The Apple Watch (née iWatch) was finally announced during Tuesday's September 9th media event. The company's first foray into wearables demonstrates what makes Apple different from its competitors, its ability to engineer a device from the ground up to work in ways no one else has imagined.
U2 fans that also happen to be iTunes Store customers got a special treat at the end of Apple's special media event on Tuesday when the band closed out the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch introduction, and then announced that its new album will be available exclusively through iTunes as a free download. The album will be available exclusively through the iTunes Store through October 13.
Apple's iOS 8 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch will be available on September 17, two days ahead of the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ship date. iOS 8 includes several new features such as HealthKit and HomeKit.
Apple announced ApplePay, its mobile payment system, at a live event Tuesday. The system requires the just announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, both of which include NFC support.
Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Tuesday during its special media event. True to the rumors, the new models are available with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays, plus Apple is keeping the 4-inch iPhone 5S in its lineup, too.
We know iOS 8 is coming, and we're pretty sure there's a new iPhone in the near future as well. Kelly explains how to technologically prepare devices for iOS 8 (emotionally preparing is a totally different process).
Amazon has dropped the price of the Fire Phone—the company's foray into smartphones—to free, just six weeks after its release. It's also one day before an Apple media event where the company is expected to unveil the next iPhone.
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The question becomes whether or not Amazon is making any money at that price, and the answer is probably no. Of course, not making a profit is Amazon's primary business model, so we'll have to see where this goes.
Star Walk 2 is the next generation of the venerable sky charting program by Vito Technology that was launched in 2008. This iOS app has been well received throughout the years, but the new release suffers from too many user interface and usability errors, and its does not fare well compared to the competition at the same price.
Apple's big media event is set to start tomorrow, September 9, at 10 AM pacific time. What can you expect to see when CEO Tim Cook and company takes the stage? Read on to see some of The Mac Observer's predictions.
If you have trouble charging your devices or your headphones don't work quite right, it might be an issue with junk accumulating in the 30-pin/Lightning port or the headphone jack. Kelly has some tips on how to de-gunk those ports.
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