Late-night host Conan O’Brien is known for his affectionate jabs at Apple and its products, and Tuesday was no exception…
One notice that got lost in the shuffle of Tuesday’s big announcements was the release of Apple’s Swift programming language as version 1.0. The Swift team posted the happening on their blog on Tuesday.
Smirky late night host Jimmy Kimmel took a playful jab at Apple fans who are willing to stand in line for days, or even weeks, to be the first to get their hands on Apple’s latest precious. Ladies and gentlemen, Apple’s latest offering: The “iLine.”
In case you missed the live stream of Apple’s media event yesterday, the full video has now been posted online on Apple’s live broadcast page, and as a podcast download through iTunes, with all the details on Apple’s sleek new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the highly anticipated new Apple Watch.
While Apple didn’t officially announce what the battery life would be like for its upcoming Apple Watch, Re/Code has found out that the wearable device will need to be charged nightly.
To filed under “Not a Surprise,” Bloomberg, citing “three people with knowledge of the arrangement,” reported today that Apple will get a cut of the action when iPhone users use their device to pay for purchases via Apple Pay in place of swiping their credit or debit cards.
Apple showed off its new wearable device the Apple Watch on Tuesday, and one question that came up in various blogs and reports was: “What about left-handed users?”
In response to a taunting “Hah, @Discover you suck” tweet from user @Appleholic, credit card company Discover has confirmed they are in discussions with Apple to join competitors American Express, Visa and MasterCard in the Apple Pay electronic payments system.
Apple has quietly removed the iPod Classic from its iPod lineup. The venerable device started life simply as the “iPod” in 2001, staying on in later years as a favorite of music fans who wanted to tote their entire music collection with them on its at one time spacious 160GB hard drive.
Among the announcements at Apple’s event today was the debut of Apple’s new electronic payments service, “Apple Pay.” The new service will use the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch built-in NFC antennas, along with a dedicated “Secure Element” chip and the iPhone’s Touch ID sensor to create a secure, private, and easy way to pay.
Apple on Tuesday announce its much-anticipated wearable device, named not the “iWatch,” but instead the Apple Watch. (Or Watch for the sticklers among you.) The new wearable device comes across as both fashionable and highly functional, boasting an array of available colors and materials. Pricing for the device, available “early 2015,” starts at $349.
Apple had “big” news for iPhone lovers at its media event on Tuesday, debuting the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, and the even larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 starts at $199 for a 16GB model, while the iPhone 6 Plus starts at $299 for a 16GB capacity handset.
Apple has posted new pages on their website, featuring the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch.
This is where we’ll do a live summary of today’s Apple event. So come back at 10AM Pacific time for a live summary of what Apple shows off on their big day! Later we’ll do detail coverage of everything from today, but here’s where you’ll see it first, typos and all!
Why are we expecting big things from today’s Apple keynote? The Flint Center, the location hosting today’s event, has been the site of some major Apple announcements in the past. Not the least of all is the 1984 debut of the first Macintosh computer.
The Star Tribune reports that Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic will be on hand at Apple’s media event today to help demonstrate how Apple’s new iOS 8 Health app can benefit medical professionals.