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British Airways app takes off on Apple Watch

Apple’s refusal to release any hard and fast Apple Watch figures (it has most likely sold in the region of 7 million) has led some people to dismiss the wearable as a failure, despite the company’s vague assertions otherwise. Now British Airways has thrown out its own stats, noting that its Apple Watch app saw […]

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More British retailers will begin offering Apple Watch this week

The Apple Watch is gradually rolling out to more and more outlets — with British department store John Lewis and electronics retailer Currys saying that they will start selling the wearable devices from 18 September. For those in the U.S., John Lewis is roughly the equivalent of Nordstroms or Bloomingdales, probably best known for its memorable Christmas ads. Currys, […]

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iPad Pro hopes, Woz fears Skynet, and British bar fights on The CultCast

This week: why we might be in for big iPad upgrades this year; our expectations for the iPhone 6C; the one feature we hope iPhone 6S will get (but probably won’t); Woz is worried about Skynet again; and… is Apple building a machine for time travel? You’ll have to press play to find out… Our […][Read More…]

Mobile cinema is quirky British history looking for a good home

Mobile cinema today is a Netflix movie streamed on your smartphone. But movie history is full of fearless and devoted projectionists traveling to bring moving pictures to remote communities. A piece of that history, an actual mobile cinema on wheels,…Read more ›

British banks are finally securing their apps with Touch ID

In a U.K. industry first, two major banks in the United Kingdom are finally adding Touch ID identification to their iOS apps. RBS and NatWest customers must activate the feature using their existing security information, but can use Touch ID after…Read more ›

British politician uses iPad to play Candy Crush during debate

A British politician has owned up to sneaking a quick game of Candy Crush Saga during a particularly dull parliamentary debate. Nigel Mills, a Conservative MP for Amber Valley in the U.K., was photographed getting his Crush on during a…Read more ›

British RHA Steps Up Its Game With Two Gorgeous New IEMs, The 600i and 750i

rha-ma750i-1The British Isles aren’t generally known for exporting headphones; mega boy bands and cycling superstars, yes, and perhaps Marmite. But headphones? All that’s changing though, with the impact RHA has made over the past year or so. The outfit has thus far produced a series of home run hits (or batted sixes, if you’re a […]

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British Prime Minister to Run The Nation from ‘Personalized’ iPad App

Now we can really say there’s an app for everything. British Prime Minister David Cameron is more than just an iPad fan. He’s among the new breed of statesmen dubbed “iPad leaders” – political figures and heads of state who use Apple’s touchscreen tablet to conduct business and direct their respective ships of state. The British Telegraph reports that David Cameron’s “personalized iPad app” will help the Prime Minister more efficiently and accurately do his  [Read More…]

Siri Caught On Video, Will Tell You The Distance To The Moon In A British Accent

Stuff.tvs video hands-on with Siri is even more impressive than Apples demo videos. Not only do they show it opening websites, sending IMs, checking the weather both locally and across the world, setting a wake-up alarm, doing currency conversions and finding the distance to the moon, Siri even changes its accent according to whether it is talking to a Yank or a Brit. Pretty awesome. Who said this wasnt a killer feature for the iPhone 4S?

Great Shot: British Journal of Photography Arrives on iPad

BJP on iPad Theres a treat for photography fans this morning, with the launch of the British Journal of Photographys official iPad app.   Issue 1 is a free download 400MB, space-saving fans but you get a lot of stuff for your bandwidth. Theres a feature about photographers whove moved from still to moving images (which explains the rather jarring animated front cover photo of a  [Read More…]