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MacID unlocks your Mac with your Touch ID: Free for 48 hours

Want to be able to unlock your Mac using Touch ID? Now you can. What's more, it's free for the next two days.Beginning March 16th, the MacID iOS app …

Apple seeds first public beta of Photos app with OS X 10.10.3

If you’re anxious to try, Photos, the successor to both iPhoto and Aperture, is now available as a public beta for the first time ever.<p>Apple released a beta version of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 that includes the first early access to the new Photos app on OS X. The public beta is available now to all …

Why Is Apple Killing Its 16 GB iPhone?

With the announcement that Apple is lifting the size limit of application bundles from 2GB to 4GB, developers will be eager to ship more multimedia, more graphics, more video, and more content, in their applications – especially game developers. As Apple gives with one hand, it takes away with the …

Profit

iPhone 6S Upgrade May Embarrass Galaxy S6

Apple is not a good enemy to have. Off the back of record breaking financial results, the company appears determined to drive a stake into its biggest rivals in 2015 – and top of the list is Samsung.<p>In a leaked investors’ research report obtained by AppleInsider respected KGI Securities analyst …

Mobile Technology

Apple just became the first $700 billion company

On Tuesday, shares of Apple closed at $122.02, a split-adjusted all-time high for the iPhone maker.<p>At this price, the company's market capitalization is about $705 billion, making it the first company to close a trading session with a market cap above $700 billion.<p>At this level, Apple is more than …

Markets

Spotify Brings its New Dark Look to iPad

Spotify unveiled a new darker look earlier this year, alongside a handful of refreshes, such as a revamped ‘Your Music’ feature which gives you a “frictionless way” to save, organize and browse music. Today, this update has arrived for iPad users too.<p>This basically brings Spotify’s iPad app into …

Flipboard 3.0 Brings Topic Tags, Morning News Magazine, New Design for iPhone

A third generation Flipboard app has been released for iOS featuring topic tags, a morning news magazine called 'The Daily Edition, and a new design …

AAPL on third straight day of all-time high stock price, following Apple Pay launch

AAPL stock has reached an all-time high three days straight in the week it launched Apple Pay, with the company touching $105.49 today …<p>The company hit triple-digits for the first time (post stock-split) in August. Analysts responding to last month’s announcements of the iPhone 6, Apple Watch and …

Apple files lawsuit against Steven Lamar for calling himself a co-founder of Beats

Earlier this year, Steven Lamar, one of the men behind the Beats line of headphones, brought a claim against Apple for cutting him out of the $3 billion deal to buy out the headphones maker. How the Hollywood Reporter says that Beats (and thus Apple) is suing Lamar for claiming that he co-founded …

Apple releases iTunes 11.4 update for OS X Mavericks, adds support for iOS 8

iTunes 11.4 has been released following Apple’s announcement that iOS 8 will be available next week. The GM seed of the software is available now for developers, and the new iTunes update enables syncing with devices running the mobile update.<p>Many users on OS X Yosemite trying to install the iOS 8 …

Everything Apple Announced Today That Actually Matters

Apple had their big event today and a lot of new hardware was announced. We watched the whole event so you don't have to, so from the new iPhone to a …

Smartwatches

What We Still Don't Know About the Apple Watch and Apple Pay

We want answers!<p>Apple unveiled its latest generation of devices Tuesday, and while there was much to ogle and covet, there are still many basic unanswered questions.<p>On the Apple Watch<p>What’s the battery life? Apple told reporters following the event to “charge it at night,” suggesting it may only …

Apple Unveils the $349 Apple Watch, Its Wearable Device for Communication, Health and Fitness

Apple makes its first foray in the wearable technology market.<p>“We have one more thing,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said near the end of the company’s new-product event today at De Anza college in Cupertino, Calif.<p>And with invocation of Steve Jobs’s famous presentation line, the Cupertino electronics-maker …

Mac OS X software update temporarily broken, likely due to expired SSL certificate

Apple’s SSL certificate that is responsible for verifying and authenticating connections to Apple’s Mac App Store software update servers has expired, causing the Mac App Store to issue errors like those above. Another error notification points to the <i>swscan.apple.com</i> server as being the issue, …

OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 arrives with better 4K display support, USB synching with iOS

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Nearly three months since the last update, Apple(s aapl) released OS X version 10.9.3 on Thursday. According to Apple’s own …

Apple's 'iPad Pro' Plans Reportedly on Hold

Apple has "shelved" its plans to produce a larger-sized tablet, according to a report from <i>Digitimes</i>. Nicknamed the "iPad Pro", the 12.9-inch tablet was rumored to be under development with a launch date possible early next year.<p>Apple's alleged move comes as these larger tablets face hurdles because …

iOS 8 May Streamline Notification Center, Remove Game Center App, and More

Besides adding new Healthbook, TextEdit and Preview apps, Apple may also change existing pre-bundled applications in iOS 8, claims <i>9to5Mac</i>. Apps slated for improvement include Notification Center, Voice Memos, Messages, Game Center and CarPlay.<p>Apple may be simplifying existing apps like Notification …

Transcend Debuts 128GB RAM Upgrades for 2013 Mac Pro

Transcend has introduced new RAM updates for the 2013 Mac Pro, allowing users to bring the total amount of memory in their machines to 128 GB, double Apple and OWC's maximum 64 GBs of RAM.<p>Transcend's DDR3 RDIMMs are available in 16 and 32 GB modules to boost Apple's 2013 Mac Pro machines to 64, 96, …

Apple TV Updated with Revamped Channel for Upcoming iTunes Festival at SXSW 2014

In preparation for this week's iTunes Festival at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2014, Apple has expanded its Apple TV lineup to include a revamped iTunes Festival channel that allows users to live stream the concert's shows as well as view lineups and artist information.<p>The channel showcases artists …

OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta introduces retina display scaling for 4k monitors

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The only retina display Macs(s aapl) you can get these days are MacBook Pro laptops. That’s because they’re the only Apple …

iBetterCharge puts iPhone & iPad battery notifications on your Mac

A nice, new utility called iBetterCharge brings those 20% and 10% battery warnings from your iPhone or iPad onto your Mac. Rather than picking up your phone before heading out the door only to realize your battery is almost dead, the app will remind you to plug in with warnings that pop up as …

Will Apple's iOS 7.1 launch by next week?

Daring Fireball's Jon Gruber writes that the next iteration of Apple's mobile OS is needed for a new app that will stream content from the South By Southwest festival.<p>Those who have been waiting for the newest iteration of iOS 7 may not have to wait much longer.<p>At least that's what Jon Gruber of …

Imagine Dragons

Apple Handles 'Several Billion' iMessages and 15 to 20 Million FaceTime Calls Daily [Updated]

During today's annual stockholders meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed (via <i>Bloomberg</i>) that 40 billion iMessages and 15 to 20 million FaceTime calls are made daily. That number suggests iMessage has grown exponentially over the course of the last year as usage numbers were at two billion messages …

How to manage Background App Refresh on iPhone and iPad

Background refresh is part of what allows any app for iPhone or iPad to appear to be multitasking all the time. The truth is, they're really …

Apply now to use Apple's iBeacon branding — it's free, but it's also tightly controlled...

Apple has rolled out its specifications for iBeacons while simultaneously beginning to certify devices that use the technology through its MFi …

Apple updates OS X Mavericks to 10.9.2 — Fixes SSL vulnerability, adds FaceTime Audio, improves Mail and more!

Apple on Tuesday released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2, which is now available for download through the Software Update tool. Improvements include a fix to …

New Report Tempers iWatch Expectations, Device May Have 'Simpler' Technological Capabilities

Apple's much-rumored iWatch has been depicted as a standalone device able to function as a typical smart watch and monitor everything from glucose to blood pressure, but a new report from Brian Dolan of <i>MobiHealthNews</i> (via <i>NetworkWorld</i>) suggests that the iWatch's actual functionality may be somewhat …

Apple currently plans to release iOS 7.1 in March

While recent reports are pegging a launch sooner than later, reliable sources say that Apple is currently planning to ship iOS 7.1, the first significant update to iOS 7, in March. The iOS 7.1 update is said to not have any “secret features,” and it will basically be what we have been told to …