Haven’t you ever wished you had your own soundtrack you could play as you go through your day? I’ve always been partial to “The Theme From Shaft” myself. Walking down the street with Isaac Hayes masterpiece playing just makes me feel like a b-a-a-a-a-d Mutha… I’ll shut my mouth.
Latest Apple & Mac News
While Apple’s iPhone 6 continues to outsell its bigger sibling, the iPhone 6 Plus, around the world, the 6 Plus makes a bit of a better showing in Asia.
Popular productivity app “Things” for iOS is Apple’s “Free App of the Week.” This marks the first time Cultured Code’s task management app has been offered for free. The promotion will run for a week.
Add Starwood Hotels CEO Frits van Paasschen to the list of CEOs who finds using his iPad and iPhone more productive than a PC. He tells the Wall Street Journal that he has dumped his PC, and does all of his work on his mobile devices with the aid of a Bluetooth keyboard.
Walmart will be offering discounts on Apple’s iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and iPhone 6 as part of their Pre-Black Friday sale event. The deals will kickoff on Friday, November 21 at 8:00AM local time at Walmart’s U.S. locations.
Corning has debuted its new Gorilla Glass 4, a next-generation glass that it says is even more shatter-resistant than previous generations in drops to rough surfaces.
Sony Pictures has reportedly dropped out of the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biographical film. Deadline.com and Variety have both reported on the rumor, and claim that the film is now in turnaround following Sony’s move.
Foxconn’s Innolux division will build a new $2.6 billion factory in Southern Taiwan. The facility will be built exclusively to supply displays to Apple. The move was made following an “urgent” request from the iPhone maker.
Threats of children being kidnapped apparently weren’t enough to get concerned parents to force Apple to cut back on the encryption the company employs on its iOS devices, so the Department of Justice is taking its rhetoric up another notch. Now the message is: Apple’s tough encryption is going to get a child killed!
Software developer RelativeWave was just bought by Google, and has announced that its previously $80 mobile app prototyping software, Form is now available for free on the Mac App Store.
Apple will be holding on to its soon to be shuttered Mesa, Arizona sapphire glass facility, reports Bloomberg. The Cupertino firm has told Mesa city officials that it intends to repurpose the building, and that it’s committed to preserving jobs in Arizona.
You have a pile of paper on your desk so high that you can barely read these words on your monitor. Wouldn’t it be great if you could scan everything in that pile – from bills and receipts to reports, drawings, recipes, notes, business cards, photos, and everything else – no matter where you are, with no computer required.
Apple has changed the “FREE” buttons for free apps in its App Store to now read “GET.” The change has taken place on both the iOS and Mac App Stores.
Apple is planning to bundle the Beats Music app as a part of iOS early next year, reports the Financial Times. The company acquired the Beats Music service earlier this year as a part of its acquisition of Beats Electronics.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced via his Twitter account (@tim_cook) that the company has once more scored 100% in the HRC Corporate Equality Index. This marks the 13th year in a row the company has scored 100%.
If you’re a Fitbit user who’s frustrated that they haven’t introduced Apple Health app compatibility, you’ll likely be very interested in Sync Solver, a new $0.99 app that just hit the App Store. The app automatically exports Fitbit data such as steps, weight, and sleep into the Health app.