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Apple Opens OS X Beta Seed Program to Everyone

Apple Opens OS X Beta Seed Program to Everyone

Apple is suddenly taking a much more open approach to testing its desktop operating system. For the first time in years, the company is inviting regular consumers to help test upcoming OS X software updates before they're distributed publicly. Apple says the OS X Beta Seed Program will allow anyone to "test-drive beta ...

Apple Patches Security Flaws for iOS, Mac and AirPort Extreme

Apple Patches Security Flaws for iOS, Mac and AirPort Extreme

Apple has just pushed out software updates that fix security vulnerabilities on the iPhone and iPad and certain versions of Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks. It has also circulated a second update that patches a vulnerability that exposes the most recent model of AirPort Extreme to the Heartbleed bug. First the ...

Report: Apple is Hiring Employees to Make a Mobile Payments Push

Report: Apple is Hiring Employees to Make a Mobile Payments Push

Apple has been interviewing senior payments industry executives to push ahead on a plan to build an electronic payments business, according to two people familiar with the process. The company has been meeting with potential applicants for two new positions at Apple focused exclusively on building a business around the ...

Apple Stores Now Let You Recycle Any Old Apple Product, May Give You a Gift Card

Apple Stores Now Let You Recycle Any Old Apple Product, May Give You a Gift Card

In line with Earth Day and as part of its latest environmental push, Apple has announced that it will take back any Apple product for free recycling. Apple has already been giving gift cards in exchange for used iPhones, iPads and Macs that are in good enough condition to be resold, while those deemed to have no monetary ...

How to Easily Switch from iOS to Android (or Vice Versa)

How to Easily Switch from iOS to Android (or Vice Versa)

You find iOS/Android annoying, and all your friends say Android/iOS is, like, way better. So you’ve finally decided it’s time to switch phones. Let’s do it. Contacts and calendars, from iOS to Android: Android uses your Google account’s contacts and calendars, so sync your iPhone to Google. Settings > Mail, ...

Apple Patents Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving

Apple Patents Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving

With Apple's automotive projects — Car Play and Siri Eyes Free — rolling out in more vehicles throughout the year, the company has been beefing up its in-car technology suite. A document discovered on Tuesday, however, shows Apple's "iOS in the car" initiatives go back much further than iOS 7. The U.S. Patent and ...

Apple and Google are Now Vying for Exclusivity in Mobile Gaming

Apple and Google are Now Vying for Exclusivity in Mobile Gaming

A long-running battle between Apple and Google for mobile dominance is spreading to the most lucrative genre of apps: videogames. The two Silicon Valley giants have been wooing game developers to ensure that top-tier game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating systems, people familiar with the ...

Samsung Slugs It Out With Apple For Consumers

Samsung Slugs It Out With Apple For Consumers

In the South Korean industrial town of Gumi, about a 45-minute helicopter ride southeast of here, Samsung Electronics factory workers, nearly all of them young women, are methodically applying the finishing touches on Galaxy S5s. The launch of Samsung's newest flagship smartphone on April 11 was a little over a week away, ...

Beats Bites the Bullet, and Starts Selling Subscriptions From Apple’s App

Beats Bites the Bullet, and Starts Selling Subscriptions From Apple’s App

Apple has a crazily powerful digital store, used by hundreds of millions of customers. But if you want to sell something there it will cost you: In almost every case, Apple keeps 30 percent of the purchase price on whatever its users buy. Beats Music, the new subscription music service that launched in January, figures ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About the Latest in Tech Stocks on CNNi

Shelly Palmer Talks About the Latest in Tech Stocks on CNNi

Shelly Palmer talks about the latest in tech stocks on CNNi. ...