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Apple makes a cameo in Beats’ epic World Cup ad (Video)

Apple’s iPhone and MacBook both made appearances in Beats’ new headphones ad celebrating the World Cup. Apple, of course, announced that it is buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion last week, a deal it expects to be approved by the end of September, and featured a Beats plug earlier this week at …

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 …

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 …

5 Companies Building Keyboards for iOS 8

Following all the hullabaloo at WWDC this week, with OS X Yosemite, iCloud Drive, iOS 8, HealthKit, HomeKit, and a brand new programming language unveiled, you could have been excused for glazing over this tantalizing tidbit: third-party keyboards are coming to iOS.<p>Just as potential car-buyers may …

Nintendo is cutting jobs in Europe

While Nintendo still has plenty of cash in the bank, it’s not going to wait until that’s depleted before it starts reducing its costs.<p>The company is cutting 130 jobs from its Grossostheim, Germany branch as it moves to consolidate its offices in Europe (as first reported by German news organization …

Safari in iOS 8 uses camera to scan and enter credit card info

In iOS 8, Apple has a new feature in Safari that allows users to scan a credit card with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the number when making a purchase online.<p>When entering a credit card number into a form online to, for example, make a purchase, Safari already allowed users to …

Apple to release iWatch in October, report says

The wait for Apple's iWatch may finally end in October.<p>Since late 2012, Web rumors have maintained that Apple is developing a watch-like device that consumers can connect with their smartphones. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review added weight to those rumors with a report Friday that said the gadget will …

Wear OS

Apple iWatch may offer wireless charging

A Chinese manufacturer of wireless charging coils has reportedly sent them to Apple for certification for the much-rumored smartwatch.<p>Apple iWatch wearers might be able to charge the device wirelessly -- at least if the latest rumors from Chinese media prove true.<p>Insiders at Chinese electronics …

Apple

iOS 8: What to expect (pictures)

Apps

Yell to find your lost iPhone, and it will yell back

​Like the swimming pool game it's named after, this new app is fun. Holler to find your misplaced gadget and it will respond, cluing you in on its location.<p>Thanks to the new Marco Polo app, available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, you can now find your hidden device by shouting "Marco!" …

Swimming Pools