Apple debuted a new version of its iTunes Connect developer web portal on Thursday. The new portal includes updated tools for tracking user engagement, and gives a new look to the portal’s overall interface. Apple first gave a peek at the new portal in June at WWDC 2014.
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Apple, Google, Adobe, and Intel have appealed Judge Lucy Koh’s rejection of a proposed $324.5 million settlement for a class action suit against the companies that was brought by Silicon Valley employees.
BGR reports that with just a few days to go before the likely public release of iOS 8, Apple is preparing to seed its carrier partners with iOS 8.0.1.
Apple has updated its Apple Store app to version 3.0, making it a universal app that runs on both the iPhone and iPad, and giving it a new look with improved navigation.
A lengthy report in the New York Times today covered Apple’s iPhone 6 and much-rumored iWatch. The report includes such tidbits as a “one-handed mode” for the iPhone 6, while the “iWatch” will reportedly be capable of wireless charging.
Apple has confirmed that it will be live streaming its event, scheduled for Tuesday, September 9th. Viewing of the Apple live stream will require Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X v10.6.8 or later; Safari on iOS 6.0 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.
While we know what analysts and industry insiders are predicting for the iPhone 6, what do users really want? The fine folks over at Financesonline.com have shared an infographic with us that covers the innovations of the iPhone over the years, and tells us what users are hoping for from the next-generation Apple handset.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s “iWatch,” reportedly set for a September 9th debut, will boast a curved OLED display, and near field communications (NFC) capabilities. The NFC technology would reportedly be used to support Apple’s much-rumored mobile payment initiative.
You know there are numerous blocks of text you find yourself entering over and over again. Email signatures, standard responses, “Apple sues Samsung,” you get the idea. Well, today’s MacTrast Deal, TextExpander 4, will save you from the tedium of manually entering the same text over and over again. (And over, and over, and over, and over, and…)
Angry Birds Stella is now available for the iPhone and iPad in the App Store. The latest entry in Rovio’s mega money making Angry Birds franchise allows players to take on the role of Stella and five of her bird compatriots to protect Golden Island from the evil piggies.
While we’ve seen many new keyboards for iOS 8, not many of them focus on user customization of the keyboard. Now, Ginger Keyboard is stepping in to allow users to completely customize the look and feel of their iOS 8 keyboard.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo continues to spout predictions for Apple’s September 9th event. He says the company may debut a next-generation iPad Air at the shindig, and expects it to sport a Touch ID sensor, an anti-reflective screen coating, a full-lamination touch panel, and more.
Apple is expected to debut its ‘iWatch” wearable device on Tuesday, September 9th, and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple will offer the wearable in at least two screen sizes, with 8GB of internal storage and a variety of color and material options, including gold.
Well-connected industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple’s next-generation iPhone will not boast an ultra-durable sapphire screen cover, however both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions will gain a larger storage option of 128GB. The new handsets will also include a barometric pressure sensor, and a programmable power button.
Just ahead of Apple’s possible September 9th unveiling of the “iWatch” wearable device, the New York Times has published a piece on the current state of fashion in the wearables industry. In the piece, Apple design head Jony Ive is quoted as talking about the iWatch, saying, “Switzerland is in trouble.”
The IKEA 2015 catalog has debuted via a parody of the Apple iPad 2010 launch video. The entertaining video does a great job of spoofing the Jony Ive-anchored iPad debut video shown at the iPad launch event 4 years ago.