Apple has debuted a new 90-second holiday themed ad. “The Song” features a girl who unearths an old record, apparently a gift from her grandmother to her grandfather from the 1950s.
A group of over 100 protestors, accompanied by Reverend Jesse Jackson, gathered at Apple’s Cupertino, CA campus to protest the treatment of Silicon Valley contract labor and to deliver a petition calling on Apple to lead the trend for reform.
Although Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) reportedly built the lion’s share of Apple’s A8 chips for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is now reported to have returned to frenemy Samsung for the A9 chips expected to power the next-generation of Apple’s devices.
Re/code reports that Apple’s United States and United Kingdom online stores now accept PayPal as payment for items purchased in the store.
Apple has released Safari 8.0.2 for OS X Yosemite. Apple released Safari 8.0.1 right days ago, and then quickly pulling it back due to issues where some users couldn’t access Safari after installing the 8.0.1 update.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named the Financial Times “Person of the Year.” The economic-centric newspaper honored Cook for Apple’s financial success and dazzling new technology, in addition to his “brave exposition of his values.”
Apple announced on Wednesday that they’ll begin selling LTE-capable models of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in China later this week.
Apple and its supply partner, Quanta Computer, have reportedly solved the yield issues they were facing with manufacturing the components for the upcoming Apple Watch, and is now gearing up with an eye towards mass production beginning in January.
Apple has released the second beta seed of iOS 8.2 to developers today. The release comes approximately three weeks after the first beta.
Apple and IBM have announced the first fruits of their enterprise solutions partnership, as they have released the first wave of iOS apps for the enterprise as part of IBM’s “MobileFirst for iOS” initiative.
It’s been three months since Apple discontinued the iPod Classic, and it seems the high-capacity, mechanical hard drive wonder is still in high demand, bringing a premium from third-party resellers on such sites as Amazon and eBay.
After losing both plaintiffs in their antitrust class action suit against Apple over DRM in the iTunes Store and on their iPod music players, attorneys were able to find another plaintiff to step in and represent the class in their case against Apple.
Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, is now installed on 63% of iOS devices. The figures, from Apple’s App Store page for developers, are based on App Store usage.
Apple has finally made the transition from Google Maps to their own Apple Maps solution on their iCloud.com website. The site’s Find My iPhone web app has begun using Apple’s own in-house mapping solution.
Apple has released iOS 8.1.2 to the masses today. The update includes various bug fixes, including the one that caused ringtones that had been purchased via the iTunes Store to disappear form an iOS device.
While Apple’s two-factor authentication used to reset a password does provide additional security to a user’s Apple ID, it also makes it virtually impossible to reset your password or access your account in the event that your account has been hacked and you forget your recovery key.