U.K. iPhone user John Biondini has started an online petition to convince U.K. financial institution Barclays to offer its customers the ability to pay via Apple Pay (and Google Wallet) using their Barclays credit and debit cards.
The latest statistics released by market research firm comScore show Apple widening its lead over competitors in the U.S. smartphone market in the three month period ending May.
The European Patent & Trademark Office has published Apple’s trademark filing for OS X El Capitan, and interestingly enough, the filing mentions something that wasn’t included in the verbiage of the OS X Mavericks and Yosemite filings: “Tablets.”
Apple has posted a video of its participation in last weekend’s San Francisco Pride Parade, a yearly event celebrating support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.
Apple has announced the upcoming survey areas for its Apple Maps vehicle initiative. The company’s sensor burdened “black vans” will be motoring through a total of 27 new locales in the U.S., with an expansion into 13 states come mid-July.
Developer INNOVATTY has a great deal for iPad users who live in an area where fireworks aren’t allowed. For a limited time, you can download Real Fireworks Artwork 4-in-1 2012 v1.3.1 for free, a $4.99 value.
It’s official, Jony Ive has officially taken over the role of “Chief Design Officer” at Apple effective Wednesday. Ive was promoted from his previous post of “Senior Vice President of Design” nearly six weeks ago.
A number of users are finding that the iOS 8.4 update removes Home Sharing for music on their iOS devices, no longer allowing them to share their iTunes library over Wi-Fi from their devices.
A number of Apple’s online services were hit by slowdown and outages on Wednesday, with some users reporting slow performance, while other reported the services were completely inaccessible.
A new report indicates that while the exterior of the upcoming “iPhone 6s” will remain mostly unchanged, the interior components will include a faster LTE chip.
Universal on Wednesday released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Steve Jobs biographical film. The studio had released a one-minute teaser trailer back in May.
Citibank users will be pleased to know that the bank has updated their Citi Mobile iPhone app, adding Touch ID and Apple Watch support.
BlueStacks launched a Mac version of their Android emulator software on Wednesday, giving Mac users access to the app that BlueStacks says already has 90 million users on Windows.
Tuesday saw news that Apple has lost an appeal of the 2013 decision that found the company guilty of conspiring with publishers to fix the price of e-books.
Apple released OS X 10.10.4 on Tuesday, which was a mostly under the hood mix of bug fixes and performance enhancements. Ars Technica reports that one of those enhancements is TRIM support for third-party SSD hard drives.
Apple SVP Eddy Cue confirmed Tuesday evening that a new beta of iOS 9, with support for Apple Music, is on the way next week.