During a visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Katie Holmes, and host Fallon take turns making weird and amusing photos using Photo Booth, one of the built-in apps on Apple’s iPad.
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Apple has announced that it is banning the use of potentially hazardous chemicals benzene, a carcinogen that has been linked to leukemia when not handled properly, and n-hexande, which has been linked to nerve damage, in the final assembly process for both the iPhone and iPad.
DigiTimes reports that Apple supply partner Pegatron will be producing 25 million of the estimated 50 million 4.7-inch iPhone 6 units expected to be shipped this year.
Another day, another leaked photo of an iPhone 6 component. Today’s photo is what appears to be a fully assembled logic board destined for the iPhone 6.
Apple’s Phil Schiller Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge – Joins in Viral Campaign to Raise Money and Awareness For ALS
Apple’s Senior VP of Marketing, Phil Schiller, has joined the ranks of tech executives who have taken the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to join in the viral campaign to raise funds and awareness of the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Apple has released new versions of Safari to the public. The new versions, Safari 6.1.6 update for OS X Lion/Mountain Lion and Safari 7.0.6 update for OS X Mavericks, address security and WebKit issues.
New high resolution photos from Feld & Volk, vendor of luxury modified iPhones, show the best peek yet at what appear to be parts from an upcoming iPhone 6. The pics appear to show the front panel, a power button, and a mute switch from Apple’s upcoming handset.
Apple seeded Mavericks 10.9.5 build 13F14 to developers on Wednesday, just a little over a week after seeding build 13F12. Apple is asking developers to focus on USB, USB Smart Cards, Graphics, Safari, and Thunderbolt.
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A murder suspect apparently asked Apple’s virtual assistant Siri for help in hiding the body of his victim. The accused also used his flashlight app on his iPhone for a total of 48 minutes on the same day.
To be filed under: “I want some of what they’re smoking.” – British Airlines has announced that it will be adding a “Paws and Relax” channel to its catalog of in-flight entertainment beginning in September.
There’s good news for Mac users who are hoping to develop software for the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset platform. The Facebook-owned Oculus has released an update to their software SDK, and it adds support for OS X.
Amazon has launched the Amazon Local Register iOS compatible card reader to battle Square’s Square Reader, and PayPal’s Here card reader. The reader features an anti-swivel design, and integrates with Amazon Payments.
Reports from Chinese media sources claim the iPhone 6 is in the final quality control testing stage, just ahead of the kickoff for mass production of the device.
The Q2 2014 enterprise market share figures from Good Technology shows iOS still holding on to 67% of the market, even as they ceded 5 points of their market share to Android, which increased its share to 32%. Windows Phone accounted for a mere 1% of the market.
Reuters reports that Apple is preparing to rollout its Healthkit development tools to health professionals across the United States. The company has been in talks with health providers at Mount Sinai, Cleveland Clinic, John Hopkins, and Allscripts to use the new system.