The numbers are in, and it appears that Apple's Activation Lock has been massively successful in curbing the tide of iPhone thefts in three major cities. In addition, iPhone 6 Plus owners reportedly use a lot more data than their iPhone 6 counterparts, and Apple is apparently planning to pull Aperture for good once Photos for Mac launches later this year.
In today's Apple Daily, Apple once again hits a $700 billion market capitalization, a reputable analyst claims the next iPhone will boast enhanced Touch ID, and JetBlue announces that it's going to start supporting in-flight Apple Pay purchases next week. In other news, a MacBook Air survives a 1,000-foot drop from a plane, and an unnamed Apple employee claims Tesla Motors has something to fear from the Cupertino giant.
A new week is here, and it's crammed full of juicy rumors regarding iOS 9 and iOS 8, such as how Apple finally intends to remove some of the bloat the operating system has amassed after years of hefty feature updates. In addition, it looks as though the Apple Watch might have a glucose monitor at launch, after all, but it won't come from Apple itself.
As we draw ever closer to the release of Apple Watch, news continues to swirl around the long-awaited device, including reports on its associated operating system and how it will impact the Apple Store experience. In addition, the Steve Jobs movie has a release date, new details have emerged on the hotly anticipated Photos app, and Apple apparently has something in store involving automobiles. All that and more in this week's hottest Apple news!
Four former Apple Store employees are currently being indicted for fraudulently obtaining Apple gift cards worth $700,000 collectively, and the scary thing is that the Manhattan district attorney claims this kind of thing happens all the time. In other news, Apple wants you to update your Flash Player again.
At last, the Photos for Mac OS X app is here! Well, it's in beta, at any rate. In other news, Apple's clearly up to something in the automobile industry, judging from the hefty bonuses the company is reportedly offering engineers who work at Tesla. Alas, it's not going exactly as planned. Elsewhere, Swatch claims it'll have a smartwatch ready in the next couple of months that will directly compete with Apple Watch.
Tim Cook and friends are no doubt celebrating over the latest report from Kantar Worldpanel, which states that iPhones have taken a greater share of the U.S. smartphone market than Android phones for the first time since 2012. Elsewhere, there's a strange car leased to Apple that's prowling the streets in and around San Francisco, and Universal Pictures finally announces a release day for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic.
Good news, Apple fans! The latest issue of Mac|Life magazine is now available at better retailers everwhere. Available in physical form on 100% authentic paper, as well as digitally on Apple Newsstand (including an enhanced interactive version for iPad), Kindle, and other virtual storefronts, the March 2015 issue is packed with Mac and iOS goodness.
Yo, HTC raps...apparently. In today's Apple Daily, watch as the Taiwanese smartphone maker starts a rap battle with Apple and Samsung. Elsewhere, listeners seem to prefer the iPhone over Neil Young's ambitious PonoPlayer, and we could see iOS 8.2 sooner than expected.
The official release of Danny Boyle's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is still many months away, but new photos allow us to see how well Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogen fill their new roles. In addition, Apple's making some key changes to its retail stores in order to accommodate the Apple Watch, and it looks like Apple's planning on living up to its promises regarding its old sapphire crystal facility in Arizona.