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Hands-On With the Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Yes: You've seen these iPhones before. The new 6S and 6S Plus are here, riddled with upgrades to their internal tech, but to most eyes they won't …

No 4-inch ‘iPhone 6c’ at Sept. 9 event, iPhone 5c to be discontinued, 5s/6/6 Plus staying

While Apple will unveil a pair of next-generation iPhones at its September 9th event, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, don’t expect a new 4-inch “iPhone 6c” to show up on stage. Sources say that while Apple has been working on a new 4-inch iPhone with the capabilities of last year’s iPhone 6, the …

Mobile Technology

Get ready: 8 new products Apple will release before 2015 is over

This has been a record-breaking year for Apple… and the company has only launched one major new product so far in 2015. Stop for a moment to think …

Apple Music WWDC launch roundup: iOS/Android/Mac apps, DJs, social, pricing & availability

Apple is ready to show the first fruits of its Beats acquisition next week. As we first reported in early March, Apple is planning to introduce its long-awaited Beats-based streaming music service at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, June 8th. Blending Apple interface design and …

Apple

Apple’s ‘Proactive’ to take on Google Now with deep iOS 9 search, Augmented Reality Maps, Siri API

After several years of quiet development, Apple is readying a major new iOS initiative codenamed “Proactive,” which will leverage Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook, and third-party apps to create a viable competitor to Google Now for Android devices. Like Google Now, Proactive will automatically …

Apple Pay

Apple Watch sells millions, Sony Xperia Z4 leaks, iPhone 7 materials & more - Pocketnow Daily

Calling Dick Tracy: Glide iOS app brings live video messages to Apple Watch

Glide, the app that lets users send live video messages, today becomes the first to bring the feature to Apple Watch. With an update to Glide’s iOS app, users of Apple Watch will be able to receive live videos messages right on their wrist, although it’s a one-way experience for Apple Watch as the …

Smartwatches

Brilliant free iPhone app bends reality to let you try on the Apple Watch right now

It never ceases to amaze us how creative developers get in order to solve simple problems. Apple’s first foray into both the wearables and luxury …

Jolla’s ‘Open Source’ iPad Alternative Raises More Than $1M In Two Days’ Crowdfunding

Late last week Finnish mobile startup Jolla launched a crowdfunding campaign for a tablet running its open source Sailfish OS*, smashing past its initial funding goal of $380,000 in a couple of hours. It has since pushed past the $1 million mark, with around $1.18M now pledged from more than 7,370 …

iPhone 6 Apparently Confirmed By China Telecom

The long wait is over. The iPhone 6 has been revealed, but the announcement didn’t come from the lips of Tim Cook on a stage in California. Rather, China Telecom seems to have become a bit impatient and gone ahead and announced the upcoming Apple flagship phone on its own with a post on Weibo, a …

Microsoft may do the unthinkable to make you dump XP, Vista and Windows 7

Windows is one of Microsoft’s main money makers, and the company is interested in seeing as many current Windows users move to its latest operating …

LG Created A Flexible Display That Can Roll Up Like A Newspaper

The flexible panel has a resolution of 1200 x 810 pixels and can be rolled up into a tube-like shape with a radius of 3 cm.<p>While you can't purchase the bendy display for yourself quite yet, the new display panel will act as precursor to future "rollable" TVs, according to TomsHardware.<p>"We are …

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Apps

2.5-Inch iWatch Concept With Curved, Rectangular Display Demoed in New Video

Two weeks ago, <i>Reuters</i> released a report suggesting the iWatch's screen might measure in at 2.5-inches diagonally. The rumor came as a bit of a shock, because previous reports had all pointed towards a device with a much smaller display, in the range of 1.3 to 1.7 inches.<p>Previous concept images and …

iOS 8 features split-screen apps support, developer says

The company didn't announce the feature at WWDC, but a developer has discovered the feature in code.<p>iOS 8, the next iteration of Apple's mobile operating system, may come with side-by-side app support after all.<p>App developer Steve Troughton-Smith tweeted Monday that Apple's iOS 8 software …

Apps

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

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Todd Hamilton<p>At this point, Apple introducing a wearable gadget seems like a forgone conclusion. But on Friday …

Parrot’s Newest Drone Packs A Serious Camera, Extreme Range

Say hello to Bebop, aka the AR Drone 3.0. This is the latest drone from Parrot and it’s a big upgrade from the much-loved AR Drone. It’s essentially a flying camera that can even pipe imagery directly into an Oculus Rift headset, taking flying in the clouds to a whole new level.<p>Sticking out of the …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Peter Thiel

This Isn’t The Next iPhone, But It Easily Could Be

In the space between one iPhone launch and the next, a number of things happen: rumors abound, analysts throw out predictions on sales figures, specs trickle out slowly, and most entertainingly, designers build out concepts for us to drool over.<p>This is one such concept design, from Sam Beckett, …

Lufthansa plans to beam in-flight movies to your devices

The airline's BoardConnect entertainment system can stream in-flight movies directly to Android, iOS, or Windows Phone devices.<p>Lufthansa, one of the world's largest airlines, will soon take advantage of onboard tech that sends in-flight entertainment directly to passengers' smartphones and …

Windows Phone

How big a thing could Touch ID mobile payment be? China alone hit $1.6 trillion last year

With Tim Cook having as good as confirmed that mobile payment via Touch ID is on the way, numbers released by the People’s Bank of China and reported in <i>TechNode</i> provide an insight into just how big the mobile payment market could be. Total mobile payments in China last year hit 9.64 trillion yuan – …

Microsoft Hedges on Office for iPad, Cites 'Thoughtful' Decisions

<b>thoughtful:</b> adjective, characterized by or manifesting careful thought<p>Thoughtful. T-h-o-u-g-h-t-f-u-l. Thoughtful.<p>That was the watchword yesterday …

Resource Planning

Here's What the New Apple TV Could Look Like (Hint: Check Your iPad)

A new Apple TV might look a lot like the iPad app or Roku box you can already use.<p>Apple is reportedly prepping a new version of Apple TV, which would work like a cable set-top box. Apple is working with Time Warner Cable to launch the device this year, Bloomberg says.<p>That makes sense, because we …

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You can now shop on Amazon by taking photos

Amazon’s AMZN, +2.92% app for iPhone this week added “Flow,” an image recognition tool designed to allow consumers to add a product to their shopping …

Retailers Are Driving Huge Increases In Mobile Shopping And Buying — This Is How

The biggest reason for this huge uptick in mobile commerce is the sheer number of people now equipped with smartphones and tablets. But there are some important ways retailers are also driving and harnessing the mobile commerce boom.<p>In a recent report from BI Intelligence, we examine the main …

eCommerce

What It Was Like When Apple Announced The Original iPhone Seven Years Ago Today

It's impossible to overstate how important the iPhone has been. It totally upended the technology industry and has begun to fundamentally change a lot of other industries.<p>In honor of the seven-year anniversary, here's a look back at the original iPhone keynote announcement.<p>This was Jobs' finest …

Salesforce Launches A Private Version Of AppExchange For Companies To Manage Their Own App Stores

Salesforce.com is launching the capability for customers to install a private version of AppExchange, the company’s app marketplace. The new “Private AppExchange,” available Friday, gets implemented as an instance on a company’s Salesforce SaaS environment and is designed to integrate with the now …