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iOS 9 beta 2 and iOS 8.4 GM release to come later today

According to BGR, both the second beta for iOS 9 and the Golden Master release of iOS 8.4 should be dropping today. iOS 8.4 has been in testing for several weeks. It includes the new Music player that will bring Apple Music to the masses. Apple Music is said to be launching on June 30th. Most likely, the public release for iOS 8.4 will be on that…

Tim Cook talks Watch and China

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about developer interest regarding Apple Watch, as well as the importance of China, as reported by  Bloomberg. While not giving away any sales numbers, Cook did mention some other numbers with relation to the Apple Watch. Specifically, developers are working on over 3500 Apple Watch apps already. This compares to 500 apps…

Future iPhones may not have visible antenna lines

Beginning with the iPhone 5, Apple has enclosed a good portion of its iPhones in metal. This has lead to some well designed, well crafted, and beautiful handsets. However, because of their reliance on wireless technologies, there has been a portion of the phone that couldn’t be metal. For the iPhone 5 and 5s, this meant having portions on the back made…

Review: Power for Apple Watch

Jailbreaker, developer, and graphic designer Surenix has recently released Power, a useful utility app for Apple Watch that displays the paired iPhone’s battery level and charging status. Although checking your iPhone’s battery on the iPhone doesn’t seem like a major inconvenience, there are plenty of scenarios in which an iPhone could be out of…

Taylor Swift pens open letter on Apple Music: ‘This is not about me’

Days after it was reported that Taylor Swift’s 1989 will not be available on Apple Music at launch, the singer/songwriter has penned an open letter to Apple on the subject. In a blog post titled “To Apple, Love Taylor”, Swift explains the reasoning behind her decision — Apple Music’s 3 month free trial and the lack of streaming revenues paid to artists…

The TiP Weekly: Signs of an iPad Pro, Watch hacks, and more

As we come off of the high of WWDC, we seem to finally catch our breath this week. Of course, with all of the new tools and software updates made available to developers, this past week was ripe with the possibilities found within. Do we have confirmation of an iPad Pro? What can the Apple Watch really do? We learned all of that and more this past…

Apple removes original iPad mini from their site

Without any warning, Apple has removed the original iPad mini from their site and online store. While it is still available to buy refurbished, you can’t buy it brand new. The iPad mini was originally a ground breaking device when first launched, offering a smaller and lighter iPad option for those that wanted such a thing. When it comes to iPads,…

Power for Apple Watch shows your iPhone’s battery status at a glance

Power is a neat new utility in the App Store that makes it easy to quickly check your iPhone’s remaining battery percentage from your Apple Watch. Created by Surenix, most well-known in the jailbreak community for his work on themes and tweaks like auki and ayeris, Power features a standalone Watch app as well as a Glance. Opening the app or swiping up…

Apple Music will be missing Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ at launch

It appears there will be a blank space in Apple Music’s streaming catalog right where Taylor Swift’s 1989 should be. The singer’s latest album will not be available to stream via Apple’s new music service, according to a report from BuzzFeed. Swift has been outspoken about music streaming, especially services that offer a free tier like Spotify, and has…

Research firm estimates 2.79 million Apple Watches sold

A report from research firm Slice Intelligence estimates that Apple Watch has sold approximately 2.79 million units since going on sale about two months ago. Watches with the black sport band were most popular, according to the firm. When compared with Apple’s 2015 Q1 iPhone sales of almost 75 million, Apple Watch sales seem kind of weak. However, if…