A new report is claiming that a date has been set for Apple's iWatch launch: October. The report, from Re/Code, states that 3/5 million iWatches could be produced per month with a focus on fitness.
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At its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco today, Apple unveiled the latest version of OS X named 'Yosemite' which offers visual and under-the-hood tweaks to previous versions of OS X.
Leaked photos of OS X 10.10, the latest version of the Mac OS which is expected to be unveiled today at WWDC, show a much 'flatter' design similar to that of iOS with new features ported from iOS.
Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference starts on Monday, June 2nd with a keynote introducing new Apple products. The event is about software so we'll likely see new version of iOS and OS X.
A new report from the WSJ is claiming that Apple paid $2.5B for Beats Electronics (the headphone arm) and under $500M for Beats Music (the steaming service) leading to questions about Apple's plan.
A new report is claiming that Apple will release an iWatch within 2014, beginning production in July. The device will feature a round display, similar to the Moto 360, and will sell at various prices.
A French Apple rumors site is reporting that Apple is now actively developing ARM-based desktop and laptop Macs using knowledge gained from the production of the chips used in iOS devices.
Weed Firm, an app that sets the player up as a grower and distributor of marijuana, has been removed by Apple for unclear reasons. The company behind Weed Firm suggests the app was "too good".
Google has ousted Apple as the most valuable brand, according to a survey. Apple's brand value fell by $148 billion, a drop of 20%, while Google's grew to $159 billion, a 40% increase over 2014.
According to Bloomberg the Surface Mini did exist but was scrapped due to the lack of differentiation between it and other small tablets. A source claimed it "wasn't different enough" to be a success.
According to a report by the Korea Times, Apple and Samsung may be working to settle their various cases outside of court. This comes after Google and Apple agreed a similar thing earlier this month.
New documents released by Glenn Greenwald, the journalist behind the NSA revelations, highlight just how close the relationship between the U.S government and Microsoft really is.
A page on Microsoft Support has apprenelty confirmed that a Surface Pro 3 is coming, possibly alongside a Surface Mini. The Pro 3 would include Intel's latest Haswell processors amongst other updates.
A royalty report leaked to music blog Trichordist shows that Beats Music, the streaming service linked to Beats headphones, has just 110,000 subscribers as of March, 49k of those being single-user.
With the Surface Mini all but confirmed for Microsoft's upcoming event, attention has now shifted to some other things Microsoft will announce alongside a smaller Surface: possibly, a new Surface Pro.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will take on senior roles at Apple following the $3.2 billion acquisition, which was first reported earlier this week.
A new report (via Reuters) is claiming that Apple will stagger the release of the next-gen iPhones, with a 4.7-inch version coming in August followed by larger versions in September.
According to data from Internet Retailer, Apple is now the 2nd biggest online retailer behind Amazon. Apple grew 24% last year to reach a revenue of $18.3 billion from online sales of their products.
The US Patent Office has released details of a patent application by Microsoft for a "wearable personal information device" or, a smartwatch. Could this mean we'll see a smartwatch soon?
The jury foreman in the latest round of Samsung v Apple has come out and said that "Ultimately, the consumer is the loser in all this" after Apple won $120 million in damages on Friday.
A further $4 million has been awared to Apple in the latest patent dispute onto their $119.4 million win from Saturday, in the latest court battle between the two.
According to analyst Charlie Wolf, sales in Apple's retail stores have declined as customers await new product categories and products, such as the iPhone 6 in the summer and possible smart watch.
Apple's freshly released MacBook Airs have been benchmarked and the results are mixed. Processor speed has increased due to Intel's lastest Haswell chips while memeory performance has decreased.
A breakdown of the componants used by Google to make Google Glass, their glasses-esque computer, has found that the total cost is just $80 meaning that Google makes $1,420 per glass headset.
Speaking at D11, Tim Cook has hinted that Apple will be opening their APIs up to developers, which could mean that users can change the default apps in iOS, something that has been lacking.
Speaking at D11, the anual conference hosted by AllThingsD, Tim Cook has said that Apple has "no religious issue" with developing Android apps, and users can expect Apple to expand over the next year.
A new report has outlined Apple's plans for iOS 7 in far more detail, supporting recent claims that Apple is ditching "heavy textures" in favour of "flat," simple design, like that in Windows Phone.
HTC have revealed that their new flagship device, the One, has sold "around 5 million" handsets in four months, far behind sales of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which sold 10 million in one month.
A new report highlights Nokia plans to release a 41 megapixel Lumia device, which could reportedly be announced as soon as July 9th. Nokia would use the tech from their 808 PureView phone.
While there is still no official Instagram app on Windows Phone, developer Daniel Gary has been doing a fine job bringing a useable unofficial version to the platform.
Alongside the Xbox One announcement, Microsoft has also upgraded Xbox Live to include a better matchmaking experience and more dedicated servers for online multiplayer games.
Microsoft's Xbox One will usher in a new generation of games - but while the new console features a range of upgrades, it won't offer backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.
A new setting has been spotted in the latest build of Windows 8.1 that could hint at a new fingerprint unlock functionality - the latest in a long line of leaked features expected in the OS update.
Many Tumblr users are not happy that Yahoo have stepped in to buy the company, despite reports that it was finically unsound, and it looks like some users are voting with their feet.
Itsdagram, the first fully featured Instagram app, has seen over 22,500 downloads in four days. That figure has doubled in the last few days, showing the desire for Instagram on Windows Phone.
Microsoft have turned to Vine, a popular video-sharing app on iOS, to create cool new Internet Explorer 10 commercials that tout the changes that have been made to modernize the browser.
According to a new report, Microsoft are preparing a UI update for the Xbox dashboard that will create visual consistency between Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. The beta will go out in June or July.
Despite persistent rumours to the contrary, Instagram is still no closer to launching an official app for Windows Phone. Enter Itsdagram, the first viable alternative - read on for our review.
Instead of unveiling a new, bespoke Nexus device, Google have partnered with Samsung and release a customised version of the S4 which runs stock Android. The new Nexus costs $649, on sale June 26th.
Google have unified the free storage that they give users for Google Drive, Google+ photos and Gmail into one, allowing everyone 15GB of shared space. Google Apps for enterprise now have 30GB.
Instagram hasn't come to Windows Phone yet which has left a gaping hole in the store, especially for those who use the service daily. Enter Itsdagram, perhaps the first viable alternative.
Inside the recent announcement for the Lumia 928 is a new piece of information: there are now 145,000 apps in the Windows Phone store, up from 120,000 apps in October 2012, but growth has slowed.
Windows 8.1 build 9391 has reportedly shipped to OEMs ahead of a public preview at Build 2013 conference. Little is known about build 9391, except that it may be the version that is unveiled in June.
Through a royalties deal with Samsung, HTC, LG and more, Microsoft are making an estimated $8 from every Android device sold, putting revenue in 2013 at $3.4b. This could increase to $9b in 2017.
Having taken the plunge with Windows Phone, Max Slater-Robins looks at the pros and cons from the perspective of someone who uses Apple products on a daily bases. Here is what he found.
There has been much speculation about the next Xbox and whether it will require an always on Internet connection. An internal email states that the next Xbox won't be always on and will 'just work.'
Acer President, Jim Wong, has said in an interview that there is "no value" in making a Windows RT tablet and that the company will be waiting for the next release before releasing their own.
Samsung have just released a new advert for the Galaxy S4 that aims squarely at the iPhone 5. The ad pits the 'cool' S4-owning youngsters against the confused iPhone-owning oldies.
Apple have avoided paying almost $10 billion in tax due to a stock buyback deal which was paid for with 'debt' rather than cash in hand, according to a new report published today.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean has seen a boost in OS adoption after Google changed the algorithm by which they judge marketshare numbers. The increased share is a good sign, but Gingerbread 2.3 still rules.