In a bid to extend battery life, the latest beta of macOS Sierra introduces a new option to the Mac's battery menu that will reduce the brightness of the display if it is above 75 percent.
Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, could include a new S Health app with features above and beyond Apple's HealthKit and CareKit — including the ability to schedule online consultations with doctors, or even pay medical fees.
Worried that Apple will monopolize OLED supply capacity for this year's "iPhone 8," a number of smartphone vendors are said to be racing to secure some that capacity for their own OLED products.
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A new patent infringement lawsuit accuses Apple and its iMessage service of violating a 15-year-old patent — one related to the recording and playback of voice messages over a network.
Internally, Samsung has concluded that the battery — and not any faults in software, or other hardware — was reportedly to blame for the fires that led to the recall and ultimate cancellation of the Galaxy Note 7.
The chairman of Apple supplier Pegatron has revealed that his company could expand its operations in the U.S. by three to five times, should it be necessary — but even that won't make much of a dent in Apple's iPhone and Mac production needs.
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Responding to reports that Apple Music content will expand further into full-length movies and TV shows, a key executive with the service — Jimmy Iovine — said over the weekend that Apple is willing to do "whatever hits popular culture smack on the nose" in order to differentiate itself.
Acknowledging the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Apple on Monday updated the front page of its website with a photo of and quote from the legendary civil rights leader, calling on people to fight for equality.
An arrest warrant for heir apparent to Samsung's throne, Lee Jae-yong, was issued Monday for his suspected involvement in an insidious corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
Users can connect a series of Airmail functions to speed up your work, and weed out important emails from the less-so. AppleInsider shows you how, and when, to use the app.
Apple on Saturday shared its first AirPods TV commercials, a series of four spots lumped into the company's "practically magic" iPhone campaign, as well as an Apple Watch Series 2 ad focusing on keeping active.
As Apple marked the iPhone's 10th anniversary, rumors emerged on more of the company's plans for 2017 and 2018, including the "iPhone 8," a trio of new iPads, and other possibilities like augmented reality glasses and Netflix-like original video on Apple Music.
An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector — and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.
AppleInsider continues its ongoing backup tool examination series, and examines long-standing utility SuperDuper! that promises to protect your data with speed and ease of use.
Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your favorite apps around by default — here's how to make it work.
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The man behind Google's Android platform, Andy Rubin, is preparing to reveal a company that will field a high-end smartphone with a bezel-free screen, ceramic back, and a heavy focus on AI — posing yet another challenge to Apple's iPhone, a report said on Friday.
An end-of-year report into non-gaming app revenues reveals a considerable yearly increase, with streaming media apps including Spotify, Netflix, and Pandora contributing heavily to the higher revenue levels seen by Apple's App Store.
Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner.
In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design.
The security of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service may not be as strong as previously believed, with a reported discovery of a backdoor that potentially allows Facebook see the contents of encrypted messages [updated with statement from WhatsApp].
Given current speculation on tax reform in the U.S., analysts predict that with all other factors unchanged Apple will see a negative impact on its cash hoard because of a repatriation tax, and an increase on taxes paid to import manufactured goods from China, but an overall slight uptick on earnings per share as a result of all factors.
When it launches later this year, Apple is reportedly planning to make the water and dust resistance of the "iPhone 8" even better than the iPhone 7, upgrading it to an IP68 rating.
In announcing its upcoming Switch console this week, Nintendo revealed that parents will have access to extensive controls on how their children play by way of a mobile app available for Apple's iOS.
Image and video sharing app Snapchat is making itself easier and quicker to navigate by username, via a soon-to-arrive update for iOS introducing a universal search bar that gives access to core functions.
One of Apple's competitors in the music space, Pandora, has announced plans to lay off 7 percent of its U.S. workers — excluding those at Ticketfly — despite improvements in its paid subscriber base, and plans to launch on-demand streaming.
This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about 10 years of iPhone, all the HomeKit things introduced at CES, and what's going on with Apple and transportation.
According to colleagues, Swift developer Chris Lattner reportedly left Apple because of a culture of secrecy within the company — a claim that Lattner denies.
Three of Apple's key suppliers — Foxconn and its subsidiary Sharp, as well as chipmaker TSMC — have all expressed interest in taking advantage of business-friendly incentives proposed by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, though no commitments have been made.
Apple on Thursday announced a change in App Store policy which increases the size limit of tvOS app bundles from 200 megabytes to 4 gigabytes, a boost that should provide a better end user experience upon initial installation.
A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that people do indeed have the right to sue Apple over limiting iOS devices to apps from the App Store, potentially paving the way for an open app marketplace in the future.
In a bit of backpedaling, Consumer Reports on Thursday said it can now recommend Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup after a software fix remedied battery life inconsistencies found in previous testing.
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Just days after Apple seeded a third beta version of iOS 10.2.1 to developers, the company on Thursday issued a fourth iteration of the forthcoming operating system for testing.
Cellebrite, the Israeli digital forensics firm thought to have provided the FBI with assistance to break the security of the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, has confirmed it has been the victim of a security breach of one of its servers.
Google on Thursday updated its Maps apps for iOS and Android alike with a new, more in-depth ridesharing interface, including deeper integration with Uber that lets people hail a car without switching apps.
What appears to be Google's shift to the VP9 codec for delivering 4K video on the YouTube homepage is preventing Safari users from watching videos uploaded to the service since early December in full 4K resolution, but not from viewing webpage-embedded videos in the same resolution.