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  • Nike Fires Majority of FuelBand Team, Plans to Stop Making Wearables

    18 April 2014, 9:11 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Nike plans to cease making wearable hardware, as it has fired the majority of its 80-person team responsible for the FuelBand fitness tracker. Instead, the company will focus its efforts on fitness software, according to an unnamed source that spoke to CNET.…
  • Apple Offering Some Developers Second Chance to Buy Unclaimed WWDC Tickets

    18 April 2014, 6:14 pm by: Jordan Golson

    Apple is offering some developers a chance to buy unclaimed WWDC tickets, according to a report from 9to5Mac and several Twitter users. Apple has emailed certain developers to offer them WWDC tickets, giving them 24 hours to pay the $1,599 ticket fee. This…
  • Apple's Shazam Partnership Could Boost Advertising Efforts

    18 April 2014, 4:53 pm by: Juli Clover

    Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that Apple has plans to integrate song identification features into iOS 8 through a partnership with audio discovery platform Shazam, but as suggested by media professor Aram Sinnreich, Apple's ambitions may go beyond…
  • Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with Integrated Display Shown in New Photos

    18 April 2014, 10:05 am by: Eric Slivka

    Following the leak of an alleged iPhone 6 front panel earlier this week, the iPad is now getting its turn with a pair of photos showing what is said to be a front panel for the next-generation iPad Air, shared by Dutch site One More Thing [Google Translate].…
  • Analysts Predict Q2 2014 Decline in iPad Sales, Slight Increase in iPhone Sales

    18 April 2014, 8:37 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Sales of Apple's iPad and iPhone remained strong during the holiday season with record quarterly sales reported in Q1 2014. Analyst predictions for Apple's second quarter of its fiscal year suggest iPhone sales may rise slightly, while iPad sales may decline…
  • New iPhone 6 Renderings Based on Recent Info Show Design Changes

    18 April 2014, 4:20 am by: Richard Padilla

    After showing off a concept for a sapphire-glass backed “iPhone Air” earlier this month, French Apple website Nowhereelse.fr [Google Translate] and graphic designer Martin Hajek have teamed up once again to create a set renders for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6…
  • FaceTime Not Working for Many iOS 6 Users

    17 April 2014, 4:49 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's FaceTime appears to be malfunctioning for iPhone and iPad users with devices running iOS 6, according to multiple tips received by MacRumors as well as a MacRumors forum post and a thread on the Apple Support Communities. It appears that users who are…
  • Angela Ahrendts May Delay Apple Start Until Mid-Year

    17 April 2014, 12:06 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts resigned last October from the British luxury fashion house to join Apple as the head of its retail division. According to The Guardian, Ahrendts is free to leave Burberry this month, having fulfilled her six-month…
  • How Apple Could Make the Move to 4.7" iPhone Displays

    17 April 2014, 11:18 am by: Arnold Kim

    Amidst the flurry of iPhone 6 rumors coming from KGI Securities' report last week, Ming-Chi Kuo presented the first possible screen resolution for Apple's 4.7" iPhone 6. Kuo lists it as a 1334x750 Retina display with a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch.…
  • Apple to Honor Earth Day 2014 at Retail Stores, Main Campus

    17 April 2014, 9:20 am by: Richard Padilla

    Apple will be celebrating Earth Day 2014 next Tuesday, April 22 throughout its various retail locations and at its main campus, reports 9to5Mac. The company will color its logos in green for the occasion, as employees will wear special shirts with an event…
  • Apple Working With Shazam on Song Identification Capabilities for iOS 8

    16 April 2014, 8:44 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple is working on a song identification feature as a new addition to iOS 8, reports Bloomberg. The company has plans to partner with music discovery service Shazam to offer users a way to discover a song that is playing on the radio or from another source,…
  • Yahoo Wants to Be Apple’s Default iOS Search Engine

    16 April 2014, 6:37 pm by: Jordan Golson

    Yahoo is working on two internal projects to optimize its mobile search and monetization in order to convince Apple to make Yahoo the default search engine on iOS reports Re/code. The WSJ reported last year that Apple and Yahoo had been in discussions of how…
  • Google's 'Project Tango' Smartphone Uses Apple's PrimeSense Technology

    16 April 2014, 2:59 pm by: Juli Clover

    Earlier this year, Google unveiled "Project Tango," an experimental smartphone that incorporates 3D sensors to allow users to map indoor and outdoor environments. Reports suggested that the smartphone's 3D capabilities were powered by the Movidius Myriad 1…
  • Hyundai Bringing CarPlay to 2015 Sonata Models Later This Year

    16 April 2014, 10:43 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Hyundai today announced that it will bring Apple's CarPlay technology to its Sonata automobile lineup starting next year. This introduction makes Hyundai the first volume automobile manufacturer to bring CarPlay to the market and leaves Honda as the only one…
  • Another Alleged iPhone 6 Case Surfaces with Cutouts for Moved Power Button, New Volume Controls

    16 April 2014, 7:27 am by: Richard Padilla

    New photos showing what appears to be another case for Apple's larger-screen iPhone 6 have been posted by Nowhereelse.fr [Google Translate]. While details about the case's exact length are unknown, the images are said to have come from a Chinese accessory…
  • Apple and Other Smartphone Makers Back Global Anti-Theft Measures

    15 April 2014, 6:45 pm by: Jordan Golson

    Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung have announced a voluntary agreement to include anti-theft technology on all smartphones beginning next year, according to a report by Re/code. The pledge has device makers agreeing that all…
  • iPhone 6 Mockups and Case Designs on Display at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

    15 April 2014, 5:28 pm by: Juli Clover

    As we progress further into 2014, iPhone 6 rumors have begun to pick up, with case designs, schematics, molds, and alleged iPhone parts surfacing over the past few weeks to give hints at what Apple's larger iPhone might look like. Today Japanese site Mac…
  • Microsoft Launches 'Office 365 Personal' Plan for One Mac and One iPad at $69/Year

    15 April 2014, 12:41 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Microsoft today started selling its Office 365 Personal subscription, a less expensive version of Office 365 that targets individual users. The cloud-based subscription service provides access to online versions of Microsoft's Office productivity suite, online…
  • Amazon's Smartphone with 3D Capabilities Revealed in New Photos

    15 April 2014, 11:43 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Recent reports suggest Amazon may be preparing a smartphone with 3D capabilities to compete with Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy handsets. New details from BGR and TechCrunch shed some light on this 3D feature and possibly provide us with our first look at…
  • Pioneer Brings Apple CarPlay to Existing In-Dash Receivers

    15 April 2014, 9:31 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    In line with earlier reports, Pioneer today announced it is bringing Apple's CarPlay technology to its existing product line. CarPlay will be added to the company's five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers via a firmware update that will be made available in…
  • Alleged iPhone 6 Batteries Photographed in Production Tray

    15 April 2014, 6:21 am by: Richard Padilla

    French site Nowhereelse.fr [Google Translation] has shared a photo of what are claimed to be batteries for the iPhone 6 spotted in a production tray. While the validity of the image cannot be confirmed, the batteries do appear to share similar physical…
  • Photo of Alleged Front Panel from Larger-Screen iPhone 6 Surfaces [Updated]

    15 April 2014, 5:37 am by: Richard Padilla

    An alleged photo of what appears to be a front panel from Apple's larger-screen iPhone 6 has surfaced on Chinese microblogging site Weibo (via iPhone.fr, Google Translation). The image appears to show an individual in a factory-type setting holding up an…
  • LG Again Rumored to be Sole Supplier of Flexible Displays for iWatch

    15 April 2014, 2:40 am by: Richard Padilla

    LG will be the sole supplier for flexible displays to be used in the iWatch as Apple looks to launch the device later this year in two sizes, according to a report from Korea's Naver [Google Translate, via GforGames]. iWatch concept by Todd Hamilton, based…
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Adds Support for Apple's Passbook Passes

    14 April 2014, 2:09 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Microsoft has added support for Apple's Passbook passes in Windows Phone 8.1, which was released today as a developer preview. Microsoft announced this latest version of Windows Phone earlier this month and equipped the mobile OS with digital assistant and…
  • New Photo of Alleged iPhone 6 Manufacturing Mold Hints at 4.7-Inch Display

    14 April 2014, 9:57 am by: Eric Slivka

    Over the weekend, several photos surfaced reportedly showing details on manufacturing molds for the iPhone 6. While the manufacturing mold photos left it unclear as to the size of the device body it would yield, a new photo shared by Nowhereelse.fr [Google…

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