Apple has published the final HomeKit Made for iPhone (MFi) specifications for hardware developers, opening the door to allow accessory makers to begin building products to integrate into iOS 8’s new framework to control home automation devices.
Activist Investor Carl iCahn took to Twitter on Wednesday to boast of single-handedly boosting Apple’s stock price, and to let an adoring public know that he’d be sending an “open letter” to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday.
An Apple spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday that the company was surprised by sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies’ bankruptcy filing earlier this week, and that the company is now figuring out the next steps it will take.
Apple has sent out invitations to select members of the media for an event to be held at 10AM Pacific Time on October 16 at the Town Hall auditorium at the Cupertino firm’s headquarters. The invitations carry the tagline: “It’s been way too long.”
Photos of an alleged mockup of a next-generation iPad Air have surfaced in Vietnam. The mockup indicated a slightly redesigned iPad, with a thinner profile, recessed volume buttons, a Touch ID sensor, and a puzzling lack of a mute/orientation lock switch.
A new survey shows that while Apple’s iPhone and iPad remain the most popular devices among teens, interest in the upcoming Apple Watch has actually dropped in the last 6 months.
Apple released the second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers on Tuesday. The second beta release, (Build12B407), comes just over a week after the release of iOS 8.1 Beta 1 to developers.
Apple released a second golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers on Tuesday. The second GM candidate, released one week after the initial GM candidate, was released alongside a fifth public beta of the new OS to beta testers.
A report on Tuesday says Apple is shifting some of its production capacity over to the iPhone 6 Plus, due to a stronger than expected demand for the larger handset.
Apple claims both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have faster LTE download speeds than the iPhone 5s. Both devices are capable of reaching 150Mbps, thanks to being equipped with the Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE chip, which supports LTE Advanced.
It’s been almost three weeks since the release of Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system, and the adoption rate sits at a mere 47% of all iOS devices. The numbers, from Apple’s App Store support page, indicates iOS users may be wary of the bugs that have plagued the launch of iOS 8.
Apple and the City of Cupertino on Monday shared an aerial photo shot of the Apple “Spaceship” Campus 2 construction site. The official shot, which follows a drone video flyover from over the weekend, shows the latest progress on the project.
An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is up for sale on auction site eBay. High bid is currently $94,100 USD, and climbing. (As of 11AM Easter time.) Auction photos show the device running a different version of iOS, one that looks similar to that of factory test mode, shown in previously leaked images of iPhone 6 prototypes.
Apple partner GT Advanced Tech released a statement on Monday, announcing that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is Apple’s supplier for sapphire glass used for the camera lens cover and the Touch ID sensor found in current iPhone models.
Apple has now updated its “Xprotect” anti-malware system to identify two different variants of the iWorm malware and prevent them from being installed on a Mac.
Another edition for our iPhone 6 users. The Bokeh effect became popular when iOS 7 became transparent. With the different colors and lighting effects, it looks great on the advanced iOS. Of course, iPhone 6 sized wallpapers can be scaled back for smaller devices.