AppleInsider - General Discussion - Recent Changeshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the appleinsider community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:56:23 +0000Apple opens iTunes donations for 'City of Hope' cancer charity, moves beyond natural disaster reliefhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182604/apple-opens-itunes-donations-for-city-of-hope-cancer-charity-moves-beyond-natural-disaster-relief "For the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Apple will be accepting..."threadWed, 01 Oct 2014 04:24:37 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 01 Oct 2014 04:24:37 +0000#34285219Pebble smartwatch gets $50 price cut, background tracking for fitness & sleephttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182595/pebble-smartwatch-gets-50-price-cut-background-tracking-for-fitness-sleep "In the wake of the Apple Watch announcement, startup smartwatch maker Pebble has..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 18:21:48 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 30 Sep 2014 18:21:48 +0000#34284419Microsoft looks to distance itself from Windows 8, jumps to Windows 10http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182594/microsoft-looks-to-distance-itself-from-windows-8-jumps-to-windows-10 "Software behemoth Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its next-generation desktop..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 17:57:39 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 30 Sep 2014 17:57:39 +0000#34284369European Commission finds Ireland's tax deal with Apple amounts to illegal state aidhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182584/european-commission-finds-irelands-tax-deal-with-apple-amounts-to-illegal-state-aid "In an official preliminary finding published on Tuesday, the European Union's antitrust..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:13:41 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:13:41 +0000#34283838Apple patents glasses-free interactive holographic touchscreen displayhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182580/apple-patents-glasses-free-interactive-holographic-touchscreen-display "Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for an advanced device display that uses lasers,..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:07:53 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:07:53 +0000#34283809Apple's Beats sues Steven Lamar for claiming 'cofounder' status to sell new headphoneshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182573/apples-beats-sues-steven-lamar-for-claiming-cofounder-status-to-sell-new-headphones "In a recent court filing, Apple-owned Beats brought suit against Steven Lamar for false..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 01:43:31 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 30 Sep 2014 01:43:31 +0000#34283612GoPro's new iPhone-connected Hero4 wearable camera captures 4K video at 30fpshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182557/gopros-new-iphone-connected-hero4-wearable-camera-captures-4k-video-at-30fps "GoPro on Monday announced its new 2014 lineup of wearable action cameras, including the..."threadMon, 29 Sep 2014 12:26:16 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 29 Sep 2014 12:26:16 +0000#34282654Apple quality control manager responsible for iOS 8.0.1 also tied to Maps app debaclehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182521/apple-quality-control-manager-responsible-for-ios-8-0-1-also-tied-to-maps-app-debacle "According to a new report, the quality assurance manager in charge of Apple's buggy iOS..."threadFri, 26 Sep 2014 00:52:27 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 26 Sep 2014 00:52:27 +0000#34278881FBI director says iOS and Android privacy features put users 'above the law'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182518/fbi-director-says-ios-and-android-privacy-features-put-users-above-the-law "FBI Director James Comey on Thursday responded to the latest attempts from Apple and..."threadThu, 25 Sep 2014 21:38:30 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 25 Sep 2014 21:38:30 +0000#34278406Google's Schmidt says Samsung had iPhone 6-like product last year, calls Apple competition 'brutal'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182488/googles-schmidt-says-samsung-had-iphone-6-like-product-last-year-calls-apple-competition-brutal "During an interview with Bloomberg on Wednesday, Google chairman Eric Schmidt was..."threadThu, 25 Sep 2014 01:25:22 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 25 Sep 2014 01:25:22 +0000#34276865Wy is Verizon blocking/slowing iOS 8 downloads from both iTunes and directly?http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182468/wy-is-verizon-blocking-slowing-ios-8-downloads-from-both-itunes-and-directly "Verizon fios, just WTF are you doing?  Since the release date, I have not been able to..."threadWed, 24 Sep 2014 04:16:52 +000065C816Wed, 24 Sep 2014 04:16:52 +0000#34274948Apple acquires e-magazine publishing firm Prss to bolster Newsstand [update: confirmed]http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182463/apple-acquires-e-magazine-publishing-firm-prss-to-bolster-newsstand-update-confirmed "A report on Tuesday claims Apple has purchased erstwhile magazine app authoring firm..."threadTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:11:32 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:11:32 +0000#34274319Former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson to launch gadget delivery service, report sayshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182462/former-apple-retail-chief-ron-johnson-to-launch-gadget-delivery-service-report-says "According to a report on Tuesday, former Apple SVP of Retail Ron Johnson is looking to..."threadTue, 23 Sep 2014 20:42:01 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 23 Sep 2014 20:42:01 +0000#34274299t-mobile in california?http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182460/t-mobile-in-california "can anyone please advise me on tmobile coverage in Sf bay area and LA? Also, does..."threadTue, 23 Sep 2014 17:46:28 +0000sam brokowitzTue, 23 Sep 2014 17:46:28 +0000#34274124Apple customer service hit by massive traffic spike one day after iPhone 6 launchhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182447/apple-customer-service-hit-by-massive-traffic-spike-one-day-after-iphone-6-launch "While Apple's customer service team was able to cope with expectedly high traffic on..."threadMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:49:12 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:49:12 +0000#34273092Apple CEO Tim Cook shares 'optimistic' views on reversing climate change & selling green products to consumershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182443/apple-ceo-tim-cook-shares-optimistic-views-on-reversing-climate-change-selling-green-products-to-consumers "Taking part in the Climate Week NYC kickoff on Monday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook..."threadMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:12:43 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:12:43 +0000#34272753The world's got problems and the Google CEO is searching for solutions!http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182431/the-worlds-got-problems-and-the-google-ceo-is-searching-for-solutions "Larry Page wants a Google 2.0 that will build cities and airports, report says..."threadMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:41:29 +0000DisturbiaMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:41:29 +0000#34272333Apple sales prevention team is busy, again!http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182422/apple-sales-prevention-team-is-busy-again "I tried to buy an Apple iMac for a client last week.   Their machine burned up trying..."threadMon, 22 Sep 2014 00:55:22 +0000Mac-CatMon, 22 Sep 2014 00:55:22 +0000#34271894No news since Friday?!!http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182421/no-news-since-friday "<a href="https://gigaom.com/2014/09/19/samsung-is-teaming-with-paypal-for-mobile-payments-on-a-w" target="_blank">https://gigaom.com/2014/09/19/samsung-is-teaming-with-paypal-for-mobile-payments-on-a-w</a>..."threadSun, 21 Sep 2014 23:55:45 +0000DisturbiaSun, 21 Sep 2014 23:55:45 +0000#34271871Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear at WSJDLive conference in Octoberhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182404/apple-ceo-tim-cook-to-appear-at-wsjdlive-conference-in-october "Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will take top billing in appearing for an interview at..."threadFri, 19 Sep 2014 19:30:48 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 19 Sep 2014 19:30:48 +0000#34270208Apple chose to handle iOS 8 rollout with own content delivery networkhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182386/apple-chose-to-handle-ios-8-rollout-with-own-content-delivery-network "With its rollout of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple opted to handle a majority of traffic..."threadThu, 18 Sep 2014 22:38:47 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 18 Sep 2014 22:38:47 +0000#34269077Apple invents bone conducting EarPods for better iPhone noise cancellationhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182363/apple-invents-bone-conducting-earpods-for-better-iphone-noise-cancellation "As part of an ongoing effort to improve the quality of iPhone voice calls, Apple is..."threadThu, 18 Sep 2014 10:47:15 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 18 Sep 2014 10:47:15 +0000#34268291Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencieshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182357/apple-says-incapable-of-decrypting-ios-8-user-data-even-for-government-agencies "Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on..."threadThu, 18 Sep 2014 03:33:21 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 18 Sep 2014 03:33:21 +0000#34268070Tim Cook touts new Apple privacy policies in open letter to customershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182356/tim-cook-touts-new-apple-privacy-policies-in-open-letter-to-customers "Apple on Wednesday updated its customer privacy webpage to reflect new security..."threadThu, 18 Sep 2014 01:53:51 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 18 Sep 2014 01:53:51 +0000#34267974Tim Cook explains consolidation at Apple in new interviewhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182346/tim-cook-explains-consolidation-at-apple-in-new-interview "A new profile of Apple published Wednesday offers a behind-the-scenes look at what has..."threadWed, 17 Sep 2014 22:11:17 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 17 Sep 2014 22:11:17 +0000#34267725Apple 'never' planned to use sapphire covers for iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus - reporthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182330/apple-never-planned-to-use-sapphire-covers-for-iphone-6-or-iphone-6-plus-report "Despite much wishful thinking on the part of enthusiasts and even members of the tech..."threadWed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:26 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:26 +0000#34266840Full Tim Cook interview with Charlie Rose available to stream onlinehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182323/full-tim-cook-interview-with-charlie-rose-available-to-stream-online "After the second segment of a two-part Charlie Rose interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook..."threadWed, 17 Sep 2014 00:16:10 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 17 Sep 2014 00:16:10 +0000#34266464VHS to DVD to edit in iMovie 9.0.9http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182317/vhs-to-dvd-to-edit-in-imovie-9-0-9 " I have an old Panasonic DMR-EZ28K DVD Recorder that works really well for me  and I..."threadTue, 16 Sep 2014 16:37:25 +0000dmfettTue, 16 Sep 2014 16:37:25 +0000#34265961Misfit announces Flash, an affordable $49 wearable fitness and sleep trackerhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182315/misfit-announces-flash-an-affordable-49-wearable-fitness-and-sleep-tracker "Fitness tracking hardware and software firm Misfit on Tuesday announced Flash, a..."threadTue, 16 Sep 2014 15:00:39 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 16 Sep 2014 15:00:39 +0000#34265811Apple's patented physics-based iPad GUI translates file size into mass, supports intuitive gestureshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182311/apples-patented-physics-based-ipad-gui-translates-file-size-into-mass-supports-intuitive-gestures "In its quest to humanize computers and digital user interfaces, Apple has invented a..."threadTue, 16 Sep 2014 09:09:48 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 16 Sep 2014 09:09:48 +0000#34265346Tim Cook talks consumer privacy, diversity and Apple philosophy in interviewhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182306/tim-cook-talks-consumer-privacy-diversity-and-apple-philosophy-in-interview "In the second segment of a two-part interview with Charlie Rose, Apple CEO Tim Cook..."threadMon, 15 Sep 2014 23:24:14 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 15 Sep 2014 23:24:14 +0000#34264960PayPal questions Apple Pay security in new ad, uses iCloud celebrity photo debacle as ammunitionhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182305/paypal-questions-apple-pay-security-in-new-ad-uses-icloud-celebrity-photo-debacle-as-ammunition "Ahead of Apple's Apple Pay release, mobile and online payments stalwart PayPal on..."threadMon, 15 Sep 2014 22:11:10 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 15 Sep 2014 22:11:10 +0000#34264855With eye on Apple Pay, Apple joins secure chip technology non-profit GlobalPlatformhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182304/with-eye-on-apple-pay-apple-joins-secure-chip-technology-non-profit-globalplatform "Ahead of the iPhone 6 debut, Apple's first device to incorporate NFC and Apple Pay, the..."threadMon, 15 Sep 2014 21:31:49 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 15 Sep 2014 21:31:49 +0000#34264837Square reportedly declined $3B Apple acquisition offer [update: nope]http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182267/square-reportedly-declined-3b-apple-acquisition-offer-update-nope "Following news that payments company Square recently gathered another $100 million in..."threadFri, 12 Sep 2014 22:40:15 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 12 Sep 2014 22:40:15 +0000#34262095Cook says Apple working on products that 'haven't been rumored about yet' [u]http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182265/cook-says-apple-working-on-products-that-havent-been-rumored-about-yet-u "In an upcoming PBS interview with Charlie Rose, set to air Friday night, Apple CEO Tim..."threadFri, 12 Sep 2014 21:20:43 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 12 Sep 2014 21:20:43 +0000#34261972Apple exec Greg Joswiak to be interviewed at Code/Mobile conference in Octoberhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182228/apple-exec-greg-joswiak-to-be-interviewed-at-code-mobile-conference-in-october "In a rare public interview, Apple Vice President Greg Joswiak will appear onstage at..."threadThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:23:54 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:23:54 +0000#34259131Apple exploring new ways of melting and feeding Liquidmetal for manufacturinghttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182227/apple-exploring-new-ways-of-melting-and-feeding-liquidmetal-for-manufacturing "Apple is still working to perfect methods of manufacturing Liquidmetal parts, according..."threadThu, 11 Sep 2014 13:34:18 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 11 Sep 2014 13:34:18 +0000#34258965Samsung back on Apple-bashing bandwagon with new 'It Doesn't Take a Genius' adshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182223/samsung-back-on-apple-bashing-bandwagon-with-new-it-doesnt-take-a-genius-ads "It took Samsung just one day to deliver six new ad spots that take pot shots at the new..."threadThu, 11 Sep 2014 04:37:16 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 11 Sep 2014 04:37:16 +0000#34258501Apple reportedly hires Gap executive to fill director of marketing rolehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182215/apple-reportedly-hires-gap-executive-to-fill-director-of-marketing-role "One day after announcing its first wearables product in the Apple Watch, Apple has..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 22:57:56 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 22:57:56 +0000#34258135Analyst who cried sapphire takes another swing, despite whiffing on iPhone 6 predictionshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182211/analyst-who-cried-sapphire-takes-another-swing-despite-whiffing-on-iphone-6-predictions "A financial analyst focused almost exclusively on Apple's relationship with sapphire..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:36:23 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 20:36:23 +0000#34257882Apple Watch users will need to recharge nightly, company still working to improve uptime before launchhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182207/apple-watch-users-will-need-to-recharge-nightly-company-still-working-to-improve-uptime-before-launch "Though Apple was mum about battery life for its forthcoming wrist-worn accessory when..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 15:51:54 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 15:51:54 +0000#34257162Apple Pay Card Authenication Process -- Some Questionshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182206/apple-pay-card-authenication-process-some-questions "Believe the biggest news from yesterday (9/9) isn't bigger phones or the "Watch",... in..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 15:50:27 +0000TonyPieWed, 10 Sep 2014 15:50:27 +0000#34257157Philips announces Fidelo M2L, the first-ever Apple Lightning headphones with 24-bit DAC audiohttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182200/philips-announces-fidelo-m2l-the-first-ever-apple-lightning-headphones-with-24-bit-dac-audio "The first-ever Lightning-connected headphones for iOS devices are coming from Philips,..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 12:59:15 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 12:59:15 +0000#34256793Apple executives at keynotes.http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182198/apple-executives-at-keynotes "For a company so immersed in brand image and product excellence, they really should..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 09:57:00 +0000JackTheRatWed, 10 Sep 2014 09:57:00 +0000#34256553Rumor: Apple in late-stage talks to buy Path social platformhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182197/rumor-apple-in-late-stage-talks-to-buy-path-social-platform "According to a report late Tuesday, Apple is on the verge of announcing an acquisition..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 05:46:04 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 05:46:04 +0000#34256393Apple Watch is first device category developed under Tim Cook, took years to completehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182194/apple-watch-is-first-device-category-developed-under-tim-cook-took-years-to-complete "In a pair of interviews with ABC News following Tuesday's big hardware debut, Apple CEO..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 03:28:44 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 10 Sep 2014 03:28:44 +0000#34256271Apple paid undisclosed sum to release U2's "Songs of Innocence" for free [u]http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182189/apple-paid-undisclosed-sum-to-release-u2s-songs-of-innocence-for-free-u "According to a report on Tuesday, Apple paid rock band U2 an unknown amount of money to..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 23:03:06 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 09 Sep 2014 23:03:06 +0000#34255888Watch all nine videos from Apple's iPhone 6, Apple Watch special eventhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182188/watch-all-nine-videos-from-apples-iphone-6-apple-watch-special-event "Following its iPhone and Apple Watch unveil on Tuesday, Apple has posted to YouTube all..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 21:53:20 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 09 Sep 2014 21:53:20 +0000#34255744Apple's redesigned desktop and mobile websites are heavy on images, animationshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182186/apples-redesigned-desktop-and-mobile-websites-are-heavy-on-images-animations "Coming on the heels of Apple's big iPhone 6 and Apple Watch reveal, the company on..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 20:59:43 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 09 Sep 2014 20:59:43 +0000#34255606First look: Hands-on with the all-new Apple Watchhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182182/first-look-hands-on-with-the-all-new-apple-watch "At the conclusion of Tuesday's keynote presentation, Apple opened up the doors to a..."threadTue, 09 Sep 2014 19:35:57 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 09 Sep 2014 19:35:57 +0000#34255225