Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Microtrip, Actions, Retromatic and more.

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New photos show iPhone 6′s purported flex cable and rear shell

New photos show iPhone 6′s purported flex cable and rear shell

iPhone 6 part leaks have started to become much more frequent as we approach the device’s rumored launch in September. We’ve already seen a number of reports with photos of these purported 4.7-inch iPhone 6 components, and a new one from Apple.club.tw shows leaked flex cable and rear shell photos.

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Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

On July 22, Apple officially announced their quarterly earnings, for the time period ending June 28, 2014. The company revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.

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iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

Chitika’s reports are generally a good way to get a glimpse of what usage is like for many devices, including Apple’s tablets. In their newest report, the iPad has reportedly seen the biggest year-over-year usage share gain since 2013.

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App businesses aren’t sustainable says new report, breaks down the economic spread of developers

App businesses aren’t sustainable says new report, breaks down the economic spread of developers

Back when Apple introduced the iPhone, applications on our smartphones weren’t all that great. Then Apple’s App Store came around and changed everything. Now all of the major players in the mobile market have their own digital storefronts to get your hands on applications, and the number of apps out there have exploded. Now, developers find it harder than ever to not only get an app downloaded in the first place, but also to sustain the business behind those apps.

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Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S, they included Siri to make the “S” variant of their popular device stand out. Since then, the digital personal assistant has seen plenty of improvements to make the feature more helpful. A new report wants to show just how much better Siri is doing since 2012.

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Kobe Bryant confirms talks with Apple’s Jony Ive about product design

Kobe Bryant confirms talks with Apple’s Jony Ive about product design

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is one of the most successful players to ever step on the court in the National Basketball Association. The shooting guard is a sixteen-time all-star, five-time NBA champion and one of the highest scorers in the history of the league. But entering his age 36 season, the athlete is approaching retirement and beginning to show interest in other business opportunities. 

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Navigate and Talk Without Taking Your Hands Off The Wheel [Deals Hub]

Navigate and Talk Without Taking Your Hands Off The Wheel [Deals Hub]

It’s important to remember never to text and drive. Using your phone for any purpose while behind the wheel is a risk you shouldn’t take. But we do understand how handy a phone can be while on the road. You can communicate, navigate, and stay entertained without having the phone in your hand. The Universal Car Mount makes it possible, and it’s on sale now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Rumor: ‘iPad mini Air’ could be be 30% thinner

Rumor: ‘iPad mini Air’ could be be 30% thinner

The second half of this year is gearing up to be an exciting one if you are a fan of Apple products, as the company is expected to take the wraps off new iPhones, iPads, the so-called “iWatch” and possibly new Macs and beyond. The latest rumors surround the so-called “iPad mini Air,” which is expected to be 30% thinner than its predecessor. 

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Video: New Features and Changes in iOS 8 Beta 4

Video: New Features and Changes in iOS 8 Beta 4

Apple seeded the fourth beta version of iOS 8 to developers yesterday. Apple continues to surprise us by including new features and changes in the beta versions.

To recap, here are some noteworthy new features and improvements we’ve noticed in iOS 8 beta 4:

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