Jacob Kosanovong

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Here's why Apple made the stylus that Steve Jobs hated

Styluses and screens have come a long way<p>When Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller announced that the company's stylus for new iPad Pro would be called Pencil, the crowd audibly laughed in unison. On the surface, it was because it played into the stereotype that Apple lays claim to everyday …

The most important Apple stories of 2014

2014 was an important year for Apple. No new products — and product categories — in the first half allowed many in the sensationalist media once …

This is Flow, Samsung's cross-device content sharing system

Samsung brought out folks during its SDC 2014 keynote to cover a whole host of areas that the company is focusing on, and one of the more interesting …

Samsung Flow initiative to make movement between devices easier

Over the last several years, as computers became more powerful and take increasingly different form factors, the landscape changed so that it is no …

Apps

How to set up and use Handoff on your Mac

With Handoff, part of Apple's Continuity features, you can start something on one devices (like an iMessage on your iPhone) and finish it off on …

Why Apple Pay is the future

Critics are fond of saying Apple doesn’t innovate any more. But Apple’s new electronic payment system, Apple Pay, is innovation of the highest order. After a relatively smooth rollout this week, I honestly believe Apple Pay is the future of payments.<p>Even so, Apple Pay must clear some big hurdles if …

Apple Announces ‘Apple Pay’ Mobile Payments System

- Sep 9, 2014<p>Among the announcements at Apple’s event today was the debut of Apple’s new electronic payments service, “Apple Pay.” The new service …

iPhone 6 faces stronger competition than any previous Apple smartphone

The HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy Alpha, and new Moto X have the smartphone wars feeling fresh again<p>The new iPhones are here, and Apple says they represent "the biggest advancements" in the line's entire history. The screens are bigger and sharper, yet the phones themselves are both thinner than the …

The Impact of Apple Watch on Health and Fitness

The Apple Watch was announced earlier today and it, along with the Health app, will change the way we are able to interact with our iPhones. The Apple Watch does double duty as an all day fitness tracker (Activity app) and a sports watch (Workout app). The wide variety of data it collects makes it …

Apple uploads individual iPhone 6 and Apple Watch promo videos to YouTube for your embedding pleasure

Apple has started uploading the promo videos and ads from today’s iPhone 6 and Apple Watch presentation to YouTube. Head over to Apple’s official YouTube page to watch all of these videos in one spot. The full Keynote presentation is also available for replay.<p>Embedded below are all 11 videos:

The 7 biggest disappointments from today’s Apple event

Tim Cook and company brought down the house at the Flint Center in Cupertino, and while investors haven’t reacted positively, Apple fanboys are still trying to recover from the hurricane of incredible new products Apple just announced.<p>The Apple Watch, big iPhones, Apple Pay and even some new …

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus specs

iPhone 6 Plus<p>OS<p>iOS 8<p>iOS 8<p>Screen Size<p>4.7 inches<p>5.5 inches<p>Screen Resolution<p>1334x750 (326ppi)<p>1920x1080 (401ppi)<p>Screen Type<p>IPS LED<p>IPS LED<p>Processor<p>64-bit …

Apple Announces Apple Watch, Available in Early 2015 From $349

Apple today announced its long-rumored wearable device, the Apple Watch, which actually uses the Apple Symbol () followed by "Watch" in its name. Apple's Watch is designed to be both fashionable and functional, available in an array of different color and materials with six different types of …

The Apple Watch is designed for everybody

You don't have to like them all<p>The Moto 360 is too aggressive. It's too big. It's too shiny. Its face is too large in comparison to its bezel. Its strap flops out from the edge of its case like a dog's tongue on a hot day. That's my opinion. Many will disagree with me, but I don't care. I will …

What only Tim Cook's Apple can do

It's been almost two weeks since the WWDC 2014 keynote and a week exactly since the event itself wrapped up and not only is the feeling of excitement …

How To Free Up Space On iOS – MacStories

My friend Bradley Chambers recently posted a series of tips on how to free up space on iOS:<p>In 2014, 16 GB is becoming less and less manageable. Apps are getting bigger, we are consuming more media, and we are taking more photos. Time and time again, I've gotten calls and emails asking how to free …

Watch this: Apple's two-hour WWDC keynote in 10 minutes

Apple spent two hours today talking about new software it plans to release this fall. That includes iOS 8 and a newly-revamped version of OS X called Yosemite. The whole keynote took a little under two hours, or you can just watch the best, most important parts in our 10-minute edit above. There's …

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 announces new Mail for iOS features, including quick actions and data detection

Apple announced iOS 8 today during its Worldwide Developer Conference, including several new features for its default Mail client. Among those new features were new gestures for quickly handling messages by swiping. Swiping from left to right allows you to mark a message as unread, while swiping …

Apple Updates iMessage with Improved Group Messaging and Video and Audio Messages

While introducing iOS 8 at its Worldwide Developers Conference today, Apple announced a host of improvements for its popular iMessage messaging platform, including in-line audio and video messages and new group features like Do Not Disturb and more.<p>The in-line video and audio messages are accessed …

Apple debuts new Family Sharing feature for iOS 8

Apple debuted a new Family Sharing feature during its WWDC keynote today. The feature allows family members who use the same credit card to also share a variety of other information, including iTunes purchases, photos and photo streams, location, reminders, calendars, and more.<p>One incredibly useful …

Apple introduces new Photos app for iOS with shared editing across all devices

Apple has just announced some changes to the way iOS handles photos that will hopefully make things a lot more convenient for users. iOS 8 will come with a new Photos app that lets users access every photo they've taken across all of their various devices. It's not just the images themselves …

Apple announces new Photos app for Mac

As part of OS X Yosemite, Apple announced an all new Photos app for Mac today at WWDC. The new app, which integrates iCloud sharing and many editing features, shares many of the same benefits of the Photos app built into iOS 8.<p>While Apple hasn’t announced a specific release date for Photos yet, …

Apple announces new iCloud pricing: 5GB free, 20GB for $1/month, 200GB for $4/month, up to 1TB

Apple just announced new iCloud pricing coming soon to compliment a ton of new cloud features unveiled for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite today.<p>The new pricing starts with the same free 5GB for all users and introduces a new 20GB for $1/month tier as well as a 200GB for $4/month tier. Currently Apple …

Apple opens up iOS 8 to third-party keyboards

For the first time ever, Apple's opened up iOS to third-party keyboards, the company said today. The new feature — which is a part of iOS 8 this fall — lets users pick keyboards from other companies instead of the one Apple's shipped on its phones and tablets for the past few years. On-stage, that …

Coming in iOS 8: WiFi calling, Tips app, FaceTime call waiting, iBooks preinstalled, much more

There’s a lot of new features coming in iOS 8 that you might have missed during Apple’s presentation today. Apple briefly flashed the slide pictured above and in it listed a bunch of new features that it didn’t talk about in length or at all during its keynote. Some of them include a “Tips app”, …

Gallery: First look at iOS 8 with Health app, Notification Center widgets, and more

Earlier today Apple announced the next version of its iOS software, iOS 8, during the WWDC keynote today. Below you’ll find a gallery of all the new bells and whistles in the latest operating system. If you’ve got some screenshots you’d like to send us, you can send them to <b>tips@9to5mac.com</b>.<p>The new …

HomeKit: Why Apple Buried its Biggest Announcement at WWDC

Imagine you’re arriving home after work, and before you can fumble around for your keys, the door simply senses your presence and unlocks, the lights turn on, music from your favorite album begins to play from your speaker system, the air inside is cooled to your ideal temperature.<p>What you’re …

A Look at 'Health' and 'HealthKit', Apple's New Health Initiative

Ahead of WWDC, perhaps one of the most hyped features for iOS 8 was "Healthbook," which was said to serve as a Passbook-style app that aggregated a variety of health-related information in a colorful card array.<p>While Apple did indeed announce a new health initiative and accompanying app, …