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Topic: General

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple's "Hey Siri" event from show floor

09/09/2015, 10:09 pm

In this special episode of the AppleInsider podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger reports from the floor of Apple's 2015 iPhone event where he went hands on with iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, Apple TV and new Apple Watch products.


First look: Apple's iPhone 6s, iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, Apple TV & more

09/09/2015, 08:09 pm

Apple unloaded a bevy of new hardware at its special media event on Wednesday, including new iPhones, a jumbo size iPad with Apple Pencil stylus, a refreshed Apple TV and additions to the Apple Watch collection. AppleInsider was on the scene to spend some hands on time with each device.


Apple posts new iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple TV and Apple Watch videos

09/09/2015, 05:09 pm

Following a big hardware blowout in San Francisco on Wednesday, Apple has uploaded ad spots and product reveals for the new iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple TV and Apple Watch to its official YouTube channel.


Can't stream today's event? Install the AppleInsider app and get Apple news as it breaks

09/09/2015, 11:09 am

AppleInsider is in San Francisco with exclusive coverage of today's "Hey Siri" event. Readers who are unable follow along with our liveblog or stream today's Apple presentation can install the official AppleInsider app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, and receive push notifications for all of the news as it happens.


On PlayStation's 20th anniversary, Sony says 'game on' to Apple in spoof of today's event

09/09/2015, 10:09 am

Looking for some publicity of its own, Sony on Wednesday morning posted an image on its Xperia Twitter account making fun of Apple's press event, which is expected to feature not only new iPhones, but also a revamped Apple TV with support for third-party game downloads.


Review: 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine'

09/08/2015, 06:09 pm

Documentarian Alex Gibney's take on the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs poses provocative questions, but is too light on new information, too one-sided and at times too rudderless to answer them itself.


Court dismisses Beats false advertising lawsuit against Steven Lamar

09/08/2015, 03:09 pm

Almost exactly one year after Apple's Beats Electronics sued entrepreneur Steven Lamar for misrepresenting himself as a Beats cofounder, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has dismissed the suit.


Apple's Tim Cook, Jony Ive slip to fourth on Vanity Fair 'New Establishment' list

09/08/2015, 09:09 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook and newly-minted chief design officer Jonathan Ive on Tuesday made Vanity Fair's 2015 "New Establishment List," rounding up the celebrities reporters deemed the most important in business, culture, and investment.


Review: Corning's USB 3.Optical cable delivers on long distance promise

09/07/2015, 07:09 pm

Corning's USB 3.Optical cable replaces copper with fiber optic filament for faster sustained data transfer over much longer distances than standard USB 3.0 cables, but that speed comes with a few caveats.


Argument over strong encryption reaches boiling point as Apple, Microsoft rebuff court orders for data access

09/07/2015, 06:09 pm

A long-running debate concerning recent advances in consumer data encryption came to a head this summer when Apple rebuffed a Justice Department court order demanding access to iMessage transcripts, causing some in the law enforcement community to call for legal action against the company.


DJI updates Phantom 3 drones with new 'Intelligent Flight Modes,' including auto-follow

09/07/2015, 12:09 pm

DJI's latest generation of drones, the Phantom 3 lineup, gained a number of new features on Monday, thanks to new firmware that adds "intelligent flight modes," including auto-follow, waypoints, and auto-filming of points of interest.


What we expect from today's Apple event: new iPhones, a revamped Apple TV, next-gen OS updates, more

09/09/2015, 08:09 am

Apple executives will take the stage in San Francisco later today for a special media briefing, during which we expect them to announce next-generation iPhones, a refreshed Apple TV, and provide updates on iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Here's an updated breakdown of everything you need to know.


First 'Steve Jobs' review calls film 'must-see,' hails Michael Fassbender's 'enthralling' performance

09/06/2015, 02:09 pm

Writer Aaron Sorkin's forthcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic screened at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend, and the first review has emerged with considerable praise, calling the movie an unconventionally constructed, "brilliant" piece of filmmaking.


Large Apple logo goes up at Bill Graham Auditorium ahead of iPhone event

09/05/2015, 10:09 pm

Apple is putting a legion of carpenters, electricians, security personnel and other contractors to work this Labor Day weekend as it readies San Francisco's Bill Graham Auditorium for what is expected to be a massive iPhone event next week.


This week on AppleInsider: Cisco link-up, Sept. 9 rumors, Apple-made TV shows & more

09/05/2015, 08:09 am

News was jam-packed ahead of Sept. 9's press event with Apple announcing a Cisco enterprise partnership, and a flood of rumors emerging about things like video content deals, the fourth-generation Apple TV, and a 21.5-inch 4K iMac.


Apple installs banners, flags at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium ahead of Sept. 9 event

09/04/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple is starting to dress up the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with posters, banners and flags in preparation of a special event next week expected to include new iPhones, Apple TV hardware and more.


BlackBerry spends $425M on secure iOS solutions provider Good Technology

09/04/2015, 07:09 pm

BlackBerry on Friday announced the acquisition of mobility services firm Good Technology in what appears to be an attempt at protecting its position in secure mobile enterprise solutions before declining into complete irrelevancy.


Rumor: Apple acquires real-time motion capture firm Faceshift

09/04/2015, 05:09 pm

A report on Friday claims Apple has potentially purchased Faceshift, a Swiss firm working on real-time facial motion capture animation through proprietary markerless technology.


Controversial 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' premieres online and at limited screenings

09/04/2015, 03:09 pm

Alex Gibney's documentary "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," which has been heavily criticized by Apple executives, made its official debut on Friday, appearing in a limited theatrical run, as well as on a variety of online services.


Belgium's first Apple Store to open in Brussels on Toison d'Or on Sept. 19 [u]

09/04/2015, 09:09 am

Apple has reportedly confirmed plans to open its first Belgian store in the capital city of Brussels on Sept. 19, erecting a special construction barricade around a building on Avenue Toison d'Or. [updated]