iOS 8 Beta 5 could be released on August 4, iOS 8 Beta 6 on August 15

iOS 8 Beta 5 could be released on August 4, iOS 8 Beta 6 on August 15

Following the release of iOS 8 beta 4 a few days ago, a new BGR report claims that the release date for iOS 8 beta 5 is slated for August 4th. Apple will then follow up with the release of iOS 8 beta 6 on August 15th, as the beta testing cycle begins coming to a close. A long wait is then expected until the final iOS 8 GM version arrives. 

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Apple increased spending in R&D by 36%, could signify strong upcoming product lineup

Apple increased spending in R&D by 36%, could signify strong upcoming product lineup

Later this year, Apple is going to release iOS 8, the iPhone 6, and OS X Yosemite. At the same time, we could get new Macs, too. However, a new report strengthens the rumors that something even bigger is on the way.

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Apple’s Q3 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Apple’s Q3 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Yesterday,  Apple posted quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share in the third fiscal quarter of 2014 (second calendar quarter of 2014), compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.

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Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Earlier this week, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski had raised concerns over the so-called backdoor services included in iOS that could make data collection easier for both the iPhone maker and government agencies. 

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Apple will reportedly stagger the debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this year to better manage each release

Apple will reportedly stagger the debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite later this year to better manage each release

While Apple wasn’t specific about dates when it comes to the public debut of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, many believed that with all the features so closely tied together, that Apple would release the pair of software updates at the same time. Turns out, that may not be the case.

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iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

During its Q3 2014 earnings call, which outlines the results of the company’s quarterly revenue report, Apple unveiled key details for many of its products, including iTunes. The tone for the service was quite positive, with plenty of high numbers showcasing the power of Apple’s digital service and storefront.

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Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Today, Apple officially announced their third quarter 2014 earnings, and afterwards the company took part in a earnings call to go over the specific details. During the call, Apple’s CEO highlighted an interesting number of acquisitions for the company.

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Apple has innovative new features on the horizon to combat declining iPad sales

Apple has innovative new features on the horizon to combat declining iPad sales

While strong sales of the iPhone and Mac helped Apple post rather impressive third quarter results, the iPad has declined in sales for the second consecutive quarter. But before you interpret that statistic as the iPad being doomed, read ahead for reasons why Apple CEO Tim Cook and company are not concerned about the tablet’s sales. 

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Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

On July 22, Apple officially announced their quarterly earnings, for the time period ending June 28, 2014. The company revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.

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iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

Chitika’s reports are generally a good way to get a glimpse of what usage is like for many devices, including Apple’s tablets. In their newest report, the iPad has reportedly seen the biggest year-over-year usage share gain since 2013.

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