Mac $400 Bundle for $1: Fantastical, Gemini, Flux 4, PathFinder 6, Tunes cleaner, DVD Ripper,

From Specials… Stacksocial is offering an impressive array of apps at a “name your own price” starting at just over $1 and growing quickly (so get in quick!). One of our favorite calendar apps, Fantastical from Flexibits ($20) headlines the group this time around with 10 solid apps total: Path Finder 6: Access & Manage Your […]

Video Compares 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Model to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

While there have been plenty of videos comparing the 4.7-inch version of the iPhone 6 to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and other smartphones, there haven’t been many comparing the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 to other devices. However, YouTube channel TechSmartt (via AppleInsider) has acquired a dummy of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 and compared it to the […]

Kanye West rants, credits Samsung and Jay Z with Apple/Beats deal

Noted marketing and branding genius Kanye West said in an Adweek interview published today that the recent deal between Apple and Beats Electronics only came about because Apple rival Samsung inked a deal with Jay Z. In Kanye’s view, this makes all the sense in the world. According to West, who is a dedicated Apple […]

Yosemite ‘Hand Off’ Feature Likely Limited to Macs with Bluetooth LE

Over the weekend, we posted a story that Apple’s Handoff feature was limited to Macs that support the Bluetooth 4.0/LE specification. Handoff/Continuity allows OS X and iOS device users to seamlessly transition between the two operating systems. However, there was some debate about the accuracy of that claim at the time, though now it seems […]

Apple TV software beta brings iCloud Family Sharing and Photos to the big screen

The latest beta software for the Apple TV brings one of iOS 8′s headline features to the (former) hobby device: iCloud Family Sharing. While the feature isn’t yet functional, it’s expected that users will be able to log into one account and access purchased music and movies, shared photos, and more from other devices on […]

Apple removes iAd Gallery from the App Store

After almost 2 years without any updates, Apple’s iAd Gallery app has been pulled from the App Store. Originally introduced in April of 2011, the app was meant to showcase the best ads on the iAd Platform, Apple’s then relatively new mobile advertising push. However, the app received little attention after introduction, languishing in abandonment as it […]

6 Premium Paid iPhone And iPad Game Titles Go FREE For Limited Time, Download Them Now!

Halfbrick Studios, of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride fame, has just made free its line of paid titles for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and if you’re a fan of challenging, fast-paced mobile titles, this is one giveaway that you’ll want to get involved in. Continue reading this article at

Here’s a quick look and how to enable an early version of OS X Yosemite’s new dark mode

Although the dark mode for OS X Yosemite that Apple previewed onstage at WWDC two weeks ago hasn’t officially made it into any build of Yosemite as of today, developer Hamza Sood has figured out a Terminal command which will let you get a taste of OS X’s dark mode now: Just paste the line […]

Apple promoting Hachette pre-orders via iBooks as Amazon continues dispute with publisher

As you may already know, Amazon and Hachette Book Group have been disputing over profit-sharing which has resulted into changes in how Amazon handles book inventory, pre-order sales, and listings. Re/code points out that Apple has a timely sale being promoted in the iBooks store, however, which is believed to be related to the Amazon […]

Space Gray iPhone 6 Side-By-Side Comparison With iPhone 5s, HTC One M8 [Photos]

Apple is notoriously secretive when it comes to preparing for a major product launch, but despite the company’s best efforts, we’ve an ever-growing dossier of information on what’s next out of the smartphone department at Cupertino HQ. New snaps have emerged showing more mockups of the Space Gray variant of the “iPhone 6” in all […]

iPad Air 2 Prototype Spotted With Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor In Home Button [Photos]

Following on from the successful roll-out with last year’s iPhone 5s, it is strongly suspected that Apple will add the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to both the next-gen iPad Air and iPad mini. A couple of new images out of Asia, said to showcase a prototype of the iPad Air 2, corroborate the notion of […]

Apple Offers Discounts on Hachette Pre-Orders Amid Publisher’s Dispute With Amazon

Apple is offering discounts on several popular e-books from Hachette Book Group, the publisher currently embroiled in a dispute with Amazon. As noted by Re/code, Apple is promoting a sale on several Hachette titles under a “Popular Pre-Orders: $9.99 or Less” section in the book section of the iTunes Store, which includes upcoming titles from […]

iOS 8 Beta 2 Tidbits: Permanent Podcasts App, QuickType Keyboard for iPad, and More

Apple today released the second beta of iOS 8, which brings a number of improvements, changes, and bug fixes to the beta software that was introduced on June 2. iOS 8 beta 2 also includes several minor interface tweaks and modifications that make the beta feel both faster and more polished. We’ve gathered a list […]