Last week, Apple announced that the company would be discontinuing their Aperture photo management software to focus development on the new Photos app that was introduced at WWDC. Details on Apple's new Photos app, however, remains scarce, leaving Aperture users with a lot of uncertainty. Ars Technica was able to get additional information from an ...continue reading Aperture Replacement 'Photos' to Offer Image Search, Editing, Effects and Plugins

The United States Federal Trade Commission today filed a complaint against T-Mobile, accusing the carrier of charging customers for unauthorized SMS subscriptions that delivered information like horoscopes and celebrity gossip at prices up to $9.99 per month. T-Mobile reportedly collected 35 to 40 percent of the amount charged to consumers, at times continuing to bill ...continue reading FTC Accuses T-Mobile of Knowingly Charging Customers for Fraudulent Services

Buy a Mac, iPhone, or iPad and you'll score a gift card good toward any item at Apple -- if you qualify for education pricing. Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET Students, parents, or teachers who buy certain Apple devices can now get a little spending money in the form of a gift card. Starting Tuesday and ...continue reading Apple launches 'back to school' gift card promotion – CNET

Samsung wants to be one of the world’s top 10 places to work by 2020, but according to the latest third-party labor conditions report, working for the South Korean smartphone maker is still a horrible experience, especially if you’re one of its Chinese suppliers. An audit of 100 of Samsung’s suppliers in China found issues ...continue reading Samsung factories are still a horrible place to work

There’s a lot of gear out there for your Apple devices, but how do you know which are worth your time and what’s not worth your money? In our Gear We Love column, Macworld’s editors tell you about the products we’re personally using—and loving. One of my favorite things about the annual Macworld/iWorld show is ...continue reading Gear We Love: Nite Ize iOS accessories for your bike, desk, and bag

Buster Hein (10:03 am PDT, Jul 1st) Since launching last week, Yo has mostly been a joke of an app with $1 million in funding, a horrifically bad security hole and the best Games of Thrones-themed clone to ever hit the App Store. Somehow it’s already amassed one million users even though all you’ve been able to do ...continue reading Yo takes over your house with IFTTT integration

Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition. Available as single copies or with a yearlong subscription, the Digital Edition comes in two forms: Enhanced and Replica. ...continue reading Macworld’s August Digital Edition: OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, and more

By Sam Oliver Consumers who arrive at Apple's iTunes Store via the web-based iTunes Preview service will now notice a much slicker transition from their browser to iTunes, as Apple has done away with the old interstitial page in favor of a new in-place method. Rather than redirecting users to a separate web page when ...continue reading Apple streamlines transition from browser-based iTunes Preview to iTunes app for Mac & PC

By Neil Hughes Joining last week's announcement that Audi will support the upcoming CarPlay platform, eight more car makers have been listed on Apple's website as "committed partners." Audi was officially added to Apple's CarPlay site on Tuesday, along with the following eight new automakers: Abarth Alfa Romeo Chrysler Dodge Fiat Jeep Mazda Ram Those ...continue reading 8 new automakers pledge support for Apple's CarPlay, including Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Mazda & Ram

By Neil Hughes The tools that provide access to Apple's Maps service are being rewritten in a major way, with the company now recruiting software engineers to help with a major rewrite of the Maps application programming interface, AppleInsider has discovered. Apple's roadmap involves significant changes to the backend for the Maps services hosted from ...continue reading Apple 'overhauling' the backend for its Maps service, hints at 'big plans' to come