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CNN Cameraman Pits the iPhone 6 Against His Standard Issue Broadcast Camera

Footage shot with smartphones has become much more common in the world of journalism today, where quick turnaround times are just as important as …

An Illustrated History of macOS

The history of macOS started with a bear, not a cat: in September of 2000, Apple presented <b>Kodiak</b>. For 30$, users could <i>purchase</i> this first public Beta …

Beta Testing

Type More Than 100 Words Per Minute With the New NinType Keyboard for iOS

Third-party keyboards like Swype and Fleksy promise to make typing on iPhones and iPads faster with features like predictive text and swiping, but new third-party keyboard NinType goes even further, combining taps, swipes, and shortcuts to allow users to type more than 100 words per minute.<p>Created …

iTunes Connect shutting down for holidays between December 22-29

Apple has sent an email to registered developers on Wednesday to inform them that iTunes Connect will be shutting down for the holidays from December 22 to December 29. During this time, developers will be unable to submit new apps, app updates or in-app purchases to appear on the App Store. Access …

Beats' Iovine actively pursued takeover by Apple | MacNN

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

Apple Store

How to make beautiful calendars with iPhoto

For an incredibly meaningful gift, look no further than a wall calendar hand-crafted in iPhoto. Apple’s calendars are nice and big (13 by 10.4 …

Tutorials

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.1, 7.1.1, and 6.2.1 [Update: Pulled]

Apple today released Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.1 for OS X Mavericks and a Safari 6.2.1 for older versions of OS X. The release comes nearly three weeks after the Safari betas were first seeded to developers.<p>The new Safari builds can be downloaded through the Software Update …

Ex-Skypers unveil Wire app, offering voice, messaging and more

Skype co-founder Janus Friis is backing a new communications network called Wire, which is based out of Zug, Switzerland, and Berlin, Germany – and …

Unlock Your Mac Using Touch ID with FingerKey

Unlocking your computer just became a whole lot easier thanks to the FingerKey <b>($1.99)</b> app. Using Apple's Touch ID functionality, Mac-owners can login from a distance with their iPhone 5s, 6, or 6 Plus.<p>The app is made possible with iOS 8's third-party Touch ID support. Touch ID authentication was …

Hope you like iOS 8.1.1, because there’s no going back

Apple has made it technically impossible for most people to install an older version of iOS on iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices, so you can now …

Toledo, Ohio, Apple Store opens Saturday – along with revamped store in Portland, Oregon

Apple has confirmed that its new retail store in Franklin Park Mall, Toledo, is opening at 9am on Saturday. The Starwood-owned mall is located at 5001 Monroe Street, and the store occupies the former Charlotte Russe space, next to Williams Sonoma.<p>As usual with new Apple Store openings, the first …

Drafts iOS widget to be removed as Apple decides Notification Center buttons apparently now off limits

It seems Apple has ordered yet another developer to make changes to his app’s Notification Center widget even after it was approved for sale and adopted by countless users. Previously the company’s indecisiveness on the purpose of widgets led to an app called Launcher being pulled from sale, and a …

Apple Patents 'Anti-falling' Phone Tech

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and now it's safer!<p>The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple US the rights to patent …

With a more open iOS 8, Firefox is coming as a new browser option

After sitting on the iOS sidelines for years, Mozilla is planning to bring its Firefox browser to Apple’s mobile devices. Lukas Blakk, Mozilla’s …

WhatFont iOS 8 Extension Identifies Fonts in Safari – MacStories

Continuing my exploration of iOS 8 technologies with a focus on extensions, a few days ago I came across WhatFont, the new iOS version of a popular desktop tool. As the name suggests, WhatFont lets you identify fonts in Safari easily and without having to go look at source code or style …