El Capitan 10.11.2 update improves Mac stability and security

Apple has dropped a big new update on Mac users today with the release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.2. This is the second big update for El Capitan since the desktop operating system was made public two months ago. OS X 10.11.2 brings with it a number of stability and security improvements for Mac, […]

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4-inch iPhone 6c may pack Apple Pay and powerful A9 chip

The new 4-inch iPhone that has been picking up steam in the rumor mill the last few weeks won’t be a weakling when it comes to processing power, according to a new report that claims Apple will pack its new A9 chip in the upcoming device. Apple expert Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities told investors […]

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6,000 iPhones will upgrade United Airlines’ customer service

The iPad has helped airlines replace the outdated paper flight manuals pilots used to lug around. Now Apple’s first phablet is ready to help revolutionize the way United Airlines provides customer service. United Airlines revealed today that it plans to distribute over 6,000 iPhone 6 Plus units to customer service representatives at its hubs across […]

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Teardown reveals Apple Smart Keyboard is not repairable — but super durable

We’re just days away from carving up turkeys in the US, but the folks at iFixit are busting out the blades a little early for their official teardown of the new Apple Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro. The new teardown from iFixit reveals how Apple made the Keyboard/Smart Cover super durable by encapsulating the […]

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iOS 9.2 beta 4 is now available to developers and public testers

Apple has seed iOS 9.2 beta 4 to public testers and developers today, just over a week after dropping the last beta that contained a lot of bug fixes and minor updates. The release notes for iOS 9.2 beta 4 don’t mention any major new improvements, but does note fixes have been added to the […]

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Tim Cook says next-generation of kids will have no idea what cash is

Tim Cook is so bullish on Apple Pay, the CEO predicted that the next generation of children “will not know what money is”, on a recent visit to the UK. The death of cash will happen sooner than expected, says Cook who told students at Trinity College Dublin that their kids will have no idea […]

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The new Apple TV just received its first software update

Apple released the first update for its new fourth-generation Apple TV today with tvOS 9.0.1. The new tvOS 9.0.1 update is a minor update that mostly focuses on performance improvements and bug fixes that have been discovered after the device went on sale at the end of last month. Official release notes for the update […]

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Instagram beefs up ads with Apple Pay and 3D Touch

Apple Pay and 3D Touch may play a crucial role in Instagram’s quest to develop a more robust marketing platform, based on some new ads the company has started testing. Instagram has rolled out a number of new ads that let users shop for stuff like clothing, food, skateboards and more by simply using 3D […]

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Apple is already ordering chips for iPhone 7

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have barely been out for a month, but Apple engineers are hard at work finishing the iPhone 7, and they’re already placing orders for new chips. Apple has placed LCD driver orders with Synaptics for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, indicating that the touch and display driver […]

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Andy Warhol’s classic Macintosh ad can be yours for $600,000

Old Apple computers are no stranger to Sotheby’s, but next week a different piece of Apple history is hitting the auction block, only this high-priced collectors item was created by Andy Warhol instead of Steve Jobs. Warhol’s acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas painting of the classic Apple logo is going up for auction and […]

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