Apple has begun blocking downloads of popular anonymous social app Secret in Brazil, complying with a preliminary injunction that was recently granted by a Brazilian civil court judge.
Research done by security expert Tom Landesman and anti-spam company Cloudmark claims Apple’s iMessage is responsible for over 30% of all spam messages on mobile devices.
Apple has added two new spots to its Maps Flyover feature in iOS, the new locations are Yosemite National Park in California and Wellington, New Zealand.
While we saw the release on Monday of Developer Preview 6 of OS X Yosemite, a Beta 6 seed of iOS 8 was conspicuously absent. A new report from BGR says Apple did release iOS 8 Beta 6, but only to its carrier partners.
The Misfit Shine is a bluetooth connected activity & sleep tracker that borrows design elements from the Apple’s iDevices, as well as traditional watch makers, to create a truly gorgeous device, perfect for any occasion.
A murder suspect apparently asked Apple’s virtual assistant Siri for help in hiding the body of his victim. The accused also used his flashlight app on his iPhone for a total of 48 minutes on the same day.
Amazon has launched the Amazon Local Register iOS compatible card reader to battle Square’s Square Reader, and PayPal’s Here card reader. The reader features an anti-swivel design, and integrates with Amazon Payments.
The Q2 2014 enterprise market share figures from Good Technology shows iOS still holding on to 67% of the market, even as they ceded 5 points of their market share to Android, which increased its share to 32%. Windows Phone accounted for a mere 1% of the market.
Reuters reports that Apple is preparing to rollout its Healthkit development tools to health professionals across the United States. The company has been in talks with health providers at Mount Sinai, Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins, and Allscripts to use the new system.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has rejected a specific part of Apple’s autocorrect patent that Samsung was found to have infringed. This makes it likely that the $119,625,000 in damages awarded by the court to Apple could be reduced.
Sworkit, the daily circuit training workouts and yoga app for the iPhone and iPad, has received an update. Both the free and “Pro” versions of the app received an update, receiving new videos, audio cues, reminders, new Pilates workouts, and more.
The NFL Now app has gone live on the Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad. The new app offers American Football fans personalized video streams and coverage of their favorite teams, players and coaches.
Apple has revealed today that the month of July was the best month ever for its App Store, as it generated more revenue and saw more customer purchases than it ever has before.
Samsung has long been the sole supplier of Apple’s custom A-Series chips that power the Cupertino firm’s popular iPad and iPhone devices. However, a recent report from the Wall Street Journal says that is changing, as the South Korean firm has signaled that the outlook for its System on a Chip business is bleak.
Apple has seeded Beta 5 of their iOS 8 mobile operating system to developers today. The new seed comes exactly two weeks following the release of the fourth beta.
For the first time ever, global usage of iOS has fallen behind that of Android. Android has long held a decided advantage in installed base, however iOS has long held the lead in actual usage.