Apple’s special event is set for September 9. The event is scheduled to be held at Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino, and Apple is reportedly building their own structure to host the event.
Apple on Thursday sent out invitations confirming a special event to be held on September 9, 2014 at 10:00AM Pacific Time. The invitations include the tagline, “Wish we could say more.”
Apple’s eternally outspoken co-founder, Steve “Woz” Wozniak has weighed in on Apple’s much-rumored “iWatch”, and while he says wearables are a “hard sell”, he has confidence the company can make them compelling to the mass market.
Patently Apple reports that Apple has been granted a patent for the design of its remarkable glass cube at its flagship Fifth Avenue store.
Wednesday saw Apple seed a new build of Mavericks 10.9.5 to developers. The new seed, (build 13F24), comes just a little over a week after the release of the fourth seed, build 13F18.
Just ahead of Apple’s expected iPhone 6 announcement, T-Mobile on Wednesday began discounting up to $50 off the price of an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. The company also announced the addition of new music services to their Music Freedom program.
While many industry observers say a slowdown in tablet sales show the device’s day in the sun is nearing an end, Apple CEO Tim Cook disagrees. He sees the recent iPad sales slump as merely a “speed bump”.
Independent mobile game development studio Open Name claims “Swing Copters”, the new game from Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen, is a clone of their previously released game, “Bog Racer”.
The recent mobile game release “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” is currently number eight on the top grossing app list on the App Store charts. The game’s amazing $700,000 USD per day revenue rate has surprised observers such as Forbes and CNN, who had labeled the game an unlikely hit.
The iTunes Festival channel has made a triumphant return to the Apple TV channel lineup, just ahead of September’s 2014 iTunes Festival in London.
Apple has once more expanded its Apple TV channel lineup, adding premium on-demand service “Showtime Anytime” to its roster. The channel provides subscribers of the Showtime premium cable channel with on-demand Showtime content via their Apple TV.
The Los Angeles Times reported this week that the LA Unified School district has put an end to its deal with Apple to rollout iPad tablets to all of its students.
California bill SB-962, the “Smartphones” bill, was signed into law by the state’s governor Jerry Brown on Monday. The law, which mandates all smartphones sold in the state of California to have a built-in “kill-switch” by July 2015.
Apple has announced that it is adding more acts to the bill for the 2014 iTunes Festival in London. 19 more acts have been added to the lineup, including Tony Bennett, Mary J. Blige, Ed Sheeran, and more.
Meet The Calgary Husband and Wife Team (And Their 23 Relatives) Behind Apple’s Emmy Winning Commercial
You’ve likely seen the Emmy Award-winning “Misunderstood” holiday commercial from Apple. Now here’s the behind the scenes story of the Calgary based husband and wife team of Chris Ippolito and Karen MacKenzie, (and their 23 relatives), for whom the award-winning holiday turned out to be a Christmas in August gift that just keeps on giving.
China’s Economic Daily News claims Apple partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is ahead of schedule with its next-generation 16nm process for chip production.