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.

Locate Your Stolen Mac and Catch The Crook With Undercover [Deals Hub]

Locate Your Stolen Mac and Catch The Crook With Undercover [Deals Hub]

We’re always worried about the safety of our files and information while we’re online, but you can never discount the possibility of physical theft. No matter how many firewalls you put between people and your data, it’s gone if they take your computer itself. But you can get it back if you’re properly protected with Undercover. You can get the app on sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Massive Celebrity photo leaks attributed to vulnerability in Apple’s iCloud service

Massive Celebrity photo leaks attributed to vulnerability in Apple’s iCloud service

On Sunday evening, a hacker posted photographs to 4Chan, which showed dozens of celebrities in compromising positions.

The Next Web is now reporting that the massive celebrity photo leak could have been due to a security breach in Apple’s iCloud service.

Apple unlikely to ship new Lightning cable with reversible USB connector and redesigned USB power adapter with iPhone 6 [Analyst]

Apple unlikely to ship new Lightning cable with reversible USB connector and redesigned USB power adapter with iPhone 6 [Analyst]

AppleInsider reports that KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo doesn’t expect any major changes to the USB power adapter and Lightning cable for iPhone 6, according to the research note issued to investors earlier today.