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  • Apple Seeds First Beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to Developers

    30 July 2014, 4:58 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Apple seeded the first build of OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks to developers on Wednesday. The build is labeled as 13F7. The company released OS X 10.9.4 to the public one month ago.
  • Matt Walsh Visits The Conan O’Brien Show to ‘Demonstrate’ How To Make Your Own iPad

    30 July 2014, 4:47 pm by: Chris Hauk

    We're not afraid to admit that we're fans of Conan O'Brien. (A little embarrassed, but not afraid.) And we'll also admit that he has presented some great Apple-related videos. This is not one of them. Matt Walsh shows how to make your own iPad by using…
  • Report: New Apple TV Delayed Due to Stalled Content Deals

    30 July 2014, 4:07 pm by: Chris Hauk

    The much-rumored new Apple TV has yet to show its face on the shelves of your local Apple Store, and a new report from The Information claims you won't be seeing it there until 2015.
  • Free Mobile Carrier FreedomPop Now Selling iPad minis With Free Data, Text, and Voice Service

    30 July 2014, 2:01 pm by: Chris Hauk

    FreedomPop, the free mobile service company that offers free voice, text and data to customers, has announced that it is now offering discounted LTE tablets with free data, as well as expanding the tablet's functionality to allow phone capabilities. FreedomPop…
  • Russia Asks Apple to Share Its iOS and Mac Source Code

    30 July 2014, 12:43 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Russia has asked Apple to give the Russian government access to the company's source code to ensure that its iOS devices and Mac computers aren't being used for spying.
  • MacTrast Deals: The Productive Design Mac Bundle – Just $39!

    30 July 2014, 11:50 am by: Chris Hauk

    If you're the creative type, you already know your Mac is an excellent machine to create your work on. Today's MacTrast Deal makes it even easier to be more productive when it comes to your design projects.
  • New iPhone App Allows Users to Make Secure Calls at no Cost

    30 July 2014, 10:48 am by: Chris Hauk

    Tuesday saw the release of a new encrypted phone app for the iPhone. Signal, released by open source software group Open Whisper Systems, allows users to make secure calls on the iPhone at no cost.
  • Apple Reminds Customers About Their No-Tax Holidays

    30 July 2014, 9:46 am by: Chris Hauk

    Apple has sent out an email to customers about their state's upcoming no-tax holiday. The emails, sent to customers in the nine U.S. states with a no-tax holiday, reminds customers that they can buy Apple products, including computers and software - either in…
  • Unreleased ‘Mid 2014′ Mac mini and 27-in iMac Briefly Referenced on Apple Support Page

    30 July 2014, 9:26 am by: Chris Hauk

    Apple's support page for Boot Camp was recently update, and included references to both a "Mid 2014" Mac mini, and a "Mid 2014" 27-inch iMac." Both references have reportedly been removed from the page, but a cached version of the page shows both models.
  • Ford Dropping BlackBerry Devices in Favor of Apple’s iPhone

    29 July 2014, 4:17 pm by: Chris Hauk

    It appears Ford does truly have "a better idea" when it comes to mobile devices for use by its employees, as the car maker is planning to transition away from the use of BlackBerry devices, providing approximately 3,300 workers with iPhones by the end of the…
  • Smash and Grab Thieves Make Off With MacBooks From Durham, NC Apple Store

    29 July 2014, 1:59 pm by: Chris Hauk

    An unknown number of MacBooks were stolen last night in a smash-and-grab theft at the Southpoint Mall Apple Store location in Durham, North Carolina. The MacBook units were on display in the front section of the store.
  • Popcorn Time’s Torrents Streamer to Get AirPlay Support

    29 July 2014, 12:57 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Popcorn Time, the somewhat questionable service that allows you to stream movie torrents just like they were Netflix content, is adding another great feature to their Mac and PC clients. The service will soon add AirPlay ability to both clients, allowing…
  • MacTrast Deals – Flip PDF For Mac: Create Eye-Catching Digital Media Publications

    29 July 2014, 12:14 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Sure, PDF has had its day, and it's been a good run. But today you need more than just a static PDF file to grab readers' attention. Enter Flip PDF for Mac, a powerful flip book creator that allows users to quickly and easily convert ordinary PDF files into…
  • Apple Drops Its Pursuit of Product Sales Ban on Older Samsung Devices

    29 July 2014, 11:54 am by: Chris Hauk

    Apple filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in California yesterday, to officially end its pursuit of a product sales ban against older Samsung devices.
  • Apple TV Adds CNBC and FOX NOW to Channel Lineup

    29 July 2014, 10:36 am by: Chris Hauk

    Apple TV now boasts two more channels in its streaming lineup, as it has today added financial news channel CNBC and the FOX NOW network to its platform.
  • Apple Expands AppleCare+ iPhone and iPad Coverage to Mexico and Sweden

    29 July 2014, 10:09 am by: Chris Hauk

    Apple has expanded AppleCare+ coverage for both iPhones and iPads to customers in both Mexico and Sweden, further expanding international availability of the extended warranty program.
  • Apple Debuts Updated Retina MacBook Pros – Faster Processors, More RAM Standard

    29 July 2014, 9:32 am by: Chris Hauk

    As expected, Apple today debuted refreshed 13-inch and 15-inch models of the MacBook Pro with Retina display. The new models feature faster Intel Haswell CPUs. and all 13-inch models now boast 8 GB of RAM standard, while the 15-inch models see their RAM…
  • MacTrast Deals: The Mac Mastery Bundle – Become A Mac Power User

    28 July 2014, 2:51 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Did you just make the move from a Windows machine to a Mac, or maybe you've been using a Mac for awhile now, and you still feel like there's more you could learn about it. Today's deal is for you!
  • Hudson’s Bay Rolls Out iBeacons to 130 The Bay and Lord & Taylor Stores in U.S. and Canada

    28 July 2014, 1:13 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Hudson’s Bay Company has announced today that it is deploying iBeacons to some of its 130 The Bay and Lord & Taylor department store locations across the US and Canada. iBeacons are Bluetooth LE beacons that send shoppers location-aware, targeted…
  • Apple Set to Buy Talk Radio App Swell for $30 Million

    28 July 2014, 12:43 pm by: Chris Hauk

    Apple has reportedly made a move to improve its streaming media services by buying personalized talk radio app Swell for $30 million.

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