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Topic: General

Apple confirms acquisition of motion capture firm Faceshift

11/24/2015, 09:11 pm

Months after rumors claimed Apple was behind the mysterious acquisition of real-time motion capture technology firm Faceshift, the Cupertino, Calif., company confirmed the purchase on Tuesday, but declined to offer details on the matter.


DisneyLife online streaming service launches in UK with iOS & Apple TV support

11/24/2015, 01:11 pm

Disney on Tuesday launched a new online streaming service known as DisneyLife, currently available only in the U.K., but with plans for global expansion.


FAA recommends registering drone pilots instead of individual drones

11/23/2015, 03:11 pm

A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration task force has issued a set of recommendations for registering unmanned drones, looking to manage the increasingly popular technology.


Apple to open 27th Chinese Apple Store this week in Beijing

11/23/2015, 05:11 am

Apple will open its 27th Apple Store in China later this week, as an outlet is scheduled to open on Nov. 28 at Chaoyang Joy City mall in Beijing, the capital city's fifth location.


This week on AppleInsider: Apple Pay, 4-inch iPhones, iPad Pro woes & more

11/21/2015, 06:11 am

The biggest news this week revolved mostly around Apple Pay, but there was also an official Apple Watch dock launch, problems with the iPad Pro, and more rumors of a 4-inch iPhone.


Apple wins DRM patent lawsuit leveled by ContentGuard

11/20/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple came out unscathed from a legal battle involving digital rights management IP owned by ContentGuard, a subsidiary of non-practicing entity Pendrell Corp. that sued the iPhone maker for infringing on five patents.


Personal Pickup comes to UK Apple Stores in continuing expansion

11/20/2015, 09:11 am

Apple on Friday brought Personal Pickup to shoppers in the United Kingdom, allowing them to buy products online but pick them up at their closest Apple Store on the same day.


AppleInsider podcast goes deep on iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, gaming controllers, 4" iPhones, more

11/20/2015, 08:11 am

Apple's new iPad Pro and accessories are the focus of this week's AppleInsider podcast, as Neil and Mikey share their thoughts on the giant tablet after a week's worth of testing. Shane drops by to discuss iOS-Mac convergence theories and we break down rumors about a supposed 4-inch iPhone set to debut next year.


Jimmy Iovine says finding music is difficult for some women [u]

11/19/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple Music exec Jimmy Iovine is getting flak for supposedly sexist comments made during a interview on Thursday, where he said a recent ad series was made because finding music is difficult for "some women."


SunPower agrees to build 170 megawatts of Chinese solar power for Apple

11/19/2015, 01:11 pm

California's SunPower is planning to build three new Chinese solar farms for Apple with a peak capacity of 170 megawatts, the company said in a newly-submitted regulatory filing.


Apple crossed $1 billion sales mark in India in 2015, official data shows

11/19/2015, 11:11 am

Apple achieved its first $1 billion in Indian sales in an annual period ending last March, according to newly-published data from India's Registrar of Companies.


Apple invention integrates floaties into retractable iPhone bumper

11/19/2015, 04:11 am

As a result of continued research into device protection technologies, Apple has developed an automated bumper system that doubles as a floatation device, protecting iPhones from drops and large bodies of water.


Microsoft Graph promises open developer access to Office 365 data

11/18/2015, 09:11 pm

Microsoft at its Connect (); conference on Wednesday flipped the switch on Microsoft Graph, ne Office 365 Unified API, a set of APIs that let developers integrate, manage and tap into vast expanses of data stored in the Office 365 cloud.


Silicon Valley bracing for severe El Nino flooding; Apple, Campus 2 outside primary flood zone

11/18/2015, 07:11 pm

After years of crippling drought, California is now entering a powerfully wet El Nio weather pattern that is predicted to bring record precipitation. Flooding in coastal areas along San Francisco Bay poses risks of devastating economic impacts for the region, although Apple's principal offices centered in Cupertino should help it avoid much of the impact.


Apple's online store services, Maps suffer widespread outage

11/17/2015, 11:11 pm

Apple's content delivery and Maps networks suffered concentrated outages late Tuesday, as the company's system status page showed downtime for various iTunes related services and a brief, but complete shutdown of Apple Maps.


New Chicago Apple Store to be a riverside glass 'temple,' report says

11/17/2015, 10:11 pm

A report on Tuesday offered the first glimpse at what is thought to be Apple's upcoming Chicago Apple Store, with renderings showing an open, glass-encased pavilion type structure appropriately modeled to the company's new architectural design language.


Personal Pickup now available at Apple Stores in Canada and Australia

11/17/2015, 10:11 pm

After years of offering Personal Pickup at U.S. Apple Stores, Apple on Tuesday activated the service in Canada and Australia, meaning customers in those countries can order online and pick up their goods at a brick-and-mortar store.


Apple removes HomeKit-incompatible devices from online store

11/17/2015, 08:11 pm

In what could be a move to push the first-party HomeKit connected home protocol, Apple has seemingly stopped online sales of incompatible devices made by Kwikset and Belkin, as well as the original August Smart Lock.


Apple Store brings same-day Postmates deliveries to Manhattan

11/17/2015, 03:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to allow same-day deliveries in Manhattan, offered through its partner for the service, Postmates.


Apple invention lets users control time-sensitive notifications with their eyes

11/17/2015, 04:11 am

An Apple patent published on Tuesday shows continued work into so-called "gaze detection" technology, particularly as a means to control certain user interface events like autocorrect pop-ups, app notifications and more.