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It’s official: Apple buying Beats for $3 billion

It’s just been made official via an Apple press release that it will be acquiring Beats Music & Beats Electronics for $3 billion. Apple and Beats have both released a press release stating that the acquisition of Beats Music & Beats Electronics is happening, and for less than the initial $3.2 billion asking price. This purchase marks the largest…

Apple releases iTunes 11.2.2, seeds OS X 10.9.4 beta

On Wednesday, Apple released version 11.2.2 of their iTunes application. The minor update, available from the Mac App Store or as a direct download from their website, fixes a problem with downloading certain podcast episodes and includes several stability improvements. This update comes only nine days after another minor update, one that addressed…

Touch ID to appear on new iPads later this year

According to information attained by AppleInsider from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we’ll be seeing Touch ID expanded to the next generation of iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina models to be introduced later this year in addition to the iPhone 6. Touch ID was introduced alongside the iPhone 5s. Integrated in the home button of the iPhone,…

Deutsche Telekom tells customers iPhone 6 will launch September 19th

German carrier Deutsche Telekom, part of EE, is telling customers that the iPhone 6 will be launched on September 19. Call center operators have been told to give the date to customers in a bid to stop customers changing operators before the device is released. It’s possible that Apple has revealed the release date of its iPhone to carriers, however it…

WWDC 2014 banners go up at Moscone West ahead of next week

WWDC is set to kick of on Monday, June 2 at 10am and banners are already being hung at Moscone West before the big day. Every year, Apple hangs colorful banners promoting the event and this year is no different. The images, above and below, show a lengthy WWDC 14 banner being hung at the conference center. So far, the decorations reflect Apple’s…

Apple to live stream WWDC 2014 keynote

Many Apple users, especially developers, look forward to WWDC each year. Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference is a summer ritual where we learn about the latest software innovations coming from Apple and, in some cases, learn about new hardware, as well. This year, Apple will be live streaming their keynote. The video link has already been…

Australian hackers remotely ransom iOS devices

Harrowing reports from down under are suggesting that hackers have been able to take control of iOS devices remotely and ransom their return for money. In reports, several iOS users in Australia found that their devices had been remotely locked. Some iOS iPhones were locked with a messaged asking for $1oo to be sent to a PayPal account in exchange for…

Leaked iPhone 6 LCD backlight confirms 4.7-inch display? [Rumor]

A freshly leaked iPhone 6 LCD blacklight panel picked up by Nowhereeelse.fr may have confirmed that Apple’s next iPhone will feature a 4.7-inch display. The images show an LCD backlight, which when compared to an iPhone 5s backlight is noticeably larger, purportedly with dimensions matching the rumored 4.7-inch display. The panel’s connector has been…

5 iOS 7 tips & tricks you might have missed

  When iOS 7 launched last fall, many iOS users only noticed the cosmetic changes that the new OS entailed along with some of the other major new features, such as faster processors, improved camera tweaks, and Touch ID. However, Apple did more than what meets the eye. Some of the minor changes Apple made are worth mentioning as well and many of…

Report: Apple set to unveil smart home automation platform at WWDC

According to a report from the Financial Times, Apple is set to unveil a smart home automation platform at WWDC that would allow an iPhone to control lighting, security systems and other connected appliances. Apple will reportedly allow other companies to make products specifically designed for the iPhone’s smart home features, with certain…

Apex 2 Tweak Transforms Your Apps into Mini-Folders

Over the years of iOS, the fundamental concept of the home screen has remained unchanged. The icons have evolved, wallpapers have been added, but the biggest change it has seen was the addition of folders. A new tweak, Apex 2, builds off the concept of folders, but I don’t think it needs to exist. The tweak, whether or not necessary, itself is good, but it…

Apple still wants Beats to help with transition to streaming

The potential acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple was all the talk last week. The potential $3.2 billion buy-out was huge news, but there was unfortunately no official or new information coming from either party since the original news surfaced. However, a new report has surfaced today, which claims that a large part behind the acquisition of…