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Apple in Talks With Insurance Companies Over HealthKit Partnership
In addition to seeking partnerships with several different hospitals and health institutions for its HealthKit initiative, Apple is also speaking with major U.S. insurance companies like UnitedHealth and Humana. In a report on rising medical costs and partnerships between insurance
Apple Job Postings Point Towards Continued Work on Voice Over LTE
Several new job listings suggest Apple is continuing to work on building support for Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) into its line of mobile devices. VoLTE is designed to allow carriers to send voice calls over LTE networks, right alongside data.
Apple Releases Second OS X Yosemite Public Beta, iTunes 12 Update
Apple today released the second Yosemite public beta for beta testers, following the release of the sixth Developer Preview earlier this week. Apple has also released a new version of iTunes 12 for Yosemite. The software update can be downloaded
Lawyers Researching Possible Class Action Lawsuit Over 2011 MacBook Pro Graphics Issues
Back in January, we profiled growing concerns from owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models over failing graphics chips and system crashes. While Apple has assisted some customers with logic board replacements, the issues have been known to
Apple Reveals Furthers Details on Reversible USB Cable With Flexible Internal Connector
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published another Apple patent application that describes a reversible USB connector with a double orientation design. (Via AppleInsider) Todays patent application, filed in February and titled Reversible USB Connector with Compliant Member to
Leaked Schematics Suggest 128 GB Storage Option for iPhone 6
Leaked schematics from phone repair company GeekBar (via G 4 Games) suggest Apple may be preparing to release a 128 GB iPhone 6 model. An accompanying part supply list contains entries for NAND flash modules from Toshiba and Hynix in
New Photos Claim to Show Various Internal Parts from iPad Air 2
New photos shared by French Apple news website iPhonote (Google Translate) claim to show a number of components for the upcoming iPad Air 2, including the devices GPS antenna, microphone, and Wi-Fi module. While previous leaks have shown off the
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Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
Judge denies Apple bid to recover attorneys' fees from Samsung, releases $2.6M bond related to (...)
U.S. district Judge Lucy Koh handed down two orders on Wednesday dealing with the first Apple v. Samsung California court trial, one denying Apples motion to recover $16 million in attorney fees from Samsung and another releasing a $2.6 million
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OmniFocus 2 review: Stay on top of your task list with this top task manager
Rare and revered is the person who can mentally track everything that must be accomplished. Everybody else needs tools and techniques for staying atop our tasks. In crowded and diverse field of possibilities, OmniFocus (Mac App Store link) is an
Fonts review: Preview your Mac's fonts with this app's attractive interface
There’s nothing sexy about font management. Designers often have hundreds of typesets to sort through, and keeping track of them all can be a big pain, especially when a deadline is looming. With an elegant WYSIWYG interface that focuses on
Memory Diag review: Keep an eye on your Mac's RAM
Memory DiagUnless you’ve spent a bundle to max out your Mac Pro with a couple pairs of 16GB RAM sticks, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced the occasional OS X slowdown. Even with Mavericks’
Power Adapter Alarm review: Hey, your MagSafe adapter is unplugged!
If you’ve ever wanted your MacBook to audibly notify you when you accidentally knocked the MagSafe power adapter from its socket, Eduardo N Hering’s Power Adapter Alarm (Mac App Store link) may be what you’ve been dreaming of.Power Adapter Alarm
iBetterCharge review: Track your iOS device's battery life while using your Mac
iBetterCharge menu bar accessI’ve done it, you know you’ve done it and that’s because it’s such an easy thing to do, but iBetterCharge has got your back. Your iPhone or iPad sits in your bag
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
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Despite critics, Apple’s Maps and iTunes Radio flourish
Apple’s two big efforts to push aside some of the most popular mobile apps...
Future Apple iPhone displays could employ VC-funded solar tech from GT Advanced
The GT Advanced/Twin Creeks process is known as Proton-Induced Exfoliation...
Apple shares hit new all-time closing high
Apple, the worlds most valuable company, currently has a market value of...
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing high
Apple, the worlds most valuable company, currently has a market value of...
Apple discussed Healthkit with insurance companies UnitedHealth and Humana
Apple has talked with two of the United States’s largest insurance providers...
Roger McNamee: Apple’s iCloud isn’t very good
Elevation Partners Co-Founder Roger McNamee discussed Apple...
10 credible future Apple product claims for this week
Apple executives have been promising an amazing year of Apple products...
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Briefly: Otterbox's Alpha Glass protectors, Booq's Cobra Brief
Rugged accessories producer Otterbox has announced its introduction of a new screen protection product for iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S5. The Alpha Glass consists of fortified glass that features reactive touch and
Sprint takes a jab at carriers with $60 single-line unlimited plan
With the exit of Dan Hesse and the appointment of CEO Marcelo Claure earlier in the month, Sprint is kicking into a new gear with a bunch of new offerings. Following on a
Apple removes anonymous Secret app from Brazilian App Store
Following a ruling by a Brazilian judge that anonymous social apps such as Secret violate the Brazilian constitution, Apple has removed the program from the App Store in that country, citing that its
Briefly: Google Play Music iOS update, N3twork personal TV network
Google Play Music has updated its app for iOS devices, featuring improved library management and additional functionality. Google Play Music is a music streaming subscription service, featuring access to millions of songs and
Apple CEO Cook visits iPad-using VA hospital in Palo Alto
One day after US Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald called the Palo Alto Veterans Administration hospital one of the crown jewels of the VA healthcare system, the facility received a visit from
Apple issues minor updates to OS X iMovie, iWork suite
On Thursday, Apple issued minor updates to its OS X versions of iMovie, Pages, Keynote and Numbers. The most significant of the updates appears to be for iMovie, updated to version 10.0.5 that
Twitter details how its fights off spam with BotMaker anti-spam tool
Twitter offered details on how it battles with spam on the service, showing off a specialized tool that the company made in the process. BotMaker was built by the team, which has so
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Hands-on: Mailbox for Mac Beta swipes, snoozes its way onto OS X
A deluge of email apps are trying to rein in the chaos that can overwhelm one’s inbox. Mailbox stands out from the pack, as it’s been one of the most elegant solutions on iOS, with a unique take on swiping away
The Week in iOS Apps: Thanks, Hanks
Thanks, HanksThis week, America’s Greatest Living Actor introduces a new app that will make your iPad seem a little more old-fashioned. Plus we have apps for style, food, entertainment, and more.Folia
Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables
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Intuit's Quicken 2015 for Mac revamps interface, expands investment features
Venerable financial software Quicken is ready to help you with all of your newest accounting needs. Intuit on Thursday announced the release of Quicken 2015 for Mac, the latest update to the long-running app for tracking your personal finances.Highlights of
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Hands on: Google Photo Sphere Camera for iOS
Google’s Street View software and now-infamous bubble trucks are nifty, but old hat when it comes to virtual mapping. The newest craze: mapping nifty spots on the globe yourself. The company created its 360-degree Photo Spheres panorama option back in
Parallels Desktop 10 brings Yosemite support, better Windows-Mac integration
We’re all Mac users here, but every once in a while—much as we might hate to admit it—we need to run the odd Windows app. Not only will the latest version of Parallels Desktop, announced on Wednesday, continue to handle
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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
Pic Navi shows you the 'when' and 'where' of your iPhone photos
Your iPhone tags photos with all sorts of information: your location, the time and date the photo was taken, even exposure information. This tagging function can be turned on or off under Privacy > Location Services in
It is time to bug the aliens in Bugs vs. Aliens
Bugs vs. Aliens is a quirky endless runner where you play as a leader bug tasked with saving other bugs and attacking aliens while avoiding perilous traps. You can also pick up coins to buy boosters that
Divoom Voombox Ongo: Rugged and bike-friendly Bluetooth speaker
Divoom is getting a name for itself for making inexpensive Bluetooth speakers. While the company is probably best known for the little Bluetune Bean and Solo speakers, theyve just come out with a new speaker that adds
The adorable MacBook bear
Im enormously jealous of the bear on the right. Not because hes adorable, leads a carefree life, and has a friend he surfs the internet with -- no, thats all fine. Im jealous of him because he
Apple patent application reveals design for reversible USB connector
Over the past few days, there have been a number of reports and leaked photos suggesting that Apple is working on a Lightning cable featuring a reversible USB connector. While Apple rumors are a dime a dozen,
Quickly send someone your travel time with On My Way Buddy
On My Way Buddy is a very simple app with a single purpose: to let someone youre meeting up with know that you are on your way. When you get stuck in traffic or youre just running
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Product Hunt is like Reddit for the hottest new apps and tech
Product Hunt is the hottest startup in the Silicon Valley tech bubble right now, which is fitting because all it does is promote other startups. Think of it like Reddit for the best new apps and services. Users can up-vote…Read
Apple met with top health insurance providers about HealthKit partnership
Apple is nearly ready to become the go-to place for healthcare providers to get all your personal fitness data, and along with meeting with hospitals to talk about the benefits of HealthKit, Apple has been talking to the countries biggest…Read
Soon you’ll be able to stick iBeacons on anything
Estimote makes iBeacons in little polygon shapes with cool colors and custom designs. Designed to communicate over low-energy Bluetooth, Estimote Beacons can be used to alert nearby smartphones of a specific deal when they enter a shop, for example. But what if…Read
Tim Cook visits veterans hospital where the iPad is lending a hand
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been under fire all year for being run pretty much the exact opposite way as Apple. Needing all the help they can get, Tim Cook payed a visit to the local Veterans Hospital…Read
Quicken 2015 for Mac arrives with new design and mobile app to track your finances
It has been seven years since Intuit has released a new version of Quicken for Mac. Like Windows XP, the finance management suite has remained a shining beacon of how ancient software can look after a few years. Now it’s 2014, and…Read
From geniuses to designers, chart reveals Apple salaries
Other than getting to #humblebrag to all your friends that Dr. Dre is your colleague at the top tech company in the world, working for Apple has some serious benefits in the form of cash money. Apple makes sure to…Read
Steve Jobs’ inspirational commencement speech is hidden in Pages for Mac
One of the most famous speeches by Steve Jobs is the commencement address he gave at Standford University in 2005. The 22-minute speech is definitely worth watching if you’re an Apple fan. Apple has made small and subtle references to…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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