News spread like wildfire that Apple is killing off pro photo software Aperture, but a handful of new software updates today appears to show a renewed commitment to the Cupertino company's pro video apps.
Apple appears to be on the move again, this time leasing a seven-building campus in Sunnyvale, California with plans to house nearly 1,500 employees there. According to The San Jose Mercury News, the Sunnyvale Crossing deal will offer Apple 290,000 square feet of space on top of the enormous "spaceship" campus already under construction in Cupertino, which adds another 2.8 million square feet of space... no pun intended. Now here's a quick look at what else made headlines yesterday!
If you happen to be an Amazon Prime member, chances are very good that your inbox was greeted with a rare missive from the e-tailer this morning, announcing that the recently rumored price hike is indeed a reality. If you deleted the email in a fit of rage, read on for all the details and you'll have a second chance to see the silver lining in the otherwise bummer news...
Steve Jobs fans received a dose of good news Wednesday with word that The Social Network director David Fincher may be in talks to direct the Sony feature film based on the late Apple co-founder's official biography. Such a deal would reunite the filmmaker with writer Aaron Sorkin, who also penned the big-screen version of how Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook. What say you, dear readers? Good or bad choice?
So yeah, never mind about those iPhone 6 images which "leaked" onto the internet this week -- turns out they were indeed bogus, and frankly, we're glad to hear it since our iPhone 5s is still quite spry and not ready to be put out to pasture quite yet. We are, however, ready to sign off for the three-day weekend to celebrate some dead Presidents, so look for our usual weekend recap on Tuesday next week!
Owners of the Automatic dongle, which plugs into an automobile's data port and connects the vehicle to a smartphone, just got an update to future-proof the device, even if it won't do much for them today.
Late last month, Western Digital issued a warning to registered owners of its external hard drive products about potential data loss with OS X Mavericks -- an issue the company now appears to have corrected.
If you were waiting in line Thursday for a PlayStation 4, you might have missed the trio of iOS updates Apple pushed out, including a fix for failed FaceTime calls and even some love for the fourth-generation iPod touch.
On the heels of minor updates to iTunes and GarageBand for Mac earlier this week, Apple has relieved the suffering of millions of Gmail users running OS X Mavericks with a separate update specific to Mail.app.