As promised, Apple released iOS 8.4 on Tuesday ahead of the launch of Apple Music. The update includes support for Apple's new streaming music service along with bug fixes.
Apple will be releasing iOS 8.4 at 8AM pacific time on June 30, an hour ahead of the official Apple Music launch. The update will include support for Apple's new streaming music and Internet radio service.
A new Apple tech note explains the details of the Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method (CDCVM). The document is intended primarily at merchants, but could come in handy for consumers wishing to understand in more detail how their card issuer handles Apple Pay and contactless payments.
A significant security hole in iOS and OS X has been exposed by researchers from three universities a security hole that allows malware to access Keychain data from other apps. That means your login information and passwords could be compromised and captured. Bryan Chaffin explains.
LastPass announced Monday that it "discovered and blocked suspicious activity" on Friday. The company said it had no evidence that password vaults were compromised, but that, "LastPass account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised."
On June 8, Other World Computing announced a full-featured 11 port USB-C Dock for use with the new Apple MacBook and other computers that use the USB-C port. Available in silver, space gray or gold, the new dock is available for pre-order and will ship in October.
Here's a handy resource guide that pulls together everything you will want to know right now about Apple's new OS X 10.11, called El Capitan: Apple's official info, the beta program, and technical introductions.
Apple is pouring on the coals with Apple Pay. The company is working with Square to allow small businesses to accept Apple Pay, and the service will launch in the UK in July with even more locations than the U.S. rollout in October 2014.
As if OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and watchOS 2 weren't enough for Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event, the company also unveiled Apple Music. The company called Apple Music a revolutionary music service, a 24/7 global radio service, and a way to connect fans with artists.
Apple isn't sitting still with Apple Watch and is already showing off watchOS 2 even though its smartwatch was released less than two months ago. The next version of watchOS will include support for third-party watch face complications, improved Siri support, better Maps support, and more.
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