The first HomeKit-enabled smart-home devices will be launching in early June, Apple noted on Thursday. The statement refutes an earlier report that claimed that delays with the home automation platform would push their launch back until August or even September. Read more
Sunrise, a powerful cross-platform calendar application, the free calendar app is a new experience that will make your life easier. And on Thursday, the app now gains ‘Meet’, a companion iOS 8 keyboard specifically designed to make scheduling one-to-one meetings even easier. Read more
In recent news, Apple was forced to delay their planned launch of HomeKit, a Siri-assisted platform for the connected home, as their software teams continue to work to shrink the code base to run efficiently on small devices, according to Fortune. Read more
Two of Apple’s key display suppliers — Sharp and LG Display — are not enjoying quite the same positive effects from working with Apple. At one end of the spectrum is LG Display, an exclusive supplier of flexible OLED panels for the Apple Watch. Read more
Rdio is said to launch a new budget tier for their streaming music service soon. CEO Anthony Bay recently said that they are calling the new tier ‘Rdio Select,’ and it will give users limited access to the streaming service for $3.99 per month. Read more
Apple and A123 Systems, submitted a court filing this week saying they are nearing a settlement regarding their engineer poaching lawsuit. They’ve “reached an agreement, signed a term sheet, and are in the process of drafting a final agreement,” reports the Boston Globe. Read more
Now that you have your brand new Apple Watch, you may want to use it for simple and quick reminders, such as using it to set a timer to go off after a set amount of time. Know how to do it? If you are reading this the answer is probably no. Here is how to set a timer on your Apple Watch!
The Rugged Armor case will effectively turn your Apple Watch in to a tough case, which protects against bumps, scoff marks and scratches. This case also features a durable button, which delivers tactile feedback for an enhanced experience with the Apple Watch. Read more
LifeProof has recently announced their new FRE Power waterproof iPhone 6 battery case, and it is said to be able to withstand whatever life throws at you.
On Wednesday, Facebook announced a new ‘Instant Articles’ feature which is coming to their iPhone application soon. This iPhone-exclusive capability lets cherry-picked publishers craft versions of news stories for mobile screens that load in a split second. Read more