Apple introduces watchOS 5 at WWDC, brings Walkie Talkie mode, Podcasts, Work-Out Detection and more

Apple announced the watchOS 5 update for the Apple Watch at WWDC earlier today. With the update, Apple is very clearly doubling down on health and fitness features as it tends to be one of the most popular use cases for smartwatches. There’s much more to the update though. Let’s take a closer look.  Continue reading “Apple introduces watchOS 5 at WWDC, brings Walkie Talkie mode, Podcasts, Work-Out Detection and more”

Apple said to announce a new MacBook lineup at WWDC 2017

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Apple is planning to refresh its MacBook lineup this year at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) next month, according to a latest report from Bloomberg. The company is expected to announce an upgraded version Macbook Pro and the 12-inch Macbook with faster processors. Continue reading “Apple said to announce a new MacBook lineup at WWDC 2017”

Apple tvOS updated with single sign-on, improved Siri search, more live channels and apps

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Apple is bringing quite a few new features to its Apple TV this fall with updated tvOS. The company at WWDC 2016 announced that the last generation of Apple TV had 80 video channels and now it has over 1300 video channels. Also the native apps have grown to 6000 for the Apple TV in seven months. Continue reading “Apple tvOS updated with single sign-on, improved Siri search, more live channels and apps”

OnePlus 3 India pricing tipped, Lenovo Vibe K5 launched and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news.

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Apple details major changes to its App Store

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Apple is gearing up to bring major changes to its App store that will be announced at the upcoming WWDC next week. Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller detailed tweaks and improvements to App Store in an interview with The Verge.

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Apple introduces News app for iPhone and iPad, coming with iOS 9 this fall

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At the WWDC 2015, Apple also announced an all-new News app alongside previewing the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9. The News app essentially collects all the stories in one place in a customized newsfeed called ‘For You’. It will ship with iOS 9 this fall and will be first available in the US, UK, and Australia Continue reading “Apple introduces News app for iPhone and iPad, coming with iOS 9 this fall”

Apple’s music streaming service launching at WWDC: Sony Music CEO

We all know that Apple is expected to launch its music streaming service at its upcoming WWDC on June 8. Now, Sony Music CEO Doug Morris has further confirmed this news in a latest interview.

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Apple to reportedly launch Beats music streaming service at WWDC in June

It has been reported for sometime that Apple will launch Beats music streaming service in June this year. Now, a 9to5Mac report has revealed that the company will indeed unveil the Beats streaming service at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco from June 8 to June 12.

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Apple opens Touch ID API for all applications

Last year, Apple introduced the iPhone 5s with its Touch ID sensor on board. This fingerprint reader built into the home button itself was intimately tied in to the operating system. It allowed for a seamless way to unlock the device, offered a few more security related functions.

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With the launch of iOS 8, developers will be able to use the Touch ID API to enable authentication for users. This’ll work in two ways. Developers can either use fingerprint based authentication for applications and in case of more sensitive use cases, offer Touch ID as a secondary means of authentication. Continue reading “Apple opens Touch ID API for all applications”

Apple to reveal the future of iOS at WWDC’14 on June 2nd

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Following the yearly tradition, Apple has announced the dates for its Worldwide developer conference, the WWDC 2014, starting on the 2nd of June. The event, where Apple’s software products take center stage, mainly for their new features and updates,  will be touching upon the future of iOS and OS X, the company’s operating systems for its two different kinds of devices. Two months after Microsoft’s own developer conference, it will be Apple’s to tell the story of how its platforms have evolved.

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Apple announces iTunes Radio with customized music streams, to be available later this year

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At the World Web Developers Conference, Apple just announced the long rumored iTunes Radio service. To be a  part of the music player application, it will provide users access to about 200 curated stations. The service will also allow users to create custom radio stations based on music in their iTunes library. The service will learn based on your usage and will offer increasingly personalized music playlists. In addition, iTunes Radio will also let users listen to tracks from popular artists ahead of launch and will integrate with Siri. Interestingly, it will also be possible to tag and buy anything you hear which should put it in direct competition with the likes of Soundhound.  Continue reading “Apple announces iTunes Radio with customized music streams, to be available later this year”

Watch the Apple WWDC Live Video Stream on iOS , Mac or Apple TV

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If you would like to follow Apple’s WWDC developer conference happening in San Francisco , USA right now. just tune in to Apple’s live video stream of the event from the link below. Apple CEO Tim Cook along with other Apple executives such as Jonathan Ive are expected to address the audience during the keynote. WWDC is Apple’s annual World Wide Developer conference and sees a lot of new announcements from Apple.

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Apple pushes for license deals as music streaming service launch at WWDC beckons

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Apple, especially, Steve Jobs, is known to be a hard negotiator. Having revolutionized the digital music industry with the iTunes store, the media industry is no stranger to the ways and methods of Apple negotiations. But recently, Apple seems to have been going through a hard time negotiating with record labels and artists for one little reason, they are late. The music streaming service, which was pioneered by various start ups like Pandora in the US and Spotify in the Europe, is a novel way to listen to music, for free. Supported by advertising, the streaming services apparently make far less money than the traditional a la carte way of buying music, like the iTunes. They might be late but that doesn’t stop Apple from launching their own streaming service, because that’s the demand of the day.

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Apple announces WWDC 2013 for June 10th – 14th

Apple has just announced the dates for its annual developer conference, Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Scheduled to be held in San Francisco from June 10th to 14th, the event will showcase the next version of iOS and OSX.

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