Charitybuzz is hosting an auction to raise $100,000 for the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights. The winning bid will include lunch with Apple CEO at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino and will last about an hour. The cost of the lunch will be covered, but the travel accommodations won’t be.
A lot of us are waiting for Apple to launch new product this year and some of us are wondering what is taking them so long. MacRumors reports that Apples CEO Tim Cook addressed this on today’s earning call.
Angela Ahrendts announced she was leaving Burberry last October and Apple also announced last year that she would be joining the company this spring. Tim Cook has now confirmed during the earnings conference call that Ahrendts will be joining Apple next week.
CompilarizTVi has put together a really cute video of animals playing on iPads. Most of the people on this video are just entertaining their pets with the iPad, but zoologists in the Milwaukee County Zoo have actually been using the device to interact with orangutans. The orangutans have favorite apps and games and look forward to their weekly sessions with the iPad.
The FCC reached a deal with five major wireless companies in the U.S. last year, the deal would make it easier for consumers to unlock their mobile phones.
Sprint seems to be keeping their part of the agreement by making all devices launched after February 11, 2015 unlockable, which means if you purchase a device after February 11, 2015 you will be able to to unlock it and use it on another domestic network such as AT&T or T-Mobile.
Apple is now letting anyone have access to beta builds of OS X with a new OS X Beta Seed Program, which means any one can now test out pre-release builds of the Mac software not just developers. The Developer Program cost is pretty steep at $99 per year, but now you can join the OS X Beta Seed Program for free by simply signing up with your Apple ID. If you would like to test beta releases of iTunes, iOS and other Apple related software, I would suggest you stick to the Developer Program.
Pierre Blazquez found on Friday that a code within iOS 7.1 SDK indicates that Siri may be available on the Apple TV soon. 9to5Mac has confirmed that the code exists in iOS 7.1 and iOS 7.1.1′s files.
Vibers new redesign is compatible with iOS 7 and it now lets users send multiple photos and videos at the same time. This new versions also includes a block list which means you can now you can now block any number or contact, the ability to send longer video messages, and other bug fixes.
Apple is now airing an iPhone 5s ad titled “Gigantic” on ABC.The ad starts out with the Pixies getting ready to play their song called “Gigantic”, which is available in iTunes, the ad continues to play the song in the background while showcasing a few things that can be done with the iPhone like creating music, playing games on a big screen, taking photos, recording videos, and tracking your health. The ad ends with a message “You’re more powerful than you think”.
We reported a while back that David Fincher and Christian Bale may work on a a new Steve Jobs movie, but that may no longer be the case. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is reportedly in talks with director Danny Boyle to direct the upcoming Steve Jobs movie based on the Walter Isaacson biography and Leonardo DiCaprio may portray Steve Jobs in the film.