Earlier this weekend, Apple began promoting book-related content with a new Instagram account centered around its iBooks digital platform. The launch of the iBooks Instagram page coincided with the release of the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which the account posted about yesterday. Apple also wished author J.K. Rowling a happy birthday ...continue reading Apple Launches iBooks Instagram Page to Share Book Quotes, Reviews, and More

Apple helped celebrate equality at the LGBT Pride festival in San Francisco yesterday and thanked employees who registered to take part in the event by gifting them a limited edition rainbow Apple Watch band. Participating staff received the bands with a card from the company explaining the idea behind the Apple Watch accessory. Reddit user ...continue reading Apple Celebrates Pride Festival With Rainbow Apple Watch Bands for Staff

Instagram has announced that it is developing a text translation feature for its flagship app that will roll out in the coming month. Once live, users will see a new "See Translation" button beneath photos and user profiles which will automatically translate comments, captions, and bios into the language chosen in the app's settings. In ...continue reading Instagram Announces Automatic In-App Text Translation Feature

Apple today released an update for the WWDC app for iOS devices and the Apple TV, introducing a number of bug fixes ahead of the kickoff of the conference next Monday. The 5.0.1 update addresses several issues, fixing bugs that could cause news and schedule updates to display in the wrong case and making videos ...continue reading Apple Updates WWDC App With Minor Bug Fixes

Apple today confirmed its annual Worldwide Developers Conference for 2016 will take place on June 13 to 17 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, California, the same venue where WWDC has been held for the last 10 years. A keynote set to be held on Monday, June 13 will also take place ...continue reading Apple Launches WWDC 2016 Ticket Lottery

Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice will argue in court Tuesday about whether a judge should require the tech giant help the FBI unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino, California, mass shooter. The hearing, before Magistrate Judge Sher Pym of U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, is the end ...continue reading Tuesday's Apple vs. FBI hearing: 5 things you need to know

Google’s Nexus event is starting soon! Photo: Google After months of leaks and speculation, Google’s new Nexus smartphones are almost here. In just one hour, the company will kick off its big keynote in San Francisco to announce the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P — and maybe even more. You can follow the whole thing in ...continue reading Liveblog: Get the scoop on Google’s new Nexus, Chromecast and more

Alongside its new purchase pages for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple debuted a website feature called "Get Ready to Pre-Order", an attempt to streamline the pre-ordering process in what is frequently a hectic and potentially confusing time for some would-be iPhone purchasers. The option, which is available both online and in the Apple ...continue reading Apple Debuts 'Get Ready to Pre-Order' Option for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Star Wars turns to Instagram to unveil new Jedi | Cult of Mac Finn is ready to take on Kylo Renn. Photo: Star Wars Instagram is finally killing the square, and to celebrate Star Wars unveiled a new teaser for the upcoming Force Awakens movie. Some of the scenes were already release in the first ...continue reading Star Wars turns to Instagram to unveil new Jedi

Brittany Howard and the Alabama Shakes on tour in 2014.Photo: Liza Agsalud/Wikipedia Rock music history is rife with musicians who developed a sort of God complex from money and fame. A posting on Instagram recently indicates fame is unlikely to corrupt Brittany Howard, the lead singer and guitarist for the Alabama Shakes, who used the ...continue reading Alabama Shakes singer gives Instagram guitar lesson