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Topic: General

Apple offering existing iCloud storage customers grandfathered capacities, cheaper rates

09/10/2014, 10:09 pm

As part of its new iCloud storage pricing initiative, Apple is allowing existing subscribers to keep "legacy" plans while paying a cheaper annual fee than they would if signed on to the monthly rates introduced on Wednesday.

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Apple adds iCloud Drive and Settings to iCloud.com beta webpage

09/10/2014, 09:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday added two new assets to its iCloud.com beta webpage ahead of its upcoming public debut, bringing iCloud Drive access and a new dedicated Settings page to the Web portal.

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Apple rolls out new iCloud storage pricing plans, tops out at 1TB for $20 per month

09/10/2014, 07:09 pm

Following the unveiling of official pricing tiers for its iCloud storage plans, Apple on Wednesday took the new plans live, offering users up to one terabyte of space for $20 per month.

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Apple reportedly hires Gap executive to fill director of marketing role

09/10/2014, 06:09 pm

One day after announcing its first wearables product in the Apple Watch, Apple has reportedly hired on another executive from the fashion world to bolster its marketing efforts, tapping Gap's global marketing director Marcela Aguilar to take on the same position at Cupertino.

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Analyst who cried sapphire takes another swing, despite whiffing on iPhone 6 predictions

09/10/2014, 04:09 pm

A financial analyst focused almost exclusively on Apple's relationship with sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies was supremely confident that the iPhone 6 would feature a sapphire screen cover. That prediction was dead wrong, but it hasn't stopped him from continuing to stand by his sources, and even strangely still hoping for a sapphire-covered iPhone 6.

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Apple Watch users will need to recharge nightly, company still working to improve uptime before launch

09/10/2014, 11:09 am

Though Apple was mum about battery life for its forthcoming wrist-worn accessory when it was announced on Tuesday, the company has since said that it expects people to charge it nightly, suggesting the battery life will offer about one day of operation.

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Philips announces Fidelo M2L, the first-ever Apple Lightning headphones with 24-bit DAC audio

09/10/2014, 08:09 am

The first-ever Lightning-connected headphones for iOS devices are coming from Philips, offering 24-bit digital to analog conversion thanks to the use of Apple's proprietary connector.

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Rumor: Apple in late-stage talks to buy Path social platform

09/10/2014, 01:09 am

According to a report late Tuesday, Apple is on the verge of announcing an acquisition of social network and corresponding app Path, possibly in a bid to restart a branded platform after the failure of Ping.

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Apple Watch is first device category developed under Tim Cook, took years to complete

09/09/2014, 11:09 pm

In a pair of interviews with ABC News following Tuesday's big hardware debut, Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP of Design Jony Ive discussed the trials and tribulations of designing the company's first wearable device.

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Apple paid undisclosed sum to release U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free [u]

09/09/2014, 07:09 pm

According to a report on Tuesday, Apple paid rock band U2 an unknown amount of money to distribute the group's latest "Songs of Innocence" LP to iTunes users free of charge, a gift to customers of the digital storefront.

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Watch all nine videos from Apple's iPhone 6, Apple Watch special event

09/09/2014, 05:09 pm

Following its iPhone and Apple Watch unveil on Tuesday, Apple has posted to YouTube all nine videos used in the keynote, including ads for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as U2's free album.

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Apple's redesigned desktop and mobile websites are heavy on images, animations

09/09/2014, 04:09 pm

Coming on the heels of Apple's big iPhone 6 and Apple Watch reveal, the company on Tuesday launched redesigned versions of its official desktop and mobile websites, with a streamlined interface and enhanced animations.

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Apple announces official iCloud price tiers ranging from free to $20 per month

09/09/2014, 04:09 pm

Following a massive announcement regarding new iPhone and Apple Watch hardware, Apple on Tuesday updated its dedicated iCloud webpage to reflect finalized pricing on storage plans, which now go up to 1TB for a $20 monthly fee.

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First look: Hands-on with the all-new Apple Watch

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

At the conclusion of Tuesday's keynote presentation, Apple opened up the doors to a hands-on area built specifically for the event, where AppleInsider was able to get a first peek at at the new wearable Apple Watch.

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Apple Watch features include fitness tracking, Apple Pay, Siri & inductive charging

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

Promising that the Apple Watch will "redefine what people expect from a watch," Apple showcased a wide variety of functions for its upcoming wearable device on Tuesday, including built-in fitness tracking, support for secure Apple Pay wireless transactions, and even a unique MagSafe-style inductive charging cable.

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Apple Watch starts at $349 and launches in early 2015

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

Promising it will be "worth the wait," Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that his company's upcoming smart wearable device, the Apple Watch, will go on sale in early 2015 with a starting price of $349.

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Apple Watch will come in two sizes & three collections, with six different strap styles

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

The new fashion-focused Apple Watch will come in a wide variety of styles and two different sizes, aiming to offer the right device for each wearer's particular style and needs.

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Apple Watch revealed: A wrist-worn, personalized communications & fitness device with 'digital crown' physical controls

09/09/2014, 02:09 pm

Apple's hotly anticipated, highly secretive smart wrist watch was finally unveiled to the public on Tuesday in the form of Apple Watch, a device that the company said will define the emerging wearable devices market.

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Take a quick peek at the media frenzy outside Apple's Sept. 9 event

09/09/2014, 12:09 pm

With less than 30 minutes to go until Apple reveals what secret products it's been working on, the tech news media has congregated in Cupertino, next to a giant mysterious white box, awaiting the big event. AppleInsider offers a quick peek at the scene as we count down to showtime.

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ABC News teases report of 'historic' Apple announcement

09/08/2014, 06:09 pm

On the eve of Apple's big media event, ABC News on Monday posted a teaser spot for an exclusive report covering what the broadcaster calls a "historic announcement."

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