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Apple gives 2M more consumers access to Apple Pay with new credit union partnerships

01/08/2015, 08:01 am

Eight new financial institutions have officially joined Apple's nascent mobile payments initiative, bringing the total number of participating banks and credit unions to 39 less than three months after the service's debut.


First look: Fitbit expands range with Charge, pulse-monitoring Charge HR, GPS-enabled Surge

01/07/2015, 09:01 pm

Fitbit introduced its latest fitness tracking devices at CES in the Charge, heart rate-sensing Charge HR band and Surge "fitness super watch," the latter of which features standalone GPS tracking capabilities.


First look: ADAM iOS-connected asthma monitor

01/07/2015, 07:01 pm

The Automated Device for Asthma Management, or ADAM, by Health Care Originals is a unique iOS-connected medical device that aims to provide users with a complete solution for managing their asthma.


Apple's iOS 8 now on 68% of devices as distribution growth holds steady

01/07/2015, 04:01 pm

According to the latest statistics from Apple, distribution of company's iOS 8 mobile operating continues to plod along and is now installed on 68 percent of iPhones and iPads registered to the iOS App Store.


August iPhone-connected lock unveils new remote access add-on, private API

01/07/2015, 02:01 pm

Owners of the Yves Behar-designed August Smart Lock now have the option to control the device from their iPhone even when they're out of the house thanks to the new August Connect accessory announced by the company at this week's Consumer Electronics Show.


Hands on with the updated Basis Peak smartwatch, featuring iOS notification support

01/06/2015, 03:01 pm

AppleInsider went hands-on with the updated Basis Peak smartwatch at CES this week, offering a look at the new support for iOS notifications that will be arriving with a future update.


TapSense admits its Apple Watch "ad platform" may not fly at all

01/06/2015, 02:01 pm

One day after TapSense unveiled its new ad platform aimed at Apple Watch, the firm has clarified that it will not be able to integrate with Apple Pay, won't be able to inject ads into watch faces, and that under Apple's development guidelines it potentially won't be allowed to push ads to the watch at all.


Enterprise tablet adoption slowing, but Apple's iOS still dominates corporate world

01/06/2015, 08:01 am

Though fewer corporations have indicated they are planning to deploy tablets in 2015, Apple's iOS is still the leading platform for corporations embracing the post-PC era, far ahead of smartphones and tablets running Android or Windows.


Apple's CarPlay coming to Volkswagen models later this year

01/05/2015, 07:01 pm

German auto giant Volkswagen on Monday unveiled plans to incorporate Apple's CarPlay in next-generation infotainment systems, saying the iOS-derived feature will come included with select models this year.


Despite lawsuit, Apple's iOS 8 storage is actually far more efficient than Google's Android, Samsung's Galaxy, Microsoft Windows

01/04/2015, 09:01 pm

There's something about Apple that makes people lose their minds, particularly people who are journalists. The most likely explanation is that putting "Apple" in a headline is currently the most irresistible clickbait known to mankind. That, and there's no time for fact checking or any sort of basic research in today's BuzzFeed world of made up garbage.


AppleInsider's updated iOS app features faster image loading, improved font options

01/02/2015, 08:01 am

The official AppleInsider application, designed for both iPhone and iPad, was given an update on Wednesday with a few much-requested features, including darker displayed text and faster loading images.


Organize your holiday iPhone pictures into a photo book with these apps

12/31/2014, 08:12 am

As families come together during the holidays, many will be taking photos with their iPhone, iPad and other devices. Use these apps to make lasting photo books everyone can enjoy.


VLC video player expected to return to iOS App Store as soon as next week

12/30/2014, 01:12 pm

Popular video player VLC has been absent from the iOS App Store since it was pulled without explanation in September, but the developer of the app has indicated it could become available for download once again as early as next week.


How to listen to your favorite podcasts over the holidays

12/25/2014, 04:12 am

Holiday season is coming to a close and those days off will be a great time to catch up on your favorite podcasts. Here are some of the best podcast apps available for Apple's iOS.


Review: Duet Display makes Apple's iPad even more useful for Mac users

12/24/2014, 12:12 am

Mac users looking to add a little extra screen real estate without sacrificing portability or display quality can now do so with Duet Display, a new app from a group of former Apple engineers that turns an iPad or iPhone into an external monitor.


Freemium games dominate App Store list of most downloaded, highest grossing apps for 2014

12/23/2014, 06:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released its annual "Best of 2014" list for the App Store's most-downloaded and highest-grossing titles, revealing so-called "freemium" games as the year's biggest money-makers.


Apple releases third beta of iOS 8.2 with latest WatchKit support

12/18/2014, 12:12 pm

Developers on Thursday were supplied with a new beta of iOS 8.2 as well as Xcode 6.2, providing the latest updates to Apple's WatchKit tools for creating Apple Watch apps.


Apple alerts developers that existing app updates will need to be 64-bit by June 1, 2015

12/17/2014, 03:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday alerted members of its development community that existing applications on the App Store will need to include 64-bit support for any updates submitted after June 1 of next year.


Pixelmator unveils major updates for iPad and Mac, Fleksy adds extensions and GIFs

12/17/2014, 10:12 am

Three hefty updates hit the Mac and iOS App Stores this week, as popular Apple-centric image editor Pixelmator added a number of new features and performance fixes on both the iPad and Mac, while third-party iOS keyboard Fleksy introduced extensions and usability improvements.


Updated Google Drive gets iOS 8 extensibility support, Instagram adds filter management and new filters

12/16/2014, 06:12 pm

In a pair of app updates on Tuesday, Google rolled out an update to its Google Drive app with support for iOS 8 extensibility, which lets users upload documents and files to the cloud from outside sources, while Instagram introduced five new photo filters and management tools.