According to the iPhone in Canada blog, American Express representatives have confirmed that eligible American Express bank cards will be able to use Apple Pay from tomorrow in the country, Tuesday November 17th. Apple announced on its last earnings call that American Express would lead the expansion of Apple Pay beyond the UK and US, with Canada and Australia coming by end of year and Spain, Singapore and Hong Kong to be added in 2016.
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Don Norman’s best-selling book The Design of Everyday Things popularized the user-centric design ideas now embodied by the Macintosh. Bruce “Tog” Tognazzini was Apple employee No. 66 and wrote the first eight editions of Apple Human Interface Design Principles, the company’s design Bible.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Buried in a story about iPads and the new Apple TV, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook hinted at a new medical product in an exclusive interview with The Telegraph. “We don’t want to put the watch through the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) process,” Cook said. “I wouldn’t mind putting something adjacent to the watch through it, but not the watch, because it would hold us back from innovating too much, the cycles are too long.
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LifeScan, a Johnson and Johnson company, just announced that its companion app, Reveal, for people with diabetes who use the OneTouch Verio Sync Meter, now enables data sharing with third party apps through Apple’s HealthKit. The new functionality means Verio and Reveal users can now easily share their glucose numbers with any other health app that connects through Apple’s HealthKit exchange.
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People would often feel the need to sell iPhone when they are getting ready to get the new iPhone. This love that Apple gets from its loyal customers is something that most other businesses long for. It is not to say though that iPhone has always been praised by its users and it has never let the users down. In the past 2 years many iPhone users were not happy with what they received for the price they paid.
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Bought an iPhone but finding its rose gold or space gray finish just too mainstream and pedestrian these days? ColorWare, the prolific Minnesota-based company perhaps best known for its splashy Mac and iPhone outer skins, is all to happy to help you stand out from the hemogony (but not inexpensively).
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Last month I bought a new iPhone as I do every other year. I decided to go with the bigger iPhone 6S Plus rather than the 6S which Tim Brookes checked out and loved. This time, however, I did something a little differently. Rather than buying from my carrier, I bought it straight from Apple themselves.
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Apple’s smart home platform keeps growing with the arrival of the first HomeKit-enabled smoke detector. The Onelink smoke and CO detector ($110 at Lowe’s) from First Alert connects to iOS devices over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, letting users test the alarm and get remote notifications, even outside the house.
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The internet of things or IOT revolution is happening right now, and by year 2020 according to tech analyst firm Linley Group, there will be tens of billions of devices connected to the internet. The Chronos app can sync with iOS HealthKit app — and similar to fitness bands and expensive smartwatches, the disc can track the user’s steps, distance, stairs and active time.
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BEZALEL – the company devoted to empowering mobile device users to discard the power cord – is launching a Kickstarter campaign November 10 – December 15 to fund production of the first universal wireless charging case for the iPhone. The initial 400 pre-orders on Kickstarter for the new Latitude iPhone case will be manufactured and delivered in time for Christmas.
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