Report claims 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will feature ultra-thin design; may be delayed due to battery issues

Report claims 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will feature ultra-thin design; may be delayed due to battery issues

Taiwanese publication Commercial Times (via G4Games) reports that the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed. The report claims that the delay is due to yield issues with the battery required for the 5.5-inch model.

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Apple seeds eighth beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers

Apple seeds eighth beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers

Last night, Apple seeded the eight beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 (build number: 13D45a) to developers.

The new beta version arrives less than a week after the seventh beta version was released.

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Apple takes a dig at Samsung in new environmental print ad; tells them ‘There are some ideas we want every company to copy’

Apple takes a dig at Samsung in new environmental print ad; tells them ‘There are some ideas we want every company to copy’

As part of its new “Better” environmental campaign, Apple has started running a new print ad in the newspaper that seems to take a dig at Samsung and its rivals with whom it is locked in a bitter legal battle.

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Apple starts free recycling program for all its used products

Apple starts free recycling program for all its used products

Apple today confirmed that it will start offering a free recycling program for all its products, reports the Associated Press. This new initiative is part of a larger push by Apple to make its company’s operations as environmentally friendly as possible.

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Apple video unveils ‘the best office building in the world’

Apple video unveils ‘the best office building in the world’

Apple today posted a video of its Apple Campus 2 project on its website as part of its new “Better” environmental campaign. This video originally debuted during an Apple presentation to the Cupertino town council, but this is our first look at the video in high-definition quality.

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Former Apple exec says iPad sales won’t grow unless device gets more ‘Pro’ features

Former Apple exec says iPad sales won’t grow unless device gets more ‘Pro’ features

Multiple analyst estimates predict that Apple will see a year-over-year fall in iPad sales in Q2 2014, with the decline ranging anywhere from 23% to 0.7%. So what’s the reason for this fall in sales? Former Apple exec Jean-Louis Gassée thinks that the simplicity of the iPad, and its lack of Pro features is restricting the iPad’s growth.

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Apple interviewing for executive positions on its mobile payments team

Apple interviewing for executive positions on its mobile payments team

Apple allegedly is interviewing executives in the payments industry as part of the company’s push into mobile payments, reports Re/Code. This information was obtained from two people familiar with the process.

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App Deals for today: Download Fluxx, OverColor, Summoner Wars and more for free

App Deals for today: Download Fluxx, OverColor, Summoner Wars and more for free

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Fluxx, OverColor, Summoner Wars and more.

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Apple drops biggest iWatch hint; Extends trademark to include “Jewelry and Watches”

Apple drops biggest iWatch hint; Extends trademark to include “Jewelry and Watches”

Apple is widely rumored to release the iWatch, a smartwatch with a focus on health and fitness, following Tim Cook’s multiple statements saying the company will enter new categories in 2014. A good sign that this rumor is likely true — Apple expanded the “Apple” trademark to cover Jewelry and Watches as well.

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Apple launches new “Better” environmental campaign featuring Tim Cook [Video]

Apple launches new “Better” environmental campaign featuring Tim Cook [Video]

Apple today launched a new “Better” environmental campaign, highlighting the company’s efforts to reduce its impact on climate change, use greener materials and conserve natural resources. The campaign features a short film with a voice over from CEO Tim Cook describing these efforts.

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