Category:  Special Event

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2018 0 iPhone, Special Event

Apple had a third new iPhone to unveil today, the iPhone XR. The device delivers a 6.1″ LCD at 1792×828 for 326 ppi. There is an edge to edge iPhone X style display that offers a bigger display than the iPhone 8 Plus, but in a smaller device footprint. All of the iPhone X swipe… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2018 0 iPhone, Special Event

After Apple Watch Series 4, Apple came to the star of the show, the iPhone. For 2018, Apple announced the iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max. The iPhone XS features the highlights of the iPhone X, accented with the new A12 chipset. The A12 is a six core CPU with two performances cores and four… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, September 12, 2018 0 iPhone, Special Event

Apple kicked off the Gather Round event with the Apple Watch Series 4. The device largely resembles previous generations, but the screen has been pushed to the edges, and curved to fit most of the glass screen. The resulting screen is 35% larger on the smaller version and 32% larger on the larger version. The… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: watchOS 5 Introduces Walkie Talkie, Interactive Notifications, And More Special Event, WWDC

The Apple Watch launched three years ago, and yet we’re already up to watchOS 5. At WWDC this year, Apple had a few watchOS enhancements that can improved the usability of the device. First off, watchOS 5 can now automatically detect a workout, so you don’t have to manually activate it, and instead receive “start… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: tvOS Gains Dolby Atmos, Zero Sign On, And More Special Event, WWDC

The Apple TV 4K took some stage time at WWDC as well. The big new feature is support for Dolby Atmos to offer immersive 3D audio to your viewing experience. iTunes movies will be updated this fall, and like the 4K video update, your movies will be upgraded to Atmos for free. Apple has also… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: macOS Mojave Introduces Dark Mode And Enhances Finder, Quick Look, App Store, And More Special Event, WWDC

The WWDC 18 keynote marches on to macOS. The new version continues the California landmark naming schemed, and is called macOS Mojave. The name partly arises thanks to a big new feature, Dark Mode. The Mojave desert looks beautiful at night, and so does macOS as the Dark Mode applies to the windows, sidebar, dock,… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Updates Native Apps Including Photos, News, Stocks, And More Special Event, WWDC

Apple has turned their attention to native apps in iOS 12. First off, Apple News, Stocks, and Voice Memos are coming to the iPad. Apple News has a new Browse tab allowing you to browse curated content from a human team. The iPad version of Apple News has a new sidebar to quickly jump between… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Introduces Group FaceTime And Memoji Special Event, WWDC

Apple is enhancing communication with iOS 12 starting with improving Animoji. First off, there are four new Animoji characters with ghost, koala, tiger and t-rex, and all Animojis support tongue tracking. That’s not all, there’s also Memoji, which lets you customize your own personal Animoji avatar with a ton of customizable choices. Apple is also… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: iOS 12 Tries To Combat Phone Addiction Special Event, WWDC

Apple spent part of the iOS 12 presentation on phone addiction. First off, they have advanced “Do Not Disturb” mode with a special bed time mode to turn off visual notifications for your sleeping hours. There are also new specific choices to “Do Not Disturb” until you leave a specific location, until your next event… Read More »

By Trevor Sheridan, June 4, 2018 Comments Off on WWDC 18: Siri Gains New Shortcuts With iOS 12 Special Event, WWDC

iOS 12 is giving new attention to Siri with enhancements to SiriKit. The big new feature is Shortcuts, which will be a stand alone app in iOS 12. The new native app is built off Workflow, that Apple acquired last year. With Shortcuts, you can teach Siri specific tasks to any third party app. To… Read More »