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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.

RadioShack to close up to 1,100 stores as earnings dip well below expectations

03/04/2014, 07:45:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

RadioShack on Tuesday announced it will be closing up to 1,100 stores after reporting a $400 million operating loss for 2013, highlighting the Apple retail partner's struggle with adapting to the fast-changing consumer electronics market.

US survey shows Apple's iPhone 5s has 'staying power,' while 5c is losing ground

03/03/2014, 09:16:24 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A new survey of prospective U.S. smartphone buyers has found that Apple's flagship iPhone 5s remains the most popular option for those making a purchase in the next few months, but the iPhone 5c is not expected to make waves.

Institutional ownership of Apple stock reaches new 5-year low

02/26/2014, 10:12:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Institutional ownership of large-cap stocks is currently at high levels, but there is one glaring exception to that trend: Apple, which is currently at a five-year low among hedge funds, banks, mutual funds, and other powerful types of financial institutions.

iPhone upgraders leave nearly $13.5B in old hardware to collect dust

02/12/2014, 07:33:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The results of a survey published on Wednesday show U.S. consumers who hold on to last-generation iPhones after upgrading or moving on to another smartphone have amassed some $13.4 billion in mothballed hardware.

Apple celebrates 30 years of Mac with special webpage, video

01/24/2014, 05:39:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple changed the computing world forever 30 years ago today when it launched the first Macintosh. To commemorate the anniversary, the company posted to its website a video and interactive timeline chronicling not only the machine's history, but its effect on the world.

Apple projected to have sold 25M iPads in record holiday quarter

01/22/2014, 10:10:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Last fall's introduction of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display may have helped sales of Apple's tablets achieve double-digit year-over-year gains, according to pre-earnings expectations from Wall Street.

Apple's iPhone now represents 42% of smartphones owned in the US - NPD

01/16/2014, 11:28:28 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

The launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c helped propel Apple to a market leading 42 percent of smartphones owned in the U.S. in the fourth quarter of 2013, leading Samsung's 26 percent share, according to the latest data from the NPD Group.

Survey suggests China Mobile deal will add at least 12M iPhone sales for Apple in 2014

12/16/2013, 08:53:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

A survey of consumers in China has found that an anticipated deal to sell the iPhone with carrier China Mobile could incrementally boost Apple's handset sales in calendar 2014 by at least 12 million units, though there is potential for much more.

iPhone 5s now shipping from Apple's online store within 24 hours

12/10/2013, 08:17:22 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's online store was updated on Tuesday to reflect 24-hour shipping times for all capacities and colors for carrier-locked versions of the iPhone 5s in the U.S., though customers looking to buy an unlocked and unsubsidized handset must still wait a few days.

Apple catches up with iPhone 5s demand, achieves full availability at its stores

12/09/2013, 08:28:02 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple appears to have completely caught up with consumer demand for its flagship iPhone 5s, with a new survey of the company's retail stores finding all models completely in stock at all locations.

Apple announces free shipping for holiday purchases, order deadlines for Dec. 24 delivery

12/02/2013, 07:44:57 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday posted to its Online Apple Store a list of deadline dates by which buyers must get in their orders to guarantee delivery by Christmas Eve, while also announcing free shipping on all orders during the holiday shopping season.