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Join us as we join Apple on Sept 9, 2014 for its "Wish We Could Say More" media event, in which the company is widely expected to unveil multiple "iPhone 6" models, preview its so-called "iWatch," and introduce a mobile payment platform backed by the industry's most respected players. If you aren't automatically redirected in 3 seconds, click here.
Just in time for what is shaping up to be Apple's biggest keynote in years, AppleInsider introduces a major revamp to its mobile website, bringing fast HTML5 support, new content sections and a powerful redesign inspired by the latest version of Apple's iOS. For the best performance possible, the award-winning design team at digital creative shop Crafted constructed our new mobile site in HTML5 to provide readers with even faster access to the day's breaking stories....
A Chinese user who claims to have gotten their hands on a functioning "iPhone 6" has posted pictures taken with the device's camera, along with benchmarks suggesting that Apple's next-generation "A8" processor will boast a gigabyte of RAM and will run at a speed of 1.4 gigahertz. The details come from user "zzray" on the Chinese social networking site Weibo, the same person who posted photos and video of an apparently functioning "iPhone 6" unit over the weekend. They...
As Apple gears up for what at least one national news channel has called a "historic" announcement, the iPhone maker has re-added its own Special Events channel the Apple TV, providing interested consumers with another avenue for watching the event unfold live. The channel is predictably sparse, given its single-purpose mission, providing a countdown to Tuesday's event as well as the ability to rewatch previous Apple keynotes. Its icon has been updated to match the...
Minnesota-based healthcare provider Mayo Clinic will be part of Apple's special media event on Tuesday, one report says, suggesting medical systems solutions will play a major role in today's product announcements. As reported by the Star Tribune, Mayo Clinic will be on hand to demonstrate the advantages of pairing a major healthcare provider with Apple's HealthKit framework, specifically as it applies to iOS 8's Health app. Mayo was one of the first partners Apple...
After rock group U2 seemingly debunked rumors that it was somehow attached to Apple's media event slated for tomorrow, The New York Times on Monday claims the rock group will indeed contribute by performing cuts from its next album and announce a device partnership. Citing people familiar with the matter, The New York Times reports U2 will "play a significant part" in Apple's special event, which is expected to see the introduction of new iPhones and possibly an...
On the eve of Apple's big media event, ABC News on Monday posted a teaser spot for an exclusive report covering what the broadcaster calls a "historic announcement." Source: ABC News Details are scarce, but it appears ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir has been granted inside access to Apple's event, which is expected to include the debut of new iPhone models and possibly an "iWatch" wearable device with mobile payments support. "Tomorrow Apple will make a...
A report on Monday claims Apple is bolstering its Siri research team in Cambridge, Mass., bringing in new blood and expanding into a larger office as the company weens off Nuance-based technology. Local publication BetaBoston spoke with commercial retailers familiar with Apple's expansion, who said the company is looking to move the Siri team into a 13,000-square-foot space in the Kendall Square building's upper floors. The group currently works out of an office on the...
Apple is reportedly looking to roll out a so-called "iWallet" loyalty program in cooperation with merchants and retailers that could be announced at Tuesday's special media event. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bank Innovation reports Apple is moving to build partnership programs for a rumored mobile payments system, and has held talks with merchants and retailers like global hotel chain IHG International. The publication points to Apple corporate job postings...
With hours to go before Apple is expected to unveil its next-generation iPhone, Amazon slashed the price on its first foray into the smartphone market, the Fire Phone, to just 99 cents with a new two-year service contract. The Fire Phone sale comes just a month and a half after the handset first shipped to consumers, sporting a 4.7-inch display with an array of cameras for 3D head tracking. Previously, the 4G LTE Amazon Fire Phone was priced at $199 with a two-year...
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