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Apple talking with high-security vehicle testing facility

Apple is expressing interest in a high-security vehicle testing facility near San Francisco. The former Navy weapons station has been repurposed for vehicle testing by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA). Now called GoMentum Station, it is described as “the largest secure test facility in the world,” with 5,000 acres of land and over 20…

Apple seeds fifth OS X El Capitan beta to Public Beta testers

Apple unveiled it’s public beta program for OS X last year and they are continuing the program this year for its upcoming OS X release, El Capitan. The new operating system will bring a slew of minor enhancements to the overall experience. The latest beta, is now available via the Mac App Store updates tab or via the AppleSeed Portal. A few…

Apple Watch users choose it over iPhone when using Apple Pay

Apple Pay on the iPhone is an easy and convenient way to pay for things. However, it still brings up the notion that you have to pull something out of your pocket. On the other hand, Apple Pay on the Apple Watch makes much more sense. The wearable is strapped on your wrist and it’s always ready to go when you need…

AT&T offering 4GB of data in Mexico and Canada to its GoPhone users

Today, AT&T announced they will be offering 4GB of high-speed data to its GoPhone users while roaming in Canada or Mexico. The new feature will begin on August 21. In addition to high-speed data, GoPhone users will also have unlimited talk and text while roaming on Canada or Mexico. However, the carrier says ‘high-speed data’ is 3G data, 4G LTE…

Best Buy will begin offering AppleCare+ on September 13

Beginning on September 13, Best Buy will begin offering AppleCare+ to customers who purchase a new Apple device from the retailer, according to 9to5Mac. The electronics retailer will offer the warranty on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, and other eligible devices. Purchasing AppleCare+ will have the same benefits such as accidental damage for the same…

The TiP Weekly: more iPad rumors, no signs of an iPhone 6c, Apple TV service delayed, and more

This is a tough time for followers of Apple and the iPhone. We’re likely less than a month away from any new iPhone announcements. So the rumors that we’re seeing go back and forth. Will we see something? Won’t we? What else might be coming along? It’s a rough ride. But we’ll keep doing what we do best: sharing that information with you so you know…

‘Magic Mouse 2′ will feature Bluetooth 4.2 says FCC Filings

Yesterday, the United States Federal Communications Commission posted a group of filings, according to SlashGear, that appear to show a substantial upgrade in Apple’s Magic Mouse and Keyboard. According to the images found within the filings, the upcoming Apple-made mouse will be called ‘Magic Mouse 2′, but the keyboard has yet to be named. Both…