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Tim Cook slated to guest on The Late Show on Sept. 15

Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert next week, the talk show host announced, marking yet another upcoming public appearance for the active executive.

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Apple Online Store goes down ahead of iPhone 6s pre-...

With iPhone 6s pre-orders set to start in just a few short hours, Apple has pulled down its online shop for the update. While you wait in eager anticipation for the store to return, be sure to vote in our poll and let us know which model you’re planning on picking up.

Haven’t decided whether you want to upgrade yet? Our Ben Lovejoy examines whether the latest and greatest model is enough of an improvement to justify the purchase. And, of course, if you’re not quite sure what the iPhone 6s has to offer, be sure to check out our...

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Apple takes online storefront offline ahead of...

Apple's online storefront, now integrated into product pages, went down just before 6 p.m. Pacific as the company prepares for what is expected to be an onslaught of iPhone 6s preorders.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on ‘Late Show’ with...

Heads up! Tim Cook is set to appear next month at Box’s BoxWorks conference, WSJ’s WSJ.D Live conference, and perhaps most importantly, CBS’s The Late Show next week. Stephen Colbert, previously of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Colbert Report, took over hosting duties at CBS’s late night variety show earlier this week on Tuesday after David Letterman’s recent retirement. Colbert announced in a cheeky tweet tonight that Tim Cook will appear as a guest during the comedian’s second week on the air.


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Always-on 'Hey Siri' does not offload...

Two iPhone 6s features revealed this week, always-on "Hey Siri" voice monitoring and pre-buffered Live Photo camera functionality, raised concerns that Apple might be surreptitiously monitoring users, but the company allayed those fears in a statement on Friday.

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Apple begins accepting iOS 9, watchOS 2, El Capitan...

Ahead of an official launch of its next-generation iOS, OS X and watchOS operating systems, Apple on Friday announced it is now accepting submissions for apps compatible with each platform's features.

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Apple pays China $71M in back taxes, $10M fine after...

The Chinese Ministry of Finance announced this week that Apple paid out 452 million yuan ($71 million) in back taxes and was slapped with a 65 million yuan fine for understating sales in 2013.

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Apple now allowing developers to submit iOS 9, OS X...

Update: Apple has now informed developers that they can submit iOS 9, El Capitan and watchOS 2 apps to the App Store.

Three days later than the normal schedule, Apple is finally letting developers submit iOS 9 apps for review. Apple usually enables submission for apps built against the new SDK as soon as the Xcode GM is published but for unknown reasons, this milestone was delayed.

Although there hasn’t been an official announcement, developers are now successfully uploading binaries through iTunes Connect and are ‘Waiting For Review’. Apple’s review team will now be working double-speed to get the influx of submissions ready for iOS 9’s launch on Wednesday.


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The iPhone Upgrade Program is all about keeping you...

New iPhones, new iPads, new Apple TV—there wasn’t a lot in this week’s Apple event that wasn’t expected, save perhaps the fine details of implementation here and there. But it’s always interesting when there’s something that wasn’t telegraphed, and this time around that surprise was a brief mention of a new initiative from Apple towards the end of the presentation: The iPhone Upgrade Program

This isn’t the first time Apple has tried to put its own spin on the phone-buying process, but it might be the company’s best attempt at doing so, and it points to an overriding philosophy where Apple wants to control as much of your experience as possible. 

To read...

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Hands On: Apple's latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus...

Apple latest "s" iPhone revamp--as it has every odd-numbered year since 2009's iPhone 3Gs--introduces a variety of significant changes under the hood without the device being readily discernibly different on the outside. iPhone 6s is faster, takes better pictures (including animated Live Photos), and delivers a deep new "3D Touch" interaction layer.

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AWT News Update: September 11, 2015

A little bit of news for our listeners and viewers on this lovely late summer Friday afternoon:

  • Apple begins taking pre-orders for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus tomorrow morning at 12:01 AM PT/3:01 AM ET. Order early and often!
  • Activision announces three titles for the new Apple TV
  • Hey Siri is going to require a bit more training under iOS 9
  • What happens in Russia, stays in Russia... especially if it's on iCloud

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Hi, I’m Steve Sande from Apple World Today, and this is the AWT News Update for September 11...

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Apple tapped Hermes for Apple Watch collaboration...

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple design chief Jony Ive revealed the company reached out to Hermes over a potential Apple Watch partnership before the device was unveiled last year, a project ultimately undertaken by the French luxury brand's artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas.

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Protect your iPhone, save your money: Poetic’s sub-$...

If you don’t want to spend $50 for a case every time Apple announces a new device, you still have great options: cases with comparable quality are available for much less money if you do your research. One of the best brands for that is Poetic, maker of an Apple Watch stand we loved, and today the company has released brand new, sub-$20 iPhone 6s and 6s Plus cases called Revolution and ...

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How, when, and where to preorder the iPhone 6s and...

It seems like just yesterday that Apple announced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with 3D Touch, 12-megapixel iSight cameras, and Live Photos. Oh, wait, it was the day before yesterday. Well preorders for the pair of phones begin tonight (or, on the East Coast, very, very early in the morning). We hope you don’t have to work on Saturday.

Apple’s website isn’t the only place you can preorder a new phone. The Apple Store app for iOS is often a faster and smoother way to place an order, in our experience, and Apple recommends that route, too. The major four carriers are also fighting to help you buy an iPhone (and sign up for one of their wireless plans). Usually big-box retailers like Best Buy and Target are on board with early orders, but for now they only have “coming soon” landing pages.


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Comparing U.S. iPhone Plan Costs in a Contract-Free...

Cellular contracts are going away in the United States, and you might have to bear the full retail price of your next iPhone, or sign up for an installment plan. Josh Centers and Adam Engst dig through the maze of numbers to tell you what that means for your next iPhone purchase and mobile phone plan.


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Everything you need to know before preordering Apple...

Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go up for preorders in just a few hours, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, or 3:01 a.m. Eastern. To help, AppleInsider has compiled a checklist so you can snag your phone of choice on launch day.

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Adam Scott, Michael Peña, and Siri star in new...

Update: VW appears to have set the video to private now.

Volkswagen has released a new ad on its YouTube channel featuring actors Adam Scott and Michael Peña using CarPlay through VW’s “App-Connect” system. In the spot, the two men attempt to resolve a conflict using Siri to read text messages and look up locations. Peña also dives into the CarPlay home screen to pull up Spotify.

App-Connect is Volkswagen’s branding for its CarPlay and Android Auto integration, though this ad focuses solely on the iOS-compatible features. You can watch it below.

Filed under: iOS, iOS Devices Tagged: CarPlay, Siri ...

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Finally, iOS 9.1 brings the emojis we've always...

iOS 9.1 is in the hands of beta testers now, less than a week away from the release of iOS 9.0. One of the key "features" of iOS 9.1 will be a new set of emojis from Unicode 7.0 and Unicode 8.0. Yay!

Whether it's the new taco and hot dog emojis, or the ever-popular middle finger gesture (AKA the "I'm just pointing out your lack of driving skills" gesture), or maybe the new nerd face, you'll be able to express your opinions to all of your friends online with just a tap or click. It's sad that the glasses on the "nerd face" are not taped together at the bridge...

I can already see that I will be a huge fan of the...

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The Week in iPhone Cases: The first iPhone 6s and 6s... screen protectors, clear cases, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features an all-weather solution from Griffin, a cool alternative from Verus, a wallet from Spigen, and many more options for the brand new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus!

If you’re planning on upgrading from an iPhone 6 to an iPhone 6s, there’s a good chance your existing case may already fit. Just check with the manufacturer’s website first to make sure. 

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With iOS 9, 'Hey Siri' gains a new setup...

Starting with next week's launch of iOS 9, users will be prompted to speak a series of commands once enabling "Hey Siri," making the intelligent personal assistant more adept at understanding a person's unique voice.

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5 things Apple really got right in Apple TV 4’s tvOS...

Apple TV’s user interface has been through more changes over the past 8 years than any other Apple OS — the rare Apple UI that has seen more major changes than the devices it runs on. As improbable as this might have seemed for a “hobby,” fixing the Apple TV was one of the last topics Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs discussed with biographer Walter Isaacson: “I finally cracked it,” Jobs said about an upcoming Apple TV UI. “It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine,” apparently indicating that complex remotes would be a thing of the past. But after Jobs passed away, the Apple TV received only a couple of modest tweaks — improvements, but modest nonetheless — as Jobs’ mysterious “simplest UI” apparently remained unused.

As an Apple TV user and fan, I’ve spent years waiting for this week’s introduction of the fourth-generation Apple TV, as much for improved hardware as the opportunity...

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Netflix Move Prompts Premature Antivirus Software...

Netflix reportedly is in the process of dumping its antivirus software and placing all its faith in an alternative solution to protect its more than 60 million subscribers from online nastiness, a move that prompted one pundit to pronounce the death of antivirus software yet again. Such dire pronouncements have been made for years, and they're likely to be made for many years to come. "Antivirus persists, so I think calling it dead is not prudent," said Jason Brvenik, the principal engineer in Cisco's Security Business Group.

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As Apple plans major AirPlay overhaul for iOS 9...

While Apple hasn’t detailed the changes publicly, the company is planning what appears to be a major, undocumented overhaul of its AirPlay protocol with iOS 9 that should make the framework for streaming video and audio content between devices a much smoother experience for both users and developers. It is, however, breaking many screen mirroring apps in the process and forcing developers to scramble to implement workarounds ahead of the launch of iOS 9 on Wednesday and the new Apple TV in the coming weeks.

Perhaps the best example of these apps is...

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Apple’s iPhone 6s/iPad Pro/Apple TV event is now...

If you haven’t caught Apple’s September keynote yet or just want an easy way to watch Apple unveil its latest and greatest products, you’re in luck as Apple has now made the stream available on YouTube.

Just two days ago Apple unveiled gold and rose gold Apple Watch Sports, the new Apple Watch Hermes collection, new Sport and Classic Buckle straps, the 12.9″ iPad Pro and an updated iPad mini 4, the all new Apple TV and tvOS, and the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

Watch it all from beginning to end below:

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See all of the new animated emoji in watchOS 2 GM [...

Not to be outdone by iOS 9.1’s set of new emoji, watchOS 2 GM, released this past Wednesday following Apple’s press event, includes a little surprise of it’s own. Alongside a bunch of new watch face colors, dig into the animated emoji offered on the Apple Watch, and you’ll find 26 new options, ranging from faces sporting sunglasses, to sick faces, and even a few sets of clapping and fist bumping hands. Check out the gallery below to see them all in action:


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Hermès‎, Apple Watch and corporate branding on Apple...

Many people are freaking out over the Hermès‎ Apple Watch, as if it were the first time a non-Apple corporate logo had appeared on a consumer product. "Can you even imagine Steve Jobs approving of a Hermes-branded 'Apple' Watch?", Brian S. Hall asked on Twitter. Yes, actually. Because much stranger partnerships have happened. 

The HP iPod

The HP-branded iPod was announced in January of 2004 at CES. Initially available as a 4th generation iPod, the iPod+HP shipped with an HP logo on the back and was distributed and supported by HP (Apple did not support the iPod+HP). Eventually, HP-branded iPod photo, shuffle and mini were available. It was discontinued in...

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Sprint and T-Mobile remind you about their iPhone 6s...

If you’re looking to pick up an iPhone 6s for less than its $650 suggested price, Sprint and T-Mobile are eager to help.

Both wireless carriers are leasing the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with monthly installment plans that are cheaper than those of AT&T and Verizon. They’ll also save you money over Apple’s new installment plan .

Here’s how it all breaks down:

T-Mobile Jump On Demand

With T-Mobile’s iPhone 6s deal, you pay $20 per month for the hardware with no money down, or $24 per month for the iPhone 6s Plus. After 18 months, you can either give the phone back to T-Mobile, or pay another $164 to buy the phone outright. (This would bring the total payment to $524, which is still $125 cheaper than full price). Either way, you’re free to leave T-Mobile at that point. You can also sign up for a new...

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Hands-on with the new Apple gear


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SVALT D Performance Cooling Dock for Apple laptops

Thanks to SVALT for sponsoring The Loop this week. The SVALT D Performance Cooling Dock is for anyone requiring the best performance from their Apple laptops, and wanting to create the ultimate professional laptop workstation.

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9to5Toys Last Call: MFi braided nylon Lightning...

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Storm8's chief strategy officer is keen on iOS...

Terence Fung, chief strategy officer at the Storm8 mobile gaming network, is predicting big things for iOS 9 and the new Apple TV.

He told AppleWorld.Today that iOS 9's ReplayKit is a "great move" for Apple. Games can leverage ReplayKit to record video of their content, and allow the user to quickly edit the video within the app and share it online.

With ReplayKit, developers will be able to offer users the ability to screen record gameplay or other apps automatically or manually with a single tap. Users will then be able to share recorded content through an iOS share sheet directly to social networks and video sharing sites. Apple pauses all incoming notifications and anything that might ruin the gameplay video experience, and only users will have access to the recorded videos.

"ReplayKit is another...

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iOS 9.1 beta brings a taco emoji to iPhones at long...

iOS 9 isn’t even officially out, but already Apple is seeding the iOS 9.1 beta to developers and the public. The most exciting new feature by far is new emojis, including a taco, burrito, cheese wedge, unicorn, and a middle finger.

And it’s about time. If emojis are eventually going to replace words as our preferred communication mode, they need to get more expressive. We need more food types, more hand gestures, and more animals to fully convey our emotions. (Still no avocado though—what gives?)

OK, OK, so maybe you’re not into emoji. The iOS 9.1 beta also brings support for the iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil, plus the ability to provide Siri with voice examples so she always understands you....

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Lightning strikes: Apple TV, Apple Pencil double...

The announcement of the new reversible USB-C port, and its subsequent embrace by Apple in the 12-inch MacBook, led to speculation that the Lightning connector could be on the way out. But the company signaled otherwise this week, when it made Lightning a key component of the new Apple Pencil, as well as the Apple TV's Siri Remote.

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∞ Jim Dalrymple’s DirecTV commercial
The Apple Pencil vs. Wacom Cintiq

It all comes down to latency.

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Poll: With preorders starting tomorrow, what iPhone...

Preorders for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus start tomorrow 12:01 AM PT with general availability from September 25th, so its time to decide what size, color and storage capacity you will be buying for this iPhone generation. The iPhone 6s features 3D Touch pressure sensitivity, an upgraded 12 megapixel camera, 4K video recording, Live Photos, a faster A9 chip, improved Touch ID and more. Like last year, the difference between the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus is the larger screen (5.5 inch versus 4.7 inch) and the inclusion of optical image stabilization on the larger model.

The iPhone 6s costs $199 for 16 GB, 64 GB for $299 and 128 GB for $399 on contract, with the iPhone 6s Plus $100 more at each level. New for this year is a rose gold option, so that’s another choice to consider alongside silver, space gray and gold. With that in mind, what iPhone are...

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Opinion: Does the iPhone 6s justify an upgrade from...

A few weeks prior to the launch of the iPhone 6s, I wondered whether an S model could really continue the blockbuster sales success Apple enjoyed with the iPhone 6. Based on what we knew then, it seemed like it might be a tough sell. And at the time, it seems many of you felt the same way: in our poll, only 29% of iPhone 6 owners said they would ‘definitely’ upgrade.

But my view now is that Apple may have...

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NuStand 360 for the iPad is useful but outdated

If you're like me and are still holding on to your first generation iPad then the NuStand 360 by NewerTech is for you. Though I was a skeptic at first, it only took a few minutes after taking the NuStand 360 out of the box to realize the benefits this stand can offer. 

There is some simply assembly using only using one screw (and a screwdriver is included), then popping on the silicone blocks that correspond with your generation of iPad. After assembly the only thing left to do is snap in your Apple tablet and enjoy. 

I can see the benefits of the NuStand 360 in an office setting, but the NewStand 360 shouldn't be limited to a desk. In fact, the NewStand 360 is the perfect stand for using your iPad in the kitchen. 

The kitchen is where my iPad lives. However, I am constantly irritated with the botched angles and flimsy support of other stands. The NuStand 360's...

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Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs, even if...

That’s 6 GB of your storage consumed, whether you ask for it or not.

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New Apple TV drops optical fiber connection

Personally, I’ve never used the optical interface on the Apple TV. I won’t miss it, but for folks who do use it, good to know the deal on this.

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Beta testers point out possible “Hey Siri” feature,...

This could be interesting.

A number of users who had the chance to test the first public beta of iOS 9.1 on Thursday, along with the GM version on Wednesday, have stated that the operating system allows for a set-up process for voice customization with Siri. A new “Hey Siri” feature coming to the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, thanks to a built-in M9 motion coprocessor, enables the phones’ always-on functionality.

Although unconfirmed by Apple, the discovery in iOS 9.1 suggests that Siri will be able to begin detecting specific user voices and determine whether or not the owner of the iPhone in question is...

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Apple begins storing Russian iCloud data within...

Apple is said to have partnered with a Russian data center to host iCloud data for users in that country, responding to a new law that went into effect on Sept. 1.

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Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland add Apple Pay...

Apple Pay seems to be expanding over on the other side of the pond.

Three of the largest banks in the region have added support for Apple Pay. Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland have recently added support for Apple Pay, allowing customers to use their credit and debit cards through Apple Pay.

In addition, others on social media also indicated that Bank of Scotland is supporting Apple Pay as of Friday. No official announcement has been made from any of the three banks, nor Apple.

Apple Pay reached the UK market in July, beginning with eight regional banks and adding more than 250,000 stores.

The transaction limit was also raised...

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Head to head, Apple’s iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3

This is a spec table, comparing basic technical specs of the iPad Pro and the Surface Pro 3.

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Sprint fights T-Mobile’s iPhone 6s discount: yearly...

Sprint is today officially announcing pricing for the new iPhone 6s lineup through its iPhone Forever upgrade program and in the process attempting to combat T-Mobile’s special introductory pricing announced earlier this week. Like T-Mobile’s $20/month offer on the new entry-level iPhone 6s, Sprint is offering a similar deal with $15/month for upgrade customers and $22/mo (or $26/mo for 6s Plus) for new iPhone Forever customers. Here’s how it works:...

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Here are the new emoji coming to iOS 9

Jeremy Burge, writing on the Emojipedia blog, lays out the new emoji embedded in the latest beta release of iOS 9.

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MacWorld’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus FAQ

Most importantly, pre-orders start tonight after midnight.

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A compelling case for the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Daniel Eran Dilger, writing for Apple Insider, put together this terrific post, detailing the hands on experience with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Read on for my thoughts on the iPad Pro as a content creation tool and a compelling video that shows the iPad Pro and Pencil going through their paces.

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UK banks Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland add...

Support for Apple Pay is expanding in the United Kingdom, with a trio of new banks going online with Apple's tap-to-pay service on Friday: Lloyds Bank, Halifax, and Bank of Scotland.

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Rollout of Apple Watch to 3rd-party retailers...

Apple is continuing its rollout of the Apple Watch to third-party resellers, large UK electrical chain Currys/PC World now showing the Watch on its homepage as ‘Coming Soon.’ The chain is owned by Dixons, whose former CEO John Browett had a short and unpopular stint as head of retail at Apple before parting ways with the company.

Apple first made the Watch available to third-party retailers in the form of ...

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Apple Pencil could be a big hit — or the next Ping

Several folks are poking fun at the Apple Pencil, an US$99 stylus Apple has made for the upcoming iPad Pro. Is our favorite tech company onto something or will the Pencil disappear in quiet ignominy like Ping, the ill-fated, software-based, music-oriented social networking and recommender system?

After all, when Steve Jobs first announced the iPhone in 2007, he asked the audience: "Who wants a stylus?" Then he answered: "Nobody wants a stylus, so let's not use a stylus."

Collective intelligence company, Unanimous A.I. ( gathered a group of male and female smartphone and Apple users together to use their collective knowledge on the topic to forecast the success of the Apple Pencil. Their verdict — which they kindly shared with AppleWorld.Today —  is that it will be a flop this year. ...

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AppleInsider podcast digs deep into Apple's...

Apple's biggest week of the year gets analyzed on the latest AppleInsider podcast, as Mikey and Neil share their thoughts on the newly announced iPhone 6s with 3D Touch, the revamped Apple TV, and the jumbo-sized iPad Pro and its new smart accessories.

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Siri causes laughter when it interrupts White House...

We’ve all accidentally activated Siri at one time or other, but one journalist managed to do so at a particularly embarrassing time: while a question was being asked during a White House press briefing.

Siri did, though, manage a rather apt response to the question, which was about President Obama’s failure to persuade Republicans in Congress to sign an agreement about Iran.

I’m sorry, I’m not sure what you want me to change.

Via Business Insider

Filed under: iOS Devices Tagged: Iran, Siri, Siri humor, United...

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Sir Jony Ive and Hermès

The Wall Street Journal ran a small interview this morning, giving Sir Jony the opportunity to talk about the creation of the Hermès Apple Watch and the partnership with Apple.

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iOS 9 includes ‘Hey Siri’ voice training to help...

The iOS 9 GM includes a new feature for Siri to help it better recognize your voice when using the automatic ‘Hey Siri’ activation feature. On all current iPhones, you can activate Siri by saying ‘Hey Siri’ when the device is plugged in to power. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the ‘Hey Siri’ activation feature works all the time, plugged in or not, thanks to new dedicated components inside the latest iPhones meaning it can be ‘always on’.

This makes the addition of voice training particularly relevant. In previous OS versions, Hey Siri would just work if you toggled a switch in Settings. With the GM, the OS now prompts you to go through a few training exercises before the feature will be enabled. Some readers have claimed that this feature is like Voice ID, so that Hey Siri function will only respond when the true owner of the phone...

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El Capitan FAQ: Everything you need to know about OS...

This fall, Apple will release OS X El Capitan, which is version 10.11 of the Mac operating system. In this FAQ, we’ll answer some of the more general questions about El Capitan to help you decide about installing it on your Mac.

Why is it called El Capitan?

Apple now names OS X after California locations, and the El Capitan name has more meaning than what it seems on the surface. The El Capitan “location” is a 3000-foot monolith of granite found within Yosemite National Park.

As Apple puts it, OS X El Capitan is about “refining the experience and improving performance” of OS X. If you consider that OS X 10.11 is mostly designed to tweak, fix, and add minor features to OS X Yosemite (version 10.10), then the name of OS X 10.11 makes sense.


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Nissan's 2016 Leaf Goes the Distance

Nissan on Thursday introduced the 2016 Leaf with an available 30 kWh battery, which provides the all-electric car with an EPA-estimated "best-in-class" range of 107 miles -- a range increase of 27 percent over the previous model. The new battery is standard for Leaf SV and Leaf SL models. In addition to the improved battery, this year's Leaf blows in with an enhanced IT system that is more user-friendly, Nissan promised, and provides drivers with greater vehicle connectivity.

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More details emerge of the simple yet clever tech...

One of the novel features Apple added to the iPhone 6s to distinguish it from its predecessor was Live Photos, where every photo you take is effectively a very brief video, capturing the movement and sound as the photo was taken. The feature is unique to the 6s as it’s activated by a 3D Touch. Today, we’ve learned a little more about the simple yet clever technology behind it.

As you may already know, existing iPhones start taking photos the moment you open the app. This is how Apple provides the camera with the ability to take photos instantly, with none of the delay (‘shutter lag’) you see with some digital cameras. The camera has already taken and temporarily stored a whole bunch of photos, and it...

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3D Touch FAQ: Here’s the scoop on the iPhone 6s’ new...

During Wednesday’s “Hey Siri” event, Apple CEO Tim Cook and friends talked a lot about the way we interact with the screens on our iOS devices. The freshly-unveiled Apple Pencil, Apple’s first foray into the stylus game, includes built-in precision pressure sensitivity made specifically for the iPad Pro. Apple Watch brings greater degrees of navigation and customization depending on how hard we press the screen, thanks to Force Touch. And the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have added a whole other dimension to multi-touch with 3D Touch, bringing life to our icons and dramatically changing the way we interact with everything from photos to maps. 

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Jony Ive discusses Apple Watch Hermes in new...

In a new interview posted in the Wall Street Journal, Apple’s Jony Ive and Hermes’ artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas discuss Apple’s first partnership with a luxury fashion brand to create branded Apple Watch models. To recap, on Wednesday, Apple announced Apple Watch Hermes, a collection of watches code signed with the renowned Paris designer. The watches will be available in October.

Ive says the partnership is unprecedented and began before the Apple Watch was even announced to the public, breaking traditional Apple secrecy.


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UK Apple Pay now available for Halifax and Lloyds...

Apple Pay in the UK is slowly rounding up all the major banks and getting them onboard. Following the addition of HSBC and First Direct last month, Halifax and Lloyds customers can now use Apple Pay from today. The service is still rolling out so if your cards don’t activate immediately don’t fret. Check again in a few hours.

This brings the total number of Apple Pay supporting banks in the UK up to 11. The full list is below:

  •  American Express
  • First Direct
  • HSBC
  • Halifax
  • Lloyds
  • NatWest
  • NationWide
  • MBNA
  • Royal...
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Thursday September 10

Plex Is Coming To Apple TV

sfcrazy writes: Apple announced that it is turning Apple TV into a platform, opening it up for third party developers. They have already published the beta of tvOS and tvOS SDK, which developers can play with. Which means Plex is now a possibility on Apple TV. The founder of Plex said, "There is no question we will be able to offer Plex on the platform. There are multiple ways to go about it, based on the tvOS SDK we now have access to. We are now evaluating the best path for Plex and will begin work in earnest once we have evaluated the options. The ability to access great and proven iOS frameworks on the device is great for developers like us — we know the stuff is solid and will perform really well. Our goal is to enable people to enjoy Plex on the hardware platforms of their choice, and there is no doubt this will be a top platform for us."


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Zagg announces its keyboard case lineup for iPad Pro...

Following Logitech’s announcement of its CREATE keyboard case for iPad Pro, Zagg today has taken the wraps off of its full line of keyboard accessories for the iPad Pro and iPad mini 4. The company announced in a press release today that it will be offering three keyboard models for the iPad mini 4 and two for the iPad Pro.

Starting with the iPad mini 4, the company will offer its Slim Book keyboard case with backlit keys for $119.99. It’s folio keyboard case with backlit keys will run $99.99, while the non-folio model will run $79.99. The full breakdown is below. The cases feature two-year battery life and 135...

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Pad and Quill unveils new Traveler case for iPhone 6...

Hot on the heels of Apple unveiling the highly anticipated iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, popular accessory company Pad and Quill has today announced a new case for the device. The company has revealed its newly designed Traveler case for both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. The Traveler case is a bumper style walled case and in classic Pad and Quill fashion, is made from full grain leather.

The Traveler case offers slots on the back for holding 6 to 8 cards or cash. The case’s leather is incredibly strong, meaning that it won’t wear over time and your cards and cash will stay secure when stored in the case. The Traveler...

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Hands on: iPad Pro with Apple Pencil

Apple new big screen iPad Pro has been anticipated for some time, and bears some similarities to existing products on the market. However, Apple's implementation of a large tablet--along with its new "Apple Pencil" for precision drawing input--incorporate a series of unique features, too.

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T-Mobile wants you to buy an iPhone 6s for $20 a...

T-Mobile is using the release of the new iPhones to lure you into switching carriers. And it might work.

Following the announcement of the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, T-Mobile has announced that for a limited time you will be able to get these brand-new devices for $125 cheaper. T-Mobile is offering both new iPhones through its Jump On Demand 18-month installment program. The 16GB iPhone 6s costs $20 a month, while the 16GB iPhone 6s Plus goes for $24 a month, with no down payment required.

With T-Mobile Jump, you can trade-in your phone for a new model anytime, up to three times a year. After the 18 months, you can pay off $164 and keep your iPhone. That makes the price of buying a 16GB iPhone 6s through T-Mobile’s Jump plan $524, as compared to the full $649 retail price.


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Apple’s iPhone financing and U.S. carriers

Apple Inc’s financing plan for its new iPhones is likely to force U.S. carriers to work harder to win and retain customers.

Apple has done great things for customers when it comes to the carrier relationships.

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The future of Apple starts with 'Hey Siri'

"Hey Siri."

It was a cutesy tag line for the Apple event invitation. The company even pre-loaded its digital assistant with canned answers to questions about what the company was going to unveil. But by the end of the never-ending shindig it becam...

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Apple issues new euro bond worth more than $2.25B

In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Thursday, Apple announced a new two-billion euro debt offering (about $2.26 billion) as it continues to take advantage of historically low interest rates.

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Your new Apple Watch color and band options, in...

New gold and rose gold versions of the Apple Watch Sport were probably the biggest addition to the lineup—now the entry-level Sport comes in all the same colors as the iPhones they'll pair with.

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The Apple Watch didn't get a "real" hardware update yesterday, but Apple is really leaning into the customization and personalization aspect of the accessory as it heads into the holiday season. To that end, it announced two brand-new finishes and a wide variety of new watch bands at its event yesterday, and...

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Android wins

Malicious apps that disable Android phones until owners pay a hefty ransom are growing increasingly malevolent and sophisticated as evidenced by a newly discovered sample that resets device PIN locks, an advance that requires a factory reset.

The has to be the most fucked up OS in history.

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Tim Cook to again appear at WSJ.D Live conference...

The Wall Street Journal today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will appear at the second annual WSJ.D Live conference in October. Cook, of course, appeared at the inaugural WSJ.D conference last year and gave an in-depth interview with the publication. This year’s conference is slated to run from October 19th through October 21st at The Montage in Laguna Beach, California.

Last year at the WSJ.D conference, Cook discussed a variety of topics ranging from Apple Watch to Apple Pay and Alibaba to Apple TV and much more. You can read our live blog...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear at WSJ.D Live in October

The Wall Street Journal on Thursday announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will return as a guest speaker at the publication's WSJ.D Live conference in October, an event that promises engaging discussions from top tech luminaries.

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AWT News Update: September 10, 2015

SteelSeries Nimbus Game Controller for Apple TV

The aftermath of yesterday's amazing Apple Event continues:

  • How much storage will that 4K video you're shooting on the iPhone 6s take up? We tell you
  • There are some nice bonuses to having the M9 motion coprocessor built into the A9 system on a chip in the iPhone 6s series
  • A really great game controller for your new Apple TV will be coming out in October
  • FiftyThree updates the popular -- and free -- Paper app

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China's largest private carmaker Geely...

Geely, one of the largest auto manufacturers in China, announced on Thursday that it has inked a deal with Apple to integrate CarPlay into an upcoming compact SUV model, making it the first Chinese automaker to support the infotainment system.

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Why 'S year' iPhones are a bigger deal...

Few things are more predictable than the iPhone upgrade schedule. Even before senior vice president of world wide marketing Phil Schiller and Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi broke down everything new about the iPhone 6s toward the end of Wednesday’s “Hey Siri” event, we already knew what was coming (and it wasn’t because of 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman and his connected sources, either): Same design, new features. 

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Raspberry Pi Gets a Touchscreen to Call Its Own

The Raspberry Pi Foundation on Tuesday announced the availability of a touchscreen that brings the low-cost tiny computer one step closer to becoming a standalone mobile device. The touchscreen was in development for nearly two years. The first round of screens will require some assembly of parts that arrive in a small kit, noted Gordon Hollingworth, director of software at Raspberry Pi. For those who can tolerate the wait, shipments of assembled screens will come later.

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Apple Watch sales coming to T-Mobile USA, German...

The Apple Watch will soon be available through the U.S. incarnation of T-Mobile, as well as German electronics chains Gravis and Compustore, according to separate reports and announcements.

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iOS 9.1 gets around to making some truly useful...

iOS 9 is bringing improvements to Siri and multitasking to Apple's platform, but we're going to have to wait until iOS 9.1 to get a truly groundbreaking new feature: new emoji. Apple sent out the first iOS 9.1 beta today, and it includes a bumper crop of new emoji characters.

The folks at Emojipedia have a more complete list of the new characters, which include such luminaries as "nerd," "tornado," "unicorn," "levitating," and "reversed hand with middle finger extended." Most of the characters were introduced in Unicode 7 or 8, though some of the new characters apparently date all the way back to Unicode 1.1.

We don't know when the...

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Apple Levels up with tvOS

The refreshed Apple TV, tvOS and the Siri Remote Apple presented during Wednesday's "Hey Siri" event may not have been game changers, but the people pushing Apple's renewed focus on gaming are. Television's future lies in apps, proclaimed Apple CEO Tim Cook as he drew the curtain on the Apple TV's new iOS 9-powered operating system: tvOS. That line drew a chuckle from owners of Fire TVs and Rokus, but there's no denying the potential one of the world's most influential companies has when it puts its weight into a new product or strategy.

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Force Touch gets redefined in the iPhone 6s with 3D...

Apple brought depth to its user interfaces with Force Touch, and Wednesday's launch of the iPhone 6s added another layer in the form of 3D Touch. AppleInsider looks at how it works and what you can do with it.

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Everything you need to know about iPad mini 4, a...

Apple devoted the lion’s share of its Sept. 9 event to showing off the iPad Pro, so you’ll be forgiven if you missed the minute devoted to a new version of the iPad mini. But don’t sleep on the 4th-gen 7.9-inch tablet—it’s a much more significant upgrade than the iPad mini 3, which Apple just quietly phased out.

The iPad mini 3 was released alongside the iPad Air 2 last fall, and while the second-gen Air was a worthwhile buy, the mini 3’s only changes were Touch ID and a new gold option. Apple is clearly betting big on the iPad Pro, but if you’re in the market for a smaller tablet...

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Apple issues first public beta of iOS 9.1 in run-up...

Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of iOS 9.1, allowing the public to get an early peek at features like expanded Unicode support.

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∞ Thoughts on Apple’s Event

September 9 was a massive day for Apple. As I sat in the audience watching Tim Cook and Phil Schiller launching product after product, it struck me that Apple had really focused on the details with all of its latest releases—both software and hardware. That’s important for Apple because I believe that’s where one of the company’s main competitive advantages lies. [...]

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Eyes- and hands-on with the new Apple TV and its...

The new Apple TV box.

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While Apple had plenty of iPhones and iPad Pros for us to play with yesterday, it was being more reserved with the Apple TV demos—most of its booths were just mini-demonstrations of things that had been shown off onstage. We were able to spend a little bit of time with its new remote, but if you watched the onstage demo you already know most of what there is to know.

The box itself is small and nondescript, and aside from the missing optical audio port (and the addition of USB Type-C as a service port, making it Apple's second official USB Type-C device)...

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Apple's efficient M9 coprocessor will let your...

Inside the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is an upgraded M9 motion coprocessor that borrows new fitness capabilities from the Apple Watch, by estimating your walking or running pace.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Kosta is a different...

A different kind of Apple Watch stand

This week’s accessories includes the Kosta, an Apple Watch “stand” that lets your device lay on its side. Read on!


The $50 Snap 6 is an iPhone 6 case that offers the phone’s camera something you might be missing: An actual shutter button. The device adds a bit more bulk to your already-bulky phone, but the tradeoff will be worth it to some iOS shutterbugs. It’s unclear whether or not this case will work with the upcoming iPhone 6s. 

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Apple's iPad Pro has ultra-fast storage thanks...

The iPad Pro uses a new storage controller that improves read and write speeds, with performance more comparable to desktop PCs, according to marketing on Apple's website.

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Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program vs. the big four...

Apple is now selling iPhones on installment plans, giving customers the ability to pay a monthly charge for a phone and upgrade to a new one every year. The four major carriers in the US already offer phones on installment plans, but Apple's new "iPhone Upgrade Program" provides yet another option that might be better for certain customers.

Here are the basics: Instead of paying hundreds of dollars up front for a new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus, a customer gives Apple anywhere from $32.45 to $47.45 per month, depending on the model and storage amount. Such customers are eligible to upgrade to a new phone after making 12 months of payments.

So if you buy an iPhone 6S with 16GB of storage, the cheapest model, you'd pay $389.40 to essentially rent the...

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Here’s how much 4K video you can shoot on an iPhone...

With yesterday’s announcement that the iPhone 6s will shoot 4K video, many prospective buyers may be wondering just how much space they’ll need to contain all the videos they’ll shoot.

That question has been answered thanks to Marques Brownlee’s hands-on video of the device. In that video, Brownlee briefly provides a look at the phone’s camera settings, including the space requirements for 4K video…

4K video is significantly larger than 1080p and as a result requires a lot more storage space. While a single minute 1080p footage at the standard 30 frames per second requires only 130 MB, a 4K video at the same framerate will require a whopping 375 MB.

That means if you’re eyeing the 16 GB iPhone, you’re probably...

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AppleCare+ more expensive for iPhone 6s/6s Plus


Buying AppleCare+ for a new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus is going to be a more expensive proposition, as the company has increased the price tag on the two-year warranty plan to $129. That’s $30 more than the cost of AppleCare+ for older iPhone models.

Apple has also bumped up the service fees for up to two incidents of accidental damage. That fee is currently $79 for each incident with older iPhone models, but will be $99 for the newest phones out of Cupertino.

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iPhone trade-in deals: How and where to get the most...

Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are now officially announced for pre-order, but buyers still need to decide what to do with their old device. As in years past, AppleInsider takes a look at nearly a dozen big-name buyback services and retailers looking to attract your iPhone trade-ins over the next several weeks.

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Adobe slip-up suggests iPad Pro comes with 4GB of RAM

With few exceptions, Apple doesn't talk about the amount of RAM included in its iPhones and iPads. Even though it has an obvious impact on developers and the user experience, that information is almost always discovered after the fact by users and reviewers.

Adobe may have just leaked the amount of memory included in the new iPad Pro, though. In a post about the apps the company showed off onstage yesterday, Adobe claimed that "iPad Pro is great for creative workflows with a high res 12.9-inch touch screen display at 2732 x 2048 pixels, A9X chip, and 4GB RAM." The reference to both the A9X chip and the 4GB of RAM have since been deleted, but the reference has been...

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What the heck is Angela Ahrendts doing at Apple?


There are lots of things people wonder about Ahrendts. Why did she, the celebrated architect of Burberry’s turnaround, give up her post as CEO and uproot her family to become, at best, the third or fourth most powerful executive at the $183-billion-in-sales tech giant?

Here’s another: What does Apple think Ahrendts—whom it paid an astounding $73.4 million in stock and cash in her first year—brings to a company that has redefined the technology and retail sectors, one that, at this point, seems not to need a whole lot of anything? And a third: What has she accomplished so far?

A lot of people don’t understand Ahrendts role at Apple, assuming she’d be as high profile at Apple as she was at Burberry. It’s the curse of short term thinking and not realizing that both Ahrendts and Cook are, as usual, playing the Long Game.


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80 Days' twisting, globetrotting adventure will...

Last year’s 80 Days was easily one of the most enthralling games released on iPhone and iPad, making our list of the top titles of 2014. However, the small indie team at Inkle had a grander vision than what we played on touch devices. Development ran months longer than expected, which can have dire consequences for a tiny studio moving nimbly between projects, so some of the more expansive content was curtailed and Inkle let 80 Days loose into the world. 

Luckily, even a condensed version of the game—an interactive adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days—was plenty excellent, and it seems to have done well for the studio. So when it came time to consider bringing the game to additional platforms, Inkle decided to “turn a problem into an opportunity,” says creative director Jon Ingold, and...

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How Apple's new Retina Flash -- 5 years in the...

While more than one rumor predicted that Apple would add a front-facing flash to its newest iPhone -- an increasingly common feature among high-end handsets --?nobody considered that the company would do so in a way that alleviated the need to build in extra hardware, despite evidence that Apple has been exploring such a solution for years.

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Apple cuts prices & upgrades iCloud storage...

As a part of sweeping changes to its product lineup, Apple has also restructed the prices and tiers for iCloud storage upgrades, making the service more competitive with alternatives like Google Drive.

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New iPhones have smaller batteries, but battery life...

The iPhone 6s has a smaller battery than the 6, but Apple is promising your new phone will still last just as long on one charge as last year’s model.

The 6s has a 1715 mAh lithium-ion battery, smaller than the 1810 mAh battery in the iPhone 6. Some intrepid Apple watchers noticed the change in the 3D Touch promotional video aired during Wednesday’s “Hey Siri” event, MacRumors first reported. The video showed off the new 4.7-inch model’s internals to demonstrate the Taptic Engine, which is brand new to iPhone and provides physical feedback to 3D Touch gestures.

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If you buy AppleCare+, Apple's new iPhone...

While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.

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Were you one of the lucky/financially secure enough ones to buy a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus over the weekend? Yup, me too (I’m not convinced I was either of those two things, but let’s go with lucky for now), so I thought I’d delve into just... | Read more »

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