You almost have to wonder what John McCain would think of the following. Earlier today, a man named Mark Menacher filed a small claims lawsuit against Apple CEO Time Cook in the Superior Court of California in San Diego, claiming that he objects to the automatic downloads of iOS 7 install files that occurred on "legacy" phones such as the iPhone 4S.
One of the biggest items in recent general gaming news was the release of Pokemon X and Y for the Nintendo 3DS, and while we unfortunately can't play the smash hit on our iPhones, The Verge reports that enthusiasts of the popular franchise can now access a "huge set" of Pokemon data through the Wolfram Alpha engine used to power Siri.
Since Facebook appears to be so popular on the iPhone, I suppose it wouldn't hurt to include a few words about the latest update (particularly since it's kind of impressive). Typo-prone social media aficionados, rejoice: As of today, you can now edit your Facebook posts through the app's iOS interface.
Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary since Apple debuted iTunes for Windows -- but if you thought the move was controversial from a user's perspective, check out this tale from inside the walls of Cupertino.
iOS 7 was considerably different than the versions of Apple's mobile OS that came before it, and the days following the announcement were filled with complaints from adopters who wanted to revert to good ol' iOS 6. As it turns out, however, a new report from Mixpanel (via 9to5 Mac) suggests those iPhone users are in a small minority.
It looks as though earlier reports from both AllThingD and Jim Dalrymple of The Loop were right. As announced by Apple itself today, the Cupertino giant will hold its next media event on October 22. The event, which Apple will hold at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, will kick off at 10 A.M. Pacific/1 P.M. Eastern.
It seems like iPhone trade-ins are all the rage across the United States, but starting today, our friends across the pond can get into the action by taking their unloved handset to their nearest Apple retail store.
While you're waiting around for the iWatch, the fitness buffs among you might be interested in picking up the new Fitbit Force wristband. As AllThingsD reports, it includes all the features from last year's popular Fitbit Flex, while adding actual watch functionality, a larger screen, an altimeter for measuring how many stairs you've climbed, and a system for measuring how long you've really been exercising.
We here at Mac|Life know that Apple products are appealing because partly they hold up well and are intuitive to use, but much of the world knows them for just how darn good they look. To that end, as MacRumors reports, Jonathan Zufi has self-published a 326-page book celebrating Apple's design entitled Iconic: a Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation.
Following its notable acquisitions dealing with improving its much-maligned Maps app, Apple now has acquired Cue, an app that collects information from your e-mail, contacts, and calendars into one convenient package. AppleInsider broke a rumor of the acquisition earlier today, which was followed by independent confirmations from both Cnet and TechCrunch.