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2014

OS X Yosemite first look: Spotlight search

Thursday June 05, 2014

As the Spotlight desktop search service nears its aluminium anniversary, Apple has turned up the power on the magnifying glass to put more information at users' fingertips in OS X Yosemite.

Pebble smart watch update adds iBeacon support, iPhone volume control, menu reordering

Thursday June 05, 2014

Popular smart watch Pebble received an update this week adding iBeacon support, iPhone music volume controls, and the ability to reorganize the system's Launcher Menu.

Apple's Safari quick website search in iOS 8 allows faster access to content

Thursday June 05, 2014

Searching through Apple's Safari browser in iOS 8 has seen a number of tweaks and enhancements, including the ability to quickly search the App Store or Wikipedia via keywords, letting users bypass a search engine's website entirely.

OS X Yosemite first look video: Handoff

Thursday June 05, 2014

One of the more exciting features shown off at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference was Handoff, a piece of technology that lets OS X Yosemite recognize what a user is doing in an iOS 8 app and seamlessly transfer that action to Mac.

Apple urges developers to opt-in to upcoming Family Sharing program

Wednesday June 04, 2014

In the run up to the launch of OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8, Apple is now asking developers to make their apps available as part of Family Sharing, a new iTunes feature that allows family members to share purchased content.

Apple's latest iPhone 5s ad focuses on fitness

Wednesday June 04, 2014

During the first game of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday, Apple released an iPhone 5s ad focusing on the handset's ability to link with activity trackers and fitness apps to become an all-in-one digital trainer.

Apple reportedly moving TV ad creation in-house

Wednesday June 04, 2014

According to a report on Wednesday, Apple is taking on more responsibility for its TV spots by creating ads in-house, a move that shifts away from longtime collaborator TBWA\Chiat\Day.

Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta hints at Retina display iMacs

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Rumors of Retina iMacs have been floating since the iPhone 4 with Retina display launched in 2010, but newly discovered code in Apple's latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta suggests the anticipated all-in-ones may be close to market.

Amazon expected to announce 3D sensing smartphone at June 18 event

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Amazon on Wednesday announced it will be holding a special media event on June 18 for an as-yet-unannounced product that many expect will be the Internet retailer's first foray into the smartphone business.

Apple's top secret Swift language grew from work to sustain Objective C, which it now aims to replace

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Work on Swift--Apple's surprise new programming language unveiled at WWDC--started development four years ago in conjunction with efforts to keep Objective C relevant. Swift now aims to quickly replace Objective C for modern Cocoa development on iOS and OS X.

iOS 8 first look video: Quick-send images in Messages, quick-reply via notifications

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Perhaps the most significant native app improvements in iOS 8 can be found in the Messages client, which gains a quicker and more visually appealing way of sending recent pictures, a new voice message recorder, and a quick-reply option when in another application.

Bastille set to perform at Apple's WWDC Bash

Wednesday June 04, 2014

English rock band Bastille will hit San Francisco to play for developers attending Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, with the 4-man group taking the stage on Thursday at the annual WWDC Bash.

OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.

Intel shows off new 'Skylake' platform with wireless charging, docking

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Semiconductor giant Intel on Wednesday put its next-generation "Skylake" platform on display, demonstrating an integrated system of magnetic resonance charging, wireless video, and cable-free peripheral connections that could make its way into future Macs from Apple.

Fleksy offers sneak peek of its third-party keyboard running on Apple's iOS 8

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Popular alternative keyboard Fleksy is already running on the first beta of Apple's forthcoming iOS 8, and developers can sign up now to be among the first to test it out.

OS X Yosemite runs on same Macs as Mavericks, but iOS 8 drops support for iPhone 4

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Any Mac currently running Mavericks will be able to install OS X Yosemite, hardware requirements released by Apple show. But the launch of iOS 8 this fall will mean the end of support for the iPhone 4, first released in 2010.

Apple brings user customization to iOS 8 Notification Center, share buttons

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Customization will be a key part of Apple's upcoming iOS 8 mobile operating system, as users will gain the ability to choose widgets for the Notification Center's "Today" view, and also control which functions are available via the system's multipurpose Sharing Extension menus.

Razer unveils slide-out iPhone gamepad as Apple plans iOS 8 controller forwarding support for iPad, Mac

Wednesday June 04, 2014

Accessory maker Razer is the latest to release an Apple-sanctioned Made for iPhone controller, but its new accessory boasts a unique and thin slide-out design. And gamepads like Razer's new Junglecat will become even more powerful with iOS 8, gaining the ability to remotely control titles on iPad and Mac.

iOS 8 ups chances of recovering lost or stolen iPhone with 'Send Last Location' feature

Tuesday June 03, 2014

A new feature added to iCloud's Find My iPhone in iOS 8 passes along an iPhone or iPad's geolocation data to Apple just before its battery completely dies, boosting the chances of finding the device.

Apple posts WWDC 2014 keynote to YouTube

Tuesday June 03, 2014

After making the two-hour keynote to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference available on its own website, Apple on Tuesday uploaded a high resolution version of the video to YouTube.