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  • Microsoft Office Apps for iPad Gain Support for Monthly Subscription Purchases

    2 September 2014, 12:54 pm by: Juli Clover

    Microsoft today updated its Word, Excel, and PowerPoint iPad apps to allow users to purchase a monthly subscription to Office 365 directly in the apps.…
  • Apple Reveals Common Reasons for App Rejections on New Developer Page

    1 September 2014, 7:07 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple has posted a new page on its developer website (via Cult of Mac) outlining reasons why it rejects apps from the App Store, giving tips on how to better prepare an app for a review. The page also gives the top ten reasons for app rejections during the…
  • Apple Finalizes Lineup for 2014 iTunes Festival in London, Starts Tonight

    1 September 2014, 7:44 am by: Richard Padilla

    Apple has posted its final lineup for this year's iTunes Festival in London, which starts tonight and now includes acts such as Placido Domingo, SBTRKT, Friend Within, Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra, Imelda May and The Mirror Trap. Deadmau5 will…
  • AT&T Offers $100 Bill Credit for New Next Line Activations

    29 August 2014, 7:05 pm by: Juli Clover

    As of today, both new customers and existing AT&T subscribers who activate a new line with a smartphone using AT&T's Next upgrade program will get a $100 bill credit.…
  • 'BioShock' for iOS Now Available Worldwide

    27 August 2014, 11:03 pm by: Juli Clover

    Following hints of a release earlier this summer, the iOS version of 2K Games' original first person shooter BioShock is now available in the App Store. Rumored since 2008, BioShock on iOS is a port of the full, original game first released in 2007.…
  • Apple Denied Sales Ban on Samsung Devices From Second Patent Trial

    27 August 2014, 4:27 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple has again been denied a permanent injunction on Samsung products that infringe on its smartphone patents, reports Bloomberg. Judge Lucy Koh today rejected Apple's plea for a sales ban on nine different Samsung devices involved in the second Apple vs.…
  • NimbleBit's 'Tiny Tower Vegas' Now Available Worldwide

    27 August 2014, 4:09 pm by: Juli Clover

    The sequel to NimbleBit's popular free-to-play tower building game Tiny Tower is now available for download worldwide after soft launching in several countries earlier this summer. Tiny Tower Vegas incorporates the same tower building gameplay found in the…
  • August Smart Lock Finally Begins Shipping to Customers

    26 August 2014, 5:56 pm by: Juli Clover

    After a long delay, the August Smart Lock is finally shipping out to preorder customers beginning today. First introduced in May of 2013, the August Smart Lock is a Bluetooth-based iPhone-compatible locking system designed by Jason Johnson and notable designer…
  • PayPal Offers 25% Off iTunes Gift Cards in the UK

    26 August 2014, 4:24 pm by: Juli Clover

    PayPal is currently offering 25 percent off digital iTunes cards in the United Kingdom, allowing users to purchase iTunes codes for the App Store, Mac App Store, iBooks Store, and iTunes Store at a discount.…
  • Instagram Launches Time Lapse 'Hyperlapse' Video App

    26 August 2014, 12:51 pm by: Juli Clover

    Instagram today launched a new standalone video app called Hyperlapse, which is designed to allow users to capture high-quality time lapse videos enhanced with built-in stabilization features. According to the app's description, the image stabilization allows…
  • Likely Fake iPhone 6 Box Insert Surfaces

    25 August 2014, 5:16 pm by: Juli Clover

    While we've seen dozens of images depicting iPhone 6 elements that are likely to be real versions of parts that will make their way into the finished device, we've also been seeing quite a few iPhone 6 mockups, iPhone 6 clones, and other fake iPhone 6 parts as…
  • Google Launches New 'Slides' iOS App, Updates Docs and Sheets With Microsoft Support

    25 August 2014, 1:39 pm by: Juli Clover

    Google today launched a new Google Slides app for the iPhone to complement both Google Docs and Google Sheets, putting it in a position to better compete with business-oriented iOS software suites from both Apple and Microsoft. With Slides, Google now offers…
  • TSMC Reportedly Ahead of Schedule With New 16nm Technology for Apple's A9 Chip

    25 August 2014, 10:37 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    According to Taiwan's Economic Daily News [Google Translate, via Digitimes], Apple's reported current A-series chip partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is ahead of schedule with its next-generation 16nm process for chip production. The…
  • Apple Blocking 'Secret' in Brazilian App Store After Court Ruling

    22 August 2014, 9:41 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple has started blocking downloads of anonymous communication app Secret [Direct Link] following a preliminary injunction that was granted recently by a Brazilian civil court judge (Via 9to5Mac). According to the injunction ruling shared by Gigaom earlier…
  • Apple Adding Samsung as RAM Supplier for iPhone 6

    22 August 2014, 7:08 am by: Richard Padilla

    Samsung will reportedly supply Apple with RAM for the iPhone 6, according to a report from Digitimes. Samsung's return to Apple's list of RAM suppliers for the iPhone comes after it was excluded from the list in 2013, with Apple electing to partner with SK…
  • GT Advanced Reportedly Producing Between 1.3 and 2.2 Million Sapphire Displays for 5.5-Inch iPhone 6

    22 August 2014, 3:57 am by: Richard Padilla

    Apple partner and sapphire glass manufacturer GT Advanced is estimated to produce anywhere from 1.35 to 2.25 million sapphire covers for the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 by the end of 2014, according to a report from Digitimes Research.…
  • Walmart Dropping Price of iPhone 5c to $0.97, iPhone 5s to $79 for 90-Day Period

    21 August 2014, 2:46 am by: Richard Padilla

    Walmart will begin offering the 16 GB iPhone 5c for $0.97 with a two-year contract during the next 90 days, reports Engadget.…
  • Best Buy Offers One-Day $75 Discount on All iPad Air Models

    20 August 2014, 3:00 pm by: Juli Clover

    Best Buy is running a one-day sale on all of its iPad Air models, discounting the prices by $75 across the board. With the discount, the price on the entry-level 16 GB Wi-Fi only iPad Air is $424.99, down from $499, while the price on the entry-level 16 GB…
  • Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand Added to Apple Maps Flyover Feature

    19 August 2014, 2:45 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple has added two new locations to its Maps Flyover feature in iOS, including Yosemite National Park in California and Wellington, New Zealand. The new additions to Flyover allow users to take a close 3D look at the areas, zooming in on important buildings…
  • Supply Chain Indicates LG Display Will Be Primary iPhone 6 Display Supplier

    19 August 2014, 9:33 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    According to supply chain sources, LG Display will be the largest supplier of display panels for Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 handset. As relayed by G 4 Games, the Korean company allegedly beat out rivals Samsung, Sharp, and Japan Display to earn the top supplier…

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