Apple News boasts 40 million users after less than two months

Since Apple launched its new Apple News service in iOS 9 last month, it has already attracted more than 40 million users, company CEO Tim Cook has confirmed. That figure is even more impressive when you consider Apple News is currently only available in three countries. News, which replaces the Newsstand app on iPhones, iPads, […]

Apple’s latest iPhone 6s ad starring Bill Hader is hilarious

Just days after releasing a trio of iPhone 6s ads starring Jamie Foxx and NBA star Stephen Curry, Apple is back with another, this time featuring Bill Hader of Saturday Night Live. The ad again focuses on hands-free “Hey Siri,” and it’s quite possibly the funniest iPhone ad yet. While gorging on a burger as big as his […]

Apple Music now boasts 6.5 million paying subscribers

More than 6.5 million people are paying for Apple Music, and another 8.5 million are still enjoying a free trial, Tim Cook has confirmed. Users “love the human curation” aspect that doesn’t come with rival music streaming services, the Apple CEO added. Cook, speaking at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference on Monday — where he also […]

‘XcodeGhost’ malware found in hundreds of popular iOS apps

Who said iOS isn’t affected by malware? Researchers have discovered a new infection dubbed “XcodeGhost” that has made its way into hundreds of popular iOS apps, including titles like WeChat and CamCard, that could leave millions of users at risk. XcodeGhost makes its way into iOS apps through an infected version of Xcode, Apple’s software development tool for building iOS […]

iOS 9 security flaw lets hackers bypass passcode Over the weekend a tipster sent us a YouTube video that shows one way a would-be hacker could possibly skirt the passcode on an otherwise seemingly secure iOS 9 device. As you’ll see in the video, it’s pretty easy to execute, and could be dangerous to the security of folks who leave their phones […]

Burberry launches official Apple Music channel

Luxury fashion retailer Burberry has launched a new Apple Music channel that allows listeners to enjoy songs and films that originate out of the company’s many partnerships with British artists. “Burberry has been commissioning work from and filming British recording artists since 2010 as part of its Burberry Acoustic program,” reports The New York Times. The “100 or […]

Plex’s media streaming app is coming to the new Apple TV

Popular media streaming platform Plex is bringing an official app to the new Apple TV. The company has confirmed it is “anxiously awaiting” Apple’s new tvOS developer beta so that it can finally get started on its new client. Plex is already hugely popular among Apple TV users — and those on Android, iOS, and […]