Massive Celebrity photo leaks attributed to vulnerability in Apple’s iCloud service

Massive Celebrity photo leaks attributed to vulnerability in Apple’s iCloud service

On Sunday evening, a hacker posted photographs to 4Chan, which showed dozens of celebrities in compromising positions.

The Next Web is now reporting that the massive celebrity photo leak could have been due to a security breach in Apple’s iCloud service.

Apple unlikely to ship new Lightning cable with reversible USB connector and redesigned USB power adapter with iPhone 6 [Analyst]

Apple unlikely to ship new Lightning cable with reversible USB connector and redesigned USB power adapter with iPhone 6 [Analyst]

AppleInsider reports that KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo doesn’t expect any major changes to the USB power adapter and Lightning cable for iPhone 6, according to the research note issued to investors earlier today.

Apple hires Anand Shimpi, Founder of Popular Hardware review site AnandTech

Apple hires Anand Shimpi, Founder of Popular Hardware review site AnandTech

If you are a fan of hardware review site AnandTech, then you probably know by now that Anand Lal Shimpi, the website’s founder and Editor published an article entitled “The Road Ahead” announcing his retirement and departure from the site.

Re/code now reports that Shimpi will be joining Apple in an undisclosed role.

Best Tweaks of the Week [August 25 - August 31]

Best Tweaks of the Week [August 25 - August 31]

It’s that time of the week again for the Best Tweaks of the Week! This week we’ll be taking a look at 4 free tweaks and only 1 paid (it’s only $1.00!). If you’d like take a closer look and find out a little more about Blurry Badges, Apple Event Countdown, SoundIcons, Super Mario Theme for Swing Copters, and SetBack, then stick around and I’ll walk you through them. Let’s jump in!

Former Apple ad exec explains why Apple will launch iPhone 6 and iWatch at September 9 event

Former Apple ad exec explains why Apple will launch iPhone 6 and iWatch at September 9 event

Apple sent out press invites for its September 9th media event last week, with the tagline “Wish we could say more.” As per several media reports, the company will be announcing the next-generation iPhone and the much-rumored iWatch wearable product at the event.

Wallpaper Weekend: 5 Scenic Wallpapers for iPad

Wallpaper Weekend: 5 Scenic Wallpapers for iPad

We know that finding well-designed iPhone and iPad wallpapers can be a challenge sometimes, which is why each week we follow up on our Wallpaper Wednesday series with this Wallpaper Weekend roundup. That’s right: we bring you the best wallpapers for iPhone and iPad on both Wednesdays and on weekends. Take a look at this iPad edition ahead.

Apple to partner with American Express for new NFC-based iPhone 6 Payments System [Update: Visa and MasterCard too]

Apple to partner with American Express for new NFC-based iPhone 6 Payments System [Update: Visa and MasterCard too]

The iPhone 6 will come with support for Near Field Communications, commonly known as NFC, based on multiple reports including component leaks. The NFC chip will reportedly power an iPhone payments platform, where customers will be able to pay with their iPhones in retail stores and other offline outlets.

Apple’s high-end iWatch model likely to be priced at $400

Apple’s high-end iWatch model likely to be priced at $400

iPhone 6 Logic Board photos suggest device to come with Qualcomm MDM9625 LTE Modem

iPhone 6 Logic Board photos suggest device to come with Qualcomm MDM9625 LTE Modem

The folks at Feld & Volk yesterday posted a number of photos of purported 4.7-inch iPhone 6 components, including the logic board that revealed 16GB of storage, NFC support and 1GB of RAM.

Functional iPhone 6 built from parts also hints at 1334 x 750 resolution

Functional iPhone 6 built from parts also hints at 1334 x 750 resolution

Yesterday, we were surprised to see a video of a functional iPhone 6 that was reportedly built by assembling various components that leaked out of Apple’s supply chain.