Hudson’s Bay Company has announced today that it is deploying iBeacons to some of its 130 The Bay and Lord & Taylor department store locations across the US and Canada. iBeacons are Bluetooth LE beacons that send shoppers location-aware, targeted notifications.
A new report says Apple is putting the finishing touches on iOS 8 in preparation for a September iPhone 6/iOS 8 launch event. Apple is currently projected to be planning a mid-September iPhone event. Apple is also said to be aiming for an October debut for OS X Yosemite.
With iOS 7, Apple updated most of the iPhone’s built-in apps with a sleeker, simplified look. One of the updated apps was the compass app. Formerly designed to resemble its real-world counterpart, the new Compass app is a study in sleek, black and white utilitarian design.
While iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will include many new integration features that are mutually beneficial to users of both operating systems, a report today says the releases of the two new operating systems my be staggered by as much as a month.
Earlier this week saw forensic expert Jonathan Zdziarski disclose what he termed “backdoors” in iOS that could allow for nefarious data collection of information from users’ devices. In addition to an earlier statement denying any underhanded intentions, Apple has also posted a new support document offering a description of the three services highlighted by Zdziarski.
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Good news, everyone! Following the release of the third developer betas of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite on July 7th, Apple has now just released the 4th developer previews of both releases as well – right in line with expectations.
A report today from Reuters says Apple is likely to move production of their upcoming 14-nanometer A-Series processors away from TSMC and toward Samsung in 2015.
If you’re an NFL fan who would like to cut the cord and drop your satellite TV subscription, but you don’t want to miss out on NFL Sunday Ticket, here’s some good news for you.
Investment firm Piper Jaffray believes that while Apple’s new partnership with IBM will strengthen its position in the corporate world, it probably won’t add up to much in terms of overall iOS device sales.
A new report says that the fourth beta version of iOS 8 will be seeded to developers on Monday, July 21. The release date would mark a two-week gap following the July 7 release of the third beta.
Google has added a new feature to their search results that warns iOS users when a site that is listed in the results uses Adobe Flash. For the three people who don’t know this, The iPhone, (and its siblings the iPad and iPod touch), have never supported Flash.
Even as the fall debut of iOS 8 is just a few months away, Apple’s iOS 7 mobile operating system continues to see a growing adoption rate. As of Sunday, 90% of all devices connected to the App Store are running iOS 7.
Last week, the state-run Chinese media labeled the iPhone’s Location Services feature found in iOS 7 a “national security concern,” citing Chinese researchers that stated the data could lead to security breaches in that country. Over the weekend, Apple officially responded to the charges on its Chinese website.
Apple’s system status page is noting that a small amount of users are experiencing an iCloud Mail outage. Apple reports the outage, which has lasted for over 17 hours, affects approximately 0.1% of all users. 9to5Mac reports that users affected by…
Google has updated their Google Maps app for iOS to version 3.2.0 today, adding new functions such as search result descriptions that appear directly on the map, and the ability to view search results either on the map, or in a list.