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  • “Mac Mini (Mid 2014)” briefly appears in Apple support document

    29 July 2014, 5:25 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Apple's cheapest Mac was last updated in October of 2012.
  • Supreme Court’s new rules on abstract patents hit Apple v. Samsung

    29 July 2014, 11:17 am by: Joe Mullin

    Samsung: "Slide to unlock" and "universal search" shouldn't have been patented.
  • Retina MacBook Pros get faster CPUs, more RAM, and a few price cuts

    29 July 2014, 10:11 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    Gently tweaked models still use Intel's Haswell chips, same GPUs as before.
  • Bose accuses Beats of using patented noise-cancelling tech

    26 July 2014, 6:05 pm by: Tiffany Kelly

    The high-end audio equipment maker is going after Apple's latest pending acquisition.
  • PSA: Download the OS X Yosemite public beta now

    24 July 2014, 12:22 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    The first million people to sign up can get their first taste of 10.10 today.
  • Old apps, new faces: More stuff that looks different in OS X Yosemite

    23 July 2014, 4:22 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Gallery: Apps and features that have been Yosemite-ized, but not changed.
  • Apple files patent for smartwatch

    23 July 2014, 1:08 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Comes with usual range of smartwatch features, fuels Apple wearables speculation.
  • Apple documents previously undocumented services that can leak user data

    23 July 2014, 10:40 am by: Dan Goodin

    Forensics expert disputes Apple claim that services serve purely diagnostic purpose.
  • Preview: A closer look at OS X Yosemite, just in time for the public beta

    23 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    The first public OS X beta in over a decade brings quite a few changes with it.
  • iPhones and Macs rise, iPads and iPods drop in Apple’s Q3 2014 [Updated]

    22 July 2014, 4:58 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Apple increases sales and profit margins despite releasing few products in 2014.
  • Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call liveblog

    22 July 2014, 4:50 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    This quarter saw many announcements, but few products.
  • Undocumented iOS functions allow monitoring of personal data, expert says

    21 July 2014, 12:53 pm by: Dan Goodin

    "Backdoor" can be abused by gov't agents and ex-lovers to gain persistent access.
  • Explaining Continuity: The tech tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together

    20 July 2014, 9:00 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Handoff, AirDrop, and more will bridge the device gap—if your hardware is up to it.
  • Apple agrees to pay $450 million in e-book antitrust deal

    16 July 2014, 3:44 pm by: David Kravets

    Deal conditioned on result of appeal challenging antitrust ruling against Apple.
  • Apple and IBM want you to use an iPhone at work, please

    15 July 2014, 5:55 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    New partnership emphasizes tech support and device management for big shops.
  • FCC filings reveal Apple-designed iBeacon hardware

    14 July 2014, 11:44 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    Bluetooth beacon hardware has heretofore been supplied by third parties.
  • The software design trends that we love to hate

    12 July 2014, 11:18 am by: Ars Staff

    Buttons that don't look like buttons, ALL CAPS MENUS, and more.
  • Apple launches new Swift blog, offers Xcode 6 beta for free

    11 July 2014, 3:03 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Getting Xcode betas used to require $99-a-year OS X or iOS program memberships.
  • WSJ: TSMC is shipping its first Apple processors, replacing Samsung

    10 July 2014, 11:12 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    Long-rumored chips reportedly use new 20nm manufacturing process.
  • Apple points finger at Google after FTC in-app purchase settlement

    9 July 2014, 5:35 pm by: Megan Geuss

    With Amazon fighting a similar battle, Google might be next, Politico reports.
  • Apple and Google move computing forward in identical-yet-incompatible ways

    6 July 2014, 7:00 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Op-ed: If you think ecosystem lock-in is bad now, just wait until the fall.
  • $1,099 iMac review: Lose 50% of your performance to save 18% of the money

    5 July 2014, 2:30 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    MacBook-turned-desktop isn't bad, but only makes sense if you're buying in bulk.
  • Keep thieves from stealing your 2013 Mac Pro with a $49 lock adapter

    2 July 2014, 5:49 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    When you're already paying $3,000, what's another $50?
  • Amazon would go to court to avoid FTC restrictions on in-app purchases

    2 July 2014, 5:05 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Apple agreed to similar restrictions, $32.5m in refunds earlier this year.
  • Apple releases OS X 10.9.4 with wake-from-sleep and Wi-Fi fixes

    30 June 2014, 4:33 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    Mavericks goes into maintenance mode while Apple works on Yosemite.
  • Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 with iBeacon, mail attachment encryption fixes

    30 June 2014, 4:13 pm by: Andrew Cunningham

    At-rest attachments could be accessed if attackers had access to your device.
  • Apple to cease development, support of pro photo app Aperture [Updated]

    27 June 2014, 1:25 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Company asks users to transition to new Photos app.
  • Apple gives 16GB iPod touch a camera, lowers prices on all models

    26 June 2014, 11:50 am by: Andrew Cunningham

    Minor refresh doesn't address the device's aging internals.
  • Surprise iOS 7.1 jailbreak for most iPhones and iPads uses year-old flaw

    25 June 2014, 12:24 pm by: Dan Goodin

    Technique allows users to install unauthorized apps on wide range of devices.
  • Microsoft wants you to trade in your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

    23 June 2014, 4:06 pm by: Sam Machkovech

    Microsoft Store trade-in program offers "up to $650" toward a new MS tablet.

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