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How Google’s new Maps for Apple Watch stacks up to Apple’s native app

October 6, 2015

Google finally made a Maps app for Apple Watch, but it’s pretty lackluster, especially compared to Apple’s native Maps app for the watch. I was waiting for Google Maps to arrive on my wrist for easily accessible public transit directions, but iOS 9 and watchOS 2 put Apple’s own transit directions on the watch. Now, […]

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Apple Watch Hermès now on sale in 10 different styles

October 6, 2015

You can now go out and buy an Apple Watch Hermès, but you might want to bring your French dictionary. First announced in September during Apple’s big iPhone 6s event, theApple Watch Hermès collection is available now, but only in select Apple Stores and Hermès store locations in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Toronto, as well […]

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Apple Pay 1 year in: Slow to grow, but ‘off to a great start,’ Apple says

October 6, 2015

Tech companies have been trying to make mobile payments happen for years, and when Apple entered the space last October with Apple Pay, it seemed like paying for things with your phone might actually become a daily occurrence. But Apple Pay adoption is still slow going a year after its launch, according to new reports. […]

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Apple TV aims open its universal search to all apps

October 6, 2015

When the new Apple TV launches later this month, its universal search features will only work with a select number of apps. But it’s not going to stay that way forever. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently told BuzzFeed that Apple plans to offer an API for universal search, so that any app can feed into […]

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Apple Releases 6 New 15 Second Apple Watch Adverts

October 6, 2015

Apple has this week released six new 15 second adverts to promote the ‘fun side’ of its new Apple Watch, following on from the recent launch of a major update to the AppleWatch operating system in the form of WatchOS 2.0. The new range of advertising for the Apple Watch moves away from the cinematic […]

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Apple Makes iOS 9 App Slicing Feature Available For Developers

October 6, 2015

We heard recently that Apple had disabled the app slicing feature for developers in iOS 9, this had been done to a bug related to the feature. App slicing allows developers to created apps that used less storage depending on which device they are installed on and now Apple has re-enabled the feature. Apple has […]

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iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus India Launch Price Information

October 6, 2015

Apple distributor Ingram Micro has informed its retail price partners about the launch price of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in India. According to the communication – a copy of which has been seen by Gadgets 360 – the iPhone 6s will start at Rs. 62,000 for the 16GB variant. The iPhone 6s […]

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Apple Buys Perceptio, An AI Startup For Smartphones

October 6, 2015

Apple has acquired another company, the latest one is company called Perceptio, a startup that is developing artificial intelligence systems for smartphones. Perceptio has been developing a new AI system for smartphones that does not share its user data, this fits in with Apple’s current stance on user privacy and could be one of the […]

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Apple Acquires Speech Recognition Startup VocalIQ

October 5, 2015

Apple has acquired VocalIQ, a UK-based startup that builds speech processing technology to enable more human-like and natural communication between machines and people. Apple is likely to utilise VocalIQ’s expertise to improve its virtual assistant Siri. VocalIQ uses machine learning technology to make self-learning virtual assistants that would be able to understand natural human conversations […]

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Apple Buys Mapping Company Mapsense For Apple Maps

October 5, 2015

Apple has been working on their Apple Maps software and has already made a couple of acquisitions related to Apple Maps and now it looks like they hare purchased another company, Mapsense. Mapsense is mapping company that builds tools for analyzing and visualizing location data and Apple has apparently paid between $25 and $25 million […]

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