Tag Archive: Hopes


Apple Watch apps kinda suck, but Cupertino hopes you won’t notice

At this week’s “Let us loop you in” keynote, Apple revealed a major shift in its smartwatch strategy. Tim Cook tried to dress it up by announcing new Apple Watch bands and a price drop, but the most significant aspect was what he did not say: There was no mention of third-party Watch apps. After […]

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Target hopes for bull’s-eye with its mobile wallet

Target is reportedly looking to become a player in the mobile wallet game. The fourth largest retailer in the U.S. would be joining a market that’s quickly becoming pretty crowded. The next mobile payment solution on your smartphone very well could be Target Pay, though it can’t be confirmed at this time. The report comes from […]

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Alleged China Telecom rep dashes hopes of pink iPhone 6s

A person claiming to be China Telecom’s social media manager has published a new blog on Chinese social media, offering a few details about the upcoming iPhone 6s. Most interestingly, the poster claims that — despite all the rumors to the contrary — he has not seen or heard any evidence supporting the existence of a pink handset. The […][Read More…]

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…]

Apple hopes to secure 100m subscribers with new music streaming service

Apple is expected to announce its long-awaited music streaming service during the WWDC keynote later today, and despite tough competition from the likes of Spotify, the company has incredibly ambitious plans to sign up 100 million subscribers. “A person familiar…Read more ›

Nintendo crushes hopes for an Android-powered NX console

Nintendo has denied claims that its upcoming NX console will run Android. An earlier report out of Japan, citing sources familiar with Nintendo’s plans, promised that the NX would employ Android software in an effort to attract new users and developers. But unfortunately…Read more ›

Apple hopes to stop China from ripping off its best retail store yet

As can be seen everywhere from Xiaomi’s not-so-original smartphone designs to the number of knockoff Apple Watches already available for sale, Apple has a problem with ripoffs in China. But having recently unveiled its stunning new West Lake store in Hangzhou — featuring…Read more ›

Catch our Spring Forward event hopes and expectations on this week’s CultCast

It’s time… for our Apple Watch desires to be fulfilled. With the big day coming March 9th, catch our Spring Forward event expectations, all that we know about the Apple Watch thus far, and our expectations for other Apple hardware…Read more ›

Indie dev hopes Zombie Match Defense will chew its way to the top

SAN FRANCISCO — After his best friend deemed it impossible to make a fun game using the oversaturated staples of mobile gaming — match three, tower defense and zombies — indie developer Jake Sones made a bet. Now Sones and…Read more ›

Apple hopes ‘real-time’ maps will be a Google beater

For a long time, Apple Maps was a laughing stock. Then it started getting better. Apple ironed out the glitches, began updating Apple Maps every day, and introduced Flyover, which gave you a 3-D view of major cities as they would…Read more ›