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  • Telstra Giving Away Free 12-Month Trial of Apple Music with Go Plans

    3 August 2015, 11:02 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Australia's largest mobile carrier today announced that it would give away a free 12-month trial of Apple Music with a 12 or 24 month Go Mobile plan on iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. The dealĀ marks the first time the new music service will be given away with a mobile…
  • Dr. Dre Announces 'Compton: A Soundtrack' Exclusively for Apple Music

    3 August 2015, 8:42 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Dr. Dre announced over the weekend on his own Beats 1 radio show "The Pharmacy," the exclusive debut of "Compton: A Soundtrack" on Apple Music (via Pitchfork). The album is set to be released this Friday, August 7, and will be available exclusively to iTunes…
  • Udemy Launches Developer Course for iOS 9, Offers Discount to MacRumors Readers

    30 July 2015, 1:57 pm by: Juli Clover

    Online learning site Udemy, which offers classes on a wide range of subjects including programming, photography, Photoshop, writing, and more, is today debuting a new iOS 9 Developer Course that aims to teach students how to use Xcode 7 and Swift 2 to make iOS…
  • Dashlane Launches One-Tap Password Changer for iPhone and Apple Watch

    30 July 2015, 10:47 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Dashlane today announced an update to its existing iPhone app alongside the launch of an all-new Apple Watch experience, both of which bring the service's one-tap password changing feature from desktop to Apple's mobile and wearable devices.…
  • Apple Music Snapchat Account Takes Users Behind the Scenes of Beats 1 Radio

    29 July 2015, 7:54 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Apple today announced a Snapchat account for Apple Music that initially provides a behind-the-scenes look at Beats 1 Radio and its personalities while also showing off segments of the cities it operates from with some music playing in the background. It's…
  • 'Fantastical 2' for iPhone Gains Drafts, Japanese Localization

    29 July 2015, 1:30 pm by: Juli Clover

    Popular calendar app Fantastical 2 for iPhone was today updated to version 2.4, adding a useful new feature that allows users to create event drafts. With drafts, it's possible to start creating an event or Reminder and then swipe downwards to save it as a…
  • Apple Music Exclusively Debuts Keith Richards 'Trouble' Video

    27 July 2015, 1:57 pm by: Juli Clover

    Continuing on with its stream of exclusive content, Apple Music is today premiering the video for Keith Richards' latest single, "Trouble." The video is exclusively available through Apple Music Connect on Keith Richards' page on the artist-focused social…
  • Apple to Expand Retail Presence in India With 500 Authorized Mobility Resellers

    27 July 2015, 9:01 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Following a focus on expanding its presence in the greater China area, sources speaking with NDTV Gadgets have confirmed Apple is looking to increase its foothold in India as well through the launch of a new retail store program. The new initiative -- dubbed…
  • Beijing Police Shut Down Large-Scale Factory That Made Over 41,000 Counterfeit iPhones

    27 July 2015, 8:08 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Beijing police have shut down a large iPhone counterfeiting ring within the city that had managed to produce more than 41,000 fake versions of the flagship smartphone, some of which even managed to reach the United States (via Reuters). All told, the ring's…
  • Apple and Nike Settle FuelBand Class Action Lawsuit

    24 July 2015, 11:40 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Apple and Nike settled a two-year-old class action lawsuit that challenged their advertising claims regarding the Nike+ FuelBand. The lawsuit alleged that Nike and Apple made misleading statements about the FuelBand's ability to accurately track steps,…
  • YouTube App Updated With Fullscreen Playback for Vertical Videos

    24 July 2015, 1:28 am by: Husain Sumra

    While a fully redesigned YouTube app with Google's Material Design, an emphasis on subscriptions and creation tools is coming soon to iOS, YouTube has, in the interim, issued a minor update to its current app with fullscreen playback for vertical videos.…
  • App Store Promotion Offers 100 Apps and Games at a Discount

    23 July 2015, 9:03 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple is running a massive App Store promotion this week, discounting a total of 100 apps to $0.99. Apps are split into categories, such as "Smart Tools for Everyone," "Apps for Photography Lovers," "Apps for Kids," "Game Hits," "App Store Veterans," and more.…
  • A Look at Third-Party Bands for Apple Watch

    23 July 2015, 5:07 pm by: Joe Rossignol

    With two sizes, three models and dozens of bands to choose from, the Apple Watch is easily the most personable -- and fashionable -- product that Apple has ever released. But if the Classic Buckle, Milanese Loop or Stainless Steel Link Bracelet are too costly…
  • 10 Things the Digital Crown and Side Button Do on Apple Watch

    23 July 2015, 4:16 pm by: Lory Gil

    Other than touch-based screen gestures like tapping and swiping, the Digital Crown and Side buttons are the Apple Watch's only control mechanisms. You can use the Digital Crown to scroll through lists and zoom into pictures and maps, plus it can be used to…
  • Bandai Namco Launches 'Pac-Man Championship Edition DX' on iOS

    23 July 2015, 2:12 pm by: Mitchel Broussard

    Home and mobile video game publisher Bandai Namco today launched an iOS version of the popular console game Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. The game is a modern update to the classic Pac-Man series -- requiring users to hunt ghosts, eat pellets, and earn high…
  • Best Buy Launches Black Friday in July Sale, Discounts iPad Air 2 by $125

    23 July 2015, 1:11 pm by: Juli Clover

    Best Buy is offering a "Black Friday in July" promotion this weekend, which will see the company offering significant discounts on many products. One of the major deals included in the promo is a price cut on iPads, dropping the price on the iPad Air 2 to the…
  • 'Nourish' System Provides Supplements Based on Fitness Tracker & App Data

    23 July 2015, 10:28 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    FitNatic yesterday launched a new Indiegogo campaign centered around a device called the "Nourish." The "Intelligent Countertop Supplement System" aims to provide users with a detailed, personalized concoction of vitamins based on information collected from…
  • Apple Pay Adds 35 New Participating Issuers in United States

    23 July 2015, 7:34 am by: Joe Rossignol

    Apple updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list today with 35 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has over 375 participating issuers nationwide, and…
  • Video Review: Catalyst's Waterproof Case Keeps Your iPhone 6 Dry, but With Some Drawbacks

    22 July 2015, 4:14 pm by: Juli Clover

    For our latest video review, we went hands-on with a waterproof iPhone 6 Plus case from Catalyst, which the company calls "the most protective case in the world." It's waterproof up to a depth of 5 meters (16.4 feet) and it's also shock and drop resistant,…
  • Apple's Strict Bluetooth LE Security Requirements Slowing Rollout of HomeKit Accessories

    22 July 2015, 2:08 pm by: Joe Rossignol

    While it has been more than a year since Apple launched HomeKit, a software framework for communicating with and controlling light bulbs, thermostats, door locks and other connected accessories in the home, only five HomeKit-approved products have been…

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