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Author of 'Becoming Steve Jobs' talks about his time with the Apple co-founder

Brent Schlender, co-author of the upcoming Becoming Steve Jobs, opens up about his relationship with Jobs in the new book.

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Image of Apple Store in-ear headphone demo kit reportedly surfaces

We may have gotten our first look at the Demo Kits that will be used to allow customers to try on in-ear headphones in Apple Retail Stores.

Apple's intention to let customers try on in-ear headsets in their stores was reported earlier this month.

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Google Places API launches for iOS in beta, lets you share your location using place names

The Places API gives iOS developers access to better location pickers, which means that users will soon be able to share their location using real place names instead of latitude and longitude.

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Apple reportedly looking to sweep antivirus apps from the iOS App Store

It looks as though Apple may be in the process of removing anti-virus apps from the iOS App Store.

A number of virus scanners have been removed from the app store recently. One of the apps affected was VirusBarrier, whose developer, Intego, wrote in a blog post that the removal is part of a larger effort by Apple to eliminate anti-virus and anti-malware products from the App Store.

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Apple's bringing smarter and automated iAds to iTunes Radio

Apple today has extended automated iAd purchasing to iTunes Radio, along with the introduction of a new ad-targeting system called Customer Match.

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Pebble announces million-dollar fund to bring smartstrap ideas to life

Pebble will put their own money in backing smartstrap ideas to help turn them into products.

When the Pebble Time Steel was announced Pebble also announced smartstraps - an open hardware accessory platform. Since then there has been a lot of buzz in the developer community about smartstraps, which allow sensors to be added right into the bands. To help these ideas grow into actual products Pebble has just announced that they are putting 1 million dollars into funding the development and support of smartstraps.

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Jeff Williams: ResearchKit was personal

ResearchKit was reportedly the topic of conversation at a recent Apple employee Q&A session hosted by SVP of Operations Jeff Williams and VP of software engineering Bud Tribble.

Williams and Tribble reportedly answered many questions about Apple's new medical research framework. Topics included how the idea for ResearchKit came about, as well as the decision to make it open source.

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Amazon expands its Prime Now one-hour delivery service to Baltimore and Miami

Amazon today announced the company is expanding its one-hour Prime Now delivery service to two new US cities – Baltimore and Miami.

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Apple releases two new Safari betas for Mavericks and Mountain Lion to developers

Apple has released a pair of Safari betas to developers today for both OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion.

Available on the Developer Portal now, the beta releases ask developers to focus testing on a large number of areas, including website and extension compatability, adding Google accounts to Internet Accounts, and navigation using VoiceOver.

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Pebble update fixes SMS and Mail issues on iOS 8.2

A small update is now available for users who pair their Pebble with an iPhone. This update bumps the watch up to firmware version 2.9.1 which includes to bug fixes. After the iOS 8.2 update some users experienced issues with SMS and Mail notifications and both have been corrected in this update.

Much of the attention lately has been on Pebble's upcoming Pebble Time device, and the new features that it brings along with it, but that doesn't mean current generation hardware is left behind.

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