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Apple on Tuesday announced the addition of 21 artists to its upcoming iTunes Festival in London, with Lenny Kravitz, The Script, Foxes and more set to take the stage next month. With the new additions, a total of 35 performers have been announced for the concert series, which is slated to kick off on Sept. 1 at the Roundhouse Theater in London. Apple has yet to reveal the full lineup, however, and is apparently waiting until the last minute to announce opening and...
The ice bucket challenge to raise awareness and funds for the ALS Association continued at Apple on Monday, with Dr. Dre accepting CEO Tim Cook's dare on the set of his upcoming movie "Straight Outta Compton." Posted to the Beats by Dre YouTube channel, the video shows Dre getting soaked with the help of director Gary Gray, who is working with the rapper and new Apple employee on the upcoming NWA biopic "Straight Outta Compton," to be released next year. Dre, whose...
A report on Monday suggests Apple's recently modified OS X app signing policy is the result of an undisclosed Developer Portal security breach that leaked keys for multiple services, including Gatekeeper. Noting tweets by user @SomeoneSW and one corroborating source, TUAW claims Apple's newly instituted policy forcing developers to re-sign app credentials is the result of a security breach that not only released Gatekeeper keys, but also "many other keys for many other...
Sprint on Monday announced a new data-centric plan called the Family Share Pack, offering twice the amount of data as competitors for the same or cheaper monthly pricing. Available Friday as part of its "new day for data" campaign, the Sprint Family Share Pack doubles up on its outgoing "Framily" plan by giving families 20GB of shared data per month, with special pricing to attract new subscribers. "Sprint is offering the best value to data-hungry consumers. Period,"...
Popular iOS photography app Camera+ was updated on Monday with a handful of improvements, with bigger things promised to come with iOS 8 this fall. In addition, the creator of the "Flappy Bird" sensation has revealed his latest title, set to arrive on iPhone this week. Camera+ improves Vignette, Soft Focus & more Camera+ for iPhone as well as iPad was updated on Monday to version 5.2, which the team behind the app said will help tide users over until major updates...
Apple on Monday issued its sixth beta releases of OS X Yosemite and Xcode 6 to developers for testing ahead of their scheduled launches this fall, though no new beta of iOS 8 was released. Developers as can now download OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6, which is identified as build 14A329f, from the Mac App Store. Separately, Apple's developer tools have also been given an update, with Xcode 6 beta 6 available to test. Their release comes two weeks after the fifth...
Apple has apparently placed a massive amount of orders for its next-generation iPhone, prompting RBC Capital Markets to notify investors on Monday that they see great upside potential for the anticipated "iPhone 6" over the coming quarters. While analyst Amit Daryanani currently forecasts sales of 56 million iPhones in the December quarter, he said in a note to investors, obtained by AppleInsider, that a more bullish scenario sees the company possibly shipping more than...
Another prestigious trophy can be added to Apple's long list of award winning advertisements, as the company's iPhone ad "Misunderstood" has been honored with a Creative Arts Emmy for 2014's most "Outstanding Commercial." The holiday-themed ad, in which a teenager is seen staring at his phone during a family gathering, was done in partnership with ad agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab and production company Park Pictures. The commercial eventually reveals that the boy has been...
Apple's investments in sapphire may one day result in iPhone cover displays made of the material, but sapphire is unlikely to appear in this year's models due to prohibitive costs associated with producing the material in large quantities, investment firm J.P. Morgan said on Monday. Analyst Rod Hall issued a note to investors, a copy of which was provided to AppleInsider, in which he reacted to a report from last week suggesting that sapphire display costs remain high....
If you're looking to mitigate the cost of upgrading to Apple's 'iPhone 6' by getting the most cash possible for your current iPhone, buyback service Gazelle has just launched its most aggressive price-lock promotion yet: up to $350 for your old iPhone if you lock in a price quote today (and you don't need to send it in until Oct. 10 -- long after the iPhone 6 is expected on the market). Extended Price Lock Between now and Sept. 9, existing iPhone owners can lock in a...
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