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Apple: First HomeKit products “coming next month”

Following a story from Fortune regarding HomeKit delays, Apple has made a statement on their connected home platform. As quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller: HomeKit has been available for just a few months and we already have dozens of partners who have committed to bringing HomeKit accessories to market and we’re…

iOS 8 now running on 82% of devices

iOS 8 adoption continues to steadily creep up. A couple of weeks ago, following the first Apple Watch orders being delivered to customers, we saw the number of devices running the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS jump over the 80% mark and that figure has moved to 82% since then. The data, from Apple’s official App Store Distribution page, shows 82%…

Check out Samsung’s answer to Apple Watch’s Digital Crown

For Apple Watch, the Cupertino company took the crown traditionally found on analog watches and transformed it into something new. Dubbed Digital Crown, the repurposed spinning appendage becomes a primary input method when interacting with the Watch and can be used for all manner of things like precisely scrolling, zooming, adjusting volume or changing the…

First Space Black stainless steel, Leather Loop and Modern Buckle Apple Watch units preparing for shipment

If you ordered an Apple Watch featuring a Leather Loop, Modern Buckle or that Space Black Link Bracelet, you’ll be pleased by today’s news: reports indicate that the first wave of these pre-orders are now preparing for shipment to customers. As Joe Rossignol at MacRumors informs, many customers are reporting that their order status has changed from…

Google News & Weather update supports Apple Watch

Google has shown that they will not be boycotting Apple Watch today by releasing their first app update in support of the competing platform. In contrast to the main app’s signature Material Design aesthetic, the Apple Watch app takes a minimal approach to displaying Google’s top stories. As far as Watch app functionality goes, don’t expect to read…

Video: Apple Watch review

If you’ve preordered an Apple Watch, you could be waiting until July to receive it. Fortunately, Cam Bunton from our sister site PhoneDog has been giving Apple’s latest product a try for awhile, and he has put his thoughts into a video for all to see. In the video, Cam runs both Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport through their paces, and highlights some…

Review: STM Dux rugged case for iPad Air 2

You’re probably most aware of STM as a manufacturer of laptop bags and sleeves. But given our focus here at TiP, we’ve always enjoyed taking a look at STM’s protective gear for our iOS devices. The company’s latest effort is the STM Dux for iPad Air 2 (an update to last year’s Dux for iPad Air and iPad mini). The Dux line is a collection of…

KGI: iPhone 6s to feature 12MP camera, 2GB RAM, rose gold color, more

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities today released a research note in which he revealed a number of features he believes are coming to Apple’s next generation iPhone. The upgraded camera of Apple’s ‘s’-generation iPhones is usually a main selling point and that’ll be no different in 2015 if Kuo’s information is correct. The iPhone 6s is said to…