Monday, July 06, 2015

In what amounts to a significant value improvement, all Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan models will now get a standard reverse-view camera and a new App-Connect USB interface integrating Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink as standard. This makes Volkswagen among the first brands with these new-generation connectivity systems, which over the coming years will become standard across the overwhelming majority of new cars.

Read more www.msn.com




As expected, dozens of cases and bands are showing up for Apple’s most personal mobile device, the Apple Watch. But how do the cases look, and are they really necessary?

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A Company by the name of Saxon Glass Technologies is suing Apple for trademark infringement. At present the court has yet to publish the formal complaint from Saxon. All we have are the basics of the case as noted in a summary noted below. With the complaint absent I checked out Saxon’s website looking for something that would shed some light on this case.

Read more www.patentlyapple.com




If you bought an Apple Watch hoping it would help you get fit, but you haven’t been on your first run yet, maybe you need of a little more encouragement. So here’s some advice from a reformed couch potato. The first workout is the hardest. It gets progressively easier and more rewarding from there. You just need to know how to get started.

Read more www.cultofmac.com




Friday, July 03, 2015

July just started, but the Apple rumor mill is already looking forward to September, the month when we tend to get new iPhones, a new iOS, and other refreshed Apple devices. Right now, the usual sources seem to think we’re getting new iPhone 6Ses that add Force Touch and faster modems but are physically identical to the current models, none of which should be particularly surprising. Yesterday, people digging through the iTunes 12.2 release found some evidence of new iPods, which would be a surprise—the lineup’s last significant update came in September of 2012.

Read more arstechnica.com




Thursday, July 02, 2015

HDFC Bank, the country’s second largest private sector bank, unveiled its banking application for the Apple Watch which allows its customers to view their account summaries and also recharge their mobile phones and DTH connections. The application is live on the Apple Store and can be downloaded by anyone who has an Apple Watch.

Read more www.medianama.com




We’re fans of Citymapper, the realtime public transport app for iOS, Android and the Web. Its latest update for iOS brings its smart assistant GO to the platform (it debuted on Android back in May) and adds a cluster of new features as well as new cities.

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One of the main upgrades to the next iPhone’s internals will be a redesigned wireless system featuring a new Qualcomm-made LTE chip, as revealed by images of a prototype iPhone 6S logic board shared by a source. As shown in the image below, the new device will include Qualcomm’s MDM9635M chip, also known as the ‘9X35′ Gobi modem platform. This new chip promises significant performance improvements over the “9X25″ chip found inside of the current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, capable of delivering up to twice the theoretical LTE download speeds…

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Back in 2010, Apple signed an exclusive agreement with California-based company Liquidmetal Technologies to use the firm’s advanced “amorphous” metal alloys. According to Liquidmetal’s description of its technology, this material exhibits an “amorphous” molecular structure differing from the crystalline structures of traditional metals, making it lightweight, strong and malleable.

Read more www.techspot.com




Apple’s iPhone 7 is expected to be released next year after the typical “S” refresh hits store shelves this coming fall. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are expected to be fairly significant upgrades from last year’s 6 models, and analysts are already modeling for huge sales. But while the world’s top Apple insider says 2015’s iPhone 6s models will indeed feature a few big design changes, we’re almost certainly looking at phones that are very similar to Apple’s current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models.

Read more wpdrecordz.net





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