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  • Apple Stores to Allow Customers to Purchase iPhone Through U.S. Carriers' Early Upgrade Programs

    27 July 2014, 8:40 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple Retail Stores will soon allow customers to purchase an iPhone through U.S. carrier early upgrade programs including AT&T Next, Verizon Edge, and T-Mobile Jump, reports 9to5Mac. Apple is aiming to implement the new initiative right before the launch of…
  • Verizon to Begin Spot Throttling of High-Usage Customers on Unlimited LTE Plans

    25 July 2014, 3:03 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Following a report by Droid Life yesterday, Verizon has now confirmed to Gigaom that starting October 1 the carrier will begin spot throttling of certain high-usage customers connecting to carrier's LTE network. The policy affects users on grandfathered…
  • Sense Sleep Monitor Tracks Sleep Behavior and Bedroom Environment

    25 July 2014, 3:30 am by: Richard Padilla

    Hello Inc's new Kickstarter project Sense is an iOS-compatible sleep tracking system that allows users to monitor their sleep patterns and bedroom environments without the need for intrusive hardware.…
  • Gmail for iOS Updated With Improved Google Drive Integration

    24 July 2014, 2:53 pm by: Juli Clover

    Google today updated its Gmail for iOS app to version 3.14159, adding improved integration with its Google Drive storage solution.…
  • Apple's iWatch Already a Hit, Even When It's a $20 Casio Watch

    24 July 2014, 1:44 pm by: Juli Clover

    Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel covered Apple's upcoming smart watch on last night's show, airing a humorous segment that featured the team showing pedestrians on Hollywood Boulevard a $20 Casio watch with an Apple sticker on the back.…
  • Kwikset's Kevo Smart Door Lock Adds Free Guest eKeys, Scheduling for Standard eKeys

    24 July 2014, 11:28 am by: Eric Slivka

    While several high-profile smart deadbolt systems such as Lockitron and August have experienced significant delays, Kwikset has been shipping its Kevo Bluetooth deadbolt for some time now, and today the system is receiving a software update to provide new…
  • Comprehensive List of Apps Compatible With iOS 8 Beta 4

    23 July 2014, 2:53 pm by: Juli Clover

    Our forum members are building a comprehensive list of all the apps that function in iOS 8 beta 4, which may be helpful for users who have installed the beta or who plan to install it. The list also includes apps that are known to be broken and apps that work…
  • Fantastical for iPhone/iPad Gains Snooze and Birthday Notifications, Goes on Sale

    23 July 2014, 2:30 pm by: Juli Clover

    Fantastical 2 for the iPhone and the iPad were today updated to version 2.1, adding several new features to both mobile apps including a new Snooze feature, event invitation notifications, birthday notifications, and more.…
  • iPhone Camera Supplier Sony Investing $345 Million to Boost Image Sensor Production

    23 July 2014, 10:02 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    As hinted at in an earlier report from Nikkei, Sony today confirmed it is investing 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase the production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, reports Reuters.…
  • AT&T, Apple Begin Paying $40 to U.S. iPad 3G Purchasers After Unlimited Data Lawsuit

    22 July 2014, 7:34 pm by: Juli Clover

    AT&T and Apple have begun sending out payments to consumers in the United States who purchased an original iPad 3G, following the culmination of a long-running class action lawsuit over unlimited data.…
  • iTunes by the Numbers: $4.5B Revenue, Billings up 25% Year-Over-Year, $20B Paid to Devs, 75B App…

    22 July 2014, 5:48 pm by: Juli Clover

    During its financial results call covering the third fiscal quarter (second calendar quarter) of 2014, Apple shared details on the success of its iTunes Store, which has become an increasingly important revenue source for the company in recent years, mainly…
  • Kenu Prepares for Larger iPhones with Lightweight Airframe+ Car Vent Mount

    22 July 2014, 2:00 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Kenu's Airframe smartphone car mount has proven popular with MacRumors readers, and with Apple all but certain to release larger iPhone models later this year Kenu has just released a new Airframe+ mount that accommodates thicker cases and devices with screen…
  • Hearthstone Expansion 'Curse of Naxxramas' Now Available on iOS and Mac

    22 July 2014, 1:47 pm by: Juli Clover

    Curse of Naxxramas, the first expansion for Blizzard's popular Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft collectible card game, is now available for download on PCs, Macs, and iPads.…
  • Hands-On With Apple's New Tips App in iOS 8 Beta 4

    21 July 2014, 11:00 pm by: Juli Clover

    iOS 8 beta 4, released earlier today, included a new app called Tips, which is designed to offer iOS 8 users information about all of the new features in the operating system.…
  • Facebook Debuts New Read-It-Later 'Save' Feature for iOS and Desktop

    21 July 2014, 5:19 pm by: Juli Clover

    Facebook today introduced a new read-it-later "Save" feature that allows users to save items on Facebook to view at a later time in both the desktop version of Facebook and the Facebook app for iOS.. Users can save links, places, movies, TV shows, music, and…
  • Buyer's Guide Accessory Discounts: Mini Jambox, Sony QX10, Apple Smart Covers, and More

    18 July 2014, 6:05 pm by: Juli Clover

    Along with several Mac deals and an array of iPhone discounts from Best Buy, multiple companies are offering discounts on various iOS accessories, including the Mini Jambox, Griffin Survivor cases, the Sony QX10 iPhone camera accessory, and Apple Smart Covers…
  • Best Buy Offers Free iHome Speaker With $0 Down iPhone Purchase, Other Deals

    18 July 2014, 1:14 pm by: Juli Clover

    Best Buy is offering several deals on the iPhone throughout the end of July, beginning with a $100 discount on the 16GB Verizon iPhone 5s, which is available now through Saturday, July 26. Verizon's iPhone 5s is typically priced at $199 at Best Buy.…
  • Blizzard's 'Hearthstone' Expansion 'Curse of Naxxramas' Launching July 22 for Mac/iOS

    17 July 2014, 1:49 pm by: Juli Clover

    Curse of Naxxramas, the first expansion for Blizzard's popular Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft free-to-play collectible card game, is set to launch on Tuesday, July 22. It will be released simultaneously on Macs, PCs, and iPads.…
  • Apple ID Two-Step Verification Now Available in 59 Countries

    17 July 2014, 12:39 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today expanded its two-step verification feature for Apple IDs to 48 additional countries, bringing the total number of countries able to access two-step authentication to 59.…
  • Facebook Launches Exclusive 'Mentions' App for Verified Public Figures

    17 July 2014, 12:16 pm by: Juli Clover

    Facebook today launched a new Mentions app, designed for "actors, athletes, musicians, and other influencers," allowing them to "discover and join conversations" on Facebook.…

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