Apple has released OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta to developers. There're no new features. Today's beta-version contains only a number of bug fixes and stability improvements.
This OS X 10.9.4 beta has a build number 13E19. Focus areas remain the same. Apple asks developers to test Graphics Drivers, Audio Drivers, Bluetooth, Finder, App Store and Safari browser.
According to the latest report from Reuters, Apple's iWatch will be released in October. The mass-production of the device will start in July.
As to the smartwatch itself, it will reportedly feature a 2.5-inch display and a couple of sensors capable of tracking user's physical activity and monitoring his or her health. In particular, the device will be equipped with sensors measuring blood glucose, blood pressure, pulse etc. Apart from that, the iWatch will boast of wireless charging.
Apple’s iPhone 6 may be equipped with an atmospheric pressure sensor. Such a sensor can be used not only to measure the atmospheric pressure, but also to forecast weather changes and provide the user with altitude data.
More and more iPhone 6 mockups appear on the internet ahead of the release of the handset. What they show is a device with either a 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch screen, thinner display bezels and a slimmer design.
A photo showing the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 prototype appeared on the Internet on Wednesday. The image was shared by Jimmy Lin, a Taiwanese star and race car driver.
The device on the photo looks pretty much the same as the iPhone 5s, however, it is slightly thinner and has a larger display. Neither Apple, nor its suppliers haven’t yet confirmed the legitimacy of the photo, so I recommend you to take it with a few pinches of salt.
Apple on Tuesday released the second beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10 to developers for testing. This happened nearly two weeks after the release of the first beta-version.
Apple on Tuesday seeded the second beta of iOS 8 to developers for testing. The new version of Apple's mobile operating system has a build number 12A4297e.
A couple of photos showing something very similar to an iPad Air 2 have recently appeared on the Internet. The device from the images looks nearly the same as the current iPad Air, however, there're some easily noticeable differences.
As you probably know, a rumor has recently appeared on the Internet suggesting that both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models as well as iWatch will be equipped with a sapphire-covered display. According to a new rumor, the only device, which may get a new screen is Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone. The reason for such a change is manufacturing problems, Economic Daily News reports.
According to what Jason Snell of Macworld writes, Apple's new OS X Yosemite 10.10 may be designed for Retina screens. What this means is that the guys from Cupertino are planning to refresh the entire Mac lineup by adding Retina displays to new computers.
Samsung Electronics may soon acquire a firm called Nuance. This is the company behind the speech recognition technology, which is currently used by Apple's Siri virtual assistant.
According to people familiar with the matter, Apple's next-gen iPhone will feature a resolution of 2.560 x 1.440 pixels. Such rumor has been shared by Asian insiders. These insiders claim the information comes from "Apple employees", however, there's no official confirmation from Apple or its suppliers.
It's Sunday today, so I've decided to make up a list of the most popular news of the past seven days. If you think you missed something interesting, take a look.
According to the latest report from Taiwanese reporters, Apple's supplier Foxconn is currently in talks with Sharp. The company wants to start producing the screens for the iPhone and iPad using Sharp's technologies. This may allow Apple to become less dependent from Samsung.
A couple of photos showing both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models surfaced on the Internet earlier today. The images were posted to Twitter by Sonny Dickson.