Monthly Archives: "August 2015"

According to the latest data from International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, Apple now ranks number two in the worldwide wearables market, which grew 223.2% in 2Q15. According to the report, Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), just 0.8 million units behind Fitbit’s 4.4 million units. “Anytime Apple enters a new market, not only does it draw attention to itself, but to the market as a whole,” noted Ramon Llamas, Research Manager for IDC’s Wearables team. “Its participationRead More
The latest rumor regarding the Apple Watch from AppleInsider has given a very good reason to buy one of these devices now! According to a new report from AppleInsider (via Czech website Letem Svetem Applem), Apple is working on adding new health tracking functionalities to the Apple Watch with new “smart band.” These new sensor laden smart bands are expected to connect to the hidden data port on the Apple Watch and will be able to monitor users’ blood oxygen, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. According to the report: It wasRead More
There have been numerous rumors regarding the launch date of the iPhone 6c – Apple’s cheaper iPhone. Some predicted that the iPhone 6c will come in 2016, while others believe the new models will launch with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in September. According to a new report from Kevin Wang, senior analyst with IHS electronics research in China, the iPhone 6c will be unveiled in September alongside the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. G for Games first reported that on Wang’s predictions. In addition to the iPhone 6c, Wang alsoRead More

Posted On August 10, 2015By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

This Is How Force Touch Will Work On iPhone 6s

According to a new report from 9to5 mac, sources familiar with the matter have informed the publication that Apple is working to bring Force Touch to iOS. The iOS version of Force Touch reportedly known internally as “Orb”, according to  Mark Gurman. According to Gurman, the Force Touch experience on iOS would look like this: A user can look up a point of interest in the Maps application, and then Force Touch on the destination to immediately begin turn-by-turn directions. Currently, if a user wants to start navigating to aRead More
A new video from Unbox therapy, the same folks that kicked of the “Bendgate” controversy, shows that Apple has made some adjustments to the outer shell of the next generation iPhones. The area around the Home and volume buttons on the “iPhone 6s” appear to be thicker at 1.9mm compared to 1.14mm in the iPhone 6, which suggests hat Apple’s next generation iPhones will be harder to bend. This should be great news for people carrying their iPhone in their back pocket! SourceRead More