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Apple sued over spellcheck functions on Mac, iPhone & iPad

08/01/2019, 05:08 pm

An app developer for Apple's older Macs is suing, arguing that a large number of Apple devices and apps violate patents related to spellchecking technology.


Apple got tablets right, and created a whole new market with the iPad

01/27/2019, 10:01 am

The original iPad was launched on January 27, 2010 but it actually shipped to people on April 3 that year. That was when customers got to use it and saw how wrong the pundits and fans were -- plus how right Steve Jobs turned out to be. Again.


Newton launched August 2, 1993 setting the stage for what would become the iPad and iPhone

08/02/2018, 07:08 am

Apple's Newton handheld computer was both the company's biggest failure and its greatest peek into the future. AppleInsider reminisces about what it was, what it meant, and where it went wrong.


'Love Notes to Newton' is documentary about the before-its-time '90s Apple product

07/20/2018, 10:07 pm

"Love Notes to Newton," which premieres this week, looks at the rise and quick fall of Apple's John Sculley-era personal digital assistant, and talks to both the original Newton team plus the small fanbase of enthusiasts that still remain.


'General Magic' tells story of Apple vets who created a smartphone, 15 years too early

05/11/2018, 01:05 pm

Andy Hertzfeld, Joanna Hoffman, Bill Atkinson and Tony Fadell are among the once-and-future Apple luminaries who were part of General Magic, the subject of a compelling new documentary.


iPhone Patent Wars: Apple's $1.1 billion ARM injection ignites a mobile patent race

08/12/2013, 11:08 am

The wholesale appropriation of Apple's Macintosh technology portfolio by Microsoft in the early 1990s had a profound effect upon how the industry began to think about intellectual property and protecting innovation through patent filings.


iPhone developer Web site unavailable prior to Apple event [u]

01/27/2010, 07:01 am

Providing even more evidence that an updated iPhone OS could be revealed at Apple's event later today, the company has taken its iPhone Dev Center Web site offline [Update: Back online].


Purported Apple tablet pictures leak at last minute [u]

01/27/2010, 10:01 am

A series of photos shared just hours before Apple's product unveiling show an iPhone-like interface on a larger, higher-resolution screen, representing either an internal leak or a convincing fake [Updated with alleged back shell photos].


Apple wants to price tablet hardcover bestsellers $13-$15 - WSJ

01/26/2010, 09:01 pm

Book publishers are said to be in 11th hour negotiations with Apple to provide books for its forthcoming tablet, with new hardcover bestsellers priced at $12.99 and $14.99.


McGraw-Hill CEO spills details on iPhone OS-based Apple tablet

01/26/2010, 06:01 pm

Appearing on financial network CNBC Tuesday afternoon, the CEO of publisher McGraw-Hill confirmed that Apple will announce its tablet Wednesday, and that the device will run the iPhone mobile operating system.


Tablet rumors: TV subscription talks stall, Verizon preps for 'big day'

01/26/2010, 09:01 am

With just a day to go until Apple's much anticipated media event, tablet rumors continue to swell, with reports of TV networks balking at Apple's proposed subscription plan, and claims of Verizon employees preparing for a "big day" Wednesday.


Steve Jobs: Apple a $50B company, excited over 'major new product'

01/25/2010, 05:01 pm

Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs announced that the company's annual revenues are now beyond $50 billion, but indicated that even more is in the pipeline to get excited about.


Analytics firm spots 50 suspected Apple tablets running iPhone OS 3.2

01/25/2010, 07:01 am

About 50 devices matching the characteristics of Apple's forthcoming tablet have been tracked from the company's Cupertino, Calif., campus, with the devices reportedly being used to test iPhone applications.


Apple tablet seen nearing $3 billion business in first year

01/22/2010, 09:01 am

Selling an estimated 5 million units in its first year as a "base case" scenario, Apple's tablet would earn the company $2.8 billion in additional revenue and solidify it as more than a niche product, a prominent investment baking firm said Friday.


Apple making last-minute tablet content deals for trade, education books

01/22/2010, 07:01 am

Just days before Apple is expected to introduce its multimedia touchscreen tablet, the company is said to be in negotiations with a variety of companies for content. The latest alleged participants: educational publisher McGraw-Hill and trade book publisher Hachette Book Group.


Consumers reluctant to spend above $700 for Apple tablet - study

01/21/2010, 03:01 pm

While consumer interest in Apple's forthcoming tablet is high, a price north of $700 could turn off many potential buyers, a new survey has found.


Sources detail physical design of Apple's upcoming tablet device

01/21/2010, 12:01 pm

When Apple finally takes the wraps off its long-anticipated tablet next Wednesday, the device will strike a familiar chord with owners of the original iPhone, with similarities in industrial design trickling all the way down to the handset's button and connectivity components, AppleInsider has learned.


Apple sees tablet as one device shared by the whole family - WSJ

01/20/2010, 09:01 pm

The Wall Street Journal dropped a bombshell of tablet and Apple-related information Wednesday evening. Among the new details: Apple sees its tablet as a device that will be shared by multiple family members -- and it might even recognize their faces.


As Apple tablet looms, Amazon Kindle adopts App Store revenue split

01/20/2010, 11:01 am

Amazon announced Wednesday that its share of revenue from some content sold for its Kindle e-reader will be more akin to Apple's iPhone App Store business model, with a 70-30 split in favor of the content provider.


Apple tablet rumors: Time Inc. in the dark, PA Semi chip, 'secret' negotiations

01/20/2010, 09:01 am

U.S. publishers are reportedly negotiating tablet-related content deals with Apple in New York; a list of potential component suppliers for the hardware has surfaced, including a P.A. Semi-designed processor; and new allegations claim Time Inc. has little knowledge of the tablet.