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TSMC rumored to be exclusive manufacturer for Apple 'A10' CPU in 2016

09/14/2015, 10:09 am

Taiwan's TSMC is set to become the exclusive manufacturer of an Apple "A10" processor for next-generation iPhones, cutting Samsung out of the loop, according to a new rumor.


Apple says iPhone 6s launch on track to break record 10M sales

09/14/2015, 08:09 am

After just a few days of preorders, Apple already feels confident that its forthcoming iPhone 6s series will break records, with the company stating on Monday that initial sales are already topping last year's blockbuster iPhone 6 launch.


Apple's Xcode iOS simulator shows 2GB RAM for iPhone 6s & 6s Plus, 4GB for iPad Pro

09/13/2015, 09:09 pm

As expected, Apple appears to have bumped the available RAM in its latest handsets from 1 to 2 gigabytes while doubling that for the new jumbo iPad Pro, the numbers seemingly confirmed by a clever application of Xcode's iOS simulator.


Consumers favor Apple's rose gold iPhone 6s Plus with early preorders, Hong Kong sells out

09/12/2015, 11:09 pm

Demand for Apple's new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus appears strong --especially for rose gold models --with shipping times quickly jumping as high as 4 to 6 weeks and some countries selling out less than a day after they went on sale.


Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus now available for preorder

09/12/2015, 03:09 am

As promised, Apple and its partner wireless carriers opened iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus preorders a minute after midnight on Saturday through their respective online storefronts, though saw initial troubles.


Apple takes online storefront offline ahead of iPhone 6s, reveals new greeting [u]

09/11/2015, 09:09 pm

Apple's online storefront, now integrated into product pages, went down just before 6 p.m. Pacific as the company prepares for what is expected to be an onslaught of iPhone 6s preorders.


Always-on 'Hey Siri' does not offload audio, Live Photo buffering stays on device, Apple says

09/11/2015, 08:09 pm

Two iPhone 6s features revealed this week, always-on "Hey Siri" voice monitoring and pre-buffered Live Photo camera functionality, raised concerns that Apple might be surreptitiously monitoring users, but the company allayed those fears in a statement on Friday.


Hands On: Apple's latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with Live Photos and 3D Touch

09/11/2015, 06:09 pm

Apple latest "s" iPhone revamp--as it has every odd-numbered year since 2009's iPhone 3Gs--introduces a variety of significant changes under the hood without the device being readily discernibly different on the outside. iPhone 6s is faster, takes better pictures (including animated Live Photos), and delivers a deep new "3D Touch" interaction layer.


Everything you need to know before preordering Apple's iPhone 6s tonight

09/11/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go up for preorders in just a few hours, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, or 3:01 a.m. Eastern. To help, AppleInsider has compiled a checklist so you can snag your phone of choice on launch day.


UK banks Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland add support for Apple Pay

09/11/2015, 09:09 am

Support for Apple Pay is expanding in the United Kingdom, with a trio of new banks going online with Apple's tap-to-pay service on Friday: Lloyds Bank, Halifax, and Bank of Scotland.


Force Touch gets redefined in the iPhone 6s with 3D Touch

09/10/2015, 04:09 pm

Apple brought depth to its user interfaces with Force Touch, and Wednesday's launch of the iPhone 6s added another layer in the form of 3D Touch. AppleInsider looks at how it works and what you can do with it.


Apple's efficient M9 coprocessor will let your iPhone 6s track pace, make 'Hey Siri' always on

09/10/2015, 02:09 pm

Inside the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is an upgraded M9 motion coprocessor that borrows new fitness capabilities from the Apple Watch, by estimating your walking or running pace.


iPhone trade-in deals: How and where to get the most cash for your old iPhone

09/10/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are now officially on sale, but buyers still need to decide what to do with their old device. As in years past, AppleInsider takes a look at nearly a dozen big-name buyback services and retailers looking to attract your iPhone trade-ins [updated Oct. 5 with the latest values].


How Apple's new Retina Flash -- 5 years in the making -- brightens up selfies on the iPhone 6s

09/10/2015, 12:09 pm

While more than one rumor predicted that Apple would add a front-facing flash to its newest iPhone -- an increasingly common feature among high-end handsets --nobody considered that the company would do so in a way that alleviated the need to build in extra hardware, despite evidence that Apple has been exploring such a solution for years.


If you buy AppleCare+, Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program is a great deal

09/10/2015, 11:09 am

While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.


iPhone 6s will have smaller 1,715 mAh battery, but Apple advertises identical battery life

09/10/2015, 09:09 am

Despite sporting a more powerful processor and other new technologies, the iPhone 6s will actually use a smaller battery than the one found in the iPhone 6, apparently squeezing out the same amount of uptime with new efficiencies in the handset.


Apple ups AppleCare+ pricing for iPhone 6s, launches preorder preparation guide

09/10/2015, 03:09 am

In a pair of updates to its website on Wednesday, Apple revealed new, more expensive AppleCare+ rates for the soon-to-launch iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, as well as a preparation guide and preorder tool for those looking to pick up one of the new models this weekend.


New iPhones' 3D Touch a complicated effort that took 'multi, multi, multi' years, Apple says

09/09/2015, 07:09 pm

One of the central features of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, 3D Touch, was long in development and an extremely difficult technologically to get right, according to an interview with key Apple executives published on Wednesday.


Apple axes gold color, 128GB options for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models

09/09/2015, 05:09 pm

After announcing its new iPhone 6s lineup on Wednesday, Apple has apparently discontinued gold and 128GB configuration options for previous generation iPhone 6 devices, leaving only Space Gray, silver and 16GB and 64GB versions left.


Apple unveils annual iPhone Upgrade Program, updates standard iPhone price structures

09/09/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a revised pricing structure for iPhones, including the all-new iPhone Upgrade Program, a first-party retail plan that will let shoppers get a new iPhone every year.