The folks in Cupertino have been busy this week. Mac OS X 10.10.3 (complete with the new Photos app) and iOS 8.3 were released to the public, and Apple Watch preorders went live — and promptly sold out (at least as far as launch day is concerned). Get the details on those stories plus a whole lot more in this edition of the week's hottest Apple news!
It's apparently patch day at Apple, and the Cupertino company has loosed major updates for both Max OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 out into the wild. In today's Apple Daily, we go over the highlights of each.
As is usually the case, a new class-action lawsuit against Apple is making a lot of dirt on Cupertino's past business practices public knowledge. Our Thursday Morning Report has the details on steps the company took to eliminate rival music services from the iPod, along with good news for folks shopping for new hardware, and the mystery surrounding the latest Safari update. It's all coming at you, right now!
When the WatchKit was released last week, developers were shocked, stunned, and thrilled about a new font that the Apple Watch uses: San Francisco. This new font is the default font on the Apple Watch that is clean, crisp, and makes readability much better on a smaller display. Some developers quickly went to work to figure out how to wrangle this new font onto OS X Yosemite, and they have succeeded in doing this. Continue reading and we'll show you how to change the system font to San Francisco and kiss Helvetica Neue goodbye.
It's good to be the king, and when it comes to mobile payments, Apple executive Eddy Cue is the lord of the manor after spearheading Apple Pay. Our Tuesday Morning Report follows Cue around Santa Monica presumably spending corporate cash, while AT&T Mobile Share Value customers get another data bump, and Wi-Fi issues continue for OS X Yosemite users. Clickety-click, the news awaits!
"We are deeply inspired by their courage and love of our country," Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in a Twitter post Tuesday, kicking off a day-long tradition for Americans honoring veterans of the U.S. Armed Services. Today's Morning Report takes a look at Apple's efforts to improve our lives with new patent and OS X Yosemite beta details, a new Aperture alternative now in the Mac App Store — and our eternal thanks to veterans from coast to coast for their dedication to our freedom.
Students with their eye on the University of Southern California have yet another good reason to attend: A recently launched undergraduate academy founded by the creative minds behind Beats Electronics. Our Thursday Morning Report has the 411 on what to expect, as well as a look at the new Yosemitzed Mac App Store user interface, and details on Paragon's latest NTFS for Mac 12 update. Click to read more!
Our Tuesday Morning Report has a great deal for iPhone and iPad users looking for somewhere to store large quantities of videos in the cloud, thanks to a first anniversary celebration from RealPlayer Cloud. Developers also received first patch betas for OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1 yesterday, and we've also got details on a new Apple engineering office in Seattle, of all places. Read on for the details!
Judging from our Twitter feed, all anyone wanted to talk about this weekend was how drugstore chains CVS and Rite Aid have gone out of their way to prevent iPhone 6 owners from making purchases with their new handsets — and there may be a very good reason for this, as outlined in our Monday Morning Report. We also take a look at OS X Yosemite adoption and how iPhone 6 preorders are trumping Samsung on their own turf. Kick off the week with a click!
Call it the calm after the storm: Now that OS X Yosemite, iOS 8.1, new iPads, and Retina iMacs have hit the streets, Apple is likely to get a little quieter leading up to the holiday season — but not before touting huge sales for the iPhone 6 during Monday's quarterly earnings announcement. Cupertino had a bit to say about Spotlight privacy yesterday as well, and our Tuesday Morning Report also looks at a couple of new software offerings for OS X as well.