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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.


Paris attack stokes the flames in fight over US data encryption

11/16/2015, 09:11 pm

Last week's terrorist attack on Paris sounded a call to arms for hawkish U.S. officials seeking broad oversight of encrypted digital communications, some of whom used the opportunity to rekindle discussions with Silicon Valley technology companies.


Foursquare joins growing ranks of Apple Maps data suppliers

11/16/2015, 03:11 pm

Social networking service Foursquare is now an official supplier of business listings for Apple Maps, joining Yelp in giving users ratings and reviews for local businesses.


Apple forges deal to run all Singapore operations on solar power, confirms first local Apple Store

11/15/2015, 11:11 pm

Apple on Sunday announced a deal that will see its Singapore operations fully powered by solar energy, expanding on similar efforts in countries like the U.S. and China, and also confirmed an upcoming local Apple Store that will be the first in Southeast Asia.


First Apple Store 'feature bay' accessory collection focuses on iPhone photography

11/13/2015, 10:11 pm

It seems that select Apple Store locations are organizing accessories into collections called "feature bays" to enhance the in-store shopping experience, with the first arrangement advertising iPhone photography products.


Apple hit with second class action lawsuit over Wi-Fi Assist data overages

11/13/2015, 09:11 pm

Apple was hit with another class action lawsuit over iOS 9's new Wi-Fi Assist feature on Friday, with plaintiffs seeking a jury trial for damages in excess of $5 million.


Multiple injuries reported as tour bus crashes into flagship SF Apple Store construction site

11/13/2015, 07:11 pm

At least eleven people were injured, five critically, on Friday after a double-decker tour bus slammed into cars, protective barriers and scaffolding before coming to a stop at the construction site of Apple's upcoming flagship store in San Francisco on Friday.


Tim Cook responds to 'unacceptable' Apple Store racism incident, says it 'does not represent our values'

11/13/2015, 03:11 pm

Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Friday told employees that the incident at an Australian Apple Store earlier this week -- in which a group of black students was asked to leave for fear that they might be thieves -- calling the situation "unacceptable."