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VSCO Cam 4.0 for iOS8

With a consistently growing user base, easy to use functionality and a hashtag that's everywhere, VSCO has been the photo editing app of choice for a while now. But with their latest update, launched today, new features take the brand in a broader direction with the same appreciation for sharp …

Newly revised 'Iconic' coffee table book makes perfect gift for Apple enthusiasts

Jonathan Zufi has published a second revision to his gorgeous coffee table book on Apple design, <i>Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation</i>. …

MacBook Pro

PayPal reportedly planning to integrate iOS 8’s Touch ID API in mobile payment app

When Apple unveiled the Touch ID API during its WWDC keynote earlier this week, users and developers alike immediately started considering possible uses. It seems PayPal was also quite interested in putting the fingerprint technology to work in its mobile app.<p>According to Business Insider, several …

Why Apple Developers Like What They're Seeing at WWDC

SAN FRANCISCO - It's a great time to be an Apple developer. That's the consensus from the dozens of iOS and Mac developers I've spoken to at WWDC …

My OS X Yosemite nightmare (and how you can avoid a similar fate)

An overwhelming sense of eagerness overtook me after Apple showed off OS X Yosemite at WWDC. The redesigned interface and accompanying features, like a spruced-up Spotlight and the ability to take phone calls on your Mac, made downloading the beta version too intriguing to pass up.<p>Little did I know …

Apple Managers Didn't Know How Spotify Worked, Engineers Used Pandora Over iTunes Radio

Engineers working on iTunes Radio prefer to listen to Spotify and Pandora because they were better platforms, according to a new report from <i>Buzzfeed</i>. It claims that not only did those employees prefer Apple's competitors over its own radio service, but it says middle management was willfully …

The iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner Is About To Get Really Useful

Wouldn't it be cool to log into your banking app on your smartphone using your fingerprint instead of that string of capital letters, numbers and symbols known as your password?<p>For iPhone owners, those days could be near.<p>Apple announced on Monday that it's opened up Touch ID, the fingerprint …

At-a-glance comparison of graphic design elements of Yosemite and Mavericks

Pixelapse has put together a great blog entry comparing some of the the graphic design elements of Yosemite with those of Mavericks, picking up on some of the subtle touches that many may not yet have noticed – like the translucent notification badges on the dock …<p>Annotations point out the changes, …

A video history of iOS

Apple's mobile platform (née "iPhone OS") has changed a lot over the years, from the halcyon days before even the App Store ("an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator," as Steve Jobs originally put it) through its feature creep of notifications, multitasking and even cut, copy, and paste — …

OS X 10.10 Inside Look: Yosemite’s beauty isn’t just skin deep

Apple has finally revealed the latest version of OS X, and it’s one of the biggest updates for the operating system in years. In today’s video, we take a quick look at OS X Yosemite in action and provide a quick overview what it has to offer.<p>Subscribe to the Cult of Mac YouTube channel so you get …

WWDC 2014: Apple Debuts iOS 8 – HealthKit, Third-Party Keyboards, HomeKit, and Much More

- Jun 2, 2014<p>Apple officially introduced iOS 8 at their WWDC 2014 Keynote address on Monday. New features for the mobile OS include support for …

8 huge new features in iOS 8 that Apple didn't talk about today

From Wi-Fi calling to a new keyboard for the blind, sometimes the best things are hidden<p>Apple announced iOS 8 with great fanfare today, revealing many new features and a number of significant changes to the platform. Things like HealthKit, new extensibility options, and HomeKit got a lot of …

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …

WWDC 2014 Attendees Get Conference Jackets Plus $25 App Store Gift Cards

With the start of this year's WWDC just hours away, attendees of Apple's annual developer conference have begun registering for the event. As …

Apple buys Beats for $3 billion: all the news on the not-so secret acquisition

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Apple buys Beats for $3 billion: all the news on the not-so secret acquisition<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Beats Electronics, founded by rapper and producer Dr. Dre and record label executive Jimmy Iovine, dominates the high-end headphone market …

Apple Scoops Nokia Lumia Camera Design Engineer, Tips Hand At Next Gen Efforts

The iPhone 6 may be close at hand, with its design likely having been set long ago, but it’s becoming apparent that Apple is laser-focused (pun intended), on camera technologies for the company’s next generation of iDevices. About 10 hours ago, Nokia PureView camera design lead Ari Partinen …

With App Links, Facebook Aims At Bridging The Gap Between Mobile Apps – MacStories

At its f8 developer conference in San Francisco, Facebook today announced App Links, an open-standard and open-source initiative to allow developers to link directly to specific content inside apps installed on mobile devices. App Links has been released today, with initial partners including …

iOS 7.1.1 Touch ID is not only more accurate, but faster

We knew Apple had improved Touch ID recognition in iOS 7.1.1, but now – thanks to Redditor iOSecure – we know how and why.<p>Apparently, the reason that accuracy would decay over time was down to users screwing up their first scans, when the auto-correction feature needed a perfect start to work …

Let Your iPhone Live the Dream with a Noreve Case

I'm a sucker for a nice, quality, leather case. But I also like to wear my iPhone on my hip, like a modern day gunslinger. The Tradition case from Noreve suits the bill and offers additional modern conveniences. It's "no dream" either, considering "rêve" is French for dream! When the case is …

Apple Earns More Money Than HP, Google, Intel and Cisco Combined

Everyone knows Apple is incredibly profitable, but did you know that the top-earning tech company brings in more money than Hewlett-Packard, Google, Intel and Cisco combined?<p>That’s according to the <i>San Jose Mercury News’</i> newly published Silicon Valley 150 list, which ranks 75 tech companies using …

This Ordinary-Looking Mirror Is Secretly A Mac Mini-Powered Selfie Machine

If busting out your iPhone to catalog your #outfitoftheday is just too tedious, meet the mirror that will take your selfie game to the next level.<p>S.E.L.F.I.E (Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine) looks like your average mirror, but behind the shiny glass facade is a Mac Mini-powered selfie …

Mac sales success “defies the laws of economics,” says analyst

Noting that the Mac’s share of the PC market has risen almost continuously over the past decade (with just a brief dip in 2012) despite costing an average of $700 more than competitor machines, Needham’s Charlie Wolf is quoted by <i>Fortune</i> as saying that it “seems to defy the laws of economics.”<p>The …

How to Get Started With Microsoft Office On iPad

Now that Microsoft Office is available on the iPad, it’s a runaway hit: The three apps in the mobile productivity suite are sitting solidly at the very top ranks of Apple’s App Store.<p>Here’s how to get started.<p>First, Make Room For Office<p>All of the apps are sizable, running between 215 and 259 …

The True Origin Of Samsung’s Logo [Humor]

Apple and Samsung are headed back to court today for round two of their billion dollar patent lawsuit that will see the two companies pointing fingers and slamming down arguments on who copied whose patents.<p>We’ve seen enough evidence to have our own opinion on Samsung’s copying ways and now thanks …

Apple to Expand Employee Transportation Program with More Shuttles, Dedicated Transit Center

To earn approval for its Apple 2 Campus in Cupertino, Apple agreed to increase the number of employees using transportation like bicycles and shuttles, according to a new report on commuting in Silicon Valley from <i>The Los Angeles Times</i>.<p>Apple maintains a Transportation Demand Management program that …

Microsoft Office for iPad review: Yep, it's good

Office for iPad is here. That means you can now download touch-optimized, tablet-specific versions of Microsoft's Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from …

Software

Apple Files Transparent Texting Patent To Help People Who Walk And Text

Sometimes it’s the little things that matter. Like being able to carry on texting without walking into a tree. Apple apparently thinks so anyway.<p>A patent that Cupertino filed back in September 2012 has just surfaced with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via AppleInsider) that shows the company …

Motorola announces Moto 360, an absolutely stunning smartwatch

I think Motorola has blown the minds of Android enthusiasts everywhere with the Moto 360. The company announced this new device around the same time …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

10 Ways To Free Up Disk Space on Your Mac Hard Drive

Even in 2018, MacBooks still have tiny hard drives that fill up quickly. Luckily there are quick and easy ways to free up space on your hard drive. …

MacBook Air