPhone X notch, but most support Apple's decision to embrace it

09/15/2017, 03:47:23 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

It wasn't quite a landslide vote, but AppleInsider readers came down in favor of Apple's decision to highlight and not hide the so-called "notch" housing the camera, sensors and earpiece atop the iPhone X edge-to-edge display.

25% of Microsoft Surface owners report problems within 2 years, Consumer Reports finds

08/10/2017, 11:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new, large survey of Microsoft Surface owners found that a quarter of those using the hybrid devices experience problems by the second year of ownership, raising questions about the reliability of the company's iPad and MacBook competitors.

Apple ranks among 'Best-in-Class' brands for loyalty in new marketing study

07/26/2017, 09:53:57 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Among major corporate brands, Apple has some of the highest loyalty and satisfaction rates with the U.S. public, according to the results of a recent survey.

Survey finds 1/3 of people interested in Apple's HomePod, still more likely to buy Amazon Echo

06/14/2017, 03:55:07 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Roughly a third of people in the U.S. are interested in Apple's Siri-based HomePod, though they're more likely to buy an Amazon Echo in practice, survey results suggested on Wednesday.

Apple's 'iPhone 8' predicted to revive iPhone growth despite later October ship date

06/13/2017, 09:51:21 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple will announce its flagship OLED iPhone in September, but ship it in October -- still potentially achieving impressive sales, according to an analyst memo obtained by AppleInsider.

First look: GoPro's upcoming QuikStories software is an automated storytelling tool

06/11/2017, 07:23:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

GoPro wants to automate the process of offloading, editing and creating videos on mobile devices from footage captured by its Hero 5 action camera, and QuikStories is its answer. AppleInsider got a sneak peek at the forthcoming software at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colo., this week.

Apple's iPhone SE, iPhone 7 Plus take top spots in customer satisfaction index

05/23/2017, 12:21:41 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple's iPhone SE and iPhone 7 Plus top a new survey of customer satisfaction amongst U.S. customers surveyed over the span of a year.

Apple invention uses RFID tags, Apple Watch to track food nutrition

05/02/2017, 04:55:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As Apple wades further into health industry waters with products like Apple Watch, the company on Tuesday was granted a patent for technology that would allow food vendors to embed nutritional information in device-readable RFID tags. The solution presents a unique and partially automated solution to calorie counting, one of the more laborious aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Apple's AirPods achieve 98% customer satisfaction in new study

05/01/2017, 05:25:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

According to recent survey conducted by market research firm Creative Strategies, a record breaking 98 percent of AirPods owners said they were either "very satisfied" or "satisfied" with the wireless headphones.

Availability of Apple's 12.9" iPad Pro slips to May as rumored update looms

04/18/2017, 12:47:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Possibly shedding some light on an anticipated refresh, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro stock situation appears to be dwindling, with nearly no stock of popular models in high-volume stores, and an expected refresh date across the board of May 16.

Some MacBook Pro with Touch Bar owners report pinging, popping case noise during heavy use

04/13/2017, 12:06:43 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A small proportion of users with the 2016 MacBook Pro are reporting hearing a pinging, or popping noise, described as similar to that of crushing a plastic bottle, seemingly related to thermal conditions in the laptop.

Facebook's new M assistant merges Apple's data detectors & rumored Siri Messages enhancements

04/07/2017, 11:30:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Taking it out of a year-long test phase, Facebook on Friday launched "M," a new AI assistant integrated into Messenger that bears some similarity to Apple's data detectors, as well as rumored Siri integration into Messages for "iOS 11."

Notorious patent troll Uniloc targets Apple over Maps, Apple ID, remote software updates

04/03/2017, 09:22:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Notorious patent troll Uniloc on Monday filed suit against Apple claiming infringement of three patents related to certain Maps features, user authentication via Apple ID and UDIDs, and remote iOS updates.

Apple's iPhone, Samsung phones nearly equal in J.D. Power satisfaction survey

03/23/2017, 12:38:27 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

While Apple and the iPhone ranked first in a survey of U.S. customer satisfaction with smartphones, the company's chief rival -- Samsung -- came second by only the slimmest of margins, according to a J.D. Power report published on Thursday.

iOS 10.3 beta hints at more fluid Apple Pencil with next-gen iPad Pro models

03/22/2017, 09:04:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Code discovered within Apple's latest iOS 10.3 beta shows tools that will allow developers to run their apps at variable framerates, suggesting that higher-fidelity Apple Pencil support could be coming to the company's soon-to-arrive iPad Pro refresh.

CIA responds to 'Vault 7' hack leak, WikiLeaks claims only 1% of what it holds was published

03/09/2017, 08:59:15 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The CIA has issued a statement criticizing the massive WikiLeaks reveal of its iPhone, macOS, Android, and Windows hacking department, amidst international outcry about the leak -- and tens of thousands more documents are allegedly on the way.

Apple places 5th on corporate reputation poll, Samsung drops 42 spots

02/20/2017, 10:15:00 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Apple is the fifth most reputable company in the United States, with the results of an annual poll into the public perception of a company putting the iPhone producer ahead of Disney, Google, Tesla, and Netflix in the rankings.

Apple's AirPods grabbed 26% of wireless headphone sales after launch, report claims

01/11/2017, 03:57:52 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

Apple's AirPods have made a sizable impact on the wireless headphone market, according to research from Slice Intelligence, with the audio accessory reportedly capturing more than a quarter of the market.

Editorial: Apple survived 2016's onslaught of fake news and failed competitors

12/31/2016, 04:45:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Across 2016, ostensibly legitimate journalists and research firms gravely warned that Apple was in trouble on every front--from low cost wearables to Microsoft's 2-in-1 notebooks, to Google's new Pixel Phone and a resurgent Samsung--as well as falling behind everyone else in the emerging, very promising field of Virtual Reality. They were all so incredibly wrong we can now have a good end-of-year laugh at their expense.

AirPods selling out as quickly as they arrive at retail, Apple shipping orders faster than expected

12/22/2016, 10:17:52 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple's AirPods are by all measures a victory for the company, with Apple retail stores quickly blowing through received stock. However, online orders placed through Apple are in some cases shipping weeks earlier than advertised.

Readdle's popular iOS email client Spark arrives on the Mac App Store

11/30/2016, 03:11:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Previously available for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Readdle's hit email client Spark launched on macOS on Wednesday, and is now available as a free download from the Mac App Store.

iPhone 7 supply remains constrained, Apple viewed as unlikely to catch up to demand by end of year

11/18/2016, 10:23:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Retail availability of the iPhone 7 -- particularly the jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus -- remains in short supply just a week before Black Friday, a new survey has found, suggesting Apple is still struggling to satisfy consumer demand for its latest-generation handset.

Apple invention integrates Siri into iMessage, aids in peer-to-peer financial transactions

11/17/2016, 02:59:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

An Apple patent application published Thursday suggests the company is investigating the potential of integrating its Siri virtual assistant into Messages, with claims suggesting the feature might assist users with peer-to-peer payments.

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.