Apple has released an update to its GarageBand iOS music app that adds an option to purchase a special (GarageBand) RED Loop Pack. All proceeds from the pack, which is an exclusive collection of hundreds of new instrument loops, go to charity.
The Apple Store app has a great free app for those looking to go healthy for their holiday meals this season. The Whole Pantry combines whole food recipes with Lifestyle and Wellness Guides. The app is regularly $2.99, but it’s available free via the Apple Store app on your iPhone.
Apple and its partners officially announced on Friday that the iAd network will now accept “programmatic” mobile ad purchases. The change brings Apple in line with other mobile advertisement services.
The iCloud.com photos upload feature has emerged from developer-only testing, and is available to all iCloud.com users.
Payments service Square will begin supporting Apple Pay in 2015. Square founder Jack Dorsey told CNN that his company will be bringing Apple Pay to small business owners in the coming months.
Popular productivity app “Things” for iOS is Apple’s “Free App of the Week.” This marks the first time Cultured Code’s task management app has been offered for free. The promotion will run for a week.
Corning has debuted its new Gorilla Glass 4, a next-generation glass that it says is even more shatter-resistant than previous generations in drops to rough surfaces.
Threats of children being kidnapped apparently weren’t enough to get concerned parents to force Apple to cut back on the encryption the company employs on its iOS devices, so the Department of Justice is taking its rhetoric up another notch. Now the message is: Apple’s tough encryption is going to get a child killed!
Apple has changed the “FREE” buttons for free apps in its App Store to now read “GET.” The change has taken place on both the iOS and Mac App Stores.
Apple is planning to bundle the Beats Music app as a part of iOS early next year, reports the Financial Times. The company acquired the Beats Music service earlier this year as a part of its acquisition of Beats Electronics.
Apple executive Eddy Cue took Los Angeles news station KTLA out for a little holiday shopping using Apple Pay. Cue, who was in charge of the team that developed Apple’s new mobile payments solution, took KTLA tech reporter Rich DeMuro on a shopping trip that included Panera Bread, Bloomingdale’s and the Disney Store.
Chinese authorities arrested three individuals on Friday that are suspected of being behind the “WireLurker” malware, which infected thousands of iOS devices via malicious Mac software users downloaded from a third-party app store.
Apple has released an update to iOS 8, version 8.1.1. The release is said to include “bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.
A new report says Apple frenemy Samsung will be producing the lion’s share of Apple’s A-Series custom processors used in the company’s popular iOS devices, beginning in 2015.
Monument Valley is a fantastic, visually tricky, almost soothing puzzle game for iPhone and iPad. Navigate the princess through M.C. Escher inspired levels with out of this world physics
Apple has seeded Xcode 6.1.1 GM (build 6A2006) to developers. The Golden Master release indicates a public release will likely be soon to follow.