Apple appears to be testing its two-factor authentication system on some iCloud.com accounts, asking for a verification code before allowing users with two-factor verification enabled to access various iCloud.com apps. First noticed by AppleInsider, the two-factor verification system for iCloud.com requires users to enter a verification code sent via SMS or to a trusted iOS ...continue reading Apple Expanding Two-Step Verification to iCloud.com

Alex Heath (12:23 pm PDT, Jun 30th) Tim Cook looking smug at Sun Valley last year. (photo by Rick Wilking, Reuters) When it comes to all the elite conferences Silicon Valley is so well known for, Apple executives rarely make appearances. Apple’s shortlist includes the annual Code Conference and Allen & Co.’s business conference in Sun ...continue reading Tim Cook and Eddy Cue on guest list for exclusive Sun Valley conference next week

By AppleInsider Staff According to a report on Monday, Apple will be launching its annual summertime "Back to School" sale campaign tomorrow, with this year's promotion again bringing iTunes gift cards to students buying Macs, iPads and iPhones. Ad for Apple's 2013 Back to School promotion. Like the 2013 summer promo period, Apple is said ...continue reading Apple to reportedly kick off 'Back to School' promo on Tuesday with iTunes gift cards

By Sam Oliver Investment bank Allen & Co. has once again extended an invitation for Apple CEO Tim Cook and services honcho Eddy Cue to attend the bank's annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho alongside a number of other technology and business luminaries. Apple CEO Tim Cook at the 2012 Sun Valley retreat. | Source: ...continue reading Apple's Tim Cook, Eddy Cue invited to Allen & Co.'s 2014 Sun Valley conference

Apple is gearing up to begin its annual "Back to School" promotion in the United States and other countries on Tuesday, July 1, offering iTunes Store/App Store gift cards to students that purchase a Mac, iPad, or iPhone. According to a source who spoke to MacRumors, Apple's 2014 Back to School promotion will be similar ...continue reading Apple to Launch Annual 'Back to School' Promotion Tomorrow

CUPERTINO, California—June 30, 2014—Apple® today announced updates to iTunes U®, bringing educators and students great new tools to build and experience educational content on iPad®. Beginning July 8, teachers using the free iTunes U app can create, edit and manage entire courses directly on iPad for the first time, and students will discover new ways ...continue reading Apple Announces Updates to iTunes U

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Apple will replace Aperture with OS X Yosemite's built-in Photos app, but the company says it remains committed to its professional customers. 8 Gadgets For The High-Tech Home (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Apple announced last week that it is ceasing development on Aperture, its professional photo-editing application. Last updated in 2011, when ...continue reading Apple Kills Aperture Photo App – InformationWeek

As we creep closer to the fall release date of the iPhone 6, component leaks are becoming more frequent. While we originally saw the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 back in April, 9to5Mac has shared additional photos of the component. Depicted in both black and white, the front panel in the photos ...continue reading Possible 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Front Panel Compared to iPhone 5s

Buster Hein (11:33 am PDT, Jun 30th) For many people, Siri has been more of a nuisance than an empowering personal assistant since debuting on the iPhone 4s in 2011. Sure, she’s received some upgrades and is getting even more in iOS 8, but fancy new features mean nothing if she can’t understand what you’re saying. Siri’s ...continue reading Siri might ditch Nuance so it can finally understand what you’re saying