Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, which brings with it relief for those who feel that updates have become too cumbersome to install.
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Apple's latest iMac combines an outstanding 5K display with enhanced performance to provide an impressive all-in-one workstation for video and graphics applications. Internal upgrade options are limited, but the price is currently unmatched by any of Apple's rivals.
Sony doesn't release too many smartphones on US carriers, but T-Mobile has a real winner here with the Z3. Matthew not only tested one out, he bought his own and put aside the iPhone 6 Plus.
Google is launching a Nexus tablet at a premium price. Thankfully, HTC's premium design is part of the package.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
The iPhone 6 Plus delivers better battery life than the smaller iPhone 6, along with superb design and solid build quality. If money were no object, we'd choose the 5.5-inch model over its 4.7-inch sibling.
The larger question is whether Apple can keep the Mac momentum going. The short answer is that Apple can probably keep the good times rolling with product updates and emerging market strength.
Apple needs to make iOS updating as painless as possible, because right now it is conditioning users into seeing updates as a headache, and that's going to create serious problems for the company down the line.
The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and iOS 8 offer enough new functionality to entice existing iPhone owners to invest in an upgrade, and there's plenty to attract converts to the iPhone ecosystem too.
Apple joined the big screen smartphone competition last week and those whose lives are enhanced by large displays will love this device.
In addition to Mavericks 10.9.5, the company released updates for earlier OS X versions, multiple new versions of Safari, and patches for Xcode, OS X Server and Apple TV.
Ahead of the iPhone 6 unveiling, Apple executives on Tuesday included updates on company financial figures, sales and shipments, and other numerical nuggets.
Apple has updated its App Store review guidelines ahead of the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and release of iOS 8, telling developers of "plain creepy" or "cobbled together" apps to brace for rejection.
It looks like that Apple wants to "hand-deliver" its software updates and audio and video content over the Internet to your door via its own content-delivery network.
Time to look back on the week on ZDNet Mobile News gathered in one place in case you missed something.
Updated: In the second of two July updates, Microsoft says it has resolved some of the reported networking issues with its new flagship device but is still working on others. Surprisingly, this isn't uncommon for new hardware platforms. Just ask Apple.
iTunes U has been updated with new tools to help teachers create lessons on the iPad.
It's been a busy month in the mobile world and this recap pulls all the best coverage into a convenient place. If you missed something big, you'll find it here.
Chinese state media has warned that Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Microsoft, along with a host of other US technology companies can become "cybersecurity threats" to Chinese users, as the country moves to review imported technology.
A total of 33 vulnerabilities patched, most in iOS. Only the Airport Base Station was vulnerable to Heartbleed.
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