Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Attend The WSJDLive

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This October The Wall Street Journal will host a technology conference WSJDLive which will be attended by many top executives, including Apple CEO Tim Cook. WSJDLive will start on 27th October and will continue until 29th October at Montage in Laguna Beach, CA. Former Wall Street employees, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, in the past hosted the ‘D conference’. WSJDLive seems to be a continuation of the D conference, as Mossberg and Swisher left to form a new company recode.net which hosts technology conference called ‘Code Conference’. The last code conference was held in May and was attended by Apple executives besides many other company executives. Read More

Epic Zen Garden For iOS — A Taste Of iOS 8 (Review)

epic zen gardenEpic Zen Garden is an App built to demonstrate the magnificence and exquisiteness of Apple’s iOS 8. Developed by Epic Games and powered by Unreal Engine 4, the App was featured in Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference back in June to exhibit unmatched graphical superiority of Unreal Engine 4 using Apple’s new, low-level rendering Metal API. Read More

Stealth For iOS — Play The Assassin (Review)

stealthStealth is a captivating stealth and action-based game that features a female assassin on a rescue mission to free imprisoned members of her clan. The App Store has been in dire need of an exciting, top-of-the class stealth game. With Stealth now available for download after 18 months of development, Nicolas Liatti, the App’s developer, has done the App Store a big favour. Codenamed “Project S” during its inception stage, Stealth is undeniably a game that lives up to its name! Read More

Out-Of-Warranty Repairs Cost For iPhone 6 Is $299 And iPhone 6 Plus Is $399

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On Friday, along with launching two new iPhones, Apple updated the repairs page on its website with out-of-warranty quotes. The out-of-warranty repairs for iPhone 6 can cost up to $299 and for iPhone 6 Plus $329. These are respectively $30 and $60 more than the repair pricing for iPhone 5S/5C/5 which is just $269. Apple is providing One Year Limited Warranty for all new purchases; however, this does not cover accidental breakage. User has the option to buy AppleCare+ extended warranty at $99 for two years which allows for two accidental damage repairs at an additional $79 service fee for each repair. Read More

iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Shows Larger Battery, NFC Chip

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Repair firm iFixit has completely disassembled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As shown in their videos, the internals of both the phones are very similar, with the components adjusted according to their shell sizes. iPhone 6 Plus contains a huge 2915 mAH battery, whereas iPhone 6 has a 1810 mAH rated battery. Comparing it with iPhone 5S that has a 1500 mAh battery, the higher rating in the new phones is in line with bigger screen sizes of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. The performance test showed the batteries performed better than the ones in previous models. Read More

Apple Watch Packaging Doubles As iPhone Dock

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The next Apple product to hit the market in 2015 is the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is not just a watch or an additional notification product in sync with iPhone but much more. It has a health kit, home automation and Apple Pay features that make it unique and stand out from other similar devices. This time, how the Cupertino company will design its box will most probably get leaked before the watch reaches the market. But design companies have started to put their thoughts around it.  Evelio Mattos of Design Packaging has released a fantastic Apple Watch packaging design by taking it one step further. Read More

Rhonna Designs Magic For iOS — Snaps With A Magical Touch (Review)

Rhonna Designs MagicEver imagined what it’s like to have a prodigious photo studio within your grasp? Well, if editing images is your thing, it’s about time you met the Rhonna Designs Magic App. Developed by Rhonna Farrer, this remarkable App is simply breathtaking. From a light textural edit to a watermark or logo on your snaps, you can now match your creative edits with a crisp magical touch. Unlike numerous photo-effects Apps in use today, Rhonna Designs Magic exceptionally combines an array of fascinating features. Read More

Steve’s Private Jet Is Now Ive’s

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Apple’s senior vice president of design, Jonathan Ive, flies in his private Gulfstream jet. The jet was previously owned by Steve Jobs in his last years. According to a report by Business Week, Ive bought the 15-seater dual-engine private jet from Steve’s wife Laurene Powell Jobs at a discount. Ive along with Steve Jobs did the interiors of the plane and Ive joked to one of his friend that “At least I don’t have to redesign anything.” Read More

Apple Updates Its Apps To Support iOS 8

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As Apple has officially launched iOS 8 with a relatively new look and feel and new features, it has also updated its iOS Apps to go with the latest version of the OS. This includes iWork productivity suite that has Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Besides the usual bug fixes and stability improvement, the new update for iOS 8 support has integration with iCloud drive. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are chargeable Apps and available for $9.99 each. Read More

Five Great Features To Check Out In iOS 8

ios8_logo2iOS 8 is finally here and we, at TheAppleGoogle, have had a great time playing with it and trying out all that is new and exciting with this biggest update ever since the App Store. We must admit that all that was laid out during WWDC has made it to the operating system (apart from that little bug in HealthKit), and it is as good as was promised. There are plenty of new features to try out; here we have laid out our top 5. Read More