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New 'Batteriser' could help your Magic Mouse & Trackpad batteries run 8x longer

06/02/2015, 03:06 pm

A small, steel-and-silicon sleeve designed to slip over standard alkaline batteries promises to let those disposable cells run up to eight times longer, saving consumers money and frustration.

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iCloud, iTunes again hit with global outages impacting important services [u]

06/02/2015, 12:06 pm

A Tuesday iCloud outage is preventing some people from accessing services like calendars or mail, or even logging into iCloud in the first place, according to numerous complaints on Twitter and received by AppleInsider.

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Liquidmetal concept could enable Apple to manufacture devices layer by layer

06/02/2015, 10:06 am

Making use of its ties with Liquidmetal Technologies, Apple on Tuesday won a U.S. patent on a way of manufacturing products layer-by-layer using bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys, also known as bulk metalic glasses.

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First wave of HomeKit devices from Insteon, Lutron, others drop ahead of WWDC

06/02/2015, 09:06 am

Just under one year after HomeKit was announced and less than a week before Apple's midsummer developers conference, the first devices certified for compatibility with the iPhone maker's new home automation framework have begun to hit shelves from companies like Insteon, Lutron, and iHome.

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Apple earphone invention detects multiple users, switches audio profiles to match

06/02/2015, 05:06 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's invention for an earphone cable capable of detecting when its being shared between multiple users, allowing each to hear a monophonic audio track or completely different songs.

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Apple announces WWDC 2015 keynote live stream for Apple TV

06/01/2015, 09:06 pm

As expected, Apple on Monday updated its Events channel on Apple TV, announcing users of the set-top streamer will have access to a live stream of the upcoming WWDC 2015 keynote presentation.

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GoPro launches new mid-range $299 Hero+ LCD with integrated display, will sell drone in 2016

06/01/2015, 04:06 pm

Action camera maker GoPro on Monday announced a new mid-range model dubbed the Hero+ LCD, a $299 model featuring an integrated touchscreen display capable of recording 1080p high-definition video at 60 frames per second.

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Chlorine leak leaves five injured at Apple's North Carolina data center

06/01/2015, 04:06 pm

Five people are receiving medical treatment after being exposed to a chlorine leak at Apple's data center in Maiden, North Carolina on Monday, reports say.

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Microsoft sets July 29 launch for Windows 10, begins download reservations

06/01/2015, 09:06 am

Microsoft on Monday announced that Windows 10 will launch on July 29 across 190 countries, available as a free upgrade for both mobile and desktop Windows devices.

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Woman dumps rare Apple I worth $200,000 at recycling center

06/01/2015, 08:06 am

A Bay Area recycling center is attempting to track down an unidentified woman who dropped off a 1976-model Apple I in April, after the computer sold to a private collector for $200,000 this month.

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How to delete your old Apple iCloud backups and free up space

05/31/2015, 02:05 pm

Deleting multiple backups can help conserve valuable storage space in Apple's iCloud. Here's how to free up space in iCloud to ensure that your iPhone and iPad backups are up-to-date in case the worst happens.

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This week on AppleInsider: Ive's promotion, Apple Watch apps, augmented reality & more

05/30/2015, 02:05 am

Several events this week pointed to Apple's future plans, including a promotion for designer Jony Ive, comments from operations head Jeff Williams, and a takeover of augmented reality firm Metaio.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook donates $6.56M to charity

05/29/2015, 08:05 pm

An SEC filing posted Friday reveals Apple CEO Tim Cook donated 50,000 shares of Apple stock worth more than $6.56 million to an unspecified charity, the latest gift in a flurry of philanthropic activity rarely seen with company executives.

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Exclusive Video: Apple Campus 2 Spaceship ring rising with Lego-like interlocking slabs

05/29/2015, 05:05 pm

The Spaceship Ring of Apple's futuristic Campus 2 project in Cupertino, Calif. is incrementally on the rise as manufactured concrete slabs are stacked together and locked into place, as shown in a new aerial video depicting progress over the past several months.

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Apple's Upper East Side store in Manhattan to open after WWDC on June 13

05/29/2015, 01:05 pm

As the news from Apple's upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference will be winding down, the company will be gearing up for its next major retail opening in New York City, officially scheduled for June 13, and AppleInsider has exclusive photos of the store.

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Apple tops Consumer Reports satisfaction survey for computer technical support

05/29/2015, 10:05 am

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.

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Elite Chinese university allegedly ripped off Apple's Touch ID logo for anniversary celebration

05/29/2015, 09:05 am

A logo created for the 110th anniversary of China's Fudan University --one of the country's most prestigious institutions --bears a striking resemblance to Apple's Touch ID emblem, spurring accusations of copyright infringement against the Shanghai-based school.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses Jony Ive's promotion, Apple Watch bugs & Pixelmator for iPhone

05/29/2015, 08:05 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Mikey Campbell and Shane Cole as we discuss Jony Ive's promotion, Mikey's Pixelmator review, our Watch Effect series, and Apple Watch news. Also, Shane has a word to say on Apple Watch quality assurance.

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Apple buys established augmented reality firm Metaio

05/28/2015, 04:05 pm

Apple earlier this month completed an acquisition of Metaio, a German augmented reality firm that first started life as a side project at Volkswagen, for an as-yet-unknown project.

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IBM gives workers choice between Macs or PCs, plans to deploy 50,000 Apple MacBooks

05/28/2015, 02:05 pm

Starting on Thursday, IBM workers will be able to choose between a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, or a PC when getting a new or updated workstation, according to a company-wide memo.

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