Tuesday, July 28, 2015

‘ING Business for Apple Watch is a pioneering solution for corporate banking in Poland. It allows business clients to preview key banking information: the account status and a list of orders pending for authorization, on the fly, without having to log on to the application. Designing a widget for Apple Watch is a real challenge – especially when it comes to the user interface for such a small screen’, underlines Isabel Hanus, Project Manager, Comarch.

Read more www.comarch.com

UK bank HSBC and its subsidiary First Direct have finally joined the Apple Pay program. It’s been two weeks since Apple’s mobile payment system came to the UK, but implementation has been surprisingly slow from many of the institutions that had signed up to support it.

Read more www.trustedreviews.com

After wearing my Apple watch daily for the past two+ months, I’ve found myself wishing for a simpler interaction model for moving between content and apps. Here’s what I’d propose and why.

Read more gizmodo.com

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

iPhone sales may be up, but Apple stock is decidedly down after it reported fiscal third-quarter results that included a tepid financial outlook.

Sales of the phone, especially the 6 and 6 Plus models, propelled another blowout quarter for Apple, allowing it to post a 33% jump in revenue, to $49.6 billion, and profits ($1.85 per share) that surpassed analyst estimates by 4 cents.

Read more www.usatoday.com

Apple and IBM today unveiled 10 new enterprise apps across several industries including tools for government inspectors, business travelers and managers, and field service professionals for the first time. The latest apps bring the number of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch apps built for the enterprise under Apple’s IBM MobileFirst for iOS partnership to 32 in total.

Read more 9to5mac.com

Today Apple released strong earnings, with the iPhone leading the charge. Many analysts have been speculating on Apple Watch sales numbers. The company already announced that it wouldn’t break out specific numbers for the Apple Watch, but Tim Cook meticulously explained how Apple feels about Apple Watch sales during the earnings call.

Read more techcrunch.com

Friday, July 17, 2015

Most every app I’ve installed on my Apple Watch brings some sort of Glance along with it. While that’s a neato-keen thing to put in your App description to sell more apps, I’m not convinced that every app I have needs to be on my wrist.

Read more www.cultofmac.com

Apple has released four new adverts for its Apple Watch, the company is showing off their new smartwatch being used in different ways through peoples daily lives. The videos below show the Apple Watch being used whilst working out, traveling, and communicating with friends and family.

Read more www.geeky-gadgets.com

Thursday, July 16, 2015

You can now use your Apple Watch as a Hulu remote control. The new version of the Hulu app for iOS [iTunes link] includes Apple Watch support. The app lets you use your watch to control playback not just on your iPhone, but also on the Xbox One, PS4 and Chromecast.

Read more mashable.com

Apple may have accidentally announced a New Zealand launch date for the Apple Watch today on its app store, before quickly taking the information offline. Fairfax reported that this morning, the Apple Store iOS app said Kiwis would be able to purchase the watch on July 31 from 7.01am, however, around 1pm, the information was removed.

Read more www.nzherald.co.nz


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