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Apple Watch is totally a Jony Ive production

If there’s one thing today’s <i>New Yorker</i> profile of Jony Ive hammers home, it’s how important the Apple Watch is to Apple’s design guru. The 16,000-word story reveals how Ive pushed the Apple Watch as a project, shortly after Steve Jobs’ death, when Apple was under pressure to come up with its next …

Apple Named Second Most Innovative Company In The World

Whether you agree or disagree with the consensus, “innovative” is usually a word used when describing Apple, and it seems that in this year’s Fast …

How the iPhone 6 Plus is changing people’s reading habits

It’s too early to tell what long-term effects Apple’s new, bigger-screened iPhones—the 6 and the monster-sized 6 Plus—will have on its shaky iPad tablet business. But according to Pocket, the popular service for saving web articles to read later on your phone, the new iPhones are already taking …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch site refreshed to highlight Timekeeping, New Ways to Connect, and Health & Fitness

Apple has quietly refreshed its Apple Watch microsite with a few changes including more details about the upcoming wearable and newly added interactive images of the device. Previously Apple had a single ‘Features’ page for describing the functionality of the Apple Watch, but has replaced that page …

Civilization: Beyond Earth arrives today for Mac users

Following an announcement last month that the latest entry in the popular Civilization strategy game series would hit Mac sometime this holiday season, today Civilization: Beyond Earth has officially arrived for Mac users. The game, developed by Firaxis and brought to Mac users by Aspyr, first hit …

iOS 8 adoption slowly inches towards 60% of iOS devices

iOS 8 adoption hasn’t been stellar for Apple, compared to the previous iOS version, but the company has published new iOS distribution numbers on its …

Regions Bank Adds Support for Apple Pay

Following a second round of banks adding support for the Apple Pay mobile payments service last week, Regions Bank today began allowing its cards to be added to the service. The bank has reportedly emailed customers about the new support and <i>MacRumors</i> readers have been successfully adding their …

Apple job listing hints at new Maps-related web experiences

A new job listing posted by Apple shows that the company is working to bring its in-house Maps app, currently only available as native apps for iOS and Mac OS X, to the web.<p>The position for a “Maps Web Developer” is seeking an individual experienced in “creating beautiful and responsive user …

Staples rolls out Apple Pay support to 1,400 stores, mobile app

Staples has always been listed as an Apple Pay partner, but the retailer has been labeled (along with a few others) as "coming later this year." With …

Apple to build flagship store in historic L.A. district

Apple is looking to open a flagship store in downtown Los Angeles’ historic Broadway Trade Center, reports the Downtown LA Examiner, which claims its heard whispers that Cupertino plans to invade the massive building that nearly occupies an entire city block.<p>The Broadway Trade Center building was …

Real Estate

Staples Begins Accepting Apple Pay in Retail Stores

As of today, popular office supply store Staples has begun accepting Apple's Apple Pay payments service in its retail stores across the United States, according to information shared with <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Staples now offers its customers access to Apple Pay, a new service that will transform mobile …

Slow Fast Slow goes free in huge update; brings support for iOS 8, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Slow Fast Slow, an app for manipulating the speed of iPhone videos, has received a huge update today. The app, now in version 2.0, follows other apps …

Conan O’Brien Gets Bent With The iPhone 6 Plus

- Sep 26, 2014<p>Conan O’Brien has joined in the fun surrounding the reports of Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus becoming bent while in users pockets. The jab …

Why doesn't Wi-Fi calling work on the iPhone 5?

What's Wi-Fi calling?<p>Wi-Fi calling enables the iPhone to make and receive phone calls over Wi-Fi, instead of having to depend on a signal from a …

Witty Siri.

Apple Announces Record-Breaking 4 Million Day One for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Preorders

- Sep 15, 2014<p>Apple has announced that first day iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders topped 4 million in the first 24 hours they were available. The …

Is Apple ashamed of the iPhone 6’s protruding camera lens?

The iPhone 6 is the first iPhone with a camera lens that protrudes slightly instead of being flush with the back of the device. It was a necessary design trade-off, allowing Jony Ive’s team of designers to cram the advanced optics into the iPhone 6 necessary to make it the best smartphone camera …

Mobile Technology

Busted! Samsung spokesinger Adam Levine caught tweeting from an iPhone

When Adam Levine appeared at a Samsung event last week to promote the Galaxy Note 4 he joked that the company should hold a ceremonial iPhone burning, but don’t expect the Maroon 5 crooner to volunteer his own iPhone to the sacrificial fires.<p>Levine took to Twitter this morning to alert fans that he …

Adam Levine

Apple takes security to highest level for Sept. 9 event

“We were told that we should erase anything embarrassing from our phones because security will be going through them with a fine-tooth comb.”

What Is The Fate Of Apple’s iPhone 5C?

With Apple releasing new iPhones next week, the question arises: what will happen to its existing models?<p>With recent releases, Apple has kept older devices around to serve it at lower price points in certain regions. But which older devices are going, which are staying and what will the prices …

iPhone 6 launch: what do you want from Apple's new phone - and wearable?

Will it have a reversible USB cable? Are rumours of “unscratchable” sapphire screens true? And an NFC payment system? And just how big will the iPhone 6 be, exactly?<p>How about the rumoured wearable device? Is this the must-have exercise accessory you’ve been waiting for? Is your doctor pacing the …

New Video Again Shows 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Battery With 2,915 mAh Capacity

Following a photo of the component last week, a video shared by <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> (Google Translate) once again shows what is said to be a 2,915 mAh battery from the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. The battery shown is also shown carrying an Apple part number of 616-0675, and running at 4.35 volts, which is also in …

Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones

According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causing delays for other manufacturers.<p>Apple shipments via major concerns like FedEx and UPS are said to …

With one day to go, a flurry of additional iPhone 6 videos posted

In the final run-up to the official launch of the iPhone 6, we’ve been seeing a number of videos of what appear to be the real thing. With just one day to go, <i>Miaopai</i> has just posted no fewer than 17 short videos claiming to show the Chinese version of the iPhone 6 in use.<p>We don’t learn anything …

Look who's now working for Apple Inc.

This list below was posted Thursday on Investor Village’s AAPL Sanity board by “centex” under the heading “Food for Thought.”<p>It’s largely based on …

Apple inviting fashion industry to the iPhone and iWatch event

Reuters reports that Marie Claire and Fashionista are among the fashion media outlets who received first time invites from Apple to Tuesday's event. …

Apple Inviting 'Top Fashion Editors and Bloggers' to September 9 Media Event

Apple has extended invites for its upcoming September 9 media event to "top fashion editors and bloggers", reports <i>Reuters</i>. The news comes as the company is expected to unveil its first wearable device at the event, which has been frequently referred to as the iWatch.<p>Apple is forging closer ties to …