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.
It’s a busy beta release day for Apple, as in addition to the previously reported releases of Beta 3 of both iOS 8 and Xcode 6, the company has also released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 3.
Apple has today seeded the third beta of both iOS 8 and Xcode 6 to developers. The new beta comes three weeks after beta 2. Reports late last month indicated the third beta of iOS 8 would drop on July 8th.
Apple fans who are anticipating a huge jump in battery life on the new iPhone 6 may be disappointed, according to a new report today, as Apple may be planning to trade some battery capacity for device slimness in their next-generation handsets.
The South Korean Fair Trade Commission on Sunday said that it had ordered both Apple and Google to revise unfair provisions, including their no-refund policy for purchases in their app stores. This marks the first time the antitrust watchdog group has moved against international app store operators.
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has announced that the company will soon deploy upwards of 10,000 robots to help assemble devices in its factories, noting that Apple will be the first company to use the service.
The latest data from Nielsen – Nielsen SoundScan measures music sales, while Nielsen BDS tracks music streams – shows sales of digital albums are down 11.6%, and sales of individual tracks are down 13%, while on-demand streaming of music has surged 50.1%.
So yeah, you paid over $9K for that new Mac Pro, and people keep throwing their trash into the top of it, and you have nightmares that someone is going to slip into your office and steal the damn thing. Well, we can’t help you with the first thing, but we can help you in the theft worries department…
A new video from Chinese blog iFanr gives a closer look at what appears to be a front panel from a 4.7-in iPhone 6, and gives a good comparison to the current iPhone 5s.
While analysts weren’t bullish on Apple last year, with many holding the belief that the company’s stock had seen better days, Fortune reports that Apple’s 7-for-1 stock split and stock repurchase plan is changing the way those same analysts are viewing the company’s stock.