AppleInsider - General Discussion - Recent Changeshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the appleinsider community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:57:26 +0000By the numbers: Apple's ludicrous fourth quarterhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184546/by-the-numbers-apples-ludicrous-fourth-quarter "Apple reported the biggest quarter in its history this week --?and one of the largest..."threadWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:31:23 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 28 Jan 2015 13:31:23 +0000#34383137Apple Store employees to get updated attire, go 'back to blue' starting Feb. 2http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184542/apple-store-employees-to-get-updated-attire-go-back-to-blue-starting-feb-2 "Starting Feb. 2, customers walking into an Apple Store may notice something a little..."threadWed, 28 Jan 2015 04:47:26 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 28 Jan 2015 04:47:26 +0000#34382880Universal Pictures announces cast of upcoming Steve Jobs movie, start to principal filminghttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184541/universal-pictures-announces-cast-of-upcoming-steve-jobs-movie-start-to-principal-filming "In a prepared statement issued on Tuesday, Universal Studios announced the full cast..."threadWed, 28 Jan 2015 04:02:45 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 28 Jan 2015 04:02:45 +0000#34382863Tim Cook calls 2015 the 'year of Apple Pay' as service takes over contactless payments markethttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184537/tim-cook-calls-2015-the-year-of-apple-pay-as-service-takes-over-contactless-payments-market "Apple Pay now accounts for two out of every three dollars processed through contactless..."threadWed, 28 Jan 2015 00:16:25 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 28 Jan 2015 00:16:25 +0000#34382729Apple Watch on track to ship in April, CEO Tim Cook sayshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184534/apple-watch-on-track-to-ship-in-april-ceo-tim-cook-says "During Apple's quarterly conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook said Apple Watch..."threadTue, 27 Jan 2015 22:15:40 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 27 Jan 2015 22:15:40 +0000#34382498YouTube pushes Flash to the back burner, will now default to HTML5 playerhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184530/youtube-pushes-flash-to-the-back-burner-will-now-default-to-html5-player "Nearly five years after Steve Jobs published his infamous "Thoughts on Flash,"..."threadTue, 27 Jan 2015 20:53:33 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 27 Jan 2015 20:53:33 +0000#34382299Apple patents snap-on iPhone game controller and keyboard accessorieshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184520/apple-patents-snap-on-iphone-game-controller-and-keyboard-accessories "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's patent for an iPhone..."threadTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:34:23 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:34:23 +0000#34381919Apple loses global payments executive to eBay's rumored PayPal replacementhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184518/apple-loses-global-payments-executive-to-ebays-rumored-paypal-replacement "It appears that eBay is stocking up on talent in preparation of an inevitable..."threadTue, 27 Jan 2015 04:53:45 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 27 Jan 2015 04:53:45 +0000#34381883Apple sharpens focus on art, harmony with Chongqing Apple Store muralhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184517/apple-sharpens-focus-on-art-harmony-with-chongqing-apple-store-mural "A week after Apple used a work of calligraphy to promote its latest Chinese Apple Store..."threadTue, 27 Jan 2015 00:18:30 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 27 Jan 2015 00:18:30 +0000#34381759AppleInsider's iOS app updated with dismissible Plus trial option, remains free for allhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184499/appleinsiders-ios-app-updated-with-dismissible-plus-trial-option-remains-free-for-all "Apple fans who want to keep up with the latest news out of Cupertino can now do so more..."threadSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:33:32 +0000AppleInsiderSun, 25 Jan 2015 21:33:32 +0000#34380973I Bet My Life: Microsoft HoloLens perfectly targets its core competencyhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184488/i-bet-my-life-microsoft-hololens-perfectly-targets-its-core-competency "Microsoft's ability to leverage the tech media's credulity is weakening, as is evident..."threadSat, 24 Jan 2015 17:39:32 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 24 Jan 2015 17:39:32 +0000#34380118Huge crowds gather for Apple Store grand opening in Hangzhou, Chinahttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184486/huge-crowds-gather-for-apple-store-grand-opening-in-hangzhou-china "Apple opened the doors to its new West Lake Apple Store in China on Saturday, letting..."threadSat, 24 Jan 2015 09:09:26 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 24 Jan 2015 09:09:26 +0000#34379925Apple features calligrapher who created Hangzhou Apple Store mural in 'About the Artist' videohttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184464/apple-features-calligrapher-who-created-hangzhou-apple-store-mural-in-about-the-artist-video "Apple on Thursday posted to its YouTube channel a translated version of a promo video..."threadFri, 23 Jan 2015 07:09:48 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 23 Jan 2015 07:09:48 +0000#34379073Apple CEO Tim Cook doubled pay to $9.2M in 2014, Angela Ahrendts led execs with $73.3Mhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184460/apple-ceo-tim-cook-doubled-pay-to-9-2m-in-2014-angela-ahrendts-led-execs-with-73-3m "The yearly earnings of Apple's board members was revealed in a filing with the U.S...."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 23:40:09 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 23:40:09 +0000#34378727T-Mobile to extend smartphone financing to customers with bad or no credithttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184448/t-mobile-to-extend-smartphone-financing-to-customers-with-bad-or-no-credit "Resurgent wireless carrier T-Mobile on Thursday announced a new "smartphone equality"..."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 18:11:05 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 18:11:05 +0000#34378478Apple agrees to subject products to Chinese government security audits - reporthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184447/apple-agrees-to-subject-products-to-chinese-government-security-audits-report "China's State Internet Information Office will reportedly be allowed to conduct network..."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 16:48:01 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 16:48:01 +0000#34378389BlackBerry CEO prods regulators for 'app neutrality,' wants cross-platform iMessagehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184445/blackberry-ceo-prods-regulators-for-app-neutrality-wants-cross-platform-imessage "Comparing the net neutrality debate to the expansion of railroads in the 20th century,..."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 14:05:12 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 14:05:12 +0000#34378199Google to reportedly enter cellular service industry as MVNO running on Sprint, T-Mobile networkshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184426/google-to-reportedly-enter-cellular-service-industry-as-mvno-running-on-sprint-t-mobile-networks "A pair of reports on Wednesday claim Google is about to wade into the cellular network..."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 05:23:50 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 05:23:50 +0000#34378004Patent troll targets Apple's Safari, Cover Flow and Time Machine UIs in new lawsuithttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184422/patent-troll-targets-apples-safari-cover-flow-and-time-machine-uis-in-new-lawsuit "In a new patent lawsuit with the Northern California District Court on Tuesday,..."threadThu, 22 Jan 2015 00:03:08 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 22 Jan 2015 00:03:08 +0000#34377862Microsoft unveils 'HoloLens' holographic computing headsethttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184418/microsoft-unveils-hololens-holographic-computing-headset "Software giant Microsoft announced its latest move into hardware on Wednesday,..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:43:35 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:43:35 +0000#34377562Taking a page from Apple's book, Microsoft to make Windows 10 a free upgradehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184417/taking-a-page-from-apples-book-microsoft-to-make-windows-10-a-free-upgrade "Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Windows 10, its next-generation desktop and..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:06:07 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:06:07 +0000#34377502Apple spent record $4.1M to lobby U.S. government in 2014http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184415/apple-spent-record-4-1m-to-lobby-u-s-government-in-2014 "Federal lobbying disclosures filed this week revealed the extent to which Apple has..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 18:04:35 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 18:04:35 +0000#34377428Apple buys UK music tracking startup Semetric to boost Beats Music analyticshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184408/apple-buys-uk-music-tracking-startup-semetric-to-boost-beats-music-analytics "Apple has purchased British media analytics startup Semetric in what appears to be the..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 11:08:26 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 11:08:26 +0000#34377007Google joins Apple, Microsoft, others in student data privacy pledge http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184401/google-joins-apple-microsoft-others-in-student-data-privacy-pledge "A number of tech industry heavyweights, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, have..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 06:46:00 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 06:46:00 +0000#34376878Apple increases lobbying pressure in Washington ahead of Apple Watch releasehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184395/apple-increases-lobbying-pressure-in-washington-ahead-of-apple-watch-release "As Apple enters uncharted territory with Apple Pay and the upcoming Apple Watch, the..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 00:15:32 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 21 Jan 2015 00:15:32 +0000#34376700Zions Bancorp, Huntington Bank headline 16 new Apple Pay issuershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184393/zions-bancorp-huntington-bank-headline-16-new-apple-pay-issuers "Apple on Tuesday added 16 new bank and credit union partners for its Apple Pay mobile..."threadTue, 20 Jan 2015 21:28:25 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 20 Jan 2015 21:28:25 +0000#34376589LastPass unveils new Mac app, Khan Academy brings full experience to iPadhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184392/lastpass-unveils-new-mac-app-khan-academy-brings-full-experience-to-ipad "Two popular brands released interesting new apps for the Apple ecosystem on Tuesday, as..."threadTue, 20 Jan 2015 17:35:14 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 20 Jan 2015 17:35:14 +0000#34376481New Chinese Apple Store offers taste of upcoming San Francisco flagshiphttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184388/new-chinese-apple-store-offers-taste-of-upcoming-san-francisco-flagship "Apple on Tuesday removed protective barriers shielding its new Apple Store in Hangzhou,..."threadTue, 20 Jan 2015 10:55:31 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 20 Jan 2015 10:55:31 +0000#34376261Apple patents eye-tracking gaze controls for iOS, Mac deviceshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184384/apple-patents-eye-tracking-gaze-controls-for-ios-mac-devices "Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for an advanced gaze-tracking graphical user..."threadTue, 20 Jan 2015 08:51:20 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 20 Jan 2015 08:51:20 +0000#34376228Apple highlights ongoing Campus 2 'spaceship' progress in new aerial photoshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184375/apple-highlights-ongoing-campus-2-spaceship-progress-in-new-aerial-photos "Apple on Monday provided a fresh photo of its Campus 2 construction site in Cupertino,..."threadTue, 20 Jan 2015 00:22:19 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 20 Jan 2015 00:22:19 +0000#34376009Sid Meier's Starships coming to Mac and iPad, Google's new Calendar app for iOS shown in screenshotshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184373/sid-meiers-starships-coming-to-mac-and-ipad-googles-new-calendar-app-for-ios-shown-in-screenshots "Legendary game designer Sid Meier is set to release his newest turn-based game later..."threadMon, 19 Jan 2015 18:29:57 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 19 Jan 2015 18:29:57 +0000#34375805Apple.com given over to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184369/apple-com-given-over-to-honor-dr-martin-luther-king-jr "As Americans pause to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Apple has..."threadMon, 19 Jan 2015 14:02:02 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 19 Jan 2015 14:02:02 +0000#34375615Citing U.S. and European trade sanctions, Apple severs developer agreements in Crimeahttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184368/citing-u-s-and-european-trade-sanctions-apple-severs-developer-agreements-in-crimea "Apple has begun notifying registered developers in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea..."threadMon, 19 Jan 2015 13:04:52 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 19 Jan 2015 13:04:52 +0000#34375596First look: Fitbit Surge, a fitness tracking, heart rate monitoring 'super watch'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184359/first-look-fitbit-surge-a-fitness-tracking-heart-rate-monitoring-super-watch "Fitbit's latest premium wearable fitness tracker, the Surge, has been dubbed a "super..."threadSat, 17 Jan 2015 05:09:31 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 17 Jan 2015 05:09:31 +0000#34374216Class representative in Apple 'anti-poaching' suit wants bigger cut of $415M payouthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184358/class-representative-in-apple-anti-poaching-suit-wants-bigger-cut-of-415m-payout "The class representative in a California anti-trust lawsuit regarding alleged..."threadSat, 17 Jan 2015 03:56:40 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 17 Jan 2015 03:56:40 +0000#34374192Filming for Steve Jobs biopic underway at tech guru's childhood homehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184355/filming-for-steve-jobs-biopic-underway-at-tech-gurus-childhood-home "Principal filming for a Steve Jobs biopic penned by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron..."threadSat, 17 Jan 2015 00:37:43 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 17 Jan 2015 00:37:43 +0000#34374118Long-running Apple rag MacUser Magazine shuts its doors after 30 yearshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184354/long-running-apple-rag-macuser-magazine-shuts-its-doors-after-30-years "The internet has claimed yet another print victim as London-based MacUser Magazine, one..."threadFri, 16 Jan 2015 19:29:53 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 16 Jan 2015 19:29:53 +0000#34373882Samsung to ape Apple's Touch ID with touch-style fingerprint sensor in 'Galaxy S6' - reporthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184353/samsung-to-ape-apples-touch-id-with-touch-style-fingerprint-sensor-in-galaxy-s6-report "Samsung's next flagship smartphone will ship with a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in..."threadFri, 16 Jan 2015 18:37:44 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 16 Jan 2015 18:37:44 +0000#34373832Apple employees love CEO Tim Cook, rate company highly on outlook, culture & valueshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184352/apple-employees-love-ceo-tim-cook-rate-company-highly-on-outlook-culture-values "A new survey of tech workers places the highest optimism at Apple, where employees..."threadFri, 16 Jan 2015 18:04:01 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 16 Jan 2015 18:04:01 +0000#34373805Samsung hires former president of Jony Ive's old design studio for global initiativehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184345/samsung-hires-former-president-of-jony-ives-old-design-studio-for-global-initiative "Looking to freshen up its product range, Samsung in January found a new head of global..."threadFri, 16 Jan 2015 02:29:58 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 16 Jan 2015 02:29:58 +0000#34373417Apple, Google agree to pay $415M to settle 'no-poach' class action suithttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184344/apple-google-agree-to-pay-415m-to-settle-no-poach-class-action-suit "Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley tech companies have agreed to pay out $415..."threadFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:12:10 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 16 Jan 2015 00:12:10 +0000#34373366Ex-Apple iPod chief Tony Fadell to oversee Google's Glass project after reorghttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184339/ex-apple-ipod-chief-tony-fadell-to-oversee-googles-glass-project-after-reorg "Former Apple executive Tony Fadell --?known colloquially as the "father of the iPod"..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 19:05:19 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 15 Jan 2015 19:05:19 +0000#34373026Apple retail SVP Angela Ahrendts briefly talks China expansion strategy, sales growthhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184337/apple-retail-svp-angela-ahrendts-briefly-talks-china-expansion-strategy-sales-growth "Apple is set to open five new Chinese outlets in the next five weeks as the company..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 18:45:44 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 15 Jan 2015 18:45:44 +0000#343730122011 MacBook Pro graphics class-action suit expands, accuses Apple of concealing defectshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184336/2011-macbook-pro-graphics-class-action-suit-expands-accuses-apple-of-concealing-defects "Members of the 2011 MacBook Pro graphics failure class-action lawsuit were updated this..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 16:05:36 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 15 Jan 2015 16:05:36 +0000#34372843AppleInsider's updated commenting guidelineshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184333/appleinsiders-updated-commenting-guidelines "We really appreciate the vibrant, opinionated and intelligent community that..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:55:08 +0000nhughesThu, 15 Jan 2015 13:55:08 +0000#34372751How Apple Inc. managed to upstage the tech industry at CES for fifteen yearshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184332/how-apple-inc-managed-to-upstage-the-tech-industry-at-ces-for-fifteen-years "Within three years of Steve Jobs' return to Apple in 1996, he transformed the..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 10:31:01 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 15 Jan 2015 10:31:01 +0000#34372477Apple patent points to iCloud-based Touch ID syncing, fingerprint-protected Apple Pay terminalshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184331/apple-patent-points-to-icloud-based-touch-id-syncing-fingerprint-protected-apple-pay-terminals "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application..."threadThu, 15 Jan 2015 09:45:00 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 15 Jan 2015 09:45:00 +0000#34372466Apple sues Ericsson to trim wireless patent royalty rateshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184303/apple-sues-ericsson-to-trim-wireless-patent-royalty-rates "Apple has filed suit against Ericsson for charging excessive royalty rates on certain..."threadWed, 14 Jan 2015 07:59:04 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 14 Jan 2015 07:59:04 +0000#34371497Apple, Google agree to new settlement in anti-poaching class action suithttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184300/apple-google-agree-to-new-settlement-in-anti-poaching-class-action-suit "According to a court filing on Tuesday, both Apple and Google have agreed to new terms..."threadWed, 14 Jan 2015 01:55:45 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 14 Jan 2015 01:55:45 +0000#34371386Misreported Apple patent reassignment supposedly induces GoPro stock price declinehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/184297/misreported-apple-patent-reassignment-supposedly-induces-gopro-stock-price-decline "The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday reassigned to Apple a Kodak patent..."threadTue, 13 Jan 2015 23:59:23 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 13 Jan 2015 23:59:23 +0000#34371278