Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. In this week's Ask, we'll let you know how to prevent your iPhone from automatically downloading recently purchased music when you connect it to your Mac.
Want a look at the packaging for the Apple Watch? An Instagram user may have you covered. In other news, it's a great day for Apple-oriented television and movie lovers, as HBO's cable-free streaming service went live this morning. In addition, all six Star Wars movies will soon be available on iTunes.
In today's Apple Daily, a rumor pops up claiming that Apple's new Force Touch technology may only come to the so-called iPhone 6s Plus and not to its smaller sibling. In other news, Apple has assembled a useful and educational assortment of apps in honor of World Autism Awareness Day.
Normally iTunes handles all of your Mac-to-iOS media-syncing needs, but there just might be a better way. A new Mac application, WALTR, has managed to find a way to circumvent iTunes’ rigid adherence to MP3/AAC and MP4 formats. The process is a model of simplicity: launch WALTR without iTunes running, plug in any supported iOS device, then drag and drop your files over.
When Apple released iTunes 12 alongside OS X Yosemite, the update was a major breakthrough with changes to functionality that users had been accustomed to for many years. While many of those changes were for the better, they can take some getting used to. Here, we take a close look at everything new in iTunes 12 and answer users' most-asked questions.
If you had a hard time getting onto iTunes or accessing iCloud services today, you certainly weren't the only one. Apple's services were hit by a massive outage, and many of them were out for several hours. In other news, knockoff Apple Watches are already rolling off the lines in China, and thousands of iPhone users are already signing up for studies designed with Apple's new ResearchKit.
That old saw about waiting until the next generation to buy a new Apple product might also apply to the Apple Watch, as new reports suggest that future versions could have a special port for "smart straps" and similar peripherals. In other news, we likely won't get to listen to Apple's rebranded streaming music service until WWDC, and Microsoft has released a free preview version of Office 2016 for Mac users.
Our Wednesday Apple Daily finds Final Cut Pro X making a comeback with the new Will Smith movie, and more than a million Chase cardholders signing up for Apple Pay. On the downside, Apple may lose half a billion dollars to a patent dispute over iTunes. Read on for all the details!
The loudest Apple news this week was arguably the record-shattering profits annouced in the company's latest financial report, but amidst all the clinking cash, the release month for the Apple Watch was announced, loads of freebies hit iTunes, a new iOS update was released, and the Steve Jobs movie took a big leap forward.