After five and a half weeks of availability, Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now on 52% of all active iOS devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s own App Store support page for developers.
MacTrast has reported multiple times this year on reports of graphics issues experienced by owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models. Apple has to date ignored the issue, amid claims that it is a manufacturing defect that should be repaired by Apple at no cost.
The Federal Trade Commission has come down on wireless carrier AT&T for allegedly misleading “millions” of smartphone users with their “unlimited” data plans.
Forget all of that Apple Pay news, here’s what our readers have really been waiting for… Taco Bell has released a long-awaited update to its iPhone app to allow customers to order their food ahead of time, and then pick it up via the drive-thru or inside the restaurant.
Apple TV has two new channels, Hallmark’s Feeln network and A&E’s FYI network. Both new channels should show up automatically on your Apple TV menu.
If you saw the debut of Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch back in September, you likely noticed the unique interface that arranges circular app icons in a cluster-based design.
Tim Cook made an appearance at the WSJ.D conference on Monday, and during the Q&A portion of the night, he was asked about the iPod Classic, which Apple finally laid to rest last month.
Wells Fargo is making it just a little bit more enticing for its customers to give Apple Pay a try. The bank will give a $20 statement credit to customers who register their credit card with Apple Pay and then make a purchase using the card via Apple Pay.
Following the decision by drugstore chains Rite Aid and CVS to disable Apple Pay support at its checkouts, Apple has finally commented on the situation, telling Business Insider they’ve received overwhelmingly positive feedback from customers and retailers who have used Apple Pay.
Fitbit is going upscale with its latest fitness trackers. The company has announced the new Fitbit Charge ($130), Charge HR ($150), and Surge ($250) fitness trackers.
Sprint continues its aggressive campaign to woo iPhone customers into their wireless fold, as they’ve added a new 12-month plan to their “iPhone for Life” plan. The new option allows customers to trade their old iPhone in for a new one every 12 months.
A report today says Apple is actively looking to make partnerships that would increase the utility of the NFC chip found in its flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. At the moment, the chip can only be used by the Apple Pay mobile payments service.
In its first six days of release, OS X Yosemite was installed on 12.8% of Macs in North America. That’s just slightly higher than the 12.4% installation rate that OS X Mavericks had six days after its release. Those numbers come from ad network Chitika.
Reports last week indicated that drugstore chains Rite Aid and CVS were disabling Apple Pay as a payment option in their stores. Now, a report from The New York Times reports both chains have officially disabled Apple Pay in their stores nationwide.
The WSJ reports Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on pre-order in South Korea on Friday, racking up pre-orders of over 100,000 units. Pre-orders for home grown Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 totaled a third of that, coming in at around 30,000 units for the same time frame when it launched pre-orders back in September.
CVS became the second major U.S. drugstore chain to turn off their NFC payment terminals to prevent Apple Pay transactions, in an effort to make their own upcoming “CurrentC” app-based payment system the only option. Rite Aid also turned off NFC payments on their point of sale terminals last week.