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Apple to adopt new 3D Touch technology for OLED iPhone
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:19:14 -0500
Apple is expected to replace current 3D Touch technology with a new design based on thin film sensors when it introduces a next-generation iPhone with OLED display, according to noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
This week on AI: Apple v. Qualcomm, OLED iPhone rumors, MacBook Pro updates and more
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:24:34 -0500
Perhaps the star rumor this week was that this year's OLED iPhone will actually have 5.8-inch wraparound screen, rather than the 5.1- to 5.2-inch size previously hinted. It was a busy news period overall though, including lawsuits with Qualcomm, major Logic and GarageBand updates, and teases of future MacBooks plus a second-generation Apple Pencil.
Vine creates searchable video archive after social network shut down
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:48:50 -0500
After shutting down social networking features last week, Vine on Friday made good on a promise to activate what it calls the Vine Archive, an online browsable repository of all user content created during the service's four-year run.
Simply Mac stores closing amid apparent corporate restructuring
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:25:42 -0500
Well known Apple product purveyor Simply Mac is shuttering brick-and-mortar stores across the U.S., with conflicting reports claiming the move is either the result of corporate restructuring or a decision by Apple to end its nationwide sales agreement with the firm.
Samsung to reveal cause of Galaxy Note 7 explosions on Sunday
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:58:11 -0500
Samsung is looking to close the book on last year's Galaxy Note 7 debacle with a press conference on Sunday, at which the company intends to reveal results of multiple investigations into the smartphone explosions.
How to pair Apple's AirPods with iPhone and Mac
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:34:07 -0500
With AirPods now arriving in the hands of -- a few lucky -- customers, AppleInsider takes you through the initial pairing process, demonstrating the ease at which Apple's W1 chip facilitates connections with both iOS and Mac devices.
How to add and switch between Instagram accounts on iPhone
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:20:00 -0500
Facebook's Instagram is a convenient way to share photos as well as short videos, but for many reasons it can be smart to have multiple personas on the service. Here's how to add additional profiles on Apple's iPhone and switch between them.
In final days in office, Obama's White House uses words of Steve Jobs to woo techies
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:25:23 -0500
As the Obama administration leaves the White House this week, one piece of the outgoing president's legacy -- the U.S. Digital Service -- is attempting to woo Silicon Valley techies to work for government agencies. Their recruitment strategy: Using the words of Apple's iconic late cofounder, Steve Jobs.
NHTSA closes investigation into fatal Tesla Autopilot accident, says no defect to blame
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:12:13 -0500
Eliminating a potential obstacle to the development of self-driving technology such as developments from Apple's "Project Titan," the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that there was no evidence a fatal Tesla accident in May was caused by an autonomous driving system defect demanding a recall.
Rumor: Apple's trio of new iPads may not launch until second half of 2017
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:26:04 -0500
Though rumors have pegged an Apple event for March to unveil three new iPads, the latest supply chain scuffle suggests that the updated 9.7-, 10.5- and 12.9-inch touchscreen tablets may not find their ways into the hands of consumers until the latter half of the year.
Nintendo says Fire Emblem mobile game 'coming soon' to iOS
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:00:11 -0500
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
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:37:59 -0500
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
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:14:47 -0500
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.
Hulu CEO promises offline viewing in coming months as iOS app gets user profiles
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:26:16 -0500
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.
Apple's latest products add support for Japan's GPS successor QZSS
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:53:05 -0500
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.