Apple, along with seven other U.S. technology companies such as Microsoft, Facebook, and Google, have published an open letter urging President Barack Obama and members of Congress to reform government
Apple has removed all product placements on its homepage tonight and has instead replaced them with an image of Nelson Mandela, honoring the late South African presidents life a day after he passed at the age of 95.
In its European Apple Online Stores, Apple has begun offering a 32-inch Sharp “4K” Ultra HD LED monitor. Retailing for £3,499.00 or approximately $5,700, the monitor has been available in the U.K. and other European countries since on or before
The iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have only been out for a few months, but attention is already turning to Apples plans for the next generation of iPhone, likely to appear in late 2014. Rumors have indicated that a larger,
Following the second victory in its long-running patent lawsuit with Samsung, Apple has filed a motion asking the judge to order Samsung to pay nearly $16 million in legal fees (via Dan Levine). Apple says that its lawsuit with Samsung
Earlier today, Apple launched its iBeacon initiative in its U.S. retail stores, allowing users of the companys iPhone app to opt in to receiving location-specific notifications and access to other information
An image of what might be a MFi (Made for iPhone) controller from computer peripheral manufacturer Razer has been leaked on Twitter by @evleaks, who has been known to provide reliable images in the past.
The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will be launching iBeacon technology in its 254 U.S. retail stores today, with Apple quietly launching an over-the-air update to its Apple Store app to support the integration of the receivers in its
Apple is continuing to see improved iPhone 5s supplies ahead of the holidays, with shipping estimates from the online Apple Store now ranging from one to three days for all carriers, colors, and capacities in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe,
After less than three months on the market, iOS 7 is installed on some 74 percent of devices connecting to the App Store, according to a chart posted on Apples App Store support page for developers. The company puts iOS
Construction on Apples Campus 2 project is underway, with the company continuing its demolition of existing buildings on the site. Demolition began soon after Apple obtained its ancillary permits following an initial unanimous October approval of the project from the
comScore today released the results of its monthly rolling survey of U.S. mobile phone users for the August-September 2013 period, showing that Apples smartphone market share rose to 40.6 percent, compared to Androids 51.8 percent over the same period. For
Some iTunes and App Store users are currently unable to log into their accounts using their Apple IDs, receiving a the following error when attempting to sign in: FATAL::Unable to process your request. Please try again. The problem, which seems
With just a few weeks left in 2013, Apples stock has finally rebounded to set a new 52-week high of $575.14 earlier today, although it has since pulled back by a few dollars. Apples stock price peaked at just over
Apple has filed for a United States patent detailing a smart dock that would allow users to access voice recognition functions such as Siri once a compatible device is connected, reports AppleInsider. The patent describes the dock as composing of
AT&T has announced that it will be introducing new “Mobile Share Value Plans“ on December 8, which includes an option for no annual contracts that brings a $15 monthly discount to shared data customers that meet one of four requirements.
According to new a survey done by market research firm Parks Associates (via CNET), Apple desktops have become the most sought after desktop computers this holiday season, beating out longtime holiday desktop leader Dell and other competitors such as HP
Apple and China Mobile have finally reached a deal that will see the world’s biggest mobile carrier offering the iPhone on its network, reports The Wall Street Journal. China Mobile, which has more than 700 million subscribers, is expected to
While cyber week sales on Apple products have wound down from the steep discount levels seen this time last week, a new batch Ivy-Bridge MacBook Airs and MacBook Pro Retinas are in the process of being restocked at one of
According to a report from mobile analytics firm Flurry, mobile device users logged 1.3 billion app sessions over Thanksgiving weekend, a 68 percent increase from last year, with photo, video and music apps accounting for half of all usage.
China Mobile denies inking a deal with Apple, throwing cold water on reports claiming the two companies finally reached a partnership agreement that would see the iPhone offered to carriers 740 million subscribers.
Ahead of this months debut of the revamped Mac Pro desktop, which can drive up to three 4K displays, Apple is selling a new 4K "Ultra HD" 32-inch LED IGZO monitor from manufacturer Sharp in its online store.
Apple on Friday enabled iBeacon location-aware transmitters at all of its U.S. retail stores, giving the company the ability to easily provide product information and allow shoppers to quickly check out via their iPhone. But initial tests by AppleInsider show
Apple on Friday filed a motion in U.S. District Court seeking to recover nearly $16 million of its $60 million in attorneys fees related to the companys long-running patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung.
iPad trade-ins through Gazelle grew a whopping 175 percent over Black Friday weekend as presumed upgraders sought cash for their older models, supporting Apples belief that the iPad will be the hottest holiday gift this year.
A pair of forthcoming iPhone accessories have been revealed, as purported images of a new Made for iPhone game controller --?this time from major gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer --?have hit the internet, while Typo, a new iPhone keyboard case, has
A new opinion piece lambasts Judge Denise Cote, the federal judge in charge of the Justice Departments antitrust suit against Apple, for being "abusive" and "shredding the separation of constitutional powers" by appointing and granting broad authority to antitrust monitor
Apple on Friday will launch its iBeacon wireless short-range technology at all 254 retail stores the company owns across the U.S., helping customers to shop for new items, or pick up an order theyve already placed.
In a sign that Apples supply chain is finally catching up with demand, the company on Thursday updated its online storefront to reflect a change in iPhone 5s ship times, with all models save for the SIM-free version available to
In a change to its developer website on Thursday, Apple notes the latest version of its iOS mobile operating system has hit a 74 percent adoption rate as of Dec. 1, a huge share compared to the 22 percent seen
In its monthly smartphone survey for the three months ending in October, comScore found Apple adding to its dominant U.S. smartphone market lead with over 40 percent of all subscribers, while Samsung surpassed the 25 percent mark.
A retrospective on the "Rise and Fall of Blackberry," which portrayed the companys product alongside other historical artifacts (including the magazine itself), outlines a number of mistakes the company made including the dismissal of a "brand ambassador" offer made by
While the iPhone will be the immediate beneficiary of an anticipated deal between Apple and China Mobile, the agreement also makes it more likely that compatible versions of Apples iPad lineup will make their way to the worlds largest carrier
A pair of interesting new Kickstarter projects may allow for more versatile uses of Apples iPhone, with a product for campers that provides electricity-generating campsite cookery, and a strap-on iPhone ring flash to improve low-light photos and video recordings.
Apples realistic -- and historically conservative -- guidance provided to investors likely does not include projected revenue from the companys anticipated impending launch of the iPhone on China Mobile, suggesting to one analyst that shares of AAPL have great upside
Wireless customers who bring their own device, buy a handset without a subsidy, or have their current contract expire will see their monthly bill drop by an average of $15 per month, AT&T announced on Thursday.
Piasa’s Grilly the Cheese is a side-scrolling runner game where you play as a grilled cheese sandwich. Now, there’s no backstory as to why Grilly has left his home. Maybe he barely escaped the grubby hands of a little boy
I recently had a problem with one of my mail accounts (and before you ask, no, it wasn’t Gmail under Mavericks). The issue was that the account, which is provided by Dreamhost, is located on a mail server named one
Pencil is FiftyThree’s first foray into the stylus market, and the company has made it an exciting one: The dual-sided aluminum pen integrates deeply with FiftyThree’s Paper app to provide extra tools and control you might not get from simply
There are snapshots and photo albums, but it seems like there’s nothing in between—at least for still images. Except, that’s not true.Collages are a great way to showcase a small group of photos that tell a story in a unique
Like your portable drives with a splash of color? Check out the USB 3.0 bus-powered SSD2go from Angelbird. Angelbird’s online store lets you choose between eight different colors for its case and a second of those colors for its backplate.
The first thing that comes up in my mind when I hear the term “scrapbooking” is the kind of arts-and-crafts project that I used to hate making as a kid—cutting and pasting and collating of images and pictures and articles
The My Passport Slim isn’t flashy, in any sense of the word. In fact, its most distinguishing feature may be its lack of distinguishing features. Its a USB 3.0 bus-powered portable drive built around a standard rotational hard drive with
Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from Macworld U.K. Visit Macworld U.K.’s blog page for the latest Mac news from across the Atlantic.Telltale Games has once again worked its magic to transport you to a compelling universe with a
In the smallish world of USB microphones, there’s an even smaller subset of mics that attempt to address both the Mac OS and iOS platforms. We’ve seen one such microphone in the form of Apogee’s $199 Mic. Blue, makers of
Think about how much time you spend dealing with chunks of text, big and small: the search queries you type into Google, the words and phrases you look up on Wikipedia, the chunks of words you copy from one app
You start with this...Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from Macworld UK. Visit Macworld UK’s blog page for the latest Mac news from across the Atlantic.Disclaimer: The spouse of one of the developers
Your iPhone has become the epicenter of your work and social universe. And if you can keep your iPhone in your pocket, on your desk, or across the room and still send and receive calls from it, so much the
Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from Macworld UK. Visit Macworld UK’s blog page for the latest Mac news from across the Atlantic.Stealth Inc. is a puzzle-platform game for iPhone and iPad that, as its name implies, involves a
As a Web developer and project manager, I maintain lots of notes that I edit, not only on my Mac, but also on my iPhone and iPad. I prefer to keep my notes in plain text format partly for philosophical
When FileMaker relegated Bento to the dustbin, users of the occasionally maligned but rather excellent and exceedingly simple personal database for the Mac and iOS were left wondering what’s next for the collection of Bento data they had accumulated over
I always liked the sleek, useful Mail component of Opera, back when the iconoclastic browser was trying to be all things for all people. Now that Opera’s dramatically slimmed down its browser, it’s turned Opera Mail into a standalone program.
Apple’s recent revamp of the iLife suite has added great new features to each of its Mac and mobile apps, and iMovie for iOS is no exception. The mobile app feels faster and more fluid on both the iPhone and
Sometimes it’s the little things.Introduced in late 2012, the iPad mini was as slow as the iPad 2 (which was then almost two years old). It didn’t have the gorgeous Retina display that Apple had added to the iPad earlier
Multi-Grammy award-award winning musician LeAnn Rimes has released a video for her new single that was shot entirely on Apples iPhone. Jim Dalrymples The Loop carried a story on Sunday showcasing Rimes video
Google may be preparing to release a Nexus-branded set-top box, according to new reports. This according to The Information, which claims that the search giant is planning to release an Android-powered set-top box
Distributor of Mac-only digital download games, Mac Game Store, released its latest four-game bundle promotion, the Aspyr Greatest Hits Bundle. A compilation of Aspyr Medias most popular releases, such as Civilization V, BioShock
Citing a need for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to get the enabling technology right, new chairman Tom Wheeler has delayed a spectrum auction. The auction pays television broadcasters for unused spectrum left
According to a chart posted on Apples developer website, iOS 7 is now installed on 74 percent of all active mobile devices manufactured by the tech giant. iOS 6 still powers 22 percent of iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch models
Apple has incurred legal costs of over $60 million in its court battle against Samsung in California, and the bill is still rising.The figure was revealed in filings made late Thursday by Apple’s lawyers with the U.S. District Court for
Walk into an Apple Store from now on, and your phone might start trying to sell you those sweet earphones you’ve been looking at for awhile. Apple on Friday morning activated its new iBeacons system at all 254 stores in
The Final-est Fantasy!This weeks roundup of apps includes the latest generation of a beloved game series and the beginning of a new Disney franchise. Also: ways to organize your email and your gifts this holiday
Apple is close to signing a deal to distribute iPhones through China Mobile, a deal that would give the company access to as many as 700 million potential new customers in the world’s most populous country.The Wall Street Journal reported
Stand and deliverThis weeks roundup of iOS accessories includes several new ways to let you display and use your iOS device in hands-free fashion.AirTurnThe $49 Manos Universal Tablet Mount fits onto most
There are snapshots and photo albums, but it seems like there’s nothing in between—at least for still images. Except, that’s not true.Collages are a great way to showcase a small group of photos that tell a story in a unique
Apple wants to bar Samsung Electronics executives with knowledge of leaked confidential information from negotiating any mobile device licenses for the South Korean company for the next two years.The iPhone maker is also asking a federal court to bar Samsung
A database is useless if your users cant access it, so on Tuesday, FileMaker, Inc. revealed a major update to its FileMaker database platform that allows users to access FileMaker databases through a browser.
Apple has acquired Topsy, a social media analytics company that analyzes a range of data from Twitter, according to a recent Wall Street Journal report.Apple paid more than $200 million for Topsy, the Journal said. The company provides a range
Apple doesnt really do sales. It certainly doesnt try to compete with other electronics retailers in slashing its prices on the day after Thanksgiving. But thats not to say it doesnt get into a little bit of Black Friday mania.On
The gadgetIn this week’s roundup of iPhone cases, we bring you a collection of accessories designed to protect while letting your handset’s own design and colors shine through, and we find out what happens when you
When I first gazed upon the radically redesigned, supercharged Mac Pro at Apple’s WWDC last June, my reaction was immediate: “This is my next computer.” The promise of lightning-fast speed combined with the allure of its futuristic cylindrical design seemed
The splash page of Apples US website changed this evening from the usual product displays and content links to a spare, elegant black and white portrait of Nelson Mandela. The South African activist, decades-long
The site for Apples spaceship headquarters and Campus 2 is in the process of being cleared, with demolition of existing buildings at the location now well underway.MacRumors posted a number of photos today showing
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 DealsXcode Fundamentals
In addition to the nearly US$1 billion judgment Apple secured against Samsung for patent infringement, Apple now wants the Korean-based tech giant to foot a percentage of its legal costs.In a motion filed on Thursday, Apple
Ember, an app from Realmac Software built to help designers and artists compile, collect, and otherwise make sense of their ideas and influences, employs an extremely clever in-app feedback feature that we wouldnt mind
Its the last few hours to enter the #tuawturkeyday video contest hosted by our friends at FilmThis. We want to hear about your holiday tech nightmares that could have been avoided if only it was an Apple product. We are
Ever wanted to take a tour of Apple’s secret Industrial Design studio in Cupertino? Now you can — a virtual one, anyway — just for writing a review of my new book about Jony Ive. It doesn’t even have to…Read
A brand-new subscription news site called The Information published a story this week saying Google would launch a product within the next seven months called Nexus TV. I believe and hope the story is true. Because I’m rooting for…Read
As the week ends for many of us (and starts for others), Cult of Mac Deals has a couple of offers that look appealing in more ways than one. First up is KICK: the Game-Changing Portable Lighting Studio. KICK provides…Read
Once it was revealed that the new Mac Pro could power up to three 4K displays at once, speculation immediately followed about Apple releasing an updated Thunderbolt Display. Rumors have been scare on that front, and a recent slip up…Read
Last night Apple replaced its normal website layout with a fullscreen tribute to Nelson Mandela, the beloved freedom fighter and South African president who passed away on December 5th at the age of 95. The design is reminiscent of the…Read
Apple flipped a switch this week and enabled customers at 254 U.S. Apple Stores to get spammed with micro-location based promotional nagging. The new system, called iBeacon, is a low cost, low-energy way to achieve actionable “indoor GPS” in which “beacons”…Read
Have you ever wanted to dive into the world of mobile game developments? Then this Cult of Mac Deals promotion is going to be something worth checking out. In this Mobile Game Development With Corona SDK training course, expert author…Read
The iPhone is a great travel tool, but making your smartphone travel actually smart isn’t about packing it up with dozens of apps you never use or that won’t get you out of the plane seat next to the loo…Read
Apple touts its new iBeacon technology as a boon for retailers, but my first experience with the sensor system left me asking, “Is that it?” The company activated its iBeacon tech, which uses Bluetooth low energy, to track users’ iPhones…Read
The native calendar app on your iPhone or iPad is pretty great, and since it’s built right into iOS and the info is on your iPhone, not the internet, you have access to all your calendar events even when you’re…Read
If you’re looking to upgrade your Mac with a high-capacity solid-state drive (SSD), this 1-Terabyte Samsung EVO-Series SSD on Amazon is a great deal. Normally $849.99, it’s just $514.99 and free shipping. Upgrading to a SSD is one of the…Read
Leather Smart Case byApple Category: Cases Works With:iPad Mini Price: $69 The best iPad case I ever had was the red leather Smart Cover for the iPad 2 (and iPads 3 and 4). It looked and felt great,…Read
There are a bunch of apps out on iOS for kids, from educational apps to sports apps and more. Sure, you can get reviews of these games by adults, sometimes even from parents of kids who use them. We thought…Read
Cake Ideas — Food & Drink — Free Sometimes the name of an app is a woeful understatement. Cake Ideas doesn’t contain “ideas” so much as the most complicated baking projects I’ve ever seen. Some of the recipes contained within…Read
The universe has a problem: It has all these planets lying around with no life on them. So obviously, the solution is some kind of forced cosmic osmosis to spread vitality throughout the void. Abductor Pro by Delicious Toys Category:…Read
Upgraded to the iPhone 5S or 5C but still have a speaker dock with a 30-pin connector? The folks at Auris feel your pain. That’s why they’ve designed a way for you to enjoy your music without ever worrying about…Read
This time on the CultCast: pro television editor and motion graphics artist Mike Gaines tells us the pros and cons of Apple’s new Mac Pro. Plus, Darth Vader has an iPhone 4; Apple makes your face your password; new patents…Read
Here’s an idea: take one subject like tech with a massive built-in fanbase, and another — like Broadway musicals — with a similarly rabid audience. Put them together and what do you get? Well, the hope is obviously for a…Read
Yesterday, AT&T announced new Mobile Share Value plans that were pitched as making subscriber’s monthly rates cheaper if you already own a smartphone. It seemed like a pretty honest move. Most carriers bill you a set monthly that includes a…Read
As a part of Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15), code.org is organizing a worldwide campaign to get 10 million students of all ages to participate in the Hour of Code. It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to
Apple has rolled out iBeacon technology at its 254 Apple Stores in the U.S., enabling shoppers to receive iPhone notifications about products and services via the Apple Store app. As the Associated Press reports, iBeacon transmitters use Bluetooth wireless technology
Mark Post, the owner of Riviera Racing, uses iPad to get up to speed for thousand-mile off-road endurance races such as the Baja 1000. Preparation is complicated, and logistics can be daunting. During the race, the MotionX GPS HD app
Azteca — one of Mexico’s leading broadcasters — produces some of that country’s most popular soap operas, known as telenovelas. To help satisfy growing worldwide demand, Azteca recently rolled out a fast-paced, all-digital video workflow based on Apple’s Final Cut
After an almost decade-long absence, world-class speedskater Bridie Farrell is preparing for a comeback, and iPad is helping her in a big way. Farrell’s coaches are using iPad and the Dartfish Express app for in-depth video analysis of her performance.
In a new video, Bloomberg.com reports that Apple has teamed up with Sportstec, a software program that provides quick edits of basketball game footage on an iOS device. The program lets players and coaches, who are provided with iPads, look
The Procter & Gamble Company — a Fortune 500 firm that makes products such as Tide, Ivory soap, Pampers, and Crest — is using iPad and iPhone to improve its productivity and sales all around the world. The company has
Tech columnist Ed Baig took to the court to test a new “smart basketball” equipped with nine sensors that communicate with an iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth wireless technology. The 94Fifty basketball and associated iOS app, made by InfoMotion Sports
In a CNET article, author Chris Matyszczyk discusses a survey that puts iPhone at the top of young people’s holiday gift list. The survey, conducted for shopping website Ebates, asked 12- to 17-year-olds which gadget they most crave, and iPhone
The first iPad Air reviews are in from The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, and others. And the reaction is overwhelmingly positive.Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal says iPad Air is “raising the bar,” calling
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter ended September 28, 2013. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $37.5 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.5 billion, or $8.26 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue
In a recent Los Angeles Times story, technology reporter Chris O’Brien highlights examples of how businesses are using iPad and describes how the device is becoming a force in the workplace. He notes that iPad “helped Apple stake out a
Apple today launched the all-new Mac Pro. Designed around an innovative unified thermal core, the Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors with up to 12 cores, dual workstation-class GPUs, six Thunderbolt 2 ports, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast
Apple today announced that its groundbreaking iWork productivity apps and award-winning iLife creativity apps have been completely redesigned to take full advantage of OS X Mavericks and iOS 7. Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand have been updated to
Apple today updated iMac to bring numerous high-performance enhancements to the world’s leading all-in-one desktop. iMac now features fourth-generation Intel Core processors, new graphics, and next-generation Wi-Fi. In addition, it now supports PCIe-based flash storage, making its Fusion Drive and
Apple has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, three days after their September 20 launch. In addition, more than 200 million iOS devices are now running the completely redesigned iOS 7, making it the
The first iPhone and iOS 7 reviews are in from news organizations including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times:Walter S. Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal recommends iPhone 5s “for anyone looking for a premium,
For the second straight year, French post-production house Xtrem Productions covered the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance car race using Apple’s Final Cut Pro X video editing software on Thunderbolt-enabled Mac computers. Using footage from multiple trackside and handheld
Apple today announced iPhone 5s, the most advanced iPhone yet. With its new A7 chip, iPhone 5s is the first smartphone with 64-bit technology, providing blazing-fast performance when launching apps, editing photos, or playing graphic-intensive games. iPhone 5s features an
Apple today announced that iOS 7 will be available starting September 18 to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users as a free software update. iOS 7 has a completely redesigned user interface and hundreds of new features, including Control Center,