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Top Apple Watch features in watchOS 2 (Video)

Along with the announcement and beta release of iOS 9 at WWDC 2015, Apple has unveiled watchOS 2.0. This software is currently in beta, but brings along some cool changes you should know about. Check out our watchOS 2 feature video to find out if these changes make your Apple Watch experience …

Apple Music Will Let You Download Tracks To Listen To Offline

Apple’s new music streaming was made official yesterday and we heard more details about Apple Music earlier today.<p>Now it looks like Apple will allow …

Apple Music

iCloud Drive App Coming In iOS 9

We have already seen a number of the new features that are coming to the iPhone and iPad in iOS 9 and now we have details on another, a new iCloud …

Apple’s iOS 9 to feature iCloud Drive app

Now that the avalanche of info released by Apple during its WWDC keynote yesterday has begun to subside, smaller details about the newly announced …

Aumeo launches Indiegogo campaign to make everything you listen to sound better

The merit of high bit rate music services like Tidal or devices like Pono are up for debate when the average person’s hearing may or may not be good enough to actually tell the difference between high or low-quality audio.<p>Aumeo wants to change that with its gadget that tailors everything you listen …

Apple Announces OS X El Capitan With Split View, Contextual Spotlight, Updated Apps and More, Launches in Fall

Apple today announced OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the latest version of its Mac operating system. OS X El Capitan features new versions of multiple stock apps, including Safari, Mail and Notes, improved Spotlight search with natural language enhancements and contextually aware results, Metal for Mac and …

Apps

Apple Announces Metal for OS X El Capitan

Apple today announced a boost to performance coming to users with OS X El Capitan in the form of Metal, previously available only for iOS. The company promises the inclusion of Apple's breakthrough graphics technology into El Capitan will boost system-wide performance and battery life while …

OS X

Apple Announces Multitasking Experiences for iPad with iOS 9

Today at WWDC, Apple confirmed that multitasking would be coming to the iPad with iOS 9. The new feature will allow users to view, and sometimes interact with, two apps simultaneously in multiple ways. First is "Split View," coming to iPad Air 2, which brings the most powerful task managing …

Apple

Apple Announces iOS 9 With Proactive Siri, Maps Transit, iPad Multitasking and More

At today's WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 9, the latest version of its mobile operating system. iOS 9, which is designed to improve upon iOS 8, has four central areas of focus: intelligence, apps, iPad multitasking, and foundation.<p>With iOS 9, our iOS devices are more intelligent and proactive …

Apps

Apple Announces watchOS 2 With Native Apps, Third-Party Complications, and More

At today's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple detailed some major changes coming to watchOS, the operating system that powers the Apple Watch. New features in watchOS 2 include support for native apps, third-party complications, communications improvements, better health and fitness …

Smartwatches

'Move to iOS' App Allows for No Hassle Android-to-iOS Data Transfer

A somewhat hidden feature not spoken of directly during today's WWDC keynote is a new app for iOS 9 called "Move to iOS," which will allow current Android users a hassle-free migration experience from their Android phone to the iOS ecosystem.<p>Once downloaded on each phone, the app will help users …

Apps

Apple Music to Support Saving Playlists and Songs for Offline Listening

Apple today announced Apple Music, a new all-in-one app and service for discovering and listening to music. Apple Music includes a streaming music service that delivers on-demand music for $9.99 per month, much like Apple's existing Beats Music service.<p>Many users have wondered whether Apple Music …

Apple Seeds Fourth iOS 8.4 Beta With Revamped Music App to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers for testing purposes, nearly a month after seeding the third iOS 8.4 beta and almost two months after launching the first iOS 8.4 beta. iOS 8.4 has been in testing since mid-April, following the early April release of iOS 8.3. …

Another Purported 'iPad Pro' Case Shown in New Photos

French website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> has shared new photos for another possible third-party case for the so-called "iPad Pro" tablet. The black protective cover has cutouts for a Lightning connector, rear-facing camera and microphone, volume rocker, mute switch and power button, consistent with previous …

IPad Pro

Samsung sold over 100,000 Tizen Z1 smartphones so far

Despite early reports of a frosty reception, Samsung has remained confident that its Tizen powered Z1 smartphone is selling well in India and recently launched the handset in Bangladesh. Now, industry sources are suggesting that Samsung has sold more than 100,000 Z1’s in India since its launch on …

Mobile

Xiaomi Passes Samsung as Top Chinese Vendor in 2014

Xiaomi continued its inexorable rise in China, rising to 13.7% of market share in Q4 of 2014, while Samsung’s ongoing decline in China continued …

Google’s Android One program launches in the Phillippines, brings Android 5.1 goodness

While many of us are still waiting patiently for Android 5.0 to reach our devices, the Philippines is going one better thanks to Google’s Android One …

Google Play Music for iOS finally works on the iPad

Google has been making solid iOS apps for a good long time now, and today it has pushed out a much-needed update to the Google Play Music app: it finally works natively on an iPad. With that, the Google Play Music app is pretty much at feature parity with the Android version — you can't sign up for …

Google concerned with Xiaomi’s ability to compete with apps and services

When it comes to apps and services competing with Google and Android, there is not very much. Even historically the same can be said as no hardware …

HTC anticipates the arrival of Lollipop update for the Verizon One M8 in early March

Just a few weeks ago, HTC announced that the update to Lollipop wouldn’t make its way to most One M7 and M8 owners within the company’s 90-day guarantee. Even though HTC had good reason to delay the update, this still discouraged many users hoping to try out the latest and greatest software in a …

Neptune announces the Duo, a standalone smart wristband and a “Pocket Screen”

Neptune, the folks behind the Neptune Pine, are back with an interesting wearable concept. It’s called the Neptune Duo, and it aims to fix all of your smartphone problems. If you’re unfamiliar with the company’s previous offerings, the Neptune Pine was a full-blown Android smartphone on your wrist. …

Wearable Tech

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge receives Android 5.0.1 in Australia

Samsung has been fiercely rolling out Lollipop updates to all of its eligible devices, like the S5, Note 3, S4, and Note 4, and the Note Edge is no …

Nexus 5 Spotted on Geekbench Running Android 5.1

Nexus devices are usually the first to receive updates, so their updates tend to serve as a preview for things to come. A Nexus device has done just …

Rumor says Touch ID coming to MacBooks and Magic Mouse/Trackpad for Apple Pay, but there are roadblocks

When Apple develops a new technology or feature for its hardware, it typically rolls it out on one product then expands it to the rest of the line. For example, Touch ID launched for the iPhone in 2013 and made its way to the iPad with the iPad Air 2 in 2014. For 2015, Touch ID may make its debut …

Apple Pay

BlackBerry again sues Ryan Seacrest’s Typo for copying keyboard design in latest products

Following a US District Judge in San Francisco ordering Typo to pay BlackBerry $860,000, the Ryan Seacrest-backed company now faces another suit from the Canadian smartphone maker for continuing to sell its iPhone case with an integrated hardware keyboard.<p>The Hollywood Reporter says that BlackBerry …

San Francisco

Can you guess the price of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch?

Can you guess the price of the gold Apple Watch? There has been a lot of speculation about how much the 42mm and 38mm versions of the 18-karat <i>Apple</i> <i>Watch Edition</i> will cost, but we wanted to poll the 9to5Mac community to see where everyone stands. Put your guess in the comments, vote using the polls …

Apple Watch

Google Play Music for iOS updated w/ Material Design, first ever iPad version

Google this afternoon has begun rolling out a major update to the Play Music app on iOS. The update packs a handful of new features and enhancements, including a totally refreshed Material Design interface, and for the first time, an iPad optimized interface, as well.<p>Google touts that this update …

IDC: Xiaomi’s growth tops Samsung in China, but Apple is making a dent too

According to the latest numbers from IDC, Xiaomi—the rising star of the smartphone industry—has managed to pass up Samsung in China. In 2013, Xiaomi trailed Samsung’s almost 19% market share by a solid 13 percentage points (at just 5.3%), and was only the 5th largest maker of smartphones in China. …

Long-time Macworld editor Chris Breen joins Apple

Chris Breen, a long-time writer and Senior Editor for Macworld, has decided to leave a long-time career of journalism covering the Cupertino company and take his talents straight to Apple itself.<p>According to a post on his personal blog:<p>Just a note to say that I’ve left <i>Macworld</i> to work for a …

Technology

iPhone 6 Plus Owners Use Twice as Much Data as iPhone 6 Owners

There's a new mobile analytics report out from Citrix [PDF] and it's filled with interesting data on mobile usage, including a tidbit that suggests iPhone 6 Plus owners use far more data than other iPhone owners.<p>People who own the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus consume twice as much data as people who own …