Apple modifies iBooks review period while offering more promo codes for authors

Apple modifies iBooks review period while offering more promo codes for authors

On Friday, October 24, Apple sent out emails to authors who publish books through iBooks notifying them of some noteworthy changes coming to the platform.

How to jailbreak iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 with Pangu on Mac OS X

How to jailbreak iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 with Pangu on Mac OS X

The Pangu team released Pangu 8 jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 earlier this week, but the jailbreak tool is Windows only. However if you own a Mac, and don’t have a spare Windows machine, then we’ve got you covered. Here’s how to jailbreak your iOS 8 — iOS 8.1 device using Pangu on Mac OS X.

AT&T locks down Apple’s interchangeable SIM cards in iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

AT&T locks down Apple’s interchangeable SIM cards in iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

The cellular connected iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 offer a different type of SIM card right out of the box called the “Apple SIM.” It’s designed to be interchangeable between networks. According to new reports, AT&T missed that memo.

Saurik updates AFC2 for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, giving Jailbreakers access to full filesystem over USB

Saurik updates AFC2 for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, giving Jailbreakers access to full filesystem over USB

Following the release of the Pangu 8 jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, saurik has been hard at work at updating Cydia and Substrate. We were quite surprised by how fast they were updated for iOS 8, but saurik today has updated another tweak, AFC2, for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1.

NFC module in the new iPads acts as the Secure Element for Apple Pay

NFC module in the new iPads acts as the Secure Element for Apple Pay

The teardown of the new iPad Air 2 revealed that it comes with a NFC module, something which Apple did not mention anything about in its announcement.

Download the best camera app Camera+ for free for a limited time

Download the best camera app Camera+ for free for a limited time

Camera+ has been one of the best third-party camera apps for the iPhone since a number of years, with features like manual camera controls, editing, photo filters, stabiliser and more.

Apple’s digital music sales reportedly down 13% in 2014, suggesting a big push for streaming in the future

Apple’s digital music sales reportedly down 13% in 2014, suggesting a big push for streaming in the future

One of Apple’s many strengths is iTunes, which has become a prominent source of recurring revenue for the Cupertino-based company recently. However, a new report suggests that digital music sales may have actually dropped, lending credence to rumors that Apple is going to focus on something new moving forward.

iPad Air 2 NFC support could mean small businesses could use it as a cash register

iPad Air 2 NFC support could mean small businesses could use it as a cash register

The iPad Air 2 is equipped with Apple Pay, thanks to the Touch ID sensor embedded within the Home button. Unfortunately for someone who might want to pay at a McDonald’s with their tablet, though, that functionality isn’t supported. So, why does it offer NFC support?

Sprint to add 12-month leasing program to the iPhone for Life program beginning November 14

Sprint to add 12-month leasing program to the iPhone for Life program beginning November 14

Right after Apple officially introduced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the world, Sprint unveiled a new program called “iPhone for Life.” Now they’re expanding the offer.

iPad mini 3 gets the teardown treatment, reveals glued Touch ID Home button and low repairability score

iPad mini 3 gets the teardown treatment, reveals glued Touch ID Home button and low repairability score

Finding out how something ticks, or how easy (or difficult) it is to repair on your own, is an important aspect to our gadgets for quite a few people. For anyone interested to see what makes Apple’s new iPad mini 3 tick, a new teardown is just what you’ve been waiting for.