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Topic: General

Apple seen hunting movie acquisitions at festival

09/05/2018, 05:09 pm

The company, which has mostly focused its content plans on television, is reportedly eying movie buys at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Evernote might be in trouble, so here's how to get your notes out of it completely and safely

09/05/2018, 02:09 pm

We wish the company well -- but while there's any chance it's in trouble, we at least want a backup of our information, and we want it accessible in one of the firm's rivals. There's much more to backing up than copying notes, though, so AppleInsider shows you how to be certain you save everything.

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Apple is 11th most creative global company, questionable analysis says

09/05/2018, 02:09 pm

While California is the top U.S. state for patents, Apple ranks behind IBM, Samsung and Intel in total patents issued last year according to a study and is therefore less innovative -- but the examination is using questionable metrics to make that conclusion.

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Apple, Beats by Dre signs exclusive deal with NBA, team-branded headphones coming

09/05/2018, 01:09 pm

Beats has signed a deal with the National Basketball Association to make the Apple-owned company the official supplier of headphones and wireless speakers to the league -- with NBA team-branded headphones coming soon.

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Apple exec Eddy Cue 'overextended,' falling asleep in meetings

09/05/2018, 11:09 am

The stresses of heading up Internet Software and Services at Apple may be getting to Eddy Cue, who may even sometimes fall asleep during meetings, according to a new profile.

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Morgan Stanley sees Apple's video business rivaling Netflix by 2025, ups target to $245

09/05/2018, 11:09 am

Apple is augmenting its booming services business with its fledgling content plans -- and Katy Huberty from Morgan Stanley thinks that the efforts will pay off in a big way.

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Apple escapes most punitive measures in VirnetX FaceTime, VPN trial

09/05/2018, 09:09 am

The contents of a final judgement in the long-running patent case between non-practicing entity VirnetX and Apple have been unsealed, revealing that while both companies had motions denied by the court, VirnetX was granted only half the "sunset royalty" it demanded and was refused an embargo on sales and imports.

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Germany not backing off plan to increase Apple taxes

09/05/2018, 08:09 am

The country's finance ministry denied a report that it's dropped its support for an European Commission plan to collect more taxes on Apple and other Internet giants.

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Two new books offer very different looks at Apple founder Steve Jobs

09/04/2018, 09:09 am

The memoirs from the daughter of Steve Jobs and the former principal software engineer for the iPhone both arrive in stores Tuesday, with each looking at different aspects of the man's life -- sometimes contentiously.

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Samsung's foldable smartphone tipped for November unveiling

09/04/2018, 09:09 am

Following years of rumors of its development, Samsung will be revealing its plans to produce a foldable smartphone later this year, the head of the electronics giant's mobile division has confirmed, with the first appearance of the fabled device potentially occurring in November.

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Proposed law will force Apple, Amazon, Netflix to produce 30% of streamed video in the EU

09/04/2018, 07:09 am

Video streaming services from Netflix and Amazon operating in the European Union will be forced to dedicate a portion of their content catalog to local TV shows and films under proposals said to be close to becoming law, one that could also affect Apple's rumored video content efforts.

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Fix Apple Podcasts's stuttering by moving to an alternative app

09/03/2018, 10:09 am

Go beyond Apple's own player to find new features and options that will particularly help if you listen to a lot of shows. AppleInsider tunes in.

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How to replace Apple Mail on the iPhone or iPad, and why you might want to

09/03/2018, 08:09 am

Apple may lock down iPhones and iPads more than it does the Mac, but despite the greater constraints, developers have managed to create Mail alternatives that are more compelling on iOS. AppleInsider looks at what they've done and why you should try alternative email apps.

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Privacy not absolute: US among consortium of nations calling for encryption back doors

09/03/2018, 08:09 am

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute," according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services safer and to offer more support to government agencies to break encryption and access potentially sensitive data.

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Apple's failed Ping showed how hard it is to create a music service

09/01/2018, 12:09 am

Back in 2010, Apple was riding high on the iPod and iTunes Music Store but it was missing out on social media. Enter Ping, a music-based network that faltered from the start and was dropped two years later. AppleInsider looks at what went wrong -- and also what few aspects went right.

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This week on AI: 'iPhone XS' & Apple Watch 'Series 4' leaked, Sept. 12 event on its way

09/01/2018, 12:09 am

Normally, Apple sharing the date of its Sept. 12 iPhone event would be the biggest news, but instead we got a glimpse at the actual hardware the company is planning to showcase.

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Apple loses bid for new trial in VirnetX case, appeal still possible

08/30/2018, 08:08 pm

A federal judge on Thursday denied Apple's motion for a new trial in a long-running patent case leveled by non-practicing entity VirnetX, a suit that left the iPhone maker on the hook for $502.6 million.

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Google's $50 Titan Security Keys for consumer accounts now available in U.S.

08/30/2018, 11:08 am

Google has started to sell its Titan Security Keys to the public in the United States, expanding the availability of the Google-produced hardware tokens from just its cloud customers to anyone who wants to enhance the security of their Google account -- and they work on the Mac and iOS.

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Apple, Google, Twitter, Facebook accused of suppressing political content in lawsuit

08/30/2018, 08:08 am

Apple and a number of other tech companies are being sued by a watchdog organization over claims of content censorship, following after President Donald Trump publicly accused online services of bias against republican news outlets and other publications.

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Apple to remove developer data from bug reports later this year

08/29/2018, 11:08 pm

Apple will soon strip identifying developer data from certain bug reports filed with its Bug Reporter tool as part of a new operating policy that extends the company's commitment to privacy beyond the consumer sphere.

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