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Apple's GarageBand uses trackpad pressure to control your tunes

Apple's Force Touch trackpads haven't done a whole lot in official apps besides fast scrolling and shortcuts, but they'll do considerably more if you grab the latest version of GarageBand. As of the 10.1 update, you can use the pressure-sensitive pad on newer MacBooks and MacBook Pros to vary the …

Apple uploads full WWDC 2015 keynote to YouTube

Apple has just uploaded its full WWDC 2015 keynote to its YouTube channel a week after it took place. Apple late last week shared the bizarre opening skit from the event on its YouTube channel, as well.<p>The keynote, which was seen by many to be too long, comes in at 2 hours and 24 minutes. During …

Tim Cook just sent a powerful warning to the US government

Cook's pro-privacy speech came just days after Facebook introduced support for the technology on its social network for the first time.<p>Strong encryption has become a contentious issue and a source of rising tensions between the US government and the tech community.<p>The term refers to data masked in …

Samsung's most famous endorser Lebron James gave Apple Watches to his team to show appreciation

He's been one of the most famous celebrities to ever endorse Samsung, and his impact on its brand-image has been quite effective.<p>But James hasn't always been the most vocal supporter of Samsung in private, or at least it seems so.<p>Last year, there was that famous Twitter gaffe where he mistakenly …

Take a peek at the new version of OS X, El Capitan

Named after a giant granite cliff in Yosemite National Park, Apple’s latest version of OS X looks pretty good, with new ways to manage windows and better performance. Most importantly, it’s now easy to mute annoying audio in open browser windows!<p>Unveiled during the Monday morning keynote at Apple’s …

Square Will Launch An Apple Pay-Ready NFC And Card Chip Reader This Fall

Apple today announced a new partnership for Apple Pay with Square, which will release a new card reader designed to allow small businesses to take Apple Pay payments as well as credit card chip payments, but not card swipes.<p>However, Square says it will ship its standard magnetic card stripe reader …

How to install El Capitan safely on your Mac right now

If you’ve got an Apple developer account and a Mac, you might want to instal the latest OS X 10.11, better known as El Capitan, onto your machine right now.<p>Until it’s out of beta, though, you might want to consider installing it on a second partition of your Macintosh, in case things get wonky. It …

Apple is the greenest tech company in the world, according to Greenpeace

Under CEO Tim Cook, the Cupertino company has made a major push to become environmentally friendly, committing to drawing 100% of its energy from renewable sources over the long-term.<p>This year the company has began work on two solar-powered data centres in Ireland and Denmark, and it is also …

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All developers can now access the App Analytics beta

Patient iOS developers haven’t had long to wait for their time with Apple’s new App Analytics tool; the beta is now open to everyone with an iTunes Connect Admin, Finance, or Sales account.<p>The new platform appeared earlier this month, but those interested had to file a request for access. It aims …

Apple says HomeKit is on track for June launch

It’s been nearly a year since Apple unveiled the HomeKit platform, and we’re still waiting on an official launch. A report earlier today claimed that Apple is delaying the launch of its home-automation platform until August or September, but an Apple spokesperson has refuted the report, saying …

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Apple TV gains new content in UK, Ireland, Australia, Japan, & Scandinavia

Apple has pushed out several new content channels across many countries to the Apple TV, as noted by several readers. Here’s the breakdown of the new channels across the world:<p><b>Viaplay</b> has been added to the Apple TV in Scandinavia (which is comprised of Denmark, Sweden, Norway) and Finland. Viaplay …

Apple begins issuing WWDC scholarships to winning applicants

With its major developer conference scheduled to kick off in just over four weeks, Apple has started sending out WWDC scholarship notifications to winning applicants. Scholarship recipients avoid the limited lottery system for purchasing a ticket while the $1599 price of the ticket is waived. This …

Apple Releases iOS 8.4 Beta 3

Apple’s latest iOS 8.4 beta, the third for the next significant iOS software update, is now available. This most recent installment continues to offer a revamped Music app, bringing both function and UI changes to the music playback app, a move many suspect also prefaces the possible arrival of a …

Apple wants to dissect your genes with the iPhone

The next big feature for the iPhone might involve a lot of spitting. Apple is planning to launch new Research Kit studies at WWDC in June that will focus on DNA studies, according to a new report, claiming Apple is collaborating with researchers in the U.S. to create two new apps.<p>The new apps will …

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Awesome iOS Easter egg discovered after two years, hiding in plain sight

Apple is known for placing its fair share of Easter eggs into iOS and OS X, but this is the coolest one we’ve seen in a while.<p>You know the new Voice Memos icon Apple introduced in iOS 7 Beta 2? It turns out the icon is designed after the waveform representation of someone saying “Apple.”<p>The …

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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Is June 8-12

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference happens June 8 through June 12 this year, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event is by invitation only, with tickets opening up for registration today, allowing developers to sign up for the random selection process. Registration ends on …

Apple's ResearchKit Is Now Available for Developers

There was more than a new MacBook and smartwatch at Apple’s Spring Forward event last month. The company’s open-source ResearchKit software – a set of developer tools to allow medical researchers to turn Apple devices into research and diagnostics tools – was one of the most interesting …

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Hands-on: Apple’s all-new Music app in iOS 8.4

With the release of the first developer beta of iOS 8.4 this evening, Apple gave us the first look at the oft-rumored redesign of the Music app. With the expected announcement of Apple’s streaming music service happening in June, the Music app redesign has been expected for several months now. The …

Tim Cook still hasn’t deleted Steve Jobs from his contacts

It’s been over three years since Steve Jobs died, however the hole he left at Apple and those closest to him still hasn’t been filled. Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli’s upcoming book <i>Becoming Steve Jobs</i> is full of anecdotes and events that showcase just how much Steve meant to his friends.<p>One such …

Apple discontinues Boot Camp support for Windows 7 on latest MacBook models

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro and the upcoming MacBook will not support running Windows 7 through Boot Camp according to a support document for the software. Starting on the newest machines, users will need to upgrade to Windows 8 or later in order to take advantage of the Mac’s dual-boot capabilities.<p>…

Make Games On Your iPhone With Playr

Aside from the money-making behemoths like Candy Crush Saga, one of the most interesting trends in mobile gaming is the rise of flash-in-the-pan viral hits like Flappy Bird and Timberman. These games takes seconds to learn, days to master, are free or cost a few bucks each, and are basically …

ResearchKit may go beyond individual studies, open up era of ‘open-source’ medical research

We’ve already seen the potential of Apple’s ResearchKit platform to sign up large numbers of participants to medical studies in an incredibly short time, but a reported conversation between the founder of an open science non-profit and an Apple VP suggests that the potential goes far beyond</i> …

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …

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13 things to know about the Apple Watch

Any last questions we had about the Apple Watch were answered Monday afternoon.<p>During an event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook and other executives announced key details about the Apple Watch, including when it will go on sale, where it will be available, and exactly how much it costs.<p>Here's what we …

Aperture Will Soon Exit The Mac App Store

As Apple moves its new Photos app replacement for iPhoto and Aperture squarely into the spotlight, it is now informing its customers that the sunset is quickly approaching for Aperture, its pro-level photo management package.<p>Apple Insider reports that Aperture users were notified today that the …

Oracle's now dumping Java crapware bundles on your Mac, too

Since megayachts aren't going to buy themselves, Larry Ellison's Oracle has been picking up extra cash for years by slipping adware to Windows users via its ubiquitous Java software. If you felt smug because you were on a Mac, guess what! Installing Java on your OSX-equipped MacBook could now lead …

MoMA Recognizes Susan Kare, The Designer Of The Macintosh’s Original Icons

Kare’s success proves that not only is great design universal, it often happens in spite of things like credentials and direct experience.<p>Susan Kare — the pioneering graphic designer whose pixel art icons for the original Macintosh helped define the language of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) — is …

Eddy Cue debuts Apple Pay at Oracle Arena in Oakland, details watch-based payments

Eddy Cue took some time today to show off Apple Pay at Oracle Arena in Oakland and oversee the rollout of the payment system at the stadium. Cue showed up to the event wearing a stainless steel model of the Apple Watch and provided some more details on how Apple Pay will work with it.<p>The executive …

Apple Watch on deck: What to expect from Monday's 'Spring Forward' event

It's finally time for Apple Watch. Apple's “Spring Forward” event in San Francisco on Monday is widely expected to be the launch pad for its eagerly anticipated smartwatch.<p>The world got its first glimpse of Apple Watch at a glitzy event in Cupertino, Calif. in September, and the tech giant looks …