Apple’s big Fall Event came in at over two hours today, and it was packed with a ton of announcements. If you didn’t spend your morning watching the whole thing, here’s what they announced that actually matters.
Today is Apple Day, which means we’ll be huddled ‘round the old livestream, boiling peanuts and thinking about the glorious iPhones, iPads, and maybe even Apple TV services that await us. Come join us — we’ll be tuning in with you.
Apple announced all kinds of stuff today, including their new streaming music service, iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, and watchOS 2. It was a long conference, so let us sum it up for you.
New Year’s Eve might be the best party night of the year, but it can also be the most stressful, from losing your phone to the far more perilous drive home. Here are a few things you can do now to stay safe and sane this New Year’s.
Welcome friends! In just a few short minutes, Apple's going to take the wrapping off of its updated iPad and iPad mini, along with a few other surprises. We're covering it all live, right here. Join us!
This looks like something you'd find in the Hot Wheels aisle at Walmart, but it's much more than that. It's a character from Anki Drive, an iOS-powered tech toy coming to Apple Stores and Apple.com on October 23. Its creators call it "the future of consumer electronics."
Good news for the flying, gaming public: The Federal Aviation Administration's bullshit, insulting-to-the-intelligence rules for the use of "approved portable electronic devices" are due to be relaxed, allowing for gate-to-gate use of your iPad, 3DS, Android phone or whatever. This could come as early as September.
An iPad that becomes a razor sharp projectile and gets wedged in a car bumper? Now that's what I'd call "a bad apple." Yeah, I went there.
In Geneva this week, Ferrari offered more insight into its recent collaboration with Apple. (No, not that apple, which is all Mercedes). The House of Enzo showed a Ferrari FF with two iPad Minis built into the front seat-backs for rear passengers' enjoyment. It's also got Siri smartphone integration.
The iPad is too expensive. The Kindle Fire HD and Nexus 7 are too cheap. That seems to be the logic behind the iPad mini, the filling of a crucial void in our tablet lives. But after spending a week with it, I'm pretty sure the mini is less Goldilocks than it is Rapunzel: beautiful, flawed, and ultimately not worth…
You know how you've always wanted your mangled corpse to be pried out of the remains of your smoldering car, but have always been too ashamed to make it happen because of the crappy paperbacks and magazines you read while driving? Then, buddy, are you in luck.
Seeing The Science Museum in London's new exhibit, Making the Modern World, is probably great. But wouldn't it be greater if Top Gear's James May was with you, going on and on why everything there is so incredible? And wouldn't it be even greater than that if he was tiny and you could hold him and turn him all around…
I love the idea of reducing the number of devices I own. The thing I carry in my pocket already takes pictures, plays games, gives me alarms and reminders, browses the web, and even makes phone calls, sometimes. But there's just some things I do that need their own stuff. Working on my cars is one of them.
Everybody hates having to stop reading ebooks, listening to music and playing Angry Birds during take-off. But it's not a fact of life; the FAA is rethinking its policy on using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. About. Bloody. Time.
iDrive is an awesome idea! A steering wheel mount device for your iPad, you can use it to easily and comforably surf, read, watch movies and play Angry Birds while driving. It works with your Kindle too! What can go wrong?
When you're flying these days, you'll usually hear the flight crew instruct you during takeoff and landing to turn off "any device that has an off button"—not just activating airplane mode, but physically turning off the device. This makes very little sense to most tech-savvy types, but James Fallows at The Atlantic…
Before you get too excited, you can't actually turn your iPad or iPhone's "slide to unlock" feature into a twisting race course. What you see here is actually an interactive ad created by Audi for the iPad, promoting their magazine.