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Apple to release iOS 7.1 'any day now'

Apple to release iOS 7.1 'any day now'

By 4 March 2014

Apple will release iOS 7.1 "any day now", an update expected to bring several software enhancements to the platform, according to John Gruber of Daring Fireball. The prominent Apple blogger says the release is necessary for a new iOS app that will stream... >>

Samsung will let developers use Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner in apps

Samsung will let developers use Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner in apps

By 27 February 2014

Samsung released the software development kit for its Galaxy S5 smartphone, Gear 2 smartwatch, and Gear Fit fitness band at Mobile World Congress on Wednesday. Most notably, the SDK will open developers to the Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanning technology,... >>

Is this our first look at Apple's iPhone 6? Answer: No, it's a clever fake

Is this our first look at Apple's iPhone 6? Answer: No, it's a clever fake

By 12 February 2014

Sonny Dickson has published images claimed to be the iPhone 6. The Australian-based device leaker noted on Twitter that the images are "teasers" and neglected to share any further information. Pocket-lint is unable to confirm the validity of the images,... >>

Apple shuns Super Bowl to screen 1.24.14 ad online, shot entirely on iPhone 5S in one day

Apple shuns Super Bowl to screen 1.24.14 ad online, shot entirely on iPhone 5S in one day

By 3 February 2014

Instead of jostling with the rest of the super funny, but too-many-to-get-noticed adverts during the Super Bowl last night, Apple has posted its latest advert online. The 87-second short film was directed by Jake Scott, son of Ridley, who himself directed... >>

Apple seeks to scan your emotions with new mood inference patent

Apple seeks to scan your emotions with new mood inference patent

By 3 February 2014

In a time of personal information invasion, both online and within apps, Apple's decision to scan users' emotions may be poorly timed. But right now the mood scanner is just at the patent stage of development. The patent, "Inferring user mood based on... >>

Apple iOS 8, iWatch said to focus on health and fitness tracking with help of new Healthbook app

Apple iOS 8, iWatch said to focus on health and fitness tracking with help of new Healthbook app

By 31 January 2014

Apple's release of iOS 8 later this year will focus on mobile healthcare and fitness tracking, according to 9to5mac. Health is said to be the software's headline feature, along with an iWatch product that will feature health-tracking sensors. iOS 8 won't... >>

Apple says iOS 7 now found on 80 per cent of iOS devices

Apple says iOS 7 now found on 80 per cent of iOS devices

By 27 January 2014

Apple's iOS 7 is now found on 80 per cent of iOS devices, according to Apple chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer on Monday.  iOS 7 was released alongside the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in September, and now sits as the world's most popular mobile... >>

Apple announces Q1 2014 earnings: $57.6bn revenue, $13.1bn net profit, 51M iPhones, 26M iPads, 4.8M Macs

Apple announces Q1 2014 earnings: $57.6bn revenue, $13.1bn net profit, 51M iPhones, 26M iPads, 4.8M Macs

By 27 January 2014

Apple has announced its fiscal Q1 2014 earnings (Q4 2013 on the calendar), breaking revenue, iPhone, and iPad sales records.  The company saw $57.6 billion in revenue and $13.1 billion in net profit during the three-month period. Christmas sales fuelled... >>

Apple said to be working on mobile payment service to rival Google Wallet, others

Apple said to be working on mobile payment service to rival Google Wallet, others

By 25 January 2014

Apple is set to launch a mobile payment service that would allow users to pay for physical goods and service from iOS devices, according to The Wall Street Journal.  There's no word on when the mobile payment service may launch - presumably iOS 8 - but... >>

Apple said to release iPhones larger than 4.5- and 5-inches later this year

Apple said to release iPhones larger than 4.5- and 5-inches later this year

By 23 January 2014

Apple plans to launch two iPhones in 2014 that will move away from the 4-inch screen size it has stuck to over the last two versions, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The publication, who has correctly pegged Apple launches in the past, says one... >>