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Apple on Tuesday released the latest version of iTunes for OS X 10.9 Mavericks, bringing support for the company's upcoming iOS 8 mobile operating system. While not much is offered in the way of specifics, the new iTunes version will bring support for devices being upgraded to the forthcoming iOS 8 operating system, which is scheduled for release on Sept. 17. Earlier today, Apple released the golden master iOS 8 build to developers, the final step before a software's...
According to a report on Tuesday, Apple paid rock band U2 an unknown amount of money to distribute the group's latest "Songs of Innocence" LP to iTunes users free of charge, a gift to customers of the digital storefront. As expected, Apple shelled out for the opportunity to give away a free copy of U2's Songs of Innocence to iTunes customers, a group that numbers nearly 500 million people, reports Time. "We were paid," U2 frontman Bono said. "I don't believe in free...
Following its iPhone and Apple Watch unveil on Tuesday, Apple has posted to YouTube all nine videos used in the keynote, including ads for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as U2's free album. For its big iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch extravaganza, Apple crafted a total of nine videos featuring the new hardware. Some are ads, as with the Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake collaborations, while others were made to introduce devices like the new iPhone...
Readers looking to offset the cost of upgrading to Apple's just-announced 'iPhone 6' by getting the most cash possible for their current iPhone can turn Tuesday to buyback service like Gazelle, which are offering up to $335 for previous-generation iPhones -- which you don't need to send in until October 10th -- if you lock in a quote today. Extended Price Lock Existing iPhone owners can lock in their top-tier price quote by visiting Gazelle.com today and then hold onto...
Coming on the heels of Apple's big iPhone 6 and Apple Watch reveal, the company on Tuesday launched redesigned versions of its official desktop and mobile websites, with a streamlined interface and enhanced animations. Debuted directly after the conclusion of today's special event livestream, the new Apple.com features an extremely clean interface that puts graphics front and center. Like the iPad version of the Apple Store app, an unsegmented gray menu bar appears at...
Following a massive announcement regarding new iPhone and Apple Watch hardware, Apple on Tuesday updated its dedicated iCloud webpage to reflect finalized pricing on storage plans, which now go up to 1TB for a $20 monthly fee. Apple first announced the new iCloud storage options which come in 5GB, 20GB, 200GB, 500GB and 1TB flavors, at this year's WWDC in June, but did not solidify pricing until today. As posted to Apple's website, the new tiers come in at free for...
Apple has gone big with its latest smartphones, with two new models set to launch on Sept. 19 sized at 4.7 inches for the iPhone 6, and 5.5 inches for the iPhone 6 Plus. Following their unveiling on Tuesday, AppleInsider went hands-on with the new iPhones to test out new features like the Apple Pay mobile wallet service and Reachability for easier one-handed use. Apple constructed a unique temporary white building outside of the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif., for...
Not mentioned during today's announcements, Apple has quietly removed the venerable iPod classic from its mobile music player lineup, paring down the company's offerings to the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle. The iPod classic descended from the original iPod and stayed on as a Click Wheel-toting outlier in Apple's lineup as the company moved to touchscreen interfaces and iOS. With its larger chassis, Apple was able to market the iPod classic as its most...
At the conclusion of Tuesday's keynote presentation, Apple opened up the doors to a hands-on area built specifically for the event, where AppleInsider was able to get a first peek at at the new wearable Apple Watch. Members of the press crowded around tables and displays where the new Apple Watch was available to view. Customization is a key selling point for Apple's new device, which comes in two sizes, three different styles, and with six different types of swappable...
Major design changes to Apple's new iPhone 6 lineup introduced Tuesday are expected to trigger a more than twofold increase in the number of consumers trading in old iPhones for cash this year, according to NextWorth (which is also offering AI readers an additional $20 cash bonus coupon on recent models). As one of the industry's largest buyers of used electronic devices, NextWorth says its historical data indicates that consumers have been twice as likely to trade-in...
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