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TwelveSouth announces BookArc for Mac Pro, a chrome-plated horizontal desktop stand

TwelveSouth, makers of various popular Mac and iOS device accessories, today announced a new BookArc product for the Mac Pro. Much like its BookArc products for MacBooks and iPads, the BookArc acts as a desktop stand that allows the Mac Pro to lay horizontally opposed to its usual upright orientation. As pointed out by TwelveSouth, […]

The Apple Watch may not be here yet, but the 3rd-party stands keep coming

We may need to wait a while until we get our hands on the Apple Watch, the company still saying only “early 2015,” but that hasn’t stopped third-party companies getting their charging stands ready – and so far, they’re all looking good. After last month’s ‘$60-80? Dodocase stand, Rest has announced pre-orders for the $79 Composure […]

Kantar: iOS market share outgrowing Android in Europe, slipping in US & Japan

The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that iOS market share is just outgrowing Android across the five largest markets in Europe, growing 1.5% year-on-year against Android’s 1.4%, but dropping 3.3% in the USA. iOS market share now stands at 32.6% in the USA and 15.4% across the top 5 European markets …  It’s worth repeating our […]

Microsoft expected to announce Office for Mac timing “very soon,” release rumored for early 2015

Following yesterday’s leaked screenshots of a new version of Office for Mac, ZDNet is reporting that its contacts have told it that Microsoft will announce timings for the new edition of Office for Mac “very soon.” The company also is expected to disclose timing and possibly a public preview of its next Office for Mac release very […]

‘WatchSpring’ tweak brings functional Apple Watch-style layout to jailbroken iOS devices

Last week 9to5Mac‘s own Michael Steeber wrote about his idea for an Apple Watch-inspired home screen interface for the iPhone. Within a few days a developer had created a standalone app that simulated the interface, but due to Apple’s restrictions on iOS, there was no way to make it work as a true home screen replacement. […]

Microsoft OneNote for iPhone and iPad updated with iOS 8 support, iPhone 6 design, and more

Microsoft has pushed out updates for its OneNote client on both iPhone and iPad, adding support for new features added in iOS 8 and a design that’s optimized for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Users can now password protect sections of documents directly from mobile devices (a feature that used to require a Windows […]

LG announces impressive 31-inch 4K monitor with Mac and Thunderbolt support for $2,499

LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled its new 31-inch Digital Cinema 4K monitor (4096×2160 px) for $2,499, which is $250 cheaper than Apple’s recently announced 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (5120×2880 px) that retails for a starting price of $2,749. Apple users will be pleased to hear that the monitor is compatible with both Mac and Thunderbolt. […]

CurrentC retailers not allowed to accept competing payment services, may face fines if they do

As we reported in our initial coverage of the CurrentC payment system, the New York Times as confirmed once again that MCX partners working on the system are contractually required to accept CurrentC exclusively. Any retailers that decide to accept other payment services, such as Apple Pay, will be fined: The problem is that under […]

Apple expands iAd platform to 70 new countries, bringing total to 95

Apple has announced that starting today, the iAd platform will be available in 70 new countries, bringing the total number of supported nations to 95. Today’s expansion is by far the largest the company has ever attempted, and more than triples (in fact, nearly quadruples) the number of available markets. iAd was previously expanded to nine […]

Greg Joswiak interview from Code Mobile conference now available for replay

Last night during Re/code’s Mobile Code conference, Apple’s Greg Joswiak took the stage to talk about several recent announcements from the Cupertino company, including the botched rollout of iOS 8.0.1 and the Apple Watch. During the interview, Joz also talked about stores that have opted against supporting Apple Pay, Apple’s market share, and much more. […]

Apple faces class-action lawsuit over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU issues

Following a petition with thousands of signatures related to GPU complaints, Apple has been named a defendant in a new class-action lawsuit filed against the Cupertino-based company in the United States District Court for Northern California over system failures and graphical issues affecting 2011 MacBook Pros. Show More Summary

9to5Toys Last Call: iTunes gift cards 20% off, Tidal Hi-Fi music streaming, 22 Jump Street iTunes release, more

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: iTunes gift cards w/ email delivery 20% off from PayPal Tidal...Show More Summary

Apple VP Greg Joswiak takes the stage at Code/Mobile conference

Re/code announced last month that Apple VP Greg Joswiak will be attending its Code/Mobile conference, and the VP of iPhone and iOS Product Marketing is just now kicking off that interview. We’ll share news from the interview with the Apple VP below:Filed under: AAPL Company

Nike+ Running iPhone app adds HealthKit integration, elevation tracking, more

Nike has updated its Nike+ Running app for iPhone with optimized support for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus screen sizes as well as integration with Apple’s Health app for iOS 8. The new version takes full advantage of the new iPhones so text and images no longer scale up. Integration with HealthKit means the Nike+ […]

To counter Apple’s Health App, Google launches ‘Fit’

Today, Google launched its new Google Fit Android app, which will be the search company’s direct Android answer to Apple’s new Health app. Mountain View’s new software can be paired with compatible mobile devices to track your fitness activities like walking, running and cycling. Show More Summary

Federal Trade Commission suing AT&T for throttling unlimited data user speeds

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has announced that it is suing AT&T for “deceptive and unfair data throttling”. The FTC’s announcement seems to target AT&T’s practice of lowering data transfer speeds for customers with unlimited data plans versus customers with tiered data plans now offered. Show More Summary

Phone 2 Go app brings Time Warner Cable home phone service to mobile devices for no additional cost

Time Warner Cable today announced a new smartphone app that will let its customers use their home phone service on mobile devices for no additional fees. That means that users with a Time Warner Cable home phone service, which starts at $10/month, can now text and call through the new Phone 2 Go app on smartphones […]

Taco Bell’s new iPhone app lets you order before you arrive

The popular fine dining restaurant chain Taco Bell has blacked out its Facebook and Twitter accounts as well as its website today to draw full attention to its new iPhone app. Why? Because you can finally order your Nacho Cheese Doritos® Chips Taco Supreme® right from your iPhone and pay in the app. Taco Bell says they […]

Video: Tim Cook talks Apple Pay, Alibaba partnership, Apple Watch, fitness & more in WSJ interview

Following an interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook last night at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJD Live conference, today videos of the event have made their way online. Cook talked about a number of subjects during the interview including the upcoming Apple Watch, stats related to the Apple Pay launch, why the iPod Classic was […]

Apple TV updated with Hallmark’s ‘Feeln’ and A&E’s ‘FYI’ channels

Apple updated the Apple TV today with two additional channels: Hallmark Card’s Feeln network and A&E’s FYI network. The Feeln network includes “family-friendly movies, documentaries, and short films” according to its description. The...Show More Summary

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