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Apple unveiled its first new product line in years last week - Apple Watch - along with a new iPhone, but it seems the company still has more in store for fall 2014. Citing "a person familiar with the company's pre-launch logistics," Apple Insider reports the company has another launch event in the works for Oct. 21. According to "sources familiar with the matter" cited in a Daily Dot report , the event could feature the debut of a sixth-gen iPad, iPad Mini and the company's latest operating software, OS X Yosemite.
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THE RIVALRY between Apple and Samsung has led to an annual event on the mobile phone calendar and this year is no different. Both Samsung and now Apple have come out with new models, releasing redesigned flagship handsets that are loaded with new features and custom technologies.
I had made plans to watch the broadcast of last week's Apple event, which started at midnight Thailand time. The live feed was abysmal, with several breaks, making it hard to follow.
About 500 Million folks in 119 countries around the world picked up their Apple dependent devices to discover U2's new surprise album Songs of Innocence downloaded and ready to go whether they wanted the album or not.
VirnetX Holding Corp. lost half its market value after an appeals court said the company will get far less than the $368.2 million patent-infringement verdict it won against Apple Inc. over virtual private networks. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington ordered a new trial today on whether Apple's FaceTime feature infringed two patents and threw out the damage award, saying it was based on faulty jury instructions.
Larry Fishman, founder and President of Fishman, designer and manufacturer of pickups, amplification and other products for electric and acoustic musicians, was recently invited to speak to Apple designers, engineers and product managers. Fishman delivered a presentation entitled "Inspiring Tools for Musicians: A Confluence of Engineering and Art" to a standing room only audience accompanied by musicians Greg Koch, Roscoe Beck and Ritchie Fliegler.
Apple yesterday released the third public beta of OS X Yosemite, shipping the preview a few days earlier than expected. The update, labeled build "14A361p," accompanied the debut of the eighth developer preview, also on Monday.
Apple CEO Tim Cook brought back Steve Jobs's signature phrase, "One more thing," when he recently introduced the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch. One thing that hasn't changed since Jobs delivered Apple keynotes is the stunningly simple and visual design template that Apple executives use when giving presentations.
It came in with a simple promise, a hefty price tag and a man with something white sticking in his ears bopping around his apartment. Soon, it would transform music as we know it, inspire a business model built around pocket change and turn a struggling computer maker into the most valuable company in the world.
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Apple discussions include the role of independent developers in Apple Watch success; iPod Classic alternatives and hacks; more about about Apple Pay; Verizon SIMs, CDMA and move to VoLTE ; plus Location Services problems after moving from one house to another. Security notes offer more details about Apple Pay, as well as forensics tools and tests plus Adobe Flash update issues.
With Dell having announced its upcoming 5120 x 2880 "5K" display that would be the equivalent of a Retina 27-inch iMac or Apple Thunderbolt Display and Apple rumored to be launching its own such display later this year, connectivity options for such displays have now taken a significant step forward with today's official release of the DisplayPort 1.3 specification by the Video Electronics Standards Association . The new standard offers a 50 percent increase in bandwidth to 32.4 Gbps, or 25.92 Gbps of uncompressed video data once overhead is accounted for.
These products are sure to sell by the boatload and are packed to the gills with crowd-pleasing innovations. If nothing else, larger iPhone screens and an NFC-based payment service will keep the cash registers ringing.
Abacus has released Image Viewer 1.8, an upgrade of the Mac OS X app for viewing images and photos for an entire library. Users can open a file and then view all image files in that folder by clicking the mouse or pressing the keyboard.
SMS Continuity will allow users to send and receive SMS and MMS text messages to and from non-iOS devices on an iPad or Mac, but it won't be arriving with iOS 8 on Wednesday. As first spotted by iLounge, Apple's iOS 8 website now shows the feature with an October release date , suggesting that it might launch at the same time as Mac OS X Yosemite instead.
CIO.com contributor Bill Snyder says the iPod and iTunes changed the music industry, but more importantly it changed Bill Snyder. The iPod changed my life for the better, and now that Apple has stopped selling the "classic" version , I thought I'd take a few minutes to say thanks and goodbye to this important device.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:17 am
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