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Apple Watch app roundup: Best Productivity apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be feature on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as more…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Social Networking and Photo & Video apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be feature on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as…

Apple reveals how Apple Watch measures your heart rate

Apple posted a support page today detailing one of the features of the Apple Watch: heart rate detection. While numerous medical sensors were supposedly planned for the Apple Watch, this is one of the ones that made it to the first generation model. As expected, the Apple Watch is doing something a little fancy to measure your heart rate. The…

Apple preparing initial Apple Watch stock for shipment

Apple has begun preparing its initial Apple Watch stock for shipment. A number of customers have reported that their order status changed to “Preparing for Shipment” today and credit cards have begun being charged. These signs bode well for those who are seeing them and suggest that they will be among the first to receive their Watches on Friday, April…

iOS 8.4 jailbreak shown off in new video

Just when things were starting to look a little bleak of the jailbreak community, a well-known hacker has emerged with a proof of concept video showing his iPhone running an iOS 8.4 beta 1 jailbreak. Earlier this month, Apple released iOS 8.3 to the public which included a number of security updates, closing exploits used by jailbreakers in the…

WSJ: Apple Pay planned to launch in Canada in November

Apple is hoping to launch Apple Pay in Canada in November of this year, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The company is reportedly in talks with banks north of the US border about bringing the mobile payments service to Canada this fall. The company is in negotiations with Canada’s six biggest banks about a potential November…

Ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall has been advising Snapchat, earning stock

Since leaving Apple Scott Forstall has been quiet. But, according to leaked emails, the man formerly responsible for heading up Apple’s iOS team has been serving as an adviser to ephemeral messaging startup Snapchat, earning himself 0.11% of the company in the process. The email comes from Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO and Snapchat board member,…