Apple

  • Apple’s iPhone 7 announcement event is on September 7th

    We’re about to head into September which also means we’re about to get a new iPhone. Overnight Apple confirmed the announcement event will happen on September 7th. For those of us in Australia, the east coast will need to be up at 3AM on September 8th, thanks to the...
  • Holden Spark is the cheapest car to get Android Auto and CarPlay

    Holden have added Android Auto and Apple Car Play to the brand new Holden Spark. Like many others auto makers, Holden are handing the keys to the infotainment display to mobile phone manufacturers. Of course there’s still a default experience which provides navigation and music if you don’t have a phone, but...
  • Why Apple will disappoint us again with Apple TV tomorrow

    Apple TV as it stands today, is still a hockey puck with a HDMI output. Their app lineup has grown slightly, but have been severely left behind the rest of the Apple OS family. Most recently Apple created a whole OS dedicated to their wearable, the Apple Watch, but...
  • Apple Music now live, are you signing up ?

    Apple Music is now available. The streaming service starts with a 3 month free trial where thanks to Taylor Swift, Apple will pay artists everytime you play. You know Apple are serious about a new product or service when they takeover Apple.com with a promotion. If you want to...
  • Taylor Swift just arm wrestled Apple into submission

    Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple explaining that her popular 1989 album would never be on Apple Music because of unfair terms. The new service made a deal with labels that meant artists would give their music away for a 3-month trial period to draw music fans...
  • Apple is officially in the News business, coming to Australia

    Apple have just announced a new pre-installed app for iOS, News. Despite many apps already in the space (and an entire App Store category) like Flipboard which a lot of commentators are now predicting the death of. The pitch is that Apple News keeps all your favourite publishers, topics,...
  • Siri gets more proactive, and a lot more colourful in iOS9

    In iOS9, Siri is getting smarter.. lots smarter. Siri will become a blend of Cortana and Google Now and also received big cheers for being released to developers as an API. This means iOS9 apps will be able to leverage the power of voice commands to get common tasks...
  • Apple’s WWDC starts tonight, strap yourselves in for a good one

    Each year Apple’s developer conference promotes the successes of the past as well as pitches new developers on developing on their platform. Dubbed ‘The epicenter of change’ this year’s conference is shaping up to be one of the most important for the company. WWDC 2015 is likely to be...
  • Track your parcels, unlock your Australia Post locker with Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch was recently released, but since the start of the year Australia Post has been considering how they could leverage it. With the reasonably safe assumption Apple’s latest product category was going to be a success, the uber accessible device on your wrist could have big opportunities....