Apple is still fighting to get rid of the DNS errors seen in recent versions of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and as part of that battle it has ditched the buggy discoveryd service in its recent 10.10.4 beta, replacing it with mDNSResponder, which was last used in OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
Apple has once more reclaimed the most valuable global brand in Millward Brown’s tenth annual BrandZ brand value report. The market research firm says Apple showed a 67% rise in brand value, totaling nearly $247 billion.
Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire late Tuesday morning at Apple’s industrial complex in Mesa, Arizona. The blaze was extinguished in about 35 minutes.
Apple designer and SVP of Design Jony Ive has been promoted to a new position at the company, Chief Design Officer. Ive will oversee a wide array of projects, giving up the day-to-day oversight of industrial design and user interface operations.
While previous versions of iOS and OS X have introduced several new features, a new report says Apple’s focus for both operating systems this year will be on improved stability and performance, as well as new security features and interface tweaks.
Apple on Thursday updated their Apple Store app for iOS. Version 3.3 adds additional support for Touch ID, as well as two-step verification.
Apple is planning to launch its new transit directions feature in the iOS 9 version of Maps. The company plans to debut bus, subway, and train route navigation in the app during the unveiling of iOS 9 at WWDC 2015 in June.
Users are experiencing issues with a number of iCloud-related services. The services have had issues since around 1:30AM Central Time.
Respected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has told clients that he believes Apple will announce its next-generation iPhones in August, followed up by a September launch.
A news report from Tuesday says Apple plans to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain its “global command center” in Mesa, AZ. The planned center will be on the site of a failed sapphire glass production facility.
The number of retailers accepting Apple Pay continues to inch up, as Tuesday saw clothing retail chain Express begin accepting Apple’s mobile payments solution at all of its outlets in the United States.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has weighed in on the bankruptcy court dispute concerning the sale of RadioShack customer data, siding with Apple and AT&T, who say the customer data collected during the sale of their products should not be included in the sale.
Apple has finally released a Lighting Dock, designed to work with the iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus range of handsets, as well as 5th-generation iPod touch models.
Apple Pay has added 34 new banks and credit unions to its list of financial institutions offering support for the mobile payments solution.
As expected, Apple has announced the release of an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display that includes a new Force Touch trackpad, and a new $1,999 configuration of their 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display.
Apple Joins Other Tech Firms in Calling on President Obama to Reject Encrypted Data Backdoor Proposal
Apple has joined more than 140 other tech firms in signing a letter calling on President Obama to reject any government proposal to allow government backdoor access to encrypted data on mobile devices.