Google’s popular crowd-based navigation app, Waze, has received an update. New features include the ability to automatically remember where you parked, the ability to add driving related info, such as if a location has a parking lot, and more.
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If you’ve been waiting for a deal on a Pebble smartwatch, Best Buy currently has the best deal we’ve ever seen on a Pebble. The big-box electronics retailer is offering the Pebble for a mere $99.99 – down from $149.99.
A number of reports on Monday indicate Apple may be planning to release a Retina iMac alongside the launch of OS X Yosemite later this Fall.
Microsoft Confirms Plans for First Flagship Store Only a Few Blocks Away From Apple’s 5th Avenue Store
The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft has confirmed plans to open its first flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, just blocks away from Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue “glass cube” store.
You like taking your music with you, but some of the environments you work and play in can be tough on a normal Bluetooth speaker? Meet today’s MacTrast Deal, the RAW Beats Bluetooth Speaker.
The Financial Times reports the European Commission will accuse Ireland of providing illegal state aid to Apple via “illegal tax deals” for more than two decades.
Apple took a few jabs from the Internet this week over the “bendability” of the iPhone 6 Plus. Even though Consumer Reports finally weighed in by showing that the new “HUGE!” iPhone was just as durable as competitor’s handsets, that didn’t stop competitors – and even brewers and candy bar makers – from taking a jab or two.
The results from Consumer Reports’ “three-point flexural test” of the iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, and other smartphones may finally put the overblown “bendgate” hullaballoo to rest. TL;DR version: Both new Apple handsets are stronger than has been reported.
It’s easier than you’d think to walk out of an Apple Store with merchandise you haven’t paid for… Well, for awhile at least. Rex Chapman, ex-NBA player, was arrested recently by Scottsdale Arizona police on felony charges of theft and trafficking in stolen property.
Popular wisdom has deemed you might want to think twice before installing iOS 8 on your iPhone 4S. Many, MacTrast included, were concerned that the experience would be less than satisfying. However, a new video shows that if you’re happy with the performance of your 4S running iOS 7.1.2, you just might be happy with iOS 8.0.2 on your device.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Now that 10+ million people are rocking an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, we wanted to give you a wallpaper choice!
Fitness/Dietary app MyFitnessPal received an update today, adding support for Apple’s Health app and HealthKit on iOS 8. The updated app interfaces with Apple’s Health app to share three types of data: workout data, calorie intake, and weight information.
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Conan O’Brien has joined in the fun surrounding the reports of Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus becoming bent while in users pockets. The jab takes the form of a fake Samsung commercial.
Apple on Friday attempted to reassure OS X users who felt they were at risk from a widespread security flaw in the UNIX command interpreter bash – which is a part of Apple’s UNIX-based Mac operating system – telling them that most users aren’t at risk, and a patch will be available soon for advanced users who might actually be exposed to the risks of the vulnerability.
FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday that he is “very concerned” that the latest attempts by Apple and Google to lock down their mobile operating systems limits the ability of the government to ensure national security.