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Another Image of New Lightning Cable with Reversible USB Connector Surfaces

Earlier this week, photos claiming to be of a new Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector surfaced. The images were said to be sourced from Apple supplier Foxconn, and were shown in a production stage. Now, frequent iOS device part leaker Sonny Dickson shares a new photo of the accessory, further indicating that a new Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector may be on the horizon: The current Lightning cable (left) compared to new ...
Full article at: MacRumors 5 days ago, 4:07am CDT
 

The Pokemon Trading Card Game is Coming to iPad [iOS Blog]

Some attendees of the Pokemon World Championships, which is slated to begin this weekend in Washington, D.C. are being shown a version of the trading card game that will be released on iPad, according to Polygon. Video personality Josh Wittenkeller took a photo of the game running on an iPad. The Pokemon Company confirmed Polygon that the game is real, but it does not yet have a timetable for release. The Pokemon ...
Full article at: MacRumors 6 days ago, 8:30pm CDT
 

Apparent Photo of 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Battery Reveals 2,915 mAh Capacity

A purported photo of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6's battery on Chinese site Apple Daily [Google Translate] (via Macotakara) alleges that the larger new iPhone could have a capacity of 2,915 mAH. The photo shows the battery carrying an Apple part number of 616-0675 and that it runs at 4.35 volts, although no model number is shown. While it's difficult to confirm the authenticity of the battery, it does appear to have markings similar to other Apple batteries and look ...
Full article at: MacRumors 6 days ago, 8:14pm CDT
 

Buyer's Guide: Discounts on Retina iPad Mini, MacBook Air, Mac Pro, Apple Accessories, and More [Mac Blog]

This Week's Buyer's Guide includes deals on the Retina iPad mini, the iPad Air, the 2013 Retina MacBook Pro, the 2014 MacBook Air, and several different Apple accessories. There aren't many deals on the iMac, the iPad, or the 2014 Retina MacBook Pro this week, but make sure to check back next week for new discounts because prices tend to fluctuate on a week-to-week basis. Retina iPad mini Best Buy is ...
Full article at: MacRumors 6 days ago, 2:52pm CDT
 

Apple Adds Beats Music to App Store List of 'Apps Made by Apple'

Following Apple's official acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, the Beats Music iOS app has been added to Apple's App Store listing of "Apps Made by Apple," giving the app high-profile placement to encourage downloads. This section of the iTunes Store, which also houses Apple-designed apps like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto, and more, can be found in the Quick Links section of the iOS App ...
Full article at: MacRumors 6 days ago, 1:31pm CDT
 

Apple Adds Five Vice Presidents, Including Two Women, to 'Apple Leadership' Press Page

Apple today updated its Apple Leadership press page to add the bios of five vice presidents, including Paul Deneve, Lisa Jackson, Joel Podolny, Johny Srouji, and Denise Young Smith. The inclusion of several vice presidents on the executive team is a new move for the company, as the page previously only listed the company's lineup of senior vice presidents. Since taking over as CEO, Tim Co ...
Full article at: MacRumors 6 days ago, 12:11pm CDT
 

Earphones Filled With Health and Fitness Sensors Ready to Flood the Wearables Market

As Apple moves closer to launching its rumored health and fitness oriented iWatch, there has been significant focus on the types of sensors Apple might be looking to deploy. Among the intriguing options have been sensor-equipped earphones, which Apple has filed patent applications on in the past and which saw renewed attention following the posting of an unfounded rumor about EarPods with embedded biometric sensors earlier this year. Earphones with health and fitness sens ...
Full article at: MacRumors 1 week ago, 10:08am CDT
 

Apple Hiring for Future Retail Store in United Arab Emirates

Apple today posted retail job listings for a future store to be located in the United Arab Emirates, indicating that the company may be soon opening its first store in the Middle East. The postings were initially spotted by ifoAppleStore and show typical openings for Specialists, Creatives, and Experts, as well as managerial positions for Store Leader and Market Leader. The report speculates that the store could already been under constructio ...
Full article at: MacRumors 1 week ago, 3:29am CDT
 

Apple Sued by Shareholders Over Anti-Poaching Agreements with Other Companies

Apple shareholder R. Andre Klein is suing Apple on behalf of all of its shareholders over the company's anti-poaching agreements, reports Patently Apple. The lawsuit claims that Apple's no-hire agreements with other companies including Google, Adobe, and Intel caused the company to grossly mismanage its assets, mislead its investors, breach the duty of "honest services", and hurt i ...
Full article at: MacRumors 1 week ago, 3:00am CDT
 

Beats Music Creates Documentary On Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' [iOS Blog]

Beats Music, now owned by Apple, has created a documentary to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Do The Right Thing, a Brooklyn-based film created by Spike Lee. The 22-minute short features Spike Lee and Danny Aiello revisiting some of the original spots where the movie was shot, contrasted by shots from the film itself. It also delves into some behind the scenes information on the building of the s ...
Full article at: MacRumors Aug 14 2014, 6:03pm CDT
 



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