Report claims iWatch still at ‘Engineering Verification Test’ stage, unlikely to launch in 2014

Report claims iWatch still at ‘Engineering Verification Test’ stage, unlikely to launch in 2014

Taiwanese publication DigiTimes reports that Apple’s iWatch has reached the “engineering verification test” stage, which is one step below the “device verification test” stage, which is one step below production.

Based on the progress, the report claims the iWatch will be available only in 2015.

Apple’s Worldwide Human Resources VP Denise Young-Smith emails employees regarding diversity, inclusion

Apple’s Worldwide Human Resources VP Denise Young-Smith emails employees regarding diversity, inclusion

On August 12, Apple presented their first worldwide diversity report, profiling the company’s employees across the globe. The results led Apple CEO Tim Cook to say he was disappointed, and that changes would continue to be made. Now, the Worldwide Human Resources Vice President, Denise Young-Smith, has emailed employees on some thoughts, and outlook on the future.

4.7-inch iPhone 6 put together from leaked parts, given an in-depth look in new video

4.7-inch iPhone 6 put together from leaked parts, given an in-depth look in new video

On September 1, a video reportedly showcasing the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 “Air” surfaced, giving a close-up look at the rumored real shell of the device. On the same day, a new, in-depth and high-quality video put the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in the spotlight.

Apple ‘actively investigating’ celebrity photo hack as security experts weigh in

Apple ‘actively investigating’ celebrity photo hack as security experts weigh in

On the evening of August 31, many photos were posted to the 4Chan community of celebrities in compromising positions. Immediately following the situation, reports surfaced that the leak could have been brought on through a brute force attack on Apple’s iCloud service.

Download the best iOS apps and games for free for a limited time (September 1)

Download the best iOS apps and games for free for a limited time (September 1)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Taasky, Rockmate, Laser Lights and more.

UK carrier O2 teases the iPhone 6 in a new newspaper ad

UK carrier O2 teases the iPhone 6 in a new newspaper ad

Sometimes you just need a cat in your ad to really spice things up. If you believe in that statement, then the UK-based carrier O2 has you covered in a new tease for Apple’s upcoming iPhone.

Apple reveals full iTunes Festival London lineup, event begins with Deadmau5

Apple reveals full iTunes Festival London lineup, event begins with Deadmau5

On July 21, Apple officially announced their eighth annual iTunes Festival, with the newest event taking place in London. Since then, they’v slowly been announcing batches of artists that will be performing at the event. With the start of the iTunes Festival kicking off on September 1, the Cupertino-based company has unveiled the full lineup.

The Apple product cycle presented in a new comic

The Apple product cycle presented in a new comic

For fans of Apple products, the yearly refresh can be a torturous stretch of time, especially as the leaks and rumors about what’s coming next start to trickle out. A new comic has aptly represented what it’s like for many people as they pick up their next “iThing,” but ultimately start waiting for what’s next.

iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup: Everything we know about the next iPhone

iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup: Everything we know about the next iPhone

Apple is expected to unveil the hotly anticipated next generation iPhone at the media event on Tuesday, September 9 at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of De Anza College in Cupertino, which will finally put an end to the rumors and speculations.

We take a close look at all the new features, specifications and improvements coming to the new iPhone based on the rumors, speculations and leaked parts.

5.5-inch ‘iPhone Air’ rear shell allegedly caught on video

5.5-inch ‘iPhone Air’ rear shell allegedly caught on video

Up to this point, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has been getting the majority of leaks, especially tuned towards the hardware. As we inch closer to the September 9 announcement date, though, the 5.5-inch variant has certainly begun seeing its fair share of time in the lime light. A new video has popped up, allegedly showcasing the larger device’s rear shell.