Apple treated Mac users to a same-day announcement for the release of OS X Yosemite, and will follow with iOS 8.1 (and Apple Pay) on Monday. But there were a few details Cupertino left out, including the unique Apple SIM preinstalled with new cellular iPad models, as well as iWork and iLife updates for Mac. We've got the scoop on those in today's Morning Report to close out the week, so click on and read along.
Following an introduction by CEO Tim Cook, Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi took the stage at the company's headquarters in Cupertino to bring us up to date on the recent iOS 8 update as well as OS X Yosemite.
The Apple Watch continues to impress fashionistas, who will see the device featured prominently on the wrist of a supermodel in the next issue of Vogue China. Our Friday Morning Report has the details on that, as well as a possible escalation in the Beats-Bose skirmish that could see the latter ejected from Apple retail stores, plus details on the latest Skype for Mac update. We've got all the news, just a click away...
How's iOS 8 working out for you? Judging from Apple's own adoption numbers, users may be dragging their feet to install the update compared to iOS 7, and our Tuesday Morning Report takes a look at what could be behind that dilemma. We've also got the first official aerial photo of Apple's Campus 2, as well as all the details on the latest version of Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac users. Click and enjoy!
For anyone who loves Apple, this weekend was something of a somber affair as fans and company executives took the time to remember the late CEO Steve Jobs, who passed away three years ago yesterday. Our Morning Report takes a look at those tributes, as well as a glimpse into how the iPhone 6 is faring in China, and what Adobe has up its sleeve as its annual MAX conference kicks off Monday in Los Angeles. Read on for the details!
Does anyone else have a virtual hangover from downloading so many updates yesterday? iOS 8 has officially touched down on existing devices, and with it comes a renewed focus on security and user privacy, as outlined in today's Morning Report. We've also got details on the latest updates to Apple TV and OS X Mavericks, as well as how to say goodbye to iPhoto for iOS. Click and read!
With iOS 8 officially downloading to existing devices today, enthusiasm for Apple's central health system has been dampened by last-minute bugs that will push the arrival of compatible apps into late September.
The so-called iPhone 6 is back in the news today, thanks to some lovingly detailed photo leaks from a luxury device supplier more than happy to show off just a few of the changes Apple may have in store for us next month. Readers can also kick off the weekend with a big App Store sale on productivity titles, along with a minor iTunes update that stomps out a few podcast bugs — it's all in this edition of the MacLife.com Morning Report!
Last week's iOS 7.1.2 update introduced improvements for iBeacon, third-party accessories, and mail attachments, but apparently some international users are finding the patch also messed up their calendars.
The rumor mill just can't seem to make up its mind when it comes to the fabled iPhone 6. After confidently showing mockups over the last few months, a new report Monday from GforGames now claims those leaked images may be nothing more than a "rough idea" of what Cupertino has in store for us later this year. Confused? We say it's better to temper expectations and be patient anyway...