For deals or just the latest designs, these are the shopping apps you need

It's time to get started on your holiday shopping. To help, we've collected some apps you may not know of that are all great tools to help finish holiday gift buying early this year.

Apple predicted to sell 2.6 million iPad Pro units despite production delays

Apple is on course to sell 2.6 million iPad Pro units by the end of the fiscal year, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The numbers are quite large considering the company's apparent production issues.

Jony Ive discusses why Apple finally made a stylus and named it Pencil

Jony Ive talks about what the name Pencil evokes as a product and how designing a product gave him a more significant understanding of how we do everyday things. He also explains why Apple finally made a stylus.

You can buy the official Apple Watch Dock online now

Though it comes with a hefty price tag at $80, the white, circular dock makes it easier to use the Apple Watch as a bedside clock while charging it up. The dock, which is available online now, comes with a 2-meter Lightning cable.
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Tumblr wants more of your GIFs, comes up with a tool so you can easily create them

Ever wanted to easy make GIFs from your own pictures and videos, then share them on Tumblr? Now you can with GIF Maker, a new feature in Tumblr's iPhone app that simplifies the GIF making process.

Apple bans F.lux screen brightness app for sideloading

Apple has changed its mind and turned on popular screen tint manager tool F.lux. Apparently, the computing giant claims the developers weren't allowed to use Xcode or the iOS standard developer kit the way they did.

Pushbullet starts charging for existing free features in the Pro version of its app

Pushbullet announces Pushbullet Pro, a paid subscription model with new and previously free features. Users will have to pay for features such as universal copy and paste and will be limited in how many messages they can send in the free…

Apple takes home 94 percent of smartphone market profit

Apple takes the lion share of the smartphone market profit, surpassing its own record of 92 percent to reach 94 percent this quarter. The only other profitable mobile company is Samsung, which takes 11 percent of the profits from the mobile…

An iCloud bug causes iPhone 6S replacement units to lose call and message data

Some iPhone 6S owners who received replacement handsets are running into issues when restoring from the backup made on the first 6S they bought. Apparently, the issue does not affect iPhone 6S users who use a backup from an older device.

Apple's 4-inch iPhone 6C may be mid-range with an A8 processor

What is dead may never die: Rumors of a cheaper 4-inch iPhone 6C resurfaced after the iPhone 6S launch in September 2015. The smaller low-cost iPhone should have mid-range specs and may come in plastic. Here are all the rumors.

Is Apple beefing up its own apps’ rankings in the App Store?

Apple may be promoting its own apps on the iPhone App Store instead of giving fair billing to apps that deserve Top Chart positions. It is also possible that the problem is due to a bug.