AppleInsider - General Discussion - Recent Changeshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the appleinsider community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:32:56 +0000Apple CEO Tim Cook says privacy talks with Chinese government were 'very open'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183033/apple-ceo-tim-cook-says-privacy-talks-with-chinese-government-were-very-open "Tim Cook's tour of China continues with another interview with local media, this time..."threadFri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:02 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:02 +0000#34311978Former Apple exec Ron Johnson wants to make online shopping personal with new startup 'Enjoy'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183026/former-apple-exec-ron-johnson-wants-to-make-online-shopping-personal-with-new-startup-enjoy "Ron Johnson, Apple's former head of retail widely recognized as spearheading the Apple..."threadFri, 24 Oct 2014 01:50:04 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 24 Oct 2014 01:50:04 +0000#34311688Apple expands TestFlight iOS app beta invitations to 1,000 usershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183015/apple-expands-testflight-ios-app-beta-invitations-to-1-000-users "Developers can now invite up to a thousand people to test their beta applications for..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:09:06 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:09:06 +0000#34311308Apple says its 'ambitious' sapphire manufacturing process is 'not ready for production'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183014/apple-says-its-ambitious-sapphire-manufacturing-process-is-not-ready-for-production "Following the news that GT Advanced Technologies will spend up to four years paying..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:02:21 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:02:21 +0000#34311241GT Advanced to exit sapphire production business, Apple to recover $439M prepayment over 4 yearshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183009/gt-advanced-to-exit-sapphire-production-business-apple-to-recover-439m-prepayment-over-4-years "Closing the book on its short-lived supplier agreement with Apple, GT Advanced..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:53:43 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:53:43 +0000#34310925Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic, to start shooting soonhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183006/christian-bale-confirmed-to-play-steve-jobs-in-upcoming-biopic-to-start-shooting-soon "In a Bloomberg Television interview with Emily Chang, Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:38:06 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:38:06 +0000#34310737Apple to build 25 new Apple Stores in China in two yearshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/183003/apple-to-build-25-new-apple-stores-in-china-in-two-years "Speaking to a Chinese media on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:25:44 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:25:44 +0000#34310687Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Foxconn iPhone factory on China 'road trip'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182997/apple-ceo-tim-cook-visits-foxconn-iphone-factory-on-china-road-trip "As part of what he calls a "road trip" to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:33:37 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:33:37 +0000#34310390Apple to drop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications on Oct. 29 due to POODLE vulnerabilityhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182996/apple-to-drop-ssl-3-0-support-for-push-notifications-on-oct-29-due-to-poodle-vulnerability "In response to a recently discovered vulnerability with SSL version 3.0, Apple on..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:02:27 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 23 Oct 2014 01:02:27 +0000#34310350Rare working Apple I goes for record-smashing $905,000 at auctionhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182995/rare-working-apple-i-goes-for-record-smashing-905-000-at-auction "One of only 50 known surviving Apple 1 computers was sold at an auction on Wednesday,..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:29:35 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:29:35 +0000#34310266Apple avoids $94M patent infringement suit leveled by patent troll GPNEhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182994/apple-avoids-94m-patent-infringement-suit-leveled-by-patent-troll-gpne "Apple on Wednesday came out unscathed from a patent suit leveled by non-practicing..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:01:36 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 22 Oct 2014 23:01:36 +0000#34310246Leak suggests new Fitbit Surge smartwatch will best Apple Watch by integrating GPShttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182987/leak-suggests-new-fitbit-surge-smartwatch-will-best-apple-watch-by-integrating-gps "Newly leaked marketing materials suggest Fitbit may be on the verge of releasing a new..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 18:54:40 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 22 Oct 2014 18:54:40 +0000#34309800Hacks targeting Chinese iCloud users prompt Apple CEO Tim Cook to meet China's vice premierhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182981/hacks-targeting-chinese-icloud-users-prompt-apple-ceo-tim-cook-to-meet-chinas-vice-premier "Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has reportedly traveled to Beijing to meet with the vice..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:13:50 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:13:50 +0000#34309265Apple's Maps Connect portal lets local businesses create, add details to listingshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182973/apples-maps-connect-portal-lets-local-businesses-create-add-details-to-listings "In a continued effort to make Apple Maps more accurate, Apple on Tuesday launched a new..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 00:06:55 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 22 Oct 2014 00:06:55 +0000#34308700Apple spent $1M on lobbying US government in Q3, focused on health, data privacy, morehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182970/apple-spent-1m-on-lobbying-us-government-in-q3-focused-on-health-data-privacy-more "According to a recently filed disclosure, Apple spent a little over $1 million over the..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 22:19:37 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 21 Oct 2014 22:19:37 +0000#34308480GT Advanced reaches bankruptcy deal with Apple, will sell off more than 2,000 sapphire furnaces to pay debt http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182969/gt-advanced-reaches-bankruptcy-deal-with-apple-will-sell-off-more-than-2-000-sapphire-furnaces-to-pay-debt "As part of its plan to "wind down" sapphire production operations after filing for..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 21:39:31 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 21 Oct 2014 21:39:31 +0000#34308420Apple's patented iPhone-based CarPlay remote starts cars, performs high-level functionshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182957/apples-patented-iphone-based-carplay-remote-starts-cars-performs-high-level-functions "An Apple patent published on Tuesday could foreshadow future CarPlay functionality that..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:19:45 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:19:45 +0000#34307563Stupid google's self-driving car vs ....http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182954/stupid-googles-self-driving-car-vs "      "threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:35 +0000DisturbiaTue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:35 +0000#34307477Apple responds to Spotlight Suggestions 'backlash,' says personal data collection limitedhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182952/apple-responds-to-spotlight-suggestions-backlash-says-personal-data-collection-limited "In response to a Monday report alleging Apple has started to automatically collect user..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 02:40:18 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 21 Oct 2014 02:40:18 +0000#34307392Tour Apple Inc's spaceship Campus 2 in extended aerial videohttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182935/tour-apple-incs-spaceship-campus-2-in-extended-aerial-video "See the rapid progress being made at Apple's "spaceship" Campus 2 project site in..."threadMon, 20 Oct 2014 19:57:42 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 20 Oct 2014 19:57:42 +0000#34306730Editorial: A friendlier Apple Inc now invites media through its Infinite Loop front doorhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182898/editorial-a-friendlier-apple-inc-now-invites-media-through-its-infinite-loop-front-door "At this week's Apple Event showing off the company's newest iPads and Macs, invited..."threadSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:45:08 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:45:08 +0000#34305261Full video of Jony Ive's Vanity Fair interview posted onlinehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182890/full-video-of-jony-ives-vanity-fair-interview-posted-online "Vanity Fair on Friday posted to YouTube the full 25-minute video of an interview with..."threadSat, 18 Oct 2014 08:48:26 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 18 Oct 2014 08:48:26 +0000#34304603Exclusive video: Apple's new "spaceship" Campus 2 is figuratively taking offhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182884/exclusive-video-apples-new-spaceship-campus-2-is-figuratively-taking-off "In yesterday's keynote, Apple's software chief Craig Federighi joked about rumors of..."threadSat, 18 Oct 2014 00:28:59 +0000AppleInsiderSat, 18 Oct 2014 00:28:59 +0000#34304415American Express prepares customers for Apple Pay launch, details setup procedurehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182881/american-express-prepares-customers-for-apple-pay-launch-details-setup-procedure "In an email sent out to credit card holders on Friday, American Express announced..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 21:57:21 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 17 Oct 2014 21:57:21 +0000#34304327Apple removes all Bose products from its online storehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182878/apple-removes-all-bose-products-from-its-online-store "Following the news that a lawsuit between Apple's Beats and Bose had been settled, all..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 19:18:44 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 17 Oct 2014 19:18:44 +0000#34304110Now that the Haswell MacMini is out, I'm left with a tough choice...http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182877/now-that-the-haswell-macmini-is-out-im-left-with-a-tough-choice "Ok. So the RAM appears to NOT be soldered on the new MacMini. But that leaves me with..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 18:52:34 +0000TrubadorFri, 17 Oct 2014 18:52:34 +0000#34304085GT Advanced to axe more than 700 jobs at Arizona sapphire planthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182858/gt-advanced-to-axe-more-than-700-jobs-at-arizona-sapphire-plant "Embattled sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies on Thursday announced it will be..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:53:45 +0000AppleInsiderFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:53:45 +0000#34303232Apple posts iPad Air 2, Retina iMac and 'Evolution of Retina' promo videos onlinehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182854/apple-posts-ipad-air-2-retina-imac-and-evolution-of-retina-promo-videos-online "Following Thursday's big reveal, Apple posted a trio of promotional videos taken from..."threadThu, 16 Oct 2014 21:43:41 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 16 Oct 2014 21:43:41 +0000#34302948Apple's iPad Air 2, Retina iMac and OS X Yosemite event now available for streaminghttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182850/apples-ipad-air-2-retina-imac-and-os-x-yosemite-event-now-available-for-streaming "Apple has posted to its website an on-demand version of Thursday's special event that..."threadThu, 16 Oct 2014 20:21:29 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 16 Oct 2014 20:21:29 +0000#34302711'Apple Events' channel for Apple TV goes live ahead of iPad eventhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182830/apple-events-channel-for-apple-tv-goes-live-ahead-of-ipad-event "In preparation of its special media event on Thursday, Apple has activated the "Apple..."threadThu, 16 Oct 2014 10:20:21 +0000AppleInsiderThu, 16 Oct 2014 10:20:21 +0000#34301707Beats' Jimmy Iovine on NFL headphone ban: 'I can't believe I'm this lucky'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182826/beats-jimmy-iovine-on-nfl-headphone-ban-i-cant-believe-im-this-lucky "Beats cofounder and current Apple executive Jimmy Iovine responded to the National..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 23:34:38 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 23:34:38 +0000#34301243Judge in GT Advanced bankruptcy case skeptical about need for secrecyhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182824/judge-in-gt-advanced-bankruptcy-case-skeptical-about-need-for-secrecy "At a hearing on Wednesday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Henry Boroff said he sees little..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 22:01:19 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 22:01:19 +0000#34301119AT&T stops selling Beats Music subscriptions to wireless customershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182823/at-t-stops-selling-beats-music-subscriptions-to-wireless-customers "AT&T customers looking to sign up for Beats Music as part of their monthly cellular..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 21:28:58 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 21:28:58 +0000#34301074Apple alerts developers to upcoming iTunes Connect downtimehttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182821/apple-alerts-developers-to-upcoming-itunes-connect-downtime "Apple on Wednesday sent out emails to developers, notifying them of an upcoming iTunes..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 20:21:47 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 20:21:47 +0000#34300946Oscar winner Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopichttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182820/oscar-winner-christian-bale-to-play-steve-jobs-in-upcoming-biopic "Sony's high-profile biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will have plenty of award..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 19:22:38 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 19:22:38 +0000#34300804September Apple Watch, iPhone 6 event cost Apple more than $1M - reporthttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182819/september-apple-watch-iphone-6-event-cost-apple-more-than-1m-report "Apple accrued more than $1 million in fees for construction, rental, and security..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 18:42:56 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 18:42:56 +0000#34300739Google announces Nexus 6 phablet, Nexus 9 tablet, & Apple TV-like Nexus Playerhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182816/google-announces-nexus-6-phablet-nexus-9-tablet-apple-tv-like-nexus-player "Search giant Google on Wednesday unveiled three new Nexus-series devices --?a new..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 17:19:01 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 17:19:01 +0000#34300564Changes to Irish tax law a 'minor issue' for Apple, Barclays sayshttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182811/changes-to-irish-tax-law-a-minor-issue-for-apple-barclays-says "Though Ireland is set to close its tax loopholes in January of next year, the changes..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:26 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:26 +0000#34300217Apple to debut 27" Retina iMac at Oct. 16 event, next-gen iPad Air supply to be limitedhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182809/apple-to-debut-27-retina-imac-at-oct-16-event-next-gen-ipad-air-supply-to-be-limited "At its special media event on Thursday, Apple is expected to release a..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 05:37:54 +0000AppleInsiderWed, 15 Oct 2014 05:37:54 +0000#34300003Apple asks court to seal objections against GT Advanced bankruptcy http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182805/apple-asks-court-to-seal-objections-against-gt-advanced-bankruptcy "Apple on Tuesday entered a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 23:56:17 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 23:56:17 +0000#34299754Ireland to close 'Double Irish' tax loophole in 2015, firms currently using tactic get grace period until 2020http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182803/ireland-to-close-double-irish-tax-loophole-in-2015-firms-currently-using-tactic-get-grace-period-until-2020 "As expected, Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan on Tuesday announced a planned..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 22:16:53 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 22:16:53 +0000#34299598Plaintiffs in Silicon Valley anti-poaching case ask appeals court to reject Apple settlement proposalhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182802/plaintiffs-in-silicon-valley-anti-poaching-case-ask-appeals-court-to-reject-apple-settlement-proposal "Tech workers in a case accusing Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel of entering..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 21:29:33 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 21:29:33 +0000#34299480Apple to pay female employees up to $20,000 for new egg freezing fertility benefit http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182800/apple-to-pay-female-employees-up-to-20-000-for-new-egg-freezing-fertility-benefit "Female employees working at Apple will soon be offered a fertility benefit of up to..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 20:36:58 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 20:36:58 +0000#34299352Another GT Advanced executive sold $2M in stock after sapphire deal with Apple began to sourhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182799/another-gt-advanced-executive-sold-2m-in-stock-after-sapphire-deal-with-apple-began-to-sour "Scrutiny over beleaguered Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies continues to grow,..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 19:59:30 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 19:59:30 +0000#34299273IDG cancels Macworld/iWorld 2015 conference, says show 'going on hiatus'http://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182797/idg-cancels-macworld-iworld-2015-conference-says-show-going-on-hiatus "On the heels of last month's cancelation of Macworld's print magazine, IDG announced on..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 17:49:52 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 17:49:52 +0000#34299097Amazon's retail experiment will also include California 'pop-up' stores for holiday seasonhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182793/amazons-retail-experiment-will-also-include-california-pop-up-stores-for-holiday-season "In addition to a new permanent fixture in Manhattan, Amazon will be dabbling in the..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 13:30:27 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 13:30:27 +0000#34298842Hundreds of Dropbox credentials reportedly leaked online, company denies breachhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182791/hundreds-of-dropbox-credentials-reportedly-leaked-online-company-denies-breach "A thread on Reddit late Monday linked to a cache of Dropbox usernames and corresponding..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 07:33:14 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 07:33:14 +0000#34298637Ireland expected to dissolve 'Double Irish' tax loophole benefitting Apple, othershttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182789/ireland-expected-to-dissolve-double-irish-tax-loophole-benefitting-apple-others "After the European Union's antitrust watchdog pressured reform, Ireland's government is..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 00:28:44 +0000AppleInsiderTue, 14 Oct 2014 00:28:44 +0000#34298417Finland prime minister again blames Apple for destroying national economyhttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182787/finland-prime-minister-again-blames-apple-for-destroying-national-economy "In an interview discussing Finland's recent sovereign debt downgrade, Prime Minister..."threadMon, 13 Oct 2014 21:57:51 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 13 Oct 2014 21:57:51 +0000#34298169FBI director continues crusade against Apple's encryption of iPhone datahttp://forums.appleinsider.com/t/182780/fbi-director-continues-crusade-against-apples-encryption-of-iphone-data "James Comey, director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, has once again..."threadMon, 13 Oct 2014 14:55:11 +0000AppleInsiderMon, 13 Oct 2014 14:55:11 +0000#34297476