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  • Apple Launches Guide for Android Users Switching to iPhone

    16 September 2014, 4:46 pm by: Juli Clover

    Ahead of the launch of the large-screened iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has released a detailed support document that walks Android users through moving data from their Android devices to the iPhone. The document includes information on moving email…
  • Official iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Cases Arriving Ahead of Friday's iPhone Launch

    16 September 2014, 3:22 pm by: Eric Slivka

    While shipping vendors have been instructed to hold deliveries of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus until Friday's official launch date, there is no such restriction on the official Apple cases designed for the new devices. As a result, several MacRumors readers and…
  • iCloud.com Now Utilizing Two-Factor Authentication

    16 September 2014, 2:53 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's two-factor authentication system is now enabled for iCloud.com, with the site asking for a verification code before allowing users with two-factor authentication enabled to access various iCloud.com apps. Access to iCloud.com apps like Mail, Contacts,…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Shown Off in Early Hands-On Videos

    16 September 2014, 2:41 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus won't be available to consumers until Friday, September 19, but some devices have been trickling out early ahead of the phone's launch. Korean site UNDERkg has managed to get both an iPhone 6 and an iPhone 6 Plus, sharing…
  • iPhone 6 Plus Might Be Limited to 1 GB of RAM

    16 September 2014, 1:35 pm by: Juli Clover

    Part leaks have previously suggested that the iPhone 6 has just 1 GB of RAM, much like its predecessor the iPhone 5s, but the memory status of the iPhone 6 Plus has thus far remained a mystery, leading many to hope that the larger device has been upgraded to 2…
  • Foxconn Factory Worker Detained Over iPhone 6 Shell Leaks

    16 September 2014, 11:15 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    A Foxconn worker is being detained after being accused of stealing six iPhone 6 rear shells from the factory line and reselling them to an unidentified party in Shenzhen, China, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing details in Chinese newspaper Taihang…
  • Apple Approving iOS 8-Optimized Apps, but Extensions Not Working Properly Yet

    16 September 2014, 10:28 am by: Eric Slivka

    Following last week's iPhone and Apple Watch media event, Apple officially invited developers to begin submitting their iOS 8 apps for App Store review ahead of tomorrow's public release of the new operating system. While a number of developers have been…
  • Apple Restricting Use of NFC Antenna in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to Apple Pay

    16 September 2014, 4:10 am by: Richard Padilla

    The NFC antenna found on Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will only be used with the company's "Apple Pay" mobile payment solution and will not be available to developers for use in third-party apps, reports Cult of Mac. The confirmation comes by way of an…
  • Tim Cook Speaks on Privacy in New Interview: 'We Try Not to Collect Data'

    15 September 2014, 7:38 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with Charlie Rose in a two part-interview, and the second segment of the show is airing tonight. In the second half of the interview, Cook focuses on the driving force behind Apple, his own personal values, and the company's thoughts…
  • Apple Watch Already Facing Questions Concerning User Privacy

    15 September 2014, 3:49 pm by: Juli Clover

    Though it won't be released until early 2015, Apple's new wearable device is already facing public scrutiny over privacy issues. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking several questions about how the Apple…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Models Popping Up in China, Vietnam Ahead of September 19 Launch

    15 September 2014, 2:57 pm by: Juli Clover

    Though the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are not expected to be delivered to customers and released to stores until Friday, September 19, some devices have already begun showing up in Vietnam and China. According to Dan Tri [Google Translate] an iPhone 6 and 6…
  • Apple Releases Third OS X Yosemite Public Beta, Developer Preview 8

    15 September 2014, 1:49 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today released the third Yosemite public beta for beta testers, following the release of the second Yosemite public beta on August 21. Developer Preview 8 has also been released for developers, two weeks after the seventh Developer Preview was released.…
  • Apple Creates Tool for Users to Delete Unwanted U2 Album

    15 September 2014, 1:43 pm by: Juli Clover

    During Apple's keynote announcement, the company announced plans to provide U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," to all iTunes customers for free. Rather than letting customers choose to download the album on their own, however, Apple pushed it to iTunes…
  • Retina iMacs and Apple Displays Within Reach as New DisplayPort 1.3 Spec Finalized

    15 September 2014, 1:34 pm by: Eric Slivka

    With Dell having announced its upcoming 5120 x 2880 "5K" display that would be the equivalent of a Retina 27-inch iMac or Apple Thunderbolt Display and Apple rumored to be launching its own such display later this year, connectivity options for such displays…
  • Photos From Inside a 747 Flying iPhone 6 Units to the U.S.

    15 September 2014, 12:54 pm by: Juli Clover

    As retailers prepare to begin sending out iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders to customers, shipping company employees behind the scenes are working hard to transport the phones from China to the United States. One MacRumors reader who works in shipping has posted…
  • Duke and Stanford Begin Patient Trials With Apple's HealthKit Service

    15 September 2014, 11:08 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Duke University, Stanford University Hospital, and medical device manufacturers are working with Apple on patient trials involving Apple's new HealthKit API, reports Reuters. Apple mentioned the trials in its recent September press event, but did not provide…
  • T-Mobile's iPhone 'Test Drive' Program Upgrades: iOS 8 Soon, iPhone 6 Units Later

    15 September 2014, 10:25 am by: Eric Slivka

    Several months ago, T-Mobile US launched an iPhone "test drive" program allowing users to test an iPhone 5s on the carrier's network for seven days free of charge. The program helps users decide if T-Mobile's coverage is satisfactory in the areas they…
  • Apple Confirms Record-Breaking Four Million First Day Pre-Orders for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

    15 September 2014, 8:38 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple today announced that it has processed more than four million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders in the first day of pre-launch sales in the select countries that started accepting orders on September 12. This figure doubles Apple's previously…
  • New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Commercial Attacks Apple for iPhone 6 Plus

    14 September 2014, 9:41 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Samsung has introduced a new ad for its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4, talking about how the company first introduced the Galaxy Note series in 2011 and popularized the "phablet" form factor while calling out Apple for making the similarly sized iPhone 6 Plus…
  • iPhone 6 Begins Shipping to Customers for Sept 19th Delivery

    13 September 2014, 1:44 pm by: Arnold Kim

    Apple began accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 on Friday, September 12th. The first of those orders are beginning to ship to customers. Verizon sent notices to customers today with tracking numbers for their early orders. Despite the early shipping, FedEx…
  • Shipping Estimates for iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Slipping to 7-10 Days

    12 September 2014, 9:57 pm by: Juli Clover

    Pre-order supplies of the iPhone 6 in the United States have dwindled significantly since pre-orders kicked off last night, with most models of the device now displaying shipping estimates of 7 to 10 days. The new shipping estimates mean customers who place an…
  • Apple, Square Acquisition Talks Went South Over $3B Offer [Update: Nope]

    12 September 2014, 6:48 pm by: Juli Clover

    Earlier this year, Apple and Square were rumored to be in talks over a possible acquisition, but no deal materialized. According to a new report from TechCrunch, talks between the two companies failed over purchase price. Apple is said to have wanted to…
  • High-End 18-Karat Gold Apple Watch Could Cost Up to $1,200

    12 September 2014, 6:18 pm by: Juli Clover

    The Edition version of Apple's 18-karat gold Apple Watch could cost around $1,200, reports TechCrunch. The site consulted with "jewelers familiar with the material" Apple uses for the Apple Watch Edition, basing an estimate on the size and weight of the…
  • Tim Cook Speaks on Steve Jobs, Apple's Interest in TV, and Beats Acquisition in New Interview

    12 September 2014, 5:28 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with Charlie Rose in a two-part interview, and the first segment is airing today. In a series of video clips, Tim Cook talks about Steve Jobs, Apple's Beats Electronics acquisition, the Apple TV, and Apple's plans for the future. In…
  • Apple Pay Details: Apple Gets 0.15% Cut of Purchases, Higher Rates for Bluetooth Payments

    12 September 2014, 4:44 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's ambitious new mobile payment initiative, Apple Pay, was announced on Tuesday during the company's iPhone event. Many questions still linger about the service, but information is beginning to trickle out from various sources as retailers, banks, and…

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