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The Apple Watch App Store boasts more than 3,500 apps

The Apple Watch App Store boasts more than 3,500 apps

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on the company's post-earnings conference call today that more than 3,500 apps are now compatible with the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch only just launched last week, but it looks like there is no shortage of apps for early-adopters to get their hands on, with over 3,...
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Apple to give back $200 billion to its shareholders by end of March 2017

Apple plans to give a ton of money back to its very, very happy shareholders, with a total of $200 billion to be sent out to those stock owners by the end of March 2017. Apple is able to accomplish this feat because it is increasing its current capital return program by over 50%. Apple has also...
Apple announces Q2 2015 results: 61.1 million iPhones, 12.6 million iPads, 4.5 million Macs, $13.6 billion in profits

Apple announces Q2 2015 results: 61.1 million iPhones, 12.6 million iPads, 4.5 million Macs, $13.6 billion in profits

Apple has announced the company's financial results for Q2 2015 and they include 61.1 million iPhones, 12.6 million iPads, 4.5 million Macs, $13.6 billion in profits. Tim Cook: "We're seeing a higher rate of people switching to iPhone than we've experienced in previous cycles, and we're off...
Kerbal Space Program achieves liftoff with version 1.0

Kerbal Space Program achieves liftoff with version 1.0

Kerbal Space Program has finally hit version 1.0, marking the first release that truly reflects the original vision of the development team. In Kerbal Space Program, you have complete control over space exploration. In a realistically-modeled universe, you can build, launch, and fly your...
How to set your default weather and world clock for Apple Watch

How to set your default weather and world clock for Apple Watch

Can't find how to set your default weather and world clock on Apple Watch? Here's how! The Apple Watch can show a lot of really nifty pieces of information on its clock face, which is great for seeing important data at a glance. But when it comes to setting your weather and default world clock...
NBC Sports Live Extra now available on Apple TV

NBC Sports Live Extra now available on Apple TV

Sports fans, it's time to get pumped: NBC Sports Live Extra is now available on the Apple TV for all of your sports live streaming needs. If users have an active cable or satellite TV subscription, they will now be able to log in to the NBC Sports Live Extra app on their Apple TV to start...
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Facebook Messenger adds free video calling for the US and 17 more countries

Facebook has announced a new update to its Facebook Messenger app that adds support for free video calls for the US and 17 other countries. This new feature means that Facebook Messenger could be a competitor in the VoIP video market to apps such as Skype and Viber, among others. Facebook says...
Apple releases new OS X 10.10.4 beta to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple releases new OS X 10.10.4 beta to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple has released the second developer beta, and first AppleSeed Beta of OS X 10.10.4 Apple notes that OS X 10.10.4 "improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac". Apart from that, there are no specifics about exactly what is to be found in this release. Developers can grab...
Chalkboard Pinball Creator lets you build the pinball machine of your dreams

Chalkboard Pinball Creator lets you build the pinball machine of your dreams

Chalkboard Pinball Creator for iPhone and iPad lets you build and play in your own virtual pinball machines. Chalkboard Pinball Creator is the latest title from Pangea Software, developer of iOS titles such as Enigmo. With Chalkboard Pinball Creator, you can build any virtual pinball machine you...
Instagram adds emoji support for hashtags, along with three new filters

Instagram adds emoji support for hashtags, along with three new filters

Instagram is allowing emojis to work within hashtags as part of its latest update, along with adding three new filters for the popular photo sharing app. Emojis can now be added to Instagram posts via hashtags, and users can tap on them in captions. Users can also search for them on the Explore...
Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers, AppleSeed testers

Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers, AppleSeed testers

Apple has released a new beta version of iOS 8.4 to developers. They have also released the first version of the beta for their AppleSeed testers. The latest beta of iOS 8.4 can be downloaded from Apple's iOS Developer Center, as well as over the air on devices running the previous beta....
New report estimates 376,000 Apple Watch deliveries in the U.S. so far

New report estimates 376,000 Apple Watch deliveries in the U.S. so far

While the the Apple Watch recently began shipping to customers, apparently only a small number of people have received their orders. It seems that only about 20% of U.S. Apple Watch orders have been delivered to customers so far. A new report, which estimates 1.7 million U.S. pre-orders for the...
How to view goal metrics in Workout for Apple Watch

How to view goal metrics in Workout for Apple Watch

The Workout app for Apple Watch lets you log workouts quickly and easily. By default, you'll see a large ring on the screen of your Apple Watch during a workout. It gives you a general idea of how much progress you've made during your exercising period. While it's a good indicator, if you prefer...
Siri 'third generation' architecture includes Apache Mesos and, yes, JARVIS

Siri 'third generation' architecture includes Apache Mesos and, yes, JARVIS

During a recent meet-up, a slide showed that Apple considered Siri to be on its third generation architecture. Like any major online service, Siri is constantly being updated behind the scenes to improve stability, scalability, and performance. This presentation is specific called out Apache Mesos...
Final Apple Q2 2015 earning estimates

Final Apple Q2 2015 earning estimates

Apple reports its second quarter earnings at 1:30pm PT, 4:30pm ET today. The numbers for AAPL will certainly be big, the real questions is how big? Everything from iPhone to iPad to Mac sales, revenue from services like iTunes and the App Store, and profits from Apple Retail and Online will...
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Discover credit card members in the US will be able to use Apple Pay starting this fall

The Discover credit card company has reached an agreement with Apple that will allow members in the US to start using Apple Pay this fall. Discover said back in September they were "in discussions" to support Apple Pay but they were not among the launch partners when the payment service launched...
Flying the Apple Watch skies

Flying the Apple Watch skies

I've been wanting to try travel with the Apple Watch since the company first introduced it. This weekend, I had the chance. The iPhone has been my frequent travel companion for a while now. I do almost everything with it. So, I was curious to see how different (if at all) traveling with the...
How to view your step count on Apple Watch

How to view your step count on Apple Watch

Although the Apple Watch prefers to track calories rather than steps, you can still get your count. If you're coming from a conventional fitness tracker, that might be confusing at first. How many calories you burned or how many minutes of brisk activity you engaged in might not correlate with...
The difference between Apple and Samsung industrial design

The difference between Apple and Samsung industrial design

"Paint the back of the fence", has been referenced time and again, "because you'll know." It's a quote from the late Steve Jobs' father intended to help instill pride in craft. Jony Ive, Apple's senior vice president of design, has spoken numerous times about the importance and inevitability of...
EE announces Q1 2015 earnings, closes quarter with 9.3 million 4G customers

EE announces Q1 2015 earnings, closes quarter with 9.3 million 4G customers

UK mobile operator EE today announced the company's financial results for Q1 2015. EE remains Europe's largest 4G operator, but aims to increase 4G user base to 14 million by year end. UK mobile operator EE today announced the company's financial results for Q1 2015. EE remains Europe's largest...

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