posted 7 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple's media event offered no shortage of exciting announcements, but folks hoping to catch the product unveilings live as they happened via Apple's very own livestream were left sorely disappointed. To be blunt, Apple's effort to livestream...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Dragon Poppers is a puzzle game where you try to clear the board of dragons by setting off a chain reaction eliminating other dragons in a horizontal and vertical pattern. The game starts out with 105 levels in the first pack, but there are over 800...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple yesterday introduced a new mobile payment platform dubbed Apple Pay that will enable iPhone 6 users to seamlessly pay for goods and services without having to take out a credit card. Instead, a simple and subtle wave of one's iPhone next to a...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
We have seen a real surge of interest in high school sports over the last several years. The growth spurt coincides with the big increase in coverage of major college recruiting in basketball and especially football. Now with the USA Today High...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Well, that's a bit of a bummer. Given coatings like Liquipel, I'm a bit surprised to learn via David Pogue's article that the Apple Watch will be water resistant, but not waterproof. As Apple explained to Pogue, you can wear the watch in the rain,...

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In a short video interview ABC News anchor David Muir conducted with Tim Cook following today's Apple Watch announcement, the Apple CEO talked a bit about the impact Steve Jobs had on him and Apple at large. Echoing a statement he's made on a number...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Well folks, the iWatch -- oh excuse me, make that the Apple Watch -- is real. On the not-so-off chance that you missed some of the promotional videos Apple showed during today's presentation (Apple's disjointed live feed is a topic for another day),...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Today was a big day not only for Apple but for satire minded Twitterers as well. With technical glitches, sound issues, and cutting edge technology there was a lot to joke about. We've compiled the funniest Tweets from today's event below. You can...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple has announced new iCloud pricing, kind of an important thing when you consider that the company will soon be asking us to take more of our images and documents off of our devices and entrust them to the cloud. The new pricing strategy starts...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Along with its announcement for the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus, Apple released two new television ads for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on its YouTube channel. One ad, "Duo," focuses on the outer aesthetics of the devices, showcasing the pair being...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Despite glitches during Apple's livestream of today's event, most of us here at TUAW were able to pick up enough of what was going on to realize immediately just how significant most of the announcements were. Here's a quick summary of some of the...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
The new "Baby Dolphin*" iPhone 6 Plus will ship with a 1920 x 1080 Retina HD pixel display on a 5.5" screen. Compared and contrasted to a 7" iPad mini with Retina display, with its 2048 x 1536 Retina pixels, the Baby Dolphin compares favorably. It...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
If you were unable to watch Apple's live stream today due to scheduling conflicts or difficulties with the video feed, Apple has now posted the presentation in its entirety for your viewing pleasure. You'll need a recent Mac or iOS device with Safari...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
We learned a lot about the Apple Watch today, including its powerful health app, but there's one nagging absence of information: How long will the device run before needing to be charged? All of the features listed during the presentation are...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Hey, you're busy and you don't have time to watch a multi-hour Apple livestream video. No problem! We've done the hard work for you. Here's the entire September 9, 2014 Apple event in just 84 seconds. Have fun!...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Now that Apple's big press event is over, the company has updated its website with product information for all the shiny, new devices it just introduced. Both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now live on Apple.com and on Apple's retail store for...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
U2 took to the stage of the Flint Center and closed out Apple's big iPhone and Watch event. The band debuted a track from its latest album titled "Songs of Innocence." As part of this release, Apple is gifting the 11-song album to all its iTunes...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
iPhone 6! iPhone 6 Plus! Apple Watch! Apple Pay! iPod Classic? Yes, in the midst of all the smartphones and watches flying about this morning, Apple took the opportunity to kill off the clickwheel-equipped iPod Classic that has somehow dodged every...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
It has to be rough to be an iPhone case manufacturer. Every couple of years, you catch wind of a new form factor coming out for Apple's products, and it's back to the CAD package, drawing up new and hopefully different cases to protect the latest out...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple today introduced its new iPhone 6, updating the hardware across the board. One small improvement is a new M8 motion co-processor that build upon the introductory M7 that debuted with the iPhone 5s. Similar to the M7, the new M8 is an...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple has been pushing an increased emphasis on health since this year's WWDC event, but the Health app for its Apple Watch is officially their biggest move yet. The app's goal is to motivate people to be more healthy and active, regardless of what...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple today announced the new Apple Watch and confirmed the device will be available early in 2015 with a starting price of US$349. Leaning heavily on the watch side, the new Watch will be available in two different sizes and three different...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple today announced the new Apple Watch with a sapphire display and a UI that combines both a physical dial and a touchscreen for control. The new Watch will ship with a handful of built-in applications including a Messaging app with emoji support...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple Watch is already a groundbreaking device, but for those of you who text, there is obviously one feature that's even more important than biometrics or interactivity. We're speaking, of course, of the real-time emoji editor. With Apple Watch...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
With the iPhone 6, Apple is taking on mobile payments in a big way. Every day Americans make 200 million transactions using credit cards. Apple wants to simplify that. Rather than take your card out of your wallet or purse and swipe it in the machine...

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