Friday saw the rollout of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to 22 new countries. The devices debuted in the United States and nine other countries on September 19th.
In addition to releasing a statement in response to reports about the iPhone 6 Plus reportedly bending in users’ pockets, Apple also invited reporters from CNBC and The Verge to its testing facility for a demonstration of the machines used to test the durability of its handsets.
Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 to address the issues that arose in yesterday’s 8.0.1 update on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. The new release includes all of the fixes from 8.0.1, as well as fixing the cellular connection and Touch ID issues on Apple’s newest handsets.
The Mac mini has long appeared to be Apple’s “redheaded step-child,” as it has been almost two years since the little computer that could has seen any kind of update. Now a new report says the Mac mini may finally get some update love come October.
Refurbished models of Apple’s 2013 made-in-America Mac Pro computers are now available in the online Apple Store. Prices range from $2,549 for a base model, all the way up to $7,479 for a top-of-the-line model.
Apple has finally commented on the iPhone 6 Plus “Bendgate” issues concerning iPhone 6 Plus handsets allegedly bending while in users’ pockets, saying the new handsets both include steel/titanium inserts to reinforce stress locations and that they use the “strongest glass in the industry.”
Do you have a bent iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? It’s just possible that Apple MIGHT replace it for you. TNW spoke to an Apple support representative via chat to find out the details. When TNW asked the rep if…
Red Hat security researchers have discovered a new security exploit in the common “Bash” command shell found in Linux and OS X. The flaw can be used to deploy malicious code with very little effort on the bad guy’s part.
Apple knew about a brute force security vulnerability in their iCloud service six month before it was used to hack numerous celebrities’ accounts on the service. The company’s security team had been notified of the flaw in emails from independent security researcher Ibrahim Balic.
Apple released iOS 8.0.1 on Wednesday, which disabled cellular services and Touch ID on many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. Apple is working on a fix, and says it will be ready “in the next few days.” Meanwhile Apple instructs affected users to reinstall iOS 8 until a fix is ready.
The release of iOS 8.0.1 this morning is bringing in reports of a number of users finding their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets reporting “No Service” messages, along with a non-functional Touch ID sensor.
Apple has released iOS 8.0.1 to the public. The update is now rolling out to devices capable of running iOS 8. The update fixes a bug in HealthKit, so those apps using the HealthKit API should soon begin appearing on the App Store.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to all employees today, recognizing Apple’s accomplishments in the month of September, and announcing Apple employees will again be receiving an extended Thanksgiving week vacation.
Apple’s share of the back-to-school computer sales pie continued to grow this year, as new data shows 26.8% of all personal computers sold in the U.S. between Independence Day and Labor Day had that attractive little Apple logo on it somewhere.
Apple has acquired magazine app authoring firm Prss in what is reportedly a talent and resources grab. Apple reportedly purchased the Netherlands-based magazine app firm earlier this year. The firm had announced a shutdown of services in July.
Reports are coming in from owners about their iPhone 6 Plus bending when kept either in their back or front pants pocket. A video from Unbox Therapy confirms the “bendability” of the device.