Apple released the seventh beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 less than a week ago and now it has seeded its eight beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers. The build number is: 13D45a.
The Apple TV has come a long way from being referred to as a “hobby”, there has been a number of content added to it in the past few months and now The History Channel, A&E, and Lifetime have been added to the Apple-branded set-top, but you will need to have subscriptions to enjoy these services. With these three major networks added, the Apple TV is definitely a a legitimate force in the set-top arena. Apple is also adding new channels every couple of weeks.
Apple has released a new video for Earth Day called “Better”, in which Apple CEO Tim Cook narrates. In the video he speaks about the environmental efforts that Apple is making. Apple ranked very well on Greenpeace’s ‘Green Internet’ report card, but are still working hard to be better. Watch the video bellow…
RadioShack is planning a new iPhone promotion starting tomorrow that will let new or upgrading users get an iPhone 5s at a significant discount. The 16 GB model of Apple’s latest smartphone will be available for $99, down from the usual price of $199 for all customers on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon.
We reported earlier in the week that Alpine may be planning to sell aftermarket CarPlay units in the fall and Pioneer plans to update its firmware for existing in-dash systems, now Apple’s CarPlay microsite names Alpine and Pioneer as the official suppliers of aftermarket systems. The website says “And you’ll soon be able to add CarPlay to your current car with an aftermarket system.”
Last month Apple launched the 8GB iPhone 5c in the UK, Germany, France, China and Australia, and now the smartphone is available in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Sweden.
During the Apple-Samsung trial we have learned many things and now we have learned that Samsung saw Steve Jobs death as the best opportunity to attack the iPhone. Samsung released the Next Big Things ad to mock Apple costumers.
According to a report from CNET, Many companies including Apple are trying to stop smartphone theft by entering into the Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment.
The CTIA trade group has proposed this anti-theft measure that will come preloaded or be available for download on new model smartphones. This tool will disable a stolen phone and will be made available by participating manufacturers and carriers.
Hanna Allen,Omnicom Media Group’s head of UK marketing, tweeted Apple’s director of iAd Paul Wrighthas has met with media marketing agencies to discuss iTunes Radio iAd.
MacRumors discovered new photos posted on Bennett Construction website, the photos are of Apple’s European headquarters located in Cork, Ireland. The new “Building 4” has a glass exterior and a very roomy interior that includes multiple office floors, a cafeteria with kitchen, a conference room, and a lounge area.