Between the nude celebrity photo hacking scandal and an extended App Store outage Tuesday night, it's not been a particularly great week for Apple thus far, especially heading into next week's media event. Our Wednesday Morning Report should provide some welcome distraction, with rumors of the iPad Air 2 ramping up production and a peek at China Mobile's iPhone 6 preorders ahead, we can't think of a single reason not to click ahead....
Apple will announce fiscal second quarter earnings this Wednesday, with analysts and investors again expecting big things from Cupertino for the post-holiday period. While the iPhone is expected to inch slightly higher, pundits expect the iPad to actually decline just a bit — the company's rumored iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display refresh later this year is said to get things back on track, whether they're actually needed or not. Without further ado, let's dive into the rest of the weekend recap...
If you close your eyes and believe there will one day be a Microsoft Office for iOS, you might find yourself looking at any number of leaks that appear to already confirm its existence. Say, there's one right here in today's overnight recap, along with a report on how Apple and Microsoft appear to be tangling over SkyDrive in-app subscriptions. Ready to find out more? Then let's get started...
The publishing business is an extremely fragile one, and nowhere is that more true than with companies who specialize in magazines. Now, giants like Time Inc. are finally starting to embrace Apple’s Newsstand as the path to a new digital future.
If you’re not a fan of Apple’s built-in Mail app, you’ve no doubt discovered Sparrow for iPhone, which just got a little better with version 1.2 on Monday -- and there’s some good news and bad news about push being added to the app as well.
Hooray, another Friday is here! It seems like they come faster and faster this time of year, which is a good thing for those of us who need to get out and do some Christmas (or other holiday) shopping, buy and trim the tree and start getting the apartment or house in order so those miscreant relatives have somewhere to stay. If the mere thought of all that has you exhausted, take a break for a few moments and catch up on all the tech news for Friday, December 2, 2011.
Happy Black Friday! Here’s hoping none of our readers got pepper sprayed or even shot at today while out scrounging for the best deals they could find on their favorite electronics and other merchandise. We’ve been safely ensconced here at MacLife.com World Headquarters gearing up for “Phase Two” next week with Cyber Monday, the unofficial shopping day sequel to the festivities that are going down today, Friday, November 25, 2011. Let’s be careful out there!
As the June 30 deadline approaches for developers to get on board with Apple’s new subscription policies, Hulu appears to be the first to deal with the problem in the simplest of ways -- by simply removing a link to their website from the iOS app.
Say what you want about Apple, but more often than not the company realizes its mistakes and tries to make things right again. That also now appears to be the case with some of its draconian in-app subscription rules which have threatened to kill off many publishers’ business models.
Flush from their apparent success with The New Yorker, publisher Conde Nast followed up as promised on Monday with four new magazine titles for the iPad, all of which use Apple’s new in-app subscription billing.