Tag Archive: Plays


It’s about time: Pebble Health app plays catch-up with Apple Watch

You no longer have to rely on third-party apps to track your fitness on a Pebble watch. Pebble is today rolling out a new update that adds Pebble Health, a new fitness and sleep tracking feature that wants to help you become fitter and healthier. Pebble Health, which is available on Pebble Time, Time Steel, and Time Round, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple plays hardball to get cheaper chips for iPhones

Apple is playing off TSMC against Samsung to negotiate better prices for its A9 chips for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, according to a new report. Competition between TSMC and Samsung to win Apple’s business has been fierce over the past year, with the conflict even going as far as a lawsuit over the alleged […][Read More…]

Google Play’s massive lead over the App Store doesn’t pay off

Android’s massive lead in market share is translating into a staggering number of app downloads, with Google Play serving 85 percent more apps than the App Store during the second quarter of 2015. But despite that, iOS is holding onto a significant lead where…Read more ›

iPad installation plays music based on the face you are wearing

You’re in a mood and your face can’t hide it. Now imagine if that face was the source of music. The “Sound of Emotion,” a musical project created with facial expression recognition technology, will be on display at the Market…Read more ›

New Yorker illustrator plays with his art on Instagram

Artists don’t always explain themselves well. Even acclaimed illustrator Christoph Niemann, who can articulate the mysteries of creativity better than many, doesn’t always understand the moment when the head, heart and eyes merge with skills and gifts to produce a…Read more ›

Microsoft’s gorgeous new keyboard plays nicely with Android and iOS

  Microsoft today announced a good-looking tablet keyboard that isn’t designed only for devices running its own Windows platform, but those powered by Android and iOS as well. It’s called the Universal Mobile Keyboard, and it’s folding design makes it…Read more ›

U2 plays it safe with solidly crafted Songs of Innocence

As Bono came in chanting and The Edge power-chorded his guitar for the radio-friendly chorus of “The Miracle (Of Joey Ramone)” today, we hoped for a revitalized big-arena rock band performance from the biggest Irish rock band of all time.…Read more ›

Plane plunges 5,000 feet while co-pilot plays with her iPad

iPads have quickly replaced gigantic flight manuals in cockpits across the globe, but all that easy access to information, photos and loads of games nearly proved fatal on a recent Jet Airways flight that took an unexpected dip over a busy…Read more ›

Nyne Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Plays And Shares Your Music At Its Best

Having a day out or a night in with friends who all want to DJ a song or two? The magnificent new Nyne Bass pairs with mobile devices faster than you can say NFC-Bluetooth and lets everyone share their songs…Read more ›

Apple plays up WWDC secrecy with mysterious session titles

Apple is having some fun with the mystery surrounding its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, updating the WWDC app to include whimsical session titles designed to give devs a chuckle even as they’re guessing what’s next. Just about the only solid piece of…Read more ›