Ford has promised to bring CarPlay to its vehicles and is listed as one of Apple's CarPlay partners, but Ford executives say the company will also focus on compatibility with Android and its own Ford SYNC in-car infotainment system to give consumers as much choice as possible. In an interview with Re/code, Ford CTO Raj ...continue reading Ford Working With Apple on CarPlay, But Won't Give Up Control of the Dashboard

Since Adonit launched its first styluses in 2011, the company has expanded its lineup. In January, it refreshed the two styluses that started it all: The Jot Pro and Jot Mini. Priced at just $30 and $20 respectively, the styluses are the most affordable in the company’s lineup. Familiar touch The Pro and Mini will ...continue reading Adonit Jot Pro and Jot Mini review: These styluses feel natural in your hand

An initiative between Apple, IBM and Japan Post Holdings could put iPads in the hands of up to 5 million members of Japan’s elderly population. The iPads will run custom apps from IBM tailored to the needs of Japan’s elderly, who make up about a quarter of the country’s population, IBM said. The programs will ...continue reading Apple, IBM to bring iPads to 5 million Japanese seniors

Designed by Apple in California—that nod to its home state has appeared on Apple products for years, but increasingly, Apple’s gadgets are being sold far from its Cupertino headquarters. In the first three months of this year, iPhone sales in China surpassed those in the U.S. for the first time. Also for the first time, ...continue reading China is a fast-growing gold mine for Apple

Less than a week after the release of the Apple Watch, a few issues with the wrist-worn device have been spotted by early adopters. The first issue involves full sleeve tattoos interfering with the Apple Watch's heart rare sensor and skin contact registration, while MacRumors forum member Smickers has shared a new video that shows ...continue reading A Few Apple Watch Users Experiencing Band Locking Issues [iOS Blog]

Arm yourself This week's roundup includes perhaps the most disturbing accessory we've ever featured: The Selfie Arm. But don't worry! We've got some useful stuff, too. ActionProof We’ve mentioned this product back in its crowdfunding stage, but the $35 Bumper is now ready for pre-order. The product is is (natch) a bumper to protect your ...continue reading The Week in iOS Accessories: Arm yourself

IHS iSuppli often tears down devices to estimate component costs, and today, the research firm released its report on the Apple Watch, suggesting it has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple product IHS has researched. The 38mm Apple Watch Sport dissected by IHS was estimated to cost $81.20 when broken ...continue reading Apple Watch Sport Component Costs Estimated at $83.10, Which Won't Sit Well With Tim Cook

Apple TV's shipping estimate slipped to 1-2 weeks on the Apple Online Store in the United States today, less than six weeks before Apple is rumored to announce a new version of the set-top box at WWDC 2015 on June 8-12. The shipping times initially slipped to 1-2 weeks on the Apple Online Store on ...continue reading Apple TV Shipping Estimate Slips to 1-2 Weeks Ahead of WWDC [iOS Blog]

The first few weeks since its reboot under Jay Z’s stewardship have been an unqualified public relations disaster for Tidal. The service has, rightly or wrongly, come to be viewed by some as a ship sailing under false colors, using its pro-music message to hide the supposedly insatiable greed of its new owners. As if ...continue reading No, Tidal didn't raise its App Store prices, but it does have a perception problem

You already knew the Internet Archive has a catalog of DOS games that are playable in the browser. But did you know you can now play them in Twitter too? Now you can embed classic MS-DOS games in tweets - This Apple related article wrote by . To see its original version and more Apple ...continue reading Now you can embed classic MS-DOS games in tweets