Here’s What Apple Wants to Achieve With Apple Pay

7:45 PM, Oct. 20th, 2014 · · Reports

In Apple's Q4 2014 earnings report, Tim Cook was asked by Shannon Cross of Cross Research what Apple's business model is for Apple Pay and whether it will, over time, become a standalone business, like iTunes. Or is it just incremental revenue? It was a great question, but it's neither of those. Here's what Tim Cook told Ms. Cross.

Apple Posts a Record September Quarter - $42.1 Billion Revenue, $8.5 Billion Earnings

5:02 PM, Oct. 20th, 2014 · · Reports

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Apple posted another record quarter Monday, when the company announced results for the September quarter, Apple's 4th fiscal quarter. Apple had record revenue of US$42.1 billion, with record 4th quarter earnings of $8.5 billion (earnings per share of $1.42). The company said that strong iPhone, Mac and App Store sales drove both revenue and earnings.

Eek! How Did I Ever Live With an iPhone 5s?

5:50 PM, Oct. 17th, 2014 · · Reports

It didn't take long. Right after John Martellaro reviewed the Amazon Fire Phone, he knew that the 4.7-inch smartphone size would be perfect. So he bought an iPhone 6. Then, handling a hand-me-down iPhone 5s confirmed the diagnosis:  How did he ever use such a small iPhone?

ACM 276: So Long Macworld/iWorld and Apple’s October 16th Media Event

8:12 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · & · Reports

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With Macworld/iWorld out of the picture for 2015, Bryan and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus take a look at what led up to the conference's hiatus and the current state of the trade show industry. Plus, Apple had a little shindig in Cupertino, where the company released new iPads, Mac minis, and the stunning iMac with Retina 5K display. We also got updates on Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and Yosemite.

OS X Yosemite, iWork Available Today as Free Downloads

1:40 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · Reports

OS X Yosemite has been available as a public beta for some time, and now it's moving to an official update release available today, October 16. The update for the Mac operating system will be available as a free download and is compatible with computers that are capable of running OS X Mavericks.

Scrivener Updated to Support Yosemite

1:58 AM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · Reports

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The binary code love of my life—Scrivener—was updated to version 2.6 Thursday morning. The update includes support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which Apple is expected to either release later on Thursday during a media event, or announce a release date.