All Apple-Related News

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

Apr 24
Now that the MacBook and Apple Watch are shipping, it's time to start thinking about the iPhone 6s (or iPhone 7 according to some rumors). Just when we think the iPhone can't get any better, Apple seems poised to blow us away. Again. (more...)
Apr 24
You don't hear enough about Hazel from Noodlesoft. Its simplest description is that it automatically does (more...)
Apr 24
Celebrating the launch of the Apple Watch, the company has posted three new ads showcasing its newe (more...)
Apr 24
Stop us if you've heard this one: Apple takes one of its key software applications, radically changes it, losing important (more...)
Apr 24
With newly-delivered Apple Watch units now on the wrists of the lucky, users will undoubtedly be looking to try out the best launch-day apps for their latest purchase. AppleInsider offers a roundup of some prominent and essential launch-day apps, divided (more...)
Apr 24
If you are one of the lucky few to (more...)
Apr 24
Apple has updated the watch bands page on its website to provide an easier selection process for potential buyers. The page now lists each individual band under its own section with a brief description and price. Shoppers will then be able to select an a (more...)
Apr 24
For our next giveaway here at MacRumors, we've again partnered with (more...)
Apr 24
Once you get your Apple Watch out of the box, the first thing you'll need to do is pair it with an iPhone to start using its features. AppleInsider offers a closer look at exactly how the pairing process works. (more...)
Apr 24
Today in the MacNN forums, Forum Regular "Harvey" explained some troubling behavior with their 8-month old iMac and wo (more...)
Apr 24
Early adopters of the Apple Watch can receive alerts fir breaking Apple news and browse the latest headlines thanks to the official AppleInsider app, which includes support for the new wrist-worn device. (more...)
Apr 24
At Apple's online store this week save big on refurbished Mac Pro models, with savings of up to $600 off. The refurbished Mac Pro w (more...)
Apr 24
Today is Apple Watch launch day in the United States and eight other first wave launch countries, and many customers around the world are busy setting up their new smartwatch or anxiously waiting for their package to be delivered. Meanwhile, the teardown (more...)
Apr 24
It's Apple Watch delivery day, which means we finally get to see what's inside Apple's brand new smartwatch. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet talk about how Apple designed the insides of the Apple Watch, and debunk the idea that (more...)
Apr 24
We've said it before in other venues, but it's worth repeating: when you become an adult, you get really excited over the (more...)
Apr 24
Apple's mid-range stainless steel Apple Watch not only has a more premium enclosure than the aluminum Sport version, but it also comes in different packaging, and features a steel magnetic charger rather than plastic. (more...)
Apr 24
Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we search online and offline retailers for discounts, offers, and sales on an (more...)
Apr 24
On Tuesdays and Fridays, MacNN takes a few minutes to round up important goings-on in the Mac and iOS gaming world. Today, (more...)
Apr 24
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: $50 iTunes gift card (more...)
Apr 24
Apple has won a decisive victory in a long-running intellectual property fight over Siri in China, as the Beijing Higher People's Court has decided that the company's personal digital assistant does not infringe on patents held by Shanghai-based Zhizhen N (more...)
Apr 24
While Apple has since abandoned its former April 24 retail launch day for the Apple Watch due to a glob (more...)
Apr 24
Alternative insurance protection plan service SquareTrade tod (more...)
Apr 24
Apple Watch deliveries have barely started arriving, and iFixit has already stripped one down to its screws. What they found inside pretty much kills hopes and rumors that Apple will offer internal component upgrades when future models come out.The Mac Ob (more...)
Apr 24
An unknown person has inserted an Easter egg image into Google Maps, depicting the mascot for the Android operating system urinating on an Apple logo, and is now gaining attention across the Internet. (more...)
Apr 24
Starwood Hotels has allowed guests to use their iPhone as their room key since last November, and today announced that guests can now use the group’s Apple Watch app to unlock room doors at more than 100 properties. You can also use the app to get (more...)
Apr 24
If you notice discoloration or deformation of your Sport or Leather Apple Watch band over time, you may not be happy, but it is normal, according to sources briefed on internal Apple support docs. While scratches and dents might be a given for Apple’s (more...)
Apr 24
With Apple Watch finally showing up on people's doorsteps, Apple opened the doors to its smartwatch-specific App Store. More than 3,000 compatible apps are available already, and more are on the way. (more...)
Apr 24
As the first wave of Apple Watch deliveries hits doorsteps around the world, some consumers have begun to put Apple's durability claims to the test --?including the Watch's IPX7 water resistance rating -- and found the devices more resilient than previous (more...)
Apr 24
As expected, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have both walked away from the blockbuster merger deal, citing governmental resistance (more...)
Apr 24
MacRumors has obtained official Visual Mechanical Inspection information for the Apple Watch that reveals what type of damage is eligible for warranty service, out-of-warranty service or no service at all. These guidelines are adhered to by Apple (more...)
Apr 24
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available with detailed analysis of this week's news, including Apple Watch shipment notifications, our review of the 12-inch MacBook with Retina display, new iPod touch rumors, leaked video of Angela Ahrend (more...)
Apr 24
Wondering where the trick of holding down Shift in iPhoto to compare edits went with the new Photos app? Hey, this Quick Tip has you covered. Not sure what we mean about the thing that holding down Shift used to do? Hey, this has you covered on that, too, (more...)
Apr 24
Users of Google Maps may find an odd image if they search Pakistan. Team Android reports someone has (more...)
Apr 24
As is the norm for the iFixit crew, a teardown of a new Apple device has been accomplished -- this time, the 38mm Apple Watch (more...)
Apr 24
Thanks to the time difference, a few Australian Apple Watch customers began (more...)
Apr 24
Americans receiving their Apple Watch on Friday are being emailed an invitation to schedule an online Personal Setup session, guiding them through setting up and using the device without having to visit an Apple Store. (more...)
Apr 24
Jony Ive has often said that great design solutions are always obvious in retrospect, and I think the UK plug for the Apple Watch is a great example of this. As soon as you see how it works, you wonder why all travel plugs aren’t made like this.Fi (more...)
Apr 24
Over in Australia, the team at FoneFox have already been putting the Apple Watch through its paces underwater. Apple claims an IPX7 water-resistance rating for its device, which means it can withstand 1 metre of submersion for 30 minutes. However, compa (more...)
Apr 24
I’m a self-confessed smartwatch skeptic. The first one I ever tried, the original Pebble, struck me as an extremely ugly solution in search of a problem. The Apple Watch, when it was finally announced, looked like a rather attractive (if too thick) (more...)
Apr 24
This is not going to be the longest tutorial you've ever read. Here it is: you can tell (more...)
Apr 24
Apple has issued an update for selected 2013 and later model iMacs that fixes a graphics issue that caused the machines (more...)
Apr 24
Apple has turned its penchant for slimness to the famously brick-like U.K. power plug, replacing its old fixed-pins model with an all-new version featuring folding pins and a more rounded design. (more...)
Apr 24
The inductive charging capabilities of the Apple Watch are based on the established Qi open standard, as shown by the fact that the Apple Watch charger works with the competing Moto 360 smartwatch. (more...)
Apr 24
Amid the fanfare of the Apple Watch launch, a few eagle eyed employees at (more...)
Apr 24
iFixit’s teardown of the Apple Watch has revealed that the sophisticated heart-rate monitor used is actually capable of acting as a pulse oximeter, allowing it to calculate the oxygen content of your blood by measuring how much infrared light is ab (more...)
Apr 24
Customers receiving their Apple Watches today are being offered online personal setup appointments in emails being sent out by Apple today. We first reported last month that these would be offered. Apple was not initially expected to offer personal setup (more...)
Apr 24
Commemorating the launch of the Apple Watch on Friday, Apple launched three new ads showcasing how the device can be useful in normal daily life situations. (more...)
Apr 24
As users unbox their new Apple Watch units, customers who bought the Sport variant are receiving a bit of a surprise. The inductive charging cable bundled with Apple Watch Sport is actually made of plastic rather than the nice metal finishes of the mor (more...)
Apr 24
Apple is introducing its new Watch across a limited number countries today, but only a few stores will have the device available for sale. Among that short list is Colette, a fashion boutique just a few blocks from Apple's own retail store at Carrousel, b (more...)
Apr 24
In coordination with the Watch’s worldwide release, Apple has ramped its marketing campaign further with three new ads that are airing from today. The ads are titled ‘Rise’, ‘Up’ and ‘Us’ and focus on everyday act (more...)
Apr 24
Hours before the Apple Watch is set to officially launch, Apple has debuted three new ads called "Rise", "Up" and "Us". The three ads focus on the three aspects of the device CEO Tim Cook highlighted when the Apple Watch was first introduced: a device th (more...)
Apr 24
Apple will be doing a visual mechanical inspection of the Apple Watch, like with the rest of its products, when customers bring in a damaged device for repair. But what will be covered under your warranty exactly? And what issues will Apple be looking for (more...)
Apr 24
Days after apparent supply constraints slowed ship times for certain Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro models to 1-2 weeks, the Online Apple Store on Friday extended those estimates to 2-3 weeks. (more...)
Apr 24
As many users in the United States slept Thursday night, Apple began slowly emailing Apple Watch pre-order customers with a confirmed April 24 delivery date about a " (more...)
Apr 24
References to a heretofore unknown "iTunes Subscription" service showed up in the iTunes desktop client on Friday, potentially revealing a few details of a rumored Apple-branded streaming music solution said to launch sometime this year. (more...)
Apr 24
As if on cue, Apple on Thursday announced a bug-fix update to its consumer video-editing program, iMovie, on (more...)
Apr 24
As the Apple Watch slowly starts arriving to customers, the folks at iFixit have gotten their hands on the device and have started the teardown process. As usual, the site has shared detailed images of the teardown process and anecdotes along the way. The (more...)
Apr 24
Just hours after Apple Watch first reached early-bird buyers in Australia, a device teardown hit the Web revealing a litany of miniature parts and an unannounced data port thought to be used for diagnostics work. (more...)
Apr 23
While the first Apple Watch reviews published  (more...)
Apr 23
Despite the fact that Apple’s own retail stores won’t be carrying the Apple Watch on launch day, a handful of boutiques across the world will get a few models to sell starting tomorrow. Customers have already started lining up outside these l (more...)
Apr 23
As the first Apple Watch units begin to arrive on the doorsteps of customers, Amazon this evening has updated its iPhone app with support for Apple’s latest device. The Apple Watch Amazon app is full of features, including the ability to complete pu (more...)
Apr 23
Prospective Apple Watch buyers are queuing up outside high-end fashion outlets scheduled carry the device on launch day, an odd scene for those accustomed to seeing those same lines at Apple's own stores for a big product debut. (more...)
Apr 23
The Apple Watch isn't going to be available for sale tomorrow in Apple's retail stores, but there are a (more...)
Apr 23
Apple Watch is very nearly here, and in the meantime you can check out how the interactions fit together using the latest episode of the Maccast and an image created by a Reddit user showing how the interface is used in different situations. (more...)
Apr 23
It's inevitable, at some point somebody needs a hardcopy of a document. Paper never runs out of battery charge after all. (more...)
Apr 23
It's inevitable, at some point somebody needs a hardcopy of a document. Paper never runs out of battery charge, after all. (more...)
Apr 23
It's inevitable, at some point somebody needs a hardcopy of a document. Paper never runs out of battery charge after all. (more...)
Apr 23
Although the US will not receive their watches for a few more hours yet due to timezone discrepancies, some international customers have already taken delivery of their Apple Watch orders. For instance, some customers in Australia are now receiving their (more...)
Apr 23
Apple’s recently published User Guide for the Apple Watch appears to reveal that Apple is planning an authorized program for non-Apple branded Apple Watch straps: Apple is yet to announce such a program, but such an offering for the future makes se (more...)
Apr 23
There are an indeterminate number -- possibly as high as a couple of million -- very early pre-order customers wh (more...)
Apr 23
As promised two days ago, Apple is now contacting developers who applied for expedited Apple Watch shipments, notifying them that they’ve won the random selection process. Selected developers are now entitled “to place an expedited order for (more...)
Apr 23
It's just after 9 a.m. in Australia and that means the first wave of Apple Watch orders are reaching customers' hands, marking an official rollout of the first product developed entirely under Apple CEO Tim Cook. (more...)
Apr 23
It's now April 24 in Australia, and Australian customers who pre-ordered Apple Watches are beginning to receive their watch deliveries, according to numerous posts on (more...)
Apr 23
Apple released iMovie 10.0.8 today for Mac users, bringing a fix for a potential crash when the app is in the process of opening. The update also sports improved compatibility with YouTube when using the built-in export option to upload videos to the site (more...)
Apr 23
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. I think that's super cool. 20,000mAh is a ton (more...)
Apr 23
Microsoft today announced that revenues for the quarter that ended March 31, 2015 grew to $21.7 billion. Net income was a bi (more...)
Apr 23
Comcast is planning to drop its proposed buyout of Time Warner Cable. According to multiple news outlets citing a variety of unnamed sources, Comcast is backing the deal in the wake of intense scrutiny from antitrust regulators in the Federal Communicatio (more...)
Apr 23
Apple on Thursday rolled out an update for its iMovie video editing app for OS X, fixing an issue that could cause the program to crash and baking in enhanced YouTube sharing compatibility. (more...)
Apr 23
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: T (more...)
Apr 23
Despite posting sales figures of $22.7 billion, e-retailer giant Amazon has posted a net loss of $57 million in its first quart (more...)
Apr 23
Omitting an integrated stand was a critical decision when Apple designed the first iPad: it eliminated the thickness, moving parts, and weight that the feature would certainly have required. But stand functionality was obviously needed, so Apple built (more...)
Apr 23
Some USB battery chargers are just ho-hum with nothing special about them. But the Just Mobile TopGum 6000 mAh charger takes everything a step further. It features a magnetic charging stand with two input modes, dual similtaneous outputs, a hideaway Light (more...)
Apr 23
Facing stiff opposition from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as well as staunch opposition from the Department f (more...)
Apr 23
Tomorrow is the launch of the Apple Watch, so we're doing our deals post a day early this week. On the eve of the Apple Watch release, deals are similar to last week's -- good, but not great. If you're looking to buy an iPad Air 2, you might want to wait (more...)
Apr 23
With the Apple Watch set to launch in a matter of hours, Microsoft this week announced new capabilities for its own wearable device, including support for new cycling apps, as well as the ability to measure cardiovascular fitness through blood oxygen leve (more...)
Apr 23
Apple on Thursday released a pair of small but important software updates, one dealing with iMac kernel panics triggered when previewing JPEG files and another adding WatchKit compatibility to TestFlight's iOS beta-testing platform. (more...)
Apr 23
Facing scrutiny from the U.S. government, Comcast will apparently drop its plans to acquire competing cable operator Time Warner Cable, it was revealed on Thursday. (more...)
Apr 23
The iPhone has become the go-to health and fitness tracker for many people, and now that can extend out to your wrist, too. The list of Apple Watch apps designed to help you stay in shape and keep yourself healthy is growing quickly, so TMO put together a (more...)
Apr 23
Apple's App Store review policies have found yet another unwanted spotlight after the company allegedly rejected an iOS app update because its developer mentioned Pebble's competing smartwatch in the app's metadata. (more...)
Apr 23
In preparation for the launch of the Apple Watch on Friday, Apple on Thursday launched the Watch App Store, as well as an online User Guide for people learning to navigate the device. (more...)
Apr 23
Welcome to Daily Deals, that time of the day when the staff of MacNN and Electronista search the Internet for sales, discoun (more...)
Apr 23
The Apple Watch is using "most" of iOS 8.2, with a new subsystem called "Carousel" in place of the Springboard homescreen found on iPhones and iPads, developer Steve Troughton-Smith said on Thursday, also suggesting that the Watch's S1 pro (more...)
Apr 23
Apple has released a graphics update for certain iMac desktop models intended to fix an issue that may cause the computer to become unresponsive. According to the release, iMac 2015 Update 1.o is intended to fix an issue for certain iMac owners running t (more...)
Apr 23
Apple has updated its TestFlight app to support Apple WatchKit apps embedded inside beta iOS apps. This has been a significant frustration for developers in the run up to the Apple Watch’s release, as it made testing apps for the new platform diffi (more...)
Apr 23
Apple has today posted its Apple Watch User Guide, as customers begin to receive their Watches starting tomorrow. The guide serves as an accompaniment to the Watch, teaching users how to navigate around the interface and access various features. The gui (more...)
Apr 23
The first wave of Apple Watch shipments are set to arrive at customer's doors tomorrow, and there will be very limited availability is a small handful of stores after all. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet talk about the current status o (more...)
Apr 23
Apple and a number of other companies -- including Facebook, Amazon, Sirius XM, and China-based services Alibaba and Ba (more...)
Apr 23
OmniOutliner is for everybody, OmniFocus is for most people, but OmniPlan is is for comparat (more...)
Apr 23
The Apple Watch, being Apple's first actual "new" product since the iPad in 2010 (or the iPhone in 2007 if you consider the iPad a sub-species of the iPhone), has already generated more sales estimates and predictions of its success or failure than us (more...)
Apr 23
Apple today updated TestFlight with support for WatchKit apps on Apple Watch and minor stabilit (more...)
Apr 23
Activity tracker maker Misfit on Thursday announced a new workout app for the Apple Watch, Misfit Minute, while Algoriddim revealed a Watch app of its own -- enabling basic mixing functions for djay 2 -- and updated djay Pro for the Mac with live video su (more...)
Apr 23
Apple has published the official (more...)
Apr 23
Ahead of the Apple Watch launch tomorrow, Apple has shared a selection of apps that it believes all new Apple Watch owners should download. Provided to (more...)
Apr 23
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...)
Apr 23
The Apple Watch App Store dedicated to iPhone apps that include WatchKit apps is going live ahead of the new device’s launch tomorrow, BuzzFeed says. Apple first added the Apple Watch App Store in iOS 8.2 as part of the Apple Watch companion app, (more...)
Apr 23
Apple's former Chief Architect of Video Applications Randy Ubillos announced on Twitter today that he is (more...)
Apr 23
Although it is well-known that Apple is the world's most profitable and most highly-valued publicly-traded company, most of the publi (more...)
Apr 23
Randy Ubillos, the creator of both Apple's Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier, announced on Thursday that he is leaving Apple after more than two decades with the Mac maker. (more...)
Apr 23
Randy Ubillos has today announced his retirement from Apple. Ubillos has worked at Apple for over twenty years, leading development on Final Cut Pro and newer versions of iMovie and iPhoto, part of Apple’s iLife suite. Offically, Ubillos was Chi (more...)
Apr 23
With the Apple Watch debuting tomorrow with well over 1,000 WatchKit apps already on the App Store, Apple may now be rejecting app submissions and updates that mention support for the competing Pebble smartwatch. The developer of SeaNav US for iPhone sh (more...)
Apr 23
One of the Apple Watch Sport 42mm Space Gray orders we placed here at TMO via Apple Pay didn't see a credit card charge until Wednesday (yesterday), and didn't get a shipment notification until Thursday (today), but is still on track for a Friday, (more...)
Apr 23
For more than 70 years, Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of professional filters for photography and film. Generally, t (more...)
Apr 23
Apple is expected to announce a new iPod touc (more...)
Apr 23
Apple on Wednesday and Thursday opened up several job listings related to speech technology, Siri, and language recognition, suggesting intensified work on natural input for future products, AppleInsider has discovered. (more...)
Apr 23
I love Netflix. I haven’t even owned a TV for many years, relying on either a MacBook Pro – with or without Apple Thunderbolt Display – and iPad for the limited amount of TV and movie viewing I tend to do. Magzter Gold essentially aims to be a (more...)
Apr 23
Misfit, creators of fitness tracking devices and most recently sleep tracking-integrated smart light bulbs, is out today with their new workout app for the Apple Watch ahead of the new device’s release tomorrow. Misfit Minute has a slick look an (more...)
Apr 23
In addition to making djay 2 for iPhone (reg. $2.99) and iPad (reg. $9.99) free for one week, Algoriddim is ready to reveal djay for Apple Watch, which it dubs “the world’s first wearable DJ controller”, and two big announcements for djay (more...)
Apr 23
According to Apple, you won't be able to buy its new smartwatch in its retail stores on Friday, April 24, but a few actually will be available-if you know where to go. Apple Watch will be available in a very small handful of upscale retailer's sto (more...)
Apr 23
Despite a recent proliferation of high-profile antitrust allegations brought against American technology companies by the European Commission, the Old Continent's top legislative body has sought to reassure U.S. firms that they are not being singled out. (more...)
Apr 23
Algoriddim's been in the business of turning iPads, iPhones, and Macs info full-fledged DJ systems for both pros and home mixers for years now, and as of today, the company's also ready to bring DJing to the wrist (more...)
Apr 23
One of the main conveniences of the Apple Watch is that it provides at-a-glance information without needing to take your iPhone out of your pocket, whether you are stuck in a meeting, walking down the sidewalk or watching Netflix on your couch. For a task (more...)
Apr 23
After releasing the videos in drips, Apple now has completed its set of 10 "guided tour" videos co (more...)
Apr 23
Though the iPod lineup has not seen any significant changes since late 2012, Apple will revisit its media players this year with an anticipated update to at least one model, a source has told AppleInsider. (more...)
Apr 23
ElevationLab early this morning revealed a new product aimed at charging and securely fastening the Apple Watch, called the "NightStand." Aimed at se (more...)
Apr 23
Apple added the final three videos to its Apple Watch guided tour series on Thursday. The short videos show how to use Apple Pay as well as the fitness-related Activity and Workout apps.The Mac Observer Spin: Apple's guided tour videos are really smar (more...)
Apr 23
If it were any more famous, you'd have heard of it. Or possibly also have been there. For Carcassonn (more...)
Apr 23
Apple appears to be constructing a second, but thus far unannounced, Apple Store in Cologne, German (more...)
Apr 23
An Apple patent application published today shows that the Force Touch trackpad used in the 12-inch MacBook and latest 13-inch MacBook Pro could get more sophisticated in future versions. The patent describes how a mix of vibration and temperature could f (more...)
Apr 23
Ricoh has launched an updated version of its Pentax K-3 digital SLR from late 2013, improving a few elements while keeping (more...)
Apr 23
During the night, Apple quietly began notifying some Apple Watch pre-order customers with updates on their order status, now confirming their packages were indeed shipping out to them, many with a confirmed delivery date for tomorrow's launch. (more...)
Apr 23
An Apple patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday details an advanced haptic feedback system that simulates the feeling of different textures on a device display, such as wood and metal, using localized vibrations a (more...)
Apr 23
  Apple has now started sending delivery notifications to customers that their Apple Watch orders have ‘shipped’, ready for the launch tomorrow. William March has tweeted his order (above) along with many others, in the last few minute (more...)
Apr 23
Some Apple Watch orders have begun shipping for delivery on April 24th. As noted in the screenshot below, our own Adam Christanson used the UPS My Choice option on UPS's website, where he saw that Apple is shipping him something for delivery by end of (more...)
Apr 23
Apple on Thursday sent out a mass email notifying Apple Watch preorder customers slated to get the first batch of launch units that their orders are being processed. (more...)
Apr 23
Most likely due to orders having been filled ahead of the April 10 pre-ordering debut of the Apple Watch, a handful of sel (more...)
Apr 23
Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, a (more...)
Apr 23
The era of Apple Watch notifications tapping on our wrists is almost upon us, and with it will come the inevitable rush from some developers to annoy the crap of us. Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet urge them to not mistake what they want us to know for what (more...)
Apr 23
Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together (more...)
Apr 23
A report on Wednesday claims Apple is among a number of high-profile tech companies being courted by Nokia in the Finnish firm's attempt to sell off its HERE mapping service and related assets. (more...)
Apr 23
Cultured Code, the company behind popular task management app Things, already announced plans for an Apple Watch app, but as of today, the company is read (more...)
Apr 22
We’ve known for a while now that the popular Things to-do list management app is coming to the Apple Watch, and we even posted a few screenshots of the application this morning. But now, Cultured Code, the developers behind Things, have provided an (more...)
Apr 22
In an email blast sent out this evening, Apple has began notifying early Apple Watch pre-order customers of their order progress with a vague message that reads “we’re working on your order.” The email appears to only be sent to pre-ord (more...)
Apr 22
Over the next couple of weeks, our Wednesday Pointers column will continue to be devoted to writing about h (more...)
Apr 22
Apple on Wednesday emailed select customers that pre-ordered the Apple Watch to reassure them that the company is working on their orders and will provide them with specific delivery dates and tracking information when available. Apple appears to have sen (more...)
Apr 22
Google announced Project Fi on Wednesday, dipping its toes into the wireless carrier business. Project Fi is a U.S.-only service that is built on top of two networks, Sprint and T-Mobile. Google's hook is that devices can use whichever network is stro (more...)
Apr 22
According to a report on Wednesday, Apple will allow Apple Watch buyers to swap out the bundled strap for another if the accessory is not to their liking, a strategy that saves both time for the consumer and precious device supply for Apple. (more...)
Apr 22
Continuing Apple's Earth Day festivities, the company on Wednesday held a concert at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., where musician -- and early Apple Watch recipient -- Pharrell performed. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple has been using murals created by well-known artists to launch new Apple Store a lot recently. In Hangzhou, China the company debuted a calligraphy mural alongside a new retail location, while a store in Chongqing, China got a similar treatment. E (more...)
Apr 22
While Apple has repeatedly intimated that Apple Watch is, for now, an online exclusive not available in brick-and-mortar stores, it appears certain "boutique" outlets will indeed have a small supply on hand for sale on April 24. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple PR veteran Natalie Kerris announced Wednesday she is leaving Apple. Ms. Kerris said on Twitter that, "After 14 amazing years at Apple, it's time to move on and see what adventures life holds for me next!" (more...)
Apr 22
Longtime Apple public relations executive Natalie Kerris is retiring after 14 years with (more...)
Apr 22
If you have more than one device from Apple, you've probably tried to move files between them. When AirDrop isn't an option for whatever reason, Kelly has some alternate suggestions for you. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple doesn't plan to offer the Apple Watch for sale in its retail stores on Friday, having opted to restrict orders to online purchases only, but some retail stores around the world will have Apple Watches in stock for customers to purchase on April 24. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple on Wednesday posted the last three Guided Tours for Apple Watch, showing off Apple Pay, Activity and Workout functionality. (more...)
Apr 22
According to a report from Bloomberg, Nokia is targeting Apple as a potential buyer for its maps business. Nokia has recently been trying to sell its HERE Maps division due to it losing revenue. The report claims that Nokia is seeking around $3.2 billion (more...)
Apr 22
Apple has started to charge the credit cards of customers who ordered the highest-end 1.3GHz version of the 12-inch MacBook, according to emails from 9to5Mac readers. The customized, built-to-order MacBook went on sale earlier this month with 3-4 w (more...)
Apr 22
Amidst all the craziness, it now transpires that Apple Watch will in fact be available to be buy at some retail locations on Friday. The New York Times reports that select boutique locations will have stock in the brick-and-mortal locations of Apple Wat (more...)
Apr 22
Pillars of Eternity is an ode to classic Infinity Engine role-playing games (RPGs) that would likely not have been possible (more...)
Apr 22
The Game Replay is a twice-weekly look at the wider world of gaming by the staff of MacNN and Electronista, noting a fe (more...)
Apr 22
Over the past month, the Online Apple Store has seen 15-inch MacBook Pro inventory slowly drop from "in stock" to a current shipping estimate of one to two weeks, suggesting a refresh is in the offing. (more...)
Apr 22
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: A (more...)
Apr 22
LifeProof has become a household name in the iPhone accessory world since debuting its first ultra-protective case in 2011. The company has continued improving its waterproof cases with each new version of the iPhone. With the iPhone 5, LifeProof intro (more...)
Apr 22
If you've ever gone through a software installation process, aborted it, and discovered that you have an unwanted process still running on your Mac, here's how to root it out and remove it. (more...)
Apr 22
When we look at what our friends are posting online, everybody seems to have come down with a case of the "I don't wanna's." (more...)
Apr 22
Facebook today reported financial results for the quarter that ended on March 31. Revenue for the first quarter of 2015 totaled (more...)
Apr 22
With the recent introduction of the 12-inch MacBook, Apple's added a whole new product to the existing MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, making it more difficult than ever to decide which MacBook is right for you. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple on Wednesday confirmed reports that some Apple Watch orders are shipping out earlier than expected, with customers previously scheduled to take receipt of the device as late as May and June now seeing "preparing for shipment" order status. (more...)
Apr 22
Earlier today, a number of Apple Watch pre-orders with (more...)
Apr 22
Natalie Kerris, a longtime senior executive within Apple’s PR and Communications group is retiring from the company, she confirmed today on Twitter. Journalist Ed Bott first indicated her retirement via Twitter. Bott says that Kerris informed him (more...)
Apr 22
Apple’s new video about its contributions to environmental protection appears to show a previously unseen and unannounced accessory for the Apple Watch. In a portion of the video detailing chargers for Apple devices ranging from the iPhone to the ne (more...)
Apr 22
In addition to reader reports of the first wave of Apple Watch pre-orders moving from "processing" to "pr (more...)
Apr 22
Apple's senior director of Worldwide Corporate Communications, Natalie Kerris, officially announced her retirement from the company via a Twitter post on Wednesday, bringing to an end a 14-year stint. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple is planning to offer customers an opportunity to exchange only their Apple Watch bands rather than an entire Apple Watch if a band is the wrong size or the wrong style. Retail employees have been instructed to suggest a band swap as an alternative t (more...)
Apr 22
Apple is among the 50 most environmentally-friendly brands, according to a U.S. survey of 36,000 men and women, which among other topics asked shoppers which brands they perceived to be the most "green." (more...)
Apr 22
Natalie Kerris, a longtime senior executive within Apple’s PR and Communications group is retiring from the company, according to tweets from journalist Ed Bott. Bott says that Kerris informed him of her retirement for a LinkedIn message. Kerris has (more...)
Apr 22
What exactly is it like to live (and work) with Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook? We’ve been using it for the last week or so and have some initial impressions to share. Along with that, it looks like Scott Forstall has surfaced, but you’ll n (more...)
Apr 22
For more than 70 years Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer of professional filters for photography and film. Generally the (more...)
Apr 22
Google has confirmed earlier rumors that it was planning to launch its own wireless service. Project Fi is a virtual ne (more...)
Apr 22
If you want to learn how to develop apps for iOS 8, we have a great deal for you today. It's a bundle of training courses-more than 230 lectures and 34-plus hours of content-designed to teach you what you need to know in 31 days. Call it the month of (more...)
Apr 22
Some Apple Watch orders originally scheduled for delivery between May 13th and May 27th have had their status changed to "Preparing to Ship." Credit cards have also been charged, indicating these orders might ship well ahead of their expected delivery tim (more...)
Apr 22
Google today announced its entrance into the wireless service business, with (more...)
Apr 22
Several 9to5Mac readers with Apple Watch orders that promise May and June ship dates are seeing their order status change from ‘processing’ to ‘preparing for shipment’ despite the delayed delivery dates. Customers seeing these sta (more...)
Apr 22
With less than two days until the Apple Watch launches in the United States and eight other countries, customers who pre-ordered the Apple Watch and received shipping estimates of (more...)
Apr 22
The iPhone made it easy to keep on top of your social networks on the go, and the Apple Watch promises to make that even more convenient. TMO rounded up some of our favorites just so we could share them with you. (more...)
Apr 22
Owners of Google's Android flagship Nexus 6 smartphone now have a new option for wireless service, as the company officially announced its long-awaited mobile service, dubbed Project Fi, on Wednesday. (more...)
Apr 22
Today is Earth Day and in celebration of the occasion, Apple has updated the logos of some of its retail stores with green leaf accents, (more...)
Apr 22
Apple Stores across the globe have once again turned their leaves green in celebration of Earth Day, while a special iTunes Store section highlights environmentally-friendly apps. (more...)
Apr 22
It’s no secret that Apple’s launch plan for the Apple Watch hasn’t gone as well as the original iPhone and iPad launches. Extremely limited supplies have led to long wait times for pre-orders. The lineup of choices is so complex that the (more...)
Apr 22
There's a cool factor that goes along with the watches James Bond wears, and John Martellaro explored how that fits in with the Apple Watch. Along with Kelly Guimont, John joins Jeff Gamet to look at the tech that makes the watches we like so cool, pl (more...)
Apr 22
While most industry watchers predict strong sales for Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, South Korean consumers do not appear smitten with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, bringing home just 20,000 handsets per day since their release. (more...)
Apr 22
A new study by analytics firm StatCounter has shown that Chrome and Safari are virtually neck-and-neck as the top mobile browse (more...)
Apr 22
A new tool can fetch screenshots for third-party Apple Watch apps, while another website showcases them in mockups, giving users a glimpse at software that hasn't been formally shown off ahead of the device's launch on Friday (more...)
Apr 22
Knock, the iOS app that lets you unlock your Mac with Bluetooth instead of a password, is today being updated with Apple Wat (more...)
Apr 22
Storest by Pixle has to be, hands down, one of the cutest apps we've seen so far this year. The app has two modes: the first (more...)
Apr 22
Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista scour online retailers for discounts, off (more...)
Apr 22
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 mini 2 Wi (more...)
Apr 22
There are absolutely no shortage of battery case offerings for iPhone 6. Even though we’ve covered the best iPhone battery cases here, it’s sometimes overwhelming sorting through them all. The real winners are the ones with maximum battery c (more...)
Apr 22
The small 1.5 to 1.7-inch on the Apple Watch might not immediately strike you as ideal platform for gaming, but many game developers are embracing the Apple Watch with mini versions of popular games, companion apps for iPhone and iPad games, and even new (more...)
Apr 22
Apple has started to charge the credit cards of customers who ordered the highest-end 1.3GHz version of the 12-inch MacBook, according to emails from 9to5Mac readers. The customized, built-to-order MacBook went on sale earlier this month with 3-4 w (more...)
Apr 22
Exclusive: This week AI readers can: save $144 on 12" MacBook with AppleCare pre-orders, grab a 27" Dell Ultra HD 4K display for under $500, pick up a 64GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + 4G LTE for $409, secure a 13" MacBook Pro with 256GB of storage for $1 (more...)
Apr 22
Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson helped inaugurate the first annual Conde Nast International Luxury Conference on Wednesday, speaking with Vogue editor Suzy Menkes about the Apple Watch and their work philosophies. (more...)
Apr 22
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo issued a note to investors on Wednesday, a copy (more...)
Apr 22
While hundreds of apps for the Apple Watch have been announced and detailed, screenshots of most of the major applications have yet to be revealed, until now. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith has created a tool to view screenshots of Apple Watch applicati (more...)
Apr 22
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones aren't drawing in South Korean customers in the numbers the company was hoping for. The electronics maker was expecting to sell 300,000 units since their April 10 launch, but so far has managed to sell o (more...)
Apr 22
The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we (more...)
Apr 22
Sales of the 4-inch iPhone 5s remain strong, suggesting to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that Apple likely won't debut a new handset in that size this year, leaving an upgraded model with Apple Pay support potentially on hold until 2016. (more...)
Apr 22
A new report out today claims Apple will soon be taking orders for the Apple Watch in more countries around the world — even as stock in the initial launch countries remains tight. According to Italian site iSpazio, citing anonymous sources, Apple pla (more...)
Apr 22
The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we (more...)
Apr 22
A bug in iOS's secure sockets layer (SSL) library could allow an attacker to force apps --?or in some cases, the entire device --?to crash if users connect to a malicious Wi-Fi hotspot, security researchers demonstrated this week. (more...)
Apr 22
Researchers are security firm Skycure have divulged the existence, but not the actual exploitation method, that allows a Wi-Fi (more...)
Apr 22
In March, 55 percent of U.S. mobile Web traffic stemmed from Apple's Safari, although the browser continued to lag behind in the desktop environment, analytics firm StatCounter said on Wednesday. (more...)
Apr 22
Apple design head Jony Ive has given the opening speech at the first Condé Nast International Luxury Conference, in which he justified the concept of a mass-produced Apple Watch as worthy of the label ‘craftsmanship.’ It’s not so much (more...)
Apr 22
Going for a sensitive job, or just friended your new romantic interest on Facebook, and want to make sure your drunken post from six months ago isn’t going to come back to bite you? That’s the experience Hipster co-founder Ethan Czahor had whe (more...)
Apr 22
As part of Apple’s push for a greener environment, the company has changed up its physical signage outside Apple Stores around the world to celebrate Earth Day. The updated logos are mostly the same but the leaf section is tinted green. The cele (more...)
Apr 22
With today's Quick Tip, we're going to learn how iOS 8.3 can help us identify and report potential spam iMessages (hint: it's really, really simple). As a bonus, Melissa Holt will cover how to report any spam SMS texts you get to your wireless (more...)
Apr 22
Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for the Apple Watch in Italy on May 8, according to Italian website (more...)
Apr 22
Plans for Apple's international retail stores appear to suggest that the company will begin taking preorders for the Apple Watch in more countries around the world starting on Friday, May 8. (more...)
Apr 22
Security researchers yesterday demonstrated a method of creating a ‘No iOS zone,’ inside of which all carrier iPhones and iPads on iOS 8 are rendered impossible to use, reports Skycure. Most apps that connect to the Internet crash on opening (more...)
Apr 22
Vine has updated its iOS app to allow you to share your video loops with Vine friends, Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr through a single share action. Previously you had to share to each network individually, and Tumblr was not supported. Vine is a free downl (more...)
Apr 22
Jack Drebin, member of the LSF (Local Security Force), finds himself embroiled in a chaotic adventure after a run-in with a susp (more...)
Apr 22
The entire point of the Living With articles on MacNN.com is to examine what software and hardware ar (more...)
Apr 22
We've spoken before in this space about the importance of sweet filters when it comes to posting pictures on line. Generall (more...)
Apr 22
Partially to push its new Apple Pay mobile wallet service, Apple boosted its lobbying efforts to a new high in the first quarter of 2015, though the company's spending in Washington remains well behind rivals Google, Microsoft and others. (more...)
Apr 22
A new tech note from Apple details a flaw that can occur during the initial setup of the new 12-inch Retina MacBook that causes (more...)
Apr 21
Apple today shared a support article that offers users of the new 12-inch MacBook assistance getting around a bug involving Setup Assistant. According to the article, some users have had the spinning beach ball appear during the initial setup of their Ma (more...)
Apr 21
Twitter is making more changes to the way it deals with online harassment, including limiting how many people can (more...)
Apr 21
Apple on Tuesday published a support document to its website detailing workarounds for apparent system stalls some new 12-inch MacBook owners are experiencing during the setup process. (more...)
Apr 21
As we near the April 24th launch for the Apple Watch, a pair of notable apps have received support for the device this evening. First off, Microsoft’s OneNote app has been updated to version 2.11.7 with support for the Apple Watch. A variety of feat (more...)
Apr 21
A new email being sent to developers from Apple is offering them the opportunity to buy a specific, single Apple Watch model - (more...)
Apr 21
YouTuber Unbox Therapy has published a video showing several scratch tests for Ion-X glass, the material Apple is using on Apple Watch Sport. The tests were conducted on sample Ion-X material, rather than an actual Apple Watch Sport, and showed the materi (more...)
Apr 21
A video published to YouTube on Tuesday claims to show a scratch test featuring Apple Watch Sport's Ion-X cover glass, which supposedly boasts scratch resistant properties somewhere between regular strengthened glass and sapphire. (more...)
Apr 21
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: 1 (more...)
Apr 21
Apple today has confirmed that is updating its web plug-in blocking mechanism in OS X to disable all versions of Adobe Flash Player prior to the most recent, which is version 17.0.0.169. On older systems, all versions of Flash prior to 13.0.0.281 are bl (more...)
Apr 21
Apple updated Keynote for iOS to version 2.5.3 Tuesday. The update includes support for the "Keynote Remote Apple Watch" app. That app will allow users to control Keynote presentations directly from their Apple Watch. (more...)
Apr 21
Apple Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts sent a video to Apple Store retail employees explaining the decision to limit initial Apple Watch orders to online only. In the video, Ms. Ahrendts delivers a very personal address that goes deeper int (more...)
Apr 21
In a new video message to employees published by Mac4Ever, Apple retail boss Angela Ahrendts clarified some of the details of the Apple Watch and MacBook rollouts that are starting this week. The executive confirmed that for the time being, watch orders w (more...)
Apr 21
Apple on Tuesday updated several of its official iOS apps -- including the iWork suite -- with minor improvements, but most significantly added Apple Watch support to Keynote, allowing remote control of presentations. (more...)
Apr 21
Apple today updated a number of its iOS and Mac apps, bringing bug fixes and performance improvements to (more...)
Apr 21
In an internal video sent out to Apple Store employees on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts clarifies the situation with Apple Watch and 12-inch MacBook availability, reiterating the need to push customers toward online sales as supply catches (more...)
Apr 21
Apple Watches are in short supply as indicated by current ship times. However, some developers are receiving emails with an opportunity to purchase a silver Apple watch with a blue Sport band that will ship by April 28, guaranteed. (more...)
Apr 21
We have a training bundle for back-end developers today, and you get to name your own price. It works like this: pay what you want-say a penny-and you get two training courses. There are Python, Ruby, and PHP training courses in the package. But if you pa (more...)
Apr 21
Revenue at British chip designer ARM Holdings rose 22 percent to 227.5 million pounds ($339 million) in the first quarter, largely on the back of 64-bit smartphones such as the iPhone 6 and the newly-shipped Samsung Galaxy S6, a report noted on Tuesday. (more...)
Apr 21
Angela Ahrendts today sent out a video to Apple retail employees, once again reiterating Apple's Apple Watch policies and explaining why the company has decided not to accept walk-in orders. (more...)
Apr 21
A flaw in a popular older version of an open-source networking library used by a number of iOS apps could create an ex (more...)
Apr 21
With the new MacBook arriving in stores and in peoples homes, MacNN forum goers have been giving their first impress (more...)
Apr 21
At Apple's online store today, find savings of up to 22 percent off refurbished MacBook Air models. A $120 discount is offered on t (more...)
Apr 21
With a relative dearth of Apple Stores in mainland China, Apple has tapped its network of premium resellers to display --?and possibly sell --?the Apple Watch in the run-up to its debut. (more...)
Apr 21
WhatsApp Messenger, the popular cross-platform chatting service, released a major update to its iPhone app today introducing some long-rumored features and new ways to share content with friends and family… The latest version of WhatsApp for iPhone (more...)
Apr 21
Apple today released an update to its mobile presentation software that enables support for an Apple Watch-based remote application. The Keynote Remote app, which will allow users to control their slides from their wrists, was first mentioned during Apple (more...)
Apr 21
  Apple is sending out invites to random registered developers, giving them the chance to buy an Apple Watch with guaranteed delivery by the end of the month. Developer get the opportunity to buy a 42 mm Apple Watch Sport with shipment by the 2 (more...)
Apr 21
The first wave of Apple Watches will start arriving this Friday, April 24. You'll need some apps to show off just how cool your brand new smartwatch is, so TMO put together a list of must-have apps to make your daily routine easier while wowing your f (more...)
Apr 21
Ever since the movie Dr. No, James Bond has, on and off, used a gadget wristwatch to get out of a tight spot. Have the watches of the Bond movies seeped into our collective smartwatch subconsciousness? Also, Bond is a Brit and Sir Jonathan Ive is a Brit. (more...)
Apr 21
Welcome to Daily Deals, that time of the day when we search online retailers for discounts, offers, and sales on hardware, s (more...)
Apr 21
Apple on Tuesday began sending emails out to members of its development community, offering them the opportunity to have a 42-millimeter Apple Watch Sport shipped no later than April 28. (more...)
Apr 21
Apple is indeed working on bringing public transit directions back into its Maps apps for iOS and OS X, following a nearly three-year absence since the iPhone maker abandoned data from Google Maps, an official job listing confirmed on Tuesday. (more...)
Apr 21
On Tuesdays and Fridays, MacNN takes a few minutes to round up important goings-on in the Mac and iOS gaming world. Today, we're (more...)
Apr 21
As of yesterday afternoon, credit and debit cards (more...)
Apr 21
Apple today released Xcode 6.3.1 with bug fixes. According to the release notes, the release includes fixes for debugging, Interface Builder, and Playgrounds. The update is available via the Mac App Store and on the Mac developer center. Xcode 6.3 was rel (more...)
Apr 21
Twitter put the social networking world in a tizzy yesterday when it said that Direct Messaging was opening up to people who aren't following each other. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to help explain what's really happening, and (more...)
Apr 21
A TV show about technology is making a comeback, but over the Internet instead of television. The Screen Save (more...)
Apr 21
Apple's Beats Music service has been praised for its experience on mobile devices, but the same can't be said of its Web-based player. Fortunately, there's an easy way to get the Beats Music Android app running on your Mac. (more...)
Apr 21
Seriously, how often are you ever going to need to record a video of what's on the screen of your M (more...)
Apr 21
Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update for Xcode, improving stability and fixing what the company said are "critical issues" associated with debugging, playgrounds, and Interface Builder. (more...)
Apr 21
Adobe today announced a major update to its Creative Cloud Photography plan with the release of an all-new Adobe (more...)
Apr 21
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 128GB (more...)
Apr 21
Beyond a unique sales process and exclusivity to select stores, even returning the Apple Watch Edition will have its own special process. Bringing the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition back to an Apple Store for a refund will require the device to be scr (more...)
Apr 21
Two weeks after the last wave of new banks and three days before the Apple Watch launches, Apple Pay support has gone live from 31 more banks and credit unions from around the United States. The total number of institutions now exceeds 200 banks and cr (more...)
Apr 21
Adobe on Tuesday announced a major update to its Creative Cloud Photography suite with the launch of Lightroom CC, which boasts powerful enhancements like HDR and panorama photo merging, facial recognition and Filter Brushes, along with other improvements (more...)
Apr 21
Adobe today announced a major update to Lightroom CC (and the launch of the standalone Lightroom 6), its professional photo editing software for Mac users. The new update brings significant performance improvements and several new features like HDR merge, (more...)
Apr 21
Google announced yesterday that it will be ending support for its YouTube Data API v2 used by older devices. For Apple users, this means the YouTube app will no longer work on iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches running iOS 6 or earlier; users instead will (more...)
Apr 21
Following months of rumors, Adobe is today announcing Photoshop Lightroom 6 and Lightroom CC, the latest versions of its popular photo editing and organization software. Sharing the same code, design, and much of the same functionality, the two Lightroom (more...)
Apr 21
The VoomBox Party by DiVoom is a 2.1 speaker system which can connect to devices via Bluetooth 4.0 or NFC. It's a bit larger (more...)
Apr 21
Microsoft on Tuesday updated the iOS version of PowerPoint with new Apple Watch features, simultaneously releasing more minor updates for two other apps in the iOS Office suite, Word and Excel. Watch features have also been implemented in TripIt's popular (more...)
Apr 21
Apple Watch will bring the world's latest breaking news and headlin (more...)
Apr 21
Re/code has an interesting look at the three different approaches major news organizations are taking to their Apple Watch apps. The New York Times will dispatch one-sentence stories that answer the question, “Hey, did you hear?” in a conversational t (more...)
Apr 21
The iPhone has become a mature platform for health and fitness software in recent years, especially since iOS 8 introduced HealthKit and the dedicated Health app followed by ResearchKit and a new set of medical apps. Today a new app called One Drop is lau (more...)
Apr 21
Google is dropping support for several devices from its YouTube API, which means that second generation Apple TV owners won't be able to watch cat videos any more. Along with the older Apple TV model, YouTube support for iPhones and iPads running iOS (more...)
Apr 21
Approximately 1,500 iOS apps are exposed to a vulnerability that could let a hacker bypass HTTPS security and steal passwords and other sensitive data, according to research released on Monday. (more...)
Apr 21
A former NSA staffer says that the OS X 10.10.3 update which Apple claims fixed a significant security vulnerability has failed to do so, reports Forbes. Patrick Wardle, who now heads up research at security firm Synack, demonstrated the vulnerability (more...)
Apr 21
Over the past few days a handful of reports have been accumulating in regards (more...)
Apr 21
With the launch of its new ultra-portable 12-inch MacBook, Apple has signaled that the future of notebooks is here. The future does indeed look bright, though the initial cost and compromises made in building the new MacBook should keep most people from b (more...)
Apr 21
The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet will be talking about cloud-based services tonight, April 21, at the Denver Apple Pi Mac User Group. He'll be sharing tips on using online services and storage, how to get the most out of the services on your Mac, iPh (more...)
Apr 21
Microsoft has today updated the iOS version of Powerpoint to allow you to use your Apple Watch as a remote, to start presentations, navigate to the next slide and track your progress by viewing elapsed time, current slide number and total number of slides (more...)
Apr 21
This reviewer has been avoiding Hearthstone since it first came out. We doubted our conviction in being able to resist s (more...)
Apr 21
Google is preparing to cut support for its YouTube apps on a number of aging devices. An announcement on the YouTub (more...)
Apr 21
A bug in the way that 1,500 iOS apps establish secure connections to servers leaves them vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, according to analytics company SourceDNA (via arsTechnica). The bug means anyone intercepting data from an iPhone or iPad c (more...)
Apr 21
Apple has been granted patents on three Apple Watch bands, just a few days before pre-order customers are due to start receiving their watches, reports Patently Apple. The three patents cover the Sport Band, Classic Buckle and Link Bracelet, and are simpl (more...)
Apr 21
Another week, another roundup on the week in tech through the eyes of our MacNN and Electronista staffers! This we (more...)
Apr 21
Just before Apple Watch officially hits the street at the end of the week, Apple on Tuesday was granted design patents for its unique Sport Band, Classic Buckle and Link Bracelet device accessories. (more...)
Apr 20
After sharing its latest Environmental Responsibility report this morning, Apple this evening has added a new Earth Day 2015 section to the App Store. The section highlights content that contribute to environmental awareness, as well as apps that promo (more...)
Apr 20
Sony has revealed a collection of four new sound bars and two A/V receivers to its home cinema audio range. (more...)
Apr 20
The 2015 edition of Apple's annual Environmental Responsibility Report covering calendar 2014 (more...)
Apr 20
Less than a week after star fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld showed off pictures of his yellow gold Apple Watch Edition with custom all-gold link bracelet, Beyonce was seen at Coachella wearing what appears to be the same combination. (more...)
Apr 20
Some of the estimated 2.3 million who were able to order an Apple Watch on the first day of availability before the global (more...)
Apr 20
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: S (more...)
Apr 20
Some Apple Watch orders have shifted from "Processing Items" to "Preparing for Shipment." TMO readers have also reported that their credit cards are being charged. Both suggest Apple will have some Apple Watch shipments delivered on April 24th, as promise (more...)
Apr 20
Most professionals have to use Microsoft Office at some point in their careers. If you want to make the most of it, check out our deal on the Microsoft Office Master Bundle. It's a collection of training courses that will help you master Office, and i (more...)
Apr 20
Why does it say "Automatic" on your Network preferences? Because "Automatic" is the default location in Mac OS, you can create many more to make switching networks easier. Kelly helps you sort it out. (more...)
Apr 20
For all of time, well since 2002, The Mac Observer has used a scale of 1 to 5 in its reviews for scoring products. As of today, that has changed, and here's why. (more...)
Apr 20
Ahead of an official launch later this week, Apple on Monday began charging full Apple Watch order amounts to customer credit and debit cards, while updating the official status of certain orders from processing to preparing for shipment. (more...)
Apr 20
Best known for its app-controlled robotic toys, iOS developer Sphero was responsible for creating the ball-shaped droid BB-8 featured in Disney’s upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, according to Time. Having released the original iOS-controll (more...)
Apr 20
Ahead of the expected first Apple Watch arrivals on April 24th, Apple has began charging customer credit and debit cards. Various users on social media that pre-ordered the Apple Watch are reporting that they have been charged by Apple for their order. At (more...)
Apr 20
Following an Apple Watch with gold link bracelet, an exclusive combo that Apple isn’t offering to consumers, surfacing on the wrist of designer Karl Lagerfeld, today Beyonce is flaunting the same model at Coachella, as shown in these images posted to h (more...)
Apr 20
The YouTube app will no longer function on many older iOS devices and Apple TVs after today, a consequence of the YouTube Data API being updated to support newer features, according to an official Google document. (more...)
Apr 20
Traveling with any MacBook is a lot easier today than it was five or ten years ago. Apple’s latest laptops consume much less space than their predecessors, and last much longer when they’re in active use. Whether it’s on a seat-back (more...)
Apr 20
Have you seen Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus's new show on YouTube? Episode 5 came out today, Action Movie FX (or, How I Learned to Blow Stuff Up without Risking Life or Limb). In it, he stomps his son, blasts his daughter, and has horrible things crawl out of (more...)
Apr 20
John Martellaro went looking for an iPhone fitness tracking app that's better than Apple's Health app. His requirement? Be able to see the numeric data for any selected day in the past. He found it in the beautifully designed FitPort for iOS from (more...)
Apr 20
Apple Watch will make the flying experience more convenient for both casual and frequent flyers, with a number of airlines updating their apps for the Apple Watch in recent weeks, or announcing support coming soon, including American Airlines, Delta, Unit (more...)
Apr 20
Twitter changed up its Direct Message feature on Monday so anyone can send you a private message, which sounds like a sure-fire recipe for disaster. The upside is that it's off by default, so this isn't the godsend for spammers and online harasser (more...)
Apr 20
Neurio Home Intelligence is a piece of hardware that, when integrated into a home's breaker box, monitors electricity usage and a (more...)
Apr 20
Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista trawl the Internet for discounts, offers, and sal (more...)
Apr 20
With Friday's launch of the Apple Watch just days away, major developers are still working to add support to their iPhone apps, some new examples being TuneIn Radio, RunKeeper, Shazam, JetBlue, and Instapaper. (more...)
Apr 20
TuneIn Radio is the latest addition to Apple’s short list of App Store apps that work with the iPhone’s CarPlay feature. The service streams “over 100,000 real radio stations from around the world, including sports, news, talk, and mus (more...)
Apr 20
A number of notable apps have been updated with Apple Watch support to start o (more...)
Apr 20
Millions of consumers have switched off their radios in favor of music and commentary streamed over the internet, a trend that many in the terrestrial broadcast industry allege has been bolstered by device makers and wireless carriers who have conspired t (more...)
Apr 20
Pad & Quill has just introduced another product in its recently announced collection of goodies for the Apple Watch: The Timber Catchall, a charging station/organizer that holds your iPhone and Apple Watch with enough room to fit keys, change, or a fe (more...)
Apr 20
With Apple Watch deliveries stretching out into June, theories as to why inventory is so tight are popping up. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple Watch production issues and the idea that Apple is using a bu (more...)
Apr 20
In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone "the terrorists' communication device of choice," owing to the default disk encryption present in iOS 8. (more...)
Apr 20
In our ongoing iPad Air 2 keyboard review series, we've looked at the (more...)
Apr 20
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: Canon EOS Rebel T3i (more...)
Apr 20
As Apple is said to be in talks with content owners for its own upcoming streaming television service, the U.S. Department of Justice appears poised to block a proposed Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable. (more...)
Apr 20
Apple Watch pre-orders are being sent to centralized distribution points across the United States as couriers prepare the shipments to be delivered ahead of the wrist-worn device's launch on April 24, according to a source for (more...)
Apr 20
With Apple Watch's April 24 delivery date getting closer and closer, a few accessory manufactures have been revealing new stands for the wrist worn device. (more...)
Apr 20
You probably didn’t know it, but there’s a FM radio inside your iPhone. It’s part of the wireless chip that provides the phone with WiFi and Bluetooth (the Murata 339S0228 chip, in the case of the iPhone 6). Apple has this functionality (more...)
Apr 20
We’ve heard some pretty outrageous ramblings from the government regarding Apple’s use of encryption in its mobile devices in the past—including a claim from the Department of Justice that some day it will result in the death of a child—bu (more...)
Apr 20
Apple's environmental responsibility Web page got an update on Monday, which also happens to be a couple days ahead of Earth Day. Apple used the event to highlight its environmental efforts including a planned solar farm in China.The Mac Observer Spin (more...)
Apr 20
Micromat has launched the eighth version of its Mac troubleshooting utility, adding more functionality to the software. T (more...)
Apr 20
Apple's plan to power its expansive retail operation entirely with renewable energy has taken a significant leap forward, the company revealed on Monday, as more than 360 Apple Store locations around the world now run on green power. (more...)
Apr 20
Apple on Monday issued the 2015 edition of its Environmental Responsibility report, trumpeting attempts to reduce the company's contributions to problems like climate change and resource depletion, while admitting gaps in managing its carbon footprint. (more...)
Apr 20
Long-standing rumors of a second Apple Store in Cologne, Germany, appear confirmed by the appearance of Apple’s trademark wooden tables on the upper floor, visible in photos taken from the building opposite. Macerkopf reports that Apple began reno (more...)
Apr 20
Early reviews of Apple’s MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015) have framed it as an expensive prototype from the future — a notebook that will someday be the standard, but one most people aren’t ready for yet. Despite that classification, the new (more...)
Apr 20
10, a popular video capture and editing app for GoPro and DJI drone users, is the first to be updated to enable control of the popular cameras from Apple Watch. The Apple Watch app acts as remote for GoPro (or your iPhone, Android device, or DJI drone cam (more...)
Apr 20
Ahead of the Apple Watch making its way onto the wrists of consumers, Apple has published a new support page detailing the device’s heart rate monitor. As we know, the Apple Watch includes a heart rate reader to measure a person’s intensity d (more...)
Apr 20
Although Nokia's original mobile phone division was sold to Microsoft in 2013, one of the company's three remaining divisions -- Nokia Technologies -- is planning to re-enter the phone world, a report revealed on Monday. (more...)
Apr 20
If you're wondering why no one received a firm April 24 delivery date for their Apple Watch pre-order, industry analyst Carl Howe thinks he has the answer: they're all being built to order. Instead of guessing which models to stockpile, he thinks, (more...)
Apr 20
Apple has today posted its latest Environmental Responsibility report, together with a new Better Starts Here video, celebrating a number of recent environmental issues and its commitment to “leave the world better than we found it” … (more...)
Apr 20
Apple wrapped up its Worldwide Developers Conference ticket lottery last Friday, and started sending out notifications to the lucky winners later in the day. The Mac, iPhone and Apple Watch maker will finish sending out those alerts today, Monday April 20 (more...)
Apr 20
Apple is likely taking a conservative approach in building Apple Watch units at launch, in what is essentially a build-to-order situation for the first units, one analyst believes. (more...)
Apr 20
BusyMac, the makers of BusyContacts, have been steadily adding to this address book app with (more...)
Apr 20
Days after announcing new sustainability projects in the U.S. and China, Apple on Monday unveiled a new two-minute video highlighting the company's commitment to environmental responsibility. (more...)
Apr 20
A reader has sent in this video of a demo Apple Watch in the Apple Store. It shows the watch going from fully off to booted to the clock face, which takes just over a minute. Although it’s not really fair to make such comparisons, due to the dif (more...)
Apr 20
Apple has today posted its new Better Starts Here video to its website and YouTube channel, celebrating a number of recent environmental issues and its commitment to “leave the world better than we found it.” It has also revamped the enviro (more...)
Apr 20
Some people collect dictionaries, some have never bought one in their lives -- but we all have them a (more...)
Apr 20
As reported previously, a few Apple executives and designer were in Milan this weekend to show off the Apple Watch, (more...)
Apr 20
A leading technology analyst has estimated that Apple Watch sales in the first two weeks are likely to hit 3M, comprising 1.8M Sport models, 1.2M steel and 40,000 Editions – generating more than $2B revenue. Think Big Analytics principal Carl Howe also (more...)
Apr 20
Didn't we just do this one? At first glance, if you compare the new Microsoft Office Lens to Evernot (more...)
Apr 19
The Game Replay is a twice-weekly look by MacNN and Electronista on the wider gaming landscape, highlight (more...)
Apr 19
With no official support from Apple, the third-party strap market for Apple Watch is still a bit of a wild-west, but there are some companies making it possible and offering inexpensive alternatives to Apple’s own bands. Apple might have its own exclusi (more...)
Apr 19
Comcast will be bringing its 2 gigabit Internet service to California, following the "Gigabit Pro" initial announcement f (more...)
Apr 19
iMac shipping estimates have slipped to 3-5 business days on the (more...)
Apr 19
Following more than a year of silence, former iOS software chief Scott Forstal (more...)
Apr 19
If there is something less often used on OS X than Spotlight then, er, we don't know what it is becau (more...)
Apr 19
It's time for Cool Stuff Found. Your two favorite geeks do their level best to sift through everything they've found and everything you've submitted, pulling out their favorites and trying not to make you spend too much money (there's plen (more...)
Apr 19
Owners of the Wink Hub smart home device have endured a major service outage yesterday, following a software update. The outa (more...)
Apr 19
Researchers from security firm Synack have determined that Apple's latest patch for the "Rootpipe" privelege escalation flaw (more...)
Apr 19
When To Do apps just aren't powerful enough for you, when OmniPlan is too powerful and when Microsoft Pro (more...)
Apr 19
The third installment of Steve Jackson's Sorcery will be out later this month, so we sat down with the first and second cha (more...)
Apr 19
A new report suggests that Apple is currently in negotiations with Canada' (more...)
Apr 19
Aspiring musicians looking to learn to play guitar with the aid of lessons on their iPad, iPhone or Mac should check out the Zivix Jamstik, a small, convenient and unique MIDI controller that uses technology to offset the learning curve associated with le (more...)
Apr 18
In a quiet update to Apple's dedicated CarPlay webpage, legendary German automaker Porsche was added to a rolling list of companies promising support for the iOS-based infotainment system. (more...)
Apr 18
One of the key features of Continuity across Apple devices is Handoff. Handoff allows Apple's first-party apps and any third party developers to send an app's data seamlessly between devices so you can "pick up where you left off." (more...)
Apr 17
Apple designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson were on hand in Italy to attend a high-fashion coming out party for Apple Watch at upscale Milanese restaurant Carlo e Camilla. During the festivities, important guests were provided early copies of Apple Watch, as (more...)