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Apple Will Now Let You Trade in Your Android Phone

Apple Will Now Let You Trade in Your Android Phone

By Josh Wolford March 30, 2015

Apple is expanding its “Reuse and Recycle” program it began in 2013. Starting now, in many locations, you can trade in non-Apple smartphones and receive credit toward the purchase of an iPhone. Individual Apple retail stores have changed the language …

Tim Cook Tried to Give His Liver to Steve Jobs Tim Cook Tried to Give His Liver to Steve Jobs

If you were wondering just how close current Apple CEO Tim Cook felt to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, well, here’s your answer. The former attempted to give the latter part of his liver. That’s the word from Becoming Steve …

Apple Watch: The Only Thing Apple Wants You Wearing Apple Watch: The Only Thing Apple Wants You Wearing

Apple is clearing the way for the Apple Watch. According to Re/code, Apple stores across the country have begun to pull items from their shelves that could possibly compete with the Apple Watch, which is set to launch next month. …

App Store, iTunes Store Down for Everyone App Store, iTunes Store Down for Everyone

If you’re trying to make a purchase on iTunes or attempting to download an app in the App Store, you’ve probably noticed that it’s not working. That’s because Apple is suffering some major outages this morning – from before 5am …

New iPhones Will Have Force Touch Tech – Report New iPhones Will Have Force Touch Tech – Report

At this point, it doesn’t matter how hard you tap your iPhone screen – as long as it’s hard enough for the device to sense it. With the next generation of iPhone, you may have to think about just how …

Undeletable Apple Watch App Comes with iOS Update Undeletable Apple Watch App Comes with iOS Update

iOS 8.2, now available to download, “introduces support for Apple Watch, and also includes improvements to the Health app, increased stability, and bug fixes. It also introduces one more pain-in-the-ass undeletable app. If you update your iOS right now, you’re …

Apple Donates $50M to Further Diversity in Tech Apple Donates $50M to Further Diversity in Tech

Fresh off its big smartwatch event, Apple is donating more than $50 million to groups that help promote diversity in the workplace. Specifically, Apple is donating to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a non-profit that aims to help students at …

Are You Buying Into the Apple Watch? Are You Buying Into the Apple Watch?

Back in September, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch at a big event, which also saw the introduction of the latest iPhone models. Six months later, the company just held another event talking about it more, and mostly telling us things …

HBO Now: Apple Exclusive, $15, Launching in April HBO Now: Apple Exclusive, $15, Launching in April

Rumor had it that HBO’s long-awaited standalone streaming service, thought to be called HBO Now, could launch as an exclusive partnership with Apple. Today, that was confirmed at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event. See you in April, @iTunesTV @AppStore #HBONOW pic.twitter.com/aS7o1Zkrxu …

Apple Watch Event to Take Place March 9 Apple Watch Event to Take Place March 9

It feels like a long time since the last Apple event, right? No? Well, Apple has something to say – so watch out world. Apple is holding an event on March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts …

Apple Emoji Will Soon Be Much More Diverse Apple Emoji Will Soon Be Much More Diverse

Apple’s emoji options are about to get much more diverse. The company has given developers a new beta of OS X, and inside contains a bunch of new, racially diverse emoji characters. In the new build, many of the human …

Apple Stores Revamp: Are They Getting Even Swankier? Apple Stores Revamp: Are They Getting Even Swankier?

One could say that Apple, and thus its many retail stores, already cater to the wealthy – or at least those with a bit of disposable income. But could Apple make its stores feel even more exclusive – especially ahead …

Apple Puts $848M into Solar Farm Apple Puts $848M into Solar Farm

Apple has announced plans to construct a giant solar farm that it says will power all of its California operations – and then some. Apple is partnering with First Solar, the company behind Monterey County’s California Flats Solar Project. The …

Apple Wants to Give Cordcutters Live TV Too: Report Apple Wants to Give Cordcutters Live TV Too: Report

Apple, who has had a fair amount of success selling hardware that lets users stream TV shows and movies, is now considering stepping into the role of content gatekeeper. A report from Re/code, citing various industry executives, says that Apple …

Yahoo Talks Deals With Microsoft, Apple, Mozilla Yahoo Talks Deals With Microsoft, Apple, Mozilla

Yahoo made some big waves in late 2014 when it partnered with Mozilla to replace Google as the default search experience in Firefox. Apple’s similar deal with Google is near its expiration, and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seems really interested …

'Steve Jobs' Cast Confirmed, Filming Begins 'Steve Jobs' Cast Confirmed, Filming Begins

Shooting for Universal Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic (formerly Sony Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic), has officially begun – and with that, the official cast has been announced. No real surprises here, as Michael Fassbender will play Jobs. Kate Winslet will play …

Apple Pay Coming to 200K+ Self-Service Kiosks Apple Pay Coming to 200K+ Self-Service Kiosks

Apple and USA Technologies have just entered into a partnership that will make the company’s mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, available in over 200,000 self-service retail locations. What do they mean by “self-service retail locations”? Things like vending machines, laundry …