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Apple refuses to back GOP convention because of Trump politics

06/18/2016, 04:06 pm

Despite having provided aid in the past, Apple is withholding financial and technological support from this year's Republican presidential convention -- owing to controversial positions by candidate Donald Trump, a report claimed on Saturday.

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This week on AI: iOS 10, macOS Sierra & watchOS 3 lead WWDC reveals

06/18/2016, 03:06 am

Apple's WWDC keynote provided plenty of news fodder this week, including the announcements of macOS Sierra, iOS 10, and watchOS 3 -- plus many other technologies coming soon to Apple devices.

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Apple led effort to remove rifle emoji from Unicode 9.0, report says

06/17/2016, 05:06 pm

A proposed rifle emoji initially set for release as part of Unicode 9.0 was removed from consideration after Unicode Consortium delegates representing Apple and Microsoft expressed disapproval of its inclusion, a report said Friday.

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AppleInsider podcast talks to former Apple evangelist Matt Sephton, wraps up WWDC

06/17/2016, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider former Apple technology evangelist Matt Sephton joins Victor to talk about his perspective on the week's WWDC news and shares a Steve Jobs story. Mikey chimes in with his favorite upcoming iOS 10, macOS, watchOS 3 and tvOS features.

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JP Morgan downgrades Apple stock expectations on negative macro trends, Apple Watch forecast

06/16/2016, 10:06 pm

For all the new software platform features Apple announced this week at WWDC, including a glimpse at future iOS product capabilities and internet services enhancements, JP Morgan remains cool to the company's stock prospects for 2016.

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Apple updates TestFlight with support for new iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS betas

06/16/2016, 10:06 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its TestFlight app testing platform to support software running in the latest beta environments, and rolled out new App Store optimization and analytics tools for developers accessible through iTunes Connect.

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Apple douses rumor of impending iMessage release for Android

06/16/2016, 06:06 pm

Apple recently poured cold water on rumors claiming iMessage would see introduction on Google's Android platform, potentially at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference, saying the messaging service is worth more as an exclusive first-party feature.

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Apple's dual-layer LCD technology promises high-contrast, lifelike HDR images

06/16/2016, 06:06 am

Apple in a patent application published on Thursday details a method of reducing image artifacts in high dynamic range (HDR) dual-layer LCDs, technology that could theoretically boost a typical display's contrast ratio to 1,000,000 to 1.

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Apple to open first Macau Apple Store on June 25

06/16/2016, 12:06 am

Apple on Wednesday announced the first official Apple Store in the Macau Special Administrative Region of China will open on June 25, expanding the company's retail presence in Greater China to 41 stores.

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Apple SVPs Schiller and Federighi discuss Siri, Messages and more in Q&A session

06/15/2016, 02:06 am

Apple executives Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi on Tuesday took part in a casual interview to discuss the many software and services enhancements revealed at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple's Messages target of new Uniloc patent suit

06/14/2016, 06:06 pm

Serial patent lawsuit filer and non-practicing entity Uniloc on Tuesday filed suit against Apple, claiming Messages app and iMessage backend service features infringe on multiple owned voice over IP patents.

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Apple invites deaf, blind advocate Haben Girma to address developers on accessibility at WWDC16

06/14/2016, 05:06 pm

Speaking at a lunchtime conference that filled seats in the largest conference room at WWDC, accessibility advocate Haben Girma spoke to attendees about the value of designing products with disabled users in mind.

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Apple to host pop-punk band Good Charlotte at its WWDC16 Bash

06/14/2016, 04:06 pm

Good Charlotte will perform at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference Bash on Thursday, the company has announced to attendees.

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Apple wins patents for transparent AR device, device with wrap-around display

06/14/2016, 04:06 am

Apple on Tuesday won a pair of patents relating to advanced mobile devices including a property covering transparent augmented reality devices and IP detailing a mobile electronic device with flexible wrap-around display.

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AppleInsider podcast dives into Apple's WWDC 2016 keynote

06/14/2016, 12:06 am

In this special episode of the AppleInsider podcast, Dan Dilger joins us live from San Francisco with a hot take on the products, services and initiatives unveiled during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday.

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Apple Design Awards go to Lara Croft Go, dj Pro, others

06/13/2016, 08:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced its annual selection of Design Awards recipients on Monday, handing out honors to the developers behind standout app properties like Lara Croft Go, Frame.io and dj Pro, among many others.

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How to Register for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas

06/13/2016, 07:06 pm

A spectrum of new features are set for introduction when iOS 10 and macOS (nŽe OS X) see public release this fall, but those brave enough to take the leap can test drive the software as part of Apple's Beta Software Program come July.

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Apple posts WWDC 2016 keynote video, iOS 10 ad, Swift developer story online [u]

06/13/2016, 05:06 pm

After wrapping up the onstage portion of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple on Monday published a full video of the keynote event, as well as an iOS 10 ad and Swift coding feature, to its website and YouTube.

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Apple now has over 2M apps in App Store, paid nearly $50B to developers

06/13/2016, 01:06 pm

At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the App Store recently reached a milestone with more than two million apps in circulation, which have generated nearly $50 billion for developers.

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AppleInsider is live at WWDC 2016 - get all the breaking news as it happens

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

Apple is set to announce the next-generation versions of iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and AppleInsider is there live in San Francisco with up-to-the-second news and analysis.

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