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How Apple Could Make the Move to 4.7" iPhone Displays
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
Apple to Honor Earth Day 2014 at Retail Stores, Main Campus
Apple will be celebrating Earth Day 2014 next Tuesday, April 22 throughout its various retail locations and at its main campus, reports 9to5Mac. The company will color its logos in
Apple Working With Shazam on Song Identification Capabilities for iOS 8
Apple is working on a song identification feature as a new addition to iOS 8, reports Bloomberg. The company has plans to partner with music discovery service Shazam to offer users
Yahoo Wants to Be Apple’s Default iOS Search Engine
Yahoo is working on two internal projects to optimize its mobile search and monetization in order to convince Apple to make Yahoo the default search engine on iOS reports Re/code. The WSJ
Google's 'Project Tango' Smartphone Uses Apple's PrimeSense Technology
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 Bringing CarPlay to 2015 Sonata Models Later This Year
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.
Another Alleged iPhone 6 Case Surfaces with Cutouts for Moved Power Button, New Volume Controls
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'
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Apple begins selling refurbished iPad mini with Retina display starting at $339
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's new Breeze app goes beyond workouts to count daily steps via Apple's M7 chip in iPh(...)
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
Speculation increases over Angela Ahrendts's start date as head of Apple Retail
With the exact date that incoming Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts will leave her position at Burberry still unannounced, some have speculated that the fashion executive may be delaying her departure in order to collect on Burberry share bonuses worth
'Now is the time to invest' in Apple ahead of new product launches, Morgan Stanley says
A strong recommendation for Apple stock was pushed by investment firm Morgan Stanley on Thursday, which said now is the right time to invest due to low institutional ownership, resilient iPhone sales, and anticipated upcoming product launches.
Apple's gesture-based unlocking tech channels Android's pattern lock screen
New documents unearthed on Wednesday show Apple was toying with a gesture-based unlock function for its mobile devices some four years after the idea was introduced in the Android operating system. Cupertinos version, however, is arguably far more advanced than
Apple to partner with Shazam for song recognition in iOS 8, report says
A report on Wednesday claims Apple is looking to incorporate a song identification feature into its upcoming iOS 8 operating system and is working with Shazam to roll out capability.
G-Technology to ship Thunderbolt 2 'Studio Series' RAID arrays in mid-May, up to 24TB
The latest entry in a growing selection of Thunderbolt 2 capable storage solutions, G-Technologys G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio RAID arrays incorporate high-capacity 6TB HDDs and ultra-fast I/O into small chassis designs.
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Surgeon Simulator review: Entertainingly grisly iPad game
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
Canon Pixma Pro-10 review: Professional-quality photo prints, right on your desk
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
Name Mangler review: The file renamer for Mac power users
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
Adobe Lightroom mobile review: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress
Adobe brings touch and gesture navigation to Lightroom mobile. Helpful overlays introduce you to the new gestures.For as many image editing and organizing apps as we’ve seen on iOS, none has come
Only One review: Be the last man standing on your iPad
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
Scribe review: Cut and paste between your Mac and iOS device
I spend most of my day working on a Mac (well, yeah, duh, I work for Macworld), and often I need to transfer a snippet of text from my Mac to my iPhone or iPad. As it turns out, that’s
Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote
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
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Two new Apple biometric patents reveal anti-spoofing measures and more
One invention delves into various methods that Apples Touch ID...
Bernstein: Apple stock unexciting near term; buy on pullbacks ahead of iPhone 6
One can buy any pullback in the shares after the report...
Google’s ‘Project Tango’ phone uses Apple’s PrimeSense technology
Earlier this year, Google unveiled Project Tango, an experimental smartphone...
How many iPhones did Apple sell last quarter?
In the analysts notes to investors leading up to Apples quarterly earnings...
Google earnings miss Street, shares drop 6%
Google delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short...
TV’s future is about to be decided by U.S. Supreme Court
A landmark case is about to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court...
Apple looks to patent Android-like gesture unlocking tech for mobile devices
Apples version, however, is arguably far more advanced than Android...
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Ahrendts may remain with Burberry until June, report says
Future Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts may actually remain the CEO of Burberry until June, says The Guardian. Although Ahrendts has finished a mandatory six-month wait and is technically free to switch this
Apple to mark Earth Day 2014 at retail and on campus
On April 22nd, Apple will be holding its first real Earth Day commemorations since 2006, reports say. At retail, the company is expected to cover its logos in green, and give at least
Apple readies iOS 7.1.1, accelerates iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 testing
Apple is preparing an immediate follow-up to iOS 7.1 in the form of v7.1.1, according to web traffic data from 9to5Mac. The site says that it has received numerous hits from v7.1.1 devices
BBC iPlayer, Sky Go, Now TV iOS apps suddenly failing to stream video
Several UK-based iOS apps -- including BBC iPlayer, Sky Go, and Now TV -- have suddenly stopped streaming video, the BBC reports. The issue began last night, and is still ongoing; the source
Eyefi launches cloud storage service for Mobi Wi-Fi memory cards
Eyefi is expanding the usefulness of its Wi-Fi-equipped SD memory cards, by launching its own cloud storage service. The Mobi SD card, released last year, will now not only wirelessly transfer photographs taken
Macworld gems: The Roost MacBook stand, iMacompanion USB port
Continuing our look at some of the more interesting devices and services we ran across at Macworld in San Francisco last month, MacNN and Electronista staffers will periodically write about items and vendors
Briefly: Text expander Typinator 5.9, PDFpen 6.2 released
Productivity software developer Ergonis has announced the release of Typinator 5.9, a maintenance update for its text expander. Released prior to the launch of the next major version 6, Typinator v 5.9 incorporates
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Reading List: What's that song?
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
The Week in iOS Apps: Play ball!
Play ball!This week’s roundup of new and updates apps includes stuff for baseball fans, foodies, and lovers of “Duck Dynasty.” Theres something for everyone.A&E/History ChannelFolks
First look: Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad
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
Report: Yahoo hoping to woo Apple away from Google
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New Office 365 Personal plan targets individual iPad, PC users
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
The Week in Mac Apps: Light bulb
Light bulbFrom organizing ideas to creating beautiful photos, this week’s app round has a little for everyone.CloudClip Manager 1.2Thinkbitz’s CloudClip Manager (Mac App Store Link)
The Week in Mac Accessories: Thunderstorm
ThunderstormThis weeks roundup of new Mac accessories features several new Thunderbolt storage solutions, as well as new sleeves, cases, and more.FeenixThis
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Several BBC iOS apps acting up, more news for April 17, 2014
There are a couple of nice app updates this morning, plus an automation solution with what will likely be a short-lived name.Several users have noted that the BBCs iPlayer app, Sky Go and Now TV for iOS
Breeze by RunKeeper steps up your activity level
RunKeeper is a great app, and Ive been using it for years to capture my walks during those times that Im actually getting off my butt and exercising. Ive found that Im much more apt to really
Mac 101: Add a useful message to your OS X login screen
Did you know that recent versions of OS X allow you to add a short message to the login window that is displayed when your Mac is locked? The message can be anything -- a note appropriate
Daily App: Xtrapop adds pop culture to your photos as long as you pay up
Xtrapop is a whimsical app that allows you to add some flair to your photos in just a few minutes. Its not a serious image editor like VSCO Cam or Aviary, but a light-hearted app to make
The transparent Mac trick
Usually these wallpapers dont work well with desktops, but this is a big exception....
The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 16, 2014
Its the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. Youll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of whats happening
How to create your own coiled iPhone charging cord
Apples official iPhone and iPad charging cords are nothing special. Like any straight wires, they have a tendency to tangle in a bag and they dont look particularly neat laying across your desk or nightstand. But theres
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Add To Your Design Toolbox With The Name Your Own Price B2B Designer Bundle
We’re back with another “name your own price” offer here at Cult of Mac Deals. That’s right. We’ve partnered with one of the world’s finest designers to bring you The Name Your Own Price B2B Designer Bundle. You pay what…Read
Wholesome App’s New Update Lets You Assess Your Risk Of Scurvy
We wrote about the Wholesome app when it first came out, but it just received a new premium update that lets you do more than just see what’s in your food. The base app — with all of its nutritional…Read
Twitter’s App Ads Now Offer Direct Download Links
Twitter advertisements promoting apps and games will now offer direct download links that make it easier and faster for users to obtain the titles that catch their eye. Twitter teased the new feature several weeks ago and officially announced it…Read
With Hearthstone, The World Of Warcraft Comes To iPad… Kind Of
If you’ve ever wanted to play Blizzard Entertainment’s wildly successful MMO World of Warcraft on your iPad, you just got your wish. Uh, kind of. After first debuting on Mac and PC, Hearthstone: Heroes Of Warcraft has now been released…Read
Learn To Play Like A Pro With Garageband For Mac
While the latest version of Apple’s fantastic (and free!) music production suite, Garageband, has lost some functionality like podcasting and Magic Garageband, it still has plenty to recommend it for those new to music or old vets alike. One of…Read
What Apps Will Look Like On The 4.7-Inch iPhone 6
In the past, when Apple has grown the screen of an iOS device — for example, with the transition from the iPhone 4s to the iPhone 5 — Apple has taken pains to keep the pixel density the same. The…Read
PDFpen Scan+ Does Searchable PDFs Better Than Ever
Gone are the days when simply taking a photo of a document was enough. Today, if you care enough to scan or photograph a piece of text, chances are you’re also going to want to edit it. This is where…Read
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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off June 2 in San Francisco
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.
Apple Leads Shift Toward Cleaner Internet
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
San Francisco Giants Hope iBeacon Hits a Home Run with Fans
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
iPad Writes a New Game Plan for Concussions
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
NPR Shows And Newscasts Now Available On iTunes Radio
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 Updates Most Affordable 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Improved Cameras, and Enhanced(...)
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
CNN: Can Apple Help Make Hearing Aids Cool?
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
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