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watchOS 3 preview: new watch faces on your wrist & Face Gallery on iPhone

After telling you about the improved performance and more intuitive navigation in the Apple Watch software, our watchOS 3 Preview series continues with an overview of three new watch faces that have been added to watchOS 3 and a brand new Face Gallery feature found in the companion Watch app on iOS 10. watchOS 3 also lets you launch more […]

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Apple supplier Cirrus Logic releases MFi Lightning headphone development kit

Apple supplier Cirrus Logic, which provides audio chips for iPhones, iPads and iPod touches, today released a software development kit for third-party vendors who wish to build Lightning-based headphones under the ‘Made for iOS’ (MFi) program. iOS already supports headphones based on the proprietary Lightning connector, some of which are sold by Apple itself. As you know, […]

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Photographs of claimed Lightning-based EarPods leak on the web

A sketchy photograph just surfaced on the Chinese microblogging service Weibo, appearing to show off a Lightning-based version of Apple’s standard EarPods headphones. As you know, Apple is widely expected to ditch the 3.5mm analog audio jack on the next iPhone in favor of wireless headphones via Bluetooth and all-digital wired headphones based on Apple’s proprietary Lightning […]

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Concept imagines iPhone 7 in Space Black with Force Touch Home button

You’ve probably read stories by DigiTimes and 9to5Mac, which were seemingly corroborated by today’s analyst report and an earlier blurry photo, that the iPhone 7 would supposedly have a Home button that would sit flush with the face of the phone. A UK-based conceptual artist took those rumors as a base for imagining a possible design for the next iPhone’s Home […]

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2017 Porsche Panamera will have CarPlay integration

Apple’s infotainment system will be integrated natively into a 2017 edition of Panamera from Porsche, the German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars. The car maker announced this morning that the 2017 Panamera luxury sedan has CarPlay support via a built-in 12.3-inch touchscreen. In addition to CarPlay, the vehicle will support a new version of...

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Evernote just raised its prices

I stopped using Evernote more than a year ago because Apple’s much-improved Notes fulfills all of my note-taking needs. That said, I understand that some folks still prefer Evernote because it’s cross-platform and has advanced features like geotagging and uploading lots of data. In announcing the price hike on its paid subscription plans, Evernote said […]

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Analysts corroborate claim of alleged iPhone 7 Force Touch Home button

Cowen and Company analysts have corroborated an unconfirmed story which two days ago reiterated prior reports that the next iPhone would sport a Home button with haptic feedback to simulate a click, using the same approach as Force Touch on the Apple Watch. Citing “field checks” to back up its research and projections, the analysts were quoted by Business […]

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