Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren’t any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them — and was aiming to sue Qualcomm as far back as 2014, according to newly-exposed documents. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Rumor: Apple CEO Tim Cook to make AR/VR announcement, reveal iPhone event date on Friday

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Rare photos of ‘Apple II Forever’ media event surface, reveal Apple keynote progenitor

A set of photographs taken during Apple’s 1984 announcement of the Apple IIc surfaced online on Thursday, showing company cofounders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak taking part in a media bonanza that would serve as a model of contemporary Apple keynotes. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Alleged Leaked iPhone 7 Images Reveal New Case Design

The first purported leak of the case design for the iPhone 7 appeared yesterday on French blog Nowhereelse.fr. The alleged images from Taiwanese phone case manufacturer Catcher Technology depict a subtle chassis redesign for the iPhone 7, which is expected to be released by Apple this coming September. Photo allegedly depicting new iPhone 7 chassis […]

Jony Ive and Marc Newson reveal special Apple Watch Sport Band colors at Milan gala

Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson were on hand in Italy to attend a high-fashion coming out party for Apple Watch at upscale Milanese restaurant Carlo e Camilla. During the festivities, important guests were provided early copies of Apple Watch, as well as what appears to be Sport Bands in custom colors. AppleInsider – […]

‘Modern Family’ producers reveal how they filmed an entire episode with iPhones and MacBooks

http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2015/02/24/ModernConnectionsTheMakingofAnEpisode_SocialMediaVersionClean_HD_VAM_2398.mp4 Last week it was announced that an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom Modern Family had been filmed using only iOS devices, and the entire story would play out on the screen of a MacBook. Today the producers of the show provided BuzzFeed with a look at how the episode was shot. In order to […]