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  • MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Nomad Pod or Nomad Stand for Apple Watch

    4 September 2015, 2:06 pm by: Juli Clover

    For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Nomad to give five MacRumors readers a chance to win either a Nomad Pod or a Nomad Stand for the Apple Watch.…
  • Firefox for iOS Soft Launches in New Zealand

    3 September 2015, 8:17 pm by: Joe Rossignol

    Mozilla released the first public preview of Firefox for iOS on the App Store in New Zealand today. The company aims to collect feedback on Firefox for iOS in the country, and eventually a few others, to help make improvements and add new features to the…
  • Sphero Announces iPhone-Controlled BB-8 Droid From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

    3 September 2015, 7:26 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Sphero, the company responsible for creating robotic balls that can be controlled by iPhones, today announced a remote-controlled BB-8, a droid from the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."…
  • Skype Updates iOS and Android Apps With New Design, Improved Messaging, and Enhanced Search

    3 September 2015, 11:28 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Skype today announced a new update for both its iOS and Android mobile apps that introduce a new design experience, a few tweaks to the service's messaging functions, and some enhanced search functionality. The new update, version 6.0, promises to be a…
  • Griffin Expands Survivor Lineup With Two New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Cases

    3 September 2015, 10:00 am by: Juli Clover

    Griffin today announced an expansion of its popular Survivor case lineup for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, introducing the new Survivor Summit and the Survivor Journey. Like its existing Survivor cases, both the Summit and the Journey offer military grade…
  • Apple Sells Over 1 Million Apple Watches in China, Increases 'iPhone 6s' Orders Ahead of Launch

    3 September 2015, 9:29 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Apple is believed to have sold over over 1.07 million Apple Watches in China, according to data analysis company TalkingData (via Business Insider). The company uses a monitoring platform supported by over 80,000 mobile apps -- including the country's most…
  • Philips Launches Brighter, Expandable 'Hue Lightstrip Plus'

    3 September 2015, 6:00 am by: Juli Clover

    Philips today expanded its Hue lighting lineup with the launch of the Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus, which adds new white lighting options to the colorful mood lighting introduced with the original Philips Hue Lightstrip.…
  • CBS Sports to Stream Super Bowl 50, Other NFL Games Free on Apple TV

    2 September 2015, 7:14 pm by: Juli Clover

    CBS Sports this week announced it will expand its streaming NFL coverage on the Apple TV, with plans to stream two regular season games, four playoff games, and Super Bowl 50.…
  • How to Move Your Data From Android to iOS

    2 September 2015, 6:46 pm by: Lory Gil

    In just a couple of weeks, Apple is going to make it ridiculously easy for Android users to switch to iOS with an upcoming app alongside iOS 9 called "Move to iOS." It will give Android users the ability to wirelessly migrate contacts, message history, photos…
  • The Weeknd, The Chemical Brothers, and Take That to Perform at Apple Music Festival

    2 September 2015, 5:13 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today used Beats 1 radio to announce additional acts for its upcoming Apple Music Festival, confirming The Weeknd, The Chemical Brothers, Take That, James Bay, and Leon Bridges will all perform in London later this month during the 10-day event.…
  • Video Review: The Solpro Helios Smart Battery Pack Charges Your iPhone Using the Sun

    2 September 2015, 4:12 pm by: Juli Clover

    For our latest video review, we went hands-on with the Solpro Helios Smart, a solar-powered battery pack that can recharge using three built-in solar panels.…
  • Hulu Introduces Ad-Free Subscription Plan for $12 a Month

    2 September 2015, 11:38 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Hulu today revealed a new plan option that will grant subscribers immunity from the service's embedded advertisements by paying $11.99 each month instead of the traditional $7.99 (via Re/code). Available for new and existing users, Hulu's CEO Mike Hopkins…
  • Apple Pay Gains 18 New Participating Issuers in United States

    2 September 2015, 9:40 am by: Joe Rossignol

    Apple updated its Apple Pay participating issuers list today with 18 additional banks, credit unions and financial institutions supporting the contactless payment service in the United States. Apple Pay now has over 450 participating issuers nationwide, and…
  • Apple May Be Returning to Glass-on-Glass Touch Panels for iPhone 7

    2 September 2015, 8:34 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    A new rumor out of Apple's supply chain in Asia suggests that the company could be returning to using ultra-thin glass-on-glass touch panels for next year's line of iPhones, but will remain using in-cell touch panels for the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus,"…
  • LUNATIK EPIK Apple Watch Kit Review: Rugged Protection, but Not the Best Fit or Comfort

    1 September 2015, 4:10 pm by: Eric Slivka

    LUNATIK, the company that made a name for itself a number of years ago by creating popular watch bands such as the TikTok and LYNK for the sixth-generation iPod nano, has debuted a similar offering for the 42 mm Apple Watch with its new EPIK lineup.…
  • Instagram Improves 'Instagram Direct' Private Messaging Capabilities

    1 September 2015, 1:36 pm by: Juli Clover

    Instagram today announced a major update to the Instagram Direct feature that it first introduced in 2013, allowing users to send threaded messages and content from their feeds through the private messaging function.…
  • Amazon Prime Video Introduces Offline Viewing for iPhone and iPad

    1 September 2015, 10:24 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Amazon's Prime Video streaming service today announced the ability for its users to download television shows and movies to an iPhone, iPad, or Android device (via Re/code). The service had previously supported such a feature, but it was exclusively available…
  • Adonit Announces New Pen-Like Jot Dash Stylus

    1 September 2015, 9:00 am by: Juli Clover

    Adonit, known for its range of styluses, today announced the Jot Dash, the company's latest stylus that aims to closely replicate a standard pen. The Jot Dash is a thin-tipped active stylus that has a plastic 1.9mm tip that offers more precision than a…
  • Apple Pay Limit Rises to £30 in UK

    1 September 2015, 7:37 am by: Joe Rossignol

    The UK Cards Association announced on Tuesday that the upper limit for Apple Pay and other contactless payments is now £30 per transaction in the United Kingdom (via AppleInsider).…
  • GT Advanced Laying Off 40% of Workforce Amid Bankruptcy Restructuring

    31 August 2015, 3:27 pm by: Joe Rossignol

    GT Advanced is laying off 40% of its workforce as it negotiates the terms of a $95 million bankruptcy restructuring plan, according to The Wall Street Journal. The cuts will enable the former Apple supplier to save $20 million per year as it looks to emerge…

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