Apple Working On iBeacon Hardware


FCC filings have revealed Apple’s plan for first-party iBeacon hardware to go along with the micro-location technology found in iOS. The transmitter is registered as “Apple iBeacon” and carries model number of A1573, which is in line with Apple’s other products. Read More

Probable Delay In Launch Of 5.5-inch iPhone 6

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According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, launch of Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed due to production issues with the smaller 4.7-inch version. Read More

Google Play Store With Material Design Screenshots Leaked

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With Android ‘L’ 5.0′s announcement and developer preview release at Google I/O, Material Design was announced, being the successor to the current HOLO Android design scheme with much more depth, colour, and minimalism. However, there wasn’t much seen in the way of Google’s native Apps updated with the Material UI, but now AndroidPolice has posted what appear to be leaked screenshots of a newer version of the Google Play Store, one with the Material Design implemented. Read More

Wear Mini Launcher — All Your Apps Up Front

wear mini launcherAndroidWear Smartwatches have been around for a few weeks now and are great devices. But one of the main gripe from users of this nifty little gadget was how difficult it was to access their Apps, as it required the end user to go through a couple of menus before they could launch their downloaded applications. Read More

Apple Promotes Programming Language Swift

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To promote its new programming language Swift, Apple has launched a blog on its official developer website. Swift was announced at WWDC 2014, and it succeeds Objective-C programming language for iOS and OS X. Swift provides new, cleaner, and more robust tools for developing applications. The blog will help Apple engineers who are working on Swift by sharing information behind the language’s development as well as hints and suggestions. Read More

Apple Paid Over $3 Billion Under SupplierPay Program


Apple’s SVP of Operations, Jeff Williams, attended a meeting today with President Obama regarding the company’s adoption of the White House’s ‘SupplierPay’ initiative. The operation chief said that Apple has paid over $3 Billion to small businesses that supplied Apple with parts for its products in 2013. The total amount was paid to 7000 different suppliers. Read More

Apple Reaches Out To Business Owners To Correct Maps’ Errors


To keep up with the competition posed by Google Maps, Apple has taken steps to update and correct information about businesses. In order to do this, they have reached out to at least one business owner after users reported inaccurate address and location information. Read More

Apple Releases Beta 7.1 For Safari


Under its AppleSeed and Mac developers programs, Apple has released a new beta version of Safari for the beta testers. The new version for OS X Mavericks is 7.1 and for OS X Mountain Lion users it is 6.2. The beta update provides several upgrades to the WebKit engine that powers the browser. Read More

Apple To Introduce Volume Purchase Program In 16 More Countries

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Apple is about to roll out its Volume Purchase Program in 16 more countries. Volume Purchase Program allows business and education customers to purchase and use iOS Apps and contents from iBook Store on all deployed devices. Apple has updated about this on both the sites: Volume Purchase Program for Business and for Education. Read More

Apple Blocks Older Versions Of Adobe Flash Player Due To Security Issues

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Earlier this week, Adobe released an update to its Flash Player software to overcome a security flaw. Apple confirmed today that it has updated its plugin blacklist for OS X to avoid security issues. This plugin would stop the system from using older versions of Flash Player which are older than for current systems and for older systems. Read More