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Vogue interviews Jony Ive, the man behind the Apple Watch

Fashion publication Vogue has published a new interview with Jony Ive which profiles the Apple design chief’s life to the present day. The piece mostly features a number of retold tales from previous interviews, but contains some truly interesting tidbits from Apple’s senior vice president of design including comments on Marc Newson and the all-new Apple…

Apple to announce Q4 earnings on October 20

Apple will reveal its fiscal results for its fourth quarter of 2014 on Monday, October 20. It is expected that Apple will disclose its earnings in a press release about 1:30PM PST and will discuss the figures in a conference call at 2PM. Apple’s Q4 report will cover the three month period of July through September. The report will also give us…

PayPal cut from Apple Pay plans because of deal with Samsung

A potential partnership between Apple and PayPal was halted after the online payment giant inked a deal with Samsung, reports Bank Innovation. The two companies had reportedly begun talks to early on in Apple Pay’s development, something we had heard before, but talks ended due to PayPal partnering with Samsung for mobile payments in the Galaxy…

Touch ID for iPads revealed in iOS 8.1 beta

Alleged iPad Air with TouchID sensor On Monday, Apple released iOS 8.1 beta to developers. On the outside, the update brings some minor cosmetic changes to some various internal screens. However, one developer has found some more information hidden inside. Hamza Sood, while posting information about Apple Pay in iOS 8.1, also uncovered a text string…

App Store highlights ‘Apps for Health’ following iOS 8.0.2 enabling HealthKit integration

Apple has updated its App Store with a new section dedicated to apps with HealthKit integration. ‘Apps for Health’ features a selection of apps that are each capable of plugging in to Apple’s Health app for collecting, aggregating and presenting health and fitness-related data. Apps utilising the HealthKit APIs were set to launch with iOS 8 on September…

A rough week: Apple, privilege, press attention and perspective

Long gone are the days where Apple was a scrappy underdog. The company is now in the privileged position as the world’s most valuable brand and the biggest American company ever. As the old adage goes, “with great power, comes great responsibility” (thanks Uncle Ben). For Apple, this means doing things right for its millions of customers. With…

iOS 8.0.2 available now, fixes Touch ID and cellular issues

Following the release of iOS 8.0.1 just yesterday, Apple have now released iOS 8.0.2 to the public. For those who missed it, iOS 8.0.1 was released as a bug fixing update, but created even larger bugs by completely disabling cellular connectivity and Touch ID on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple quickly pulled the update to fix the issues. iOS…

Apple: Only 9 customers contacted us with bent iPhone 6 Pluses

Following the reports that the new iPhone 6 Plus is found bending in users pockets, Apple have released a statement saying only 9 customers have reached out to them with a complaint. They also pointed out that the iPhone 6 Plus is made with high quality materials and has undergone many vigorous tests for durability, as you would expect. Both the iPhone…

Bent iPhones will undergo visual inspections for replacement

By now you’ve likely seen YouTuber Unbox Therapy’s video in which he attempted to bend the new iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. As you can see from the image above, the iPhone underwent some significant damage. Since the video went live earlier this week, it has gone viral and has been viewed nearly 25 million times. With it, the term “bendgate” was…