Two big things happened in the world of smart watches this week. Apple announced a March 9 press event where we expect it will disclose ship dates and pricing for the Apple Watch. And Pebble launched a Kickstarter campaign for its next-generation smart watch, the Pebble Time. In the first four days, it has raised ...continue reading Simple Vs. Splashy: Can Pebble Time Beat Apple Watch On Your Wrist? – Forbes

Alex Heath (10:00 am PDT, Feb 28th) Awesome Apps of the Week Awesome Apps of the Week It’s the weekend, and Cult of Mac is here to bring you a roundup of all the app goodness you might have missed from the last week. VLC makes its triumphant return to the App Store, a great ...continue reading VLC, Vesper, and other awesome apps you might have missed

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Exclusive By Kasper JadeSaturday, February 28, 2015, 07:18 am PT (10:18 am ET) Apple's 2015 family of iPhones are expected to adopt features first introduced in other Apple products, such as the dynamic Force Touch input found on the Apple Watch, but won't include a recently-rumored multi-camera system, AppleInsider has been advised. People familiar with ...continue reading Sources: Apple's 2015 'iPhone 6s' models to gain Force Touch but no dual-camera system

Rugged protection from Roocase and Kensington, and more This week’s roundup of new iPad cases includes cases with bright colors for when you feel like trying out a different look—plus pouches, keyboards, and germ-repellent options to switch things up. Kensington The BlackBelt 2nd Degree (iPad Air 2; $50) is a rugged case that surrounds your ...continue reading The Week in iPad Cases: Rugged protection from Roocase and Kensington, and more

We live in a society where people are able to freely speak their minds. That's good! Nay, great, even. As a result, there is no there a level of wrongness that can legally bar someone from talking about a topic. Take, for example, investing in Apple's stock. Investment advice guy Charles Sizemore is back with ...continue reading Take my advice: Do not take this guy's advice

The world’s most valuable company doesn’t need to build a car in order to reinvent driving. The Ferrari FF was the first car to include Apple’s Car Play. It’s been fascinating to read all the recent discussion and speculation over Apple’s supposed car project—and to wonder if a company that already dominates several huge product ...continue reading Apple's Real Car Play – MIT Technology Review

By AppleInsider StaffFriday, February 27, 2015, 06:13 pm PT (09:13 pm ET) In the ongoing Silicon Valley shuttle bus saga, drivers serving five local tech firms, including Apple, voted on Friday to seek representation by the Teamsters union. A total of 158 bus drivers working for Compass Transportation, which holds contracts with Apple, eBay, Genentech, ...continue reading Shuttle drivers at Apple, other Silicon Vally tech companies vote for Teamsters representation

February 27, 2015, 2:42 PM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Allister Heath’s account Friday in the Telegraph of Tim Cook’s visit to an Apple Store in London reminds me of the free advice Above Avalon’s Neil Cybart gave last month about how to sell the Apple Watch. People are overthinking it, ...continue reading Should Tim Cook be telling people what Apple Watch can do? – Fortune

Some Apple products may be banned from sale in the U.S. if Ericsson gets its way after filing a barrage of patent lawsuits. The Swedish telecommunications equipment vendor filed nine lawsuits against Apple on Thursday, seven in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and two in the U.S. International Trade Commission, ...continue reading Ericsson seeks US sales ban of Apple iPhone, iPad in patent lawsuit barrage – PCWorld