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Nintendo says Fire Emblem mobile game 'coming soon' to iOS

2 hours 12 min ago

After the initial blockbuster success of Nintendo's "Super Mario Run," the Japanese gaming giant on Wednesday announced its second mobile title will be a take on the long-running "Fire Emblem" series.

Post-holiday iPhone sales fears 'overblown,' analyst says

3 hours 34 min ago

Contrary to some recent reports, one analyst firm believes that adverse market conditions for iPhone sales are being given too much weight and predicts better performance than previously expected buttressed by high demand for the iPhone 7 Plus.

South Korean court denies arrest of Samsung chief

3 hours 57 min ago

Samsung heir and acting chief Lee Jae-yong will not be arrested as part of a sweeping inquest into the alleged indiscretions of impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye, some of which include accepting corporate bribes in exchange for political favor.

iRig Pro I/O, iRig Acoustic Stage gives musicians more guitar recording options

4 hours 36 min ago

IK Multimedia on Wednesday launched two new interfaces for musicians in the iRig Pro I/O, a compact audio and MIDI interface with Lightning connectivity straight from the box, and the iRig Acoustic Stage digital microphone system for acoustic guitars.

Hulu CEO promises offline viewing in coming months as iOS app gets user profiles

4 hours 46 min ago

Not to be outdone by Netflix, Hulu will be adding support for downloads in the near future, according to the the head of the video streaming service. On Wednesday, meanwhile, the company's iOS app gained support for user profiles, better accommodating the tastes of couples and families.

Football fans can stream Super Bowl 51 live with Fox Sports Go on iOS, Apple TV

5 hours 10 min ago

Fans looking to watch the spectacle of Super Bowl 51 -- to be played Feb. 5 in Houston, Tex. -- can turn to Fox Sports Go, an app available on numerous platforms, including Apple's iOS and the Apple TV.

Apple TV, iPhone, iPad gain ability to play Netflix movies directly in TV app

5 hours 51 min ago

Apple is slowly rolling out the ability to stream a movie from Netflix directly from its TV app on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, but some limitations exist.

Apple's latest products add support for Japan's GPS successor QZSS

6 hours 19 min ago

Apple has made a minor change to the specification its latest mobile products --?the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 -- adding support for Japan's regional satellite positioning system QZSS, alongside existing support for GPS and GLONASS.

'Fruitfly' malware patched by Apple relies on 'ancient' Mac system calls

6 hours 54 min ago

Newly-patched Mac malware relies on some antiquated code predating the OS X era, but has been used in some previous real-world attacks on biomedical research groups, according to a prominent security software maker.

Apple updates Logic Pro X with Touch Bar support, GarageBand for iOS with new options & interface

7 hours 28 min ago

Apple on Wednesday released updates to two of its audio production apps -- Logic Pro X for the Mac, and GarageBand on iOS -- adding customizable Touch Bar support on the former, and features like a redesigned sound browser on the latter.

Rumor: Apple Pencil 2 coming this spring with magnets to attach to iPad, plus pocket clip

7 hours 33 min ago

Alongside new iPad Pro models, Apple is also rumored to be working on a second-generation Apple Pencil, one that could potentially solve where to put the input device when it's not being held in your hand.

Apple Pay picks up more card issuers in US, France & Australia

8 hours 31 min ago

Apple has updated its worldwide roster of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay, adding 21 more institutions -- though as usual, the vast majority of these are based in the U.S.

CBS Sports Radio streaming added for Apple Music subscribers

9 hours 10 min ago

Boosting its streaming sports-related programming, Apple has added the CBS Sports Radio syndicated radio channel to Apple Music.

Class-action suit demands Apple add lock-out system to iPhone to prevent texting while driving

9 hours 29 min ago

A new class action lawsuit filed in California seeks to force Apple into adding features to the iPhone that will help prevent drivers from texting while behind the wheel, while also alleging Apple is putting profit before consumer safety.

Former Apple engineer says company more rigid, less competitive under Tim Cook than Steve Jobs

9 hours 47 min ago

Under Tim Cook -- who assumed the CEO reins from Steve Jobs in 2011 -- Apple has become a more hierarchical company, where people largely stick to the tasks they were hired for, according former Apple engineer Bob Burrough.

Foxconn looking to build Apple prototype manufacturing facility in Shenzhen - report

10 hours 5 min ago

After possibly receiving some pressure by the Chinese government about remaining in the country and not expanding in the U.S., Foxconn is seeking land to build a prototype facility to assist Apple in developing hardware prototypes in Shenzhen, and figuring out how to manufacture them at scale.

President-elect Trump says Apple's Cook wants to 'do something major' to build iPhones in USA

10 hours 26 min ago

Just a few days before he is set to be sworn into office, President-elect Donald Trump continues to believe that Apple will make an effort to move iPhone manufacturing to the U.S., saying CEO Tim Cook has his "eyes open to it."

Next-generation LG and Google Android Wear 2 smartwatch may have Apple Watch-inspired Digital Crown

10 hours 58 min ago

LG and Google's next-generation Android Wear smartwatch expected in early February is said to be adopting a Digital Crown -- similar to the technology Apple pioneered in its wearable Apple Watch.

Stanford program offers 1,000 Apple Watches, funding for healthcare research proposals

11 hours 22 min ago

Stanford University is offering to hand out up to 1,000 Apple Watches and up to $10,000 in funding to instructors and members of the faculty, as part of a new program to find innovative ways to use the Apple Watch in healthcare.

India promises 'open mind' when looking at Apple demands for local manufacturing

11 hours 46 min ago

The Indian government will adopt an "open mind" when examing Apple's demands before setting up local manufacturing in the country, the country's Information Technology Minister said on Wednesday.