Kim Jong-Un sure looks happy with his MacBook Pro

Apple has a large number of high-profile fans, but there are always bound to be one or two less desirable (but equally famous) ones who slip through the cracks. One of these is North Korea’s super villain dictator Kim Jong-un, who apparently is quite the Apple fan — as evidenced by a recent photo posted […]

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Apple users send 200,000 iMessages every second

Since being introduced back in 2011, iMessage has gone on to become a monster hit for Apple as a communication tool. How popular is it? According to Eddy Cue, iOS users cumulatively send up to 200,000 per second: a number which adds up to a whopping 63 quadrillion messages per year. “The scale for this […]

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U.S. Apple Stores offer machine-applied protectors for iPhone

Apple Stores in the U.S. are now offering machine-applied screen protectors for iPhone. The service, which uses a Belkin protectors and the ScreenCare+ applicator tool, starts at $18 and is available for iPhone 6 and up. Apple Stores in Japan first began using Belkin’s tool to apply screen protectors last week, and now the service is […]

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Apple seeks face, complications designers for Apple Watch

Apple is looking for new software engineers who can build new watch faces and complications for Apple Watch. A job listing found on its website all but confirms we’ll see a wider range of customization options in future watchOS updates. The faces Apple already ships with Apple Watch are great, but there aren’t enough of them. Yes, […]

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Apple Pencil makes app designers stand up and shout

The iPad Pro and Apple Pencil are making paper and pencil design workflow a thing of the past. Amanda Somers, a user experience (UX) designer for mobile app developer Mindsea Development, writes on Medium about her newfound respect for the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro combination. “We are confident in saying we are able to […]

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Apple Music blasts onto Sonos speakers tomorrow

Apple Music becomes an official part of the Sonos ecosystem Wednesday after months of beta testing on the wireless speakers. “The feedback from Apple Music members on Sonos during the beta period has been great,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of internet software and services, in a press release. “Sonos plus Apple Music […]

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Now is a great time to bet on Apple, says Goldman Sachs

Stocks have been getting crushed all year, but according to Goldman Sachs, now is the perfect time to starting betting on Apple options. Goldman Sachs’ options team has pointed out that Apple options prices are especially low right now compared to the the S&P 500, making it a great target for purchasing a ‘straddle’, which […]

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With a little puck, you won’t miss 3.5mm jack on iPhone

Your next iPhone probably won’t have a headphone jack, and Sean Nelson is telling you to get over it. But he says so gently by offering iPhone fans a glimpse of what a jackless future might look like. The industrial design student has drawn up one way Apple or any other third-party company might bridge […]

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Gordy’s gorgeous strap will keep your camera in the loop

Lust List: Gordy’s Camera Straps Considering my Sony RX100 cost about 40 times more than a garden variety point-and-shoot camera, I’d expect it to come with a quality strap. But it does not. It comes with a shoelace attached to a string. I wanted a strap I could securely attach to the tiny ring, let hang […]

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Wake up to the sound of music videos on your iPhone

Ringtones are passé; why not wake up to the sound of a music video in the morning? You’ll be the envy of everyone who hears your alarm go off with this neat iOS 9 feature. Here’s how to enable it. First off, you’ll need some music videos. The best way is to head into iTunes […]

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