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Ralph Nader tells Apple to screw investors, not workers

Ralph Nader has a message for Tim Cook: Stop listening to Carl Icahn. In a scathing letter to Tim Cook published in today’s Wall Street Journal, the former presidential candidate takes Apple’s CEO to task for bending to the will … Read more ›

AT&T Locking Apple Interchangeable SIMs in iPad Air 2 and Retina Mini 3

Apple's new Apple SIM card in the iPad Air 2 and the Retina iPad mini 3 is designed to be universal, usable across a variety of wireless carriers in the US and UK, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and UK's EE. According to user reports...Show More Summary

See the unseen with the Seek Thermal Camera for iPhone

It's like gaining a new sense! The post See the unseen with the Seek Thermal Camera for iPhone appeared first on AppleTell.

iPad Mini 3 Teardown Reveals NFC Controller for Apple Pay, Hot Glued Home Button

After tearing down the iPad Air 2 earlier this week, iFixit has now moved on to the iPad mini 3, which also received a minor update during Apple's October 16 iPad event. Unlike the iPad Air 2, the iPad mini 3 saw few internal improvements,...Show More Summary

iTunes music sales drop for second straight year

Apple revolutionized the music industry with the introduction of iTunes in 2003, but even Cupertino is having trouble selling albums these days. iTunes revenue dropped 13% over the last year reports the Wall Street Journal, marking the second straight year … Read more ›

Amazon Rewards Visa card now works with Apple Pay

Consumers with Visa's Amazon Rewards card can now use the card with Apple Pay, according to a report from MacRumors. Compatibility with Apple Pay was seemingly green-lit today, and should help alleviate a number of frustrated Amazon Rewards card...

Amazon Rewards credit card now supports Apple Pay

Today Amazon added Apple Pay support for its Amazon.com Rewards Visa through Chase, an interesting omission given that Chase was a day-one launch partner with Apple Pay. While some speculated that Amazon intentionally opted out of Apple Pay, the company … Read more ›

Apple locks up top execs until 2019 with $27M golden handcuffs

Apple will be holding onto its top executives until at least 2019, if the granting of new stock options by the Apple board have anything to do with it. Angela Ahrendts, Eddy Cue, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, CFO Luca Maestri, VP … Read more ›

Source: NFC chip in new iPads just the Secure Element for Apple Pay

Teardowns of Apple’s new iPad Air 2 revealed an NFC chip that wasn’t officially announced by Apple, but sources close to the situation confirmed it’s only being used as a Secure Element for Apple Pay in-app purchases. Apple describes the Secure Element on its website, which is used to securely store account numbers associated with […]

iTunes Digital Music Sales Fall 13 Percent as Apple Prepares Beats Music Refresh

Apple's digital music sales continue to spiral downward, falling more than 13 percent worldwide thus far in 2014, reports The Wall Street Journal. Last year, digital music sales dropped for the first time since iTunes opened in 2003,...Show More Summary

Taste the Apple rainbow

The Apple logo is a fairly common subject of custom pastry artists -- the Apple pie jokes write themselves -- but rarely do any intrepid chefs attempt to recreate the colorful retro look. Flickr user Pingiwingi knocked it out of the park with this...

iTunes sales down 13% this year as Apple plans to rebuild, rebrand Beats Music subscription service

Sales from Apple's iTunes Store have fallen significantly thus far in 2014, helping to push forward the company's alleged plans to revamp the recently acquired Beats Music and make it part of the iTunes brand.

Apple’s music sales down 14% in 2014 as it plans to integrate Beats Music into iTunes next year

Apple’s worldwide digital music sales through iTunes have dropped up as much as 14% in 2014, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal citing sources close to the situation. That’s a big decrease, as the report points out, when compared to data available for digital sales last year: The dive in download […]

Daily Deals for October 24, 2014, featuring the Unlimited Power SOScharger

It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly....

Light your home intelligently with the ilumi LED Smartbulb [Deals]

Incandescent light bulbs are inefficient, last only a couple of years, and can emit light in one color only. It’s about time we brought interior lighting into the 21st century. Today, people expect more from their interior lighting options. Those people … Read more ›

Rockstar’s incredible Grand Theft Auto trilogy goes on sale

If you haven’t already picked up Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto series on Android and iOS, you’re missing out on some of the best console games ever brought to mobile. But now’s your chance to get them super cheap, which GTA 3, Vice … Read more ›

This lamp lets you combine all your iOS gadgets into one huge touchscreen

Collaboration across multiple devices could get a whole lot more interesting if MIT's newest device hack catches on. It's a combination of software and hardware called HuddleLamp, and it lets you turn all your touchscreen gadgets into a single...

NFC-Equipped iPad Air 2 Sparks Speculation of Future Apple Pay Registers for Small Businesses

Earlier this week, a teardown analysis of the iPad Air 2 by iFixit surprisingly revealed the presence of a near field communications (NFC) controller chip that is identical to the one inside the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple never advertised...Show More Summary

What to do if your Apple ID account was disabled and how to prevent it

If I were to ask you what was the center of your Apple universe, you’d probably say it’s your iPhone, iPad or maybe even your Mac. While all of those play a key role in your happiness, your Apple ID is what makes everything work in unison. Show More Summary

The Best Free Apps for October 24, 2014

Google takes over your email, Rooms organizes your chats, and RETRY earns its name. The post The Best Free Apps for October 24, 2014 appeared first on AppleTell.

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