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With its first iPhone app offering, Pixelmator stuffs in a dizzying array of photo editing tools normally restricted to more powerful devices like Mac and iPad, including full-featured image adjustment options, a wealth of paint brushes, layer support, effects, a polished design and much more. According to Pixelmator cofounder Saulius Dailide, Pixelmator for iPhone when it launches on the iOS App Store later today will be the first mobile image editor to boast "all the...
An Apple Watch owner in Quebec was recently fined $120 for operating his wrist-worn gadget while driving, sparking debate as to whether traffic law should consider smartwatches handheld devices, and thus prohibit their use, or Bluetooth accessories. Apple Watch user Jeffrey Macesin was pulled over by the Surete du Quebec and slapped with a $120 ticket and four license points for operating his new smartwatch while in the driver's seat, reports CTV Montreal. Macesin...
Apple is reportedly set to announce a rewards program next month that will give perks to customers using Apple Pay, a long-rumored feature that could escalate the stakes in what appears to be a coming battle with Google's competing Android Pay service. According to sources speaking with The New York Times, Apple is to announce its Apple Pay rewards program in June, potentially at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference. Information is scarce, but people familiar...
Target CEO Brian Cornell on Wednesday said his company wants to integrate Apple Pay across its retail chain, but must first install point-of-sale technology with chip and PIN or chip and signature technology to conform to the latest security standards. Target POS terminal with contactless reader functionality. Cornell revealed Target's plans during < a href="http://recode.net/2015/05/27/target-ceo-loves-apple-pay-but-wants-chip-and-pin-cards-first/">an interview at...
Following claims that Apple Watch can be charged through a 6-pin port hidden in its top strap slot, a video published Wednesday not only proves the concept, but shows a physical connection charges faster than Apple's inductive method. Earlier in May, accessory maker Reserve Strap said its battery-toting charging strap was capable of powering Apple Watch via an undocumented 6-pin port thought to be included for diagnostics purposes. At the time, Reserve Strap offered...
General Motors' Chevrolet division on Wednesday announced plans to add CarPlay and Android Auto support to 14 vehicles in the 2016 model year, marking a major growth in availability for the two platforms. One of the first upcoming models to get CarPlay is an upgraded Cruze set to launch on June 24. Other early vehicles with the technologies will include Tahoe and Suburban SUVs, as well as the Volt hybrid, all three of which are entering production in July. Remaining...
In an update to the Apple Store iOS app on Wednesday, Apple added integration with on-demand logistics service Postmates to offer customers same-day deliveries as an alternative to in-store pickups. For areas where Postmates shows up as an Apple Store app delivery option, customers can expect delivery times from one hour to one day depending on product and driver availability. The service, spotted by MacRumors earlier today, is selectable on checkout as a $19...
As the CarPlay rollout slowly marches on and rumors swirl around a possible Apple-branded electric car, Apple operations chief Jeff Williams on Wednesday referred to cars as "the ultimate mobile device." "The car is the ultimate mobile device, isn't it?" Williams said at Re/code's Code Conference, responding to a question about which new markets Apple is looking at. "We explore all kinds of categories. We'll certainly continue to look at those, and evaluate where we...
At next month's Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple will release a new software development kit that will allow applications to run natively on the Apple Watch, and those apps will become available to consumers this fall, the company confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking at the Code Conference with Walt Mossberg, Jeff Williams revealed that native Apple Watch apps will be available this fall. Apple had already revealed that native Apple Watch apps would arrive this year,...
Les Moonves, longtime chief executive of broadcasting giant CBS, said on Wednesday that his company will "probably" sign on to Apple's forthcoming streaming television offering. During an appearance at Re/code's Code Conference, Moonves indicated that he has met with Apple software and services chief Eddy Cue about the new offering, and said that the two companies are engaged in an "ongoing conversation." There is no word as to the extent of those talks. "We're very...
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