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Here’s where you can buy your $10k+ Apple Watch Edition

If you’re a tech fan with $10,000 to spare, you’ll no doubt be wondering where on earth you’ll be able to pick up Apple’s premium, gold Apple Watch on launch day, right? We’ve previously been informed that the luxe Apple Watch Edition will only be available at select retail locations, although Apple CEO Tim Cook and co have been mum on the details. A new…

Apple Watch orders to be online only, limited supplies expected

Don’t plan on lining up in front of your local Apple Store on Apple Watch launch day. Apple has today issued a press release stating that Apple Watch orders will only be accepted online during its “initial launch period”. Apple Watch pre-orders begin in less than 24 hours and, while you can try one on in store from tomorrow, you’ll only be able to order…

Apple Watch review roundup

Yesterday, the press embargo lifted on Apple Watch reviews and the internet was flooded with thousands of words and hundreds of thoughts on the upcoming wearable device. We saw reviews from select members of the tech press as well as some fashion, lifestyle and watch-specific publications, all of which had their say on the wrist-worn gadget. I’ve taken…

iOS 8.3 patches TaiG jailbreak exploit

Bad news for jailbreakers: iOS 8.3, released to the public yesterday, includes several security patches including one for a key exploit used by TaiG for jailbreaking devices. As well as user-facing improvements to Emoji and the new iCloud Photo Library service, iOS 8.3 comes stacked with almost 40 behind-the-scenes security updates which, as MuscleNerd…

OS X 10.10.3 released to the public, includes new Photos application

Today is Apple update day. Along with dropping iOS 8.3 to the public, Apple is releasing the latest update for OS X Yosemite, 10.10.3. This release addresses numerous bugs and improves stability for wireless connectivity. It also includes a new Emoji picker and support for the new Emoji that also came with iOS 8.3 today. But the biggest change is the…

HiddenMe for Mac hides all your desktop icons with just one click

Ever been giving a presentation and wanted to prevent anyone seeing what’s on your desktop? Or do you just want to temporarily “clean” up your screen? HiddenMe allows users to quickly hide everything on your computer’s desktop with just a click of a button. Let’s face it, some of us just have messy desktops. Having an icon on your desktop allows you…

Retail preparation continues for Apple Watch

Apple Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts is continuing to adjust Apple’s sales strategy leading up to the release of Apple Watch. In what seems to be a bit of a shift in philosophy, Ahrendts sent a memo to Apple Store employees asking them to encourage customers to order online. In her memo titled “Get in line online,”…

Review: Inateck BTSP-20 waterproof Bluetooth speaker

I usually spend all day listening to music or podcasts and I much prefer using an external speaker rather than my iPhone or Mac’s built-in ones. When I’m working in the office, cooking in the kitchen, or relaxing in the living room, I like to take a Bluetooth speaker with me to provide that extra sound quality for my media. One area where I…

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…