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PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws that were linked to the attempted hacking of a human rights activist's iPhone. ...... 26 Aug 2016
Defect is breaking iPhone 6 handsets, claims iFixit
Defect is breaking iPhone 6 handsets, claims iFixit
iFixit has detailed an apparent design flaw with Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets which can result in the screen flickering and becoming ...... 25 Aug 2016 - 2 comments
Apple reinvents the home button with iPhone 7?
Apple reinvents the home button with iPhone 7?
One thing about iPhone has remained superficially largely the same from the first iPhone. Even though we now have the Touch ID inside and the ...... 08 Aug 2016 - 9 comments
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
Apple Watch update to come in two versions
It's been over 15 months since Apple released its first and only Apple Watch. It was meant to rock the world unlike any other smartwatch and ...... 08 Aug 2016
Apple buys AI company for 200 million
Apple buys AI company for 200 million
Apple has bought a US-based company focusing on artificial intelligence (AI), reports GeekWire. The company known as Turi is from Seattle area ...... 08 Aug 2016
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple has removed the encryption of the core components of its mobile operating system in the last iteration. This means that security researchers ...... 08 Aug 2016 - 2 comments
Designers back Apple in long-standing fight against Samsung
Designers back Apple in long-standing fight against Samsung
Over 100 designers have signed a court brief on behalf of Apple, taking sides in a patent battle that has hundreds of millions of dollars in damages waiting. ...... 05 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Cook: Developers have earned over $50 billion from App Store
Apple CEO Tim Cook has proudly tweeted that developers on the App Store have earned over $50 billion since the marketplace launched in late 2008. ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple Music grabs exclusive rights to Britney Spears' upcoming album
Apple recently announced that it has surpassed 15 million subscribers on Apple Music but the fight for the number one spot is still far away ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 1 comment
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple Music exits beta on Android
Apple has released a new version of its music streaming app for Android, 9to5Mac reports. The new app is finally and officially out of beta ...... 04 Aug 2016
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Apple: Pokemon Go has most downloads in first week, ever
Without giving specific details, Apple has confirmed that Pokemon Go had the most downloads in its first week of availability than any other app in history. ...... 25 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
Audible launches 'Channels' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month
Audible launches 'Channels' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month
Amazon-owned Audible has launched a new service, 'Channels,' premium podcasts for $4.95 per month or free if you are an existing, paying Audible member. ...... 10 Jul 2016
Apple settles with patent troll for $25 million
Apple settles with patent troll for $25 million
Apple has settled with patent troll Network-1 Technologies for $25 million, ending a suit over alleged patent infringement. The "'227 Patent ...... 10 Jul 2016
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Apple close to buying streaming service Tidal
Just 18 months after rapper Jay Z purchased the service for $56 million, it appears that tech behemoth Apple is close to acquiring Tidal. ...... 03 Jul 2016 - 4 comments
Rumor has it that Apple has cancelled iPhone's dual camera
Rumor has it that Apple has cancelled iPhone's dual camera
The next iPhone will be a major upgrade to current iPhone 6s. This biyearly full upgrade cycle provides us with a bigger upgrade every two years. ...... 18 Jun 2016 - 6 comments
WWDC: As expected, Apple renames OS X to macOS
WWDC: As expected, Apple renames OS X to macOS
As expected, Apple used their WWDC event today to officially change the branding of their Mac operating system OS X. The OS will now go by ...... 14 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Rumor: Apple to unveil iMessage for Android at WWDC
Rumor: Apple to unveil iMessage for Android at WWDC
According to a new article, Apple will unveil iMessage for Android next week at WWDC. While unconfirmed, a move to bring the encrypted messaging ...... 12 Jun 2016
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Google matches Apple's new subscription and revenue share policies
Earlier, we reported that Apple was making major changes to its App Store policies, and it appears that Google is matching and exceeding those ...... 09 Jun 2016
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
Apple makes a major change to the App Store
According to Apple's Phil Schiller, major changes are coming to the App Store, including big changes to how subscriptions work for developers. ...... 09 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Apple's updated Thunderbird Display has an integrated GPU?
Apple's updated Thunderbird Display has an integrated GPU?
Apple's external display's are somewhat popular among certain professionals but the company hasn't released any new models in ages. Soon, however, ...... 03 Jun 2016
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple opens new office in India that will create 4000 jobs
Apple has announced the opening of a new office in Hyderabad, India, a move that will create up to 4000 new jobs in the country. The office ...... 22 May 2016 - 4 comments
Apple to use LG for some iPhone 7 cameras as Sony struggles to recover from earthquake
Apple to use LG for some iPhone 7 cameras as Sony struggles to recover from earthquake
According to Nomura Securities analysts, Sony has been struggling to meet supply needs for their dual camera systems, forcing Apple to order ...... 21 May 2016
You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
According to sources, Apple is working on allowing you to use your phone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor to unlock your Mac computer. The update ...... 21 May 2016
Apple invests a billion dollars on Uber competitor
Apple invests a billion dollars on Uber competitor
Apple has been revealed to have invested a small chunk of its $130 billion bankroll on a transportation company that is one of the main rivals ...... 13 May 2016 - 7 comments
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Apple adds cheaper tier to Apple Music
Released last summer Apple Music was expected to become a success that quickly rivaled and possibly even surpassed Spotify as the leading streaming ...... 06 May 2016
Samsung reports strong quarter, thanks to Galaxy S7
Samsung reports strong quarter, thanks to Galaxy S7
Samsung has revealed its quarterly earnings for the first three months in 2016. The results are impressive as the company gains momentum with Galaxy S7. ...... 28 Apr 2016
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple has released the first quarterly earnings of 2016. As expected, the results weren't as impressive as quarters in recent history. The most ...... 27 Apr 2016
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
China bans Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies Store
The Chinese government has banned Apple's iBooks Store and iTunes Movies store in the nation, following new regulations that put strict regulations ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 2 comments
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Report: Apple hires former Tesla engineer for car project
Apple's "Project Titan" may have just gotten a new boss. According to multiple reports, former Tesla VP of vehicle engineering Chris Porritt ...... 23 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a long-standing lawsuit brought by Dynamic Advances over alleged patent infringement. The tech ...... 22 Apr 2016 - 1 comment
Apple confirms WWDC 2016 will run from June 13th through the 17th
Apple confirms WWDC 2016 will run from June 13th through the 17th
Earlier today, crafty fans noticed that Siri was "leaking" the dates for the upcoming WWDC, and later in the day Apple confirmed. The event ...... 19 Apr 2016
Rumor: Apple is changing OS X to MacOS
Rumor: Apple is changing OS X to MacOS
While the rumor has been hot for awhile, Apple has dropped another hint that their OS X operating system could be getting a major rebranding to "MacOS." ...... 15 Apr 2016
Apple's new tech will automatically scan songs and remove curses
Apple's new tech will automatically scan songs and remove curses
Apple has been granted a patent for "Management, Replacement and Removal of Explicit Lyrics during Audio Playback," giving the company technology ...... 03 Apr 2016 - 16 comments
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
Report: iOS 9.3 is most stable operating system yet
According to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, iOS 9.3 is the most stable Apple operating system yet. The latest release has a crash ...... 02 Apr 2016
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
According to a new research report from Sensor Tower, the average U.S. iPhone user spent $35 on apps and games in 2015. 71 percent of that ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
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