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  • Westpac first in the world to add mobile banking from Apple Watch

    A smart watch will tell you the time, it’ll track your heart rate, but it also has apps. It’s important for Apple to attract new apps their the new Apple Watch platform. Two Australian banks are getting on-board, namely Westpac and St.George who are putting banking on your wrist. The...
  • Here’s why you need an Apple Watch, or not

    During Apple’s March event this morning, Apple detailed their new Apple Watch. The concept of wearables is well understood, but how Apple will implement and convince you that you need one. Below are the reasons Apple believe their watch is better than those that have come before it. Apple...
  • Apple announce a new 12” Gold MacBook with Retina

    Apple have just announced a band new MacBook which comes in three colours.. GOLD and space grey and silver. The lightest mac ever made, it’s just 13.1mm compared to 17.3 (or 24%) thinner. The keyboard now runs from edge-to-edge and Apple have redesigned a new key design that has...
  • No new Apple TV, just a price drop to US$69

    At Apple’s March event this morning, Apple announced a new price for their Apple TV. The device is the easiest way for Apple users to get their content to the big screen. The Apple TV has had some small internal updates over the years, but has remain unchanged in...
  • Apple Watch arrives tomorrow, could reach $10,000.

    In the early hours of tomorrow, 4am Australian eastern daylight savings time, Apple will hold their much anticipated Apple Watch launch event.  The announcement came way back in September which after the Consumer Electronic Show and Mobile World Congress seems like an eternity ago. While Apple unveiled the watch...
  • Review: iPhone 6 Plus

    This device was provided for review by Telstra’s Corporate Social Media team. We attended the official Melbourne launch of the iPhone 6, and talked with Telstra staff, before receiving a 16 GB iPhone 6 Plus with a Telstra SIM. For me, Apple, iOS, and subsequently the iPhone 6 have...
  • Logitech gives your iPhone the hardware controls Jobs wouldn’t

    What we have here is a the Logitech Powershell, a new controller for the iPhone that transforms your iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, or iPod touch (5th generation) into a PSP-like portable gaming device. While most of you are already running it, its worth pointing out that this requires you...
  • iPad mini with Retina coming in November

    Apple just introduces an iPad mini with a retina display. It starts at US$399 while they keep the existing model, but give discount the price to US$299. The new iPad Mini gets the A7 processor, 5 megapixel camera and much of what we seen in the new iPad Air....
  • Apple introduces iPad Air, sells 170 Million

    The lightest ‘full size’ tablet just got announced. The iPad Air is just 234grams (1 pound). It’s thinner and lighter and has the new A7 processor as well as the M7 processor. They are keeping the same 10hour battery life and using MIMO they are getting twice the network...
  • Apple makes iWork free, adds co-authoring, digs at Office365

    Apple are playing to win today. They are taking a lot of their software (OSX upgrades) as well as iWork free. Tim Cook says they want all their customers to have the latest software and that’s the reason for making things free. They’re called out Microsoft’s Office 365 pricing...
  • Apple updates iLife, introduces iMovie Theatre

    Apple also announced a much needed update to iLife apps including iMovie, iPhoto and GarageBand. One of the most interesting is a new iMovie Theatre that is available across you movie, desktop devices as well as the AppleTV. While some had hoped today would be launch of Apple TV...
  • Mac Pro drives 3x 4K displays, starts at $2999 in Dec

    Apple have finally talked more extensively about those trash bin Mac Pro machines. While they look different, they’re seriously powerful. Apple are touting that the new Mac Pro can drive up to 3x 4K displays. That kind of graphics is seriously impressive, as most computers struggle to drive a...
  • New Macbook Pro updates

      As expected, Apple are updating the Macbook pro laptops, now running Intel Haswell processors they achieve 9 hours of battery life. It runs OSX Mavericks and ships today. It also contains 802.11AC WiFi, Thunderbolt 2 and also comes in a 15″ version. The 13″ model starts at US$1299.. we’ll have...
  • Apple’s October 2013 event streaming now

    Apple’s October event used to an iPod event, but at some point has morphed into the annual iPad announcement. The Apple Store has gone down as per normal during an Apple event, because clearly the web isn’t capable of being online while doing an update to your product line....
  • OSX Mavericks should have been like this

    Apple have released the OSX Mavericks GM build to developers, this means its done, finished and ready for the mainstream. Next week, Apple will hold an iPad event and is also expected to release OSX Mavericks at the same time. If you’ve seen any coverage of Mavericks since Apple...
  • You sure love your iPhones, Apple sell 9M opening weekend

    The iPhone 5S and 5C went on sale late last week and while only incremental, it doesn’t seem to worry consumers. Apple have set a new record for opening weekend sales of a new iPhone (kind of cheating with two), selling 9 Million units. The last best selling model...
  • Apple surfaces your location history in iOS7

    Robert Scoble posted a screenshot from iOS7 this morning which may have the privacy aware freaking out. In the latest version of the iPhone software, Apple now shows you a history of your frequent locations. This can be accessed by visiting Settings | Privacy | Location Services | System...
  • Poll: What do you think of the iOS7 update?

    This morning Apple delivered iOS7 to millions of devices across the globe. So now it’s your turn to let us know what you think. It’s easily the biggest visual change to the OS since the iPhone first launched, so naturally people will be split. The real question is how...
  • iOS7 now available

    Apple has now released the iOS7 update that was first revealed back at WWDC. The new update will be familiar for developers and journalists who watch Apple news, but today is the first day ‘normal people’ get to use it. The reaction online so far has been pretty mixed,...
  • iPhone 5C pre-orders are now live

    Apple fans can now pre-order the iPhone 5C, but strangely the iPhone 5S is not available. If the colourful versions of the iPhone get you excited like a game of connect4, or a pair of crocs, then you can order a cover as well. The cover design features holes...

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