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No Revamped Apple TV or iWatch Expected at WWDC

Apple does not have plans to use the company's upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference to debut new Apple TV hardware, its related software, or the iWatch, reports John Paczkowski of <i>Re/code</i>.<p>Citing sources familiar with Apple's plans, Paczkowski confirms that Apple's big announcements will focus on …

Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

iPad regains title as top tablet in J.D. Power rankings

Apple has regained its crown as J.D. Power’s top tablet maker in the world, according to the company’s latest U.S. Tablet Satisfaction survey.<p>Samsung knocked the iPad off the top post last year, but after surveying 2,513 tablet owners Apple came out on top in 2014 with a score of 830, dominating in …

Tablets

The developer behind iMessage leaves Apple for a messaging startup

Andrew Vyrros, who led development on iMessage and FaceTime while at Apple, has left the company for messaging startup Layer. The company announced the news yesterday, but Vyrros left Apple several months ago, sources tell <i>The Verge,</i> where he was also responsible for Apple's push notification …

Future iPhones could take ‘super-resolution’ pics without needing extra megapixels

For many users, the quality and accessibility of the iPhone camera means that it is the only camera we need on a regular basis. It may be about to get a whole lot better, too, according to a patent application published by Apple on Thursday — describing a new “super-resolution” mode.<p>What makes the …

Mobile Photography

What Apple is really buying with Beats

This is what you get when you make Dr. Dre a billionaire<p>All that was missing was the sound of a record needle scratch: Apple is doing <i>what</i>? But the original <i>Financial Times</i> report in early May that broke the news Apple was planning to buy Beats Electronics — giving it a billion-dollar electronics …

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Mockup Comparison to iPod Touch Highlights Design Similarities

Italian site <i>Macitynet</i>, which previously published several photos of a fairly good quality physical mockup of the rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 6 based on design drawings from Japanese magazine <i>MacFan</i>, has now shared an interesting new photo set [Google Translate] comparing the mockup to a …

Here are two new iPhoneography apps to check out this weekend

I’m constantly checking out new photography apps for the iPhone, and like many out there, my favorite remains VSCO Cam. There’s a new contender on the scene that was released this week, and it’s definitely worth trying if you like experimenting beyond VSCO’s filters.<p>A new video app from the …

Apps

Apple Store Switching From iPod touch to iPhone 5s for Their Sales Floor EasyPay System

Citing “Sources familiar with the rollout,” <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that Apple is in the process of replacing the fourth-generation iPod touch units used by …

OS Experience brings desktop multitasking to iPad for jailbreakers

Apple kicks off its big in-store iPhone upgrade event

In line with our earlier report, Apple has just kicked off a big iPhone trade-in event at its U.S. retail stores that will see employees pushing upgrade offers for the iPhone 5s and 5c. We first reported on details of the event earlier this week noting Apple would add improved trade in options and …

Reuters Reports iPhone 6 Coming in August, "Phablet" in September

<i>Reuters</i> reported today that the much-anticipated 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will be coming in August — a month earlier than everyone has been expecting. And the report said that the larger 5.5-inch device will make its appearance in September. This too diverges from earlier rumors, which have stated that it …

Apple

8tracks releases major iOS overhaul as it prepares to take on music streaming's biggest players

The music wars are at a fever pitch, with Spotify, Google, Rdio, Pandora and the other big players in a full out war to win over users to their streaming services. But, one little talked about US company is quickly gaining momentum by pursuing an angle that none of the other platforms have managed …

Apple buying Beats could radically transform the digital music business

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Jerry Wong/Flickr<p>There are still many unknowns about Apple’s (S AAPL) reported acquisition of headphone maker Beats …

Google Play vs. Rdio vs. Songza

Patrick O'Rourke<p>Published: May 8, 2014, 1:08 pm<p>Updated: 4 years ago<p>A A A<p>A A A<p>With Google Play Music finally entering the Canadian market, streaming …

Google Play

Hunter Hayes: Storyline

Hunter Hayes' single "Invisible" is an anomaly on today's country radio – the rare song that treats high school as something more than a golden age …

Country Music