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2014

United Airlines to deploy Apple's iPhone 6 Plus to more than 23,000 flight attendants worldwide

Wednesday December 10, 2014

United Airlines on Wednesday announced that it will equip more than 23,000 flight attendants with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus next year, allowing them to handle onboard transactions as well as accessing company email and other internal information.

Square merchants in the US post sales of $100M in a single day

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Small businesses using Square's popular iPhone- and iPad-connected credit card readers combined to sell more than $100 million worth of goods and services in a single day, the company announced on Wednesday.

Apple seeds iOS 8.2 beta 2 to developers

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Apple on Wednesday released the second beta iOS version 8.2, bringing additional support for the new WatchKit SDK and fixing a number of issues related to international languages.

Nokia confirms Here maps will return to iOS next year

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Wednesday announced that it would bring its Here mapping service --which has not appeared in native form on Apple devices in nearly a year --back to iOS with a new standalone app in early 2015.

Time's Person of the Year honor goes to 'the Ebola fighters,' not Apple CEO Tim Cook

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Apple's chief executive was among those spurned by Time Magazine on Wednesday as the publication announced that the 2014 Person of the Year edition will not feature a single person, but instead pay homage to the healthcare workers fighting Ebola in Africa.

Gazelle's $20 cash bonus on working iPad trade-ins expires tonight

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Readers who recently purchased a new iPad still have a few hours to lock in an extra $20 cash bonus on the payout value for their old models from Gazelle.

PC makers may beat Apple to the punch with new 'fingerprint ID' sensors built into notebook touchpads

Wednesday December 10, 2014

While Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensors remain limited to the latest iPhone and iPad models and have yet to appear in any Mac hardware, Synaptics announced on Wednesday that its new SecurePad fingerprint scanning hardware is now available to notebook PC makers.

Apple's discontinued iPod classic commands hefty premium on the secondary market

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Three months after its official demise, Apple's iPod Classic --the last model to come packing a high-capacity spinning drive --remains popular on marketplace sites like eBay, with buyers willing to pay hundreds of dollars extra to get one.

IBM & Apple reveal first iOS apps in enterprise partnership, including travel, telecom, retail & government

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Apple and IBM on Wednesday unveiled a wide range of "MobileFirst" applications targeted toward businesses, representing the first results of the enterprise-focused partnership between both companies.

Bose products return to Online Apple Store in time for holiday shopping

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Two months after Apple abruptly removed Bose products from its online and brick-and-mortar stores, the devices are slowly showing up as in stock and ready to ship, just in time for the holidays.

Google's Nexus 6 abandoned fingerprint sensor after failed attempt to catch up with Apple's Touch ID

Wednesday December 10, 2014

The Google-branded, Motorola-built Nexus 6 attempted to incorporate a fingerprint sensor like Apple's Touch ID which debuted on last year's iPhone 5s. However, the feature was abandoned shortly before the phone's introduction.

Apple lawyers say media only wants to show a 'dead man' in request for Steve Jobs deposition

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Attorneys representing Apple in the company's fight against an iPod iTunes antitrust class-action lawsuit suggested in court on Tuesday that media requests to unseal Steve Jobs' videotaped testimony are petty at best.

Before Facebook's outrage over Apple's privacy policy, it paid billions for firm with same anti-ads philosophy

Tuesday December 09, 2014

After Apple's Tim Cook said users of ad-based services "are the product" rather than the customer, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg scoffed at the idea as "the most ridiculous concept." However, the WhatsApp messaging service Zuckerberg paid $22 billion to acquire espoused that same "ridiculous" philosophy two years ago.

Apple Pay gets Fremont Bank, NIH Federal Credit Union support as iOS 8 distribution hits 63%

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Apple recently announced Apple Pay support for two more banking institutions, with steady growth likely playing a factor in increased iOS 8 distribution, which now stands at 63 percent of all devices registered with the App Store.

'iPod iTunes' antitrust case to continue on back of new lead plaintiff

Tuesday December 09, 2014

After veering toward dismissal with eliminations of the two named plaintiffs, an iPod-iTunes antitrust lawsuit gained new life of Tuesday as a new plaintiff emerged to represent a class of 8 million iPod buyers.

eBay updates iPad app with new look and features, offers special discounts on Apple accessories

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Online auction giant eBay on Tuesday announced a batch of exclusive iPad accessory deals to celebrate the rollout of its redesigned iPad app, which sports a completely new interface designed for a more engaging experience.

Tim Cook meets with Rev. Jesse Jackson to discuss corporate diversity

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson on Monday to talk about a range of topics, including the company's ongoing initiative to create a more diverse tech industry.

Jeff Daniels linked to troubled Steve Jobs biopic, Sony leak shows Sorkin wanted Tom Cruise for lead role [u]

Tuesday December 09, 2014

"Newsroom" star Jeff Daniels looks likely to play former Apple CEO John Sculley in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, a Tuesday report said, as director Danny Boyle is said to have Daniels at the top of his list for the role.

Apple releases iOS 8.1.2 with fixes for missing iTunes ringtones

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 8.1.2, the latest version of the company's mobile operating system for its iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices that fixes a number of bugs, including one that could have caused users to lose ringtones purchased from iTunes.

Apple TV gets overhauled YouTube app, adds new channels for UFC, DailyMotion & more

Tuesday December 09, 2014

Google on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned YouTube app for the Apple TV with a number of new features, while Apple simultaneously added four additional channels to its lineup, including one from popular mixed martial arts league UFC.