Morgan Stanley Says AAPL’s Market will Grow to $3.4 Trillion

11:01 AM EST, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Apple Stock Watch

Apple's US$800 billion market could grow to $3.4 trillion in the next five years, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, because every aspect of the iPhone and iPad maker's business is poised to expand even more. That growth will come because Apple is poised to be a bigger part of our daily lives with Apple Watch, Apple Car, and Apple TV.

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Here's the translation: If Apple makes it the money will come, no matter what the product may be.

Apple Adds Cars to its Business in Switzerland

10:11 AM EST, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple hasn't made an official statement about whether or not it's designing a car, but a recent change to its corporate documents in Switzerland makes it clear the company has its eye on the automotive market. The document change says vehicles are part of its business operations, which all but screams "We're making a car."

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Apple is always on the hunt for the next market to disrupt, and its updated corporate description in Switzerland backs up our report that the company really is working on a car. Automotive industry, you've been put on notice.

Apple Builds Mystery Room for Apple Watch Media Event

9:12 AM EST, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple is building a mystery room off the side of the Yerba Buena Events Center in San Francisco ahead of its March 9 "Spring forward" media event. Apple did the same when it first showed off the Apple Watch last September, which means the room is most likely a demonstration area for the company's new smartwatch again.

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If Apple is setting up a demonstration area, it's a safe be Apple Watch is finally ready for proper hands-on time instead of the tightly controlled demos we had last September when the smartwatch was still in development.

Last Chance: Pay What You Want for the Learn to Design Bundle

7:32 PM EST, Feb. 27th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Last Chance: Pay What You Want: Learn To Design Bundle

This your last chance to pay what you want for the Learn to Design Bundle, a collection of tutorials that will teach you design skills. You'll also learn how to use Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, how to design flat, responsive websites, and more. If you pay the minimum, you get Creative Web Design Course and Responsive Web Design Course. But if you beat the average price ($8.62 as of this writing), you get six more courses. And 10 percent of your purchase price goes to Creative Commons. That's a sweet deal. Get it while you can before it expires.

What to Expect During Apple’s March 9 Media Event

4:30 PM EST, Feb. 27th, 2015 · John Martellaro · Particle Debris

Two of the best minds that follow Apple got together and worked out what we can expect to see during Apple's March 9 media event. Jeff Gamet and Kelly Guimont (with some inspiration from Chris Breen), take their best shot at predicting what else we might see besides a major Apple Watch palooza.

Ericsson Sues Apple after Failing to Reach Patent License Agreement

11:20 AM EST, Feb. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Ericsson has decided to give up on its efforts to renew patent licensing agreements over technology used in the iPhone and iPad and instead is taking its case to federal court. The two companies had been negotiating terms to renew a 2008 licensing agreement that expired last month, but so far haven't been able to find terms agreeable to both.

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Like I've said before, even when companies try to negotiate patent licensing terms they just can't seem to stay out of court.

Analyst: Apple Watch Edition to Cost $950

10:01 AM EST, Feb. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Citigroup analyst Jim Suva weighed in with his expectations for Apple Watch pricing following the news that Apple is hosting a media event on March 9. Apple already announced pricing will start at US$349—presumably for the Apple Watch Sport—and he thinks Apple Watch will cost $550 while the Apple Watch Edition will be priced at $950. He's also pegging April 16 as the smartwatch's official release date.

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Mr. Suva's $950 price point for the gold Apple Watch Edition is surprisingly low compared to the general consensus that it won't start below $5,000 and could cost more than $10,000. We'll have to wait until Apple's March 9 media event where Apple Watch pricing is expected to be announced to see how close he really is.

QuickTime & Yosemite: Recording Your iPhone or iPad Screen with iOS 8

8:55 AM EST, Feb. 27th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Did you know that you can use your Mac to record a video of your iOS device's screen, making it easy to show an inexperienced user how to access an app or change a setting? That's the subject of today's Quick Tip, and we think it's a pretty darned cool feature of Yosemite. We're happy to do anything we can to make you seem more like a wizard to your friends and family!

Apple Opens iWork for iCloud to Everyone

8:36 PM EST, Feb. 26th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · News

Apple Takes iWork for iCloud out of Beta, Open to Everyone

Apple recently opened up iWork for iCloud to anyone. At iCloud.com, Apple posted a note announcing, "Now anyone can use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iCloud." Previously, the service was open to Apple devices only.

Apple Rumored to Bring Touch ID to Macs

7:15 PM EST, Feb. 26th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Rumor

Apple Rumored to Bring Touch ID to Macs

Apple is reportedly working on bringing Touch ID to MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models. According to a report from a Taiwan rumor site, Apple will incorporate Touch ID into trackpads on its mobile Macs, and it could bring the technology to its desktop line later through the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad.

Last Chance To Save 55% On The Code Black HD Camera Drone

4:40 PM EST, Feb. 26th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Last Chance To Save 55% On The Code Black HD Camera Drone

The Code Black drone with built-in HD camera has been a very popular deal, but it's about to end. As of this writing, there are 11 hours left to get it for $89—retail is $199. It fits in your palm, has a six-axis gyro, takes HD video, and flies for 10 minutes. Check it out.