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Video: Here’s what’s new in iTunes 12, iOS 8 beta 4 & OS X Yosemite preview 4

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8 beta 4 with a redesigned Control Center feature, OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 4 with various interface tweaks, and a new iTunes 12 Mac app with a refreshed look and feel. Above is our video that takes a closer look at these various changes and enhancements.

You are being tracked in the real world, so what should we do about it?

We’re pretty accepting that every digital click we make and our phone’s location is constantly available. Some of us even are okay with devices …

Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that covers multiple kinds of smartwatch devices, such as a modular design that includes a smart strap with built-in sensors and controls that can host a plug-in personal media device (like the previous iPod nano) and an all-in-one that …

Changing the lives of people with Alzheimer’s, one iPod and one playlist at a time

<i>Alive Inside</i>, a documentary film being shown in selected theaters across the U.S., tells the story of a social worker using iPods and personalized playlists to bring new life to nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s.<p>Dan Cohen puts together playlists of music from when the patients were young, …

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. “That’s above the weight restriction for a tandem jump.” During a doctor’s visit last spring, he got some more bad news. …

New Windows 9 Screenshots Show The Start Menu

Microsoft has been making a number of changed to Windows 8, the company is also working on the next version of their OS, and now we have some Windows …

iPhone 6 'larger' than Android rivals

The likelihood of Apple releasing an iPhone 6 with a screen larger than the current and previous models just got a little greater.<p>Speaking to the <i>Wall</i> …

Apple orders insane number of new iPhones, but 5.5-inch model faces setbacks

Apple is asking its manufacturing partners to make a record 70-80 million units of the iPhone 6 for the holiday season, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. What’s interesting is that Apple isn’t having suppliers make the 4.7 and 5.5-inch models simultaneously.<p>While it looks like Apple is expecting …

Apple adds a step-counter, caffeine tracking to iPhones with iOS 8

Apple’s(s aapl) iOS 8 Health app can track dozens of health stats through other apps and devices, providing a full picture of your well-being. Now, …

REPORT: Apple Just Lost One Of Its Lead iPhone Software Engineers To Uber

Chris Blumenberg, a senior leader on Apple's iOS team and one of the first engineers to work on the iPhone's software, is reportedly leaving for Uber.<p>Jessica Lessin of The Information reports that three sources familiar with the situation shared this news with her.<p>Apple Maps has largely stayed out …

Nest devices start talking to Google, washing machines and your car

Nest's Learning Thermostat and Protect smoke detector are now part of a much, much larger universe. The company has just launched a developer program that lets third-party apps and devices talk to Nest hardware, making it do things that aren't possible through official software. The initiative is …