Tim Cook echoes Steve Jobs’ ‘one more thing’ with Apple Watch

by Kenny Hemphill on 9 September 2014 in News

Apple announced its second new product category in one day with the launch of Apple Watch. Though it works with the iPhone, Apple Watch has its own, new user interface. ‘What we didn’t do was take the iPhone and shrink the user interface and strap it on your wrist,’ explained Cook, before demonstrating how iOS [...]

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Apple Pay mobile payments service announced

by Kenny Hemphill on 9 September 2014 in News

Apple has said that it intends to replace physical wallets with its own system of payments, Apple Pay. Desribing credit and debit cards at Apple’s special event in San Francisco, Cook explained ‘We’re totally reliant on the exposed numbers and outdated and the outdated and vulnerable magnetic stripe interface.’ Apple Pay allows iPhone 6 and [...]

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Apple announces ‘biggest advancement in history if iPhone’

by Kenny Hemphill on 9 September 2014 in News

Apple has announced two new iPhone models at a special event in San Francisco. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both have larger screens than any previous iPhone. During the event at the Flint Center, where the first Mac was launched 30 years ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook described the new iPhones as the [...]

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Apple beefs up iCloud security

by Kenny Hemphill on 8 September 2014 in News
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Apple factory still endangering workers, finds China investigation

by Adam Banks on 4 September 2014 in News

Working conditions in at least one Chinese factory making Apple components are still unsafe and in contravention of regulations, according to an investigation by China Labor Watch (CLW) and Green America [PDF]. The non-profit organisations’ report will reignite concerns that Apple’s significant efforts to regulate suppliers don’t reach far enough into the chain of subcontractors. [...]

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New York Times reports Jony Ive ‘gleeful’ about iWatch

by Kenny Hemphill on 4 September 2014 in News

There’s only a few days to go until Apple’s special event in San Francisco, at which it’s expected to announce the successors to the iPhone 5S and 5C. And while the production line for the new iPhones seems to have been generously leaking details of form and features on a daily basis, information on what [...]

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