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Apple Twitter Account Finally Comes Alive And The Internet Comes Up With Different Reasons Why

Apple recently activated its Twitter handle @Apple, which caused its number of followers to mount rapidly. Experts speculate that the move is heralding the Sept. 7 event when the company will use the social network for live-tweeting.

Apple September 4, 2016

Apple Issues Urgent Security Update For OS X, Safari: Here Are The Details

Apple recently pushed out OS X Yosemite and El Capitan critical security updates, which fix problems that the company already fixed in its mobile OS. The iPhone manufacturer borrowed security solutions from iOS 9.3.5 for the desktop fix.

Apple September 2, 2016

Apple To Clean Up App Store: Outdated, Abandoned Apps Getting Removed

Apple is set to remove outdated and abandoned apps on the App Store, and it's also targeting apps created by shady developers who try to take advantage of the system.

Apple September 1, 2016

Steve Jobs Stepped Down As CEO, But Did Not Plan To Rest: He Wanted To Focus On An Apple TV Set

When Steve Jobs stepped down from his position as Apple CEO in August 2011 due to illness, he did not plan to completely disconnect himself from the company. Instead, he wanted to work on an Apple TV set.

Apple September 1, 2016

Apple’s 'Planet Of The Apps' Competition Adds Jessica Alba, Honest Company Founder To Lineup

Jessica Alba has joined the cast of Apple’s new televised app competition, 'Planet of the Apps,' as a mentor. Alba will sit alongside previously announced advisers Gwyneth Paltrow, will.i.am and technology investor Gary Vaynerchuk.

Apple September 1, 2016

Apple Unveils 2 TB iCloud Storage Option For $19.99 A Month Ahead Of iPhone 7 Reveal

Apple is rolling out a new 2 TB iCloud storage option for $19.99 a month before the iPhone 7 launch. In a word, this competitively priced plan is more or less in preparation for the upcoming flagship.

Apple August 31, 2016

Apple Plans Faster Display, Better Apple Pencil Integration For New iPad Pro

Apple’s September event is nearly here, and the company is in full swing to improve all its lineups. The company works to have a better external display for iMacs and improved Apple Pencil integration.

Apple August 31, 2016

Spigen Showcases The Best Apple iPhone 7 Renders To Date

Real photos of the highly anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus may have been revealed as early as now, and the public doesn't have Apple to thank for the renders.

Apple August 30, 2016

Apple September Event Expectations: 2 iPhone 7 Models, Apple Watch 2, iOS 10 And More

The anticipated Apple September event for 2016 is about to start, but before it does, here's a look at what you can expect to see there, from the iPhone 7 models to the Apple Watch 2.

Apple August 29, 2016

iOS 9.3.5 Update Fixes Major Security Flaw That Allows Hackers To Hijack iPhones: Here's How To Install

Malware that lets hackers remotely access iPhones has been spreading, and as a response, Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 to keep devices everywhere safe from it. Here's a quick guide on how to install the update via OTA or iTunes.

Apple August 26, 2016

Apple Looking To Make iPhone More Secure: Future Models Could Take Videos And Collect Fingerprints Of Thieves

A patent application for Apple reveals a technology that will further improve the security of the iPhone. Upon meeting certain trigger conditions, the system can collect biometric information from thieves, including their fingerprints and a video of them.

Apple August 26, 2016

Apple Supplier Pegatron Found To Be Exploiting Workers With Low Base Pay And Forced Overtime: Should Apple Be Held Liable?

Apple supplier Pegatron has been exploiting workers with low base pay and forced overtime, according to an investigation by China Labor Watch. The watchdog group is calling for Apple to make improvements on the labor conditions of its manufacturing partners.

Apple August 26, 2016

iPhone Users, Update To iOS 9.3.5 Immediately: Apple Patches Up Exploits That Allow Hackers To Hijack Devices

Owners of Apple's mobile devices should download and install the iOS 9.3.5 update immediately. The update fixes zero-day exploits that hackers tried to use to remotely hijack an iPhone owned by a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates.

Apple August 25, 2016

Apple Baking Its Own Snapchat: Social Video App Reportedly Launching Next Year

Apple’s team is said to be working on a social video app that will gun for Snapchat’s and Instagram’s audience. Rumors of the initiative surfaced, showing that Apple is eager to stay high in popularity among younger audiences.

Apple August 25, 2016

Apple Says Artificial Intelligence Is Not The 'Final Frontier,' But iOS Has Plenty Of 'Hidden' AI

Apple unveiled that it does make quite good use of AI in its mobile operating system, despite rumors in the industry saying otherwise. The company detailed some machine learning capabilities that are making iOS such a powerful tool.

Apple August 25, 2016

This iPhone 7 Leak May Be The Confirmation We Need For The 256 GB Model: What Do You Think?

Twitter leaker The Malignant uploaded an internal spreadsheet that is said to be proof of the 256 GB model for the upcoming iPhone 7. Is this the confirmation that we need for the larger storage capacity on Apple's flagship smartphone?

Apple August 25, 2016

Apple Proposes To Add Five Job-Related Emojis: Artist, Astronaut, Firefighter, Judge And Pilot

Apple proposed to add five new job-related emojis to the Unicode Emoji Version 4.0 update, specifically for an artist, an astronaut, a firefighter, a judge and a pilot. All emojis will come with male and female versions.

Apple August 25, 2016

Five Years As Apple CEO, Trying To Fill Steve Jobs' Shoes: Tim Cook Boosted Profits, But What About Innovation?

Tim Cook started as Apple CEO five years ago, and the results of the period are showing. The company did register increased profits, but at the expense of lukewarm innovation.

Apple August 24, 2016

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Thinks No Headphone Jack For The iPhone 7 Could 'Tick Off' Many Users: Is He Right?

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak thinks that if the iPhone7 is missing the 3.5 millimeter headphone jack, it could 'tick off' many users. The removal of the headphone jack has long been rumored, but it has not yet been confirmed.

Apple August 24, 2016

Apple Now Seeding Latest MacOS Sierra Beta To Developers, Public Beta Testers Ahead Of Final Release

Apple just released the sixth public and seventh developer and beta tester previews of macOS Sierra. The latest desktop OS from Apple brings a slew of improvements, some of which are borrowed from iOS 10.

Apple August 23, 2016

Apple Bets More On Health Technology With Gliimpse Startup Acquisition: Health-Focused Wearable En Route?

Apple acquired health and wellness-focused startup Gliimpse earlier this year, but the deal has only just now come to light. This bolsters claims of a new health-focused wearable product category from Apple, but it remains to be seen what will come of it.

Apple August 22, 2016

Apple Releases iOS 10 Beta 7 For Developers And Public Beta Testers: What's New?

Apple launched another iOS 10 beta for the public and developers, only four days after the previous beta rolled out. By doing so, the company showed its commitment to delivering a polished official version of its mobile OS in September.

Apple August 20, 2016

4.7-Inch iPhone 7 May Not Get Dual-Lens Camera, But Optical Image Stabilization Is Reportedly In Tow

Apple has so far offered optical image stabilization only with its 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus, but that may change with the new generation. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 will reportedly pack OIS at last, while the larger model will move to a dual-lens camera system.

Apple August 19, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook Revisits China, Promises Asia-Pacific Research And Development Center By Year End

Tim Cook recently promised an R&D center in China by the end of the year. The Apple CEO visited several businesses in the country in an attempt to boost enthusiasm for his company in the local market.

Apple August 16, 2016

iPhone 7 Leaks: New Apple Smartphone Could Rock Improved Fast Charging Technology Of At Least 5V2A

Apple’s iPhone 7 is coming very soon, and rumors and leaks are abundant about the newest smartphone from the company. The latest bit of information touts significantly faster charging capabilities for the device.

Apple August 16, 2016

Microsoft Office App For iPhone Receives Doodle Support

Apple’s Office suite just got better as Microsoft now lets iOS users to doodle in Word, Excel and PowerPoint sans an Apple Pencil. This is the latest addition to the mobile productivity tool in its competition with Google’s productivity apps.

Apple August 15, 2016

Apple Waterproof iPhone In The Works: Rumor

Apple recently patented a technology to make underwater photography great again. This could mean that the upcoming mobile devices from the company will be IP68-certified, but nothing is official yet.

Apple August 15, 2016

Future Of Apple: Tim Cook Talks About Artificial Intelligence And Augmented Reality

Artificial intelligence and augmented reality are high on the list of Apple's next ventures, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook in his interview with The Washington Post. Cook had also made clear how A.I. and AR would figure significantly in Apple's future during the company's earnings call last month.

Apple August 15, 2016

Declining iPhone Sales Are Affecting Suppliers, Not Just Apple: Can iPhone 7 Turn Things Around?

Apple showed a sharp decline in iPhone sales, and some of its suppliers are starting to shake. The company announced the rollout of the iPhone 7 next month, but it might not be enough to turn things around.

Apple August 13, 2016

The Rumored iPhone 7 Second Speaker Might Not Be True: Leaked Schematics Suggest That The Holes Are Purely Cosmetic

Apple is expected to drop the 3.5mm headphone jack for the iPhone 7, with the space to be filled out with a second speaker. However, leaked schematics reveal that the speaker grills previously seen are purely cosmetic.

Apple August 13, 2016

Apple Set To Open New Store At Westfield World Trade Center In Manhattan On Aug. 16

Apple will officially open its Westfield World Trade Center retail store on Aug. 16. This will be the 10th Apple store within New York City limits.

Apple August 11, 2016

Apps On Apple's App Store Predicted To Double To 5 Million By 2020: Games Taking The Lead

There are currently just over 2 million apps on Apple's App Store. That figure is expected to increase to 2.93 million apps by the end of 2016 and to 5.06 million apps by the end of 2020, Sensor Tower reported.

Apple August 10, 2016

Apple Laptop Overhaul Coming With 2016 MacBook Pro, But Not At iPhone Event In September: Report

The MacBook Pro 2016 will reportedly benefit from a major overhaul after nearly four years. The Apple notebook, however, will not release at the iPhone event next month.

Apple August 10, 2016

New Apple Product Category Could Launch Next Year As Health-Focused Wearable, But Not An Apple Watch

Rumors surfaced that Apple is building a new wearable product line that will put the health of its users before anything else. The health-oriented gizmos were purportedly described as different from the Apple Watch, raising even more questions.

Apple August 10, 2016

Apple Adds 12.9-Inch iPad Pro To Official Refurbished Online Store: Up To $160 Discount On Normal Price

Apple added the 12.9-inch iPad Pro to its official refurbished online store. Interested users can get up to a $160 discount on the refurbished tablets, which will come with the same one-year warranty offered to purchases of brand new ones.

Apple August 10, 2016

Apple's First Vehicle-Related Patent Is A Surprise: A Steering Device That Could Be Used In Military Trucks

The first vehicle-related patent of Apple will come as a surprise to those looking forward to the Apple Car. The invention, covered by the approved patent, is for a steering device that can be used to improve military trucks.

Apple August 10, 2016

iPhone 7 Plus/Pro Makes Appearance On Geekbench Benchmark With 3 GB Of RAM And Other Details

An image has surfaced which claims to be Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 Plus/Pro making an appearance on Geekbench. The results appear to confirm previous reports, which claim the 5.5-inch smartphone will include 3 GB of RAM.

Apple August 10, 2016

Apple Denies iPhone Price Fixing Allegations As Russian Antitrust Authorities Open Probe Into Its Practices

Apple dismissed the accusations from the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service. The regulator accused the company of colluding with retailers to lock prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices in the country.

Apple August 9, 2016

New MacBook Pro Expected To Launch In The Fall: Touch ID In The Power Button, OLED Function Keys

A source confirmed that the new Apple MacBook Pro models will feature Touch ID technology and an OLED display touch bar, replacing the physical function keys. The Touch ID will be located in the power button of the upcoming laptops.

Apple August 9, 2016

iPhone 7 Hype: Claims Of Pressure-Sensitive Home Button, Dual-Lens Camera System And No Headphone Jack Bolstered

A new report confirms previous claims that the iPhone 7 will sport a dual-lens camera as well as a pressure-sensitive home button and ditch the headphone jack in favor of Bluetooth-supported headphones.

Apple August 8, 2016

Faster Apple Watch 2 Expected This Year With Larger Battery, GPS And More Upgrades, But Mainly Unchanged Design

The Apple Watch 2 should launch later this year with a new, faster processor, a GPS radio and more neat upgrades, but the same overall form factor. Another version, meanwhile, could pack more minor upgrades.

Apple August 8, 2016

New 4K Video Reveals 3 iPhone 7 Variants: Is This Confirmation Of iPhone 7 Plus And iPhone 7 Pro?

A new 4K video shows three iPhone 7 models side by side, reviving rumors of the alleged iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 Pro. Does this confirm the two large iPhone 7 variants, or are these devices just mock-ups?

Apple August 7, 2016

Apple's $200 Million Turi Acquisition To Challenge Google, Amazon And Facebook In Pervasive Computing

Apple continues its march toward better virtual assistants with the purchase of Turi, an AI startup. The race is on against rivals such as Google, Amazon or Facebook, but Apple lately bought itself some aces to keep up its sleeve.

Apple August 6, 2016

Apple Spends $200M To Acquire Seattle-Based Turi, Boosts Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

Apple has acquired Seattle-based startup Turi, formerly known as Dato and GraphLab, for about $200 million. The company's tools focus on creating machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions for developers.

Apple August 5, 2016

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