• Apple’s iWatch is almost definitely coming on September 9th

    Apple’s iWatch is almost definitely coming on September 9th

    Apple’s long-awaited wearable device, often referred to as the iWatch, will debut alongside two new iPhones set to be unveiled on September 9th. That’s according to a new report from Recode, which also claims that the product will be deeply integrated with Apple’s health tracking tools — coming as part of iOS 8 — and even tap into home automation through HomeKit, another new feature of the upcoming OS software. Rumors have long pointed to Apple’s wearable putting a big focus on health, so that tidbit isn’t exactly a revelation.

    But we’ve yet to truly see what Apple hopes to accomplish when it comes to controlling electronics throughout the home with HomeKit. At WWDC, the company revealed that iPhones will be able to control garage door…

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  • NFL Now is finally available on Apple TV

    NFL Now is finally available on Apple TV

    We knew that the National Football League’s brand new online network would eventually come to the Apple TV. And now it’s here. After not being a part of the NFL Now device lineup on launch day, Apple’s streaming box is finally adding the video…

     
  • Back to School 2014: The 11 best smartphones

    Back to School 2014: The 11 best smartphones

    If you’re in the market for a new handset to accompany you on campus this fall, your timing’s just right. You couldn’t ask for a better selection of choices, and plenty of the phones in the gallery below are downright budget-friendly. That said, if…

     
  • iOS 8 Beta 6 reportedly released to developers

    iOS 8 Beta 6 reportedly released to developers

    While developers were not supplied a new beta of iOS 8 this week alongside the latest pre-release version of OS X Yosemite, Apple’s carrier partners were in fact provided iOS 8 beta 6 for testing prior to the release of the golden master.

     
  • Apple officially brings Beats into the fold

    Apple officially brings Beats into the fold

    A smidge over two months after Apple announced its plan to nab Dr. Dre’s headphone and music streaming interests, the folks in Cupertino have officially welcomed Beats to the family. The US government didn’t seem to take issue with the purchase,…

     
  • Apple revamps iTunes Extras, adding it to Apple TV now and iOS 8 in the fall

    Apple revamps iTunes Extras, adding it to Apple TV now and iOS 8 in the fall

    Apple’s iTunes Extras feature has always been extremely limited, but that’s just changed. Previously, only desktop users of iTunes could view extras that came with movies purchased from Apple, things like production stills and deleted scenes. Now, as part of iTunes 11.3 — which went out today — along with a push to Apple TV users running the 6.2 version of the software (which was released last week), iTunes Extras will show up alongside any purchased HD films. Apple is also opening it up for movie studios to add additional content at any time, and for free.

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  • Civilization Revolution 2 Now Available On iOS

    The latest mobile version of the acclaimed Civilisation strategy series hits iOS devices today. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 follows on from the original’s pared down mechanics in order to deliver the core elements to a mobile platform. Designed to be played with a touch screen, Civ Rev 2 also boasts a new interface along with the usual diplomatic dealings associated with the Civilisation series. There’s also a launch trailer for the game which you can check out above. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 is available now on the iOS App Store for $14.99 and is compatible with iPhone 4s, iPad 2, iPod Touch 5 and iPad Mini and all models above.  

     
 

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