Tagged with: Apple

How You’ll Use Apple Pay at a McDonald’s Drive-Thru

How You’ll Use Apple Pay at a McDonald’s Drive-Thru

McDonald’s was one of Apple’s big-name partners when the iPhone maker announced the launch of its mobile payments system, Apple Pay. But when Apple said the partnership would allow McDonald’s customers to pay with their iPhones at the drive-through, I was a bit stumped about how that would happen in a way that ...

Fetch (iOS) Moves From Shopping Tool to On-Demand Personal Assistant

Fetch (iOS) Moves From Shopping Tool to On-Demand Personal Assistant

Fetch, a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now. In the updated version, which also works over SMS, you can use your buying assistant to book ...

Here’s How Medical Trials Plan to Use Apple’s HealthKit

Here’s How Medical Trials Plan to Use Apple’s HealthKit

Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple. ...

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

How to Remove U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ from Your iPhone

Are you one of the people who complained about that new U2 album Apple gave you last week — the one it inserted into your cloud-based iTunes account without asking if you wanted it, and which would show up as “purchased” in your file history even if you never downloaded it? Then maybe this will help: Apple has changed ...

Apple Sold 4 Million iPhones in 24 Hours on Friday

Apple Sold 4 Million iPhones in 24 Hours on Friday

Apple is once again setting new pre-order records for its new iPhone. After announcing a new "overnight" record last week, Apple revealed that it sold more than 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in just 24 hours. "iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are better in every way, and we are thrilled customers love them as much ...

Report: The Apple Watch Edition (With 18K Gold) Could Cost $1,200

Report: The Apple Watch Edition (With 18K Gold) Could Cost $1,200

A jewelry contact familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that the gold, 18-karat version of the Apple Watch could cost around $1,200 retail when it launches in January. This has been corroborated, based on size and weight, by jewelers familiar with the material Apple is using to make its Apple Watch Edition pieces. It ...

The Apple Watch, Misguided Criticism and The Internet of Things

The Apple Watch, Misguided Criticism and The Internet of Things

In the wake of Apple’s live event last week, there’s been some understandable finger pointing at Apple Watch. Unspecified battery life, a watch whose thickness means it doesn’t slip under the sleeve, the price. But that’s what you get with first-generation technology. It will get better with time, so let’s not ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 15, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 15, 2014

I’d love to tell you how great Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are, and do some hardcore fanboy gushing. But I can’t. The new iPhones are iterative and that’s all they can be. Like a big screen? You’re in luck. If you want a slightly better camera, a little more speed and some new bells and whistles… ...

Apple Watch Can Play Music to Bluetooth Headphones Without an iPhone

Apple Watch Can Play Music to Bluetooth Headphones Without an iPhone

The Apple Watch we got a glimpse at this week is a powerful peripheral device, but most of its tricks require it to be tethered to an iPhone in the user's pocket. Last night on Charlie Rose, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed one thing the Watch can do on its own: Send music to your Bluetooth headphones. Cook wore a white Apple ...

Apple Watch and the iPhone 6: Things to Ponder

Apple Watch and the iPhone 6: Things to Ponder

The most impressive thing about Apple's iPhone 6 launch event was not the hardware, software or the company's fantastic ecosystem. It wasn't Apple Heath or even Apple Pay. It was Apple's clear and well-executed strategy. While the Street was not impressed with any of it (as evidenced by the downward movement in share ...