Apple has added 7 new Flyover cities to Apple Maps, bringing the total number of Flyover cities in Apple Maps to 148. The feature allows users to view a photorealistic flyover view of cities, including the ability to zoom in on buildings and other landmarks.
Apple has renewed the agreement giving it exclusive rights to use Liquidmetal Technologies’ unique metal alloys in its line of products. The extension, listed in a document filed on Monday with the SEC, extends the agreement until February 5, 2016.
Apple Pay is set to rollout to the United Kingdom in July, and with information being a bit sparse about the rollout, Apple has posted a FAQ on its website to explain how everything will work.
Apple’s decision to pay royalties during the three month free trial of Apple Music is paying off for the company, as Beggars Group and Merlin, which represents over 20,000 indie labels and distributors, are coming on board.
Apple has released the second beta of watchOS 2 to developers. The new Apple Watch operating system, which debuted during Apple’s WWDC 2015 Keynote event just over two weeks ago, saw its first beta release the day of the Keynote.
Coming just over two weeks following the release of the first beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan following its debut on stage at WWDC 2015, Apple has seeded the second beta of the Mac operating system to developers.
Apple on Tuesday released iOS 9 beta 2 to developers. The new beta comes just over two weeks following the initial beta seed, released immediately following the new mobile operating system’s debut at WWDC 2015.
General Motors continues to rollout Apple’s CarPlay across its vehicle lineups, as today it has announced that select 2016 models of Buick and GMC vehicles will support both CarPlay and Android Auto via GM’s IntelliLink System.
TaiG, the jailbreaking team out of China, has released an untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 8.3. The Windows-only tool works with compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.
The Amazon Echo personal assistant device is now available to the general public. The device had for the last seven months been available as an invitation-only purchase. The Echo will be available for $179, and begins shipping on July 14.
Apple has been named a promoter member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The Cupertino firm joins existing members Ericsson, Intel, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nokia, and Toshiba.
Apple may have caved to Taylor Swift over paying royalties to artists for music streamed during Apple Music’s free three month trial period. However, in a statement provided to The Wall Street Journal, Apple indicates it will pay out less to artists during that period.
Developer Nick Lee has shared a video showing off the nearly two decades old Macintosh OS, System 7.5.5 running on an Apple Watch running watchOS2.
The first CarPlay-enabled Chevrolet vehicle has rolled off the assembly line. The car, a 650HP silver Corvette Z06, has rolled off the production line at the Corvette plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Developer Jackadam has released a “big honkin’ update” for its popular weather app, Dark Sky. The update includes support for the iPhone 6/6Plus barometer to allow crowdsourcing of weather data.
Apple said on Friday that it has rolled out a server-side security update designed to address the concerns of cross-app resource access (XARA) exploits, and is currently working with researchers on additional fixes.