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  • Late 2014 Mac Mini Benchmarks Indicate Decreased Multi-Core Performance

    19 October 2014, 2:58 pm by: Husain Sumra

    The newly refreshed Mac mini is seeing improved single-core performance over the previous models, but decreased multi-core performance, according to a newly released GeekBench benchmark. John Poole of Primate Labs says that the upper tier Late 2012 Mac minis,…
  • New 2014 Mac Mini Has Soldered RAM, Not User Replaceable

    17 October 2014, 8:46 pm by: Juli Clover

    After going more than two years without an update, Apple's Mac mini was refreshed yesterday, adding Haswell processors, Intel HD 5000/Iris graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and PCI-based flash storage options for the higher-end models. Unfortunately, the upgrade was…
  • iFixit Tears Down New Retina iMac, Internal Layout Largely the Same as Prior Generation

    17 October 2014, 8:17 pm by: Juli Clover

    Though the new iMac with 5K Retina display was just released yesterday, iFixit has already acquired and disassembled one of the new machines, giving us a look at what's underneath the iMac's ultra thin display. Apple's newest iMac continues to use many of the…
  • OS X Yosemite: An In-Depth Look at Markup and Mail Drop in the Mail App

    17 October 2014, 6:33 pm by: Juli Clover

    OS X Yosemite has brought some major changes to Apple's Mail app, and those changes aren't limited to a simple visual overhaul. Mail may have a new look, but it also has several new features like Mail Drop and Markup. With Markup, you can annotate images and…
  • A List of OS X Yosemite Apps With Notification Center Widgets, Share Support, and More

    17 October 2014, 5:51 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Yesterday, Apple launched OS X Yosemite which brought a complete redesign to the OS and a number of features like Continuity, an enhanced Notification Center with widget support, iCloud Drive, and more. A number of developers have updated their apps to take…
  • Retina 5K iMac Will Not Act as External Display, Standalone Apple 5K Display Unlikely Soon

    17 October 2014, 4:51 pm by: Eric Slivka

    At Apple's introduction of the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, Phil Schiller noted that the machine's $2499 starting price compares favorably with some of the higher-end 4K displays on the market today for closer to $3000, leading some to wonder…
  • OS X Yosemite Launch Brings Fully Functional iCloud Drive to Mac and iOS

    17 October 2014, 2:49 pm by: Eric Slivka

    With yesterday's launch of OS X Yosemite, Apple's iCloud Drive file storage system is now functional across the company's products. Many users were frustrated following the launch of iOS 8 last month by the incompatibility between the new iCloud Drive system…
  • What's Coming in iOS 8.1: Apple Pay, SMS Relay, Instant Hotspot, Camera Roll, and More

    17 October 2014, 2:08 pm by: Juli Clover

    During yesterday's iPad-centric media event, Apple executives announced that the first major update to iOS 8, iOS 8.1, would be released to the public on Monday, October 20. First seeded to developers at the end of September, iOS 8.1 promises to bring a quite…
  • iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Now Available for Pre-Order

    17 October 2014, 11:06 am by: Juli Clover

    Apple has begun accepting online pre-orders for the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 in the United States and several other countries around the world. Rumors have suggested that initial supplies of the iPad Air 2 might be somewhat constrained, so prospective…
  • Apple Store Down Ahead of iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Pre-Orders

    17 October 2014, 7:13 am by: Juli Clover

    Apple has taken its online store down to prepare for the launch of iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 pre-orders. When Apple announced the two new tablets, it said pre-orders would be available starting on October 17, although the company did not specify when exactly…
  • First Hands-On Impressions of 27-Inch Retina iMac: Sharp Image Quality, Great Viewing Angles

    16 October 2014, 5:28 pm by: Richard Padilla

    After today's media event that saw the introduction of new iPads and new Macs, members of the press were invited to experience all of Apple's new products. Several sites have posted first impressions of Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, which we've…
  • OS X Yosemite Hits the Mac App Store, Available Immediately as a Free Download

    16 October 2014, 5:07 pm by: Juli Clover

    Following today's media event that saw Apple introduce new iPads and a new Retina iMac, Apple released OS X Yosemite to the public, after several months of beta testing. OS X Yosemite is available from the Mac App Store as a free download for all eligible…
  • First Hands-On Impressions of New iPad Air 2: Ultra-Thin, Improved Display, Better Camera

    16 October 2014, 4:29 pm by: Husain Sumra

    After Apple introduced the new iPad Air 2 at its media event today, members of the press were invited to go hands-on with the new tablet. Several sites have now begun publishing their hands-on first impressions of the iPad Air 2, which we've gathered up below…
  • New Cellular iPads Include 'Apple SIM' in U.S. and U.K. for Multi-Carrier Compatibility

    16 October 2014, 3:24 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Historically, users purchasing cellular versions of iPads have had to choose their carrier at the time of purchase, with Apple shipping a device specifically configured for use on that carrier. But with the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, Apple is launching a new…
  • Apple Posts Full Video of Today's Special iPad and Mac Event

    16 October 2014, 3:09 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple has posted the full video of today's iPad and Mac event on its website. The video should also be made available later this afternoon on the Apple Keynotes podcast, which can be found on the iTunes Store. [Podcast link: Keynotes, Keynotes in HD, Keynotes…
  • Apple Announces 27-Inch iMac With Retina 5K Display Starting at $2500

    16 October 2014, 2:16 pm by: Marianne Schultz

    At today's media event, Apple announced the next-generation 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display carrying a resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels, as expected from recent rumors. Featuring 14.7 million pixels, the new iMac offers improved improved contrast, viewing…
  • Apple Announces iPad Air 2 with Thinner Profile, Touch ID, and A8X Processor

    16 October 2014, 2:14 pm by: Richard Padilla

    At today's media event, Apple introduced the all new iPad Air 2. The second-generation tablet features an ultra thin profile that's just 6.1mm thick, much thinner than the 7.5mm original iPad Air. The significantly thinner design was enabled through the use of…
  • OS X Yosemite Available Today, iOS 8.1 Coming Monday

    16 October 2014, 1:41 pm by: Juli Clover

    During today's media event, Apple announced that OS X Yosemite, the next version of its Macintosh operating system, will launch today on the Mac App Store. OS X Yosemite will be available for free to all users with an eligible machine, and iOS 8.1 will also be…
  • Apple Announces New Mac Mini Starting at $499

    16 October 2014, 1:40 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Today at its media event in Cupertino, Apple announced a brand-new Mac mini, a popular Mac computer that hadn't been updated since October 2012. The new Mac mini starts at $499, $100 less than the previous $599 starting price. “People love Mac mini. It’s a…
  • Apple Announces iPad Mini 3 With Touch ID Home Button, Gold Color Option

    16 October 2014, 1:39 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Today at its media event in Cupertino, Apple announced the iPad mini 3 with Touch ID Home button and a new gold color option. These updates appear to be the only significant changes over the previous generation, with the new model continuing to use the A7 chip…
  • Apple Pay Launching This Monday, October 20 with iOS 8.1

    16 October 2014, 1:21 pm by: Richard Padilla

    At today's media event that saw the debut of new iPads and a new Retina iMac, Apple announced that its Apple Pay mobile payments solution will launch on Monday, October 20 alongside iOS 8.1, which will enable the service. According to Apple, more than 500…
  • Live Coverage of Apple's October 2014 iPad and Mac Event

    16 October 2014, 11:19 am by: Jordan Golson

    Just over a month after it introduced the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, Apple is back with another media event where it is expected to show off new iPads, new iMacs including high-resolution Retina displays on some models, and likely a final look at OS X Yosemite…
  • Apple Providing Live Video of Today's iPad and Mac Event on Apple TV

    16 October 2014, 5:45 am by: Richard Padilla

    Ahead of today's special iPad and Mac event, Apple has made its "Apple Events" channel available on the Apple TV. Image credit: iDownloadBlog In addition to live streaming on the Apple TV, Apple will also be streaming the event live on its website. In…
  • Google Debuts Nexus 6 Phone, Nexus 9 Tablet, and Nexus Media Player

    15 October 2014, 8:16 pm by: Juli Clover

    Just a day ahead of Apple's own iPad event that will see it introducing a range of new products including new iPads and a Retina iMac, Google has unveiled its next version of Android and three new Nexus devices, including the 5.9-inch Nexus 6 smartphone, the…
  • Retailer and Credit Card Internal Training Info Suggests October 20 Apple Pay Launch Date

    15 October 2014, 6:39 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's new mobile payments service, Apple Pay, may be enabled shortly after its Thursday iPad-centric media event, according to internal information leaked from various retailers and credit card companies. Employees that work for one of Apple's major Apple…

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