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Yes, Apple's smartwatch should run third-party apps

Tipsters have been seemingly eager to shed light on every single facet of Apple's long-rumored smartwatch, but one obvious question hasn't really received a clear answer: will it run third-party apps? If you ask <i>9to5Mac</i>, the answer is "yes." Its sources claim that the iOS-based wristwear will not …

5 Questions About Apple's Big Unveiling Tuesday

Chief executive Tim Cook will seek to vanquish the notion that Apple lost its magic when its famed co-founder Steve Jobs died.<p>Cook could help Apple establish its dominance in a new category with an "iWatch" at the event set in the very location where Jobs introduced the Macintosh computer 30 years …

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From August 2014

From time-lapse videos to 360º photo spheres, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in August.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Photo Sphere Camera (Google)<p>Google introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera …

The Tech Rapture? Why Tuesday Sept. 9 is the nexus of all things high-tech

Everything is happening on Tuesday Sept. 9 in the world of technology and gaming. It feels like a nexus of events that are somehow all tied together.<p>And while days like this used to seem busy for just tech journalists or Silicon Valley, now the whole world is watching. I think of it as the Rapture …

Big-screen iPhones, iWatch start the clock on Apple's 'amazing' product spree

Apple CEO Tim Cook started saying last year that the world's most-watched consumer electronics maker would soon deliver "amazing" products that cross into new categories beyond its wildly successful smartphones, tablets, and computers.<p>That time needs to be now.<p>Apple on Tuesday is expected to update …

Apple's big event: Here's what to expect

<b>Update: Apple has unveiled two new iPhones, a mobile payment system and its first smartwatch.</b> <b>Read more...</b><p>After months of anticipation, the tech industry event of 2014 is upon us: Apple's product launch day.<p>The tech giant has said almost nothing publicly about what's in store Tuesday, but industry …

Apple feeds frenzy with selective silence

But the less Apple says about its eagerly anticipated event on Tuesday at a performing arts center in Silicon Valley, the more frenzied the speculation becomes.<p>In keeping with its style, Apple has revealed little about what is expected to be the unveiling of the company's first "big thing" since …

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Apple reportedly planning to implement tokenization in NFC payment system

We may finally have a reason for why Apple Stores and some other stores are installing new NFC payment hardware ahead of the iPhone 6 launch. Apple is reportedly planning on implementing a security feature called tokenzation in the system, which removes the necessity to transmit account numbers or …

iPhone 6 launch: what do you want from Apple's new phone - and wearable?

Will it have a reversible USB cable? Are rumours of “unscratchable” sapphire screens true? And an NFC payment system? And just how big will the iPhone 6 be, exactly?<p>How about the rumoured wearable device? Is this the must-have exercise accessory you’ve been waiting for? Is your doctor pacing the …

Apple Watch review: Apple Watch one year in: My (kinda sorta) everyday companion - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Beautifully constructed. Handles messages well. A solid fitness tracker. Hundreds of apps. Can send and receive voice calls via an iPhone. Lots of design choices. Apple Pay-enabled. Stores music for local playback over Bluetooth.<p><b>The Bad</b> Battery only lasts a little more than a day. Most …

Apple courts fashionistas as iWatch expectations mount

Apple invites fashion's elite to special media event, fueling speculation a fashion-forward iWatch is on the cards<p>Apple has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a …