Your iPad has a great screen to watch movies on, but the speakers leave something to be desired, and you have to hold the darn tablet up while you watch your favorite entertainment. Today’s MacTrast Deal solves both of those problems.
Latest Apple & Mac News
Cydia Creator Jay Freeman (saurik) has tweeted that the jailbreak for iOS 8.0 to 8.1 is now “stable enough” for use.
If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on the Swype keyboard for iOS, but you’ve been turned off by the $0.99 price tag, now the time to grab it. Apple has named the third-party keyboard its iOS App of the Week. (Which means it’s free!)
IDC has finalized their numbers PC shipment numbers, and confirms the Mac hit its highest share of the US market ever, with 13%. Apple took third place, behind HP at 28% and Dell with 24%.
BusinessKorea reports that Apple will switch from using TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash to MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The reported move comes following a number of users complaints that they experienced crashes and boot loops with the high capacity models of both handsets.
Apple has added the ability to upload images to its iCloud.com beta site for developers. The public site allows users to view, download, and delete their iCloud Photo Library images, but doesn’t currently allow uploading of photos to the library.
While the iPad may not command the market share it once did, Apple’s venerable tablet continues to dominate North American web traffic.
CBS News has launched a new ad-supported digital streaming news network. While CBS hasn’t specifically announced Apple TV as a supported platform, a CBS News channel has made an appearance on Apple’s streaming box.
Apple announced on Thursday that it is putting measures into place to block apps containing the “WireLurker” malware. The malware transmits itself from an infected Mac to iOS devices via a USB cable, thereby infecting the iOS device. Apple is preventing the infected applications from launching.
It’s another MacTrast Deals Double-Shot! Today we’re offering two great deals! – NetSpot Pro, which is great, easy to use wireless survey tool – and The Cyber Security Developer Bundle – Which offers 60 hours of hacking & secure development training.
Amazon is preparing to offer a new speaker/information device that you control with your voice. “Amazon Echo” will begin shipping in the coming weeks. The cloud connected speaker will always be listening for voice commands, and will provide information, news, weather, music, and more when you ask for it.
Live video broadcasting app Hang w/ will now be sharing a portion of the advertising revenue generated from its recently implemented ad delivery system with the content creators on its service.
Microsoft has announced the release of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for the iPhone. Microsoft previously offered an “Office Mobile” app for the iPhone that integrated all three apps into one app. Today’s releases replace that app as Microsoft’s Office for iPhone solution.
Are you thinking about walking around with a fresh and clean iPhone 6 sans a case? Most of us will, but why? I like keeping my tech as clean as possible and that usually means covering it with something elegant…
Popular Mac photo editing app Pixelmator received some update love today. Version 3.3 of the Photoshop alternative gets a redesigned interface, OS X Yosemite support, Handoff and iCloud Drive support, and more.
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have published a research paper detailing how a new malware strain is infecting both Mac computers and iOS devices. “WireLurker” targets users in China.