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Report: Refreshed Apple TV won’t feature 4K video

It was reported in March that Apple was planning to unveil a refreshed Apple TV at some point this year – most likely at WWDC in June. The refreshed Apple TV is expected to feature a redesigned user-interface with an App Store and support for its upcoming streaming music service. Although Apple hasn’t said anything about when 4K content might come to…

Apple Maps now features TripAdvisor and Booking.com reviews

Apple Maps now features reviews from two new sources: TripAdvisor and Booking.com. Previously, all reviews for hotels and local business in Maps were sourced from Yelp. Review data from TripAdvisor and Booking.com has popped up for select hotel listings. It’s unclear what the criteria are for TripAdvisor or Booking.com reviews to be presented rather…

Apple Watch website adds Guided Tours section

The Apple Watch website has been updated with a new Guided Tours section, which goes over several apps and features of the upcoming device. Unlike the first iPhone, Apple Watch is being introduced with third party apps, Force Touch (which activates hidden menus), and watch face customizations to name a few. Apple may feel that people would like to be…

Apple Watch pre-orders open at 12:01 a.m. PDT on April 10

We’re just one week away from Apple Watch pre-orders and Apple has today updated its online store to inform that it will begin accepting orders for the wearable devices from 12:01am PDT on April 10th. The Apple Online Store pages for Apple Watch have been updated in all launch countries — the UK store, for example, showing 8:01am and the Australia…

AppleCare+ pricing for Apple Watch revealed

AppleCare+ will be available for Apple Watch at launch, but the pricing of the extended support is as yet unknown. A couple of reports coming out of MacRumors and 9to5Mac today are both reporting AppleCare+ for Apple Watch will be priced based on the model of Apple Watch you have purchased, with prices ranging from $59 to $999. AppleCare+ for Apple…

Report: Samsung to produce A9 processors for next iPhone

Samsung has won the contract to produce Apple’s next-generation A9 processors for future iPhones, reports Bloomberg. Previously, Apple had moved to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the majority of its chips in an effort to reduce its reliance on Samsung components. Today’s report corroborates previous rumors that Samsung would take on…

Poll: Five years on, how do you use your iPad?

Five years ago today, the original iPad hit store shelves and landed in customers’ hands (and laps) for the first time. The iPad had its critics at launch, many seeing it as an unnecessary device in the world of laptops and iPhones, but the company went on to sell almost 15 million units in its first year. Since then, Apple has sold over 250 million iPads…

Canadian fashion magazine Flare puts Apple Watch on the cover

Canada’s Flare magazine is the latest fashion publication to feature Apple Watch on its cover as we approach the device’s April 24th launch. Both the silver and space gray Apple Watch Sport are shown off on Flare’s cover, worn by actress Hailee Steinfield. May’s issue is also accompanied by an online story explaining 15 things you can do with Apple Watch…