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Helpful shift scheduler for Apple Store employees turning into App Store app for all

Sep 2, 2014 9:43 pm

A couple of years ago, Australia-based former Apple Retail Store employee Josh Hunt realized that he (and his colleagues) had a major problem: even with Apple’s cloud technologies, viewing his Apple Store work schedule was a pain. Apple’s internal network allows Apple Store employees... [more]


Widespread App Store outage keeps apps from downloading

Sep 2, 2014 9:33 pm

It’s been a hard few days for iCloud. Now the App Store is suffering a serious outage that’s keeping apps from downloading and updating. Users around the world are seeing the message, “The item you tried is no longer available”…Read more › [more]


August growth puts Windows 8 back on track

Sep 2, 2014 9:30 pm

Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 11 both perk up after a couple of months in the doldrums [more]


Apple Updates App Store Guidelines, Calls Out 'Creepy' Apps for Exclusion

Sep 2, 2014 8:59 pm

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Apple today updated its App Store review guidelines ahead of the launch of iPhone 6 and iOS 8, adding sections for new features such as extensions, HealthKit, HomeKit and TestFlight. Additionally, Apple tweaked its introductory remark to specifically call out "creepy" apps as unwelcome in the App... [more]


Apple sets developer rules for HealthKit, HomeKit, TestFlight, and Extensions ahead of iOS 8 launch

Sep 2, 2014 8:40 pm

Today, Apple has updated its official App Store developers Review Guidelines to outline the requirements for iOS 8 applications that will make use of the new HealthKit, HomeKit, TestFlight, and Extensions services. Today’s update indicates that Apple is nearing the release of iOS 8, the... [more]


Apple sets developer rules for HealthKit, HomeKit, TestFlight, and Extensions ahead of iOS 8 launch

Sep 2, 2014 8:40 pm

Today, Apple has updated its official App Store developers Review Guidelines to outline the requirements for iOS 8 applications that will make use of the new HealthKit, HomeKit, TestFlight, and Extensions services. Today’s update indicates that Apple is nearing the release of iOS 8, the... [more]


Tens of thousands of people have pre-ordered the iPhone 6 through China Mobile

Sep 2, 2014 8:27 pm

China Mobile has started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6. Yes, the one that hasn’t been announced yet. Apparently people are excited to finally get a chance to pre-order a phone they know nothing about, too, given that over 33,000 have reportedly already taken advantage of the offer.... [more]


Tens of thousands of people have pre-ordered the (not yet existent) iPhone 6 through China Mobile

Sep 2, 2014 8:27 pm

China Mobile has started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6. Yes, the one that hasn’t been announced yet. Apparently people are excited to finally get a chance to pre-order a phone they know nothing about, too, given that over 33,000 have reportedly already taken advantage of the offer.... [more]


MyMac Podcast 520: You say it’s your Birthday

Sep 2, 2014 8:12 pm

Another struggle with Guy and audio, but the GMen soldier on! What’s coming from Apple September 9? You have no idea and neither do they, but that doesn’t stop them from talking about it anyway. Guy tears apart a Mac Mini to add memory and a hard drive and much to his surprise it worked... [more]


The world’s largest carrier is already taking preorders for the iPhone 6

Sep 2, 2014 8:10 pm

Apple hasn’t announced the iPhone 6 yet, but that isn’t stopping the world’s largest carrier from opening up preorders. In Beijing, China Mobile has begun accepting preorders for the unreleased smartphone in both 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. “The program is…Read more › [more]


China Mobile notches 33K 'iPhone 6' preorders ahead of official launch

Sep 2, 2014 7:58 pm

China Mobile, the world's largest cellular carrier by subscribers, began accepting orders for Apple's unannounced next-generation iPhone on Tuesday and has subsequently racked up more than 33,000 orders since going live. [more]


iOS App Store suffers outage as entire catalog of apps becomes “no longer available”

Sep 2, 2014 7:56 pm

The iOS App Store seems to be suffering a major outage, though Apple’s system status page doesn’t yet say that there are any issues. Users took to Twitter to point out that every single application listed on the store is now returning an error stating that it is “no longer... [more]


iOS App Store suffers outage as entire catalog of apps becomes “no longer available”

Sep 2, 2014 7:56 pm

The iOS App Store seems to be suffering a major outage, though Apple’s system status page doesn’t yet say that there are any issues. Users took to Twitter to point out that every single application listed on the store is now returning an error stating that it is “no longer... [more]


New Apple Store in Atlanta scheduled to open this weekend, new Toledo store under construction

Sep 2, 2014 7:46 pm

Apple has announced that the grand opening for its new Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia will take place this Saturday, September 6th at 10 AM. The store will be the sixth Apple retail location in the state. It looks like construction is ready to get underway at the Franklin Park Mall... [more]


New Apple Store in Atlanta scheduled to open this weekend, new Toledo store under construction

Sep 2, 2014 7:46 pm

Apple has announced that the grand opening for its new Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia will take place this Saturday, September 6th at 10 AM. The store will be the sixth Apple retail location in the state. It looks like construction is ready to get underway at the Franklin Park Mall... [more]


China Mobile Begins Accepting Preorders for Unreleased iPhone 6

Sep 2, 2014 7:45 pm

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Chinese carrier China Mobile has begun taking preorders for the upcoming iPhone 6 ahead of the device's official launch, reports China Daily. Available at China Mobile Beijing, the preorder campaign appears to be aimed at drumming up interest for Apple's new devices. On a website, China Mobile... [more]


Fanning the Flames of the Systemd Inferno

Sep 2, 2014 7:33 pm

They say art imitates life, but it's surprising how often the same can be said of the Linux blogs. Case in point: Just as the world at large is filled today with fiery strife -- Gaza, Ukraine, Syria, Ferguson -- so, too, is the Linux blogosphere. Of course, it's not political, social or racial... [more]


Cultured Code’s iOS 8 extension proves that Things isn’t dead

Sep 2, 2014 7:29 pm

Like your favorite 90s song, Things by Cultured Code is the todo app that many remember fondly, but can’t deny its outdatedness. Once an app worthy of an Apple Design Award, Things has languished in its pre-iOS 7 state for far…Read more › [more]


Hackers Using Law Enforcement Tools to Access iCloud Backups Unprotected by Two-Factor Authentication

Sep 2, 2014 6:55 pm

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Earlier today, Apple issued a press release stating that an iCloud/Find My iPhone breach had not been responsible for the leak of several private celebrity photos over the weekend, instead pointing towards a "very targeted attack on user names, passwords, and security questions" hackers used to... [more]


Report: Yosemite already accounting for 3.3 percent of all Macs

Sep 2, 2014 6:53 pm

Thanks in large part to the release of two public betas in a program that was limited to one million signups, the forthcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite is now running on approximately 2.6 million Macs, thought to be around 3.3 percent of the worldwide Mac user base, according to statistics from Net... [more]


MasterCard-backed biometric ID system launched in Nigeria

Sep 2, 2014 6:50 pm

Country is trying to consolidate citizens' records and get them to the bank. [more]


Droidcon NYC hosts talks by Roman Nurik, Jean-Baptiste Queru

Sep 2, 2014 6:40 pm

If you're an Android lover and a developer who will be in the New York area between September 20th and September 21st, you should take a look at Droidcon NYC, which will host talks from Google Android Developer Advocate Roman Nurik and Jean-Baptiste Queru "JBQ", who is a senior mobile engineer at... [more]


First US appeals court hears argument to shut down NSA database

Sep 2, 2014 6:35 pm

Second Circuit judges ask: What did Congress know, and when did they know it? [more]


Celeb nudes: Comprehensive review reveals no mention of ‘Find My iPhone’ brute force technique

Sep 2, 2014 6:13 pm

A number of personal and private nude images from high profile celebrities... [more]


Celeb nudes: Comprehensive review of forum posts reveals no mention of ‘Find My iPhone’ brute force technique

Sep 2, 2014 6:13 pm

A number of personal and private nude images from high profile celebrities... [more]


HTC doubles Google Drive storage for One M8, One Max, One Remix, and Desire devices

Sep 2, 2014 6:09 pm

HTC is giving a boost to some of its newest devices with a promotion for new owners to get double the Google Drive storage capacity. Now, instead of the usual 50 GB cloud storage space, new One M8, One Remix, One Max, Desire 610, and Desire 816 owners can get 100 GB of storage for free for two... [more]


OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 is Out. Here's What's New

Sep 2, 2014 6:07 pm

When everyone thought Apple is going to release OS X Yosemite along with iOS 8, here comes a new beta of the Mac operating system. It is an unexpected Developer Preview 7 and it brings some more cosmetic changes to the OS.  The new beta came two weeks after the previous one and it seems... [more]


Home Depot investigates potential hacking of credit card data

Sep 2, 2014 6:00 pm

Home-supply giant is evaluating whether thieves have stolen the information. [more]


Slices of Apple episode 4: Customer Service part 2

Sep 2, 2014 6:00 pm

Apple Stores in Los Angeles see an influx of demanding customers. Apple has been a part of entertainment for years, and even has a group assigned to making sure Apple products appear in TV and movies. In this episode of Slices of Apple, I talk to the... [more]


McDonald’s to begin rolling out NFC-enabled mobile payments on September 15th

Sep 2, 2014 5:57 pm

An internal memo sent to McDonald’s franchises this week indicates that the fast food chain is preparing to roll out a mobile payment platform on September 15th. According to the notice, employees are required to be trained on the systems by Monday the 15th and the hardware, which has... [more]


McDonald’s to begin rolling out NFC-enabled mobile payments on September 15th

Sep 2, 2014 5:57 pm

An internal memo sent to McDonald’s franchises this week indicates that the fast food chain is preparing to roll out a mobile payment platform on September 15th. According to the notice, employees are required to be trained on the systems by Monday the 15th and the hardware, which has... [more]


NASA is building an air traffic control system for drones

Sep 2, 2014 5:45 pm

Much like autonomous vehicles, drones could one day revolutionize all sorts of common tasks currently delegated to humans. But just like driverless cars, it’ll still be several years before we see unmanned drones zipping above our heads on a regular basis as there are all sorts of safety... [more]


Verizon’s @DroidLanding Twitter account awakens from slumber before Motorola’s launch event

Sep 2, 2014 5:40 pm

Verizon has used the @DroidLanding Twitter account since 2010 to post cryptic messages regarding the release of different DROID devices. Seeing as the release of the newest Motorola DROID devices are imminent (Motorola has a scheduled event for Sept. 4), the Verizon employees running the account... [more]


In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

Sep 2, 2014 5:40 pm

The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet. [more]


Apple looks to partner with Nordstrom on new mobile payments platform

Sep 2, 2014 5:38 pm

The iPhone 6 is gearing up to replace your wallet and as part of the initiative to get its upcoming mobile payments system off to a head start, Apple is reportedly in talks with Nordstrom regarding a potential payments partnership.…Read more › [more]


Apple looks to partner with Nordstrom on new mobile payments platform

Sep 2, 2014 5:38 pm

The iPhone 6 is gearing up to replace your wallet and as part of the initiative to get its upcoming mobile payments system off to a head start, Apple is reportedly in talks with Nordstrom regarding a potential payments partnership.…Read more › [more]


Wednesday Morning News

Sep 2, 2014 5:14 pm

As an update on the celebrity photo scandal, Apple overnight released a media advisory providing an update on the investigation. The update states “after more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack o user... [more]


Reminder: Enter now for a chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6!

Sep 2, 2014 5:13 pm

Leave an awesome comment on our contest post for your chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6! Apple is expected to be announcing the next generation iPhone — call it iPhone 6 — on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and iMore is going to be the absolute best place to get everything you need to... [more]


Reminder: Enter now for a chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6!

Sep 2, 2014 5:13 pm

Leave an awesome comment on our contest post for your chance to win $500 towards your iPhone 6! Apple is expected to be announcing the next generation iPhone — call it iPhone 6 — on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 and iMore is going to be the absolute best place to get everything you need to... [more]


Notes on the Celebrity Data Theft

Sep 2, 2014 5:06 pm

Comprehensive piece by Nik Cubrilovic on the celebrity photo theft: After this story broke I spent some time immersed in the crazy, obsessive subculture of celebrity nudes and revenge porn trying to work out what they were doing, how they were doing it and what could be learned from it.... [more]


DragonCon 2014 Cosplay in Pictures [Gallery]

Sep 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Yes geeks, it’s that time of the year again! As usual, DragonCon took place during Labor Day weekend, and as with last year, we’ve got some pictures of various cosplayers attending the event for you. Many thanks to Pat Loika, Kyle Nishioka, and Flickr user Counse for sharing their... [more]


Meet the police forensic tool pervs used to steal celebrity iCloud nude photos

Sep 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Blame for the flood of celebrity nude photos that hit the Internet has been rotating from the pervy hackers that ripped the pics, to Apple, to the creator of iBrute, but while the FBI and Apple continue to investigate the…Read more › [more]


Meet the police forensic tool pervs used to steal celebrity iCloud nude photos

Sep 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Blame for the flood of celebrity nude photos that hit the Internet has been rotating from the pervy hackers that ripped the pics, to Apple, to the creator of iBrute, but while the FBI and Apple continue to investigate the…Read more › [more]


Get Ready for Day 3 of iTunes Festival. David Guetta is On

Sep 2, 2014 5:00 pm

Have you seen Beck last night in the second night of iTunes Festival? His show was pretty good and old classics like "Loser" electrified the audience in London's Roundhouse and all around the world via iPhone, iPad or Apple TV. The third night of this music extravaganza brings two big... [more]


Apple broadens diversity efforts with new scholarships

Sep 2, 2014 4:54 pm

Citing that diversity would help Apple build better products, the Cupertino, California iPhone-maker announced that it will be awarding two $10,000 scholarships to minority students pursuing a technology education in universities. In addition to the financial award, the recipients would also be... [more]


Apple broadens diversity efforts with new scholarships

Sep 2, 2014 4:54 pm

Citing that diversity would help Apple build better products, the Cupertino, California iPhone-maker announced that it will be awarding two $10,000 scholarships to minority students pursuing a technology education in universities. In addition to the financial award, the recipients would also be... [more]


Apple reportedly in talks with Nordstrom over mobile payment partnership

Sep 2, 2014 4:47 pm

Adding to the din of rumors regarding an Apple-branded mobile payments solution, a report on Tuesday claims the Cupertino company is discussing a launch partnership with department store giant Nordstrom. [more]


Rich Mogull on the iCloud Celebrity Photo Leak

Sep 2, 2014 4:47 pm

Rich Mogull, writing for TidBITS: But Apple, like all major cloud providers, needs to step up its game, especially since it wants to store our photos, biometric information, and possibly even payment information in the cloud. These kinds of attacks are only going to increase, and online... [more]


Some AppleSeed testers gain access to new iCloud for Windows beta

Sep 2, 2014 4:46 pm

Selected AppleSeed public testers are being contacted by Apple via email and being offered the opportunity to download and test a new beta seed of iCloud for Windows, which was announced earlier this summer at Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference. Candidates need to have a PC running Windows... [more]


Apple Inviting AppleSeed Members to Test iCloud Drive for Windows

Sep 2, 2014 4:45 pm

There's a good chunk of the world that still hasn't bought a Mac for various reasons despite their love of iOS devices, but Apple is taking steps to make sure they remain connected to their Apple files regardless of which machines they're forced to use. Today, the Cupertino company sent out... [more]


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