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Analyst: Apple Watch to be Apple’s Best Selling New Product

11:09 AM, Apr. 29th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Apple Stock Watch

Apple Watch inventory may be severely limited right now, but that won't stop it from becoming the best selling new device in the company's history. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White thinks Apple Watch will outpace all other new product launches, and he says Apple is innovating on a scale unlike anything it's done before.

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Brian White says Apple Watch will be the company's most successful product launch ever, and he thinks their current innovation streak could lead to personal robots. Please, oh please, let that come true.

Twitter Searches May be Coming to Apple’s Spotlight

9:49 AM, Apr. 29th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Spotlight searches could be able to sift through Twitter soon, according to company CEO Dick Costolo. He told investors talks are underway with Apple to bring the feature to searches on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

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Twitter results will start showing up soon in Google searches, so adding Apple's Spotlight seems like a natural progression.

6 Handy Apple Watch Apps for Travelers

10:52 AM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Manage your travels from your wrist with these Apple Watch apps

Road warriors, frequent travelers, vacationers, and just-around-towners all have something in common: They need the right tools to figure out where they're going. TMO put together a list with some of our favorite travel-related apps that offer Apple Watch support so you can get around like a seasoned expert all from your wrist.

Apple Plans to be Part of Coming Big Media Changes

8:17 PM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple CEO Tim Cook made it clear he wants his company to play a role in the rapidly changing market for entertainment content. He said as much during the company's second quarter earnings conference call on Monday, and called out HBO Now as an example of giving customers what they want.

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Now that Apple TV has a place in our living rooms, Tim Cook wants to make sure that's our go-to choice for TV shows and movies. He says major changes are coming to the market, and that has to have Comcast, Time Warner, and Dish taking notice. The customer loss will be slow, but it'll come unless they figure out how to change with the market instead of resisting what's coming.

Tim Cook: Apple Watch Coming to Other Countries in Late June

5:33 PM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple Watch will likely be available in more countries by the end of June, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. He confirmed the obvious when he told investors and analysts Monday afternoon that demand is currently far exceeding demand, but added that production is ramping up.

Discover Coming to Apple Pay this Fall

10:29 AM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Discover card users are about to join Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit card users in the Apple Pay game. The company will be adding support for Apple's wireless payment system for the iPhone and Apple Watch this fall.

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Discover's announcement will no doubt make its card holders happy. OF course, they probably would've been happier if Discover had been on board when the iPhone 6 with Apple Pay support first launched.

Apple’s iTunes Store gets Red Cross Donation Page for Nepal Earthquake Support

9:28 AM, Apr. 27th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Following the devestation of the Nepal earthquake, Apple added a special Red Cross donation page to its iTunes Store. The donation page lets you give up to US$200 for relief support for the earthquake victims, and Apple is skipping its usual 30 percent transaction cut so the entire amount of your donation goes to the Red Cross.

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Nepal's 7.8 magnitude earthquake was devastating, and the aftershocks have made the situation even worse. It's great to see Apple offering ways for us to support survivors of natural disasters.