Apple has altered their Apple Pay website to update the status of several of their partners, and it looks as if some retail stores and apps might not make their previously published 2014 deadline.
Popular party game Heads Up!, Facebook Messenger, and YouTube all scored well on the list of the top paid and free iOS apps in the App Store for 2014.
The New York Times reports that Apple had no interest in Sony’s attempts to get the Cupertino firm to distribute the controversial film, “The Interview,” via iTunes.
The Apple backed Rockstar Consortium, a patent holding firm created by Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson, Microsoft, and Sony to obtain thousands of telecom patents from Nortel, has agreed to sell much of their patent portfolio to IP risk migration company RPK.
CNN on Tuesday named Apple CEO Tim Cook its 2014 CEO of the Year. “He’s had to convince skeptics that Apple can still innovate after the death of Steve Jobs,” CNN said. “He’s proven all the naysayers wrong.”
On the heels of a BBC report that alleged mistreatment of its workers at one of its factories, Apple production partner Pegatron says it will be looking into the matter, and will make any necessary changes.
Apple has pushed out an update to address a “critical security issue: for OS X. The patch fixes a vulnerability discovered in the Network Time Protocol service. The patch is for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion.
Apple today launched a new iTunes Tumblr page, highlighting the “Best of 2014.” The new site lists the best movies, television, music, and books of the past year, and showcases various related content.
The Russian online Apple Store has made its triumphant return to the Internet, although Russian customers will find their Rubles don’t go near as far as they used to…
Apple’s 12″ MacBook Air with Retina Display is rumored to be set to go into production in the first quarter of 2015. Digitimes – the always with a grain of salt rumor source – reports the new ultra-light will boast Intel Broadwell processors, and a new ultra-thin design.
Harried parents chasing their kids around the Walt Disney World complex in Florida during the holidays will at least have the convenience factor of Apple Pay to enjoy. Customers will be able to use Apple’s new mobile payments service at the theme park as of December 24th
Apple’s SVP of Retail, Angela Ahrendts has posted a holiday message to her LinkedIn followers: “Let peace begin with me.” The post is the first from Ahrendts since a June message when she wrote about her transition to Apple.
We’ve found just a few more wallpapers to make your iPad bright and festive. Happy Holidays Everyone!
Apple Pay is showing some nice early adoption numbers, as a new TG Investment Research Report on Mobile Payments indicates Apple’s new baby handled a total of 1% of digital payment dollars during November.
Good news if you’re looking to put an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus under the tree this Christmas. Apple store shipping estimates for both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the 16GB and 64GB models of both devices, including all colors and carriers, have slipped to one business day.
A memo sent to Apple employees by executive Jeff Williams says that both he and Apple CEO Tim Cook are “deeply offended” by “Apple’s Broken Promises,” a report that aired last night on the BBC. The report alleges Apple that Apple does nothing to prevent the mistreatment of workers in its supply chain.