Apple has reportedly begun transitioning some Beats employees to Cupertino, while making other key changes

Apple has reportedly begun transitioning some Beats employees to Cupertino, while making other key changes

At the end of May, 2014, Apple announced that it was in the process of acquiring Beats Electronics for $3 billion. On the same day, an internal memo to employees detailed what the transition would mean, especially for those who worked for Beats, and now it looks like those changes are starting to take effect.

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aBar dynamically colorizes in-app navigation bars on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

aBar dynamically colorizes in-app navigation bars on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

There are a countless number of jailbreak tweaks that colorize different aspects of the iOS user interface, but aBar is a new package that takes a slightly different approach. Instead of having preset or customizable color options, this tweak dynamically changes the color of in-app navigation bars based on the dominant color of the app’s icon. 

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Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook is known for bringing together Apple’s MacBook and tablets, creating devices that are meant to bring the best of both worlds into one device. The company has just announced a new Kickstarter campaign to bring to life a Retina MacBook Pro in the body of a tablet.

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Yahoo Finance updated with new design and requested features

Yahoo Finance updated with new design and requested features

Yahoo! has continued to revamp its mobile apps, providing them with sleek new looks and plenty of features packed in to make users happy. Following major updates to Weather and Sports, Yahoo! has now updated its Finance app with a new design, and oft-requested features to boot.

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Apple’s product source code requested by Russian government amid spying concerns

Apple’s product source code requested by Russian government amid spying concerns

Amid growing concerns of privacy, security and foreign spying, the Russian government has reportedly requested that Apple hand over the source code to its products in an attempt to determine whether or not the company is complicit in allowing government agencies access to the devices.

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Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple on Tuesday added a detailed page to its website to remind customers about upcoming tax holidays in the United States. If you live in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina or Tennessee, you could eligible to get a sales tax break on select Apple products purchased between August 1st to August 3rd. Georgia’s break ends one day sooner, on August 2nd, while the tax holiday date in Massachusetts is pending legislation.

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Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber

Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber

We’re back with another jailbreak tweak roundup featuring Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber. If you have a few minutes to spare, get out that iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and join us ahead for a detailed overview of all four tweaks, each of which is available on Cydia now.

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Get Over $900 Worth Of Tools For Digital Artist in the Productive Designer Bundle [Deals Hub]

Get Over $900 Worth Of Tools For Digital Artist in the Productive Designer Bundle [Deals Hub]

The creative mind is a beautiful thing–when you can keep it on track. When you see the world in unique and interesting ways, it can be easy to get lost in thought and let the important things slip away. If you need help staying on track and focusing on the work that you’re supposed to be doing, then check out the Productive Designer Bundle. It’s on sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Following a reference to a mid-2014 model Mac mini that was recently uncovered on an Apple support page for Boot Camp, and later removed, it has now been reported that a mid-2014 model 27-inch iMac was also briefly listed on the same page. Apple has yet to release a new Mac mini or 27-inch iMac this year, hinting that updates could be on the horizon. 

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Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

On July 29, Apple officially introduced refreshes to the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, with slight tweaks under the hood for the new models. Now that they’re available, Other World Computing thought it would be the right thing to do to get them unboxed, test their SSDs, and maybe even show off the internal layout.

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