54 min ago
GT Advanced creditors to review Apple documents ahead of December settlement hearing
Late last week, we reported that GT Advanced's creditors had requested an extension in the hearing on Apple's settlement with the sapphire manufacturer. Well, as the saga continues, it looks as though those same creditors are getting their wish, as they will be allowed to take a look at Apple documents under a protective court order, the Wall Street Journal reported today.
59 min ago
Apple's net worth has doubled since Tim Cook became CEO
If you bought stock in Apple when Tim Cook became CEO in August 2011, you have had a solid return on your investment since that time. The company's market capitalization reached a new high of $700 billion on Monday before finally pulling back a bit in final trading. That means Apple's market capitalization has doubled since Cook began running the company.
1 hour ago
Competitors reportedly take aim as Apple/Google search deal nears expiration
It appears that both Yahoo and Microsoft are both lobbying Apple to try and replace Google as the default search engine in Safari. Apple's deal with Google is set to expire early next year, and both Microsoft and Yahoo apparently feel that this is the right time to try to grab a lucrative deal with Apple out from under Mountain View. Both companies have reportedly held talks with Apple SVP Eddy Cue, according to The Information:
1 hour ago
Reminder: App Store goes (RED) to help battle AIDS
While other retailers are gearing up for Black Friday, Apple and its developers are going (RED) as part of a commitment to fight AIDS, and you can also help by downloading apps that come with special (RED) in-app purchases. Apple's GarageBand and a number of third-party apps are all part of the campaign where you can add special levels, expansion packs, or themes. The (RED) promotion runs through December 7th.
2 hours ago
Top iPhone, iPad, and Mac deals for November 25
We've gathered together some great discounts on iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps, accessories, and devices for you today.
We'll keep showing sales that are ongoing after double-checking that they're still active and the price is the same, as well as updating the list with anything new that we find. Of course, if you spot any great deals, don't be shy - drop a tip in the comments!
3 hours ago
Haven't updated to iOS 8 yet? Now's the time!
There's an old saying among computer users who tend towards the conservative — wait for the update to the update. It means that, when a new version of software comes out, they avoid it. They also avoid the urgent update that typically follows it. They avoid until the one comes out that's had time to address most if not all of the early issues. Then they jump on it. For iOS 8 holdouts, that update was iOS 8.1.1 and it was released last week. So, if you're still on the fence about installing the update, here's what you need to know!
4 hours ago
Unread for iPad relaunches as free app by Castro developer Supertop
RSS reader Unread for iPad has relaunched under app developer Supertop, known for the Castro podcast player. Supertop purchased Unread from original developer Jared Sinclair earlier this year. Unread is now free to download, with in-app purchases to unlock features.
5 hours ago
Pushh for iPhone uses selfies to help track your fitness
Pushh is a new app for iPhone that lets you keep track of your fitness progress through selfies. You can track your progress, share before and after photos, and even create movies.
6 hours ago
Best Cyber Monday shopping apps for iPhone and iPad
If you want to avoid the chaos and commotion of Black Friday, you can finish all your holiday shopping on Cyber Monday, and right from the comfort of your iPhone and iPad . All you need are the best iPhone apps and best iPad apps for online shopping. From making lists, to price comparisons, to getting the deal, to tracking the package, they're your key to a successful Cyber Monday!
6 hours ago
Listen to AC/DC's new album right now on iTunes Radio
AC/DC's new album is coming out next week, but you can listen to it now for free through iTunes. Rock or Bust, the fifteenth studio album from the group, can be streamed in its entirety through the iTunes Store and iTunes Radio.
6 hours ago
Traveling for the holidays? This lightning battery pack provides an extra 5200mAh and is 46% off today!
Designed for high-demand power users, the POWERPLANT can rapidly charge one mobile device or simultaneously charge two mobile devices at the same time. Convenient LEDs indicate the remaining battery capacity so you can ensure you're never stranded without juice. Get yours on sale today for only $48.95
6 hours ago
Peter's Favorite Things: 2014 Gift Guide
With the holidays upon us, it's time for everyone at iMore to share our favorite things to help inspire your ideas for shopping on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. With the Mobile Nations gift guide already posted and Rene's Favorite Things available, I figured I'd throw in my two cents' worth in case you're looking for gift ideas or just need to get something nice for yourself.
7 hours ago
Facebook's Rooms lets you view activity, select custom sounds, and more
Rooms, the latest app to come out of Facebook Labs, has been updated to version 1.1 today, adding new sound customization, an activity dashboard, and notifications. There are also a number of bug fixes and performance optimizations.
8 hours ago
Amazon expands its PickUp service to include over 10,000 Post Offices in the UK
Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle.
13 hours ago
Universal buys Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender cast in the lead role
As rumored last week, Universal Studios has finalized the purchase of the Steve Jobs biopic from Sony for a reported $30 million. Scripted by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, the movie is set to star Michael Fassbender in the lead role, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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