All Apple-Related News

Complete list of news headlines and links from Apple news sources from around the world.

Oct 24
Radio streaming service iHeartRadio has updated its official iOS app to include support for Apple's (more...)
Oct 24
There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace (more...)
Oct 24
Former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson, along with his former Apple colleague Jerry McDougal and former (more...)
Oct 23
If you've upgraded to Yosemite and realized Safari is now hiding the full URL from you, Kelly explains how to fix it. (Spoiler: It's super easy.) (more...)
Oct 23
Apple has announced a smartwatch we'll get to see next year. Google has released Android Wear to create Android powered smartwatches, and Samsung has one too. When you think of big tech companies, the only one left who hasn't gotten in on the acti (more...)
Oct 23
Text/HTML editor BBEdit got upgraded to version 11 this week with a huge number of new features, improvements, and fixes. The highlights include improved syntax highlighting, an updated interface for the “Find Differences” feature, and a new (more...)
Oct 23
Web Information Solutions has updated its iOS app Pocket Informant, a combined scheduling and task list manager compatible with b (more...)
Oct 23
Ron Johnson, Apple's former head of retail widely recognized as spearheading the Apple Store initiative, took the wraps off a startup called Enjoy, which seeks to help shoppers (more...)
Oct 23
Earlier this week, we reported on a major update to Realmac's web publishing tool, RapidWeaver 6. It is now built e (more...)
Oct 23
Facebook's Creative Labs team is bringing a new, yet old way to socialize over the Internet to users through its applicati (more...)
Oct 23
Apple's stock on Thursday hit a new all-time closing high, reaching $104.83 per share at the closing bell. While m (more...)
Oct 23
A number of iPhone 6 Plus users have reported an issue in which the phone inexplicably crashes or enters a reboot loop, prompting many to take it in to Apple for service, where it is usually swapped out for a new unit. Some owners are on their fourth repl (more...)
Oct 23
AppFigures has released some new statistics about developer adoption of app bundles in the iOS App Store. Bundles were introduced in iOS 8 as a way for shoppers to buy multiple apps at a discounted price. According to the numbers, which were compiled by l (more...)
Oct 23
The X-Doria Engage Folio case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is a folio case designed to inherently protect the iPhone's display.In the process, compromises have been made which create an awkward case to handle and use. Some, however, will place a high p (more...)
Oct 23
Facebook is taking a stab at anonymous group messaging with its latest app "Rooms," which combines the idea of traditional chatrooms with modern smartphone conveniences. (more...)
Oct 23
Samsung's Knox security layer for Android generates weak encryption keys, stores passwords locally and gives users login hints in a fatal "security by obscurity" design "compromising the security of the product completely," a researcher ha (more...)
Oct 23
Today's deal is called Learn Swift, a developer training package designed to teach you Apple's new Swift programming language. It has 95 lectures that focus on real-world examples, and it features more than 4 hours of video content. It will also t (more...)
Oct 23
Apple Pay is out and in the wild now that Apple has released iOS 8.1. Jeff and Bryan share their thoughts on how successful the new iPhone-based mobile payment system will be, plus they talk about Apple's iconic product designs and debate whether or n (more...)
Oct 23
Pixelmator, a popular Photoshop replacement on the Mac, was released for the iPad today. The image editing iOS app is similar to the Mac app, incorporating many of the same tools to allow users to retouch (more...)
Oct 23
A new user-created tool enables OS X Yosemite's Continuity function on Macs that are officially unsupporte (more...)
Oct 23
Earlier this week we reported on a major update to Realmac's web publishing tool, RapidWeaver 6. It is now built ex (more...)
Oct 23
Christian Bale is set to play the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the forthcoming biopic film written by Aaron Sorkin. Previously consi (more...)
Oct 23
One of the recent additions to O'Reilly's excellent how-to library is iPhoto: The Missing Manual (Pogue & Snider). Packed with tricks and secrets for getting the most out of your images, this book is well worth the read, and we give you the skinny (more...)
Oct 23
Amazon.com today announced financial results for its third quarter that ended on September 30. Net sales increased 20 percent (more...)
Oct 23
Though Apple doesn't appear to have opened up CarPlay access to its wider development community, the number of compatible apps does continue to expand, with streaming radio services iHeartRadio and Rdio adding support in recent updates. (more...)
Oct 23
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: PSA: original iPad Air Smart Covers will fit iPad Air 2, save up t (more...)
Oct 23
It's Yosemite-pallooza on Daily Observations today, plus Jeff is back on the job. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk John's OS X Yosemite review, why you should - or shouldn't - upgrade, and how you can dial your iPhone (more...)
Oct 23
Following a soft rollout to internal testers a few weeks ago, Apple has fully opened its TestFlight beta-testing service (more...)
Oct 23
Developers can now invite up to a thousand people to test their beta applications for iOS via its TestFlight tool with just an email address, Apple announced on Thursday. (more...)
Oct 23
Apple announced today that its TestFlight Beta testing service now allows developers to invite public beta testers. Developers can invite up to 1,000 testers (in addition to the internal testing features that were previously available) through an email in (more...)
Oct 23
Following news this week that Apple had reached at a settlement with bankrupt sapphire manufacturer GT Advanced, today the company has responded to the situation in a comment to Recode. While GT previously said it would wind down sapphire production opera (more...)
Oct 23
Following the news that GT Advanced Technologies will spend up to four years paying back Apple's $439 million prepayment, Apple has revealed that the two companies were working on a new method of manufacturing sapphire that never actually went into produc (more...)
Oct 23
With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple introduced "Continuity," a set of features designed to allow for deeper integration between Macs and iOS devices. Unfortunately, some Continuity features are limited to Macs with Bluetooth 4.0, which leaves many older M (more...)
Oct 23
Facebook is today unveiling the latest app being released under the company’s Creative Labs project that recently released the new Paper, Slingshot, and Mentions apps. The new app, called Rooms, is described by Facebook as a meeting place inspir (more...)
Oct 23
Apple decided not to support all Bluetooth 4.0 capable Macs for its new Continuity features in OS X Yosemite for undisclosed reasons, but it is possible to get the feature up and running on some older, unsupported Macs. Previously it required a bit of man (more...)
Oct 23
Along with Apple’s iPad Air 2, the iPad mini 3 also hit store shelves during a silent weekday release. If you don’t currently own an iPad mini, it’s probably a better time than ever to pick one up, but I wouldn’t really recommend g (more...)
Oct 23
Accessory manufacturer VisionTek today announced the new VisionTek USB Pocket SSDline of thumb drive-sized SSDs. The USB 3. (more...)
Oct 23
Initially teased at Apple's iPad and iMac event last week, Pixelmator for the iPad has now been released. The app attemp (more...)
Oct 23
Visa has published a list of banks and financial institutions that will support Apple Pay in the United States ‘in the coming weeks’, while Mastercard has it’s own list of supported banks arriving in the coming months. The mobile payment (more...)
Oct 23
iHeartRadio, the Internet radio streaming app, is out with a new version for iPhone today adding a couple of new features for listeners. First up is support for Apple’s CarPlay feature for CarPlay-equipped vehicles. This presents an optimized vers (more...)
Oct 23
Apple's chief assembly partner, Foxconn, is hoping to gain orders for iPhone displays by building a new factory in Zhengzho (more...)
Oct 23
A growing number of Apple Pay users are angry with retailer Rite Aid following the reported disabling of the mobile payment service within the past 24 hours. Apple Pay should technically be compatible with any point-of-sale systems supporting NFC technolo (more...)
Oct 23
Bluetooth bugs seem to be a recurring problem with Apple's latest software updates, as users running OS X Yosemite say that the new Mac operating system has created connectivity problems with the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and t (more...)
Oct 23
Pixelmator for the iPad, first shown off during Apple's iPad Air 2 launch event earlier this month, hit the App Store Thursday morning. The image and photo editor has been available on the Mac for some time, but until now hasn't been an option on (more...)
Oct 23
GT has confirmed its split with Apple via a press release, offering further details on the terms. "GT will be released (more...)
Oct 23
Apple's Power Mac G5 has a distinctive aluminum design that was disruptive when it launched in 2003. Inspired by this milestone in design, designer Klaus Geiger (more...)
Oct 23
GPNE lost its patent infringement lawsuit against Apple on Wednesday,after which the iPhone and iPad maker promptly called the company a patent troll - a term it was barred from using during the trial. GPNE accused Apple of designing its mobile devices ar (more...)
Oct 23
Closing the book on its short-lived supplier agreement with Apple, GT Advanced Technologies announced on Thursday that its finalized settlement will see the company exit the sapphire production business, and spend the next four years paying back -- intere (more...)
Oct 23
Nike CEO Mark Parker sat down with Bloomberg's Stephanie Ruhle to discuss the compa (more...)
Oct 23
Earlier this week, it was revealed that Apple and its sapphire supp (more...)
Oct 23
Apple’s clean-break settlement with GT Advanced is now official, two days after lawyers for the bankrupt sapphire manufacturer reported that agreement had been reached. In a press release, the company said that the company was being given up to fou (more...)
Oct 23
Apple plans to drop support for SSL 3.0 for Push notifications following the discovery of the Poodle SSL 3.0 security flaw. The Mac, iPhone and iPad maker will transition to TLS on October 29, and is warning developers to update their apps to support the (more...)
Oct 23
Apple's main assembly partner for iOS devices, Foxconn, is looking to increase its presence in Apple's supply chain as it considers constructing a new plant to provide display's for the popular devices, (more...)
Oct 23
Flexibits has announced the release of two free updates for calendar app Fantastical 2, available as separate native versions fo (more...)
Oct 23
As part of his trip to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook has told local media that the company is planning to o (more...)
Oct 23
In an interview with Bloomberg confirming that Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in the forthcoming biopic, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said that there wasn’t even a need for an audition …  There was, he said, only a meet (more...)
Oct 23
Apple Pay is simple to set up and start using, but those who dig a little deeper can customize and take control of the mobile payments system, such as choosing the default card that appears when a transaction is initiated, or remotely removing cards from (more...)
Oct 23
Note: The app is still rolling out worldwide. Check back soon if the links don’t work for you! Announced during Apple’s October event, Pixelmator for iPad ($4.99) is an important stepping stone in the iPad’s history. The Mac app is regularly f (more...)
Oct 23
iPhone assembler Foxconn is apparently hoping to move beyond its relatively low-margin work into more profitable high-end component manufacturing in order to take a bigger slice of revenue from Apple, reports the WSJ. Apple Inc.’s major assembler Foxco (more...)
Oct 23
Tim Cook noted during Monday’s earnings call that Apple was “investing like crazy” in China, but he took the opportunity of his current visit to the country to put a specific number on the company’s retail expansion plans: it wi (more...)
Oct 23
Popular Mac image editor Pixelmator went mobile on Thursday with an eponymous iPad release that combines two hallmark features users of the desktop version have come to love: a deep powerful toolset in an easy to use interface. (more...)
Oct 23
In an interview with Bloomberg's Emily Chang, Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed Christian Bale will play Apple cofounder Steve Jobs in a forthcoming feature film based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late tech guru. (more...)
Oct 23
Apple will open 25 new Apple Stores in China over the next two years, according to CEO Tim Cook who spoke to Chinese news outlet (more...)
Oct 23
Speaking to a Chinese media on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is planning to open 25 retail locations over the next two years, putting a number on previous promises to triple Apple's footprint in the country. (more...)
Oct 23
In a note to developers, Apple has announced that due to a serious security flaw in SSL version 3.0, the c (more...)
Oct 22
GPNE Corp, a Honolulu company that licenses technology patents, took Apple to court recently over a few patents the company claimed were violated in several of Apple’s iOS products. The technology in question was originally patented for pagers (reme (more...)
Oct 22
Today we’re taking a look at Apple’s fastest and thinnest tablet to date. The iPad Air 2 is more than just a pretty shell. This tablet packs some decent performance over its predecessor. While we haven’t had enough time with it to put to (more...)
Oct 22
Twitter started putting the pieces into place to distance users from password requirements with the announcement of Digits. T (more...)
Oct 22
Apple CEO Tim Cook has posted a picture from his latest trip to China on Twitter, showing him sharing a laugh (more...)
Oct 22
Tim Cook paid a visit to a Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China during a trip across the country. The Apple executive tweeted the photo above with one of the workers assembling an iPhone. Cook will meet with Chinese Apple employees later for a special Q&# (more...)
Oct 22
A new teardown of the iPad Air 2 has confirmed much of what was speculated about the device, but has also revealed some minor sur (more...)
Oct 22
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went on a major charm offensive in China by giving a 30 minute interview where he answered everything in Mandarin Chinese. That was clever, for sure, but even more clever was posting a video of the interview to Facebook. The i (more...)
Oct 22
In response to a recently discovered vulnerability with SSL version 3.0, Apple on Wednesday announced through its developer website that it will be removing support for the protocol on its Apple Push Notification server. (more...)
Oct 22
Non-practicing entity GPNE, which had tried to sue Apple over alleged infringement of expired pager-related 3G wireles (more...)
Oct 22
As part of what he calls a "road trip" to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday tweeted out a photo of himself sitting with a Foxconn worker putting the finishing touches on a new iPhone 6 model. (more...)
Oct 22
Apple has announced to developers that it will be dropping support for SSL 3.0 on its push notification service on October 29th in order to mitigate a vulnerability discovered in the software recently. Developers who currently support both TLS and SSL 3.0 (more...)
Oct 22
We have a great developer training bundle today called the Name Your Own Price Game Design Bundle. As with our other Name Your Own Price (NYOP) deals, you can pay what you want-even a penny-and get Engage Your Customers With Gamification and Learn To Cra (more...)
Oct 22
Yay, Yosemite's here! And Melissa Holt's all excited. For her first Quick Tip on this new version of OS X, she's chosen the new batch-renaming feature, which you can use to change a bunch of filenames at once in exactly the ways you specify. I (more...)
Oct 22
With iOS and Yosemite installed, you can finally do things you saw in the WWDC Keynote like make phone calls from your Mac. Sure there's the regular ways to do it, but if you want to dial up your phone call game, Kelly has some alternate methods to h (more...)
Oct 22
With Yosemite and iOS 8, Handoff and Continuity are finally a reality. This means you can take calls using your Mac, and with a utility called Continuity Keypad, you can make them easily too. (more...)
Oct 22
Google has started to invite people to try out its new email service, one that has been in development for a number of years. (more...)
Oct 22
AT&T's quarterly results fell short of industry projections when the company announced $32.9 billion in revenue for the thir (more...)
Oct 22
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Daily Deals: Seagate 2TB $80 or WD 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Dri (more...)
Oct 22
Apple has started selling iTunes gift cards in electronics retailers throughout the United Arab Emirates, according to photos sent by 9to5Mac readers. This is the first time these cards have been available in this market. The change is part of a larger m (more...)
Oct 22
One of only 50 known surviving Apple 1 computers was sold at an auction on Wednesday, with the nearly 40-year-old machine crushing expectations to fetch a record-breaking $905,000. (more...)
Oct 22
On the same day that Apple's stock closed at the second-highest price it has achieved in 2014, a new record-hig (more...)
Oct 22
Apple on Wednesday came out unscathed from a patent suit leveled by non-practicing entity GPNE, which claimed the Cupertino tech giant infringed on mobile technology properties with its iPhone and iPad products. (more...)
Oct 22
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Daily Deals: Seagate 2TB $80 or WD 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Dri (more...)
Oct 22
Following up on a bevy of miscellaneous issues with Apple Pay, some Bank of America account holders are now reporting that the new service is charging them twice for some transactions. Re/code has now confirmed that Bank of America is in fact experienci (more...)
Oct 22
Now that the iPad Air 2 is being delivered to customers and showing up (more...)
Oct 22
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has stopped its "180-day informal time clock" in the review of the merger proposals (more...)
Oct 22
Apple on Wednesday initiated in-store sales of its new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tablets, though the rollout appears to be limited to the UK and select U.S. locations, notably brick-and-mortar outlets on the East Coast. (more...)
Oct 22
People using Chrome or Firefox within OS X Yosemite are seeing push notifications asking them to try Safari, accounts (more...)
Oct 22
Until October 29, enter to win a Rapoo 3920P wireless laser mouse from Electronista. (more...)
Oct 22
MacNN has 5 redemption codes for Printworks to give away to our readers. Enter to win, and make sure to check out our full hands-on review. Entries close on October 27. (more...)
Oct 22
A teardown of the recently released iPad Air 2 on Wednesday revealed a slew of iterative changes made to Apple's flagship tablet model, including sized-down components and a smaller battery. (more...)
Oct 22
Google this afternoon announced Inbox for Gmail, its all-new emailing solution that is intended to coexist with the regular Gmail platform (Think Paper for Facebook?). Inbox for Gmail is available on an invite only basis for Android, iOS and Chrome. I am (more...)
Oct 22
With iPad Air 2 units now officially arriving in the hands of customers, our friends over at iFixit have officially kicked off their ritual teardown of the device. For the most part the teardown only revealed minor changes on the inside, such as repositio (more...)
Oct 22
Shoppers at Apple's online store now have the option of selecting Personal Pickup as a delivery option for the iPad Air 2 (more...)
Oct 22
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey isn't giving up his crusade to persuade the government and businesse (more...)
Oct 22
Samsung is continuing to produce devices under its Nook agreement with Barnes & Noble, by launching its (more...)
Oct 22
A rare working Apple 1 computer has sold for a record $905,000 at a (more...)
Oct 22
Apple's latest iPad Air 2 is super fast, super slim and incorporates the same Touch ID and Secure Element as iPhone 6, enabling secure Apple Pay transactions within apps. Here's what it looks like naked, and in Apple's custom Smart Case and Smart Cover. (more...)
Oct 22
Yahoo updated its Yahoo Mail mobile apps today bringing new travel and event notifications to the app for iPhone and iPad. For travel, the app’s “Today” view will now display information on flights including when flights are cancelled or delayed, an (more...)
Oct 22
On October 16. Apple released OS X Yosemite which is version 10.10. John Martellaro has been beta testing since the first developer release and also testing with iOS 8. Here in this review is everything that he learned and how he sized up this stellar OS (more...)
Oct 22
Newly leaked marketing materials suggest Fitbit may be on the verge of releasing a new fitness-focused smartwatch with a heart rate sensor as well as integrated GPS, the latter of which the upcoming Apple Watch will not feature without tethering to an iPh (more...)
Oct 22
Apple's new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have begun hitting retail stores, as we reported earlier, and the tablets are now available for in-store pickup for a limited number of retail locations that have received shipments. It appears that in-store availabi (more...)
Oct 22
A small number of Bank of America customers were hit with a double-charge when using Apple Pay this week, but the problem resulting from a glitch between the bank and a payment network is expected to be quickly resolved. (more...)
Oct 22
Although the service appears to be working in general, Apple Pay is encountering some early technical problems. One issue i (more...)
Oct 22
Chrome and Firefox users that install OS X Yosemite are receiving notifications suggesting they give Safari a try, according to multiple reports on (more...)
Oct 22
Avast Software has launched Avast 2015, an update of its multiplatform security suite. The main addition this year is a (more...)
Oct 22
Cross-platform game development engine designers Unity Technologies has named a new chief executive. John Riccitiello, the prio (more...)
Oct 22
Ricoh has launched a set of three monochrome laser printers in the United States. The SP 213SNw and SP 213SFNw multifunction (more...)
Oct 22
Just because you need a website, doesn't mean that the best option is to hire someone to create one out of whole cloth. The (more...)
Oct 22
With Apple Pay positioned as a brand new service that requires banks, credit card companies, and vendors to all work together, it seems that some glitches in the system are inevitable. (more...)
Oct 22
  Today, Google unveiled a new email solution called Inbox, which looks like a marriage between Gmail and Google Now. Currently available by invitation only, this new app takes bits from your email like purchase invoices and bank statements and g (more...)
Oct 22
A fix for a bug in Apple Pay that causes credit cards from Chase and others to not display the correct physical card design is being worked on, according to sources close to the situation. There have been a few hiccups for the launch of Apple Pay this wee (more...)
Oct 22
GT Advanced Technologies said in court that ot came to an "amicable parting" with Apple. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont express talk about what that might mean. They also take a trip into the land of Apple Pay to discuss some of the security implications (more...)
Oct 22
Early reviews of the iPad Air 2 and Mini 3 are beginning to arrive, and are typically touting the tablets as Apple's best (more...)
Oct 22
Tap-to-buy quick purchasing buttons with support for Apple Pay may be coming to Apple's iAd mobile advertising network as soon as this fall, according to a new report. (more...)
Oct 22
Following our report yesterday that some card types are not yet supported with Apple Pay, today Amazon confirmed in a statement to GeekWire that its working to offer support for its Amazon Rewards Visa Cards. A Chase spokesman confirmed to GeekWire that  (more...)
Oct 22
At Apple’s special press event this past September, we witnessed the introduction of several new user interface paradigms, in the form of Apple Watch. Perhaps one of the most interesting was Apple Watch’s entirely new home screen. This is the first de (more...)
Oct 22
AT&T Wireless is offering pre-orders on the iPad Air 2 and mini 3 cellular models for $100 less than MSRP, with shipping times only a few days more than ordering from Apple.The Mac Observer Spin: For those in the market for a new iPad, this is good news. (more...)
Oct 22
The Pangu jailbreak team has developed a new hack for iOS 8 and 8.1 devices, reports and the team's website note. (more...)
Oct 22
British broadcaster Sky has updated its iOS and Android Sky+ apps to allow users to display their photographs from thei (more...)
Oct 22
AppleInsider today is pleased to announce the release of a major update to its universal iOS application on the App Store, delivering a fresh new look, unified subscription features across the iPhone and iPad, favorites, advance font preferences, offline (more...)
Oct 22
Earlier this week, Major League Baseball and MasterCard (more...)
Oct 22
Following the launch of Apple Pay earlier this week, a number of users were disappointed to discover that the Amazon Rewards Card offered by Chase was not supported, although the reason for the omission was unclear given that many other Chase cards do sup (more...)
Oct 22
The early reviews are out for the iMac with Retina 5K display, and the tl;dr version is: if you can afford it, buy it. Everyone of course agrees that the key market for the machine is video professionals (beating even the base-model Mac Pro in benchmarks (more...)
Oct 22
We haven’t seen any TV ads from Apple for Apple Pay since it launched earlier this week on Monday, but that doesn’t mean no one else is advertising the new mobile payment service on television. Apple Pay partner MasterCard has begun airing a (more...)
Oct 22
Fantastical for iPhone and iPad, the alternative calendar and Reminders app from Flexibits, received a major feature update today for iOS 8 users. If you’re unfamiliar with Fantastical, the ability to turn text input like “Dinner with Tim tomo (more...)
Oct 22
Apple has launched Maps Connect, a way for businesses to maintain the information listed in Apple Maps. Any business owner (or authorized rep) can log in and update information about their business (and while they're at it, show interest in iBeacon.Th (more...)
Oct 22
The first television commercials spotlighting Apple Pay did not come from Apple itself, but from launch partner MasterCard, which is running baseball-themed ads hyping the launch of the new iPhone 6-based tap-to-pay system. (more...)
Oct 22
Following the launch of pre-orders last Friday, Apple's new iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 3 models are now making their way into customers' hands and onto retail store shelves. According to (more...)
Oct 22
Fantastical, one of the most popular third-party calendar apps for iOS, has seen both iPhone and iPad versions updated today with a number o (more...)
Oct 22
Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China's Vice Premier Ma Kai in Beijing on Wednesday to discuss man-in-the-middle attacks against i (more...)
Oct 22
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has reportedly traveled to Beijing to meet with the vice premier of China to discuss protecting user data, a meeting prompted by recent hacks targeting iCloud users in the country. (more...)
Oct 22
It wasn’t too long ago when the Pangu jailbreak team took the scene by storm with it’s iOS 7.1.x jailbreak tool release. It was quite unexpected because no on had really heard of Pangu prior to the surprise. Turns out the team was very talente (more...)
Oct 22
One of the new Continuity features between iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is Instant Hotspot, giving users the ability to automatically connect to the Internet through their iPhone's cellular data connection without the need to touch their phone. (more...)
Oct 22
Two days after evidence emerged of a phishing attack on iCloud, allegedly due to the Chinese government firewall redirecting traffic to a fake login page, the Chinese state news agency Xinhuanet is reporting a meeting in Beijing between Tim Cook and Chin (more...)
Oct 22
While early Apple Pay experiences appear to have been mostly positive, Eddy Cue’s admission that there is still “a lot of work left to do” has been demonstrated in a number of glitches in the system – some of them resulting in mult (more...)
Oct 22
Google Play Music has been updated for both Android and iOS, with a new look and extra features. While it has received (more...)
Oct 22
Apple CEO Tim Cook met with a top Chinese government official in Beijing Wednesday to discuss th (more...)
Oct 22
In its latest SEC 10-Q filing, Apple has revealed certain company details -- including the fact that it sti (more...)
Oct 22
During its conference call to analysts, Apple CEO Tim Cook mentioned that the company had spent $17 billion in the fourth fiscal (more...)
Oct 21
Apple’s Jimmy Iovine was at the first annual Revolt Music Conference this week to accept a “SFTB award” (named after Drake’s lyric “started from the bottom now we here”) for his climb to an executive position in one of (more...)
Oct 21
The reviews are in for this year's iPad product refreshes and the results are expectedly positive for the new iPad Air 2, though some question whether Apple did enough to warrant the iPad mini 3's price tag. (more...)
Oct 21
Following Apple's October 16 event that saw the debut of the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, Apple provided multiple publications with review units. The embargo has now lifted on review posts, so we've gathered some of the relevant excerpts from each site (more...)
Oct 21
Reviews of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have gone live across the web tonight and, as you may have expected, reviewers and pundits love Apple’s newest tablets. As usual, we’ve rounded up links to the reviews along with some choice quotes. Yo (more...)
Oct 21
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) announced an "amicable parting of the ways" with Apple. GTAT announced the deal in court filings, though Apple itself has yet to comment.The Mac Observer Spin: Apple appears to be going to great lengths to keep the terms of (more...)
Oct 21
Early benchmarks of the new iMacs show the Retina 5K iMac as having high enough performance to beat the 2013 Mac Pro in some task (more...)
Oct 21
Google has released an update to the Hangouts app for iOS that contains support for the larger displays on the latest iPhones. There don’t seem to be any other changes in this version. You can grab the messaging and video calling application for f (more...)
Oct 21
Apple has launched a new web service called Maps Connect that allows small business owners to manage their listings on Apple Maps along with a tool for setting up indoor positioning in select areas. Companies can enter their own listings and verify via a (more...)
Oct 21
After much bickering in court during bankruptcy proceedings that took Apple and Wall Street by (more...)
Oct 21
In a continued effort to make Apple Maps more accurate, Apple on Tuesday launched a new Web portal called "Maps Connect" to let local businesses add information directly into the mapping services. (more...)
Oct 21
TechCrunch went hands-on with Google’s newest smartphone, the Nexus 6, and took some time to compare it to the iPhone 6 Plus. In the photo above, you’ll see that the two phones share near identical dimensions, though the Nexus still manages to (more...)
Oct 21
This story starts several years ago. I want to say 2004, but I don't remember for sure. A friend of a friend worked at Apple, and he heard I was looking for a TAM. It turns out it was probably owned by Jony Ive, and this is how I found out. (more...)
Oct 21
The iPad Air 2 only recently started shipping with delivery dates of October 22nd and 23rd, and it appears the first devices have been delivered to Australian owners over the past few hours, as several 9to5Mac readers have tipped us. At least one device (more...)
Oct 21
FXNOW, an on-demand video app that features hit movies from Fox networks FX, FXX, and FXM, was today updated to add support for Simpsons World, an FXX feature that allows users to watch all 552 episodes (more...)
Oct 21
New Geekbench processor benchmarks show Apple's triple core, 64-bit A8X Application Processor is dramatically faster than the latest Android tablets, despite their additional cores and faster clock rates. (more...)
Oct 21
Eight Apple executives last week were awarded identical bonuses in the form of conditional RSUs worth over $19.6 million at the stock's current price, according to a U.S. SEC filing. (more...)
Oct 21
GT Advanced and Apple have reached a deal that will see the two companies dissolving their partnership, according to documents submitted to the court earlier today, reports (more...)
Oct 21
Geekbench results for the iMac with Retina 5K Display have hit the web and show that when it comes to 64-bit processing, the 4.0 GHz model of the new all-in-one comes out ahead of the lowest-end (3.7 GHz) Mac Pro. Of course, the rest of the Mac Pro family (more...)
Oct 21
According to a recently filed disclosure, Apple spent a little over $1 million over the third quarter on lobbying issues like consumer health data, safe driving, e-books and data privacy, among others. (more...)
Oct 21
Staples today announced that it has begun accepting iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 pre-orders (more...)
Oct 21
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: SanDisk Connect Wireless iOS Flash Drive: 64GB for $68 (Reg. $100) (more...)
Oct 21
Following a report last week that Apple was seeking to keep its involvement in its sapphire supplier GT Advanced’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing secret, today Bloomberg reports that GT Advanced and Apple have reached an agreement that will allow the two (more...)
Oct 21
With the Apple Pay launch complete in the U.S., Apple may now turn its sights toward launching a new store loyalty rewards program in time for the lucrative holiday shopping season. (more...)
Oct 21
As part of its plan to "wind down" sapphire production operations after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, GT Advanced Technologies will reportedly sell more than 2,000 sapphire furnaces to pay off an outstanding debt to Apple. (more...)
Oct 21
A new set of consumer headphones was released by Alpine Electronics that sets out to bring the concert experience to us (more...)
Oct 21
We have a training package for photographers today called Adobe Know-How. It contains more than 200 lectures with over 27 hours of content, and it's designed to teach both photography techniques and Photoshop CC skills. Courses include EasyDSLR Beginn (more...)
Oct 21
During its fiscal Q4 ending in September, Apple spent an incredible $17 billion to buy up its own stock, increasingly doing so on its own without outside bankers' assistance. Since the beginning of fiscal 2014, Apple has spent an astounding $45 billion to (more...)
Oct 21
Apple has announced iOS 8.1 will be released Monday, presumably with the usual fixes for security and usability issues. Also part of this release will be Apple Pay, enabling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners to wave their phones in stores and pay for things. (more...)
Oct 21
The latest installment of the Civilization franchise from developer Firaxis Civilization: Beyond Earth, today has a slightly narr (more...)
Oct 21
Apple is aware of "intermittent organized network attacks" against people trying to sign into iCloud.com, says Dow Jones (more...)
Oct 21
A loyalty program for Apple Pay may be ready to go in time for the holidays, says Bank Innovation. Some retail sources (more...)
Oct 21
Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier (more...)
Oct 21
TMO Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous will speak at the New Jersey Macintosh User Group's (NJMUG) 30th Anniversary tonight. Macworld Senior Editor Chris Breen will be the featured speaker for the event. The group will celebrate its 30th anniversar (more...)
Oct 21
Though Apple Pay is only advertised to work in the U.S. at the moment, users have found that the tap-to-pay functionality found in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is in fact operational with compatible terminals internationally, as long as the device is se (more...)
Oct 21
While Apple touted the power of the new A8X chip used in the iPad Air 2 at the company's media event last week, the company as usual opted not to disclose exact specifications on the part, leaving the details up to rumor and speculation until the device s (more...)
Oct 21
Apple has released a nice update for the developer-focused iTunes Connect app today. Besides iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support (finally), developers can now login to the app using the Touch ID fingerprint reader on the iPhone and new iPads. This should make it (more...)
Oct 21
Much like Apple recently published a guide for switching from an Android to iPhone, Google now has an official webpage for switchers detailing steps users can take to migrate content and data from an iPhone or iPad to an Android device. It actually publis (more...)
Oct 21
Following the recent attack by Chinese institutions on iCloud.com to attempt to steal account information, Apple has posted a new how-to article about verifying the page you visit when you type iCloud.com into your web browser is the genuine Apple si (more...)
Oct 21
Apple launched Apple Pay, and there are a couple of ways to set it up. We walk you through it all. We can also send and receive SMS text messages from our Macs and iPads (in addition to iMessages), and we walk you through setting that up. Then we spent so (more...)
Oct 21
This has been a big week for Apple operating system upgrades: Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite arrived last Thursday and iOS 8.1 came out yesterday. But as eager as you may be to sample their improvements, donât install either until you read what I have to say. (more...)
Oct 21
Yesterday, Primate Labs highlighted some (more...)
Oct 21
Extensis today released a major update to its Suitcase Fusion 6 font manager. The new version brings full OS X 10.10 Yosemit (more...)
Oct 21
With the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 set to hit stores any day now, retailers have begun offering some discounts on the previous-generation iPad Air and Retina iPad mini 2, especially on higher-capacity models that have been discontinued. (more...)
Oct 21
Though Apple hasn't revealed the exact specifications of the beefed-up A8X processor that powers the iPad Air 2, a new benchmark purports to show the horsepower of the CPU, revealing a triple-core processor with 2 gigabytes of RAM. (more...)
Oct 21
Apple is beginning to ship the earliest preorders of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 bought at its online store, accounts (more...)
Oct 21
The Vine iPhone app today received an updated to version 3.0.0 and with it comes UI enhancements and full support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. Also included in today’s update is a new share extension for iOS 8, allowing users to take advantage (more...)
Oct 21
T-Mobile confirmed today that it will officially start accepting preorders for Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tomorrow. The announcement follows preorders through Apple, AT&T and others kicking off late last week and an announcement from Spr (more...)
Oct 21
For those that pre-ordered Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, Apple has now started shipping the devices with an expected delivery date of Oct. 23 quoted to several 9to5Mac readers who pre-ordered on day one. Others have been quoted a delivery dat (more...)
Oct 21
If you're suffering from breach fatigue, Apple Pay offers a bit of relief. Kelly gets into how Apple Pay actually works, why it's better than the magnetic stripe you have now, and what makes it less susceptible to attacks. (more...)
Oct 21
T-Mobile's US branch has announced that it will start offering preorders for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 on Wednesd (more...)
Oct 21
Razer's Nabu connected wristband is getting closer to launch, after finally receiving approval from the FCC. The wearable, (more...)
Oct 21
Hackers have reportedly begun targeting iCloud users in mainland China, utilizing a so-called "man-in-the-middle" approach in an attempt to steal user information, with one group accusing the Chinese government itself of perpetrating the attack. (more...)
Oct 21
When it comes to choosing the barcode scanner you are going to buy for your business, there are a lot of choices. But you can't (more...)
Oct 21
One headline on MacNN this week has caused a bit of a stir in the forums when Mac Elite "WizOSX" pointed out that Apple has a (more...)
Oct 21
Right now at B&H get the 13.3-inch Retina MacBook Pro notebook on sale for $1,280. That's a savings of $120 off their regular p (more...)
Oct 21
Even though Apple Pay -- launched yesterday with iOS 8.1 -- is nominally supposed to be US-only at the moment, it's a (more...)
Oct 21
Apple's online store has been slashing prices on refurbished 27-inch iMac models in the wake of last weeks unveiling of their curre (more...)
Oct 21
T-Mobile today announced plans to begin accepting pre-orders for the iPad Air 2 and t (more...)
Oct 21
Infuse has been updated to version 3.0 and introduced a host of changes and upgrades. The app is now fully compatible with iOS 8 and the newer iPhone models and features several design tweaks such as improvements to browsing TV shows and an all-new dark (more...)
Oct 21
With Apple’s launch of its new Apple Pay payments service in the US yesterday, it has now published a support document detailing supported card types from each of its initial banking partners. We already knew that MasterCard, Visa, and American Express (more...)
Oct 21
Apple's second store in Turkey is launching this Saturday at 10AM, the company has announced. The outlet is situated o (more...)
Oct 21
Office supply store Staples appears to be the latest victim of a breach of customer payment information. The company issued a (more...)
Oct 21
Apple exceeded market expectations this week with the results of its record breaking September quarter, leading analysts to heap praise on the company and raise their price targets as it heads into what is expected to be a blockbuster holiday season. (more...)
Oct 21
Dutch carrier KPN might have done it first as a publicity stunt, but Chinese carrier Unicom is seemingly offering pocket enlargements as a serious but publicity focussed service for iPhone 6 Plus buyers, reports Ubergizmo. It is offering in-house pocket (more...)
Oct 21
Following yesterday’s launch of Apple Pay through participating card issuers, banks and retailers in the US, some users have discovered that the payment service is also already being accepted through some retailers abroad. 9to5Mac readers report using A (more...)
Oct 21
Realmac Software today announced the immediate availability of RapidWeaver 6, a major new upgrade to the company's long-r (more...)
Oct 21
Apple may, for a second time, have to adjust the ratios of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus production to more equally favor the P (more...)
Oct 21
When Apple announced iOS 8 back at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive not only iMessages from their Macs but also regular Text Messages (i.e. the "green bubble" messages we send to our Android-us (more...)
Oct 21
Following a year of development in Steam's Early Access program, Steam Marines finally made its way to the general pub (more...)
Oct 21
Each quarter, Philip Elmer-Dewitt gathers analyst predictions on Apple's performance and ranks them in the Apple Earnings Smackdown. Tuesday he released the results for Apple's latest earnings report.The Mac Observer Spin: I'm not sure what th (more...)
Oct 21
iFixit and MacminiVault have both completed their teardowns of the new Mac mini, with Macminicolo planning theirs soon. We already knew the main bad news: soldered RAM means you can’t upgrade the memory later, so you have to decide how much you want (more...)
Oct 21
Realmac Software’s popular website development tool RapidWeaver has been updated to version 6 today. The upgrade introduces many new features and enhancements to the app, including a completely redesigned interface for OS X Yosemite. The new update (more...)
Oct 21
While yesterday’s iPad numbers don’t look great – down 12.5% year-on-year, the third successive quarter in which sales have fallen – Tim Cook remains upbeat about the product, stating that it “has a great future” and (more...)
Oct 21
Verizon today reported double-digit year-over-year percentage growth in reported and adjusted earnings per share for the 1 (more...)
Oct 21
With this week's launch of iOS 8.1 and Apple Pay, shoppers can now use Apple's tap-to-pay functionality in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in a variety of in-store locations. AppleInsider offers a closer look at just how quick and easy it is to use the new (more...)
Oct 21
Apple not only announced record profits for Q4 results and smashed through its own revenue guidance, but out-performed even the most bullish of analyst estimates with earnings of $42.123B. The highest analyst estimate in yesterday’s Fortune roundup (more...)
Oct 21
Apple not only announced record profits for Q4 results and smashed through its own revenue guidance of $37-40B, but out-performed even the most bullish of analyst estimates, with earnings of $42.123B. The highest analyst estimate in yesterday’s For (more...)
Oct 21
Apple may consider shifting even more of its iPhone production balance towards the iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the larger phone in China, (more...)
Oct 21
Apple isn't just waiting around for iPad sales to pick up speed. In its earnings conference call with analysts, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook stated the first wave of IBM's Mobile First apps targeting businesses would arrive next month, while separatel (more...)
Oct 21
An Apple patent published on Tuesday could foreshadow future CarPlay functionality that allows users to unlocks car doors, start the engine and perform other automated tasks based on a user's proximity to their vehicle. (more...)
Oct 21
While it may sound like a report from the Department of the Obvious, the new version of Spotlight included (more...)
Oct 21
Facebook has pushed out an update for its popular alternative client, Paper, that adds support for the larger displays on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. It also addresses issues that could arise with the keyboard and video playback. Finally, a few stability (more...)
Oct 21
Major League Baseball, which has taken the role of unabashed cheerleader for several of Apple's financial and retail tec (more...)
Oct 21
Continuing its effort to promote its own streamlined object-oriented programming code Swift, Apple has followed up from (more...)
Oct 20
Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround sound home theater opti (more...)
Oct 20
As is his habit, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday released a company-wide memo to employees recapping much of the sales an (more...)
Oct 20
Forbes reports today that during the 2014 World Series (which starts tomorrow) two MLB stadiums will be accepting Apple Pay at concessions stands. Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium and San Francisco’s AT&T Park will be the first profession (more...)
Oct 20
Apple reported Q3 earnings information Monday. Kelly plays a little Fun With Math and shows some interesting stats about how Apple did over the last three months. (more...)
Oct 20
When the Kansas City Royals take on the San Francisco Giants at this year's MLB World Series, fans attending the games at the two teams' respective stadiums will be able to buy concession items using Apple Pay. (more...)
Oct 20
In response to a Monday report alleging Apple has started to automatically collect user search and location data through Spotlight Suggestions, the company has issued a statement clarifying the extent to which customer information is gathered and how it i (more...)
Oct 20
Forbes reports today that during the 2014 World Series (which starts tomorrow) two MLB stadiums will be accepting Apple Pay at concessions stands. Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium and San Francisco’s AT&T Park will be the first profession (more...)
Oct 20
Apple launched Apple Pay Monday, a service that allows iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners to conduct credit card transactions through NFC at participating retailers. Apple Pay was included in iOS 8.1, which was released to consumers earlier on Monday, and (more...)
Oct 20
Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Aiframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released ear (more...)
Oct 20
Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and AT&T Park in San Francisco will accept the new Ap (more...)
Oct 20
In today's earnings conference call with analysts, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook explained why he remains "very bullish" about iPads despite the tablet's sales not maintaining the growth rates of iPhones or Macs in every region. (more...)
Oct 20
With today's release of iOS 8.1, Apple finally activated SMS text forwarding from iPhone to OS X Yosemite, allowing users to send, read and reply to messages directly from their Mac. (more...)
Oct 20
Following today’s release of Apple’s quarterly earnings report, Tim Cook has sent a letter to employees praising the company’s growth and the dedication of Apple employees to the development of new iPhones, iPads, and Retina iMac. Cook c (more...)
Oct 20
With today’s launch of Apple Pay alongside iOS 8.1, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners can now use their phones to pay for goods using NFC & Touch ID. Apple states that over 220,000 stores are accepting Apple Pay, but finding nearby merchants c (more...)
Oct 20
Standalone desktop publishing software fills a need for those who want to create a variety of printed projects, particularly (more...)
Oct 20
MacNN just finished its hands-on review of Belight Software's latest update to their page layout and design software (more...)
Oct 20
Mac sales hit 5.5 million units during Apple's fourth fiscal quarter for 2014, jumping a full 25 percent in a single quarter. Apple CEO Tim Cook said Mac marketshare is the largest it's been since 1995. (more...)
Oct 20
The Yosemite version of Spotlight is automatically uploading both location and search data to Apple whenever the t (more...)
Oct 20
During Apple's Q4 2014 earnings report, Tim Cook was asked by Steve Milunovich with UBS about his views on the iPad sales of 12.31 million, the second (non-holiday) quarter of declining sales. Here's how Mr. Cook responded. (more...)
Oct 20
In what CEO Tim Cook called the "best ever" quarter for the Mac, Apple's Mac lineup overall jumped a remarkable 25 p (more...)
Oct 20
In an announcement made through its developer Web portal on Monday, Apple informed app makers that their wares must include 64-bit support and be built with the latest iOS 8 SDK starting Feb. 1, 2015. (more...)
Oct 20
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: iSmartAlarm smart home system $125 shipped (Reg. $200) Best Buy tr (more...)
Oct 20
In Apple's Q4 2014 earnings report, Tim Cook was asked by Shannon Cross of Cross Research what Apple's business model is for Apple Pay and whether it will, over time, become a standalone business, like iTunes. Or is it just incremental revenue? It (more...)
Oct 20
China isn't just a big market for Apple's iPhone, it has huge potential for new customers. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, half of iPhone 5S buyers in the country were new to the platform, and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus look to be in a positi (more...)
Oct 20
Along with the release of iOS 8.1, Apple released Apple Store 8.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on Monday. The update for the Apple retail store assistant app added support for Apple Pay, which was enabled in iOS 8.1. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Monday that supply and demand for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are "not on the same planet" and may not reach a balance until next year. (more...)
Oct 20
Dropbox has released an update for its iOS app today, featuring new features for iOS 8 and sup (more...)
Oct 20
During its quarterly conference call for the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple announced it will introduce new financial reporting methods that lump Apple Watch and iPod with Apple TV and other accessories, with CEO Tim Cook suggesting the move is a good way (more...)
Oct 20
Apple CEO Tim Cook commented on the balance between supply and demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus during (more...)
Oct 20
As we mentioned last month, Apple is scheduled to host its quarterly conference call today to discuss its earnings report from the fourth quarter of its fiscal year: this includes 39 million iPhones, 12.3 million iPads, 2.6 million iPods, and 5.5 million (more...)
Oct 20
Apple Pay, which was unveiled to the world at the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, has officially launched in the U.S. today alongside iOS 8.1. Experiences with the service on its first day have been mixed, and notably, Eddy Cue this morning to acknowle (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has plans in store for Beats now that it owns the company, and an announcement is coming about what's in store, but for now CEO Tim Cook isn't saying what we can expect. Mr. Cook shared his little tidbit during the company's fourth fisca (more...)
Oct 20
Apple posted another record quarter Monday, when the company announced results for the September quarter, Apple's 4th fiscal quarter. Apple had record revenue of US$42.1 billion, with record 4th quarter earnings of $8.5 billion (earnings per share of (more...)
Oct 20
In the wake of its official announcement, Apple has posted a detailed breakdown (PDF) of its Q4 financial res (more...)
Oct 20
Apple pulled in $42.12 billion in revenues during its fourth fiscal quarter, which ended in September, according to an a (more...)
Oct 20
Apple blew away market expectations in reporting the results of its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 on Monday, propelled by a new quarterly record for the iPhone and new all-time record for the Mac. Following the announcement, executives from the company pa (more...)
Oct 20
During its financial results call covering the fourth fiscal quarter (third calendar quarter of 201 (more...)
Oct 20
In its quarterly fiscal report for the fourth quarter of 2014 released on Monday, Apple sold more than 5.5 million Macs without colorably adding to the lineup aside from yearly product refreshes and the introduction of price cuts on key devices. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple's iPad sales are down for the third straight quarter according to the (more...)
Oct 20
During today's fourth quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple purchased 20 companies over the course of 2014, including seven companies during the fiscal fourth quarter. Of the 20 companies purchased, some remain known, but many rem (more...)
Oct 20
Apple today announced its Q4 2014 earnings results reporting that the company earned $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion in profit during the quarter. “Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended Septembe (more...)
Oct 20
See the rapid progress being made at Apple's "spaceship" Campus 2 project site in Cupertino, California in our exclusive aerial tour of the site and the company's nearby existing Infinite Loop campus headquarters. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple launched Apple Pay Monday, a service that allows iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners to conduct credit card transactions through NFC at participating retailers. Apple Pay was included in iOS 8.1, which was released to consumers earlier on Monday, and (more...)
Oct 20
Until October 22, enter to win one of four copies of BetterSnap Tool and get the more Windows-like "snapping" feature for Mac. Also check out our hands-on review. (more...)
Oct 20
As of February 1st, all new or updating iOS apps must not only be based on the iOS 8 SDK, but contain 64-bit code, Appl (more...)
Oct 20
Apple officially closed out fiscal 2014 on Monday with the results from another record setting quarter, with the just-concluded September frame resulting in $8.5 billion in net profit on revenue of $42.12 billion, driven largely by the hugely profitable i (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has today notified developers about some upcoming rules regarding App Store submission, via its developer news portal. From 1st February 2015, newly-submitted apps and updates must be built against Apple’s iOS 8 SDK. This is not particularly (more...)
Oct 20
The official Apple Store app has been updated to v3.1, enabling support for online Apple Pay transactions. Shoppers can (more...)
Oct 20
The official Apple Store application was updated on Monday with support for one-touch checkout using Apple Pay and Touch ID, marking the start of the online purchasing capabilities of Apple's new digital wallet service. (more...)
Oct 20
With Apple Pay enabled through an update to iOS 8.1 earlier today, users are now able to use Apple's payments service in a variety of retail locations. Apple's Apple Pay launch partner McDonald's is one location that's already accepting Apple Pay payments (more...)
Oct 20
Last week US President Barack Obama signed an executive order that will help consumers that a victims of identity theft, (more...)
Oct 20
While Apple Pay will work in any store that accepts contactless payments, Apple has partnered up with several retailers for the launch of Apple Pay, to ensure the mobile payment service will work smoothly in those locations. In retail stores, only iPhone (more...)
Oct 20
With the release of Yosemite, Apple introduced a (more...)
Oct 20
Alongside iOS 8.1, Apple has released a new version of its Apple Store app just in time for Apple Pay. The new version supports Apple’s new mobile payment service with a dedicated “Buy with Apple Pay” button available at checkout. You ca (more...)
Oct 20
Today we’re going to be comparing Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. I realized that there are a limited range of “comparisons” that can happen between these two devices, but we’re going to touch on some (more...)
Oct 20
Spotify announces its upcoming family plans and iOS 8.1 is due out pretty much the moment this podcast stops recording. Two special hosts (and one missing host!) make for this very unique TDO. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has released iOS 8.1 to the public. More details shortly. (more...)
Oct 20
China's state firewall is currently hijacking attempts to visit iCloud.com or Microsoft's login gateway, login.live.com, (more...)
Oct 20
Apple today updated its Apple Store app, adding support for Apple Pay, w (more...)
Oct 20
Apple today released iOS 8.1, its first major update to iOS 8. First (more...)
Oct 20
Sprint announced today that it will begin selling cellular versions of Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 this week following pre-orders of the device kicking off through Apple, AT&T on Friday. Sprint also noted that the iPad Air 2, which in (more...)
Oct 20
Microsoft is said to be planning to bring a smartwatch to the market "within the next few weeks," beginning sales ahead of the lucrative holiday shopping season and also beating the highly anticipated Apple Watch to store shelves. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple's new Retina iMacs, released last Thursday, have been showing up in Geekbench benchmarks, giving us a look at how the new machine's performance compares to the non-Retina iMacs released in 2013 and still being sold. (more...)
Oct 20
From 9to5Toys.com: We reported last week that Apple’s new lust-worthy 5K Retina 27-inch iMac was up for sale at MacMall with a small discount and tax advantages in most states. Over the weekend, many more retailers began offering the new product. Am (more...)
Oct 20
Spotify has announced Spotify Family, a way to add additional Spotify users to a single account and yet keep all the recommendations and playlists completely separate. (more...)
Oct 20
Popular cloud storage service Dropbox on Monday updated its official iOS application with support for Touch ID secure logins, as well as native compatibility with the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. (more...)
Oct 20
Chinese authorities allegedly are using a man-in-the-middle attack to harvest Apple ID information from Chinese users visiting Apple's iCloud service, reports web censorship blog (more...)
Oct 20
In preparation for relaunching Beats Music next year, Apple is currently pushing record labels to allow lowering mont (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has announced iOS 8.1 will be released Monday, presumably with the usual fixes for security and usability issues. Also part of this release will be Apple Pay, enabling iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners to wave their phones in stores and pay for things.The (more...)
Oct 20
The lion's share of early Apple Pay transactions will probably be in-app, rather than ones made at retail stores, (more...)
Oct 20
The refreshed Mac mini may offer a significant dip in performance compared to earlier iterations, a report claims. A blog p (more...)
Oct 20
Although unconfirmed, GreatFire is reporting that Apple is now the subject of Chinese government hacking attempts. According to the report, the government is using the institutional firewall to redirect traffic directed at iCloud.com to a fake page that (more...)
Oct 20
A new report by Re/code gives some extra details about Apple’s future plans for its streaming service, Beats Music. A few weeks ago Apple was reportedly looking to push prices down, although specifics were not known at the time. Today, Re/code sa (more...)
Oct 20
Analysts are predicting that Apple (AAPL) will announce record sales and earnings in today’s fiscal Q4 (calendar Q3) earnings call, reports Fortune. I’ve got the collected fiscal Q4 estimates of 33 Apple analysts — 21 professionals and 12 amat (more...)
Oct 20
Dropbox has released its latest iOS version, which now includes Touch ID as an alternate method of accessing Dropbox data.The Mac Observer Spin: It's good to see Touch ID get more widespread use all the time, so this is a welcome update. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple is set to report the results of its September quarter later this afternoon, including the first few weeks of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales, and market watchers generally expect the company will report revenue of around $40 billion for the three-m (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has reportedly pitched music labels a new lower pricing structure for its Beats Music service, arguing that subscriptions could grow considerably if the price could be lowered to just $5 per month. (more...)
Oct 20
Spotify is adding a new subscription option to its plan roster, one which covers multiple users. Spotify Family will pr (more...)
Oct 20
Anyone who has ever shared a Spotify Premium account with a partner or – worse – their kids will know the problems: arguments over who gets to use it when, and your playlists and recommendations polluted by the likes of Jason Mraz or the sou (more...)
Oct 20
According to Forbes, Microsoft will soon enter the wearable market with a competing smartwatch device. The report says the device will track heart rate for fitness, matching Apple Watch and other Android smartwatches. In terms of battery life, Forbes (more...)
Oct 20
On the day that Apple Pay goes live, SVP Eddy Cue has told the WSJ that the company “has a lot of work to do” on the service, suggesting that initial take-up may be slow – with in-app purchases making up the largest share of transactio (more...)
Oct 20
Microsoft could introduce its own wearable device in the next few weeks, a report claims. According to sources (more...)
Oct 20
Popular file-sharing / file-syncing app Dropbox has updated its iOS app to version 3.5 today, with some nice improvements. The app now takes advantage of all available resolution on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, rather than in a scaled iPhone 5s form. (more...)
Oct 20
Apple has made security a tentpole of its marketing strategy for Apple Pay, the company's new mobile payment system, which rolls out across the U.S. on Monday. AppleInsider took a look at how Apple Pay's design makes it better for consumers. (more...)
Oct 20
File-sharing service Dropbox has updated its official iOS app with a number of new features, including full optimization for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as well integration with Touch ID for more convenient unlocking. The app also includes a fix for previewin (more...)
Oct 20
Apple repair purveyors iFixit have given their regular disassembly treatment to Apple's new 27-inch 5K iMac. As the machine has (more...)
Oct 19
I’m from Akron so I guess this should hit home for me. But the marriage between Apple and Beats still feels strange and this is clearly the Beats creative doing what they do best. PowerBeats2, which are a $50 upgrade from Monster-produced PowerBeat (more...)
Oct 19
With the introduction of OS X Yosemite, Notification Center moves beyond notifications aggregation to include a completely new interactive Today view borrowed from iOS, widgets and a refreshed user interface. (more...)
Oct 19
Blogging social platform Tumblr has released a... (more...)
Oct 19
Every Sunday Electronista and MacNN report some of the important pieces of news the gaming industry from the past week. (more...)
Oct 19
Just kidding about the haggis but lovely grand opening with traditional local twist for the Edinburgh store.Filed under: AAPL Company (more...)
Oct 19
It appears that most of the foundation is laid now in an update from a video taken by a drone two weeks ago. Apple CEO Tim Cook has called Apple’s Campus 2 the ‘Greenest in the World’. The controversial structure which will house 12,000 staff i (more...)
Oct 19
Electronista and MacNN's article series Crowdfunding Critic brings readers projects from sites like Kickstarter and (more...)
Oct 19
Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. (more...)
Oct 19
The newly refreshed Mac mini is seeing improved single-core performance over the previous models, but decreased multi-core performance, according to a (more...)
Oct 19
At a press event last week, MasterCard and Zwipe announced a new type of payment card dubbed the Zwipe MasterCard. Where (more...)
Oct 19
John and Dave have been attending all sorts of press events lately, collecting and researching for Cool Stuff Found. That combined with everything sent in by you and fellow listeners makes for a pretty fun list! Plus, Yosemite went live this week and your (more...)
Oct 18
Yahoo-owned photo sharing service Flickr today (more...)
Oct 18
At this week's Apple Event showing off the company's newest iPads and Macs, invited members of the media weren't directed around the back of Apple's Infinite Loop campus to the Town Hall door, as usual. They were greeted at the front door and led through (more...)
Oct 18
Apple on Saturday launched a beta version of iCloud Photos for iCloud.com users, activating the photo and video storage and syncing service planned to officially roll out on Monday with the debut of iOS 8.1. (more...)
Oct 18
While a seemingly minor addition, Apple's inclusion of a so-called "Dark Mode" in OS X Yosemite, which basically flips the translucent menu bar and dock from light gray to black, answers the call of many longtime Mac users. (more...)
Oct 18
While iOS 8.1 isn’t officially going to be released to the public until Monday, several reports across the internet are saying that Apple’s Photos app within the web-based iCloud website has now gone live for those using the iOS 8.1 beta. The (more...)
Oct 18
Apple repair purveyors iFixit have given their regular disassembly treatment to Apple's new 27-inch 5K iMac. As the machine has (more...)
Oct 18
Following allegations casting doubt on the project, the TOR-based security project Anonabox Kickstarter project has been term (more...)
Oct 18
Keynote is a cook app and understanding some of the built-in elements can make for an exceptional presentation. Nancy Carroll Gravley has three more tips for you to help yo make better looking slideshows using Keynote. (more...)
Oct 18
Vanity Fair on Friday posted to YouTube the full 25-minute video of an interview with Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive, who discussed a range of topics at the publication's New Establishment Summit, including his beginnings at Apple and "copycat" devi (more...)
Oct 18
The launch of OS X Yosemite has brought online Apple's new iCloud Drive, which not only automatically syncs data from Mac and iOS applications, but also for the first time allows Mac users to upload and organize any file types on their own. (more...)
Oct 18
Apple's demo for the iPad Air 2 during its latest keynote event was hugely impressive. As the company often does during its live p (more...)
Oct 17
Last week Jony Ive took part in an interview during Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit where he discussed topics such as his views on product design, development of the first iPhone, Steve Jobs, and more. Today the magazine made the full 25-min (more...)
Oct 17
GT Advanced plans to lay off 727 workers at its sapphire plant in Mesa, Arizona, according to a mandatory Worker Adjust (more...)
Oct 17
Financial services and credit card issuer American Express has posted a new web page on its site, extolling the benefi (more...)
Oct 17
Yesterday Apple released a new version of the Mac Mini that no longer features user-servicable RAM, but thankfully the new iMac with Retina 5K display still allows users to upgrade memory through an access door on the back, just like previous models. The (more...)
Oct 17
The folks over at iFixit have gotten their hands on one of Apple’s new 27″ Retina iMacs, and, as they are wont to do, immediately opened it up to find out what makes these things tick. Inside they found that most of the internal components are (more...)
Oct 17
The team at iFixit recently completed a teardown of Apple's new iMac with 5K Retina display and found the all-in-one to be nearly identical to previous models, save for the ultra high-resolution screen. (more...)
Oct 17
With Halloween fast approaching, there will undoubtedly be countless new memories being captured of all the scary costumes, silly (more...)
Oct 17
Since yesterday marked the release of the new 27-inch iMac, the MacNN forums have been abuzz with chatter about this latest (more...)
Oct 17
In yesterday's keynote, Apple's software chief Craig Federighi joked about rumors of the new Apple Campus 2 being an actual spaceship capable of literally taking off. The project is, however, figuratively taking off, with incredible progress visible over (more...)
Oct 17
An early assessment of Apple's late-2014 Mac mini found that the headless desktop does not come with user-replaceable RAM, but does include user-serviceable hard drives. (more...)
Oct 17
With the unveiling of the new iMacs and Mac minis yesterday, Apple also has cut prices on refurbished iMacs and Mac minis. The refu (more...)
Oct 17
After going more than two years without an update, Apple's Mac mini (more...)
Oct 17
Though the new iMac with 5K Retina display was just released yesterday, iFixit has already (more...)
Oct 17
Server farm and hosting provider Macminicolo has posted its preliminary findings on the latest edition of the Mac (more...)
Oct 17
Following yesterday's launch of the new iMac with Retina 5K display, Other World Computing has announced (more...)
Oct 17
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