Let’s count how many times the iPhone 6 has been rumored to feature NFC capabilities in recent months: one, two, three, four, five, six and seven times. But with so many iPhone with NFC rumors failing to materialize in recent years, there is still skepticism as to whether these reports are true. According to sources for Wired, they just might be.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple with a patent for the iconic design of its Fifth Avenue glass cube retail store in New York, eight years since the award-winning store first opened its doors. Apple originally filed for the patent in October 2012, crediting late co-founder Steve Jobs and a half dozen others as inventors.
Mobile devices are becoming legitimate platforms for gaming. You probably have a few favorite titles that you play to get you through the day, whether it be during down time or to get you through a long commute. But we bet there’s an idea or two for a great game floating around in your head that would look much better on the screen of a smartphone or tablet. You can become a game developer with this bundle of training courses, on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.
Following through on plans teased earlier this summer, the critically acclaimed first-person shooter game BioShock is now available for iPhone and iPad on the App Store. iPod touch users are being left out of the fun, as the game does not support the third-generation through fifth-generation versions of the portable media player. We’ve got a full rundown of the game ahead.
August has been a whirlwind of a month in terms of leaked components for the highly-anticipated iPhone 6. With less than two weeks until the smartphone is rumored to be unveiled, a new set of photos have leaked that provide one more look at some of the purported internal and external components for the iPhone 6.
Back in July, Steve “Woz” Wozniak opined on his thoughts on wearables, and noted his own disdain for the Galaxy Gear wearable he owned for only a day. Now he’s back with thoughts on Apple, and a potential changing market.
Apple introduced Spotlight, its system wide search feature in iOS 3 in 2009 (when it was still called iPhone OS 3).
At the end of 2013, Apple filed another motion asking for an injunction against Samsung devices, and since then has been denied on multiple occasions. Today, a new report states that Apple has yet again been denied a sales ban on Samsung smartphones.
It began on July 30, with the first beta for OS X Mavericks being seeded out to developers, and continued to August 19 with the fourth beta being released. Now, Apple’s released the fifth beta for the pre-release software.