All Apple-Related News

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

Feb 11
For anyone looking to get better tracking and a bird’s eye view of your sleep habits, be sure to check out Sleep++ 2.0 available today. This latest version brings in a major sleep analysis algorithm overhaul to help users get a better understanding (more...)
Feb 11
While iPhone photography keeps on improving thanks to the advancement of tiny camera sensors and image processors, it’s still nowhere near as fully-fledged as DSLR or Micro 4/3rd photography. You can’t swap out interchangeable lenses for diff (more...)
Feb 11
Ok, I officially want to be a kid again. Actev is this weekend launching the Arrow Smart-Kart. For kids aged 5-9, the message is that it looks and sounds like a race kart (thanks to speakers with artificially-generated V12 engine sounds), has GPS and WiF (more...)
Feb 11
Data from App Annie suggests that global mobile app revenue will hit $50B this year, and $101B by 2020. Total annual downloads will rise from 111B last year to 284B by 2020. Apple’s iOS is set to retain its store leadership by gross revenue over the fi (more...)
Feb 11
As with other holidays, some of the best gifts are things that will last a while, so the person will frequently be reminded of (more...)
Feb 11
This week William Gallagher has a cold but also an Apple Pencil. You're envious now, aren't you? But colds are goin (more...)
Feb 11
iPhones could in future automatically sound louder or quieter notification alerts depending on the level of background noise. A patent application published today describes how both an iPhone and Apple Watch could periodically measure ambient sound levels (more...)
Feb 11
The United States Patent and Trademark Office today (more...)
Feb 11
Apple may be dropping Samsung as one of its processor manufacturers for the next version of the iPhone, according to a report. Rather (more...)
Feb 11
Apple is looking to turn Apple Watch into an automated iPhone command and control module, as a patent application published Thursday de (more...)
Feb 10
Apple’s history when it comes to social networks is not the brightest. The company launched the infamous Ping social networking tool back in 2010, only to shut it down two years later. This year, alongside the announcement of the highly anticipated (more...)
Feb 10
Every so often, people browse the Internet and the Mac App Store to try and find useful things to add to their app arsen (more...)
Feb 10
The App Store is a constantly-changing place, with new apps joining the catalog, while others adjust their prices to enc (more...)
Feb 10
Simon Pierro has a new iPad magic video involving peanuts and a chimp. Mr. Pierro has been doing magic shows using iPads as props for some time, but there's something about the simple curiosity of the chimp that is compelling in a whole new way. And t (more...)
Feb 10
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reached a deal with Apple to be the only manufacturer for the iPhone 7's processor, likely called the A10, (more...)
Feb 10
According to a report from South Korean news outlet The Electronic Times, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, better known as TSMC, has reached a deal with Apple to be the sole provider of the processor used in the next-generation iPhone. TSMC (more...)
Feb 10
A report claims Apple will rely solely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to produce the next-generation syst (more...)
Feb 10
In conjunction with Apple Music's introduction to the Sonos connected speaker platform, the two companies teamed up to create a compreh (more...)
Feb 10
Remember Steve Jobs, the film written by Aaron Sorkin starring Michael Fassbender? There was a lot of hype about the film, some controversy, and high expectations, but it fizzled at the box office. It's available on iTunes now, though, which I'm a (more...)
Feb 10
A mockumentary secretly produced by Funny or Die, staring Johnny Depp as US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump, has grabbed widespread media attention, making it p (more...)
Feb 10
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 (more...)
Feb 10
iDevices, a company that makes many popular iPhone connected household products, today announced that it’s selling its iGrill and Kitchen Thermometer brands to Weber, a longtime leader manufacturing grills and grilling accessories. The two product line (more...)
Feb 10
Autonomous (self-driving) cars will certainly be built to a high level of reliability and safety. However, there will still be the rare case when an autonomous car goes awry and there's a crash. Lives could be lost. What will happen then? (more...)
Feb 10
What is Apple's mission? You might be surprised to know that Apple doesn't have a mission statement. Bryan and Jeff talk about whether or not this matters and what it says about Apple. They also talk about the relationship between Steve Jobs and B (more...)
Feb 10
Despite launching almost a year ago with a publicity boost by Apple, HBO Now currently has just 800,000 subscribers, the head o (more...)
Feb 10
There's a funny meme floating around where someone asks someone else if they can fax something for them, and the answe (more...)
Feb 10
iDevices has announced that its app-enabled iGrill and Kitchen Thermometer accessories have been acquired by (more...)
Feb 10
It's your regularly scheduled Daily Deals post, where the staff of MacNN scour online retailers for great offers and bargain (more...)
Feb 10
A new report from Park Associates gauging the US smartphone market in 2015 has found that Apple continues to hold the largest sh (more...)
Feb 10
Apple may be continuing to build out its own content delivery network (CDN), in order to provide downloads and streams of mus (more...)
Feb 10
If you’ve been following any of the Swift mailing lists and have begun to feel overwhelmed with the amount of conversations passing through, take a look at Benedikt Terhechte’s new beta app Hirundo. The app focuses on creating a comfortable reading ex (more...)
Feb 10
In this episode, Zac and Benjamin are discussing Error 53, some special updates to Apple TV, and some 4-inch iPhone theories. The Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and through our dedicated RSS feed. New episodes of Happy Hour are ava (more...)
Feb 10
This week Dr. Mac explains why two displays are better than one; how to turn your iPad into an external monitor for your Mac; and why his iPad now goes everywhere his MacBook Air goes. (more...)
Feb 10
Check out Size-Up for Mac, a utility designed to make organizing and managing open windows on your Mac a little easier. We have a deal on it today for just $4.99, more than half off retail. Check out the deal listing for more info. (more...)
Feb 10
Apple secured 40 percent of the U.S. smartphone market in 2015, though close competitor Samsung managed to gain ground, accordi (more...)
Feb 10
One of the best parts about Apple Stores is the ability to try out Apple products out of the box in an environment superior to big box retail stores. While that’s mostly true of almost all Apple products including Apple Watches, there’s one re (more...)
Feb 10
Apple has released the third OS X 10.11.4 public beta for non-developer testers. Public beta testers running the El Capitan pre-release can find the new software update through the Mac App Store. The latest public beta update follows the third developer b (more...)
Feb 10
Apple has released the third iOS 9.3 public beta to non-developer testers today. iOS 9.3 public beta 3 follows this week’s third developer iOS 9.3 beta release as well. The latest beta cleans up issues introduced in the last version while adding som (more...)
Feb 10
Break out the speakers because music is good for your love life. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at how music can improve our state of mind and happiness, plus they share some thoughts on liability with self driving cars. (more...)
Feb 10
Every day, alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store (more...)
Feb 10
Members of Apple's public beta program now have access to the third preview builds of both iOS 9.3 for iPhone and i (more...)
Feb 10
Apple today released the third beta of an upcoming iOS 9.3 update to public beta testers, just a couple o (more...)
Feb 10
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming OS X 10.11.4 update to pub (more...)
Feb 10
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: iPhone 6/s/Plus C (more...)
Feb 10
According to the latest U.S. smartphone market share numbers from Parks Associates, Apple is still well in the lead compared to competing manufacturers, holding a beefy 40% of the smartphone market. But the latest figures also show that Android OEMs are (more...)
Feb 10
This week, readers can grab the lowest prices anywhere on all of Apple's current generation 13" MacBook Airs bundled with 3 full years of AppleCare extende (more...)
Feb 10
The artificial intelligence in a self-driving vehicle can be treated as the "driver" from a legal standpoint, the U.S. (more...)
Feb 10
They say music is the language of love, and now there's a study to prove it. Sonos commissioned a research project using their own gear along with Apple's iBeacons, iPhones, and the Apple Watch to study the effects of music on families, and one of (more...)
Feb 10
A series of soon to arrive Apple security certificate expirations will cause some problems, if users and developers do not take (more...)
Feb 10
Apple reported an unusual network problem on Wednesday, preventing some owners of Visa credit or debit cards from adding them to Apple (more...)
Feb 10
Seminal internet infrastructure provider Akamai has cautioned investors that traffic from its two biggest clients -- Apple and Mic (more...)
Feb 10
Apple has fixed an issue that prevented shortened "t.co" links on Twitter from loading in Safari on the (more...)
Feb 10
Apple CEO Tim Cook already leads the most profitable company in history and holds meetings with powerful world leaders and heads of state, and now he can add to that list receiving several votes for President of the United States in yesterday’ (more...)
Feb 10
A new cross-party bill is being introduced to Congress later today, aiming to prevent state-level encryption bills from ca (more...)
Feb 10
Apple reported an unusual network problem on Wednesday, preventing some owners of Visa credit or debit cards from adding them to Apple (more...)
Feb 10
Starting early this morning, Apple Pay users have been experiencing problems adding Visa cards to the wallet. The issue is limit (more...)
Feb 10
No, it’s not as dumb a question as it seems. While keeping the full iPhone display on full-time would quickly drain the battery, there are ways of keeping a partial display on all the time to display time and notification alerts – and LG has today (more...)
Feb 10
If you’re having trouble setting up Apple Pay this morning, it’s not just you. Apple is currently reporting an hours-long issue with adding credit cards and debit cards to the mobile payment service. The issue only appears to be affecting Visa (more...)
Feb 10
This Quick Tip is about something that Apple removed from El Capitan's version of Mail (the gear icon that was at the bottom-left) and how you can replicate its "Get Account Info" functionality to see the sizes of your mailboxes again. Apple sometimes (more...)
Feb 10
The Bluetooth standard governing body, Bluetooth SIG, has introduced a new architecture and supporting set of educational tools th (more...)
Feb 10
A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Represenatives on Wed (more...)
Feb 10
Google's massive AdWords network will no longer accept new display ads made in Adobe Flash as of June 30, the search gia (more...)
Feb 10
When you download or stream content from Apple – be it Apple Music, an app or an OS X update – that content is often delivered by a third-party Content Delivery Network, or CDN. The idea is to allow you to download it from a server close to you to m (more...)
Feb 10
A framework used by developers to perform software updates in Mac apps has potentially put the users (more...)
Feb 10
Alongside our regular MacNN Deals and Daily Deal lists, we occasionally find items that are interesti (more...)
Feb 10
A new bill introduced in U.S. Congress today by representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Blake (more...)
Feb 10
Attempts by states like California and New York to ban the sale of encrypted phones could be overruled by federal law. The Verge reports that a cross-party bill is being introduced today in Congress by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-T (more...)
Feb 10
It feels wrong using more than one To Do app: it's actually against the ideas of Getting Things (more...)
Feb 10
Welcome to the Game Replay, the thrice-weekly look at the wider world of gaming by the staff of MacNN. In today's edition, Roc (more...)
Feb 9
Every so often, people browse the Internet and the Mac App Store to try and find useful things to add to their app arsen (more...)
Feb 9
The App Store is a constantly-changing place, with new apps joining the catalog, while others adjust their prices to enc (more...)
Feb 9
Apple is apparently not done with feature changes and improvements to its Notes app for OS X and iOS. Interviewed b (more...)
Feb 9
Final Fantasy IX has been released on iTunes for iPhone and iPad, and it's on sale for 20 percent off through February 21st. TouchArcade noted that the game was originally supposed to be released in Japan only at first, making Tuesday's release a (more...)
Feb 9
Scott Galloway, in a fascinating and informative presentation, asserts that it's fairly easy to grasp the basic message of Amazon, Facebook and Google. But when it comes to Apple, the argument is that Tim Cook, the superb operator, isn't a great s (more...)
Feb 9
App developers are increasingly adopting Apple Pay as a fast, convenient way to enable purchases, often as an alt (more...)
Feb 9
After launching in public beta last December, Sonos has revealed that it will officially add support for Apple Music to its connected speaker lineup tomorrow, February 10th. We had an opportunity to go hands-on with Sonos support for Apple Music when the (more...)
Feb 9
Frodo lives! This was once a rallying cry on college campuses in the 1960s and 1970s. It's a curious concept, of course, because Frodo's continued existence at the end of The Lord of the Rings isn't in question. Maybe it's an existential e (more...)
Feb 9
A "huge" number of third-party Mac apps are under threat of man-in-the-middle attacks due to a recently discovered vulnerabili (more...)
Feb 9
After month of waiting, Apple Music subscribers who are also invested in the Sonos speaker ecosystem will finally get native access to (more...)
Feb 9
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Feb 9
A new vulnerability in Sparkle has put a “huge” number of Mac applications at risk for hijacking. For those unfamiliar, Sparkle is a tool used often by third-party apps that are not in the App Store to allow updates to be pushed to users. Apps (more...)
Feb 9
Apple has shared an update on its developer news and updates site to highlight an upcoming change to  Apple Worldwide Developer Relations Intermediate certificates from Sunday, February 14th. Starting February 14, the renewed Apple Worldwide Developer R (more...)
Feb 9
A "huge" number of Mac apps are under threat of man-in-the-middle attacks due to a recently discovered vulnerability in Sparkl (more...)
Feb 9
A new app in the iOS and Apple TV App Store is suspected to be the first to use a technology from BitTorrent called BitT (more...)
Feb 9
A pair of vulnerabilities in the framework that some Mac apps use to receive automatic updates leaves them open to man-in-the-middle attacks, according to a report from (more...)
Feb 9
Every day, the staff of MacNN search online retailers for great bargains on hardware, gadgets, software, and other items tha (more...)
Feb 9
Check out Luminid, a MFi-certified Lightning cord lights up the moment you touch it. Once you plug it in, the light turns off. Cool, right? We have a deal on 40-inch long Luminid cables for $9.99, half off the regular price. (more...)
Feb 9
It's probably safe to assume that MacNN readers know who Steve Jobs is at this point in history. His story has been told in man (more...)
Feb 9
Amazon is taking a bigger step into the game development business, by offering a game engine for free alongside an (more...)
Feb 9
The first official implementation of BitTorrent’s peer-to-peer technology hits iOS and the Apple TV today, but not in the way you may have expected. OTT News, a small team bringing a different perspective to the election coverage, has launched an app (more...)
Feb 9
Ireland has a new problem to throw at Apple: hackers are trying to buy company logins from employees. In some cases, employees are being offered upwards of â20,000 (about US$22,245) in efforts to coax out user names and passwords.The Mac Observer Spin: A (more...)
Feb 9
Apple is rumored to have a secret research unit with hundreds of employees working on augmented and virtual reality, exploring ways the emerging technologies could be used in future products. One product said to be under development is a virtual reality h (more...)
Feb 9
Scott Galloway, who is a professor of Marketing and Brand Strategy at the NYU Stern School of Business, did a presentation called "Gang of Four: Apple / Amazon / Facebook / Google." It's a lightning fast presentation on how these companies increasingl (more...)
Feb 9
This week's release of tvOS 9.2 beta 3 further addresses the device's text input shortcomings, giving users the ability to enter words usin (more...)
Feb 9
Smile Software fits our Developer Insight series perfectly: we're interviewing longstanding developers who (more...)
Feb 9
Twitter-owned Vine for iOS, which lets you create and share short video loops, received a new update today that adds new shortcuts from the Home screen on the latest iPhones. Users can press the updated Vine icon firmly on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus (more...)
Feb 9
Apple's employees in Ireland are being targeted by people or groups wanting company logins. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to speculate on what those logins could access and what Apple does to prevent unauthorized network access, pl (more...)
Feb 9
Apple's largest-ever Florida outlet will debut within Brickell City Centre, a new open-air shopping mall launching in Miami this fall, (more...)
Feb 9
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: Luminid Touch lig (more...)
Feb 9
Apple dramatically improved its Notes app with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan last fall thanks to enhanced photo support, new formatting tools, URL snippets, a share extension, and an iCloud Drive backend to keep it all in sync. So much so that people have ac (more...)
Feb 9
From 9to5Toys.com: Late last year, Square Enix announced that a re-releases of Final Fantasy IX would be coming to iOS, Android and PC. At the time, there was no specific word as to when North American gamers would actually get their hands on it. However, (more...)
Feb 9
Every day, alongside our Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store. Today' (more...)
Feb 9
Got an old MacBook laying around? Gazelle this week wants to pay you an extra $25 cash on top of its existing cash trade in va (more...)
Feb 9
Square Enix today launched the iOS version of its popular game (more...)
Feb 9
A new video by YouTube user Junya Sakamoto (more...)
Feb 9
We’ve all been there, right? You download a game, can’t be bothered to play it so you build a robot to do it for you … Engadget spotted this one. Puzzle & Dragons is a ridiculously popular mobile game in Japan that tasks players with (more...)
Feb 9
There’s no doubt that Apple has a definite interest in virtual reality. Tim Cook said on the most recent earnings call that “it’s really cool and has some interesting applications,” and he didn’t see it as a niche product. That&# (more...)
Feb 9
In what Bloomberg describes as ‘a 90-minute interview peppered with expletives,’ Russia’s new Internet advisor has said that he wants to force Apple and Google to pay more taxes. German Klimenko is pushing to raise taxes on U.S. compa (more...)
Feb 9
Apple dramatically improved its Notes app with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan last fall thanks to enhanced photo support, new formatting tools, URL snippets, a share extension, and an iCloud Drive backend to keep it all in sync. So much so that people have ac (more...)
Feb 9
Apple employees in Ireland have been offered €20,000 ($23,000) for access to the login details, reports Business Insider, citing a current and former employee. “You’d be surprised how many people get on to us, just random Apple employees,&# (more...)
Feb 9
Apple is set to open its largest Florida-based Apple Store yet in Greater Downtown Miami, according to a new report. Sources close to The Real Deal and South Florida Business Journal have confirmed that Apple has signed a lease with Miami’s new B (more...)
Feb 9
Apple is now deploying its new screen protector program to Apple Stores across the United States and other countries from today. The introduction of the program was first reported by 9to5Mac and rolled out to Japanese Apple Stores last week. The progr (more...)
Feb 9
A Seattle-based law firm is preparing to file a class action lawsuit against Apple over iOS updates bricking iPhones whose home buttons have been repaired or replaced by third-party companies. The Guardian reports that lawyers PCVA are inviting those who (more...)
Feb 9
Adobe announced back in December that it would be renaming Flash Professional as Animate CC in recognition of the fact that HTML 5 has now taken over from Flash as the main form of web animation. It has now done so, adding in a “seriously long list (more...)
Feb 9
Earlier this year it was revealed that Apple is slowly making its way towards opening its own branded retail stores in India. Apple Stores in India have been a long time coming, but now it looks like they are finally getting close. Bloomberg reports that (more...)
Feb 9
In January KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple would include a new dual camera system on the iPhone 7 Plus, and now Sony may be backing that up. Sony's CFO recently talked about the company's dual-lens camera platform and said we'd (more...)
Feb 9
A new advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to increase taxes stemming from US companies trad (more...)
Feb 9
Norwegian police will force a 27-year-old man accused of drug possession to unlock his iPhone with Touch ID, according to local website (more...)
Feb 9
Future versions of watchOS should incorporate more clock face options, building on the 12 already included, a new Apple job listi (more...)
Feb 9
Accessory maker Belkin has partnered with Apple to bring its ScreenCare+ Application System to the iPhone maker's retail stores in Ame (more...)
Feb 9
Previously launched in Japan, and soft-launched in the US, the Apple and Belkin screen protector installation program will con (more...)
Feb 9
Adonit, a company that makes a range of popular styluses for iOS devices, today announced the launch of two new products -- the Adonit Mark and the Adonit Switch. The Adonit Mark is an entry-level stylus that's priced affordably while the Adonit Switch of (more...)
Feb 9
The Error 53 issue that's bricking iPhones that get replacement Touch ID sensors has the Internet up in arms, and that can mean only one thing: it's lawsuit time. The law firm of PVCA hasn't filed a case against Apple yet, but is looking for i (more...)
Feb 9
In an effort to bolster local competitors, Russia's new Internet adviser to president Vladimir Putin plans to raise taxes on American companies, singli (more...)
Feb 9
Hackers are trying to bribe workers at Apple's Irish offices with thousands of euros, hoping to gain access to sensitive compan (more...)
Feb 9
As of today, Apple Stores across the United States and around the world are offering a new system that allows Apple Store employees to apply Belkin-branded screen protectors for iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus customers. Many stores across the world beg (more...)
Feb 9
Apple employees are often targets of hackers wanting to gain access to their company credentials, but (more...)
Feb 9
Apple's work on virtual reality may be ready for public consumption as early as 2018, according to a well-known industry (more...)
Feb 9
The latest installment of Star Wars continues to ride high in the box office charts, but despite the series exis (more...)
Feb 9
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes Apple plans to put iOS at the center of several forthcoming augmented reality and VR innovations set to launch within the next two years. (more...)
Feb 9
Late on Monday, Adobe announced that three of its web and image management programs had all receiv (more...)
Feb 8
Following up on a recent flurry of Apple acquisitions and key hires from the augmented reality/virtual reality fiel (more...)
Feb 8
Throughout the tvOS 9.2 beta testing process, Apple has been steadily adding new features. Today's third beta (more...)
Feb 8
Every so often, people browse the Internet and the Mac App Store to try and find useful things to add to their app arsen (more...)
Feb 8
The App Store is a constantly-changing place, with new apps joining the catalog, while others adjust their prices to enc (more...)
Feb 8
Security software company Intego is warning of a malware disguised as a (fake) Flash installer that actually installs scareware and other malware on your Mac. The malware isn't exploiting any security holes in OS X, but instead does a semi-credible jo (more...)
Feb 8
Firewatch comes to Mac, Windows, Linux, and PlayStation 4 on Tuesday. The Mac version is via Steam, where it's available for a preorder discount of US$17.99 (regularly $19.99) now. According to the developers, "Firewatch is a mystery set in the Wyomin (more...)
Feb 8
Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted his congratulations to the Denver Broncos for winning Super Bowl 50. Mr. Cook did so with a pair of tweets from the game itself, including the one below and an earlier one from the field.Congrats @Millerlite40 Peyton Manning @Br (more...)
Feb 8
Apple's Notes app, included as part of the upcoming OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan software update, has been confirmed to support Evernote .en (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today announced in a post on its Swift blog that it is open sourcing the Swift benchmark suite. This announcement comes two months after the company made the Swift programming language open source, allowing the developer community to have direct acc (more...)
Feb 8
Apple may face some legal trouble in the future, if lawyers decide to proceed with plans to launch a class action suit against (more...)
Feb 8
A new study that compared the security of user data as transmitted by the short-range Bluetooth used by the leading fitness and heal (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today announced that its (more...)
Feb 8
Glenn Fleishman is currently the Editor at Large for The Wirecutter and a Macworld Senior Contributor. Glenn is also a book author, and his Peachpit Press bio describes him as an "unsolicited pundit." That's because, as you'll hear in this intervi (more...)
Feb 8
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 (more...)
Feb 8
Since 2013, Microsoft has consistently offered something it called its “Accredited Support Professional Program” for iOS and Mac users. Essentially, this program allowed the company to train and accredit Apple techs and consultants on Microso (more...)
Feb 8
Watch retailer Watches2U put together an infographic for spotting fake Apple Watches, which we've included below. It's a handy-dandy guide, especially for those who don't eat, breathe, and sleep Apple products. Check it out in the full story. (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today announced in a post on its Swift blog that it is open sourcing the Swift benchmark suite. This announcement comes two months after the company made the Swift programming language open source, allowing the developer community to have direct acc (more...)
Feb 8
A Seattle-based lawfirm is considering a class action lawsuit against Apple, following reports of an "Error 53" message som (more...)
Feb 8
Who didn't dream about growing up to become a super hero when they were a kid? We're willing to bet you did, and the same is tr (more...)
Feb 8
It's the day after a major sporting event, and it is almost certain some people are feeling a bit worse for wear after watch (more...)
Feb 8
Apple on Monday made took its Swift benchmark suite open source, providing developers access to to tr (more...)
Feb 8
AppDelete Uninstaller for Mac is a utility that will deletes any stray folders, files, preference files, caches, widgets, preference panes, plugins, bundle, and screensavers associated with an app you want to delete. And it has an undo feature, too. We ha (more...)
Feb 8
Facebook's project to provide people in developing countries access to essential websites has come un (more...)
Feb 8
On Monday, Apple released third betas of OS X 10.11.4, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2, and tvOS 9.2 to developers, with changes (more...)
Feb 8
Several law firms are considering lawsuits against Apple following (more...)
Feb 8
Instagram today has officially announced support for mutliple accounts. After a slow roll out to multiple users, users are now able to add up to 5 different Instagram accounts and quickly switch between them all. Multiple account support has been added  (more...)
Feb 8
Happy birthday to us -- The MacNN Podcast turned one this week, and so -- when you listen to this episode -- picture u (more...)
Feb 8
Apple has filed a motion for a mistrial in the infringement case where the patent holding company VirnetX won US$625 million. The winnings came from a retrial, and Apple claims VirnetX's legal team misrepresented the facts, warranting a mistrial.The M (more...)
Feb 8
Apple on Monday issued a third developer beta of its upcoming OS X 10.11.4 update, roughly two weeks after (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today has released the third watchOS 2.2 beta for Apple Watch developers. In terms of new features, the watchOS 2.2 so far has added a totally revamps Apple Maps app and glance and is required to use iOS 9.3 beta’s new multi-watch feature. We (more...)
Feb 8
Apple has released the third tvOS 9.2 beta software update to registered developers for testing. Previous versions of the pre-release Apple TV software update have added major changes to the new device including app folders similar to iOS and OS X, Bluet (more...)
Feb 8
Apple has released the third OS X 10.11.4 beta today to testers. The latest developer preview can be found in the Updates section of the Mac App Store. Previous versions have added new features to the Mac including the ability to view and share Live Phot (more...)
Feb 8
Apple says it's protecting users by locking up their iPhones when third-party Touch ID Home buttons are installed. Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at iPhone and touch sensor security, plus John has some ideas on what Apple co (more...)
Feb 8
The default weather app on the iPhone is useful, but a bit bland, and the default weather app on the iPad is... well, it (more...)
Feb 8
App development has taken off in the last few years, making it increasingly difficult to stay on top of all the latest version (more...)
Feb 8
Apple CEO Tim Cook and his head of Internet endeavors -- Eddy Cue -- made an appearance at Super B (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming OS X 10.11.4 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the second (more...)
Feb 8
Apple on Tuesday provided developers with new pre-release versions of the software that runs the company's mobile ecosystem, releasi (more...)
Feb 8
Apple has released the third tvOS 9.2 beta software update to registered developers for testing. Previous versions of the pre-release Apple TV software update have added major changes to the new device including app folders similar to iOS and OS X, Bluet (more...)
Feb 8
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Feb 8
Holdouts awaiting a modern 4-inch iPhone have a lot to look forward to with the expected iPhone 5se next month. A mix of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s technology in a one-hand friendly, iPhone 5-sized case. It sounds compelling enough that I’ve already con (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today has released the third iOS 9.3 beta to registered developers for testing. The first iOS 9.3 beta introduced at the start of the year introduced new 3D Touch shortcuts on new iPhones, Touch ID-secured Notes, a new Night Shift mode for blue lig (more...)
Feb 8
For its upcoming New York Fashion Week show, clothing brand Tommy Hilfiger will reportedly be offering speedier entry for people w (more...)
Feb 8
Every day, alongside our regular Daily Deals post, we are showcasing some of the offers available from our own MacNN Deals store. (more...)
Feb 8
The sequel to cult indie game The Binding of Isaac will not be allowed in the App Store -- at least for now -- thanks to what A (more...)
Feb 8
Apple GPU supplier Imagination Technologies has reported that it will report a second business year of losses in April. Additi (more...)
Feb 8
Financial tech startup Fit Pay recently launched a new Kickstarter for its third-party Pebble Time "smartstrap" called the (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 2.2 update to developers, two weeks after (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today provided developers with the third beta of an upcoming 9.2 update to tvOS, the operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV and powers its built-in App Store. Today's tvOS 9.2 beta 3 comes two weeks after Apple released the (more...)
Feb 8
Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming iOS 9.3 update to developers for testing purposes, two w (more...)
Feb 8
Attendees at this year’s Tommy Hilfiger New York Fashion Week show won’t have to be pulling out any physical invitations or even their smartphones to check-in to events this year thanks to a partnership with GPS Radar. Attendees instead will be able (more...)
Feb 8
Though Facebook has been trying to address power usage concerns through software updates, its main iOS app is still a (more...)
Feb 8
Apple is apparently getting closer to launching its first retail stores in India, with the government rep (more...)
Feb 8
If your 2013-model Mac Pro is having video issues, Apple may be ready to fix the problem for free. The company has a new hardware repair program in place to deal with the issue, but you'll have to ask because it isn't being advertised.The Mac Obse (more...)
Feb 8
Tim Cook’s embarrassment at the Super Bowl seems a timely opportunity to put together something that’s been on my to-do list for a while now: a quick guide to getting the best results from your iPhone’s camera. As a keen photographer, I& (more...)
Feb 8
Error 53 has taken the Internet by storm and is being tossed around as an example of how Apple is trying to screw iPhone users. The error can appear after the Touch ID sensor is replaced without following the proper procedure, which leaves the iPhone unus (more...)
Feb 8
Logitech is attempting to take on the videoconferencing market, by launching a new conferencing system aimed at mi (more...)
Feb 8
Twitter is awesome, and so is the official Twitter app. We've had no real complaints about it in the years that we've used it, (more...)
Feb 8
When it comes to the privacy and security of user data, the Apple Watch and its accompanying software ecosystem are the most (more...)
Feb 8
Apple is close to gaining clearance to open its first retail store locations in India, according to a source familiar with the matter speaking with (more...)
Feb 8
Following the most recent Apple Music launch for users in Turkey last week, the subscription music streaming service and accompanying Beats 1 radio station have now officially launched in Taiwan. Apple Music is available now for users in Taiwan that w (more...)
Feb 8
You know that over its 40-year history, Apple has had its ups and downs. What we didn't appreci (more...)
Feb 8
The Indian government is said to be preparing to fast-track approval of the country's first Apple Stores, detouring normal rules (more...)
Feb 8
If your iPhone battery struggles to make it through a full day, and you don’t want to add an ugly hump to your device, Guardian tech writer Samuel Gibbs has found that deleting the Facebook app and using Safari instead can boost battery life by up (more...)
Feb 8
Facebook this morning came under fire once more over concerns regarding the impact its (more...)
Feb 8
This is where coming new to a product may be a help: we've been using Quicken 2016 for around (more...)
Feb 8
If you're sitting in exactly the right spot in the departure lounge, you can see all the flight i (more...)
Feb 8
Apple was conspicuously absent from commercial slots aired during the television broadcast of yesterday's Super Bowl 50, but that didn't stop some of its products from popping up in ads for other companies' wares (via (more...)
Feb 8
Apple CEO Tim Cook found himself on the receiving end of a lot of ‘Shot on iPhone’ snark when he tweeted a blurry photo at the end of the Super Bowl 50 game. The photo appears to be motion-blurred due to the slow shutter speed in the fading (more...)
Feb 8
There are some people who believe the iPad can be used as an extremely lightweight notebook replaceme (more...)
Feb 8
Apple didn't buy airtime during America's National Football League 2016 Super Bowl, but some of its products did (more...)
Feb 8
Welcome to the Game Replay, the thrice-weekly look at the wider world of gaming by the staff of MacNN (more...)
Feb 7
Halfway through the last quarter, supply chain rumors of iPhone production cuts--purportedly "30 percent" of some unknown number--snowballed into an (more...)
Feb 7
The market for personal drones has grown exponentially over the last several years, led by consumer-oriented products from companies li (more...)
Feb 7
JBOD, Airtime Fairness, Quality of Service (QoS), and RAID are just a few of the mysteries your two favorite geeks help you unravel this week. Add to that some answers about resetting pesky OS X passwords and photo storage plus a few Geek Challenges and a (more...)
Feb 6
Apple has launched a free repair program for 2013 Mac Pros dealing with faulty video cards, in some cases believed to be respons (more...)
Feb 6
The first two Smart Connector accessories for iPad Pro offer very different keyboard style experiences, each addr (more...)
Feb 6
Apple's retail expansion efforts over the past few years have primarily focused on (more...)
Feb 6
It's Super Bowl weekend, and for cord cutters that usually means a visit to a bar or friend's house -- but not this year, as NFL broadcast (more...)
Feb 6
In January, we reported that the upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5se would be released in the same colors as the iPhone 6s: Silver, Space Gray, Gold, and Rose Gold. That is still the case, according to sources. This weekend, reports have emerged with claims that t (more...)
Feb 6
Apple is establishing a Repair Extension Program for 2013 Mac Pro models, according to details provid (more...)
Feb 6
Apple is launching a new Mac Pro Repair Extension Program to address complaints of video related issues with select models of its latest high-end desktop offering, 9to5Mac has learned. We obtained the notice (pictured below) that Apple this week sent out (more...)
Feb 6
Welcome to the latest edition of Jeremy’s 5, my latest roundup of 5 interesting little things that aren’t big enough for full articles, but are still worth sharing with you. This week, I’m sharing some thoughts on Just Mobile’s (more...)
Feb 6
This week saw teases about the plans for next-gen iPhones and iPads, as well as Apple Pay, cross-platform services, and even virtua (more...)
Feb 6
Apple's CloudKit framework for automating apps' storage and retrieval of user data "in the cloud" has lea (more...)
Feb 6
A tragic earthquake has hit the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan, injuring 144, killing at least 5 people and causing the collapse of several large buildings. So f (more...)
Feb 6
Apple today launched a new Repair Extension Program that addresses video issues on some late 2013 Mac (more...)
Feb 5
Everyone likes getting something for nothing, especially when there's no or relatively few catches. Freebie Friday is (more...)
Feb 5
Apple is working on three different color options for the launch of its much-rumored 4-inch iPhone, including a version closer in (more...)
Feb 5
On February 11, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have had settled ownership of the company's sto (more...)
Feb 5
Every so often, people browse the Internet and the Mac App Store to try and find useful things to add to their app arsen (more...)
Feb 5
The App Store is a constantly-changing place, with new apps joining the catalog, while others adjust their prices to enc (more...)
Feb 5
Northern California's educational toy tablet maker LeapFrog is selling itself to its Hong Kong-based competitor VTech for ju (more...)
Feb 5
Apple has responded to a damages retrial verdict that could someday see the iPhone maker paying out $625 million -- ne (more...)
Feb 5
Meet Nicolas Vuignier, an enterprising young man who thought his iPhone was just about everything he needed to make cool aerial videos of his ski runs. Well, his iPhone and some string. According to his YouTube post, he tinkered with the idea for two year (more...)
Feb 5
LEGO has already shown its love for Ghostbusters with the Ecto-1 and firestation headquarters kits, and now the company is embracing this summer's reboot with a just announced kit that includes everything you need to get hyped up before the movie come (more...)
Feb 5
We may be the only people who like email as a concept, and are fine with Apple Mail as an app. That's ni (more...)
Feb 5
After objecting to the closing arguments made by Caldwell, Cassady & Curry attorneys representing VirnetX, Apple has now filed a motio (more...)
Feb 5
The increased use of wearables will naturally invite the monitoring of body chemistry. Just as we do for fitness now, there will be norms and goals. Along with that, in the tech industry's all too eager efforts to be of assistance, monitoring of blood (more...)
Feb 5
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Feb 5
Apple today has started selling the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on its online store. With all the news about the company building out and prototyping virtual reality tech, it’s interesting to see it offering a glimpse at what that (more...)
Feb 5
If you ever need to get your Touch ID-enabled home button repaired, be sure to have it done by Apple Au (more...)
Feb 5
It's the end of the week, and the last thing you want to do is anything that involves effort. To save you the trouble of sc (more...)
Feb 5
Apple today has started selling the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on its online store. With all the news about the company building out and prototyping virtual reality tech, it’s interesting to see it offering a glimpse at what that (more...)
Feb 5
Ever sat around thinking about what Star Wars would be like if it had been a 70's grindhouse flick? Who hasn't, right? Well, now you can see for yourself, thanks to Mashable. They cut a trailer from Star Wars footage, added some horrific sound eff (more...)
Feb 5
On Friday, Apple added another 32 US financial institutions on its Apple Pay partner site who are now s (more...)
Feb 5
Apple has asked the Supreme Court not to listen to Samsung's appeal over the ongoing (more...)
Feb 5
XCOM 2, a sequel to the popular XCOM game franchise’s original release, is launching today worldwide for both Mac and PC users, 2K and developer Firaxis announced. The franchise has received a few releases and spin-offs for Mac and iOS in recent memory (more...)
Feb 5
Apple has quietly added a server-side API to CloudKit, following an announcement on the developer news blog. This will enable developers to add a lot of functionality to apps powered by CloudKit, enabling developers to interact with the iCloud CloudKit (more...)
Feb 5
I'm delighted to announce the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Giveaway. It's for a 32GB iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil, and all you have to do to enter is register to receive our deal emails. It's that simple, so get on it! And good luck. (more...)
Feb 5
Apple is among a clutch of tech companies in negotiations with the National Football League (NFL) for the nonexclusive (more...)
Feb 5
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with (more...)
Feb 5
With the advancement of compact camera technology, products like the GoPro have really taken off in terms of use in sports and other action-based activities. While the iPhone has almost always had one of the best mobile cameras, its adoption in those fiel (more...)
Feb 5
There’s been a lot of conversation this week around the quality of Apple’s software and services, and yesterday’s brief App Store outage certainly didn’t help. It’s true that new services like Apple Music and iCloud Photo (more...)
Feb 5
CBS is making it easy-and free-for anyone to watch the Super Bowl without needing a cable TV subscription or antenna. Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about streaming the big game through the CBS Sports app for the iPhone, iPad, a (more...)
Feb 5
Apple doesn't think the U.S. Supreme Court needs to hear Samsung's appeal in their patent infringement fight, and said as much in documents filed on Thursday. Samsung is hoping to get the court to overturn a ruling that says it infringed on severa (more...)
Feb 5
Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after havin (more...)
Feb 5
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Feb 5
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Feb 5
Previously, we've enthused about the Logitech K380, mostly enthused about the Create, and gen (more...)
Feb 5
A new report from industry analyst Canalys reports that the Apple Watch has established itself as the industr (more...)
Feb 5
Apple today has updated its iTunes Movie Trailers application with support for the higher-resolution display of the iPad Pro. The general interface, movie posters, and video playback now appear properly on the larger display. Unfortunately, this video-or (more...)
Feb 5
If you're a cord cutter who wants to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday, but don't feel like connecting an antenna to your TV just to watch a football game, there's an app for you. Even better, it's free, and so is watching the big commercia (more...)
Feb 5
The Foxconn bid to take over Sharp is now only awaiting finalized details between the two parties, Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou told rep (more...)
Feb 5
A comprehensive tracker of Apple's retail stores around the world, including new, rumored, and renovated stores. (more...)
Feb 5
With Apple Pay continuing its ongoing rollout across U.S. banks and credit unions, Apple’s mobile payment service has added over 30 new partners. Here is the full list of new Apple Pay banks: Anderson Brothers Bank, Bank & Trust Company, Ban (more...)
Feb 5
Apple rolled out an update for Final Cut Pro X on late on Thursday that finally adds a 4K export option for the company's devices with UHD support. The 10.2.3 update also adds sharing support for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and fourth generat (more...)
Feb 5
Just when we think we've seen it all, something on the App Store comes along and surprises us. This time it's an ultra-minimali (more...)
Feb 5
Apple is apparently trying to help people with a tendency to crack or smash their iPhone display, with two initiative (more...)
Feb 5
Some iPhone 6 users who had their smartphones repaired by third-party technicians are reporting that a mysterious "error 53" message is permanently bricking their iPhones (via (more...)
Feb 5
The Guardian reports that Apple has acknowledged growing complaints that third-party repairs to the Touch ID home button of an iPhone 6 can brick the device when iOS is updated, and that it is a deliberate security feature. There have been growing repor (more...)
Feb 5
If you're one of those people who has Siri calling you "your highness" or "Captain Magnificent" rather than your first name, then boy, are you going to love this tip. A Reddit user found a way to bleep out Siri, so you can have Apple's voice assis (more...)
Feb 5
On Friday Apple reached the 1,000 mark for the number of U.S. card issuers supporting Apple Pay, a figure continuing to outpace t (more...)
Feb 5
The BBC has updated its iPlayer app for iOS to support Spotlight searches and allow Handoff between devices. Spotlight support means that you to search for BBC TV shows by swiping down from the homescreen, while Handoff allows you to seamlessly pick up wh (more...)
Feb 5
Alongside our regular MacNN Deals and Daily Deals posts, the staff of MacNN sometimes finds an offer deserving enough to have (more...)
Feb 5
It's like the mostly-fictitious parable that NASA and its contractors spent bill (more...)
Feb 5
Prominent journaling app Day One has received a significant upgrade on both Mac and iOS, reaching version 2 on each platform. (more...)
Feb 5
Apple updated its Apple Pay participat (more...)
Feb 5
On this week's episode of the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Mikey riff on Apple's rumored March event, what a new patent (more...)
Feb 5
Good news for cord-cutters in the U.S.: you can stream this year’s Super Bowl 50 without a cable TV subscription. The Panthers vs Broncos game kicks off at 6.30pm ET/3.30pm PT on Sunday 7th Feb, and watching it on your Apple device is as simple as (more...)
Feb 5
Apple has updated Final Cut Pro to allow 4k video to be exported to compatible Apple devices, with sharing support also added for the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro and 4th-gen Apple TV. The sharing window also now supports multiple YouTube accounts (more...)
Feb 4
Earlier today we reported that Apple was partnering with one screen protector company, likely Belkin, to offer professional installations of screen protectors done by machines. Now, a report from MacOtakara says that Apple has started rolling out its scre (more...)
Feb 4
Apple CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams told Apple employees on Thursday that its iPad product line will return to growth by the end of 2016. According to 9to5Mac, the two executives participated in a town hall meeting with Apple employees. In addition t (more...)
Feb 4
Apple will begin accepting some iPhones with cracked screens in an expansion tot he company's iPhone trade-in program. Online reports say Apple will also begin offering in-store installation of screen protectors.The Mac Observer Spin: Neither change i (more...)
Feb 4
Apple Stores in Japan are now offering screen protector installations using dedicated TrueClear Pro machines made by Belkin, with pric (more...)