While a recent report from a customer service representative indicated that Pioneer was exploring the possibility of bringing support for Apples new CarPlay iPhone vehicle integration to third-party dashboard systems and
Microsoft has a complete version of Office ready for release on the iPhone and the iPad, according to a new report from Reuters. The software is said to be ready to go as soon as new CEO Satya Nadella decides
Apple has shelved its plans to produce a larger-sized tablet, according to a report from Digitimes. Nicknamed the iPad Pro, the 12.9-inch tablet was rumored to be under development with a launch date possible early next year. Apples alleged move
Besides adding new Healthbook, TextEdit and Preview apps, Apple may also change existing pre-bundled applications in iOS 8, claims 9to5Mac. Apps slated for improvement include Notification Center, Voice Memos, Messages, Game Center and CarPlay.
After debuting a range of playful iPhone 5c ads on Tumblr in early March, Apple has expanded its campaign to the The New York Times and the front page of Yahoo.com. The Yahoo homepage currently features an ad block on
Apples granted patents and patent applications over the last couple of months have revealed a significant interest in camera lens systems that attach to the iPhones existing camera, enhancing its photo taking capabilities much like third-party lens attachment solutions from
A screenshot of an iOS 8 homescreen with the new Healthbook, Preview and TextEdit icons was posted to Chinas Weibo microblog and spotted by 9to5mac. The source of the screenshot cannot be verified, but insiders close to 9to5 claim the
Apple has been rumored for some time to be working on an iWatch featuring biometric sensors and integration with other iOS devices, and a recently published patent application (via AppleInsider) addressing pedometer functions is being presented as evidence that the
For several years, Apple has put on a month-long concert series in London called the iTunes Festival. This years series included performances from a number of artists, across a variety of genres, including Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Elton John, Ludovico
Pioneer Electronics, a company that manufacturers many in-car electronic systems, is looking into the possibility of implementing CarPlay compatibility with both its existing and future products. The news comes courtesy of a Pioneer customer service representative and was relayed to
Along with several visual tweaks, CarPlay support, and Touch ID enhancements, iOS 7.1 also brought some changes to the way in-app purchases work. When making an in-app purchase for the first time after updating, users are notified via a pop-up
Following its introduction at WWDC 2013, Apples iTunes Radio music streaming service launched alongside iOS 7 in September of last year. The service is available within iTunes on the desktop and the Music app for iOS, allowing users create channels
Apple has received final approval for its upcoming Union Square Apple Store from the San Francisco Planning Commission and the city’s Board of Supervisors, reports Re/code. With the go ahead from the city, Apple can begin construction on the new
Though it was only released yesterday morning, iOS 7.1 has already been installed on 5.9 percent of iOS devices in North America, according to a new report from analytics firm Chitika. To get its numbers, Chitika measured ad impressions from
Microsoft is planning to introduce an updated version of its Office productivity suite for the Mac in 2014, according to Thorsten Hübschen, Business Group Lead at Microsoft Germany, who gave Computerwoche (via Macworld) the news at the Cebit trade fair
The next iteration of Apples iOS software for mobile devices is likely coming this fall. Apple generally pre-announces details during the summer, but a handful of rumors have already given us some information about what to expect. iOS 8 is
When Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen removed his ultra popular app from the App Store back in February, he gave little explanation for the surprising decision, aside from a short message stating he could no longer take the attention. In
Apple is preparing to significantly improve its Maps application in iOS 8, claims a report in 9to5Mac. Apple will slow its work on UI changes and focus instead on improving the underlying infrastructure that powers the application. These data-level changes
With the iPhone-connected drone craze in full effect, AppleInsider decided to put to the test one of the most advanced, Apple-friendly prosumer aerial cameras available today: the DJI Phantom 2 Vision.
Apple on Friday rolled out an update to its Apple Store iOS app, which are separate downloads for iPhone and iPad, bringing enhanced in-store notifications to the former and gift card purchases to the latter.
The number of iOS device users who have upgraded to Apples latest iOS 7.1 update has grown over the past three days to account for 17.9 percent of all iOS traffic in North America, and is expected to overtake the
Memory manufacturer Transcend on Friday announced availability of high-density DDR3 RDIMM RAM modules that bring the Mac Pros total memory up to 128GB, doubling the max configuration advertised on the Apple Store.
Countering the idea that Chinas smartphone market is only interested in cheap phones, Umeng, the nations largest analytics firm, has issued a report for 2013 outlining that 27 percent of Chinas smartphones cost over $500, and that 80 percent of
A pair of fresh rumors from Taiwan claim that Apples 2014 product line is far from settled, as the company is alleged to have shelved plans for a larger-screened iPad, and is also purported to be facing supply issues at
Ubiquitous cross-platform messaging app WhatsApps forthcoming Voice over IP calling functionality, set to roll out to users later this spring, appears to have been revealed early in a series of screenshots posted Friday.
Global television sales suffered a second consecutive year-over-year decline in 2013, adding color to recent indications of a shift in Apples living room go-to-market strategy from an integrated television set to a standalone set-top box.
While many customers in emerging markets may not be able to afford an iPhone, theyd still prefer it over competing devices running Googles Android, including handsets from Apple rival Samsung, a recent survey reveals.
Ever since Googles Android began to first gain mainstream support among smartphone makers in late 2009, Android platform enthusiasts have predicted that it would win out over proprietary mobile platforms, particularly Apples iOS. The obvious parallel they like to draw
Less than one month after being purchased by Apple, Burstly has reportedly sent out notices to users of its SkyRocket monetization service saying the products publishing and SDK license agreements will expire in 90 days.
Exactly one week after Apple seeded the first OS X 10.9.3 beta, which included new 4K monitor support, the company on Thursday issued a second beta asking developers to concentrate on graphics drivers and audio.
Apple partner carrier AT&T on Thursday received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to go ahead with a previously announced acquisition of prepaid mobile provider Leap Wireless worth $1.3 billion.
Newly released shooter "Titanfall," a title upon which Microsoft is pinning big hopes for its new Xbox One gaming console, may not stay exclusive to Microsoft platforms, as the developer behind the game is considering a Mac version as well.
iPhone owners searching for a way to make use of Apples new CarPlay infotainment offering without replacing their current vehicle may be in for a long wait, as the system doesnt appear to be headed into aftermarket car stereos anytime
Google on Thursday announced drastic price reductions for its paid Drive subscriptions, with 100 gigabytes of cloud storage now costing just $1.99 a month, and 1 terabyte of data available for $9.99 per month, significantly undercutting the prices of rival
Chinese microblogging site Weibo lit up Thursday after images purporting to show Apples next-generation iOS 8 with new mobile versions of OS Xs TextEdit and Preview apps -- as well as the rumored new "Healthbook" application -- surfaced, alongside fresh
Seven or so years since the introduction of iOS, getting stuff from your iPhone or iPad to your Mac—and vice versa—is still a pain.Sure, there are plenty of ways to sync or share files. You can sync data using iTunes
Eliss Infinity is a follow-up to (or rather, an enhanced version of) the original Eliss. It’s elegant in its own way, although self-consciously retro in appearance: all raw pixels, plain lines and flat colors,
The HP Z Display Z27i is a 27-inch professional desktop monitor with 2560 by 1440 native resolution. It features a high-quality IPS screen, LED backlighting, and an anti-glare that many people—including myself— find desirable.The Z27i also offers far greater ergonomic
Everyone has their favorite (or least favorite, depending on how you look at it) beefs with Apple’s iCloud service. But one of my biggest frustrations is that many of iCloud’s most-convenient features require you to use Apple’s apps—those features simply
Got enough stress in your life? Looking for a nice game to help you relax? Lyne is a puzzle game catering to stressed-out iOS gaming fans.Lyne is a universal app for both iPhone and iPad, although its bite-sized, one-thumb gameplay
With online accounting applications, there is one truism you can hold on to: No one app is perfect, no not one. All offer essentially the same tools for keeping your business finances on track, but none offer what can be
Just as we did last 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
iHome’s $150 DL100 (which the company describes as a “Triple Charging Stereo FM Clock Radio with Two Lightning Docks and USB Charge/Play for iPad/iPhone and iPod”) is cooler in concept than in practice. It’s a fine clock, a fine charging
When the power grid is close at hand, most smartphones and tablets have no problem lasting through a full day. But take that plentiful electricity away, and keeping our gadgets going becomes more difficult—despite many recent advancements, battery technology hasn’t
The basic Calculator app that comes with iOS is good for simple calculations, and if you rotate your phone into landscape orientation, it even provides some rudimentary scientific-calculator functions. But if it’s a full-featured scientific calculator you seek—or if you’d
Pay a visit to Victorinox’s website, and you’ll find that the manufacturer of the legendary Swiss Army Knife offers models with as few as seven implements, as as many as 80. Neither is right for everyone.Similarly, Mac utilities can range
A recent surge of worthy new email clients offers Mac users some of the best choices they’ve ever had for managing their mail. With a panoply of clever features and new ideas, these contenders have also mounted a serious challenge
Shay is stuck on a spaceship that’s smothering him in cozy, childish comfort. Vella’s not wild about her family’s plans to sacrifice her to a giant monster in order to save their village. Though they live in different worlds, both
Laptops are often used like desktop computers, with external devices such as displays, hard drives, and printers plugged into the ports. When you need to use your laptop as a mobile device, you have to spend time plugging and unplugging
Twelvesouth has released a new version of its BookBook case for MacBook, the Rutledge Edition. Available for MacBook Air and MacBook Retina, the Rutledge is tailored from premium-grade leather, and features two hardback
Tired of waiting for Microsofts flagship suite, Office, to be ported to iOS devices like the iPad, companies have turned to alternative means to create, revise and distribute documents in increasingly-mobile enterprise, institutional,
The Apple Store apps (separate editions for iPhone and iPad) got small upgrades on Friday, moving to versions 2.9.2 (iPhone) and 1.1 (iPad). The iPhone version improves US in-store alerts utilizing Apples iBeacon
The iPhone will soon go on sale in two previously unreached countries, Serbia and Lebanon, according to several announcements. Serbias Mobile Telephony -- also known as mt:s -- today revealed plans to carry
All mobile operating systems require what is called an Early Random pseudorandom number generator (PRNG) to give the operating system some security from kernel exploits. Researchers have revealed that the new one implemented
At this weeks Pwn2Own hacking contest, a group calling itself the Chinese Keen Team successfully used two vulnerabilities to run arbitrary code through Safari, according to ThreatPost. The exploit is reported to have
Sprint will offer its customers a revamped third prepaid mobile phone service, alongside existing brands Boost Mobile and Virgin. Sprint Prepaid will apparently offer a similar service to what customers receive under its
On top of new apps, Apple is also considering a number of improvements to existing apps and under-the-hood technologies, sources claim. An example of the latter is Notification Center, where Apple is allegedly
As news has spread of the possibility that the US National Security Agency (NSA) was using wide-scale malware in its intelligence gathering efforts, so have the responses. Over the last two days, Facebook
Apple-owned Burstly has started sending out notices to customers of its SkyRocket monetization service, saying the products publishing and SDK license agreements will end in 90 days. SkyRocket is meant to simplify advertising
All news and no play makes Jack a dull boy—or so I’ve heard. Here are some of the Apple-related stories making the rounds on Wednesday.Apple drops its 30 day return policy on iPhones down to 14 daysIf you don’t like
What’s cooking in the pot of Apple news this fine Tuesday morning? I’m glad you asked. Here are some of the stories that caught our interest.iOS 8: Apple polishes Maps data, adds public transit directions serviceMost of the United States
A stitch in timeThis weeks iPad-case roundup goes from leather to cloth, from premium plastic to space-age composites, all with the goal of keeping your tablet safe and looking its best wherever you go.Bear
Gmail gets betterThe latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.Battle Supremacy
Don’t worry about diving into the madness that is your RSS feed: We’ve got you covered. Here are some of the more prominent Apple stories making the rounds this Thursday.Caltech and NYU economists call for Apple ebooks trial verdict to
Stands that deliverThis weeks roundup of accessories includes two stands (one for the iPhone, one for the iPad) that will make your iOS-using life easier. Weve also got the usual assortment of Bluetooth speakers, as
Apple financial conference calls will start to sound a little different later this year, as the company announced on Tuesday that chief financial officer and senior vice president Peter Oppenheimer will retire, effective the end of September.Oppenheimer, who first started
You know that the world of smartphone accessories is huge when there are multiple entries in a product category that probably isnt that big. Thats the case with wind meters for the iPhone; just last August we
Titanfall -- a first-person shooter from a team comprised of many former Call of Duty development veterans -- debuted this week for Windows and Xbox One. Its a massively popular game that has a good chance of
Heres a neat new physics feature weve just discovered in the control panel for iOS 7.1. The sliders for the volume and brightness controls have been given their own physics. When you quickly swipe the slider, the
When Facebook introduced Paper for iPhone early last month, the app quickly skyrocketed to the top of the App Store social network charts because, well, it was from Facebook. But beyond that, the enticing preview video that
The team at Twelve South has done it again; yesterday, they released the Rutledge BookBook for MacBook, an artisan leather case for MacBook. Using the familiar antique book format of the classic BookBook, the Rutledge BookBook uses
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.TUAWs Daily DealsThe Mac Productivity Bundle 7.0
Normally Id never advocate going longer than 35 seconds without checking your iPhone for social news, Twitter favorites, or Facebook likes, but Ill definitely make an exception for UNICEFs Tap Project. The Tap Project is an initiative
Its been a pretty slow week for rumors, and theres been a surprising lack of pie-in-the-sky speculation about the iWatch lately.iOS 7.1 builds for two new iPads 4,3 and 4,6 released, likely minor hardware revisions (9to5 Mac)Two
This Cult of Mac Deals promotion features the perfect in-depth course to take you from a tech beginner to a tech expert without having to attend a university and go through all the class and homework. You can do it…Read
Last week we told you about Popcorn Time, a new desktop app that was essentially like Netflix for streaming movies over BitTorrent. We were one of the first sites to pick up the app, and since then it has been…Read
Microsoft has full versions of Office for iPhone and iPad ready for release, and now all it has to do is allegedly pull the trigger. It’s up to newly-appointed CEO Satya Nadell to make the call, according to Reuters. Office for…Read
This week Cult of Mac Magazine looks at vice in the iTunes store. Reporter Luke Dormehl talks to the devs who are making a living — if not a fortune — skirting the Apple censors, in a store that’s intended to…Read
Immensely popular cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp is gearing up to take on Skype with voice-over-IP (VoIP) calling — and these are the screenshots that prove it. The feature will have a similar interface as the built-in Phone app, and it…Read
Mobile publishing and monetization platform Onswipe have created an infographic comparing iOS 7 adoption with that of the recently launched iOS 7.1. Both iOS versions are tracked for the first 4.5 days of their respective releases. As the chart makes…Read
As the app store is refreshed every Thursday, incoming apps bring new games and ways to make life both easier and enjoyable. The app Jump! Chump! is a newcomer that brings fresh gameplay that is sure to have players playing…Read
Hey, did you know that the Veronica Mars movie is out now? I didn’t until I saw it listed on HypeDrive. I’m not interested in the Veronica Mars movie, but good looking out, HypeDrive. It’s an app that lets you…Read
I have fond memories of waking up Saturday morning, pouring myself a bowl of Marshmallow Mateys (because Count Chocula was out of season), and plunking down on the couch to watch my favorite cartoons. And then, when the cereal was…Read
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So, here’s a weird one–have you ever wanted to watch a window animate itself really slowly as you minimize it to the Dock? No? Well, let’s assume you did for some reason. How would you go about it? In Mavericks,…Read
With the success of The Simpsons: Tapped Out, it’s no surprise that Family Guy would also want to get in on the mobile action. First announced back in December, Fox and TinyCo have now released the first screenshots of the…Read
This time ’round on The CultCast: all that we love about iOS 7.1; more rumors swirl of a 4.7 and 5.7-inch iPhone 6; an intriguing new iPod challenger gets a ton of buzz; why Flappy Bird might fly back into…Read
While new movies and TV shows appear every day on iTunes, it’s rare that a movie debuts on iTunes and in movie theaters on the exact same day. Veronica Mars does just that. The revival of the cult classic TV…Read
Apple stuck to its guns when it came to expanding into China: refusing to compromise its brand equity by selling lower cost iPhones to compete with low-end smartphone manufacturers. That decision seems to be paying off, since a new study…Read
Apple is well known for its often inconsistent approach to app acceptance or rejection (more on than in this week’s upcoming Newsstand magazine), but this is a bit silly. According to Apple, Hunted Cow developer Andrew Mullholland had his app…Read
When Apple acquired Burstly last month, the company behind popular iOS app beta platform Testflight, a lot of people questioned how it would discontinue support for Android and the wider TestFlight SDK to new users. According to a document acquired…Read
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved AT&T’s $1.3 billion purchase of Leap Wireless, as per a recent report. As part of the deal — which works out at $15 per share — AT&T has confirmed that the Leap-owned,…Read
After some confusing starts, a software update makes the neat Transporter into a true alternative to cloud services like Dropbox or Google Drive. Previously, the Transporter was a hard drive which could stay in sync with another Transporter kept anywhere,…Read
I just upgraded my desk to a 1.65-meter monster, a €40 workbench from the hardware store that I cut down to a 64cm height, and which can support up to 200 kilos. If you’re still not with the metric system…Read
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
Yahoo Tech’s David Pogue looks at the all-new Mac Pro, calling it an “insanely powerful” computer designed for professional creative and scientific users. He’s impressed with its horsepower, noting that “every wire, every circuit, every chip has been designed for
Apple announced that customers spent over $10 billion on the App Store in 2013, including over $1 billion in December alone. App Store customers downloaded almost three billion apps in December, making it the most successful month in App Store
Liver surgery is a very complex operation, requiring extensive planning and research before a doctor ever enters the operating room. To help improve the process and minimize the risks of this delicate operation, doctors in Japan teamed up with a
At Palmaz Vineyards in Napa, California, iPad has improved the way the facility operates, from its vineyard to its tanks. Winemaker Christian Gastón Palmaz uses iPad to manage the vineyard and gather data that helps him make informed vine-tending decisions.
Apple announced that BEYONCÉ has become the fastest selling album ever on the iTunes Store worldwide with an unprecedented 828,773 albums sold in just its first three days. BEYONCÉ also broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213
To stage a Broadway show, director and choreographer Jeff Whiting has to keep track of dozens of dancers and thousands of steps. He’s found that iPad is the best tool for the job. Whiting uses a “show bible” to chart