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

Aug 29
Developer James Thompson has found an interesting behavior in the latest iOS 8 beta, giving even more weight to the reports that indicate the iPhone 6 will feature a new resolution, featuring a new ‘pixel-tripling’ scaling factor of 3. In (more…)
Aug 29
Emoji-only social networking site Emojili has released their iOS app for free in iTunes. Those with reserved usernames can unlock them, but there's also a signup option for those brand new to the network.The Mac Observer Spin: This might be fun, if en (more…)
Aug 29
Apple's September 9 event won't be about techy things that bloggers want. It won't even be about what the best minds of the Mac Web think Apple needs to deliver. Rather, it'll be about delivering a remarkable, convincing vision that captu (more…)
Aug 29
US wireless carrier T-Mobile and mercurial CEO John Legere have scheduled a new “Uncarrier” event for September 10. It is unk (more…)
Aug 29
Once again, its time for Friday Deals! Every Friday, we’re going to take a look at current sales, and bring you what we think a (more…)
Aug 29
There are quite a few deals on Apple products, apps, and accessories this week due to the upcoming Labor Day holiday in the United States. Retailers have discounted the iPad Air, Retina iPad mini, and more, and several app developers are cutting app price (more…)
Aug 29
T-mobile just sent out invites to press for its big upcoming Uncarrier 7.0 event scheduled for September 10. That’s a day after Apple is set to announce its new iPhones and possibly other products on September 9, so it’s possible T-Mobile will dedicat (more…)
Aug 29
Following photos that surfaced this morning showing much more subtle antenna breaks on the back of a supposed production model iPhone 6, a video of a device based on the upcoming flagship has surfaced thanks to Feld & Volk, an association of designe (more…)
Aug 29
A new set of photos from Feld & Volk and well-known leak source Sonny Dickson show what appears to be a complete logic bo (more…)
Aug 29
This week in the MacNN forums, Administrator “reader50″ started a conversation about hard drive prices after making an observation (more…)
Aug 29
Staples.com is currently offering a $30 price cut on the 32GB iPad Air in Space Gray which drops the cost from $599 down to $569. U (more…)
Aug 29
This week at Apple’s online store find discounts on refurbished MacBook Air models with prices starting as low as $779. The refurbis (more…)
Aug 29
Following its leak of photos showing the iPhone 6 logic board that have revealed the device’s (more…)
Aug 29
A series of photos of a component that appears to be a logic board bound for Apple’s next-generation iPhone appeared Friday, bearing a small chip — said to be an NFC controller from NXP — that professes to confirm the feature’s presence in the so-called (more…)
Aug 29
Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone event may be just around the corner, but the leaks continue to flow. Custom iPhone creators Feld & Volk have shared a set of photos with Sonny Dickson that depict what is claimed to be the 4.7-inch iPhone 6’s logic b (more…)
Aug 29
We learned on Wednesday that Apple was denied a request to have certain Samsung devices banned from sale in the ongoing patent case between the two companies, and today The New York Times reports that Apple will appeal that decision. A judge this week iss (more…)
Aug 29
Apple isn't saying what they're announcing on September 9, but there's plenty of speculation about new products and updates. Kelly Guimont John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on what products Apple will introduce, including (more…)
Aug 29
While Apple may show off the iWatch at its September 9th event, the product won’t ship for several months, sources (more…)
Aug 29
Over the past several months, there have been a few rumors of Apple (more…)
Aug 29
Following in the wake of services along the likes of Yo, the one-word messaging app, a new concept has emerged which is just as novel but also just as useless. In case you felt that sending emoji characters to your friends via text or SMS wasn’t re (more…)
Aug 29
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple Deals: Save $130 on select Apple iPad Air models, 16GB is j (more…)
Aug 29
Following Re/code’s report earlier this week that Apple will announce its wearable product (iWatch, iBand) alongside new iPhones on September 9th, Re/code now adds that the device won’t actually be available this year. Sources in position to (more…)
Aug 29
For Mac users, the latest beta channel release of Chrome — Chrome 38 — makes the switch to a 64-bit codebase, Google (more…)
Aug 29
With rumors claiming the iPhone 6 will include a near field communications (NFC) chip from NXP to potentially support a mobile payments initiative from Apple flying in recent days, the existence of the chip now appears to have been confirmed. Russian luxu (more…)
Aug 29
While Apple is expected to unveil its new wearable device, popularly referred t (more…)
Aug 29
“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.” “Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way.” “Just avoid holding it in that way.” Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world — certainly (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Two Heads In Place Of One Months after announcing her departure, Katie Cotton has moved on from Apple, according to a pers (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: While Apple PR portrayed former VP of Worldwide Corporate Communications Katie Cotton’s departure as a way for the e (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Apple’s PR department presents a cool, measured public-facing image: it only responds to press inquiries when it wants to (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Steve Jobs and the Process Behind Press Releases A former Apple PR member recalls that Steve Jobs once scrapped an entire (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Product Reviews, Briefings, & Reviewer’s Guides The attention that Apple’s PR and Communications group put (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Unlike Microsoft, Samsung, Adobe, cellular carriers, or Wal-Mart-sized corporations, Apple handles its PR and Communication (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: The number of major controversies in Apple’s recent history could be counted on a single hand, but because of the co (more…)
Aug 29
From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: “The keynote is like a production. You have to have a special appreciation for it.” You probably never knew that an (more…)
Aug 29
After bringing the iTunes Festival to the US earlier this year at Austin SXSW, Apple’s annual music event in London kicking off next week has been the focus of much of the company’s attention recently. Earlier this week, Apple’s newly (more…)
Aug 29
New photos of Apple's unannounced iPhone 6 have surfaced only days before the company is expected to unveil the new device at a special media event, and along with the space gray and gold models we're already familiar with, they also show a silver (more…)
Aug 29
In a new spot posted to its YouTube account on Friday, Samsung took to the streets of New York City and asked consumers to compare the Galaxy Tab S to the iPad Air, with the results predictably skewed in favor of the Samsung tablet. (more…)
Aug 29
Photos obtained by French site Nowhereelse show what may be a finished rear shell for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6. Unl (more…)
Aug 29
Though Apple is expected to unveil its hotly anticipated "iWatch" at a forthcoming Sept. 9 event, the device won’t actually ship to consumers for some time, potentially missing the holiday season entirely and arriving in stores in early 2015, acco (more…)
Aug 29
Repair experts at uBreakiFix have examined the (more…)
Aug 29
I’m a huge fan of my Time Capsule. Once an hour, both my MacBook Pro and Air machines are backed-up automatically via wifi without me having to do a thing. As a wise friend once observed, the only 100 percent reliable backup system is one where you (more…)
Aug 29
It took a while for Lensbaby’s Kickstarter-funded selective focus lens for the iPhone to make it into production, but the LM-10 is now here and I took it out for a play. For those not familiar with Lensbaby, the company makes lenses for DSLRs with a (more…)
Aug 29
Apple is indeed planning to incorporate NFC into the iPhone 6, using chips from a Dutch firm, NXP Semiconductor, say sources fo (more…)
Aug 29
First Re/code said Apple will unveil its wearables product line at its September 9 media event along side the iPhone 6, and now Bloomberg has sources backing up those claims, too. Apple is hosting a special media event on the 9th at the Flint Center in Cu (more…)
Aug 29
RemObjects is using its experience with compilers to allow developers to use Apple’s Swift coding language for Android development. Previously, the company did something similar for C# and now the company is tackling Swift. Silver allows app make (more…)
Aug 29
With the launch of Apple’s next-generation iPhone less than two weeks away, a new set of photos that emerged on Friday offer a look at what is said to be a near-final rear shell and cover glass elements for the forthcoming handset. (more…)
Aug 29
French site NWE claims to have found photos of a finished production model of the casing of the 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 6, shown in gray. While not revealing anything new about the overall design of the phone, it does appear to give a much cleare (more…)
Aug 29
Selling your Mac? Then you'll want to read this article. We're going to cover what to do to revoke that old machine's permission to play your iTunes media (and how you can do that remotely if you've already gotten rid of your Mac). (more…)
Aug 29
Samsung’s series of attack ads on Apple continue with a video of supposed voxpops in which New Yorkers are shown both the iPad Air and Galaxy Tab S and asked to compare them. Would you believe it, everyone prefers the Samsung, even the guy with lim (more…)
Aug 29
New high-quality photos of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6′s rear shell have been shared by (more…)
Aug 29
Apple will feature near field communication (NFC) technology in the iPhone 6 with a chip pro (more…)
Aug 29
Quora query-based platform has released an update for its iOS app, now supporting use on iPad. Q (more…)
Aug 29
Adding to the pile of rumors suggesting NFC hardware will be built into the next iPhone, a report on Friday narrows down the as-yet-unannounced component’s source to Dutch chipmaker NXP, the same firm that supplies Apple with the M7 coprocessor. (more…)
Aug 29
Apple is reportedly planning to include NFC in the iPhone 6 for secure wireless payments using chips sourced from a Dutch company called XNP, the Financial Times reported today. It’s not the first time this rumor has cropped up before an iPhone lau (more…)
Aug 29
Bluetooth speakers aren’t only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with ta (more…)
Aug 29
After years of good reviews as a series of iOS apps, Autodesk has now brought its image-editing app Pixlr to the Mac. (more…)
Aug 28
A group of corporate and retail security guards for Apple stores staged a peaceful protest of what they consider to be low (more…)
Aug 28
Building on rumors that Apple will release an iOS-based mobile payments solution with its next-generation "iPhone 6," the well-connected John Gruber claims the new handset will feature NFC hardware and a new secure enclave to store credit card inf (more…)
Aug 28
Apple has updated its iOS 8 terms of use, according to The Guardian, to note that developers are not allowed to resell any information gained through the upcoming HealthKit framework. The HealthKit software was announced as part of a larger event earlier (more…)
Aug 28
Rumors have suggested that Apple is planning to release a new version of its Lightning to USB cable that would be reversible on both ends. Initially this cable was rumored to launch with the iPhone 6, but another report claims it will launch at a later da (more…)
Aug 28
Adobe has updated its Photoshop Mix iPad app with several new features and tweaks. Version 1.1 of the app includes undo and redo support for quickly rolling back edits up to three levels. The update also introduces support for exporting a JPEG or masked (more…)
Aug 28
Apple's HealthKit will be off limits for advertisers, which means app developers planning on supporting the health and fitness logging platform won't be able to make money by selling information about how far we walk or how much we weigh to other (more…)
Aug 28
Apple was granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on the design of the glass cube entryway to the company's 5th Ave. Apple Store. The patent was filed in 2012, it gives Apple 14 years of protection for the design. (more…)
Aug 28
Plantronics announced a new model of Bluetooth headphones this week with the BackBeat Pro. The over-the-ear headp (more…)
Aug 28
Notability, an iOS app well-regarded for its ability to handle multiple ways of taking notes — audio recor (more…)
Aug 28
Adobe on Thursday issued the first update to its Creative Cloud-connected Photoshop Mix app for iPad, bringing hooks into Photoshop Express and Dropbox, as well as a few UI tweaks to the on-the-go image editing tool. (more…)
Aug 28
A set of rules discovered in the latest iOS 8 beta show Apple is already taking steps to ensure sensitive user health data harvested by the upcoming HealthKit API remains private, especially as it applies to firms wanting to harness the information for ta (more…)
Aug 28
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call updates: Save $130 on select Apple iPad Air models, 16GB (more…)
Aug 28
Our deal for TuneUp was a big hit with our readers, but it's coming to a close. TuneUp is a utility that cleans up your iTunes library. It will fix your track names (nuking things like “Track 01″ in the process), fills in missing cover art, finds and (more…)
Aug 28
If you send and receive a lot of photos in Messages, you might find it taking up a lot of space on your device. Kelly explains how to save the images you want to keep and how to delete the ones you don't. (more…)
Aug 28
Following a report from Wired suggesting NFC-based mobile payments (more…)
Aug 28
Seemingly corroborating recent claims that Apple will launch its long-awaited "iWatch" wearable at an upcoming iPhone special event, Bloomberg on Thursday reported that the company decided to pair the two hardware announcements in order to "ma (more…)
Aug 28
As we reported earlier today, Apple has sent out invitations to the press for a September 9th media event. During that event the company will likely unveil the next-gen iPhone, but some reports also indicated that it may debut a wearable device at the sam (more…)
Aug 28
Apple has updated the language in its privacy policy for HealthKit to prevent apps from selling data to “advertising p (more…)
Aug 28
Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud storage mobile app received an update today across multiple platforms. The iOS flavor of the refreshed software introduces improved file search options for iPhone and iPad, along with All Photos view for fast access to (more…)
Aug 28
The Hamburg, Germany court system has reauthorized Uber to operate, at least temporarily. Despite the resurrection, which (more…)
Aug 28
Following Apple’s announcement that it would move its September media event — at which both the "iPhone 6" and "iWatch" are said to be unveiled — from the company’s typical event stage in San Francisco to much larger space in Cupertino, (more…)
Aug 28
Why do people stand in line every year for a new iPhone? Why is iPhone technology changing so fast? Conversely, why are iPad sales more or less ho-hum? Why isn't iPad technology exploding? John Martellaro reflects on the situation. (more…)
Aug 28
If's official: Apple is hosting a special media event on September 9, presumably to introduce the new iPhone 6. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin and join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they expect from the media event, and they also discuss whether or (more…)
Aug 28
JP Morgan Chase & Co plus at least four other financial institutions have reportedly come under attack by hackers. According (more…)
Aug 28
Sports fans now have new ways to keep up with scores and stats on the go following the latest update to ESPN’s SportsCenter app, while users of anonymous sharing app Secret can now create impromptu polls and insert images from Flickr. (more…)
Aug 28
In addition to officially announcing its special event to be held on September 9th where two new iPhones and the long rumored wearable device is expected to debut, Apple has begun to build some sort of structure at the Flint Center for Performing Arts i (more…)
Aug 28
A “massive structure” is being constructed on the campus of the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, the (more…)
Aug 28
As anticipated, Apple has formally announced a September 9th press event. Unlike past fall events, however, this on (more…)
Aug 28
Today, Sprint announced a new international WiFi calling option that lets its customers place calls to the US from over 100 countries at no additional charge. The new feature is now available to Samsung Galaxy S4 owners via an over-the-air software update (more…)
Aug 28
Apple has issued invitations to the press for a media event on September 9th. Titled simply “Wish we could say more,” the invitation features little that anyone will be able parse for hints of what's coming. (more…)
Aug 28
Apple has issued invitations to a September 9th press event. More details shortly. (more…)
Aug 28
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: iTunes gift cards: $15 iTunes gift card for $10 (33% off) $50 iT (more…)
Aug 28
  Apple has just sent out press invites for his latest event, via The Loop, where the company is expected to announce the iPhone 6. The event is scheduled for 10 AM Pacific Time on September 9th. Atypically, Apple is holding the event at a new venu (more…)
Aug 28
Apple on Thursday confirmed that it will hold a media event on Sept. 9, with a teaser sent to members of the media showcasing the date and a teasing tagline that reads: "Wish we could say more." (more…)
Aug 28
Popular iOS note taking app Notability is today making its way to the Mac, allowing users to seamlessly switch between platforms with notes synced via iCloud. The Mac app has been designed specifically for the desktop but features a familiar look and feel (more…)
Aug 28
Minuum, which has existed on Android for a while now, has announced that it is bringing its custom keyboard  to the iPhone with iOS 8. Minuum is trying to stand out from the crowd with a particularly novel gimmick — you can change the height of the (more…)
Aug 28
If you're curious how many people read your Twitter posts, what type of people follow you, and what they're interested in, all of that information is now at your fingertips. This week Twitter opened its analytics tools to all of its users for free (more…)
Aug 28
Reports that Apple will include Near Field Communication, or NFC, in the next iPhone have routinely preceded device updates, and so far have proven to be wrong. Now there's word that this time Apple really, really, will include NFC in the iPhone 6, wh (more…)
Aug 28
New photos from French site Nowhereelse indicate that the iPhone 6 will come in silver, gold, and space gray tones. SIM trays (more…)
Aug 28
The next-generation iPhone should include NFC-based mobile payment technology, sources tell Wired. The magazine doesn’ (more…)
Aug 28
Note: Contact Center is currently making its way through the App Store and should be available shortly. If you’re familiar with Launch Center Pro, the iPhone and iPad app we’ve covered that enables powerful automation on iOS, then you may re (more…)
Aug 28
File sharing software CloudApp has gotten a significant update with today’s launch of version 3.0 of its Mac client. The software already supported features like private and public sharing links, live view counters, and automatic screenshot uploads, (more…)
Aug 28
This week, Gazelle began offering customers the ability to lock in cash trade-in prices ahead of Apple’s anticipated Sept. 9 "iPhone 6" unveiling, and for the next 48 hours, AppleInsider readers can get an additional $10 cash bonus on their iPhone (more…)
Aug 28
An investment note we’ve seen from analyst and GTAT investor Matt Margolis claims that all 5.5-inch models of the iPhone 6 will come with sapphire screens, while the 4.7-inch model will get either sapphire or Gorilla Glass depending on the specific (more…)
Aug 28
US Federal Judge Lucy Koh shot down a request from Apple to grant a permanent injunction blocking the sale of some Android-based Samsung mobile devices over pantent infringement claims. The motion was part of Apple's second patent infringement case wi (more…)
Aug 28
Ricoh’s Pentax K-camera collection has been joined by a new mid-class camera. The Pentax K-S1 is a DSLR with a 20-megapixel CMOS (more…)
Aug 28
Near-field communications chips have been rumored to become part of the iPhone lineup for years, but this year’s anticipated "iPhone 6" may see Apple finally take the plunge, according to a new report. (more…)
Aug 28
Apple’s next iPhone may indeed include a mobile payment platform, claims (more…)
Aug 28
Microsoft updated its Xbox One SmartGlass companion app today with new features as the app and some of its flagship features expand into new markets. After first rolling out the features in beta, which include TV streaming and OneGuide features in certain (more…)
Aug 28
WIRED is the latest publication to report that the soon-to-be-announced iPhone 6 will be accompanied by a new mobile payment system using NFC technology. The company’s next iPhone will feature its own payment platform, sources familiar with the matter t (more…)
Aug 28
The NFL Mobile app has been updated to version 11.1 with a number of updates, as well as bug fixes to reduce app crashes. – Integration of NFL Now national and personalized video feeds – Live stream of “Fantasy Live” now available for all users (more…)
Aug 28
The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted an Apple design patent on the most recent incarnation of the g (more…)
Aug 28
On the heels of a report suggesting that Apple’s long-anticipated "iWatch" could be unveiled within the next two weeks, a new patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows that the company has continued to con (more…)
Aug 28
The iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store glass cube, which was designed in part by legendary company co-founder Steve Jobs, is now a patented ornamental building design sanctioned by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (more…)
Aug 28
A few weeks after Apple was granted a European trademark on the key design elements of its retail stores, the company has been awarded a U.S. patent on the iconic glass cube design of its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. Steve Jobs is one of those credite (more…)
Aug 28
The latest in the Olympus Pen Micro Four Thirds camera line has been revealed as a shooter that caters itself to selfie (more…)
Aug 28
New photos of various components said to be from the iPhone 6 have been shared by (more…)
Aug 28
In the latest round of iPhone 6 images, NowhereElse.fr has a new set of photos showing a selection of SIM trays, home buttons, speakers and vibrator motors. The SIM trays are once again show in the same three colors as the iPhone 5s, silver, gray and go (more…)
Aug 28
On Wednesday, Microsoft updated its standalone version of Office for Mac, Office 2011, to version 14.4.4. Th (more…)
Aug 28
After years of rumors and speculation, developer 2K Games on Wednesday released a universal iOS port of BioShock, finally bringing the critically acclaimed first-person shooter to Apple’s portable devices. (more…)
Aug 28
A “malvertising” campaign made the rounds last week hitting at least eight high-profile websites according to security firm F (more…)
Aug 28
A leaked internal memo seems to reveal that Costco’s in-store wireless kiosks may begin offering AppleCare+ on iPhones and (more…)
Aug 27
The Wall Street Journal has confirmed that both Apple and educational curriculum and textbook publisher Pearson (more…)
Aug 27
The sequel to NimbleBit’s popular free-to-play tower building game (more…)
Aug 27
In a possible bid to get word out before an expected Apple iWatch announcement sucks the air out of the room, LG on Wednesday took the wraps off a circular display-toting G Watch R, while Samsung touted a new cellular 3G-equipped Gear S smartwatch. (more…)
Aug 27
Just a few hours after yet another report emerged claiming that Apple would be taking the wraps off of its new wearable at an event next month, both LG and Samsung have announced new wearable devices tonight. LG has officially unveiled the G Watch R this (more…)
Aug 27
Earlier this month, 2K Games announced that it would be bringing its landmark horror-shooter BioShock to the iPhone and iPad. Tonight, the game finally arrived on the App Store in most of its original glory. The story, game mechanics, level design, and au (more…)
Aug 27
In what could be a move to get word out before an expected Apple iWatch announcement takes the air out of the room, LG on Wednesday took the wraps off its G Watch R, an upcoming Android Wear smartwatch that boasts a completely round display. (more…)
Aug 27
Just in time for the iPhone 6, an internal memo sent to employees at Costco stores indicates that the company will beging offerring AppleCare+ on iPhones and iPads sold through its wireless kiosks tomorrow. The notice details the process for selling the e (more…)
Aug 27
Check out the Ruby On Rails Rookie To Rockstar Bundle, a deal on six training courses with more than 45 hours of Ruby on Rails instruction. The courses include The Startup's Guide To Web Development With Ruby On Rails, Ruby On Rails For Beginners, Lea (more…)
Aug 27
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call updates: New Livescribe Notebook takes ideas from paper (more…)
Aug 27
Bryan and Jeff dig into China's plans to unseat Western tech companies with a home grown operating system. Plus, there are new iWatch rumors with all sorts of interesting ramifications (if true). And for headphone enthusiasts, they take a closer look (more…)
Aug 27
A decade ago, Duke University gave iPods to incoming freshmen. That idea evolved into the Duke Digital Initiative, a way to integrate emerging technology into courses. Kelly looks at how that initiative has grown and changed in the last ten years. (more…)
Aug 27
U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Wednesday handed down an order denying Apple’s motion for a sales ban against Samsung products a jury found to have infringed on three patents in May. (more…)
Aug 27
Apple is planning to announce the long-speculated iWatch health and fitness wearable at its September 9 iPhone event, r (more…)
Aug 27
Bloomberg reports that Apple has once again been denied a sales ban request on Samsung products that were already found to infringe its patents back in May. Apple Inc. (AAPL) failed again to win a sales ban on Samsung Electronics Co. (005930)products foun (more…)
Aug 27
The US District Court for the Northern District of California has denied Apple a permanent injunction against Samsung product (more…)
Aug 27
The sequel to Nimblebit’s popular free-to-play tower building game (more…)
Aug 27
Apple has again been denied a permanent injunction on Samsung products that infringe on its smartphone patents, reports (more…)
Aug 27
T-Mobile is expanding its Music Freedom program, almost doubling the number of music streaming services which can (more…)
Aug 27
A little over a week after the last one, Apple has issued a new beta of OS X 10.9.5 to developers. The code is identifi (more…)
Aug 27
As you can see above, Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app that debuted yesterday is one of the most simple apps on the surface. It does two things: shoots video in either portrait or landscape and changes speed from 1x to 12x for a time-lapse effect. The (more…)
Aug 27
Smile Software announced Wednesday that TextExpander touch 3 was being opened to a public beta. This will be a keyboard replacement for iOS 8 (via Apple's new keyboard extension) that allows you to use your TextExpander snippets in every iOS app-even (more…)
Aug 27
With sales of its flagship Galaxy S5 flagging, Samsung has turned toward hyping its upcoming Note 4 stylus-based phablet using teaser ads targeting the same "for the colorful" characters Apple presented last year using iPhone 5c. (more…)
Aug 27
Swedish streaming music provider Spotify on Wednesday announced the addition of multimedia hardware companies Bose, Panasonic, and Gramofon to its list of partners for Spotify Connect, a wireless media streaming platform similar to Apple’s AirPlay. (more…)
Aug 27
Parallels Desktop 10 for the Mac is now shipping. As with previous versions, Parallels has added some excellent new features that make the new version compelling and the upgrade price worthwhile. John Martellaro takes a closer look. (more…)
Aug 27
Apple is planning to announce the iWatch at its September 9th iPhone event, rather than in October as was originally an (more…)
Aug 27
The Apple on Campus program — which lets students buy discounted Macs and accessories through their school — ha (more…)
Aug 27
Last month Re/code’s John Paczkowski reported that Apple plans to introduce its new iPhone models at an event scheduled for next month, and today Re/code reports that Apple will also reveal its wearable product (i.e. iWatch/iBand) alongside the ne (more…)
Aug 27
There's a new report claiming Apple plans to start building 12.9-inch display iPads in early 2015. John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont and join Jeff Gamet to discuss what they think of a bigger format iPad, and they also take a look at what's happen (more…)
Aug 27
Parallels Desktop 10 for the Mac is now shipping. As with previous versions, Parallels has added some excellent new features that make the new version compelling and the upgrade price worthwhile. John Martellaro takes a closer look. (more…)
Aug 27
PayPal is currently offering digital iTunes cards at 25 percent off for UK customers. Users ca (more…)
Aug 27
Some hedge analysts might be saying that Apple is having to delay its foray into wearables (i.e. the “iWatch”), but Re/code's well-informed John Paczkowski said that Apple will unveil it “alongside” new iPhones at the September 9th media event he also (more…)
Aug 27
Apple has plans to unveil its upcoming wearable device in September, alongside the iPhone 6, reports (more…)
Aug 27
Apple today seeded Mavericks 10.9.5 build 13F24 to developers, just over a week after seeding (more…)
Aug 27
Apple’s hotly anticipated "iWatch" may be introduced to the public sooner than expected, with a new report claiming the device will be formally unveiled at an anticipated Sept. 9 event, where the next-generation iPhone is also expected to debut. (more…)
Aug 27
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple iPad mini w/ Retina display 16GB WiFi: $320 shipped (Reg. $ (more…)
Aug 27
The online storage and file sharing service Dropbox increased its paid Pro storage option from 100GB a month for US$9.99 up to 1TB. The new price point brings Dropbox in line with Google Drive's 1TB offering, and it also brings some extra features to (more…)
Aug 27
Apple’s US online store is now offering iPhone shoppers the chance to purchase a device via an AT&T Next upgrade p (more…)
Aug 27
Apple on Thursday quietly added a new payment option to its online storefront, giving AT&T subscribers who are in the market for a new iPhone the ability to make their purchase using installments through the carrier’s AT&T Next program. (more…)
Aug 27
Cloud storage service Dropbox has drastically updated its paid offerings, changing not only the pricing, but also adding new (more…)
Aug 27
Last week, Chinese repair firm GeekBar (more…)
Aug 27
Though Apple’s contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District to put iPads in the hands of every student was canceled this week, the company still has a shot to win out in the end, bidding once again on the troubled $1 billion project. (more…)
Aug 27
Following our report in late July that Apple was about to start selling iPhones through carrier upgrade/installment plans like AT&T’s Next, the company is now offering exactly that through its online store. As of earlier this month, Apple’s websit (more…)
Aug 27
Mac4Ever is reporting that Apple has confirmed that the Apple on Campus program, allowing students to buy significantly discounted Macs and accessories via their college, is no longer available in either Belgium or Switzerland. The confirmation was provi (more…)
Aug 27
Apple is reportedly working on a 12.9-inch version of the iPad with plans to release the device in 2015. The tablet would be even bigger than the 9.7-inch iPad Air and would dwarf the 7.9-inch iPad mini.The Mac Observer Spin: It's a safe bet that Appl (more…)
Aug 27
Despite earlier reports, the release window for a thinner MacBook Air — possibly with a 12-inch screen — is now ambig (more…)
Aug 27
Dropbox has today slashed its pricing and doubled the maximum storage space from 500MB to 1TB. Up until yesterday, you’d have been paying $500/year for 500GB; today you can pay just $120/year (or $99/year when paying annually) for a terabyte. The ne (more…)
Aug 27
Apple users gained two additional high-capacity storage options on Wednesday, as external drive maker LaCie showed off its new rack-mount Thunderbolt 2 drive in a 48 terabyte configuration and cloud storage firm Dropbox announced that its $9.99-per-month (more…)
Aug 27
Tim Cook hinted at significant developments to the iPad line in describing the recent 16 percent drop in year-on-year sales yesterday as “a speedbump” in an interview with Re/code. “We couldn’t be happier with how we’ve done with the fi (more…)
Aug 27
iOS 7's Private Browsing is handy if you want to secretly shop for gifts orâahemâview any other sites that you might not want people to see. In this Quick Tip, though, Melissa Holt's going to talk about using this feature as a way to close all o (more…)
Aug 27
The latest rumor on Apple’s anticipated redesign of the MacBook Air casts a particularly wide net, suggesting that a thinner, redesigned model could launch either this fall, or it could miss the holiday shopping season and debut at some point in 2015. (more…)
Aug 27
Digitimes is claiming Apple will launch a new model of MacBook soon, potentially by the end of 2014. According to the report, component production has already begun in small quantities. The current MacBook Air tapers from 0.3 cm to 1.7cm, so it is unclear (more…)
Aug 27
Apple will launch a thinner MacBook near the end of this year or early next year, according to a new (more…)
Aug 27
Flattening iPad sales during the last two quarters are nothing to worry about, says Apple CEO Tim Cook in a new intervi (more…)
Aug 27
Apple continues to tweak its iAd mobile advertising platform, now offering new formats, including full-screen i (more…)
Aug 27
Even as questions arise about the LA Unified School District’s handling of its botched an (more…)
Aug 27
American television network ABC has updated its content streaming app for iOS. Watch ABC allows it (more…)
Aug 27
In a brief but new interview with Walter Mossberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook dismisses concerns that the tablet market has peaked. Ad (more…)
Aug 26
Starbucks has been continuously updating how its customers can redeem its iconic Pick of the Week promotion. Last year, the chain started offering digital Pick of the Week through the Starbucks app. Starbucks then updated its app to support redeeming Pi (more…)
Aug 26
New photos of what appear to be the True Tone flash components for both versions of the iPhone 6 have appeared on ElekWorld, providing even more evidence that Apple is planning to announce and release both models at around the same time. Interestingly, th (more…)
Aug 26
Starting on Wednesday, T-Mobile will offer a discount of up to $50 off the full price of all iPhones, according to (more…)
Aug 26
As noted by the folks over at TmoNews, the magenta-branded un-carrier will be offering a discount of up to $50 on all iPhones starting tomorrow. An internal memo leaked from the company indicates that not every model will get the full $50 drop, but at lea (more…)
Aug 26
Seagate announced Tuesday that has shipped the first 8TB hard drive, a 33 percent increase in capacity from the 6TB enterprise monsters that were announced just last April. The devices come in a standard 3.5-inch form factor, and it doesn't use helium (more…)
Aug 26
As iPhone resellers dump existing stock in preparation of an impending next-generation refresh, U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile will supposedly cut up to $50 off device-only pricing in an across-the-line sale, according to leaked internal documents. (more…)
Aug 26
From Reuters: Otter Products LLC, the privately held company that makes the OtterBox protective cases for mobile phones, is exploring a sale that could value the company at more than $2.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matt (more…)
Aug 26
Blue Microphones Mo-Fi headphones offer a high-end listening experience aimed at audiophiles and music professionals. With a flat sound, an onboard amp, and a radically reengineered approach to how they sit on your head, Mo-Fi marries comfort to high fide (more…)
Aug 26
The USA Today newspaper app for iOS is temporarily removing the program’s ability to feature audio versions of top art (more…)
Aug 26
After nearly a year’s wait, Yves Behar-designed August Smart Locks finally started shipping out to preorder customers on Tuesday and the company plans to have supply ready for a wider launch by October. (more…)
Aug 26
Automattic, the company responsible for the WordPress blog platform, announced today that it acquired BruteProtect. The pick (more…)
Aug 26
Apple announced two changes to its iAd platform today, expanding the reach and available formats of the ad network in an attempt to reel in more advertisers. The first of these changes is support for brand new iAd styles, including those pre-roll videos w (more…)
Aug 26
In a recent interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook characterized an apparent slowdown in tablet sales as a "speed bump," a sentiment that runs counter to some industry pundits who claim slates like the iPad are past their prime. (more…)
Aug 26
USA Today has revealed that it will soon be added to Apple’s list of supported third party apps with support for CarPlay. The mention slipped into the release notes of the USA Today’s latest iPhone app update mentioning that the app would no (more…)
Aug 26
The August smart lock system, which was originally announced in May 2013 and expected to ship in Q1 2014, has finally overcome shipping challenges and delays, the company announced today. The Yves Behar-designed device has already started shipping to a fe (more…)
Aug 26
Need access to otherwise restricted web content? Donât trust your WiFi connection? Need to ensure online security? We have a deal for you that can help with these issues. For $19, you can get a three year plan with VPN Unlimited. With VPN Unlimited, you (more…)
Aug 26
Ride share service Uber is apparently looking to expand into some other functions, as it’s testing a service dubbed UberFresh (more…)
Aug 26
Storage solutions provider Seagate today announced it is shipping the world’s first 8TB hard disk drive. The five-platter ent (more…)
Aug 26
Flagging iPad sales during the last two quarters are nothing to worry about, says Apple CEO Tim Cook in a new interview (more…)
Aug 26
Seemingly confirming ongoing rumors that Apple’s next iPhone will feature a redesigned ‘True Tone’ flash unit, an electronics wholesaler on Tuesday published high-resolution pictures of circular dual-LED flash assemblies supposedly bound for both 4.7-inch (more…)
Aug 26
When iOS 8 is released to the public in the fall, iOS users will be able to take advantage of several new operating system features, including (more…)
Aug 26
In a notice to developers on Tuesday, Apple announced availability of new iAd options including pre-roll video and full-screen interstitial banner ads for iOS apps, as well as support for Russia and Switzerland. (more…)
Aug 26
Ralph Lauren has announced it’s about to introduce a new iPhone-connected, sensor-filled Polo shirt capable of tracking and sending biometric data directly to your smartphone. The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech shirt features sensors knitted into the core o (more…)
Aug 26
Storage solutions provider Seagate today announced it is shipping the world’s first 8TB hard disk drive. The five-platter ent (more…)
Aug 26
Apple suppliers are preparing to build a long-rumored 12.9-inch iPad, with production scheduled to start by the first quarte (more…)
Aug 26
Four new e-All-in-One printers were announced by HP today, adding a few new options for consumers and businesses looking to a (more…)
Aug 26
In the market for a whole lot of digital storage? Seagate has an announcement you’ll want to hear. The Cupertino-based company announced today that it is now shipping the ‘world’s first’ 8TB hard drives surpassing the previous sto (more…)
Aug 26
Following several reports and rumors over the last year, Bloomberg is reporting today that Apple is preparing to release a larger 12.9-inch iPad in early 2015: Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s suppliers are preparing to manufacture the company’s largest-ever iPad (more…)
Aug 26
Apple-owned Beats Music has launched a US contest to promote itself and next month’s iTunes Festival in London. The #GoWithMe pro (more…)
Aug 26
Apple will expand the iPad lineup in early 2015 with a new, larger 12.9-inch model flanking the existing 9.7-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini, a new report claims. (more…)
Aug 26
Minnesota’s St. Paul School District is preparing to deploy tens of thousands of iPads to students in 37 schools around the city, marking another victory for Apple in education even as a similar program in Los Angeles comes under fire. (more…)
Aug 26
Facebook’s Instagram launched a new application on Tuesday dubbed Hyperlapse, which allows users to quickly shoot polished time-lapse videos. In addition, Square updated its Cash app for iOS to version 2.0, bringing a host of new features including transf (more…)
Aug 26
Apple is planning to launch its much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad in early 2015, reports (more…)
Aug 26
Yahoo announced a new partnership with the NFL today that brings content from the recently launched NFL Now network to Yahoo apps on the web, iPhone and iPad. Earlier this month Apple added the NFL Now channel to the Apple TV and before that dedicated ap (more…)
Aug 26
The Los Angeles school district canceled its contract with Apple for iPads in the classroom. Kelly Guimont and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about the reasons why that happened, and they also take a look at what's on the TMO staff's iPhone (more…)
Aug 26
OS X Yosemite is coming soon, and it moves the widgets from the Dashboard, which will be no more, to the Notification Center. But if you can't wait to get rid of it in Mavericks, John Martellaro shows how. (more…)
Aug 26
Canadian cable companies Rogers and Shaw are preparing to open up its own streaming video equivalent to Netflix later this yea (more…)
Aug 26
French site Nowhereelse has published a photo of what it claims is the Quick Start guide for the iPhone 6. If authentic, th (more…)
Aug 26
Yesterday Mac Elite “jeff k” took to the MacNN forums looking for assistance with trying to figure out why a stubborn file won’t cl (more…)
Aug 26
This week at Adorama.com get the Mac mini desktop computer for the reduced price of $879 with free shipping. That’s $20 less than t (more…)
Aug 26
Right now at Apple’s online store, find big savings on refurbished iMac models. A $200 price cut can be had on the 21.5-inch iMac wi (more…)
Aug 26
Square launched its app Cash last fall making the process of sending money from your bank to other people over email, and today the company is introducing the next major version of its app. Square Cash 2.0 introduces a list of new features including the a (more…)
Aug 26
In addition to adding a channel for premium TV service Showtime in the U.S. and other markets today, Apple has also rolled out two new apps for markets abroad. Starting today, Apple TV users in Sweden will get access to SVT Play, an on-demand video servic (more…)
Aug 26
In addition to updating the iTunes Festival lineup with new acts including Ed Sheeran and deadmau5 and reviving the Apple TV channel for viewing the concert on-demand and live, Apple’s recently acquired Beats Music is now promoting the iTunes Fest (more…)
Aug 26
Verizon is deliberately letting its remaining 32GB iPhone 5c inventory run dry, a source tells AppleInsider. The carrier has al (more…)
Aug 26
In an attempt to garner new users from parent company Apple, Beats Music has launched a contest to coincide with the (more…)
Aug 26
We’re 2 short weeks away from Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement and that of course means it is almost time to trade in your current but now outdated tiny iPhone 3/4/5/s/c. Giving your non-sapphire 4-incher to a friend or relative? That’s (more…)
Aug 26
A couple notable mobile apps for both Android and iOS are receiving updates today that bring Chromecast support including NPR One and the WatchABC apps.  NPR One, the recently released app from NPR that offers a curated stream of stories and personalized (more…)
Aug 26
Today, T-Mobile’s continued its aggressive marketing blitz, announcing a new promotion that doubles tablet data for its customers, along with an increase to the number of lines supported by its family plans. Starting on September 3rd for $10 extra (more…)
Aug 26
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: $50 iTunes gift card for $42.50 shipped (15% savings) Samsung 840 (more…)
Aug 26
Apple added several more artists to its 2014 iTunes Festival lineup in London, including deadmau5 as the event's opening act. The company also added an iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV Tuesday morning ahead of next week's concert series. (more…)
Aug 26
BitTorrent Sync on Tuesday saw a huge update in its subtly-named 1.4 release, now allowing users a much simpler way to start sharing synced folders with others. If you haven't been using BitTorrent Sync yet, you probably will start soon, largely due t (more…)
Aug 26
T-Mobile has announced its second set of price plan changes in as many days. The carrier is extending the line capacit (more…)
Aug 26
Google has released Chrome 37 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The biggest change affects only Windows users, in the form (more…)
Aug 26
Facebook-owned Instagram is introducing a new video capturing app for iPhone and iPad (and Android soon) called Hyperlapse. The photo (and video) sharing social network recently soft launched a new app called Bolt in Singapore, South Africa, and New Zea (more…)
Aug 26
In addition to an updated iTunes Festival app, the Apple TV has also been refreshed with Showtime Anytime, an app for the Showtim (more…)
Aug 26
Video streamer Netflix has formally objected to the Comcast and Time Warner Cable Merger, with a complaint filed with the (more…)
Aug 26
The superintendent of Los Angeles’ Unified School District, John Deasy, has formally suspended future implementation of (more…)
Aug 26
Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy has cancelled a year-old contract with Apple to put iPads in student's hands following news that he, along with former Deputy Superintendent Jamie Aquino, had inappropriately close ties to the company. Doc (more…)
Aug 26
Apple on Tuesday added two new channel options to its set-top streamer, bringing on-demand Showtime Anytime from the cable network as well as a dedicated channel for the upcoming iTunes Festival in London. (more…)
Aug 26
Los Angeles school district superintendent John Deasy halted (more…)
Aug 26
Home security cameras that send you alerts when they detect movement have been around for a while now. We reviewed Dropcam, one of the better-known names in the business, last October. The problem, though, is that most movement isn’t likely to be o (more…)
Aug 26
Last week, Parallels launched the upgrade to v10 of their software and today, you can now get the full version online. Parallels Desktop has long been one of the go-to applications for using your Mac to virtualize a wide variety of operating systems, and (more…)
Aug 26
A plan by the LA Unified School District to provide an iPad for each of its 640,000 students by the end of this year has now been suspended, and appears likely to be abandoned altogether. Apple proudly announced the plan in June of last year, but it wasn& (more…)
Aug 26
In addition to reviving the iTunes Festival channel ahead of the music event, Apple has pushed out an additional channel on Apple TV. Showtime Anytime, the premium cable and satellite television network, is now available for streaming content on Apple TV. (more…)
Aug 26
A photo that is said to depict the loudspeaker assembly from Apple’s next-generation iPhone surfaced on Tuesday from a wholesale electronics parts supplier in the Far East, alongside pictures of several other supposed "iPhone 6" components. (more…)
Aug 26
In addition to the return of the (more…)
Aug 26
Apple today launched its iTunes Festival channel on the Apple TV ahead of (more…)
Aug 26
Verizon announced today that it plans to roll out support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) ahead of Apple’s expected introduction of the feature alongside iOS 8 and iPhone 6. 9to5Mac first reported back in April that Apple is targeting voice-over-LTE support (more…)
Aug 26
If your iPhone 5's battery life is much shorter than it should be, you aren't alone. In fact, enough people are suffering from the problem that Apple is replacing iPhone batteries for free. Here's how to see if you qualify. (more…)
Aug 26
(Updated with iOS app, Apple TV channel news) Another 19 musical acts have been added to the list performing at next month’s iT (more…)
Aug 26
Though it was much-touted when Apple signed the contract last year, the company’s massive deal to sell iPads to the Los Angeles Unified School District has now officially been suspended, amid accusations that top employees at the district had improperly c (more…)
Aug 26
Shortly after adding 19 more acts to the line-up for the iTunes Festival running in London throughout September, Apple has now pushed the iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV, ready for live HD streaming once the show begins …  The channel is curre (more…)
Aug 26
Blue Microphones announced on Tuesday Mo-Fi, the company's first foray into over-the-ear headphones. The device features an onboard amplifier paired with “ultra-premium 50mm hi-fi drivers.” Mo-Fi also has an incredibly comfortable* four bar linkage sy (more…)
Aug 26
Blue Microphones, a digital audio brand best known for its USB audio mics popular with both podcasters and musician (more…)
Aug 26
U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless is burning through the last of its high-capacity 32-gigabyte iPhone 5c inventory, with almost all units now out of stock in its online store, in anticipation of a replacement with Apple’s next-generation lineup of handsets, A (more…)
Aug 26
In a new patent discovered on Tuesday, Apple details a flexible mobile device screen that deforms to reveal buttons hidden beneath its surface, accepts sound and pressure input and provides haptic feedback. (more…)
Aug 26
In something of an unusual move, Apple has sent emails to developers informing them that they must keep up to date wit (more…)
Aug 26
Apple on Tuesday added 16 new artists to the upcoming iTunes Festival in London bill, including crooner Tony Bennett, Mary J. Blige and opening act deadmau5. (more…)
Aug 26
Apple has once again updated the lineup for its upcoming iTunes Festival in London, adding several new musical artists to the schedule, including Mary J. Blige, deadmau5, Tony Bennett, and Ed Sheeran. The addition of 19 more acts brings the current announ (more…)
Aug 26
With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4k televisions becoming the next big thing and plasma TVs going the (more…)
Aug 26
Cloud storage platform Dropbox has updated its iOS app today. Allowing users to access any file saved to their Dropbox from an i (more…)
Aug 25
Kelly asked around TMO Towers to discover what everyone keeps on their home screens. Like a rainbow, the home screens show the full spectrum of personality types. (more…)
Aug 25
Apple has sent an email developers alerting them to the fact that certain older betas of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will no longer be able to take advantage of CloudKit functions like MailDrop, iCloud Photo Library, or iCloud Drive. This is likely due to an (more…)
Aug 25
An analyst with RBC Capital Markets has told investors that a strong increase in Apple’s manufacturing costs means that the comp (more…)
Aug 25
Google on Monday released presentation app Slides alongside updates to existing iOS apps Docs and Sheets, offering a free Web-connected alternative to similar productivity suites from Microsoft and Apple. (more…)
Aug 25
In an email sent out on Monday, Apple informed developers that upcoming iCloud-based features like iCloud Drive, Mail Drop and more will require iOS 8 beta 5 or OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 or later to operate. (more…)
Aug 25
California governor Jerry Brown signed SB-962 into law on Monday. The law requires all smartphones made on or after July 1st, 2015, to come with a kill-switch that will make the device unusable in the event it is lost or stolen. Apple and Google had both (more…)
Aug 25
The office of California Governor Jerry Brown announced that bill SB 962 was signed today, making cell phone “kill switches” man (more…)
Aug 25
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call Updates:  Belkin charge & sync iPhone dock w/ built (more…)
Aug 25
A Kickstarter campaign launched earlier this month is aiming to help save the lives of children across the country with an iPhone-connected, weight-activated child seat sensor called Starfish. The concept is fairly simple. The Starfish sensor pairs with (more…)
Aug 25
As we’ve previously covered, the state of California has been in the process of passing a bill that would require all smartphones sold within the state to come with a remote killswitch option to deter thieves. The bill was passed by the state legisl (more…)
Aug 25
California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a bill requiring smartphone manufacturers provide a remote "kill switch" for handsets sold within the state. (more…)
Aug 25
TiVo has taken a big step into the world of cord-cutting with the introduction of TiVo Roamio OTA, a DVR for over-the-air (OTA) TV signals. With this device, cord-cutters can go back to the future and digitally record SD and HD broadcasts from local TV st (more…)
Aug 25
A number of iOS apps — including Facebook Messenger, Gmail, and Google+ — have a security vulnerability that could allow (more…)
Aug 25
In a blog post from Facebook today, the social media company said that it’s trying to improve the News Feed by reducing (more…)
Aug 25
China is going to stick it to those Western tech giants dominating the Chinese desktop and mobile platforms, according to a local report. The country's communist government is backing development of a homegrown, though Linux-based, operating system to (more…)
Aug 25
Amazon on Monday grew its digital media presence with the purchase of gaming-centric video streaming service Twitch, which agreed to a $970 million buyout that will take effect later this year. (more…)
Aug 25
While we’ve seen dozens of images depicting iPhone 6 elements that are likely to be real versions of parts that will make their way into the finished device, we’ve also been seeing quite a few iPhone 6 mockups, iPhone 6 clones, and other fake iPhone 6 par (more…)
Aug 25
Check out the ioShutter SLR, a cable that connects your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and your Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Pentax, Samsung or Hasselblad SLR camera. The cable connects to your camera and your iOS device, where a dedicated app allows you to remotely c (more…)
Aug 25
A minor update to Dropbox for iPhone and iPad is out today bringing a few new features and enhancements. With Dropbox version 3.3, the app now supports search within Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint documents. Dropbox says this improvement is due t (more…)
Aug 25
Legendary fashion house Ralph Lauren is making a big splash in the wearable devices market this week, as a number of ball boys and one player at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships are outfitted with new, iOS-connected nylon shirts that track health and fi (more…)
Aug 25
Occasionally, when editing a URL in the address bar of a browser, it becomes hosed up, truncated or totally lost. John Martellaro shows you how to quickly recover the original URL for a web page without going back to the original source/link. (more…)
Aug 25
Technical oversights on the part of some of the iOS ecosystem’s most prominent developers — including Facebook and Google –?could allow attackers to exploit a documented iOS feature that allows apps to initiate phone calls without a prompt, spurring rem (more…)
Aug 25
HealthKit in iOS 8 offers the promise of a centralized system so iPhone owners can collect and track their own health and fitness data in a single place, and it gives other companies a common platform to feed information into. Apple will no doubt capitali (more…)
Aug 25
Google is today launching a new iOS app, Slides. Much like Microsoft PowerPoint, Slides lets people create and edit pr (more…)
Aug 25
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Small States: Inside the world of Grado headphones, giveaway worth (more…)
Aug 25
Google today announced that it’s releasing a version of its Google Drive Slides app for iPhone and iPad alongside updates to its previously released Docs and Sheets apps for iOS devices. Released today, Slides offers the same functionality as Google’s (more…)
Aug 25
Judge Lucy Koh shot down Samsung's request to invalidate two of Apple's patents, but that may not be as big a win for the iPhone maker as it looks. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss Judge Koh's ruling, and they also (more…)
Aug 25
Even though the A8-based iPhone 6 has yet to ship, TSMC is already preparing to ramp up production on its 16nm lines to meet d (more…)
Aug 25
Apple’s manufacturing and component purchase commitments reached a record $15.4 billion last quarter, leading one analyst to tell investors on Monday that Apple is gearing up for a blockbuster fall with the launch of an "iPhone 6" and rumored " (more…)
Aug 25
Samsung has been brought back into the iPhone DRAM supply chain for the iPhone 6, says Cowen and Company analy (more…)
Aug 25
A Monday morning report from the Republic of China indicated that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is in the process of accelerating the rollout of its new 16-nanometer FinFET fabrication process in a possible bid to wrest control of Apple’s A9 (more…)
Aug 25
Earlier today, Weibo user GeekBar continued his leaks of claimed wiring schematics of iPhone 6 components with a new (more…)
Aug 25
We’re still just over two weeks away from the anticipated iPhone 6 event reportedly scheduled for September 9th where Apple is expected to debut the next generation of iPhone hardware including a more powerful, efficient A8 system-on-a-chip. Worry (more…)
Aug 25
Apple's Web-based store was replaced with the “we'll be back” graphic that often comes just before a product update is released, and shortly thereafter came back online only to show the offline warning again moments later. The on-again-off-again s (more…)
Aug 25
T-Mobile is giving customers using its Simple Starter price plan the choice of adding more data. From September 3rd, subsc (more…)
Aug 25
If you’ve tried and thrown in the towel on Swing Copters, the follow up game from Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen, you may want to give besting your high score another try this morning. An updated version of the game was released today, tweaking t (more…)
Aug 25
In the run-up to an official announcement in September, several new leaks have emerged concerning the iPhone 6. Among these is a (more…)
Aug 25
Federal Judge Lucy Koh has denied a motion from Samsung to invalidate two Apple patents in the ongoing infringement legal battle between the two companies. Samsung was ruled to have infringed on the two patents and had hoped it could use new Supreme Court (more…)
Aug 25
Following a spate of rumors that late-term problems with the display on Apple’s next-generation iPhone could force the handset’s delay or seriously constrain supplies, at least one Wall Street analyst indicated that the issue — if it even actually exists (more…)
Aug 25
T-Mobile announced today that it’s adding a new data option to its Simple Starter plans that will let users quadruple their data for much less than the competition. Currently the company’s Simple Starter plans start at $40 for unlimited talk, text, an (more…)
Aug 25
Spotify updated its iOS app today for iPhone and iPad and with it brings a couple of handy enhancements for managing albums. The updated app now includes the ability to “save whole albums to Your Music directly from the album page.” Users will also no (more…)
Aug 25
Activity trackers can be a good way to monitor not only exercise but also sleep patterns – and now Jawbone’s UP device seems to have found a third application, as an earthquake tracker. The above graph shows the moment at which the magnitude 6 (more…)
Aug 25
Key component partner and fierce rival Samsung has reportedly wedged its way back into Apple’s supply chain for the next iPhone, as the South Korean company will allegedly be one of three companies supplying dynamic random-access memory for the "iPhon (more…)
Aug 25
When someone’s heart stops, there are just minutes to save them from brain damage or death; by the time medics arrive, it can be too late. This is the problem former San Ramon Valley Fire Department chief Richard Price set out to solve with the (more…)
Aug 25
Digital credit card replacement start-up Coin has changed the requirements for its extended beta trial, as part of an apology fo (more…)
Aug 25
Apple may be working on a new version of the M7 co-processor for the upcoming iPhone 6, claims (more…)
Aug 25
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is trialling an iPhone app that allows travellers returning to the USA to bypass the normal immigration queues by entering their details into the app and getting a QR code containing their electronic approval. You still (more…)
Aug 25
Following on from their previous reports, GeekBar is today highlighting a new set of schematics for a chip codenamed ‘Phosphorus’. The site claims the chip will serve similar roles to the M7 in the current iPhone 5s, but with additional fu (more…)
Aug 25
Apple’s so-called "iPhone 6" may include a next-generation version of the company’s motion coprocessor, code-named "Phosphorus," to help power data collection for iOS 8′s new Health app, a new schematic suggests. (more…)
Aug 25
Ten One Design has announced the release of its new iPad stand, Magnus, which uses magnets to hold the tablet in place. Designed (more…)
Aug 24
We’ve seen hundreds of iPhone 6-related part leaks, rumors, and claims, and of course lots of comparison photos. Below, via Yaya888 and Gizmobic, we have the latest. These shots compare the iPhone 5 to the space gray 4.7-inch physical iPhone 6 model (more…)
Aug 24
Apple has begun pushing the Beats Music streaming service via email to iTunes customers. The emails promote the free-to-download Beats Music app’s “Just For You” and “Tune Your Taste” features and note that Beats is now ̶ (more…)
Aug 24
An ongoing conundrum for tech users one is trying to find the best bag to tote your g (more…)
Aug 24
Some of the most popular gaming services are reportedly under attack as a series of distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) (more…)
Aug 24
Following the USB power adapter redesign rumors, we’ve now received word that Apple’s new reversible Lightning to USB cable may not be ready in time to ship with the iPhone 6. According to third-party Apple retailer Moca.co, Apple has yet to p (more…)
Aug 24
Fortune has flagged up a video from 2011 of an eyewitness retelling how Jobs behaved and interacted when seeing Xerox’s PARC revolutionary graphical user interface inventions for the first time. Although the video is old, it seems to have gone l (more…)
Aug 24
Throughout the past few months, a number of rumors have suggested many different resolutions for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6, giving a variety of reasons as to how Apple will best optimize a larger screen size for both users and developers. (more…)
Aug 24
Well if you're not listening to this show, it's because you're busy reading this text, isn't it? And if that's the case, it's time to stop reading and start listening! Your geeks share tips and answer questions about backing up to (more…)
Aug 24
While it’s not a particularly exciting update, Apple’s mid-2014 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display increases performance and offers more value, making it an enticing offer for those who may have been waiting to take the plunge on a thin-but-powerful (more…)
Aug 24
An unsourced photo that surfaced Saturday from Asia indicates that Apple may be planning to redesign the iPhone charging adapter — at least in the U.S. — alongside the release of its next-generation handset, which is expected to sport a larger battery t (more…)
Aug 23
Dreamed up by a hardware startup called Apigy, Lockitron is an easy-to-install app-connected smart home solution that promises to turn almost any common deadbolt into a smart keyless entry system. (more…)
Aug 23
Throughout the past few months, a number of rumors have suggested many different resolutions for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6, giving a variety of reasons as to how Apple will best optimize a larger screen size for both users and developers. (more…)
Aug 23
Recently an image of what’s claimed to be Apple’s redesigned US 5W USB power adapter surfaced on Weibo (via Gizmobic). This alleged new design, isn’t actually that new to everyone though. Australia currently has a very similar USB power (more…)
Aug 23
A new image said to be of a redesigned Apple USB power adapter has been (more…)
Aug 23
As expected, Apple has grown its Volume Purchase Program for institutions seeking apps and iBooks to 16 new countries. Effective (more…)
Aug 23
In an interview with the Information Security Media Group publication, White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel admits (more…)
Aug 23
With the back-to-school shopping season nearing an end, some last minute offers include a couple of "killer deals" where you can save between $400- $600 on 2013 MacBook Pros that are essentially equivalent to 2014 models, $160-$250 off Mac Pros, $ (more…)
Aug 23
Target isn’t the only US retailer affected by the “Backoff” point of sale malware. Following forensic analysis of the i (more…)
Aug 23
Satechi has announced the release of its new Bluetooth Wireless Smart Keyboard, suitable for M (more…)
Aug 23
Portable power solutions company Juno Power has announced its newest line of Lightning adaptor c (more…)
Aug 23
As promised in July, Apple on Friday expanded its Volume Purchase Program for apps and iBook titles to 16 new countries, including major markets in the Middle East and South America. (more…)
Aug 22
On Friday, Apple announced that it had discovered that “a very small percentage” of first-run iPhone 5 units (more…)
Aug 22
Apple’s stock closed on Friday at an all-time record high, on a straight split-adjusted basis, cracking $101 per share (more…)
Aug 22
Apple on Friday announced a free replacement program for iPhone 5 batteries after discovering certain units sold during a five-month period after the product’s launch in 2012 contain faulty components. (more…)
Aug 22
Week of Who concludes today with The Curse of Fatal Death, a special produced as part of a telethon for the Red Nose Day charity. This is a notable piece of Doctor Who history because it makes more than a few connections between the old series and the new (more…)
Aug 22
Need a note or writing app? Vern Seward points out two in this week's Free on iTunes. Matcha and FetchNotes. (more…)
Aug 22
The popular anonymous social sharing network Secret may be under fire in Brazil, but in the U.S. and abroad the software lives on, and today received a big new update on the Android platform, with the iOS version expected to be released sometime over the (more…)
Aug 22
This Friday afternoon, Apple has opened up an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after discovering that a “very small percentage” of units “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” The (more…)
Aug 22
US Federal District Court Judge Lucy Koh has denied Samsung’s post-trial request to invalidate two Apple patents, both (more…)
Aug 22
Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts. (more…)
Aug 22
Amid rumors that Apple is developing a Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector, third-party accessory vendor Truffol has begun selling a reversible USB Lightning cable on its website, beating Apple to the punch. (more…)
Aug 22
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call Updates: Satechi’s latest wireless keyboard can sync w (more…)
Aug 22
The evolution of technology often results in frustrating corporate pratfalls. Companies, desperate for growth, perhaps survival, make decisions that annoy, even alarm us. Why doesn't that happen to Apple? John explains. (more…)
Aug 22
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates is just one of a ton of folks who have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge-we posted Apple CEO Tim Cook's public challenge last week-but his video has a higher production value than most. In fact, it's awesome. An (more…)
Aug 22
Coin, the company that makes the self-titled Coin credit card replacement, announced a beta program for 10,000 users willing to try Coin Beta. The program is designed to put the device through real-world testing while the final release of Coin Gold is pus (more…)
Aug 22
Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo, manufacturer of physical keyboard cases for the iPhone has run into more legal trouble. BlackBerry ha (more…)
Aug 22
Apple's HealthKit was originally presented as a way for iPhone owners to collect their own health and fitness data and share it with healthcare providers, but now that may include insurance companies, too. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff G (more…)
Aug 22
The makers of Coin — a Bluetooth-enabled "connected card" designed to allow users to store magnetic stripe information for multiple credit and debit cards on a single device — on Friday announced that they would delay a full launch until next ye (more…)
Aug 22
This Week’s Buyer’s Guide includes deals on the MacBook Air, the Mac Pro, the Retina MacBook Pro, and several different Apple accessories. (more…)
Aug 22
Apple today expanded its App Store Volume Purchase Program (VPP) to 16 important new regions. Here are the new areas: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, T (more…)
Aug 22
This week MacNN forum goers discuss a wide range of topics including encryption software, consistent crashes and how to cool down a (more…)
Aug 22
BestBuy.com this week is offering a $150 discount on the current-generation 13.3-inch MacBook Air, dropping the price from $999 dow (more…)
Aug 22
BlackBerry has attacked iMessage in a blog post, as it attempts to try and convert more users to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). The (more…)
Aug 22
Right now at Apple’s online store, chose from a wide selection of refurbished MacBook Pro models with prices as low as $929. The ref (more…)
Aug 22
In a short commercial posted Friday, South Korean electronics giant Samsung subjected its water-resistant Galaxy S5 smartphone to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which the handset’s S-Voice personal digital assistant called "freezing" before nominat (more…)
Aug 22
BlackBerry is taking advantage of reports of iMessage’s (more…)
Aug 22
Apple has recently added the 2014 MacBook Air to the refurbished section of the Apple Online Store. Currently, the 1.4 GHz Intel Core i5 11-inch MacBook Air is available in two configurations priced at $769 and $929, with 128 GB and 256 GB SSD’s r (more…)
Aug 22
When you think about easily damaged Apple products, a smashed iPhone display with a screen like a spider web probably first comes to mind. While I’ve never cracked my own iPhone screen in my four years of carrying one virtually everywhere and mostly (more…)
Aug 22
What's better than a deal? A giveaway, of course, and that's what we have for you today. The Rebel Photographer Giveaway includes both a Canon EOS Rebel T3 DSLR Camera and The Fantastic Photography E-Learning Bundle so you can take better pictures (more…)
Aug 22
Earlier this week, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report (more…)
Aug 22
Once again, its time for Friday Deals! Every Friday, we’re going to take a look at current sales, and bring you what we think a (more…)
Aug 22
Payment startup Coin is expanding its base of testers for its digital credit card replacement from 1,000 to 11,000 people. The cr (more…)
Aug 22
Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: LG 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV $300 shipped (orig. $550) Storage (more…)
Aug 22
Earlier this week a report from Wired noted security company Cloudmark’s claim that iMessage is host to nearly a third of all mobile spam messages due in part to email addresses being attached in many cases to accounts. In our coverage we noted that (more…)
Aug 22
Carriers could use Wi-Fi spectrum to extend capacity for its LTE service in the future, if new research is adopted. Resea (more…)
Aug 22
A new report claims Apple is in a serious bind as it rushes to get enough screens in place for next month's expected iPhone 6 launch. The alleged issue stemmed from the need to redesign the display's backlight because it wasn't bright enough, (more…)
Aug 22
Mac owners participating in the public beta of OS X Yosemite were treated to a nice surprise Friday morning when Apple released an update for them, along with a beta version of iTunes 12. This is the first update to the public beta, and it brings this ver (more…)
Aug 22
The latest mobile operating system statistics show that Google’s Android is more fragmented than ever, with three different versions of the platform representing two-thirds of all devices, while Apple’s latest version of iOS runs on 91 percent of iPhones (more…)
Aug 22
With just about everyone in the tech industry getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS (including Apple’s own Tim Cook and Dr. Dre), Samsung decided it would also be an appropriate time to mock the iPhone and others in t (more…)
Aug 22
If you’re not familiar with Google Cardboard, it’s one of the most affordable and portable VR headsets to date. It’s a very simple creation in terms of design and functionality, but provides a solid look into the future of technology wit (more…)
Aug 22
Apple continues to expand its circle of potential HealthKit partners with dialogs now happening with both Humana and UnitedHealth. Both companies are big-name health insurance providers, and the talks could mean Apple is hoping HealthKit will be part of t (more…)
Aug 22
A set of photographs published on Friday purport to show both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch variants of Apple’s next-generation iPhone depicted in an engineering prototype overview, with both models sporting a protruding camera lens and all-metal rear casing. (more…)
Aug 22
A French Apple enthusiast site has published some photos from a screen, alleging that they come from Foxconn, detailing const (more…)
Aug 22
Adding to the mystery of the iPhone 6 and its shipment date, reports are circulating that Apple’s suppliers were “scramb (more…)
Aug 22
Apple has started blocking downloads of anonymous communication app (more…)
Aug 22
Reuters is reporting that iPhone 6 production was disrupted for part of June and July after Apple was forced to abandon its plans to use a thinner display backlighting system in the new handset. Suppliers to Apple are scrambling to get enough screens rea (more…)
Aug 22
If you thought things were messy with U.S. networks, Verizon and Sprint using CMDA and AT&T and T-Mobile using GSM, things are even worse in China – with WCDMA, CDMA2000, CDMA1X, GSM, TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE all in use by different carriers in diffe (more…)
Aug 22
Did you know that you've got all kinds of options for how your Mac's Desktop looks and behaves? It's true. You can make the icons that appear there much larger or smaller, increase or decrease the space between them, and even force the items o (more…)
Aug 22
ESPN has released an app for the Pebble smartwatch, providing results for various sporting events. The Scores app includes (more…)
Aug 22
Apple has encountered a serious issue with building displays for its next-generation iPhone just as it’s gearing up to launch next month, forcing suppliers to redesign a key component, according to a new report. (more…)
Aug 22
French site iGen has posted what it claims are screenshots from Foxconn, which – if genuine – confirm a number of details from earlier reports, and to reveal the dimensions of prototypes of both iPhone 6 models. The screenshots appear to be (more…)
Aug 22
Samsung will reportedly supply Apple with RAM for the iPhone 6, according to a (more…)
Aug 22
Premium camera producer Leica has revealed an upgraded version of its Leica M rangefinder. The Leica M-P houses a f (more…)
Aug 22
Apple’s supply chain is scrambling to get enough displays ready for the iPhone 6 ahead of its launch next month, reports (more…)
Aug 22
Apple partner and sapphire glass manufacturer GT Advanced is estimated to produce anywhere from 1.35 to 2.25 million sapphire covers for the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 by the end of 2014, according to a (more…)
Aug 22
Rugged accessories producer Otterbox has announced its introduction of a new screen protection p (more…)