Vimeo has announced a “sleeker, easier-to-use” revamp of their Apple TV app, offering simplified navigation, monthly staff favorites, content filtering, “hidden features,”and more.
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Former Apple retail head Ron Johnson sat down recently for a talk at Stanford, where he discussed his time at Apple, and about working with Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs to create the Apple retail store experience that is so popular today.
The members of the National Federation of the Blind have approved a resolution to begin a new campaign to convince Apple to consider accessibility when they are approving apps for the App Store.
A Beijing court has ruled against Apple’s attempt to throw out a claim that the company’s virtual personal assistant Siri infringes on a patent held by a Chinese company.
Reports on Monday said long time Apple iPhone assembly partner Foxconn would be soon deploying robots on assembly lines used for Apple devices. A followup report out of Asia claims the bots will play a limited role at best in device assembly.
A known security hole in Adobe’s Flash player that could allow malicious users to steal browser data on Macs, PC, and Linux machines has been exploited in a proof-of-concept by a Google engineer, prompting Adobe to issue a patch to fix the issue.
Apple has added features to its Health app in the current iOS 8 beta. The app can now access the iPhone 5s’s built-in M7 motion coprocessor to track the number of steps a user makes each day, and caffeine has also been added to the already lengthy list of nutritional categories that can be tracked by the app.
It appears Apple has again teamed up with online auction site eBay to setup a low-profile “Factory Outlet” store to sell Apple Certified Refurbished devices. The devices, iPhone 5s models are currently the only devices listed for sale, offer full one-year Apple warranties at attractive prices.
When you’re listening to your favorite music or podcast, you don’t want the outside world intruding. Today’s MacTrast Deal offers you a welcome respite from the distracting noise of the world around you.
Google Maps are out, and Apple Maps are in for the latest beta preview of the web-based Find My iPhone app. Users of Apple’s iCloud beta site will now see the location of their Apple devices and computers on Apple’s own mapping solution, although the Google version is still powering the public edition.
It’s the typical story: Boy loves iPhone, boy loses iPhone, stranger finds iPhone, boy and iPhone are reunited once more… Except that the iPhone was lost in a grain silo in Oklahoma, and it was recovered in Japan!
Apple is set to acquire a 100-acre site in Claremont, NC to build a new 17.5 megawatt solar farm, its third in North Carolina. The company will be making an initial $55 million investment in the project. The city of Claremont approved the deal Monday evening.
As we reported last week, late June saw the 44th annual Pride Parade being held in San Francisco. Apple participated in the parade, encouraging its employees to attend and walk in the parade in support of the LGBT community. Apple has now posted a video of the event on YouTube.
A new Wall Street Journal profile of Apple CEO Tim Cook looks at how he’s finally putting his mark on the company following the long reign of the late Steve Jobs, and covers his search for new board members loyal to him to help guide the company.
Apple has released Beta 3 of iOS 8 to developers, which brings numerous improvements, and bug fixes to the beta mobile operating system. Here’s are some of the new features.
Apple’s new programming language, “Swift,” received some nice Beta 3 love today, right along with the new betas of Xcode 6 and OS X Yosemite.