Apple’s October 16 Invitation a hidden promise — Chris Maxcer thinks the Apple invitation to the 16th October event (our 17th) theme quote implies an admission of failure.
Apple has confirmed it will offer a live stream of the event, which will take place at 10am Pacific time on Thursday at the company’s own Town Hall Auditorium in Cupertino. Apple’s live streams are available on the dedicated Apple TV channel for Live Events, as well as in Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X 10.6.8 or later, or Safari on iOS 6 or later. The stream will appear here.
Nine ways Apple users differ from Microsoft fans — A chart published by Business Insider using Ranker’s crowd-source ranking data results in an infographic that looks at nine consumer opinion categories, including preferred brands, candies and movies.
Apple seeds OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers — After releasing a second build of its OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM candidate earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued a third seed to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this month.
Apple introduces redesigned iTunes Store to iTunes 12 beta testers — Ahead of an expected OS X Yosemite debut next week, Apple rolled out a revamped iTunes Store on Friday for beta testers using iTunes 12 on the next-gen operating system, revealing a reworked user interface more in line with the flat aesthetic (pictured above) the company is moving toward.
GT Advanced hopes to cease operations this year; calls contract with Apple “oppressive and burdensome” — The saga involving GT Advanced Technologies’ bankruptcy filing continues to take strange turns. One day after signaling its intention to wind down operations and presumably sell whatever assets remain a report today from MacRumors relays that GTAT today filed court documents seeking to free itself from the executed contracts it signed with Apple, calling the terms of the deal “oppressive and burdensome.”
[Why doesn’t Apple just buy it and run it properly if it wants Sapphire?]
Three years of VPN protection for under NZ$25 — Need access to otherwise restricted web content? Don’t trust your WiFi connection? Need to ensure online security? You need VPN Unlimited, which has a 70% off deal for the next four days.