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  • Skype for iPhone Updated With 'Smarter and Faster' Chat and Photo Management Tools

    30 October 2014, 11:34 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Closely following its optimization for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus earlier this month, Skype has updated its Skype app for iOS with faster loading times for chat, new options for saving photos, and general UI tweaks that allow users to easily browse their…
  • Flipboard for iOS Updated with New 'Topics' Feature and Redesigned Look

    30 October 2014, 4:30 am by: Richard Padilla

    Flipboard today updated its iOS app to version 3.0, bringing a refreshed design along with a number of new features for gathering and consuming content. The app now allows users to choose from over 30,000 topics to follow, with each topic containing stories…
  • Beats by Dre Debuts Special Edition Hello Kitty Headphones for 40th Anniversary

    29 October 2014, 7:23 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's Beats by Dre headphones brand is teaming up with Sanrio to offer two special edition Hello Kitty-themed products to commemorate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary (via CNET).…
  • Buyer's Guide: 20% Off iTunes Gift Cards, Halloween Discounts on Most Mophie, Speck, and Griffin…

    29 October 2014, 6:57 pm by: Juli Clover

    In celebration of Halloween, which takes place on Friday, retailers are offering some significant discounts on their products. Mophie, for example, is offering 20 percent off all of its products with the promo code LIVINGDEAD, with the discount valid until…
  • How to Use AirDrop to Share Files Between Macs and iOS Devices

    29 October 2014, 4:30 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple's AirDrop file-sharing feature debuted with the release of OS X Lion and allowed users to transfer files from one Mac to another without using email or an external storage device. The feature made its way to iOS devices with the release of iOS 7, and…
  • Pandora and Spotify Lead App Store Music Rankings as Beats Continues to Lag

    29 October 2014, 2:22 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple bought Beats Music to improve its standing in the streaming music marketplace, but the Cupertino company has its work cut out if it wants to compete with high-profile rivals Spotify and Pandora. According to App Annie metrics cited by CNET, Beats Music…
  • Apple in Talks With Distributors to Sell iPhone in Iran

    29 October 2014, 2:08 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple is in talks with Iranian distributors that could see the iPhone being sold in the country should Western sanctions lift sufficiently, reports The Wall Street Journal. Senior Apple executives have reportedly met with Iranian distributors at its London…
  • Taco Bell Launches Mobile Ordering App for iPhone

    28 October 2014, 12:42 pm by: Juli Clover

    Taco Bell today launched a newly updated Live Mas Taco Bell mobile app that's designed to allow Taco Bell diners to place and customize their orders ahead of their arrival at the restaurant. After downloading the app, those seeking a Cheesy Gordita Crunch,…
  • Apple Adds 'Fyi' and 'Feeln' Channels to Apple TV

    28 October 2014, 10:18 am by: Eric Slivka

    In yet another addition to the growing stable of channels available on the Apple TV, A&E's Fyi network and Hallmark's streaming family movie channel Feeln have been added to the set-top box today.…
  • Longtime Apple-Exclusive Studio Algoriddim Brings 'Djay' to Android

    28 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Eric Slivka

    Longtime Apple-exclusive developer Algoriddim has made a name for itself with its popular djay app that first found success on the Mac before moving to iPad and eventually iPhone. The app has been featured prominently by Apple over the years, winning an Apple…
  • Tim Cook on iPod Classic: 'We Couldn't Get the Parts Anymore'

    28 October 2014, 12:12 am by: Eric Slivka

    During the Q&A portion of his interview at the WSJ.D conference tonight, Tim Cook was asked about the iPod classic, which was finally discontinued last month five years after its last update.…
  • Concept Video Demonstrates Apple Watch-Style Interface on iPhone

    27 October 2014, 5:24 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's upcoming wearable, the Apple Watch, takes advantage of a unique interface that arranges apps with circular icons in a cluster-based design for quick and easy access with the device's included Digital Crown, or scroll wheel.…
  • Pre-Orders for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Top 100,000 in South Korea, Outpace Samsung Galaxy Note 4…

    27 October 2014, 6:17 am by: Richard Padilla

    Pre-order estimates for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in South Korea have topped 100,000 in South Korea and have outpaced pre-orders made for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 last month, reports The Wall Street Journal.…
  • How to Get 'Handoff' Working in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

    24 October 2014, 5:14 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple is heavily pushing its new "Continuity" features in OS X Yosemite that improve cross-platform integration between iOS and the Mac. The most significant of the Continuity features is Handoff, which allows OS X and iOS users to start a task on one device…
  • iHeartRadio for iOS Updated with Support for CarPlay

    24 October 2014, 6:19 am by: Richard Padilla

    Radio streaming service iHeartRadio has updated its official iOS app to include support for Apple's CarPlay iOS vehicle integration feature. Users can now search and play any live or favorited radio station through their CarPlay-compatible in-dash car system,…
  • Powerful Image Editing App 'Pixelmator' Comes to the iPad

    23 October 2014, 4:56 pm by: Juli Clover

    Pixelmator, a popular Photoshop replacement on the Mac, was released for the iPad today. The image editing iOS app is similar to the Mac app, incorporating many of the same tools to allow users to retouch and enhance photos and images.…
  • Facebook Announces Anonymous Chat App 'Rooms'

    23 October 2014, 3:31 pm by: Juli Clover

    Facebook today announced the release of a new anonymous sharing app called Rooms, which will allow users to create an anonymous invite-only chat room based around any theme.…
  • Apple's TestFlight Beta Testing Service Now Available for Developers

    23 October 2014, 2:51 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today began notifying developers that its TestFlight Beta Testing platform is now live and available for immediate use. TestFlight Beta Testing is designed to make it easier for developers to invite users to test pre-release versions of apps.You can now…
  • Foxconn Looking to Build $5.7 Billion iPhone Display Factory to Win Apple Orders

    23 October 2014, 9:36 am by: Eric Slivka

    Apple's main assembly partner for iOS devices, Foxconn, is looking to increase its presence in Apple's supply chain as it considers constructing a new plant to provide displays for the popular devices, according to The Wall Street Journal. Total investment in…
  • How to Use 'Instant Hotspot' On a Mac with OS X Yosemite

    23 October 2014, 1:21 am by: Richard Padilla

    With OS X Yosemite, Apple has included a number of Continuity features that improve the integration between iOS and Mac devices. OS X Yosemite includes a feature called Instant Hotspot which allows users to more easily use their iPhone's wireless cellular data…

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