To go along with Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple has now released iTunes 12.0.1 through the Mac App Store and directly through the Apple website. The update comes in at around 218MB and features many new design and performance improvements that Apple says makes iTunes more enjoyable to use.
As noted by Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple's Special iPad and iMac event, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite is now available for free through the Mac App Store. It took a while after the announcement for the update to filter through, but it has now arrived, bringing along of ton of improvements and new features with it.
The iPhone 6 has quickly become one of the best-selling Apple devices ever but if you're not satisfied with owning the typical off the shelf version, you just might have the chance to own a rare prototype version. As the story goes, a seller on eBay named kimberlyk1018 ordered a Verizon 64GB iPhone 6 and rather than receiving the expected, the unexpected showed up.
While Sprint maintains their position as the third largest carrier in the U.S., they announced on Friday that they will be laying off an unspecified number of management and nonmanagement jobs this month in efforts to further reduce costs.
Apple's long-rumored wearable — the iWatch or whatever they end up calling it — is expected to be announced during the September 9th event alongside the long-rumored iPhone 6. Pricing has thus far remained a mystery but we've speculated that Apple could ultimately want to field a range of devices at a range of price points, similar to what they've done with the iPod lineup in the past. That would let a range of customers have access to HealthKit, HomeKit, the new payment system, and more. Now one of those price-points is rumored to be around $400.
Apple has now released a new update for iMovie and although the change log is short and sweet, if you make use of iMovie Theater and iCloud you'll want to make sure you grab the download. According to the change log, the update includes iCloud compatibility improvements for iMovie Theater.
While the folks from Appigo have been busy updating their fantastic Todo app for iOS, it was time for the Mac version to get some love as well and as such, v3.1.0 is now available on the Mac App Store.
This release covers quite a few things such as a new UI, new customization options and of course, the usual bug fixes and improvements. We've got he full change log for everyone to look through.
Over the course of the its existence, 1Password has gone on sale many times at various different price points and once again, AgileBits has reduced the price. This time around, you can grab 1Password for iOS for only $9.99, which is grand total of 40% off the original price.
While iTunes 11.3 brought iTunes Extras in HD to the Mac, it was also introduced some rather weird bugs when users attempted to listen to podcasts. In some cases, subscribed podcasts would stop updating with new episodes and iTunes would become unresponsive while browsing through episodes in a list.
Now that Apple's acquisition of Beats has met regulatory approval, the company has welcomed Beats even further into the fold. A new section of Apple's online and mobile accessory store has been opened up and it's entirely dedicated to the selling of Beats products.
On Monday, unconfirmed reports that Apple had acquired Swell, a popular radio and podcast compiler app available for both iPhone and iPad, began circulating from various sources. At the time, Re/Code had noted the deal was worth around $30M and while the financial details surrounding the acquisition remain a mystery, Apple has now confirmed the deal to The Wall Street Journal.
While there's plenty of arguments for and against carrier upgrade programs such as AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP and Verizon Edge it looks as though there's at least enough traction there to garner some attention from Apple. According to new information, Apple appears to be readying a significant upgrade to their retail sales plans by firing up a pilot program for customers to be able to purchase a new iPhone through such carrier upgrade programs.