The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced a DisplayPort Alternate Mode for the upcoming USB Type-C connector standard, which will let USB-Type C connectors and cables deliver DisplayPort signals. As noted by AnandTech, DisplayPort technology built into USB Type-C
DisplayMate, which routinely performs thorough testing of display quality on a variety of electronics, has released its iPhone 6 Display Technology Shoot-Out, taking a look at the performance of Apples latest handsets using new Retina HD technology. While DisplayMates Ray
Following a previous report claiming Apples much-rumored 12 ultra-slim notebook is planned to arrive in silver, gold, and space gray color options, Jack March has issued a follow-up report sharing additional
AnandTech spent the weekend benchmarking the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, comparing the duo to the iPhone 5s and competing Android handsets. The test results show that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are at the top of the
Apple today announced that opening weekend sales of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus topped ten million units, breaking the previous record of nine million units set by the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c last year.
Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Apples 20-nanometer A8 processor in the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to Chipworks (via iFixit). Chipworks has been analyzing the various parts in the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were subjected to their first drop test yesterday after the two devices went on sale in Australia. While the 6 and 6 Plus fared well when dropped on their backs, the screens did see
With Apples retail stores beginning sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus today, customers have been lining up to either pick up their pre-ordered devices or take their chances on launch-day supplies without reservations. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster
While the official reviews of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were published several days ago, with the devices now making their way into customers hands we are starting to see broader first impressions of the larger iPhones.
Following launches in a number of other countries around the world earlier today, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have now begun going on sale in the U.S. and Canada, with 8:00 AM Apple launch times in the eastern and
With the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus already underway in several countries, many companies have begun performing tests and benchmarks on the device. PhoneBuff has taken the two devices and put them through a drop test,
iFixIt is in the process of taking apart the new iPhone 6 Plus, currently on sale in Australia. Surprisingly, the team points out that the internal layout of the device is extremely similar to that of the iPhone 5s, except
Apples iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will launch in the United States tomorrow, with Apple retail stores, carrier stores, and several major retailers offering the two devices for sale. Weve gathered up a list of U.S. locations that will be
With every iteration of the iPhone, Apple aims to bring significant improvements to the devices camera. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are no exception, packing in several new features like Focus Pixels, Exposure Control, Panorama improvements, Slo-Mo video enhancements,
Apple began shipping out early iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders on Thursday morning, and FlightAware, a site that offers live flight tracking, has created a tool that allows users to track the flights carrying their iPhones after receiving a
Ahead of tomorrows launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in a number of countries, customers who didnt place pre-orders for delivery have been lining up at Apples retail stores and those of its carrier and retail partners hoping
With yesterdays launch of iOS 8, devices running the new operating system are now able to install third-party keyboards that work on a systemwide basis. Most of the major keyboard makers were ready for the launch, introducing iOS 8 versions
Apple yesterday released iOS 8 to the public, opening the doors for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners to download and install Apples latest version of iOS on their devices. According to The Guardian, this release caused internet traffic to
The new USB 3.0 reversible Type-C connector will also support DisplayPort Alternate Mode with screen resolutions of "4K and beyond," the standards setting group behind the technology announced on Monday.
The avalanche of app updates bringing compatibility with Apples latest mobile operating system continued with offerings from two of the worlds largest companies on Monday, as Microsoft brought interactive notifications to Skype for iPhone and Google added app extension support
Even without launching in China, Apples iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus got off to a record start with 10 million units sold in three days, and analysts on Wall Street reacted Monday with enthusiasm, expressing their high hopes for
In addition to a revamped user interface and a new Beats Music app, Apple is said to have given third-generation Apple TVs an intriguing under-the-hood tweak in last weeks software update: compatibility with the companys new HomeKit home automation technology.
The launch weekend for Apples new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was the strongest start yet for the companys smartphone lineup, reaching 10 million units sold in the first three days of availability, and topping last years previous best
Apple was light on technical specifications in announcing its forthcoming Watch earlier this month, but one analyst has checked with the companys supply chain to find component makers expect the final shipping product to include 512 megabytes of RAM, and
Apples decision to move to an all-new --?and larger --?form factor for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus means that buyers will once again be in the market for new cases. AppleInsider rounded up a selection of compatible cases
A few days after Verizon launched its first-generation voice over LTE (VoLTE) system in the U.S., dubbed Advanced Calling 1.0, it was confirmed on Friday that Apples latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models support the carriers suite of services,
Apple on Friday updated its repairs webpage to reflect current pricing for the iPhone models released today, revealing out-of-warranty fixes could cost up to $299 for the iPhone 6 and up to $329 for the 6 Plus.
Apple has reimagined the way photos are stored on your devices with iOS 8, but it has become a source of confusion for users and causes compatibility problems with some third-party apps. AppleInsider took a look at where your photos
Apples new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are making their way into consumers hands today, and one of the first tasks for iPhone owners will be moving their content to their new device. AppleInsider walks you through the process
The first stage of Apples worldwide iPhone 6 rollout is nearly complete and launch day seems to have been successful, with huge lines forming at Apple Stores in nine countries from Australia to the United States.
Apples latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are most obviously larger than previous models. However, the new phones arent just bigger, theyre also thinner and have a rounded edge that makes them feel less bulky than other phones with
Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets to reveal major component redesigns and layout tweaks necessitated by a super-thin form factor.
Following up on a press release issued alongside the initial introduction of Apple Pay, Citibank has started emailing its customers with a "coming soon" introduction to the new mobile payment feature associated with iPhone 6.
Among iOS 8s many new features are some cool ways to let you interact with your apps without actually having to open them. Interactive notifications are one example, and another is the brand-new widgets available in Notification Center. Apple is
As we do every month, 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 from
Capturing notes in a classroom lecture or business meeting can sometimes be a daunting task. And, if you’re like me, the race to capture the spoken word and put it on paper can sometimes keep you from listening to what’s
LaCie updated many of its desktop drives to include the new Thunderbolt 2 specification, and while some of the drives retained the same external design, the 2big Thunderbolt 2 has quite a different look than before. It also features hardware
One of the best features introduced in Lion (OS X 10.7), and available on every version of OS X since, is OS X Recovery. The OS X installer creates an invisible, bootable, 650MB partition—a portion of a drive that the
When Star Walk launched it was one of those only on the iPad kind of apps. Since then many have used it as their digital window to space.Vito Technologies, which built the original, is back with Star Walk 2. While
When taking screenshots, selecting oddly shaped items in an image is usually a task saved for your favorite image editing application. Screenshot FX (Mac App Store link) makes selecting a specific area of an image something you can do right
I have reviewed lots of microphones for use with speech recognition software for Macworld: wired headsets, wireless headsets, a handheld microphone, and even a microphone that sits on your desk. If you dictate a lot, you need two things from
Tempo, a powerful calendar app for the iPhone, goes beyond just displaying events and dates, instead pulling together multiple calendars and contextual data to serve as a digital assistant. It’s a productivity powerhouse on the iPhone, but until now has been
Compared to the best-known RSS feed readers on the market today, News Notifications (Mac App Store link) is as straightforward and uncomplicated as its drab title implies. You wont find cloud sync to an iOS app, community-driven article recommendations, or
The App Store offers some very powerful calculators for those who need to take on higher-level math or are just tired of the stock Apple offering.The following five apps vary in capabilities and features, but they all offer good design
Good, affordable, lightweight word processors are rare finds on the App Store, and that’s what makes Document Writer 1.2 (Mac App Store link) such a compelling product. It’s not going to rival the full product of Microsoft Word, but it’s
StorageStatusConnected drives are the lifeblood of my workflow. No matter how much internal storage I have in my machine, I still keep an arsenal of external drives around for backups, music, videos, and anything
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
If you spend a lot of time copying and pasting formatted text from the Internet or Microsoft Word, you might just adore PlainTextMenu: It strips out colors, formatting, bold text, and all the pesky things that make sharing or pasting
Leaving your MacBook plugged in all the time—for example, in order to use it with an external monitor while its lid’s shut—can be bad for the battery’s longevity. The Battery Project’s FruitJuice (Mac App Store link) aims to help you
The NEC MultiSync EA244UHD is a 24-inch, 4K desktop monitor. Priced around $1350, the EA244UHD may be expensive, but when connected to a new Mac Pro over Mini DisplayPort, its pixel-doubled resolution can provide you the desktop “retina display” experience
iOS has changed the way we write. The ultra-minimal, file-free workspaces we use on our iPhones and iPads have gradually made their way to our Macs, making formatting toolbars and nested folders all but obsolete. Leafnote (Mac App Store link)
The privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo is unable to be used in China. Selling itself as a service which does not collect personal information about its users, DuckDuckGo has been inaccessible in the country
Pyle Audio has announced the introduction of its new Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitor (PHBPB20). The monitor and its accompanying integrated app are designed to provide users pulse rate and systolic and diastolic pressures.
Network accessories company D-Link has announced that its new Wi-Fi Smart Plug is now shipping. Originally introduced in the spring, the device allows users to turn devices on and off from anywhere using
Following the revelation that 56 million credit card transactions were stolen by miscreants, more information is coming out about the hack and the companys reportedly long-term lackadaisical security. According to employees familiar with
Former Arizona Suns professional basketball player Rex Chapman was arrested on Friday and accused of shoplifting $14,000 in Apple merchandise using Apples self-checkout system. Apple store employees reported the player, after recognizing him
Today at the Oculus Connect conference, Oculus Vice President of Product Nate Mitchell not only showed the third version of the Oculus Rift, the Crescent Bay, but also revealed that the nascent platform
Northern District of California Court Judge Claudia Wilken has ruled that non-practicing entity Linex Technologies must pay Apple, Aruba, Meru, Ruckus, and HP millions in attorney fees after pursuing a patent case that
Modbook has extended its Kickstarter fundraising campaign for its Modbook Pro X tablet, allowing those interested to still make a pledge can do so until September 30. The Mac-based 15.4-inch Retina display tablet
Parking spot resale service Monkey Parking has quietly relaunched in Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, CA. While not currently illegal in the cities, city attorneys have taken note of the launch, met with
Another year, another record breaking debut for the latest iPhone. Apple announced on Monday that it sold ten million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models combined after the first weekend of availability—a new record for launch weekend iPhone sales.
While I don’t have any formal photography training, to say that I enjoy taking pictures is an understatement. I’ve been obsessed with digital photography and filmmaking ever since I picked up my first Olympus 2-megapixel camera, and that love has
With crashes, high-speed chases, and hairpin turns, Pako is not just your average endless runner. It is an endless getaway game, where escape is impossible—how long until your car chase ends in a crash depends upon your skill. Pako has
If you didnt preorder an iPhone 6 Plus, prepare for a lengthy wait.Several wireless carriers and Apples online store are reporting delays of several weeks to two months for the larger of the two new iPhones.T-Mobile, for example, got out
What’s an even bigger deal for Apple fans than getting the iPhone 6 on launch day? Taking a selfie with Apple CEO Tim Cook.The chief executive walked the line of several hundred people outside the company’s Palo Alto, California, store
This article was updated to add video. Tim Cook appeared at the Palo Alto Apple Store shortly after the video aired.Apple fans were out early in full force in Boston and New York Friday morning to buy the larger screen
Happy iPhone 6 Day Plus, everybody. Apple’s newest smartphone goes on sale Friday, and in 10 countries around the world people are finally buying their phones, some after waiting in line for heroic stretches of time. All night the #iPhoneLine
It’s Friday, September 19. Do you know where your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus is? Hopefully, it’s already on the back of that UPS truck, making the rounds, and you’re sitting at home, anxiously waiting for it to show
You’ve read the review. You’re ready to upgrade. But which iPhone should you get—the big one or the really big one? Since Apple’s never made a phone with a screen larger than 4 inches, dedicated fans might not have even
Months after redesigning your web profile pages, Twitter has a new look for profiles in iOS. It’s major, at least according to Twitter.Twitters iOS 8 update gives profiles a makeover.Except the new look isn’t
Need another reason to upgrade to iOS 8? Apple can’t see any of your personal information if you have a passcode enabled on devices running the new OS. And if Apple can’t see it, the government can’t, either.Apple CEO Tim
It’s an old story now, but still worth remembering: When the iPhone debuted way back in 2007, it wasn’t much thought of as a device for business users. It had email, yes, but not many of the security features favored
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.All prices are USD and subject to
The iPhone 6 Plus is an enormous phone, and this screenshot posted on Twitter by Brian Henderson puts Apples bigger than bigger tagline into perspective.Screenshot from the original iPhone compared to a screenshot from an iPhone 6
Given that this is the week the iPhone launched, its not surprising there was very little to be gleaned from the rumor mill amongst all the actual, real news happening in the tech world. Matter of fact,
The public reaction to Apples giveaway of U2s latest album was decidedly mixed. Some people were excited to find the new album in their iTunes account, while a large contingent of users either didnt want to hear
Apple today announced it sold 10 million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in the first full weekend of sales since the device launched on September 19. This compares to five million first weekend sales
Over the weekend, U2 frontman Bono sat down for an interview with Dave Fanning on the Irish radio station 2FM where the two discussed a wide range of topics. While the interview mostly centered on the bands
Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To guides, commentary and other useful articles. Heres a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed:Apple has a
Last week was a busy one with new hardware and apps making their way into TUAWs virtual office. Heres a quick roundup of our recent reviews you may have missed.App ReviewsStay organized and creative with the free
Its that time again. Thats right, its time to test the new iPhone against every previous generation. The fine folks at the YouTube channel EverythingApplePro have posted a new video showing a test between all ten versions
AZfamily is reporting that former NBA star Rex Chapman was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona yesterday after stealing over $14,000 in Apple merchandise from an Apple retail store over the course of a few weeks. Chapman subsequently pawned
The NoteLedge iPad app, free in the App Store with in-app purchases, is built around inspiring creativity, not staying organized. Of course, its great for that too.Unfortunately, NoteLedge gives a bad first impression. It immediately prompts you...
After nearly three years of reports, rumors, and scoops which never panned out, its been confirmed that Apples new A8 processor is in fact being manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC).Latest news from @Chipworks: The A8 processor was...
The display rating experts at DisplayMate got intimately acquainted with Apple’s bigger than big display over the weekend, and after thorough testing, the LCD experts pronounced Apple’s 5.5-inch display the best performing LCD display they’ve ever tested on a smartphone.…Read
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the thinnest iPhones Apple’s ever made, but all that design perfection is slightly tainted by the protruding camera that makes it annoying to use it on a flat surface. Slapping a case on…Read
The first batch of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus have already made their hands to millions of consumers in the United States and other major markets of the world. There is no denying the fact that many…Read
In 2004, at the height of the original iPod’s success, Apple started asking itself internally what would eventually kill the iPod. Whatever it was, Cupertino wanted to make sure that they stayed ahead of the curve. What did Apple think…Read
Do you hate iOS 8? Maybe you’re an iPhone 4s owner who made the mistake of believing Apple when they said that iOS 8 supported your device, or maybe you’re just a luddite who hates change! Either way, you’re in…Read
After an “unprecedented” order for manufacturers, record-breaking preorders, and a monster first day on sale, how did the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus do over its first weekend? Incredibly well, says proud parent Apple, which put out a press release…Read
It looks like Apple manufacturer Foxconn may not be entirely ready to displace its human workforce in favor of robots just yet. According to a new report coming out of the Taiwanese media, Foxconn’s CEO Terry Gou is disappointed by the…Read
After telling us that no one would buy big phones during his iPhone 4 reveal in 2010, Steve Jobs made it pretty clear that Apple had no interest in making a substantially bigger smartphone anytime soon. But fast forward four…Read
Tim Cook is set to take to the stage today as part of the opening ceremony of environmental event, Climate Week NYC, in New York. The event is focused on driving change in business practices relating to the environment – particularly in terms…Read
In many places around the world, around the first 50 people in line waiting for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus last week appeared to be resellers – looking to make a quick (and relatively easy) buck selling Apple’s next generation iPhone…Read
I’ll be the first to admit I don’t really like it when people buy new iPhones just to destroy them on camera. It’s extraordinarily wasteful, not just of money but of the craftsmanship Apple puts into every device. That said,…Read
Following on from a great weekend for its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets, Apple has been named the coolest brand in Britain for the third year running. The CoolBrands list is voted for by 2,000 consumers, alongside a panel…Read
We just saw how incredibly far the iPhone’s display has come in seven short years. But if you think that’s impressive, check out how far the actual speed of the iPhone has come from the iPhone 2G to iPhone 6…Read
The iPhone has come a long way since its original 3.5-inch, 480 x 320 display. Now the iPhone 6 Plus ships with a massive 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 “Retina HD” display with individual pixels that are basically indiscernible to the…Read
It’s the end of the week and, as always, we are highlighting a few of the deals that were featured in the past seven days to ensure that you don’t miss out on anything. If these deals don’t strike your…Read
Steve Jobs once said that iTunes on Windows was like giving someone ice water in hell. Now Windows users are getting the latest version of iCloud before the Mac faithful. Apple has already rolled out iCloud Drive, its new cloud…Read
One of the cons of owning a smartphone on Verizon has been the inability to make a call and use data at the same time. The old restriction is finally going away with the introduction of Voice over LTE (VoLTE)…Read
With every new iPhone purchase, it’s important to weigh the cost of repairs against the value of Apple’s extended warranty. This year, Apple has raised repair costs for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Here’s the complete cost breakdown for…Read
Cult of Mac Deals is dedicated to bringing you the best in new tech gadgets, software, and services at rock bottom prices. As we continually introduce new products, we also have to say goodbye to the ones that have been…Read
Apple has unveiled Apple Watch — its most personal device ever — featuring revolutionary new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a beautiful design that honors the rich tradition of precision watchmaking. Apple Watch introduces a specially designed and
Apple has announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, featuring two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design.
Apple has announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure, and private way to pay. Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus through a groundbreaking NFC antenna design,
Apple, Universal Music Group, and legendary rock band U2 have announced the release of the album “Songs of Innocence,” which Apple is gifting to iTunes Store customers around the world, making it the largest album release ever with over half
Apple today updated MacBook Pro with Retina display with faster processors, double the memory in both entry-level configurations, and a new, lower starting price for the top-of-the-line 15-inch notebook. Apple also lowered the starting price of the non-Retina 13-inch MacBook
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 28, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue
Apple today announced that Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Chrissie Hynde, and many more of the world’s biggest artists will headline this year’s iTunes Festival. Returning to the
Re/code writes about “Alive Inside,” a documentary that chronicles the experiences of Alzheimer’s patients who have been revitalized through music. The film follows social worker Dan Cohen, whose nonprofit works to bring iPods loaded with personalized playlists to elderly Alzheimer’s
Susan L. Wagner, founding partner and director of BlackRock, has been elected to Apple’s board of directors. Bill Campbell, the board’s longest-serving member, is retiring after 17 years. Wagner co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and helped it become one of the
Apple and IBM have announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps, bringing IBM’s big-data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad. IBM MobileFirst for
Detroit’s largest broadcaster, WXYZ TV, is now using Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Mac Pro to edit its news programs. And by doing so, it has significantly accelerating the time it takes to move a news story from
Apple has announced updates to iTunes U, bringing educators and students great new tools to build and experience educational content on iPad. Beginning July 8, teachers using the free iTunes U app can create, edit, and manage entire courses directly
Apple has announced that the 16GB iPod touch is now available in vibrant colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera for just $199. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording, 4-inch
Apple today introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac starting at $1099, making the world’s leading all-in-one desktop even more affordable. It features a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 8GB of memory, and a 500GB hard drive.
Travel writer Chérie King has a passion for adventure. And when King — who was born with no hearing in both ears — sets off on an excursion, iPad Air is her constant companion. She has visited 31 countries and
Renowned composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen uses iPad Air to translate his ideas into orchestral scores and share his love of classical music with others. He constantly captures inspiration from the world around him and always has his device on
Apple has unveiled iOS 8, the biggest release since the launch of the App Store, giving users new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps. “iOS 8 offers simpler, faster, and more intuitive ways to use your
Apple has released its iOS 8 SDK, the biggest developer release ever with more than 4,000 new APIs, giving developers the ability to create new apps like never before. “With more than 800 million iOS devices sold worldwide, the opportunity
Apple announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers, and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr.
NTT DOCOMO and Apple have announced that iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available on the DOCOMO network beginning on Tuesday, June 10. “With the addition of iPad alongside iPhone, we now offer the complete lineup