Apple released a second golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers on Tuesday. The second GM candidate, released one week after the initial GM candidate, was released alongside a fifth public beta of the new OS to beta testers.
A report on Tuesday says Apple is shifting some of its production capacity over to the iPhone 6 Plus, due to a stronger than expected demand for the larger handset.
Apple claims both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have faster LTE download speeds than the iPhone 5s. Both devices are capable of reaching 150Mbps, thanks to being equipped with the Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE chip, which supports LTE Advanced.
It’s been almost three weeks since the release of Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system, and the adoption rate sits at a mere 47% of all iOS devices. The numbers, from Apple’s App Store support page, indicates iOS users may be wary of the bugs that have plagued the launch of iOS 8.
Apple and the City of Cupertino on Monday shared an aerial photo shot of the Apple “Spaceship” Campus 2 construction site. The official shot, which follows a drone video flyover from over the weekend, shows the latest progress on the project.
An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is up for sale on auction site eBay. High bid is currently $94,100 USD, and climbing. (As of 11AM Easter time.) Auction photos show the device running a different version of iOS, one that looks similar to that of factory test mode, shown in previously leaked images of iPhone 6 prototypes.
Apple partner GT Advanced Tech released a statement on Monday, announcing that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company is Apple’s supplier for sapphire glass used for the camera lens cover and the Touch ID sensor found in current iPhone models.
Apple has now updated its “Xprotect” anti-malware system to identify two different variants of the iWorm malware and prevent them from being installed on a Mac.
Re/code reported on Friday that Apple is planning to hold an event on Thursday, October 16, where it will debut new iPads sporting Touch ID, 27-inch iMacs with Retina Displays, and OS X Yosemite.
Some users have reported experiencing issues in both the iOS and Mac App Stores with apps not finishing a download or not updating properly.
Demand for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets appears to grow stronger every day, as reservations for Apple’s new flagship devices have reached four million in just one day.
While a Digitimes report says the iPhone 6 Plus makes up 60% of all iPhone 6 shipments, a report from usage tracking company Mixpanel indicates otherwise.
Apple on Thursday released a new version of the iTunes 12 beta. The new beta is available to both registered developers and OS X Yosemite beta testers.
Re/Code reports that Apple is talking to the major music labels, looking for a price cut on rights payments so they can sell a revamped Beats Music Service for less than the $10 per month subscription fee it currently charges.
Chinese news outlets are reporting that reservations for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit the two million mark, just six hours after retailers and the nation’s three mobile carriers opened their queues.
Gizmodo reports that Apple has apparently heard the cries of “WTF?!?!? Where did my Camera Roll go?!?!?” from iOS 8 users, and will likely be bringing it back in iOS 8.1.