Apple Music Launches in China for $1.57 Per Month

1:32 PM, Sep. 30th, 2015 · · News

Apple Music in China

Apple announced on Wednesday it was launching Apple Music, iTunes Movies, and iBooks in China, a significant expansion in digital media in the world's largest market. Apple Music in China will be priced well below the U.S. price, at just 10 CNY, or $1.57 per month. Apple Music will also offer the same 90 day free trial offered in other markets.

Google Adds Apple Watch App for Google Maps

7:29 PM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · News

Google Maps app on Apple Watch

Google Maps joined the Apple Watch bandwagon Tuesday. An update to the Google Maps client for iOS slipped in an Apple Watch app along with new comparison feature for different travel modes.

Sonos’s New Trueplay Lets You Tune Your Speakers with Your iPhone

12:01 AM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · News

The rooms in your home aren't acoustically designed to make speakers sound their very best. My rooms aren't either. It's for this reason that Sonos has been hard at work developing Trueplay, an innovative technology that will allow us to use our iPhones and iPads to automatically tune our Sonos speakers for the rooms and locations in which we place them.

10 Apps with 3D Touch for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

8:45 PM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · News

If you have a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you may be itching to play with 3D Touch, the whole-screen implementation of Force Touch that comes in the new devices. We put together a list of ten apps to make it easy for you to check it out.

Russian Police Worried iPhone Emoji will Give Kids the Gay

5:50 PM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · News

Apple's emoji collection caters to the openminded and tolerant crowd

What's the worst thing Apple could Possibly do? If you're the police in Russia's Kirov region, that would be including same sex couples as emoji on the iPhone. The police are investigating whether or not the same sex emoji violate Russia's law banning what they see as propaganda promoting homosexuality to children.

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Investigating Apple over emoji shows exactly how out of control Russia's attack on the LGBT community has become.

iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Sales Top 13M During Launch Weekend

8:59 AM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · News

Apple's iPhone 6s breaks launch weekend sales figures

Apple broke its iPhone launch weekend sales yet again, this time hitting 13 million units with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. That easily tops last year's 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch weekend sales.

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China no doubt helped boost this year's iPhone launch weekend sales figures. If China had been part of the iPhone 6 launch last year, it's possible we wouldn't be seeing a 3 million unit increase year over year.

Here Are All the iPhone 6 Cases We Tried & Fit Our New 6s [Update]

9:05 PM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · News

iPhone 6s shipped on Friday, and the first thing we did (after setting up our new devices, of course) was test out iPhone 6 cases to make sure they fit. The iPhone 6s is 0.2 mm thicker than the iPhone 6—case manufacturers have been quick to say iPhone 6 cases will fit iPhone 6s, but we wanted to test it for ourselves. [Updated with the Seidio Obex Waterproof Case.]