While Apple introduced a Split View mode in iOS 9 for iPad users to be able to use two apps side-by-side, it did not allow users to open two Safari windows side-by-side. A new app called Sidefari from developer Francisco Cantu (via MacStories) allows users to have two webpages open side-by-side to meet various browsing needs. The app works by using Safari View Controller to open a second webpage via Split View….

Apple has announced that its fifth retail store in Beijing, and 27th in China, opens Saturday, November 28 at 10 AM local time. The store will be located in the new Chaoyang Joy City shopping mall at 101 Chaoyang North Road in Beijing’s city proper Chaoyang District. Chaoyang Joy City shopping mall in Beijing, China (Image: Shotamuni) The new store will be open 10 AM-10 PM local time everyday and offer traditional…

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve partnered again with Pad & Quill, the maker of premium MacBook, iPhone, and iPad cases and other accessories. Pad & Quill is kindly offering prizes from its lines of leather watch bands and iPhone cases to the lucky winners. Pad & Quill’s Lowry line of leather watch bands come in a cuff style and a standard band style. The Lowry Cuff is sized specifically for 42mm Apple…

Apple recently debuted a new Apple Music ad, starring singer Mary J. Blige and actresses Taraji P. Henson and Kerry Washington, during the 2015 Emmy Awards. In the one-minute spot, focused on Apple Music playlists, Washington says that Apple’s curated playlists are like having “a boyfriend who creates you a mixtape — in your laptop.” Jimmy Iovine, who joined Apple in 2014 following the company’s acquisition of Beats Electronics, has made headlines…

Shortly after the launch of the iPad Pro, buyers began complaining about an issue that caused the iPad Pro to become unresponsive after charging, requiring a hard restart to restore functionality. Apple has now responded to those complaints with a support document letting customers know it’s looking into the problem and recommending the aforementioned hard restart as an interim fix. To get back to using your iPad Pro, force restart it by…

Following in the footsteps of Taylor Swift, Adele is opting to restrict her upcoming album from streaming music services. “25,” Adele’s highly anticipated album set to release tomorrow, will not be available on Apple Music, Spotify, or other Internet-based streaming music services, reports The New York Times. Citing three sources with knowledge of the album release plans, The New York Times says Adele was involved in the decision not to share her…

More than an estimated 100 million iPhones are being used in the United States, according to new data shared by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners [PDF]. At the end of the September 2015 quarter, more than 101 million iPhones were in use, and two-thirds of those iPhones were newer iPhones that have been released in 2014 and 2015. An estimated 58 million of the 101 million iPhones in use were the iPhone 6…

Apple today launched a new ad for the iPad Pro, entitled “A Great Big Universe.” The ad depicts a gorgeous and detailed close up of the solar system, which zooms out to show that it’s actually being displayed on the iPad Pro’s Retina display. According to The Verge, the ad will premiere on TV tonight during Monday Night Football. There’s a great big universe in the new iPad Pro. It’s the largest…

Ahead of the launch of the iPad Pro, Apple executives have been doing a series of interviews to drum up excitement and interest in the device. Earlier today, The Independent published an interview with Tim Cook where he shared his thoughts on the Apple Pencil and the iPad Pro’s target market. This afternoon, The Telegraph published a second interview where Tim Cook spoke further on his vision of the iPad Pro as…

Apple today released the first update to tvOS, the new operating system that runs on the fourth-generation Apple TV. tvOS 9.0.1 is a minor update that likely includes bug fixes and performance updates to address issues discovered since the launch of tvOS on October 30. The new 9.0.1 update can be downloaded over-the-air through the Settings app on the Apple TV by going to System –> Software Update. Apple has not provided…