Apple today launched their annual Back to School promotion, offering qualified educational purchasers a $100 Apple Store gift card with the purchase of a new Mac, or a $50 gift card with the purchase of an iPhone or iPad.
As we reported awhile back, Apple’s annual Back to School promotion will kickoff tomorrow, July 1st. Apple will be redecorating its retail stores during the overnight hours tonight and early tomorrow to reflect the promotion.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Internet Software and Services head Eddy Cue have once more been invited to Investment bank Allen & Co.’s annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Right on the heels of an update to iOS 7.1.2, Apple has also released an OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 update for Mac users. The update contains numerous fixes, including stability and security fixes, a fix for a Wi-Fi issue that prevented some Mac from automatically connecting to known networks, and Safari 7.0.5.
Apple has just released iOS 7.1.2 to the public. The minor update, coming over two months after the release of iOS 7.1.1, includes bug fixes and security improvements, an email attachment security fix, and improved iBeacon connectivity and stability.
Apple Employees Participate in SF LGBT Pride Parade – Pass Out Free iTunes Song Cards to Participants
Apple CEO Tim Cook joined the company’s new head of environmental issues, Lisa Jackson, to lead a large group of Apple employees who participated in San Francisco’s annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride parade on Sunday.
Apple Updates iTunes U – Brings Course Creation, Management for Teachers & Student Discussions To iPad
Apple today announced updates to iTunes U. Starting July 8, teachers using the free iTunes U app can create, edit and manage entire courses directly on iPad for the first time, and students will be able to collaborate including the ability to start class discussions and ask questions directly from their iPad.
Apple premiered a new iPhone 5s ad on Sunday. “Parenthood,” promotes numerous apps and products to help parents connect and interact with their offspring.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s only been 7 years ago today that the first iPhone was released to the public. We’ve seen a total of eight iPhones released in those seven years, (don’t forget the iPhone 5c), and more are on their way this fall.
As if to reassure their pro users that they aren’t completely abandoning them, immediately following the news that Apple would no longer be updating their Aperture professional photography software, they released updates for their other “pro” apps.
Apple has added two new locales to the Flyover feature in its iOS and OS X Mavericks Maps app. Tokyo, Japan and Zion National Park in Utah are the new additions. Flyover allows users to take a 3D look at various areas around the globe, zooming in to view buildings and other landmarks.
German automaker Audi has announced that it has been conducting “intensive dialog” with Apple to integrate the iPhone maker’s CarPlay infotainment system into its new vehicles beginning in 2015. Audi was a founding member of Google’s “Open Automotive Alliance,” based on the search giant’s Android mobile operating system.
During Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company introduced a new Photos app for OS X, and the iCloud Photo Library. Now the company has confirmed that it will no longer be dedicating any resources to updating its professional photography application Aperture, nor its consumer level iPhone app, as both will be replaced by Photos for OS X.
Apple Grabs Top Software Engineer From Atlas Wearables – Indicates ‘iWatch’ Activity Tracking Capabilities
Apple has grabbed Atlas Wearables chief software engineer Alex Hsieh to work on their iWatch project, says a recent update to the developer’s LinkedIn page. Atlas Wearables focuses on devices that can track a wearer’s physical activity.
An iFixit teardown of the recently refreshed Apple 16GB iPod touch shows the new device includes the same internal design and components as its larger-capacity 32GB and 64 GB siblings.
Apple’s Podcasts app is causing problems for a number of users today, crashing and hanging for many, rendering the app unusable. The issue appears to have reared its ugly head during late morning/early afternoon.