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Twitter to start tracking the apps on your iPhone

Twitter is about to get very nosey with its mobile subscribers, and if you’re among the millions of people using the company’s app on your smartphone, you’ll definitely want to listen up. The short-form social media outlet’s new app graph feature will soon start tracking which applications you have installed on your devices. This opt-out feature is being introduced […]

Apple says iOS 8 now on 60% of iPhones and iPads

Apple today updated its App Store Distribution data for developers to announce that iOS 8 is now installed on 60% of devices as of earlier this week. The data is collected from App Store visits on November 24 and is up from the 55% of devices iOS 8 was on when Apple last checked in […]

The Best Black Friday iOS deals: Dark Knight Rises, Infinity Blade, Rayman, Mega Man, Plex, many more

From 9to5Toys.com: With so many Black Friday deals popping up this week, we thought it would be helpful to organize a list of the most popular iOS game/app discounts into one place. Most of the discounts below will be available through Cyber Monday and into next week, but be sure to check back as we will be […]

Apple adds new LG 31-inch 4K monitor to list of supported Mac displays

Apple has updated its support document detailing 4K displays with Mac support to add LG’s recently announced 31-inch 4K monitor (31MU97). LG previously announced that the monitor would be Mac compatible through its Mini DisplayPort or 2 HDMI ports, but Apple notes that it will only be supported on OS X Yosemite. The other monitors […]

Skype 7.2 for Mac released w/ improved readability & fixes for crashing issues

Microsoft has released the latest version of Skype for Mac with adjusted color contrast for improved readability and a long list of bug fixes. Skype 7.2 for Mac arrives less than two months after the voice calling and messaging app received a major overhaul in time for OS X Yosemite. The bug fixes mainly resolve […]

Natalie Portman latest star expected to join Steve Jobs biopic

Actress Natalie Portman is the latest name to be thrown in the mix of potential stars in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin. The information comes courtesy of Deadline, which reports that Portman is “in talks to join” the project in a leading role although the specific character is unknown. Portman has starred […]

Civilization: Beyond Earth arrives today for Mac users

Following an announcement last month that the latest entry in the popular Civilization strategy game series would hit Mac sometime this holiday season, today Civilization: Beyond Earth has officially arrived for Mac users. The game, developed by Firaxis and brought to Mac users by Aspyr, first hit PC on October 24th. Beyond Earth offers a […]

Flexibits Black Friday sale goes live early: up to 65% off Fantastical for iOS & Mac, more

Flexibits, makers of Fantastical for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, just kicked off their huge Black Friday holiday sale early with savings up to 65% off the regular price of their apps. If you haven’t already tried Fantastical, it’s my favorite calendar replacement app–especially for iPhone–with natural language input and a clear list view for finding your […]

iTunes Radio is ad-free for all & offering $5 iTunes credits today courtesy of Verizon

iTunes Radio, Apple’s ad-supported Internet radio service, is today available with “limited interruptions” courtesy of Verizon. That means that you won’t be seeing the normal ads you’re used to on the service and instead just a message from Verizon that states, “Enjoy with limited interruptions courtesy of Verizon.” The company is also handing out $5 iTunes […]

Holiday gift guide: using iPhone and iPad in the car

The iPhone has easily become the best jukebox in the car with your iTunes library, iTunes Radio, streaming services like Beats Music and Spotify, and great apps for keeping up with podcasts. With hands-free features powered by Siri, you can even stay in touch with phone calls and text messages all without ever taking your […]

Predicted cannibalisation of iPads by larger iPhones underway as iPhone 6/Plus changes browsing habits

Predictions that larger-screened iPhones would cannibalise iPad usage look to be confirmed by some stats from the Pocket app that allows you to save webpages, videos and other content for reading later. Pocket reported in a blog post today that while 55% of owners of the iPhone 5s viewed content on their phone rather than iPad, […]

These are the most popular non-Apple apps people keep on their homescreens

You don’t need to go any further than iTunes to see the most popular iPhone apps, but a couple of days after Betaworks launched #Homescreen, an app which allows people to share their homescreens on Twitter, we thought it would be interesting to check the results so far. The above image was the result at the […]

Some of the best audio interfaces for your Mac, iPad and iPhone get deep discounts for Black Friday

Apogee, well known for its studio quality audio interfaces and converters, has kicked of its Black Friday 2014 sale today. Running from now through December 2nd, you’ll find as much 60% off its factory refurbished iOS/Mac interfaces and multi-channel flagship options. Due to how rare it is for these interfaces to go on sale from any […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson urges Tim Cook to take a lead in the treatment of low-paid contractors

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has written to Apple CEO Tim Cook to urge the company to create “world-class working conditions” for low-paid contractors like security guards, requesting a meeting with Cook to discuss the issue, reports the San Jose Mercury News. The paper reports a growing debate about the widespread use of contract workers by tech […]

Sony reportedly plans to introduce style-focused e-paper smartwatch in 2015

A new Bloomberg report indicates that Sony might be preparing to produce a smartwatch that uses an e-paper display rather than a traditional LCD display. Not only will the display be made of e-paper, the report continues, but the entire wrist band as well. Could such a device take on Apple’s own smartwatch, set for […]

Grab this (Typinator, Intensify Pro, Paperless, Pixa, MacJournal, more!) Mac Bundle while it is only a buck or 2

From 9to5Toys.com: We’ve got a nice 9to5Toys Specials deal on this evening and the best part is that it is a name your own price with the bids starting at $1.  The earlier you get in, the less you pay. Here’s the list of apps but frankly Typinator alone is worth it. Typinator – $32 […]

Bing and Yahoo reportedly aiming to become default iOS search engine as Google’s contract runs out

Last week Mozilla announced that its Firefox browser would be dropping Google as the default search engine in favor of Yahoo. While it’s a good move for Yahoo, it won’t gain the company the exposure that comes with being the default search engine on something more widely used, such as Apple’s Safari browser on iOS devices. […]

GT Advanced creditors to gain access to Apple documents in settlement probe

As Apple and would-be sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies come closer to a settlement following the latter’s recent bankruptcy announcement, GT’s creditors will get to take a look under the wraps of the secretive Cupertino tech giant. As noted earlier today by the Wall Street Journal, Apple will provide GT’s creditors with documents regarding the […]

MacMall’s Black Friday sale features savings of up to 86% on the largest selection of Macs, iPads, more

From 9to5Toys.com: MacMall is a shopping mecca for Apple fans looking to save some money. With the biggest shopping day of the year coming up, there’s no doubt many of you have been waiting to get a peek at MacMall’s Black Friday plans. Well, we’ve finally got our hands on them and we can’t wait to share […]

Vine’s new favorites option literally keeps you in the loop

  If getting lost in Vine videos is one of your favorite pastimes and you follow a lengthy list of content producers, then you’ll definitely appreciate the platform’s latest update for its mobile apps. Starting today, you’ll be able to favorite a Vine user’s profile simply by tapping a Twitter-esque star. After adding someone to your rotation, you’ll […]

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