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  • Seth Rogen may play Steve Wozniak alongside Christian Bale as Steve Jobs

    Thu 3:22pm By Jacob Kastrenakes
    Not only has the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic likely found an actor to play Jobs, it may have found an actor to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak too: according to The Wrap, Seth Rogen is being considered for the role. Variety reports more definitely that…
  • See every Apple product ever made on one poster

    Thu 2:57pm By Josh Lowensohn
    It's maybe not as iconic as a blacklight Led Zeppelin poster, or this cat parading as an actual sandwich, but Pop Chart Lab has a freshly updated version of its history of Apple products poster. It goes all the way back to 1976, when the company was making…
  • Thank you, Tim Cook

    Thu 2:28pm By Casey Newton
    In a way, what Tim Cook said today felt inevitable. At least since 2008, when Owen Thomas asked the question in Gawker, a steady accretion of reporting has suggested Apple’s chief executive is gay. By 2011, Cook’s sexual orientation was a matter of regular…
  • Grocery chain Meijer breaks with other CurrentC retailers to accept Apple Pay

    Thu 12:33pm By Adi Robertson
    At least one member of the Merchant Customer Exchange — a coalition of retailers that are blocking Apple Pay and other mobile payment systems in order to promote their own option — seems to have broken from the group. Michigan Live reports that regional…
  • Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

    Thu 7:23am By Tom Warren
    In an editorial at Bloomberg Businessweek today, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay. "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook explains that "plenty" of Apple employees…
  • Flipboard debuts a big redesign and The Daily Edition, a morning news section

    Thu 12:00am By Ellis Hamburger
    Finding the right news to read is hard. That’s why hundreds of companies have jumped into the game offering different takes on what you might want to read, and why you might want to read it. Some apps offer expert-level curation, like Yahoo News Digest,…
  • CurrentC tries and fails to explain why merchants are blocking Apple Pay

    Wed 5:48pm By Jacob Kastrenakes
    Basically no one had heard of CurrentC last week. But as of Saturday, that all changed: everyone now knows it as the reason that big retail stores like Walmart and Best Buy aren't letting you use Apple Pay. CurrentC is those stores' own mobile payments app,…
  • iPhone and Android fans are raiding reviews of the CurrentC payments app

    Wed 11:59am By Colin Lecher
    Many retailers have been less than responsive to the Apple Pay mobile payments system. Rather than accept fees that banks charge for making the transactions, Walmart, Best Buy, and others disabled NFC in their stores, preventing customers from using Apple's…
  • Leaked Office for Mac 2015 screenshots look just like the Windows version

    Wed 8:03am By Tom Warren
    Microsoft’s next version of Outlook for Mac appeared earlier this week in leaked screenshots, and now we’re starting to see even more applications that are part of Office for Mac 2015. Chinese site CnBeta has published a number of slides from an internal…
  • The real Apple TV might finally happen if the FCC gets what it wants

    Tue 6:04pm By Nilay Patel
    There have been rumors of an actual Apple television ever since Steve Jobs told his biographer that he'd "cracked" the interface problem, but it's never been anywhere close to reality — you can't make a successful TV without actual TV programming, and…
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