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  • AOL is shutting down its Apple blog TUAW

    Fri 8:01am By Micah Singleton
    There goes another one. AOL is shutting down The Unofficial Apple Weblog, better known as TUAW, sources familiar with the situation tell The Verge. The company — which is also shutting down its gaming site Joystiq — is in the midst of a major…
  • Millionaires in China love gifting Apple products

    Thu 11:00am By Jacob Kastrenakes
    Millionaires in China overwhelmingly look to Apple when they want to give someone a nice gift, according to a new survey from Hurun Report. In a poll of 376 millionaires in Mainland China — people with a wealth above US$1.6 million — around one in five…
  • The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

    Thu 10:00am By Vlad Savov
    Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been…
  • SoundCloud's iPad app gets a fresh redesign, loses recording capabilities

    Thu 9:00am By Chris Welch
    After giving its main iPhone app a big redesign back in June, SoundCloud is back today with a revamped iPad experience. And much like the smaller-sized version, this new SoundCloud is fast, fluid, and focuses on getting you to your playlists and tracks fast.…
  • Analysts say Apple has beaten Samsung to become world's largest smartphone vendor

    Thu 5:24am By James Vincent
    After recording the biggest quarterly profit by any company ever, Apple might have earned itself another accolade: world's largest smartphone vendor. It's clear that the iPhone maker had a bumper quarter, reporting record sales of 74.5 million smartphones.…
  • Microsoft rebrands Acompli as Outlook for iOS and Android

    Thu 3:00am By Tom Warren
    Microsoft is bringing a fully featured version of Outlook to iOS and Android today. The launch comes less than two months after Microsoft acquired email app Acompli in early December, and the software maker is turning Acompli into Outlook mobile. Available…
  • Apple's crazy iPhone sales prove that hardware still matters

    Wed 1:36pm By Vlad Savov
    A tech company just broke the record for highest quarterly profit ever recorded, and it did it by selling a supposed commodity product: a smartphone. Apple’s $18 billion profit over the last three months of 2014 was driven primarily by growing iPhone sales,…
  • How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S

    Wed 8:00am By Casey Newton
    Tangerine, a breakout hit from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises. There’s the subject matter: transgender prostitutes working in a not-so glamorous part of Hollywood. And there are the characters: flinty, funny, nobody’s victim.…
  • This is the main cast of the new Steve Jobs movie

    Tue 9:37pm By Josh Lowensohn
    Filming is already underway for the next Steve Jobs biopic, though today Universal detailed its casting choices for the main characters of the film, which are (of course) based on real people. The studio also confirmed, via SlashFilm, what writer Aaron Sorkin…
  • China is the biggest driver of Apple's insane earnings growth

    Tue 5:32pm By Ben Popper
    Apple announced staggering quarterly earnings today, posting a record $18 billion in profit on the sale of 74.5 million iPhones. Those sales figures are global, but there is one part of the world that is far and away the biggest driver of Apple's growth:…
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