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Apple Pay headed to China with UnionPay partnership, references found in iOS code

  Apple is set to bring Apple Pay, its mobile wallet service, to China using a partnership with China UnionPay. @KhaosT on Twitter found references to the credit card type in iOS 8 code and now MarketWatch is corroborating with sources that a deal is in the works. Apple announced Apple Pay as a US only service, coming to iPhone […]

60 percent of apps fail basic privacy tests, finds international cross-governmental study

A review of 1,211 apps carried out by a coalition of privacy officials across 19 countries found that 60 percent of them failed at least one basic privacy test, reports the WSJ. The officials found that 60% of apps raised privacy concerns, based on three criteria: They did not disclose how they used personal information; they […]

Feral Interactive’s entire games catalogue on sale at up to 75 percent off in the Mac App Store

If you’re a fan of LEGO games on your Mac, or any of the many other games made by Mac gaming specialist Feral Interactive, you have six days to grab a bargain in the latest Mac App Store sale. This is the first time that the entire catalogue of apps from a developer has gone […]

Poll: So which iPhone 6 did you get?

We polled you before the iPhone 6 announcement and we know things change at the last moment so we want to know which iPhone you got (if you got through): Which color and GB size?…  Filed under: AAPL Company

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus already selling out, 5.5 inch model particularly constrained

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch has not been smooth, to say the least. Many people are still unable to access the Apple Online Store to purchase Apple’s newest devices. Despite availability issues, many models are already selling out. Carrier websites are the first to be affected, naturally, as they always get less supply than Apple itself. Both […]

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available for pre-order through Apple and cell carriers

As expected, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are both now available for pre-order on Apple’s online store and carrier websites, at least for some users. As the stores start to catch up to the load, more and more and customers should be able to get in their orders. You can get the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 […]

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: Which one should you buy?

It’s iPhone buying season again and this year we’re faced with a very tough decision. Apple recently unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at its press event on Sept. 9, 2014 and as many rumors indicated, we now have a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model. Normally our choice would be narrowed down […]

New rumor claims 12-inch Retina MacBook Air will come in space gray and gold

If you’ve just been dying to get your hands on a gold MacBook Air, a new rumor floating around the web is sure to make your day. According to a tech website aptly named A Tech Website, the long-rumored line of 12-inch MacBook Airs that are expected to be released next year will be available […]

Reuters: Some future model of the Apple Watch will probably have more sensors

Reuters has some big news about future generations of the Apple Watch: according to people familiar with Apple’s plans, the device will eventually get more health-releated sensors. Which generation we can expect to see these sensors or what types of data they’ll collect wasn’t exactly specified, but the company is definitely planning to include additional […]

Apple to offer in-store pickup option for iPhone 6 preorders

Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 will start at 12:01 a.m. PDT and will be available to purchase in Apple Stores on Sept. 19th, 2014, but what isn’t widely know is that it looks like Apple is kicking off Personal Pickup availability starting with preorders as well. This means that you’ll be able to preorder an […]

Apple schedules MFi summit for Nov 12-14 in China to brief accessory makers on HomeKit, iBeacon & more

Apple has announced this year’s summit for its Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod accessory program will take place Nov. 12-14 in China. The event will focus on briefing accessory manufacturers on HomeKit, iBeacon, and other new technologies coming in iOS 8.  Apple certainly has a lot to brief accessory makers on this year. Earlier this year we were first to […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: TP-LINK WiFi extender $20, 2-pack Chromecast $55, Mophie iPhone 5/5s battery case $45, 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: TP-LINK 300Mbps Universal Wi-Fi range extender $20 shipped (orig. $35)...Show More Summary

Apple VP Greg Joswiak to attend Code/Mobile conference next month

  Re/code announced today that Apple VP Greg Joswiak will be attending its inaugural Code/Mobile conference next month to talk about Apple’s new products announced earlier this week including the new iPhone 6 models, the new iOS 8, and the company’s mobile payment system due out next month called Apple Pay. “Joz,” as he is called, […]

Apple’s second wave of iPhone 6 sales starts Sept. 26 for long list of countries

When Apple announced its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models earlier this week, it only provided preorder and shipping info for a handful of initially launch countries. The company has now confirmed a second wave of iPhone 6 launches for a long list of countries will kick off on September 26. Many of Apple’s […]

Most analysts satisfied with Apple’s announcements, think AAPL stock will climb

Big-name analysts seemed satisfied with what they saw and heard during Apple’s launch of the iPhone 6, Apple Watch and Apple Pay, reports Forbes. Summarising investor notes from a dozen major companies, Chuck Jones found the general feeling was that Apple had delivered what was expected. The overall average of AAPL stock price targets was $109, against the current […]

The origin of the iPhone 6’s new milky way wallpaper (Interview)

For most people, the decision of which wallpaper to choose for your iPhone is just a matter of going through your photo library to find the right picture. For Espen Haagensen, however, the process just became a whole lot easier. Starting September 17th, a photo of the Milky Way he captured while in Norway will become […]

Sketchy supply-chain report says production gearing-up for 80M iPhone 6 sales this year

DigiTimes is citing supply-chain sources as stating that Apple is gearing-up its iPhone 6 production plans for an anticipated 80 million sales by year-end. If achieved, it would represent 33 percent year-on-year growth. Makers in the iPhone supply chain are preparing parts and components for production of up to 80 million units of iPhone 6 and […]

Tesla iOS & Android app updated ahead of car’s 6.0 firmware

Good news and bad news for Tesla Model S owners: the iOS and Android apps have been updated to allow you to start the car without a key – but the matching firmware update needed by the car hasn’t yet arrived. Version 2 of the iOS app also provides support for the new calendar function, where […]

Poll: Was a square format the right choice for the Apple Watch, or would round have been better?

The fact that Apple was working on a smartwatch may have been one of the worst-kept secrets in the world, but the company did at least manage to keep us guessing about the form it would take – right down to whether the form factor would be square or circular. Was a square format the […]

Viber joins the video call party with latest version of iOS & Android apps

FaceTime and Skype have long been popular ways to make free video calls to your friends and family from your iPhone and iPad, but Viber has now joined the party. While video calling has been available on the desktop version of Viber for some time, the mobile app had previously been limited to voice, text […]

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