All Apple-Related News

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

Jan 30
RunKeeper has added Spotify integration to its iOS app. The fitness app will now offer access to Spotify playlists, (more...)
Jan 30
If you were confused by Apple having to repeatedly borrow money to fund stock buybacks while sitting on huge cash reserves ($178B as of last quarter), the reason is that the bulk of that cash is held overseas. Apple can’t bring it back into the USA (more...)
Jan 30
Earlier this month FiftyThree’s popular Pencil stylus for iPad joined the accessory lineup in Apple’s retail stores, and today FiftyThree is unveiling a new gold brushed and anodized finish variant of its Bluetooth stylus. FiftyThree’s (more...)
Jan 30
If you just send a lot of ordinary emails, you can skip this. If you're in a company that already has designers in-h (more...)
Jan 30
Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer from California, Barbra Boxer, and Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky have jointly anno (more...)
Jan 30
During its conference call with analysts on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook noted that "the current iPhone lineup experience (more...)
Jan 29
On Thursday, Apple gathered 19 leading productivity apps and put them under a banner sale called "Get Pr (more...)
Jan 29
From 9to5Toys.com: As usual, we’ve been tracking the best iOS price drops and freebies all week. About 48 hours ago we began to notice an influx of price drops for big name productivity apps. And now we know why. Apple has just unveiled its Get Pro (more...)
Jan 29
On Thursday, Apple released iTunes 12.1, a minor update for Yosemite users only that brings only one new feature, alo (more...)
Jan 29
U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Rand Paul on Thursday announced the "Invest in Transportation Act of 2015," a proposal that would allow companies such as Apple to bring foreign cash reserves back to the U.S. at a significantly lower tax rate while (more...)
Jan 29
Facebook has released an update for its Paper app for iPhone users this week, offering improved photo sharing. Paper is an alterna (more...)
Jan 29
Apple has released a new update for iTunes on OS X that introduces support for a Notification Center widget. The widget will allow users to control their music and buy songs from iTunes Radio directly from the system-wide panel. iTunes 12.1 also includes (more...)
Jan 29
Apple is running neck and neck with Samsung in global smartphone sales. Though Samsung was once the king of smartphone numbers-though never the king of smartphone profits-Apple closed the gap in the December quarter, according to Strategy Analytics. (more...)
Jan 29
Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Outlook for iOS, a new mobile version of its widely-used e-mail and calendaring application, as the company continues to invest in rival mobile platforms under CEO Satya Nadella. (more...)
Jan 29
From Apple's Mac lineup, the company sells many more laptops than desktop computers, part of a trend that has been in place for years. Apple's laptops are well made, they offer more than enough performance for a majority of users, and you can take the lap (more...)
Jan 29
Google managed to bring in gross consolidated revenues of $18.1 billion for the last quarter, a year-on-year increas (more...)
Jan 29
Apple today released iTunes 12.1 for OS X Yosemite, introducing a new iTunes widget for the Notification Center. With the widget, it's possible to see what song is playing, skip ahead, and favorite. When listening to iTunes Radio, there's an option to pur (more...)
Jan 29
On Thursday, Apple gathered 19 leading productivity apps and put them under a banner sale called "Get Pr (more...)
Jan 29
Apple's iOS and Mac App Stores were today updated with new "Get Productive" sections, offering discounted prices on many popular productivity apps for iOS devices and Macs. (more...)
Jan 29
After years of failing to do much more than embarrass Samsung Electronics in legal battles over patent infringement, Apple has rapidly obliterated Samsung's mobile division profitability, rendering it as barrenly unprofitable as every other Android or Win (more...)
Jan 29
Apple on Thursday released iTunes 12.1, an update to its venerable media organization and synchronization app that brings a new OS X Notification Center control widget and fixes performance issues during syncing. (more...)
Jan 29
Here's a deal on a killer gadget called ZeroLemon SolarJuice-it's a 20,000mAh portable charger for your iPhone, iPad, or Android devices, and you can charge it using the on-board 1.2W solar panels. That's totally cool. 20,000mAh is a ton of po (more...)
Jan 29
Shares of Apple Inc. ended Thursday at US$118.90 per share, just shy of its all-time closing high of $119.75 set on November 25th, 2014. Investors continued to pile on the love for the company two after its December quarter earnings report, giving the com (more...)
Jan 29
Amazon released its fourth quarter and annual numbers today through a its investor relations site and a web cast conference call. P (more...)
Jan 29
Music discovery and streaming service Soundcloud has received an update for the iPad version of its iOS app. Soundcloud allow (more...)
Jan 29
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call updates: i (more...)
Jan 29
Apple had the best quarter in the history of all quarters, as reported Tuesday. Kelly put together some comparisons of Apple's earning numbers to give this quarter some context. (more...)
Jan 29
Many wealthy Chinese consumers chose to forego designer handbags or expensive liquor when choosing gifts in 2014, a new report indicates, instead opting for Apple's iPhone, iPad, or Mac computers. (more...)
Jan 29
From 9to5Toys.com: As usual, we’ve been tracking the best iOS price drops and freebies all week. About 48 hours ago we began to notice an influx of price drops for big name productivity apps. And now we know why. Apple has just unveiled its Get Pro (more...)
Jan 29
There must be people who use Outlook for pleasure but you'll probably find all their names on a staff (more...)
Jan 29
Elgato has alerted customers to a recall of some of its Smart Power 6,000mAh battery packs. The warning is being issued thr (more...)
Jan 29
Ahead of any major product release, we often see part leaks and case molds, which give us hints on the sizing, features, and design of the forthcoming product, and the "iPad Pro" is no exception. We've previously seen what's said to be an iPad Pro dummy m (more...)
Jan 29
From Apple's Mac lineup, the company sells many more laptops than desktop computers, part of a trend that has been in place for years. Apple's laptops are well made, they offer more than enough performance for a majority of users, and you can take the lap (more...)
Jan 29
Filming for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin has been spotted at the Flint Center at De Anza college, the venue where Steve Jobs unveiled the original Mac in 1984. A reader sent in the images above showing the outside of the Flint C (more...)
Jan 29
Facebook has introduced a new feature to its iPhone app, called Place Tips. These appear at the top of a News Feed (more...)
Jan 29
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has changed its definition of broadband, after commissioners voted 3-2 in fav (more...)
Jan 29
Uber, the app-based transportation service which lets you request a ride from your iPhone, is running a pretty interesting promotion in Phoenix, Arizona starting today through Saturday for Super Bowl XLIX . Between 10 am and 6 pm each day, Uber will offe (more...)
Jan 29
Updated quote with WSJ correction: Corrected the wording in the third paragraph of my Apple story from yesterday. I misunderstood Tim Cook's comments. http://t.co/fAW3esQW0F — Daisuke Wakabayashi (@daiwaka) January 29, 2015 While few would expec (more...)
Jan 29
Tech companies hoping to sell computers, smartphones, tablets, and software in China are facing some serious hurdles now that the country is demanding they build back doors into their products, comply with invasive audits, and hand over proprietary and se (more...)
Jan 29
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took a step toward improving Internet speeds in America, requiring providers to offer download speeds of at least 25 megabits per second to classify as "broadband." (more...)
Jan 29
Amazon is taking on Google, Microsoft, and other suppliers of remote workplace communications, with its own corporate email ser (more...)
Jan 29
The Yahoo app for iPhone is getting a new look today that the company says puts a bigger focus on magazine content with “beautiful images and engaging features that make content from our ten digital magazines even more fun.” New features included in t (more...)
Jan 29
It has a date — sort of. And it has a price — mostly. But less than three months before its release, the Apple Watch is still enigmatic in ways that the similarly pre-announced iPhone and iPad were not. Apple still hasn’t said more than one thin (more...)
Jan 29
The FCC went to bat for consumers and said hotels can't block personal WiFi hotspots. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the FCC's warning to businesses, and they also take a look at China's new regulations requiring (more...)
Jan 29
Google Play is vastly outpacing the iOS App Store in terms of downloads, but the latter is generating more revenue, accord (more...)
Jan 29
Apple had the best quarter in the history of all quarters, as reported Tuesday. Kelly put together some comparisons of Apple's earning numbers to give this quarter some context. (more...)
Jan 29
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Amazon Gold Box – (more...)
Jan 29
A variety of developers have reported being logged into the wrong account after signing into iTunes Connect. Ea (more...)
Jan 29
There's something to be said for sticking to a budget. It helps ease stress and promote financial stability. That being said, (more...)
Jan 29
Many developers logging into Apple's iTunes Connect portal on Thursday found themselves presented with a a peculiar and potentially crucial error: The site is displaying the username, company, and apps of someone who is not them. (more...)
Jan 29
iTunes Connect, Apple’s portal where developers manage software published on the App Store, is presenting many users with a widespread issue this morning. Several users are reporting logging in with their own credentials and being presented with bo (more...)
Jan 29
SoundCloud today released a brand new iPad app that has been completely redesigned to offer a better experience for users uploading, sharing, and listening to music through the service. You’ll have access to just about all the SoundCloud features availa (more...)
Jan 29
2K and developer Firaxis recently announced Sid Meier’s Starships, an intriguing new interstellar strategy game coming early this year on Mac, iPad and PC. Today we get the first gameplay footage from the upcoming title as part of the Firaxis Games Mega (more...)
Jan 29
Microsoft has made some changes to OneDrive, with updates primarily concerning photography. Overall updates (more...)
Jan 29
Hotels were handed a bucket of disappointment this week when the Federal Communications Commission made it clear that blocking personal hotspots is against the law, and doing so could lead to hefty fines. The FCC also said its warning extends beyond hotel (more...)
Jan 29
Apple released Apple Remote Desktop 3.8 on Wednesday, the first update for the remote Mac administration app in more than a year. The update improved OS X Yosemite compatibility, refreshed the user interface, and more.The Mac Observer Spin: Apple still su (more...)
Jan 29
Apple has launched the Australia and New Zealand editions of its annual Back to School promotion. Qualifying univ (more...)
Jan 29
Microsoft on Thursday released its long-awaited Outlook client for iOS, giving both iPhone and iPad owners the ability to access a unified view of email calendar, contacts, and attachments. (more...)
Jan 29
A number of iTunes Connect developers have turned to Twitter and tipped us off about an ongoing issue where users are being shown someone else's session after attempting to login into their own account. (more...)
Jan 29
While few would expect the record-breaking surge in iPhone sales generated by the larger-screened models to continue into subsequent quarters, Tim Cook argued in a WSJ interview that the potential is there. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, not surprisin (more...)
Jan 29
Indie games have seen a lot of success in recent years, and with good reasons. Now that game design has become more accessible (more...)
Jan 29
As recent rumors have suggested Apple could offer a simple stylus to enhance a larger iPad model, a new patent application shows what kind of improved pen-based input technology the company has been working on behind the scenes. (more...)
Jan 29
Apple's surge during the last quarter and Samsung's respective slump put the two corporations in a dead heat in terms (more...)
Jan 29
Apple's annual "Back to School" promotion has returned to (more...)
Jan 29
Tangerine, a gritty movie that proved a hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, was filmed entirely using three iPhone 5s phones and the $8 app FiLMiC Pro – albeit with the help of Steadicams and clip-on external lenses. Filmmaker Sean Baker (more...)
Jan 29
Apple’s annual Back to School sale in Australia and New Zealand has gone live with a promotion for qualifying students to receive Apple Store credit with the purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone. Similar to last year, the Back to School sale includes (more...)
Jan 29
Let's talk about Pages! Specifically, let's talk about using Pages to add borders and rules to your text, which is an easy way to make your documents look professional. As a bonus, these elements will move with the paragraphs you add them to, maki (more...)
Jan 29
You hear more criticism of Safari than you do of any other browser on OS X -- but you would. It' (more...)
Jan 29
Apple revealed this week that the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus attracted more Android users than ever before. But new data suggests that the rate of Android switchers in the U.S. was steady last quarter, implying that international users are t (more...)
Jan 29
Following Apple's earnings call on Tuesday in which Tim Cook (more...)
Jan 29
Samsung released its Q4 and FY 2014 results today, and as expected, the news was not good. The past three years have resulte (more...)
Jan 29
At the end of last year, the Chinese government approved a 22-page set of regulations for the sale of computer equipment to (more...)
Jan 29
The NY Times reports that the Chinese government has adopted a set of supposed cybersecurity regulations on western companies selling technology to banks. These requirements are so absurd that it would be impossible for companies like Apple to comply. (more...)
Jan 29
Apple is on rather a roll at the moment. A new world record for quarterly profits. Best-selling smartphone maker in China. Joint leader of the global smartphone market. Record-breaking app store earnings. Now Reuters reports that it’s picked up a (more...)
Jan 29
Microsoft has made its Office apps available to all Android users, following the limited preview release and (more...)
Jan 29
There are a lot of reasons to make the leap to digital formats when buying comics. For one, it's a lot easier to carry a digit (more...)
Jan 29
Microsoft announced plans today to launch a new app for its Outlook email service on iOS. The app is based on the Acompli software that the company purchased in December for $200 million. The app includes “email triage” features found in the (more...)
Jan 29
Although the iPhone now makes up some 69 percent of Apple's revenues, it will not always do so -- and thus the (more...)
Jan 29
Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market fr (more...)
Jan 28
Following on the heels of a record-breaking quarter for Apple, Strategy Analytics has crunched the numbers and crowned Apple the king of the smartphone vendors for Q4 2014—or rather, one of the kings. It seems the Cupertino company managed to tie rival (more...)
Jan 28
The 74.5 million iPhones sold over the last three months of 2014 didn't just help Apple report the highest quarterly profit of any publicly-traded company in history, they also propelled the Cupertino giant into a first-place tie with Samsung as the large (more...)
Jan 28
Consumers who have previously signed up for pre-paid wireless plans advertised with unlimited data from TracFone now have the right to claim a refund, as the company has agreed to a $40 million settlement over charges that it throttled or disconnected cus (more...)
Jan 28
Samsung Electronics reported overall Q4 operating profits of 5.29 trillion won ($4.9 billion)--a 36 percent year-over-year drop--but its Mobile division suffered a 64.2 percent drop in profits, falling from $5 billion in the year ago quarter to $1.8 billi (more...)
Jan 28
In addition to being the best quarter in th (more...)
Jan 28
Apple Pay is, by all accounts, a success. Adoption has been rapid by both payers and payees, and Tim Cook has declared 2015 the year of Apple Pay. Our own Adam Christianson has an idea about how to make it even easier to find. (more...)
Jan 28
Apple turned in some big numbers on Tuesday-really big. Jeff and Bryan talk about the Macs and the iPhones and the fact that we won't hear about iPods any more.They also delve into the billion iOS devices Apple has sold and speculate on whether Tim Co (more...)
Jan 28
On Wednesday, Apple updated its Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) server/administrator software to version 3.8, the first major u (more...)
Jan 28
On the heels of an earnings call that saw Apple (more...)
Jan 28
Fitness gadget maker Jawbone announced today that it has launched a new “partner marketplace” for third-party apps and hardware that work together in an attempt to embrace the “Internet of Things.” The new store features “sma (more...)
Jan 28
A carrier has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over complaints it offered mobile phone cont (more...)
Jan 28
Chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday revised its revenue forecast downward for 2015, lopping nearly $1 billion off of its high-end estimate and seemingly blaming the change in part on Apple's annexation of market share with the iPhone 6. (more...)
Jan 28
Apple does not appear to be resting on its laurels despite record sales of its iPhone and Mac, as the company spent nearly $2 billion on research and development in the first fiscal quarter of 2015, an increase of more than 40 percent over the year-ago fi (more...)
Jan 28
China's central government has introduced new procurement regulations that would force technology companies wishing to do business with the country's banks to submit source code for review and build government-accessible backdoors into their products, acc (more...)
Jan 28
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call updates: W (more...)
Jan 28
When Apple released WatchKit in November giving developers time to prepare apps for the upcoming Apple Watch, it included the custom San Francisco font displayed on the Watch. Shortly after, instructions appeared on GitHub showing how to install the San F (more...)
Jan 28
Struggling Japanese electronics maker Sony has conceded defeat the digital music market, announcing on Wednesday that it will close its cross-platform Music Unlimited service at the end of March and refer customers to another iTunes & Beats Music comp (more...)
Jan 28
Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography is officially a thing, with a star and everything. Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that principle photography has begun in San Francisco, with Michael Fassbender (Macbeth, X- (more...)
Jan 28
Super Bowl XLIX with the Seahawks vs. the Patriots kicks off this weekend on February 1st and we’re already getting prepared with a handy list of links for watching on all your Apple devices. Head below for details on how to watch the game from iPhone, (more...)
Jan 28
Apple's first fiscal quarter earnings conference call for 2015 happened yesterday, and the company reported block buster numbers. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's earnings report and Tim Cook's leadership, (more...)
Jan 28
Yesterday's iOS 8.1.3 update sabotages the TaiG jailbreak tool, users say. The hack was functional through iOS 8.1.2, outdoing (more...)
Jan 28
Check out the Revogi Smart Color Bluetooth LED Bulb. You can control it from your iPhone, iPad, and some Android devices. It offers 16 million colors, variable brightness, timers, preset scenes, and through our deal you can get them for US$34.99. (more...)
Jan 28
Dr. Mac has a love/hate relationship with Continuity and Handoff. He loves the idea that his Apple devices can be interchangeable for most tasks. So that's the love part. Now, hereâs what he hates... (more...)
Jan 28
Apple's official online shipping times for the iPod shuffle have improved in the UK, France, Germany, and several othe (more...)
Jan 28
If you’ve been looking for high quality in-ear headphones, RHA has a very special treat for you. The T10i headphones pack unique characteristics when compared to others. The presentation is excellent and it won’t be easy to find similar in-ea (more...)
Jan 28
Facebook today updated its Paper app to version 1.2.5, adding several improvemen (more...)
Jan 28
Facebook is rolling out an update to its Paper app for iPhone users bringing a better photo sharing experience to the alternative News Feed app. Starting with version 1.2.5, Paper will now support the new Favorites album from the Photos app introduced wit (more...)
Jan 28
In recent months, the Federal Trade Commission has taken a significant interest in carrier thro (more...)
Jan 28
Apple paid about A$80.3 million in taxes to the Australian government last year, despite pulling in A$6 billion in reven (more...)
Jan 28
Activist investor Carl Icahn believes shares of Apple should be valued much higher than their current trading price, and on Wednesday said he even plans to revise his own price target for the stock, which he called a "no-brainer" investment. (more...)
Jan 28
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple iPad Air 2 16G (more...)
Jan 28
Using iPhoto to manage the photos from your iPhone, iPad, and digital camera is fine unless the thumbnails showing you previews of your snapshots disappear. Keeping track of your pics when you can't actually see them isn't very productive, but the (more...)
Jan 28
Apple's stunning first quarter of fiscal 2015 blew virtually every prediction out of the water, and left Wall Street analysts rushing to increase their price targets on Wednesday as the stock jumped higher. (more...)
Jan 28
Universal Studios has published the complete cast list for its upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, tentatively titled just Steve J (more...)
Jan 28
YouTube put another nail if Flash's coffin this week with the announcement that it is dropping Adobe's media format as the default for videos in favor of HTML5 on computers. The change means Flash-based content will be available at even fewer plac (more...)
Jan 28
It’s a great time to buy an iPhone 6 battery case. Last year, there were zero Apple-certified options, but today, there are a handful of good to great choices at various price points. They may look similar to each other in the picture above, but th (more...)
Jan 28
The difference between Android and iOS hardware–Android having the market share, Apple making most of the profits–was mirrored in last year’s app downloads, reports mobile analytics firm App Annie. Its 2014 retrospective revealed that the Googl (more...)
Jan 28
Apple broke many records with its latest quarter reporting $74.6 billion in revenue and $18 billion in profit with 74.4 million iPhones sold, numbers which greatly surpassed both Apple’s guidance and the even higher consensus analysts predicted, a (more...)
Jan 28
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, during the company's (more...)
Jan 28
Yesterday's iOS 8.1.3 update sabotages the TaiG jailbreak tool, users say. The hack was functional through iOS 8.1.2, outdoing (more...)
Jan 28
Apple's official online shipping times for the iPod shuffle have improved in the UK, France, Germany, and several othe (more...)
Jan 28
Downloads still aren't translating to dollars for Google and developers who create applications for its Play store for Android devices, as Apple's iOS App Store remains far and away the most profitable digital storefront, according to the latest data. (more...)
Jan 28
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday issued a (more...)
Jan 28
Universal Pictures has announced that principal filming of the Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle is now finally underway. The announcement confirms that the movie, dropped by Sony back in November, will still follow th (more...)
Jan 28
A petition by Marriott, Hilton, and an association of hotel owners asking for permission to block guests from creating (more...)
Jan 28
Apple reported the biggest quarter in its history this week --?and one of the largest by any company ever -- by nearly every metric imaginable. AppleInsider put those mind-boggling numbers into perspective. (more...)
Jan 28
Apple’s press release yesterday noted “all-time record revenue from iPhone and Mac sales as well as record performance of the App Store,” while remaining silent on iPad sales. The reason? The slide continued last quarter, with year-on-y (more...)
Jan 28
Apple didn’t just set a new record for the company when it beat every forecast in the Q1 results announced yesterday, it set a new world record for the most profitable quarter of any company in history, says credit ratings giant Standard & Poor& (more...)
Jan 28
If you are making a contactless mobile payment in the US based on a Visa, MasterCard or American Express account, (more...)
Jan 28
In the midst of so much good news that came out of Apple in its fiscal Q1 report today, a significant milestore was also noted: the (more...)
Jan 28
Apple today has mysteriously added back a 2012 model Mac mini to the (more...)
Jan 27
In a prepared statement issued on Tuesday, Universal Studios announced the full cast list for its upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, currently titled "Steve Jobs," including actresses set to play Jobs' daughter Lisa at three different ages. (more...)
Jan 27
Right, here's the thing: by the time we're done here, you really must own PDFpen for Mac. It's just a question of which (more...)
Jan 27
Starting Feb. 2, customers walking into an Apple Store may notice something different as employees are expected to wear newly designed crew neck or polo shirts in the same familiar shade of blue, but with repositioned and resized Apple logos. (more...)
Jan 27
YouTube began testing simultaneous support for both Flash and HTML5 video delivery back in 2010, but Flash has continued to be t (more...)
Jan 27
Apple Watch owners may never need to worry about being outbid in an eBay auction again, as a new job listing posted to the Internet auctioneer suggests advanced development of a bespoke Apple Watch app. (more...)
Jan 27
AT&T earned consolidated revenues of $34.4 billion in the last quarter, an improvement from last quarter's $32.9 billion, a (more...)
Jan 27
Apple continued to up its vaguery game when it comes to Wall Street on Tuesday, eliminating two more categories of numbers from what it breaks out. For the December quarter-Apple's first fiscal quarter-Apple didn't report iPod unit sales. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has updated its Flash Player blacklist again, this time blocking versions lower than 16.0.0.296 and 13.0.0.264. The move follows a zero-day exploit currently targeting Windows PCs that could also potentially go after Macs, too.The Mac Observer Spin: (more...)
Jan 27
DOS was the operating system that people born prior to 1983 ended up cutting their teeth on, and for many people the obsole (more...)
Jan 27
Apple's iPad tablet is continuing to see growing declines in sales, as noted in the mos (more...)
Jan 27
As many industry analysts predicted, iPad sales saw a steep year-over-year decline for the first fiscal quarter of 2015, but CEO Tim Cook is optimistic and sees great potential in Apple's upcoming hardware pipeline. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple Pay now accounts for two out of every three dollars processed through contactless payment systems, a huge achievement for Apple's NFC-based solution that debuted less than three months ago. (more...)
Jan 27
It appears that today's iOS 8.1.3 update fixes many of the exploits that were used for the iOS 8 (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has made a small but significant change to its website that could spell bad news for those eagerly awaiting the release of the company’s new Photos app for OS X. Every single mention of the software has been scrubbed from Apple.com, save for a (more...)
Jan 27
Apple announced a lot of numbers during its fiscal Q1 2015 earnings call today in addition to confirming the Apple Watch will ship in April. Some of Apple’s highlights include numbers on Apple Pay since its launch in October, the 1 billionth iOS de (more...)
Jan 27
The Apple Watch will ultimately ship in April, the company has confirmed through a quarterly results call hosted by CEO (more...)
Jan 27
Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, is only about three months old, but already accounts for the lion's share of wireless credit card payments. The iPhone and iPad maker said Apple Pay currently accounts for more than two thirds of contactle (more...)
Jan 27
During its quarterly conference call on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the company had sold its one billionth iOS device in the December quarter, a device that will be kept at Cupertino for posterity. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some stats on Apple Pay during the company’s fiscal Q1 2015 earnings call today. Among them: Cook said that around $2 out of every $3 spent using contactless payments are being made with Apple Pay since the service launched in (more...)
Jan 27
Beyond its official press release, Apple has posted a detailed breakdown (PDF) of its fiscal first quarter. The document (more...)
Jan 27
Apple on Tuesday announced a record smashing $74.5 billion in revenue with the usual suspects U.S. and Europe sales ticking the highest numbers, but China is quickly moving in on second place after bringing in a huge $16.1 billion. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has revealed that the Apple Watch will ship in April, though a specific date wasn’t given. The announcement came during today’s earnings call. Apple’s wearable will support notifications and “glances” from iPhone-based (more...)
Jan 27
Ahead of Apple’s fiscal Q1 2015 earnings report today, there were signs that Apple had enjoyed significant growth in China and a record number of smartphone sales in the region during the holidays. Today, we get some more insight into that growth, as  (more...)
Jan 27
Today during Apple’s Q1 earnings call with investors, CEO Tim Cook announced that the company sold its billionth Apple device back in November. Cook noted that the billionth device was a 64GB iPhone 6 Plus and that the company is keeping it at its head (more...)
Jan 27
Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Tuesday that Apple will ship its highly anticipated Apple Watch in April. Until now, we've only had an "early 2015" timeline, making Mr. Cook's comments the first hard news on a shipping date for the device. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed on Tuesday during the company's quarterly earnings call that it has sold more than 1 billion iOS devices to date since launching the original iPhone over seven years ago. According to Cook, the impressive milestone, which acco (more...)
Jan 27
Apple reported the biggest quarter in its company's history on Monday, selling nearly 100 million iPhones and iPads to earn $74.6 billion in quarterly revenue. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with (more...)
Jan 27
During Apple's quarterly conference call on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook said Apple Watch development is on track and expects to launch the device in April, coming in just under the company's "early 2015" promise. (more...)
Jan 27
Since its introduction in October, Apple Pay has accounted for two of every three dollars spent through contactless payments on Visa, Mastercard, and American Express, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook who shared the information during the company's earning (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has posted the results of its first fiscal quarter for 2015, which actually ended on December 27th. The company sa (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has sold over 1 billion iOS devices since the original iPhone was introduced over seven years ago. News of the sales figures came from Apple CEO Tim Cook during the company's first fiscal quarter earnings report on Tuesday. (more...)
Jan 27
Officially licensed iPhone 6 battery cases are becoming increasingly common, and we’ve seen a bunch of them over the past month from a collection of major manufacturers. The latest to arrive is BuQu Tech’s PowerArmour ($80), which we’re (more...)
Jan 27
As it revealed earlier this month, Apple will have its quarterly conference call today at 2 PM Pacific/5 PM Eastern to discuss earnings from its fiscal year 2015 first quarter results. These results include sales 74.4 million iPhones, 21.4 million iPads (more...)
Jan 27
(Image via Michael Steeber) Apple announced its Q1 2015 earnings results today reporting $74.6 billion in revenue earning $18 billion in profit during the three-month period. Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter ende (more...)
Jan 27
Nearly five years after Steve Jobs published his infamous "Thoughts on Flash," streaming video service YouTube has announced plans to migrate away from the technology as users accessing the site via Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8, and beta (more...)
Jan 27
Just as expected, Google has revealed the next locations it will be launching Google Fiber, following its existing in (more...)
Jan 27
Apple announced earnings for its first fiscal quarter on Tuesday, and the company smashed expectations. Apple reported revenue of $74.6 billion and earnings of $18 billion-earning per share (EPS) clocked in at $3.06. Consensus estimates were for $63.48 bi (more...)
Jan 27
More than 200,000 self-service stations across America -- including vending machines, coffee brewers, parking pay stations, kiosks and laundry equipment --?will gain compatibility with Apple Pay, thanks to support from USA Technologies Inc. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple completely crushed not only its own all-time records, but also even the loftiest expectations on Wall Street on Tuesday, selling a whopping 74.5 million iPhones on its way to $18 billion in net profit in a single, massively successful quarter. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has added 12 new towns and cities to the list of Apple Maps locations with Flyover coverage. Of these onl (more...)
Jan 27
Pushbullet has long been one of the more popular third-party solutions for keeping notifications, links, photos and other files in sync between a smartphone or tablet and computer, although one important feature it has lacked until now is support for Appl (more...)
Jan 27
Apple today added new additions to Flyover, the feature offering high resolution 3D imagery of select locales in its Maps app. The 11 new locations include cities from around the globe in places such as Puerto Rico, Texas, Czech Republic, Italy, Germa (more...)
Jan 27
Super Bowl XLIX is airing this Sunday, with the New England Patriots facing off against the Seattle Seahawks. If you don't have a cable subscription, you might be worried about missing the game -- but rest easy, there are several ways to watch if you have (more...)
Jan 27
Yesterday one Dedicated MacNNer turned to the MacNN forums looking for help figuring out some graphical problems with their 15 (more...)
Jan 27
Save $150 on the Dell 27-inch LED 1080p monitor right now at Staples.com. It was $350, but has been discounted to $200 after a var (more...)
Jan 27
Apple released Apple TV 7.0.3 Tuesday. Apple hasn't yet released patch notes for the update, but the company did send out security patch notes. Apple TV 7.0.3 squashes some 16 security bugs, including several that could allow the bad guys to take over (more...)
Jan 27
Along with iOS 8.1.3, Apple released OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on Tuesday. The update for the Mac operating system fixed a WiFi connection issue that was plaguing many users, and added support for browsing iCloud Drive content in your Time Machine backups. (more...)
Jan 27
This week at Apple's online store, find savings on Macs starting as low as $849 for a 13.3-inch MacBook Air with a 1.4GHz Intel dua (more...)
Jan 27
Misfit, maker of the Flash and Shine wearable fitness trackers, today announced a collection of partnerships that will extend Flash’s functionality to include limited remote control of certain apps and home automation accessories. According to Misfi (more...)
Jan 27
Samsung is flexing its innovation muscles again, this time going after Apple Pay with Samsung Pay. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Samsung's innovation track record, and whether or not they think Samsung Pay will be able to (more...)
Jan 27
Simultaneous with the launch of iOS 8.1.3, Apple has also released the finished version of OS X 10.10.2. As anticipated (more...)
Jan 27
Apple on Thursday added yet another sports channel to the ever-expanding Apple TV content lineup, while Twitter updated its iOS app with a new feature that allows for direct messages to be sent to groups. (more...)
Jan 27
Over the last fifteen years, brisk sales of iPods and then iPhones once predictably surged in a winter quarter Christmas wave that then ebbed during the March quarter. Since 2011, however, China has emerged as a counterbalance with its own massive holiday (more...)
Jan 27
Apple released the iOS 8.1.3 software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users today. The update is available over-the-air through the Software Update section of the Settings app. The update includes the usual bug fixes and performances improvements (more...)
Jan 27
Pushbullet has introduced a native Mac client for its namesake notification and file/link sharing service. When used in t (more...)
Jan 27
In addition to iOS 8.1.3, Apple has issued OS X 10.10.2. More details soon. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 via iTunes and as an over-the-air download. Though primarily a maintenance update, it does make a (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 to the public. More details soon. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have propelled the company to the top of the smartphone sales charts in China, a report published Wednesday suggests, knocking off former top dog Samsung and besting every domestic Chinese firm in the fourth quarter of 2014. (more...)
Jan 27
Apple today released OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, marking the second update the operating system has received since its October release. Testing for OS X 10.10.2 began in (more...)
Jan 27
Apple today released iOS 8.1.3 to the public, with a range of bug fixes including a fix for an issue that prevented some users from entering their Apple ID passwords for Messages and FaceTime, a bug that caused Spotlight to stop displaying app results, an (more...)
Jan 27
Apple on Tuesday issued an update for its iOS mobile operating system, addressing complaints about how much storage was required to install new software, and also fixing a number of bugs related to FaceTime, iMessages, Spotlight, and iPad multitasking ges (more...)
Jan 27
Apple on Tuesday pushed OS X Yosemite version 10.10.2 to users, bringing with it changes that address potential security issues, Wi-Fi connection problems, and improvements to iCloud Drive and the Bluetooth audio stack. (more...)
Jan 27
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Amazon Gold Box – (more...)
Jan 27
Twitter has started to add some features it hinted at last November to its mobile apps. Rolling out slowly, users (more...)
Jan 27
Music discovery app Pandora has announced an update to its iOS app, featuring a new design and additional components. Pandora al (more...)
Jan 27
While individual retailers have been announcing support for Apple Pay as more NFC terminals enable the service, it’s still hit and miss on vending machines and other self-serve, unattended hardware. USA Technologies today announced it’s bringing suppo (more...)
Jan 27
Apple is set to report its financial results this afternoon for Q1 2015, a three-month period spanning October through December that directly followed the launch of the highly-anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Despite offering guidance of between &# (more...)
Jan 27
Western Union has announced plans to support Apple Pay for bill payments and money transfers. The technology should eve (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has silently added another channel to the Apple TV, 120 Sports. The network is backed by Sports Illustrated, (more...)
Jan 27
Apple pushed out another sports-related channel to Apple TV owners on Tuesday, this time in the form of 120 Sports. The channel offers content online and through iOS apps, along with its Apple TV channel, and promises to provide content in new ways sports (more...)
Jan 27
Lockitron today announced a new product in its lineup of smart keyless home locking system devices, the $99 B (more...)
Jan 27
With just a few hours to go before Apple reports the results of its first fiscal quarter of 2015, Wall Street is hyped for what it expects will be a blockbuster, all-time record for the iPhone maker. (more...)
Jan 27
It could soon be more difficult to fool Genius Bar employees into servicing an iPhone or iPad under warranty after it has been carelessly dropped by the user, even without physical damage, as Apple has won a patent for embedding sensors into devices' cove (more...)
Jan 27
Apple TV users will notice a channel refresh today adding ‘120 SPORTS’ to the lineup. The update follows the addition of the official Cricket Australia channel and The Tennis Channel earlier this month further adding to the sports content of (more...)
Jan 27
Following reports that Apple is now selling more iPhones in China than in the US, today Canalys is out with research showing Apple for the first time lead smartphone sales in China by units shipped during the last quarter of 2014. The incredible popularit (more...)
Jan 27
What Melissa Holt's discussing today is how to mute text conversations under both Yosemite and iOS 8. So, you know, when your Aunt Zelda texts for the bajillionth time about your family reunion, you can at least come a little bit closer to ignoring he (more...)
Jan 27
Samsung put on its innovation cap and came up with a plan to take on Apple's Apple Pay mobile payment platform with its own Samsung Pay. The creatively named service will reportedly debut during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the beginning (more...)
Jan 27
eBay has recruited Bora Chung, a woman who until recently worked on global payments technology for Apple's online stores, says (more...)
Jan 27
Apple has updated the Apple TV today with a new channel for Sports Illustrated's (more...)
Jan 27
Western Union announced today that it’s now accepting Apple Pay, Apple’s new iPhone-based NFC payment service, across all of its flagship locations in the US. That means you can now use the contactless payment service to send money and pay bills t (more...)
Jan 27
Twitter announced last November that it had a number of new features on its roadmap for this year, and today the social network says two of those features are starting to roll out to users. Starting this week Twitter will start allowing users to capture (more...)
Jan 27
When we recently reviewed Alfred 2 for Mac -- it was a rave. We noted how it was the perfect app t (more...)
Jan 27
American payment services company Western Union (more...)
Jan 27
We all know what it's like to be stuck indoors thanks to inclement weather. Fortunately, the bevy of electronic devices that most of us now carry are capable of providing nearly endless entertainment if stocked properly (and the power holds out). AppleIns (more...)
Jan 27
Foxconn Technology Group, Apple's main assembly partner for iPhones, today announced (via (more...)
Jan 27
While Apple Pay is the gold standard for safe card transactions, some partner banks are leaving customers vulnerable to fraud via identity theft thanks to weak checks when cards are added to Apple Pay, according to mobile commerce consultants Drop Lab (more...)
Jan 27
Foxconn, the lead assembler for iPhones, is planning to cut its workforce despite widespread expectations that Apple will today announce record sales of its smartphones, reports Reuters. It’s likely that the proposed reduction in staffing relates t (more...)
Jan 27
If Apple does indeed report iPhone sales in line with analyst expectations of 66.5M units, the company could be closing in on the market share lead Samsung has held in the smartphone market since 2011, reports the WSJ. Research company Canalys notes th (more...)
Jan 27
Owners of older Dropcam camera will be able to upgrade to a newer version at no charge, due to an impending lack of suppor (more...)
Jan 27
On Tuesday, Apple will reveal its latest figures on its overall sales and general health, but analysts will again focus on (more...)
Jan 27
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's patent for an iPhone gaming accessory that extends in-game controls beyond the handset's display and onto D-pads or joysticks, saving precious screen real estate in the process. (more...)
Jan 27
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) frequently puts out a call for comments as part of their decision-making proc (more...)
Jan 27
Apple paid more than twice as much in taxes in Australia for 2014 as it did in 2013, but still managed to grow profits in (more...)
Jan 27
It appears that eBay is stocking up on talent in preparation of an inevitable separation from PayPal, the latest hire being Bora Chung, a payments expert who served as Apple's worldwide payments for the Online Apple Store since 2010. (more...)
Jan 26
Dropcam, owned by Nest, owned by Google, is retiring older models as of April 15. If you have one don't worry, it can be replaced with the current Dropcam HD according to the company. (more...)
Jan 26
Following in the footsteps of recent murals that "drape" under-construction standalone stores (such as the (more...)
Jan 26
This is you. You're rubbish at the money side of anything. Unless you're an accountant, in which case we a (more...)
Jan 26
The iDrive Wi-Fi is neat, and we have a deal on the 1TB version. It's a wireless drive with built-in WiFi, but it also has USB 3.0 for connected backups. It supports selective backups, and it can handle backups from Mac and Windows PC out of the box. (more...)
Jan 26
Whether you call it Snowmageddon or give in to the Weather Channel's "Name All The Things" shenanigans and refer to it as Juno, there's a storm of epic proportions headed for the east coast later today. To help those affected, the New York Times i (more...)
Jan 26
A video Apple posted to its Chinese Apple Store retail site shows the company has commissioned another mural for its next China retail location in Chongking. The video shows another cylinder entrance, but this one is (currently) covered by a striking mura (more...)
Jan 26
A new Apple store based on its latest two-story designs (as seen in San Francisco and elsewhere) h (more...)
Jan 26
A week after Apple used a work of calligraphy to promote its latest Chinese Apple Store in Hangzhou, the company again turned to art to tout a soon to open outlet in Chongqing, this time wrapping a mural around the new location's iconic glass cylinder ent (more...)
Jan 26
Snow is engulfing large portions of the U.S., but Wall Street waits for no man or woman, especially when they're based in California. Accordingly, Apple will announce earnings Tuesday after the markets close at 4:00 PM EST. Apple usually publishes ear (more...)
Jan 26
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call Updates: N (more...)
Jan 26
  The Pandora iPhone and iPod touch app today received a thorough redesign that is slightly more starker and in line with the iOS 7/iOS 8 design style. The update formats the app for iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus’s higher-resolution display and adds v (more...)
Jan 26
Last week Apple posted a video showing how the calligraphy mural painted at one of its upcoming Chinese retail outlets was created just days before that store opened to the public. Today the company has posted a new video of a second mural, this time at i (more...)
Jan 26
1Password has announced an update for its password manager and secure wallet app for iOS. Allowing users to create strong, uni (more...)
Jan 26
Apple added a few new features to Photos beta in a recent update to its iCloud.com hub, bringing manual image zoom controls and email sharing capabilities to the iOS-connected Web app. (more...)
Jan 26
Apple has upgraded the iCloud.com Photos app with a couple of new features, users note. The first is a zoom slider for (more...)
Jan 26
Apple has notified Apple Maps Connect for Small Businesses users that the service has expanded beyond the United States into the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Singapore. As we detailed in October of last year, Apple Maps Connect is a web-base (more...)
Jan 26
Apple has already hired several people from the fashion industry, and doesn't seem to be slowing down. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple's most recent hire, Burberry's Chester Chipperfield, and they take a loo (more...)
Jan 26
Starting this weekend at the Waste Management Open, Apple Pay contactless payments on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available for select food and beverage concessions purchases at the PGA Tour. (more...)
Jan 26
MasterCard has partnered with a company called Prom Management Group to bring Apple Pay to at least one stop (more...)
Jan 26
Today Stanford is releasing its first course on Apple’s new Swift programming language for iOS and OS X and it’s available to all through iTunes U. The course, Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift, is offered every year by professor Paul Hegarty through (more...)
Jan 26
The standalone version of TestFlight -- located at TestFlightApp.com -- will be shutting down on February 26th, (more...)
Jan 26
A Mac hardware vulnerability that has yet to be exploited on a wide scale will reportedly be fixed with Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.10.2 update for Yosemite, preventing any future attacks. (more...)
Jan 26
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple iPhone 6: $498 (more...)
Jan 26
MasterCard announced today that it’s bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour starting with its first stop at the Waste Management Phoenix Open kicking off this week. MasterCard will also offer attendees using Apple Pay the chance to earn rewards through its (more...)
Jan 26
STM Bags has announced the release of its new Dux case for iPad and iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Described as offering "rugged" p (more...)
Jan 26
Apple today began notifying developers about the upcoming closure of the old TestFlight beta testing service accessible through TestFlightApp.com, reports (more...)
Jan 26
Developers still using the old, independent TestFlight service for beta testing iOS apps now have one month to migrate to the new iTunes Connect-based offering, as the company announced on Monday that it would shutter TestFlightApp.com on Feb. 26. (more...)
Jan 26
The popular secure password management app 1Password is out with a big update today adding new features on both iOS and Mac. Arriving in version 5.2 of 1Password for iOS is a new login creator tool, a one-time password tool for use with two factor auth, (more...)
Jan 26
Apple today began informing legacy TestFlight users that the services on TestFlightApp.com will no longer be available after February 26th, 2015. Apple bought the popular software testing distribution service through its acquisition of Burstly almost a ye (more...)
Jan 26
Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X 10.10.2 to its workers -- build 14C109 -- that includes release notes explaining t (more...)
Jan 26
Long time OmniOutliner and OmniGraffle fans begging for iPhone versions of the apps are finally getting their wish. The Omni Group has been developing both for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and has started inviting some of its users to check out pre-rel (more...)
Jan 26
Motorola did intend to include a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in its Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone, the company's then-CEO has revealed, but canceled the plan following Apple's acquisition of would-be component supplier AuthenTec. (more...)
Jan 26
Apple quietly dropped its free weekly songs on the iTunes Store about a week ago but has now brought them back, along with a makeover for its Free on iTunes page in iTunes. The revamped Free on iTunes showed up over the weekend and includes multiple free (more...)
Jan 26
Google wanted to include a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor on the Nexus 6 smartphone, but had to abandon that plan thanks to Apple's timely purchase of AuthenTec. Apple bought the company to use its fingerprint scanning technology in the iPhone 5S an (more...)
Jan 26
Following an influx of rumors surrounding the (more...)
Jan 26
Apple is readying a fix in OS X 10.10.2 for the so-called "Thunderstrike" hardware exploit targeting Macs equipped with Thunderbolt ports, (more...)
Jan 26
T-Mobile is seemingly continuing with its “Un-carrier” parade, as the company just announced a new program called “SCORE!” that lets customers add $5 per month to their bill to get some steep discounts on smartphone upgrades. Esse (more...)
Jan 26
After existing in beta with developers for a few months, Apple is preparing to release the second update to OS X Yosemite in the coming days to customers. The OS X 10.10.2 update was seeded to Apple employees this week under the build 14C109, which is a (more...)
Jan 26
Fortune has done its usual analyst poll ahead of Apple announcing its Q1 earnings tomorrow, and Wall Street is expecting the company to significantly out-perform its earnings guidance of $63.5 to $66.5B. The consensus among the analysts Fortune polled — (more...)
Jan 26
Apple Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts is continuing to go all in on growth in China. In video messages to employees in recent days and weeks, Ahrendts has been recruiting employees from United States-based Apple Retail stores to relocat (more...)
Jan 26
Samsung will indeed be the chief supplier of processors for Apple's next iPhone(s), according to South Korea's Maeil Bu (more...)
Jan 26
While most investors are focused on Apple's annual product cycles and growth, Piper Jaffray sees a new category of shareholders emerging, focused on the power of the platform and a loyal customer base. (more...)
Jan 26
The Google Nexus 6 was going to have a fingerprint sensor, but Apple forced a change in the phone's design, the ex-CEO of (more...)
Jan 26
The dimple on the back of Motorola's Nexus 6 would have featured a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor if Apple had not (more...)
Jan 26
The Twitterific iOS app has been updated to version 5.9, with a bunch of useful extra features. The app now supports multiple images in the timeline, allowing you to view them as a slideshow or tap directly on the thumbnail you want to view, as well as al (more...)
Jan 26
The OtterBox name is synonymous with ruggedized iPhone cases, but not with battery cases — something the company worked to change with the iPhone 4/4S Defender iON Series, and the iPhone 5/5s Resurgence Power Case. iON aimed to thoroughly protect an (more...)
Jan 26
There's a good chance that everyone reading this, at one point or another, has seen those "turn a picture into a painting or ske (more...)
Jan 26
Apple has launched a new area on the iTunes Store, simply dubbed Free on iTunes. The section highlights free song and TV do (more...)
Jan 26
Consumers who lamented the cancellation of Apple's long-running "Single of the Week" program can once again fill their digital entertainment centers at Apple's expense, as the company has added a new "Free on iTunes" section with musical t (more...)
Jan 26
When Apple bought AuthenTec back in 2012, it did more than grab the best fingerprint technology available for itself – it also stopped Google including a fingerprint sensor in the Nexus 6, revealed former Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside. Speaking to the (more...)
Jan 26
Wells Fargo Securities continues to go against the grain with a neutral "market perform" rating on shares of Apple, forecasting that shares will trend lower in the face of high expectations on Wall Street. (more...)
Jan 26
Korean news site MK Business News (via Reuters) is reporting that Samsung will make 75% of the A9 chip for the next iPhone. This matches an earlier detailed prediction by KGI Research, which stated that the balance of the chips would be made by Global (more...)
Jan 26
Tim Cook said in October that it was “just a matter of time” before China overtook the USA as its biggest market, and it seems that time may be arriving sooner than expected – at least as far as the iPhone is concerned. The Financial Times (more...)
Jan 26
Sprint is refocusing its trade-in offer directly against main rival T-Mobile. Running until April 9, Sprint will offer T- (more...)
Jan 26
While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel's x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, MacGPUs are among a series of potentially more valuable opportunities available to Apple's silicon design team, and co (more...)
Jan 26
Samsung has won a huge percentage of orders for the production of Apple's next-generation "A9" system-on-a-chip, variations of which are expected to power this year's iOS device lineup, according to a new report. (more...)
Jan 26
Samsung will be the main supplier of Apple's upcoming A9 chip that will power the next-generation iPhone, reports South Korean newspaper (more...)
Jan 25
Following the removal of the free iTunes Single of the Week promotion, Apple has created a new section in its music store (at least in the United States, for now) called “Free on iTunes” that gives users the chance to download new songs and TV (more...)
Jan 25
Adobe has again had to issue an update to the browser plug-in version of Flash due a critical flaw in the program that allows remo (more...)
Jan 25
Every Sunday, Electronista and MacNN put together an all-in-one article for some of the bigger news from the game industry in the (more...)
Jan 25
[Updated Sunday with more deals!] Welcome to the latest edition of Friday Deals, the post where we search for great deals on (more...)
Jan 25
Apple fans who want to keep up with the latest news out of Cupertino can now do so more efficiently with the official AppleInsider app, designed for both iPhone and iPad, which has been updated to address concerns brought forth by readers. (more...)
Jan 25
Thunderbolt booting, repair pricing/strategies, unreliable Apple TV connections, Skype microphone recommendations and monitors that make your Mac crash. All of this and more in this week's episode of Mac Geek Gab. Have a question or tip of your own? S (more...)
Jan 25
Today’s can’t miss deals: The best student discounts: Apple, Best Buy, J.Crew, dozens of other national retailers Apogee’s new Groove portable amp uses four DACs to match different headphones Avid will offer a free version of its digital aud (more...)
Jan 25
It's only right and proper to review Alfred 2 in a piece called Hands On because that's its entire point: with (more...)
Jan 25
Adobe on Saturday released an updated version of its Flash player software that patches an undisclosed vulnerability which could allow remote attackers to take control of Macs or PCs, urging users to update as the problem is being actively exploited by ma (more...)
Jan 25
In November, 9to5Mac brought you an exclusive interview on Twitter’s limitations on third-party developers with the Iconfactory’s Gedeon Maheux. In the original article, Maheux said that development on Twitterrific 5 for Mac had stalled due t (more...)
Jan 25
Today's digital cameras and advanced smartphones like the iPhone 6 take stunningly detailed photos, but all that extra resolution comes at the price of larger image files. Moving part or all of your iPhoto Library to an external hard drive is one of the m (more...)
Jan 24
A St. Louis, Missouri governmental official sees weakness in electronic payment security, and is seeking to mandate identifica (more...)
Jan 24
Apple is forecast to have shipped a whopping 73 million iPhones for the holiday quarter on strong iPhone 6 demand, according to one well-connected analyst who also expects a busy first quarter for the company with Apple Watch sales starting in March and a (more...)
Jan 24
This is impressive. Watermarking your photographs so that at least you have your name on them if they get us (more...)
Jan 24
I have good news for those who want to improve your photos but donât want to spend a lot of time or money... That good news comes from a cool little company out of San Diego, CA called MacPhun, which makes nearly a dozen different inexpensive apps specif (more...)
Jan 24
Adventure Time has been receiving critical acclaim and praise from the masses for years, and for good reason. The cartoon is s (more...)
Jan 24
According to "industry sources," Google's next fiber construction is slated for the Research Triangle in Raleigh-Durham and Char (more...)
Jan 24
With Yosemite and iOS 8 you can use AirDrop to share files between your Mac and iOS devices. This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant Hotspot, iPh (more...)
Jan 24
Microsoft's ability to leverage the tech media's credulity is weakening, as is evident from the emerging skepticism of its ability to deliver upon its latest product demonstration: HoloLens. (more...)
Jan 24
US-based backup and disaster recovery hardware company Highly Reliable Systems has announced immediate availability for their two- (more...)
Jan 24
In Part 2 of the iPhoneography Portrait series Vern Seward gives more tips on how to improve your portraits. (more...)
Jan 24
A St. Louis governmental official sees weakness in electronic payment security, and is seeking to mandate identification prese (more...)
Jan 24
Look, it's not that Macs are free of risks but we're not running Windows here. One of the ad (more...)
Jan 24
A sluggish Mac is annoying. What good does it do to have the latest and greatest if it is going to run slow. There are some things that even beginners can do to help address this problem and Nancy Carroll Gravley has some great tips to make it possible. (more...)
Jan 24
Today’s can’t miss deals: Amazon one-day offers: Rare Prime discount of 27%, Transparent available to stream for free Continue on for the rest of our top deals… The best student discounts: Apple, Best Buy, J.Crew, dozens of other national (more...)
Jan 24
Apple opened the doors to its new West Lake Apple Store in China on Saturday, letting throngs of eager customers into one of the company's largest retail outlets in Asia. (more...)
Jan 24
Apple CEO Tim Cook shared the grand opening photo via Twitter Apple’s latest massive retail store—the Westlake Apple Store in Hangzhou, China—had its opening to the public today as officially scheduled. Naturally, much attention has been paid (more...)
Jan 24
Apple's Siri is a great tool for safely automating iPhone tasks while driving, but unfortunately the virtual assistant can only be called up through a long press of the home button. With Apple's CarPlay being anything but ubiquitous, Beanco Tech created a (more...)
Jan 23
Determined to stymie the inevitable flood of fraudulent transactions using Apple Pay and other mobile wallets, one Missouri lawmaker has proposed a new law that would require shoppers to pull out a photo ID and prove they truly are who they say they are b (more...)
Jan 23
Apple has once again lured a top executive from UK fashion retailer Burberry: following the hiring a year ago of (more...)
Jan 23
Blue unveiled its Hummingbird Class A small-diaphragm microphone at NAMM. Based on the Blue B1's cardioid capsule, the (more...)
Jan 23
There has been a lot of talk lately about watches and watchbands now that we know Apple is headed into that market. Even before Apple launches it's offering, Leatherman has already conquered the watchband with the Leatherman Tread. And if you still ar (more...)