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Today in Apple history: Gil Amelio takes over as CEO

<b>February 2, 1996:</b> Apple reveals that turnaround artist Gil Amelio will take over from Michael “The Diesel” Spindler as CEO of the struggling company.<p>With disappointing Mac sales, the disastrous “clone Mac” strategy and a failed Sun Microsystems merger to his name, Spindler is asked to resign by the …

Apple developing custom Mac chip, but it won’t replace Intel

Apple is developing a custom ARM chip for future Macs, but it won’t replace the Intel processors that have been powering its computers since 2005, according to a new report.<p>Instead, the chip is expected to work alongside a machine’s primary CPU, handling “low-power mode functionality.”<p>Development …

Apple wants to use lasers to polish future ceramic iPhones

Apple has invented a method for carrying out a “laser polishing” technique which could be used to help create future ceramic iPhones.<p>The company’s patent application covers an industrial process designed “for polishing a ceramic component using a laser.” The technique could be used to “produce a …

Apple signs Silicon Valley’s open letter bashing Trump’s travel ban

Apple will join other tech companies, including Alphabet, Facebook and Uber, in penning a letter opposing President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban.<p>News of the letter comes shortly after an interview Apple CEO Tim Cook gave to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, in which he described the …

Just $40 will keep prying eyes off your online activity for life [Deals]

Hopping online means stepping into a situation where your every move can be seen and monitored. But by connecting through a virtual private network, you can vastly reduce your vulnerability using distributed, encrypted servers.<p>VPN.asia offers an easy and reliable way for even non-technical people …

Apple and IBM team up to develop United Airlines apps

Apple is teaming up with IBM and United Airlines to create new mobile apps for use by the airline’s front-line employees.<p>The apps will be designed for the roughly 50,000 Apple Watches, iPhones, and iPads that United Airlines has already issued to its flight attendants, gate agents, and other …

Exploding iPhone 6 Plus gives owner rude awakening

Smartphones don’t always need faulty batteries to go boom. One iPhone 6 Plus owner learned this the hard way after being rudely awoken by her handset when it burst into flames on her nightstand.<p>“It was just like a ‘shhhhhh,’ kind of like fireworks,” Amanda Bentz told <i>WFLA.</i> “It literally blew flames …

Mobile Technology

Apple must pay $302M to VirnetX after losing FaceTime patent retrial

After roughly six years of courtroom battles, a federal jury in Texas ruled that Apple had in fact infringed on patents held by VirnetX, a …

The best 10 iPhone widgets for iOS 10

Several apps and Apple's own software allows you to send emails, check photos, and other common tasks without ever unlocking your phone.<p>In fact, Apple has placed even more emphasis on lock-screen widgets in iOS 10, the latest software version for iPhones and iPads.<p>If you swipe right on the lock …

Apps

No, hisses and buzzes aren't unique to iPhone 7 and aren't a problem

What's going on with reports of iPhone 7 'HissGate' and 'BuzzGate'? We've investigated! Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal …

IPhone 7

iPhone 7 catches fire while in transit

The world’s leading smartphone makers just can’t stop copying each other. While the company has certainly improved its image over the past few years, …

When will the iPhone use an OLED screen? Here are all the rumors

Apple might change its display type for the iPhone this year or next from IPS LCD to OLED, according to a variety of reports. The company is rumored …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 7: Everything We Know

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus<p>As of September 2017, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been replaced by the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Apple is still selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as lower-cost devices, but the two iPhones are no longer the company's flagship smartphones.<p>On …

iOS 9.3.2 Bricking Some 9.7-inch iPad Pro Devices With 'Error 56' Message [Updated]

iOS 9.3.2 is causing problems for some 9.7-inch iPad Pro owners, with multiple <i>MacRumors</i> readers and Twitter users reporting issues shortly after installing the update over the air. Affected users are seeing an "Error 56" message that instructs them to plug their devices into iTunes.<p><i>An iPad Pro</i> …

Apple Watch 3 release date UK, price and specs: Everything you need to know

<b>Apple Watch 3 at a glance</b><p>Is available exclusively on EE in the UK<br>• The device has cellular connectivity, a 70% faster dual-core processor and its only …

Apple's iPhone 7 which could dump the headphone socket allegedly revealed in image

Is this the iPhone 7? Site claims to have first images of Apple's next handset - which could dump the headphone socket have a radical new dual</b> …