As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on the new version of watchOS for the Apple Watch. The next iteration of the operating system for Apple’s wearable device will boast two serious improvements, namely, the ability to connect to known Wi-Fi hotspots without the iPhone and new push complications. Of course, Apple will add lots of stability, security and performance enhancements, but the two features mentioned above are surely the most awaited. The exact date of watchOS 2 release remains unknown. All we know is that it will be made available for public this fall.
A new thing that points to the release of the larger iPad called presumably iPad Pro in the near future has been recently discovered by iOS developer Steve Troughton Smith. This proof is the new hidden keyboard found in iOS 9, which is capable of scaling to the larger screen and which can boast of several new keys and symbols.
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most popular posts of the past seven days. In order not to waste our time, let’s take a look at the interesting articles right now.
Several interesting images have recently appeared on the Internet. These images show us the cancelled smartwatch developed by Nokia last year. This wearable device could have become a potential Apple Watch rival, however, after Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia, the development of the smartwatch was stopped. The smartwatch codenamed Moonraker was introduced at Mobile World Congress in 2014.
Apple has recently published its humorous video called Backstage on its official YouTube channel. In case you don’t know, this is the short clip that was originally showed last Monday at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. As can be easily guessed from the name of the clip, it tells a story of the final WWDC keynote rehearsal, which went a bit wrong. Apple’s latest video is available either below, or at the company’s YouTube channel. You can take a look right now.
Apple has recently seeded the fourth iOS 8.4 beta to developers for testing. Probably because of the preparation for the Worldwide Developers Conference, the release came about four weeks after the release of the third iOS 8.4 beta and nearly two months after the release of the very first testing version of iOS 8.4. By the way, this beta is also available for the members of public beta testing program.
According to the latest report from Reuters reporters, Apple’s main partner, Foxconn, is currently planning to build a new factory in India, which will be responsible for assembling iPhones. The reason for such a decision is the increasing wage inflation in China. In the near future, Foxconn will start searching for a suitable location for the new factory, reporters claim. By 2020, Foxconn plans to build as many as 10-12 new manufacturing facilities and data centers in India. And that is quite an ambitious task that requires a lot of resources, I must admit.
According to the latest report from Forbes reporters, Keen Team from China is currently planning to work on a jailbreak for iOS 9. As to the date of its release, it remains unknown, however, people familiar with the matter say it may take place this fall. The aforementioned team hasn’t released any jailbreaking tools yet, however, hackers hope to cooperate with Pangu and debut with an untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 in the near future.
As a part of iOS 9 announcement, the guys from Cupertino on Monday announced their long-awaited streaming music service called Apple Music. Although it is yet to be launched, we can now discuss its main features.
Apart from announcing iOS 9, Apple on Monday showed us the next generation of OS X. The latest version is called OS X 10.11 El Capitan and it can boast of a wide number of under the hood improvements aimed at making OS X more stable and efficient. Apart from this improvements, there are several new features, which I would like to show you right now. Let’s start.
Apple on Monday announced iOS 9 and made it available for developers. The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system is much faster and stable, moreover, it can boast of a number of new features. The list of these features is available below, you may take a look if you like.
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino hope that about 100 million people will sign up for their brand new Beats-based streaming music service that is expected to be announced in just a couple of minutes at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Although Apple hasn’t confirmed this rumor, it appears that it comes from a reliable source familiar with the plans of the tech giant. I think we can believe this rumor.
According to the latest report shared by Bloomberg reporters, in the near future Apple may significantly improve its high-speed network used for making all of its services work lightning-fast. The guys from Cupertino are reportedly planning to replace the network equipment manufactured by third-party companies with its own and open several new data centers in USA, Ireland and Denmark. In fact, the tech giant will spend $3.9 billion on this task. Such step looks quite obvious now, when Apple launches its brand-new streaming music service called Apple Music.
Apple's developer conference is set to kick off with a keynote on Monday, June 8 at 10 AM PT/ 1PM ET. You can watch it online
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According to the latest report from the Financial Times reporters, the long-anticipated streaming music service Apple Music will boast of three-month free trial. Well, I must admit this is much longer than the usual 30-day trial offered by most of the rival services. Apple has chosen probably one of the best ways to lure customers.