Apple Watch Specs: Display Size

Watch display in Apple’s video is actually smaller than you initially thought

By about 47 mins ago.

Watch display in Apple’s video is actually smaller than you initially thought

When unveiling the Apple Watch during the iPhone 6 event, Apple showed a longer than usual 10 minutes video, narrated by its design guru Jony Ive, in which the company talked about various Apple Watch features, from hardware to software. That presentation video was later uploaded on the company’s YouTube channel, just like most of its videos, but Apple on Tuesday pulled the clip, replacing it with an edited version. As 9to5Mac reports, the first video featured an Apple Watch with a display that’s slightly bigger than the Apple Watch’s actual display. More →

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Apple Pay vs PayPal

How PayPal missed huge Apple Pay deal because of the Galaxy S5

By about 2 hours ago.

How PayPal missed huge Apple Pay deal because of the Galaxy S5

One of the most important products Apple unveiled during its iPhone 6 event is Apple Pay, the company’s official foray into mobile payments. Apple secured deals with the most important card issuers and banking institutions in the U.S. ahead of the keynote, but surprisingly left out one payments company that was rumored in the days preceding the announcement to be working together with the iPhone maker. Bank Innovation, which provided many details about Apple Pay long before its official name was revealed, has found out more details about Apple’s negotiations with PayPal, and why it kicked it out of the Apple Pay business. More →

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PlayStation TV Introduction Video

Sony’s newest console can already play hundreds of your favorite games

By about 10 hours ago.

Sony’s newest console can already play hundreds of your favorite games

With the release of Forza Horizon 2, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Super Smash Bros. for 3DS this week, this holiday gaming season is finally upon us. Although big releases are primed to steal the spotlight, Sony is bringing something new to the table — a $99.99 console that will play hundreds of games from the PlayStation library. More →

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Netflix Crouching Tiger 2

Netflix is about to do the one thing movie studios dread

By about 11 hours ago.

Netflix is about to do the one thing movie studios dread

Netflix isn’t content to simply make great original TV series, as it looks like the company also wants to make its own feature films. What’s more interesting about Netflix’s approach to movie releases is that the company is apparently planning a special launch for its first movie – and probably all future ones as well – making it available simultaneously both via Netflix and in cinemas, as BGR sister site Deadline reports. More →

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Moto 360 Watch Price

You can finally buy Motorola’s beautiful Moto 360 smartwatch again

By about 12 hours ago.

You can finally buy Motorola’s beautiful Moto 360 smartwatch again

The only watch that seems to have customer demand enough to sell out is back in stock. The Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch — which sold out quickly at the beginning of September — is now available for people to buy and wonder if it’s worth it.

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Motorola Droid Turbo Specs

It looks like the Droid Turbo’s specs really will blow the new Moto X out of the water

By on September 30, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

It looks like the Droid Turbo’s specs really will blow the new Moto X out of the water

The 2014 Moto X is a very impressive smartphone but it looks like Motorola is saving even better hardware for a release set for later this year. Android Community has spotted a benchmark for the upcoming Droid Turbo, a Verizon exclusive has been tipped in the past to feature specifications that are even better than the ones we saw in the newest Moto X. More →

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Foxconn Hiring iPhone 6 Demand

Foxconn goes on a hiring spree to meet iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus demand

By on September 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Foxconn goes on a hiring spree to meet iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus demand

Launching a smartphone in 115 countries and regions within a four month timespan would be difficult enough to pull off without unprecedented demand, but if Apple is going to push its latest flagship worldwide, it’s going to need some help. Digitimes reports that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus manufacturer Foxconn Electronics is hiring workers at its Chinese plants in droves in order to meet demand. More →

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Apple Watch Release Date

Apple Watch production reportedly starting sooner than you might think

By on September 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

Apple Watch production reportedly starting sooner than you might think

When unveiling the Apple Watch during its big iPhone 6 event, Apple offered only a mysterious “early 2015” launch window for its first wearable computer, without committing to a specific release date for the gadget. Meanwhile, Taiwanese publication Apple Daily has found out the iPhone maker will start Apple Watch mass production as soon as January 2015, with Quanta Computer being the only company making the device for Apple. More →

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Project Ara Modular Smartphone

This is the most exciting power of Google’s awesome modular phone

By on September 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

This is the most exciting power of Google’s awesome modular phone

Google’s modular smartphone launch is on schedule, PhoneBlocks says, with the first fully functional models supposed to hit in early 2015 after being shown at the second Ara developer conference in December. The Project Ara phones will offer some exciting features, as Ara project director Paul Eremenko explained in a recent talk. More →

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Apple Watch Features

Here’s how you can see what it’s like to wear the new Apple Watch right now

By on September 30, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Here’s how you can see what it’s like to wear the new Apple Watch right now

While a lucky few people in Paris enjoyed a surprising first look at Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch on Tuesday, most Apple fans won’t be able to check out the new smartwatch until sometime early next year when it finally hits store shelves. Apple showed off its upcoming new watch during the iPhone 6 press conference earlier this month, and the software looked fantastic. As for the hardware and design, it has drawn mixed responses thus far, with some Apple fans loving it while others were wishing for something round like the Moto 360.

Are you on the fence when it comes to Apple’s new watch design. Thanks to a well-known graphic designer, you won’t have to wait until 2015 to see how the Apple Watch looks on your wrist. More →

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Anti-Facebook Ello

This social network wants to kill Facebook by putting your privacy first

By on September 30, 2014 at 4:50 PM.

This social network wants to kill Facebook by putting your privacy first

Ever since MySpace fell off and Facebook took control of social media, people have waited for the next big social media empire to rise and give them a new reason to keep their eyes glued to their gadgets. That day may have finally arrived with a new social network called Ello. More →

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Android L Preview Animations

A great explanation for how Google’s awesome Android L animations will work

By on September 30, 2014 at 4:35 PM.

A great explanation for how Google’s awesome Android L animations will work

One of the things that we’re most looking forward to about Android L is definitely the awesome looking new animations that will be part of Google’s new Material Design user interface. Raveesh Bhalla, a Google Developer Expert for UX/Design, has written an excellent explanation for how Android L’s animations will work once the new platform finally releases in October. More →

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