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Mozilla blocks Flash as Facebook security chief calls for its death

It's temporary, but we hope it's permanent<p>After yesterday's news that Facebook's new chief security officer wants to set a date to kill Flash once and for all, the latest version Mozilla's Firefox browser now blocks Adobe's vulnerability-riddled software as standard. Mark Schmidt, the head of the …

Concept: Expiring Notifications

A clear all button in Notification Center is probably one of the most requested features for iOS. Apple added it on the Apple Watch using Force Touch …

Mystery solved: Apple vans gathering next-gen Maps data, grabbing Street View storefronts + 3D images

Three years after Apple launched its own iOS Maps app to replace Google as its iPhone and iPad map provider, the Cupertino company is readying its first major enhancements to the service. While Apple was known to be gearing up for the launch of a mass transit directions service this fall in a …

iOS 9 & OS X 10.11 to bring ‘quality’ focus, smaller apps, Rootless security, legacy iPhone/iPad support

For the first time in several years, Apple is changing up its annual iOS and OS X upgrade cycle by limiting new feature additions in favor of a “big focus on quality,” according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s operating system development plans. We first reported in February that …

Apple readies Transit subway, train + bus guides for iOS 9 Maps, deploys robots for indoor mapping

Having originally planned to add a new transit directions feature to Maps last year, only to pull the feature before WWDC 2014, Apple now hopes to launch its Transit service with iOS 9, according to sources. Apple currently plans to debut bus, subway, and train route navigation as the central …

WSJ: Apple dropped its plans for UHDTV with video calling cameras a year ago

Earlier today, investor Carl Icahn published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which he predicted that Apple would enter the television market with 55-inch and 65-inch UHD TVs. This evening, however, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple currently has no plans to enter the highly …

Former Apple retail boss Ron Johnson launches 'Enjoy' shopping site

The man behind Apple Store's success unwraps a site for buying high-end gadgets that includes house calls. His goal: "Reinvent the way people buy and enjoy technology."<p>Former Apple retail executive and J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson has launched a new online gadget shopping site with an offline …

Apple confirms its ‘Applebot’ is indexing the web for Siri and Spotlight

Rumors that Apple might be creating its own search engine started doing the rounds last fall, when webmasters started seeing web crawler visits from IP addresses starting with 17 – the IP address block owned entirely by Apple. Apple has now officially confirmed in a support document that it is …

Beats revamp still debuting at WWDC, global release late-June, iOS 9 details revealed

According to a report today from Billboard, Apple does not have the deals in place to launch its long-awaited Beats Music revamp as its new streaming music service. The report quotes a source as saying “June won’t be the release date. The deals aren’t done,” but <i>our</i> sources say that an announcement …

A Look at LinX Camera Technology That Could Appear in Future iOS Devices

Apple's recent acquisition of LinX Imaging is one of the company's more exciting acquisitions in the last several months, as the technology being developed by LinX could lead to some significant improvements in camera quality in future iOS devices. Given the significance of the purchase, we wanted …

iOS 8.4 beta moves audiobooks to iBooks app, dedicated CarPlay app

In redesigning the iOS Music application for iOS 8.4, Apple removed support for audiobooks from the app, electing to move it to the iBooks app. iBooks itself has gained an all-new audio player with support for swiping gestures to fast forward or rewind, view a chapter list, and more.<p>The Collections …

Apple + IBM add 8 new enterprise iOS apps, first for industrial products & healthcare industries

Through its MobileFirst for iOS initiative, Apple and IBM have added 8 new enterprise apps for designed exclusively for iPhone and iPad. The latest apps developed as part of the partnership between the two companies include two new industries: healthcare and industrial products. The 8 new apps …

Apple Watch for Sale in Retail Stores by Reservation Only, No Walk-In Sales

As the Apple Watch launch approaches, details have been leaking out about how Apple will be handling sales of their new device. According to leaked Apple documentation, the company will not be selling the Apple Watch to walk-in customers at launch.<p>Apple will begin offering online pre-sales of the …

Apple begins releasing the first set of third-party Apple Watch apps

The Apple Watch is still almost a month away from shipping and 15 days away from being available to preview in Apple Stores, but a select few apps selected by Apple to be available for the Apple Watch have started hitting the App Store today. These app updates that add Apple Watch support include …

NYT: Trent Reznor ‘point man’ in designing iOS 8.4 Music app with Beats-based streaming service

Apple’s Spotify-like subscription music service based on its $3 billion Beats acquisition last year is fully underway, The New York Times reports in a new article heavily corroborating our own reporting on the upcoming music service from the past several months. A few interesting details in the …

Force Touch features in iMovie illustrate the power of ‘bumpy pixels,’ says haptics pioneer

Haptic feedback features found in a recent iMovie update illustrate the power of Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad to provide feedback, not just as an input device, says one of the pioneers of the technology.<p>Freelance film editor Alex Gollner first noticed Apple was using the trackpad to provide …

Apple Watch Takes Two Hours to Charge, Only Delivers Notifications While on the Wrist

Apple Watch will take approximately two hours to fully charge and deliver all-day battery life with normal on-and-off usage, according to <i>TechCrunch</i>. Those estimates corroborate a previous report that also claimed the Apple Watch will deliver all-day battery life and support up to five hours of …

The apps that come with the Apple Watch (pictures)

Apple Watch’s retail sales pitch revealed: 3 key features, switch to iPhone, focus on bands

With next week’s Apple Watch event fast approaching, Apple has revealed its retail selling strategies to employees, including a focus on “three key features” and a plan to encourage Watch customers to upgrade or switch to new iPhones. According to selling guidelines provided by sources within Apple …

Apple Watch to Feature Time-Only 'Power Reserve' Mode, Prototypes Disguised as Samsung Watches

With Apple's media event just a week away and the company expected to offer final details there on the Apple Watch ahead of its April debut, <i>The New York Times</i> has a new report out sharing a few new tidbits on the device.<p>Among the interesting details is the existence of an unannounced "Power …

Tim Cook: Apple Watch will replace car keyfobs, reward exercise, filter messages

In an interview with the UK’s <i>Telegraph</i> newspaper, Tim Cook said that while people might see limited reasons to want an Apple Watch today, they will soon find lots of other uses for it. The interview took place during a London stop in Cook’s international tour.<p>This will be just like the iPhone: …

Jony Ive says round smartwatches make no sense in big Apple Watch reveal

Historically, Apple’s design guru Jony Ive has been wary of talking with reporters, but recently, he’s become the somewhat reluctant poster boy for …

Smartwatches

Intel CEO says relationship with Apple strong amid rumors of Apple-designed Mac processors

As we reported earlier this week, often reliable KGI is predicting that Apple will bring its in-house designed A-series processor to an entry-level Mac sometime in 2016 with TSMC and Samsung expected to fab the potential A9X and A10X chips, respectively. As the move to put non-Intel chips in the …

New images illustrate how an iPhone app will control the Apple Watch

The iOS 8.2 beta confirmed that the Apple Watch is — unsurprisingly — getting a specific app, but a new leak purports to show just how the iPhone …

Apple Watch

Facebook Messenger gets the slickest read receipts in town

Read receipts. They’re the first thing I turn off when I get a new messaging app or iOS device. But Facebook is doubling down on read receipts in the new Facebook Messenger, which has new, blisteringly fast notifications showing you exactly what’s going on with your message after you send …

Facebook has started automatically enhancing your mobile photos

One of the few strongpoints of Google+ is that it automatically enhances all of your photos in an attempt to make them look even better, and now Facebook is starting to test the waters with a similar feature. Photos uploaded to Facebook on an iPhone will now be gently enhanced by default, with the …

Apple Watch's high-priced fashion focus on the mark, survey says

Despite recent developments, the wearables space is still in its early stages in terms of mainstream adoption. The Apple Watch is expected to change …

iPhone 6 Plus used by White House Christmas photographer

This year, a professional photographer opted to forgo using a big DSLR camera and fancy lens to capture the White House’s Christmas decorations, and …

Apple Maps to expand community crowdsourcing features, Siri + Passbook integration

Apple is looking to expand its efforts in crowdsourcing data to improve its Maps app for iOS and OS X, according to hints in a new job listing on the company’s site.<p>So far Apple’s efforts in crowdsourcing data to improve its Maps app has been limited to its own data collection projects and the …