Friday, March 27, 2015

Apple Watch Shops Opening on April 10

Apple Watch shops will be opening in London, Paris, and Tokyo. Only the Apple Watch will be sold at these locations and support will not be available. These stores will open on April 10.


Thursday, March 26, 2015

Apple Watch Apps Start To Appear In App Store

There have been several updates to apps that contain support for the Apple Watch. These updates come before the Apple Watch is available for pre-order. So, if you had an Apple Watch, this app would be loaded on your iPhone and on your Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is available for pre-order on April 10 and is available for purchase April 24.

Image Credit: MacRumors

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

How Apple Watch Appointments Will Work

Beginning April 10, Apple will schedule appointments in retail stores for people interested in trying on Apple Watch. They will be in 15-minute lengths. However, for the Apple Watch Edition, the gold Apple Watch, they will be 30-minutes. Be sure to schedule your appointment. Clearly, by the image below, the training for the Apple employees has been done.

Image Credit: 9to5Mac

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Scenery

If you're an app developer, great images surrounding your app are essential for a successful marketing campaign. With Scenery for Mac, you can make great mockups for your app. Just add an image and see it on a wide variety of device frames, with a wide variety of backgrounds. Scenery for Mac is available for free (with in-app purchases) from its website.


Monday, March 23, 2015

Hidden iOS 8.3 Feature: Siri Does Speakerphone

iOS 8.3 is currently only available to iOS developers, but there are some cool additions coming with the update. One of the is a new functionality to Siri. If you were to say "call [name] on speakerphone," Siri will put your call on speakerphone, provided that you're using iOS 8.3. This would be helpful for Bluetooth devices too.

Image Credit: MacRumors

Sunday, March 22, 2015

'Good Morning America' Gives Us A Peak At Apple Watch's Fitness Testing Lab

ABC News shows us some more exclusive footage of the development of the Apple Watch. Now we see the top secret testing lab specifically for the fitness aspect of the Apple Watch. Check out the details in the video below.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Apple May Announce A New Apple TV At WWDC

After reducing the price of their current-generation Apple TV, Apple may debut a new Apple TV this WWDC. It may have an App Store, Siri, increased storage, and an A8 chip. This comes from BuzzFeed News. Siri on Apple TV would integrate with Apple's home automation service, HomeKit. The App Store would utilize a new API for making apps for TV (TVKit, perhaps?). We'll have to wait for WWDC to come around this June.


Friday, March 20, 2015

Apple Put A Lot Of Work Into The Fitness Aspects Of Apple Watch

According to an ABC interview, Apple collected over 18,000 hours of health and fitness data from their employees. This is from over 10,000 workout sessions that Apple employees did from the past two years. In addition, it has been speculated that Apple disguised their Apple Watch as an Android Wear device so the device was kept a secret in public.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Apple Pulling 'Anti-Virus' Apps From iOS App Store

It should be well-known that iOS devices can't get viruses unless they were jailbroken or something. Intego had their anti-virus software, VirusBarrier, pulled from the App Store (along with other people's anti-virus apps) as a result of it misleading people into thinking iOS devices can get viruses. However, Intego's app isn't really anti-virus software for iOS, but an anti-virus scanner. Basically, they see iOS devices as just a "spreader." iOS devices won't be affected, but files sent from the device can affect other devices. It essentially tries to prevent the spread of viruses. When you're careful and use common logic, you should not have any problems with viruses, but Intego does have a point. It's not anti-virus software, as misleading as it is.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mark Your Calendars: Apple Stores Are Getting Revamped For Apple Watch On April 10

On April 10, you can pre-order your Apple Watch. But also, you'll be able try-on Apple Watch and find the right one for you ahead of its release on April 24. Your local Apple Store will be revamped for the new watch. After trying one on, you'll be able to reserve that style of Apple Watch for its release day.