Google fights Apple’s ARKit with ARCore for Android Google on Tuesday formally introduced a preview of ARCore, a new software development kit (SKD) designed to bring augmented reality to current and future Android devices. You can see a demonstration of ARCore in the video above. According to Google, ARCore is built off the company’s Tango technology, which has existed in some capacity […]

Microsoft’s new cloud clipboard lets you paste from a Windows 10 PC to an iPhone

Microsoft is unveiling a new cloud clipboard service today at the company’s Build developers conference in Seattle. While the software maker has been experimenting with a variety of clipboard services, it has finally settled on one that will be implemented directly into Windows 10. The new cloud-powered clipboard will let Windows 10 users copy content […]

Apple has helped the Feds hack into more than 70 iPhones since 2008

Apple is taking advantage of its battle with the FBI to gain some free marketing. The company has made it clear that it’s doing everything it can to protect consumer privacy, which is good news for all of us, but bad news for authorities trying to bust criminals using iOS to hide their tracks. Turns […]

Google paid Apple $1 billion to remain default search provider for iOS

Being the default search provider for an operating system as big as iOS doesn’t come cheap. According to a court transcript taken from the Google vs. Oracle lawsuit, Google paid Apple a whopping $1 billion in 2014 to ensure it remained the favorite on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. That’s not all Apple gets, either; as part of the […]

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989 World Tour Live’ now available on Apple Music

Taylor Swift’s official tour film, “The 1989 World Tour Live,” is now available for streaming exclusively on Apple Music. Filmed at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia, the film includes an entire show with special guest performances, and never-before-seen backstage footage. “The 1989 World Tour — Live captures the excitement and energy of the hottest pop artist […]

Jony Ive reveals secret design studio on this week’s “60 Minutes”

Apple headquarters is a pretty secretive place, and inside the Cupertino offices Jony Ive‘s design studio is an even greater mystery. But this Sunday we’ll get a first look at the place where new iPhones are born courtesy of 60 Minutes. The upcoming episode, in which Ive will bring Charlie Rose and his cameras inside the “secret design studio,” […]

iOS 9.2 now available for all, here’s everything that’s new

Apple just released iOS 9.2 for all. The software had been moving through both public and developer betas for the past several weeks, so we had an idea of what to expect. You’ll find improvements to Apple Music, the company’s new dedicated music streaming application, including support for creating new playlists when you add a […]

Apple’s first iPhone battery case isn’t very pretty

Apple revealed its first Mophie-style “Smart Battery Case” on Tuesday, though the design looks a bit rushed. The new accessory promises to add up to 25 hours of extra battery life and integrates directly with your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s. The case, which comes in white or black and costs $99, features a soft silicone design […]

Apple said to be testing iPhone 7 prototypes with USB-C, wireless charging

Apple is said to be testing at least five different iPhone 7 prototypes with features like USB-C connectivity, wireless charging, and dual rear-facing cameras. Sources say the company is even exploring new display technology with embedded fingerprint scanners. Perhaps it’s not too surprising that Apple is currently testing a handful of prototypes; the company makes […]

Apple Music for Sonos arrives December 15

Sonos offers some of the best solutions for in-house audio, but it hasn’t offered support for Apple Music until now. The company announced on Monday that it will deliver support for Apple’s streaming option on December 15 through an open beta. The service will join other popular options already available for Sonos players such as Spotify, Google […]

Apple working to make iPhone screen compatible with gloves

The next few months will be freezing cold for many of us, but we’ll resist wearing gloves because it means we won’t be able to use our iPhones while we’re out and about. Fortunately, this may not be a problem with future Apple devices. A new Apple patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reveals […]

Square launches new Apple Pay NFC reader

Get ready to buy artisanal cheese with Apple Pay. Square on Monday finally deployed its new NFC-based payment solution that supports Apple’s mobile payment solution. The company said that it launched the new reader across just 100 businesses in the United States, in cities such as St. Louis, San Francisco, New York City and Chicago, that allows folks […]