Apple describes its first store in Europe as “tired and outdated” as it joins the queue for a refresh

A planning application to refresh the design of Apple’s Regent Street store in London describes the current look as “tired and outdated” as it joins the queue to see a major redesign. This is expected to be broadly in line with the new look first seen in Brussels when it opened two weeks ago, overseen by Jony […]

Google Maps for iOS Gains Apple Watch App

Google today updated its Google Maps app for iOS to version 4.11.0, adding support for the Apple Watch. As of today, there’s a Google Maps app that delivers directions on Apple’s wrist-worn device. Along with a new Apple Watch app, today’s update also includes a tool for comparing estimated travel times across driving, transit, walking […]

iPhone app may push New York Powerball lottery jackpot to new record

If you want to play New York’s Powerball lottery without having to queue at a grocery store for a ticket, there’s now an app for that. Jackpot allows you to use your iPhone to buy tickets – and the developer says it expects take-up to “significantly increase” jackpots. This week’s jackpot is currently sitting at a […]

Opinion: The iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 6s Plus choice was trickier than expected

I honestly did not want to order both an iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus this year. After many years of comprehensively reviewing iPhones — an exhausting process — I was looking forward to spending this year’s iPhone release kicking back and enjoying one of the two new models like a regular customer. The only problem: I couldn’t […]

iPhone Upgrade Program Causing Headaches for Some Launch Day Customers

Apple launched its iPhone Upgrade Program today in the U.S., enabling customers to purchase the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus with AppleCare+ coverage included for 24 equal payments of between around $30 and $45 per month depending on the model. After at least 12 monthly payments, the customer can upgrade to a new iPhone […]

iPhone 6s Plus Touch ID Much Quicker Than iPhone 6 Plus in New Hands-On Video

With the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, one well-known hardware feature got a substantial upgrade: Touch ID. Apple improved the Touch ID sensor, allowing it to recognize fingerprints faster than it could previously. We went hands-on with the brand new iPhone 6s Plus and compared its improved Touch ID sensor to the one in the […]

Apple’s Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson placed at head table for White House state dinner

Apple CEO Tim Cook and environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson joined other tech industry titans at President Barack Obama’s head table for Friday night’s White House dinner in honor of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Cook is also expected to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Aaron Sorkin Blasts Tim Cook for Calling Steve Jobs Films ‘Opportunistic’

Earlier this month, Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Stephen Colbert, where discussion turned to Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming “Steve Jobs” film and Alex Gibney’s “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” documentary. Though Cook has not seen either film, he called Jobs an “amazing human being” and suggested he hated the movies being […]