All Articles by Chris Parsons

iWork for Mac gets a Yosemite makeover while iOS versions get support for Continuity

As announced at Apple's iPad and iMac event, iWork apps for iOS and Mac have all been updated across the board for OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.

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Instagram updated to support iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

If you've been wondering when Instagram would get around to updating their insanely popular app for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, wonder no more.

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Apple rolls out iTunes 12.0.1 to go along with Mac OS X Yosemite

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.

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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite now available to download

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.

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Rare iPhone 6 prototype appears to have landed on eBay

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.

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Sprint plans to lay off an unspecified number of employees in efforts to further reduce costs

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.

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AT&T offering double data on Mobile Share plans for a limited time

Are you a heavy data user? If so, AT&T is hoping you'll look their way and consider their latest promotion. For a limited time, they're doubling up the data offered on their Mobile Share value plans.

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Miss the Tim Cook interview with Charlie Rose? Catch the first part now on Hulu

If you happened to miss the Apple CEO Tim Cook interview with Charlie Rose, you can now catch the candid interview on Hulu, provided you live in an area that Hulu serves.

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Apple offers up new details in iCloud investigation over celebrity account hacks

As part of the ongoing investigation surrounding the massive theft of photo data from celebrities, Apple has now issued a statement, which offers up their findings on whether or not iCloud was directly affected.

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Apple's wearable device could be coming in multiple versions, at least one costing $400

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.

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iMovie updated to make iMovie Theater get along better with iCloud

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.

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Todo for Mac updated with new UI, customization options and bug fixes

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.

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Verizon now offering $60 single line plan with unlimited talk and text, 2GB of data

If you happen to be looking for a new smartphone plan and don't need a lot of data and only have one line to worry about, Verizon has now dropped a new plan that might be of interest to you.

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1Password for iOS now on sale, iOS 8 update to be free for existing users

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.

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iTunes 11.3.1 brings fixes for podcast bugs, update now!

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.

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Check out the new Beats section on the Apple Online Store!

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.

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Apple has confirmed the acquisition of Swell

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.

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Apple stores may soon accept iPhone sales through AT&T Next, T-Mobile JUMP and Verizon Edge

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.

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New photo shows faster Retina MacBook Pros with 16GB of RAM could be in the works

If you weren't satisfied with the rumors of a retina MacBook Air and a 4K desktop weren't enough for you, maybe the thought of faster Retina MacBook Pros with a standard 16GB of RAM will grab your attention. That's what a new image from Chinese forum Feng allegedly shows off, though it remains unverified by Apple.

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Apple reportedly acquired BookLamp startup earlier this year for $10-15 Million

When it comes to acquiring smaller companies, Apple has a bit of a history of trying to make it all happen as quiet as possible. Sometimes it works and other times, well it doesn't work out so well at all and folks spill the beans on them well before Apple is ready.

In the case of BookLamp, otherwise known as 'Pandora For Books' it seems they might have once again had their cover blown. Although the report from TechCrunch notes it happened earlier this year, if the report is correct that secrecy has finally come to an end.

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