A report from The Wall Street Journal alleges the United Stated Department of Justice has been using fake cell towers installed in airplanes to gather mobile phone data in order to track criminals. The program is reported to have been operating since 2007, using Cessna airplanes operating out of various metropolitan-area airports.
Microsoft has unveiled Skype for Web today. The new service, still in beta, allows video and voice calls via your browser, with no downloads or plugins required.
If you’d like to get your hands on a new iPad Air 2, or iPad mini 3, but just don’t have the cash to put down up front, Sprint may have just the deal you’re looking for. The wireless company is offering ‘iPad for Life’ leases, with iPad Air 2 lease payments starting at $20 per month.
In the wake of the discovery of an iOS security hole dubbed as Masque Attack, which has the ability to replace existing legitimate apps with malicious clones, Apple has officially commented about the issue on Thursday
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking to Apple for assurances that it will prevent health data collected by its iOS Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch from being used without an owner’s consent
Apple has seeded new betas of Safari to developers. The betas are: Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.1 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.1 beta for OS X Mountain Lion.
Apple has released Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.2, designed for the 2011 Thunderbolt Display. The release notes state the update improves reliability when connecting devices to the Apple Thunderbolt Display, and also addresses a rare issue that may cause the display to go black.
SanDisk is launching the iXpand USB Flash Drive, a new Made For iPhone/iPad flash drive that also includes an integrated Lightning connector. The device is designed to make it easier to transfer content between iOS devices and computers with a standard USB port.
Walmart has informed managers of its 5,000 U.S. stores that they can now match prices with Amazon.com and other online retailers.
The Radio Shack Black Friday ad isn’t too exciting Apple-wise, but it does offer a few discounts on products such as the Apple TV and Beats headphones.
AT&T will give a $50 bill credit to customers who purchase a new iPhone via the Apple online or retail stores.
Staples Black Friday sale will have some great deals in store for Apple-centric shoppers. Doors will open on Thanksgiving Day at 6PM, Staying open until 10PM. Doors will then reopen on Black Friday at 6AM.
A report today says office supplies superstore chain Staples has begun accepting payment via Apple’s Apple Pay mobile payments system in its U.S. stores.
You’re all likely familiar with many of Apple’s apps, such as Pages, Numbers, and iMovie. But did you know there are a group of iOS apps that Apple reserves strictly for use by their employees?
Samsung recently realized they hadn’t copied Apple in everything, so the company is proud to introduce their “iBeacon” clone, “Proximity.”
The Apple Watch is set to debut sometime in Spring 2015, and the mobile ad industry is already looking at how they can use the device, and wearable devices in general. They’re finding they’ll need to “think different.”