Apple has released a media advisory concerning the celebrity photo leaks over the weekend. The company says that after over 40 hours of investigation, their engineers have found that the leaks were the result of “very targeted attacks” on user names, passwords, and security questions.
Apple has seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 to developers today, coming two weeks after the sixth Developer Preview.
Microsoft has updated its Word, Excel, and Powerpoint iPad apps to allow the purchase of a monthly Office 365 subscription. The app previously restricted the in-app purchase of a Office 365 subscription to a yearly membership.
Apple has posted a new page on its developer website listing the top reasons it rejects apps that have been submitted to its App Store.
So you think SOME of your friends might enjoy watching “The Big Bird Cage,” but you don’t want your Mom to know you watch such “classic” fare? You’ll be glad to hear that Netflix for iOS will now allow you to send personal recommendations to select friends via a Facebook message.
The Elgato Smart Power battery not only provides portable power on those long days when you really need it, it will even remind you to take it along to be ready for those crazy days.
Apple has confirmed that it is in the process of investigating if iCloud security breaches were responsible for the release of hundreds of private celebrity photos and videos over the weekend.
Apple is reported to be partnering with American Express, Visa, and Master Card on its new iPhone payments system. Re/Code, citing people familiar with the talks, says American Express is just one of several partners Apple will need to bring onto the fold before it launches its new payments service.
Re/Code reported on Sunday that Anand Lal Shimpi, the editor and publisher of the well-regarded technology site, AnandTech, will soon be working for Apple.
T-Mobile has scheduled their next Un-Carrier event, (Un-Carrier 7.0, “This Time It’s Personal”), for September 10, one day after Apple’s event on the 9th.
Software development tools maker RemObjects has come up with a tool to allow developers to use Apple’s new Swift coding language to develop apps for the Android and Windows Phone platforms.
Google has announced the release of the first beta build of 64-bit Chrome for Mac. Earlier this month saw Google add 64-bit support to Chrome Canary for OS X, the experimental build of the Chrome web browser.
Minuum, developer of a minimal custom keyboard for Android, has announced it will be bringing the custom, system-wide keyboard to the iPhone on iOS 8.
You may remember Popcorn Time, the Mac app that allows you to stream torrents to your Mac. The developers of the shadowy Mac app are soon to release a version for iOS devices. The app should be available for download in the next few days.
Apple’s special event is set for September 9. The event is scheduled to be held at Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino, and Apple is reportedly building their own structure to host the event.
Apple on Thursday sent out invitations confirming a special event to be held on September 9, 2014 at 10:00AM Pacific Time. The invitations include the tagline, “Wish we could say more.”