Jacob Corman

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Turn your iPhone into a Super 8 camera

The iPhone is the gold standard for modern design – and that sometimes gets in the way of some of its amazing functions.<p>Take photo and video. Even the most serious photographers and filmmakers can create high art with an iPhone, but conventional cameras, no matter how clunky they seem today, were …

Your future iPhone’s Apple logo may be more than just a pretty fruit

That Apple logo on your iPhone sure is pretty, but it doesn’t do a whole lot other than remind you who made your phone in case you forget. It’s kind of lazy that way, really.<p>But a recently published patent suggests that Apple might put that shiny bobble to use in future models of its hardware.<p>The …

Apple may drop iPad Air 3 to focus on iPad Pro in 2015

We’ve been reporting plenty about the upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but so far there’s been next to nothing about the next-generation iPad Air, which most people are expecting this fall alongside a new iPad mini.<p>According to a new report, there’s a very good reason for that: The iPad Air 3 has been …

Apple Pay’s UK launch leading to issues, mistaken charges with the London Underground

Apple Pay went live in the UK earlier this week with its first international rollout since debuting in the US last October, but Apple’s iPhone- and Apple Watch-based mobile payment solution hasn’t been without its own launch issues across the pond. To start, Apple Pay is a bit restricted in the UK …

PSA: Apple Watch’s sapphire display cracks just like iPhone screens

Yep, that’s a cracked Apple Watch display. Nope, it’s not actually an Edition, just plated, but the $549 and up steel model uses the same sapphire display as Apple’s $10,000 and up watch. And yes, the Apple Watch’s sapphire display reacts to accidental drops against hard surfaces just like …

Apple wants to add a lot more context to iMessage

A new Apple patent could add a startling amount of functionality to your iMessages.<p>The tech would let you schedule pre-written texts and even send new ones automatically based on context the app draws from elsewhere on your iPhone.<p>Apple announced its plans to make Siri a smarter virtual assistant …

Here's the real reason Apple caved in on fees for its new music service

If you follow the music industry at all, then you know that the biggest story so far this week is how Apple suddenly reversed the strategy it had …

Apple may be working on a new buttonless phone

The report cites sources in Taiwan's integrated circuit industry that claim Apple is developing a new kind of chip for its multitouch displays that "will also come with integrated fingerprint sensors," so it could eliminate the home button.<p>Unfortunately, DigiTimes has a bumpy track record when it …

Opinion: Seven reasons I think Apple may become a bank within the next five years

I first speculated that Apple might one day become a bank almost a year before the launch of Apple Pay. What triggered that thought was the use of Touch ID for iTunes purchases and the depth of security involved in the secure enclave used by Apple’s fingerprint system. It was clear even then that …

Apple Music Just Landed a Ton of Big-Name Artists

In the wake of Taylor Swift convincing Apple to dole out royalty payments during Apple Music’s three-month trial period, Apple has been quick to …

Apple is making it harder to steal the Apple Watch

Activation Lock will be a new feature in the new watchOS<p>It didn't make it into today's WWDC keynote address, but Apple is adding an important security feature to watchOS 2. The new version of the wearable OS will bring Activation Lock — a feature that has been on iPhones since 2013 — to the Apple …

Apple announces Wallet, adds rewards cards to Apple Pay

At this year’s WWDC, Apple announced a few key changes to the way that Apple Pay works, and even rebranded Passbook.<p>Leading up to this year’s …

Apple introduces News: a beautiful Flipboard-like app based on your interests

Apple on Monday announced News, a new app for iOS 9, during its WWDC keynote in San Francisco. The app is a direct challenge to Flipboard, in that it …

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Apple Announces Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple just announced the latest iteration of its desktop operating system.<p>Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi took the stage to debut the update, focusing on upgrades to Spotlight, the operating system’s built-in apps, and window …

Apple Music vs. the competition: A streaming music cheat sheet

The past few years have seen a shift from owning music to accessing as much as you want on various streaming services. Why pay $9.99 for a new album each month when you can get a firehose of content for the same price? Now Apple looks to get in on the action with its newest offering, Apple Music. …

How does Apple's smarter iOS 9 compare to Google Now and Cortana?

Lining up iOS 9's new smarts versus the competition<p>One of the biggest features coming to iOS this year is intelligence. With iOS 9, iPhones and iPads are getting more capabilities and smarter processing, based on what Apple is calling "proactive assistance." Siri and Spotlight on iOS 9 work …

With Apple TV a no-show at WWDC, Apple Music gets overplayed

Music was the star of the keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference this morning. But it shouldn’t have been.<p>Apple spent a precious 45 minutes on its new music service, a mix of curated music, live radio, and an artist social network site.<p>The real headliner should have been a new Apple TV …

Apple announces international Apple Pay expansion starting w/ the UK next month

As we’ve reported in the weeks leading up to Apple’s event today, the company has just officially unveiled its international expansion plans for the Apple Pay payments service it first launched in the US last October.<p>The first country outside of the US to get access to Apple Pay is the UK starting …

Numbers from WWDC: Siri gets 40% faster, more accurate, 2500 Apple Pay banks, iOS/OS X growth, more

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the company’s WWDC keynote presentation today with its usual update on numbers and growth since last checking in. The big numbers so far from today’s event: Siri is now 40% faster and more accurate, the company now supports 2500 banks for Apple Pay, and iOS and OS X …

Apple officially delivers transit directions to Maps with iOS 9

Announced on stage at WWDC today, Apple is ready at last to deliver a major upgrade for users of its Apple Maps service. Coming in iOS 9, Apple’s Maps application will include integrated transit directions for commuters for the first time since Apple shifted from relying on Google Maps as the …

Apple renames Passbook to Wallet

During its WWDC conference today, Apple announced that it has decided to change the name of its stock iOS app Passbook to Wallet. The move makes …

Apple revamps the Notes app in iOS 9 with lists and hand-drawn notes

Apple says that many iPhone users use the Notes app regularly to do things like create lists, capture ideas, and more. As a big proponent of the …

Wireless CarPlay coming in iOS 9, auto makers will be able to create apps to control car features

Apple has announced that CarPlay in iOS 9 will allow users to wirelessly connect to their vehicles. The change will require compatible cars, which won’t be on the market until much later. The update will also allow auto manufacturers to create apps that let users control features of the car, such …

HomeKit in iOS 9 supports new sensors and devices, can remotely control your home via iCloud

HomeKit, Apple’s platform for the connected home that was unveiled last summer, is beginning to pick up support from some well-established names in …

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Apple Music is official with on-demand streaming, a global radio station, more

<b>Introducing Apple Music — All The Ways You Love Music. All in One Place.</b><p><i>Worldwide Debut June 30</i><p>SAN FRANCISCO ― June 8, 2015 ― Apple® today unveiled …

Apple drops Helvetica for San Francisco in iOS 9

The launch of Apple's iOS 9 mobile operating system officially brings its bespoke San Francisco typeface to the rest of its product lineup, as …

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Split-Screen Multitasking (and More) Coming to the iPad in iOS 9

Yes, split-screen multitasking will be coming to the iPad in iOS 9.<p>Here are some words about the iPad that many of us have been waiting a long time to hear:<p>Do more on the big iPad display – in two apps at once.<p>That’s how Apple’s iOS 9 page introduces new split-screen multitasking features for the …

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Moshi Urbana review; a modern take on the classic briefcase

Urbana. The name alone screams Moshi’s ‘briefcase’ is for the city-dwelling folks. The design suggests lawyers with ten-gallon hats won’t be buying …

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Apple Watch Accessories

On today´s roundup we dig through the first wave of Apple Watch accessories, searching for the best options to safeguard your precious new timepiece, …

Apple Watch stickers let you customize the Digital Crown

With all the attention on Apple Watch customization focusing on wristbands, here’s an accessory that many wouldn’t see coming. WatchDots are stickers …