Apple Offers Free Redeem Codes for AirPano's Virtual City Book App

Apple Offers Free Redeem Codes for AirPano's Virtual City Book App The official Apple Store app is currently offering free redeem codes for AirPano’s City Book app, which lets iOS users explore bird’s-eye view panoramas of 10 famous cities from around the world. Each high-resolution cityscape consists of multiple connected spherical photo panoramas that users […]

Apple Announces Imminent Opening of Taiwan's First Apple Retail Store

Apple Announces Imminent Opening of Taiwan's First Apple Retail Store Apple has posted a message on its regional Taiwan website to announce the imminent opening of its first official retail store in the country. The store is located in the Xinyi District, on the ground floor and basement level of Taipei 101, the fourth tallest […]

Apple Launches Business Chat in iOS 11 Developer Preview

Apple Launches Business Chat in iOS 11 Developer Preview Apple revealed more details of its new Business Chat feature for iMessage at a WWDC developer preview on Friday. Coming in iOS 11, Business Chat allows real customer service representatives to communicate directly with users, making the feature separate from existing AI chat bot systems. Users […]

Hands-On With iOS 11's iPad Features: Dock, Drag and Drop, App Switcher and More

Hands-On With iOS 11's iPad Features: Dock, Drag and Drop, App Switcher and More There’s a major focus on the iPad in iOS 11, with Apple introducing a huge range of iPad-specific features that offer a much improved multitasking experience, allowing the iPad to better serve as a full PC replacement. Many of the features […]

You Can Now Personalize Your Apple Pencil With Slickwraps

You Can Now Personalize Your Apple Pencil With Slickwraps Slickwraps recently began selling fully customizable skins for the Apple Pencil, which help to give the drawing tool a more personal touch. Using the Slickwraps design tool, customers can create their own skin with custom images, text, emoji, and clipart. The skins are available in gloss […]

Apple Officially Allows Users to Tip Content Creators With In-App Purchases

Apple Officially Allows Users to Tip Content Creators With In-App Purchases Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines this week to indicate that developers may now sell virtual currencies in the form of in-app purchases to enable customers to “tip” content creators within apps. Like all other in-app purchases, Apple will now receive a 30 […]

Indie games invade the art world at the Megashow festival

Indie games invade the art world at the Megashow festival The Indie Megabooth, a bastion of independent games at conventions around the world, is growing. Again. But this time around, things are different: The Megabooth is expanding beyond games. The Megashow is the first standalone festival to be spun off… Source: Engadget Link: Indie games […]

Of course the 'Stranger Things' soundtrack is coming to cassette

Of course the 'Stranger Things' soundtrack is coming to cassette Just when you thought Netflix's sci-fi horror series Stranger Things couldn't get any more retro, a new version of the original soundtrack is due to be released on cassette. To celebrate its one year anniversary, Lakeshore Records announced that both… Source: Engadget Link: Of course […]

Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan

Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan After some legal tussling between home owners, building owners, Japanese government and, well, Airbnb the country has decided to legalise sharing economy home rentals. The law was passed earlier today, allowing home-owners to let properties to guests… Source: Engadget Link: Airbnb rentals are now legal in Japan

Watch 'The Talk Show' Live From WWDC 2017 With Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller

Watch 'The Talk Show' Live From WWDC 2017 With Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller Daring Fireball has shared the full video of “The Talk Show Live” from Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference this week. Before a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, Apple senior executives Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller joined host John […]

SiriusXM invests in Pandora to get into on-demand music streaming

SiriusXM invests in Pandora to get into on-demand music streaming Pandora made the leap to on-demand streaming back in March after building on the pieces Rdio left behind. Earlier this month, reports surfaced that the company was looking for a buyer. It didn't find one, but it was able to attract a big investor: Si… […]

What to expect at this year's E3

What to expect at this year's E3 Dazzling press conferences. Heart-stopping trailers. A convention center packed with video games large and small. E3 is a magical week for anyone who likes to spend their free time pushing buttons on plastic gamepads. It's like the Super Bowl, the Os… Source: Engadget Link: What to expect at […]

Samsung's beastly 49-inch QLED display is built for gaming

Samsung's beastly 49-inch QLED display is built for gaming It would almost be ridiculous not to buy a 4K TV without HDR, since you can get such sets for under $500 — so it's weird that we haven't seen many HDR PC displays yet. Luckily, Samsung has some big news on that front: It's releasing […]

Fox Now iOS and tvOS Apps Updated With Combined Content From FX, FXX, and Nat Geo

Fox Now iOS and tvOS Apps Updated With Combined Content From FX, FXX, and Nat Geo Fox Networks Group this week announced that Fox Now, its main app for streaming shows like Empire and Prison Break, has gained additional content from the company’s other networks, including FX, FXX, and National Geographic (via Variety). The update […]

Windows 10 preview shows big changes are coming

Windows 10 preview shows big changes are coming Microsoft promised big changes to Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update, and it's backing that up in spades with a new Insider Preview. Available to brave testers on the "Fast Ring," the release brings redesigned notifications in the Action Center… Source: Engadget Link: Windows 10 preview […]