Earlier today Apple updated their mobile platform to version iOS 7.1.2 which Improves iBeacon connectivity and stability, Fixes a bug with data transfer for some 3rd party accessories, including bar code scanners, and Corrects an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments. But it seems that some users are having a stall issue when trying to update.
Apple updates its 2nd and 3rd generation Apple TV Software to version 6.2, which brings general performance and stability improvements.
According to a source, Apple will begin their annual Back to School promotion tomorrow. They will be offering $100 Mac App Store gift cards with Mac purchases and $50 cards with iPhone and iPad purchases. Apple will of course re-decorate their stores with a new education theme.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, Environmental Director Lisa Jackson and many Apple employees joined in the Pride Parade celebration today at Market St. in San Francisco. Apple employees gave out $1 iTunes gift cards as well. Follow with hashtags #pride, #applepride, and #SFPride.
Apple has aired a new ad titled “Parenthood” which shows various apps that can be used to record home videos, find your lost dog, monitor the children, and turn off lights in the living room. The previous ad of the “more powerful than you think series” focused on health and fitness.
Apple has announced that it will discontinue its Aperture app, but it has made updates to other professional desktop apps such as Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage on OS X.
Apple has improved Maps 3D Flyover by expanding coverage to Tokyo, Japan, and Zion National Park in Utah.
Apple launched CarPlay back in March 2014 to give users a smarter, safer and more fun way to use their iPhone while in their car. As of right now there are several automotive partners that are already on board.
A video showing an alleged iPhone 6 rear shell has been published by Japanese blog Mac Otakara. The alleged rear shell shown in the video is for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6.
Apple has announced the launch of their new 16GB iPod touch via press release. The new 16GB iPod touch is now available for $199 and comes in multiple colors that include pink, yellow, blue, silver and space gray. It features a 5-megapixel iSight rear camera and A5 chip, but the loop wrist strap is not included so you will have to buy that separately.