With iOS 7, Apple updated most of the iPhone’s built-in apps with a sleeker, simplified look. One of the updated apps was the compass app. Formerly designed to resemble its real-world counterpart, the new Compass app is a study in sleek, black and white utilitarian design.
Apple’s most recent EFI update for the mid-2011 MacBook Air apparently includes a bug that will in some cases cause a failure to install, or in more serious instances, cause the system to crash.
While iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will include many new integration features that are mutually beneficial to users of both operating systems, a report today says the releases of the two new operating systems my be staggered by as much as a month.
Earlier this week saw forensic expert Jonathan Zdziarski disclose what he termed “backdoors” in iOS that could allow for nefarious data collection of information from users’ devices. In addition to an earlier statement denying any underhanded intentions, Apple has also posted a new support document offering a description of the three services highlighted by Zdziarski.
Apple announced its Q3 2014 earnings results on Tuesday. The company brought in $37.4 billion in revenue and made a $7.7 billion in profit for the quarter.
With thirty-four analysts having revealed their predictions, the consensus for what is expected in Apple’s financials report for Q3 is for year-on-year revenue to have gown by 8.5%, and earning should be up 18.1%.
While there is much talk these days about the possibility of Apple releasing a new version of the Apple TV that will also include gaming features, this isn’t the first time Apple’s name has been connected with gaming on your television.
Apple has debuted a new television ad, promoting the MacBook Air. “Stickers” shows off a variety of customized decals placed over the Apple symbol on the back of the notebook.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is asking its partners to manufacture between 70 and 80 million units combined of the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 by December.
A video posted on YouTube on Friday shows an alleged iPhone 6 front glass cover being tortured by garnet sandpaper. The glass comes away scratched, suggesting the part is not made of sapphire.
Apple has announced that it will hold its eighth iTunes Festival in London this year. The month-long concert will feature 30 nights of concerts at the The Roundhouse throughout September.
The iPhone 6 hasn’t even been officially announced as of yet, but that hasn’t deterred Chinese clone manufacturer Goophone from already cranking out a fairly decent looking copy.
Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reports production of Apple’s 4.7-inch “iPhone 6” will begin in the third week of July, while the much-rumored 5.5-inch model will kickoff manufacturing in mid-August.
Bill Campbell, who has served on Apple’s Board of Directors for 17 years, took some time to sit down with Fortune and reflect on his years on the iPhone maker’s board, and his long association with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
The legislative arm of the European Union put out a press release on Friday, boasting that action by itself and its member states has led to better protection for consumers in online games. It also took the opportunity to scold Apple for not doing enough to protect and inform consumers about in-app purchases.
Apple has announced that Susan Wagner, a founding partner and director of BlackRock, has joined its Board of Directors. BlackRock owns 2.82% of Apple, and is a well-known investment management firm. Wagner replaces Bill Campbell, who has served on the Apple Board of Directors for 17 years.