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2016

DirecTV Now launch rocky with early adopters having poor experience, getting 'Error 60'

Thursday December 01, 2016

Wednesday saw the launch of AT&T's DirecTV Now internet TV service, but the first day of operation was allegedly anything but smooth.

Future Apple devices might warn users of environmental dangers

Thursday December 01, 2016

Apple published a patent application on Thursday covering an embedded environmental sensor capable of sampling both gas and liquids, a component that could one day inform iPhone and Apple Watch owners of potential unseen dangers in their surrounding environment.

Apple launches Apple Pay in Spain with support for four financial institutions

Thursday December 01, 2016

As rumored, Apple on Thursday debuted Apple Pay in Spain with support for Mastercard and American Express credit cards issued through Santander bank, Carrefour Pass and Ticket Restaurant.

Apple patent filing reveals work on circular displays for Apple Watch

Thursday December 01, 2016

A pair of Apple patent filings published Thursday reveal ongoing research into circular displays suitable for wearable devices, suggesting the company was at least mulling the creation of a round-faced Apple Watch.

Fitbit to reportedly buy smartwatch maker Pebble for 'small amount,' phase out product

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Wearable fitness device giant Fitbit is reportedly on the verge of buying out, and subsequently shutting down, smartwatch upstart Pebble for what sources describe as a "small amount."

Gooligan malware roots 1M Android phones in "largest Google account breach to date"

Wednesday November 30, 2016

A new strain of Android malware dubbed "Gooligan," thought to be "the largest Google account breach to date," is already in active circulation and three-fourths of the Android installed base is vulnerable. Once infected, devices give hackers access to the users' Gmail, Google Photos, Docs, Drive and other Google services accounts.

Apple investigating iCloud Calendar spam solution

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Apple on Wednesday released a statement regarding a recent spate of spam iCloud Calendar invitations, saying it is working to address the issue by identifying and blocking suspicious invite senders.

In Stock Alert: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz 16GB 512GB Radeon 455) in Space Gray & Silver

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Looking to purchase one of Apple's high-end 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar but seeking instant gratification? You could be in luck: Apple authorized reseller B&H Photo has just taken receipt of several new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models -- including the (2.7GHz 16GB 512GB Radeon 455) configuration -- which are ready to ship out tomorrow with free expedited shipping and no sales tax in 49 states.

Readdle's popular iOS email client Spark arrives on the Mac App Store

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Previously available for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Readdle's hit email client Spark launched on macOS on Wednesday, and is now available as a free download from the Mac App Store.

Tim Cook tells iPhone 7 customer to expect AirPods in the 'next few weeks'

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Responding to a customer's email, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the long-awaited AirPods are "finalizing" and expected to ship in the "next few weeks," in time for the holiday season.

Apple TV gains fourth beta of tvOS 10.1 with support for new 'TV' app

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Apple on Wednesday supplied developers with a fourth pre-release beta of tvOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will bring a new universal "TV" app, as well as single sign-on support for TV providers, to the company's streaming set-top box.

Cook talks Apple's social activism in interview promoting World AIDS Day plans

Wednesday November 30, 2016

In an interview published on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook touted the company's World AIDS Day charity initiatives, while insisting that he and the company are acting beyond selfish interests.

Apple updates Boot Camp audio driver that was causing blown MacBook Pro speakers

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Apple has issued an update to Boot Camp drivers within Windows, preventing the random, loud pops from over-ranging and damaging the new MacBook Pro's speakers. However, the driver doesn't fix speakers already damaged by the problem.

Apple AirPort Extreme claims top marks in consumer-grade wireless router survey

Wednesday November 30, 2016

A recent customer satisfaction survey of home router technologies places Apple comfortably on top of the heap, despite recent reports of the division closing down, and engineers re-assigned to other projects.

Apple Pay to launch in Spain on Thursday with just one bank - report

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Making good on an earlier promise, Apple will finally launch Apple Pay in Spain this Thursday, Dec. 1, a new report reveals.

Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Netflix has deployed the ability to download select TV shows and movies from its catalog, with most of the initial offerings coming from the company's unique programming.

Apple offers new Beats & iPhone accessories, special iTunes & App Store content for World AIDS Day

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Apple on Wednesday announced a host of (RED) charity efforts to mark World AIDS Day -- Dec. 1 -- with varying proceeds going to the Global Fund, which as part of its anti-AIDS efforts funds initiatives like testing, prevention, and medication.

Kaby Lake suitable for MacBook Pro said to debut at January's Consumer Electronics Show

Wednesday November 30, 2016

According to reports out of the Chinese supply chain, Intel is gearing up to announce and release the H-series Kaby Lake processor, suitable for use in laptops like the MacBook Pro.

Apple Music marketing exec Bozoma Saint John talks diversity in new interview

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Bozoma Saint John, global marketing executive for Apple Music and iTunes, took part in a brief interview as part of Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen conference on Tuesday, offering those in attendance a lesson in self-confidence she learned as a teenager.

Yahoo Answers gets its own standalone iOS app

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Debuted clandestinely on the iOS App Store earlier this year under another name, Yahoo Answers this week launched as a standalone app providing users native access to the popular, if not entirely accurate, Q&A site.