Tagged with: Apple

Apple’s CarPlay Rollout Has Quietly Been Pushed Back to 2015

Apple’s CarPlay Rollout Has Quietly Been Pushed Back to 2015

Apple’s new in-car solution for iOS, first revealed over a year ago at WWDC, appears to be hitting delays as some car manufacturers push back release schedules into next year. Back in March when Apple officially announced availability of the feature, a handful of car companies announced that CarPlay would arrive in new ...

Apple is Replacing Some Defective iPhone 5 Batteries for Free

Apple is Replacing Some Defective iPhone 5 Batteries for Free

On Friday afternoon, Apple opened up an iPhone 5 battery replacement program after discovering that a “very small percentage” of units “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” The iPhone 5 was originally launched in September 2012, and Apple says that the affected units ...

Wolfie (iPad) Helps You Learn to Play the Piano Through Your Tablet

Wolfie (iPad) Helps You Learn to Play the Piano Through Your Tablet

Piano practice and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart have entered the 21st Century through a brand new iPad app. Tonara Wolfie for Piano offers tools and dynamic scores to enhance the student/teacher dynamic during (and between) lessons. Featuring a score-tracking cursor, digital score playback, teacher and student recordings and ...

‘Normal’ (iOS) Tells You Which Apps Are Draining Your Phone’s Battery

‘Normal’ (iOS) Tells You Which Apps Are Draining Your Phone’s Battery

How do we identify and discard energy-inefficient apps? According to two Stanford computer scientists, the solution lies in another app. Adam Oliner and Jacob Leverich designed a program called Normal to tell you which other apps you ought to kill. It’s a telling problem that iOS message boards are plagued by constant ...

Apple Patents iPhone Tech to Help You Find Your Parked Car (Even Without Cell or GPS Service)

Apple Patents iPhone Tech to Help You Find Your Parked Car (Even Without Cell or GPS Service)

A pair of Apple patent applications discovered on Thursday describe a system that automatically determines when and where a user parks their car, and later directs them back to the vehicle without requiring a data connection or GPS signal. As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's applications for ...

AliveCor’s New iPhone Case Can See if You Have a Heart Condition

AliveCor’s New iPhone Case Can See if You Have a Heart Condition

How's the ticker? Some dangerous heart problems can exist without any symptoms whatsoever, like "atrial fibrillation" (A-fib) a type of abnormal cardiac rhythm that affects one in four people. A visit to your physician is normally required to detect it (and is still a must), but a company called AliveCor has just announced ...

Tesla Owners Can Now Use an iPhone to Unlock and Start Their Car

Tesla Owners Can Now Use an iPhone to Unlock and Start Their Car

Tesla owners have been looking forward to OS 6.0, a software update for their vehicles, for a while now, but it’s finally rolling out to vehicle owners, reports Electrek. The system adds a bunch of new features for Model S vehicles, including a new Calendar app for in-car use, and big improvements to the Maps/Navigation ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 20, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 20, 2014

If you think Siri is great, wait until you get a hold of Viv. Developed by the creative team behind Siri, Viv blows Siri out of the water. While Siri is limited to the tasks Apple wants it to do, Viv can teach itself and break down commands or questions into individual parts, figure everything out, then respond. Say you ...

Shelly Palmer Helps Richard Quest Complete the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Research

Shelly Palmer Helps Richard Quest Complete the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Research

Shelly Palmer helps Richard Quest complete the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research. ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About Google’s Next Decade on CNNi’s Quest Means Business

Shelly Palmer Talks About Google’s Next Decade on CNNi’s Quest Means Business

Shelly Palmer talks about Google's next decade on CNNi's Quest Means Business. ...