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Apple hands out rainbow Apple Watch bands to commemorate LGBT Pride

Sun, 2016-06-26 17:23
In celebration of this year's LGBTQ Pride festivities, and the 30th anniversary of its own corporate Pride association, Apple this weekend passed out special rainbow colored Apple Watch bands to employees and published a selection of related iTunes content.

How the AppleInsider podcast is recorded and edited

Sun, 2016-06-26 15:29
As the AppleInsider podcast approaches 75 episodes, one of the most common questions we receive is how the show itself is produced. Our host Victor Marks offers a rundown of his process, including the hardware and software used to bring the weekly news program to life.

Winner of the Pad and Quill WWDC giveaway announced [C.R.]

Sun, 2016-06-26 10:44
AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winner of last week's giveaway, C.R., who will receive a MacBook sleeve, iPhone case, Briefcase bag and iPad case courtesy of Pad & Quill.

New leaks show bigger lens opening on 'iPhone 7,' dual-lens camera on '7 Plus'

Sat, 2016-06-25 19:43
Photos published on Saturday depict what are claimed to be rear shells for Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus" -- and particularly, evidence of the new camera technology the devices are using.

Review: DJI's Phantom 4 sets new standard for affordable drones

Sat, 2016-06-25 05:54
Right out of the box, you can tell that DJI's Phantom 4 is a complete reimagining of the entry-level lineup. From the sleek chassis to advanced automated controls, DJI has set a new standard, leaving competitors and its own legacy models in the dust.

This week on AI: 'iPhone 7' holds back, 2017 Apple Watch plans, Thunderbolt Display gone & more

Sat, 2016-06-25 02:20
With WWDC wrapped up for another year, attention turned back to future product rumors -- and for once, the iPhone 7 didn't dominate the discussion.

How the UK's Brexit vote to leave Europe affects Apple

Fri, 2016-06-24 21:56
Yesterday's referendum on the United Kingdom exiting the European Union was widely expected to fail, but instead surprised markets globally by narrowly passing. The Euro and British Pound both subsequently dropped significantly, and markets worldwide recoiled in shock. Here's a look at how will this affect Apple going forward.

Apple's FaceTime subject of renewed VoIP patent infringement lawsuit

Fri, 2016-06-24 20:26
Apple on Friday was slapped with yet another patent lawsuit leveled by a non-practicing entity, this time a renewed complaint dealing with VoIP technologies targeting FaceTime video and audio software.

Apple's Campus 2 to use updated Bloom Energy fuel cells first deployed at NC data center

Fri, 2016-06-24 18:41
As part of efforts to generate clean energy at its Campus 2 headquarters, Apple is investing in an array of environmentally friendly fuel cells installed by Bloom Energy, the same manufacturer that supplied units for the company's Maiden, N.C., data center.

Apple's iTunes, App Store, iBooks Store suffer unscheduled downtime [ux2]

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:58
Customers looking to purchase apps, music or e-books through found themselves out of luck on Friday as a handful of Apple's internet services were hit by an hours-long outage, the third such downtime to hit Apple's services this month.

Apple's differential privacy in iOS 10 is opt-in, limited to four use cases

Fri, 2016-06-24 15:16
The new data collection method set to roll out in iOS 10 will require users to opt in, and will be limited to four specific system functions, according to Apple.

Inside watchOS 3: Apple Watch gets new apps for Reminders, Home, Find My Friends & heart rate

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:28
The number of default Apple Watch apps will grow with the upcoming release of watchOS 3, gaining Reminders, Home, Find My Friends, as well as a separate heart rate app, and also adding watch face complications for each.

Apple still working on next-gen external display with integrated graphics card - report

Fri, 2016-06-24 11:27
Despite killing the Thunderbolt Display without a replacement this week, Apple is still working on a successor --?one that will reportedly have its own separate integrated graphics card, likely to push a high-resolution Retina display.

Honda launches 2017 Accord with Apple CarPlay option

Fri, 2016-06-24 11:14
Honda on Friday announced that the 2017 Accord, going on sale June 27, will be available with an upgrade supporting Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto.

Roundup: The best external monitor alternatives to Apple's discontinued Thunderbolt Display

Fri, 2016-06-24 10:13
Apple surprised many this week by abruptly discontinuing the Thunderbolt Display without announcing a replacement. But, as Apple pointed out, "there are a number of great third-party options available for Mac users." With that said, AppleInsider has compiled a list of the top Thunderbolt-alternative displays for Macs that are available today.

YouTube rolls out Periscope-style live streaming support on mobile

Fri, 2016-06-24 09:39
Putting itself in direct competition with Facebook and Twitter, YouTube is now in the beginning stages of rolling out live video streaming from its main mobile app.

Video: See how Photos in iOS 10 can recognize faces, places and more

Fri, 2016-06-24 09:15
Starting with iOS 10, the Photos app on your iPhone and iPad will automatically scan your pictures for faces and places, making it easier to find the shots you're looking for. It'll even group them into collections, and quickly automate creation of a view to relive your memories. AppleInsider offers a closer look at how it all works.

Netflix working on offline viewing, could arrive by end of 2016 - report

Fri, 2016-06-24 08:20
Netflix is developing a long-awaited option to download some content for offline viewing, according to an executive described as an industry insider.

Rumor: Apple developing power-efficient micro-LED panels for 2017 Apple Watch

Fri, 2016-06-24 06:49
While this year's Apple Watch upgrade is expected to feature largely the same OLED display as its predecessor, the wearable smartwatch could see a major overhaul next year, with Apple said to be investigating micro LED technology for a future model.

AppleInsider podcast shares hands-on impressions of iOS 10, watchOS 3

Fri, 2016-06-24 06:32
This week on the AppleInsider Neil and Victor to talk about his experiences with beta iOS 10 and watchOS 3 features. They also wrap up all the current iPhone rumors.