Apple Watch: All Versions, Colors and Sizes

Not sure which Apple Watch to buy? Here’s every single model Apple will make

By on February 27, 2015 at 12:55 PM.

Not sure which Apple Watch to buy? Here’s every single model Apple will make

When Apple unveiled its “one more thing” at the end of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus media event, the company repeatedly spoke of the numerous ways the device can be customized. Apple Watch buyers will be able to choose a case type, size, strap model, digital watch face, apps and many other features

In total, Apple said there will be millions of different combinations — likely a valid claim when taking into account all the different things buyers can customize — but Business Insider points out there are just 22 versions of the Apple Watch to choose from. More →

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iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3

iOS 8.2 release expected next week followed closely by iOS 8.3

By on February 27, 2015 at 12:01 PM.

iOS 8.2 release expected next week followed closely by iOS 8.3

Apple has been hard at work on multiple upcoming iOS versions simultaneously, and we’ve been told that iOS 8.2 is finally moving to the release stage. Barring any last minute problems, I would expect to see iOS 8.2 released this coming Monday, or the following week at the absolute latest. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

By on February 27, 2015 at 10:41 AM.

This has been another great week packed full of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free. A few from Thursday’s post are still free downloads if you hurry, and now we have a fresh new list for you to enjoy on Friday. Today we have eight nifty paid iOS apps for you, and each and every one of them is on sale for free right now.

As always though, these sales could be over before you know it. More →

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Apple Virtual Reality Headset

And now, it’s Apple’s turn to copy Samsung

By on February 27, 2015 at 10:20 AM.

And now, it’s Apple’s turn to copy Samsung

The Gear VR is probably the greatest thing Samsung has created in a long time. The simple but well-made virtual reality headset blows minds young and old. I have personally shown it to a number of people, and so far I have yet to come across anyone whose jaw didn’t drop. It’s awesome.

And it looks like Samsung’s biggest competitor may be getting ready to launch a rival device. More →

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Apple Watch Event Live Stream

How to live stream the big Apple event on March 9th

How to live stream the big Apple event on March 9th

By on February 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

Following months of anticipation, Apple has finally announced that it will host a special event this spring. Invitations were sent out earlier today, and now the official website has been updated with details for the live stream. More →

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Apple Spring Event March 9th

Apple holding March 9th special event for upcoming products

By on February 26, 2015 at 12:07 PM.

Apple holding March 9th special event for upcoming products

Apple has scheduled its first major event of the year for March 9th, where we’ll definitely get some news on the Apple Watch but may also get some other intriguing new products, including the new 12-inch Retina MacBook Air. The title of the event is simply called “Spring Forward” and Apple predictably gives us no details about what it’s going to discuss. More →

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iPhone Apps Free

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now

By on February 26, 2015 at 11:45 AM.

After giving you our biggest list of the week on Wednesday, we’re back with another great list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that are currently on sale for free. There are still a few nice apps available for free in yesterday’s list if you hurry, but today we have a fresh new batch of sales for you to enjoy.

Just remember, these great deals could end at any time so be sure to get a move on if you want to take advantage of them! More →

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Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6

Is the Galaxy S6 really an iPhone ripoff? Leaked comparison photo lets you be the judge

Is the Galaxy S6 really an iPhone ripoff? Leaked comparison photo lets you be the judge

By on February 26, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

Samsung has managed to make quite a name for itself over the years — in more ways than one. The company practically came from out of nowhere and skyrocketed to the top of the smartphone market in just a few short years, quickly becoming the No. 1 vendor in the world by shipment volume. Of course, the company borrowed a lot from Apple along the way, and it made a reputation for itself as a copycat as a result.

Companies borrow from each other all the time, of course, but Samsung was probably a bit more blatant about it than it should have been — see this secret 132-page guide to copying the iPhone that Samsung made back in 2010 for an example.

And now, it looks like Samsung might be back to its old tricks with the upcoming new Galaxy S6. More →

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Apple Find My iPhone New Features

The iPhone might become an even tougher challenge for smartphone thieves in the future

By on February 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

The iPhone might become an even tougher challenge for smartphone thieves in the future

Advanced smartphone security features such as Apple’s Find My iPhone and Activation Lock iOS have helped significantly reduce smartphone theft recently, but Apple might soon introduce an additional safety measure meant to make the iPhone even more secure than it already is. More →

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iOS 8 Updates Battery Life

Are Apple’s newest iOS 8 updates making your iPhone’s battery life better or worse?

By on February 25, 2015 at 5:50 PM.

Are Apple’s newest iOS 8 updates making your iPhone’s battery life better or worse?

Smartphone owners want it all. We want a display as bright and beautiful as the one on our televisions, a processor that will allow us to run the latest and greatest software, consistent updates to keep the experience fresh and enough apps to occupy us for the rest of our lives. But most of all, we want our phones to last for an entire day on a single charge.

More →

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How Modern Family shot all of tonight’s episode using iPhones and iPads

By on February 25, 2015 at 5:25 PM.

How Modern Family shot all of tonight’s episode using iPhones and iPads

Tonight’s episode of Modern Family will have a decidedly Apple twist (again) insofar as the entire episode will be seen from the perspective of a character’s MacBook. Throughout the course of the episode, titled “Connection Lost,” we’ll see the show’s characters interact with one another using FaceTime and iOS’s Messages app via a variety of Apple devices. More →

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iPhone 6s and iPad Pro Specs

New reports suggest Apple is finally going to give you an iPhone with 2GB of RAM this year

By on February 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

New reports suggest Apple is finally going to give you an iPhone with 2GB of RAM this year

In preparation for this year’s major launches — including the Apple Watch, iPhone 6s and iPad Pro — Apple might be bulking up on one crucial component that might otherwise be in short supply later this year, according to some research notes flagged by Barrons. More →

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