Nike plans to cease making wearable hardware, as it has fired the majority of its 80-person team responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker. Instead, the company will focus its efforts on fitness software, according to an unnamed source that spoke
Apple is offering some developers a chance to buy unclaimed WWDC tickets, according to a report from 9to5Mac and several Twitter users. Apple has emailed certain developers to offer them WWDC tickets, giving them 24 hours to pay the $1,599
Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that Apple has plans to integrate song identification features into iOS 8 through a partnership with audio discovery platform Shazam, but as suggested by media professor Aram Sinnreich, Apples ambitions may go beyond simple music
Following the leak of an alleged iPhone 6 front panel earlier this week, the iPad is now getting its turn with a pair of photos showing what is said to be a front panel for the next-generation iPad Air, shared
Sales of Apples iPad and iPhone remained strong during the holiday season with record quarterly sales reported in Q1 2014. Analyst predictions for Apples second quarter of its fiscal year suggest iPhone sales may rise slightly, while iPad sales may
Apples FaceTime appears to be malfunctioning for iPhone and iPad users with devices running iOS 6, according to multiple tips received by MacRumors as well as a MacRumors forum post and a thread on the Apple Support Communities. It appears
Amidst the flurry of iPhone 6 rumors coming from KGI Securities report last week, Ming-Chi Kuo presented the first possible screen resolution for Apples 4.7 iPhone 6. Kuo lists it as a 1334x750 Retina display with a pixel density of
Earlier this year, Google unveiled Project Tango, an experimental smartphone that incorporates 3D sensors to allow users to map indoor and outdoor environments. Reports suggested that the smartphones 3D capabilities were powered by the Movidius Myriad 1 3D-sensing chip, but
Hyundai today announced that it will bring Apples CarPlay technology to its Sonata automobile lineup starting next year. This introduction makes Hyundai the first volume automobile manufacturer to bring CarPlay to the market.
New photos showing what appears to be another case for Apples larger-screen iPhone 6 have been posted by Nowhereelse.fr • Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Build 13D43 to Developers • Compliance Monitor Says Relationship With Apple Has 'Significantly Improved'
Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung have announced a voluntary agreement to include anti-theft technology on all smartphones beginning next year, according to a report by Re/code. The pledge has device makers agreeing that all devices going
As we progress further into 2014, iPhone 6 rumors have begun to pick up, with case designs, schematics, molds, and alleged iPhone parts surfacing over the past few weeks to give hints at what Apples larger iPhone might look like.
Microsoft today started selling its Office 365 Personal subscription, a less expensive version of Office 365 that targets individual users. The cloud-based subscription service provides access to online versions of Microsofts Office productivity suite, online storage in OneDrive and a
Recent reports suggest Amazon may be preparing a smartphone with 3D capabilities to compete with Apples iPhone and Samsungs Galaxy handsets. New details from BGR and TechCrunch shed some light on this 3D feature and possibly provide us with our
In line with earlier reports, Pioneer today announced it is bringing Apples CarPlay technology to its existing product line. CarPlay will be added to the companys five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers via a firmware update that will be made
In an industry captivated by cheap commodity components, Apples ability to command healthy profit margins for "magical," premium priced products designed to delight users--rather than just solve basic problems in a cost effective way--has confounded analysts and pundits for the
During the Apple v. Samsung trial on Friday, Samsung continued its defense by calling on a number of expert witnesses who asserted Apple has grossly exaggerated the value assigned to each of its patents-in-suit.
Beats Music, the streaming radio division of the Beats empire, updated its iOS app on Friday with the notable addition of in-app subscriptions, meaning the company is now paying Apple 30 percent for the opportunity.
Apple on Friday began sending out emails asking developers who were not selected in this years WWDC 2014 ticket lottery if they would like to purchase passes that have gone unclaimed by those originally selected to attend.
Apple has expanded its 3D Maps Flyover support for the east side of the San Francisco Bay Area, including the city of Berkeley, the University of California birthplace of the flavor of Unix used in OS X and iOS.
In 2011, Apple told its developers that it would be deprecating OS Xs Common Data Security Architecture including OpenSSL, describing it as an outdated relic of the late 1990s. Nearly three years later, OpenSSL was hit by a severe flaw
One of the worlds most enduring mysteries added another layer recently, as amateur sleuths have discovered what they claim to be the Loch Ness Monster lurking under the water of the famous lake using satellite imagery from Apple Maps, after
Samsung recently inked a deal with Swiss Federal Railways, the same organization that accused Apple of copying one of its iconic clock designs, leading some to speculate that Samsung may have sought the contract solely to make a dig at
Consumers hoping for an even thinner version of Apples flagship tablet may get their wish, as a new set of snapshots appears to show a revised iPad Air display assembly with the LCD and cover glass manufactured as a single
Testing of Apples anticipated next-generation operating systems -- iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 -- continues along at a steady clip, new traffic data shows, ahead of the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, where both products are expected to be unveiled.
A U.S. district judge on Thursday issued an order denying Rockstars motion to transfer a patent invalidation suit leveled by Google from California to the more patent holder-friendly Eastern District of Texas.
With its release of the revamped Flickr 3.0 iOS app on Thursday, Yahoo continues its push to bolster the photo capture, storage and sharing service by adding features already on competing apps like Instagram.
Facebook users will now have an easier time meeting up with friends at social events or planning group activities using the social networks new Nearby Friends feature, an opt-in service that alerts friends when they are close to each other.
Consumers waiting for Apple to start offering refurbished models of its latest Retina display-equipped iPad mini need wait no longer as the tablets Wi-Fi variants are now available with double-digit discounts from their off-the-shelf price.
RunKeeper on Thursday launched Breeze, its new step tracking app that harnesses the abilities of the M7 chip found in Apples iPhone 5s. AppleInsider was given an early hands-on with Breeze, and found its a great way to track activity
The iPhone 5s has an excellent array of hardware and software features that make it a great tool for taking photos, but there’s only so much it can do with a fixed lens and a digital zoom. Olloclip’s line of
Diablo III () was a good-but-not-great dungeon crawler that managed to infuriate old fans and failed to satisfy critics clamoring for Blizzard to once again raise the bar. The game demonstrated the well-worn formula of
I admit it. I’m a proud member of the Cult of Outliners. Outlines are the best tool I’ve ever found to create my book and other writing projects, presentations, business plans, and more. My love for outlining programs goes back
One key factor when evaluating PC and console games ported to iPad or iPhone is how well the controls have been adapted from keyboard, mouse and/or joypad to a touchscreen. But in this case that doesn’t really apply, because the
The Canon Pixma Pro-10 is a printer aimed at professionals and dedicated enthusiasts who value beautiful photographic prints and want to make them themselves. Sending your prints out to a pro lab will probably cost less and give you more
If you deal with lots of files (and who doesn’t?), there are surely times when you have to rename a whole bunch of them at the same time. (A classic example: a bunch of image files with less-than-helpful names such
Only One is a retro-looking fantasy brawler that takes place entirely on a vertiginous cliff top. Little pixellated enemies—swordsmen, archers, and annoying wizards who shoot fireballs—spawn periodically, and it’s up to you to chase them around and either slice them
Microsoft’s OneNote for Mac is a tool designed to help you quickly and easily collect, organize, and share notes, random (or not so random) thoughts, images, and other information. It is a product aimed squarely at the information collection sweet
There’s a lot of gear out there for your Apple devices, but how do you know which are worth your time and what’s not worth your money? In our Gear We Love column, Macworld’s editors tell you about the products
The Wolf Among Us is an adventure in five parts where you play Bigby Wolf, sheriff of Fabletown and once the Big Bad Wolf. Episode Two: Smoke and Mirrors picks up directly after the events of Episode One and largely
What do we want from a photos app? This is the question that hundreds of startups across the globe seem to be all too eager to answer. Dropbox, too, has officially jumped into the fray with Carousel, an app dedicated
If home is where your heart is, then there’s a pretty good chance that home—or at least your Home Folder—is where you prefer to keep your business’ financial information. While there are plenty of excellent Web-based apps you can use
You can file doubleTwist’s $10 AirPlay Recorder under Controversial. The tool, originally developed for Android and now available for OS X (10.7.3 and later), was designed for one purpose only: capturing iTunes audio streams for later playback.You mean like tracks
Network security is a topic that makes many people’s eyes glaze over, and I can’t blame them. We all rationally know that we should make sure our information is secure, but for most of us actually doing so is probably
The Canon Pixma iP8720 is a color inkjet printer aimed at advanced amateur photographers looking to supersize their prints. The iP8720 uses six inks to produce borderless prints as large as 13 by 19 inches and is a great fit
Just as we did in March, Macworld staffers got together to chat about the best apps they’ve been using recently. Here are some that have recently captured our imaginations (and perhaps a spot on our homescreens), whether they’re tiny apps
It took less than 5 minutes of using Word for iPad to have an overwhelming first impression: I hope Word on every platform becomes what Word on the iPad is. Sleek, uncluttered, well organized, and beautiful, Word for iPad is
Following the lapse of the deadline for Worldwide Developers Conference ticket lottery winners to pay for their entry, Apple has begun emailing other developers with a chance to purchase unclaimed tickets. The emails
Plaintiffs attorneys in a class action lawsuit against Apple, Google, and two other companies are asking that evidence related to Apple CEO Steve Jobs be included in the case, Reuters reports. The case
US District Court Judge Claudia Wilken has denied a motion by the Apple-led Rockstar Consortium to transfer a patent invalidation countersuit by Google from California to the Eastern District of Texas, Reuters says.
Rogers is expanding the available spectrum for its LTE service in Canada, by turning on its 700MHz network. Engadget reports that areas of Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver will see the benefits of 700MHz
Historically, investment and Wall Street analysts have had a poor track record predicting Apples fortunes ahead of time. However, as Apples guidance has gotten more accurate, and as supplier leaks and blatant manipulation
Yahoo has updated the iOS client app for its Flickr photo-sharing service, giving it a more iOS 7-compatible flat look and navigation system that offers a noticeably more Instagram-like experience, where moving through
Big grip, small handsThere’s a big case in this week’s roundup that’s designed specifically for small hands, while others bring together materials, from plastics to natural woods, to keep your tablet safe
Even four months after the Mac Pro’s initial release, Apple appears to be having problems making enough of the high-end cylindrical desktop computer. The company’s store currently shows shipping times of 4-5 weeks for all Mac Pro models, even the stock
From our keyboard to your eyes, we’re here to round up the top Apple-related stories on the Web this Thursday.Apple Said to Prepare Song-ID Feature for IPhone SoftwarePlaying Name that Tune might get a little easier in iOS 8, according
In 2013, Adobe’s Tom Hogarty teased an iOS app that could edit raw-formatted photos on an iPad. Nearly a year later, that proof of concept has matured into Lightroom mobile 1.0, an iOS extension of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 that
If you were looking to try out Office for iPad, but didn’t precisely feel like shelling out the full $10-per-month or $100-per-year for an Office 365 Home plan, then may Microsoft interest you in a slight discount? The company this
Out and aboutThis weeks roundup of new iPad cases features several that are designed to help you take your iPad everywhere from the beach to the workplace—even when your workplace is a dusty construction
Macworlds parent company, IDG, is once again conducting its annual Global Mobile Survey, which quizzes you on your mobile-device habits and media consumption so we can learn more about how people are using their smartphones and tablets today. Readers who
Amid a slew of announcements today, Dropbox dropped one that’ll be of particular interest to Mac users: Mailbox, the acclaimed email client for iOS, is coming to the Mac. Mailbox for OS X is in public beta now; you can
Earlier this week, I saw this post from @GrowlVoice:As of today, Google has officially shut off GrowlVoices access to Google Voice as part of their integration of Google Voice into Hangouts.Google has also shut off 3rd-party access
Maybe shes checking owner/photographer Jim Koepnicks bank account, retouching a photo of her beautiful self, or just wondering what this thing is that her human spends a lot of time staring at, but Gabby seems to be
What happens when cannabis meets high-tech? You get PR blasts for 4/20 with headlines like 420 Audio packs dank sound with new High-Fi Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. While wed like to write this off as a hallucination from
When a beloved piece of technology dies, its often hard to let go. Weve all seen basements and closets cluttered with the corpses of burned-out hardware that once served us well. Perhaps youve got a drawer somewhere
Pelican Products, Inc. today announced a new rough-and-tough case for the iPhone 5 and 5s -- the Pelican ProGear Voyager (US$50). The case will only be available at AT&T retail stores and through a special AT&T website,
Booq makes some nice products for Apple fans, and one of the more recent announcements from the company was for the Booqpad for iPad Air (US$60 for grey, $95 for black/stone). While it looks like just a
iSpotlite (free) lets you follow your favorite athletes, bands, or celebrities by feeding you web-sourced news and even the Twitter feeds of the rich and famous.Once you have selected some celebs to follow, you can opt for
Its time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. Dont forget to check out our
The upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is going through some growing pains, with would-be director David Fincher no longer on board to guide the project. Weve already taken a look at what the flick could look like, depending
With Apples earnings report slated for next Wednesday, all eyes will be focused on how many iPhones the company sold during the quarter gone by. As the prime source of Apples quarterly revenue and profits, iPhone sales
If youre a designer type, youve probably heard about Sketch. Its an ambitious attempt (by a team of just four people) to produce a vector drawing application that can make the Adobe Creative Suite a moot point
Its Friday! Slip on a pair of loafers and browse todays Apple news in a leisurely fashion. Because its Friday. And youre a boss.In an interview with Times of India, former Apple CEO John Sculley admitted that
Well bet you didnt know that today is World Amateur Radio Day, which is celebrated by radio amateurs on April 18th to commemorate the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) in Paris in 1925. In
We’re in the midst of a holiday weekend, and Cult of Mac Deals has some great offers that are worth exploring while you’ve got time to spare! The BookMark by Vorson is one of the thinnest backup battery solution on…Read
To be or not to be? That’s the question posed by Sometimes You Die — a game powered by existential angst that’s tearing up the charts. While a game that constantly questions its own raison d’être sounds more like a…Read
A new malware campaign targetting users of jailbroken iOS devices has been discovered by reddit users. Called “Unflod Baby Panda,” the malware hooks into all running processes of jailbroken devices and tries to steal their Apple ID and corresponding password.…Read
Nike is dismantling the hardware team behind its FuelBand fitness tracker, according to a new report. The sportswear company — which features Tim Cook on its board of executives — reportedly fired between 70 and 80% of the 70-person hardware…Read
Despite being Cult of Mac’s resident comic book fan, I’ll admit that I was apprehensive about Gameloft’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 by Gameloft Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Price: $4.99 A movie…Read
Hundreds of new games come out every week in the App Store. A select few are the next must-play title that everyone will be talking about (and ripping off) for the foreseeable future. Most of them are perfectly decent but…Read
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft came out on iPad this week, and I can’t seem to stop playing it. The amazingly well-balanced digital collectible card battling game has got its hooks in me and won’t let up. This is the same…Read
It has been nearly three months since Facebook launched Paper for iPhone, a cutting-edge experiment in what it means to use Facebook. Today Paper received its first big update in the App Store, and a few of the elements that…Read
Apple is still waging a legal war with Samsung, but a new legal battle is looming on the horizon that threatens to entangle Apple with its foes Google, Adobe, and Intel against a pack of angry tech workers who say the four…Read
Swann’s bottomless lineup of security and wifi cameras — the company even sells a camera that isn’t actually a camera — has just added a new model, with a unusual twist. In addition to all the high-tech bells and…Read
iPhone 6 component leaks have begun erupting up like wildfires the past week, setting the web ablaze with promises of a bigger iPhone, but according to some new leaked photos Apple is also tweaking the design of the iPad Air…Read
Enter another dimension in the new app Unpossible. Dodge all incoming obstacles as you use tilt or touch controls running your way along a 3D pipeline. Avoid hitting obstacles at all costs as speeds increase and obstacles get harder to…Read
Apple revolutionized your iPhone’s camera with the introduction of the 5S, but you can unlock its full potential with this deal from Cult of Mac Deals. The Ultimate iPhone Lens Kit arms you with six different lenses so you can…Read
If you’re doing interval training or something else that requires you to time one thing and then another thing, like, right away, you might be interested in Practice Time. It’s a new app that lets you set up two countdowns…Read
If you like Threes but wish it was less numbery and more Tetris-like, SideSwype might be for you. SideSwype by Radiangames Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: $1.99 It’s a puzzler in which you, you know, swipe. To…Read
Back in September, popular Youtuber Lewis Hilsenteger released a hands-on video of what he believed to be the outer shell of the iPad 5. The video exploded on the internet, and 6 weeks later when Apple announced the iPad Air,…Read
The Hitman series has always alternated between vicious and silly, with a stern protagonist who will wear any kind of ridiculous costume, from ice-cream man to Mardi Gras costume, in order to murder his target. Hitman GO, a new turn-based…Read
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a digital collectible card game in the vein of Magic: The Gathering, only set in the high-fantasy World of Warcraft universe. The Mac and PC version came out last month after an extended open beta…Read
One of Apple’s most famous patents is slide-to-unlock, a method of waking up a touchscreen smartphone that has proven to be one of the most valuable in Apple’s arsenal. Now, Apple is trying to patent a similar system that would…Read
Apple has announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At the conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X.
A Greenpeace study shows that Apple leads the way in making the Internet greener and more sustainable, according to The Telegraph. Greenpeace’s “Clicking Clean” report looked at 19 major tech companies and concluded that Apple — with all its data
Starting this baseball season, the San Francisco Giants are adopting Apple’s iBeacon technology to send offers and alerts directly to fans’ iOS 7 devices while they’re at AT&T Park, reports Engadget. This is the first year Major League Baseball has
To help diagnose sports-related concussions, Cleveland Clinic in Ohio is using an iPad app that can measure and monitor symptoms moments after an athlete gets hurt. With iPad and the C3 Logix app, trainers can visualize an injury’s effect on
Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and other shows are now available via a new 24-hour NPR streaming station on iTunes Radio. And later this spring, NPR is planning to expand the station to include streams of member stations in the
Apple has announced that iPad with Retina display replaces iPad 2 as the most affordable 9.7-inch iPad at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. “Now for $399 customers can get iPad with
Apple and Danish company GN ReSound have teamed up to introduce a hearing aid that’s compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, reports CNN.com. The LiNX hearing aid works with the accessibility options in iOS 7, letting users control it
In exploring some of the world’s tallest and most treacherous peaks, one new piece of equipment has become essential to mountaineers Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington: their iPad. Instead of relying on paper maps to prepare for their expeditions, they
Educators at one of Singapore’s top public high schools have found that using iPad in the classroom is helping students excel and changing the way they interact with their lessons. In 2011, Nanyang Girls’ High School launched a program to
Apple today announced that Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of Finance and corporate controller, will succeed Oppenheimer as CFO reporting to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple has announced that leading auto manufacturers are rolling out CarPlay, the smarter and safer way to use iPhone in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and access messages
For the fifth consecutive year, Apple has been named overall winner in Laptop Mag’s “Best and Worst Laptop Brands.” The magazine evaluated notebooks from nine manufacturers in a range of categories, from reviews and tech support to design and software.
Soundgarden will join an all-star lineup playing the iTunes Festival at SXSW on March 13, Apple has announced. The Seattle-based band will perform the entire “Superunknown” album to celebrate the recording’s 20th anniversary. The festival will be held March 11-15
The Apple iTunes Festival will make its U.S. debut March 11–15 at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The Festival features five nights of free concerts by amazing artists like Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Pitbull, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, ZEDD, and more. Performances
FileMaker Inc. announced today that its FileMaker Go for iPad and iPhone apps have surpassed 1 million downloads from the iTunes App Store. FileMaker Go is a free app that allows users to remotely interact with FileMaker databases. “Businesses are
On a recent visit to a middle school in Maryland, President Obama “wielded an iPad to help make a point about how he hopes to do more for schools without more funding from Congress,” according to a Reuters report. Obama
Fans can use iPhone and iOS to personalize their Super Bowl weekend experience, reports The New York Times’ Nick Wingfield in an article about the NFL’s iBeacon integration with the NFL Mobile app. At Times Square and MetLife Stadium, mobile
Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 28, 2013. The company posted record quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $14.50 per diluted share. The company sold 51
Apple has announced that iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe, and elsewhere around the world. iBooks Textbooks bring Multi-Touch texts with dynamic, current, and interactive content to teachers and
In The Wall Street Journal, tech reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi describes how Apple is expanding its reach into the business market. “The iPhone has replaced the BlackBerry as the mobile phone of choice, as the iPad assumes tasks once reserved for