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2015

WWDC Steals: Apple's new iMac 5K for $1,799; 15-inch MacBook Pros for $1,749; more

Wednesday June 10, 2015

WWDC 2015 has delivered some shocking deals, such as $200 off Apple's brand new 3.3GHz iMac with Retina 5K display ($1,799) and $300 off its souped up 3.5GHz cousin. Similarly, 15-inch MacBook Pros are now available for as little as $1,749 ($250 off) without a discrete graphics card or $2,149 with one ($350 off).

Apple, record labels under scrutiny for collusion in New York and Connecticut

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Attorneys general in New York and Connecticut are conducting a joint antitrust investigation concerning Apple's negotiations with record labels over its new Apple Music streaming service.

Apple expands HealthKit in iOS 9 to track sexual activity, ovulation, UV exposure, water intake

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Beginning with iOS 9, HealthKit will accept a number of new data types from external apps and accessories, tracking everything from water consumption to whether protection was used during sex.

Apple Music to reportedly stream at 256kbps, below Beats Music and industry rivals

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Apple is putting a 256kbps cap on Apple Music streaming, a report said Tuesday, a bitrate lower than competing top-tier offerings from Spotify and the service's own Beats Music forebear.

eBay arrives on Apple Watch, Google Maps for iOS gets pushed locations

Tuesday June 09, 2015

eBay on Tuesday released its first app for Apple Watch, while Google Maps for iOS updated with the ability to receive locations pushed from the desktop.

iOS 9 power-saving tactics include cutting display power for face-down devices

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Better battery life is an Apple priority for iOS 9, and to that end the company is adopting extreme attention to detail, implementing things like face-down power restrictions, a Low Power mode, and a dedicated menu in the Settings app with more granular detail.

Inside iOS 9: Apple Maps gains transit directions for buses, trains, subways, more

Tuesday June 09, 2015

For years, the biggest omission in Apple Maps has been the lack of transit directions. But that's set to change with this year's iOS 9 update, which includes built-in support for buses, subways, trains, and more in select major cities.

Cadillac to support Apple CarPlay on 'majority' of upcoming 2016 cars

Tuesday June 09, 2015

General Motors' Cadillac division on Tuesday announced that it will add support for Apple CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles, the first group of which will launch later this summer.

Apple supplies developers with new betas of iOS 8.4, OS X 10.10.4

Tuesday June 09, 2015

While the focus this week is on iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan, those won't become available to the public until this fall. In the interim, Apple has new updates for iOS and OS X that remain in testing, patching bugs and issues for each platform.

UK's Barclays in 'constructive' talks to add Apple Pay support

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Responding to a flurry of public complaints, U.K. bank Barclays said on Twitter that it is in negotiations to add Apple Pay support, and that efforts "remain constructive."

Inside iOS 9: Siri Suggestions, news, apps & more on Apple's revamped search screen

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Apple will introduce an entirely new home screen in iOS 9 that presents users with intelligent, contextually aware information, including frequently opened apps based on time of day and location, or potential destinations in Maps that a user might seek out.

Apple still in licensing talks to complete Apple Music library - report

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Even after making Apple Music public during Monday's WWDC keynote, Apple is still negotiating some important music licenses for the streaming service, a new report says.

First look: iOS 9 brings Find My Friends widget, changes for Safari, Reminders, Camera

Tuesday June 09, 2015

Apple's next-generation mobile operating system includes a number of evolutionary updates to complement its new headline features, like a new Notification Center widget for Find My Friends and user interface tweaks to Safari, Reminders, and the Camera app.

First look: iOS 9's iCloud Drive app, 6-digit passcode, shift button fix and more

Tuesday June 09, 2015

During a jam-packed keynote address at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple introduced a slew of new iOS features set for release when iOS 9 debuts this fall. In anticipation, we took a first look at Apple's latest mobile OS and compiled a few bits and bobs worth noting.

Apple again warns White House against policies fostering weak encryption

Tuesday June 09, 2015

In a letter delivered to President Barack Obama on Monday, two trade groups comprised of some of the largest tech companies in the U.S. asked the White House to reject government policies designed to undermine encryption systems built to keep consumer data private.

Music industry execs unconcerned by Apple Music threat

Monday June 08, 2015

After Apple officially debuted its Apple Music streaming service at WWDC on Monday, industry executives blithely offered their two cents -- albeit anonymously -- on the latest product to come out of Cupertino, proclaiming early that it won't be a runaway success.

Apple posts full WWDC 2015 keynote extravaganza online

Monday June 08, 2015

Apple late Monday posted to its website a full version of this year's WWDC keynote address, which clocked in at just under two and a half hours from Bill Hader's comedic intro to a musical performance by The Weeknd.

Apple hands out Apple Design Awards to Pacemaker, Crossy Road, more

Monday June 08, 2015

Following Apple's WWDC keynote at Moscone West on Monday, the company handed out its annual Design Awards to developers whose iOS and OS X apps "combined design and technology in powerful ways."

Apple Watch to get Activation Lock with watchOS 2

Monday June 08, 2015

Apple's upcoming watchOS 2 will bring Activation Lock to the Apple Watch, the company quietly revealed on Monday via a new webpage for the operating system.

Apple targets China, Japan with new OS X El Capitan system fonts and input

Monday June 08, 2015

Asia has already proven to be the next major market frontier for Apple, and as such the company is catering to prospective Mac buyers with new input features custom tailored to Chinese and Japanese speakers.