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How-to: Safely delete or change an iCloud account from your Mac or iOS device

First off, before we begin and actually discuss how to safely delete or change an iCloud account, we should discuss the different scenarios as to why you might need to delete or change your iCloud account off of your device.<p>If you are using the same Apple ID as a family member for iCloud, your …

Apple's e-wallet could come as soon as this fall, possibly with 'iPhone 6'

A report on Wednesday claims Apple is accelerating work on a mobile payments system, or digital wallet, that could be ready by this fall, allowing …

Mobile Payments

Apple prepares record number of 80 million 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones for production

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has told its suppliers to prepare to build a record number of next-gen iPhones. According to the Journal, Apple is looking to produce 70-80 million units by December 30th. As reported earlier this month, both the 4.7-inch and the larger 5.5-inch models of …

5 ways iCloud Drive will upgrade your life

While iCloud has been a trusty storage companion for photos and documents, Apple’s recently announced iCloud Drive upgrades what we already know and love about the service. In today’s video, we take a look at five ways iCloud Drive will upgrade your life when Apple rolls out the enhanced service …

The Mac Never Looked So Good: OS X Yosemite Beta

This fall, Apple will release OS X Yosemite, the latest version of its operating system for the Mac. OS X Yosemite features a brand-new look, tons of …

iOS 8 beta 3 indicates iCloud Drive will also be accessible from iCloud.com

iCloud Drive was first announced at WWDC. This feature is Apple’s new approach to iCloud file syncing, replacing Documents and Data. The new interface acts more like Dropbox, with one central folder containing all iCloud documents in one place. This gives more flexibility over the model used by iOS …

Tim Cook ‘actively’ seeking to add new directors to Board

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> today published a brief profile on Apple CEO Tim Cook as the Cupertino-based company continues to be shaped in the image of Cook rather than co-founder Steve Jobs. The profile has some interested tidbits, but it is otherwise light on new information aside from information …

Senior Apple Maps engineer drives off to Uber

What exactly Blumenberg is going to do at Uber isn't clear, but <i>The Information</i> posits that his expertise may come in handy with Uber's "sophisticated …

Bloomberg: SoundCloud nearing licensing deals with record labels

Since SoundCloud's one of the biggest places to share mixes, recordings and podcasts, it obviously has to grapple with a lot of copyright issues. That's the reason why it reportedly approached record labels to cut licensing deals months ago -- deals, which arenow real close to going through, at …

Apple finds new suppliers to solve battery issues with the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 isn’t expected to feature radical improvements in battery life, but that doesn’t mean Apple hasn’t had trouble making new batteries for the device. Since the next iPhone will be thinner than the current design, its battery needs to be thinner as well.<p>Apple has been having trouble with …

Mobile Technology

Europe wants Apple to get serious about hidden costs of freemium apps

Apple is implementing some protections in iOS 8, adding Family Sharing, which will allow parents to approve or deny their children's iTunes …

Apple announces iTunes Festival London 2014 featuring Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, and more

Apple has announced its eighth annual iTunes Festival event at the Roundhouse in London through a press release on its website. The 30-day event will run through the month of September and feature over 60 bands, including Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, and many more.<p>As usual, the entire event …

All the little tweaks Apple added to iOS 8 beta 4

iOS 8 just got a little bit closer to completion for its launch this fall with the release of iOS 8 beta 4 this morning. Apple didn’t add any major new changes (unless you’re a hardcore lover of Control Center), but the new beta is full of tiny little tweaks that will make your iPhone feel like new …

iOS

Apple faces class-action lawsuit over alleged unfair work practices

Apple may be sitting pretty just at the minute with billions of dollars of profit reported in its latest financial quarter, but thousands of its …

Spurious claim Apple will release 4.7- and 5.5-inch iPhones separately ‘to avoid competition’

Supply-chain rumors are can be unreliable sources at the best of times, but never more so than when they claim to offer insight into Apple’s strategic plans. <i>DigiTimes</i> is claiming that Apple will be launching the 4.7- and 5.5-inch models of the iPhone 6 separately “to avoid competition between the …