Apple speculation and gossip.
Apple’s latest iOS update finally introduces CarPlay support, fixes a bug that caused devices to crash, and brings along some nice UI tweaks.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 5:51 pm
Samsung is set to manufacture the A8 processor for Apple’s upcoming smartphones and tablets, according to a report.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 3:42 pm
On its own, the iPad is capable of accomplishing a great number of day to day tasks. With a little help from an add-on accessory it can do quite a bit more.
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 5:00 pm
The anonymous sharing iOS app Secret has raised close to $10 million from Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a round valuing it at over $40 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing unidentified sources. The company had previously raised $1.2 million […]
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 12:56 am
Two years after being promised seamless connections to public Wi-Fi networks, my iPhone made its first Hotspot 2.0 handshake. It's a long time coming, but carriers and wireless ISPs are finally starting to deploy the technology.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 7:12 pm
Now that 4k monitors are hitting the market, it might be time for OS X to support scaling on these high-resolution displays. If the beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 is in any indication, the feature should be coming very soon.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 2:39 pm
Apple will receive nearly one billion dollars in damages, but failed to win a permanent injunction against a number of Samsung devices.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 2:36 pm
Wello slips onto your iPhone and reads a number of your vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate and temperature.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 5:01 am
Industry sources suggest TSMC is already producing Apple's chips for the next iPhone. It's possible that this is just a test run but the timing makes sense as Apple has reportedly been looking to move some of its chip-making business away from Samsung.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 8:41 pm
Google announced a Gmail for iOS update on Wednesday that should virtually eliminate manually refreshing your Inbox on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The software now supports background refreshing so messages are pre-fetched and synchronized. Users will have to enable the background refresh function after […]
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 5:01 pm
Along with the addition of headline features like CarPlay, Apple's latest iOS 7.1 update brought a welcome speed boost for the four-year-old iPhone 4, as well as new iBeacon handling that allows apps to search for signals even when closed.
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 4:08 am
Apple recently made a change to its loyalty program for organizations that spend upwards of $5,000 per year on its products, offering better discounts on Macs, iPads, accessories and, for the first time, unlocked iPhones and Apple TVs.
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 2:02 am
As expected, Samsung appealed a California district court's final judgment of the original Apple vs. Samsung patent trial, and a day later dropped declared standard-essential patents from a second upcoming case slated to begin at the end of March.
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 1:01 am
New features like CarPlay and long-awaited enhancements to Siri and Touch ID headlined Monday's iOS 7.1 update, but Apple also made several aesthetic changes as designers continue to refine the mobile operating system's user interface.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 9:09 pm
Along with the release of iOS 7.1, Apple on Monday issued updates for a number of its iOS applications, with Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote, and Podcasts all receiving attention.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 8:00 pm
A new Apple TV software update was issued on Monday, giving users the ability to reduce the plethora of channels on the device's home screen if they so choose.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 7:24 pm
Monday's iOS 7.1 update brought a slew of documented changes and two surprise additions -- update bundles customized for iPad models that are not known to have been publicly released.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 6:50 pm
Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the most significant update to its mobile platform in six months, featuring tweaks to the user interface introduced in iOS 7, fixes for lingering bugs, and new features such as support for the new CarPlay infotainment center.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 5:00 pm
Contrary to recent rumors, Samsung has won the contract to produce Apple's next-generation A-series processor and will do so at the same Texas facility that churns out the 64-bit A7 at the heart of the iPhone 5s and iPad Air, according to a new report from South Korea.
Posted on 10 March 2014 | 1:28 pm
With just days remaining until London Grammar takes the stage to open the first iTunes Festival ever held in the U.S., Apple has added a new iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV with a performance lineup and information on every act.
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 9:19 pm
The wireless carrier price wars continue this weekend as AT&T and T-Mobile respectively announced price cuts and new data incentives for subscribers.
Posted on 9 March 2014 | 12:29 am
According to the latest statistics from analytics firm Mixpanel, Apple's iPhone 5s is about to breach the 20 percent mark in overall iPhone marketshare and will soon overtake the venerable iPhone 4S, while the counterpart 5c model languishes at about 6 percent.
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 1:08 am
Russia's second largest carrier Megafon said its iPhone agreement with Apple requires it to sell 750,000 iPhones over three years and spend $28 million on marketing and promotion through 2016.
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 12:20 am
An easy to use new "Remote Administration Tool" malware package for Android offers to infect users, steal their photos and text messages, secretly capture audio or video, record their calls, download their web browser history and steal their email, Facebook and VPN account information.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 11:51 pm
Pebble on Friday announced a trio of new partners for its wrist-worn platform, with official applications from eBay, Evernote and Time Warner Cable now available on the Pebble app store.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 8:00 pm
Smartphone buyers in the U.S. continue to flock toward Apple as the iPhone maker saw its marketshare tick upward to 41.6 percent --?nearly as much as its four closest competitors combined --?for the three months ending in January, according to data released Friday.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 4:51 pm
Taiwanese hardware manufacturer Asus has reportedly shelved plans to release a new Transformer tablet that would allow consumers to run both Microsoft's Windows and Google's Android operating systems on the same device after Google voiced opposition to the move.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 3:33 pm
It appears that Apple will be enabling additional support for 4K displays with the latest OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, with people familiar with the beta reporting support for so-called pixel-doubling, 60Hz refresh rates with late-2013 MacBook Pros and more.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 5:26 am
A short video clip posted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official YouTube page on Thursday shows the leader meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 3:41 am
Amazon on Wednesday released Amazon Seller, an iOS app that acts as a portable toolbox for merchants with accounts with the Internet sales giant to initiate sales, manage products and communicate with customers.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 1:39 am
Figures compiled by device insurance firm ProtectCell indicate that owners of Apple's iPhone suffer fewer broken screens and other device problems requiring replacement, but are far more likely to having their products stolen.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 12:59 am
A little over one week after its release of the OS X 10.9.2 maintenance update, Apple on Thursday seeded OS X 10.9.3 beta to developers for testing.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 12:30 am
Apple's market share among specialty electronics retailers has been steadily growing since the release of iPhone in 2007, having reportedly expanded from 3.8 percent (with $3.5 billion in revenue) to 15 percent ($15.6 billion) six years later in 2013.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 11:50 pm
Apple has been given final approval to start its San Francisco flagship store project, which will involve the demolition of a standing building, surrounding environment renovations and construction of a building adhering to a new design style.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 11:40 pm
Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iTunes Festival app, which some insiders said would be the harbinger of iOS 7.1, though it appears the app only requires iOS 7 to run.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 9:47 pm
Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this week's announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications is said to be a simple process.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 8:10 pm
Apple is moving toward the March 31 deadline for complying with the terms of its settlement with the FTC over in-app purchases, and the company is alleged to have run into technical difficulties when implementing changes to the iOS App Store.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 5:58 pm
A pair of newly released patent applications detail potential future capabilities for Apple devices, with the first detailing a system by which two devices could be paired using biometric information, like a fingerprint, while the second details a method to display camera information using electronic diffusers.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 3:06 pm
Digital comic book seller ComiXology, whose iPad application is consistently one of the top grossing options on Apple's App Store, informed users on Thursday that it was victim to a security breach, and users must reset their passwords.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 2:10 pm
Shares of Pixelworks surged more than 30 percent in premarket trading on Thursday, after the company revealed that Apple represented more than 10 percent of its revenue in 2013.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 1:35 pm
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent filing describing a unique mobile device feature that can automatically request assistance if it is determined that a user is in distress.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 11:26 am
A California court on Thursday filed a ruling denying Apple's renewed motion seeking a permanent injunction against Samsung, saying Apple failed to prove a "causal nexus" between the Korean company's patent infringement and irreparable harm.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 10:15 am
According to a series of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings on Wednesday, Apple awarded top executive leadership nearly 36,000 restricted stock units each, which at current prices would net over $19 million.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 9:22 am
An investigative report published on Wednesday takes a microscope to Apple's Australian tax dealings since 2002, finding the Cupertino company successfully avoided taxes on profits of $8 billion. The report is the first to assign numbers to Apple's outgoing, untaxed Australian cash flow.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 2:24 am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook and other top tech executives on a tour of Silicon Valley, which is part of a larger initiative to cultivate a partnership with California over economic and research development.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 11:36 pm
A class action lawsuit filed last week asserts Apple's point of sale system discriminates against visually impaired customers as the specialized iPod touch-based equipment is impossible to operate without help from a staff member.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 10:40 pm
Advertisers may soon gain a new way to reach users with Apple's iAd service, as the iPhone maker is reportedly poised to make a new full-screen "interstitial" advertising option available later this year.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 8:27 pm
Silicon Valley carmaker Tesla is conspicuously absent from the consortium of automotive manufacturers that have pledged support for Apple's CarPlay initiative, an omission made more glaring --?and puzzling --?by recent news of high-level talks between the two companies.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 7:09 pm
With the future of smartwatch maker Basis Science in the lurch after being purchased by Intel, AppleInsider was able to take a first-hand look at what could be one of the last examples of the company's eponymous Health Tracker Watch.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 6:02 pm
While rumors of a partnership between Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have lingered for years, yet another report on Wednesday claims once again that the Taiwanese chipmaker is now producing chips for the company -- namely a next-generation "A8" processor for the 2014 iPhone.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 5:07 pm
Apple is apparently working to open up Siri, its voice driven personal assistant, to third-party iOS applications, an improvement in services believed to be tied closely to the development of an anticipated "iWatch."
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 4:21 pm
With CarPlay's official launch ceremonies in the rear view mirror, the floor of the Geneva Motor Show is now abuzz with hands-on demonstrations that reveal more details of the system's design and flexibility.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 3:43 pm
Kickstarter graduate Designed by m on Wednesday debuted a revamped version of its AL13 iPhone 5 and 5s bumper, which is being touted as the first aluminum enclosure design to exhibit zero cell signal loss.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 1:34 pm
Apple's remaining low-end 13-inch MacBook Pro model, which features a thicker legacy design and continues to sport an internal optical drive, may finally be on the way out this year, if the latest supply chain rumors are to be believed.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 1:17 pm
In a court filing late Tuesday, Samsung revealed that Apple publicly disclosed details of its patent licensing terms with Nokia, as well as NEC, on the PACER electronic court records system, while at the same time seeking damages from the Korean tech giant for leaking that very information.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 10:42 am
With Apple's mass iOS deployment intentions revealed, early testers of the service are reporting a smooth rollout of features that sources say will go live once iOS 7.1 is released later in March.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 8:22 am
During a conference call on Tuesday, Corning Glass executive Tony Tripeny named the apparently numerous drawbacks to using sapphire crystal in a mobile device, something which Apple is widely expected to do with an upcoming iPhone.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 4:23 am
RadioShack on Tuesday announced it will be closing up to 1,100 stores after reporting a $400 million operating loss for 2013, highlighting the Apple retail partner's struggle with adapting to the fast-changing consumer electronics market.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 12:45 am
Video streaming experts Roku on Tuesday took the wraps off the latest version of the "Streaming Stick," a thumb drive-sized device aimed at the Apple TV and Google's Chromecast streamers.
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 11:15 pm
Logitech on Tuesday took the wraps off of the latest addition to its Harmony intelligent remote control lineup: a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard with integrated touchpad, compatible with a plethora of living room devices, including the Apple TV.
Posted on 4 March 2014 | 8:27 pm
You may find it startling!
Posted on 21 March 2013 | 5:43 pm
An iconic Apple employee makes a move.
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Posted on 12 January 2012 | 3:19 pm
Predictions for 2012
Posted on 7 January 2012 | 4:00 pm
Posted on 24 December 2011 | 4:11 pm
Posted on 6 October 2011 | 2:12 pm
Let's take a look at Tim Cook, Apple's new CEO.
Posted on 25 August 2011 | 12:49 am
Stanley Yankeeball, a photo by gruber on Flickr. Photo by Adam Lisagor. T-shirt by Scott Jackson. Concept by John Moltz. Gruber’s haircut by Supercuts.
Posted on 24 June 2011 | 4:35 am
OMG, so sweet!
Posted on 21 April 2011 | 4:39 am