Apple to Discontinue Messages Beta for OS X Lion on December 14th

Messages beta

Apple is officially making Messages for OS X a Mountain Lion only feature. On Friday, the company sent out emails to its customers that they would be discontinuing the Messages Beta program for Lion on December 14th, 2012. The Messages Beta program allowed users of OS X Lion to download and try out Messages on their Macs, syncing all iMessages … Read More

Sponsored Feature: NARR8 Limited Aims to Make Comic Books Come Alive with NARR8 on iPad

NARR8 for iPad

Those “Choose your own adventure” books were impressive back in the day. Nowadays, however, most people will likely want something shinier, something all new – something they’ve never seen before. Developer NARR8 Limited has created a digital book reader that it hopes will be all that, and more. We spoke to Alexander Vaschenko, founder of the team that developed NARR8, to … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New iMac To Be Delayed Till Early Next Year?

new iMac

According to French site MacBidouille [Google Translate], Apple Inc. (AAPL) new iMac may not be delivered in late November as promised and may instead be delayed till early next year. The significantly thinner and lighter iMac was introduced only several weeks ago, with Apple promising the arrival of the 21.5” version at the end of November followed by the 27” … Read More

Sponsored Feature: Jackpotjoy Adds More Games to its iOS Slots App

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Jackpotjoy have released an update for their successful iOS Jackpotjoy Slots app, giving players more slots gaming action. The new 1.0.3 version means users can now access two more popular multiline slot games on the go, Ray Gunn and The Winstones. Free to download, the mobile app – which launched in September this year – is available for the iPhone, … Read More

Apple Offering Some Employees Two Week Breaks For Side Projects

Apple Campus

Apple has changed a lot under new CEO Tim Cook, who took over after Steve Jobs stepped down and became chairman of the board. Following the passing of Jobs in late 2011, Tim Cook is trying to take the company in his own direction. This began with the removal of key employees at Apple such as the removal of Scott … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Launches 2012 Holiday Gift Guide, Features iPad Mini

Apple Holiday Gift Guide

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has officially begun its sales for the holiday season, introducing this year’s Holiday Gift guide. AAPL creates a Holiday Guide every year, and rounds up a list of products and accessories from both Apple and other companies that would make good gifts for the holidays. The company updated its online store with the new 2012 Holiday Gift … Read More

Apple Seeds iOS 6.1 Beta 2 to Developers

iOS 6-1 Beta 2

Earlier this month, Apple seeded the first beta of iOS 6.1 to developers that included new features allowing developers to integrate iOS Maps into their applications, as well as fixes for boarding passes in Passbook as well as changes in Safari. Now, Apple has seeded a second beta of iOS 6.1 to developers with a build number of 10B5105c, as … Read More

Apple Airs Two New iPad mini TV Ads, ‘Books’ and ‘Photos’

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Apple has aired two new iPad mini television ads in the United States, highlighting the iPhoto app on the full sized iPad and iPad mini as well as iBooks on both devices. During the iPad mini media event, Apple played and later aired the first iPad mini ad, called ‘Piano’. The new ads, called ‘Photos’ and ‘Books’ very cleverly show … Read More

British Airways to Add Support for Apple’s Passbook

British Airways Adds Passbook support to iOS 6

Apple’s Passbook is continuing to grow and is now getting more adoption, most notably airlines that are allowing its customers to download their boarding passes onto their iPhones and simply scan and board. PassBook is Apple’s all-in one storage app, allowing users to store boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescriptions, putting them all in one place for easy … Read More

Apple App Store App Updated to Utilize Siri As Well As Gift Card Passbook Support

Apple App Store app iOS 6

Earlier this week, reports suggested that Apple updated Siri in iOS 6.1 to add movie ticket purchases. This would allow users to voice navigate movie theatres, times, prices and ultimately purchase the tickets. Now Apple is working backwards and connecting Siri to its already existing applications. Apple has released an update to the Apple Store app, adding support for Siri … Read More