In the wake of the scandal involving the death of a 15-year-old Pegatron worker, the Apple supplier has revealed that it uses facial recognition technology in an attempt to verify the identity of workers.
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Retina iPad mini supply constraints appear to be easing a bit, as the device is now beginning to appear in AT&T and Verizon stores in the U.S., while Apple’s online store ship-by dates have improved to one-to-three business days.
In today’s world, parents are certainly in the right to be worried about handing their child any sort of smartphone or tablet, even an iOS device. There’s a lot of scary and inappropriate stuff out there! Fortunately, Apple provides a number of ways to keep bad content away while still allowing your child to use an iOS device.
The Wall Street Journal reports that number three U.S. Wireless carrier Sprint is preparing a possible bid for number four carrier T-Mobile US. If the acquisition were permitted by Antitrust regulators, the resulting carrier would have 99 million customers.
China Mobile seems to be aggressively promotion Apple’s iPhone and iPad line in the run up to their launch on their network later this month. The wireless provider has devoted a majority of at least one of its retail locations to the iOS devices.
SMB email management company Intermedia says 190,000 iPhones and iPads were activated on its network in the first ten months of 2013, while a mere 29,000 devices activations were tallied for second place Samsung.
After what has seemed like an eternity since the first iOS 7.1 beta (nearly 4 weeks – an unusually long span in the iOS beta release timeframe), Apple has finally released the second beta of iOS 7.1 to developers. The first beta included a number of bug fixes, a new Yahoo logo, fixes for some connection issues.
It’s been awhile since the Mac version of the Twitter app has gotten any update love, but now Twitter has finally updated its Mac app to Version 3.0. The update gives the app a visual makeover, some new photo-related features, timeline changes, and more.
Among the new features introduced by Apple in iOS 7 is the ability for apps to continue refreshing their content in the background when you aren’t actively using them. While this is generally useful, some users feel the desire to disable the feature. Here’s how it’s done!
Apple has watched its smartphone market share in China more than double following the debut of the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Apple’s market share rose from just under 5% to 12%.
In the wake of the death of a 15-year-old Pegatron worker, Apple dispatched its own medical experts to the site in question to conduct an investigation, and has found that the boy’s death was not due to working conditions at the plant.
Apple has released another minor update for iPhoto on the Mac today, bringing the version up to 9.5.1. Most notably, the updated includes a fix that caused print previews to appear garbled or otherwise render incorrectly on the screen.
Google released a minor, albeit welcome, update to their popular Maps app for iOS today, adding a single intriguing feature: The ability to view flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations that have been sent to your Gmail account! Google Maps has already proven to be great competition for Apple’s own iOS Maps app – and this is just icing on the cake.
If you’re like a lot of iPhone or iPad power users, or have had an iOS device for a long time, changes are you have a whole mess of apps installed on your device. Even if you organize your apps into folders, it can be hard to keep track of what exactly you have installed – and which folder you abandoned carefully filed an app into.
T-Mobile USA announced on Tuesday that it will be offering the 16GB models of the Apple iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini, and iPad mini with Retina Display for $0 down for “well-qualified” new and existing customers.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says wireless carriers such as AT&T will not be able to continue subsidizing smartphones, saying the current model is not economically viable.