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iPhone and Mac to shine in Apple's Q2 2015 earnings, analyst says

Sat, 2015-04-25 19:35
After a gangbusters fiscal quarter one, Apple could see moderate gains highlighted by strong performances from iPhone and Mac over the three-month period ending March, according to noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

How to change and customize your Apple Watch clock face

Sat, 2015-04-25 10:02
Apple Watch comes with a number of watch face options -- from digital themes to analog lookalikes and beyond -- many of which can be further customized with sub-features called complications.

First look: Third-party apps on Apple Watch

Fri, 2015-04-24 22:02
Apple launched its first wearable with an App Store filled with more than 3,000 third-party titles, a figure expected to grow exponentially in the months ahead. AppleInsider offers a look at some of the first offerings.

Full video of Vogue interview with Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson posted to Web

Fri, 2015-04-24 18:59
British Vogue on Friday posted full video footage of a recent interview that had editor Suzy Menkes talking with Apple design gurus Jony Ive and Marc Newson about Apple Watch and its place in the luxury market.

First look: Digital Crown on Apple Watch ushers in new era of UI control

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:38
With Apple Watch, Apple was presented an opportunity to reimagine and improve upon the ways in which a user interacts with ultra-small format devices. It delivered in spades with Force Touch, haptic feedback, a custom UI and a keystone tactile technology called the Digital Crown.

Apple details Watch battery life, upgrades band selection page in online store

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:21
In tandem with Friday's launch of the Apple Watch, Apple updated its website with details on the battery life of the device, and simultaneously updated its online store to make shopping for Watch bands easier to navigate.

Apple Watch chips laid bare in X-ray, microscope imagery

Fri, 2015-04-24 15:00
Following Friday's Apple Watch teardown, the experts at Chipworks posted a close-up look at the parts that make it tick, including X-ray imagery of Apple's new S1 system-on-chip design.

Roundup: The best and most interesting third-party apps for your new Apple Watch

Fri, 2015-04-24 13:12
With newly-delivered Apple Watch units now on the wrists of the lucky, users will undoubtedly be looking to try out the best launch-day apps for their latest purchase. AppleInsider offers a roundup of some prominent and essential launch-day apps, divided by category.

First look: The official AppleInsider app for Apple Watch

Fri, 2015-04-24 12:30
Early adopters of the Apple Watch can receive alerts fir breaking Apple news and browse the latest headlines thanks to the official AppleInsider app, which includes support for the new wrist-worn device.

How to pair your new Apple Watch with your iPhone

Fri, 2015-04-24 11:57
Once you get your Apple Watch out of the box, the first thing you'll need to do is pair it with an iPhone to start using its features. AppleInsider offers a closer look at exactly how the pairing process works.

First look: Unboxing the stainless steel Apple Watch with milanese loop (video)

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:59
Apple's mid-range stainless steel Apple Watch not only has a more premium enclosure than the aluminum Sport version, but it also comes in different packaging, and features a steel magnetic charger rather than plastic.

Apple not guilty of patent infringement with Siri, Chinese court says

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:16
Apple has won a decisive victory in a long-running intellectual property fight over Siri in China, as the Beijing Higher People's Court has decided that the company's personal digital assistant does not infringe on patents held by Shanghai-based Zhizhen Network Technology.

Google Maps Easter egg shows Android mascot urinating on Apple logo [updated]

Fri, 2015-04-24 09:07
An unknown person has inserted an Easter egg image into Google Maps, depicting the mascot for the Android operating system urinating on an Apple logo, and is now gaining attention across the Internet.

Reviewers try to destroy Apple Watch in the shower and swimming pool, ultimately fail

Fri, 2015-04-24 08:14
As the first wave of Apple Watch deliveries hits doorsteps around the world, some consumers have begun to put Apple's durability claims to the test --?including the Watch's IPX7 water resistance rating -- and found the devices more resilient than previously believed.

AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch shipments, 12" MacBook review, more

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:56
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available with detailed analysis of this week's news, including Apple Watch shipment notifications, our review of the 12-inch MacBook with Retina display, new iPod touch rumors, leaked video of Angela Ahrendts explaining the Watch retail strategy, and more.

Apple arranges online Personal Setup sessions to guide new Apple Watch owners

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:39
Americans receiving their Apple Watch on Friday are being emailed an invitation to schedule an online Personal Setup session, guiding them through setting up and using the device without having to visit an Apple Store.

Apple Watch release brings debut of all-new folding UK power adapter

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:47
Apple has turned its penchant for slimness to the famously brick-like U.K. power plug, replacing its old fixed-pins model with an all-new version featuring folding pins and a more rounded design.

Apple Watch found to be compliant with Qi wireless charging standard

Fri, 2015-04-24 06:35
The inductive charging capabilities of the Apple Watch are based on the established Qi open standard, as shown by the fact that the Apple Watch charger works with the competing Moto 360 smartwatch.

Apple debuts three new ads showing Apple Watch use in everyday situations

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:41
Commemorating the launch of the Apple Watch on Friday, Apple launched three new ads showcasing how the device can be useful in normal daily life situations.

Apple Watch launch in Paris greeted with long line at Colette

Fri, 2015-04-24 04:50
Apple is introducing its new Watch across a limited number countries today, but only a few stores will have the device available for sale. Among that short list is Colette, a fashion boutique just a few blocks from Apple's own retail store at Carrousel, beneath the Louvre.