Google Embraces Apple Watch with News & Weather App

9:37 AM, May. 13th, 2015 · · Product News

Google is getting into the Apple Watch game with its latest update for the iPhone Google News & Weather app. The Apple Watch version shows a handful of top headlines, and includes a Glance view, too.

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Google News & Weather's latest update isn't so much about features as it is about Google starting to support Apple Watch. This could lead to other Google apps making their way to our wrists, and hopefully that includes Google Maps.

Synology Releases DSM 5.2 with Updated Support for Private & Public Cloud Services, Virtualization &

8:03 AM, May. 12th, 2015 · · Product News

On Tuesday Synology released DiskStation Manager 5.2, a significant update to the software that runs on all the NAS units the company makes. Updates include tighter integration between Synology's private cloud and public cloud services like Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and OneDrive; significant enhancements to Synology's Note Station, Audio Station and File Station; and a brand new virtualization environment called Docker.

Apple Store App Update Adds Apple Watch Support

7:00 PM, Apr. 30th, 2015 · · Product News

If taking your iPhone out of your pocket to make an Apple Store purchase is just too much work, Apple has you covered with a new Apple Store app update. The update added support for Apple Watch so you can check up on your orders and more from your wrist.

Apple Watch Orders Charged Wednesday Still on Track for 4/24 Delivery

11:16 AM, Apr. 23rd, 2015 · · Product News

One of the Apple Watch Sport 42mm Space Gray orders we placed here at TMO via Apple Pay didn't see a credit card charge until Wednesday (yesterday), and didn't get a shipment notification until Thursday (today), but is still on track for a Friday, 4/24 delivery. Good news is coming in for many folks who placed early pre-orders on Apple Watches, it seems.

Some Apple Watch Orders ‘Preparing for Shipment’

6:09 PM, Apr. 20th, 2015 · · Product News

Preparing for Shipment

Some Apple Watch orders have shifted from "Processing Items" to "Preparing for Shipment." TMO readers have also reported that their credit cards are being charged. Both suggest Apple will have some Apple Watch shipments delivered on April 24th, as promised.

When Did Apple Stores Become Apple Showrooms?

6:12 PM, Apr. 15th, 2015 · · Product News

When Did Apple Stores Become Apple Showrooms?

Apple announced a new MacBook during the "Spring Forward" event in March. Think you're getting your skipping out of an Apple Store with one on April 24th? Not so fast, pal. Apple's telling everyone to try their luck online, including resellers and even their own retail customers.

iOS 8.3 Disables Access from Third Party File Managers

5:40 PM, Apr. 13th, 2015 · · Product News

Kelly recently gave some suggestions for how to manage your iOS devices without using iTunes. Hopefully you enjoyed that time together, since it appears the iOS 8.3 update blocks some of the access that was available in 8.2.

New MacBook Also Available on Apple Store, Most Ship in 1-3 Days

5:24 AM, Apr. 10th, 2015 · · Product News


Amidst all the hoopla surrounding the Apple Watch, the venerable Mac gets a shoutout, too: Apple's new MacBook is also available. The Apple Store is showing shipping times of 1-3 days for most models, but the 512GB Gold model has a shipping time of 3-4 weeks as of this writing.