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.

Tim Cook: Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is ‘far outstripping’ supply

Tim Cook: Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is ‘far outstripping’ supply

At its fourth quarter earnings call today, Tim Cook addressed the imbalance between the demand and supply of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus by saying that the demand is “far outstripping” the supply. 

Tim Cook boasts about the strength of Apple’s ‘creative engine’

Tim Cook boasts about the strength of Apple’s ‘creative engine’

Tim Cook boasted about the strength of Apple’s “creative engine” at the company’s earning calls for the fourth fiscal quarter. According to Cook, Apple’s “creative engine” is stronger than ever, which is evident from the launch of the new iPhones with all-new design and bigger screen, the new iPads, the Retina iMac, Apple Pay and the upcoming Apple Watch.

Apple sold a record-breaking 5.5 million Macs in Q4 2014

Apple sold a record-breaking 5.5 million Macs in Q4 2014

Apple has already revealed the total number of iPhones, iPods, iPads and Macs that the company sold by the end of the fourth quarter in 2014, but during the conference call revealed more specifics about the record-breaking quarter.

Apple opened 437 new retail stores, made 20 acquisitions in 2014 and teases ‘wonderful plans’ for Beats

Apple opened 437 new retail stores, made 20 acquisitions in 2014 and teases ‘wonderful plans’ for Beats

Apple’s flow of information doesn’t end with the announcement of their Q4 2014 earnings, as the Cupertino-based company continues to outline other impressive areas of growth.

Are you having problems after upgrading to iOS 8.1?

Are you having problems after upgrading to iOS 8.1?

Apple released iOS 8.1 this morning, after seeding two betas to registered developers. The release adds support for Apple Pay, SMS Relay, Instant Hotspot, iCloud Photo Library, and more.

iTunes posts $4.6 billion in revenue for Q4 2014, with over 85b App Store downloads

iTunes posts $4.6 billion in revenue for Q4 2014, with over 85b App Store downloads

Hot on the heels of officially announcing their Q4 2014 quarterly earnings, Apple has shed some light on the finer details for iTunes.