LSCCRemote controls Apple TV and iTunes playback from Lock Screen [Jailbreak Tweak]

LSCCRemote controls Apple TV and iTunes playback from Lock Screen [Jailbreak Tweak]

As we approach the weekend, it is time to wind down and relax for a couple of days with family and friends. If you are planning on kicking back and watching some TV shows or a movie through Apple TV or iTunes, be sure to check out a new jailbreak tweak called LSCCRemote for controlling those two platforms through the Lock screen and Control Center. 

iOS 8 beta 5 boasts support for 3x image assets, hints at iPhone 6′s new resolution

iOS 8 beta 5 boasts support for 3x image assets, hints at iPhone 6′s new resolution

Leading up to the September 9 event, where Apple will officially unveil the iPhone 6, there are still plenty of questions circulating. Specifically, what might the larger display boast as a resolution? A new find within the iOS 8 beta may indicate a change is indeed coming.

Apple’s PR and communication strategies examined in in-depth profile

Apple’s PR and communication strategies examined in in-depth profile

In an in-depth profile published this afternoon, well-connected blogger Mark Gurman has taken a comprehensive look inside Apple’s public relations department as it currently exists and how it will transition heading into the future. The profile provides a detailed overview of Apple’s PR strategies, starting with how they existed under the company’s most recent PR chief Katie Cotton and late co-founder Steve Jobs. 

Download the best iOS apps and games for free for a limited time (August 29)

Download the best iOS apps and games for free for a limited time (August 29)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including SpellGrid, Clone Magic, Numerical and more.

iPhone 6 A8 chip shown off with 1GB of RAM in new leaked image

iPhone 6 A8 chip shown off with 1GB of RAM in new leaked image

On August 29, the iPhone 6 was unofficially unveiled, piece-by-piece, from the inside out, based entirely on leaked images. While certainly not official by any means, it has revealed quite a bit about the unofficial handset. A newly surfaced image is now showcasing the iPhone 6′s A8 processor, along with a certain amount of RAM for good measure.

Video shows functional iPhone 6 assembled from parts booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen

Video shows functional iPhone 6 assembled from parts booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen

The folks at Feld & Volk have managed to assemble a functional iPhone 6 by assembling parts that have leaked out of Apple’s supply chain.

Apple will appeal denial of sales ban on certain Samsung devices

Apple will appeal denial of sales ban on certain Samsung devices

On August 27, it was revealed that Apple had been denied, once again, on a specific sales ban on Samsung-branded devices. Now, according to a new report, Apple is going to appeal that decision.

iPhone 6 logic board showcases 16GB of flash storage

iPhone 6 logic board showcases 16GB of flash storage

As we march through the last week day of August, and inexorably move closer to September 9, the main focus seems to be on the iPhone 6′s purported logic board. A new image has confirmed what many may have not wanted to believe: that the iPhone 6 will feature 16GB of built-in storage.

T-Mobile announces Un-carrier 7.0 event for September 10, “This time it’s personal”

T-Mobile announces Un-carrier 7.0 event for September 10, “This time it’s personal”

T-Mobile has been focusing on being the “Un-carrier” for quite some time now, with large events announcing new initiatives that propel the network forward, and offer up new ideas (especially for major wireless carriers). And now the Magenta Network has just announced their 7th Un-carrier initiative.

iPhone 6 NFC support ‘confirmed’ in new images of logic board

iPhone 6 NFC support ‘confirmed’ in new images of logic board

The reports regarding near field communications (NFC) functionality in the iPhone 6 have certainly picked up steam, and with each new report, it looks even more likely. On August 28, for instance, WIRED reported that NFC will be a “benchmark” feature in the iPhone 6 for their new mobile payments initiative. Now, a new image of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6′s logic board seemingly confirms those previous reports.