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Dropbox says this week’s OS X 10.10.1 release fixes crashes on Yosemite

Dropbox is sending out an email to let users know that crashes related to Yosemite have been resolved in the latest OS X 10.10.1 release that landed earlier this week. “We’re reaching out to let you know about an issue in Apple’s new OS X Yosemite that causes problems with Dropbox. You can resolve this […]

Apple seeds first beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 with build number 14C68k

Apple has pushed the first beta build of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 out to AppleSeed users and developers. The update has a build number of 14C68k and weighs in at 422 MB. Last week the company released version 10.10.1 to the general public. Apple hasn’t provided any indications of what’s new in this beta and […]

9to5Toys Last Call: Things iOS apps go free, iPhone 6 Plus bumper case $3, UE BOOM speaker giveaway, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the brand new 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Things task manager app for iOS goes free (Reg. up to $20), 30% off Mac version iPhone 6 Plus TPU rubber […]

Google reaches agreement to settle patent litigation with Apple-backed consortium Rockstar

Google, according to a report out of Reuters, has agreed to settle all of its patent litigation with the Rockstar consortium, which consists of a variety of tech companies including Apple, Sony, BlackBerry and Microsoft. The Rockstar consortium paid $4.5 billion for Nortel Network Corporation’s huge patent portfolio in 2011, outbidding Google at the time. The Rockstar […]

iFixit: How to fix your iPhone 6 in 21 easy guides

iFixit gave Apple’s iPhone 6 a repairability score of 7, the highest ever for Apple’s flagship and most popular device in their September teardown.  That bodes well for folks who want to take their iPhone repairs into their own hands, though perhaps best to give the Geniuses at Apple a chance to gift you an out of […]

Disney Store iPhone app adds Apple Pay checkout ahead of the holidays

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Disney Store has updated its iPhone app adding Apple Pay as a checkout option for paying for your purchases. That means iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can skip the process of having to manually enter debit or credit card information at checkout and instead […]

Evernote for OS X updated w/ Yosemite design, performance improvements, more

Evernote this afternoon has released a major update to its OS X desktop app, making both major design enhancements for Yosemite and under-the-hood performance improvements. The update, which the company says is a total rewrite of the app, adds an entirely redesigned interface with a new, lighter color scheme, as well as new icons. At Evernote, […]

Twitter for iPhone rolling out Tweet sharing via Direct Messages

Last week, Twitter announced a list of improvements coming to the service including enhancements to Direct Messages and video capabilities slated for next year, and today the social network started rolling out its new features as promised. Show More Summary

Dropbox’s Carousel photo & video gallery app arrives on iPad & web

First launched on iPhone earlier this year, Dropbox announced today that it’s launching its Carousel photo and video gallery app for iPad users. The company is also bringing the experience to the web at carousel.dropbox.com. Part of making the best home for your photos is giving you a fast, simple, beautiful way to engage with […]

America First Credit Union announces Apple Pay support for its Visa card

Adding to the growing list of banks and card issuers adding support for Apple Pay in recent weeks, America First Credit Union today announced it’s rolling out Apple Pay support for its Visa card. “Security and privacy is our upmost priority when it comes to offering our members the latest in technology and mobile advancements,” […]

Intuit’s Mint iPhone app updated with faster personal finance tracking including fees, alerts, more

Users of Intuit’s Mint Personal Finance app for iPhone will be seeing a workflow speed boost with the latest version. Finance data like recent transactions and used accounts, fee and high spending alerts, and budget information is now available for tracking faster in an added Updates section. You can see an example of the new […]

Billboard 200 chart will include streaming listens from Beats, Spotify, Google Play, & others in album sales

Billboard is about to add data from music streaming services to its weekly Billboard 200 charts for the first time as services like Spotify and Apple’s Beats Music become increasingly popular. The New York Times reports that Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan plan to start incorporating both streams and downloads from music streaming services, in addition […]

Apple patents smoke detectors in iDevices that can call 911, activate sprinklers and locate building occupants

The Nest smoke detector may look decidedly old-fashioned if one Apple patent ever makes it into production. Apple has patented the idea of embedding smoke detectors into “electronic devices” and using those devices to provide a comprehensive response to a fire. In response to detecting smoke with the smoke detector, the electronic device may issue […]

Foxconn is building a $2.6B display factory just for Apple

Foxconn’s Taiwanese display subsidiary Innolux is investing $2.6B over the next two years in a new factory whose production will be exclusive to a single client, which Bloomberg reports to be Apple. Equipment installation will commence next month with mass production of panels to start by the end of 2015 after an urgent request for exclusive […]

Apple reportedly opens new development office in Lund, Sweden

Following news of a few new office openings outside of Cupertino lately, Apple has reportedly moved into office space in Lund, Sweden recently as well. The report comes from news agency Rapidus, which confirmed with the building’s owner that Apple is indeed moving in. “Anna Stenkil, from the property owner Vasakronan, confirms that Apple has moved […]

Apple supplier Corning says new Gorilla Glass 4 twice as shatter-resistant in drop tests (Video)

The GTAT mess may have forced Apple to abandon its presumed plans to replace iPhone Gorilla Glass screens with sapphire, but next year’s iPhone displays could still prove up to twice as shatter-resistant, says glass-maker Corning. Corning said that studying hundreds of broken phone screens had revealed the unsurprising fact that shattered screens most commonly […]

Starwood CEO says iPads make CEOs more productive than PCs

Tim Cook isn’t the only CEO to favor an iPad over a computer to run a company: Starwood Hotels CEO Frits van Paasschen told the WSJ that he dumped his PC and now does all his work on an iPhone and iPad – with the assistance of a Bluetooth keyboard. I thought, you know what, I actually don’t use [my PC]. I […]

10% of owners of iPhone 5 & up will buy an Apple Watch, predicts Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is predicting in an investor note that around 10% of those who own an iPhone 5 or later will buy an Apple Watch, generating first year sales of around 30M – right at the top end of the 10-30M range suggested by other analysts. While predicting likely sales of a new product category is […]

New report claims Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic moving from Sony Pictures to Universal

A new report claims that the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, led by veteran screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, is set to change hands. According to Hollywood magazine Deadline, the film will be moving from Sony Pictures to Universal Pictures by tomorrow at the latest. Despite the studio move, production of the movie is expected to remain on the […]

Apple continues to beef up Maps data with addition of ten new providers

Apple has continued its recent efforts to improve its mapping service by partnering with several new data providers, according to Apple Maps Marketing. The company has historically partnered with companies like TomTom, as well as its own in-house mapping data and others for its information. These new companies don’t yet appear on the list of map […]

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