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iTunes hides clues that Apple is preparing to go 4K

The 4K movies should go hand-in-hand with the next-gen Apple TV.<p>It's inevitable for a massive digital store like iTunes to start selling 4K movies and videos, and that time might come sooner than you think. <i>MacRumors</i> forum member Tomas Jackson from the UK reported noticing something unusual in a …

Smart TV

Sky Movies will become Sky Cinema next month

More premieres, better picture quality and HD at no extra cost.<p>Sky isn't just a household name in the UK, but in several other European countries too. In those regions, however, Sky Movies as a brand doesn't exist. Instead, it's called Sky Cinema in those parts, and come July 8th, that's what it'll …

How-To: Manage your ‘digital afterlife’ while you’re still here to do it

None of us likes to think about our own mortality, but as the old saying has it, nobody is going to make it out of here alive.<p>Things were simple enough in the old days. We wrote a will, took out a life insurance policy, maybe left a letter explaining where to find important documents, and that was …

Eric Schmidt: AI should have verification systems to avoid 'undesirable outcomes'

Eric Schmidt has long been a prominent supporter of research and investment into artificial intelligence. The Google (Alphabet) chairman has been involved in the company's self-driving car and predictive search engines, and previously warned we shouldn't fear a future of AI. In a new op-ed in <i>Time</i> …

The next iPhone: The new features we expect to see September 9

Apple is expected to announce its next iPhones at a press event in San Francisco September 9th. Rumors of what the new phones will look like and act like have been flying for months, and VentureBeat’s own sources have given us some reliable insights on the devices.<p>The new phones — likely called the …

Forget 4K streaming, Ultra HD Blu-ray licensing begins on August 24

Good news just in for purveyors of high-resolution videos: The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has revealed it will begin licensing the new Ultra HD Blu-ray format from August 24, 2015.<p>Today’s news comes almost three months after the BDA issued the final specification for the new 4K physical-format …

iPhone 6S And 6S Plus A9 Processor Goes Into Production

Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus smartphones will come with a new processor, the current handsets use the Apple A8 processor and the new devices …

Apple Rumored to Announce New iPod Touch, Nano and Shuffle Around July 14

Apple will announce a refreshed lineup of iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle portable media players around July 14, according to usually reliable French website <i>iGen.fr</i>. The report claims the new iPod touch (codenamed "N102") should be a more significant update, likely including a bump to a …

Reading Roundup: Everything to know (so far) about iOS 9 and OS X 10.11

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve published several articles detailing the future of iOS (the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch’s operating system), OS X (the Mac’s operating system), and Watch OS (the software that runs on the Apple Watch). Here’s a list of links to the stories we’ve written thus …

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Ultra HD Blu-ray is bringing high-res movies home soon

After Blu-ray and HD DVD ushered in the age of HD and 1080p movies for the masses, discs were beaten to 4K by streaming services like Netflix, YouTube and Amazon. While the internet is still doing most of the heavy lifting for 4K, the Ultra HD Blu-ray specification is finally complete which means …

ThemeBoard Will Let Designers Share Custom Keyboards On iOS 8

Since the introduction of custom keyboards in iOS 8 at this year’s WWDC, we’ve seen a few implementations come from developers preparing solutions aiming to make the typing experience more convenient on the iPhone. Taphive’s ThemeBoard is something else — it’s a keyboard that mostly acts like …

Apple to go big on biometric devices, bigger on iPhone

Not content with dominating the market for digital music, smartphones and tablets, Apple is about to outline a future in which wearable devices monitor everything from our heart rate and caffeine intake to saturated fats, blood sugar and oxygen levels.<p>At its biggest launch event yet, on 9 September …

Everything you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event

Today’s Apple event, where it’s expected to unveil new iPhones and a smartwatch, isn’t like any other.<p>Apple’s iTunes and iCloud head, Eddy Cue, said at the Code conference in May that the company’s upcoming product pipeline is the best he’s seen in the past 25 years. The event also comes at a time …

iPhone 6 Said to Launch on Tuesday, October 14, Part of 'Incredibly Busy' Month for Apple [Updated]

Apple may be planning to launch the iPhone 6 on Tuesday, October 14 as the month itself will be an incredibly busy one for the company, according to a source that spoke to <i>MacRumors</i> citing an internal Apple Retail Store meeting.<p>The source notes that a senior Store Leader mentioned October 14th as …

You'll Be Able To Text Your Friend A Smell In A Few Days

Soon you'll be able to send a friend not just a picture of a pizza, but the <i>scent</i> of a pizza, using your phone. Yes, really.<p>Harvard engineering professor David Edwards has invented a device called an oPhone that sends and receives photos and scents. You can mix-and-match 32 basic scents to create …

Photos: Purported physical mockups of black and gold 5.5-inch iPhone 6s compared to 4.7-inch model

This fall, Apple is expected to unwrap two next-generation iPhones with larger displays: a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch higher-end “phablet” variant. While the 4.7-inch model has had physical mockups floating around the web for the past few months, parts or shells for a 5.5-inch model have not …

Reports: Yes, the long-rumored Apple wearable device is coming this October

At this point, Apple introducing a wearable gadget seems like a forgone conclusion. But on Friday morning, we received the first credible reports of …

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …

Apple's WWDC 2014: expect new OS X, iOS 8 - and a health data app?

The banners have gone up around Moscone West centre in San Francisco: Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) is ready to roll. It will carry on through the week, but the public-facing part is the keynote address. On Monday (10am local time, 6pm BST) Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, will …

Film download prices 'to be determined by screen size'

<b>The cost of watching a newly released film will depend upon the size of the screen on which it is viewed in future, the head of Dreamworks Animation says.</b><p>Those who watched on a "movie screen" would pay the most while those using smartphones would only pay a small fee, Jeffrey Katzenberg said.<p>This …

BSkyB plans major overhaul of set-top box to meet Apple threat

'Project Ethan' includes cloud-based recording and ultra-HD technology<p>BSkyB is preparing a major overhaul of its set-top box technology to address the threat to its subscription business from internet-based television services from American giants such as Amazon, Apple and Google.<p>A special unit has …