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Why I’m looking forward to today’s Apple event

Today, Apple is expected to unveil new iPads with built-in Touch ID and announce the public release of OS X Yosemite and potentially the iOS 8.1 update. Some people have said that, with the rumors and leaks, there isn’t anything exciting about today’s event. While we don’t know what surprises Apple may have in store, given what we know already, I’m very…

Apple Store goes down ahead of today’s media event!

The Apple Online Store is down ahead of today’s media event. When it returns later today, we expect to see new pages for updated iPads, Macs and hopefully some surprises… Apple usually takes the store down before a major event, so this is nothing out of the ordinary. The company generally takes it down ahead of time in order to update all of its pages…

Beats’ Jimmy Iovine can’t believe his luck following NFL headphone ban

Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has responded to the NFL’s controversial banning of Beats headphones due to the league’s sponsorship from Bose. Players are no longer allowed to wear Beats branded gear before or after games as Bose becomes “official headphone” for the NFL. But the ban has not damaged the company, with players opting to continue to wear the…

Review: Continuity Keypad

This week, Apple is expected to publicly release OS X Yosemite. This, along with the imminent iOS 8.1, will enable new Continuity and Handoff features between Apple devices. One of the new features is the ability to send and receive phone calls from an iPad or Mac. All of this functionality is handled through an iPhone running iOS 8. During their demo,…

Apple accidentally confirms iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Apple is holding its next event tomorrow, October 16. Everyone is expecting to see new iPads. It looks like Apple themselves have accidentally confirmed that. On the iBooks Store, Apple has iPhone and iPad user guides for iOS 8. While the documents themselves haven’t been updated yet for iOS 8.1, the screenshots previewing the iPad guide are showing…

Report: New iPads to launch on October 24

Apple is set to launch new iPad hardware on October 24, according to a report by MacRumors. Quoting a source that has been reliable in the past, the Cupertino company will reportedly unveil new iPads at its media event this Thursday, October 16 and make the products available for purchase just over a week later. With Apple’s October media event…

Apple Stores to soon provide after-sales service for Beats products

Apple Service Providers will soon begin providing after-sales service for Beats Electronics, according to TechinGreek.com (via 9to5Mac), suggesting that Apple’s own retail stores might also begin offering the same service. The site claims that the below internal memo was sent to Apple Service Providers in Greece. In the message, it is stated that…

Apple dominating US smartphone sales as iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeds supply, iPhone 5s sales remain strong

Apple is dominating smartphone sales in the US, according to new data from Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley (via AppleInsider). According to the data, Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major carriers in the country last month. Walkley stated that his data showed the iPhone 6…