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Large-Screened iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Less Popular With Android Switchers Than Predicted

The larger-screened iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus may have been less popular with Android switchers than analysts initially predicted, according to new data gathered by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). A survey revealed...Show More Summary

iPad Air 2's A8X Chip Includes Semi-Custom Series6XT Graphics With Eight Cores

New details have come to light regarding the iPad Air 2's graphics processing power since its launch last month, with a new report from AnandTech revealing the new tablet's graphics are even more powerful than previously thought. Benchmarks...Show More Summary

Apple Reportedly Eyeing Los Angeles' Historic Broadway Trade Center for Retail and Corporate Campus

Apple may open a new retail store and corporate campus in downtown Los Angeles, according to a report in Downtown LA Examiner (via ifoAppleStore). The new location would be situated in the historic Broadway Trade Center, which opened in 1908 as Hamburger's Department Store and occupies almost a full city block. Show More Summary

Apple-owned Beats Electronics Introduces New $300 Solo2 Wireless Headphones

Following the appearance of a regulatory filing last week, Beats Electronics today announced the launch of its new Solo2 Wireless on-ear headphones, the first product release since Apple's acquisition of Beats officially closed. TheShow More Summary

iOS 8 Now Installed on Nearly 60 Percent of Active iOS Devices

After seven and a half weeks of availability, Apple's mobileĀ operating system is now installed on 56 percent of iOS devices, according to the latest data posted on Apple's App Store support page for developers. iOS 8's installation numbers...Show More Summary

Nautilus Brings HealthKit Integration to Exercise Equipment, Led by Bowflex Max Trainer

Nautilus, the company behind the Bowflex line of exercise equipment, today announced that its Bowflex Max Trainer models have gained HealthKit integration, making them one of the first fitness products to support Apple's new health initiative. Show More Summary

Apple Will Face Lawsuit Over Phone-Switching iMessage Issue

Just two days after introducing a tool allowing users to deregister their phone numbers from iMessage, a judge has ruled that Apple will face a federal lawsuit over the issue. Apple allegedly failed to notify consumers that leaving the...Show More Summary

Construction at Apple Campus 2 Progresses, Work on Structure Has Begun

Construction at Apple's spaceship is progressing at a rapid pace, with workers on site at the campus seven days a week. A new photo shared by the City of Cupertino suggests Apple is almost finished with the foundation of the structure...Show More Summary

Best Buy Discounting iPads, iPhones, Macs, and More for Black Friday

Major retailers are gearing up for the upcoming holiday shopping season, which officially kicks off on the post-Thanksgiving shopping day of Black Friday. Following leaked Black Friday sales flyers from both Sam's Club and Target, Best...Show More Summary

Alibaba and Apple in Talks Over China-Focused Payments Partnership

An Alibaba executive said today that the Chinese e-commerce company and Apple are currently in talks over a partnership to provide a payments solution for China, reports The Wall Street Journal. The comments were shared by Alibaba Executive...Show More Summary

Apple Expanding Focus on Enterprise, Developing Dedicated Sales Force

Apple is planning an aggressive expansion into the enterprise market, hiring a sales team focused on talking with key enterprise customers, reports Reuters. The sales team may also work alongside "a dozen or so" developers focused on...Show More Summary

WSJ Posts Full Video of Tim Cook Discussing Apple Pay, Apple Watch, and More

In late October, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the WSJ.D conference in Laguna Beach, California, where he commented on an array of topics including the Apple Watch, Apple Pay, Apple TV, the discontinuation of the iPod classic,...Show More Summary

'Masque Attack' Vulnerability Allows Malicious Third-Party iOS Apps to Masquerade as Legitimate Apps

Just a week after new WireLurker iOS malware surfaced, there's yet another vulnerability in iOS that can potentially be used to install malicious third-party apps. Called Masque Attack for its ability to emulate and replace existingShow More Summary

Apple Hires Developers Behind Defunct 'Pin Drop' Mapping App

Rumors have suggested that Apple is aiming to open a new research and development facility in Cambridge, England, over the coming weeks, and it appears the company has also made some hires in the area. According to TechCrunch, Apple has hired five employees that created the Pin Drop mapping app. Show More Summary

Pegatron Reportedly Boosting iPhone 6 Production, Adding iPhone 6 Plus to Meet Strong Demand

Apple's assembly partner Pegatron is boosting its production capacity in order to help Apple increase inventory of the popular iPhone 6, reports Nikkei. According to local press sources, Apple may also be turning to Pegatron to supplement production of the iPhone 6 Plus, which has seen tight supplies as Foxconn has struggled to meet demand. Show More Summary

Barclaycard Launches New Apple Rewards Visa Card With 3x Points on Apple Store Purchases

Barclaycard last week announced a revamped version of its credit card partnership with Apple, the Barclaycard Apple Rewards Visa, offering a new Apple rewards program and financing deals (via AppleInsider). The new reward card offers...Show More Summary

Apple Reportedly Opening New R&D Center in Cambridge, England

Apple is planning to open a new facility that includes research and development operations in Cambridge, England within the next few weeks, reports Business Weekly (via MacGeneration). 90 Hills Road, which is said to be location of Apple's...Show More Summary

Apple Launches Web Tool to Deregister Phone Numbers from iMessage

Apple today released a new web tool for users to deregister their phone number from iMessage in the event they switched to a non-Apple device. To deregister a phone number from iMessage, users simply enter their phone number in Apple's web tool, receive a free text message containing a code, and submit the code to complete the process. Show More Summary

'Pangu' Jailbreak for iOS 8.x Now Available for Mac, Compatible with Newer Apple Devices

The Pangu development team today updated its jailbreak for iOS 8 and 8.1, bringing full support for the Mac. The update comes a week after the program saw an update for Windows that brought an automatic installation of Cydia and support...Show More Summary

Apple Grabs Record US PC Market Share On Strong Mac Sales in Q3 2014

As forecasted, the third calendar quarter of 2014 was a stellar quarter for Mac shipments, with Apple gaining ground on its competitors in the US. According to IDC's quarterly PC tracker (via Re/code), Apple reached its highest PC market...Show More Summary

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