iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China on October 17, pre-orders begin October 10

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China on October 17, pre-orders begin October 10

Following the news that Apple has gained regulatory approval on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China, the Cupertino-based company announced on Tuesday that the two smartphones will launch in the world’s most populous country on Friday, October 17. Apple will begin accepting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders in China on Friday, October 10.

iOS 8.1 includes Hidden settings for Apple Pay, hints at Touch ID support in next-gen iPads

iOS 8.1 includes Hidden settings for Apple Pay, hints at Touch ID support in next-gen iPads

Apple has just seeded iOS 8.1 beta to developers, which includes some improvements and changes.

Developer Hamza Sood has just tweeted screenshots from iOS 8.1, which reveals some interesting details.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus get regulatory approval in China

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus get regulatory approval in China

Apple has just received a license from the Chinese regulator for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to Reuters. Apple had to delay the launch of the new iPhones in China due to the regulatory issues.

Apple Watch on display at Colette fashion boutique in Paris

Apple Watch on display at Colette fashion boutique in Paris

If you needed any more evidence that Apple is planning to position the Apple Watch as a fashion item, look no further than the smartwatch being on display at the Colette fashion boutique in Paris. The photos surface just hours after the French fashion retailer was reported to be hosting a one-day in-store experience showcasing the Apple Watch on September 30 in partnership with Apple.

Apple suing Steven Lamar for claiming to be Beats co-founder

Apple suing Steven Lamar for claiming to be Beats co-founder

Earlier this year, Steven Lamar, a pioneer of Beats headphones in 2006, filed a complaint against Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that claimed he was owed royalties on certain models of headphones that the celebrity-endorsed brand sells. Now, Apple is firing back with a lawsuit against Lamar for allegedly falsely claiming that he is a Beats co-founder.

What’s new in iOS 8.1 beta

What’s new in iOS 8.1 beta

Just a few hours ago, Apple seeded the first iOS 8.1 beta to registered developers for testing on compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. The pre-release software update contains a number of changes that we’ve outlined ahead. We’ll be keeping this post updated with any other new features and improvements as we uncover them.

iCloud is down: some users reporting outage on Mac, iPhone and iPad [Update: Fixed]

iCloud is down: some users reporting outage on Mac, iPhone and iPad [Update: Fixed]

A number of Twitter users on Monday evening are reporting that iCloud is inaccessible due to what appears to be downtime affecting select Mac and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners. The outage is ongoing in the United States, Canada and potentially other regions, as this downtime appears to be a more widescale problem.

Apple seeds iOS 8.1 beta to developers [Updatedx4]

Apple seeds iOS 8.1 beta to developers [Updatedx4]

Following a report earlier this morning claiming that iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3 were currently being tested, perhaps indicating a faster software update cycle, Apple has seeded the first iOS 8.1 beta (build number: 12B401) to registered developers for testing. The pre-release software update is available for download through Developer Center for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV, accompanied by a build number of 12B401.

Apple releases OS X bash update 1.0 to patch ‘Shellshock’ security flaw

Apple releases OS X bash update 1.0 to patch ‘Shellshock’ security flaw

Last week, it was reported that a security flaw codenamed “Shellshock” was discovered in the OS X bash command shell on Mac. Apple soon confirmed that the vast majority of users are unaffected by the vulnerability and promised to issue a software update soon, which has just arrived in the form of OS X bash update 1.0 for Mac.

Facebook Messenger and Kindle updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Facebook Messenger and Kindle updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Facebook Messenger and Kindle are the latest apps to be updated with support for the higher-resolution screens on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning they are no longer blurry or scaled up in size. Developers have slowly been updating their apps on the App Store with support for the larger smartphones following their launch earlier this month.