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Alleged Schematic Shows Protruding Camera Ring on 4.7-Inch iPhone 6
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
Apple Reportedly Building 'World's Largest' Apple Store in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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 Desktop 10 with OS X Yosemite and iCloud Drive Support Launches for Existing Customers
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
4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Screen Put Under Microscope as New 1472 x 828 Resolution Emerges
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
New iPhone 6 Images Depict Rear Shell and Front Panel Together for the First Time
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's iWatch May Not Launch Until 2015
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's Share Price Hits $100 for the First Time Since June Stock Split
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
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Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to concentrate on other responsibilities
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 Desktop 10 for Mac launches with OS X 10.10 Yosemite support, speed boosts, more
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 faces preliminary injunction to remove 'Secret' from App Store, users' devices
A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered Apple and Google to not only remove anonymous social networking app Secret from their app stores, but also remotely wipe the software from devices in the country.
Apple updates pro-level video suite with fixes for Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion
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.
Photos of supposed fully assembled 'iPhone 6' chassis surface
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.
Microscopic analysis, iOS 8 code point to new 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' display resolutions
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
Shares of Apple reach highest-ever closing price as 'iPhone 6' & 'iWatch' hype builds
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.
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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package
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
Day One review: A Mac app that's so nice, you'll actually maintain your journal
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
Gear We Love: Anker Quad-Port Wall Charger handles four devices and fits in your pocket
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
TodoMovies 3 for iOS review: For movie buffs who can't get enough movie news and info
Our iPhones have turned us into task managing masters. All day long a steady stream of beeps, buzzes and bongs keep us abreast of what we need to do, constantly prodding us to get things
Notebook 4 review: Notetaking Mac app gets an updated, streamlined interface
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
Recipes review: A digital cookbook for your Mac
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,
Watermarker review: Easily protect the publishing rights of your photographic work
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
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Apple’s gross margin through the past 4 iPhone product cycles
Apples gross margin is subject to intense scrutiny...
Apple activates screen sharing over iMessage accounts in OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6
Apple is adding a handy new feature to the upcoming OS X Yosemite...
HealthKit integration in iOS 8 will pull in billions of dollars for Apple
Apple is already in the health market segment...
6 Apple lessons Microsoft never learned
Microsofts stock price says its in poor shape...
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high
Apple, the worlds most valuable company, currently has a market value of $602.14 billion...
Amazon, Apple drive U.S. mobile commerce sales surge
Many U.S. merchants that place mobile at the core of their e-commerce strategy...
As competitors slum it, Apple readies release of Android-crushing iPhone 6
Two types of customers will matter to Apple when it releases iPhone 6 later this year...
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Review: Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones
When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Bluetooth speakers are good in a large number of situations, in
Reviews: Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones
When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Bluetooth speakers are good in a large number of situations, in
Briefly: Winter Solider shows up early, Yosemite added to Flyover
On Tuesday, Apple further improved its Maps application by adding Flyover and other map data for Wellington, New Zealand and -- ahead of its debut as the namesake for the next OS X
Briefly: Zinio adds batch downloading, Lensbaby LM-10 for iOS
Zinio, a digital magazine newsstand platform, has released an update for its iOS app. Users can read magazine issues as soon as they are available, and sync their library offline and across devices.
AAPL closes at 52-week high, approaches all-time record
Apples stock closed on Tuesday with a new 52-week high, and at one point in the day threatened to top its all-time highest stock price (based on straight split-adjustment). It officially closed at
Briefly: Genius HS-920BT headphones, Tylt Syncable-Duo cable
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
RootMetrics: Verizon top carrier in performance, speed, reliability
A new study of wireless carriers for the first half emerged today, putting Verizon at the top of the pile in five categories, marking it as the best overall carrier in the United
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BrandPost: For the ultimate home cinema, start with NAS
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
The Week in Mac Apps: Done and done
Done, and doneThis week’s Mac app roundup brings you sports tricks, photos you didn’t know you could make, and the ability to get things done.CoachBase 2.0
$25 iTunes freebies, iPad rumors, and the robot apocalypse
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
The Week in iPad Cases: What the fox says
What the fox saysAnimals play an important role in this week’s roundup of new iPad cases, decorating your tablet with sweet cuteness—and a bit of hipster cunning.Andres
50 Cent's headphones will measure your heart rate
The Week in iPhone Cases: Paging Mr. Six
Paging Mr. SixApple may not have released its next iPhone yet, but that’s not stopping case manufacturers from announcing cases to fit the rumored new models. Weve got a few of those
The Week in iOS Apps: Always lower prices
Always lower pricesThis week’s roundup of new and updated apps includes an offering from Walmart that ensures you’re always paying the lowest advertised price for a product.82nd and Fifth
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Google's Photo Sphere app now on iOS and not just Android
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
Sentinel 4: Dark Star is a tower defense star
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
Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab
Qwingle is a calendar app built for families and teens
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
Felix StretchWrite transforms any pen or pencil into a stylus
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
Tom Hanks' Hanx Writer typewriter app is a surprisingly fun writing tool
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
Simple rebuilds backend from scratch, releases new apps
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
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Simple 2.0 for iPhone is the most gorgeous banking app ever
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
The Simpsons: Tapped Out goes all Clash Of Clans on your ass
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 closes at all-time high of $100.53 per share
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
Top Apple analysts says iWatch is running too late for 2014 launch
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
Partially assembled iPhone 6 leaks ahead of September keynote
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 wax statue spotted selling iPhone 5s in China
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
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Apple Edition
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
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Apple Updates MacBook Pro with Retina Display
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 Reports Third Quarter Results
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 Announces Eighth Annual iTunes Festival in London
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
“Alive Inside” Film Explores Power of Music to Restore Memory
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
Sue Wagner Joins Apple’s Board of Directors
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 Forge Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Mobility
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
Scripps TV Stations Deliver News in a Flash with Final Cut Pro X
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
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