Throughout the past few months, a number of design drawings, physical mockups, and component leaks have hinted at a protruding camera ring camera on the iPhone 6. Initial rumors indicated that the physical feature would be exclusive to the larger
Last week, Apple posted retail job listings for a future retail store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, hinting that the company will soon open its first store in the Middle East. Now, Middle East website EDGARDaily.com reports
Parallels today announced the launch of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac, the latest version of the companys software for running alternate operating systems like Windows in virtual environments on the Mac. The new version is available today as an upgrade for existing
Amid rumors of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions of the iPhone 6, speculation about what resolutions Apple will use for the new devices has generated a number of different theories. The most concrete suggestion so far has been a 1704
With the iPhone 6 launch less than a month away, weve been seeing new images of leaked parts on a near daily basis. Multiple images of both the front panel and the rear shell of the 4.7-inch device have surfaced,
Apple may be planning to delay the launch of its iWatch until 2015, according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Echoing several past reports that have also alluded to a 2015 launch date, Kuo suggests that
Apple today saw its stock hit the $100 mark for the first time since its seven-for-one split that took place in early June. Following the split, Apple was trading at roughly $92 a share, but since that time the stock
While Apple released a sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite yesterday, a corresponding sixth beta of iOS 8 was not provided to developers at the same time. As a result, the companys iOS beta 5 released earlier this month
Last Friday, a report and photos of a new Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector surfaced, which was followed by another image from frequent iOS device part leaker Sonny Dickson. Now, Dickson has shared a new short video of
Sprint today announced the debut of a new Sprint Family Share Pack plan, aiming to draw customers by offering significant amounts of data. Sprints new plan provides customers with 20GB of shared data, which is double the amount that Sprint
Apple today released a new version of OS X Yosemite to developers, two weeks after releasing the fifth Developer Preview and more than two months after unveiling the new desktop operating system at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The update,
Rumors of near field communications (NFC) support for the iPhone surface nearly every year, and this years iPhone 6 rumors are no different, with reports split on whether the device will include the short-range communications technology frequently used for mobile
Several leaked photos in recent days have suggested Apple may be looking to move to a reversible USB connector for its next-generation Lightning cables, making it easier for users to plug the cables into their computers, chargers, and other equipment
Apples forthcoming iPhone 6 may sport 1 GB of RAM, according to a leaked schematic shared by Chinese Apple repair firm GeekBar (Google Translate, via G for Games). The chart is said to come from an internal supply chain source,
Earlier this week, photos claiming to be of a new Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector surfaced. The images were said to be sourced from Apple supplier Foxconn, and were shown in a production stage. Now, frequent iOS device
Last month, a photo surfaced showing what looked very much in line with Apples usual iPhone battery design but with a capacity of 1,810 mAh, higher than the 1,560 mAh battery found in the iPhone 5s. Speculation naturally pointed toward
A purported photo of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s battery on Chinese site Apple Daily (via Macotakara) alleges that the larger new iPhone could have a capacity of 2,915 mAH. The photo shows the battery carrying an Apple part number of 616-0675
Following Apples official acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, the Beats Music iOS app has been added to Apples App Store listing of Apps Made by Apple, giving the app high-profile placement to encourage downloads. This section of the
Nearly six months after Steve Ballmer handed over the reins at Microsoft, the former CEO on Tuesday announced he is also resigning from the companys board, citing outside responsibilities like a new role as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
Parallels on Wednesday announced the release of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with built-in support for Apples upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite, faster Windows app performance, better battery life and immediate availability for existing users.
Apple on Tuesday rolled out a point update for its Final Cut Pro for Mac professional level video editing software including a bug fix for Blu-ray handling, which was also applied to new versions of Compressor and Motion.
Amid the deluge of parts leaks and rumors surrounding the upcoming "iPhone 6," a set of photos on Tuesday mates purportedly leaked rear case and display components in what could be the first look at Apples next handset.
Adding to the pile of supposed "iPhone 6" parts leaks, a report out of Russia claims to have put a display bound for Apples 4.7-inch handset under the microscope, while new code discovered in Xcode suggests at least one new
After meeting some resistance at the $100 mark, shares of Apple stayed in three-digit territory and closed above their previous all-time high in Tuesday afternoon trading, setting a new record for the companys stock.
With a number of issues allegedly still standing between Apple and the launch of its anticipated wrist-worn device, the so-called "iWatch" may not even see the light of day until next year, the latest missive from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests.
Popular iOS email efficiency tool Mailbox is now accessible to select users on Mac for beta testing, with availability set to expand gradually over the coming weeks as the developer gears up for a public launch.
Apple is on the verge of a major new iPhone product cycle, but this one will be unlike any other launch before it, making it an ideal time for investors to buy in to the companys stock, Morgan Stanley said
While developers were not supplied a new beta of iOS 8 this week alongside the latest pre-release version of OS X Yosemite, Apples carrier partners were in fact provided iOS 8 beta 6 for testing prior to the release of
Reversible male "Type-A" USB plugs are not new, but they also arent compliant with the cables official specifications, which means that newly leaked Lightning cables showing reversible USB connectors probably were not made by Apple.
The latest component claimed to be from Apples next-generation iPhone is a Qualcomm MDM9625 modem, which would boost cellular download speeds to 150 megabits per second, which would be 50 percent faster than the modem found in the iPhone 5s.
The ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funds for the ALS Association continued at Apple on Monday, with Dr. Dre accepting CEO Tim Cooks nomination on the set of his upcoming movie "Straight Outta Compton."
A report on Monday suggests Apples recently modified OS X app signing policy is the result of an undisclosed Developer Portal security breach that leaked keys for multiple services, including Gatekeeper.
Popular iOS photography app Camera+ was updated on Monday with a handful of improvements, with bigger things promised to come with iOS 8 this fall. In addition, the creator of the "Flappy Bird" sensation has revealed his latest title, set
Today’s iOS devices include mono microphones that are good enough for general-purpose recording—making voice and video calls, capturing audio notes, and identifying tunes with Soundhound. But they’re not ideal for situations where you need higher-quality audio, such as when recording
I’ve kept paper journals in the past, but never stuck with them. Filling those blank pages felt too much like a chore. Bloom Built’s superb Day One (Mac App Store link) makes keeping a journal easier than ever, thanks to
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
Skeuomorphism is a funny thing. On the one hand, there’s the pre-iOS 7 faux stitching and wooden shelves we all hated, garish replications that served little or no purpose in the digital world. But on the other are things that
Cooking is as much a science as it is an art—both following a strict set of instructions or creating a new dish on the spur of the moment can yield excellent results (and full bellies). Even the most extemporaneous chef,
Sharing your pictures is always a risky proposition: Regardless of whether you just email them to a friend or post them on a social network, you never know when someone is going to reuse them, without your permission, in a
There are plenty of ways to keep track of changes made to a text document. You can use the track-changes tools built into your word processor (assuming it has them). If your needs are more sophisticated, particularly if you’re collaborating
If you’re a hard-working rock band, a tough flight case is de rigeur for transporting precious instruments and equipment around the world. NSP Direct—trading as The Flight Case Company and branding its products as NSP Cases—is known for its durable
Mavericks’s Finder tags feature offers a number of benefits over the older file and folder labels, but one of the drawbacks of tags is that items are no longer colored with your preferred tag (nee label) color—you see just a
If youre a user of the new Mac Pro, chances are the machine is going to spend the majority of its time in one spot. However, if you need to move it from place to place on occasion—or even regularly—youre
Flexiglass (Mac App Store link) is a neat idea for window resizing from Mac development company Nulana: it uses keyboard shortcuts and multitouch gestures to help you quickly move your windows from place to place without dragging and dropping.
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
Head for FacebookSometimes, the best utilities aren’t something you necessarily can’t live without, but a little tool that makes your overall computing experience better. Head for Facebook is a tiny little circle that
Team Apollo PowershotAs robust as the screen capture features in OS X are, there’s always room for improvement. Team Apollo’s Powershot 1.5 fills this role nicely, offering a lightweight, efficient utility that
Supermegaultragroovy’s Capo is a great tool to help guitarists learn new songs. With versions available for both Mac and iOS, Capo allows users to easily learn songs by altering a song’s speed without changing its pitch, generating chords for the
Genius announced a new set of stereo headphones today, giving consumers another option in the world of Bluetooth listening devices. The HS-920BT on-ear headphones feature 40mm drivers with a sensitivity of 116dB, an
Apple Senior VP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, recently featured in an Apple diversity video, has listed his four-bedroom home in Los Altos, California for sale. The 3,721-square-foot home sits on
It appears that the piracy enforcement group Rightscorp has been looking into a new strategy when it comes to repeat infringers of its clients intellectual property. In an earnings conference call last week,
Right now at Apples online store, find bargain prices on refurbished Macs with many priced at $1,019 or less. The refurbished 13.3-inch Retina MacBook Pro with a 2.4GHz Intel dual-core i5 processor, 4GB
Dropbox has released the first Mac version of Mailbox, its gesture-enabled email client, previously limited to iOS and Android. The Mac software is currently only in public beta, and people must sign up
Despite recent claims, a Dev Center security breach isnt why developers are being asked to re-sign Mac apps using OS X Mavericks, sources say. An alternative reason for the switch hasnt been mentioned.
Apple has posted a new beta of OS X 10.9.5 for developers and AppleSeed participants, identified as build 13F18. Testing areas remain largely the same -- including Safari, graphics, Thunderbolt, and USB/USB smart
AMD today announced its previously rumored technology partnership with Toshiba-owned OCZ Storage Solutions for AMD Radeon-branded Solid State Drives (SSDs). Launching the range is the AMD Radeon R7 Series SSDs in 120GB, 240GB
You’ve already navigated a seemingly endless sea of hardware options, form factors, and connectivity quagmires to create your beautifully constructed home theater. It’s a completely centralized, smoothly operating, mind-blowing entertainment powerhouse. Now, to complete the experience, you need to make
Apple’s got two new commercials, the former Siri team is building an AI that might take over your world, and you can get some free iTunes credit when you buy an Apple TV. All this and more from Tuesday’s Reading
Apple is banning the use of two toxic chemicals from final assembly processes for its products, after watchdog groups demanded the company replace the substances with safer alternatives.Earlier this year, Green America and China Labor Watch had called on Apple
In recent months, Apple has dedicated several new sections of its website to ads and causes the company is passionate about. The latest, unveiled Tuesday, centers around the company’s diversity and inclusion policy. Apple created a new video for the
Knock knock. Who’s there? Oh, just some Apple news for Tuesday, August 5th.Apple to hold iPhone event on Sept. 9It’s no surprise to any of us that Apple likely has an event planned in the fall to release some new
The dog days of summer might make for slow news days, but theres still some happenings in the Apple world that you should know about.Apple says July was record-setting month for app store revenueIndie developers may be having trouble eking
Photo Sphere is no longer an Android exclusive. Google released the app for iOS users today, calling it Photo Sphere Camera. Its free, and a nice way to create immersive 360 degree photos.The app is pretty simple
Strategy and upgrades are at the forefront in Sentinel 4: Dark Star, a tower defense game that challenges players to think on their feet in campaigns. There are 26 maps in the game, each with their own
Qwingle, which requires iOS 7 and is available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, is a family focused calendar app that might be just the thing you need to manage back to school schedules.First off, this
Despite Steve Jobs dislike of styluses as pointing and writing devices for smartphones and tablets, a lot of people find the pointy sticks to be a necessity for accuracy. But there are still some issues with styluses
Celebrities throwing their names behind products are nothing new. Ronald Reagan hawked cigarettes, Kim Kardashian has her own mobile game, even the Simpsons made the jump. Still theres something odd about Tom Hanks being the driving force
Over the past several months my favorite online bank, Simple, has been working feverishly to update their back end. Today it released an updated app that compliments the under-the-hood changes made to its systems. Simple, if you
While Snapchat popularized the idea of sending photos that disappear after a quick view, sometimes you might need to just send a quick message to someone without a visual that you dont want the receiver holding on
Breakdown Buddy (US$0.99) is a useful app for organizing information needed in case of a car breakdown. The app works on all iOS devices running iOs 7.1 or later.There are two functions of the app; the ability
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
Camera+ has released a new update for the powerful iOS photography app adding new features, fixing bugs, and using the release to tease big things for the iOS 8 version. Thats exactly their words, big things.With iOS
With shares of Apple just on the verge of breaching the $100/share mark -- and setting an all-time high in the process -- Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty this week put out a research note detailing a
Apples capital return program, originally announced back in March of 2012, has already returned vast amounts of money to shareholders in the form of dividends and stock buybacksSince its first incarnation, Apple has dramatically increased the...
When it rains, it pours in the world of Apple patents, and today its pouring. As Patently Apple reports, the company official scored 48 new patents today, a couple of which apply to GarageBand and a feature
The chain of Ice Bucket Challenge videos for Apple executives remains unbroken. First up was Apple Marketing VP Phil Schiller, who sent the challenge on to CEO Tim Cook. Cook took the plunge in front of a
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen confirmed that he has another game ready to launch on the iOS App Store. Similar to Flappy Bird, Swing Copters challenges the player to navigate a propeller-wearing character upwards through gates using
+Cue is a unique way for anyone to create music. This even includes people with absolutely no experience with music or instruments. Including over a dozen different instrumental sounds, all you need to do is shake your
Simple is the bank that refuses to be just a bank. Existing entirely online through its web and mobile apps, Simple offers slick budgeting tools, instant money transfers between accounts, and a great design. Today Simple 2.0 for iOS and Android…Read
Tired of just tapping your way through The Simpsons mobile game, creating your own private Springfield, waiting for your energy donuts to replenish? It appears that publisher Electronic Arts has heard your “Doh!” and has created a new bit of…Read
AAPL shares have finally completed the long climb back to 2012 levels today, closing at an all-time high of $100.53 per share. The stock’s 1.4 percent rise today was aided by bullish reports from both RBC and Morgan Stanley claiming…Read
Despite a planned October unveiling, Apple may still not release the iWatch until next year. That’s the latest from Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, an unusually reliable Apple analyst. Re/code reported two months ago that Apple’s first “foray into wearable…Read
At this point we’ve seen pretty much every nook and cranny of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, but a new leak gives us the best look at the device yet. Luxury accessory maker Feld & Volk has shared images of what…Read
Steve Jobs and his reality distortion field are no longer with us for epic keynotes and marketing blitzes, but an Apple reseller in China has come up with the next best thing: an Steve Jobs wax statue touting the iPhone…Read
Every now and then an Internet craze will spread around the world with everyone trying their hands at it. From the cinnamon challenge to the fire challenge, each one brings its own risks and sometimes even pain. The latest challenge…Read
Yosemite beta testers got a new treat from Apple yesterday, but Cupertino is continuing to refine its next major release of Mavericks by seeding the fourth beta of OS X 10.9.5 to developers this morning. OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 build…Read
Mailbox has quickly become one of the most popular email management apps on iOS, and now the public is about to get its first taste of what it can do on the desktop too. The company announced this morning that…Read
Google has launched an official Photo Sphere app for iPhone that allows users to snap 360° panoramas and then publish them on Google Maps. It’s perfect for capturing all of the amazing places you visit, and it lets your friends share…Read
Learn to make awesome websites with OSTraining No matter what kind of business you are in, it pays to have a well constructed website. Well constructed websites these days are designed using content management systems like WordPress and and…Read more
The iPhone 6 will be able to chew threw data plans quicker than any other Apple smartphone, according to the newest leak from GeekBar, which claims the iPhone 6 will be capable of 150Mbps download speeds. To achieve the 50%…Read
Apple is stuffing the lineup of its 2014 iTunes Festival concert in London next month with the additions of Jenny Lewis, Lenny Kravitz, SOHN, Jessie Ware, Ryan Adams and 16 other artists and bands. The new acts will join the…Read
This post is brought to you by Creative Labs, creator of the Sound Blaster Roar. The Sound Blaster Roar is the epitome of audio quality, features and great looks combined into one device. Musicality, accurate timbre, tonality, with deep, tight…Read
Apple’s software testing partners have reportedly received a new iOS 8 beta build that fixes a whole bunch of bugs present in beta 5. It seems the Cupertino company won’t be making this release available to registered developers, but sources say…Read
iOS 8 will bring Extensions to your iPhone and iPad. Extensions are essentially miniature versions of apps that can be run inside other apps. For instance, if you have Evernote installed on your iPhone, you could pop up the Evernote…Read
Sprint has seen better days. Now existing as the distant fourth wireless carrier in America, it needs a win to score customers back. Sprint’s recently announced new “Framily” plans might just be that win. They not only let you feel…Read
First Phil Schiller dumped a bucket of ice cold water on his head, challenging Tim Cook to do the same. Then Tim Cook accepted the challenge, dousing himself at an Apple HQ beer bash to help raise money to fight…Read
The world already has more music streaming services than any sane person can subscribe to on a monthly basis, but Google is preparing to take on the likes of Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, and Beats Music with a new service of…Read
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
For special education teachers around the world, iPad opens up a world of possibilities. Meet teachers at three schools — Special School Poděbrady in the Czech Republic, the Awase Special Needs School in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and New York’s District
Sports Illustrated writes about how teams competing in the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs are using iPad to help. They’re analyzing video, visualizing trends, scouting opposing players, preparing for games, and more — all using apps for iPad. Coaching staff can
Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 second quarter ended March 29, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue
Apple has announced that its Board of Directors authorized another significant increase to the company’s program to return capital to shareholders. The company expects to use a total of over $130 billion of cash under the expanded program by the