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Apple Live Stream is a Go for September 9th Event

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has confirmed that it will be live streaming its event, scheduled for Tuesday, September 9th. Viewing of the Apple live stream will require Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X v10.6.8 or later; Safari on iOS 6.0 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.

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Infographic: iPhone Innovation – What Do People Want Most From The iPhone 6? (Updated)

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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While we know what analysts and industry insiders are predicting for the iPhone 6, what do users really want? The fine folks over at Financesonline.com have shared an infographic with us that covers the innovations of the iPhone over the years, and tells us what users are hoping for from the next-generation Apple handset.

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WSJ: iWatch to Include Curved OLED Display, NFC

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s “iWatch,” reportedly set for a September 9th debut, will boast a curved OLED display, and near field communications (NFC) capabilities. The NFC technology would reportedly be used to support Apple’s much-rumored mobile payment initiative.

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MacTrast Deals: TextExpander 4 for Mac

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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You know there are numerous blocks of text you find yourself entering over and over again. Email signatures, standard responses, “Apple sues Samsung,” you get the idea. Well, today’s MacTrast Deal, TextExpander 4, will save you from the tedium of manually entering the same text over and over again. (And over, and over, and over, and over, and…)

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Rovio’s ‘Angry Birds Stella’ Game Now Available in the App Store

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Angry Birds Stella is now available for the iPhone and iPad in the App Store. The latest entry in Rovio’s mega money making Angry Birds franchise allows players to take on the role of Stella and five of her bird compatriots to protect Golden Island from the evil piggies.

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Kuo: Next-Generation iPad Air to Debut at Sept. 9 Event

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo continues to spout predictions for Apple’s September 9th event. He says the company may debut a next-generation iPad Air at the shindig, and expects it to sport a Touch ID sensor, an anti-reflective screen coating, a full-lamination touch panel, and more.

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Kuo: Apple to Offer iWatch in Two Screen Sizes, 8GB of Storage

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple is expected to debut its ‘iWatch” wearable device on Tuesday, September 9th, and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects Apple will offer the wearable in at least two screen sizes, with 8GB of internal storage and a variety of color and material options, including gold.

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Kuo: 128GB, But No Sapphire Screen Cover for iPhone 6

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Well-connected industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple’s next-generation iPhone will not boast an ultra-durable sapphire screen cover, however both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions will gain a larger storage option of 128GB. The new handsets will also include a barometric pressure sensor, and a programmable power button.

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Jony Ive on iWatch: ‘Switzerland is in Trouble’

Posted on 04/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Just ahead of Apple’s possible September 9th unveiling of the “iWatch” wearable device, the New York Times has published a piece on the current state of fashion in the wearables industry. In the piece, Apple design head Jony Ive is quoted as talking about the iWatch, saying, “Switzerland is in trouble.”

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iPhone Fans Already Camping Out at Apple’s Fifth Avenue NYC Store

Posted on 03/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Although the expected release of the iPhone 6 is still over two weeks away, campers are already grabbing spots outside of Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City in hopes of being one of the first to get their hands on Apple’s new handset.

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Apple Sends Out AppleSeed Invites to iCloud for Windows Beta

Posted on 03/09/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has begun sending out invitations to AppleSeed members, asking them to join in the beta test for iCloud for Windows. The beta includes access to iCloud Drive, a new feature soon to also be available in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, which allows users to store any document in iCloud.

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