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Here's more detail about how long Apple's Watch battery will last

What does an all-day battery life of 18 hours really consist of? That's what Apple's promising it's debut smartwatch will offer. Thankfully, it has also detailed a bunch of other power-draining use cases to allay / confirm (delete as appropriate) any battery life fears. This typical use battery …

High Apple Store Traffic Distorting Mall Rent, Lifting Mall Sales

Apple Stores' ability to generate a high rate of foot traffic in malls is allowing Apple to win "sweetheart deals" from mall operators while increasing mall sales 10%, according to a new <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report.<p>Apple draws so many shoppers that its stores single-handedly lift sales by 10% at the …

Apple Store

Apple to Add Force Touch and Pink Color Option to Next iPhones, Screen Size to Stay the Same

Apple will add pressure-sensing Force Touch technology to its next-generation iPhones, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> in an article that covers a range of new details on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Currently built into the upcoming Apple Watch and 12-inch Retina MacBook, Force Touch lets …

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

Apple Announces New Cool Stuff

Tim Cook

What Apple Watch does, in Tim Cook’s own words

On Monday, Apple will officially launch the Apple Watch, its first completely new product since the iPad was introduced in 2010 as well as its first …

Smartwatches

Why a new 12-inch MacBook Air could debut alongside Apple Watch

A 12-inch MacBook Air is in production for the second quarter of this year, reports the <i>Wall Street Journal.</i> That leads to a question about Apple’s …

Friday Poll: What do you want most from Monday's Apple event?

Apple is getting a jump on spring fever with a special event timed to happen the Monday after most of the US jumps ahead an hour into Daylight Saving Time. That timely connection may be a hint about what's to come at the event: most likely we'll get a slew of new details on the Apple Watch.<p>There …

6 things to expect from Apple’s Watch event today

Here's the big question: we know that the Apple Watch will be available starting at $349, but how much higher will it go?<p><b>Update:</b> Read our review of Apple Watch.<p>It seems like a very safe assumption that $349 will get you the Apple Watch Sport. With its aluminum body and synthetic rubber strap, it's …

Apple Watch

13 things to know about the Apple Watch

Any last questions we had about the Apple Watch were answered Monday afternoon.<p>During an event in San Francisco, CEO Tim Cook and other executives announced key details about the Apple Watch, including when it will go on sale, where it will be available, and exactly how much it costs.<p>Here's what we …

Apple Watch: six things that could drive you round the bend

The Apple Watch is eagerly anticipated, but can you live with these six irritations?<p><b>1. You have to wake it up to check the time</b><p>Apple has said that, in order to preserve battery life, its Watch will not have an always-on display. This means that the watch face will only light up when you move your …

Apple Watch will eventually replace your car keys

During his whirlwind tour of the Middle East and Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been leaving little breadcrumbs of Apple Watch revelations.<p>There was the confirmation that the Watch will be showerproof in Germany, and now Cook has said it will eventually replace your car keys.<p>Cook was greeted with a …

Apple Watch

Led By iPhone 6, Apple Passed Samsung In Q4 Smartphone Sales, 1.9B Mobiles Sold Overall In 2014

If 2014 goes down as the year when smartphone sales globally passed the 1 billion mark (1.2 billion, to be exact, from a total of 1.9 billion mobile phones overall), Q4 will go down as the quarter when Samsung lost its footing as the world’s leader in the category for the first time since 2011. …

Mobile

Ahead of Apple Watch launch, Apple trains its retail employees on the art of upsell

In preparation of the Apple Watch hitting stores next month, the Cupertino, California company is training its retail employees on the art of the upgrade.<p>According to a sales document obtained by 9to5Mac, retail store employees should use customers’ interest in the Apple Watch as a way to get them …

Apple Watch

Next-Generation iPhones Said to Feature Force Touch, Lack Dual-Lens Camera System

The so-called "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" will reportedly adopt Force Touch, a feature that debuted on the Apple Watch in September, according to sources for <i>AppleInsider</i>. The next-generation iPhones are expected to retain the same physical design as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, including …

Mobile Technology

Tim Cook explains one very important way the Apple Watch will be like the iPhone

"This will be just like the iPhone: people wanted it and bought for a particular reason, perhaps for browsing, but then found out that they loved it for all sorts of other reasons."<p>This really struck home for me.<p>I've never worn a watch. I have no interest in fitness trackers, which seems to be the …

Tim Cook

Big, beautiful photos of all 22 models of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was created to be both a tech and fashion product, with Apple designer Jony Ive explaining that his team "worked extremely hard to make an object that, one, would be extremely desirable, but would also be personal because we don't all want to wear the same watch."<p>As a result, there …

Smartwatches

The iPhone 6c would be a hit if it looked like this

A somewhat surprising lack of interest in the iPhone 5c means Apple’s unlikely to have another stab at a more affordable iPhone category for a long time, but these beautiful mockups of a would-be iPhone 6c make us wish that wasn’t the case.<p>Put together by 3DFuture, these renders depict a …

New 'iPhone 6c' Concept Teases Future of Apple's Budget Smartphone

While it remains unknown if Apple will ever release a new budget smartphone to succeed the iPhone 5c, which was a plastic-backed carbon copy of the iPhone 5, a new gallery of renders from <i>3D Future</i> provides an early look at what the so-called "iPhone 6c" could look like. The concept smartphone …

Mobile Technology

Supreme Spring/Summer 2015 Accessories Collection

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>220<p>220<p>SHARES<p>For fans of Supreme who've always wanted to be dressed head to toe in their favorite brand, …

Apple is estimated to sell 26 million Apple Watches in 2015

In less than two months the Apple Watch will be released to million of eager fans. When it was announced last year the company said it would start …

Want To Try The Apple Watch Before Buying It? Lumoid Has You Covered

Deciding what kind of DSLR cameras, lenses, drones, fitness trackers or smartwatches can be a challenge because there are many options. The last thing you want to do is buy a device and find it unsatisfying. Fortunately, you can rent consumer electronics before you buy them through a service called …

9 reasons why iPhones are better than Android phones

But if you're having trouble deciding between iPhone and Android, here are some ways the iPhone trumps Android.

Tim Cook

Leef’s iBridge expands your iPhone’s storage by 256GB, for a price

LAS VEGAS — On the surface, there’s nothing very exciting about a portable flash drive. It doesn’t excite me at all. But make that drive a sleek, Lightning-equipped, 256GB beast of a thing, and now we’re talking.<p>The Leef iBridge, on display here at International CES, packs the most storage of any …

The Apple Watch Isn't Here Yet, But The Battle Over It Has Already Started

Having waded into the prediction waters myself, I’m well aware how treacherous they can be. But surely Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist behind Twitter and Tumblr, had no idea he would set off the year’s first technology tsunami with his post: “What Is Going To Happen.” Wilson, in what he …

Apple Watch

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

The 22 Most Expensive Homes Sold This Year

The most expensive home ever sold in the US hit the record books in 2014, and several famous properties changed hands.<p>From celebrity-owned estates in Los Angeles to sky-high mansions in Manhattan, here are the most expensive homes sold in the US in 2014.<p><i>*Thanks to our astute readers for pointing</i> …

Real Estate

6 Biggest Tech Debuts to Watch in 2015

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Everything Apple Watch apps can’t do

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