Leak reveals base iPhone 6s model will come with only 16GB storage space

Despite rumors that Apple would finally be dropping its anemic 16GB model for the next iPhone refresh, a new leak from well-respected leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer is suggesting otherwise.

iPhone 6S camera: 12 megapixel photos, 4K video recording

A lot has been said thus far about “the biggest camera jump ever” expected to grace Apple’s upcoming ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’ smartphones. A report Thursday by 9to5Mac attempts to bring Apple’s next-generation camera technology into full view.

Apple partners with PayAnywhere to add support for Apple Pay

Apple on Thursday announced that it has teamed up with payment service PayAnywhere on a new mobile NFC card reader. It will attach to iOS devices, and support both traditional credit cards and those stored within Apple Pay.

Facebook hits one billion users in a single day for the first time

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that Facebook social network passed a significant milestone this week. On August 24, more than 1 billion people used Facebook in a single day for the first time ever.

Apple to live stream the iPhone 6s launch event on September 9

Those not in attendance will be happy to learn that Apple just confirmed it will provide a live-stream of its upcoming September 9 media event.

iOS 9 code provides more evidence of Force Touch technology coming to iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Developer and noted iOS beta hacker Hamza Sood has discovered code relating to Force Touch in iOS 9. Sood tweeted out a screenshot of the code this evening, saying it appears Apple has been “testing keyboard trackpad gestures on the iPhone 6s, activated via Force Touch.”

Facebook launches ‘M’ within its Messenger app to take on Siri

Facebook on Wednesday began testing a new digital assistant feature called ‘M.’ As explained by Facebook Messenger lead David Marcus, the feature, which lives inside Messenger, is powered by artificial intelligence that can complete tasks and find information on a user’s behalf.

Germany’s highest appeals court invalidates Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

The top civil court in Germany has ruled against Apple in patenting the company’s now renowned ‘swipe-to-unlock’ gesture. The court stated in its ruling that the patent is not sophisticated enough to be awarded a patent protection.

Jailbreak tweak allegedly steals 220,000 iCloud email addresses and passwords

It’s a number that’s bound to raise some eyebrows: 220,000 iCloud accounts breached in what is being called a backdoor attack made possible by a malicious jailbreak tweak.

Philips unveils a new Hue wireless dimming kit

Philips’s ‘Hue’ programmable LED lights can now be controlled in a more traditional fashion with the new Hue Wireless Dimming Kit and white bulbs.

Which Smartphone Charges the Fastest? [Chart]

An analysis of smartphone charging times comparing the Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4, Motorola Droid Turbo, Google Nexus 6, Asus Zenfone 2, and HTC OnePlus 2 has been published by Tom's Guide.

How to customize iPhone's respring boot logo

Are you getting bored of the default Apple respring boot logo that you see every time you respring or reboot your device ? Well now with BootLogoCustomizer you will be able to customize the colors of the respring Apple boot logo. Customization is achieved by means of a simple preference panel found in the stock Settings app.

Tim Cook just emailed Jim Cramer to say that Apple is still seeing strong growth in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook made a rare move today by responding to an email from CNBC’s Jim Cramer. Cook’s letter, a copy of which was obtained by Business Insider, addresses the company’s quarter so far and basically says that everything’s fine with Apple’s business and performance in China.

Tim Cook to Unveil Plan to End Digital Divide in America's Public Schools Today

Tim Cook will announce a new Apple education program for public schools today during an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America, according to a new report. The program hopes to “end America’s public schools’ digital divide.”

New ‘Typecast’ tweak brings “now typing” and read receipt indicators to the fore

Those of you who have used the Messages app on the Mac would know that the tweak displays a typing indicator that you also see on the conversation screen, on the conversation list. This bubble is there to notify you if someone has started typing even that when person’s conversation page is not opened. The Typecast tweak for jailbroken iOS devices brings the same feature to the Messages app, WhatsApp and Kik messenger on iOS. In addition to adding the typing indicator to the list page it also adds a similar button to Messages app’s icon.

Jailbreakers: You can no longer downgrade from iOS 8.4.1 as Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.4

If you haven’t upgraded to iOS 8.4, it’s now too late. Apple has closed the iOS 8.4 signing window according to IPSW.me. It’s now impossible to upgrade or downgrade to iOS 8.4. All users are now forced to iOS 8.4.1 or higher upon restore.

Report claims iPhone 6s will feature 12-megapixel camera with 5-element lens, wider aperture

The camera on the next iPhone will have a bigger sensor that can take in more light, and a lens that's designed to work with that improved sensor.

iOS 8.4.1 Jailbroken By Pangu

I have to be honest, I didn’t think we’d see a jailbreak for a long time after Apple fixed what seemed like a gazillion different security holes in iOS 8.4.1, but here we are. Just over a week after iOS 8.4.1 was released, the Pangu team showcased an iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak on an iPhone 6 at Friday’s HackPwn2015 security conference.

Apple launches iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus

Apple on Friday launched the iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus. In a support document, first spotted by MacRumors, the company says it has discovered that, in some devices, the iSight camera has a component that may fail, causing your photos to look blurry.

Apple Hires Senior Autopilot Engineer From Tesla

According to a report published recently by Reuters, Apple has been working to bring on engineers for its “Special Projects” division, including some from major automakers. That includes a former Tesla Motors senior engineer, which the publication notes is Jamie Carlson. It’s already showing on Carlson’s LinkedIn page that he’s working with Apple in their “Special Projects” division, but what that entails exactly isn’t known. Moreover, what Carlson was doing at Tesla Motors is unknown, other than that he was involved with Tesla’s autonomous vehicle firmware project.
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