Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The chrome-plated Diskus makes it simpler to charge your Apple Watch on the go
Let’s discuss the Diskus. It’s a small, disc-shaped charger for your Apple Watch, but that’s not the only thing it does or the problem it solves. Apple provides a snake-like cable and charger with the Apple Watch, which is long and annoying. Meanwhile, accessory manufacturers concentrate on stylish but bulky travel kits that combine a dock and charger. What if you just want to slip a charger for the Watch into your bag?
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Apple sells more iPhones than expected, shares jump after hours
Apple Inc sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts’ targets, soothing fears that demand for the company’s most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose 7 percent in after-hours trading.
Read more www.reuters.com
Tim Cook on How Artificial Intelligence Is Enriching Apple
Speaking at Apple’s quarterly earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook covered a variety of subjects, and one of the areas that he highlighted for investors is artificial intelligence. AI has fast become one of the top buzzwords for most companies, including Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, and it seems Apple is no exception.
Read more gadgets.ndtv.com
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Apple Taps Bob Mansfield to Oversee Car Project
Apple Inc. has tapped a highly regarded senior executive who helped bring to market many of Apple’s signature products to oversee its fledgling automobile project, according to people familiar with the matter.
Read more www.wsj.com
The Apple Watch App For Seizures May Soon Predict Their Onset
Shane Mims was diagnosed with epilepsy after having a seizure at work in 2008, and she’s lived with seizures ever since. They’ve taken a toll. Not the bruises or bitten tongues that come with grand mal seizures—Shaina has “partial complex” seizures that affect only part of the brain—but an emotional toll, which in some ways is far worse.
Read more www.fastcompany.com
Scotiabank gives Apple Pay users 10% cashback
Canada’s Scotiabank is offering its customers a 10% cashback on everyday purchases of up to US$20 whenever the payment is made using Apple Pay. “This offer is available to our first 50,000 customers who make Apple Pay purchases,” an email sent to a Red Flag Deals forum member reveals.
Read more www.nfcworld.com
As promised, CarPlay compatibility now available on all 2017 Fords
Ford announced back in January that all 2017 models would offer CarPlay compatibility through its Sync 3 infotainment system, and the company has today confirmed that this applies across its full range of vehicles: cars, SUVs, light trucks and electrified vehicles. You will, of course, have to purchase Sync 3 as an option if it is not included as standard in your chosen vehicle.
Read more 9to5mac.com
How to Install Older Versions of iOS Apps on an Old iPhone or iPad
Your old iPad might be still going strong, but if all your apps need newer versions of iOS to run, it feels like you can’t do anything with it. Don’t worry, we’re here with a clever trick that will help you load up your old device with older versions of of your favourite apps.
Read more www.howtogeek.com
How to use the iPhone’s new, confusing lock screen
After you update to iOS 10, excitement is expected if not anticipated. But there’s one more thing you’ll need to do before you can start tapping your way around iOS 10: learn how to use the new lock screen.
Read more www.cnet.com
Monday, July 25, 2016
Apple iPhone Sales Nearing The 1 Billion Mark
After a run of rough headlines, Apple is nearing a pretty big piece of good news. The world’s most successful smartphone maker is on the cusp of selling its billionth iPhone. The billionth iPhone mark is anticipated to come sometime around when Apple reports its Q3 earnings tomorrow (July 26), when the firm is widely expected to announce a three-month sales total of 40 million for its most popular device.
Read more www.pymnts.com