Apple cinema display with 5K resolutionview story

http://hardforum.com – When apple launched an iMac with 27 inch 2560 X 1440 display, they separately launched a 27 inch Apple Cinema display too with the same resolution. Now that they have launched a 27 inch iMac retina having 5K resolution, so will we have a 27 inch Apple Cinema display with 5K resolution? (Hardware)

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekview story

http://techcrunch.com –  From egg freezing to Apple’s iPad and iMac debut event in Cupertino, here are the top stories from 10/11 to 10/17. 1. Edward Snowden conducted a remote interview as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what we can do to protect our privacy. (IT news)

warmish: ipad mini retina 16 gb $249 (refurb w/new battery)view story

http://hardforum.com – This is the lowest I've seen the mini retina. It's a refurb, but it's got the same warranty and a new battery from apple. via s/d http://slickdeals.net/f/7266462-appl...-free-shipping The mini 3 has the SAME chip and SAME screen, so not worth the premium imo. (Hardware)

Tumblr Debuts Its First Desktop App On The Mac App Storeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  On the heels of the release of Apple’s new Mac OS, OS X Yosemite, blogging platform Tumblr has just rolled out its first official desktop application with the launch of a Tumblr app for the Mac App Store. (IT news)

Apple artificially restricting handoff features?view story

http://hardforum.com – It seems that Bluetooth 4.0 LE is the requirement for for Handoff and Instant Hotspot, upon upgrading to the Oct 16 official release, I got this on my 2011 Macbook Air: And this is the official list from Apple.com What is going on? Instant Hotspot was even working on the Yosemite GMs that I've installed. Now it suddenly stops working with a software update? This is absurd. (Hardware)

Apple Begins Taking Pre-Orders For iPad Air 2 And Mini 3view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple revealed new iPad models on Thursday, and they all go on sale starting today via Apple’s online store. Today is just the beginning of pre-sales, with iPads officially shipping to pre-order customers and arriving in stores sometime “late next week,” according to Apple. (IT news)

MasterCard Will Borrow A Touch ID Trick For Fingerprint Scanning Credit Cardview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple isn’t the only company using biometrics to authenticate payments and purchases – Apple Pay partner MasterCard wants to make fingerprint scanning something even people without an iOS device can use to digitally ‘sign’ for contactless transactions. (IT news)

Big In Asia? Apple’s iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Finally Go On Sale In China And Indiaview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today’s a big day for Apple in Asia. Fresh from launching new iPads and Macs in the US on Thursday, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus finally went on sale in China and India today, opening the new phones up to a combined population of more than 2.5 billion people. (IT news)

A Manual iPhone Camera, Finallyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Finally is a funny word, especially when it comes to Apple. I try to avoid using it because I’m cognizant of the fact that Apple’s pacing is often a lot different than the hive mind’s idea of what it should be. Just see how long it took to implement third-party keyboards in a way that was satisfactory security-wise for an example. Read More (IT news)

Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update After Bug Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID On iPhone 6 Modelsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Update: Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An Apple spokesperson provided us with the following statement: “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating these reports and will provide information as quickly as we can. (IT news)