Software developer RelativeWave was just bought by Google, and has announced that its previously $80 mobile app prototyping software, Form is now available for free on the Mac App Store.
Apple will be holding on to its soon to be shuttered Mesa, Arizona sapphire glass facility, reports Bloomberg. The Cupertino firm has told Mesa city officials that it intends to repurpose the building, and that it’s committed to preserving jobs in Arizona.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced via his Twitter account (@tim_cook) that the company has once more scored 100% in the HRC Corporate Equality Index. This marks the 13th year in a row the company has scored 100%.
If you’re a Fitbit user who’s frustrated that they haven’t introduced Apple Health app compatibility, you’ll likely be very interested in Sync Solver, a new $0.99 app that just hit the App Store. The app automatically exports Fitbit data such as steps, weight, and sleep into the Health app.
Just ahead of the huge Black Friday shopping day, Apple has revamped the front page of its online store. The redesign gives the recently updated iPads top billing, however the Apple TV and Beats by Dre also also get some prime page real estate.
It was last August when Google introduced a beta build of 64-bit Chrome for Mac to the world. After several months of testing, the company is ready to introduce a stable 64-bit version – Google Chrome 39 – to the public.
With today’s release of the Apple Watch WatchKit SDK, we’re seeing some new information about Apple’s upcoming wearable device.
Apple has made the long-awaited WatchKit software tools available to developers who wish to begin developing apps for their upcoming Apple Watch. With the release of the toolkit, developers can begin developing WatchKit apps before Apple Watch becomes available.
Apple Pay continues to expand the number of banks and retail establishments that have adopted the mobile payments service, as SunTrust Bank and Bi-Lo Holdings, (operator of BI-LO, Winn-Dixie, and Harveys grocery stores), have announced support for Apple’s new payments solution.
Apple executive Eddy Cue took Los Angeles news station KTLA out for a little holiday shopping using Apple Pay. Cue, who was in charge of the team that developed Apple’s new mobile payments solution, took KTLA tech reporter Rich DeMuro on a shopping trip that included Panera Bread, Bloomingdale’s and the Disney Store.
Apple will begin allowing accessory manufacturers to include Lightning ports in their MFi accessories. While the Lightning port has been in use in Apple’s devices since the iPhone 5, third-party accessory makers have not as yet been allowed to include the port in their products.
Apple released the OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update on Monday, which listed as a fix, “Improves Wi-Fi reliability.” However, Computerworld reports a number of users on Apple’s support forums are claiming they still have issues following the update, with some reporting an inability to connect at all, and others saying their Wi-Fi speeds are achingly slow.
It will be a little easier to get a good Internet connection on the streets of New York City if the new LinkNYC initiative pans out. The program will replace the city’s aging pay phones with “link structures” that will allow free access to gigabit Wi-Fi.
Chinese authorities arrested three individuals on Friday that are suspected of being behind the “WireLurker” malware, which infected thousands of iOS devices via malicious Mac software users downloaded from a third-party app store.
This one is for those who think it’s never too early to starting counting down the days to Christmas. Developer Johnny Ixe, developer of the incredibly useful DataMan apps, brings us “SNOWidget.”
Apple is planning to make some holiday related changes in its retail stores, changing the colors of their store gift cards, and rolling out red holiday t-shirts for the employees.