06/25/2015, 10:06 am
The Wireless Power Consortium has updated its popular Qi wireless power specification to include a new 15-watt fast charging mode, meaning that if Apple eventually does choose to expand the availability of wireless charging across its product range, it could do so with no detriment to charging times.
06/25/2015, 07:06 am
A pair of Apple patent applications published Thursday point to ongoing research in mobile device location sharing, one being an augmentation of existing iOS geofencing technology, and another detailing an entirely new form of indoor request-and-answer location notifications reliant on node-based triangulation.
06/25/2015, 05:06 am
Walls are beginning to rise at the site of Apple's new flagship store at Union Square in San Francisco, three blocks away from the company's existing flagship store at Stockton and Market Street (which the new location will replace next summer).
06/25/2015, 12:06 am
After announcing its landmark partnership with IBM on Tuesday, cloud-based content management firm Box elaborated on what iOS users -- and developers building on Box's platform -- can expect when the first jointly developed products hit market later this year, and intra-office file sharing is just the tip of the iceberg.
06/24/2015, 06:06 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly on the list to make a return appearance at this year's Sun Valley conference in Idaho next month, where media and tech moguls meet to take in lectures, participate in roundtables and broker deals.
06/24/2015, 09:06 am
Weeks after officially confirming the existence of a real-world data collection effort designed to bolster its mapping service, Apple has updated its fleet of sensor-loaded minivans with branding that makes them more clearly identifiable.
06/24/2015, 01:06 am
International Business Machines and cloud collaboration firm Box on Tuesday announced a new partnership that will see an integration of resources and technology lead to intuitive enterprise class products, including IBM's MobileFirst for iOS apps for Apple devices.
06/23/2015, 08:06 pm
Apple on Tuesday quietly announced Lisa Jackson will taken on additional duties beyond company related environmental issues, and is to be responsible for all policy initiatives including worldwide government affairs, education, accessibility and social concerns.
06/23/2015, 07:06 pm
Apple's World Gallery, part of the "Shot on iPhone 6" media blitz, was honored at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival for Creativity with five Gold Lions and a Grand Prix award in the outdoor category.
06/23/2015, 05:06 pm
Apple renewed its license for exclusive use of Liquidmetal's bulk amorphous alloy technology in consumer products for another year, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing disclosed on Tuesday.
06/23/2015, 12:06 pm
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group on Tuesday announced Apple's advancement to Promoter Member status, giving the company even more say over the future of the Bluetooth wireless standard.
06/23/2015, 09:06 am
Amazon on Tuesday officially opened up orders to the general public for its Echo accessory, a Siri-like, always-on virtual assistant that exists in a standalone tubular speaker.
06/23/2015, 06:06 am
A federal court motion filed last Friday reveals Apple is looking to garnish more than $15 million in attorneys' fees and costs from non-practicing patent holdings firm Unwired Planet, which engaged in a series "kitchen-sink" lawsuits targeting iOS device connectivity features.
06/23/2015, 04:06 am
Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for harnessing onboard iOS device sensors to automatically switch from one location subsystem, such as GPS and indoor wireless gateway proximation, to another seamlessly and without user interaction.
06/22/2015, 06:06 pm
The U.S. National Security Agency and its British equivalent, the Government Communications Headquarters, have both been launching attacks against security software in order to track individuals and break into networks, a report said on Monday.
06/22/2015, 04:06 pm
The annual Electronics Entertainment Expo was held last week, and AppleInsider was there to see the latest iOS games and controllers. We also also went hands-on with some of the next-generation virtual reality technology that has become a major focus for the industry, including a product that relies on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
06/22/2015, 09:06 am
Apple now heavily factors in the tastes of Chinese consumers when designing its products, including tailoring colors, CEO Tim Cook revealed in a new interview.
06/20/2015, 12:06 am
With the end of WWDC the news cycle subsided a little, but was still active with news about Apple's 12.9-inch iPad, behind-the-scenes deals for Apple Music, and the Apple Watch making a long-awaited debut at brick-and-mortar stores.
06/19/2015, 08:06 am
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Mikey Campbell and Daniel Eran Dilger as we talk about the features we're looking forward to most from iOS 9, security vulnerabilities, and some of the problems of having a very large phone. Plus, Daniel discusses Apple Music, how it affects iTunes, and what it means to consumers.
06/19/2015, 01:06 am
It appears that Apple and IBM have plans to stretch their mobile solutions partnership beyond enterprise and into the classroom, as the companies are co-developing an experimental app that provides teachers with real-time student data analytics.