Tag Archive: First


Apple sent out invites this morning to its iPhone 6s event on September and while event’s location is getting a lot of attention, Apple has also decided to do something completely unprecedented: allow people running Windows to watch it. Streaming Apple keynotes has usually required viewers to tune in with the Safari browser on OS […]

Get your first look at the iPhone 6s Plus packaging

We’ve had various glimpses of the iPhone 6s itself, but until now we’ve not seen the beautiful, crisp white packaging it will come in. That (may have) changed, with a new leaked photo appearing to show the box for the phablet-sized iPhone 6s Plus. Like the next-gen iPhone itself, the box doesn’t differ substantially from the […]

You no longer have to depend on the Internet to provide you with third-party Apple Watch accessories, as the company has started stocking them in its gleaming, glass-covered retail locations. The first accessory on offer is a minimalist charging dock that will be compatible with watchOS 2’s Nightstand Mode when the firmware update launches this […]

Be the first in your family to land on Mars

There’s a good chance I will be the first Pierini to land on Mars. No, I did not win some contest that sends me on a one-way trip to the Red Planet in the name of reality TV. But I did register my name with NASA to have it embedded on a microchip headed to […]

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […]

Dr. Dre’s long-awaited third album, Compton, was streamed a massive 25 million times on Apple Music, and had half a million iTunes downloads in its first week, according to new figures released by Apple. The company is spinning the figures as an illustration of how Apple Music can be used to promote artists thanks to […]

Apple vs. Google: Which titan will crumble first?

Like every other company, Apple and Google have had their share of highs and lows in the past — but one thing that’s for sure is that neither of them can keep going from strength-to-strength indefinitely; they’ll both stumble at some point in the future. But which will be the first to take a tumble? Join […]

We’re used to having virtual assistants like Cortana diss Siri, but it’s not everyday you hear one Siri voice insult another. In a new interview, three former Siri voice actors talk about their experiences becoming instantly recognizable voices around the world. While most of it is as you would expect, Siri’s original U.K. male voice […]

When Lars Magnus Ericsson installed a telephone in his car, he proved you could communicate from the road. But while the first mobile phone was indeed mobile, it was anything but simple to use. Ericsson drove around Sweden and, when it was time to place a call, he would pull off to the side of […]

Apple Music may have come under fire from big-name Apple commentators including Jim Dalrymple and John Gruber, but you can’t say that the service hasn’t delivered when it comes to artist exclusives. Over the weekend, Dr. Dre announced on his Beats 1 show “The Pharmacy” what, for long-time hip-hop fans, may be the most exciting […]