E-book antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich says that his relationship with Apple has “significantly improved” since Apple was ordered to hire him to monitor their compliance with antitrust requirements stemming from the e-books antitrust case.
Nintendo emulator nds4ios has released a special version of the app that runs on non-jailbroken devices via a slick workaround. The app gets around Apple’s restrictions by using an enterprise provisioning profile.
Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8.1, released today as a developer’s preview, offers limited support for Apple’s Passbook passes.
T-Mobile is kicking off a new piece of its ongoing “Uncarrier” initiative. Starting in May, the carrier will eliminate overage charges for its customers, regardless of their cellular plan. The Magenta network is also throwing down a challenge to its competitors to do the same.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon is preparing to debut its first Amazon-branded smartphone in June. WSJ sources say the company has partnered with HTC to produce the device, which will create 3D images without the need for 3D glasses.
For those of you still hanging in there with Snow Leopard, there’s a bit of update goodness from Apple that is now available to you. Apple has released a bug fix for FaceTime that resolves an issue that could prevent Snow Leopard users from connecting to FaceTime calls.
As Apple looks to improve its advertising efforts, the company has added an impressive new member to its marketing team. Ad Age reports that Apple has hired Karl Heiselman, who is currently the CEO of the Wolff Olins branding agency.
Friday saw Apple resting its case against rival Samsung in their latest patent court clash. The company’s counsel rested, following the testimony of an expert witness who said Samsung should be made to pay a full $2.91 billion in damages.
Car electronics maker Alpine will begin offering an aftermarket console that will support Apple’s CarPlay vehicle integration features.
If I’m honest with myself, I have to admit, the one thing missing from my life is a lamp that can charge my iPhone, allows me to listen to music, make a call, and set the mood while it’s controlled by my iphone. OK, not really. But, this week’s Kickstarter is still really cool. Enter Luma – a smart lamp for the 21st century.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter again to give his support to the Employee Non-Discrimination Act. The proposed bill would make it illegal for most employers to discriminate against hiring anyone based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
London-based music streaming service Bloom.fm claims it has been blocked from buying ads on Apple’s iAd platform because it is a competitor to the company’s iTunes Radio service.
Classic SimCity fans will be glad to hear that SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition is now exclusively available in the Mac App Store for $19.99. This special edition includes the Rush Hour expansion pack, which brings a monorail, ferry, and two new disaster scenarios to the game.
Amazon has announced that it is acquiring digital comics platform Comixology. The digital comics firm operates both a online comics store, and a mobile comics app. Their app was the top-grossing non-game iPad app in 2013.
Apple today confirmed to Re/code that iOS, OS X, and “key web services” were not affected by the security flaw know as Heartbleed.
Apple may be planning on adding high-resolution music downloads to iTunes as part of a planned revamp of it’s download music service. The new offering would be made up of lossless 24-bit audio files that Apple has already been receiving from record companies for several years.