The company Cygnett brings us their new case the ‘Workmate case’. Made to protect the iPhone 6 it comes with a malleable TPU core which is to absorb shock, reinforced corners, a tough polycarbonate shell, and a silicone exterior for added grip. This case helps prevent accidents and protects your iPhone 6 from harm. It also has button covers, while sporting cut-outs that are all precise.
Corning is the producer of one of the toughest glasses out there, which is Gorilla Glass. This glass has been a long time partner of Apple, and Corning’s reliable tough Gorilla Glass has been used in several generations of iPhones and iPads, this includes the recent iPad Air 2, and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Just earlier this week, the file management app which is better known as ‘Transmit’, and developed by Panic, simply gained some attention right after Apple required the company to remove a specific key feature. This feature let users share files, and also allowed users to send them to multiple services like Dropbox and iCloud Drive.
Recently, Walmart stores are seeking to gain more customers after the post-Thanksgiving rush, by selling Apple’s iPhone 6 for $129, a reduction of $50 from the retailer’s usual price. Starting this week, the company is offering that price when customers buy the 16-gigabyte model and sign up for a two-year contract from AT&T, Verizon Wireless or Sprint. Walmart is selling larger-screen iPhone 6 Plus for $229, down from $279.
Apple this morning posted the second beta of iOS 8.2 for developers. This release arrives close to three weeks after the first 8.2 beta, and follows yesterday’s public launch of iOS 8.1.2, which brought about some other enhancements and a fix for disappearing ringtones.
As more banks jump on board with Apple Pay, a pocket of other banks do the same. Well, on Wednesday, Apple Pay now added support for two more banks. As Apple continues to slowly release support for the more than 500 US banks they said would support the new payments services. These two new banks include Fremont Bank, and the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union.
On Wednesday, United Airlines has announced that they want to equip their flight attendants with Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus next year. The company says that the move will put important ‘safety’ and ‘service information’ at flight attendants’ hands, and to better their ability to meet customers’ needs.
Apple noted on Tuesday that on their developer portal that 63% of iOS devices are now running iOS 8. This data which is measured by the App Store on December 8th, 2014, shows that the change rate has risen by 3 percentage points since November 24th, which was the last time Apple shared that data.
Apple on Tuesday released iOS 8.1.2. This Update brings with it a handful of bug fixes and other improvements. Apple’s release notes saying that the update addresses an issue where ringtones purchased through the iTunes Store may have disappeared from users’ devices.
With existing Apple research and development centers in Israel, Taiwan and Shanghai, the company is now looking to build another facility in Japan, which Reuters reported on Tuesday. The “cutting-edge” R&D center was confirmed by Japan’s Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, which a company spokesman later confirmed, saying that the plan calls for several dozen jobs to be created as a result.