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2015

September iPhone event marks return of live stream for Windows users

Thursday August 27, 2015

Next month's iPhone event will mark the first time in recent history that Windows users will be able to officially live-stream an Apple presentation, the company quietly revealed on Thursday through the event's website.

Square launches Appointments iPhone app for booking, managing clients

Thursday August 27, 2015

Mobile payment firm Square on Thursday launched Square Appointments, a combination service and iPhone app for businesses dependent on client bookings.

Instagram loosens limits, enables portrait, landscape modes for photo & video

Thursday August 27, 2015

Facebook on Thursday released an update to its Instagram apps for iOS and Android, opening up the media-sharing service to posts in landscape and portrait ratios.

PayAnywhere to launch Apple Pay-compatible card reader at Apple Stores

Thursday August 27, 2015

A company called PayAnywhere is preparing to launch a self-named card reader that could help bring Apple Pay support to small businesses, which have so far mostly foregone the technology.

Rumor: New display with Force Touch could make 'iPhone 6s' slightly heftier

Thursday August 27, 2015

A leaked display component purportedly destined for Apple's next-generation iPhone has been measured up and comes in heavier and thicker than its counterpart in the iPhone 6, suggesting that the addition of Force Touch might make the "iPhone 6s" bigger than its predecessor.

Siri knows about Apple's new iPhone event on Sept. 9

Thursday August 27, 2015

The invitations for Apple's upcoming Sept. 9 event were designed around Siri -- bearing what she would call "colorful wavey words" and the phrase "Hey Siri, give us a hint" -- and it turns out there's more to it than meets the eye, as the erstwhile digital assistant actually does drop some knowledge.

48 Hour Deals: Gold 12" MacBook for $1,149.99 ($150 off), 13" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) for $1,249 ($500 off)

Thursday August 27, 2015

This week we have one more last minute back-to-school deal: the lowest price ever on Apple's new Gold 12" MacBook (1.1GHz/8GB/256GB) at $1,149.99 ($150 instant savings) plus a free 3-piece USB-C early adopter accessories kit, free software, free shipping, and no sales tax collected in 48 states.

Apple announces Sept. 9 event for 'iPhone 6s,' updated Apple TV at massive new venue

Thursday August 27, 2015

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to members of the media, making official its anticipated Sept. 9 event at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. It's expected to showcase not only a next-generation "iPhone 6s" handset, but also a new Siri-enabled Apple TV set-top box.

'iPhone 6s' 12MP camera rumored to shoot 4K video, front camera again said to have 'selfie' flash

Thursday August 27, 2015

With less than two weeks to go before Apple is expected to take the wraps off of its next-generation iPhone, a new rumor claims the so-called "iPhone 6s" will be capable of shooting ultra-high-resolution 4K video with its rear facing 12-megapixel camera.

China sentences 14 people in plot to convert US iPhones for Chinese networks

Thursday August 27, 2015

A court in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou has reportedly sentenced 14 people for hacking into a Foxconn database to steal digital identity certificates, in turn used to convert U.S. iPhones for Chinese networks.

Lenovo folds smartphone unit under Motorola, plans to streamline mobile portfolio

Thursday August 27, 2015

Apple competitor Lenovo on Thursday confirmed that it will shuffle all of its smartphone operations -- including design and manufacturing -- under its Motorola banner, and eventually shut down Lenovo Mobile entirely.

Amazon to forego future phone development following Fire Phone failure

Thursday August 27, 2015

E-commerce behemoth Amazon has reportedly begun to draw down engineering resources in its mobile phone team, shedding jobs and re-focusing efforts on tablets and other home electronics in the wake of the Fire Phone's dismal showing.

Latest guesstimate pegs Apple Watch at 3.6M units shipped last quarter

Thursday August 27, 2015

Though Apple still hasn't announced sales of its wrist-worn Apple Watch, that hasn't stopped yet another research firm from throwing their hat into the ring, estimating that Apple debuted at second place in the wearable device market behind Fitbit.

Apple researching wireless earphones with bone conduction noise cancelling tech

Thursday August 27, 2015

According to a patent application published on Thursday, Apple is looking into advanced bone conduction technology that would enhance voice communications in an unannounced wireless earphone system.

Rumor: Unlikely 'iPhone 6s Plus' retail packaging revealed in photo

Thursday August 27, 2015

A highly suspect photo out of East Asia on Thursday purportedly offers a first look at retail packaging for the next-generation "iPhone 6s Plus," though a closer inspection of its contents reveals a number of design choices inconsistent with Apple's usual aesthetic.

iOS code suggests 'iPhone 6s' will feature Force Touch technology

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Code discovered in a recent iOS build suggests Apple is testing implementations of pressure-sensitive Force Touch gesture technology in its next-generation smartphone hardware, anticipated to launch in the coming weeks.

Apple supposedly confirmed to hold Sept. 9 iPhone event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Following up on rumors circulating earlier this week, a report on Wednesday claims Apple has indeed rented out the large Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco for its upcoming iPhone event.

Google launches Twitch clone YouTube Gaming with companion iOS, Android apps

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Google officially launched YouTube Gaming on Wednesday, entering into direct competition with Amazon's Twitch for live and pre-recorded videogame content.

Apple's Jony Ive, Jimmy Iovine to join tech and entertainment luminaries at Vanity Fair event

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Apple CDO Jony Ive will again be attending Vanity Fair's 2015 New Establishment Summit in October to talk design and tech -- and potentially new iPhones -- this time accompanied by Beats cofounder Jimmy Iovine.

Griffin launches Survivor Tactical, Ultra Thin cases for Apple Watch

Wednesday August 26, 2015

Griffin on Wednesday launched its first-ever protective cases for the Apple Watch, the Survivor Tactical and the Ultra Thin, adding to a growing selection of aftermarket accessories tailored to Apple's wearable device.