Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

Jony Ive’s exit from Apple caused by company culture changes and growing frustration

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s former design chief Jony Ive left the iPhone maker burnt out and tired in the wake of CEO Tim Cook’s numerous structural changes, an article … Read more

Apple’s Self Repair Program toolkit – Hands on with what’s inside

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple’s 79 pounds iPhone Self Repair Program toolkit is on our test bench. Here’s what’s inside the hefty repair package. Apple’s self-service repair portal has just … Read more

European politicians on the cusp of requiring USB-C in all smartphones

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. European Union officials have voted to support a long-planned proposal to require Apple, and all technology firms, to adopt USB-C as a common charger, and add … Read more