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Charleston, SC, United States

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In a new blog post today, Dropbox has announced the shuttering of the Mailbox app it acquired in 2013, along with the Carousel photos app that launched last year. The beta build of Mailbox for Mac has not seen an update in quite some time, while the iOS version had been left to stagnate, leading many to believe this was the case already, but today’s announcement finally confirms it. Dropbox says… → Read More

Apple releases iTunes 12.3.2 with changes to classical listings in Apple Music

Apple has pushed an iTunes update to match Apple Music changes made in iOS 9.2. The change adds a new way to view classical music on the streaming service, allowing users to see works, composers, a... → Read More

Facebook removes Slingshot, Rooms, and Riff apps from App Store, closes Creative Labs

Shortly after Dropbox announced it had shut down its popular Mailbox and Carousel apps, Facebook has made a similar move by removing a handful of its apps from the iOS App Store and shutting down t... → Read More

Dropbox announces shutdown of Mailbox and Carousel apps

In a new blog post today, Dropbox has announced the shuttering of the Mailbox app it acquired in 2013, along with the Carousel photos app that launched last year. The beta build of Mailbox for Mac ... → Read More

Dropbox shutting down popular Mailbox email client and Carousel photo app

In a new blog post today, Dropbox has announced the shuttering of the Mailbox app it acquired in 2013, along with the Carousel photos app that launched last year. The beta build of Mailbox for Mac … → Read More

Sketch joins parade of developers abandoning Mac App Store in favor of direct sales

The developers of the UI design tool Sketch have announced their decision to exit the Mac App Store, following in the footsteps of many other software makers, such as Panic. The company cited a num... → Read More

Sketch joins parade of developers abandoning Mac App Store in favor of direct sales

The developers of the UI design tool Sketch have announced their decision to exit the Mac App Store, following in the footsteps of many other software makers, such as Panic. The company cited a num… → Read More

Apple Pay support for JCPenny store cards in testing with spring 2016 rollout goal

JCPenney is following the lead set by Kohl's and testing Apple Pay support for its store credit cards, according to a new report. JCP shoppers in Texas are being added to a pilot program that allow... → Read More

AT&T plans to increase price of grandfathered unlimited plans in February

AT&T subscribers who previously had unlimited data plans back in the iPhone 3G era and have managed to hang onto that plan are in for their first price increase in seven years, a source with kn... → Read More

Apple TV ad campaign continues as colorful billboards go up nationwide

Apple launched the next phase in its Apple TV ad campaign with a number of billboards going up around the country featuring the same color bars seen in the promotional videos. The new signage has b... → Read More

T-Mobile launches 'full month of holiday gift-giving' with 3 months of unlimited LTE for all subscribers

T-Mobile has announced its latest "un-carrier" initiative, dubbed "Un-carrier Unwrapped." Rather than a permanent addition to the company's offerings, Un-carrier Unwrapped is a month-long event dur... → Read More

Skype for iOS updated with data detectors for phone numbers, addresses, and more

Skype updated its iOS client today with support for several different data detectors in text chats. Now whenever someone sends you a phone number, address, or date, you can tap that information to ... → Read More

Facebook testing feature to hide posts from your ex after a breakup

Facebook announced today that a new feature rolling out soon across its mobile apps will allow you to hide posts from ex automatically (or hide your posts from them) when you change your relationsh... → Read More

Alleged photo of official Apple Watch dock packaging hits the web

A new photo (below) purported to show the packaging for Apple's first Apple Watch charging dock have surfaced, indicating that the company may be preparing to launch that product. → Read More

Google disables support for third-party keyboards in Chrome due to ‘crashing issues’

Third-party keyboards have been supported on iOS since version 8 shipped last year, but even today they're still often plagued by poor performance and other issues related to Apple's implementation... → Read More

Tim Cook in company-wide email: Melbourne Apple Store incident "unacceptable"

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to all of the company's employees today addressing the situation at Apple's Melbourne, Australia store that saw a group of teens booted from the outlet by managemen... → Read More

Google takes on Apple Music with standalone YouTube Music app

YouTube has taken another jab at Apple and finally debuted the music streaming app it announced last month. The app helps users find new music to enjoy by allowing them to select from pre-made stat... → Read More

Apple updates iWork for Mac and iOS with Office compatibility fixes and more

Apple has released updates for its entire suite of iWork apps today on both iOS and OS X. The updates include bug fixes for issues with some Microsoft Office documents and stability fixes across bo... → Read More

Facebook debuts ‘Notify’ app for news, sports, weather, and more

In line with previous rumors, Facebook has released a new app today called Notify that aims to deliver timely and relevant news notifications to users. The app serves a wide variety of content type... → Read More

Apple pushes OS X 10.11.2 beta 3 for developers to begin testing

Software developers have been given access to a new OS X 10.11.2 build in preparation for the update's public release. This is the third beta of the 10.11.2 update that has been published. → Read More