iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 for T-Mobile pre-orders begin October 22 starting at $0 down

iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 for T-Mobile pre-orders begin October 22 starting at $0 down

On Thursday, October 16, Apple officially announced the iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3. They opened up direct pre-orders for the new tablets a day later, while AT&T and some other retailers joined the fray at the same time. T-Mobile may be late to the party, but they’ve officially unveiled their own pre-order plans.

Apple’s patent hints at the iPhone becoming a smart remote for your car

Apple’s patent hints at the iPhone becoming a smart remote for your car

The latest patent secured by Apple suggests that it is looking to convert the iPhone into a car remote when it is paired with a CarPlay like head unit.

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay bringing NFC-based payment to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners in the United States that already works in a bunch of retail stores.

While Apple clearly mentions that Apple Pay works only in the United States, it looks like it is easy to get the feature to work in other regions of the world as well as reported by many users on the Whirpool forums.

How to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE for Cellular data on your iPhone

How to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE for Cellular data on your iPhone

Apple released iOS 8.1 on Monday, October 20 with a number of bug fixes, improvements and new features.  iOS 8.1 also addressed one of the major annoyances for users in some countries where there is still poor 3G or 4G LTE coverage by giving users an option to switch to 2G, 3G or LTE.

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Thanks to the strong demand of the iPhone 6 Plus in China, Apple is looking to dedicate more of its production resources to building its biggest iPhone yet. 

Hook Up Your Phone with the Ultimate Smartphone Photography Kit [Deals Hub]

Hook Up Your Phone with the Ultimate Smartphone Photography Kit [Deals Hub]

Your smartphone is powerful enough to replace your favorite stand alone camera, giving you all you need to capture a great photo right in your pocket. But if you want to get yourself in a shot, it’s selfie or nothing. Get better shots that show off your surroundings and get you right in the scene with the Ultimate Smartphone Photography Kit. It’s on sale right now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Apple tells Developers that all new apps should support iOS 8 and 64-bit from February 1, 2015

Apple tells Developers that all new apps should support iOS 8 and 64-bit from February 1, 2015

In a new posting on its Developer portal, Apple has announced that it will be mandatory for all iOS apps to be built with iOS 8 SDK included in Xcode 6 or later along with 64-bit compatibility from 1st February, 2015.

2014 Mac mini gets the teardown treatment; confirms it is harder to repair or upgrade

2014 Mac mini gets the teardown treatment; confirms it is harder to repair or upgrade

Less than a week after Apple announced the Mac mini, the folks behind iFixit have conducted a teardown of it. According to their teardown, the new Mac mini comes with soldered RAM — meaning they are not user replaceable or upgradeable. 

Apple responds to privacy concerns over OS X Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions feature

Apple responds to privacy concerns over OS X Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions feature

Spotlight in OS X Yosemite not only comes with an all-new design but includes new features such as Spotlight Suggestions that aim to improve the search experience by pulling information from new sources like Wikipedia, news sites, Maps, iTunes, movie listings, and more.

How to send and receive iPhone text messages on your Mac

How to send and receive iPhone text messages on your Mac

iOS 8.1 enables SMS Text Message Forwarding feature, a Continuity feature that lets you send and receive SMS messages on your Mac via your iPhone, even if the person you’re communication with does not have an iPhone. It is no longer limited to iMessages.