Tag Archive: Almost


Netflix almost went head-to-head with the Apple TV

Here’s an amazing factoid: Netflix almost went head-to-head with the Apple TV in 2007, until they realized they were about to pick a fight they would surely lose. Netflix alumni Barry Enderwick has just dropped a bombshell about the streaming video service’s hardware ambitions about a decade ago. According to Enderwick, Netflix realized that it’s […]

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Beats Music subscriber, your time is almost up

If you’re still subscribed to Beats Music instead of Apple Music, your days are numbered. Until January 19, you have the opportunity to save all of your playlists and migrate your account data over to Apple Music if you wish to do so. But after that, Apple will discard of your current data. As you’ve probably […]

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Apple has already shipped almost 7 million Apple Watches

I wish I could have a failure like the Apple Watch! Despite naysayers claiming the Apple Watch hasn’t taken off as Apple hoped, a new set of figures suggests that Apple has shipped close to 7 million Apple Watches since its launch — a figure which outstrips all other vendors’ combined smartwatch shipments in the past five financial […]

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Tesla electric car can now (almost) drive itself

If you’re one of the lucky owners of Tesla’s super-awesome electric cars, you’re also might be one of the fortunate few that get to experience the future today. Tesla just rolled out an over-the-air update that pushed out a semi-autonomous feature to all of its cars made and sold in the U.S. The roll-out could […]

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Skip the grind: 3 fun mobile games that (almost) play themselves

I just leveled up while I was driving to pick my kid up from school. I set up a digital battle using my iPhone while sitting in my driveway, hit “Go,” and then just put my iPhone down on my dashboard while I drove to get him. I’ve been calling these types of games “auto-battlers” for their central […]

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Almost 3 out of 5 compatible devices are running iOS 9

Not content with selling a whopping 13 million iPhone 6s handsets in their first weekend on sale, Apple is also smashing records with iOS 9 adoption. According to Apple’s latest developer figures, just three weeks after its public debut, 57 percent of users with compatible mobile devices are already running iOS 9. Meanwhile, 33 percent are […]

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Andy Hertzfeld: Steve Jobs movie is ‘almost nothing’ like reality

Next to Steve Jobs, Andy Hertzfeld is the name I most associate with the original Macintosh project. For that reason, Hertzfeld is one of the characters portrayed in the new Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs movie — as well as someone who got to see an early unfinished cut of the film. His take on it? That […]

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Apple Car is almost ready for public road tests

Apple is reported to have met with officials at California’s Department of Motor Vehicles to discuss plans to test its self-driving Apple Car on public roads. What does this mean? Quite possibly that we’re set to get a glimpse of the Apple Car a lot sooner than most people figured. According to the Guardian, the fact […]

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Almost half of Apple Music subscribers have already cancelled, claims survey

According to a survey published today, roughly 48 percent of Apple Music listeners polled say that they have already given up on Apple’s streaming music — and the free trial isn’t even over yet. A total of 61 percent meanwhile claim that they have already disabled the auto-renewal option on their accounts so as not […]

Apple’s electric car is real, and it’s almost ready for testing

Apple is definitely working on a self-driving car project, and according to some new documents, Project Titan appears to be further along than anyone thought. Rumors of Apple’s car project first starting surfacing at the beginning of this year, with an announcement not expected until 2020 at the earliest, but the Guardian reports that Apple […]